Genie (Also Jinn and Djinn)
The Genie comes from Arabian folklore and is a supernatural fiery creature. They can be both good and evil creatures; evil ones are said lead humans astray. In popular western culture Genies are often seen as been concealed with old lamps, which when rubbed genie appears out of them, the reason given is that they have been trapped inside the lamp by an evil sorcerer. This description comes from the western translation of "The Book of One Thousand and One Nights". Genies often grant wishes as well to the person that frees them from the lamp, commonly this is three wishes that the Genie can grant.