Svircolac

(SVEER-co-lac)
Variations: Vercolac
In Romania there is a mythological vampiric wolf named Svircolac who has the ability to cause an eclipse. Summoned by a sorcerer to kill for him, Svircolac kills by draining the blood of whomever he is sent after.
Source: Perkowski, The Darkling, 40; Summers, Vampire in Europe; Taylor, Buried Soul, 240

Encyclopedia of vampire mythology . 2014.

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