20 Interesting Facts About Werewolves You Need To Know

Just in Case

In 1999, throughout the United States of America, around 907 people took out an insurance policy against themselves just in case they turned into a werewolf on the full moon.


Werewolves are said to have supernatural healing that makes them completely immune to damage from an ordinary weapon. However, thanks to the Beast of Gevaudan, a silver bullet or object is supposed to hurt them.

Wolf Attacks

Wolf attacks tend to be an incredibly rare occurrence, though it isn’t unheard of. In 1996, a pack of wolves in Uttar Pradesh, India, attacked the village repeatedly. The wolves focused on children, eating a few of them before taking off. The villagers thought it was werewolves attacking.

Gothic Horror

Werewolves became popular in Gothic horror during the beginning of the 19th century. Their popularity only increased from there, leading to the first mainstream film in 1935, Werewolf of London.