Fey, Wood Wight

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Although commonly used to describe a form of undead, the word “wight” is an old Saxa term for “man.” Thus, wood wights are literally “wood men,” which sums them up nicely. Saxa often use the term waldgeist, or wood spirit. These fey creatures stand 3–4’ high, and have the appearance of small humans made of twigs. Their eyes are large, round, and totally black, their hands long and spindly, and their wooden teeth pointed (for eating beetles).

Wood wights are shy creatures, dedicated to tending the forests they call home. They are usually on good terms with other good-hearted forest dwellers, such as Nyrk, Skogsra, tree men, elves, and most mundane animals.

Each wood wight tends an area of about a square mile. When their homes are threatened, they resort to guerrilla tactics, hiding in the undergrowth and attacking with spells.

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Fey, Wood Wight

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