Legendary creatures

Recognize legendary creatures by description and location of estimated or established origin.
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Last updated: June 10, 2021
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Description
Legendary creature
Origin (est.)
Half-human, half-fish
Merman / Mermaid
Worldwide
Big serpentine, often with wings and ability to breath fire
Dragon
Worldwide
Head of a bull, body of a man
Minotaur
Greek
Horse- or goat-like creature with 1 horn, sometimes tail of boar
Unicorn
Worldwide
Undead, who visit loved ones and cause mischief or death
Vampire
Europe
Skeleton, often robed, that collects people's souls
Grim Reaper
Western Europe
Head and wings of eagle, body and tail of lion, guards treasure
Griffin
Greek
Dog, bringer of death, supernaturally strong and fast, glowing eyes, ghostly
Hellhound
Worldwide
Apelike man, who lives in the Himalayas, assumed abominable
Yeti
Nepal, Tibet
Man with moth wings
Mothman
West Virginia
Half-bird, torso and head of a woman, ugly, steals food
Harpy
Greek, Roman
Multi-headed dog, guard of the underworld
Cerberus
Greek, Roman
Head of human, body of lion, tail of venomous spines or of scorpion
Manticore
Persian
Ape-like creature who chills in North American woods
Sasquatch
USA, Canada
Dark feathered messengers of a top god (name either)
Huginn / Muninn
Norse
Fish who is a transformed wise seer, statue in Belfast N.I.
Salmon of Knowledge
Irish
Jackrabbit with antelope horns, possibly variation of Wolpertinger
Jackalope
North America
Upper body of a human, lower body of a horse
Centaur
Greek
Bakery comes to life, taunts people and animals he outruns, eaten by fox
Gingerbread Boy
German
Giant cephalopod-like sea monster, sometimes whale- or crab-like
Kraken
Nordic, North Atlantic
Bird representative of the Sun, with too many feet (two naming options)
Golden Crow / Three-legged bird
East Asia
Evil witch with ability to turn into or possess animal
Skin-walker
Navajo
Corpses reanimated by supernatural forces (general term)
Undead
Worldwide
Guardians of the underworld, human body and animal head or face (name either)
Ox-Head / Horse-Face
China, Japan
Wailing and shrieking fairy woman, heralds death
Banshee
Irish
Reptile, serpent king, can cause death with a single glance, venomous, often confused with cockatrice
Basilisk
Europe
Demon attacking people sexually during night, causes impaired health, -mental state or death (name male or female)
Incubus / Succubus
Middle East, Mediterranean
Shaman-/witch-like old woman, may help, hinder or kill according to whim, sometimes trio of sisters
Baba Yaga
Slavic
Demon-like humanoid creature living in graveyards consuming flesh
Ghoul
Arabic
Male nature spirit, permanent horse-sized erection, ears and tails of horse
Satyr
Greek
Shapeshifting water spirit with intent to drown
Nix / Näkki
Germanic, Scandinavian, Finnic
Shapeshifting spirit living in lakes, black horse or human
Kelpie
Scottish, Celtic
Malicious entity riding on people's chest as they sleep, brings bad dreams
Nightmare
Germanic, Slavic
Attacks especially livestock and drinks their blood
Chupacabra
Latin America
One-legged youngster, smokes pipe, wears red cap that enables him to disappear/reappear anywhere, annoying prankster
Saci
Brazil
Two-faced demon (man and hyena), seduces young women and eats them
Kishi
Angola region
Comes out at night to suck blood from the shadows of victim, walks backwards head between hind legs, invisibility skill, nauseating odor
Sigbin
Philippine
Spider, trickster, clever, sometimes holds all wisdom there is
Anansi
West Africa
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Level 76
Jun 10, 2021
Wanted to include Tulpa, an imaginary creature you create with your spiritual or mental powers. Might have been confused with too many.

Also wanted to include Wild Hunt, but since it's a group, it was excluded.