True Stories of Demon Encounters

Terrifying Tales of Demonic Entities

Explore true stories from people who have encountered entities they believe are demonic. While scary movies and books can be entertaining, it's terrifying when you might encounter a demon in the night. These cases might make you think your fears are real. 

Was this just a case of sleep paralysis or did a demon make a cell phone call to this person demanding, "Let me in!" The incident has all of the hallmarks of the type of hallucination you may have with sleep paralysis as you continue dreaming but feel awake. Your religious beliefs may play a part in these dreams that continue when you are in a partially-awake state. It is quite frightening, and whether you are a believer or not, you can't help but wonder whether this was the case of an actual attempt at demonic possession. More »

Was the man they met at the traveling circus an illusionist bent on scaring them or was he, in fact, the devil, as the circus owner accused him of being? Certainly, he had some ghoulish tricks and a skeleton hand up his sleeve. This story may keep you from running away and joining the circus. More »

Adaleiss had several encounters with an entity that was physically intimate with her. Interestingly, these encounters always happened on the 14th of the month. "I was shocked and a bit confused as to what was happening. I had read multiple accounts on this subject where the 'victim' is unable to move." Was this entity some kind of demon or another spirit? More »

Did they communicate with a demon? Jessica tells a very scary story of using an Ouija board and then being visited by an entity, an incubus, that attempted intimacy. Then she felt she was drawn down a dark and sinister tunnel. The family summoned a priest to bless the house, with another strange occurrence. In another tale, dark flying shadows follow an Ouija board seance. Is this game a dangerous entry point to the occult?​ More »

Ethan had an encounter with a succubus, a female demon whose attacks are usually believed to be fatal. "I was trying, trying so hard to fight it. Cursing at the being, trying to free my arms. It laughed the most evil laugh, it wasn't a deep voice nor high-pitched; it was the most horrific laugh I have ever heard." He survived to tell his frightening tale. More »

Frank has had five encounters with a demonic creature he describes as a shadow woman. "It was a black, shadow-like creature. I tried to break loose of the bond by kicking, but couldn't move. The black creature jumped off of my bed and I turned to the side and pulled my sheet over me." His tales also reads like a case of sleep paralysis. He believes he has been able to fend off the demons by invoking the name of Jesus, which is difficult to do in the paralyzed state. More »