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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon'', a monster boss named "Wendigo" appears in act III in a glacier, on the way to the actual ArcVillain. He resembles a massive, grotesque humanoid with a skull-like head, exposed ribs and heart and a long tail. It's also missing an arm, apparently because the ArcVillain you're after mutilated him, but can summon a phantom copy to use. As a nod to mythology, the party member who notices his presence in the pre-bossfight cutscene is the Kongol, and you can instantly kill him [[spoiler: [[AchillesHeel by using the Satchel on his exposed heart after he perform a certain move]].]]

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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon'', a monster boss named "Wendigo" appears in act III in a glacier, on the way to the actual ArcVillain. He resembles a massive, grotesque humanoid with a skull-like head, exposed ribs and heart and a long tail. It's also missing an arm, apparently because the ArcVillain you're after mutilated him, but can summon a phantom copy to use. As a nod to mythology, the party member who notices his presence in the pre-bossfight cutscene is the Kongol, and you can instantly kill him [[spoiler: [[AchillesHeel by using the Satchel on his exposed heart after he perform a certain move]].]]


* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon'', a monster boss named "Wendigo" appears in act III in a glacier, on the way to the actual ArcVillain. He resembles a massive, grotesque humanoid with a skull-like head, exposed ribs and heart and a long tail. It's also missing an arm, apparently because the ArcVillain you're after mutilated him, but can summon a phantom copy to use. As a nod to mythology, the party member who notices his presence in the pre-bossfight cutscene is the indian-like Kongol, and you can istantly kill him [[spoiler: [[AchillesHeel by using the Satchel on his exposed heart after he perform a certain move]].]]

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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon'', a monster boss named "Wendigo" appears in act III in a glacier, on the way to the actual ArcVillain. He resembles a massive, grotesque humanoid with a skull-like head, exposed ribs and heart and a long tail. It's also missing an arm, apparently because the ArcVillain you're after mutilated him, but can summon a phantom copy to use. As a nod to mythology, the party member who notices his presence in the pre-bossfight cutscene is the indian-like Kongol, and you can istantly instantly kill him [[spoiler: [[AchillesHeel by using the Satchel on his exposed heart after he perform a certain move]].]]


* In ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'', a wendigo is an [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Ork]] (human variant) infected with the HMHVV (Human Meta Human [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Vampiric]] Virus). They're around 2.5 meters high, weigh 130 kilograms, and look like a sasquatch with white fur. They have magical powers, and mentally influence their victims into becoming cannibals.

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'', ''TabletopGame/{{Arduin}}'': The windego is a tornado-like creature from the 18th plane of Hell that grows up to 300 feet tall, with glowing red eyes.
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wendigo is an [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Ork]] (human variant) infected with the HMHVV (Human Meta Human [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Vampiric]] Virus). They're around 2.5 meters high, weigh 130 kilograms, and look like a sasquatch with white fur. They have magical powers, and mentally influence their victims into becoming cannibals.


* In ''[[https://theoddcatlady.tumblr.com/post/170698112968/guardian-angel Guardian Angel]]'', it's implied that the titular "Angel" who saved Tanya from the car crash is actually a Wendigo. [[spoiler:The ending of the story heavily implies that Tanya has become one too]].

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* In ''[[https://theoddcatlady.tumblr.com/post/170698112968/guardian-angel Guardian Angel]]'', it's implied that the titular "Angel" who saved Tanya from the car crash is actually a Wendigo. [[spoiler:The ending of the story heavily implies outright states that Tanya has become one too]].


* In ''[[https://theoddcatlady.tumblr.com/post/170698112968/guardian-angel Guardian Angel]]'', it's implied that the titular "Angel" is actually a Wendigo who saved Tanya from a car crash because [[VillainTakesAnInterest he saw potential in her]].

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* In ''[[https://theoddcatlady.tumblr.com/post/170698112968/guardian-angel Guardian Angel]]'', it's implied that the titular "Angel" is actually a Wendigo who saved Tanya from a the car crash because [[VillainTakesAnInterest he saw potential in her]]. is actually a Wendigo. [[spoiler:The ending of the story heavily implies that Tanya has become one too]].

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* In ''[[https://theoddcatlady.tumblr.com/post/170698112968/guardian-angel Guardian Angel]]'', it's implied that the titular "Angel" is actually a Wendigo who saved Tanya from a car crash because [[VillainTakesAnInterest he saw potential in her]].


* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'': Somewhat Blackwood-esque Wendigos are adapted for use in the 3rd edition ''Fiend Folio''. In their version, they like to pick one person out any group that enters their territory and stalk them until they're jumping at shadows, and they can turn people into more wendigos by raining their Wisdom points.

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* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'': Somewhat Blackwood-esque Wendigos are adapted for use in the 3rd edition ''Fiend Folio''. In their version, they like to pick one person out any group that enters their territory and stalk them until they're jumping at shadows, and they can turn people into more wendigos by raining draining their Wisdom points.points. The creature is actually a template that can be added to humanoids, giants, or even animals.

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* The appropriately-named ''ComicBook/WendigoWood'' has the protagonist entering a forest [=FULL=] of them [[AdultFear in his search for his missing daughter]].


*** There's also a boss monster called Wendigo in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon''.

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*** There's also * In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon'', a boss monster called Wendigo boss named "Wendigo" appears in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon''.act III in a glacier, on the way to the actual ArcVillain. He resembles a massive, grotesque humanoid with a skull-like head, exposed ribs and heart and a long tail. It's also missing an arm, apparently because the ArcVillain you're after mutilated him, but can summon a phantom copy to use. As a nod to mythology, the party member who notices his presence in the pre-bossfight cutscene is the indian-like Kongol, and you can istantly kill him [[spoiler: [[AchillesHeel by using the Satchel on his exposed heart after he perform a certain move]].]]


* "The Wendigo" by Creator/AlgernonBlackwood, which introduced the legend and influence the modern version of this trope.
* In the Franchise/CthulhuMythos, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ithaqua Ithaqua]] is a Great Old One who lives in the North and was inspired by the legend of the Wendigo. Blackwood's short story was the inspiration for ''The Wind-walker''.

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* "The Wendigo" by Creator/AlgernonBlackwood, which introduced introduces the legend and influence influenced the modern version of this trope.
* In the Franchise/CthulhuMythos, Franchise/CthulhuMythos: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ithaqua Ithaqua]] is a Great Old One who lives in the North and was inspired by the legend of the Wendigo. Blackwood's short story was the inspiration for ''The Wind-walker''.



* One of Alvin Schwartz's ''Literature/ScaryStoriesToTellInTheDark''. In that story, the Wendigo is more of a spirit of wind and frostbite, although there are still cannibalistic overtones (the two men are starving). The Wendigo calls you out of the tent with its eerie, windblown song, and drags you along the ground until your feet burn, then carries you up into the sky and drops you.
--> Oh, my fiery feet! My burning feet of fire!
--> Diego lifted up the hat, and screamed. There was nothing beneath the hat but a pile of ashes.
** Which is an adaptation of the Blackwood's story, currently out-of-copyright, [[http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/10897 available online at the Gutenberg Project.]]

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* One of Alvin Schwartz's ''Literature/ScaryStoriesToTellInTheDark''. ''Literature/ScaryStoriesToTellInTheDark'': In that one story, the Wendigo is more of a spirit of wind and frostbite, although there are still cannibalistic overtones (the two men are starving). The Wendigo calls you out of the tent with its eerie, windblown song, and drags you along the ground until your feet burn, then carries you up into the sky and drops you.
--> Oh, -->Oh, my fiery feet! My burning feet of fire!
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fire!\\
Diego lifted up the hat, and screamed. There was nothing beneath the hat but a pile of ashes.
** %%* Which is an adaptation of the Blackwood's story, currently out-of-copyright, [[http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/10897 available online at the Gutenberg Project.]]



* The Indian burial ground, and the path leading to it, from Creator/StephenKing's ''Literature/PetSematary'' were frequented by the Wendigo. (Whether this was the cause or the result of the curse on that area isn't made clear.) At one point, the protagonist nearly meets the Wendigo, but it's a foggy night so he's spared from seeing it.
** The burial ground having "gone sour" is connected to cannibalism. Later, it's [[strike: heavily implied]] creatively euphemized that [[spoiler: the resurrected Gage]] engaged in this.

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* ''Literature/PetSematary'': The Indian burial ground, ground and the path leading to it, from Creator/StephenKing's ''Literature/PetSematary'' were it are frequented by the Wendigo. (Whether Whether this was is the cause or the result of the curse on that area isn't made clear.) clear. At one point, the protagonist nearly meets the Wendigo, but it's a foggy night so he's spared from seeing it.
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it. The burial ground having "gone sour" is connected to cannibalism. Later, it's [[strike: heavily implied]] it's... creatively euphemized that [[spoiler: the resurrected Gage]] engaged in this.



* The Wendigo myth features prominently in the novel ''Three Day Road'' by Joseph Boyden.

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* The Mercedes Lackey short story "Ghost in the Machine" in "Trio of Sorcery" featured a MMORPG enemy infected with a Wendigo spirit.
* The character Coldheart in the ''Literature/LeagueOfMagi'' stories.

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* The "Ghost in the Machine", a Mercedes Lackey short story "Ghost in the Machine" in "Trio of Sorcery" featured Sorcery", features a MMORPG enemy infected with a Wendigo spirit.
* The character Coldheart in the ''Literature/LeagueOfMagi'' stories.%%* ''Literature/LeagueOfMagi'': Coldheart.



* The short story ''Wendigo's Child'' by Thomas Monteleone transplants the creature from the American Northeast to the American Southwest and replaces its familiar deer's head with that of a predatory bird. Its hunger for flesh remains unchanged, however.

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* The short story ''Wendigo's Child'' "Wendigo's Child", by Thomas Monteleone Monteleone, transplants the creature from the American Northeast to the American Southwest and replaces its familiar deer's head with that of a predatory bird. Its hunger for flesh remains unchanged, however.



* Robert N. Charrette's "Secrets of Power" ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' trilogy (''Never Deal with a Dragon'', ''Choose Your Enemies Carefully'' and ''Find Your Own Truth'') has a Wendigo as the main villain. He uses illusions to appear human and [[spoiler: turns the main character's sister into one as well, leading to her eventual HeroicSacrifice [[DyingAsYourself before she loses her humanity]] ]].

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'': Robert N. Charrette's "Secrets ''Secrets of Power" ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' Power'' trilogy (''Never Deal with a Dragon'', ''Choose Your Enemies Carefully'' and ''Find Your Own Truth'') has a Wendigo as the main villain. He uses illusions to appear human and [[spoiler: turns the main character's sister into one as well, leading to her eventual HeroicSacrifice [[DyingAsYourself before she loses her humanity]] ]].



* Showed up in the second episode of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''. Par the course, it's formerly human, feeds on human flesh, and lives in the woods. It also [[RegularlyScheduledEvil only feeds once every 23 years]], and keeps some of its victims in storage.
* One of these possesses a man in the ''Series/FearItself'' episode "Skin & Bones", which was directed by Larry Fessenden, who appears to have a bit of an obsession with the myth, as he also did the aforementioned ''Wendigo'' and ''The Last Winter'' films and ''The Wendigo of Manitou Valley'' comic.
* ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' featured one in the first-season episode "The Wendigo", though it's a bit of a hybrid between this and OurWerewolvesAreDifferent--the first wendigo apparently ate his treacherous lover's heart, but the curse is [[ViralTransformation spread by scratches]] and transformation takes place on the "[[ArtisticLicenseAstronomy three nights of the full moon]]." There's also a twist that, having been created by scorned love and vengeance, it specifically targets virtuous people.
%%* Done on ''Series/BloodTies''.
* A Wendigo is the titular MonsterOfTheWeek on an episode of ''Series/LostTapes'' in the form of [[spoiler:a lost hiker who kills and eats a severely injured friend, before killing and eating the other friends on the trip]].

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* Showed ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': One shows up in the second episode of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''.episode. Par the course, it's formerly human, feeds on human flesh, and lives in the woods. It also [[RegularlyScheduledEvil only feeds once every 23 years]], and keeps some of its victims in storage.
* ''Series/FearItself'': One of these possesses a man in the ''Series/FearItself'' episode "Skin & Bones", which was directed by Larry Fessenden, who appears to have a bit of an obsession with the myth, as he also did the aforementioned ''Wendigo'' and ''The Last Winter'' films and ''The Wendigo of Manitou Valley'' comic.
* ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' featured ''Series/Charmed1998'' features one in the first-season episode "The Wendigo", though it's a bit of a hybrid between this and OurWerewolvesAreDifferent--the OurWerewolvesAreDifferent -- the first wendigo apparently ate his treacherous lover's heart, but the curse is [[ViralTransformation spread by scratches]] and transformation takes place on the "[[ArtisticLicenseAstronomy three nights of the full moon]]." There's also a twist that, having been created by scorned love and vengeance, it specifically targets virtuous people.
%%* Done on ''Series/BloodTies''.
* ''Series/LostTapes'': A Wendigo is the titular MonsterOfTheWeek on an episode of ''Series/LostTapes'' Wendigo, in the form of [[spoiler:a lost hiker who kills and eats a severely injured friend, before killing and eating the other friends on the trip]].trip]], is the MonsterOfTheWeek in the episode with the same name.



* In ''{{Series/Hannibal}}'', a deer with raven feathers is used as a recurring AnimalMotif in Will Graham's dreams and hallucinations, and WordOfGod confirms that it represents a Wendigo. Given [[ImAHumanitarian who the title character is]] it's fairly obvious ''who'' the Wendigo is supposed to be. In the season 1 finale, Will hallucinates that Hannibal is a humanoid Wendigo, with a black, emaciated body and antlers. The humanoid Wendigo then continues to symbolize Hannibal in Will's dreams and hallucinations in season 2.
* In the ''Series/{{Haven}}'' episode "Who, What, Where, Wendigo?", three young girls have their Trouble activated and gain enhanced physical abilities and senses, but a HorrorHunger for human flesh as well. Apparently, their ancestors inspired the Native American tales of the Wendigo.

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* In ''{{Series/Hannibal}}'', ''Series/{{Hannibal}}'', a deer with raven feathers is used as a recurring AnimalMotif in Will Graham's dreams and hallucinations, and WordOfGod confirms that it represents a Wendigo. Given [[ImAHumanitarian who the title character is]] it's fairly obvious ''who'' the Wendigo is supposed to be. In the season 1 finale, Will hallucinates that Hannibal is a humanoid Wendigo, with a black, emaciated body and antlers. The humanoid Wendigo then continues to symbolize Hannibal in Will's dreams and hallucinations in season 2.
* ''Series/{{Haven}}'': In the ''Series/{{Haven}}'' episode "Who, What, Where, Wendigo?", three young girls have their Trouble activated and gain enhanced physical abilities and senses, but a HorrorHunger for human flesh as well. Apparently, their ancestors inspired the Native American tales of the Wendigo.



* 'Marah in the Mainsail'' has a song called "Wendigo," the singer of which [[ZombieInfectee is in the process of becoming one,]] but has two guns (a pistol, and a rifle if that doesn't work, each with a single bullet) for when he inevitably falls to the curse.

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* 'Marah ''Marah in the Mainsail'' has a song called "Wendigo," the singer of which [[ZombieInfectee is in the process of becoming one,]] but has two guns (a pistol, and a rifle if that doesn't work, each with a single bullet) for when he inevitably falls to the curse.



* In ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'', a wendigo is an [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Ork]] (human variant) infected with the HMHVV (Human Meta Human [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Vampiric]] Virus). They were around 2.5 meters high, weighed 130 kilograms, and looked like a sasquatch (Bigfoot) with white fur. They had magical powers, and mentally influenced their victims into becoming cannibals.

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'', a wendigo is an [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Ork]] (human variant) infected with the HMHVV (Human Meta Human [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Vampiric]] Virus). They were They're around 2.5 meters high, weighed weigh 130 kilograms, and looked look like a sasquatch (Bigfoot) with white fur. They had have magical powers, and mentally influenced influence their victims into becoming cannibals.



* [[MagicalNativeAmerican Native American legends?]] Check. [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve Superstition and folklore?]] Check. ''TabletopGame/{{Deadlands}}'' example? Check! Wendigos are something of a {{Stock Monster|s}} in the Weird and Wasted Wests. And no surprise, given that [[spoiler: cannibalism falls under the direct purview of one of the {{Big Bad}}s]].

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* [[MagicalNativeAmerican Native American legends?]] Check. [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve Superstition and folklore?]] Check. ''TabletopGame/{{Deadlands}}'' example? Check! ''TabletopGame/{{Deadlands}}'': Wendigos are something of a {{Stock Monster|s}} in the Weird and Wasted Wests. And no surprise, given that [[spoiler: cannibalism falls under the direct purview of one of the {{Big Bad}}s]].



* The tamanous in ''TabletopGame/{{Chill}}'' was a similar cannibalism-promoting Native American monster, which resembled a warrior's corpse partially covered in tar. The [[OurMonstersAreDifferent difference]] was that it couldn't just eat human flesh, it had to eat the flesh of a human who had [[ImAHumanitarian themselves devoured human flesh, knowingly or otherwise]]. So that ought to make their lives difficult, right? Not when you consider their [[ParanoiaFuel love of opening restaurants, or dining clubs, or just giving out free meals to anyone who looks hungry...]]
* Somewhat Blackwood-esque Wendigos are adapted for ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' use in the 3rd edition ''Fiend Folio''. In their version, they like to pick one person out any group that enters their territory and stalk them until they're jumping at shadows, and they can turn people into more wendigos by raining their Wisdom points.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Chill}}'': The tamanous in ''TabletopGame/{{Chill}}'' was is a similar cannibalism-promoting Native American monster, which resembled monster. It resembles a warrior's corpse partially covered in tar. The [[OurMonstersAreDifferent difference]] was difference is that it couldn't can't just eat human flesh, it had has to eat the flesh of a human who had [[ImAHumanitarian has [[FoodChainOfEvil themselves devoured human flesh, knowingly or otherwise]]. So that ought to make their lives difficult, right? Not when you consider their [[ParanoiaFuel love of opening restaurants, or dining clubs, or just giving out free meals to anyone who looks hungry...]]
* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'': Somewhat Blackwood-esque Wendigos are adapted for ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' use in the 3rd edition ''Fiend Folio''. In their version, they like to pick one person out any group that enters their territory and stalk them until they're jumping at shadows, and they can turn people into more wendigos by raining their Wisdom points.



* In keeping with its FantasyKitchenSink (and sci-fi kitchen sink, and horror kitchen sink...) ''TabletopGame/{{Rifts}}'' has two types of wendigo: the "spirit" wendigo, wise supernatural hairy hominids friendly to the local MagicalNativeAmerican tribes, and the wendigo demons who are truer to the original myths, if slightly underwhelming (it's a good thing they travel in packs, because a lone one wouldn't be much trouble for the average ''Rifts'' low-level PC group).
* One old [[TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} GURPS Horror adventure]] titled ''The Old Stone Fort'' riffed on the fiction of Creator/ManlyWadeWellman by using Cherokee demons and monsters as the villains, including a wendigo for the BigBad.
* In TabletopGame/{{Edgewalkers}} a Wendigo is a HeinzHybrid of the three monster races. It's what happens when a Sasquatch (A ghoul with lycanthropy) is infected by vampirism. Fear of becoming a Wendigo is the reason that Sasquatch's stay away from urban areas with a high vampire population.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Rifts}}'': In keeping with its FantasyKitchenSink (and sci-fi kitchen sink, and horror kitchen sink...) ''TabletopGame/{{Rifts}}'' ), the setting has two types of wendigo: the "spirit" wendigo, wise supernatural hairy hominids friendly to the local MagicalNativeAmerican tribes, and the wendigo demons who are truer to the original myths, if slightly underwhelming (it's a good thing they travel in packs, because a lone one wouldn't be much trouble for the average ''Rifts'' low-level PC group).
* ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}'': One old [[TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} GURPS Horror adventure]] ''GURPS Horror'' adventure titled ''The Old Stone Fort'' riffed on the fiction of Creator/ManlyWadeWellman by using Cherokee demons and monsters as the villains, including a wendigo for the BigBad.
* In TabletopGame/{{Edgewalkers}} a ''TabletopGame/{{Edgewalkers}}'': A Wendigo is a HeinzHybrid of the three monster races. It's what happens when a Sasquatch (A ghoul with lycanthropy) is infected by vampirism. Fear of becoming a Wendigo is the reason that Sasquatch's stay away from urban areas with a high vampire population.


* In ''VideoGame/DeadSpace2'', the Feeders are necromorphs that resulted from humans eating infected corpses [[NoPartyLikeADonnerParty out of desperation]]. They are fairly weak individually, but (like the Pack, who may or may not be the child version) [[ZergRush always attack in groups]].

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* In ''VideoGame/DeadSpace2'', ''VideoGame/DeadSpace3'', the Feeders are necromorphs that resulted from humans eating infected corpses [[NoPartyLikeADonnerParty out of desperation]]. They are fairly weak individually, but (like the Pack, Pack from [[VideoGame/DeadSpace2 the previous game]], who may or may not be the child version) [[ZergRush always attack in groups]].



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* In ''VideoGame/DeadSpace2'', the Feeders are necromorphs that resulted from humans eating infected corpses [[NoPartyLikeADonnerParty out of desperation]]. They are fairly weak individually, but (like the Pack, who may or may not be the child version) [[ZergRush always attack in groups]].


* Elias Ainsworth in ''Manga/TheAncientMagusBride'' is (in what seems to be his ShapeshifterDefaultForm) a tall, lean creature covered in fur, with a horned SkullForAHead (although it's not a deer skull). He is first encountered by Lindel in a freezing cold forest somewhere in the North, and claims to have eaten humans in the past, and occasionally still feels this urge in the present. He is never explicitly referred to as a wendigo, but to date, [[MysteriousPast this is likely the best explanation for his existence the fandom has come up with]].

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* ''Manga/TheAncientMagusBride'': Elias Ainsworth in ''Manga/TheAncientMagusBride'' is (in what seems to be his ShapeshifterDefaultForm) a tall, lean creature covered in fur, with a horned SkullForAHead (although it's not a deer skull). He is first encountered by Lindel in a freezing cold forest somewhere in the North, and claims to have eaten humans in the past, and occasionally still feels this urge in the present. He is never explicitly referred to as a wendigo, but to date, [[MysteriousPast this is likely the best explanation for his existence the fandom has come up with]].



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* ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' features the [[https://scryfall.com/card/me2/186/wiitigo Wiitigo]], a big creature that gets larger the more it fights other creatures, but shrinks as soon as it runs out of foes to fight/feed on. Notably, it's typed as a [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti yeti]] creature. The Aura [[https://scryfall.com/card/csp/120/shape-of-the-wiitigo Shape of the Wiitigo]] allows the player to twist any creature into a Wiitigo.
* ''TabletopGame/YuGiOh'': El Shadoll Wendigo is named after these monsters. Wendigo is a corrupted Wen. In fact, Wendigo is an extended version of Wen's name.
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* ''TabletopGame/YuGiOh'': El Shadoll Wendigo is named after these monsters. Wendigo is a corrupted Wen. In fact, Wendigo is an extended version of Wen's name.
* ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' features the Wiitigo, a big creature that gets larger the more it fights other creatures, but shrinks as soon as it runs out of foes to fight/feed on. The Aura "Shape of the Wiitigo" actually allows the player to twist any creature into a Wiitigo.


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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'': Mournghouls are fundamentally very similar to the mythical wendigo, being created when people driven mad by cold and hunger in the far north of the world turn to cannibalism to survive, only to later succumb to the elements and rise as monstrous undead creatures driven by an endless, insatiable hunger that they can never relieve.


* In ''Literature/TheGeneral'' by Creator/DavidDrake and Creator/SMStirling, the Skinners, descended from French Canadians, refer to Raj Whitehall as the "Gran' wheetigo," translated in-story as the "Big Devil."

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* In ''Literature/TheGeneral'' ''Literature/TheGeneralSeries'' by Creator/DavidDrake and Creator/SMStirling, the Skinners, descended from French Canadians, refer to Raj Whitehall as the "Gran' wheetigo," translated in-story as the "Big Devil."

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