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This page lists fictional creatures and species featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time and its Expanded Universe.

Fairy Tale Land Species

Atlantean Rat Snakes

Atlantean Rat Snakes are a Fairy Tale Land species. They appear in the fourteenth episode of the fifth season. They have a black, red and blue body, with two yellow eyes. Their poison is able to kill someone within 24 hours. When he was a child, Baelfire was attacked and bitten by an Atlantean rat snake. Milah killed the creature, before asking the help of Fendrake the Healer to cure their dying son. Eventually, thanks to a potion, Baelfire is saved.
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Agrabah Species

Agrabahn Vipers

Agrabahn Vipers are an Agrabah species.
Main article: Agrabahn Vipers
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Arendelle Species

Rock Trolls

Rock Trolls are an Arendelle species.
Main article: Rock Trolls
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Enchanted Forest Species

Bridge Trolls

Bridge Trolls are an Enchanted Forest species.
Main article: Bridge Trolls
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Cecaelias

Cecaelias are an Enchanted Forest species. They first appear in the sixth episode of the third season. They are sea creatures which are half-woman and half-octopus. Just like mermaids, they have the ability to open portals to another world.
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Known Cecaelias:

Chernabog

The Chernabog is an Enchanted Forest creature.
Main article: Chernabog
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Chimeras

Chimeras are an Enchanted Forest species. They are first mentioned in the sixth episode of the one season. They are described as a combination of a lion, a serpent, and a goat. They can be cooked, and their taste is said to be similar to that of turducken.
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Known Chimeras:

Demigods

Demigods are an Enchanted Forest species. They appear in the thirteenth episode of the fifth season. They are the children of a God and a human. Because of both of their parents, they are mortal people with strong powers. The demigod Hercules is the son of Zeus and a mortal woman. He has the power of super-strength.
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Dwarves

Dwarves are an Enchanted Forest species.
Main article: Dwarves
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Giants

Giants are an Enchanted Forest species.
Main article: Giants
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Gnomes

Gnomes are an Enchanted Forest species. They appear in the second episode of the first season. They are little short humanoid creatures, with greenish skin and pointed ears. A gnome, which was one of the land's inhabitants with the darkest souls, helped the Evil Queen at her first attempt to enact the Dark Curse, by giving up a lock of his hair. When the gnome laughed at her failure, the queen turned him to stone.
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Gorgons

Gorgons are an Enchanted Forest species. They appear in the tenth episode of the third season. They are magical creatures that have hair made of living snakes, as well as glowing eyes that turned those who behold them to stone. Medusa was a famous Gorgon in the Enchanted Forest. Some days after their wedding, Snow White and Prince Charming decided to attack her to use her head against the Evil Queen. However, Medusa turned Charming into stone. As the creature tried to find Snow, the latter tricked Medusa into meeting her own reflection and turning herself into stone.
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Jiminy Cricket

Jiminy Cricket is an Enchanted Forest creature. He first appears in the first episode of the first season. The Blue Fairy grants Jiminy's wish of making up for participating in the murder of Geppetto's parents by turning him into a longevous cricket with his human conscience. ("That Still Small Voice")
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Krakens

Krakens are an Enchanted Forest species.
Main article: Krakens
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Leviathan

The Leviathan is an Enchanted Forest creature.
Main article: Leviathan
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Mapinguari

The Mapinguari is an Enchanted Forest creature. It is mentioned in the sixth episode of the second season. Not much is known about this creature. King Midas has its head as a trophy in his castle.

Monstro

Monstro is an Enchanted Forest creature. It appears in the twentieth episode of the first season. Monstro is a giant whale at sea who attacks and attempts to swallow Geppetto and Pinocchio while they are caught in a storm. Pinocchio sacrifices himself to give Geppetto the last life vest and jumps into the sea as a huge tidal wave engulfs everything.
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Ogres

Ogres are an Enchanted Forest species.
Main article: Ogres
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Siren

The Siren is an Enchanted Forest creature.
Main article: Siren
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Unicorns

Unicorns are an Enchanted Forest species.
Main article: Unicorns
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Werewolves

Werewolves are an Enchanted Forest species.
Main article: Werewolves
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Will-o'-the-wisps

Will-o'-the-wisps are an Enchanted Forest species.
Main article: Will-o'-the-wisps
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Yaoguai

The Yaoguai is an Enchanted Forest creature. It appears in the eleventh episode of the second season. Maleficent turns Prince Phillip into the Yaoguai, a fearsome beast that resembles a lion with flames for a mane, eyes, and tail. With the help of Belle, Phillip took back his human form. Yaoguai is a Chinese term that means "demon".
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Neverland Species

Shadows

Shadows are a Neverland species.
Main article: Shadows
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Oz Species

Flying Monkeys

Flying Monkeys are an Oz species.
Main article: Flying Monkeys
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Munchkins

Munchkins are an Oz species.
Main article: Munchkins
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Scarecrow

The Scarecrow is an Oz creature.
Main article: Scarecrow
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Underworld Species

Cerberus

Cerberus is an Underworld creature.
Main article: Cerberus
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Furies

Furies are an Underworld species.
Main article: Furies
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Wonderland Species

Caterpillar

The Caterpillar is a Wonderland creature.
Main article: Caterpillar
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Cheshire Cat

The Cheshire Cat is a Wonderland creature.
Main article: Cheshire Cat
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Clothes Horse

The Clothes Horse is a Wonderland creature. It is mentioned in the second episode of the spin-off series and is a horse selling clothes. After Alice returns to Wonderland, the clothes horse comes by while Will is asleep. Alice seizes the opportunity to get new clothes for herself.

Dodos

Dodos are a Wonderland species.
Main article: Dodos
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Dragonflies

Dragonflies are a Wonderland species. They appear in the first episode of the spin-off. Dragonflies are insects about the size of a medium bird. Each one has a pair of translucent wings and a long tail with several short leg appendages, a pointed mouth, as well as two distinct horns sticking out the crown of their heads. They have the ability to breathe out large mouthfuls of fire. There are dragonflies flying around the area of the Mallow Marsh. Alice grabbed one and used it to spray fire onto the sticky surface of the swamp, and free herself and Will Scarletfrom sinking in deeper.
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Jubjubs

Jubjubs are a Wonderland species. They are mentioned in the second episode of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. Not much is known about these creatures, but they are strong enough to eat a Dodo. The Red Queen owns a Jubjub which once ate the Dodo of a peasant.

Mock Turtles

Mock Turtles are a Wonderland species. They appear in the second episode of the spin-off. It is a huge aquatic turtle with its back as big as an island. Alice and Will Scarlet ended up on the back of a Mock Turtle after being dropped by Silvermist. They used the creature to take them to the other side of the lake. ("Trust Me")
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Mome Raths

Mome Raths are a Wonderland species.
Main article: Mome Raths
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Sarlacc

The Sarlacc is a Wonderland creature. It is mentioned in the third episode. In the Red Queen's book, it is depicted as a long quadruped creature with two tusks and a tail. The book also shows it as living on a mountain near the ocean. It is able to digest his victims over a millennium.
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Wonderland Rabbits

Wonderland Rabbits are a Wonderland species. They first appear in the first episode of the spin-off. These anthropomorphic creatures have the ability to speak, to walk on two legs, and to think and act like human people. They are also wearing clothes.
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Known Wonderland Rabbits:
  • Mrs. Rabbit is a healer. As the wife of the White Rabbit, she was kidnapped with her children by the Red Queen to force her husband to betray Alice. Eventually, she is freed while her husband decides to help Alice against her enemies. ("Home", "And They Lived...")
  • Mrs. Rabbit's mother and grandmother are also healers. They taught her how to become as good as they were. Mrs. Rabbit's mother is still alive, but it is unknown if her grandmother is. ("And They Lived...")
  • Percy, better known as the White Rabbit, is a close friend of Alice. Having the ability to open portals to other worlds, he is forced to take part in conflicts that are dangerous to him and his family. ("Down the Rabbit Hole" et al.)
  • The White rabbit's daughter is kidnapped with her mother and her brother when the Red Queen forced the White Rabbit to help her against Alice. Eventually, she is freed with the rest of her family. ("Home")
  • The White Rabbit's son was kidnapped with his mother and his sister when the Red Queen forced the White Rabbit to help her against Alice. Eventually, he is freed with the rest of his family. ("Home")

Species of Different Origins

Bandersnatches

Bandersnatches are Wonderland and New Wonderland species.
Main article: Bandersnatches
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Blood Scarabs

Blood Scarabs are Wonderland and Enchanted Forest species. They first appear in the second episode of the spin-off series. They are venomous red scarabs, which are considered as a variety of lethal magic obstacles. According to Rumplestiltskin, the only thing worse than their venom is their bloodlust.
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Known Blood Scarabs:

Deities

Deities are Enchanted Forest and Mount Olympus species.
Main article: Deities
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Dragons

Dragons are Enchanted Forest, Wonderland and New Enchanted Forest species.
Main article: Dragons
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Fairies

Fairies are an Enchanted Forest, Wonderland, Wish Realm and New Enchanted Forest species.
Main article: Fairies
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Giant Squids

Giant Squids are an Enchanted Forest and Neverland species.
Main article: Giant Squids
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Jabberwocks

Jabberwocks are a Wonderland and New Wonderland species. They are first mentioned in the thirteenth episode of the second season. Not much is known about these creatures, but they appear to be really strong and quite dangerous.
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Mermaids

Mermaids are Enchanted Forest and Neverland species.
Main article: Mermaids
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Species of Unknown Origins

Great Spider from the Echoless Forest

The Great Spider from the Echoless Forest is a creature of unknown origin.
Main article: Great Spider From the Echoless Forest
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Nemean Lion

The Nemean Lion is a creature of unknown origin. It is mentioned in the thirteenth episode of the fifth season. The Nemean Lion was a powerful creature with fur as impenetrable as steel, making it invincible. Hercules' first labor was to defeat the beast. After a long exhausting fight against the Lion, Hercules accidentally dropped his torch which sets a brush on fire. The flames singed the Lion's fur from his body, so it lost its invincibility. Then, Hercules slew the beast, completing his first labor.

Nyx

Nyx is a creature of unknown origin.
Main article: Nyx
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Pegasus

Pegasus is a creature of unknown origin. It is mentioned in the fifth episode of the third season. Pegasus was a flying horse with feather-covered wings. Pegasus' last feathers were used on the sail of the Jewel of the Realm, which allowed the ship to fly.
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Pixies

Pixies are a species of unknown origin. They are mentioned in the eighteenth episode of the third season. Little is known about this species, but they are known to be small in size, as Cora remarks that Jonathan "must have the brain the size of a Pixie". Pixie dust takes its name from them.

Sea Nymphs

Sea Nymphs are a species of unknown origin. They are mentioned in the graphic fiction novel, Out of the Past. Not much is known about them. They live in a different realm than the Enchanted Forest. They have magic sand, which neutralizes any magic. A Sea Nymph met and gave some magic sand to William. He used it against the Evil Queen, before being killed.

Wraith

The Wraith is a creature of unknown origin.
Main article: Wraith
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