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  • Norse Norse (culture)
  • Aquatic Aquatic (attribute)
  • Mount Mount (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)
  • Water Horses Water Horses (common type)

A treacherous Water Horse in Scandinavian mythology. It transforms itself into a useful looking boat or log floating upside down in a lake. Whoever approaches it is sucked down and eaten by the Backahast.

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