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Nightmare Catcher
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Nightmare Catcher inventory icon
Type Summoning
Use time 29 (Average)
Velocity 10
Tooltip Summons the Emissary of Nightmares
Rarity Rarity Level: Oblivion

The Nightmare Catcher is a craftable post-Moon Lord item used to summon the Abaddon, the Source of the Affliction boss. It can only be used at night. Attempting to use it outside of these conditions will have no effect and will not consume the item.



Crafting Station
Ancient Manipulator.png Ancient Manipulator
Ingredient(s) Amount
Sinister Element.png Sinister Element 18
Quasar Fragment.png Quasar Fragment 2
Solar Fragment.png Solar Fragment 2
Stardust Fragment.png Stardust Fragment 2
Vortex Fragment.png Vortex Fragment 2
Nebula Fragment.png Nebula Fragment 2
Nightmare Catcher.png Nightmare Catcher 1


  • The tooltip reads "Emissary of Nightmares", even though the boss' title was changed to the Source of Affliction. This is likely not intentional.


  • 1.0.1: Renamed from Key of Obliteration into Nightmare Catcher.
Consumables: Mega Healing Potion.png Potions ( Wind Resistance Potion.png Buff Potions) • Flarium Bullet.png Ammunition • Vial of Fiery Blood.png Materials ( Asthraltite Shards.png Drops • Oblivion Shard.png Ores • Oblivion Bar.png Bars) • Asthraltite Plating.png Other