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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Sigbin - Creature of Philippines

Sigbin is a both crypto and a mythological creature of Philippines. Its appearance is said to be similar to the Chupacabra and Tasmanian devil, although with spotty fur. It supposedly has a wide mouth with large fangs.

Sigbin according to mythological descriptions is said to come out at night to suck the blood of victims from their shadows. The creature walks backward with its head lowered between its hind legs. It resembles a hornless goat, emits a very nauseating smell and possesses a pair of very large ears which are capable of clapping like a pair of hands. It is also claimed to issue forth from its lair during Holy Week, looking for children that it will kill for the heart, which is made into an amulet.

It is also believed that there are families known as Sigbinan ("those who own Sigbin"), who possess the power to command them. The Aswang is said to keep it as a pet, along with another mythical creature, a bird known as the Wakwak. The Sigbin is said to bring wealth and luck to its owners. In the Eastern Visayas they are also known as the Amamayong.


  1. i was thinking that ... chupacabra and sigbin are only one creature..
    both of them have the similar body parts..
    *longer back legs than front
    *both have big canine teeth
    *they are both mythical
    *they are both blood suckers
    hope this comment will be noticed..

  2. interesting idea u have, perhaps they are the same creature, just appearing in different countries and since have been accounted in different cultures

  3. i saw a sigbin or something looks like it once in 1988 while walking/going home @2am, near the american cemetery in fort bonifacio going to jusmag village. That night while i was going home( I was on the right side of the street, near the gutter) I saw what it appears to be a big dog ( more like a great dane type ) on the other side. It was walking backwards and sideways ( don't know how to describe it ) towards me and has long pointed ears. I walk fast away from it, always ahead of it not looking back at it. after about 500 meters or so, I look back and it was gone but was surprised to see a tall strange man walking instead. Scared the s%^&*t out of me. I just continued to walk fast and prayed. I came home safely..I was 17..

  4. Hi good day! I am Gemmalyn Masanga, program researcher for I Juander of GMA NewsTV, a Philippine TV Network. For our upcoming episode our topic is aswang, one of which is sigben. In line with this we would like to ask for permission for us to use your photo of a sigben as material for our said episode. The episode will have its local airing tonight, October 24, 2011 and will have its replay on October 29. The episode will also air internationally through GMA Pinoy TV.

    Your approval would definitely help on the story that we are trying to make. Rest assured that we will be using proper courtesy for the usage. Thank you very much!

    Gemmalyn Masanga
    Program Researcher

  5. Hi Gemmalyn, please go ahead to use the picture. We would appreciate it very much if you did credit Asia Paranormal Blog properly.

    We would also like to take a look at your TV episode, if you can provide us with any links to watch it online.

    Once again, we thank you for your support.

    Master Oregon Chang

  6. You can only get a true photo of A sigbin to those people who are witches and sorcerrer....


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