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The Blackout Creatures are the main antagonists of the 2009 American horror film The Blackout.

Previously dwelling underneath the surface of the American West Coast, these ferocious creatures were released to the surface by mysterious seismic activity, where they attacked the tenants of The Ravenwood apartment complex.

Appearance

The Blackout Creatures are tall, thin humanoid creatures with pitch-black skin. Their heads have lipless mouths filled with anglerfish-like teeth and pale green eyes. They have numerous black quills running down their backs, and their tails are tipped with large claws.

Powers and Abilities

The Blackout Creatures possess the following powers and abilities:

  • Sharp teeth
  • Claws
  • Quills
  • Spiked tail

Fate

The Blackout Creatures are killed after being shot and stabbed in their only weak spots: their heads.

Trivia

  • In the original novella, the Blackout Creatures have long eyestalks, which they don't have in the film.

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