- Mythical Number: #1861
- Culture: Eastern European
- Attribute: Domestic
- Attribute: Humanoid
- Behaviour: Friendly and Dangerous
- Common Type: Fairies and Nymphs
A household fairy of Eastern Europe. They are female and sometimes appear as a normal woman and sometimes have a small head and skinny body. They help the people around the house by doing daily tasks and enjoy herding cattle. She comes out at night to spin cloth but anyone seeing her do this will soon die afterwards. The Kikimora also keep people awake at night by tickling them in their sleep and making whistling noises. If one is angered by this, they can be calmed by washing the pots in the house with a tea made from ferns.
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Did you find Kikimora interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a interesting and exciting picture of the Friendly and Dangerous Kikimora and send it to this website. Interested in more Russian legend? A great cartoon called Dobrynya Nikitich and Zemy Gorynych (2006) is a Russian children's animation with Dragons and other Russian mythical beings. But for those who love Vampires, lets not forget that Eastern Europe is their birth place. No film quite gives the Vampire spooks like Nosferatu (1922). However if you like it modern, Day Watch and Night Watch are interesting Vampire alternatives. Also the fantasy tabletop game Warhammer features an army called Vampire Counts which has been greatly inspired by Eastern European beliefs and culture.
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