When seeking out a new plush toy, one looks for overall softness and general adorability. Kittens or puppies, for example, make wonderful plushies. Abject terror, on the other hand, isn't usually associated with most plushies, making this Minecraft Creeper plushie from Arixystix particularly confusing.

Then again, as noted on the Arixystix blog, the plushie is roughly the size of a small child, so we imagine its usefulness as a parenting aid would be exceptional. Thankfully for children everywhere, it doesn't appear to be for sale ... yet.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.