The Ekimmu (Edimmu) is one of the oldest vampires and myths, dating back to 4000 B.C.E. The vampire creature is one of the most feared among the Assyrians and Babylonians. It is said that the Ekimmu was a departed spirit, or soul, of a dead person who is unable to find peace. The creature wondered the Earth […]
The Langsuyar, or Langsuir, is the most popular vampire of Malaysia. The vamprie creature was described as being a beautiful woman who reacted strongly to the loss of her stillborn baby. She flew into the trees and became a demon of the night, attacking and sucking the blood of children. Langsuyars would often lead a […]
The Doppelsauger is a vampire creature of Germany, near Hanover. Its name literally means ‘double-sucker.’ The creature was supposed to be the revenant of a child who sucked his mother’s breast after being weaned. If the child dies, in its grave he consumed the flesh of his own breasts, and then would prey on a living […]
The Dearg-due, which means “Red Blood Sucker,” is an ancient vampire dating back to the Celtic times. The most famous story of the vampire creature is the story of a young woman who was supposedly buried in Waterford, which is a small churchyard near Strongbows Tree. Several times a year, she would rise from her […]
The Danag is a vampire from the Philippines. It is an ancient vampire that is responsible for having planted the taro on the island. Teh Danag vampire worked with humans for many years, but when a woman cut her finger and a Danag sucked her wound and drained her body of its blood, the partnership ended.
The Civatateo is a vampire witch from Aztec mythology. Civatateos were servants of the Aztec moon deities – Tezcatlipoca and Tlazolteotl. It was said that they were noblewomen who died during childbirth. She appeared shrivelled and pale; her armed and hands were covered with ticit (a type of white chalk), and she wore a tattered dress decorated with crossbones. […]
The Chordewa is a vampire creature of Oraon, a tribe of Bengal. Thie Chordewa is a witch that can turn her soul into a black vampire cat. When in the form of cat, the Chordewa snuck into the homes of sick or dying people, eat all their food, and lick their lips. Once the vampire cat licked the […]
The Bebarlang is a vampire of the Philippines. It is said that there is a tribe whose members practice a form of psychic vampirism. The members sent out their astral bodies and feed on the life forces of others.
The Baobhan-sith is a Scottish vampire that normally guises itself as a beautiful maiden, luring its victims to their death with her beauty. In some lore, the Baobhan sith appears dressed in green dresses to hide their deer hooves. In some cases, the vampire may appear as a raven or crow. Once a year the Baobhan-sith rises […]
The Bajang is a vampire creature of Malaysia. The vampire creature is assumed to be a male that appears like a cat, such as a pole cat or a weasel. There are different ways to create a Bajang. According to some stories, the Bajang came from the body of a stillborn child, In others, it’s said […]