The Stregoni Benefici is an Italian vampire that is a good-natured vampire. It finds evil vampires and creatures its enemy. The good vampire will fight bad vampires.
Jacob was a poor man who needed to earn money to feed his daughters, so the king hired him. The king’s daughter had become a vampire and needed help putting her to rest. Jacob agreed, and an old man gave him instructions that Jacob followed to the letter. The final step involved Jacob entering the […]
In the 1870, in Neustatt-an-der-Rheda (Wejheroho), Pomerania, in northwest Poland, a prominent citizen – Franz von Poblocki died of consumption (tuberculosis). He was buried in the churchyard of Roslasin. Two weeks later, his son Anton, died. Other relatives became ill and complained of nightmares. The surviving family members suspected vampirism and hired a local vamprie […]
Most of what is known of Polish vampires is due to the work of Jan L. Perkowski and the northern Poles of Canada- the Kashubs- where the believe in vampires still exists today. Perkowski’s research confirmed and documented developments of Polish vampires. The common words for vampire in Poland were upior or upier (male) and […]
The Tagalog people spoke of Mandurugo, a vampire who was described as “The Girl with Many Loves.” The story is of a beautiful young woman who married at 16 to a husky young man; within a year, the husband withered away. After his death, the woman married again, with the same result. She then married […]
The Pacu Pati is an Indian vampire that is deemed the lord of all beings of mischief. The vampire is seen at night within cemeteries and places of execution. The vampire
The Ohyn is a Polish vampire. Those who are born with teeth and a caul are said to become an ohyn.
The Obayifo is a vampire told in lore from the Ashanti people off the Gold Coast in Africa. The Obayifo is a living vampire that can be a male or female human. The vampire creature leaves its body at night to feed, finding young children its favorite prey. Some people considered the Obayifo a witch […]
It is said that the Nosferatu is the vampire to which Bram Stoker based Dracula. The Romanian vampire is said to become stronger with each attack, unlike a bee, that will die with one sting. The Nosferatu is the illegitimate child of parents who were illegitimate. Soon after its burial, the Nosferatu begins a life […]
The Neuntoter is a vampire from the northern regions of Germany. It is considered to be a carrier of plagues and pestilence. The Neuntoter is traditionally only seen during times of an epidemic. Those who are born with teeth or a silver spoon in one’s mouth will become a Neuntoter. It’s also said that children who die have […]