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.
Original Series Frightwig in the Original Series
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.
her outfit is different, and her hair is now tied up in two pigtails as opposed to down.
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 walk using her hair
Frightwig can accidentally tie herself up if she tries to whip her hair at an opponent and misses. If the ends are grabbed and pulled, she can be pulled along with them.
Frightwig first appears in
as a member of Last Laugh Zombozo's circus. She, Thumbskull, and Acid Breath fight with Wildmutt and later Upgrade and lose.
, Frightwig is possessed by Ghostfreaked Out 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 appeared in
, when she and her team were re-hired by Zombozo to distract Ben while he was feeding off people's fear. She was defeated by Something Zombozo This Way Comes Frankenstrike when he electrocuted her. Frankenstrike then used her hair to block Acid Breath's mouth. After Zombozo escaped, she and her team were arrested by the Plumbers.
Frightwig's powers are similar to the Marvel Comics super hero Medusalith Amaquelin and the Powerpuff Girls villainess Sedusa.
reveals that Frightwig, now middle aged, is the leader of the Ben 10,000 Nuevo Circus Freaks from 20 years in the future according to the enhanced version of that episode.
Ben 10 Villains
Albedo • Aggregor • Diagon • Incursean Empire ( Attea, Dr. Psychobos, Frolic, Lieutenant Rana, Milleous, Sang-Froid, Major Glorff), • Forever Knights ( Connor, Driscoll, Enoch, Joseph Chadwick, Patrick, Red Knight, Sir Cyrus, Sir Dagonet, Sir Morton, Sir Reginald, Squire, Twin Knights, Urian) • The Faction ( Khyber, Khyber's Panuncian, Malware) • Lord Transyl • The Rooters • Vilgax • Zs'Skayr
Aloysius Animo • DNAliens • Elena Validus • Eon • Flame Keepers' Circle ( Conduit Edwards, Esoterica) • Hex • Lucubra • Michael Morningstar • Negative 10 • Psyphon • The Sotoraggian Mercenaries ( Sixsix, Sevenseven, Eighteight, Twotwo) • Vulkanus • Will Harangue • Xenocyte • Zs'Skayrs's Servants ( Dr. Viktor, Mummy, Yenaldooshi)
Adwaita • Aggregor's Soldiers • Animo's mutant animals ( Frankencryptid, Mutant Ant, Mutant Bat, Mutant Bat 2, Mutant Chicken, Mutant Cockatiel, Mutant Frog, Mutant Giraffe, Mutant Hamster, Mutant Hornet, Mutant Lepidopterran, Mutant Mammoth, Mutant Mosquito, Mutant Prairie Dog, Mutant Seagull, Mutant Squid, Mutant Tyrannosaurus, Mutant Kangaroo, Mutant Snail) • Billy Billions • Camille's Ex-Boyfriend • Captain Kork • Carl Nesmith • Circus Freak Trio ( Acid Breath, Frightwig, Thumbskull) • Clancy • Coach Finn • Computron • Computron's Minions • Evil Way Big • Fistrick's Gang ( Fistrick, Corvo, Hoodlum, Unnamed Thug) • Garbage Monster • Gorvan • Highbreed Tree Monster • Howell Wayneright • Hulex ( Hulex Colonel, Hulex Workers) • Jarrett • Jennifer Nocturne • Kraab • Kolar • Ma Vreedle • Mayor Coleman • Mechaneers • Mizaru • Morgg • Mr. Mann • Mrs. Mann • Mutant Seagull (Ultimate Alien) • Mycelium • Nanochips • Nyancy Chan • Paltroon • Palorfang • Pickaxe Aliens • Plant Alien • Plant Clones • Psyphon's Gang ( Bubble Helmet, Bug-Lite, Liam, Sweet-Eels Sparklefunk, Thunderpig, Tummyhead, Unknown Psyphon Thug) • R.E.D. • Ragnarok • Red Robot • Road Crew ( Baron Highway, Road Rage, Turbine) • Rojo's Gang ( Rojo) • Sublimino • S.A.M. • Seebik • Slix Vigma • Squires • Ssserpent • Sunder • Sunny • Synthroid • Techadon Robots • The Decoy Queen • The Great One • Trumbipulor • Violet Offenders • Vilgax's Drones • Zombie Clown • Zombozo
Argit • Baz-El • Bellicus • Blarney T. Hokestar • Fistina • Hope • Hope's Stone Creatures • Mazuma • Mr. Baumann • Null Guardians • Pakmar • Raff • Serena • Simian • Solid Plugg • Vreedle Brothers ( Octagon Vreedle, Rhomboid Vreedle)
Bivalvan • Cash • Dragon • Decka • Devlin Levin • Eon's Servants • Ester • Helen Wheels • Highbreed ( Reinrassic III, Highbreed Commander, Highbreed Councilors) • J.T. • Kenko • Kevin Levin • Khyber's Dog • Manny Armstrong • P'andor • Prisoner 775 • Ra'ad • Retaliator • Sentient Ultimate Big Chill • Sentient Ultimate Cannonbolt • Sentient Ultimate Echo Echo • Sentient Ultimate Humungousaur • Sentient Ultimate Spidermonkey • Sentient Ultimate Swampfire • Sir George • Technorg • The Great One's Worshipers ( Leader Alien, Enforcer Alien, Interpreter Alien) • Thomas Jingles • Vance Vetteroy • Victor Validus • Winston • Yeti
Generator Rex Villains
Alpha • Biowulf • Black Knight • Skalamander • I-Bol
The Secret Saturdays Villains
V.V. Argost • Munya
Future & Alternate Villains
Crooks (Dimension 23) • Dr. Animo (Ben 10,000 Timeline) • Exo-Skull • Gorvan (Alternate Timeline) • Kevin 11,000 • Mot Snikrep • Sploot • Vilgax (Ben 10,000 Timeline) • Vilgax (Gwen 10 Timeline)