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Arthur and his friends often use their imaginations to explain the world around them. In the course of doing so, they frequently reference classical myths and legends.


The Greek god of the ocean. He is the brother of Zeus. Poseidon appears in D.W.'s story in D.W. Tale Spins. He was ironically played by Francine, a girl.




Unicorns are legendary creatures. They are a white horse with a single horn on top of its head. D.W. loves Unicorns and always wanted a real Unicorn (including a pony). A real unicorn appeared in D.W. story.


Sirens are fish/bird people that live on small islands. According to legend, their song can hypnotize sailors to steer towards them and crash on the rocks. They made an appearance in D.W.'s story where they sang and danced to the song Crazy Bus. They had no fish/bird traits in this appearance, however.


Baba Yaga[]

A legend told in Russia. She is a witch who lives in a tree house with chicken legs. Sue Ellen told this story when she got scared in What Scared Sue Ellen?.

Babby Yaba


River demon from Japan and also cryptids. It is said that they catch children playing in the river. Their only weakness is to get them to bow and spill their life giving liquid . They made an appearance in What Scared Sue Ellen?.



Spirits from Scotland and Ireland. Their cries mean certain doom.

They made an appearace in What Scared Sue Ellen?.


Ghosts have appeared in many legends. They are people's soul that have yet to pass on from the Earth. Ghosts made many appearances in the Arthur series.




The most famous cherub, Cupid, is known as the demigod of love, and is the offspring of the goddess Venus in Roman mythology. It is said that his arrow can make anyone fall in love with the first person they see. He made an appearance in Buster's Secret Admirer.



Dragons have been found in legends all over the world. They are very popular in modern-day culture.

In Fernkenstein's Monster, a platinum dragon appeared in Fern's story “The Thing” (although it was the unscary version instead of the original version).

A robotic dragon appeared in D.W., the Picky Eater.



The Cyclops is a legendary giant from Greek and Roman mythology. They had one eye and very low disposition. They would eat anything. It was the Cyclops who helped the gods of Olympus to win the war of the Titans. Buster appeared as a Cyclops in D.W.'s version of the story called "The Odyssey."


Trolls usually live under bridges and eat anything that enters their territory. They are shown to be common enemies in fairy tales, next to wolves. Trolls appeared in Just Desserts and Operation: D.W.!.


Witches used in stories are evil and cast spells. They live in the deep dark woods. It made an appearance in Just Desserts.

The witch


Giants are really big people. In many tales they are 10 times the size of normal (or over) sized human. It made an appearance in Just Desserts.



Vampires are legendary creatures from all sorts of places, including Romania; the most famous one is Dracula.

In the legends about them, they're said to drink the blood of humans. Their weaknesses are said to be sunlight, a wooden stake, holy water, and garlic.

A vampire made an appearance in Fernkenstein's Monster.

Arthur dresses as a vampire in Prunella's Prediction.

Modern legends say they can transform into a bat and only come out at night. They have pale skin and fangs.

Radioactive Lizard(s)[]

A famous subject that appears in many comic books, movies and TV shows. The most famous radioactive

Radioactive lizard

lizard is Godzilla. he mainly ate fish, it lived under water, it is capable breathing radioactive fire. it made an appearance in Fernkenstein's Monster.


A legendary creature from Greek and Roman mythology. It is half human and half horse. It is said to live in th

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e forest and hate humans. The Centaur appeared as Alan Brain Powers in the opening in Through the Looking Glasses.

The Tooth Fairy[]

A small creature that goes to house to house collecting teeth from small children. She leaves money


underneath the pillow of the child. She made an appearance in D.W. Tricks the Tooth Fairy.


A legendary three headed dog from the underworld. Legends state that it protects the door from the


inhabbitens from leaveing the underworld. It appeared in Prunella Packs It In as the three head dog of dofenshmer.



Leprechauns come from Irish mythology. They are small people that take care of the environment. Legends state that at the end of a rainbow is where you find their pot of gold. The Leprechaun is also known to be very tricky, and if you spot a leprechaun, you must keep an eye on it, or it would disappear. They made an appearance in What is that Thing?

Mermaids and Mermen[]


These creatures are a common legend with sailors. They're said to be half-man or woman and half-fish. Like the Sirens, their songs like the siren can lure sailors to their doom.

The Merpeople where seen in both D.W. Goes to Washington and Buster Baxter and the Letter from the Sea.

Sasquatches (Big Foots)[]

Creature that live in the Western Forest of North America. There have been sightings across North America.

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They are extremely fast, strong and smart. They are part of Native American legends. They appeared in the episode the Contest.


Mummies are not creatures but instead the way the Egyptians buried their dead to prepare them for the afterlife. They removed the vital parts


and cover them with salt, so it can remove the moisture in the body, then wrap them in the bandages. Mummies in movies are creatures that move slowly and tend to attack by crushing their victims head, or choking them. The mummy appeared in Buster Hits the Books, and was mentioned in What Scared Sue Ellen?.


Fenrir is a monstrous wolf from Nordic Mythology. It is said to be the son of Loki and said to kill the god Odin. It appeared in Buster's Book Battle.


A small creature that lives in the forest, it is said to help Santa Claus with making Christmas Presents. It is


popular nowadays and there are people who believe in them. It made an Appearance in the opening of Prunella's Prediction.

Loch Ness Monster[]