Hantu Demon

A Hantu demon is a legendary evil spirit or demon in Malaysian mythology.

They are notorious in peninsula Malaysia for allegedly possessing people and driving them insane. This creature is said to have a power to possess people or animals and kill their souls to become the creature that he/she possessed.

Hantu is the Malay word for ghost and Pulau Hantu translates as "ghost island."

List of hantus

There are many types of hantus found on the Malay peninsula, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

See also


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