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Wilson Portrait
It's whispering to me.

Wilson

Willow Portrait
Has science gone too far?

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait
This amulet... it frightens Wolfgang.

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait
It's oozing.

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait
I HAVE CREATED THE PERFECT AMULET.

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait
I can almost sense it beckoning to something.

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait
The sparkle is gone from the gem.

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait
It speaks with the shadow.

Maxwell

Wagstaff Portrait
It uses dark fuel to induce psychic attack! I love it.

Wagstaff

Wigfrid Portrait
An amulet öf dark pöwers.

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait
Did you hear something?

Webber

Walani Portrait
This thing drives me nuts!

Walani

Warly Portrait
I must be crazy to fool around with this.

Warly

Woodlegs Portrait
Looks good on Woodlegs!

Woodlegs

Wilba Portrait
THERE BE METHOD IN'T

Wilba

Wormwood Portrait
Brain Neck Thing

Wormwood

Wheeler Portrait
The kind of thing that'll give you nightmares.

Wheeler

Winona Portrait
It's, uh, a purple necklace.

Winona

Wortox Portrait
I deserve these jewels, I think.

Wortox

Wurt Portrait
Glurp... don't wanna play with this anymore.

Wurt

The Nightmare Amulet is a craftable item found in the Magic Tab. It costs 6 Gold Nuggets, 4 Nightmare Fuel, and 2 Purple Gems to craft and requires a Shadow Manipulator to prototype. It can also be dropped by an Ancient Pseudoscience Station when it is damaged with a Hammer, Gunpowder, etc. It can be equipped in the chest slot and lasts for 3 minutes and 12 seconds (2/5th of an in-game day).

While it's equipped, the Nightmare Amulet allows the player to experience the effects of 0 Sanity without actually setting the character's Sanity to 0. The screen will become distorted with the usual low Sanity effects, and Shadow Creatures will spawn. While under effects of the Nightmare Amulet, more Shadow Creatures will spawn and more frequently, compared to the player being insane without the amulet. During this time, the player's Sanity will start dropping by 3.33 Sanity Meter per minute.

Prototype Tips Edit

  • This item can be useful for collecting items that are only available at low Sanity levels, such as Beard Hair and Nightmare Fuel, while still being able to opt out of the dangers of insanity at will.
  • Players should wear items that provide a Sanity boost, such as Tam o' Shanter, to mitigate the Sanity drain of the Amulet.
  • This item can be especially useful when playing as Maxwell, since not only does his Sanity regeneration make it hard to go insane the normal way, but it also mitigates the Sanity loss caused by the Amulet.
  • Using the Nightmare Amulet to its full potential to farm Nightmare Fuel can yield around 20-24 Nightmare Fuel.
  • The Nightmare Amulet will almost always spawn a Shadow Creature upon equipping it. Paired with a low Sanity level, this can be utilized to spawn Shadow Creatures, and unequipping the amulet will not despawn them. This can be used to obtain more Nightmare Fuel.
  • The Nightmare amulet can be used to lower you lunacy on the lunar island.

Placeholder Trivia Edit

  • The Nightmare Amulet shares the same in-game model with Magiluminescence but its gem is obviously purple instead of yellow.
  • Prior to the The Stuff Of Nightmares update, the Nightmare Amulet actually restored 2 Sanity per minute, instead of reducing it.
  • This item was previously crafted from the Gemology Tab before the latter was removed from the game.
  • The gem in the Nightmare Amulet has eight corners, however the Purple Gems used to craft it only have six.
  • According to Wickerbottom and Maxwell, the Nightmare Amulet communicates with the shadows.

Blueprint GalleryEdit

Craftable Items and Structures
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(Machete (Luxury Machete) Shipwrecked iconHamlet icon) (Shears Hamlet icon)
Light CampfireFire PitTorchMiner HatPumpkin LanternLantern
(Endothermic FireEndothermic Fire PitMoggles Reign of Giants icon) (ChimineaBuoyant ChimineaBottle LanternObsidian Fire PitBoat TorchBoat LanternTar Lamp Shipwrecked icon) (Cork Candle HatCowl Hamlet icon) (GlowcapMushlightWillow's Lighter Don't Starve Together icon)
Survival TrapBird TrapCompassBackpackPiggybackThermal StoneHealing SalveHoney PoulticeStraw RollFur RollTentUmbrellaBug NetFishing RodBundling Wrap
(Pretty ParasolLuxury FanInsulated PackSiesta Lean-to Reign of Giants icon) (Chef PouchSilly Monkey BallTropical ParasolAnti VenomThatch PackPalm Leaf HutTropical FanSea SackDoydoy Nest Shipwrecked icon) (Bug B'GoneBird Whistle Hamlet icon) (Telltale HeartBooster ShotFlareWater BalloonWhirly FanBerniePile o' BalloonsCandy BagGift Wrap Don't Starve Together icon)
Food Basic FarmImproved FarmBee BoxDrying RackCrock PotIce Box
(Bucket-o-poop Reign of Giants iconShipwrecked iconHamlet icon) (Mussel StickFish FarmMussel Bed Shipwrecked icon) (Sprinkler Hamlet icon) (Mushroom PlanterSalt BoxPortable Crock PotPortable Grinding MillPortable Seasoning Station Don't Starve Together icon)
Science Science MachineAlchemy EngineDivining RodThermal MeasurerRainometerGunpowderLightning Rod
(Ice FlingomaticElectrical Doodad Reign of Giants iconShipwrecked iconHamlet icon) (Sea LabIce Maker 3000Quacken Drill Shipwrecked icon) (SmelterOscillating Fan Hamlet icon) (Think TankCartographer's DeskPotter's WheelMad Scientist Lab Don't Starve Together icon)
Fight SpearHam BatGrass SuitLog SuitMarble SuitFootball HelmetSleep DartFire DartBlow DartBoomerangBee MineTooth Trap
(Battle HelmBattle SpearMorning StarWeather PainScalemail Reign of Giants icon) (Poison SpearSeashell SuitLimestone SuitCactus ArmorHorned HelmetPoison DartCoconadeSpear GunCutlass Supreme Shipwrecked icon) (HalberdCork BatWeevole MantleMant MaskMant SuitFancy HelmetTin SuitBlunderbuss Hamlet icon) (Cookie Cutter CapElectric DartNapsackTail o' Three Cats Don't Starve Together icon)
Structures ChestSignMini SignWood GateWood FenceHay WallWood WallStone WallPig HouseRabbit HutchBirdcageFlooring (CobblestonesWooden FlooringCheckerboard FlooringCarpeted Flooring) • Potted Fern
(Scaled ChestSpider Eggs Reign of Giants icon) (Sea ChestLimestone WallSea WallWildbore HousePrime Ape HutSand BagSand CastleDragoon DenBallphin PalaceSnakeskin Rug Shipwrecked icon) (Cork BarrelBeard Hair RugLawn TurfCultivated TurfDense Turf Hamlet icon) (Directional SignEnd TableFriendly ScarecrowMoon Rock WallScaled FlooringScaled FurnaceWardrobePotted SucculentReplica RelicsCraftsmerm HouseDIY Royalty KitMerm Flort-ificationsMarsh TurfFestive Tree PlanterGobbler ShrineVarg Shrine Don't Starve Together icon)
Refine RopeBoardsCut StonePapyrusNightmare FuelPurple GemBeeswaxWax Paper
(ClothLimestoneGold NuggetIceEmpty BottleCoral Nubbin Shipwrecked icon) (Claw Palm SaplingVenom Gland Hamlet icon) (Cratered MoonrockMarble BeanThick FurFeathery Canvas Don't Starve Together icon)
Magic Meat EffigyPrestihatitatorShadow ManipulatorPan FluteOne-man BandNight LightNight ArmorDark SwordBat BatLife Giving AmuletChilled AmuletNightmare AmuletFire StaffIce StaffTelelocator StaffTelelocator FocusBelt of Hunger
(Old Bell Reign of Giants icon) (PiratihatitatorDripple PipesSeaworthy Shipwrecked icon) (Hogus PorkusatorLiving ArtifactPugalisk WandRoot TrunkSkyworthyVortex Cloak Hamlet icon) (OcuvigilMoon DialThe Lazy DeserterAbigail's FlowerKitschy Idols Don't Starve Together icon)
Dress Sewing KitGarlandRabbit EarmuffsStraw HatBeefalo HatBeekeeper HatFeather HatBush HatWinter HatTop HatWalking CaneDapper VestBreezy VestPuffy Vest
(Fashion MelonIce CubeSummer FrestFloral ShirtCat CapRain CoatHibearnation VestRain HatEyebrella Reign of Giants icon) (Brain of ThoughtShark Tooth CrownDumbrellaBlubber SuitTar SuitWindbreakerParticulate PurifierSleek Hat Shipwrecked icon) (Snakeskin HatSnakeskin Jacket Shipwrecked iconHamlet icon) (Gas MaskPith HatThunderhatShamlet Mask Hamlet icon) (Fashion GogglesDesert GogglesSeawreathBlue FuncapGreen FuncapRed FuncapClever Disguise Don't Starve Together icon)
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(Joy of Volcanology Shipwrecked icon)
Tinkering SpectogglesInfrogglesVisorFryfocalsTelebrellaTelipadThumper
Nautical
Shipwrecked iconHamlet icon
Log RaftRow BoatCargo BoatSnakeskin Sail
(Lucky HatThe 'Sea Legs'SurfboardRaftArmored BoatEncrusted BoatBoat Repair KitThatch SailCloth SailFeather Lite SailIron WindBoat CannonSea TrapTrawl NetSpyglassSuper SpyglassCaptain HatPirate HatLife JacketBuoyQuackering RamTar ExtractorSea Yard Shipwrecked icon) (Cork Bowl Canoe Hamlet icon)
Volcanic Shipwrecked icon Obsidian MacheteObsidian AxeObsidian SpearVolcano StaffObsidian ArmorObsidian CoconadeHowling ConchSail Stick
Treasure Hunting Hamlet icon Disarming ToolsBall Pein HammerGold PanMagnifying Glass
Seafaring Don't Starve Together icon Boat KitOarDriftwood OarBoat PatchAnchor KitMastSteering Wheel KitAnchor Figure SketchWinged Sail
Cartography Don't Starve Together icon Map Scroll
Celestial Don't Starve Together icon Moon Rock IdolPortal ParaphernaliaMoon Glass AxeGlass CutterMoon Crater TurfBath BombMoon Moth Figure Sketch"Moon" Figure Sketch
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  • Nightmare Fuel Safety

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    • Would you reccomend this item being used to farm nightmare fuel? I know it increases spawn rate, but is it manageable to fight them if you'...
    • Equip it, wait till one spawns, and unequip. The nightmare creature will not deaggro/despawn. Kill it, wear the amulet again. A much easier way...
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