Rider and his magnificent ostrich, Fright, were the finest jousting team in all of Skylands. But after winning the championship for the third straight year, a jealous competitor placed a curse on the elf that sent him to the land of Undead. Not wanting to be without his partner, Fright, who up until this point had been afraid of nearly everything, ate a bag of skele-oats that turned him into a skeleton so that he could brace the journey to the underworld to save his friend. Grateful for being rescued, Fright Rider returned to the surface dedicated to helping others - while still dominating an occasional jousting tournament from time to time.
Fright Rider - Glow in the Dark was a special variant of Fright Rider which was sold exclusively by Walmart. It was one three Glow in the Dark figures to be released for Skylanders Giants. The figures are completely painted in a glow in the dark paint. Like all special painted variants of Skylanders, the characters will not appear as "Glow in the Dark" in the game. The other Glow in the Dark figures that were part of Giants are: Sonic Boom Series 2 - Glow in the Dark and Cynder Series 2 - Glow in the Dark.