Frightwig was one of Zombozo's minions from the Circus Freak Trio. Despite her strength, she is always easily subdued by Ben, normally by being tied up by her own hair.


Frightwig has pale skin, a black tight-fitting body suit and five orange tentacles for hair, she also wears flat shoes. She has many similarities with Mel, a protagonist from the German comic book series Team Actimel.

Powers and Abilities[]

Frightwig can use her tentacle-like hair to hit, wrap up, crash into and defeat enemies. Her hair is extremely powerful, with black orbs on the tips for greater concussive damage.


Frightwig can accidentally tie herself if she tries to whip her hair at an opponent and misses and can't get out.


Original Series[]

Frightwig first appears in The Last Laugh as a member of Zombozo's circus. She, Thumbskull, and Acid Breath fight with Wildmutt and later Upgrade and lose.

In Ghostfreaked Out, Frightwig is possessed by Ghostfreak when he needs to take shelter from Grandpa Max's Sun Gun. When she is knocked unconscious by Four Arms, Ghostfreak abandons her body and enters Gwen's.


Frightwig is set to appear in Something Zombozo This Way Comes.


Ben 10[]

  • The Last Laugh (first appearance)
  • Ghostfreaked Out
  • Ben 10 vs. the Negative 10: Part 1
  • Ben 10 vs. the Negative 10: Part 2

Ben 10: Omniverse[]

  • Something Zombozo This Way Comes


  • Frightwig's powers are similar to Marvel super hero Medusalith Amaquelin.
  • Ben 10,000 reveals that Frightwig, now middle aged, is the leader of the Nuevo Circus Freaks from 20 years in the future according to the enhanced version of that episode.