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Mayhem is a minor antagonist in the 2016 American comedy-horror film Ghostbusters.

Mayhem was a large dragon-like ghost haunting the Stonebrook Theatre, where he was possessing mannequins and disrupting rock concerts.

Appearance

Mayhem is a large, green, dragon-like ghost. He has a long snout, sharp teeth, four horns, and glowing orange eyes with reptilian pupils. He has a pair of large bat-like wings and crazy green hair on his head.

Powers and Abilities

Mayhem possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Flight
  • Phasing through walls
  • Possession of mannequins

Fate

Mayhem is captured at the Stonebrook Theatre, but he is accidentally released. He is later seen during the battle in Times Square, where Patty destroys him with the Ghost Chipper.

Trivia

  • Mayhem is the only ghost actually captured in the film, but since he is released, the number of ghosts captured in the film is zero.
  • According to the film's director, Paul Feig, Mayhem is not a human ghost but is instead an extradimensional entity.

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