The Amalanhig is a variant of the vampire native to the Philippines.
Amalanhig are present in Visayan mythology and folklore, particularly among Hiligaynon speaking groups.
The Amalanhig are similar to humans, except that they have longer upper canines.
Amalanhig are Aswangs who failed to transfer their monstrosity causing them to rise from their graves to kill humans by biting their necks.
In order to escape from Amanlanhigs, one runs in zigzag direction since they can only walk in straight direction due to the stiffness of their body. One would also climb trees or high platforms enough to be out of their reach. One would also run into lakes and rivers since Amanlanhigs are scared of deep bodies of water.