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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…

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Cerberus - A guardian hound of the Greek Underworld and a faithful servant of Hades. Said to snarl and attack anyone foolish enough to try and escape the Underworld

Beyla, the bee goddess with influence over sweetness, wisdom and mead.

Drekavac- Slavic myth: a creature with a disproportionate head with the body of a fox and legs of a kangaroo. Sometimes with bird features. It was said to be the souls of unbaptized children. Their presence predicted cattle disease. They also had a horrifying yell.

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

Church-Grims(Kegrims)are animal spirits that inhabit churches & burial grounds.It's been said,that as the oldest churches were being built,an animal was sacrificed & buried in the foundations.It's believed that its spirit would rise & protect the grounds from evil.Some church spirits are not invited/welcomed but are said to be Demons that assumed the guise of an animal.These Demons prove difficult to exorcise/remove. In Wales evil spirits take the form of horrendous black-skinned pigs.10-4

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

Oak-Men(Inifri Duir, Bodachan na Croibhe Moire)They're very protective of their tree & prefer to live in ancient & imposing Oaks.They'll settle in pollards & coppices if their tree's been chopped.Then they'll seek revenge upon any human.They assume the form of a human trader & offer appetizing cakes to hungry/weary passers-by.These are poisonous fungi glamorized to look good.They're very protective & nurturing towards the other creatures that share their woodland habitat.8-6