Welcome to Hair-Raising, a reference to many monsters, creatures and beasts! Our goal is to provide information and resources on as many terrifying and scary monsters as possible, in the most fun and frightening way as possible. If there is a monster we haven’t covered and you would like to see, please do not hesitate to write us and let us know!

List of Monsters & Creatures

  • Bigfoot – Large, humanoid creatures that are believed to roam western North America and the Great Lakes regions.
  • Changeling – Offspring of fairies, ogres or other creatures that have been switched with human babies and resemble the human babies in sound and appearance.
  • Chupacabra – A mangy or scaly wolf-like creature that reportedly drains the blood from livestock and other animals.
  • Dragon – Huge reptilian beasts that are like brontosauruses with wings and can breathe out smoke and fire.
  • Fairy – Magical, flying creatures that resemble humans with wings.
  • Frankenstein – A monster made of stitched together body parts, imagined by Mary Shelley in 1818.
  • Ghost – Spirits of the dead who periodically appear to the living, often in a mist or a haze.
  • Goblin – Small, green or grey mischievous creatures that are stealthy. They are often troublesome or even evil.
  • Headless Horseman – A headless, demonic monster that carries a skull or a pumpkin in its hand while it searches for other heads or souls.
  • Jack Frost – A mischievous elf-like being who brings winter and frost in his wake.
  • Jersey Devil – The supposedly cursed 13th child of Mother Leeds that roams the area around southeastern New Jersey.
  • Kraken – A gigantic sea monster that resembles an octopus or squid and was once believed to devour entire ships.
  • Mothman – A human-like being that is said to have glowing eyes and wings and often appears before disasters.
  • Ogre – Large, hideous beasts that are said to eat anything from goats and cats to people.
  • Oni – Creatures in Japanese folklore that have horns and can be one of a variety of colors.
  • Pixie – Small, fairy-like creatures that can be joyful or mischievous, and originate from southwest England.
  • Skunk Ape – Large ape-like cryptids that have been reported in swampy regions of Florida.
  • UFO – Objects seen in the sky that cannot be explained and are often associated with possible alien life.
  • Werewolf – A person that has transformed into a half-human / half-wolf, often during a full moon.
  • Witch – An individual that attempts to establish a connection to the spiritual or supernatural worlds using spells and potions, often to accomplish an objective.
  • Vampire – A monster that lives for centuries, closely resembles a human, and drinks human blood.
  • Zombie – An undead, rotting corpse that has become animated by unnatural means, and feeds on the living.