Searbhan

Also known as Sharvan, Lochlonnach.

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  • Celtic Celtic (culture)
  • Giant Giant (attribute)
  • Forest Dweller Forest Dweller (attribute)
  • Sorcery and Medicinal Sorcery and Medicinal (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)

A Giant from Ireland who is one of the Fomorians. His name means ‘Norse’. He was highly skilled in magic and guarded the rowan trees of Dubros. He features as an enemy in Toraigheacht Dhearmada agus Ghrainne (The Pursuit of Diarmait and Grainne). The hero Diarmait tried to kill the Giant with a diverse range of weapons but failed for the magic was too strong. He then managed to defeat the creature by using the Giant’s own club.

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