Tallyho is the previous magician of Talents introduced in Up in a Heaval. He lives in the Gourd . His job is to assign new talents to babies before they are delivered and make sure they apply to the family. He passed his job on to his apprentice, Tiello, after Sammy Cat asked him a non-self serving question about his job.
His predecessor was the one who assigned the talent of cursing to all the descendants of the original curse fiends.