Tagged: holy water

Apotropes ward off evil 0

Apotropes ward off evil

An Apotrope is an object that can “ward off evil“.  Common apotropes include amulets and talismans.  Apotropes are most commonly associated with vampires – for example garlic, holy water, and a cross are common ones that are said to ward off vampires. ...

Holy Water vs. werewolves 27

Holy Water vs. werewolves

Holy water is a common symbol often used in novels and movies to ward off both vampires and werewolves. The truth however is that holy water is not effective on werewolves. If you think about the fact that lycanthropy can actually be...

Vampire bat art 845

Vampires Signs

Vampire Symbology What are common symbols associated with Vampires? Bats No reflections in the mirror Speed holy water crucifixes The nightime Fangs Claws Blood Not being able to be out in the sun Coffins mind reading immortality garlic Vampires must be have...