Types of vampire in the known world
I have always been fascinated with vampirism since I was a child. It all started when my dad gave me a copy of Bram Stoker's Dracula, the single most influential gothic literature ever written. But however interesting the lifestyles of these so called creatures of the night, we as Muslim must always realized the boundries between right or wrong, good or evil. Read on for your amusement...and nothing more......
Types of Vampires
Asanbosam are african vampires. They are normal vampires except that they have hooks instead of feet. They tend to bite thier victims on the thumb.
Baital is an Indian vampire race, theier natural form is half man, half bat, standing roughly one and a half meter tall.
The Baobhan Sith (buh-van she) is an evil Scottish fairie, who appears as a beautiful young woman and will dance with men they find, until the men are exhausted, and then feed upon them. It can be killed by cold iron.
In China there are vampirelike creatures called Ch'Iang Shih, they are created by having a cat jumping over the corpse of a dead person. they appear livid and may kill with poisonous breath in addition to draining blood. If a Ch'Iang Shih encounters a pile of rice, it must count the grains before it can pass on. Their immaterial form is a sphere of light, much like a Will-O-the-Wisp.
In Ireland many druids speak of Dearg-Dues which has to be killed by building a cairn of stones upon the grave. The Dearg-Dues can't shapechange.
Ekiminus are assyiran malignant spirits(half ghost, half vampire) caused by no proper burial. They are naturally invisible and are capable of possessing humans. They can be destroyed by using wooden weapons or by exorcism.
The crete vampire Kathakano is much like the originals, but can only be killed by chopping off the head and boiling it in vinegar.
Krvopijac, these are Bulgarian vampires and are also known as Obours. They look like normal vampires but have only one nostril and a pointed tongue. They can be immobilized by placing roses around their graves. It can be destroyed by letting a magician order it into a bottle, and throwing it into a bonfire.
Lamias was known in ancient Rome and Greece. They were exclusively female vampires, which often appeared in half human, half animal (most often a snake and always the lower part) form. They ate the flesh of their victims as well as drinking the blood. Lamias could be attacked and killed with normal weapons.
Nosferatu is another name for the original vampire, which is also called vampyre.
Rakshasa is a powerful Indian vampire and magician. They usually appear as humas with animal features (claws, fangs, slitted eyes, etc) or as animals with human features (feet, hands, flattened nose, etc). The animal side is very often a tiger. They eat the victims flesh in addition to drinking the blood. Rakshasas may be destroyed by burning, sunlight or exorcism.
This is the Romanian vampire. Strigoiuls are much like original vampires, but they like to attack in flocks. They can be killed by putting garlic in it's mouth or by removing its heart.
This is a lesser known European vampirace. The general way they feed is by having sexual relations with the victim, exhausting them, and then feeding on the energy released during sex. They may enter homes uninvited and can take the appearance of other persons. They will often visit the same victim more then once. The victim of a Succubus will experience the visits as dreams. The male version of a Succubus is as Incubus.
Serbian vampires are also called Mulos. They normally appear as people wearing white clothes. They are active both day and night, and can assume the shape of horses and sheep. They eat thier victims as well as drink thier blood. They can be killed by cutting off of their toes or by driving a nail through the neck.
Upierczi, these vampires have origins in Poland and Russia and are also called Viesczy. They have a stinger under thier tongu
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e instead of fangs. They are active from noon to midnight and can only be destroyed by burning. When burned, the body will burst, giving rise to hundreds of small disgusting animals (maggots, rats, etc.)If any of these creatures escape then the Upierczi's spirit will escape too, and will seek revenge