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  • Saci (Brazilian) - One-legged nature-spirit
  • Sagari (Japanese) - Horse's head that dangles from trees on Kyūshū
  • Sakabashira (Japanese) - Haunted pillar, installed upside-down
  • Salamander (Alchemy) - Fire elemental
  • Samebito (Japanese) - Shark-man servant of the dragon king of the sea.
  • Samodiva (Slavic) - Nature spirit
  • Sampaati (Hindu) - brother to the demi-god Jatayu
  • Sandwalker (Arabian) - Camel-stealing, giant arthropod
  • Sânziană (Romanian) - Nature spirit
  • Sarimanok (Philippine) - Bird of good fortune
  • Sarngika (Hindu) - Bird spirit
  • Sarugami (Japanese) - Wicked monkey spirit which was defeated by a dog
  • Satori (Japanese) - Mind-reading humanoid
  • Satyr (Greek) - Human-goat hybrid and fertility spirit
  • Satyrus (Medieval Bestiary) - Apes who always bear twins, one the mother loves, the other it hates
  • Sazae-oni (Japanese) - Shapeshifting turban snail spirit
  • Sceadugenga (English) - Shapeshifting undead
  • Scitalis (Medieval Bestiaries) - Snake which mesmerizes its prey
  • Scorpion Man (Sumerian) - Human-scorpion hybrid
  • Scylla (Greek) - Human-snake-wolf hybrid with a snake's tail, twelve wolf legs, and six long-necked wolf heads
  • Sea-bee (Heraldic) - Fish-tailed bee
  • Sea monk (Medieval folklore) - Fish-like humanoid
  • Sea monster (Worldwide) - Giant, marine animals
  • Sea serpent (Worldwide) - Serpentine sea monster
  • Sea-Wyvern (Heraldic) - Fish-tailed wyvern
  • Seko (Japanese) - Water spirit which can be heard making merry at night
  • Selkie (Faroese, Icelandic, Irish, and Scottish) - Human-seal shapeshifter
  • Senpoku-Kanpoku (Japanese) - Human-faced frog which guides the souls of the newly deceased to the graveyard
  • Seps (Medieval Bestiaries) - Snake with highly corrosive venom
  • Serpent (Worldwide) - Snake spirit
  • Serpopard (Ancient Egypt) - Serpent-leopard hybrid
  • Shachihoko (Japanese) - Tiger-carp hybrid
  • Shade (Worldwide) - Spiritual imprint
  • Shahbaz (Persian) - Giant eagle or hawk
  • Shang-Yang (Chinese) - Rain bird
  • Shedim (Jewish) - Chicken-legged demon
  • Shedu (Akkadian and Sumerian) - Protective spirit with the form of a winged bull or lion with a human head
  • Shellycoat (English, Scottish and German, as schellenrocc) - Water spirit
  • Shen (Chinese) - Shapeshifing sea monster
  • Shenlong (Chinese) - Weather dragon
  • Shibaten (Japanese) - Water spirit from Shikoku
  • Shikigami (Japanese) - Child-sized servant spirit
  • Shiki-ōji (Japanese) - Child-sized servant spirit
  • Shikome (Japanese) - Underworld hag
  • Shiro-bōzu (Japanese) - White, faceless spirit
  • Shirouneri (Japanese) - Animated mosquito netting or dust cloth
  • Shiryō (Japanese) - Spirit of a dead person
  • Shisa (Japanese) - Lion-dog hybrid
  • Shishi (Chinese) - Protective animal
  • Shōjō (Japanese) - Red-haired sea-sprites who love alcohol
  • Shōkera (Japanese) - Creature that peers in through skylights
  • Shtriga (Albanian) - An evil or dangerous witch
  • Shui Gui (Chinese) - Drowned ghost
  • Shunka Warakin (also shunka warak'in), an animal mentioned in American folklore that is said to resemble a wolf or hyena
  • Shunoban (Japanese) - Red-faced ghoul
  • Shuten-dōji (Japanese) - Ruler of the Oni
  • Sídhe - (Irish and Scottish) - Ancestral or nature spirit
  • Sigbin (Philippine) - Goat-like vampire
  • Sileni (Σειληνοί) (Greek) - Bald, fat, thick-lipped, and flat-nosed followers of Dionysus
  • Simargl (Slavic) - Winged dog
  • Simurgh (Persian) - Dog-lion-peacock hybrid
  • Singa (Batak) - Feline animal
  • Sint Holo (Choctaw) - Serpentine rain spirit
  • Siren (Greek) - Human-Fish Hybrid
  • Sirin (Slavic) - Demonic human-headed bird
  • Sirrush (Akkadian) - Dragon with aquiline hind legs and feline forelegs
  • Sisiutl (Native American) - Two-headed sea serpent
  • Si-Te-Cah (Paiute) - Red-haired giants
  • Sjörå (Norse) - Freshwater spirit
  • Sjövættir (Norse) - Sea spirit
  • Skin-walker (Native American and Norse) - Animal-human shapeshifter
  • Skogsrå (Scandinavian) - Forest spirit
  • Skookum (Chinook Jargon) - Hairy giant
  • Skrzak (Slavic) - Flying imp
  • Sky Women (Polish) - Weather spirit
  • Sleipnir (Norse) - eight-legged horse
  • Sluagh (Irish and Scottish) - Restless ghost
  • Sodehiki-kozō (Japanese) - Invisible spirit which pulls on sleeves
  • Sōgenbi (Japanese) - Fiery ghost of an oil-stealing monk
  • Soragami (Japanese) - Ritual disciplinary demon
  • Soraki-gaeshi (Japanese) - Sound of trees being cut down, when later none seem to have been cut
  • Sorobanbōzu (Japanese) - Ghost with an abacus
  • Sōtangitsune (Japanese) - Fox spirit from Kyoto
  • Soucouyant (Trinidad and Tobago) - Vampiric hag who takes the form of a fireball at night
  • Spearfinger (Cherokee) - Sharp-fingered hag
  • Spectre (Worldwide) - Terrifying ghost
  • Sphinx (Greek) - Winged lion with a woman's head
  • Spiriduş (Romanian) - Little people
  • Spriggan (Cornish) - Guardians of graveyards and ruins
  • Sprite (Medieval folklore) - little people, ghosts or elves
  • Strigoi (Romanian) - Vampire
  • Strix (Roman) - Vampiric bird
  • Struthopodes (Medieval Bestiaries) - Humanoid whose males have enormous feet, and females have tiny feet
  • Strzyga (Slavic) - Vampiric undead
  • Stuhać (Slavic) - Malevolent mountain spirit
  • Stymphalian Bird (Greek) - Metallic bird
  • Suangi (New Guinea) - Anthropophagous sorcerer
  • Succubus (Medieval folklore) - Female night-demon
  • Sudice (Slavic) - Fortune spirit
  • Sunakake-baba (Japanese) - Sand-throwing hag
  • Sunekosuri (Japanese) - Small dog- or cat-like creature that rubs against a person's legs at night
  • Surma (Finnish) - Hellhound
  • Suzaku (Japanese) - Japanese version of the Chinese Vermillion Bird
  • Svaðilfari (Norse) - unnatural strong horse, father of Sleipnir
  • Svartálfar (Norse) - "swart-elves", Cavern spirit
  • The Swallower (Ancient Egyptian) - Crocodile-leopard-hippopotamus hybrid
  • Swan maiden (Worldwide) - Swan-human shapeshifter
  • Sylph (Alchemy) - Air elemental
  • Sylvan (Medieval folklore) - Forest spirit
  • Syrbotae (Medieval Bestiaries) - African giant
  • Syrictæ (Medieval Bestiaries) - Reptilian humanoid
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