Using Your Vampire Hunting Kit
King James Holy Bible - used for protection or as a deterrent - traditionally Vampires do not like the 'word of God'.
Cross made from Holly - a symbol of the crucifixion and the power of God
- Holly is the whitest wood in the world and a symbol of purity.
2 White Oak Stakes - for staking vampires - white oak has many special properties including protection, strength, truth
and bravery and was often the wood of choice for making stakes by tradition Vampire Hunters.
White Oak Mallet - for hammering your stakes.
2 Candles - for lighting your way through graveyards, crypts or other dark areas where vampires may reside.
Match Box - to hold matches used in lighting your candles or starting small fires.
White Oak Candle Stand - for holding your candles.
Mirror - can be used for seeing around corners or to check if a suspected vampire is breathing.
Neck Guard - provides some protection against vampire bites.
6 Wrought Iron Coffin Nails - iron is considered to be a 'pure' element - vampires dislike anything that is 'pure'.
- the coffin nails can be used to either nail a vampire shut within their coffin or nailed
directly into the vampires flesh.
Holy Water - used for protection or as a deterrent - many cultures and religions use holy, blessed or sacred water for
cleansing, protection and for purifying.
Myrrh - can be mixed with Frankincense and used as an incense as protection and a vampire deterrent.
- used in Ancient Chinese and modern medicine to purge stagnant blood and prevent infection.
Frankincense - used for over 5000 years from Ancient Egypt to modern Christian, Jewish and Islamic religious services
- when burned, the aroma represents life and is used as protection and a vampire deterrent.
Rock Salt - rock salt is a pure element and therefore a vampire deterrent.
- It can be fired at a vampire to slow them down or used to purify water if your supply of holy water runs out.
Holy Oil - used for protection or as a deterrent.
Millet - many traditions believe that vampires are compulsive - if being chased be a vampire you can throw the millet
on the ground and the vampire will be compelled to count every single grain, giving you time to get away.
Vervain - also known as 'Tears of Isis', the 'Holy Herb' and 'Devil's Bane', vervain (or verbena) has long been associated with
divine and other supernatural forces.
- early Christians believed that vervain was used to staunch Jesus' wounds after he was removed from the cross.
Garlic Powder - vampires traditionally do not like the pungent smell and it can be used as protection or a deterrent.