Nightmares are demons that take up residence in one's dreams. In Castlevania: Circle of the Moon, they take the form of female demons, similar to other Lady Bats, such as a Succubus, which is also known to invade men's dreams. In Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow and later games, it takes the form of a undead horse, with an armored rider on occasion. The Nightmare Soul fires a flaming horse forward. The Nightmare seemed to be planned for appearance in Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow, as evidenced by concept artwork (seen right). Although it never made it in-game, it appeared in Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia, deeply resembling the concept artwork.
It is possible to remove the entirety of the armor worn by this enemy depending on the location you strike.
|Enemy Data: Nightmare|
|Image||Name - Game|
|'|| Strong: Darkness|
| Common Drop: Mind Restore (2.5%)|
Rare Drop: Needle Armor (0.5%)
| Outer Wall|
|A demon that takes up residence in one's dreams.|| Strong: Darkness|
| Common Drop: Lance|
Soul: Evil Gallop
| Underground Reservoir|
|Those who witness its coming soon know death.|| Weak: Strike, Flame, Light|
Skill Pt: 1
| Drop: Horse Hair (8%)|| Tymeo Mountains|