Where do lycans come from?
The concept of the werewolf is independent of location. Many prehistoric people recognized the phenomena of psychosis and in similar ways tried to explain it away using the concept of 'the creature within'. Lycaon however is a legendary figure, the first king of Arcadia, who Zeus turned into a wolf because he served Zeus human flesh. It is from King Lycaon that the term Lycanthrope and related terms are derived so we would have to say that Lycans come from Arcadia, a small city state founded by the Mycenaean Greeks named after Arcas.
Some wish to distinguish Lycans from werewolves and there may be an argument made for Lycans being desended from Lycaon.
Some wish to distinguish Lycans from werewolves and there may be an argument made for Lycans being desended from Lycaon.
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Lycan is a werewolf, and is a shortened version of "lycanthrope". It was first discovered in Greek Mythology, werewolf meaning Man Wolf. Several ways to become a lycanthrope, AKA moonlight therian, including wearing a complete wolfskin belt pacing in the moonlight,cooking soup including wolfsbane an…d eating it for dinner, (Probably doesn't work o.O not many want to become one.) and sleeping in full moonlight on a full moon. Lycans normally have a sickness called lycanthropia... I don't think that's right but I will update you. ( Full Answer )
Lycans are werewolves. Answer The term 'Lycanthrope' was never shortened in that fashion until the movie Underworld came out. So there is no historical precedent for 'lycans'. They exist only in the movie "Underworld" and its sequels. Spiritual therianthropy, however, is real. But no self-r…especting or knowledgeable therian would ever call themselves a 'Lycan'. The therian community likewise rejected "Garou", and "Lupines" when those were the popular terms for werewolves. If you see someone going around calling themselves a Lycan, they're either a confused kiddie (whether they're therian or not), or they're a roleplayer. ( Full Answer )
King Lycaon was transformed into a wolf by Zeus as punishment for trying to feed the God human flesh. . Certain magical items such as belts or fur suits or body lotion can transform people into 'lycans'. . A curse. . Being bit by a lycan and contracting the contagion. . Viewing your reflection i…n a broken mirror . Swimming across a certain lake in Arcadia . my name is arprince im a lycan so is my friend ( Full Answer )
No, Lycans are not real. The term was created for the movie "Underworld". Lycanthropy is a psychological condition in which an individual suffers from the delusion that they are turning into a wild animal. Spiritual therianthropy is the belief or feeling that one is a non-human animal in mind and…/or spirit (in whole or in part). There is a spiritual therianthrope community, (often referred to as 'therian' for short). There are also some confused therian youngsters who are going around referring to themselves as 'lycans', and, alas, more than a few roleplayers and delusional youngers who are doing the same. As for actual physical shapeshifters--we can't be 100% sure whether they exist or not, but we CAN be sure that if they do, they aren't calling themselves "Lycans". ( Full Answer )
This is actually a good question as many people with this condition do often suffer sever denial. . Black-outs. Periods of time that you cannot account for, primarily at night. . Lunacy . Cyclic behaviorism following a monthly pattern. . Hypersensitivity . Unaccountable good health and vigou…r. . Change in personality . Profundity and renewal of hair. . Unusual Aggression or bouts of elan. . your eye color would change . u also get faster a short temper and stronger (when you feel to use it) ( Full Answer )
Lycans, also known as werewolves, are not mythical beasts. as a lycan i can tell you that its not fun but here are some things ive seen (i was born a shapeshifter) like drinking from a wolves footprink, magical rivers, Potions!
i think so didnt realy work on the lycan skills but i think it does
a lycan has sevral enemies you could say a vampire but vampires are more enemie to were wolfs witch is compleatly opposite of a lycan. lets start with what a lycan is.. a lycan is a holy creater. a lycan is like gods knight, its clsoe to being gods pet. gods dog. loyal to the holy words of the bible… and chritianity. and also to prove this dog backwards is god. so think about that when you kick a dog or see one straded in the streets. now abotu the enemies seeing how a lycan is a holy creater of our lord, our saviore. anything unholy is against lycans. you can fight side by side wtiha pixie agains things such as demons. and anythign els that is with the dark side. like drows, dark elfs or anythign that is dark. you cant believe what you read. some of thos movies you watch tell lies. a were wolf cant not controle there transformation....a lycan can. ( Full Answer )
Recent attempts at terminology have suggested the distinction of werewolves reproduce by biting victims lycans reproduce by the ordinary method and inherit the condition. People who are werewolves (for example: prof. lupin from Harry Potter) ONLY change from human to wolf at full moon and …the can not stop the change from happening, whereas a Lycan (for example: Jacob black from the twilight series can change from human to wolf at will and at any time or place. There isn't that much of a difference. Werewolves are humans that can transform into a humanoid wolf, and Lycans are just humanoid wolves, and supposedly start of the werewolf chain. ghost 1494: WRONG! there is a big difference between were wolves and lycans. Lycans are gods dog, a holy dog, they have control over their transformation. They have a choice in whether or not to change. The werewolves they see a full moon bam! they change into a humanoid dog. they can not control their transformation and I don't think they are holy dogs like the lycan is. Do you know what? Read a bible, it mentions lycans, a lot of people say they both are the same, but they are not. Werewolves don't know what going wrong with them, nor how to stop it. lycans are in full control. if you think I'm crazy and your a werewolf, come find me and we will see the difference. >:) Well, A werewolf is someone who voluntarily or involuntarily shifts in one aspect or another. Whereas a lycan is a mental where the person believes that they are able to transform. Tehy some times have the "need" to hunt and can take on animal instincts. OokamiWolf: NOPE! First of all, lycans transform into a wolf-like humanoid at any time of their choice. Werewolves on the other hand transform into a wolf-like humanoid only on the full moon, however. Lycans have full control over their powers unlike werewolves. Lycans grow quickly and become larger in their human for than most humans. Werewolves do not grow that quickly or that much. If you think I'm wrong, bring a lycan and a werewolf and come find me! >:3 There isn't that much of a difference, Werewolves are humans that can transform into a humanoid wolf, and Lycans are just humanoid wolves, and supposedly start of the werewolf chain. ghost 1494: WRONG! there is a big difference between were wolves and lycans. lycans is gods dog, a holy dog, they have controle over there tranformtaion. they have a choice in wether or not to chang. the werewolfs they see a full moon bam! they change into a humanoid dog. they can not controle there transformation and i don't think they are holy dogs like the lycan is, do you knwo what. read a bible, it metions lycans, alot of people say they both are the same, but they are not. werewolfs don't know what going wrong with them, nor how to stop it. lycans are in full controle. if you think im crazy and your a werewolf, come find me and we will see the difference. >:) Keero: Sorry to say that all above is wrong. Lycan is an abbreviated version of the word Lycanthrope From the Greek word Î»Ï ÎºÎ¬Î½Î¸ÏÏÏÎ¿Ï Î»ÏÎºÎ¿Ï, or lukos , which means "wolf" and Î¬Î½Î¸ÏÏÏÎ¿Ï, or anthrÅpos , meaning man. And the word Werewolf derives from the Old English word Werwulf, Wer which means man( specifically male humans not the race of man), and wulf which is the Old English for wolf, but it can be also translated as beast. With that being said There is no difference, except in the Lore and behind them. Up until recently (with the coming of the Underworld movies), were Lycans used as their own Mythical beast. But in reality they are the same being, just with different names. Just as Wyrms, and Dragons are the same Mythical being. ( Full Answer )
Depending on what you are referring to with the term Lycan, there are many things which can kill them. In terms of the Underworld Series, silver severely weakens a lycan, and a heavy amount can kill. If can also kill them if silver is introduced directly into the bloodstream, causing a mass and i…nstant effect. Other "common" methods can also kill a lycan, such as severely damaging the body, severing the brain stem from the rest of the body (breaking its neck), and shooting them in the head. Basically any common method which would cause mass or severe damage would kill a lycan, as although they may be immortal or have a high tolerance and heal rate, they are still as vulnerable as humans. ( Full Answer )
To use the older term, werewolf (< were= man, wolf ), the opposite of a man (or woman) who turns into a wolf would be a wolf who turns into a woman or man, or a wolfwere .
pretty normal sized, if you are looking for..werewolf sized, then their the size of wolves.
No, Lycan is the word for someone who has lycanthropy, which is the werewolf disease.
Underworld Rise Of The Lycans is a very good film. It does not have Kate Beckinsale in it as the others do but it has Rhona Mitra satrring as Sonja, who was Victor's daughter. This film is about Sonja and what happened to her and why she was killed. Lucien who Sonja loved, had spoken about it in the… first Underworld, but this film shows the entire thing in more detail and why the war between vampires and lycans began. ( Full Answer )
How come people think that werewolves are now called lycans because lycans are half werewolf half vampire not full werewolf?
The word "Lycans" come from the greek way of saying werewolf "Lycanthropes". More info http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Werewolf. The term lycanthropes come from an ancient King of Arcadia who Zeus turned into a wolf for serving him human flesh so the term lycan has a more ancient source than werewolf.… There has been some distinction made between werewolves and lycanthropes. A werewolf is able to create other werewolves by biting and not killing a person where a lycanthrope passes on the ability genetically to its offspring. . A lycan is short for lycanthrope, which is a human who can transform into an animal. 'Were' means man in a different language (idk what language) and so it means man-wolf. In some stories there are other creatures like this, such as a werebear, wererat, etc. Vampires have nothing to do with lycans or werewolves. ( Full Answer )
Those with lycanthropy turn into a wolf on the full moon and not by will. Vampires are vampires every second of their existence and can only come out any time during the night.
Yes, more than once. Their 2 of my friends, I haven't seen a female yet.
your shap changes and you might black out and not remember the night all your sences will be hightend
Search google or check on Amazon.com, they have a wide verity of stuff. I got a pendant an elf wore from Lord of the Rings from them.
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meat of any kind they also eat humans they eat the same thing a werewolves
Pretty much not that different. Hybrids handle blood lust better than vampires do, they get that from the lycan part. Lycans are warriors while vampires are brutal and beautiful. Hybrids get the best of both worlds. Plus the strength and multiple talents of the 2 combined in 1.
On the adventure quest map. On the top left handed corner you will see Darkovia Forest. Do become a Lycan you must join the were-Wolf race. It is also in the armor shop. :) Also when u click on darkovia a mini map will come on. On the top Middle it says Wolf Lair.Click on that :)
To become lycan you have to buy the armor and helm at the store at the lycan ridge and buy lycan head Morph and lycan knight but for the helm you have to be rank 4 in lycan and for the armor you have to be rank 6 I'm rank 4 because I didn't want to get the armor yet I'm going to try to get to rank 6… tomorrow so I can get the armor ( Full Answer )
Ummmm.......you mean the armor? you have to got lycan reputation from FAOPAW or the werewolf king. you have to be rank 6 on the reputation and it costs 40.000 golds..no need to upgrade, location Lycan Ridge COMPLETE ALL THE QUESTS FROM THE WEREWOLF KING FIRST!!! I'm Cinnia on AQW
Travel to Darkovia and go to the "werewolf lair". Talk to the werewolf king and you'll be a lycan or werewolf or whatever you want to call it. To stop being a werewolf or lycan go to "the cure" in Darkovia.
It's different for each Lycan. They wont all hate the same people/things, just like we don't.
the lycan(werewolf) is more stronger and faster than a vampire.people say vampires are faster and stronger cus of twilight but lycans are more great....cus in just one bite it can instantly kill a vampire... :D
They aren't all male. See: Wolf - Michelle Pfieffer becomes one. Ginger Snaps Ginger Snaps II Any of the Howling series I-IV
Lycans and Vampires are not real. They are just fictional creatures made by people for literature or for some to keep their children home at night. There is no proof of them living or if they lived.
You would know if you were a lycan because you would have been born one and brought up as one. If you knew you were a lycan you wouldn't have to ask a question on this website to find out if you really were.
/join lycan then when you finish the quest of constantin go to faopaw and shop buy lycan knight but you need rank 6 to get lycan knight trust me it help you this answer.
The general theme of lycans (or lycanthropes, meaning werewolves), is the subject of numerous stories and movies. Their underworld rise is described in many different ways. Most recently, the race of Lycans is described in the Underworld movies, and the story is to be left to the viewer, so as not …to lose the suspense of it. ( Full Answer )
You must do the the lycan ridge quests then talk to faopaw and do his quets to earn rep with the lycans. Then, once you get rank 4 with the lycans, you can buy it for 2500 gold in faopaw's shop.(its a non-mem helm)
Tricky question... In my opinion, no, a vampire is not better than a lycan. In my opinion they are both beautiful creatures, I'm a vampire so I'm not sure how a lycan would feel, but I think they are equally fine. But each has its draw-backs of course.
If by Lycans you mean werewolves, they don't exist. If by Lycan you mean wolf it's because it's beautiful.
Well you should. because lycans do happen to be real. My proof is to stay on this website but type in "are lycans real?" and that should give your the answer. and go to bing.com and press images then type lycan and all these different pictures of them will pop up. when you read the passage from the …question i just gave you will see why 2018 will be awsome! to find another but this time very exstremly weird species. ( Full Answer )
These fictional beings from the "Underworld" movies are not portrayed as being evil. They are dangerous and violent, but they are complex, like human folk--not black and white.
Most are very tall, at best somewhere in the 6' range. Lycans CAN be short though...
They don't. Real vampires and spiritual therianthropes are irritated with people who call themselves lycans, because 'Lycan' is a made-up term from the 'Underworld' movie series, and the term lycanthrope was never shortened in that fashion prior to the 'Underworld' film. In the context OF that fi…lm, many spiritual therianthropes and vampires like lycans just fine. Spiritual therianthropes also do not call themselves lycanthropes, even if they are wolves, because lycanthroopy is a psychological disorder in which a person is suffering from the delusion that they are turning into a wild animal. Spiritual therianthropes are not mentally ill. Spiritual therianthropes do sometimes call themselves 'real weres', or 'real werewolves', etc. They do not, however, get furry...and they certainly do not turn into giant wall-climbing Mexican hairless dogs. ( Full Answer )
Yes a lycan is a wolf and a human so its seems to be a werewolf
Talk to the leader of the Lycans about levelling up your class, do the quest. If you succeed, you'll get a level up. If not, you don't lose a level or anything -- No penalty.
The abilities they have are speed and super strength but they use there abilities to protect us from vampires and help use but in movies they lie! and try to make us scared and make werewolves fell bad I know what it's like so if your a werewolf and you don't want to be one don't fell bad I've actul…y learned how to control it but I think it's because I was born one but check in spells of magic. Hope all you werewolves fell better ( Full Answer )
That is dependant on wether he is an alpha or a beta. beta is one that is bitten, he can not control it but alpha born a werewolf has complete control exept for the hunger that he feels
Yes. Lycan is an uncommon family name, probably a derivation of Leikam, which is of German origin.
It depends on the criteria of competition . sporting event ---- lycan . beauty contest ----vampire . quiz show-----------vampire . mascot eliminations----lycan
\n. well i think so but i have been feeling a little strange i eat a lot love to run and i can see at night
The word lycan describes a animal, which is a bit similar to a werewolf. A big different stands in the fact of the control: A lycan has the control about its transformation, a werewolf has it not.
In the Underworld series, Lycans, are a second breed of werewolves. They were created when a first breed would bite a human and they themselves become a second breed with human like capabilities. They are constantly at war fighting with vampires.
Gary Lycan died on April 9, 2013, in Santa Ana, California, USA of prostate cancer.