- Multiple Cultures (culture)
- Undead (attribute)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Sorcery and Medicinal (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
The Portuguese word for a male witch. The Bruxa (females) are higher in number but both practice the Black Art to cause misfortune, illness and even death to their victims. They are seen as the manifestation of evil. If someone falls ill and is incurable it is believed that they were infected by the spells of a Bruxo or Bruxa. It is said that leaving a pair of scissors under the pillow will protect you from a Bruxo.
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