Spunkie is a solitary goblin or spirit of the Scottish Lowlands that delights in playing tricks on lost travelers.  A Spunkie manifests a light to lure its victims who perceive it as a light in a distant window to their destruction. See Also Ignis Fatuus Kelpie will-o-‘the-wisp


Ifrit or Afreet is a powerful and evil djinn, demon, or monstrous giant in Middle Eastern mythology/lore.  The Afarit are a class of infernal djinn and are believed to be a death spirit. They are drawn to the life-force (or blood) of a murdered victim seeking revenge on the murderer. As with ordinary djinn, an […]


  In some Native American legends, a skinwalker is a person with the supernatural ability to turn into any animal he or she desires, though they first must be wearing a pelt of the animal, to be able to transform. Similar lore can be found in cultures throughout the world and is often referred to […]