Variations: Voukoudlak

A vampiric spirit from Slavic lore, the voukodlaks enters into the body of a sleeping man and possesses him. Once the vampire has control, it will use the body to attack and rape young girls and women until it comes across its ideal mate, another type of vampire known as a VIECHTITSA.


  • Masters, Eros and Evil, 188;
  • Summers, Werewolf in Lore and Legend, 148;
  • Wolf, Dracula: Connoisseur’s Guide, 105­7


Encyclopedia of Vampire Mythology Written by :Theresa Bane ©2010 Theresa Bane. All rights reserved

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