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Black-hooded Figures


It was about a year ago, I do not remember the exact time but it was around late April or Early May, I was returning home from shopping, I took the keys from my bag to enter the apartment, than I heard foot steps,

When I turned my back to see what is behind me, I saw this black hooded figure, he was tall dressed up in black top to bottom, he had a pendant, but I could not really see what kind of a pendant it is, because half of it was hidden in the black gown, it was a sunny afternoon not later than 3-4 pm,

He was walking fast, and not looking around, only he was looking at the pavements, like he is minding his steps, First I thought he was a kind of a clergy man but than he reminded me the evil characters in horror movies, I thought this character might be a member of a Satanist group but I had no evidence to prove it.

He walked fast and he suddenly vanished next to the dustbin,

There were other people around, I went and asked did you see this guy in black hood; he looked kind of a strange to me? But nobody saw him, or knew anything about this figure. I was so scared. Thought it is a kind of a curse or an omen.

For a long time I said to my self there is no such thing, you were daydreaming until I read an experience about Black Hooded figures.

I still do not know what was it or what does it wants, and why did it appeared to only me?

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k416jp (4 stories) (10 posts)
10 years ago (2012-06-26)
This is very interesting. I used to have vivid reoccurring dreams of this hooded figure. It started from the time my memory started as a child until I was six years old. As soon as I moved out of the house that I grew up in, the dreams stopped. I felt like it was torture having to see it almost every night. I'm not scared of many things, but I'm 31 years old now and I'm scared to death of it still. Once about ten years ago, I stopped being scared of it and cursed it in my thoughts and something very strange and unusual happened at that exact instance so I believe it may still be around. I've had many paranormal experiences in my life but I've never felt something more evil and dangerous than this. I'm actually scared to even type this and talk about it or think about it. I may not like it or understand it, but I will never disrespect it ever again. Thank you for sharing this.
envolga (1 stories) (24 posts)
10 years ago (2011-11-03)
There are several types of ghost. The one I'm about to talk about is not recognized. This could be the one your experiencing. You see years ago, Ibegan seeing a person in a cloak with no hood. It was Collared. It made face not able to be viewed fully. He acts like me and everything. Here is the thing. There is a type with a cloak that is a ghost manifested of your personality. I'm not sure what they are called but this may be what you are putting up with.
666devilchicks (12 posts)
11 years ago (2010-09-22)
i don't really think it was after you but after something that has come in contact with you ❤ I also thiink it could have been a nightstalker or [taker of the dead]
Which actually take demons trying to hide from their fate

❤ devilchick #1 😁
rane (3 posts)
12 years ago (2010-07-20)
To you guys who think it may be an omen I just wanted to tell you I saw this exact same thing when I was 7. The morning sun was streaming into the room and I opened my eyes and saw it by the foot of the bed- thinking my mind was playin tricks I shut my eyes and opened them again and saw it slowly floating (in the reflection of the tv) up towards my back. What's weird is that I felt shocked but not really threatened, and I have read stories on here of similar experiences where the thing actually whispered "don't be afraid"- Anyway, I just turned 30 so I really doubt it means you're going to die.

I do wish someone somewhere could tell us what this really means- it's been on my mind a lot looking for the truth and wishing to see it again and figure out my own truth. If it comes I'll update!
Blackrobedspiral1 (7 posts)
12 years ago (2010-05-04)
You don't have to be depressed about it nor think that this experience is "yours". Please don't take this is a selfish way but I learned that many people had this experience and am happier now knowing it is not "my" experience or "my" being "friend".
I used to think that I was the only one and that is what made me depressed. The way I am now taking the experience is that it acted as a guardian to my then childish ways. If you read my profile you may have some understanding regarding it.
Blackrobedspiral1 (7 posts)
12 years ago (2010-05-04)
I had the same experience. Check out my profile for the story. Glad to see others have had similar experiences.
Moongrim (2 stories) (871 posts)
12 years ago (2009-11-12)
Another possibility:


Trudy (92 posts)
12 years ago (2009-09-21)
Dear Princess of Darkness,

Do you live in the United Kingdom? Aren't there a lot of pagan rituals and ceremony going on? Maybe it was a person involved in paganism.
AnonaMs (1 posts)
12 years ago (2009-09-17)
This is true. This is what happened to me. About 6 months ago I was sleeping and when I turned around in bed to get more comfortable I must have opened my eyes because I seen a black cloaked figure and I was sooooooo afraid I jumped and turned on my light. My heart was beating... Racing. The next night the same thing happened. Then I started sleeping with my light on. I told my sister about it and she called the next day to tell me she also seen it in her bedroom. She seen it only one night though. This has never happened to either one of us ever! We are not the type of people to make things up... My sister does not lie so it really scared me when she said she also seen it. I actually thought I was going to die. Well... That was 6 months ago and now something really different is happening. I keep waking up in my sleep gasping for air and freaked out with a sense that their is a presense in my room. This is happening almost every night. I don't see anything, but I sense someone or something in my room. I haven't been feeling well lately so I am really worried and scared.

It was about 7 ft. Tall, the face was just darkness, I could not see hands, feet, arms or legs. It was there for about 3 or 4 seconds both nights... And then disappeared.

I am worried because I have been told it is the Grim Reaper and that I will die. Even before this happened I have been very depressed.

Please let me know what you think.
Thegrinch17 (guest)
12 years ago (2009-08-19)
I have dreamed of this same thing before! I'll explain:my mother died back in 1986 in her bed in the house we were living in at the time. A few days after she had passed on, I was sleeping in my room which was right next to the room she had died in and I had a horrible dream, the scariest dream I've ever had in my life! You know how it's usually hard to remember your dreams upon waking? Well, I've never forgotten this one, even after all these years!
Anyway, in the dream I could see myself laying in my bed asleep, and this very tall figure dressed in a pitch black hooded cloak was standing right next to my bed, apparently watching me sleep. I couldn't see the face but I assume that's what it was doing. All of a sudden, it started to bend over the bed, closer and closer to me and I woke up very quickly in a panic. I was terrified and struggled to turn on the lamp. There was nothing there but I swear this was no dream, that it was really happening! Shortly after the house was sold and I moved out.
I've never had another dream like this since and I'm thankful for that! The meaning behind the dream remains a mystery to this day. Could this have just been a bad dream brought on by the trauma of losing my mother? Could this have been the Grim Reaper we always hear about, coming to collect my soul? I guess I'll never know but the horrifying feeling I got from that dream still lingers on today and that happened almost 23 years ago! If anyone has ever had a dream like this, please let me know your thoughts on it! Thanks!
WReck72 (1 stories) (116 posts)
12 years ago (2009-08-10)
Intereting story I had saw something similar when I was about 10 I didn't wait to see if it vanished though cause I was walking home I just turned around and ran like hell also saw something when I was around 14. Thanks for sharing and I think your username is fine. I think ihorizon my be new to his faith and slightly mislead but I'm sure his intentions are good and he'll be fine.
princessofdarkness (1 stories) (1 posts)
12 years ago (2009-08-10)
that is the only experience with black hooded figures, but I had experiences with some other hooded figures, poltergeists and elementals for the last 27 years and on goes on and on...
Nor_Cal_Girl (3 stories) (97 posts)
12 years ago (2009-08-09)
A Druid is an ancient person from the UK area, mainly Celtic. Pretty much pagans of that time if I'm not mistaken. And to the user who asked the author to change their name: everyone has feelings, and opinions but you don't have to force them on others. This person has the right to call themselves whatever they want, there are far worse thing in this world. As for the story, maybe the land is where Druids used to dwell?
ihorizon (11 posts)
12 years ago (2009-08-08)
Also please change your handle name as your handle gives this impression that you are not serving the LORD but the opposite.
bumblebee55 (1 stories) (40 posts)
12 years ago (2009-08-08)
Sorry to ask, but I'm confused:What is a time slip and what is a Druids? PLEASE ANSWER!
I've heard of those "Black Hooded figures" before, I don't really know what they are, but if you go to and type in black hooded figures, you can maybe try to find out what they are and mean. Good Luck! 😊
retro_rose (2 stories) (12 posts)
12 years ago (2009-08-08)
I'm sorry, I meant that the other people you asked might have had their heads and backs turned AWAY from him. Forgive my typo. 😳
retro_rose (2 stories) (12 posts)
12 years ago (2009-08-08)
I would say that there's still a small possibility of this black hooded guy being a random kook and the other people you asked, perhaps had their heads and backs turned to him, while you didn't. But, there is also the distinct possibility of it being something else altogether, more "supernatural" so to speak. I don't know what your personal religious beliefs are, but I am a Christian, and I feel that there are many things out there, such as described in the Bible, that are "unclean". Prayer to God is very powerful and I view it as a protective shield.

I hope you don't have any more of these frightening experiences. God bless!
youngdz79 (6 stories) (58 posts)
12 years ago (2009-08-07)
Is this the only time you have seen it? I have read online and in books about people being able to see a "time slip" either backwards or forwards and since you are from the united kingdom a lot Druids and other magick use was prevelant there in the early roman period

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