Slavic Mythology

The Gods of Eastern Europe and Russia...


Slavic Water Spirits

Also known as Rusalka, Rusalky, Russalki

Picture of the Slavic Water Spirits Rusalki from our Slavic mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Lethal lady 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 Rusalki 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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Rusalka, Rusalky, Russalki

Gender: Female
Type: Spirits
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Water
Area of expertise: Water

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 3699

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Article last revised on May 25, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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