25 Craziest Mythical Creatures Ever Conceived

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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Centaur

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Known in legends for being wild and lusty drinkers prone to violence while intoxicated this is a far shot from anything you’ll find in Harry Potter or CS Lewis books.

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Mermaid

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Sometimes benevolent and sometimes malicious, mermaids have a sort of bipolar reputation


23

Harpy

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When Zeus got mad at Phineus, he banned him to an island that had two things – a tasty buffet and a whole flock of harpies that kept eating the food before he could taste it.

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Cerberus

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The multi-headed canine guard of the underworld makes sure that no soul escapes.


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Griffin

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Part eagle and part lion, this mythical creature is king of both beast and air and in legends is often described with words like majestic and powerful.



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