(July 30, 1998)
- "I will show you the greatest Nightmare."
Nightmare is the main antagonist of the Soul series of games. He was featured in the forty-fifth episode of DEATH BATTLE, where he fought against Guts and lost. He is a playable character in DEATH BATTLE: The Video Game.
Death Battle InformationEdit
- Length: 6'1"/185 cm
- Vessel of Inferno
- Can take various forms based on the wielder
- Malfestatuon Curse: Turns victims into mindless slaves of bloodlust
- Height: 5'10"/178 cm
- Weight: 336 lbs/152 kg
- AKA the Azure Knight
- The personification of Soul Edge and Inferno
- Weapon style: Zweihander
- Known hosts: Arcturus, Zasalamel, Cervantes, Siegfried, Pyrrha
- Remembers the fighting style of all previous Nightmares
- Grim Stride
- Soul Wave
- Dark Reconquista
- Death Lord's Vengeance
- Death Lord's Annihilation
- Bloody Lord's Invasion
- Ether Lord's Carnage
- Grim Lord's Auto-da-fé
- Defeated entire armies single handedly
- Obliterated Ostrheinsburg Castle in a single blow
- As Dumas, thrust Europe into a continent-wide war
- Killed Tira, his most loyal servant
- Ripped a hole between dimensions with Soul Edge
- Has devoured thousands of souls
- Entrance: Already standing there. He lifts Soul Edge and prepares for battle.
- Post-Round Taunt: Nightmare raises his hand and says "Such a ripe soul."
- Victory: In the perspective of the fallen opponent, Nightmare raises Soul Edge and it transitions to the results screen before he strikes it down.
- "You will fall in fear of me!"
- "None can harm me!"
- "Your soul shall be claimed by my blade!"
- "I will strike you down this time, black swordsman!" - Against Guts.
- "A cheap imitation." - Against Spawn.
- "Your soul is strong... I must have it!" - Against Sol Badguy.
- "Fall to Nightmare! Fall to chaos!"
- "Destruction is your destiny, foolish challenger!"
- "And now... your soul is mine!"
- "Soul Edge shall never be destroyed!" - Against Guts.
- "Now, back to Hell with you!" - Against Spawn.
- "Yes... I can feel it's strength!" - Against Sol Badguy.
- "Blood and destruction! This is the fate of the world!"
- "You really chose to face me without Soul Calibur? You weak minded fool!"
- "You thought your life was a burden, Guts? It's about to get much worse." - To Guts.