Within the borders of every state waits a monster. Some states have multiple. While all are dangerous some will not let you escape. We have each ranked on a survivability index. The higher the number, the better chance you have of making it home.
Alabama – The Fouke Monster is a Bigfoot-like beast that stalks the wooded areas around Fouke, Arkansas and is known for its foul odor, earning it a low 2/10 survival rating.
Alaska – The Qalupalik is an evil Inuit mermaid spirit that lives in the frigid waters off Alaska and drags victims to their deaths, giving it a chilling 1/10 survival rating.
Arizona – The Mogollon Monster is a reported Bigfoot-like creature said to stalk the mountains and forests of central and eastern Arizona, earning a low 3/10 survival rating against this massive and elusive beast.
Arkansas – The Boggy Creek Monster is a hairy swamp-dwelling Sasquatch relative that has been spotted near Fouke, Arkansas and is said to emit a creepy, nocturnal howl, resulting in a meager 3/10 chance of survival.
California – Freddy Krueger is the dream-stalking killer with a clawed glove who murders teens in their sleep, earning a 4/10 survival rating against this nightmare slayer.
Colorado – The Tommyknockers are mischievous mine-dwelling creatures from Colorado folklore who inhabit old mines and play tricks on miners, though their pranks can turn dangerous, giving them a moderately threatening 5/10 survival rating.
Connecticut – Annabelle is a supposedly haunted doll kept in an occult museum that is said to be possessed by a demonic entity, able to move on its own and cause harm, giving it a 1/10 survival rating.
Delaware – The Credit Card Debt (13% Human – with a 0/10 survivability)
Florida – The Skunk Ape is a foul-smelling Sasquatch-like cryptid said to roam the swamps of Florida, giving it a low 3/10 survival chance.
Georgia – The Altamaha-ha is a Loch Ness-style river monster inhabiting Georgia’s Altamaha River, earning a moderate 5/10 survival rating.
Pele is the dangerous Hawaiian volcano goddess known for her fiery temper, giving her a very low 1/10 survival rating.
Idaho – The Idaho Water Babies are a legendary group of tiny, fish-like humanoids said to inhabit Payette Lake in Idaho who grab swimmers to drown them in revenge, giving them a threatening 1/10 survival rating.
Illinois -The Enfield Monster is a bizarre, orangutan-like creature with glowing red eyes reportedly sighted in Enfield, Illinois in 1973 that attacked a young boy before disappearing into the night, earning an ominous 2/10 survival rating.
The Beast of Busco is a giant snapping turtle creature first sighted in Indiana in 1949, earning it a 5/10 survival chance.
Iowa – The Van Meter Visitor is a mysterious horned, man-bat creature covered in armor that terrorized the town of Van Meter, Iowa in 1903, getting a moderate 5/10 survival rating against its terrifying appearance and unknown capabilities.
Kansas – Sinkhole Sam is a worm-like creature said to inhabit a portion of Inman Lake in Kansas known as “The Sinkhole” – it is also known as the “Foopengerkle” though there’s no solid explanation of what that might have meant, giving it a mysterious yet moderately threatening 5/10 survival rating.
Kentucky – The Hopkinsville Goblins are small extraterrestrial creatures with glowing yellow eyes who supposedly terrorized a Kentucky family in 1955, earning a moderate 5/10 survival rating against their reported cosmic weaponry.
Louisiana -The Rougarou is a cursed, ravenous werewolf creature from Cajun folklore that prowls the swamps of Louisiana in search of human prey, earning a spine-chilling 2/10 chance of survival against this monstrous beast.
Maine – Pennywise the Clown is the shape-shifting entity who takes the form of a sinister clown to lure victims, resulting in a 1/10 survival odds.
Maryland – The Goatman of Maryland is an axe-wielding cryptid with the body of a man and head of a goat, giving it a 4/10 survival rating.
Massachusetts – The Salem witches were persecuted women accused of witchcraft during the infamous Salem witch trials in 1692, whose vengeful spirits are said to still haunt the town, earning them a moderate 5/10 survival rating.
Michigan – The Dogman of Michigan is an upright wolf-like cryptid spotted in northern Michigan, earning it a low 2/10 survival chance.
Minnesota – The Wendigo is a mythical man-eating creature from Native American folklore, giving it a chilling 1/10 survival rating.
Mississippi – The Pascagoula River Aliens are aquatic extraterrestrials reported in Mississippi, earning them a moderate 5/10 survival rating.
Missouri – Momo is an internet urban legend about a creepy bird woman, but as a digital hoax has an 8/10 survival chance.
Montana – The Vampire Stalker of Circle, Montana is an undead blood-drinking cowboy, giving him a low 3/10 survival rating.
Nebraska – The Children of the Corn are murderous children led by a demonic entity in the town of Gatlin, Nebraska who ritually sacrifice adults to ensure a successful corn harvest, with a spine-chilling 1/10 chance of survivability.
Nevada – Area 51 Aliens (Captured extraterrestrials with a 7/10 survivability)
New Hampshire – The Wood Devils (Hairy wild men of the forest with a 4/10 survivability)
New Jersey – The Jersey Devil (Winged demonic cryptid with a 3/10 survivability)
New Mexico – The Dulce Base Aliens (Grays underground at the Dulce Base with an 8/10 survivability)
New York – Sewer alligators are the stuff of urban legend in New York, with claims that baby alligators brought home as pets were dumped down sewer drains, where they survived and multiplied in the dark tunnels, earning them a moderately threatening 5/10 survival rating.
North Carolina – The Beast of Bladenboro (Bloodsucking wolf-cat hybrid with a 3/10 survivability)
North Dakota – The Miniwashitu is a small 1-foot tall horned water monster from Native American mythology that inhabits the waters near Minnesota and Wisconsin and was said to attack fishermen, with a survivability rating of 4/10.
Ohio – The Loveland Frogman (Bipedal frog humanoid with a 4/10 survivability)
Oklahoma – The Oklahoma Octopus (Freshwater cephalopod monster with a 6/10 survivability)
Oregon – Colossal Claude is the name given to a sea monster spotted near the Columbia River in Oregon with a 5/10 survivability)
Pennsylvania – Squanok (mythical creature said to live in the Hemlock forests of northern Pennsylvania and is so hideously ugly that it hides from plain sight and dissolves into a pool of tears when cornered with a 10 /10 survivability)
Rhode Island – Mercy Brown (Undead vampire woman with a 3/10 survivability)
South Carolina – Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp (Reptilian humanoid swamp beast with a 2/10 survivability)
South Dakota – The Little Devils of Spirit Mound (Mischievous 2-foot tall childlike creatures with reddish faces and long brown hair that inhabit the Spirit Mound area near Vermillion, South Dakota and were first spotted by the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804. 2/10 survivability)
Tennessee – The Bell Witch (Spiteful ghost haunting a family with a 3/10 survivability)
Texas – The Chupacabra (Spine draining cryptid with a 4/10 survivability)
Utah – The Skinwalker Ranch Phenomena refers to paranormal activity and cryptid sightings like UFOs and shapeshifting creatures reported on a ranch in northeastern Utah, earning a frightening 2/10 survival rating against the unknown entities.
Vermont – Champ (Lake Champlain sea creature with a 5/10 survivability)
Virginia – The Bunny Man (Axe murderer in a bunny costume with a 4/10 survivability)
Washington – Bigfoot (Legendary ape-man with a 3/10 survivability)
West Virginia – The Mothman (Ominous winged humanoid with a 4/10 survivability)
Wisconsin – The Beast of Bray Road is a werewolf-like creature seen in Wisconsin, earning it a low 2/10 survival chance.
Wyoming – The Jackalope (Horned rabbit oddity with a 6/10 survivability)