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| Bad Dreams
Bad Dreams (Japanese: ナイトメア Nightmare) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV. It is the signature Ability of Darkrai.
At the end of each turn, each adjacent sleeping foe loses 1/8 of its maximum HP.
Bad Dreams applies after a Pokémon drowsy due to Yawn falls asleep. Bad Dreams applies after a Pokémon has the opportunity to be woken up by Hydration, Shed Skin, or Healer.
Outside of battle
Bad Dreams has no effect outside of battle.
Pokémon with Bad Dreams
|| First Ability
|| Second Ability
|| Hidden Ability
|| Bad Dreams
| Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
- For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
- For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
- For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
|| Being affected
| The Pokémon causes the opponent to have a nightmare.
|| First Chapter Used In
|| If a person or a Pokémon is asleep near Darkrai, it suffers from horrible nightmares that can be fatal if the sleeping person or Pokémon doesn't wake up in time. The Ability is active even if Darkrai is inside of a Poké Ball.
| Sird's Darkrai
|| Startling Staraptor
In the movie adaptations
In other languages