The Eel Man is an immortal being living in the Nalgzi River. He is thought to be in a similar class of beings as the Alsan and Blumps, that is, immortal beings with physical bodies. The Eel Man can shoot lightning bolts from his body at will. He enjoys scaring, tormenting and inconveniencing fisherman. He loves to eat bread, and will come to talk to anyone who throws bread into the water near wear he swims. It is said that chocolate cake is his absolute favourite. He considers himself the guardian of the Nalgzi, and his real name is Nalgzigora. He is very knowledgeable about the plants and animals found in and by the river.