So, everyone knows how to become a vampire, but do you know how to become a werewolf? Legends, myths, lore, and superstitions tell of a wide variety of ways.
Drink from the paw print of a wolf. Legends vary on the exact method, but most say that you have to find the pawprint of a wolf that has been filled with rainwater and if you drink the rainwater from the wolf’s print, you become a werewolf.
Sleep outside with a full moon shining on your face. There are a few things to note here: some versions of this supersition say that you have to be in an open field, others say that it has to be a Friday night, while still others say it has to be a Friday night in summer. There’s no clear agreement on exactly which is the correct way. There’s also no agreement on exactly how full the moon has to be.
Legends say that if you drink downstream from a wolf, you could become a werewolf.
Wear Peter Stubbe’s Belt. There is a legend of a magical belt that can turn a person into a werewolf. Legends say that it was worn by Peter Stubbe in Germany in the 1500s.
Werewolf bite. This is the most well-known way legends say to become a werewolf – being bitten by another werewolf. Some legends say that it’s not just a bite, but a werewolf’s scratch could also turn you into a werewolf.
Magical lotion/salve applied to the skin. Myths are not specific on the exact ingredients that go into the salve, but the superstition is that there is a certain magical lotion that is rubbed onto the skin that can turn you into a werewolf.
Not going to confession for 10 years. Lore is unclear if you would have to be of a certain religion for this to work.