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* When Dom is about to be sacrificed, in preparation he is taken upstairs to something so horrific he is heard screaming in absolute terror. Later in the film, it's discovered exactly what it was. A room filled with a congregation of naturally mummified corpses that open their mouths to speak in BlackSpeech.

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* When Dom is about to be sacrificed, in preparation he is taken upstairs to something so horrific he is heard screaming in absolute terror. Later in the film, it's discovered exactly what it was. A room filled with a congregation of naturally mummified corpses that open their mouths to speak in BlackSpeech. When the girl who tends to Luke says "no more pain, no more death" ''that wasn't a euphemism''.


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* The creature itself is pretty creepy, [[NothingIsScarier not being fully revealed at first]]. [[spoiler: When it's fully revealed for the first time, it appears as Dom's wife, Gayle, but then it's shown to be a... [[AnimalisticAbomination thing]] with the body of an elk. For a head it has a headless human torso with antlers for arms and human arms for legs. Between the "legs" is a goat [[SkullForaHead skull]]. And that's not mentioning its [[GlowingEyesOfDoom eyes]]...]]
* Luke's nightmares are a combination of this and TearJerker, as they show that he still feels guilty about Robert's death, and it's disturbing to see [[spoiler: the creature using his memories to manipulate him]].
* When [[spoiler:Dom is about to be sacrificed]], in preparation he is taken upstairs to something so horrific he is heard screaming in absolute terror. Later in the film, it's discovered exactly what it was. [[spoiler: A room filled with a congregation of naturally mummified corpses that open their mouths to speak in BlackSpeech.]]
* During a rainstorm, the main four go into a cabin for shelter and one of them goes upstairs to look around. He opens a door, spots something in the room, and immediately screams for his friends to get up there right now. Turns out they found an inexplicably horrifying effigy made out of straw, roughly in the shape of a human body with no head, holding antlers in it's raised arms. One of them immediately declares it witchcraft. As they leave, the camera lingers on it's odd, shrunken feet. [[spoiler:Turns out this is the shape of the monster's front half, and the shrunken feet are really human hands and the antlers are attached to it's "head".]] Phil says he'll give one of them a grand if they go sleep upstairs with it, but no one takes the bait. [[spoiler:They all suffer horrible nightmares and Luke finds a naked Phil in a praying position before the effigy the next morning.]]
* While Phil and Dom are [[spoiler:hung from the trees in the night]], Hutch gets no such mercy. He's found in broad daylight, gutted like a deer. [[NauseaFuel His abdomen was torn open, bones of his ribs fully exposed. A dark, empty hole marks where the creature completely eviscerated Hutch]] and [[SarcasmMode so kindly]] left his intestines in a pile beneath his body. Let's hope he was dead long before that...

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* The creature itself is pretty creepy, [[NothingIsScarier not being fully revealed at first]]. [[spoiler: When it's fully revealed for the first time, it appears as Dom's wife, Gayle, but then it's shown to be a... [[AnimalisticAbomination thing]] with the body of an elk. For a head it has a headless human torso with antlers for arms and human arms for legs. Between the "legs" is a goat [[SkullForaHead skull]]. And that's not mentioning its [[GlowingEyesOfDoom eyes]]...]]
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* Luke's nightmares are a combination of this and TearJerker, as they show that he still feels guilty about Robert's death, and it's disturbing to see [[spoiler: the creature using his memories to manipulate him]].
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* When [[spoiler:Dom Dom is about to be sacrificed]], sacrificed, in preparation he is taken upstairs to something so horrific he is heard screaming in absolute terror. Later in the film, it's discovered exactly what it was. [[spoiler: A room filled with a congregation of naturally mummified corpses that open their mouths to speak in BlackSpeech.]]
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* During a rainstorm, the main four go into a cabin for shelter and one of them goes upstairs to look around. He opens a door, spots something in the room, and immediately screams for his friends to get up there right now. Turns out they found an inexplicably horrifying effigy made out of straw, roughly in the shape of a human body with no head, holding antlers in it's raised arms. One of them immediately declares it witchcraft. As they leave, the camera lingers on it's odd, shrunken feet. [[spoiler:Turns Turns out this is the shape of the monster's front half, and the shrunken feet are really human hands and the antlers are attached to it's "head".]] "head". Phil says he'll give one of them a grand if they go sleep upstairs with it, but no one takes the bait. [[spoiler:They They all suffer horrible nightmares and Luke finds a naked Phil in a praying position before the effigy the next morning.]]
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* While Phil and Dom are [[spoiler:hung hung from the trees in the night]], night, Hutch gets no such mercy. He's found in broad daylight, gutted like a deer. [[NauseaFuel His abdomen was torn open, bones of his ribs fully exposed. A dark, empty hole marks where the creature completely eviscerated Hutch]] and [[SarcasmMode so kindly]] left his intestines in a pile beneath his body. Let's hope he was dead long before that...


* During a rainstorm, the main four go into a cabin for shelter and one of them goes upstairs to look around. He opens a door, spots something in the room, and immediately screams for his friends to get up there right now. Turns out they found an inexplicably horrifying effigy made out of straw, roughly in the shape of a human body with no head, holding antlers in it's raised arms. One of them immediately declares it witchcraft. As they leave, the camera lingers on it's odd, shrunken feet. [[spoiler:Turns out this is the shape of the monster's front half, and the shrunken feet are really human hands and the antlers are attached to it's "head".]] Phil says he'll give one of them a million grand if they go sleep upstairs with it, but no one takes the bait. [[spoiler:They all suffer horrible nightmares and Luke finds a naked Phil in a praying position before the effigy the next morning.]]

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* During a rainstorm, the main four go into a cabin for shelter and one of them goes upstairs to look around. He opens a door, spots something in the room, and immediately screams for his friends to get up there right now. Turns out they found an inexplicably horrifying effigy made out of straw, roughly in the shape of a human body with no head, holding antlers in it's raised arms. One of them immediately declares it witchcraft. As they leave, the camera lingers on it's odd, shrunken feet. [[spoiler:Turns out this is the shape of the monster's front half, and the shrunken feet are really human hands and the antlers are attached to it's "head".]] Phil says he'll give one of them a million grand if they go sleep upstairs with it, but no one takes the bait. [[spoiler:They all suffer horrible nightmares and Luke finds a naked Phil in a praying position before the effigy the next morning.]]


* While Phil and Dom are [[spoiler:hung from the trees in the night]], Hutch gets no such mercy. He's found in broad daylight, gutted like a deer. [[NauseaFuel His abdomen was torn open, bones of his ribs fully exposed. A dark, empty hole marks where the creature completely ''eviscerated'' Hutch]] and [[SarcasmMode so kindly]] left his intestines in a pile beneath his body. Let's hope he was dead long before that...

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* While Phil and Dom are [[spoiler:hung from the trees in the night]], Hutch gets no such mercy. He's found in broad daylight, gutted like a deer. [[NauseaFuel His abdomen was torn open, bones of his ribs fully exposed. A dark, empty hole marks where the creature completely ''eviscerated'' eviscerated Hutch]] and [[SarcasmMode so kindly]] left his intestines in a pile beneath his body. Let's hope he was dead long before that...


* During a rainstorm, the main four go into a cabin for shelter and one of them goes upstairs to look around. He opens a door, spots something in the room, and immediately screams for his friends to get up there right now. Turns out they found an inexplicably horrifying effigy made out of straw, roughly in the shape of a human body with no head, holding antlers in it's raised arms. One of them immediately declares it witchcraft. As they leave, the camera lingers on it's odd, shrunken feet. [[spoiler:Turns out this is the shape of the monster's front half, and the shrunken feet are really human hands and the antlers are attached to it's "head".]] Phil says he'll give one of them a million grand if they go sleep upstairs with it, but no one takes the bait. [[spoiler:They all suffer horrible nightmares and Luke finds a naked Phil in a praying position before the effigy the next morning.]]

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* During a rainstorm, the main four go into a cabin for shelter and one of them goes upstairs to look around. He opens a door, spots something in the room, and immediately screams for his friends to get up there right now. Turns out they found an inexplicably horrifying effigy made out of straw, roughly in the shape of a human body with no head, holding antlers in it's raised arms. One of them immediately declares it witchcraft. As they leave, the camera lingers on it's odd, shrunken feet. [[spoiler:Turns out this is the shape of the monster's front half, and the shrunken feet are really human hands and the antlers are attached to it's "head".]] Phil says he'll give one of them a million grand if they go sleep upstairs with it, but no one takes the bait. [[spoiler:They all suffer horrible nightmares and Luke finds a naked Phil in a praying position before the effigy the next morning.]]]]
*While Phil and Dom are [[spoiler:hung from the trees in the night]], Hutch gets no such mercy. He's found in broad daylight, gutted like a deer. [[NauseaFuel His abdomen was torn open, bones of his ribs fully exposed. A dark, empty hole marks where the creature completely ''eviscerated'' Hutch]] and [[SarcasmMode so kindly]] left his intestines in a pile beneath his body. Let's hope he was dead long before that...


* When [[spoiler:Dom is about to be sacrificed]], in preparation he is taken upstairs to something so horrific he is heard screaming in absolute terror. Later in the film, it's discovered exactly what it was. [[spoiler: A room filled with a congregation of naturally mummified corpses that open their mouths to speak in BlackSpeech.]]

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* When [[spoiler:Dom is about to be sacrificed]], in preparation he is taken upstairs to something so horrific he is heard screaming in absolute terror. Later in the film, it's discovered exactly what it was. [[spoiler: A room filled with a congregation of naturally mummified corpses that open their mouths to speak in BlackSpeech.]]
* During a rainstorm, the main four go into a cabin for shelter and one of them goes upstairs to look around. He opens a door, spots something in the room, and immediately screams for his friends to get up there right now. Turns out they found an inexplicably horrifying effigy made out of straw, roughly in the shape of a human body with no head, holding antlers in it's raised arms. One of them immediately declares it witchcraft. As they leave, the camera lingers on it's odd, shrunken feet. [[spoiler:Turns out this is the shape of the monster's front half, and the shrunken feet are really human hands and the antlers are attached to it's "head".]] Phil says he'll give one of them a million grand if they go sleep upstairs with it, but no one takes the bait. [[spoiler:They all suffer horrible nightmares and Luke finds a naked Phil in a praying position before the effigy the next morning.
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* The creature itself is pretty creepy, [[NothingIsScarier not being fully revealed at first]]. [[spoiler: When it's fully revealed for the first time, it appears as Dom's wife, Gayle, but then it's shown to be a... [[AnimalisticAbomination thing]] with the shape of an elk, a goat {{skull for a head}} and human arms coming from its cheeks. And that's not mentioning its [[GlowingEyesOfDoom eyes]]...]]

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* The creature itself is pretty creepy, [[NothingIsScarier not being fully revealed at first]]. [[spoiler: When it's fully revealed for the first time, it appears as Dom's wife, Gayle, but then it's shown to be a... [[AnimalisticAbomination thing]] with the shape body of an elk, elk. For a goat {{skull head it has a headless human torso with antlers for a head}} arms and human arms coming from its cheeks.for legs. Between the "legs" is a goat [[SkullForaHead skull]]. And that's not mentioning its [[GlowingEyesOfDoom eyes]]...]]


* Luke's nightmares are a combination of this and TearJerker, as they show that he still feels guilty about Robert's death, and it's disturbing to see [[spoiler: the creature using his memories to manipulate him]].

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* Luke's nightmares are a combination of this and TearJerker, as they show that he still feels guilty about Robert's death, and it's disturbing to see [[spoiler: the creature using his memories to manipulate him]].him]].
*When [[spoiler:Dom is about to be sacrificed]], in preparation he is taken upstairs to something so horrific he is heard screaming in absolute terror. Later in the film, it's discovered exactly what it was. [[spoiler: A room filled with a congregation of naturally mummified corpses that open their mouths to speak in BlackSpeech.]]


* The creature itself is pretty creepy, [[NothingIsScarier not being fully revealed at first]]. [[spoiler: When it's fully revealed for the first time, it appears as Dom's wife, Gayle, but then it's shown to be a... [[EldritchAbomination thing]] with the shape of an elk, a goat {{skull for a head}} and human arms coming from its cheeks. And that's not mentioning its [[GlowingEyesOfDoom eyes]]...]]

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* The creature itself is pretty creepy, [[NothingIsScarier not being fully revealed at first]]. [[spoiler: When it's fully revealed for the first time, it appears as Dom's wife, Gayle, but then it's shown to be a... [[EldritchAbomination [[AnimalisticAbomination thing]] with the shape of an elk, a goat {{skull for a head}} and human arms coming from its cheeks. And that's not mentioning its [[GlowingEyesOfDoom eyes]]...]]

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* The film has an incredibly [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic effective soundtrack]], which helps heighten the dread in the scenes set in the woods.

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* The sight of the creature's victims hanging from the tree branches (such as the elk on the right) is ''very'' disturbing, which is made even worse by the sight of [[{{Squick}} their intestines on the ground...]]
* The creature itself is pretty creepy, [[NothingIsScarier not being fully revealed at first]]. [[spoiler: When it's fully revealed for the first time, it appears as Dom's wife, Gayle, but then it's shown to be a... [[EldritchAbomination thing]] with the shape of an elk, a goat {{skull for a head}} and human arms coming from its cheeks. And that's not mentioning its [[GlowingEyesOfDoom eyes]]...]]
* Luke's nightmares are a combination of this and TearJerker, as they show that he still feels guilty about Robert's death, and it's disturbing to see [[spoiler: the creature using his memories to manipulate him]].

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