Voodoo

These are the terms heard spoken by the crew and what the players have learned of the meaning. This is very incomplete.

  • Adjassou-Linguetor – Voodoo Loa in the form of spring water (goddess) .
  • Adjinakou – Voodoo Loa in the form of an elephant.
  • Adya Houn’tò – Voodoo Loa of the drums.
  • Agassou – Voodoo Loa which guards the Dahomean traditions.
  • Ayida-Weddo – Voodoo goddess, where she is also known as Rainbow Snake. She is married to Damballa.
  • Azaka-Tonnerre – Voodoo god of thunder, agriculture and farmers.
  • Bacalou – Voodoo evil spirit depicted by the skull and crossbones.
  • Badessy – Voodoo god of the sky.
  • Baron La Croix – Loa of the dead and sexuality.
  • Baron Samedi – Loa of the dead.
  • Bossou Ashadeh – Voodoo Loa, king of Dahomey.
  • Bugid Y Aiba – Voodoo god of war.
  • Clermeil – Voodoo god of flowing waters.
  • Coco macaque – Voodoo implement. It is a stick, which is supposed to be able to walk on its own. The owner of a coco macaque can send it on errands. If it is used to hit an enemy, the enemy will die before the dawn.
  • Damballa – father of the Loa and creator of humankind. He is also known as Azathoth and Absu.
  • Diable Tonnere – Voodoo god of thunder.
  • Eleggua or Eshu – Child trickster deity.
  • Erzulie Freda Dahomey – Voodoo goddess of beauty, dancing, flowers, jewels, love and luxury. Married to Damballa, Agwe and Ogoun. Also called Mami Wata, Shub Niggurath, and Inanna.
  • Gangan, Houngan – Voodoo priests. They lead the peoples in dancing, drumming and singing to invoke the Loa.
  • Gran Maître – Voodoo god of action. Also known as Mercury and Nyalarthotep.
  • Guinee – Voodoo afterlife. It is also where life began and the home of their gods.
  • Kalfu – Voodoo god of the night, symbolized by the moon. Thought to be very dangerous.
  • Limba – Voodoo Loa believed to live among rocks. Thought to have insatiable hunger and eats people, even his own followers.
  • Loa – Voodoo Spirit or god
  • Loco – Voodoo god of trees, plants and healers.
  • Lutin – The ghost of an unbaptized child in Voodoo tradition.
  • Mademoiselle Charlotte – Voodoo Loa who resembles Caucasian women.
  • Mait’ Carrefour – Voodoo god of magicians and lord of the crossroads, also called Kalfu and Father Dagon.
  • Maman Brigitte – Voodoo death Loa.
  • Mambo – Priestess who, together with the Houngan, leads the voodoo rituals and invokes the Loa.
  • Marinette – Voodoo Loa, violent and powerful. Called Cthulhu by the Pacific tribes.
  • Obatala – Yoruba creator god.
  • Ogoun – Voodoo god of fire, iron, politics, thunder and war.
  • Oshun – Yoruba goddess of love, also Erzulie Freda (in Voodoo).
  • Oya – Yoruba warrior goddess.
  • Paket kongo – charms made of organic matter wrapped in cloth, intended to rouse the Loa.
  • Papa Legba – intermediary between the Loa and humanity.
  • Simbi – Voodoo water snake Loa, which is one of the three voodoo cosmic serpents.
  • Sobo – Voodoo god of thunder and fire. Known as Cthuga in the north lands.
  • Ti Malice – Voodoo trickster Loa also called Yog Sothoth by occultists.
  • Ville au Camp – (“House in the Fields”) The underwater capital of the Loa also called Rlyeh.
  • Yemalla – Yoruba mother goddess, also called LaSiren, Mami Wata, Mother Hydra

Voodoo

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