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 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 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 Aswang was a vampire from Philippines mythology. The stories of the Aswang are varied, so there are different ideas of what the vampire creature looked like. For the most part, the Aswang was thought to be a shapeshifter, living as a regular townsperson during the day but an animal at night. The Philippine vampire […]