The Anak ng Dilim (lit. Son of Darkness) in the 2013 Philippine TV Series Juan Dela Cruz, is the prophesized figure to lead the aswangs to victory against the Tagabantay and the Kapatiran and make the aswangs the dominant race over the humans. The Anak ng DIlim is the eldest son of the Haring Aswang. It was known widely that Kael is the prophesized Anak ng DIlim until Juan Dela Cruz is revealed to be true Anak ng Dilim by Laura to the aswangs. Later it was revealed that the Anak ng Dilim is a being of his own, who was dormant within Juan Dela Cruz.