Cryptic can refer to:

  • Crypsis, of animals that are difficult to observe
  • Cryptic crossword, colloquially Cryptics, type of crossword
  • Cryptic era, earliest period of the Earth
  • Cryptic (album), by Edge of Sanity
  • Cryptic Studios, video game developer
  • Cryptics, role playing game characters from Demon: The Fallen
  • Cryptic, Minnesota-based music group formed by Brownmark