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23 Horror-Inspired Fonts

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Discover 23 unique fonts to create chilling designs. Check out this collection below!

23 Thrilling, Chilling, and Spooky Fonts

Storytellers know the design of horror. They use scratched-out fonts and dripping typefaces to mimic their favorite visuals related to fear. And you can achieve thrilling designs by knowing how to incorporate the right fonts into your work.

Feeling mischievous? Create a haunting design using horror-inspired fonts from Envato Market and Envato Elements. Enjoy 23 creative styles with many spooky elements.

Need a custom font instead? We can still help! Check out the design professionals at Envato Studio for all your font needs!

Medusa Gothic Font

Stop your audience in their tracks with a compelling font! This Medusa typeface features a Romanesque Gothic style. It comes with a complete set of letters and numbers so you'll be able to add it seamlessly to your designs. Try it out now!

Medusa Gothic Font

Ewing Julian Typeface

A wicked tribute to a friend of the designer, this creative typeface features sick, zombie details! It's a highly detailed design that should be included in every designer's arsenal. This download features five total font styles and also includes a bonus graphic pack.

Ewing Julian Typeface

Beliung Font

Turn any headline into a chilling title! The Beliung font features both regular and expanded styles. Use them to add some thrills to your work and make your favorite quotes pop! Included in this download are two font styles, letters, and so much more.

Beliung Font

Creaphy Typeface

Nothing is creepier than fog at night, and this Creaphy typeface manages to make us squirm. A handmade font inspired by horror movies, this font features streaky lines on all capital letters. Create an intense intro with this awesome font.

Creaphy Typeface

Violence Font

Under normal circumstances, we wouldn't condone violence. But this horror font features a retro design we're sure you'll enjoy. The chaotic design includes only uppercase letters and is great for any powerful poster.

Violence Font

Primal Font

Rely on your primal instincts with this compelling font. Featuring a science-fiction-inspired theme, this font is designed with clean, bold letters. Like many modern fonts, the design plays with empty spaces for more impact.

Primal Font

Brain Melt Font

Brains! Embrace the zombie apocalypse with this awesome brain font. This font features of mix of spooky and cartoon elements for an overall funny design. Great for headlines and more, use this font for your next Halloween-inspired YouTube video.

Brain Melt Font

Devils Hand

Devil's Hand is a creepy handwritten typeface that will make you keep the lights on. Suitable for any scary project, this font includes a mixture of lowercase and capital letters. Use it for your designs with caution, of course.

Devils Hand

In The Wood Font

By all means, don't go into the woods! A hardly inviting font, this typeface somehow manages to draw you in. The design features tall, lurking letters with distressed details for that antique look. Download it today to use it for your projects!

In The Wood Font

Black Rose Font

Black Rose has a sinister, yet appealing undertone. It's a handbrush typeface with long strokes and plenty of character. Download it now to get access to letters, symbols, and ligatures. You'll definitely want this font!

Black Rose Font

The Mistie Typeface

Create a compelling cover for your scary book with the Mistie typeface. This font features a chunky, chewed-up design that is available with both capital and lowercase letters. It's supported by standard design software and is extremely easy to install!

The Mistie Typeface

Harry's Brush Font

Harry's Brush font is a highly detailed typeface featuring energetic brush strokes. It looks awesome on any t-shirt design and is suitable for posters, signs, and video transitions. Use it to help tell your spooky story with one simple download!

Harrys Brush Font

Blood Fingers Font

Help save me. Design a poster as creepy as this preview image with the Blood Fingers font. Created to mimic the look of realistic blood, these letters look natural and realistic. Scare anyone with this creepy font!

Blood Fingers Font

Manticore - Brush Font

Handwritten fonts are often designed with subtle notes of horror. Grunge is a style that gets the job done, like this brilliant Manticore font. A brush style typeface with punk details, this font works best with urban-themed graphics.

Manticore - Brush Font

Ghoul Typeface

A font for the dead or living, Ghoul delivers a simple, yet mighty punch. This font features thick handmade letters that work great for captions and titles. Create the best Halloween posters with this Ghoul typeface! Download it now!

Ghoul Typeface

Nigma - Brush Font

Nigma is bold and daring. It's a handwritten font with hurried letters and strokes. Try it out for a bold design that leaves your audience wanting more. Transform your quotes and typography with this horror-inspired font.

Nigma - Brush Font

Halloween Font

Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year! It gives us the chance to do awesome Halloween tutorials with great fonts like this one. This font features a trippy wood-like design with fun details. You'll simply love this font!

Halloween Font

Covenant Font

Some creatives get inspired by their favorite scary movies. And this font is certainly no different! Covenant features an intense design with long letters and a lot of creepy energy. Thrill your audience with this mysterious font.

Covenant Font

Horror Joys Font

A clever contradiction, the Horror Joys font is packed with tons of energy. It's a handmade typeface that aims at delivering scary vibes and includes additional blood splatters to help. Use this font on cool posters, apparel, and more!

Horror Joys Font

Story Brush Font

Embrace those nostalgic vibes with the Story Brush font. Created with a cool comic book style, this font features over 240 glyphs. Complete your comic books with this incredible font and enjoy its retro charm! Download it today!

Story Brush Font

Broken Wings Font

Specifically designed with a heavy heart, Broken Wings is a font that makes us want to know more. Its chunky style features ragged edges and handmade characters. It will make any design stand out, so choose your canvas wisely!

Broken Wings Font

Muertos Typeface

Celebrate the former lives of the dead with this Dia de los Muertos-inspired typeface. This font features a charming Spanish vibe with additional abstract ornaments for your designs. Try it out and let us know how what you think!

Muertos Typeface

Gallow Tree Font

Font designers know how to set the mood. And Gallow Tree is a display font that definitely knows it's spooky! Create the coolest Halloween poster around or decorate your products with unique details. Set a mood that no one will forget with this typeface.

Gallow Tree Font

Conclusion

This list features exciting resources for the avid designer familiar with OpenType and other font formats. For additional help with all your typography needs, enlist the skills of a talented professional by choosing one of the amazing designers from Envato Studio.

And with loads of horror fonts available at your fingertips, chances are we've missed a few to add to your personal collection. Be sure to browse Envato Market and Envato Elements for more resources, and let us know your favorites in the comments below!

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