25 Craziest Mythical Creatures Ever Conceived

Posted by , Updated on March 23, 2017

From Greek and Roman mythology to old Norse legends, human literature is full of mythical creatures. From griffins and satyrs to titans and hydras today we’re going to show you some of the most bizarre mythical creatures including humanoid mythical creatures, Greek mythical creatures, and more. It’s almost like we’re giving you a mythical creatures list a-z! These are the 25 craziest mythical creatures ever conceived.

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Pheonix

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This long-lived bird is cyclically born from the ashes of its predecessor.

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Satyr

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Known for playing the flute, these half goat, half man creatures are known for being mischievous in both Roman and Greek legends.

18

Minotaur

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Half man, half bull he lived in the Cretan Labyrinth until he was slain by the Athenian hero Perseus.

17

Cyclops

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The Cyclops is a humanoid mythical creature which is part of a race of primordial giants that had a large, single eye in the middle of their foreheads.

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Gorgon

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This refers to one of three sisters who had living, venomous snakes for hair, the most famous of which was probably Medusa.

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