Skeleton from Dragon Buster.

A Skeleton is a common type of undead enemy.


Babylonian Castle SagaEdit

Skeletons appear as enemies in the PC Engine version of The Tower of Druaga, in Seme COM Dungeon: Drururuaga, and The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushigino Dungeon.

Dragon BusterEdit

Skeletons appear as enemies.

Genpei Tōma Den and Samurai-GhostEdit


In both games, the first boss is a Gaikotsu (骸骨? "skeleton") wielding a sword.

There are also skeleton enemies called Yari Gaikotsu.

Shadow LandEdit


Yari Gaikotsu (槍骸骨 "Spear Skeleton"?) is an enemy that appears in the second stage, "Kugyō no Michi", and the third stage, "Yūkai". They aren't present in the Famicom version of the game.

Soul seriesEdit

Skeletons appear in SoulCalibur IV and SoulCalibur V.

Namco × CapcomEdit

Several Gaikotsus from Genpei Tōma Den and Yari Gaikotsus from Shadow Land appear as enemies, alongside the Skeleton Murderers (Death) from Capcom's Ghosts 'n Goblins series. These skeletons are habitants from the Makai.