Nyi Calon Arang is a legendary witch of Rangda from Balinese and Javanese lore. Calon Arang was a fierce, dangerous witch who had a beautiful daughter named Ratna Manggali. No man would dare approach the beautiful girl, because her mother was so frightening. In order to slay the witch, a legendary warrior, Empu Baradah, has his pupil, Bahula, marry the daughter. Bahula and his newly-wed wife locate Calon Arang's secret book, which allows Empu Baradah to discover the witch's secret. Armed with this secret, Empu Baradah manages to slay Calon Arang.