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Spriggancore, also known as Dark Fairycore is a Dark Fantasy aesthetic that centers predominantly around Fae, which unlike that of the traditional fairy are often human sized with a more inhuman appearance. The name comes from the Spriggan a legendary creature in Cornish folklore.


While Fairycore represents the brighter more colorful side of Fairy Tale fantasy, then Spriggancore represents the darker more mysterious side of it. Often having darker and moodier imagery, such as:

  • Fog
  • Trees and nature
  • Horns or antlers
  • Wings
  • Deep forests


  • Maleficent (2014)
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
  • The Dark Crystal (1982)
  • Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
  • Jim Henson's Labyrinth (1986)