I was 23 when I saw what I think experienced what people call the Hatman. It was by far the most terrifying experience of my life. First let me say it was early morning and still dark. My mother and I are both nurses so working day shift we left early for work before daylight. I was staying with my mom to save up money ( Single Mom worries). My mother would drop my 5 year old son off to day care for me because it was on her way to work. We lived on five acres, with large lights on wooden poles throughout the property that turned on by a timer. It gave a sense of protection because it could get really dark. But this illusion was dispelled instantly that morning. Walking to our vehicles I noticed a man standing under one of the lights closest to the house. I couldn’t see his clothes per say but their outlines. He didn’t have a trench coat, it looked to be mid thigh victorian era coat tapered,, he had on boots from what the outline suggested, a stove hat, and he was looking at a watch on a chain. He didn’t cast a shadow of his own. He was black as night. It’s amazing the things that go through your head when something like this is happening. I could feel the evil coming off him in waves. It was almost like my adrenaline was about to make my heart explode. I was so terrified I actually felt my eyes dilate. I began screaming at my mother to put my son in the car, just go. Go right the fuck now. Not my usual vocbulary. Plus they couldn’t see or feel what I was feeling. My mother kept yelling what’s wrong , what’s wrong? I walked back to her car and put my son in the seat and literally forced my mom into leaving without me. All the while it’s watching. I can’t see it smiling …but I can. If that makes sense. It made me sick to my stomach. We had a 500 ft long drive way that led to a dirt road, very isolated. I didn’t get in my car and follow my mother and son until they were at the end. I had to make sure it wouldn’t follow them. I just looked straight at it. My heart running a 10 K and I’m standing still. I left finally to find my mother waiting for me at the end of the dirt road to the highway. Bewildered I made her leave and called her from my cell to explain why I had acted like a crazy person. Strangley, she believed me. I don’t think it was used to my reaction. I had to protect my family. Even though I knew it was there for me ( I don’t know how I knew this, I just did ). I hope to never feel that type of intense fear again. Ever. I’ve met my quota in spades.


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my name is Nick I have also seen said being while on hallucinogenic substance I25 no one seems to believe me when I tell said event. Most likely due to my age 17 years, and my tendency to blatantly lie without a care in the world. I will continue, I unknowingly took a lethal dose causing me to lose my mind diving into a tangle of ignorant feelings such as blind anger, distrust on no grounds, and bloodlust. This trip was the death of my former self, moving on sorry for the exposition very unneeded I know and apologize; he… Read more »

My wife had experience with hatman

My wife and I got married when I was 23, and from the day we we’re married I seen this man, always at night time while I was in the front yard, and always in the same spot. He never moved just stood there! He had more of a top hat though and I’ll never forget the feeling when I saw him! We lived in that house for 6 years and the haunting that took place in that home still give my wife and I chills! So many things happened in that home! Seems like from the time my first… Read more »

I saw the hat man in my dream once, he was down the street from a church by my house. He walked behind somebody house and then walked down the street towards me and had a white shirt under his black trench coat. There was a black vest over the shirt, and then he grabbed his pure black face which seem impossibly black. Then he pulled and took all the black over to reveal a normal human face underneath, this was just a dream but it was one of the most real dreams I’d ever had. Plus i wasn’t even… Read more »

I seen it and dealt with it.I was not scared. Read my comments.

Hi this is probably really late but my family has told me about this figure and I lived in the same house when they saw it but I was like 3 or 4 years old I didn’t see it of course but my uncle told me stories and my sister but I do not live in the same house thank goodness, my uncle also told me that he had friends that encountered the so called “hat man” -ps hope he isn’t following our family >_<

I had -almost- the exact same dream he was standing in front of my then got in my face and showed his face in my dream he had a white face with a comb over type thing😂

This is very interesting. Most reports that I have seen don’t involve people in the waking state. Have you ever experienced ESP or psychic phenomenon?

Hola…mi nombre es diana coceres te escribo desde argentina…vi a este ser x primera vez de niña…jugaba dentro de mi casa …y mire x la ventana…era tarde noche …20.30 hs de verano …y ahi estaba…parado mirandome ….le dije a mis padres pero cuando salieron no estaba ahi….me visita cada muchos años…me ve…me horrorizo y luego se va….pero siempre regresa…

The hat man has been stalking me for 4 years now… tormenting me… he appears in the corners of my vision; pointing at me index finger fully extended with his arm close to the centre of his chest… and the laughter coming from him is just evil and sickening, he first appeared around the time my daughter was taken away from me… I would hear him taunting me over the fact I could not see her until she is 18… I ended up going down a hard route of drugs shortly after the first encounter… how ever this made it… Read more »

I remember seeing what I have now come to believe was the hat man back in 1971 when I was 6 years old. I slept in a room by myself and one night I woke. I had no idea as to what the time was but knew it had to of been in the wee hours of the morning. I woke to the pressence of something in my room. When I looked up there was a man standing next to my bed right by me only inches away looking down at me. I couldn’t see his face. It was just… Read more »

I had a dream about a week ago about a dead man sitting on my bed dressed in all black. I could make only make out a black hat and black coat. I assumed his face was turned away from me since I couldn’t see it. He sat still while I believe I talked and maybe even hit him to get his attention.( No matter how hard I try to remember that part it’s just not clear.) The next thing I know I screamed in his ear as loud as I could. Before I knew it he stood up really… Read more »

Ive heard of this man, a man you could not hear approach but could hear him leave