Originating in Japan, they are shape-shifters who are something like a wizard’s familiar. In Eastern culture, they are summoned to serve Onmyoji (Japanese shaman). Shikigami may manifest as a small animal or bird. They have been known to possess humans.
Originates: Spiritual Realm
Occupies: All Realms
see Realms page for more information
STRENGTHS/WHY KEEP THEM?
They are shape-shifters who are something like a wizard’s familiar.
shape-shifters, serve, Onmyoji
LISTINGS IN THE ONLINE STORE
See available listings: Shikigami
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 spirit the first 30 days of coming to the Keeper's home.
? Treats for Shikigamis include gemstones, sunshine, water, and silk.
CHARACTERISTICS & MANIFESTATIONS
? Strong energy
? They manifest as a small animal or bird. They have been known to possess humans.
Average size: Small: 1-5ft
read Size page for more information
Lifespan: Extended: 1,000+ years
They have been assigned an "Extended" lifespan, read Lifespan page for more information