What is Krampus the god of?

What is Krampus the god of?

Krampus, in central European popular legend, a half-goat, half-demon monster that punishes misbehaving children at Christmastime. He is the devilish companion of St. Nicholas. According to legend, he is the son of Hel, the Norse god of the underworld.

Is Krampus a good guy?

Unlike North American versions of Santa Claus, in these celebrations Saint Nicholas concerns himself only with the good children, while Krampus is responsible for the bad.

What animals is Krampus made of?

The most traditional Krampus costumes are made from goat/sheep skins, animal horns, and hand carved masks. More often they are made with modern and less costly materials, such as: fake fur and latex masks.

How do I stop Krampus?

Since Krampus is considered a monster, Pigs and Bunnymen are aggressive towards Krampus by default, so Pig Villages or Bunnymen Villages can be utilized to kill Krampus.

Where did the story of Krampus come from?

A sighting of Krampus is reported on the night a philanthropist dressed as Santa is murdered at a Christmas Gala. Inspector Brackenreid has a nightmare of his boyhood encounter with Krampus.

Who is the composer of the musical Krampus?

Krampus: A Yuletide Tale, a musical by Carrie Gilchrist (book, lyrics) and Nils-Petter Ankarblom (book, music, lyrics). It was first produced at Short North Stage in Columbus, Ohio in December 2015.

Is the Krampus in popular culture in America?

Krampus, the “Christmas Devil” of Austrian and Bavarian folklore, has entered the popular culture of North America; Christian Jacobs notes that “thanks to the Internet and YouTube, [Krampus] is now very much on America’s Christmas radar.”.

Where can I find list of Krampus events?

Krampus-related events are held in cities across North America. Each may have a theme or cause, be it a simple bar crawl, toy drive, or a charity fundraiser. Below are a few: Krampusnacht Washington DC. Toronto Krampus Ball. Chicago Krampus Fest. LA Krampusfest. San Francisco Krampus Krawl. Dallas Krampus Society. Krampuslauf Philadelphia.