H Is For: Homunculus


Name: Homunculus

Origin: Numerous

Type: Humanoid


There are various versions of what Homunculi are. The general idea is that it is a tiny human that is created by an alchemist or “wizard”. The being would do the master’s bidding. They generally were not very strong or powerful, but made good spies and messengers as well as servants in the workshop. Homunculi resembled fully formed adult humans, but very tiny in size. They are said to stand anywhere from a few inches to two feet in height. In some cases they are depicted to have body parts much larger in proportion representing the senses.


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