10 Best Scary Tattoo Ideas: Best Spooky Tattoos

October 13 2021

10 Best Scary Tattoo Ideas: Best Spooky Tattoos

10 Best Scary Tattoo Ideas: Best Spooky Tattoos

Tattoos and spookiness go together like Halloween and candy. The scary, the occult, and the weird, all make perfect subjects for tattooing. Not only that, but scary tattoos are some of the most desirable tattoos to do for tattoo artists. If you have ever looked at tattoo artists flash you’ll see everything from skulls, ghouls, and all sorts of other things that will make your skin crawl before it gets tattooed.

That is why we put together this list of the 10 Best Scary Tattoo Ideas. We know tattoo people love scary tattoos, and our tattoo artists love doing them. This list will include all types of spooky and scary things, some you may have seen before, others will be horrifyingly brand new.

So turn down the lights, close that old creepy door, take one last look under the bed, and enjoy our list of the 10 Best Scary Tattoo Ideas….

 

#10: Skeleton Praying Tattoo

Praying even after death, this skeleton tattoo definitely has a very scary/creepy vibe. The simple black work of tattoo really works great to give it a dark feel, a darkness that will chill you to the bones.

 Skeleton Praying Scary Tattoo Best Scary Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Summer

#9: Grim Reaper Tattoo

We fear the unknown, and that is why death, the great unknown scares us so much. That is why no list of scary tattoo ideas would be complete without the Grim Reaper, the bringer of death.

 Grim reaper Scary Tattoo Best Scary Tattoo Ideas

#8: Hanging Coffin Tattoo

Death hangs at the end of a noose, and this scary tattoo cuts out the middle man by hanging the coffin. The dark symbolism of this tattoo is only matched by the eerie style it is tattooed in.

 Scary Hanging Coffin Tattoo Best Scary Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Devon

#7: Death-Head Moth and Dagger Tattoo

The Death-Head Moth was designed by nature to look scary. Not only that, but these moths are rumored to have dark powers, powers that can be used to inflict evil on their victims lives. So, when you lay in bed at night and see those moths flying around your nightlight, make sure to hold your dagger close.

 Death Moth and Dagger Scary Tattoo Best Scary Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Devon

#6: Woman's Head with Spider Tattoo

The beautiful woman that is too good to be true! This man eater has a black widow for a bonnet. Just like the spider you are safe unless you cross her, in which case, all bets are off.

 Womans Head with Spider On Top Scary Tattoo Best Scary Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Sarah

#5: Musician Skeleton Tattoo

When you hear the death rattle you know your days are numbered. Because when death come marching toward you, playing your song, all a man can do is sing along. This scary tattoo makes this idea horrifyingly real.

 Skeleton Playing  a Horn Scary Tattoo Best Scary Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Summer

#4: Spider-Woman Tattoo

She is no girl Peter Parker. She is something darker, more evil. More spider than woman really, she relishes in wrapping up her prey, then slowly drinking them from the inside out. Doing it slowly, making sure they stay warm. Like a hot cup of crimson red coffee.

 Scary Spider with Womans Head Tattoo Best Scary Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Devon

#3: Knife with Bloody Face Tattoo

We all look at our reflections when they are cast in our line of sight. It is impossible to hide from. Our reflections see us for who we truly are, they see our secrets, and they show us our actions, no matter how horrible. This tattoo shows this perfectly.

 Scary Knife with Girls Face Tattoo Best Scary Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Summer

#2: Face Melting Tattoo

A scary tattoo worthy of Raiders of The Lost Ark it's so face meltingly spooky. #2 on our Best Scary Tattoos Ideas list is the classic melting face, done in a black work style so scary you’ll want to rip your eyes out.

 Scary Face Melting Tattoo Best Scary Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Devon

#1: Scary Tarot Card Tattoo

Justice is coming, you can't run, you can't hide, sooner or later he's gonna cut you down. The red and black colors, mixed with the occult imagery, put this scary Justice tarot card tattoo at the of our scary tattoo list.

Scary Tarot Card Tattoo Best Scary Tattoo Ideas 

Tattoo done by Ryan

We hope you enjoyed our list of the 10 Best Scary Tattoo Ideas. What were you favorite scary tattoo ideas? Are there any other scary tattoo ideas you think should have made the list? Let us know in the comments below.

Was there a scary tattoo that you are brave enough to get? If so, make sure to book your new spooky tattoo at Mr. Inkwells tattoo shop, where one of our amazing tattoo artists can design you a horrifyingly delightful tattoo.

See you soon!

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