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A Banshee (pronounced: /ˈbænʃiBÆN-shee[4]) was a female undead phantom[5], a selfish, strong-willed spirit that embodied the essence of hideousness.[6] They delighted the death to any living creature.[citation needed]

AppearanceEdit

A banshee didn't have a defined shape rather a misty form[5] with vague and flowing features[6] that mirrored her former form in life. As time wore on a banshee became more and more distorted, though still was recognizable as a humanoid. In the same way a banshee retained a shadow of her former appearance, she was also able to speak and understand the same language with which she was fluent in life.[7]

Although their shape was incorporeal the appearance of a banshee was horrific, and their mere presence would draw the energy from their surroundings to the point of stunting local floral growth.[7]

CombatEdit

Banshees hated all living things with an unholy fury; they could sense life approaching them and would attack anyone who trespassed in their territory. Along with their terrifying visage, the mere touch of a banshee would drain her victim.[7]

The banshee's most feared weapon was a piercing wail that was as harmful as any material weapon.[6] This scream was deadly to almost all who could hear.[7]

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