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U


Ubume (Japanese) - Ghosts of women who died in childbirth
Uma-no-ashi (Japanese) - Horse's leg which dangles from a baum and kicks passersby
Umibōzu (Japanese) - Ghost of drowned priest
Umi-nyōbō (Japanese) - Female sea monster who steals fish
Undead (Worldwide) - Dead that behave as if alive
Underwater panther (Native American) - Feline water spirit
Undine (Alchemy) - Water elemental
Ungaikyō (Japanese) - Mirror monster which can display assorted wonders in its surface
Unhcegila (Lakota) - Dragon
Unicorn (Medieval Bestiaries) - One-horned goat-lion-stag-horse hybrid
Unktehi (Lakota) - Serpentine rain spirit
Unktehila (Lakota) - Reptilian water monster
Upinis (Lithuanian) - River spirit
Urayuli (Native American) - Hairy giant
Uriaş (Romanian) - Giant
Urmahlullu (Mesopotamian) - Lion-human hybrid guardian spirit
Ushi-oni (Japanese) - Bull-headed monster
Utukku (Akkadian) - Underworld messenger spirit
Uwan (Japanese) - Spirit named for the sound it shouts when surprising people





V

Vadātājs (Latvian) - Spirit that misleads people
Vættir (Norse) - Nature spirit
Valkyrie (Norse) - Female spirit that leads souls of dead warriors to Valhalla
Vâlvă (Romanian) - Female nature spirit
Vampire (Slavic) - Reanimated corpse that subsists on blood
Vanara (Hindu) - Human-ape hybrid
Vântoase (Romanian) - Female weather spirit
Vârcolac (Romanian) - Vampire oder werewolf
Vardøger (Scandinavian) - Ghostly double
Veļi (Latvian) - Ghost
Věri Şělen - Chuvash dragon
Vetala (Hindu) - Corpses possessed Von vampiric spirits
Víbria (Catalan) - Dragon with breasts and an eagle's beak
Vielfras (German) - Gluttonous dog-cat-fox hybrid
Vila (Slavic) - Weather spirit
Vilkacis (Latvian) - Animalistic monster
Viruñas (Colombian) - Handsome demon
Vision Serpent (Mayan) - Mystical dragon
Vodyanoy (Slavic) - Male water spirit
Vrykolakas (Greek) - Undead wolf-human hybrid