fuckyeahafricanmythology
fuckyeahafricanmythology:


(Art by Allswansarewhite)
Wokulo
Troll/Dwarf
Forest 
Mali
Troublesome
 The Wokulo are 3ft tall Dwarves who are vary hairy and have large heads and very annoying. However to most, the Wokulo are invisible and tend to steal food. They have a keen sense of alertness, are strong enough to defeat powerful wrestlers in a fight and are difficult to track. They also have the unique ability to see through walls and trees.

fuckyeahafricanmythology:

(Art by Allswansarewhite)

Wokulo

Troll/Dwarf

Forest 

Mali

Troublesome

 The Wokulo are 3ft tall Dwarves who are vary hairy and have large heads and very annoying. However to most, the Wokulo are invisible and tend to steal food. They have a keen sense of alertness, are strong enough to defeat powerful wrestlers in a fight and are difficult to track. They also have the unique ability to see through walls and trees.

hamburgerjack
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fuckyeahafricanmythology:

(Art by Kenya Marshall)
Asanbosam or Sasanbosam
Vampiric/Troll
Origins -Ashanti (Ghana, Cote d’Ivorie, Togo)
Forrest Dweller
A vampiric creature that hides in the tree waiting for it’s prey to walk below so it can strike by hanging off the branches with it’s iron hook feet and biting its victim with sharp iron teeth.
The descirption of this creature is differs depending on where you are. The Asanbosam is desibes as a hairy beast with red eyes or a slim with crooked eyes and can pass as a human in the dark or that it has a long snake tail that it uses to distract its prey. However the iron hook feet and sharp iron teeth are always mentioned.
In Ghana, if a person mentions its name they are destined to bring bad luck to themselves and everyone around them!


I enjoy these because they’re helping me build a bestiary for an upcoming story! Yeah~

hamburgerjack:

fuckyeahafricanmythology:

(Art by Kenya Marshall)

Asanbosam or Sasanbosam

Vampiric/Troll

Origins -Ashanti (Ghana, Cote d’Ivorie, Togo)

Forrest Dweller

A vampiric creature that hides in the tree waiting for it’s prey to walk below so it can strike by hanging off the branches with it’s iron hook feet and biting its victim with sharp iron teeth.

The descirption of this creature is differs depending on where you are. The Asanbosam is desibes as a hairy beast with red eyes or a slim with crooked eyes and can pass as a human in the dark or that it has a long snake tail that it uses to distract its prey. However the iron hook feet and sharp iron teeth are always mentioned.

In Ghana, if a person mentions its name they are destined to bring bad luck to themselves and everyone around them!


I enjoy these because they’re helping me build a bestiary for an upcoming story! Yeah~