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Redcaps, als known as powries or dunters, are a mythological sapient species from English folklore.

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Redcaps are described as old bearded dwarves wearing a red cap, with clawed hands, usually holding a club or a spike and wearing shoes of iron. Their cap is dyed in human blood, and, if the blood dries out, they die, forcing them to kill regularly to retrieve more fresh blood.


Creatures in fiction inspired by the folkloric Redcap include: