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Morrígan

Morrígan

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Home Mythology Morrígan Spotter's Guide

Your Field Guide to Spotting Morrígan

So you're looking for The Morrígan, eh? If you're a strong man with valor to spare, sit tight, because she'll probably come to you. Otherwise, she can be an elusive lady. But there's one place you're sure to find her: the battlefield. When there's a fight in full swing, she'll often take the form of a crow and hover around her favorite warriors. She can also make it rain fire on your forces. Be careful when you interact with her, though. If she feels you've offended her, you're likely to meet a gruesome demise.

Sex: Female
Age: Varies (sometimes she's a beautiful young woman, sometimes she's a scary old lady)
Build: Varies (see Age, plus the crow thing)
Complexion: Fair-skinned or black-feathered
Hair Color: Red
Facial Hair: None
Scars/marks/tattoos: Possible scars from her fight with Cúchulainn—broken rib, scarred eye, broken leg—but just scars, since all were cured
Clothing: Either a stunning little number or an old torn up cloak. Or black feathers… over her whole body
Armor: None
Type of Weapon: Various animal parts (fangs, claws, horns, etc.) or magic

Typical Companions

Badb
Macha
Cúchulainn
The Dagda

Known Hangouts

Battlefields
Soccer/Football/Rugby fields
Pretty much any fields where there's action
The cave of Cruachain
Tir Na Nóg

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