Questions tagged [werewolf]

A werewolf, also known as a lycanthrope, is a mythological or folkloric human with the ability to shapeshift into a wolf, often after being placed under a curse and/or lycanthropic affliction via a bite or scratch from a werewolf. This transformation is often associated with the appearance of the full moon.

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In the Underworld franchise, What are the canonical physical advantages to being a Vampire over the Lycans?

The Underworld franchise gives a modern twist to the war between Vampires and Werewolves, aka Lycans. Here, these species aren't "supernatural" in origin, but more a biological or evolutionary ...
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Terrans land on a planet with cat-like aliens and start going missing, two of the crew are werewolves that think it is the perfect place

I just remember a glimpse from around 40 years ago. The story may be older. An exploration space ship from Terra is landing on an alien planet. The Earthlings are coming in contact with the alien cat-...
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R. A. Salvatore novel set in Faerûn - main character is a female werewolf who has dealings with priestesses of Selûne

I'm trying to remember this book I read some time around 2008. I remember it as a book with R. A. Salvatore's name on it, I'm not certain if he wrote it or co-wrote it, which is why I couldn't ...
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Werewolf horror novel where the werewolf attacks people in cars and eats a child

The story begins with a werewolf attacking a couple I think in car. In one particular scene the werewolf is attacking a family in their RV and eats the child.
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Short story about a doctor who is a werewolf

This short story involved a doctor werewolf who ended up being cured of his lycanthropy by being shrunk and placed inside his own body (or a robot version of it maybe? cloned?) based on the premise ...
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Kindle book about a woman pulled into underground fights, in a setting with vampires and werewolves

I think I read it about 4-5 years ago (around 2014-2015) as a free Kindle book. It might have also been in a large dump of "vampire fiction" that I got from a friend that I have since gotten rid of ...
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Series about a young woman who can sense supernatural beings and works in auto repair

I ran across a series ten-ish years ago at a yard sale and just read the first few pages of the first book and now I want to find them and read them. The main character was a woman who had her own ...
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Book I read in the middle 80s about a werewolf killed by sharks

I think the main female character was Maeve. It talked about wolfsbane. Hunting in the woods at night. Something about being on a boat. Sharks killing the werewolf at the end of the book.
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Werewolf romance book where female had to fight werewolf to keep her position in the pack

I am trying to find this book where a female had to fight a werewolf in order to keep her position in pack and her mate can’t help her. She ends up shooting the wolf and winning the challenge. I ...
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If a Muggle is to turn into a werewolf, would they be able to learn magic?

I'm pretty sure that werewolves are magical creatures and, by extension, have magic in them. So, if a Muggle was to get bitten by a werewolf and survive to become a werewolf, would they be able to ...
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80s-90s (?) cartoon about a werewolf - something like Scooby Doo knock off

I remember an old cartoon, but I cannot find it. I saw it in the 90s on Cartoon Network, but the animation was older. It was like Scooby Doo, but male protagonist was something like werewolf - if he'...
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Book I was reading in the mid to late 90s about a private detective werewolf

I remember the main character was a private detective as well as a werewolf. There was an island he went to where all the inhabitants were females as well as werewolves. In one part they capture a ...
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90s young adult novel: young girl in a boarding school where some students are actually werewolves

I am looking for a series of young adult novels that I read in the early 90's. I read them in French but I believe they were originally written in English. The story revolved around a young girl's ...
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What is known about the Homorphus Charm and does it cure lycanthropy? [duplicate]

Question inspired by reading this -> Why was an entire minor scene omitted from the French translation of "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"? Please read Prof. Lockhart's quote in ...
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Werewolf Short Story - Love Goes Bad (mildly NSFW language)

Somewhere around 2006 I read an unusual and poignant short story written from the perspective of a female werewolf. An American college professor goes on a trip to Eastern Europe and falls in love ...
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Trying to find a YA Paranormal Romance Graphic Novel Series from the 1990s

I'm trying to find a series of comics/graphic novels I read at the tail end of the 1990s. The main character is a blond girl moving into a new house (I'm pretty sure it was a relative's house, and ...
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Movie Identification - 2000-Current Werewolf

I am trying to identify a werewolf movie that I remember watching. I have exhausted my Google-Fu in this search. I recall it being centered around two guys in their late teens or early to mid ...
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What was the first instance of a relationship between werewolves and vampires? [duplicate]

What was the first known instance of a story that provides a relationship between werewolves and vampires? What was that relationship? In some movies (Underwold, Van Helsing and Twilight), werewolves ...
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80s Book About Kid Werewolf

Looking for a kid's book (maybe young adult, but probably juvenile) about a kid who discovered he was a werewolf. At the end of the book, he comes home after being a werewolf all night. He is naked ...
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Help with identifying story about a werewolf

When I was in middle school, I read a book in the library about a girl and her classmates going camping. There, it turns out that one of her classmates is a werewolf and she ends up biting the ...
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What would happen if you drank Polyjuice Potion made from a werewolf?

Related to this: What would happen if Lupin drank Polyjuice Potion? If you made Polyjuice Potion from one of Lupin's hairs, and then drank it during a full moon night, would you turn into a werewolf ...
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How will a lunar eclipse affect Professor Lupin's werewolf transformation curse?

We all know that the moon somehow triggers the effect to cause a transformation. On that note, what is it about the moon? Is it the light? If that's the case will a total lunar eclipse mess up the ...
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Book: main character is a half-blood working as a mage's servant, eventually becomes the leader of a werewolf pack

All I can remember is, the protagonist is a half-demon or devil who works as a servant for a mage. The mage is a sword master that graduated from an academy where everyone receives a scar on their ...
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Library book I read in 5th grade (1979)

There was a Sci-Fi collection book in my grade school library. I believe it had 3 stories in it, but I might be wrong? One of them I believe was about a girl that was turning into a werewolf. There ...
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Was Fenrir Greyback his original name?

How did the biggest and baddest werewolf come to have such a well-fitting name? This has bugged me for a bit, but I have only now tried to look this up - without success so far. Was this the name ...
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Looking for the name of a Werewolf thriller set in or near the Arctic

Back in the early 90s I read a book that had won an award and was an excellent example of writing to create a sense of dread. I have had trouble finding this book again and unfortunately can remember ...
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In Harry Potter, is there a cure to werewolf bites?

In Fantastic Beasts (the textbook) we find this: The werewolf is found worldwide, though it is believed to have originated in northern Europe. Humans turn into werewolves only when bitten. There is ...
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Name of a werewolf novel from the 80's

I was a big reader of the horror paperbacks from the 80's. I read so many that I can't remember specific titles. There's one in particular that I was trying to find or at least get the name of. The ...
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Werewolf romance with one evocative line

Trying to track this one down... Here is what I know. Paranormal romance book, featuring werewolves as good guys instead of evil monsters Heroine is a werewolf, but not a tough gal Heroine has a ...
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A non American TV Show / Movie about immortal werewolves

It was a TV Show or a movie I am not completely sure. The names of characters and places sounded foreign like Latin America / Spain (or maybe Italy or France). The story was about immortal ...
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Book: Young man attacked by wild animal (bear?) and rescued by shifted werewolf-woman (princess?), changed to be rescued, existing betrothal

I'm looking for a book in English. It starts with a young man/teenaged boy being attacked by some wild animal (bear?) in the wilderness and he's severely injured. A wolf - a shifted werewolf girl/...
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Book: Werewolf/shifter-princess, true-mate, ritualistic test in cabin of mates, fighting?

I'm looking for a book in English. It's about werewolves (or shifters). A girl is sort of a werewolf princess (may not be a shifter/werewolf herself), and many werewolves would like to mate with her....
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Book: Orphaned girl. fire, dancer/acrobat, grandfather, backwaters, wolves, werewolves?

I'm looking for a book - probably Young Adult - English language. Set in the USA. It's about a girl who's orphaned after losing her mother (believe her father had left or died prior) in a fire. The ...
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Werewolf trilogy from the 90's

I'm looking for the name of a trilogy of werewolf novels from the 90's that were originally part of the Scholastic Book Club's "Thrills and Chills" package. All I recall from the first of the three ...
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If a werewolf would become an Animagus, would he still transfrom by the full moon?

All of Lupin's friends became Animagi to help him during his transformation, as Animagi cannot be affected by werewolf bites. However, what would've happened had Lupin himself had became an Animagus? ...
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Short story about werewolf killing 'boy scout'-type campers

The memory of this story has stayed with me since my childhood, and I'd love to track it down someday. I would have read it in English, in the USA, in the 1980's. I have the impression that the story ...
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Series of books about a private school full of werewolves [closed]

Trying to remember series of books about a teenage girl that starts attending a school full of werewolves. I seem to remember more of a thriller than a horror.
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Are werewolves in Harry Potter powerful even while in human form?

When we are introduced to werewolves with Lupin he doesn't seem to have any special characteristic while in human form. We can presume, since is canon information, that any wound he inflicts will ...
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What is a werewolf cub?

In Harry Potter, werewolves are people that turn into wolves at full moon, and go around biting people, turning them into werewolves. Examples include Remus Lupin and Fenrir Greyback, both of which ...
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Young adult novel from 80s or 90s about werewolves in central Europe

I'm looking for a novel I read around 1995. I read it in Danish, but I think the author might have been German, though I can't be certain. It was likely written for teens or young adults, and I don't ...
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Title and other info about an older story about a handicapped werewolf

The story was written before 1972 and probably in the 1960s or 1950s. A werewolf is confined to wheelchair lived with his mother who helped him find/subdue victims. Possibly written by Ira Levin, ...
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Modern fantasy, werewolf novel, silver teeth

I am looking for a modern werewolf story. A man with a troubled home life (I believe he's a psychiatrist) is given a pair of silver wolf teeth in a human 'dentures' set so to speak (it'd fit easy in ...
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Title of novel about a hitman trying to kill a guy who is a werewolf

I found a book on the library shelves sometime in the 1990s. I assume it was written in that general timeframe, as well, since its style was modern. The story was about a hitman who is hired to kill ...
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Can werecoyotes/werejaguars form packs?

In the Teen Wolf universe, can werecoyotes form packs like werewolves can? I mean the supernatural way (red eyes, betas, alphas, etc.) not just a bunch of supernatural not killing each other.
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Vampire vs werewolf novel with both on the cover (with non-matching shadows)

I'm looking for the name of a particular novel. It's a vampire vs werewolf novel, with the main protagonist being a werewolf. I do know the book is written in the first person narrative. It's set in ...
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where in history does the significance to silver come into play as a defense against werewolves and vampires\\ [duplicate]

All myths come from somewhere, so where did the notion that silver affects werewolves come from? Of wolf-based lore coming from France was there anything during that time that could have contributed ...
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80s-90s book about a high school student werewolf who meets a girl who becomes a vampire [duplicate]

The name currently escapes me, but the story goes along the lines of that the protagonist, a high school student, who is a werewolf, meets a new student by the name of Elise. Somewhere down the lines,...
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Novel about a high school student werewolf meeting a girl (Elise) who becomes a vampire

I'm searching for an old novel I read back in high school. It involved the main protagonist being a high school student who is also a Lycan (werewolf). It's set in high school, where she meets a new ...
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Where did it come from that lycanthropy transfer by bite?

In ancient, medieval and renaissance sources the only way to become a werewolf is to be cursed by gods or by the use of magic, but in contemporary popular culture lycanthropy transfers by a bite. When ...
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short story about a man who picks up a girl hitchhiker who is a werewolf or vampire

I read this story back in the '70s in an anthology and it stayed with me because it creeped me out so much as a kid. The final line in the story is that he was going to look at her teeth after ...