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"I sense the Ala's approach..."
|Alternate Names/Spellings||Stuha, Stuhacz, Zduhacz, (pl) Zduhaczy|
|Origins||Slavic Mythology, Legend and Folklore|
|Alignment||Lawful Neutral, Neutral Good|
|Element||Air/Wind/Sky, Earth/Metal/Sand, Fire, Life/Death/Blood, Light, Lightning/Thunder/Electricity, Mind/Spirit/Psychic, Sleep/Dream/Nightmare, Time|
|Appearance||Handsome, powerful humanoid...|
The Zduhać is a creature with origins in Slavic mythology, legend and folklore. In particular, accounts of this creature's existence first arise within the mythology, legend and folklore of
For all intents and purposes, the Zduhać is physically indistinguishable from an ordinary human. They are not particularly beautiful or ugly, have no strange skin color, hair color, skin patterns of the like. Likewise, their body type varies within the same ranges.
Natural enemy of the Ala
Inborn supernatural ability to protect their estate, village, or region against destructive weather conditions, such as storms, hail, or torrential rains. It was believed that the souls of these men could leave their bodies in sleep, to intercept and fight with demonic beings imagined as bringers of bad weather.