Difference Between Vampires And Werewolves

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Over the last couple centuries there have been many tales of the creatures of the night. Two of the most famous are Vampires and Werewolves. In the stories told of them they are almost always natural enemies. Fighting to the death over who knows what. Money? Power? Kristen Stewart? They’re alike in a lot of ways, but also different. Werewolves were thought to have originated in Europe, but a lot of the original stories came from Native Americans. The origination of vampirism did however originate from Europe. People use to think that individuals were vampires because of the body’s decomposition cycle. Sometimes when someone was buried in the winter, decomposition wouldn’t happen for two to three weeks and the decomposing organs would bloat …show more content…
Werewolves of course could change into a wolf/human wolf hybrids. As an extension to that their transformation led to increased speed, strength, their five senses, claws and fangs. Like vampires, werewolves had a method of changing a normal human to a werewolf. All they would need to do would be bite or scratch the individual with their razor sharp claws. A vampire however only need to bite the person. Depending on the lore or kind of vampire they may need to inject a kind of venom or chemical, for the person to change. Throughout the many cinematic and published depictions of vampires, they have accrued many new and interesting abilities. Such as how vampires can transform into bats, but unlike werewolves they have control over their actions in this form. They also have superhuman moving speed and …show more content…
For werewolves the most common one has been The Wolf Man, but as of 2008 when someone says the thing most often thought of are the werewolves from the Twilight Saga. In my opinion Professor Lupin from the harry potter series is my favorite of them all. Examples of werewolves from TV series are ones in True Blood, Teen Wolf and Vampire Diaries. Which brings us to the other end of the spectrum, Bram Stokers Dracula is probably the most often thought of example when someone hears of a vampire. Slicked back, black hair, with a flowing red cape and pale skin. You’re almost guaranteed to see one of these running around on October 31. Ever since the Twilight Saga came out though it has changed the view of vampires, according to the series vampires have ice cold, glittering skin, and chiseled features. Edward Cullen is seen by many people all over the world as a disgrace to fans of vampires. Personally my favorite vampire is from a book series called The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer. The story is about an abnormal human/vampire teen who unlike the rest of the vampires on earth, he was born instead of made. As he grows older he has to learn how to and accrue his powers instead of just be able to use them. He can read minds, heal himself quicker than a normal human and float when concentrated. They also have the ability to create things called Glyphs. By using

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