South American Mythology

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CHONCHON

Mapuche Demon

Also known as Chonchonyi

Fearsome Big-eared Vampire Monster

The huge ears and jaguar fangs are a dead giveaway. He likes to suck the blood of sick people. There’s no accounting for taste.

Beware! They can also hide themselves by shapeshifting into the form of a normal human. So pay careful attention to anyone you meet who happens to have big ears – they could be a Chonchon in disguise.

Chonchon Facts and Figures

Name: Chonchon
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Chonchonyi

Gender: Male
Type: Demon
Area or people: Mapuche (Araucanian) people of Chile
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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Article last revised on April 18, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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