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Skeleton

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"Skeleton"
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Details
Type(s)
Undead
Source
Folklore
Scale
medium
Similar creature(s)
Lich, Zombie, Ghoul


Skeletons walking about are often used to depict a personification of death, The Grim Reaper being the prime example. Skeletons are often reanimated by necromancers. They are generally only capable of acting on simple instructions. Most use weaponry like swords, clubs and bows, although skeletons with magical capabilities are also found.

Source[edit | edit source]

Skeletons have been used heavily in european folklore during the middle ages.

Media[edit | edit source]

Skeletons appear in the following media:

Games[edit | edit source]

Novels[edit | edit source]

  • Berserk
  • Disk World series by Terry Pratchett