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Elefaria is the main antagonist of the 1993 Canadian horror film The Dark.

This ancient creature lives in a local graveyard, where it maneuvers about through a vast network of underground tunnels and consumes dead bodies straight from their coffins.


Elefaria is an enormous, bipedal, rat-like creature with brown fur and large canines replacing its rodent incisors. It also has numerous porcupine-like quills emerging from its back.

Powers and Abilities

Elefaria possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Sharp teeth
  • Claws
  • Secretes healing fluid


Elefaria is killed after being shot multiple times in the stomach.


  • Elefaria was designed by American creature designer Ron Stefaniuk.

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