Asian Mythological Creatures
This creature is a strange combination of sentient cloth and demonic intentions, as it attaches to a victim's face and bandages over their mouth and nose, suffocating them. What is it called?
- Hailing from Japan, the Ittan-Momen is an odd monster but one that is inescapable when it decides on its victim.
Known as a Chinese fox demon, what is the original name of this creature that shapeshifts and occasionally has nine tails?
- This demon can mimic a baby's cry and uses it to lure in unsuspecting victims to feed upon.
Found in the Gobi desert, what is the name of this dragon-like creature that can grow up to five feet long and uses its acid spit as a weapon?
- Local legends of Mongolia say that to have this serpent's spittle touch you will bring instant death.
This creature is ogre-like, including green skin, bulging muscles, and great stature. Children can be kidnapped and eaten if not careful, so what's it called?
- Native to Indonesian folktales, it is said that some magic users can summon the Buto Ijo to carry out their nefarious commands.
This nocturnal monster is a type of Malaysian vampire, taking the form of a severed woman's head with her spine and entrails trailing as it levitates. What is it called?
- This horrifying being likes to prey on pregnant women and children, using its long, sinuous tongue to siphon their blood.
What is the name of this terrifying female demon from the Philippines, that has bat wings, only half a torso, and likes to prey on sleeping women who are pregnant?
- The Manananggal also likes to snack on newly wedded couples and is notoriously difficult to destroy.
What is this Indian vampire called, that can be an evil spirit possessing a corpse or the undead themselves? Here's an identification tip: the figure's hands and feet are turned backward.
- Primarily living in cemeteries, Vetala will shamble afield to prey on children and animals.
What is the name of this water dragon with a large horn on its forehead that primarily lives in the Mekong River of Laos?
- This dragon is also reported in the waterways of Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
This creature hails from the mountains of the Caucasus, from Central Asia to Mongolia, described as a hairy bipedal humanoid with huge, sharp claws. What is it called?
- The almasty (also known as an almas) is similar to Bigfoot or Sasquatch in many ways, wandering the mountains and forests of the region
Do you know the name of this Korean ghost that appears as a woman in a white dress, with long hair and decaying skin?
- Like a combination of demon, ghost, and zombie, this creature lingers on the edge of life, looking for revenge or resolution.