The Origins, History, And Powers Of Werewolves
Werewolves are humans infected with the demonic Lycanthropy virus. The supernatural virus re-writes their DNA causing transformation into a monstrous wolf-like humanoid during all nights when the Moon is considered Full. Although their strength, speed, and aggression are somewhat lessened by a thick cloud cover this does not prevent the transformation. A Full Moon in terms of werewolf transmutation is defined as 80% or more of the moon’s surface illuminated by the sun. The 80% is the minimal illumination value that usually only affects those who recently became a nocturnal hairy horror. With age resistance is formed, and more Moon illumination is required to achieve Lycanthrope status. With each percentage point of Lunar lighting, the number of Werewolf transmutations greatly increases to its peak at 100% Full Moon.
Werewolves can transform as the sun sets within Nautical Twilight if the moon is visible. Since there is still daylight the minimal sunlight will cause them to stay in deeply wooded areas or even caves. The vast majority of werewolves reside within Astronomical Twilight where their paranormal power is the strongest. The peak of their power comes at Midnight otherwise known as the supernatural Witching Hour. The subject remains a werewolf until Nautical Twilight just before the sun rises. The rising sun triggers the de-transformation back to their human form. The sun in general blinds the werewolf and renders it helpless amid the holy rays. Although, it will not burst into flames like a Vampire in sunlight. Various degrees of cloud cover will keep a Werewolf going a short time after the sun rises.
Werewolves are gifted with serious strength, speed, agility, senses, and great resistance to attack! They can possess strength and ferocity that would easily make them the apex predator among all known animals and even most paranormal cryptids. Only Vampires are known to outshine them! Without doing anything its otherworldly echoing roar has been known to make a pride of hungry Lion’s head for the hills! They are extremely agile even as they run about in an ape-like way utilizing their arms as legs. Werewolves have been known to exceed speeds of 70 mph thus putting Cheetahs to shame. They have extreme senses that allow them to spot, hear, and smell human prey miles away! Their carnivorous teeth are as sharp as diamonds and tough as steel.
When in human form during the day they are classified as superhumans within werewolf dormancy. Although, some werewolves eventually figure out how to transform via sheer willpower. Their paranormal powers are exponentially reduced from their wolf form but they could still easily be a superhero or supervillain. At night in human form within the presence of non-full moonlight, they can have double or even triple their strength, speed, agility, and senses. They might also grow a bit more body hair. Within werewolf dormancy, they enjoy basking in the moonlight yet don’t relish the sunlight as they once did before they were genetically altered by the vexing virus. Although, they can easily stand in full sunlight despite the unpleasant feeling.
These superhuman abilities and aversion to the holy sun are the first clues that something has happened to them. At first, they think they’ve been granted superpowers as a gift amid their unusual urge to eat meat and abandon plant-based food. Of course, they worry once they wake up naked and bloody in the middle of nowhere without any memory of what happened that night!
Generally, if a person has a strong will of goodness, which is rare, their werewolf persona will mainly target animals rather than humans. There’s also an attraction to other supernatural creatures. If presented with a paranormal being or a human, the Werewolf will always go after the supernatural entity. Those human Werewolves that are evil will be some of the most horrid creatures ever and will go after any living thing. Those in between will probably go after animals and adult humans. However what little humanity shines through may prevent them from harming children. There are also rare cases of exceptionally strong willed people controlling their transformations to the point of being able to transform without a full moon. Some reports also indicate that a rare few have achieved human consciousness in werewolf form. The longer they live, the better control they have.
Werewolves are created when a werewolf bites a human thereby transferring the supernatural lycanthropy virus into the victims bloodstream. From there it makes it to their cells where the DNA is altered and lies mostly dormant until a full moon. There is currently no cure for Lycanthropia aka Werewolf Syndrome, however if they were just bitten it is possible to reverse it with magic or religious remedies. The afflicted individual can take steps to ensure people don’t get hurt. Many who realize what’s going on choose to lock themselves away on full moon nights. There’s also evidence that some witches and wizards can temporarily de-transform a werewolf although they are by no means cured of the disease. Werewolves are not immortal as they are still human and therefore age. However each monthly transformation regenerates the body to an extent so they will have double the life span of a normal human. It’s pretty common for a human with Lycanthropia to live for 175 years. The highest known age for a common Werewolf is 251 years old although it is rumored that a small number have utilized magics to attain immortality so there might be werewolves roaming the Earth who are thousands of years old.
The humans with werewolf syndrome can still have kids and they will be perfectly normal. In fact it’s pretty much a guarantee they will be free of birth defects and not have any negative genetic factors. There are hereditary Werewolves who pass down the Lycanthrope gene to their offspring, but that isn’t as common as people who are simply bitten. They don’t pass along anything paranormal to their kids. In werewolf form it is possible for them to mate with another werewolf but a male werewolf running into a female one is beyond rare. The resulting pregnancy would cause the female to stay in werewolf form for the one week gestation period. She would most likely find deep forest cover, a cave, or bury herself in the ground until the unholy birth. The werewolf child would be a rare pure blood werewolf that has no human form and would become an adult within a week. It would be born an albino and would be beyond ferocious. Although it’s strength and aggression would be somewhat beholden to the full moon, it would constantly be in werewolf form most likely hiding during the day in a dark cool place. Albino werewolves cannot mate nor does their bite create another werewolf. In fact it’s mere bite would kill a human. Albinos are the only true immortal werewolves and will live forever until killed.
Werewolves can be killed with silver bullets, silver stakes, any sharp silver implement including silver swords although being
beheaded by anything tends to finish off just about any supernatural creature. Since they are still human beings we recommend saving this for a last resort. Once they’re killed they will return to human form and you could be charged with murder. If attacked we recommend a full power taser which will stop it for a matter seconds or a tranquilizer gun loaded with elephant tranqs or something containing the right amount of Wolfsbane, and minute amounts of silver or colloidal silver. Wearing anything silver in general, especially a cross, will deter them along with holy water. Wearing the flowering herb Wolfsbane in various forms is also a highly effect deterrent. They can be scared off like most animals with bright lights, and loud noises. Dog whistles of a certain pitch have also been some what effective in scaring off most werewolves but a Werewolf Whistle is the safest bet. They are also attracted to bright colors so dark clothing is recommended. Especially in the wooded areas they are drawn to.
Certain holidays like Christmas & Easter can nullify werewolf transformations due to the forces of good being marshaled in full force. Holidays like Halloween on the other hand can intensify werewolf activity and power due to the forces of evil marshalling their power. Certain holidays and types of moons can also effect werewolves. For instance a Supermoon creates a hulked out mega aggressive werewolf while a Friday the 13th full moon can cause a demonic werewolf who is possessed by a demon from hell. See the chart at the end of this page for more details on the various monthly moons, celestial events, and holidays effects on Werewolves.
Some in the paranormal community will hunt werewolf for sport and experience the ultimate rush. A fringe few will actually eat the beast alive since death would cause it to return to human form. They believe it has magical properties of rejuvenation and strength. The majority of supernatural hunters try to tranquilize and capture the hairy horrors until they return to human form. Killing Werewolves is saved as a last resort to protect innocent lives. Some Wicca spells call for Werewolf hair which is believed to possess magical properties and has been used for centuries in various primitive cultures including Native Americans who comprised the first werewolves in North America.
Werewolves are thought to have originated with a group of Pagan Celts practicing extremely dark witchcraft in Iron Age Great Britain. The ancient British Isles were teaming with large blood thirsty wolves which were caused by Hellhounds biting a common wolf. The Hellhounds themselves were released from the Underworld, the physical extension of hell on Earth, by a coven of dark witches who had a sinister plan in mind. A plan of revenge to curse as many humans as possible for the death of fellow witches. The ancient people eventually turned these dark practitioners of Witchcraft for help. Unfortunately the people were fooled into thinking they were good witches. A diabolical demonic ceremony took place at Midnight in the light of the full super (closest to Earth) blood moon (First full moon after the Autumnal Equinox Harvest Moon) amid an eclipse at Stonehenge. The dark witches tricked the people into making two human sacrifices. Sacrifices that had to be made willingly by the subjects, and the villagers as well. A young male and female virgin were tied to a stone altar. One on each side of another alter containing a live Hellhound infected wolf tied down with silver chains. The deeply Devilish and demonic ritual took place as the blood of the virgins was mixed with that of the wolf who was slowly being bled to death while at the same time being fed said blood. The wolf died but then was resurrected containing the blood of humans and the spirit of a demon who possessed him. He was then unleashed as the lunar eclipse began and killed all the humans observing the ceremony before finally biting the two dead human virgins at the apex of the lunar eclipse. After ingesting the blood, the huge wolf transformed into the familiar monstrous humanoid form of the Werewolf. As the eclipse cleared to reveal the full moon again the two sacrificed virgins were resurrected and transformed into the first real werewolves and ran off into the night to wreak havoc on the nearby village killing nearly the entire population. The full moon that night indeed turned blood red. The only survivors were people bitten, and infected with the Werewolf syndrome.
The two Werewolves mated that night and within a week the first pure blood Albino werewolf was born. The female stayed in werewolf form for the week’s pregnancy while the male returned to human form the following morning to find his entire family and village slain in a bloody catastrophe. He had no idea what had happened but transformed on the other nights of the full moon during that week. He moved on to other villages, and decimated the populace turning some into fellow Werewolves. He finally realized his black outs, and the mass deaths were connected. Now in human form he sensed the birth of the albino Werewolf, and found his mate in Werewolf form giving birth. The small white cub ran about the woods while the man witnesses the female return to human form. He then realized the demonic curse he was under, and that he was now a hairy serial killer. He, and the woman sought shelter that night to discuss the situation when all the sudden their albino son burst through the door, and mauled both of them before racing away. The bite of the albino transferred an unknown virus, and the first Werewolves become the first Lycans. A rare species of powerful Werewolf who manifest an almost vampire like appearance in human form while able to transform into a wolf man like creature at will without any need for a full Moon. Although the full Moon gives them more power. No matter what form they were in, they had complete awareness of their actions, and their lust for blood, and flesh took over as they embraced their new lives. Unlike common Werewolves, Lycans are in fact living dead, and are therefore immortal. The two Lycans mated, and were able to bring forth offspring. However they could only bare one child who was born within a week but took a half century to grow into adulthood. It wasn’t until a century later that they ran across other Lycans who were Werewolves bitten by the Albino. Their son was then able to mate, and slowly the Lycan race grew.
At the height of their population they had a run in with powerful vampires, and many Lycans were eradicated. From that point on they hid themselves, and are almost impossible to find in modern times. They considered themselves Werewolf royalty but have no real power over Werewolf packs across the globe. When a Lycan bites a human they don’t create a Lycan but rather a common Werewolf who retains human consciousness in Werewolf form. It’s rumored that the Lycans want to amass an army of these Werewolves to attack vampires, and the world. In human form these Werewolves remain under the Lycans control through a form of hypnosis.
The demonic wolf aka the proto-werewolf who created the original two, was angered by being trapped in the wolf body by the dark witches. He attempted to hunt them down but only got a few of them. He also managed to turn some into the first Werewolf Witches, an extremely rare, and powerful form of Werewolf. The demon was trapped within wolf form by magic and he knew if he were to die then his spirit would be eradicated for all eternity. So the immortal demon wolf stalked, and killed witches all over the Earth. He also continued biting humans, and transmuting them into Werewolves. Only humans bitten by him have the Werewolf gene which they pass down through the generations. These First Generation Werewolves who are more powerful than common Werewolves. Eventually the demon wolf made it to North America where he came across Native American witch doctors who utilized special magics, and the mystical power of Sasquatch, a friend of the Indian, to deter him. The demon wolf, and the natives he turned into Werewolves menaced the various Indian tribes. Finally several Witch Doctors gathered together, and managed to kill the demon wolf in a ritual spiritual ceremony that ended up creating Indians who could transform into large wolves at will. On the full moon however they transform against their will into full blown Werewolves who still have somewhat of their will intact. Although they are not fully conscious humans. These Native American wolf packs protected their tribes from the mindless Werewolves, and other threats. To this day there are Native American werewolf packs that can transform into werewolves at will without the full moon. Sometimes they are good and sometimes they are evil. Certainly something to think about next time you gamble at an Indian casino.
Other ethnicities also have werewolf packs although the lone Werewolf is more common. Pack always are the type who can maintain their conscious or some semblance of their will when transforming into Werewolf form. Sometimes they have the ability to transform at will or are beholden to the Moon. It depends on who they descended from, and if they can get a witch, wizard, or sorcerer to aid them in controlling their Werewolf nature. Packs have a leader called an Alpha, and a second in command called a Beta.
🐺Wolf Pack Ranks
The world of werewolves is similar to vampires within the fact that males and females are treated equally. In werewolf form, they are equal in strength.
Royal Lycan Alpha – Leader of several groups within any given region who recognize royal authority.
Apex Alpha – Leader of a group of werewolf packs. Various Alpha Leaders vie to be the Apex Alpha. They usually remain Alpha of their original pack as well thus making it the Apex Pack (Highest Level Attainable By A Non-Royal)
Alpha – Leader of an individual pack of werewolves.
Beta – Second in command of a pack. Sometimes the one who challenged the Alpha and lost. They were satisfied with second best and chose not to go start their own pack.
Gamma – Third in command of a pack.
Delta – First tier warriors. Some try to challenge Gamma, Beta, and even Alpha for dominance. They often have Alpha characteristics.
Epsilon – Second tier warriors. Often have Beta characteristics.
Zeta – Third tier warriors. Usually possess Gamma characteristics.
Omicron – They’re often Omega’s who worked hard to shed their complete loser status. This grants them the respect of others due to how far they’ve come. Despite this, they are not yet Zeta material.
Omega – Weakest werewolves both mentally and physically. More so in human form. They are often bullied by other members and utilized as comedy relief in a court jester way. They begged to be in the pack amid their lonely life. They are used as cannon fodder when the pack faces dire danger!
Those who refuse to join a pack, have never been approached, or have no clue they’re even a werewolf, to begin with.
Sigma – An Alpha loner. Feels no need to seek power or control over others as they are confident without it. They only seek to maintain their autonomy and freedom. When faced with an Alpha, a Sigma will not hesitate to attack with extreme prejudice! If they beat them and inadvertently attain Alpha status they will turn down the position. They usually have a few close friends and family they trust.
Upsilon – The average Werewolf uncommitted to a pack. They could fall anywhere within pack ranks below Alpha yet decently above Omega. Ultimately, they just don’t give a crap about werewolf culture and pack hierarchy. They usually cling to their human life and try to forget they’re monsters on full Moon nights. Usually, they have plenty of family and friends for support.
Omega – Weakest werewolves both mentally and physically. More so in human form. Those aware of their werewolf nature and not pack members are often so pathetic that no pack accepted them. Many have low self-esteem with simultaneous delusions of grandeur as they pretend they are Alpha’s and believe they’re too good for a pack. They wish they were Sigma’s but they blow big time! In fact, they have no friends unless they find common ground with another Omega. Whatever family they have doesn’t think much of them. They’re no good at being a human nor a werewolf.
Full Moon Percentage Transformation Stats
Werewolves transform when the Moon is at least 80% of Full. 80% mainly occurs for new Werewolves since resistance to the lunar light is generally seen over time. Especially for those who actively utilize meditation and other mental exercises to hold off transformation and attempt to control them to the point of wolfing out at will even without any Moon! Complete transformation without any moonlight is beyond rare. Maximum control is often seen in wolf packs that go back several generations. On average the Werewolf threat last for one week every month.
Percentage Of Lunar Illumination
Cloud cover is negligible since photons of light are merely scattered to frequencies are eyes can’t see. The enchanted energy that triggers the werewolf transformation still reaches the person afflicted with the Lycanthrope Virus.
- 75% – 1% transformation rate. (Only seen in those with deep mental issues who are paranoid about transforming at any moment!)
- 80% – 34% transformation rate. (100% of humans who have been afflicted with the Werewolf Virus will transform for the first 3 years.)
- 85% – 50% transformation rate.
- 90% – 76% transformation rate.
- 95% – 88% transformation rate
- 99% -96.5% transformation rate.
- 100% – 99.9% of Werewolves will transform. (Only a small fraction have the mental power to resist the 100% Full Moon)
Types Of Moons & Effects On Werewolves