Ugly Cute: Web Original

  • Many creatures in Mortasheen fall under this trope. Aww, isn't he a cute little chainsaw monster?
    • Even better - he talks by revving his chainsaw.
    • Also, the Marrow and Gasjack both seem like some bastard hybrid of a Pokémon with obscure spellcasting Heartless.
  • Meet Tako Luka.
  • The Cheat from Homestar Runner, and his old-timey cousin, The Sneak.
    • Maybe it's just the art style — the Cheat's baffling physiology probably would make for a pretty horrific-looking creature in a more realistic style — but I don't even see how The Cheat counts as ugly.
  • Taco Man.
  • The bug-eyed lumpy-headed kid from episode four of Salad Fingers was strangely endearing.
    • Many of the characters fall under this category... possibly including the title character himself!
  • The Furry Fandom brings us Cruxes.
  • Flaky from Happy Tree Friends.
  • Whatever those things in the Starfish Aliens page picture are.
  • The baby dracoliches from Dragon Fable. So adorable that Zorbak's attempt to turn them into an evil army and take over the world failed because the people of Amityvale adopted them as pets. Awwww.
  • Some of the mutant, "prehistoric", Halloween-themed, and "evil" versions of the Neopets.
  • Several memetic Image Board-based emotes, such as Trollface and Rageguy (aka "FFFFFFUUUUUUUUU")
  • In Charlie The Unicorn, there is a strange... sea-goat-seal...thing. Charlie even lampshades this. "I can't tell if you're adorable or creepy."
  • In Protectors of the Plot Continuum, when a canon character's name is misspelled in badfic, a 'mini' creature appears: a small version of a monster from that canon. For Lord of the Rings, Mini-Balrogs, and for Harry Potter, there are Mini-Aragogs, etc. These are cute, but also just as ugly as their larger counterparts.
  • Fluffy Pony can be this, especially when abusers want to emphasize the oddity of the creatures.
  • A Youtube user by the name Tsimfuckis, who suffered from Progeria, was an example of this. See for yourself.
  • The waiter zombie you play as in the iTunes app Zombies A La Mode is strangely adorable, especially because of the messy bangs of hair sticking out from under his hat and the permanent expression of distress upon his face throughout the game. This is lampshaded by the female zombie at the shop, who frequently mentions him being cute.
  • The mysterious "Bunchie" (or whatever you call it) with its beady eyes and its goofy gait and its big smile qualifies.
  • Greg from Arby n the Chief. He is a large toy spider, but he's meek and talks through sticky notes, and is more skilled then the Arbiter or the Chief.
  • Please allow us to introduce Endangered Ugly Things. And the San Diego Zoo's baby rhino. D'aaaaawww!
  • Alots
  • Poor Misunderstood Spider.
  • Hellephant on Regretsy (sadly the site has been shuttered), who inspired some adorable fan art despite still being stained and missing an ear.
  • As hard as it is to believe, there have been times where SCP-682 could be considered "cute", such as his interaction with the benevolent Blob Monster, SCP-999 or his exposure to rage-inducing Creepy Child, SCP-053.
    • SCP-191 could also be seen in this light. Although in her case its mostly because people feel sorry for her.
    • Instances of SCP-040-1, the creations of SCP-040, could also be seen like this.
    • SCP-811's description makes her sound like a revolting predatory beast, but her interview log makes her sound like a little child with a cute speech impediment.
    • SCP-1550, just look at it.
  • BUB the cat. Her human loves her very much.
  • The eponymous creature from the Welcome to Night Vale episode "The Visitor", which Cecil initially fawns over as being straight up adorable. However, his description of it is very...odd, with it being vaguely spherical, with stubbly little nubs for limbs are large, staring 'duck eyes', until even Cecil is forced to admit it might not be cute so much as just plain weird. Of course, after what it does to the station cat, its hard to think of it as cute in any capacity.