- North American (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Sorcery and Medicinal (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A water elk from the mythology of the Ute Native Americans. These elk are extremely violent and they hunt humans as their prey. According to the Ute Shamans, the Paiyuk have supernatural powers.
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