In Isneg belief, an evil spirit who may snatch an unguarded corpse and devour it. This can be avoided by sticking a spear in the tomb.

Among the Apayao it is believed that he will dig up the corpse and eat it.



  • Vanoverbergh, Morice. (1938). "The Isneg Life Cycle II: Marriage, Death, and Burial." PCAC 3 (3):187-280, pp. 232, 252.
  • Wilson, Laurence Lee. (1947). Apayao Life and Legends. Baguio, P. I.: Human Relations Area Files OA5, OA1, p. 23.