What types of lycanthropes are there?

What types of lycanthropes are there?

Types of lycanthropes

  • Werebears. The Werebear is believed to exist in Skyrim, supposedly as the most common type of lycanthrope in the province, although they also appear on the island of Solstheim.
  • Werewolves.
  • Werecrocodiles.
  • Werelions.
  • Werevultures.
  • Wereboars.
  • Weresharks.
  • Werebats.

Who was the first ever werewolf?

One of the earliest known werewolf legends comes from Greek mythology. According to the legend, a man named Lycaon angered Zeus, the Lord of the Gods, when he served Zeus a meal made from human flesh. As punishment, the enraged Zeus turned Lycaon into a wolf.

What is the difference between Therianthrope and lycanthrope?

As nouns the difference between lycanthrope and therianthrope. is that lycanthrope is a werewolf while therianthrope is any mythical being which is part human, part animal.

Are lycanthropes and werewolves the same thing?

Werewolves, which have their origin in English folklore, are human beings that have been changed into humanoid wolves whereas lycans are humanoid wolves. Both the lycan and werewolf possess great superhuman powers, agility, speed, regenerative abilities, coordination, and have excellent tracking abilities.

How big is a lycanthrope?


Weretiger, Human Form Weretiger, Hybrid Form
Size/Type: Medium Humanoid (Human, Shapechanger) Large Humanoid (Human, Shapechanger)
Hit Dice: 1d8+1 plus 6d8+18 (50 hp) 1d8+1 plus 6d8+18 (50 hp)
Initiative: +4 +6
Speed: 20 ft. in breastplate (4 squares); base speed 30 ft. 30 ft. (6 squares)

Are werewolves extinct?

The actual events are largely unrecorded, but the Volturi nearly succeeded in making the werewolves extinct in Europe and Asia. It is unknown if they are found anywhere else, but it is implied that at least a small number of them still exist since James, Victoria and Laurent hunted one down in Siberia.

Is Lycanthropy a therianthrope?

Lycanthropy, the transformation of a human into a wolf (or werewolf), is probably the best known form of therianthropy, followed by cynanthropy (transformation into a dog) and ailuranthropy (transformation into a cat).

What is a therian?

Therians, or therianthropes, are people who identify, in some intrinsic way, as an animal that exists or has existed on earth. Some believe that their soul is that of an animal while others believe the cause of their animal identity is psychological.

Are lycans stronger than vampires?

vampires are always stronger than human form lycans, thats why in every battle they instantly transform the only lycan we never see transform against vampire’s is lucien and he is the very first lycan and therfore strongest. Its stated that Lycans are stronger than Vampires of their equivalent generation.

What is a lycanthrope?

Lycanthropes are humans who can transform themselves to resemble normal animals or monsters. The term “lycanthrope” is actually a misnomer, coming from the roots lycos (wolf), and anthropos (man). A more correct term is “therianthrope,” from therios (animal) and anthropos.

Are all lycanthropes carnivores?

Most (but not all) true lycanthropes are mammals; most (but not all) are carnivores. An animal type used by the DM to create a race of true lycanthropes should be a carnivorous mammal with animal Intelligence (1), or rarely, a reptile, bird, or even fish with animal Intelligence.

What are the chances of lycanthropy?

Any humanoid creature injured by a lycanthrope but not actually killed (and presumably eaten) has a chance to contract lycanthropy. This chance equals 1% per point of damage caused by the lycanthrope.

What is an infected lycanthropy?

Infected lycanthropes are those whose lycanthropy results from being wounded by a true lycanthrope. There are also creatures known by some as “induced lycanthropes”, whose shape changes are effected by magical items; these creatures cannot infect others with lycanthropy, though the magical items can be transferred to new owners.

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