Upioras

(Oo-PORS)
From Polish vampire lore, the upioras is described as looking like a large man. It attacks its victims at night by grabbing them up and smashing their bodies around until their bones are completely pulped. It then sucks out the soup it has made. When it has finished eating, it skins the corpses and wears the skins of its victims. To destroy an upioras, it must be completely soaked in holy water.
Source: Georgieva, Bulgarian Mythology; Perkowski, The Darkling, 166

Encyclopedia of vampire mythology . 2014.

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