Archive for the 'Vampires M-N' Category

Nosferatu

Area from nationality: Romanian. A species of vampire, said to be the illegitimate child of parents who were illegitimate. Soon after its burial the Nosferatu embarks on a long career of destruction. It delights in tormenting and engaging in wild orgies with the living. The male can father children. The vampire hates newly married couples due to its own illegitimacy and wreaks its revenge on such couples by making the groom impotent and the bride barren.

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Neuntoter

Area from nationality: German. Vampire, considered to be a great carrier of plagues and pestilence, traditionally only seen in times of great epidemics.

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Nelapsi

Area from nationality: Slovak. Vampire, which can cause serious harm to the living. The Nelapsi is said to be able to massacre entire villages in a single visit. It also has the ability to kill with a single glance.

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Nachzeher

Area from nationality: Kashubes of northern Europe. This vampire has the ability to kill its relatives by psychic means. While in its grave the vampire will begin to devour its shroud and then pieces of its own flesh. This causes living relatives to begin to waste away.

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Muroni

Area from nationality: Wallachia region of Romania. It is said to have the ability to change itself into a variety of different animal forms. While in one of these incarnations the Muroni can kill easily, with misleading signs of attack being left.

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Moroii

Area from nationality: Romanian. A living vampire. It can be either male or female, and exhibits most of the characteristics of a Strigoii.

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Mormo

Area from nationality: Greek. A vampire from Greek mythology, said to be a servant of the goddess Hecate. Considered to be a terrible denizen of the underworld.

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Masani

Area from nationality: India. A female vampire , she is said to be the spirit of burial grounds. She is black in appearance. Her hunts are conducted by night, starting as she emerges from a funeral pyre. Anyone passing the burial site will be attacked.

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Masan

Area from nationality: India. Vampire said to be typically the ghost of a child, which delights in tormenting and killing children. The Masan is said to be able to curse a child that walks in its shadow. It will also follow a woman home should she allow her gown drag on the ground over his shadow.

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Mara

Area from nationality Slavic vampire, also known to the Kashube people of Canada. Said to be the spirit of an unbaptised dead girl, she is considered to be a terrible night visitor who crushes and oppresses her victims. In the Slavic legend once the Mara drinks the blood of a man she will fall in love with him and will return to plague his slumbers till his death. She is also said to be fond of feeding on the blood of children. May also be related to Mare, a similar phenomenon found in German legends.

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