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

#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...

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...

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...

UNIQUE

#281 Mazurath

The mazurath are a class of giant serpentine creatures that have lived in the deep recesses of the ocean for millennia, if not longer. Ma...

RARE

#368 Avar shlin

The feared avar shlin is an intrusive pest originating from radioactive swamps and dark forests. This long wriggler is best known for the...

UNIQUE

#371 Tangleweaver

If you find this strange egg nestled in leaves in the darkest part of the forest, do not touch it. Run as far and as fast as you can. Tho...

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

#343 Qualya

The first record of the gargantuan qualya was recorded by scientists on a digging expedition nearly a century ago, where they reported in...

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 ...

UNCOMMON

#350 Ddeinn

The ddeinn roams swamps and lava fields looking for fresh meat in an endless pursuit of food. Although ddeinns are strict carnivores, 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

#267 Groxus

The groxus is the largest known insect in the world. They can grow to be 300 feet long and weigh up to 60 tons. Groxuses are nocturnal, f...

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 ...

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...

RARE

#286 Zuggar

Zuggars are enormous, tentacled abominations from an unknown origin. Zuggars survive by scooping up giant mountains and slowly digesting ...

RARE

#278 Arang'raco

The arang'raco is a large lizard native to the deepest jungles. They are known for their vibrant and colorful scales and the immense shar...

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...

UNIQUE

#341 Karystel

Karystels are noted for their beauty, grace, and quickness. Their long, lithe bodies move like eels, and they have scales in shades of ir...

RARE

#365 Pin-yoch

Pin-yoch are microscopic organisms that manifest and control hordes of large, humanoid spirits that can leap up to 100 feet in the air. P...

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...

RARE

#367 Skalve

The skalve is a creature shrouded in legend and mystery, revered by many as a deity in the desert yet hated by others less favored. Its p...

COMMON

#332 Miliorker

Miliorkers are small, flying creatures that live in extremely large groups and reproduce quickly. They are very social and will often sha...

COMMON

#349 Flayansk

The flayansk originates in the far north, in the freezing highlands of Cotsk. Flayansk vary wildly in size throughout their life, growing...

RARE

#340 Skaða

The skaða are an ancient race of corrupted energy, capable of destroying entire planets in the blink of an eye. It is said that skaða los...

RARE

#322 Ungarmel

When a creature is near, an ungarmel on the prowl will curl up in a ball and hover above the ground, doing its best to blend in with the ...

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

#297 Kensix

Kensixes are large, nocturnal reptiles that live in the desert. They are about the size of a car, and have a thick exoshell of chitin whi...

COMMON

#358 Mollang

Mollang are small marsupials often found throughout wetlands and jungles. They live long lives despite the poisonous fungus that commonly...

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 ...

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...

UNIQUE

#356 Ashkmagn

There are ten known ashkmagn, and they all reside within the same volcanic cavern, which they are aggressively territorial about. This en...

RARE

#342 Jungle Wraith

The jungle wraith is a rare and elusive creature that is rarely seen by humans. It has a slender and ghostly appearance, with translucent...

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...

COMMON

#296 Jaxilith

Jaxilives are large shapeshifters that appear as a swarm of blue flies when dormant. When a jaxilith is threatened, it will transform int...

UNCOMMON

#373 Dounreleon

The dounreleon is a large multi-legged animal similar to that of a mule, with a chameleon like ability to change its coloration depending...

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...