Genre Listing

This page is intended as a navigation portal for users to find stories by category. It is not an exhaustive list of all categories on the wiki and their usage. Be sure to read this page before applying categories to stories.

See also: Creepypasta Wiki:Genre Listing and Categories

Special Categories

These categories may only be added by an admin. They are a good place to start for new wiki readers.
Suggested Reading

61

A good start for those who are new to Creepypasta.
Historical Archive

309

For pastas posted on /x/ and other sources before the creation of this wiki.
Memes

98

Stories that are well cemented in creepypasta lore or are a certified meme.
Contests

22

A grouping of all stories entered into wiki writing contests.
Contest Winner

26

Stories which have won wiki writing contests.
PotM

78

Stories which have won Pasta of the Month.
User Stories

40

A supercategory for prolific wiki authors. See each subcategory for more stories by that author.

Genre Categories

These categories list stories by topic. Be sure to read the rules before applying these categories.

Animals

510

Stories involving animals.
Books

96

Pastas that involve some manner of books that isn't a diary or a journals.
Beings

2,903

Stories that involve some unknown being, often with malicious intents.
Cryptids

132

A collection of unsettling cryptozoological-related stories.
Demon/Devil

679

Vile entities from the abyssal depths.
Ghosts

990

How can you have a creepypasta site without ghost stories?
Gods

206

Stories involving eldritch deities.
Monsters

1,065

Things that go bump in the night.
Christmas

61

For when the world is silent, the fire crackles, and the snow is splattered in red.
Computers and Internet

512

Stories with elements of computer weirdness, like cursed files or websites.
Diary/Journal

717

Stories with a personal twist, meaning they involve someone's diary or journal.
Disappearances

853

People vanish every day...
Dismemberment

1,199

Sometimes, in stories, people just go to pieces.
Dreams/Sleep

1,168

For those stories that involve getting a little shut-eye, then maybe never waking up.
Halloween

76

For the most horrifying time of the year, Halloween.
History

363

Stories about historic events or settings.
Hospitals

82

Stories about or set in hospitals.
Items/Objects

901

Stories about dark or mysterious items, or which are centered on a specific object.
Lovecraftian

202

IA! IA! This kind of pasta fhtagn for you to read them.
Mental Illness

2,573

Stories involving mental dysfunction or insanity.
Military

241

Stories set in a military context.
Mirrors

197

Stories that involve mirrors and their strange abilities.
Music

175

♪~ For stories about music.
Nature

408

Stories involving the natural world, tapping in to your primal fears.
Photography

115

Pastas pertaining particularly to peculiar photos.
Places

1,537

Stories centered on a specific location.
Poetry

281

These stories are the bowtie pasta to the atypical spaghetti of prose pastas.
Reality

1,204

Creepypastas made to destroy a pretense about reality you might have had.
Ritual

453

All those pastas involving rituals; don't blame us should anything go wrong.
Science

489

Everything from insane experiments to scientifically based mind-control are here.
Space

165

Stories taking place in or dealing with the final frontier, outer space.
Television

160

If you're looking for TV weirdness, this is your category.
Theory

283

Stories that look at something from a different perspective.
Vehicles

147

These stories are either based around vehicles or take place primarily inside them.
Video Games

152

Generally, these are stories about strange goings-on in video games.
Weird

755

Stories that can't quite be categorized any other way.

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