Tag: hooved creature

Zuibotschnik

The Zuibotschnik is a type of forest spirit called a Leshii. Les is Slavic for “wood.” The Zuibotschnik is almost always male and hardly ever leaves the forest. He hibernates […]

Posted August 29, 2011

Urisk

The Urisk (Scottish Gaelic for “water man”) is a type of brownie. Although he can be helpful herding cattle, grinding, and threshing corn, he is a woman chaser. His ugly […]

Posted August 24, 2011

Nix

Nix (plural: Nixen, female version: Nixie) are malicious water creatures, often confused with mermaids due to both their siren nature and their occasional half-human, half-fish form. “Nix” comes from the […]

Posted August 16, 2011

Korrigan

The Korrigans (Corrigans) are water fairies. They are descendents of female druids and ancient worshippers of earth goddesses. They are very lustful and often lure men into their watery beds, […]

Posted August 12, 2011

Wild Hunt

Wild Hunt is the name given to a score of restless ghosts, who ride through the night sky shrieking and howling, on phantom horses with demon dogs at their side. […]

Posted July 8, 2011

Devil

(Author’s Note: Due to the sheer amout of information I’ve broken this post up into two seperate posts: Part One: Devil and Part Two: History of the Devil) In Christianity, […]

Posted May 6, 2011

Questing Beast

The Questing Beast is a creature from Arthurian legend. She has the body of a lion, the head of a serpent, and the legs and feet of a deer. Some […]

Posted April 20, 2011

Cabyll-Ushtey

Cabyll-Ushtey is a creature that can take the form of a water horse or a handsome young man. It is a dangerous beast that lures humans and/or their herds to […]

Posted April 4, 2011