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I’m plugging along with my 1st Edition AD&D database and have reached data entry for the Night Hag. That was an excuse to look up the legend. I had no idea that the Night Hag was the supposed cause of sleep paralysis. Here’s a video care of the Infographics Show, which keeps coming up in my Facebook feed.

Creatures like the Night Hag exist throughout the world’s mythological traditions. Sure enough, the 1e Monster Manual gives the Night Hag powers relating to sleep. The night hag will cast a sleep spell, and if successful strangle the victim to death. If a sleep spell doesn’t work, the night hag will hound the victim’s dreams every night, draining a point of Constitution each night until the victim dies at 0. They do this to evil characters in order to harvest souls for…

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