Also known as Shuck
- European (culture)
- Undead (attribute)
- Haunting (behaviour)
- Black Dogs (common type)
A black Demon dog that accompanies travellers in East Anglia, England. Green and red fire bellowed out of its eyes. Being among a black dog was a dark omen for death and sickness to thetravellers, but the Essex Shuck was a good luck charm as it protected the travellers from enemies. The Black Shuck lived among cemeteries and gallows.
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