Pugot

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Philippine Mythology
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Title: Pugot
Description: Philippine ghoul
Gender: Male/Female
Region: Ilocos
Equivalent: Headless giant or ghost


Pugot is believed to be a black, headless giant who stations itself in lonely roads or in balete trees, often carrying decapitated heads of its victims. The pugot may also manifest itself as a beheaded ghost.

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Habitat

Dwells in dark places, abandoned structures and large trees like the acacia, balete, santol, etc.

Ability

The pugot has the ability to take on various shapes and sizes in an instant. It also has the power to become invisible and causes insanity in any person who sees it.

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