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The Strandvarsler - A Coastal Revenant for Vaesen

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The Strandvarsler is a revenant that haunts coasts and beaches, where bodies washes ashore. It is based upon Danish and Swedish folklore from the late 18th and the 19th century collected by folklorists. It is here adapted for use with Vaesen - Nordic Horror Roleplaying.

The articles includes historical background and various traditions for how farmers and fishers in the 19th century handled bodies drifting ashore and the beliefs associated with this.

The Strandvarsler haunts the coasts near Hanstholm Lighthouse appears in the mystery The King and The Lighthouse.

For more new vaesen based on Scandinavian folklore:

Vaesen Mysteries

Fence Ghasts of LinnamannslandThe Wedding, The Hunter, and The BearA Letter from the PastRevenge of the Elf KingGrain and BonesThe King and the LighthouseThe Author and the SeaWerewolves in VigsøThe Town that Drowned

Vaesen Supplements

The Supernatural Treasure HuntRavnholm EstateHanstholm LighthouseContacts and PersonnelButterwitch / SmørheksThe Troll in the Well / BrøndtroldSkelflytter (Fence Ghast)Strandvarsler (Coastal Revenant)

 
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