Are you drawing a blank when it comes to killing off your characters? Here is a list of ways you could get rid of them.

  • poison (real or made-up)
  • beheading/decapitation
  • defenestration
  • dying of old age
  • burned at the stake
  • tortured to death
  • drowning
  • in a fire
  • jump off a cliff
  • pushed out of a plane
  • hit by lightning
  • suffocation/choking
  • hanging
  • pagan ritual/human sacrifice
  • car crash
  • explosion (bomb, chemicals, etc.)
  • trampled (by people or animals)
  • beaten to death
  • tornado
  • hurricane
  • volcano
  • smothered to death
  • earthquake
  • surgery gone wrong
  • hit/run over by a train
  • broken neck
  • playing a dangerous sport
  • killed by ghosts/supernatural entity
  • spontaneous human combustion
  • stabbed
  • infection/gangrene
  • shot (gun, arrows, etc.)
  • scaphism
  • hit by a falling object
  • starvation
  • exposure
  • dehydration
  • hypothermia
  • disease
  • die of laughter
  • wild animals
  • avalanche
  • falling down an elevator shaft
  • crushed
  • mudslide
  • wild fire
  • blood poisoning
  • brain hemorrhage
  • ruptured appendix
  • nuclear explosion
  • lost in space
  • by robot
  • parasites
  • overdose on drugs
  • decompression sickness
  • heavy metal poisoning
  • acid
  • water intoxication
  • alcohol poisoning
  • living mummification
  • allergic reaction
  • killer bees
  • radiation sickness
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