Region of origin: China

Jiangshi are vampiric reanimated corpses, stricken with rigor mortis forcing them to travel in a signature hopping motion. They are often people that have died in foreign lands or given improper burial and through either the spirit’s force of will or a priest’s spell are zombie-like attempting to return home. They travel at night and is considered at best bad luck to encounter one, but also they may try to feed on either the blood or life-force of those they meet along the way.

Originally posted to Tumblr on February 6, 2016

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