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Nightmare Chamber

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Nightmare Chamber

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Nightmare Chambers are Living World instances inside The Tower of Nightmares. Three chambers can be found on each floor of the tower. Each chamber features three sections. The chambers are randomly generated with each instance identified by a combination of NPC allies. There's usually two NPCs to help you, one set of enemies in first two rooms each, and enemies and 3 prisoners in the final room.


  • Fight your way to the prisoners.
    • Defeat Scarlet's hallucinations/Defeat hostile creatures/Defeat the twisted watchworks/Defeat the Toxic Alliance
    • Defeat Scarlet's hallucinations/Defeat hostile creatures/Defeat the twisted watchworks/Defeat the Toxic Alliance
  • Free the prisoners.
    • Defeat Scarlet's minions.
    • Cages destroyed: x/3


For achievements: The Nightmares Within (achievements)
Reward tier Experience Karma Coin
Gold 26,670 Experience.png 378 Karma 88 Copper coin
Silver 20,003 Experience.png 284 Karma 66 Copper coin
Bronze 13,335 Experience.png 189 Karma 44 Copper coin
These are the expected rewards for a level 80 player.
Additional Toxic Chest rewards after initial run


First playthrough is same for all. With Marjory and Kasmeer, fighting Aetherblade and Molten hallucinations, and Veteran Twisted Nightmare as end boss. It also has special dialogue.

Possible NPC combinations
  • Marjory and Kasmeer
  • Marjory and Braham
  • Marjory and Rox
  • Kasmeer and Rox
  • Kasmeer and Braham
  • Rox and Braham
  • Marjory
  • Braham
  • Kasmeer
  • Rox
Possible additional nuisances
  • Toxic air: entire instance area causes Toxic Pollen. There are two Air Purifiers at the entrance that can be picked up and moved for small safe zone.
  • Toxic Stalks: first and final room have Toxic Stalks in them.
  • Spiderwebs: there are spiderwebs on the exit of the first room and all over final room. When triggered, player is immobilized and two Toxic Spiders appear.
  • Portals: the entrances to each individual room will contain 3 portals. Two of these portals are rigged and will deal a large amount of damage to the player if they pass through it.



  • Petra (Playing as a human Commoner)
  • Lord Faren (Playing as a human Noble)
  • Quinn (Playing as a human Street Rat)
  • Malomedies (Playing as Night Bloom Sylvari)
  • Kahedins (Playing as Dusk Bloom sylvari)
  • Niamh (Playing as Noon Bloom sylvari)
  • Aife (Playing as Dawn Bloom sylvari)
  • Pokka (College of Statics as asura)
  • Hronk (College of Dynamics as asura)
  • Pol (College of Synergetics as asura)
  • Bear Shaman (Bear Spirit as Norn)
  • ? (Raven Spirit as Norn)
  • ? (Snow Leopard Spirit as Norn)
  • ? (Wolf Spirit as Norn)



Molten Alliance

Hostile creatures[edit]

Ambient creatures

Twisted Watchworks[edit]

Twisted Watchwork

Toxic Alliance[edit]


Scarlet's minions (final room bosses)[edit]

Molten Alliance
Twisted Watchwork
Toxic Alliance



Primary article: Nightmare Chamber/Dialogue


  • When encountering three portals you can wait a moment and an ambient creature spider will show you the right portal by going through it.