Skeleton horses are a rare horse from the sandbox game Minecraft which can only be spawned from skeleton traps.
These rare horses can become increasingly difficult to spawn based on your region’s difficulty so novice (and veteran) skeleton riders should consider your new passive mob’s name carefully before fully committing!
If you are struggling to conjure up something truly skin-crawling for your new skeletal mare, look below for some inspiration.
Good Skeleton Horse Names
If you are interested in a name that is going to make a statement about skeleton horses like Lightning or Brainless, then look no further.
This list has everything from cliches like Bones all the way down to unique one-of-a-kind originals like Rewind!
This list is made for skeleton riders who are interested in harnessing the ghostly, skeletal side of their new undead mob.
- Game Over
- Second Chance
- Stormy or Storm
- Mr. / Mrs. / Nether Portable
- This Time for Real
- Dead or Death
- Star or Starry
- Ghost Rider
- Nightmare “Mare”
- Back Again
- Fear the Walking Dead
- Rain or Rainy
- Warlock / Witch
- Stronger Now
Female Skeleton Horse Names
The feminine spirit is soft, gentle, and endearing. If you are looking for a feminine name that gives you the butterflies (or gives you bats), you should check out this list of female skeleton horse names.
Whether you are looking for a feminine name that contradicts your horse’s grim appearance or one that complements its horrific vibe, this list gives fifty of the best female names for your skeleton horse.
- Gum Drop
- Apple Pie
- Cloud or Cloudy
- Cutie Pie
Male Skeleton Horse Names
If you are interested in letting your horse live up to his masculine destiny, then you should check out this list for some male skeleton horse name inspiration.
These names cover everything from Doug to King and everything in between.
Famous Names Of Skeletons For Your Skeleton Horse
This list is full of famous, intriguing, and catchy names that you may or may not recognize. Take for instance Jack Skellington from Nightmare Before Christmas or the famous white horse named Pegasus, aid to the God Hercules.
If you are interested in naming your horse after someone or something famous, you should look at this list of famous skeletons and horse names.
- Skeleton in my Closet
- Bichon Man
- Ghost Rider
- Skeleton Key
- Red Rum
- Postie Pete
- Jack Skellington
- Dry Bones
- Smitty Werbenjagermanjensen
- Xin Zhui
- Skull Trooper
- Uncle Hector
- King Tut
Horse Name Inspiration
Let your imagination run wild as you think of a horse name that reflects you! If you are more cliché, you might want to look into famous names and names from horror movies. If you are more interested in traditional names, maybe it would make more sense to check out male and female alterations.
You may want to use your horse themself as a source of inspiration. Getting to know your horse can offer powerful insight into its rightful name.
If personality is not much of an interest for you, you should try to take into consideration some of your favorite things like your favorite hobbies, your favorite people, and even your favorite colors. These are small places to start that can lead to much bigger ideas.
Take these base ideas for instance to get you started to name your skeleton horse:
- Horror Movies
- Fictional Characters
- Role Models
- Family Members
- Favorite things
With these things in consideration, you might have an easier time finding a name that you enjoy and are comfortable with!
Help Choosing the Right Name
Choosing the right name can be a difficult and lengthy process. As you name your horse here are a few things you should take into consideration:
- Experience Taming Them
If you are still struggling to find the right name, it can be helpful to reach out to someone for help. This might be a family member or a friend for advice who you ask for advice. Sometimes, a fellow player may also be able to offer helpful suggestions.
Contact other players’ Minecraft forums for friendly advice and check what names they have come up with. After all, there is no better place than the Minecraft community for advice about, well, Minecraft!
Before choosing a name forever, you might want to observe your skeleton horse for a moment (if possible). Always remember, there is a time limit for how long your horse can remain untamed before it will disappear. These horses will not automatically respawn, and you will be required to go through the whole process again.
Taming a wild skeleton horse is a major accomplishment for any Minecraft player. An even larger accomplishment is finding the right name for your new mob. It can be a difficult and lengthy process but once you land upon the right name, it makes your gaming experience that much better!
Whether you are looking for a goofy name like Red Rum or something more serious and demented like Caroline, you will know once you find “the” name. It is important you select a name you feel is deserving of your new horse and that reflects you as a person and your experience as a gamer.