dangerous Scottish shapeshifter Each-uisge

The Each-uisge (pronounced ech-oosh-kya) is a shapeshifter that is said to have the ability to transform into a horse or a pony. The shifter is sometimes called a “water horse” because it is said to inhabit mainly the lochs and sea inlets of the Scottish Highlands, however despite this seemingly pleasant nickname, the shifter is actually a flesh-eating vicious creature.

As legends go, it is said that the Each-uisge takes on a horse shape when on land, and often appears as a shiny black/green horse. The horse often appears to be tame, and humans are often tempted to ride him. This is a ploy which the shapeshifter purposely puts on – the object of which is to eventually eat the rider. What happens is that when a human tries to ride the Each-uisge, if he is within sight of the sea or loch, he will immediately run far out into the water, where the rider drowns, and the Each-uisge then eats him in a vicious manner.

Other legends say that the shifter can transform into a human and walk around in towns and villages in shifted form, preferring to take the shape of a handsome man. They say that the only way to identify the shapeshifter as an Each-uisge instead of a human is by his dripping wet hair or sometimes pieces of seaweed/waterweed clinging to bits of hair.

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinteresttumblrmail
rssyoutube

Buddy

Do you love werewolves? Do you turn into one? Do you know when they transform? Learn all About Me! Or even better Link To Me!

You may also like...

3 Responses

  1. she wolf says:

    -facepalmed- (sighs deeply) I just remember my annoying classmate who is a water horse and she really doesn’t know when to shut her @#!* mouth up!

  2. ArgharnaWelyn says:

    that’s an interesting response

  3. Nichole says:

    I read a lot of interesting content here. Probably you spend
    a lot of time writing, i know how to save you a lot of work, there is an online tool that creates readable, google friendly posts in minutes, just type in google – laranitas free content

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Read previous post:
today is brought to you by the number 6

The moon is currently at 60 percent illuminated...there are 6 days left until the full moon....and it's 66 degrees out! ...

Close