Incubus demon is a name most people have never heard of today and the concept of ‘sex demons’ is something we find difficult believing. This article fixes that by revealing everything you need to know about the incubus demon.
Tighten your belts now because what you are about to read will shock you in no small way. If you are a person who ever doubted the existence of evil supernatural beings, the possibility that you’re already a victim is high.
Everything You Need Know About The Incubus Demons
Incubus Demon(s) is the name used to refer to a group of very ancient supernatural creatures that have been on earth for millions of years. They arrived sometime after the creation of the Earth and its first destruction by the great floods.
From that early period on, even until today, their primary objective has been to have sex with humans. Hence, they are commonly referred to as sex demons.
What is an Incubus or Succubus Demon?
Based on their activities, this group of sex demons appears to have both male and female versions. The male version remains known as an Incubus demon while the female version is better known as a Succubus demon.
What Is An Incubus?
An Incubus is a male demon (or spirit) that preys on women, particularly while they are asleep. They attack, rape and impregnate their victims.
The women may awaken while being raped, or may not even know anything has occurred until her health suddenly begins to deteriorate as she hosts the growing parasitic baby of the Incubus demon.
What Is a Succubus?
A succubus is a female Incubus demon (spirit) that preys on men, especially while they are asleep. A Succubus demon will often get pregnant for a man and the result is a spiritual child.
According to their evil nature, both the spirit mother and child will wreak havoc in the man’s life.
What Is the Difference Between Incubus and Succubus Demons?
The difference between the Incubus and Succubus demons lie solely in gender, which defines their mode of operation. The Succubus demon attacks men only while the Incubus demon preys solely on women.
6 Creepy Facts About Incubus and Succubus Demons
1. Incubus and Succubus History is Ancient
People have recognized the existence of the Incubus and succubus demons since as far back as the ancient Mesopotamian civilization in 2500 BCE, the earliest civilization on earth, which is mentioned several times in the Holy Bible.
The incubus demon also appears in the earliest work of fiction in existence today, The Epic of Gilgamesh. In it, Gilgamesh’s father is portrayed as a demon who attacks sleeping women.
2. Incubus Names Are Numerous
The Incubus and Succubus demons have been known by so many names over the ages and top on that list are, spirit husband and Spirit wife, Incubi and Succubi (Latin), Incubo and Succubo (old Latin), Lilu and Lilitu, demons of lust, and finally, sex demons.
3. The Meaning of Incubus Lies in Ancient History
In ancient Mesopotamia, these sex demons were known as Lilu and Lilitu. With time, Latin became the official language of the civilized world and the name changed.
Lilu became Incubo or Incubi, which means “a nightmare induced by such a demon”, while the female version Lilitu became known as Succubi
When translated directly from Latin to English, Incubi and Succubi become Incubus and succubus.
4. Incubus Bonds Lead to Death
Since these sex demons often become fixated on a particular victim (bonding), some women have been known to die from exhaustion after repeated visits by the same incubus demon.
5. Incubus Sleep Paralysis Are real
Incubus demons have been known to put their victims into a trance-state during attacks so that they cannot move or call out for help. Sleep paralysis is how medical experts explain away this strange phenomenon.
6. Incubus Victims Abound (You’re not alone)
One study showed that as many as 12% of people experience Incubus attacks in their lifetime. However, that study characterized the phenomena as a bizarre form of sleep paralysis.
7. Variations of The Incubus Demon Abound
Because of the widespread activities of the Incubus demons throughout human history on earth, people of different lands and clime traditionally have different variations of this particular demon wrapped in layers of myths and legends.
Variations of The Incubus Demon Around the World
1. Chilean folklore
The Trauco, in Chile, is a small, ugly, human-like creature who attacks and attracts women. The activities of this entity are believed not to be restricted to night time alone and a lot of unexplainable pregnancies are credited to it.
2. German folklore
The Alp is a vampire-like creature believed to visit its victims mainly at night. This creature possesses magical powers and wears a cape called a Tarnkappe.
3. African Folklore
The Popobawa in southern Africa is a shape-shifting evil demon who stalks women at night from the shadows. The only way to stop the repeated attacks of a Popobawa is by telling other people about it (sounds more like a confessional in a church, doesn’t it?).
4. Norse Folklore
A Mare is a small demonic being that sits on the chest of a sleeping person, inducing nightmares (see the image at the top of this article).
5. Hungarian Folklore
The Lidérc, in Hungary, is a “Satanic lover” that possesses the body of a human but moves around with the footsteps of a horse.
6. South African Folklore
A Tikoloshe is a small, hairy evil being that rape women while they sleep. Because of this short creature, women make their beds on high platforms.
8. Western Christianity
Renowned Christian theologian Thomas Aquinas believed in the existence of the incubus demon (and succubus demon), saying “Still, if some are occasionally begotten from demons, it is not from the seed of such demons, nor from their assumed bodies, but from the seed of men, taken for the purpose; as when the demon assumes first the form of a woman, and afterward of a man; just so they take the seed of other things for other generating purposes.”
9. The Incubus Demon in American Pop Culture
Over the years, Hollywood has produced several movies centered around true-life stories of the incubus demon and some of the best known are Incubus (1966), The Incubus (1982), and, last, Incubus (2006).
The movie below, Jennifer’s Body, is about a lady who is turned into a terrible succubus demon through a bizarre occultic ritual:
The second movie below, The Amateur Night segment of horror anthology is the story of a full-blown succubus demon.
Are Incubus and Succubus The Same As Vampires?
People often ask, What Is The Difference Between A Vampire and an Incubus Demon?
Answer... The incubus demon and the creatures known as Vampires are similar enough to be confused as one and the same by a lot of people but they are not.
The difference between a vampire and an incubus demon is that a vampire is the Hollywood version of a dead human ‘coming back to life’ due to some evil ritual or the other, while an incubus is a supernatural entity that is not human at all.
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