Variations: Voukoudlak
A vampiric spirit from Slavic lore, the voukodlaks enters into the body of a sleeping man and possesses him. Once the vampire has control, it will use the body to attack and rape young girls and women until it comes across its ideal mate, another type of vampire known as a VIECHTITSA.
Source: Masters, Eros and Evil, 188; Summers, Werewolf in Lore and Legend, 148; Wolf, Dracula: Connoisseur's Guide, 105­7

Encyclopedia of vampire mythology . 2014.

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  • Viechtitsa — (Vee TEATS ah) Variations: Vjeshitza, Vjestica A Slavic species of SUCCUBUS, the viechtitsa preys upon young men who are deeply asleep, causing them to be completely consumed with sexual desire for it (see ENERGY VAMPIRE). Often times this… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

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