7 Best Scary Halloween Costume Ideas

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If you’re looking for the best scary costumes this Halloween then look no further. Halloween is such a fun and exciting night. If you are going to be dressing up this Halloween season, why not wear the scariest costume you can!

After all, Halloween night is the only time that you can be dressed up as an ax murder and most people will not even bat an eye! It’s all about the fright!

What makes a costume really scary? If you want to be scary this Halloween, make sure that your costume looks as realistic as possible. Whatever it is that you will be dressing up as needs to look like the real deal. It’s as simple as that!


Twisty The Clown

If you’ve ever watched the TV show American Horror Story Freak Show, you will remember Twisty, a serial killer clown who terrorizes the town and kills anybody in sight. Twisty is also missing one side of his jaw due to a close self-inflicted shotgun wound! Why not dress up as Twisty The Clown this Halloween!


All you will need to transform yourself into Twisty are the following items:

  • A latex Twisty the Clown mask can be found here
  • A dirty and tattered clown suit



Sleepy Hollow Headless Horseman

This costume is definitely intended to turn heads (no pun intended) with both your friends, family and even strangers! When you wear this costume you will look as if your head is missing. It’s also complete with a bloody stump up top! You can find the costume here.



Silver Werewolf Creature

A Werewolf is a ferocious creature there’s no doubt. Why not dress up as this scary and intimidating mythical creature?! To start off, find a plaid shirt and use scissors to cut out a few jagged edges around the hemline.

You will need the following:

  • A plaid and shirt ( you can try finding this at your local thrift store )
  • A werewolf mask, find yours here
  • Werewolf claws/hands, here



Freddy Krueger

This is one costume that will always be scary no matter how many years go by. Transform yourself into the infamous murdering ghoul otherwise known as Freddy Kruger this Halloween!

Items you will need:

  • A Freddy Krueger latex mask. Find one here
  • claws, here



Zombie Schoolgirl

Put a spin on the regular school girl costume by transforming yourself into a decomposing zombie schoolgirl. Add some gray contacts to up the ante on this look.

What you need:

  • A schoolgirl costume, here
  • Gray/light color contact lenses



Grave Ghoul

There’s already something very eerie about graveyards, so why not dress up as a grave ghoul, a scary character who will grab you and drag you into hell if you dare wander near the dead.

Items you will need:

  • A grave ghoul costume ( this one is ready made here )

If you’re going to a costume party, entering a contest, or you simply just want to stand out this frightful night, the above costume ideas should be enough to get you started!

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  1. October 17, 2015

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