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Strigoi

Strigoi is a popular vampire in Romanian vampire. Most Strigoi are the troubled souls of the dead who have rose from the grave, generally including witches and evil spirits, but there are some Strigoi that are living people who have magical properties, which may include the ability to transform into an animal. Some living people […]

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Bruxa

Similar to Mexico’s Tlahuelpocmimi, the Bruxa is a vampire witch of Portugal. The Bruxa is a pre-Christian figure that became prominent in the Middle Ages at the time the Inquisition was focusing their attention on Pagan believes and malevolent activities of Satan. The Bruxa was generally a woman is considered a vampire because of her […]

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Obayifo

The Obayifo is a vampire-like creature of West Africa. The folklore mostly surrounds the Ashanti people, but the Dahomey people refer to the same creature as the asiman. In folklore, the creature may inhabit the bodies of ordinary people. They have shifty eyes and are obsessed with food. The obayifo emit a phosphorescent light from […]

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Jigarkhwar

The Jigarkhwar is a witch vampire found in Indian legends from the Sind area. The creature is known for stealing people’s livers, removing it through incantations and intense staring. When the Indian vampire removes the liver, it takes the shape of a pomegranate seed and hides it in its calf. Later the Jigarkhwar is thrown […]

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