Shape-shifting usually applies to animal-humanoid transformation, and comes in three flavors:
- Made shape-shifters. These are beings who are cursed or spelled with the ability to transform into something else.
- Born shape-shifters. These are broken into two categories:
- Removable skin. Selkies and Sinaa fall into this category.
- Non-removable skin. Wulvers and A shapeshifting being from Kenya, the Zimwi are people of the Darkness who transform from humanoid to leopard-like creatures. They have enormous smiles and magical drums in which they can store just about any amount of food, which is good because their appetite is even bigger than their teeth. They make a brutal police force, and while they aren't particularly... fall into this category.
There are various shape-shifting group among most of the The Seven Peoples of the Earth are the seven identifying types applied to every sentient creature in the world. This page is a summary; there will be detailed wiki pages in time. [themedy_alertbox icon="" colour="red" font_awesome_att="" custom_colour=""]Note: Whenever you see it means there's a story link. :)[/themedy_alertbox] Breakdown Just about everything from the world's mythologies and religions exist in some..., and their cultures tend to be built around their abilities and maintaining genetic purity so as not to lose their ability. For the record, that can happen. Shape-shifting Kin rarely retain the ability to transform past the second or third generation.