- Mythical Number: #2811
- Culture: European
- Attribute: Humanoid
- Attribute: Domestic
- Attribute: Rural
- Behaviour: Friendly and Dangerous
A Hobgoblin that is the son of Oberon and appears in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He helps women to finish off their house tasks like a Brownie and can shape-shift into different creatures. He also likes to persuade travellers to follow him causing them to lose their way and become lost.
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