Vodovyj Opyr

(Va-DOOLED-de Op-REE)
In Russian folklore there is a vampiric water spirit known as a vodovyj opyr. It lives in lakes, ponds, rivers, and wells, attacking humans and drinking their blood.
Source: Bogatyrëv, Vampires in the Carpathians, 171

Encyclopedia of vampire mythology . 2014.

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