I just felt like there was somebody... around.
~ Anonymous eyewitness


The Hat Man sometimes referred to as the Grey Man or the Shadow Man, is an entity that is described as a man wearing a wide-brimmed hat and a long trench coat. In some encounters, the Hat Man is described as wearing a cowboy hat, a fedora, or an older top hat, and sometimes wearing a black cloak, suit, or even a beard.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Unknown

Name: The Hat Man | The Grey Man | The Shadow Man

Origin: Urban Legend

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown, possibly hundreds or thousands of years old

Classification: Shadow Person

Powers and Abilities: Absorption, Darkness Manipulation, Death Manipulation, Empathic Manipulation, Energy Manipulation, Fear Manipulation, Immortality (Type 1; possibly Type 7), Intangibility, Mind Manipulation, Non-Corporeal, Paralysis Inducement, Precognition, Summoning, Telekinesis, possible Teleportation & Astral Projection

Attack Potency: Unknown (The Hat Man has no known feats)

Speed: Nigh-Omnipresent (The Hat Man has been sighted all over the world, and reports of the Hat Man or shadow people, have been reported for centuries)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: Unknown

Durability: Unknown



Standard EquipmentNone


Weaknesses: None notable


  • Due to showing no feats of strength that would give the Hat Man a Tier, it is left to be Unknown.
  • While the Hat Man and Shadow People are an urban legend, there have been witness reports about both subjects. The origins of Shadow people and the Hat Man are unknown, but there are theories to explain their origins.
  • Some people believe the Hat Man to be a demon, spirit or the Devil himself.
  • Others think that Shadow People are aliens or extradimensional travelers. And some believe that they are an astral projection by another person. Or it could be all be a figment of your imagination, especially if you suffer from Sleep Paralysis. 
  • The Hat Man, in particular, is usually seen as an evil entity. Some believe that that Hat Man is not evil, but some sort of vigilante. It is said that if The Hat Man is seen, a tragic event will occur.




Who are the Shadow People?


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