Jump Scares in American Horror Story: Coven

American Horror Story: Coven screenshot
American Horror Story: Coven screenshot
American Horror Story: Coven screenshot
American Horror Story: Coven screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 12 jump scares in American Horror Story: Coven, which has a jump scare rating of 1.0.

Jump Scare Rating: Probably the least jumpy season of American Horror Story with just a handful of jump scares throughout the 13 episodes.

Synopsis: Zoe, a troubled girl with exceptional powers, is sent to live in a witches coven in New Orleans.

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Jump Scares: 12 (12 minor)

Episodes: 13

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: TVMA

Netflix (US): Yes

WARNING: The jump scare descriptions listed below may contain minor spoilers

Jump Scare Times


—Episode 2—

00:01:56 – An apparently dead alligator suddenly attacks a man.


—Episode 3—

00:40:49 – The beast suddenly covers Queenie’s mouth with its hand.


—Episode 5—

00:12:38 – Fiona walks into some surgical instruments.

00:12:52 – A patient grabs Fiona as she walks down the hospital hallway.

00:19:12 – Delphine’s daughter (Borquita) suddenly grabs her in a choke hold.

00:22:58 – A zombie puts a hand on Zoe’s shoulder.


—Episode 6—

00:24:21 – A hand appears behind Misty.


—Episode 9—

00:26:36 – Hank’s hand is suddenly and forcefully pinned to the table by an unseen force.


—Episode 10—

00:01:46 – A camera pans around a room before quickly zooming in on Papa Legba’s face.


—Episode 12—

00:27:52 – Misty suddenly gasps and sits up in the coffin.

00:37:18 – The Axeman suddenly attacks Fiona.


—Episode 13—

00:24:56 – Kyle grabs Madison by the throat.

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