- Norse (culture)
- Deadly (behaviour)
The monstrous offspring of Wind and the ugly Dwarf Loviatar in Scandinavian mythology. Syoja caused cancer to develop in people. Syoja was born with the other terrifying beasts: Ahky, Luuvalo, Riisi, Paise, Rupi, Pistos, Rutto and an unnamed child. These creatures brought suffering and pain to mankind.
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