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8. Baba Yaga
The What: Baba Yaga is a powerful witch in Slavic culture. She flies around on a giant broomstick or in a giant mortar (the herb-crushing kind, not the battlefield weapon kind), lives in a hut that stands on chicken legs, and kidnaps and eats small children. In other words, she's a delight.
How It Could Work In An Episode: Remember how creepy the striga was? Yeah, imagine that but now like 10 times more powerful and horrible. That's really all you need to say! But what if, perhaps, she targeted Ben? That would really amp up the tension and horror.
7. The Sandman
The What: The Sandman is a mythical being who brings pleasant dreams to children by sprinkling magic sand on their eyes as they sleep. That eye crust that you have when you wake up is supposed to be the work of The Sandman. Of course, not every myth and legend has him playing so benevolent a role. He's also the bringer of nightmares in some stories.
How It Could Work In An Episode: The Sandman could be a really cool Dr. Jeckyll/Mr. Hyde character. He could be all nice and send pleasant dreams but then snap and give people more and more horrific nightmares. Sam and Dean would have to help him figure out how to rid himself of his evil nightmare-giving part. Bonus points for the opportunity to use Metallica's song "Enter Sandman" the first time he turns into the evil Sandman.
The What: A banshee is a female spirit in Irish mythology that is usually a death omen or a messenger of the afterlife. She can appear in various forms, usually as an old woman or a young and beautiful woman, but her most consistent characteristic is her mourning call. A banshee will wail when someone is about to die.
How It Could Work In An Episode: Banshees have to be the second-scariest death omen there is. Really, how freaked would you be if you saw this howling spirit woman? I for one would freak the heck out. I think it would be cool if she was heard but not seen for a while, like Sam and Dean could hear the wail but couldn't find its source. And then when they do, banshee! Also, this is another monster I've been afraid of since childhood thanks to "Darby O'Gill and the Little People."