Norse Berserkers

Berserkers: Norse champions that fought with a trance induced fury. Legend dictates, they could shapeshift into wolves and bears. 

In the UK the werewolf legend may have originated from the Vikings like the Berserkers who wore wolf skins and were called the “Úlfhéðnar.”
Úlfhéðnar are cited in the Völsunga saga and the Vatnsdœla saga, Haraldskvæði.

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Author: Nifty Buckles

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