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Indonesia (also known as Java) - Buau, Buo, Daitja, Pontianak, Tanggal, Sundal Bolong

Buau: Among the Dayak people of Borneo, the ghost of an enemy slain in battle, supposed to drink the blood of its victims. Possibly just a regionally different spelling of Buo.

Buo: Warriors of Borneo slain in battle can become Buo.

Daitja: May be more of an incubus type creature, but still under research.

Pontianak: A Pontianak is a woman who died either a virgin or in childbirth. Out of jealousy it will attack infants or emasculate the men it seduces. They fly at night as birds, but in human form, the hole in their backs is a dead give-away. To escape one, pluck a strand of their long black hair. Of note, this creature has a strong resemblance to a banshee like creature.

Tanggal: One more flying head with trailing entrails. It makes one wonder if they are not all interrelated.

Sundal Bolong: A Java vampire that appears as a female in white clothing. Generally thought to have been the result of a suicide, or heinous acts pressed against her by evil men.


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