The Dragonbat is a minor antagonist in the 2012 American comedy horror film The Cabin in the Woods.
The Dragonbat is one of the monsters provided by the Ancient Ones and contained by the Facility.
The Dragonbat is a large bat-like creature with red scales and brown fur. It has very small, vestigial eyes, long rabbit-like ears, and a lower jaw that splits into two mandibles.
Powers and Abilities
The Dragonbat possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Sharp teeth
The Dragonbat is released from containment during the Purge and is last seen flying past several monsters in pursuit of a guard.
- The Dragonbat is possibly a reference to animal hybrid films like Sharktopus.
- Because of its summoning ritual (as noted below), it may be based on bat-like cryptozoological creatures like the Mothman or Batsquatch.
- The Dragonbat is summoned by looking at blurry cryptozoological photographs.