- Mythical Number: #2392
- Culture: European
- Attribute: Mountain Dweller
- Behaviour: Haunting
- Common Type: Dwarves
A creature from Breton, the Nain is a black Dwarf which has goat’s legs and cats paws for hands. It haunts rocks and dolmens. He leaves inscriptions on these rocks and guards treasure there. He is celebrated on the first Wednesday in May.
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