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Types of Monsters

Arachne
Arachne

In the 13th episode from season 6 of Supernatural, "Unforgiven," the monster of the week is an Arachne, depicted as a humanoid monster with spider-like attributes and abilities, including the ability to weave strong webs and a poisonous bite that can turn other humans into Arachnes.

Baku
Baku

The Japanese term baku has two current meanings, referring to both the traditional dream-devouring creature and to the Malayan tapir. In recent years, there have been changes in how the baku is depicted.

Banshee
Banshee

A banshee is a ghost or fairy that originates from Irish and Scottish folklore. Depicted as a messenger from the realm of the dead, it takes the form of a human woman when it enters the mortal plane.

Changeling
Changeling

A changeling is a creature found in folklore and folk religion. A changeling child was believed to be a fairy child that had been left in place of a human child stolen by the fairies.

Chupacabra
Chupacabra

Chupacabra is one of those mythical monster creatures, mostly famous in the parts of America’s Puerto Rico. Several sightings reported that the legendary creature of folklore is still very much there and comes out from its shelter to prey for blood of other animals.

Crocotta
Crocotta

Crocotta, as illustrated in a medieval bestiary. The crocotta (or corocotta, crocuta, or leucrocotta), is a mythical dog-wolf of India or Ethiopia, linked to the hyena and said to be a deadly enemy of men and dogs.

Ghoul
Ghoul

A ghoul is a foul undead creature that originates from Arabian folklore. Described as a type of demon and even jinn, these monsters are said to dwell in graveyards and other uninhabited areas.

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Kitsune
Kitsune

Kitsune means fox in japanese and they are commonly known as intelligent beings with mystical powers in japanese folklore. The origin of the kitsune legend is still unknown but is most likely related to this japanese folktale.

Leviathan
Leviathan

Leviathan (/ l ɪ ˈ v aɪ. ə θ ən /; Hebrew: לִוְיָתָן ‬, Modern Livyatan, Tiberian Liwyāṯān) is a sea monster referenced in the Hebrew Bible in the Book of Job, Psalms, the Book of Isaiah, and the Book of Amos.

Rougarou
Rougarou

The rougarou was featured in the Destination America show Monsters and Mysteries in America. Haven season 4 episode 11, a rougarou is the suspect in some horrific murders featuring hearts being eaten straight out of the victims' chests. Supernatural Season 4 Episode 4, Metamorphosis, features a rougarou (spelled "rugaru") is the monster-of-the-week.

Siren
Siren

The Sirens are a group of magical creatures originating from Greek mythology. They are comparable to other mythical creatures such as mermaids and harpies in that they are demihuman beings possessing both avian and fish traits and reside on the ocean.

Skin-Walker
Skin-Walker

A skin-walker can only be defeated if one can discover his or her human identity. This is possible if the skin-walker is tracked back to his or her home, or, in some stories, if a skin-walker is wounded and the same injury is later noted on a human.

Vampire
Vampire

Vampires are mythical beings who subsist by feeding on the life essence (usually blood) of living creatures.

Wendigo
Wendigo

The Wendigo comes from Algonquin mythology and believed to be an evil spirit hailing from the northern part of the Atlantic Coast. The creature is associated with insatiable greed, murder, and cannibalism.

Werewolf
Werewolf

Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) Fifth Edition (5e) Monster - Werewolf - A werewolf is a savage predator. In its humanoid form, a werewolf has heightened senses, a fiery temper, and a tendency to eat rare meat. Its wolf form is a fearsome predator, but its hybrid form is more terrifying by far — a furred and well-muscled humanoid body topped by a r...

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