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Lurching Vampire Animated Prop

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Things that go bump in the night are scary - so is this Lurching Vampire animated prop! This evil creature stands over five feet tall and is waiting to pounce. His period attire and medallion necklace along with his carefully crafted features add to the drama. When activated by sound or motion he lurches forward with eyes alight and mouth moving to utter scary sounds. Creepy, cool and clever, all in one!

  • The Lurching Vampire Animated Prop stands over five feet tall; when activated he lurches forward with light-up eyes and a moving mouth making scary sounds.
  • Requires 4 AA batteries; not included.
  • 6V Adapter and foot pad activator optional
  • Sound or motion activated
  • Indoor or outdoor use

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SpiritLurching Vampire Animated Prop
 
3.7

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (18)
  • Scary (16)
  • Fun to use (11)
  • Durable (8)
  • Attractive (7)

Cons

  • Poorly made (7)
  • Poor quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Halloween (17)
  • Parties (9)
  • Anytime (3)
  • Haunted house (3)
  • Outdoors (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (11), Midrange shopper (11), High-end shopper (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

Reviewed by 40 customers

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5.0

Great Addition!

By 

from Winston Salem, NC

About Me High-end Shopper

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Startling
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Halloween Display
    • Home Haunt

    Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

    The lurching vampire is one of the best out there! I bought this item in 2011, and it's still in perfect working order today, So far, he's lasted 6 years! I would recommend this guy to any Halloween enthusiast, or Home haunter.

     
    3.0

    Scary

    By 

    from San Jose, CA

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Fast
    • Fun To Use
    • Scary
    • Unique

    Cons

    • Cheap Face
    • Difficult To Use
    • Storage

    Best Uses

    • Anytime
    • Halloween
    • Parties
    • Standing Out

    Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

    Got in 2011, still going strong today!

     
    4.0

    Scary as can be!

    By 

    from Niagara Falls, NY

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fun To Use
    • Tall

    Cons

    • Shakey

    Best Uses

    • Halloween
    • Haunted House
    • Parties

    Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

    We used this in our yearly Home Haunt. It scared someone every time they walked by!

     
    5.0

    Sofar so good

    By 

    from Schiller Park, IL

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Cool
    • Fun To Use
    • Lol It Scares Kids
    • Scary
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Anytime
      • Front Yard
      • Halloween
      • Haunted House
      • Parties
      • Scaring people
      • Standing Out

      Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

      This is my first day with lurching vampire. I already thing it is GREAT!!!! It lurches forward to scare kids or adults! Perfect jump scare especially if you stand it up in a coffin that is standing up. When they walk past it, it will lurch out of the coffin! Its also good without a coffin! His black eyelids open up opening his eyes, his eyes light up red, he lurches forward and makes sounds such as shouting "BRAHH (evil laughing)."

       
      1.0

      immediately breaks

      By 

      from stony point ny

      About Me High-end Shopper

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Fun To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Halloween

        Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

        this item broke within the first 6 trial runs. its "legs" are the cheapest possible brown hollow plastic tubes, and it relies solely on them to catch it after its lurch. but it's so top heavy that it just doesn't make sense that this was approved and released for sale. like i said, one "leg" broke almost immediately causing it to sway to the side during its lurch. the legs are NOT fixable. using tape is only a temporary fix. the included weight does absolutely nothing and considering how top heavy the item is, one MUST anchor it to the ground in a sturdy fashion to prevent it from falling every single time its activated. it also sucks in the wind because its body is nothing but a slim plastic tube. so when wind hit it, the viewer can easily tell its practically nothing but a cheap fabric cape draped over some slender tubes.

         
        5.0

        AWESOME PROP

        By 

        from wilsonville, AL

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Fun To Use
        • Scary
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Halloween
          • Parties

          Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

          THIS ITEM IS AWESOME. I HAVE BOUGHT OTHER ANIMATED PROPS FROM OTHER STORES AND THEY TEAR UP WITHIN THE WEEK. SO FAR SO GOOD WITH THE VAMPIRE ANIMATED PROP. EASY TO PUT TOGETHER, WORKS LIKE IT IS SUPPOSE TO. GOT FOR BIRTHDAY PRESENT AND I LOVE IT. HAVE IT ON MY FRONT PORCH BY MY DOOR SO ANYONE WHO COMES UP, WILL GET THE SNOT SCARED OUT OF THEM. HAVE HAD NO PROBLEMS OUT OF IT AT ALL. LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT.

           
          5.0

          Good Company!

          By 

          from Pittsburgh

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Pros

          • Fun To Use
          • Scary
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

              This is a follow up to my review last year. Our first vampire did stop working, but I called the company who were very nice and immediately sent us a new motor and now he works just fine. Fine company! Scary vampire! (even gets the older trick or treaters every time)

               
              5.0

              all worth the money!!

              By 

              from winston salem nc

              About Me High-end Shopper

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Fun To Use
              • Great Detail
              • Scary
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Anytime
                • Halloween
                • Parties

                Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                this was so cool in my home hant love every thing about it and havent had a problem with it at all!! if you are interested in buying this prop dont dought your self

                 
                4.0

                So far so good

                By 

                from Ohio

                Pros

                • Fun To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                    We are hoping the gears hold out for some good use over the next few years. Having a few laughs before Halloween right now. I'll follow up later if issues arise.

                     
                    1.0

                    Disappointed

                    By 

                    from Kannapolis, NC

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Poorly Made

                      Best Uses

                      • Halloween

                      Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                      Didn't work when I received it. Waiting for refund.

                       
                      1.0

                      Junk

                      By 

                      from Rossville, Ga

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Pros

                      • Scary

                      Cons

                      • Poorly Made

                      Best Uses

                      • Halloween

                      Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                      Bought this in 2010 for our haunted house, after a few times of use the gears broke and will not pick its self back up. It does have a scary look to it, which makes it an expensive stand arond prop. This is a piece of junk and dont wast your money on it.

                       
                      2.0

                      Great Effect, but doesn't last!

                      By 

                      from Pittsburgh, PA

                      About Me High-end Shopper

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Scary
                      • Unique

                      Cons

                      • Played Out
                      • Poorly Made

                      Best Uses

                      • Halloween
                      • Parties

                      Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                      Went to use Dracula for first time ever for Halloween Party. Worked great and had spooky effect for guests early on in evening. However, by end of night, did not work at all. Tried everything to get back on. Very disappointing! All that money to use for 4-5 hours. Unique prop when worked. Cheaply constructed.

                       
                      5.0

                      love it

                      By 

                      from florida

                      About Me Budget Shopper

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Scary
                      • Unique

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Halloween
                        • Parties

                        Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                        I used a step.pad with this.

                         
                        2.0

                        to much plastic gears

                        By 

                        from Halifax NS

                        About Me High-end Shopper

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Scary

                        Cons

                        • Gears Are To Weak
                        • Poorly Made

                        Best Uses

                        • Halloween

                        Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                        I have a hallowen maze and this worked for 15 minutes then gears broke ,I have lots of children going thru and after it breaks only thing that works is the sounds and lights if the manufactor could fix the gear problem it would be top of the line prop .The first time it broke they send a new base mechaniasm , and once again it broke
                        .none of kids touched it it justs stips the plastic gears due to the lurching motion

                         
                        5.0

                        scary but very cool

                        By 

                        from TEMPE AZ

                        About Me Budget Shopper

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Fun To Use
                        • Scary
                        • Well made

                        Cons

                        • Falls Over

                        Best Uses

                        • Halloween
                        • Parties

                        Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                        I USE LURCH FOR OUR HALLOWEEN PARTY ON HALLOWEEN
                        NIGHT.

                         
                        5.0

                        I LOVE THIS PROP!

                        By 

                        from TEMPE ARIZONA

                        About Me Trendy

                        Pros

                        • Authentic Looking
                        • Colorful
                        • Cool
                        • Cute

                        Cons

                        • Incomplete

                        Best Uses

                        • Trick Or Treating

                        Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                        I LOVE IT WHEN HE LURCHES AT ME
                        BECAUSE HE SCARES ME!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        3.0

                        not bad

                        By 

                        from no adress available, sp

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                        it's petty cool but you have to be careful he can break easy, and he's hard to setup, over-all love this prop it's a great buy.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        1.0

                        Don't judge a book by its cover

                        By 

                        from Toronto Ontario

                        About Me Adventurous, Love Halloween

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Authentic Looking

                        Cons

                        • Poor Quality

                        Best Uses

                        • Trick Or Treating

                        Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                        We purchased this item last year, used this item outside at halloween, when we first put it together it worked just fine, his eyes lite up and he lurked forward, it was very cool. then halloween night we put him out and the first time he lurked forward the pole holding him up snapped in half, and his eyes stopped lighting up, we duct tapped him together and now he just stands there looking creepy.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Very nice

                        By 

                        from New jersey

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                        3 rd season with this still works great. Did make a custome large foot pad. So I don't know how the sensor works.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Love It.

                        By 

                        from Bossier City, LA

                        Pros

                        • Authentic Looking

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                            Last year I saw it on the internet and thought it looked ok. Went to the store and saw it at which time I forgot what it was supposed to do so I stepped on the action pad. When it started up its eyes lit up and it started talking during which time I thought to myself "is this it" then in leaped at me and I SCREAMED causing everyone around to laugh. Of course I bought it. I even put it infront of the door. I would stand behind the door when I opened it for trick or treators. It worked so well I had to chase down one girl that ran away screaming to give her her candy.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            1.0

                            DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY

                            By 

                            from Stamford CT

                            About Me Classic, Halloween Horror Fan

                            Pros

                            • Easy assembly
                            • Lots of Fun

                            Cons

                            • Cheap materials
                            • Irregular Fit
                            • Poor Design
                            • Poor Mechanics
                            • Poor Quality

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                              Used the product Halloween night only and it broke while lurching. Cheap plastic parts snapped in half. Not worth the money nor the time to assemble.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No
                               
                              2.0

                              Scary great for indoors

                              By 

                              from West Chicago, Illinois

                              About Me Professional Haunter

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • Authentic Looking

                              Cons

                              • Jump Mechanism Broke
                              • Poor Design

                              Best Uses

                              • Haunt House Prop

                              Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                              Can't stand the wind outdoors. The first big wind broke the mechanism that makes it return to the jump position. Unable to get replacement part. Didn't even last the one day. But have to say it is really scary. Great for a haunt house.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No
                               
                              4.0

                              The Lurching Vampire is GREAT!

                              By 

                              from Out in the sticks in Arkansas!

                              About Me Halloween Lover, Off-beat

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • Authentic Looking
                              • Easy to set-up
                              • Lots of Fun
                              • Scares young and old

                              Cons

                              • A little fragile
                              • Needs to be weighted down

                              Best Uses

                              • Costume Party
                              • Haunted House
                              • Just For Fun

                              Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                              I put him in the hall and used a foot-pad, where he could jump at people as they came in. He was one of the most popular decorations I had last year. Everyone wanted a picture with him.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              1.0

                              Too much money for one year!

                              By 

                              from Maple Ridge, British Columbia

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                              This is definately a great prop but after only 1 year the gears gave up and it will not return to the upright position. Will never buy this one again!

                              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Powerfully SCARY !!!

                              By 

                              from Littleton, CO

                              About Me Budget Shopper

                              Pros

                              • Fun To Use
                              • Realistic Horror figure
                              • Scary
                              • Unique

                              Cons

                              • Difficult to assemble

                              Best Uses

                              • Halloween
                              • Stage prop

                              Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                              I use many scary props for Hallowe'en that guide trick-or-treaters towards their treats. This one is so scary I must "hide" it from the very young children by placing it out of their paths. We have busloads of families who visit my "spook house", so we want it to be fun, not fateful fright.

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              3.0

                              Fun to use

                              By 

                              from Moorhead, Mn

                              About Me Midrange Shopper

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • Unique

                              Cons

                              • Poorly Made

                              Best Uses

                              • Halloween

                              Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                              Mine did not work after it was put together and the local Spirit store said the motor was put together wrong where it was made and gave me a new one that works fine. Weighted nicely so it maintains it's position. Will work fine in our haunted garage we do halloween night.

                               
                              2.0

                              Too much money!

                              By 

                              from Phoenix,AZ

                              About Me Budget Shopper

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Not good
                                • Poorly Made

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                                  this prop doesn't move smoothly its poorly made and to much money don't buy it!

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Lurching Vampire

                                  By 

                                  from florida

                                  About Me Budget Shopper

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Scary
                                  • Unique
                                  • Worth the money

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Halloween

                                    Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                                    This will be a big hit on Halloween. It is very scary and "jumps right out at you" Easy to assemble and great sound! Can't Wait
                                    It might even be a little too spooky for the younger trick or treaters.

                                    (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    3.0

                                    impressive, but stopped working fast

                                    By 

                                    from Pittsburgh

                                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                                    Verified Reviewer

                                    Pros

                                    • Scary
                                    • Unique

                                    Cons

                                    • Poorly Made

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Halloween

                                    Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                                    I loved this vampire when we first got it. The lurching movement is very effective and scary. But I had to move him a foot from my door and he stopped working 20 minutes into Hallloween night. Upon further discovery one of the gears had broken inside him when I moved him. I should have been warned when the one at the store was broken in the same way, but I bought him (a new vampire) anyway. He looks great, just be very gentle with him. If anyone has any ideas where to get gears for him, I would love to know it.

                                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Great prop, worth the money!

                                    By 

                                    from Cleveland

                                    About Me High-end Shopper

                                    Verified Reviewer

                                    Pros

                                    • Fun To Use
                                    • Scary

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Halloween
                                      • Parties

                                      Comments about Spirit Lurching Vampire Animated Prop:

                                      Very happy with my Lurching Vampire. Works great with a footpad or "Try Me" button for well-timed scares. The motion is very sudden and realistic, but not so dramatic that it might hit anyone -- fun AND safe. My only suggestion is that you weigh down its base a bit before operating, or you might notice him scooting forward as he's used repeatedly.

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