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The Irish Banshee is the main antagonist of the 2011 American horror film Scream of the Banshee.

Ages ago, the Banshee was decapitated by an English knight. In the present day, her severed head is unearthed by an archaeology professor, allowing her to resume her reign of terror.

Appearance

The Banshee closely resembles a human woman with decaying, diseased skin, large eyes, sharp teeth, and stringy hair.

Powers and Abilities

Irish Banshee possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Causing hallucinations
  • Ear-piercing scream

Fate

The Banshee is killed after it is stabbed with a sacred spear and then decapitated, with its head being shut back in the box it was found in.

Trivia

  • The Banshee is based on an actual creature from Celtic mythology.

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