Augustus "Spike" Jones is a monster from Monsters, Inc., and an employee at Monsters, Inc. He is a red slug-like monster with an orange face and numerous purple spikes along his back. He can retract the spikes at will. He is ranked seventh on the Scarer's Leaderboard. His assistant is Waxford (seen in the picture). Although Spike does not physically appear in the prequel, his picture can be seen on a Scare Card during the credits. It is also revealed in Monsters University that he graduated from Fear Tech and formerly worked at Fear Co.