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Simple. It attaches itself to someone's face.

Usually NightmareFuel from some horror film.

May be related to FaceFullOfAlienWingWong. See also OrificeInvasion, PersonalSpaceInvader.


[[folder: Comics ]]

* The mind-control starfish of Starro the Conqueror.


[[folder: Film ]]

* The TropeNamer is the crab-like [[FaceFullOfAlienWingWong impregnator]] from ''Franchise/{{Alien}}''. Many later examples are homages.


[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* The dreamcrabs in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "[[Recap/DoctorWho2014CSLastChristmas Last Christmas]]" attach themselves to their victims' faces and slowly eat their brains, while trapping them in dreams. One of the crew even lampshades the situation as being right out of ''Franchise/{{Alien}}''.
--> '''The Doctor''': There's a horror movie called ''Alien''? That's really offensive. No wonder everyone keeps invading you.
* The giant spiders contained in the Box of Gavrok in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' attach themselves to people's faces before killing them.


[[folder: Tabletop Games ]]

* The Face Sucker in ''TabletopGame/{{Munchkin}}''.


[[folder: Toys ]]

* Krana and Krana-Kal of {{Bionicle}}.
** The Skull Spiders from the 2015 reboot.


[[folder: Video Games ]]

* Gligar and Gliscor from ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}''.
* {{Metroid}}s
* Headcrabs from the ''VideoGame/HalfLife'' saga.
* Brainsuckers from ''VideoGame/{{X-COM}} Apocalypse'', which are used as ammunition by certain aliens in addition to appearing on their own. Replacing a person's brain is their entire purpose; They don't even have a digestive system.
* The Protozoid Slimers from ''VideoGame/DukeNukem3D''.
* ''Videogame/PsiOpsTheMindgateConspiracy'': The Aura Beasts come of nowhere and wrap around Nick's face. Oh, and the only way to see them coming is using the psi draining AuraVision.


[[folder: Webcomics ]]

* In [[TheCyantianChronicles Campus Safari]], Chrome's miniwhip Aurla does a good impression of one. (Played for laughs)
* ''Webcomic/CrossTimeCafe'': [[Webcomic/{{Freefall}} Sam Starfall]] pulls one of these off in an early [[http://www.whiteponyproductions.com/comicstrips/ctc/ctc0006.htm strip]]. Hortmage finds it irritating and, maybe, disgusting.
* Edward's monster in ''Webcomic/MonsterPulse''. It helps that it's actually his face.
* In ''Webcomic/ZeroPercentDiscount'', a BananaPeel turns into a [[http://zeropercentdiscountcomic.tumblr.com/post/44969429923 facehugger]].