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Langsuyar

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 […]

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Doppelsauger

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 […]

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Dearg-due

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 […]

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Baobhan-sith

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 […]

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Bajang

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 […]

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