In Northern Italy, on the night before Christmas, Sankt Niklaus’ demonic servants invade the picturesque hamlets covered in snow. Sophie Mutter, from the Freiburg University, and her Sardinian fiancé, Angelo Sanna, investigate the folklore of Alto Adige. Are they masked men, or real monsters? A legend or reality? The shadow of an old enemy looms over the Peninsula, and only the intervention of the Dampyr can solve the enigma of the cursed Krampus!