Scary creatures

Showing creatures voted scary by users.

UNIQUE

#033 Crefih

The Crefih is an intelligent and tricky creature that attracts prey by reforming a tentacle-like appendage into the shape of a vulnerable...

RARE

#062 The Acolyte

Not much is known about the acolyte, including whether it's one creature or many. However, many travelers have reported that they've witn...

RARE

#030 Urryn-ast

Urryn-ast are always on the hunt for humans on the verge of death and will track their prey for days at a time. They consume deceased bod...

UNCOMMON

#026 Oroch

Orochs are more closely related to an octopus or squid than any known spider species, yet are commonly mistaken for spiders. Luckily, the...

RARE

#022 Xianc'onent

Since the beginning of storytelling, sailors have told stories of horrible terrors hiding at the bottom of the oceans. These xianc'onents...

RARE

#220 Phlanghia

Phlanghia are interdimensional mass collections that collapse into a large rabbit-like shape when bearing our dimension. These ancient cr...

RARE

#082 SLP-001

SLP-001 is the codename for the first viable new species designed at the [redacted] facility in [redacted], Virginia. Copies of SLP-001 h...

COMMON

#037 Lesser Cagespider

Named after the bony appendages they use to trap live prey with on their back, the lesser cagespider is a terrifying sight to behold. Unl...

UNCOMMON

#007 Merm

Merms live in small groups, typically in the deepest reaches of the western oceans. They seem closely related to a potential aquatic fork...

RARE

#012 Val'anur

The val'anur is a monstrous beast of the tundra. What it lacks in speed it makes up for in determination and force. Val'anurs never sleep...

RARE

#011 Ssene

Ssenes are strange, shapeshifting creatures that configure parts of their body to mimic specific features of any creatures they see, rath...

UNCOMMON

#103 Mountain Widow

The mountain widow is a spider that lives in the snowy mountains of the world. It is well adapted to the climate, as it burrows into the ...

RARE

#058 Forrest

Forrests are ghostly entities that inhabit jungles and forests. They are largely transclucent and intangible, typically only able to affe...

RARE

#046 Camp Spirit

Camp spirits only appear in cases where a human body has been burned alive and left alone. It's unclear how they form, but scientists hav...

RARE

#044 Zweifhlaightte

Zweifhlaughttes are colossal slugs from a time long before humans that have an interesting physiological compartmentalization not present...

UNCOMMON

#098 Amber

Ambers are the bane of a sailor's life and have driven many towns inland, away from the waters. After emerging from most sandy shorelines...

UNIQUE

#040 Menta

Menta tunnel their long, fish-looking tails through the seafloor and bait larger fish into biting it. The menta use a low-level form of m...

UNIQUE

#218 Sihzzh

A sihzzh is an aquatic creature with a variety of strange habits related to constantly shedding its hardened skin. They usually live in l...

RARE

#214 Ithant

Ithants are huge, crab-like creatures that can be found in the forests. The sound of their heavy footsteps is sometimes mistaken for the ...

COMMON

#174 Sanguaven

The night ravens with luminous, blood-red eyes in the south are colloquially known as sanguavens, although they've had many names through...

UNCOMMON

#180 Scordul

Scorduls are large, slow-moving amorphous blobs of flesh and bone that live in the forest. They are nocturnal and will often hide in cave...

RARE

#078 Etorg

Etorgs are the living skeletal remains of eternal giants. Although most have grown bored of life and live solitary lives atop mountains o...

UNCOMMON

#069 Seullen

Seullen are large, humanoid predators that contort their bodies into the optical illusion of a large bird to lure in and pick a fight wit...

RARE

#032 Frestnoch

Frestnoches evolved a thick fur across their abdomen to keep them warm in the harsh northern climates and have a varying amount of large,...

UNCOMMON

#081 Eieliez

Eieliezen are knee-high, bird-like creatures that are known for their remote eye, which they can often be seen holding but will also leav...

COMMON

#020 Starbug

Fully-grown starbugs make up the majority of visible lights in the night sky with their planet-sized bodies, but baby starbugs hatch and ...

COMMON

#009 Rappariffian

Rappariffians have never had a confirmed sighting, but cultures throughout history have always told stories of some form of them, albeit ...

COMMON

#060 Brugnul

Brugnuls are microscopic parasites that can be found in most environments. They are commonly found in the bodies of other creatures, but ...

COMMON

#054 Uulu'd

Uuludes exist in the dimensional plane that we only ever experience through nightmares, and therefore they live in a constant state of ch...

UNCOMMON

#024 Gnawl

Gnawls are a small, nocturnal, mountain-dwelling species that are known for their ability to carve caves into mountains and their distinc...

COMMON

#065 Aetyl Squid

Aetyl squids swim through sand like their aquatic cousins do through water. They survive off a primarily-meat diet that are captured eith...

COMMON

#004 Avahi

Not much is known about where avahis originated, but they migrate in large packs extremely quickly, typically along water-adjacent routes...

UNIQUE

#256 Ifrit Wyrm

The fabled ifrit wyrm is a colossal demon sandworm that makes its home underneath large deserts. Its immense body temperature superheats ...

COMMON

#255 Squirmpod

Squirmpods are large, plant-like life forms often found in or around the greater rainforest regions. They are about the size of a small h...

COMMON

#260 Bulthoid

Bulthoids are rare creatures that live in almost every environment. Despite their strange appearance, bulthoids are actually a very intel...

UNCOMMON

#249 Esailei

Esaileis are large, carnivorous reptiles that live in mountains. They have a strong bite that allows them to crush bones, and they are ca...

COMMON

#244 Angelsilk

The angelsilk jellyfish floats through the air on a cloth-like fabric made of the protein chains they produce for skin. Angelsilk are als...

UNCOMMON

#246 Syphunn

The syphunn is an ancient shadow creature only visible on moon-less nights. These dark mammals are covered in greasy, black fur and have ...

COMMON

#240 Bargrim

The bargrim is a small, nocturnal creature which is native to the forests of the world. It may look like an ordinary butterfly when it is...

UNCOMMON

#023 Jibini

The jibini race mutated from field mice in radioactive forests in the east. Over time, both their size and their hunger grew to colossal ...

RARE

#142 Nethele

Netheles are physical-realm ghosts that are cursed to haunt cities and forests. They are not necessarily evil but are tricksy, always try...

RARE

#233 Pewarra

On the plains near the city, you can find the wingless pewarras that live in large herds, best known for their concave skeleton and recog...

UNCOMMON

#210 Meldor

As the national animal of a small, farmer-run republic on their planet, the meldor is a peaceful and generally friendly creature that can...

COMMON

#148 Dacagoth

Dacagoths are small, fluffy mushroom-like creatures that live in grottos and caves. They are about the size of a human thumb and are typi...

UNCOMMON

#205 Tramik

Tramik are strange creatures also known as the "pufferfish jellyfish". A tramik has no brains and instead subsists on a diet of ambient r...

COMMON

#208 Marvenken

Marvenkens are sea creatures that prey specifically on sailors and passengers to small- to medium-sized boats. Although they typically dw...

UNIQUE

#198 Hoomer

Hoomers are the descendants of a group of people who took part in an experiment involving transtemporal teleportation. This experiment re...

UNCOMMON

#194 Grock

Grocks are massive, floating creatures with huge gas pockets in their bodies. They can be found in just about every habitat, but especial...

RARE

#179 Zath'og

Zath'ogs are a small, muscular species of warm-blooded reptile. Their skin is a dark green and rough, with microscopic scales all over th...

UNCOMMON

#274 SLP-059

SLP-059 is a stable organic mutation of the venus fly trap, successfully designed and created at the [redacted] facility in [redacted], V...

UNCOMMON

#157 Spacebunnies

Spacebunnies are planet-sized pests of the universe that burrow into spacetime tunnels, leaving catastrophic black holes behind. Seeing a...

RARE

#273 Jideoray

Jideorays are a parasitic orange slime common in the warmer oceans that attaches itself to creatures to feed directly on their skin. Smal...

UNCOMMON

#270 Whisper

Whisper bulbs (also affectionally known as "screamers" in windier locales) are sentient plant-animal hybrids that eventually emerge from ...

UNIQUE

#232 Adyx

Adyx are extraterrestrial beings from an unknown galaxy in another dimension. Adyx are most notable for two things: one, the black hole w...

UNCOMMON

#229 Tehrer

The tehrer is a small, flightless bird originating from volcanic islands in the south. Tehrers are extremely fast runners and use their p...

COMMON

#195 Blatheraxe

Blatheraxes are shapeshifting eels that live in the deepest depths of the ocean. They are able to stretch physical appendages from their ...

RARE

#277 Ka'ala'kai

Not much is currently known about the ka'ala'kai. These gigantic, green creatures seem unaffected by life in a vacuum; their systems for ...

UNCOMMON

#156 Salnodist

Salnodists are water-dwelling reptiles that hunt by inching slowly towards their prey and trapping them in their mouths before they can e...

UNCOMMON

#242 Antwij

Antwij are a race of small angomites that originate from the southern deserts, but have long since migrated to a wider array of biomes af...

COMMON

#133 Reeborra

Reeborras are large, herbivorous creatures native to the planet of the same name. They are closely related to the earth sloth and are oft...

UNIQUE

#127 Joprao

The joprao is a flying, amphibious creature which grows to be about four meters in length. It makes its nest in the long grasses of the s...

RARE

#120 Cuuyn

A cuuyn is a strange, slow-moving creature that can only survive in areas where the air contains a certain, top-secret compound. A cuuyn'...

COMMON

#092 Arochngiap

Arochngiaps are sentient, blind masses of undeveloped meat found deep underground and in caves. They move slowly and grow random limbs, w...

RARE

#110 Klaxon

Klaxons are large, predatory creatures originally from the planet Xaphon. They are very intelligent and have developed an advanced societ...

COMMON

#068 Werespirit

These poor souls thought death would be a sweet release from their lcyanthropic curse. Instead, werespirits go into a ghostly rage every ...

UNCOMMON

#271 Frost Skrayll

Frost skrayll genetically diverged from the common skrayll during the Great Frosting, where their highly-malleable bodies adapted to chan...

COMMON

#048 Dolli Buea

Dolli Buea are large creatures that inhabit the arboral wetlands. While they are generally large in size, they seem to be able to freely ...

UNCOMMON

#079 Skrayll

Most Skraylls live in the darkest forests, eating shrubs and rodents, although those that live a long time often grow larger and larger. ...

COMMON

#047 Aledharo

Aledharen are slimy, blind creatures that wander deserts in search of warm rocks to lie on, where they'll typically sunbathe for weeks at...

UNCOMMON

#042 Heggeh

After spending a millennium with the other few, remaining heggehs trapped in a cavern, new generations of heggeh have completely lost the...

RARE

#083 Weretree

When a werebeing sheds blood into groundwater, in some rare cases a nearby tree may absorb it and transform into a weretree. After around...

RARE

#028 Ala Dimio

Ala dimios (commonly also referred to as just "alas") are descendents of ancient, magical dragons. While they lack the magical prowess of...

COMMON

#124 Jotam

Jotams are small, furry creatures that resemble a cross between a squirrel and a large mouse. They have large ears and a long, boney tail...

RARE

#087 Red-eyed Deepsquid

It's a rare occurrence for a red-eyed deepsquid to wash ashore, but certain coasts make a habit of it more often than others. It is uncle...

COMMON

#066 Stonemaker

Stonemakers inhabit deserts, fields, and mountains. They feed largely off rock and stone, always migrating to find new flavors and consis...

UNCOMMON

#005 Thabu

Thabus are hulking creatures of ancient history that have survived over time by melding with mountains and hibernating. They awake every ...

UNCOMMON

#029 Chreish

Chreish are sprawling, shapeless creatures that lack the traditional skin and body of most creatures. Instead, they grow long, entwined l...

UNCOMMON

#217 Jauxckle

The jauxckle is a small mammal that typically calls colder forests its home, but will often wander into new areas in its post-life undead...

UNCOMMON

#144 Stemilia

The stemilia are an ancient race of primates known for their extremely long, stilt-like legs. Although they historically cooperated with ...

UNCOMMON

#006 Dune Beetle

Dune beetles are the speedsters of the desert. You wouldn't expect it given their colossal size, but these severely-overgrown bugs can re...

COMMON

#010 Vruntyk

Vruntyks are an ancient race of reptile that lived underground in caves for millennia before emerging and finding refuge in deserts and m...

COMMON

#090 Ekkast

The ekkast is a vicious creature that moves on eight legs but can slither through loose ground like a snake, and often feasts on large ma...

UNCOMMON

#016 Xylach

Xylaches are sprawling reptilian creatures that tend to migrate toward popular human beaches to feed off the trash and food left behind. ...

COMMON

#146 Forsydifs

Forsydifs are a variant of ant that has evolved to live on the backs of humanoids, from whom they eat dead skin cells. They spend most of...

COMMON

#014 Yogido

Yogidos are eastern mammoth-goat hybrids that can grow to extreme sizes. It's not uncommon for a town to collectively adopt a Yogido, whi...

UNCOMMON

#101 Dhagarem

Dhagarems are a common species of invisible beast that can be found across the world, but most commonly in unsettled areas. They are most...

UNCOMMON

#074 Angrenif

Angrenifs are shapeless blobs of living matter that can be found in the deserts of the world. They are extremely resilient and can surviv...

RARE

#107 Vlaughd

Vlaughd are demonic-looking, bat-winged desert creatures. They have extremely long prehensile tongues and their saliva is acidic enough t...

RARE

#039 Gundir

Gundirs are feared beasts of the furthest reachest north. They move quickly and quietly, using the pelts of their prey both to stay warm ...

UNCOMMON

#002 Quixole

This highly-intelligent bug establishes and oversees mutli-special insect colonies using a pheromone that encourages teamwork. Large sale...

COMMON

#013 Emerid

Emerids are social, friendly birds that travel long distances through deserts, trying to make friends with lonely travelers and larger an...

COMMON

#034 Mrohl

Mrohls live in enchanted forests where they eat magic berries and hallucinogenic plants. As such, their reactions to adventurers are as p...

RARE

#001 Haissa

Haissa are a friendly species distantly related to frogs. They spend most of their time climbing trees to find great vantage points to ob...