- Norse (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Cave Dweller (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A large human like monster in the Norse tales of Beowulf. He lived in the swamps and hated the sound of laughter and fun. At night he would emerge from his lair and kill around thirty warriors, dragging them back to his swamp to gorge on them.
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