Top 10 Most Dangerous ClownsBy: Fun Monster

Top 10 Most Dangerous Fictional Clowns: Ranked by Chances of Survival

Think you're pretty tough? Well think again! We've assembled a list of fictional clowns that would eat you up for breakfast (literally). From their creepy clown costumes to their sinister smiles, they're sure to leave you shaking in your boots. These evil clowns aren't only terrifying, some of them are even demons! We've also included their danger levels, traits, and abilities just to show you know why they're so dangerous. These are the top 10 clowns ranked by your survival rates if you were ever unlucky enough to face them.

10. Zombozo (Ben 10)

Zombozo from Ben 10

[Source: Cartoon Network Studios/IMDb]

Zombozo, a clown-themed villain in the "Ben 10" series, excels in fear manipulation and energy absorption. With a sinister grin, he exploits fear to drain his victims' life force. As a recurring villain, his primary power is inducing uncontrollable laughter, rendering victims helpless. He also wields circus-themed gadgets, including a joy buzzer for electric shocks and laughing gas. To defeat Zombozo, one must avoid his laughter-inducing abilities, use protective gear against his gas, and utilize Ben Tennyson's alien transformations to subdue him.

Traits: Malevolent clown who enjoys torture, Motivation to drain life forces

Abilities: Inducing forced laughter, Manipulating, Energy absorption

Danger Level: Moderate

Survival Rate: 28%

9. Sweet Tooth (Twisted Metal)

Sweet Tooth from Twisted Metal

[Source: Electric Avenue/Artists First/Inspire Entertainment/IMDb]

Sweet Tooth, a menacing vehicular combatant, operates a deadly ice cream truck. His expertise lies in vehicular combat and weapon mastery, pursuing victory relentlessly. With his iconic flaming head and ruthless demeanor, he's a memorable "Twisted Metal" series antagonist. A former ice cream truck driver turned killer clown, lacking supernatural powers but heavily armed and skilled in vehicular combat. Defeating Sweet Tooth means outmaneuvering his vehicle, disabling it, or engaging with powerful weaponry due to his heavy reliance on his truck's firepower and agility.

Traits: Ruthlessness, Physically big, No morality

Abilities: Mastery at vehicular combat and weapons, Relentless pursuit

Danger Level: Moderate

Survival Rate: 27%

8. Captain Spaulding (House of 1000 Corpses)

Captain Spaulding from House of 1000 Corpses

[Source: Spectacle Entertainment Group/Universal Pictures/IMDb]

Captain Spaulding, also known as Cutter, is a chilling character who dons a sadistic clown face while running the eerie "Museum of Monsters and Madmen." While he lacks supernatural abilities, Captain Spaulding compensates with cunning and ruthlessness, often employing violent and unpredictable actions to achieve his sinister goals. His charismatic yet terrifying demeanor, paired with a proficiency in firearms, makes him a formidable and relentless adversary. To confront and overcome this formidable foe, one must tread carefully, as his unpredictability is matched only by his association with a group of similarly twisted individuals.

Traits: Charismatic, Sadistic, Cunning

Abilities: Ruthlessness, Mastery of firearms, Manipulation

Danger Level: Moderate - High

Survival Rate: 25%

7. Art the Clown (Terrifier)

Art the Clown from Terrifier

[Source: Dark Age Cinema/IMDb]

Art the Clown is a mute but sadistic killer who creatively torments and slaughters victims. His abilities include inventive murder methods, eerie silence, and relentless pursuit. While not supernatural, he's a sinister and violent clown with remarkable agility. He’s also super stealthy and will use his silence to his advantage. Using various weapons, he's challenging to defeat, requiring outsmarting, seeking help, and unconventional tactics for survival.

Traits: Sadistic, Relentless, Silent

Abilities: Relentless pursuit, Psychopathic and insane, Silent and ability to disappear

Danger Level: Moderate - High

Survival Rate: 24%

6. Twisty the Clown (American Horror Story)

Twisty the Clown from American Horror Story

{Source: 20th Century Fox/AmericanHorrorStory.Fandom]

Twisty, a deranged clown, conceals his facial deformities with a gruesome mask. His tragic backstory adds complexity to his character, though it doesn't excuse his actions. He's physically strong, known for brutal violence, and abducts victims, driven by an obsession with violence. While not supernatural, his threat stems from his eerie appearance and cunning brutality. Defeating Twisty means incapacitating him or appealing to his humanity, but his unpredictable nature makes him a formidable adversary.

Traits: Deranged, Obsession with violence, Psychological horror, Lack of speech

Abilities: Physical strength, Brutal methods, Manipulation

Danger Level: Moderate - High

Survival Rate: 22%

5. Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Killer Klowns from Outer Space

[Source: Sarlui/Diamant/Chiodo Brothers Productions/IMDb]

The Killer Klowns are extraterrestrial beings that resemble clowns. They possess advanced alien technology, including comically bizarre yet highly lethal weapons. Their abilities also include capturing and harvesting humans in surreal and gruesome ways, adding a bizarre twist to their murderous acts. They can use gadgets such as cotton candy guns that cocoon their victims and popcorn that turns into deadly creatures. Defeating the Killer Klowns involves discovering their vulnerabilities. Oh yeah, and our earthly weapons don’t affect them so good luck.

Traits: Alien entities, Comical appearances, Sinister intentions to harvest humans

Abilities: Lethal Alien Weapons and technology, Immunity, Ability to blend in

Danger Level: High

Survival Rate: 18%

4. Frowny the Clown (Clown)

Frowny the Clown from Clown

[Source: Cross Creek Pictures/Dimension Films/PS260/IMDb]

In the horror film "Clown," an ordinary man unwittingly wears a cursed clown costume that transforms him into a monstrous entity with supernatural strength. Frowny is not a traditional clown but rather a cursed entity associated with a clown costume. The character possesses dark and supernatural abilities when someone wears the cursed costume, it transforms the wearer into a demon with an insatiable hunger for children. Defeating Frowny in the film involves understanding the curse's origin and finding a way to break it.

Traits: Demonic cursed entity, Insanity and madness, Unending hunger

Abilities: Superhuman strength, Possession, Immortality, Psychological horror

Danger Level: Very High

Survival Rate: 17%

3. The Joker (Batman)

The Joker 2019

[Source: DC Comics/Warner Bros/Village Roadshow Pictures]

The Joker, Gotham City's Clown Prince of Crime, is a criminal mastermind known for his chaotic nature and sadistic sense of humor. His abilities include strategic thinking, expertise in chemistry and weaponry, and a penchant for creating chaos. Though he is not a “killer clown,” he is ruthless and dangerous. Challenging him will prove difficult due to his unpredictable and strategic nature.

Traits: Chaotic, Cleverness, Lack of empathy, Manipulative, Obsession with Batman

Abilities: Highly intelligent, Master Strategist, Combat and weapon skills, Escape artist, Charismatic

Danger Level: Very High

Survival Rate: 15%

2. The Violator (Spawn)

The Violator from Spawn

[Source: McFarlane Films/New Line Cinema/IMDb]

The Violator is a cunning demon who often takes on the appearance of a clown. He possesses abilities such as shapeshifting, supernatural powers, size manipulation, teleporting, and cunning manipulation. The Violator delights in sowing chaos and tormenting others (which you will find is a common theme), often serving as an antagonist to Spawn. Defeating him would prove exceedingly difficult due to his supernatural abilities.

Traits: Demon, Deceptive, Sadistic

Abilities: Shapeshifting, Immortality, Superhuman Strength, Teleportation

Danger Level: Extremely High

Survival Rate: 10%

1. Pennywise the Dancing Clown (IT)

Pennywise the Dancing Clown

[Source: New Line Cinema/RatPac-Dune Entertainment/Vertigo Entertainment/IMDb]

Who did you expect?! Of course, it is Pennywise the Dancing Clown! Pennywise is a cosmic entity that takes the form of a clown to exploit the deepest fears of children in Derry, Maine to consume them. Its abilities include shapeshifting into terrifying forms, manipulating fear, and warping reality. Pennywise is sadistic, deriving pleasure from the suffering of its victims, and has tormented the town for centuries. Facing him would be dangerous as you must overcome your fears.

Traits: Cosmic Entity, Evil and Emotionless, Endless hunger for children

Abilities: Shapeshifting, Immortal, Reality warping, Fear-inducing

Danger Level: Extremely High

Survival Rate: 8%

So, there you have it what do you think? Can you defeat these clowns, or will you fall to their cruel and violent ways? Though they are terrifying let's all be glad that they aren't real. Yes, yes, we know you might not agree with our list, but this is our take on the most dangerous clowns of the fictional universe and survival rates depended on abilities, traits, and background. Though, there is one thing we can agree on. These clowns are outright horrifying  and let's be grateful we will never be unfortunate enough to face them.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Clowns:

  1. Pennywise the Dancing Clown (IT)
  2. The Violator (Spawn)
  3. The Joker (Batman)
  4. Frowny the Clown (Clown)
  5. Killer Klowns (Killer Klowns From Outer Space)
  6. Twisty the Clown (American Horror Story)
  7. Art the Clown (Terrifier)
  8. Captain Spaulding (House of 1000 Corpses)
  9. Sweet Tooth (Twisted Metal)
  10. Zombozo (Ben 10) Monster