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For other results, see Nightmare (disambiguation).
Nightmare title card

"The Escape Ends Here
Clancy tried his best, but couldn't outrun Jack. Dragged to the basement staircase and thrown inside, Clancy is still gagging on the mold-choked air as Jack slams the door on his escape, saying "You just sit tight right, now... I've got some friends I want you to meet."
"
— Nightmare opening scene

Nightmare is a minigame for Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. It was released as part of the "Banned Footage Vol. 1" DLC on 31 January 2017 on the PlayStation 4, with a PC and Xbox One release projected for 21 February.

GameplayEdit

A round-based, survival horde game mode where waves of Molded inhabiting the Dissection Room haunts and assaults the player. Players take control over Clancy Jarvis who has been captured. The main objective is to "Survive until Dawn" battling against the said enemies and ultimately Jack Baker.

Players starts at a workshop where they can construct their arsenal via scraps, be it skills to augment their capabilities passively or a plethora of weaponry. Scraps in itself is made available via Compactors; stationary points that can be activated thus generating a steady flow of scraps for the players' benefit. The price of all items and skills will increase with each succeeding purchases, making resource/ scrap management a must. Scraps can also be used to activate a good selection of traps attached to walls or on the ground. 

Some areas can be unlocked through the use of Corrosive, providing more accessible areas ergo more compactors as well as more available traps.

There are 5 rounds, each indicated by the hours up to 5 am. An army of Molded will spawn throughout the rounds, with Jack himself appearing in rounds 2 and 5. For each round that the player survives, they will be rewarded with a high amount of scrap in relation to the number of enemies they killed as well as remaining number of scraps.

Each round's end is signaled with an alarm, to which compactors will seize functioning within 40 seconds and remain inactive until the next round starts. Players are required to eliminate any remaining enemies in order to progress to the next hour/ round. Any scraps that are yet to be picked by the players when the compactors halts are still available for the players to pick however.

Jack appears in the end of rounds 2 and 5, each in a differing incarnation with the last being his scissor-saw version. Defeating him in both instances are necessary for progression sake and rewards players with large amounts of scraps that will help players survive the next rounds/ tally towards the final score in unlocking more things that will be made available in any subsequent replays of the mode. Jack does NOT show up in any other rounds however.

Completing the mode tallies the player's score to a total, which serves as an "achievement checklist" of a sort where hitting certain total score thresholds will unlock more options for players to craft in the game mode; more weapons, more starting scraps, skills, etc.

Items and SkillsEdit

ItemsEdit

Item Amount given Initial cost
First Aid Med (3) x1 100
Corrosive x1 1500
Adrenaline x1 300
Knife x1 0
G17 Handgun x1 50
M37 Shotgun x1 100
P19 Machine Gun x1 150
Burner x1 150
Grenade Launcher x1 50
44 MAG x1 100
Circular Saw x1 3000
Handgun Ammo x10 50
Enhanced Handgun Ammo x10 150
Shotgun Shells x4 40
Machine Gun Ammo x64 150
Burner Fuel 150 150
Flame Rounds x3 100
Neuro Rounds x3 150
44 MAG Ammo x7 300

SkillsEdit

Skill Description Lv.2

cost

(inc.)

Lv.3 cost

(inc.)

Lv.4 cost

(inc.)

Lv.5 cost

(inc.)

Lv.6 cost (inc.)
Compactor Upgrade Increase output 2500

(50%)

Health Upgrade Increase max health 100

(20%)

200

(40%)

300

(60%)

400

(80%)

500

(100%)

Heal Upgrade Recover more health with items 250

(50%)

500

(100%)

NA NA NA
Speed Upgrade Increase movement speed 500

(20%)

1000

(30%)

NA NA NA
Reload Upgrade Increase weapon reload speed 500

(20%)

1000

(30%)

Handgun Upgrade Increase firepower 500

(60%)

1500

(140%)

NA NA NA
Shotgun Upgrade Increase firepower 500

(80%)

Machine Gun Upgrade Increase firepower 500

(60%)

1700

(130%)

NA NA NA
Melee Upgrade Increase firepower 500

(60%)

44 MAG Upgrade Increase firepower 1000

(60%)

Grenade Launcher Upgrade Increase firepower 1000

(60%)

Burner Upgrade Increase firepower 500

(60%)

The P19 Machine GunBurner and its ammunition and upgrades will likely be made available for crafting in subsequent playthroughs as they require a minimal amount of total score to unlock.

Rewards Edit

Points Reward Details
5,000 Points Starting Scrap +250 Starting Scrap +250
You will be given more scrap at the start of the game.
10,000 Points Machine Gun Set P1 Machine Gun
Machine Gun Upgrade
Machine Gun Ammo
Becomes available for crafting on workbenches.
20,000 Points Nerve Gas Traps Nerve Gas Traps
Becomes available in the stage.
40,000 Points First Aid Med x3 Item: First Aid Med x3
Added to inventory when you start a new game.
80,000 Points Burner Set Burner
Burner Upgrade
Burner Fuel
Becomes available for crafting on workbenches.
100,000 Points Adrenaline Adrenaline
Becomes available for crafting on workbenches.
150,000 Points Flammable Drums Flammable Drums
Becomes available in the stage.
200,000 Points 44 MAG Set 44 bMAG
44 MAG Upgrade
44 MAG Ammo
Becomes available for crafting on workbenches.
300,000 Points Circular Saw Circular Saw
CAUTION: Crafting this will reduce your score.
450,000 Points Starting Scrap +250 Starting Scrap +250
You will be given more scrap at the start of the game.
700,000 Points Neuro Rounds Neuro Rounds
Becomes available for crafting on workbenches.
1,000,000 Points Enhanced Handgun Ammo Enhanced Handgun Ammo
Becomes available for crafting on workbenches.
1,500,000 Points Strong First Aid Med Strong First Aid Med
Becomes available for crafting on workbenches.
2,000,000 Points Starting Scrap +250 Starting Scrap +250
You will be given more scrap at the start of the game.
3,000,000 Points Remote Bomb Set Remove Bomb
Remote Bomb Upgrade
Becomes aailable for crafting on workbenches.
4,000,000 Points M21 Shotgun M21 Shotgun
Becomes available for crafting on workbenches.
5,000,000 Points Albert-01R Albert-01R
Becomes available for crafting on workbenches.
7,000,000 Points Starting Scrap +250 Starting Scrap +250
You will be given more scrap at the start of the game.
10,000,000 Points Infinite Ammo Infinite Ammo
CAUTION: Crafting this will reduce your score.

SourcesEdit

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