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  • Norse Norse (culture)
  • Forest Dweller Forest Dweller (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)

A tenacious boar in Norse mythology. Legend tells of Beigad being pursued by Hunters. After an arduous chase, the boar being cornered at the edge of the sea dived in and swam to a nearby hill. The hunters, exhausted themselves and seeing the great feat of the boar decided to spare him. Similar to Twrch Trwyth.

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