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The Darkseekers are the main antagonists of the 2007 American science fiction-horror film I Am Legend.

A genetically engineered measles virus designed to cure cancer inadvertently wipes out most humans on Earth and turns most of the survivors into inhuman creatures that are hurt by sunlight.


The Darkseekers are emaciated humanoids with pale veiny skin, no hair, and sharp teeth.

Powers and Abilities

The Darkseekers possess the following powers and abilities:

  • Large numbers
  • Sharp teeth
  • Human intelligence


Neville manages to blow up the main horde of Darkseekers with a grenade at the cost of his own life.


  • The film is based on the 1954 Richard Matheson novel of the same name.

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