Also known as Nix
- Norse (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Seductive (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
Water creatures from Scandinavia, Germany, and Switzerland who haunts lakes and rivers. They are not attractive but have long grey hair and aged face. Like the Mermaid they lure their victims into the water to be drowned. Male Nixi have quite a different appearance with the head and neck of a human, the body of a fox and the lower-half of a horse.
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