Scandinavian: A spiritual messenger. Heed well this bird’s call, and look to the rest of the dream for more meaning.
During the Middle Ages, hearing the call of a raven during battle portended defeat or death. Are you fighting a lost cause?
Your ability to vocalize ideas and opinions. Note Edgar Allan Poe’s use of the raven’s call, highlighting this trait.
Creativity, especially in regards to using what’s available to you.
A raven will pick up and
employ anything it can as a tool for nest building.... The Language of Dreams
If Raven appears in a dream, he has come as a sorcerer bringing supernatural powers to you. (See Birds.)... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Seeing a raven: hostility and misfortune are on the way. Sometimes the dream refers to possible theft. Chasing a raven away: you might escape danger—if you keep your eyes and ears open! Watching ravens taking flight: misfortune will be avoided just in time.
Depth Psychology: The raven is the messenger of death; or a symbol of repressed, dark appetites. Is your mood often “very dark”? Are you expecting failure? Are you afraid of death and dving—or the unknown? Are you seeing everything right now “as black as pitch”? See the chapter “Colors in Dreams.”... Dreamers Dictionary
The raven represents that you have the courage to enter the darkness of the unknown and emerge into your next realm of growth in order to fulfill your intention for incarnating in this dimension. See Bird.... Strangest Dream Explanations