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The power to enter and manipulate nightmares. Sub-power of Sleep Manipulation. Variation of Dream Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Nightmare Control/Power

Capabilities

User can enter and manipulate the nightmares of oneself and others, including modifying, suppressing, fabricating, influencing, manifesting, sensing, and observing nightmares. The overwhelming shock, fear, anxiety and terror can prove too suffocating for the victim in which their hearts might explode or brains might die.

In some cases, the user's power extends to the real world, such as wounds inflicted on a sleeping victim and even pulling someone from the waking world into the dream world.

Applications

Techniques

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Oneiric Immunity
  • If the target does not have anything to be afraid of then the user cannot control their nightmares.
  • The user can only affect sleeping subjects.
    • Due to this, User has a limited amount of time while their target is asleep unless the user also has Sleep Inducement.
  • Psychic Shield cancels this power.
  • May be limited to only putting a person in a Nightmare, not fully controlling their dream
  • As it is their dreams, targets may also be able to manipulate the dreams against the user via lucid dreaming.

Known Users

Films

  • Freddy Kruger (Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Pitch Black (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Nightmare King (Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland)

Comics

  • Dream of the Endless (DC Comics/Vertigo)
  • Nightmare (Marvel Comics)

TV Series

  • Iris (Ángel o Demonio)

Cartoons

  • Experiment 276 "Remmy" (Lilo and Stitch)
  • Nightmare Moon (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Tantabus (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Lessay (Sendokai Champions)

Video Games

  • Bane (Dota 2)
  • Darkrai (Pokemon)
  • Pokemon who can use "Nightmare" (Pokemon)
  • Wizeman the Wicked (NiGHTS into Dreams)
  • Nightmare (Valkyrie Crusade)

Other

  • The Architects (NAP RAP - The Warp Zone feat. Smosh)
  • Dark King Vita (Mushoku Tensei)
  • Mannish Boy (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders); via Death 13

Literature

  • The Night Stallion/Trojan (Xanth)

Manga/Anime

  • Mannish Boy (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Pt. 3: Stardust Crusaders); stand Death 13

Known Objects

Gallery

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