The 10 Infamous Mythical Tricksters from Around the World

The 10 Infamous Mythical Tricksters from Around the World

Tricksters are going to cheat and deceive. False mythology folklore modern popular culture are found where they are presented as a sly creature to do anything to get what they want.



Anyway, what is a fascinating creature false. Here is a list of 10 notorious false mythology:

10. Anansi the Spider


Anansi stories come from African folklore and is common among people in Ghana's Ashanti. One way you can actually think of him as Spider-Man. Told stories of Anansi, counts among the most notorious mythical void, he was a wise deceived as to what she animals use their common sense as a way to get even wanted out of grown is shown. His favorite way of manipulating others that he is using his own desires against them when Nyame convinced to night and rain to mankind.

9. Azeban the Trickster Raccoon


Azeban is a god among a variety of animals took shape and also the most popular mythical void. His story was among the Abenaki and Penobscot tribes. He was not a particularly cruel God and attempting to trick people to laugh instead of a loss.

In this story, he decided to take care of themselves as much as to not leave a burden on the city and the two blind side. And God took pity on them and called Glooscap provide them with a rope and bucket to help bring water to them. Azeban saw the gift as an opportunity for mischief. If the blind was to bring water, Azeban replaced bucket of water. He would come back with a bucket filled with water and blame his friend for being slow.

This was due to fight with them and end their dispute to mediation with Glooscap. He looked Azeban rolling on the ground laughing his heart and decided to teach a lesson to the animal. He took warm coal fire and eye dark circles around Azeban and marked the moment. He still knows that it is not everyone that he is a robber.

8. Apate


Apate was credited as deceptive and fraudulent spirit goddess of Greek mythology. She Dolos partner as was the betrayal of the spirit in the company's fraud and the Aletheia spirit was right. It is strange to invalidate the infamous mythical goddess to feature!

7. Daucina


Daucina is known for its capacity of women to a deity seducing. He lies to us women, but can not resist their attention to the way in which the bed and half-truths used. He is said to lure their victims to suffer long-term health problems continued to sleep with her. I was warned to avoid young women Daucina and its recognition by the unnaturally cold penis erection. He was also Fiji's sea-faring God. It will evoke good families that wish to attack nearby villages. Daucina then go to the target village disguised as a fisherman and the word fish to sell them. Then he will first return to the tribe and to promise that he would kill as many enemies as buyers had.

6. Hermes


Greek god Hermes was known for many things, including being a messenger, a thief and one of the greatest mythological false. Legend has it that he was born of a nymph named Maia and was sired by King Zeus, Olympus. Hermes is often shown to be fast, why is it that they can move with such speed was given the task of any provision of other messages. However, he was always at odds with the other gods as they had a habit to cheat.

Their most notorious act of mischief when he stole the cattle of Apollo's cattle. Being aware of where the sun hid under to God, He gave them each four shoes. Apollo never found his cattle, but he knew that Hermes was responsible. They have to answer for their violence before the Hermes Zeus, Zeus, but I just laughed it off. Why is the act of stealing Hermes shepherds and thieves mentor was known as God.

5. Tengu


Tengu are supernatural beings from ancient Japanese religion. He is often depicted as goblins in the forest. They can instantly teleport a person or a change in the ability of the animal form and place. He gained a reputation for being an expert in the art of war and pride mischief-makers. Egotistic being naughty when they select targets and Buddhist priests who had forgotten their devotion to the righteous. Tengu came fifth in the list of infamous mythical void.

4. Iktomi


Iktomi Dakot traditions that were popular in mischievous creatures with a playful personality. Their playful nature will often use their common sense to get out of dangerous situations in which it landed. How one of the most popular stories Iktomi- like a duck got pink eye. Hunting is not something that he was not proud. He prefers to use snares and traps to catch their prey.

One day she walked by the lake if hefting his beautiful blanket as it was nothing special inside. Duck was curious and asked about what was inside. He claimed that when they download and open the magic carpet, melody came out of it. Best Iktomi the duck was very happy to hear that in his blanket. She began to sing along and to continue so for your must singing download them believe that with their eyes and opened them was the song before they will be red. Duck obliged and sang with a young duck but can not help but opened them. He said when he saw his brothers than half of the dead with their necks. He raised the alarm and the rest of the Ducks open their eyes and turn away, but the true magic curse of the pink blanket held their eyes.

3. Loki


Locke is perhaps the most well-known mythological false. He said that in Asgard, Norse gods, is an important member of the circle, but her partner a strained their relationship with the gods. This is the reason to ignore them for the welfare of his fellow gods. His daughter's immediate relations are not held in high esteem either with the goddess of the tomb, and his son, who is credited with Jomungand, kill Thor.

After that he's taken the form of a mare was the mother of Sleipni should be extended to violate the laws of nature and allow him (her) a horse named ignore Svadilfari for yourself properly to be impregnated by. Why is he in the heart of the other dirty deeds earned a reputation for being a shallow coward with its own interests. Sometimes they can help others, but only when their interests run parallel to his own. Pumpkin distasteful behavior and being counted among the most infamous mythical void left her, I'm never going to worship no records have survived to date.

2. Kutkh


Kutkh our list at number two false mythology, a god from eastern Russia to take the form of a raven. Because he thought it would be strange to see people speak of the gods do what they do to entertain yourself. Kind of like when you teach a parrot human speech. Only the most cunning one practically worshiped him like a god. Not because they hate as they had a distaste for heavenly creatures and consider other Siberian gods to be pompous.

1. Maui


Maui is a false god of the sea air source. His mother was the day he would like it. As well as by the time they come, they will often refer to it as I forgot his name and Maui which means 'thingy' were so many children. These methods also started when she was young. It was disturbing habit of taking his brothers fishing lines and hooking them to each other. These and other moves, his mother got him in trouble with his father sent Mekea, king of the underworld, to deal with this.

His father was happy to see that my son blessed with a magic fishhook. They were trying to go fishing with his brothers when he returned home, he uses his new fishhook. He resisted at first, but allowing them to join him. The big catch was on his head and began to boast about it. Proudly hooking the sun with his magic hook and lead to more adventurous fun trying to move slowly.

His pride and trickery proved to be his undoing. One day he came across the goddess Hinenuitepo who was a very large lady and thought that it would be funny to walk through her body from one entrance to the other as she slept. As he attempted to sneak in between her legs, she woke up and smashed her legs together. That was the end of Maui.

10 Infamous Mythical Tricksters

  1. Maui
  2. Kutkh
  3. Loki
  4. Iktomi
  5. Tengu
  6. Hermes
  7. Daucina
  8. Apate
  9. Azeban the Trickster Raccoon
  10. Anansi the Spider