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Welsh. A lord in Annwyn, and a mortal enemy of Arawn, he may only be slain if struck a single killing blow; to strike a mercy-blow to his mortally wounded body would be to revive him again. This is accomplished by Pwyll when he comes to Arawn's aid, as...
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Welsh Lord of Annwn, the underworld and realm of departed spirits. He makes a pact with Pwyll, to exchange places with him for one year, in order that Pwyll might defeat an enemy, King Hafgan. Though Arawn set no conditions upon the exchange, when the pact...
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His most famous tale involves him switching places with Pwyll for a year and a day to challenge Hafgan, Arawn's rival for ownership of the underworld. During the time they were switched, Pwyll defeated Hafgan and was rewarded with pigs. 9.
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