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Hobgoblin

2023-08-21 Snargl 2 minutes 40 seconds

Who is a Hobgoblin?

Man with horns and glasses in a costume with flames in the background
Demonic creature standing in a dark tunnel with a light shining on it's face and head
Table with a plate of food and a demon statue on it's head
Painting of a demon holding a knife and a candle in his hand
Statue of a demon reading a book in a city at night with a lantern on the side of the street
Hobgoblin dressed in armor standing in a field at sunset with trees in the background and a sun setting behind him
Demonic creature standing on a hill in front of a full moon with horns and claws on his head
Man in a red hat and red cape standing in a swamp at night with a full moon in the background
Painting of a demon with a huge head
Man dressed in a costume on the floor in a room with a light on and a table with a lamp on it
Demonic demon standing in a dark forest with a full moon in the background
A hobgoblin is a type of creature that appears in folklore and fiction, often as a trickster or a villain.

There are different versions of hobgoblins, but they are usually described as small, hairy, and ugly beings that can shapeshift and use magic.

Some of the most common features of hobgoblins are:
  • They are related to other kinds of fairies, such as elves, brownies, and goblins.
  • They like to play pranks on humans, sometimes harmless, sometimes harmful.
  • They can be helpful or harmful, depending on their mood and the treatment they receive from humans.
  • They are often associated with Halloween and the night, as they can create illusions and frighten people.
  • They have a weakness for clothing, and may leave their service or disappear if given a new outfit.
One of the most famous hobgoblins is Puck, also known as Robin Goodfellow, from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

He is a servant of the fairy king Oberon, and he causes mischief and confusion among the human lovers in the play.

He also claims to be able to change his shape into various animals and objects, such as a horse, a dog, a stool, or a fire.

Another well-known hobgoblin is the Hobgoblin from Marvel Comics, who is an enemy of Spider-Man.

He is actually a series of different characters who use the same costume and weapons, inspired by the Green Goblin.

The first and most prominent Hobgoblin is Roderick Kingsley, a fashion designer and criminal mastermind who discovers the secret hideout of the original Green Goblin and steals his technology.

He uses a flying glider, pumpkin bombs, and a mask to terrorize New York and fight Spider-Man.

Hobgoblins are also featured in other works of literature, such as J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, where they are a kind of orc; Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, where they are a race of intelligent and civilized beings; and Harry Potter, where they are a type of goblin that works at Gringotts Bank.

In summary, a hobgoblin is a mythical creature that can be helpful or harmful, depending on the situation.

They are often portrayed as mischievous and cunning, and they have a variety of abilities and appearances.

They are popular in folklore and fiction, and have appeared in many stories and media over the years.

Example of the color palette for the image of Hobgoblin

Picture with primary colors of Smoky black, Liver, Chocolate, Bisque and Cadet grey
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 9005
RAL 7024
RAL 2010
RAL 1013
RAL 7001
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 360 30 05
RAL 050 50 78
RAL 070 90 20
RAL 180 70 10
RAL Effect
RAL 850-6
RAL 140-3
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What does a Hobgoblin look like?

Hobgoblin standing in the middle of a swamp at night with a full moon in the background and a dark forest with dead trees
Hobgoblin standing on a rock in the middle of a forest at night with a full moon in the background
A hobgoblin is a type of creature that appears in different stories and folklore.

Depending on the source, hobgoblins may have different appearances and characteristics, but they are generally described as small, ugly, and mischievous beings.

Here are some examples of how hobgoblins are depicted in various media:
  • In Marvel Comics, the Hobgoblin is the alias of several supervillains who use Halloween-themed weapons and a Goblin Glider to fight Spider-Man.
    The original Hobgoblin design was created by Roger Stern and John Romita Jr. in 1983.
    The Hobgoblin wears a hooded orange costume with purple accents, and has a demonic mask with yellow eyes and sharp teeth.
  • In English folklore, a hobgoblin is a household spirit that can be helpful or troublesome, depending on its mood.
    Shakespeare identifies the character of Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream as a hobgoblin.
    A hobgoblin is often depicted as a hairy little man with pointed ears and a long nose, wearing ragged clothes and a hat.
    Some hobgoblins can also shapeshift into different animals or objects.
  • In Dungeons & Dragons, a hobgoblin is a large goblinoid with dark orange or red-orange skin.
    A hobgoblin measures virtue by physical strength and martial prowess, caring about nothing except skill and cunning in battle.
    A hobgoblin wears armor and weapons, and has a fierce and disciplined demeanor.

Example of the color palette for the image of Hobgoblin

Picture with primary colors of Seal brown, Dark lava, Dim gray, Charcoal and Medium jungle green
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 7005-R80B
RAL Classic
RAL 8022
RAL 8014
RAL 7005
RAL 7026
RAL 6009
RAL Design
RAL 320 40 05
RAL 200 30 05
RAL 180 20 15
RAL Effect
RAL 330-6
RAL 750-6
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