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17 scariest Roblox games for horror lovers

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Roblox offers various game genres for players to explore, including the popular and thrilling horror genre. The platform features many bone-chilling scary games that can frighten players of all ages.

In this article, we will discuss the top seventeen scary Roblox games that you should try.

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The Mimic

The Mimic is a treat for those interested in Japanese folklore and history. The game revolves around four peculiar entities a notable samurai sealed away to prevent them from wreaking havoc on the world.

Each entity is the antagonist in one of the game’s four books, each with four chapters. Players will find themselves as different characters venturing into the unknown depths of mysterious worlds.

The game involves several puzzles, tons of awesome environments to explore, and an immersive storyline. You can play The Mimic as a single or multi-player.

Get The Mimic on Roblox here


Apeirophobia is a Roblox survival horror game that immerses players in dark, seemingly infinite corridors. The game draws inspiration from K.Pixels on YouTube and incorporates content from The Backrooms Wiki.

The game creates a deformed reality that forces users to roam in a random maze of rooms. Each room has its secrets that the players must find to move forward. Also, dangers lurking around the corners that you must watch out for.

To add more spookiness, Apeirophobia has dangerous entities that will try to get a hold of you. Players need to use strength, stealth and agility as the situation commands. The ultimate goal of the game is to free yourself from this reality.

Get Apeirophobia on Roblox here

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DOORS is a unique horror game that requires you to reach Door 100 while protecting yourself from several deadly entities, including Rush The Hotel, Jack, Timothy, Eyes, and Seek. The game is inspired by nicorocks5555’s Rooms and Spooky’s Jumpscare Mansion.

Interestingly, the players don’t know beforehand what lies beyond the door. Is it life or death, a way to move forward or a complete halt? Players must remember their mistakes and learn how to navigate this world of doors. You will need to solve puzzles to move to the next level.

Get DOORS on Roblox here


The game takes place inside a massive home hardware store where players have to escape the store. The store employees will become more aggressive as the night approaches and players will have to build a base for sustenance and survival.

As the day comes, the employees will become a little lax and this is the time for you to gather your supplies and move forward.

The game offers a unique blend of horror, survival and construction that keeps players on their toes.

Get 3008 on Roblox here

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Short Creepy Stories

As the name suggests, Short Creepy Stories is a set of horror scenarios that the game will present before the players.

The game is a Roblox experience designed to be terrifying. As a horror experience, the game has plenty to offer: immersive stories, responsive controls, and a multiplayer element.

Not only can you experience this game by yourself, but your friends can also join in the fun. Imagine navigating through eerie environments, solving puzzles, and encountering creepy monsters within the Roblox universe. If you are a fan of spine-tingling adventures, this game is for you.

Get Short Creepy Stories on Roblox here

Forgotten Memories

Head to an abandoned pizzeria as security and discover that this place offers much more than pizzas. The game is heavily inspired by the Five Nights at Freddy’s by Scott Cowthon.

The game showcases sudden jump scares, flashing lights, and loud noises to create a tense and eerie atmosphere. As a security guard, your duties involve monitoring security cameras, checking and repairing the ventilation systems, and avoiding animatronic creatures.

As you complete the tasks, you will earn rewards such as a badge. Complete three nights here to win the game.

Get Forgotten Memories on Roblox here

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Residence Massacre

The game takes place in a seemingly ordinary housing location near a factory. One evening, you return home and find unknown beings haunting it.

All you have to do is survive the night, as the morning light will bring illumination and strength. The game allows you to team up with four players to fight the evil.

As the entity is quite powerful, you will need many supplies to protect yourself. Gather them with your friends and wait for the nightfall to take the entity head-on. Only confrontation won’t do. You can run or hide and pray that the demons don’t find you. Use any tactic to survive the night.

Get Residence Massacre on Roblox here


Picture this: You are going on a school trip, a day of joy and adventure, when suddenly your eyes feel heavy, and sleep engulfs you. You wake up at night to find that your friends are not there, and an old, eerie, and haunted hospital building is looking right at you.

But you are not afraid. Like a true protagonist, you explore the area and face the fears.

The game focuses on the urban legend of black-eyed children that many people have claimed to have witnessed.

Get Elmira on Roblox here

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Alone in a Dark House

Prepare to take charge of a murder investigation in a dark, spooky house. Head to different areas of the house, including the underground water pool.

Up to 20 players can play the game at a time. Choose the best team you think can solve the investigation and protect themselves from Eric, a monster lurking in the darkness.

The game is quite easy to play if you avoid the dark areas, which are everywhere. Alone in a Dark House offers an immersive experience, so note all the sounds you hear. Maybe you will hear something evil.

Get Alone in a Dark House on Roblox here

Dark Corners

Dark Corners mainly aims to collect crystals while avoiding the menacing monster. The objective-based game requires you to complete tasks and explore the environment.

Instead of traditional maps, Dark Corners features chapters that serve as different levels within the game. Each chapter introduces new challenges, mysteries, and areas to explore.

Get Dark Corners on Roblox here

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Radiant Residents

Radiant Residents draws inspiration from 60 Seconds!, a popular game. However, the game adds several turns and twists along the way.

This survival horror game occurs in a world where the apocalypse is approaching fast. All you get is one minute to gather supplies from your house and hide in the bunker below before the time runs out and creatures are out for your blood.

But the question is, how many days can you survive in this world? To find out, play Radiant Residents.

Get Radiant Residents on Roblox here

Identity Fraud

Identity Fraud revolves around escaping maze-like environments and reaching the final boss. Players must navigate dark corridors, solve puzzles, and avoid menacing monsters.

The game features a series of interconnected mazes, each with its challenges. Also, you need to beware of creatures like Fraud, James, Alice, and Stan as you explore.

Find tools and clues to aid you in your journey. Decode cryptic messages, avoid traps, and stay one step ahead of the monsters. In multiplayer, players combine their intellect to solve puzzles and move forward.

Get Identity Fraud on Roblox here

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Geisha is another Japanese horror game on our list. The game takes inspiration from the country’s folklore, all the while adding to the mystery.

The game is divided into several chapters, showcasing a fearsome demon (Yokai). For instance, in Chapter 1, you wake up alone and lost in a forest. Everyone in the Okayama village is also gone, leaving you to wonder what happened here. Explore the world and escape the spirits of the forest.

While completing the missions, beware of a mysterious ‘she’ who relentlessly pursues you.

Get Geisha on Roblox here

Dead Silence

Dead Silence is a horror game within the Roblox platform that has captivated players with its eerie atmosphere and suspenseful gameplay.

The game is based on the legend of Mary S. It can be played with up to four players. The game environment includes a deadly sewer where you will perform the investigation.

Dead Silence features jump scares, and the game’s fear of the unknown may be unsettling to some and exciting to others.

Get Dead Silence on Roblox here

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The Apartment

The Apartment is a Roblox game that offers players an immersive experience in various apartment-theme scenarios. Here, players find themselves in a building, and a note asks them to visit Apartment 705.

Unlike most Roblox scary games, you won’t find any jumpscares here. The game relies on a horror atmosphere that sometimes becomes too quiet, which might unsettle some players.

What happens when you venture into Apartment 705? What is the story of the game? To find out, play The Apartment on Roblox.

Get The Apartment on Roblox here


Become a ghost hunter and investigate the hauntings along with your fellow hunters. You will earn money in the game while finding evidence of the hauntings.

You can use this money to buy new items and tools to aid in your investigations. The game features loud noises and flashing lights, so take suitable precautions.

Specter is inspired by the horror game Phasmophobia but adds its twists along the way.

Get Specter on Roblox here


Usually, films or stories featuring grandmothers are considered to be extremely horrifying. The same is true for the Grandma horror game on Roblox.

You start in Grandma’s villa, exploring and investigating where she has gone. The mansion is dark and filled with strange and ancient secrets you will soon discover.

Collect and expand your inventory to survive this bone-chilling horror game.

Get Grandma on Roblox here

Thus, we have completed the list of the top seventeen scary games on Roblox that you should try. What games have we missed? Tell us in the comments below.

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Kumar Hemant

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