Shikabane (屍 Corpse) are reanimated entities filled with powerful regret or obsession, but retain some degree of memory and intelligence. Their appearance may also differ greatly from that of a human. They are given superhuman strength and have a unique ability or attribute called a curse.
Shikabane have no feeling towards the living and tend to kill them as driven by their regret or obsession. A Shikabane can be killed by destroying or otherwise severing their brains, usually at the hands of a Shikabane Hime.