Source: System Reference Document 5.0
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Large fiend, neutral evil

Armor Class 13 (natural armor )

Hit Points 68 (8d10+40)

Speed 60 ft., fly 90 ft.

18 (+4) 15 (+2) 16 (+3) 10 (+0) 13 (+1) 15 (+2)

Damage Immunities fire

Senses passive Perception 10

Languages understands Abyssal but can't speak, understands Common but can't speak, and understands Infernal but can't speak

Challenge 3 (700 XP)

Confer Fire Resistance. The nightmare can grant resistance to fire damage to anyone riding it.

Illumination. The nightmare sheds bright light in a 10-foot radius and dim light for an additional 10 feet.


Hooves. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 13 (2d8 + 4) bludgeoning damage plus 7 (2d6) fire damage.

Ethereal Stride. The nightmare and up to three willing creatures within 5 feet of it magically enter the Ethereal Plane from the Material Plane, or vice versa.

Source: Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary.

Nightmares are flaming harbingers of death. They allow only the most evil of creatures to ride them, and are never mere mounts, but rather willing partners in destruction.