Trickster
In mythology, and in the study of folklore and religion, a trickster is a god, goddess, spirit, man, woman, or anthropomorphic animal who exhibits a great degree of intellect or secret knowledge and u...
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Coyote (mythology)
Coyote is a mythological character common to many cultures of the indigenous peoples of North America, based on the coyote (Canis latrans) animal. This character is usually male and is generally anth...
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List of fictional tricksters
This list of tricksters attests to both the enduring nature of the mythological figure of the trickster and its continued popularity in a variety of media.The trickster, in later folklore or modern po...
Amadan Dubh
Amadan Dubh, also known as the "'Dark Fool'" or "Fairy Fool", is a trickster fairy found in Irish folklore, and is the "bringer of madness and oblivion."It is also said that Amadan Dubh "haunts the hi...
Alux
An alux (Mayan: [aˈluʃ], plural: aluxo'ob [aluʃoˀːb]) is the name given to a type of sprite or spirit in the mythological tradition of certain Maya peoples from the Yucatán Peninsula and Guatemala, a...
Diamond Cut Diamond (fairy tale)
Diamond Cut Diamond is an Indian fairy tale. Andrew Lang included it in The Olive Fairy Book (1907), describing as a Punjabi story collected by Major Campbell in Feroshepore.
A merchant, after ma...
Taka-Onna
Taka-Onna or Takaonna (高女 たか女, 高女 たかおんな?) is a yōkai who walks and wanders through the rooms of people. are jealous and ugly ladies have no popularity with men. These become taka-onnas by his jealousy...
Leprechaun
A leprechaun (Irish: leipreachán) is a type of fairy in Irish folklore. It is usually depicted as a little old man, wearing a coat and hat, who partakes in mischief. They are solitary creatures wh...
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Kijimuna
The Kijimuna (キジムナー, Kijimunaa) are creatures of the mythology native to the island of Okinawa. They are said to look around three or four years old and have red hair.
The kijimuna are sma...
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Vyndktvx
Vyndktvx is an impish supervillain who appears in DC Comics' Superman comic books. He debuted in the company-wide relaunch of Action Comics as part of The New 52.
Vyndktvx was originally the court...
Māui (Hawaiian mythology)
In Hawaiian mythology, Māui is a culture hero and ancient chief who appears in several different genealogies. In the Ulu line he is the son of ʻAkalana and his wife Hinakawea (Hina). This couple...
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Păcală
Păcală (Romanian, from a păcăli, "to dupe"; sometimes rendered Pâcală or Pîcală) is a fictional character in Romanian folklore, literature and humor. An irreverent young man, seemingly a peasant, he r...
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The Peasant and the Devil
The Peasant and the Devil (German: Der Bauer und der Teufel) is a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm, tale number 189. It is Aarne-Thompson type 1030, man and ogre share the harves...
Mister Mxyzptlk
Mister Mxyzptlk (/mɪksˈjɛzpɪtlɪk/  mĭks·yĕz′·pĭt·lĭk /ˈmɪksɪlplɪk/ or /mɪksˈjɛzpɪtəlɪk/), sometimes called Mxy, is an impish supervillain who appears in DC Comics' Superman comic books.He first a...
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Bat-Mite
Bat-Mite is a fictional character appearing in stories published by DC Comics. The character made his first appearance in Detective Comics #267 (May 1959) in a story titled "Batman Meets Bat-Mite" wri...
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Mephistopheles
Mephistopheles (/ˌmɛfɪˈstɒfɪˌliːz/, [mefɪˈstɔfɛlɛs]; also Mephistophilus, Mephistophilis, Mephostopheles, Mephisto, Mephastophilis and variants) is a demon featured in German folklore. He originally a...
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Harlequin
Harlequin (/ˈhɑrləˌkwɪn/; Italian: Arlecchino, French: Arlequin) is the most well known of the zanni or comic servant characters from the Italian Commedia dell'arte. Traditionally believed to ...
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Qwsp
Throughout its history, DC Comics has introduced many characters, including numerous minor characters. These characters range from supporting characters, heroes and villains that appear infrequently, ...
Pukwudgie
A Pukwudgie is a 2-to-3-foot-tall (61 to 91 cm) being from the Wampanoag folklore. Pukwudgies' features resemble those of a human, but with enlarged noses, fingers and ears. Their skin is describ...
The Pot Bears a Son
The Pot Bears a Son is a Uighur fairy tale collected in Folk Tales from China.It is Aarne-Thompson type 1592B, The Pot that Died.
Nasrdin Avanti borrowed a big pot from a rich and stingy man. The...
Rokurokubi
The rokurokubi (ろくろ首, 轆轤首) is a type of Japanese yōkai. There are two types, the ones whose necks stretch, and the ones whose heads come off and fly around freely. They often appear in classical kaida...
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Faust
Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend. He is a scholar who is highly successful yet dissatisfied with his life, so he makes a pact with the Devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowl...
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List of cultural references to Mephistopheles
This article lists cultural references to Mephistopheles, the fictional devil from Faust and Doctor Faustus who has been used in other pieces of literature, film, comics and music.
List of cultural references to Mephistopheles - Wikipedia
Coyotes in popular culture
The coyote is a popular figure in folklore and popular culture. References may invoke either the animal coyote (a wild canine native to North America), or the mythological figure Coyote, common to ma...
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