Melanesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Melanesia

ADARO

Melanesian Demons

Picture of the Melanesian Demons Adaro from our Melanesian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Sea Demons, half-fish and half-human with crablike claws and long spindly horns like swordfish

They ride on waterspouts and the rainbow express. Just for kicks they hurl flying fish at folk, which can knock them out, and in some cases right out. As in dead.

Their boss is apparently named Ngorieru should you wish to register a complaint.

Adaro Facts and Figures

Name: Adaro
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male and female
Type: Demons
Area or people: Melanesia, particularly around the Solomon Islands
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 964

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Article last revised on April 29, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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