Also known as Nickel
- Mythical Number: #2442
- Culture: Norse
- Attribute: Aquatic
- Attribute: Seductive
- Attribute: Mount
- Behaviour: Deadly
- Common Type: Water Horses
The Danish name of the Nicker of the Faroe Islands. It sometimes has the form of an old man with a green beard but is also known as a Water Horse. They live in the lakes fjords and seas of Scandinavian countries. They are gentle and enjoy making music. However like the Kelpie or Each Uisge the Nicker would dive into deep water carrying anyone who has tried to mount on its back and drown its victims. Nickers also are known to fall in love with women.
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