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  • Norse Norse (culture)
  • Forest Dweller Forest Dweller (attribute)
  • Humanoid Humanoid (attribute)
  • Friendly Friendly (behaviour)
  • Fairies and Nymphs Fairies and Nymphs (common type)

A forest spirit of Finland. He takes the form of an elderly man in a coat made out of lichen and a long grey beard. He has the ability to stretch his body to see over the trees. It cries out in pain which signifies the oncoming death of someone nearby.

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