Krampus is an animatronic sold by Spirit Halloween for the 2020 Halloween season. It is a replica of the character Krampus, from the 2015 film of the same name. Upon activation, the animatronic turns from side to side as its eyes light up yellow while howling, rattling chains, jingle bells, and music can be heard.
Spirit Halloween's Description
"This half-goat, half-demon is here to keep an eye on the behavior of all who celebrate. Watch your back because Krampus is always watching. Should you decide to misbehave, you may be in for a punishment!"
"This life-sized Krampus animatronic features light-up eyes, howling sounds, and moves from side to side for a scare that is unlike the rest."
- Instruction manual
- Volume control
- External speaker jack
- Product Sayings:
- Howling sounds
- IR sensor activated
- Step pad compatible
- Multi-prop remote activator compatible
- Try-me button compatible
- Adapter Type: 5.9V 1.5A
- Dimensions: 90" H x 36" W x 49" D
- Weight: 27.85 pounds
- Material: Metal, plastic, fabric, electronics
- Care: Spot clean
- Note: Recommended for use in covered areas
- The codename for this animatronic is "COCONUT."
- The ANIM number for this animatronic is ANIM 4587.
- The eyes on this animatronic highly resemble Forest Demon's eyes from 2017, leading people to believe it would likely be produced by Crazy Create. This was later disproved when the animatronic was revealed to have a metal base in Michael Dougherty's Instagram and Twitter videos featuring the animatronic.
- This animatronic was originally confirmed to be Krampus by the ring on its hand visible in two of the shots from the "Something terrifying is coming!" teaser, and was later confirmed by a cryptic instagram exchange between Michael Dougherty, the director of the Krampus film, and the Spirit Halloween Instagram account.
- Spirit Halloween gave Michael Dougherty this animatronic as a present.
- Michael Dougherty published a short video on Instagram and Twitter unboxing, assembling, and showcasing the animatronic. In this video, the box can be seen, as well as the internal structure of the animatronic.
- This animatronic has the abbreviation "RU", currently only known to have been used previously on Ouchy the Clown.
- This animatronic was originally thought to have his own mini-theme, similar to the The Nightmare Before Christmas Display in 2017-2018, but this was later disproved by Spirit staff members.
- This animatronic alternates between two audio tracks. One audio track is longer and includes howling, growling, rattling chains, jingle bells, and music. The other audio track is shorter and only includes howling and growling.
- As of 9/4/2020, the listing has been updated to say 6.5 feet instead of 7.5 feet.