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"Steve, you're not apostate of Satan anymore."
"Yeah! Aside from the vivid nightmares steadily pushing me towards madness, I feel great!"
― Stan and Steve Smith (American Dad)

The power to induce nightmares into others. Sub-power of Nightmare Manipulation. Variation of Dream Inducement.


The user can induce nightmares into others.



  • May be limited to specific kinds of nightmares.

Known Users[]

  • Ezizh (AFK Arena)
  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Cassiopeian Dream Eater (Ben 10 Ultimate Alien)
  • Nemuinas (Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • Doctor Destiny (DC Comics)
  • Tapirmon (Digimon)
  • Pillomon (Digimon)
  • Belphemon Sleep Mode (Digimon)
  • Dream Lord (Doctor Who)
  • Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls)
  • Maras (Hilda)
  • Nocturne, the Eternal Nightmare (League of Legends)
  • Nightmare Creatures (Lego DreamZzz)
  • Mare (Lost Girl)
  • Nightormentor (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir)
  • Tantabus (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Darkrai (Pokémon)
  • Gengar (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon who can learn "Nightmare" (Pokémon)
  • HIM (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • The Powerpuff Girls (The Powerpuff Girls); only the Sandman's dream and temporary
  • Nightmare Man (Sarah Jane Adventures)
  • Cauchemar (World of Darkness/Vampire: The Masquerade)
  • Remmy, A.K.A. Experiment 276 (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Lord English (Homestuck)
  • Nova Artino, aka "Nightmare" (Renegades)
  • Night Fang (Ultraman Taiga)

Known Objects[]

  • Shadow of Fear (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Ghost Lanterns (Hero 108)
  • Kanohi Olisi (Bionicle)
  • The Red Smoke (Poppy Playtime)