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The Shadow Monster[1] is the potential next threat to Hawkins in the second season of Stranger Things.

Description

The monster is a gargantuan and spider-like creature, seemingly originating from the Upside Down. It appears to have four appendages that split in the middle, possibly giving it a total of eight "legs".

Season2MonsterDrawing

A drawing of the monster, presumably drawn by Will Byers.

Behind the scenes

Matt Duffer told Entertainment Weekly that the shadow monster was inspired by horror classics: "There's an H.P. Lovecraft sort of approach, this inter-dimensional being that is sort of beyond human comprehension."[1]

Theories

Many fans have compared the entity to the Thessalhydra, which was mentioned in Chapter Eight as the final boss of the boys' Christmas Eve D&D campaign.

Gallery

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Stranger Things 2: Behind the sequel's big, bad 'shadow monster'" Entertainment Weekly. September 28, 2017.

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