Chief Cornstalk, more commonly known as Mothman, is the main antagonist of the 2010 American horror film Mothman.

Once a proud Native American chief, Cornstalk was killed by white settlers. In his dying breaths, Chief Cornstalk vowed that evil spirits would kill anyone who set foot on the land surrounding Point Pleasant who had caused the death of another.


In his Mothman form, Chief Cornstalk resembles a tall black humanoid creature with glowing red eyes, wrinkled skin, a gaping toothless mouth, and enormous black darkrness-like wings. The Chief Cornstalk possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Absolute Flight
  • Traveling through reflective surfaces
  • Absolute Strength 
  • Absolute Healing 
  • Absolute Shape-Shifting
  • Absolute Durabitlity 
  • Absolute Reflexes
  • Absolute Immmortality
  • Absolute Corruption
  • Absolute Possession
  • Absolute Regeneration
  • Absolute Speed
  • Absolute Evil


Chief Cornstalk is destroyed after he is stabbed with one of his own bones.He is then inhabited his essence into the girl's body,concluding that he still exists forever. 


  • The Mothman creature is inspired by an allegedly real series of sightings of a winged, headless, red-eyed creature that occurred throughout 1966 and 1967 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

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