- East Asian (culture)
- Mountain Dweller (attribute)
- Sorcery and Medicinal (attribute)
- Forest Dweller (attribute)
- Neutral (behaviour)
A mythical creature that features in the ancient bestiaries of China whose name means ‘Ear Rat’. It lived in the forests of Cinnabar Smoke Mountain. It had the body of a Mi-Der with the head of a rabbit. It growls like a dog and possessed the magical ability to fly by moving its tail. The Ershu could protect one from poison. Eating an Ershu would reduce the swelling of the abdomen.
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