Also known as: Necors, Nykers, Water Wolves, Fuath, Fifel, Afanc, Nekkers, Nikkisen, River-Men, Water Trolls, Orc-Thyrs. There seem to be several different breeds of Water Ogre, some of which are entirely habitual to water and others who are amphibious and may also trek the land in search of victims. Nicky, Nicky Nye of the River Usk in Gwent, Wales (and possibly also encountered in Somerset, England) has also been rumoured to either snatch victims from small boats or to cause strong…
Muilerteach(Muileratach,Muireartach, Sea-Hag,Mother Carey,Old Woman of the Seas,Cailleach Uisge)She is the Goddess of the Sea & is actually the sea personified.She is extremely feared & revered by Scottish mariners & fishermen.Some return their 1st catch of the day,in order to keep the ‘Old Woman’ placated.It's feared that she'll demand more valued tribute.So profound is the terror in the sea-going men,that many will not assist drowning men lest the Muilerteach decide to claim more lives.9-2
Danu is the great mother of the gods, of Ireland and the divine creator who birthed all things into being. She is also an earth goddess. She is connected to the Fairy Hills and has associations with Dolmens also known as a portal tomb, or portal graves. She is the Mother of The Tuatha De Danann, the Irish Gods, which literally means the Children of Danu.
Rhea was the Titaness daughter of the sky god Uranus and the earth goddess Gaia, in Greek mythology.
The Each Uisge (pronounced "ech ooisky" ) - each = horse, usige = water (like whisky) is the fiercest and most dangerous of the Scottish water spirits. While the Kelpie lived in running water, the Each Uisge lived in the sea, sea lochs and fresh-water lochs. In Ireland its equivalent was called the Aughisky.
In all the South Slavic folklores, a dragon is called zmej or lamja. It is considered as "extremely intelligent, wise and knowledgeable" creature of "superhuman" strength and proficiency in magic, very rich and often lustful for women. It often breathes fire and is generally accepted as a highly respected being, and while not always being benevolent, never as an entirely evil creature
The Phooka: At times the Phookas will also occupy themselves by robbery, abducting children, spreading disease, blighting fruit and crops (by spitting or urinating on them) and at times by sometimes causing the sudden death of farm animals. The Phookas of Ulster are reputedly more malign than those of their kind found elsewhere.
Nuribotoke / 塗仏 (an animated corpse with blackened flesh and dangling eyeballs) from the Hyakkai-Zukan, ca. 1737 by Sawaki Suushi. They are portrayed as similar in appearance to the Buddha but with largely bloated stomachs and occasionally having a catfish's tail. #japan #myth #youkai #world #gods
The Baobhan Sith, are a strange breed of Scottish Vampiric entities. They most frequently manifest as small groups of beguiling women, dressed in flowing green cloaks that almost conceal the fact that their legs are of a form more befitting Deer. They may also at times take the forms of Hooded Crows. Highland tales relate how they may entrance men with their dancing before sinking their fangs into them. The Baobhan Sith display a fear of cold iron.