Asasabonsam- Ghana, western Africa myth: an arboreal vampire that had extremely long limbs with hooked toe claws because it hung upside down from branches to snatch up people passing by. It would suck the blood out of their thumbs.
Obayifo- West African myth: a vampire/witch-like creature that may inhabit the bodies of ordinary people. they have shifty eyes and are obsessed with food. at night, their armpits and anus emit a phosphorescent light.
Name: Nuckelavee, Nuckalavee Area or Origin: Orkney Islands, Scotland The Nuckelavee is a horse-like demon from Orcadian mythology that combines equine and human elements. It is considered the most horrible demon in all of Scotland and the name.
Maran Maran (singular mara, roughly translated as “nightmare”) are terrifying female beings that haunt people at night. They crawl upon the victim’s chest while they sleep, suffocating them and sucking out their life force.
Onryo is a Japanese ghost of a person who died with intense passion, such as jealousy and/or rage. The person's soul is unable to pass on, and instead, transforms into a powerful spirit bent on vengeance to anyone or anything it encounters.
Likho- Ukrainian folklore: a one-eyed male goblin. He was depicted as a bad spirit that could cling to your neck. They were portrayed in their versions of fairy tales to teach children morals and lessons.