Creepypasta names

Avaline the demon
Demon soul
Shadow slender
Dark rose
Dahlia the choker
Midnight sadie
Midnight rose
Nightfall killer
Black ivy
Crying soul
Alex  the soul eater
Soul dancer
Darkness lullaby
Dark neko
Demon neko
Willow ghost
Poison kisser
Dark song
Aishira the soul chaser.
Soul lullaby

Raven the hell ghost
Lady in balck
Man in red.
Slender kat
Demon queen
Shi-ai ( death love)
Death's daughter/son
Death's soul
Terra the killer
Dark blood
Schizo drake
Twitchy liu
Jeffrey the incubus
Lost gold
Glitchy black
Glitchy white
Lost mime
Lost rose
Fire starter

Slender wolf
Leilah the shadow
Slender children/child
Slender cat

Dessie the killer
Drake the soul talker
Sally rose
Demon seer

Chloe the demon hunter
Devil rose
Black rose
Black ivy
Black dahlia
Blue mist
Haunting damien.
Satan's soul


Creepypasta names are a great way to help your child become more imaginative, and they can be used for gaming, story-making, social media and so much more.

They, however, are a big hassle to think up. Maybe it doesn’t bother you, but for others, it’s a time-consuming process they’d like to skip.

If you are looking for a creepypasta name, it can be tough to find something unique. With that in mind, let’s look at some of the most popular creepypasta names out there.

Creepypasta Names

Here are the creative names for creepypasta:

  • My Sunshine
  • The Candyman
  • Eternal Jenny
  • Sweaty Sally
  • Snow Demon
  • The Buzz Killer
  • Footsteps
  • Stumper
  • Dollface
  • Red Riding Hood
  • Carni Clown
  • Dollface
  • The Collectionist
  • One Penny
  • The Genius
  • Goofy Garry
  • The Larper
  • Joking Jenny
  • Elyse of Elysium
  • Mirror Man
  • The Shadow
  • Seven Minute Alice
Creepypasta Names

Creepypasta Character Names

Check out these creepypasta character names ideas:

  • The Crow
  • The Salesman
  • Hangman
  • Quiet Boy
  • Bladesmith
  • The Animator
  • Stargazer
  • Window Licker
  • The Good Priest
  • Big Bad Bully
  • Alley Ally
  • Vacation Vance
  • My Sunshine
  • Jack’s Lantern
  • Jack’s Lantern

All Creepypasta Names

These are the all creepypasta names for you:

  • The Crawler
  • Weeping Wife
  • Cruel Kevin
  • The Waitress
  • OCD Andy
  • The Pioneer
  • The Hypnotist
  • Miss Chitchat
  • Quiet Boy
  • Mourning Widow
  • The Sleeper
  • The Digital Friend
  • The Reaper
  • Smiles
  • The Clicker
  • Secret Santa
  • Dispatch
  • The Pianist
  • The Caretaker


So, what is the best way to come up with new and cool fantasy names? There’s no easy answer, but here are some things to consider.

  1. Look through some books.
  2. Make up your creepypasta names by yourself.
  3. Use a name generator.
  4. Think of words that go together.
  5. Use the history of the kingdoms.
  6. Use the geography of the kingdoms.
  7. Use the weather of the kingdoms.
  8. Use the legends of the kingdoms.
  9. Make it all about yourself.

Check out these creative and cool creepypasta names:

  • FPS Pro
  • Delivery Boy
  • Smiles
  • The Shadow
  • Online Emily
  • Salty Sally
  • Scratches
  • The Quiet One
  • Dollface
  • The Scientist
  • The Parasite
  • Outsiders
  • Loopy Luna

Creepypasta names are a lot like fantasy worlds. They are filled with interesting places, adventures, and characters. So, they are naturally full of potential.

You might have heard many names that are already great. But how do you make a good creepypasta name on your own? You brainstorm unless you fetch something you love.

These creepypasta name ideas may help you brainstorm more:

  • Coach
  • The Insomniac
  • Mirror Image
  • The Pregnant Lady
  • Skeleton Boy
  • The Jester
  • The Collectionist

If you are writing a fantasy story or science fiction, you will have to name your characters but also fantasize about organizations, religions, races, philosophies, planets, galaxies, nations, and just about anything else you invent!

I cannot fetch you all creepypasta names to use in your story, but my little guide may help you naming ideas, characters, places, and concepts.

1. One of the good ways to name something is to simply change one or two letters of a real or known creepypasta name to create something new which is still recognizable, simple, and memorable.

For example, Sarah could become Saral and so forth; the name Jonathan could be Jolothan.

Here are some creepypasta names examples you can try to change on your own:

  • Salem
  • The Orphan
  • Sleepy Sally
  • The Sculpter
  • Missing Misses
  • The Attention Seeker

2. Most often fantasy names are usually deeply rooted in the culture and language they come from, like creepypasta names.

For example, In Scottish, mac means “son of”. You may come up with some words that you use as prefix or suffix to convey some meaning and sprinkle it.

Check out these creepypasta name and try to put some prefix or suffix with them:

  • The Waitress
  • The Butterfly
  • Scaredy Cat
  • Volatile Vance
  • Lucky Lucy
  • The Dreamer
  • Flower Girl
  • Tweety Bird

3. Consider the prevailing beliefs; philosophical and religious beliefs of the character you are looking a name for.

For example, Christians name their kids after saints, as Paul and Mathew.

The following are some creepypasta names to help you out:

  • Nightowl
  • The Visitor
  • Night Stalker
  • Gallow Garry
  • Bladesmith
  • Sneezing Sam
  • Snake Eyes
  • The Pastry Chef
  • The Grazer
  • Bedtime Barry

4. Robotic characters will not have names that are culturally related or derived.

They can be anything you choose to say, such as:

  • The Cheerleader
  • Graveyard Garry
  • The Bookworm
  • Scarlet
  • Phanton Phill
  • The Larper
  • Guardian Angel
  • Nibbler
  • The Puppet Master

5. If you are naming a place, rather than people, you should know that often places are named after people.

It is also common to name public buildings on the name of history heroes, people who made them, or some important personality who once visited them.

Below are some of the good creepypasta names to quickly scroll through to get more ideas:

  • The Bellboy
  • Pig Face
  • The Introvert
  • RPG Master
  • Newbie
  • Bear Chills
  • Dreamer

Check Also:


  1. Slime life anime
  2. 1963 tv guide
  3. Lowes granite countertops

List of creepypastas

Wikipedia list article

Creepypastas are horror-related legends or images that have been copied and pasted around the Internet.[1][2][3] These Internet entries are often brief, user-generated, paranormal stories intended to scare, frighten or discomfort readers.[1][2] The term "Creepypasta" originates from Copypasta, made from the words "copy" and "paste".

List of creepypastas[edit]

This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by adding missing items with reliable sources.

Slenderman, one of the most popular creepypastas

Slender Man[edit]

Main article: Slender Man

Slender Man is a thin, tall humanoid with no distinguishable facial features, who wears a trademark black suit. The character originated in a 2009 SomethingAwfulPhotoshop competition, before later being featured as a main antagonist in the Marble Hornetsalternate reality game. According to most stories, he targets younger people who supposedly go into his forest looking for him. The legend also caused controversy with the Slender Man stabbing in 2014. Two 12-year-old girls stabbed one of their friends, leaving her in the forest to die. The stabbing victim survived the assault, crawled her way out of the forest, and got help. The two girls were arrested and, when questioned, revealed they attempted to kill their friend because "Slenderman would kill their family" if they didn't.[4][5]

Abandoned by Disney[edit]

Abandoned by Disney is a creepypasta written by Slimebeast about a man exploring an abandoned Disney resort, named Mowgli's Palace.[6] The story’s climax comes when the man finds a room marked "CHARACTER PREP 1" which is inhabited by photo negative mascots that seem to be alive, and flees when he witnesses one rip off its own head.[6]

Jeff the Killer[edit]

An image of Jeff the Killer

Jeff the Killer is a story accompanied by an image of the title character. In the story, a teenager named Jeff is attacked by a group of bullies. The fight ends with Jeff being nearly arrested for assault, which his brother Liu takes the blame for, getting taken away resulting in Jeff becoming very depressed and introverted. His parents, (being rightfully concerned) force him to go to a party, where he runs into the bullies. There, the bullies doused him with alcohol and set him on fire. After being discharged and having his bandages removed, Jeff becomes insane, carving his own face to leave a smile-shaped scar, burning off his eyelids, and killing his family.[7] He becomes a serial killer who sneaks into houses at night and whispers "go to sleep" to his victims before killing them.[7][8] The story quickly became one of the most popular creepypastas and would inspire many other stories, including Jane the Killer.[7]

The character of Jeff was created by DeviantArt user Sesseur. The story above wasn't made by Sesseur himself, but rather "a fan of his earlier work." A 2013 article asserted that the original image of Jeff the Killer was an extensively edited picture of a girl who committed suicide in the fall of 2008.[9] However, in 2018, after extensive research on 4chan's /x/ board, this rumor was debunked; the original image came from Japanese website from September and November 2005.[9]

Ted the Caver[edit]

"Ted the Caver" began as an Angelfire website in early 2001 that documented the adventures of a man and his friends as they explored a local cave. The story is in the format of a series of blog posts. As the explorers move further into the cave, strange hieroglyphs and winds are encountered. In a final blog post, Ted writes that he and his companions will be bringing a gun into the cave after experiencing a series of nightmares and hallucinations. The blog has not been updated since the final post.[10] In 2013, an independent film adaptation of the story was released, called Living Dark: the Story of Ted the Caver.[11]


Main article: Penpal (novel)

Penpal is a six-part creepypasta novel by Dathan Auerbach. The original stories were published on reddit, and were collected as a self-published paperback in 2012.[12]

The Russian Sleep Experiment[edit]

Main article: Russian Sleep Experiment

"The Russian Sleep Experiment" tells of Soviet Union agents and scientists experimenting on both political prisoners and prisoners of war during World War II, in which the prisoners are kept in a sealed-off room which was filled with an experimental gas to prevent sleep. This mysterious gas turns the prisoners into violent zombie-like monsters. In the end, the commander demands a researcher to enter the room and start killing the prisoners.[13] With one of them uttering "So nearly free" before they die.[14]


1999 is a creepypasta that started as a blog by Camden Lamont which was updated in real-time.[15] It tells the story of a Canadian man named Elliot, who is investigating a mysterious public access channel called Caledon Local 21. The mascot of the channel is "Mr. Bear", the star of the series Mr. Bear's Cellar. Elliot remembers writing to Mr. Bear when he was younger, and during the investigation, he finds a police station with several Mr. Bear tapes, including an episode where Mr. Bear murders several children. In one of the last updates, Camden says he was contacted by an email address that supposedly belongs to Mr. Bear. The blog ends on a cliffhanger after Camden mentions the email address.[16][17]

A few years after the story started spreading around the internet, plagiarism accusations were thrown in Camden Lamont's way after a version of the story was published to Fandom's Creepypasta Wiki. In this version, several accounts of a series on Caledon Local 21 named Paint With the Soul closely resemble several videos uploaded to YouTube as part of the web series AlanTutorial. This version was later removed from FANDOM sites by a DMCA by Camden Lamont himself, who released a statement that he was unaware the story had been posted and continuously updated for several years, all without his consent.

Smile Dog[edit]

Supposed Close Recreation of the original

On the website UseNet, an image was posted with no backstory, titled "smile.jpg". The black and white image contained a husky dog, with a human-like grin, along with a hand reaching out. Creepypasta writers created stories to explain the image, one of the most popular being of an amateur writer. The writer goes to an old lady that has a story to tell the writer, but after he arrived the lady had descended into madness. She claimed that she saw an image of the smile dog on a floppy disc, and went mad. The image has been lost, with only false variations existing on the internet. The image has always been an optical hazard, whose effects range from vivid nightmares and anxiety, to suicide. Some claim that the image still skulks the web somewhere, and even people who have claimed they had seen it. A hacker supposedly invaded a feel-good forum and posted the image, the raid apparently made many people go mad and die. People that have seen the original describe the hand as "beckoning", and some even claim it is the hand of the devil. The image shown at the top is a supposed close recreation of the original.

The Ayuwoki[edit]

"The Ayuwoki" began as a YouTube video created in 2009 by fiction writer Thomas Rengstorff, to promote an animatronic robot with a mask resembling a distorted likeness of the late Michael Jackson. In early 2019 it morphed into a meme, a challenge, and an urban legend that also spawned a video game; it caused several authorities to calm any fears regarding the meme's influence.[18] The Ayuwoki gets its name from a Spanish misspelling of the lyrics "Annie, are you okay?" from the song "Smooth Criminal".[19]

The Backrooms[edit]

The Backrooms is a short passage originally posted to 4chan's /x/ board in 2019 as a caption to a photograph of a hallway with yellow carpets and wallpaper. The story purports that by "noclipping out of bounds in real life," one may enter a realm known as the Backrooms, an empty wasteland of corridors and rooms with nothing but "the stink of old moist carpet, the madness of mono-yellow, the endless background noise of fluorescent lights at maximum hum-buzz, and approximately six hundred million square miles of randomly segmented empty rooms to be trapped in,"[20] as well as malevolent entities that hunt the traveler across three separate areas of the Backrooms, "Levels 0 through 2." The location in the original photograph which spawned the Backrooms story is still unidentified as of 2021.[21] Backrooms images are example of liminal spaces[22][23]

Local 58[edit]

Main article: Local 58

Local 58 is a YouTubeweb series created by Kris Straub revolving around a news channel which is being constantly hijacked.[24] The web series is notable for its effects to make it look like an actual television broadcast. Each episode revolves around a different scenario in which the news channel is being hijacked. For example, "Contingency"[25] shows a hijacking where a foreign country had captured America and the broadcast tells the viewers to commit suicide via gunshot. The broadcast then concludes that "the 51st state is not a place" before the broadcast abruptly changes to a message apologizing for the 'hoax' that had been played on-air. Another entry in the series, "Weather Service", details through Emergency Alert System messages a seemingly-apocalyptic alien event involving the Moon or a force based on it 'infecting' those who gaze at the satellite. The video culminates in a person attempting to implore the audience not to look at the Moon, only to become 'infected' themselves after fighting with an entity instructing the audience to do the opposite, the final shot being that of the 'infected' human turning the camera feed to the full Moon while a large number of people can be heard screaming in terror in the background.

Siren Head[edit]

On the right, Siren Head.

Siren Head is a fictional monster created by the Canadian artist named Trevor Henderson.[26][27] It is a tall emaciated being with a pair of sirens where a head would normally go, which are capable of emitting various noises both natural and man-made, including sirens, radio broadcasts, white noise, and human voices.[28] An ambush predator, it always hides in plain sight and sometimes mimics the voices of its past victims to lure any potential prey closer. The creature is one of many monsters in Trevor Henderson's found-footage[29] style art including the cartoon cat, bridge worm, long horse, and more, and has been the subject of multiple video games, the most popular being a short horror game independently developed by Modus Interactive with the permission of Henderson.[26] The game was originally created in 2018 for a PlayStation-themed Game Jam, and gained an increase in popularity in 2020 after being showcased by various big gaming YouTubers and streamers, including PewDiePie, Markiplier, and Jacksepticeye.[26][30][31] Siren Head was also included in a popular Fallout 4 mod, called Whispering Hills.[27] Another game, titled Sirenhead,[32] was developed by UndreamedPanic and praised for its visuals and sound design.[28]

The Rake[edit]

The Rake is a strange humanoid creature whose sightings have been reported on four different continents, sometimes being referred to as a "Skin-Walker", with the earliest known account being a mariner's log in 1691. Named for its massive, incredibly sharp claws, the Rake lacerates its victims in their sleep and in some cases, whispers to them in a frightening voice. Those fortunate enough to survive a sighting of the Rake suffer from the traumatizing thoughts of its appearance and behavior.[33]

The Rake is often listed as one of the most famous Creepypasta monsters.[34] In 2018, a film based on the Rake was released on TubiTV and Amazon Prime.[35] The film was poorly received by critics.[35]

Torture Soup (Blank Room Soup)[edit]

"Torture Soup" or "Blank Room Soup" is a video in which a man is seen reluctantly eating a bowl of soup with a large spoon. Midway through the video, the man begins crying while two masked people caress his head and back. There are several theories about the clip, one of them affirms that the man who appears in the video had to endure four days of starvation, and then he was forced to eat the remains of his deceased wife.[36]

The video was uploaded to YouTube under the headlines "Blank Room Soup" and "Torture Soup", and quickly became popular. The costumes used in the video are costumes of characters known as RayRay, created by Raymond Persi, the characters were originally devised in 2002 when Persi began to draw these characters based on his vision of himself. There are many claims that the video was not created by Persi, and that the costumes featured in the video were stolen after a live show, and that the video was later released to him.[36]

The Expressionless[edit]

"The Expressionless" is a story that was added to the Creepypasta Tumblr in June 2012. The story is set in June of 1972, where a woman appeared in Cedar Senai hospital wearing only a gown drenched in blood. The woman has a mannequin-like face and a kitten clamped in her jaw. She pulls the animal out and throws it aside, and then collapses. The doctors decide that sedating her would be the best option. After attempting to sedate her, the woman rises from the bed. The staff attempts to restrain her, but it doesn't stop her from brutally massacring and cannibalising the entirety of the present personnel using her sharp teeth. One female doctor survives and nicknames her "The Expressionless".[37]


Main article: Zalgo text

Zalgo is a recurring creepypasta character who is alternately interpreted as a deity, an abstract supernatural force, or a secret collective.[38] The concept originated in 2004 on the Something Awful forums, with edits of cartoons to depict characters mutating and bleeding from their eyes while praising Zalgo. The depictions were coupled with a unique form of distorted text that became known as Zalgo text.[39]

Hi I'm Mary Mary[edit]

Hi I'm Mary Mary (often stylized as hiimmarymary) is a story told through multiple YouTube videos. The story follows Mary, a woman who one day woke up in a house similar to her grandparents' home, however, nobody else is there and nothing can be done to escape. Mary decides to record her experiences in the house to keep herself occupied. During the day, the house is mostly normal and calm. However, during the night, strange and demonic figures representative of mental illnesses appear to torment her.[40][41]

Mereana Mordegard Glesgorv[edit]

Mereana Mordegard Glesgorv is the title of a twenty-second-long video uploaded to YouTube in 2008 by a user called erwilzei. It depicts footage with a red filter, of a man silently staring into the camera.[42] A slightly longer version was later produced, depicting the man suddenly smirking towards the end; this was accompanied with a short story which claimed that several viewers who saw the footage in its entirety, which ran for approximately two minutes, were driven insane by what they saw, cutting out their eyes and mailing them to YouTube's headquarters.[43] The man seen in the video was later identified as Byron Cortez, a citizen of the U.S Virgin Islands.[42]

Lost Episode creepypastas[edit]

Lost Episode is a common subgenre of creepypasta, and revolves around lost episodes of various media properties. These lost episodes are usually explained as having been prevented from airing, or pulled during broadcast due to controversial, mature, or unsettling aspects being shown, such as graphic violence, gore, and adult themes.

Candle Cove[edit]

Main article: Candle Cove

"Candle Cove" is a 2009 story by Kris Straub written in the format of an online forum thread in which people reminisce about a half-remembered children's television series from the 1970s involving a young girl - the series' protagonist - going on adventures with a cast of pirates. The posters share memories of the creepy puppets from the series, and discuss nightmares that resulted from watching certain episodes (such as those involving a villain called the Skin-Taker, and one that had no dialogue other than screaming). One poster then asks their mother about the series and is told that the mother just used to tune the television to static, which the child would watch for thirty minutes.

Syfy announced a television drama based on the story in 2015, adapted by Nick Antosca and Max Landis.[44] The story makes up the first season of Channel Zero, which premiered on October 11, 2016.[45]

The Wyoming Incident[edit]

The Wyoming Incident is the case of a alleged video that interrupted the transmission of KTWO-TV in Niobrara County, Wyoming in 2006. The video showed human heads without bodies doing various gestures, poses, and emotions, and even the camera position moved occasionally, usually five to ten seconds. All the people who saw the video suffered since hallucinations, headaches, or vomiting. While some believed that it was something paranormal, this is believed to have been caused by the strident noise that sounded during the video. All attempts to capture the hacker who caused this were in vain.[46]

As a tribute to the creepypasta a video game developed using the Raycasting Game Maker program was released in 2010.[47] The game used images from the Wyoming Incident video for walls, enemies, and more.

SpongeBob Bootleg Episode[edit]

The SpongeBob Bootleg Episode was a story originally uploaded on the Creepypasta Wiki in 2011. The only surviving evidence of this bootleg tape, found by five teenagers (two have committed suicide and one is reported missing) dumpster diving near an abandoned mental facility, is an edited image from the SpongeBob SquarePants episode, "Dumped." The image consists of a dimly lit background of SpongeBob's living room and a mouthless SpongeBob with bloodshot eyes. Many images of this are GIFs of SpongeBob blinking if the viewer stares at it for long enough.[48]


"Suicidemouse.avi" is a nine-minute Mickey Mouse video uploaded to YouTube in 2009, with the video posing as being forgotten Mickey Mouse footage made by Walt Disney himself during the 1920s golden age of American animation. The "banned" cartoon begins with a 3-minute animation loop of Mickey walking down a street with a dull, almost depressed look on his face. All the while, the sound of a piano being played poorly can be heard in the background. Bit by bit, the video begins to warp, glitch, and distort as the sound of tv white noise replaces the original banging piano music. Accompanying this music change is Mickey himself, who starts sneering after a while and his movements speed up. It is at the 8-minute mark that the audio changes once again, this time to a woman crying in agony, and as the crying got louder and louder, the picture changes. The streets and sidewalks Mickey is walking on start to travel in impossible directions. Mickey's face begins to fall apart as his eyeballs roll to the bottom of his chin like marbles in a fishbowl and his smile creeps up to the left side of his head. The screaming continues until the 9-minute mark when the episode ends with Mickey spinning then falling to the ground, dying, and an image of Mickey's head appearing on the screen (similarly to the ending of classical Mickey Mouse cartoons around the time) for approximately 30 seconds, while what sounds like a broken music box plays in the background. The remaining 30 seconds is supposedly unknown to the public, though it is suggested that whatever took place during those last 30 seconds was so mentally traumatic, that it resulted in the employee who first screened the episode committing suicide after watching it and uttering the phrase "Real suffering is not known."[49]

This creepypasta was adapted into a movie on June 15, 2018, directed by Christo Lopez. The budget was over $5,000 and it was filmed in the United States.[50]

Dead Bart (7G06)[edit]

"Dead Bart" is a story by writer K.I. Simpson. It features the Simpson family going on a plane trip together, but while being his usual, mischievous self, Bart ends up breaking a window on the plane and getting sucked out, falling to his death. After an apparently very realistic view of his corpse, the show's second act features a surreal take on the Simpson family's grief. Act three opens with a title card saying one year has passed. Homer, Marge, and Lisa are skeletally thin, and still sitting at the table. There is no sign of Maggie or the pets. They decide to visit Bart's grave. Springfield is completely deserted, and as they walk to the cemetery the houses become more and more decrepit. Emotionally abandoned, they arrive at Bart's grave where Bart's body is simply lying in front of his tombstone, appearing similar to the corpse in act one. The family starts crying again, but eventually, they stop and blankly stare at Bart's body. Near the end, the camera starts to zoom into Homer's face and according to summaries, Homer also tells a joke during this part. The episode ends with a zoom-out of the cemetery, featuring the names of every single Simpsons guest star on the tombstones, with the ones that have not died yet all having the same death date.[51]

Squidward's Suicide (Red Mist)[edit]

The full story is told from the perspective of a person who interned at Nickelodeon Studios in 2005 as an animation student. The student and some other coworkers received a tape to edit titled "Squidward’s Suicide" for the series SpongeBob SquarePants. The staff initially assumed it was just an office prank. In the firsthand account, the video consists of Squidward preparing for a concert. After Squidward finishes playing at the concert, the crowd jeers at Squidward. The next shows Squidward forlornly sitting on a bed, while strange and upsetting noises play and become louder in the background. The scene is spliced with quick flashes of murdered children, each time the noises getting louder when cutting back to Squidward — now bearing red 'hyper realistic' eyes. Eventually, Squidward shoots himself after a detached, deep voice commands it, and the video ends.[52]

The circulated image of red-eyed Squidward associated with this creepypasta was referenced in the series and included in the original uncut airing of the season 12 episode "SpongeBob in RandomLand". According to Vincent Waller (the showrunner and co-executive producer of season 12), the purpose of the reference was to make fun of "try-hard edgy fanfiction", and he has referred to "Squidward's Suicide" as a "ridiculous fanfiction". He further clarified that it was only intended as a reference and that the "Red Mist Squidward" character is "FAR from canon".[53]


While the following stories do not fit the typical definition of creepypastas - often being written from an in-universe perspective, they are sometimes associated with the genre:


Originally posted to the /co/ board of 4chan by Drecker Jones, under the pen name "Sergeant Sprinkles",[54]Cupcakes is a fanfiction based on the show My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. In the story, Rainbow Dash visits Pinkie Pie after getting invited by her to the bakery. Rainbow Dash was told she'd be making cupcakes with Pinkie Pie, however, Pinkie Pie knocks her out with a drink. Rainbow Dash is taken to a dark room full of severed pony heads. Pinkie Pie states that she will be making cupcakes out of Rainbow Dash. The story describes the ways Pinkie Pie mutilates Rainbow Dash to death. The story ends with Apple Bloom joining Pinkie Pie, who is now making cupcakes out of Diamond Tiara.[55]

Rainbow Factory[edit]

Created by internet user Aurora Dawn, "Rainbow Factory" is a fanfiction of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic that tells the story of two Pegasi, Scootaloo and Orion, who fail a flight test due to trying to help a third Pegasus, Aurora, who broke their wing while flying. They are transferred to a large weather factory that is managed by Rainbow Dash. After being locked in a large room with several others, Rainbow Dash reveals how rainbows are made through the use of mutilated, live Pegasi being put through a machine called a Pegasus Device that converts their corpses into individual colors (known as Spectra), which are then mixed to make rainbows. After attempting to retaliate against Rainbow Dash and the cruelty in the factory, Orion is chained up to the machine and is twisted until his ribs shatter, before being tossed in the Device. Scootaloo attempts to escape from a now-maniacal and insane Rainbow Dash, but is proven fruitless as she is captured by guards and attached to the machine, where she utters her last words to Rainbow Dash; "You have beautiful eyes." The ending of the story is ambiguous as to her fate. There is a sequel to this set twenty years later, centered around two other foals who escape being turned into rainbows, and the lives of the workers in the weather factory.[56]

Videogame creepypastas[edit]

These creepypasta focus on video games containing grotesque or violent content; this content may spill over into the real world and cause the player to harm themselves or others. Many video game creepypastas involve malevolent entities such as ghosts or artificial intelligence.

BEN Drowned[edit]

Main article: Ben Drowned

Created by Internet user Alex Hall (a.k.a. "Jadusable"), Ben Drowned tells a story of a college student only identified as Jadusable who buys a used copy of the video game The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask from an elderly man at a yard sale. Jadusable finds that the cartridge is haunted by the ghost of a boy named Ben, who drowned, as well as an entity that seems to have taken his name only identified as BEN, and an enigmatic force known as the Father. After performing the Fourth Day Glitch, Jadusable encounters disturbing glitches and ominous messages such as "You shouldn't have done that ..." and "You've met with a terrible fate, haven't you?", and begins to encounter Ben in the game, who takes the form of the Elegy of Emptiness statue. The story would later spiral into an Alternate Reality Game with the introduction of an in-universe website belonging to the Moon Children, a mysterious cult. After an eight-year-long hiatus, the story returned in 2020, once again in the Alternate Reality Game format, for its final arc, dubbed "Awakening", which featured adjacent plotlines about a man calling himself Jadus recounting his experiences during a societal collapse due to a virus known as H.E.R.O.E.S, people waking up in a mysterious hotel run by a man named Abel, and a return to the haunted Majora's Mask cartridge.[57]

Lavender Town Syndrome[edit]

Main article: Lavender Town § Lavender Town Syndrome

This legend purports that, shortly after the original Japanese release of the video games Pokémon Red and Green in 1996, there was an increase in the death rate amongst children aged 10–15. Children who had played the games reportedly screamed in terror at the sight of either of the games inserted into the Game Boyhandheld console, and exhibited other erratic behavior, before committing suicide through methods such as hanging, jumping from heights, and creatively severe self-mutilation.[58] Supposedly, the suicides were connected to the eerie background music played in the fictional location of Lavender Town in the games. In the game's canon, Lavender Town is the site of the haunted Pokémon Tower, where numerous graves of Pokémon can be found.[59]

The legend alleges that children, besides being the primary players of the games, are more susceptible to the effects of the Lavender Town music, because it supposedly incorporates binaural beats and a high-pitched tone that adults cannot hear.[60] It has been speculated that the legend was inspired by an actual event in Japan in 1997 in which hundreds of television viewers experienced seizures due to a scene with flickering images in an episode of the Pokémonanime, titled "Dennō Senshi Porygon".[58][61]

NES Godzilla Creepypasta[edit]

NES Godzilla Creepypasta is a story written by Cosbydaf, who also produced the sprite artwork for the story. It relates the tale of a character named Zach who plays an unusual copy of the Nintendo Entertainment System game Godzilla: Monster of Monsters!. As Zach progresses through the game, simple glitches begin to turn into entirely new content and new monsters, and eventually, a malevolent, supernatural being by the name of Red reveals himself. As the mystery behind the nature of Red unravels, it is revealed that the demon has closer ties to Zach than he ever could have expected. The story concludes with Zach - having defeated Red during the final battle - selling the game on eBay, unable to bring himself to keep or destroy the mysterious cartridge.[62]

The story is often praised for its extensive use of custom-made screenshots, depicting thousands of sprites created by the story's author. A fangame based on the story is being developed;[62] a demo was released in 2017.[63]

Toonstruck 2[edit]

Toonstruck 2 is a story revolving around the sequel to the video game Toonstruck, which was developed but not released due to the commercial flop of the first game.[64][65] The protagonist of the story, an adventure game geek named Dave, buys a rare copy of the game from a creepy man in a black raincoat; as he plays Toonstruck 2, its atmosphere becomes increasingly sinister, and the game begins to change the real world around him (the original Toonstruck was about a cartoon animator transported to the toon world through TV). The story alleges that Toonstruck 2 was based on art from the sketchbook of a mentally ill cartoon animator who murdered his boss, bought by one of Virgin Interactive's executives at a murderabilia auction, and the real reason for its cancellation was that its contents were too shocking.[66]

SVG's Christopher Gates wrote: "The incomplete storyline has proved to be fertile ground for fans, who seem more than happy to fill in the blanks... If Toonstruck had been finished, maybe it would've faded away. But it wasn't, and the mystery has kept Toonstruck fans engaged for over 20 years — and counting."[67]


Sonic.exe is a creepypasta created by JC -the-Hyena. The original story follows a teenager named Tom, who receives a CD from his friend Kyle and a note telling him to destroy it. Finding Kyle's warning to be a joke, Tom decides to play it, finding it to be a haunted version of Sonic the Hedgehog.

The original story was posted for the first time on the Creepypasta Wiki in August 2011 and was removed in January 2014 due to complaints of its poor quality when compared to other gaming creepypastas, despite it being somewhat influential. The growing backlash towards the story led its author to publish a protracted diatribe about his grievances with the Creepypasta Wiki's decision, which only fuelled further criticism.[68]


Main article: Petscop

The title screen of the fictional game, Petscop

Petscop is a web series released on YouTube which purports to be a Let's Play of a "lost and unfinished" 1997 PlayStation video game of the same name. In the game, the player character must capture strange creatures known as "pets" by solving puzzles. However, after the narrator of the series enters a code on a note attached to the copy of the game he received, he can enter a strange, dark, and hidden section of the game: the Newmaker Plane and the depths below it.[69] Although the puzzles continue, the game's tone shifts dramatically, and numerous references to child abuse appear; Newmaker appears to refer to the real life case of Candace Newmaker, who was murdered during rebirthing therapy.[70]


Main article: Polybius (urban legend)

An urban legend claims that in 1981, an arcade cabinet called Polybius caused nightmares and hallucinations in players, leading at least one person to suicide. Several people supposedly became anti-gaming activists, after playing Polybius.[71][72] One of the oldest urban legends regarding video games, Polybius has entered popular culture, and numerous fangames exist as attempts to recreate the game from numerous accounts of its nature.

Pale Luna[edit]

Pale Luna is a creepypasta which tells the story of a text-based adventure game, named "Pale Luna." Never distributed outside the San Francisco Bay Area, the game starts with some text that states: "You are in a dark room. Moonlight comes through the window. There is gold in a corner, along with a shovel and a rope. There is a door to the east. Command?". After completing level 1, the next level displays text that says: "Reap your reward. Pale Luna smiles at you. You are in a forest, there are paths to the north, west, and east. Commands?".[73]

Most players described the game as a joke in bad taste and extremely lazy programming,[74] as well as broken and unplayable.[75] However, a player named Michael Nevins played a copy to see if there was something beyond, after five hours of play and several reboots, the game displayed the following text: "Pale Luna smiles wide. There are no paths. Pale Luna smiles wide. The ground is soft. Pale Luna smiles wide. Here. Command?". After choosing a series of commands that said: "Dig hole. Throw gold. Fill hole," the game showed the following text: "Congratulations, 40.24248 -121.4434." After thinking for a while, Michael concluded that these numbers were coordinates leading to the Lassen Volcanic Park in northeast California.[73]

The next day, Nevins, equipped with a compass, a map, and a shovel, Nevins began his search through the park. During his search, he realized that the paths he was taking were comparable to those of the game. After a long walk, he reached the exact location of the coordinates and began to dig, until he found the head of a girl with blonde hair in an advanced state of decomposition. After Nevins informed the authorities about the terrifying discovery, the girl was identified as Karel Paulsen, an 11 years old girl who was reported missing by the San Diego Police Department a year and a half previously. After Michael's discovery, an investigation was carried out to find the identity of the programmer of the video game. However, the rest of Karen's body, as well as the identity of the author of Pale Luna, were never found. It is known that some collectors have offered great fortunes for the few copies of the video game.[73]

Catastrophe Crow![edit]

Catastrophe Crow!, also known as Crow 64, is a creepypasta revolving around a fictional 3Dplatform game for the Nintendo 64 that was never released,[76] whose developer, Manfred Lorenz, supposedly disappeared.[77] The story of the video game was first released when a video produced by YouTuber Adam Butcher was released, entitled "What Happened to Crow 64?".[78]


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