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Dour, ugly warrior fairy of Cornish tradition, where it is nearly as well known as the piskie. Ghosts of old giants, spriggans are now very small but may inflate themselves into monstrous forms; See SHAPESHIFTING. Found around cairns, cromlechs, and ancient barrows, they guard buried treasure, but are also responsible for bringing storms and the destruction of buildings and crops. Like piskies, they may also abduct children.

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