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RUSALKI

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Slavic Water Spirits

Also known as RUSSALKI, RUSALKY, RUSALKA

Lethal Female Water Spirits

Yes, they are out to get you, using every trick of the trade. Enticement, singing, ambush, skinny-dipping, swift pushes from behind. Once a RUSALKA has you in the river it’s time to shiver.

Once a year they spend a week having a spree in the trees of any nearby wooded areas, dancing in the glades and whooping it up in the willows.

RUSALKI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : RUSALKI
Location : Czech Republic, Poland and Russia
Gender : Female
Type : spiritual being
In charge of : Water
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : RUSSALKI, RUSALKY, RUSALKA
Popularity index : 90

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Article last updated on 28 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "RUSALKI: Spirits of Water from Slavic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 28 Jan. 2014. Web. 30 July 2014.

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