Kappa are also known as Kawako (River Child). They are water spirits, or water imps, who prefer quiet locations, but can live anywhere there is fresh water (lake, stream, etc.) In living form they ranged from on the darker side to malevolent. There were those known to drown children and rape women. However, there were some who decided to help people and bestow blessings upon them. They are good healers who used the power of the Water Element to provide swift recovery to those they helped. If they befriended someone they would kept their promises and would not dare to go back on their word.
Kappas have a hollow area on the tops of their heads filled with a strange liquid. If this liquid spills out, the Kappa becomes temporarily harmless. They love sumo wrestling and cucumbers; often being able to be bribed with a cucumber for almost anything. They have a turtle shell on their backs, a long beak, are covered with scales, and have webbed hands and feet. They possessed supernatural strength.
As spirit companions they are extremely loyal. When they become part of your spirit family they are there through thick & thin. They have incredible, imaginative abilities and are valuable guardians. They always keep watch as they are quite familiar with many types of supernatural predators and darker forms of magick. They usually manifest in a small-stature (child-sized), and they are quick to become part of the family.
Originates: Earthen Realm
Occupies: All Realms
see Realms page for more information
STRENGTHS/WHY KEEP THEM?
They are great healers, in spirit form are moody, and have incredible strength.
Strong, healer, powerful, blessing
LISTINGS IN THE ONLINE STORE
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Associations can be used to create a closer connection with the entity. By recognizing their associations with the Earth and Universe you can use any combination of these tools to create treats, rituals, and bonding exercises between you.
You can purchase candles, incense, cones, oils, sprays, etc scented with the Scent, Herb, or Foliage they are associated with. You can purchase statuary, paintings, prints, textiles, etc with the Color, Animal, or Foliage they are associated with and keep them in your home where the entity will see them.
To boost their presence and give them a natural feeding of Earthen core energy you can buy raw, polished or cut specimens of the Gemstone they are associated with. Place the gemstones where you keep their vessel or wear the jewelry with the gemstones when you wear the vessel.
To have peak results it is best to meditate, perform rituals, invocations or spells for the entity on the Weekday they are associated with. The Month they are associated with is a block of time to celebrate and show your appreciation for your entity!
METHODS OF CONNECTING
? Time spent closely with the Kappa the first 30 days of coming to the Keeper's home.
? Treats are cucumbers, dried foliage, river rock.
CHARACTERISTICS & MANIFESTATIONS
? Helpful, loyal, healer, good luck.
? Can manifest as thoughts, premonitions, true form, scent of stale water.
Average size: Small: 1-5ft
read Size page for more information
Lifespan: Average: 101-999 years
They have been assigned an "Average" lifespan for supernatural entities/beings, read Lifespan page for more information