Irish - A warrior-magician. Husband of Garmna. He was one of those who tested Conal Cearnach, Laoghaire Buadhach and Cuchulainn for the title of Champion of All Ulster and he attacked them first with witches. Only Cuchulainn stood his ground and cut them all to pieces. Ercol then fought the three warriors, defeating Conal and Laoghaire but losing to Cuchulainn who became the champion. In some accounts, known as Ercol.

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