The Vampire Hunter's Guide (Part 4 Vampire Types H-M)


"Hollywood vampire",

"America, Western Europe","This creature appears as a normal human until it is ready to feed.  When it feeds, it's eyes change to bright yellow or glowing red, it's fingernails grow into clawlike appendages, its fangs grow, and it often growls.","sunlight utterly destroys these vampires.  A stake through the heart of any wood will end the existance.  A cross will turn this creature, and a mirror will often effect it as well","any person that angers, excites, or opposes it.  Sometimes it will attack it's old family first","blood.  it cannot eat anything else without becoming violently ill","using the legends of the vampire from Europe and  Asia, movie and television producers created these tragic characters that have become so popular in American culture.
All vampire of this type are created by the bite of a vampire, or by drinking the blood of a vampire."


"Ishologu or Impundulu",

"Africa","a handsome young man ","magick","humans and cattle","blood","Ishologu and Impundulu are witches servants that demand blood from the witch that summoned them.  If the witch does not provide enough victims, she will become the next victim.  Controlled Ishologu are called Impundulu"


"Jaracacas",

"Brazil"," a snake of some sort",,"nursing mothers","milk and blood",


"Jigarkhor, Jigarkhwar",

"India","a witch or wizard","turns stolen organ into pomegranate seed and stores it on her hollow calf (lower leg).  Ripping the seed out and feeding it to the victim will save the victim.  hanging the witch in an underground chamber for forty days with brands on the sides of their head and salt in their eyes will break their power.","anyone","steals the liver from victims using magick and the evil eye.",


"Kappa",

"Japan","hairless green or yellow monkeys with a bowl shaped head that live in rivers and lakes","1)they have water in their bowl shaped head, if you make them spill out the water they lose their power
2)They love cucumbers, if you carve your family's names on a cucumber and throw it in the water they live in, they will leave your family alone.","people and animals","blood, cucumbers","These are thought to be natural and living creatures, not demons or undead."


"Kephn ",

"Burma","a floating head with a stomach dangling beneath it ",,"any human","the soul","the Kephn is a demon with the appearance of the wizard who first sommoned it.  These demons are tools for evil wizards who constantly fight over the souls of their tribe members."


"Keres",

"Greece,Rome","red robed figures with sharp teeth, long claws and shiny eyes","magic","those fated to die in a battlefield","blood","these creatures are servants of the 3 fates of Greek/Roman mythology.  they would appear over the site of a battle and steal the blood of those fated to lose in the battlefield."


"Krasyy",

"Thailand and Laos","old women who shape shift into demonic blood suckers.",,"children (infants) mostly","blood, human bodily fluids, and human excrement",


"Krvoijac, Ubour,Vampir, (Krovpijac)",

"Bulgaria","basically has only one nostril, a barbed tongue, and has sparks flying from him","chaining it to the grave with wild roses planted above the coffin will trap it. Wizards or sorcerers can destroy them by holding up a small picture of a saint and summoning the soul of the demons into a bottle of blood.  The bottle is then thrown into a fire, destroying the vampire. Their graves can be detected by a naked virgin on a black foal","causes mischief and general havoc","regular food if possible, blood if no food is available","creation of these vampires happens to people that die violently, or when a cat jumps over the corpse, or when sheer willpower keeps the person's soul in his body.  Takes 40 days to form after death. Other legends say these creatures are formed from people who drink and smoke during 'Lent' "


"KUANG-SHI  or ""Hsi-hsue-K'uei, Ch'ing Shih",

"China","This 7foot tall creature has bright white or green hair, white skin, long crooked talons and blood red eyes.Some legends say that this vampire can be fought and seen only by the intended victim or a Psychic or magician. Other legends say that the beasts are merely very fast and can fly , making them hard to see","A mentalist (Psychic) or magician can easily conquer these demons.","The Chinese Vampire lives in the world of dreams and attacks people only in their sleep or waking dreams.","Life or blood"," (pronounced CHIANG-SHI)""  (meaning blood suck demon).He leaves no marks on the body, but he steals the life from the victims.    They often have a very distinctive feature for the death.  White hair, or lack of blood, or pale skin or a symbol that appears in the victims skin may be a common link in this type of vampire.  ."


The Chinese Vampire lives in the world of dreams and attacks people only in their sleep.  They are sometimes called KUANG-SHI (pronounced CHIANG-SHI) or "Hsi-hsue-K'uei"  (meaning blood suck demon).  He leaves no marks on the body, but he steals the life from the victims.  He has bright white hair, and blood red eyes.  They often have a very distinctive feature for the death.  White hair, or lack of blood, or pale skin, or a symbol that appears in the victims skin may be a common link in this type of vampire.  This vampire can be fought and seen only by the victim or a mentalist (Psychic) or magician.  


"Kudlak,",

"Slovinia, Russia, ",,"impalement with a hawthorn stake, slashing tendons of the feet and knees.","anything alive","blood, and happiness. (it steals the happiness from a place, making crop failure, pestilance, misfortune, and generally causes a sorrow about the town)","an evil wizard that after death became an undead creature."


"Kuzlak",

"Dalmatia","These undead creatures are very mischeivous, often doing such pranks as throwing dishes and pots around in the kitchen, moving things around in courtyards, and so on.","these vampires are usually dispatched by Franciscan Monks, who impale them on hawthorn boughs from trees high in the mountains.",,"flesh, blood, milk","These creatures are the result of weaning a child too soon.  As a result they never fully mature, so even after death they feel the need to play tricks an games."


"Lamia",

"Libya, Greece, Rome","vampiric female or half female half snake or female with a deformed lower half.",,"Children mostly, but also others.","blood","a species of demon from the ancient world, also the name of a Greek tragedy figure cursed to roam the Earth sucking the blood of infants"


"Langsuir, Langsuyar, Hantu Langsuir",

"Malaysia","a beautiful woman with long nails, green robes and long black hair.  The hair conceals a second mouth in her neck with which she drinks blood.  She waves her arms to fly and makes a horrid mournful wail.  She may also appear as a night owl","Capture her, cut her nails, and stuff her hair into the second mouth in her neck and she will be as a normal person. (do not let her dance or party afterwards or she can once again become a langsuir)  To prevent becoming a langsuir, place glass beads in the corpse's mouth, eggs under the armpits, and needles in the palm of its hands.","Small children, ","blood , fish, milk, the entrails of newborns or nursing /pregnant women.","a woman who died in childbirth or as a result of having a stillborn child. "


"Leanhaum Shee",

"Ireland","a beautiful seductive fairy","will drop victim for more powerful (fresher) victim","unsuspecting male travellers","the soul or essence of life within.","Leanhaum Shee is a fairy, born in the times before recording."


"Leech",

"all over the world in fresh water","small snakelice with no features except a large toothy mouth","they need to be kept moist to survive.  They also have no appendages, so they are unable to move out of water.","any animal or man","blood",


"Lilith, Lilitu",

"Israel, Babalon","a dark featured female human",,"mostly children, but also, sometimes, men","blood and the ""seed"" of life","Lilith is a legendary figure in the Hebrew story of creation, She was the wife of Adam before Eve was created, Lilitu was one of the Babalonians seven gods of evil, seducing and destroying men as she wished."


"Lobishoman",

"Brazil","almost human, but somewhat bestial in appearance",,"women, After a victim survives the attack, she will become a nymphomaniac.","blood, but not in quantities enough to kill.","it is believed that this vampire is related to the Portuguese version of the werewolf. "


"Loogaroo, Sucoyan",

"West Indies","an old haggard person, after transformation, a ball of brimstone and brimstone gas","if rice or sand is scattered in its path, it must pick up each piece, one by one before passing,
if it's skin is sprinkled with salt, it cannot become human again
It can be harmed physically very easily.","anyone","blood","a man or woman that made a pact with the devil for power.  The creature goes to a special tree, removes and folds up his skin, and flies around as a ball of brimstone and gas seeking the blood to continue its devilish pact."


"Lugat, Kukuthi (Luigat or Sampiro)",

"Albania","Vampiric human.Some legends say they travel the night wearing burial shrouds and high heels spreading death and destruction.  Graves are identified by will o' wisps that waft just above them","according to some, the Lugat is vulnerable to fire, and can be stopped by hamstringing, some say that the only weakness the lugat has is its vulnerability to the bite of a wolf.  A wolf will bite off the leg of the creature, humiliated,  the lugat will hide in its grave and never return.  ","any living thing, except the wolf","blood ","evil men reborn as the undead."


"Mandurugo",

"Phillipines","a beautiful and normal female during the day, but at night it distorts to a fearsome flying creature.  ",,"a mandurugo will attract and wed a young man and use him for a ready supply of blood.  She will also fly around at night and hunt for victims until the crowing of the cock.","blood","Possibly another version of the Aswang"


"MANITOU",

"Central North America"," first a lump on the body of a victim, The lump soon grows, and the small body inside it takes over the victim . The small being, which resembles a full grown Native American Shaman, rips out of the victim's body and leaves it as a lifeless husk.  then grows in power and magic as it grows in size.","The manitou's main weakness is technology.  He is harmed by the spirits that inhabit all complex machines.  Hit him with a machine, and it will hurt him much more than a blade or a simple weapon.","The person it is being born from and any that try to prevent it's rebirth.It's goal is to bring back the time of his original life.  To do so, he will try to destroy the world as we know it","magic, and one victim's body","The manitou is the spirit form of an old medicine man, long dead.  The magic of these medicine men were so strong that they were able to come back after death.  The emerging Shaman has all the magic of its first incarnation, and its power doubles with each day 

after emergence. "

The Native Americans believed in the MANITOU as their version of a vampire.  The manitou is the spirit form of an old medicine man, long dead.  The magic of these medicine men were so strong that they were able to come back after death.  They come back in the form of a lump somewhere on the body of an innocent victim.  The lump soon grows, and the small body inside it takes over the victim and kills it.  The small form rips out of the victim's body and leaves it as a lifeless husk.  The small being, which resembles a full grown Native American Shaman, then grows in power and magic as it grows in size.  The emerging Shaman has all the magic of its first incarnation, and its power doubles with each day after emergence.  The goal of the Shaman is to bring back the time of his original life.  To do so, he will try to destroy the world as we know it, and bring it back to early simpler times.  The manitou's main weakness is technology.  He is harmed by the spirits that inhabit all complex machines.  Hit him with a machine, and it will hurt him much more than a blade or a simple weapon.  




"Mara, Mora, Nightmare",

"Yugoslavia","either a hideous hag or a beautiful young woman, or a horse","if the mara drinks the blood of a man, she will fall in love with him and never leave his side","men, or children","blood, dreams, breath","believed to be a demon of nightmares, often becoming a horse and standing on the chest of the victim and crushing the life out of them. "


"Masaa",

"India","a ghostlike spirit","salt","children, it can curse them by either eating their shadow and giving them it's own shadow, or it can change the victims skin color (to yellow, green or red)","children's shadows, children's vitality, water","this demon is attracted by the act of putting out a lamp or candle with your fingers and rubbing your fingers on your clothes.  It drinks water used to extinguish cook fires."


"Masani",

"India ","a black hideous famale","must stay near the burial site","anyone passing her burial site","flesh and blood","born as demons from the funeral pyre of a dead woman."


"Mjertovjec",

"European Russia","known for their purple faces","to stop or delay the creature, spread poppy seeds in the path.It will stop to count the seeds one by one.  To kill it , stab it through the chest and nail it to it's coffin, or burn it.","any victim","blood and flesh","These vampires are formed from any of the following after their death: children of witches or werewolves, lycanthrops, sorcerers, apostates, and ay who curse their father and or church."


"Moravian Vampire",

"Moravia","nude humans","these vampires leave their shrouds at their coffins, for if their shroud is destroyed, they will cease to be.","any","flash and blood",


"Moribondo",

"Brittany","human","fire.  Animals may be protected by walking them through a ring of fire.  After walking thru the fire the cattle will be ignored by the beast.","mostly animals","blood and flesh",


"Mormo",

"greece","a hidious demon ","magic","children mostly, but any who defy Hecate","flesh and blood","one of the legion of the goddess Hecate"


"Mosquito",

"All over the world","these small insects are constant annoyances in the hot weather, feeding on blood of victims and leaving small red welts with their bite","being very small, individual mosquitos are easily crushed, but swarms of them are very difficult to deal with. Only the female mosquitos drink blood, males make the buzzing noise as a mating call.  (If you hear buzzing, it is probably a male)","any warm blooded creature","blood","These creatures legendary creation is from an ancient vampiric demon.  This demon was cast into a fire to destroy it, but every ash that flew from the fire became a mosquito and created the race we have today.  Mosquitos are responsible for many fast spreading illnesses including Malaria and Heartworms."


"MRART",

"Autralia","dead rotted corpse animated by the vampire disease","weight down the corpse during burial, possibly break the legs of the corpse, destroy all the corpses possessions.","relatives mostly, but others at times","blood and flesh ","A dead person that wanders the outback in search of it's old life."


"Muli",

"all over Europe and Asia","varies with the gypsys,  some are invisible, some are normal human looking, some have animal characteristics, and some can even change shape at will.","Prevention - impaling the corpse with a steel needle or hawthorne stakes through it's legs. Place bits of iron between it's teeth, in its ears, in it's nose.
 Protection - A net , thorns, or rosary will keep these creatures out of a house.  Most well known vampire charms will stop a muli.","the former spouse or any willing victim of the opposite sex.","flesh and blood , also sex, a muli is an insatiable lover, often bringing about the death of it's victim through sheer exhaustion.","when a person dies suddenly or of other than natural causes, or is buried incorrectly, he or she may become a Muli"


"Mulo, Mullo",

"all over Europe and Asia","Children that look the age of 8 wearing white clothing. They can disguise themselves by turning into vegetables.","Mostly them Dhampir.  The Dhampir, the child of a vampire and a human have the ability to track and destroy these creatures using magic.  It is assumed that the other normally accepted anti vampire charms will also work, but it is not certain.  The most common destruction of a Mulo comes from a Dhampir.","Mostly women","flesh and blood.  They sometimes boil their victims in large cauldrons","These creatures are ofthen the undead of stillborn children or murdered babies.  They mature to the apearance of an 8 year old and hunt at noon and at night. These Vampires can procreate, and often produce the Dhampirs that ultimately destroy them."


"Muroni, Murony, Muronul,Moroii, Murohy",

"Wallachia, Romania","mostly human, but may change shape at will.","as living beings, these are vulnerable to most things a normal man is.  If it dies, it must be kept from becoming a Strigoii by either hammering a long nail through it's forehead or a stake through it's heart.","any humans","blood","these beings are actually living vampires, possibly magically created creatures, possibly people that have gained powers and abilities through magic."

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