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  • Celtic Celtic (culture)
  • Mountain Dweller Mountain Dweller (attribute)
  • Friendly and Dangerous Friendly and Dangerous (behaviour)
  • Fairies and Nymphs Fairies and Nymphs (common type)

Welsh fairies of the mountains that take the form of old hags. They hate humans and lead them to swamps to drown. They are petrified of iron and steel. It is said that if you corner one with a weapon made of iron or steel the Gwitihn will grant you a wish. However all the Gwitihn will hate you from now on making travelling across mountains extremely deadly.

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