Fun fact: “shape-shifting” as a term did not exist until very recently, mostly thanks to popular culture. Before then, each group of shape-changing folks simply went by their titles (e.g. Selkie, Shape-shifting members of the Guardians, these peaceful crea..., etc.).
Let it never be said that those among the The Mythos refers to six of the Seven Peoples of the Earth, ... are not affected by the Ever-Dying.
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 shape-shifter being from Kenya, the Zimwi are people of th... fall into this category.
There are various shape-shifting group among most of the The Seven Peoples of the Earth are the seven identifying cat..., and their cultures tend to be built around their abilities. For the record, that can happen. Shape-shifting Kin rarely retain the ability to transform past the second or third generation.