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List of legendary creatures by type

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List of legendary creatures by type

This is a list of legendary creatures from mythology, folklore and fairy tales, sorted by their classification or affiliation. Creatures from modern fantasy fiction and role-playing games are not included.

Contents

  • Animals, creatures associated with 1
    • Amphibians 1.1
    • Antelope and deer 1.2
    • Aquatic and marine mammal 1.3
    • Arthropod 1.4
    • Bat 1.5
    • Bear 1.6
    • Bird 1.7
    • Bovines 1.8
    • Camelid 1.9
    • Canines 1.10
    • Caprid 1.11
    • Cnidarian 1.12
    • Equine 1.13
    • Feline 1.14
    • Fish 1.15
    • Hyena 1.16
    • Marsupial 1.17
    • Molluscs 1.18
    • Musteloids, mongoose and Civets 1.19
    • Pachyderms 1.20
    • Pangolin 1.21
    • Pig and Boar 1.22
    • Primate 1.23
    • Rabbit and hare 1.24
    • Reptile, limbed 1.25
    • Rodents 1.26
    • Serpents and worm 1.27
    • Monotreme 1.28
    • Xenarthran 1.29
    • Insectivores 1.30
    • Ungulates 1.31
    • Cryptid animals 1.32
  • Artificial creatures 2
  • Body parts, creatures associated with 3
    • Blood 3.1
    • Bone 3.2
    • Eye 3.3
    • Face 3.4
    • Hair 3.5
    • Head 3.6
    • Limb 3.7
    • Mouth 3.8
    • Skin 3.9
    • Tail 3.10
    • Neck 3.11
    • Torso 3.12
  • Concepts, creatures associated with 4
    • Evil eye 4.1
    • Immortality and death 4.2
    • Fertility and human sexuality 4.3
    • Birth and rebirth 4.4
    • Luck and wealth 4.5
    • Sound 4.6
    • Love and romance 4.7
    • Dream and mind 4.8
    • Talk 4.9
    • Wisdom 4.10
    • Time and Technology 4.11
    • Light 4.12
  • Demon 5
  • Elements, creatures associated with 6
    • Aether 6.1
    • Air and wind 6.2
    • Darkness 6.3
    • Earth 6.4
    • Fire 6.5
    • Light and rainbow 6.6
    • Metal and gold (metalsmith and treasure) 6.7
    • Thunder and lightning 6.8
    • Water 6.9
  • Habitats, creatures associated with 7
    • Cave and underground 7.1
    • Celestial and heaven 7.2
    • Desert 7.3
    • Temperate forest and woodland 7.4
    • Tropical forest and jungle 7.5
    • Temperate grassland and garden 7.6
    • Savanna 7.7
    • Lake and river 7.8
    • Mountain and hill 7.9
    • Sea 7.10
    • Swamp and marsh 7.11
    • Volcano and lava 7.12
    • Polar, ice, and Winter 7.13
    • Urban and house 7.14
    • Underworld and hell 7.15
  • Humanoid 8
  • Hybrids 9
  • Astronomical objects, creatures associated with 10
    • Sun 10.1
    • Moon 10.2
    • Constellation 10.3
  • World 11
  • Plants, creatures associated with 12
  • Shapeshifters 13
  • Times, creatures associated with 14
    • Day and diurnal 14.1
    • Night and nocturnal 14.2
  • Undead 15
    • Corporeal 15.1
  • Miscellaneous 16

Animals, creatures associated with

Amphibians

Antelopes and deer

Aquatic and marine mammals

Arthropods

Bats

Bears

Birds

Bovines

Camelids

Canines

Caprids

Cnidarians

Equines

Felines

Fish

Hyenas

Marsupials

Molluscs

Musteloids, mongoose and Civets

Pachyderms

Pangolins

Pigs and Boars

Primates

Rabbits and hares

Reptiles, limbed

Rodents

Serpents and worms

Monotremes

Xenarthrans

Insectivores

Ungulates

Cryptid animals

See a list of cryptids

Artificial creatures

This listing includes creatures that are man-made, mechanical or of alchemical origins.

Body parts, creatures associated with

Blood

Bone

Eye

Face

Hair

Head

Limb

Mouth

Skin

Tail

Neck

Torso

Concepts, creatures associated with

Evil eye

Immortality and death

Fertility and human sexuality

Birth and rebirth

Luck and wealth

Sound

Love and romance

Dream and mind

Talk

Note: see Talking animal

Wisdom

Time and Technology

Light

Demons

Elements, creatures associated with

Aether

Air and wind

Darkness

Earth

This listing also includes subterranean and cave-dwelling creatures:

Fire

Light and rainbow

Metal and gold (metalsmith and treasure)

Thunder and lightning

Water

Habitats, creatures associated with

Cave and underground

Celestial and heaven

Desert

Temperate forest and woodland

Tropical forest and jungle

Temperate grassland and garden

Savanna

Lake and river

Mountain and hill

Sea

Swamp and marsh

Volcano and lava

Polar, ice, and Winter

Urban and house

Underworld and hell

Humanoids

see Mythic humanoids

Hybrids

see List of hybrid creatures

Astronomical objects, creatures associated with

Sun

Moon

Constellation

World

Plants, creatures associated with

Shapeshifters

see List of shapeshifters

Times, creatures associated with

Day and diurnal

Night and nocturnal

Undead

Corporeal

Miscellaneous

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