These are just a few of the terrifying myths, monsters, and ghouls from around the world.

Halloween scares from around the world in chilling infographic

Werewolves have dominated legends and myths for hundreds of years. This infographic details their origins from around the world and explores the differences in werewolves culturally.

Werewolf Legends [Infographic]

Werewolves have dominated legends and myths for hundreds of years. This infographic details their origins from around the world and explores the differences in werewolves culturally.

The white deer. In Norwegian folklore, it is believed that if you catch him, he will grant you one wish.

The white deer. In Norwegian folklore, it is believed that if you catch him, he will grant you one wish. The magical life in Neverland. This where they are rescued from the human world when we chase them out

Nordic folklore

Nordic folklore

Nordic folklore, some interesting mythological creatures and figures (Also I love how the troll picture is from Trollhunter)

wintherharlekin: “ Scandinavian folklore (special focus on Norway) Pictures: Nøkken, Valemon, and Draugen by Theodor Kittelsen Dragon, Huldra, Trolls, Elves, (first picture), by John Bauer Fossegrimen by...

A hulder is a seductive forest creature found in Scandinavian folklore. A multitude of places in Scandinavia are named after the Hulders, often places by legend associated with the presence of the "hidden folk".

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

Kelpie -- The Kelpie is a supernatural  water horse from Celtic folklore. They tend to be malevolent in nature. They are able to transform (usually into beautiful women) and lure victims into the water to drown them.

The Kelpie of Irish and Scottish lore. The kelpie will come to land as a beautiful horse, luring humans to it. Once a person gets on it's back, the kelpie races to the water, transforming to it's true water demon form, and drowns its victim.

When you think about winter, what do you imagine? Maybe you imagine the roads, or shoveling snow, or being cold – boring things that remind you of how troublesome winter can be.

A few myths and legends about winter - from ancient mythology to modern folktales

A strzyga is a female demon. They are born to human parents, possessing two souls in a single body and are identifiable by their double hearts and sets of teeth. When a strzyga was recognized, it was chased away from the community, usually resulting in early death. One soul passes on, but the second remains with the body. After the strzyga’s corpse returns to life, it begins to prey on other living creatures. They hunt at night in the form of an owl- Sinistra

THOSE WHO HAUNT THE EARTH: STRZYGA “ A strzyga is a female demon in Slavic folklore. They are born to human parents, possessing two souls in a single body and are identifiable by their double hearts.

Slavic Mythology Part 2 (hope you guys enjoy it, I certainly did while making it)

Slavic Mythology Part 2 (hope you guys enjoy it, I certainly did while making it)

baba yaga, baba jaga, slavic mythology, illustration.  check out my facebook                ( facebook.com/lucasstaniecart ) for more like this!

baba yaga has said if the kids act good then they shouldn't have a problem but if they are being bad baba yaga comes takes them away and get the children takes home to work

The Banshee, from the Irish “bean sí” (“woman of the síde” or “woman of the fairy mounds”) is a female spirit in Irish folklore, usually seen as a harbinger of death, as well as a messenger from the Otherworld. In Irish legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die.

The Cry Of The Banshee

The Banshee, from the Irish “bean sí” (“woman of the síde” or “woman of the fairy mounds”) is a female spirit in Irish folklore, usually seen as a harbinger of death, as well as a messenger from the Otherworld.

JAPAN's: Gasha-dokuro: Gasha-dokuro are skeletal giants which wander around the countryside in the darkest hours of the night.

Gashadokuro (Japanese) - Enormous Skeletons, and the favorite war-beasts of the Horseman of Famine.

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