The power to use the abilities of a Bugbear. A mix of Bear and Bogeyman Physiology

Also Called

  • Bugbear Mimicry

Capabilities

Users of this ability can take on the traits of a Bugbear (or are one), the Bugbear is a malevolent goblin in the form of a large and frightening bear that would stand near the edges of forests in English folklore, waiting to lure away children and then devour them - they were classic examples of bogeymen and acted as a means to discourage children from playing near forests, which at the time would have housed dangerous wild animals and criminals.

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Same vulnerabilities as most fairy folk (cold iron, religious icons).
  • May grow weak when victims no longer fear them.
  • May require specific conditions in order to harm a target (for example, may only be able to attack "naughty" children).

Known Users

  • Bugbears (English Folklore)
  • Bugbears (Dungeons and Dragons)
  • Bugbears (Forgotten Realms)
  • Bugbears (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)

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