He is the Master of the Forest, is aHe is the Master of the Forest, is acharacter of the Basque mythologycharacter of the Basque mythology
His feminine pair isHis feminine pair iscalled Basanderecalled Basandere
They were living in Gorbeasforests (Bizkaia) and also inIrati (Navarra) an inAtauns zone, in Guipuzcoa.
They were possessing humanform, with the body covered ofhair and a very long lock.
Sometimes it is represented as a malignantcharacter, provided with colossal force andextraordinary agility. Other times, itappears in the popular statements as thefirst farmer,blacksmith and miller.
Together with Tartalo andthe Gentiles (Jentilak), itforms a part of the group ofgiants of mountain in theBasque mythology.