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** What is also quite unsettling is the fact that the enemies don't try to flee for their lives either - if you don't kill them, they just... drown.


* [[spoiler: Some of The Magician's comments when you bop his top hat foreshadow his villainous qualities, or at least that he's not nearly as nice as other characters.]]



* [[spoiler:Hades' Hand]], the boss of Olympus Maximus in ''Rayman Legends''. [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game.]]

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* [[spoiler:Hades' Hand]], Hades' Hand, the boss of Olympus Maximus in ''Rayman Legends''. [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game.]]

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** Similarly in the Dream Forest, the giant tentacle... ''thing'' that barfs up Livingstones when struck and shambles around awkwardly until it's been punched in the lips at its tip enough times.


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* Razorbeard, while delivering orders to his men, casually ''eats a Lum'', which actually reduces the number of total Lums you can save in the game from 1000 to 999. He's literally torn the heart of the world apart and eaten a living piece of it for a snack.


** It certainly doesn't help that this is the only level that the zombie chickens show up in this game, often in a place where your hands are busy with carrying an egg across the room where they show up in. Granted, you can put it down, but that doesn't make the fact that these zombie chickens glow eerily, that they come in packs of three or four, and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/R3/082%20-%20Haunted%20~Carrying%20the%20Egg~.mp3 this music plays]] [[NothingIsScarier when they're not there]] (and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/R3/083%20-%20Haunted%20~Zombie%20Chickens!~.mp3 THIS music plays]] when they are). Your nerves would already be in shreds after having to deal with Knaaren, and this one keeps hacking at them.

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** It certainly doesn't help that this is the only level that the zombie chickens show up in this game, often in a place where your hands are busy with carrying an egg across the room where they show up in. Granted, you can put it down, but that doesn't make the fact that these zombie chickens glow eerily, that they have loud, creepy moans, come in packs of three or four, and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/R3/082%20-%20Haunted%20~Carrying%20the%20Egg~.mp3 this music plays]] [[NothingIsScarier when they're not there]] (and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/R3/083%20-%20Haunted%20~Zombie%20Chickens!~.mp3 THIS music plays]] when they are). Your nerves would already be in shreds after having to deal with Knaaren, and this one keeps hacking at them.


* The out-of-nowhere [[YouCanPanicNow sheer panic]] of Stage 1 of "The Swamps Of Forgetfulness" level in the first game, when you [[OhCrap realise that the rainwater is rising]] and you have very little time to get to higher ground. It's definitely one of the darker levels in the first game - the formerly beautiful and harmonious Dream Forest has become a dark and ominous place where death is chasing you, and it's very easy to mess up. The music doesn't help - it's dramatically suspenseful and ominous.

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* The out-of-nowhere [[YouCanPanicNow sheer panic]] of Stage 1 of "The Swamps Of Forgetfulness" level in the first game, when you [[OhCrap realise that the rainwater is rising]] and you have very little time to get to higher ground. It's definitely one of the darker levels in the first game - the formerly beautiful and harmonious Dream Forest has become a [[MoodWhiplash dark and ominous place place]] where death is chasing you, and it's very easy to mess up. The music doesn't help - it's dramatically suspenseful and ominous.


* The out-of-nowhere [[YouCanPanicNow sheer panic]] of Stage 1 of "The Swamps Of Forgetfulness" in the first game, when you [[OhCrap realise that the rainwater is rising]] and you have very little time to get to higher ground. It's definitely one of the darker levels in the first game - the formerly beautiful and harmonious Dream Forest has become a dark and ominous place where death is chasing you, and it's very easy to mess up. The music doesn't help - it's dramatically suspenseful and ominous.

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* The out-of-nowhere [[YouCanPanicNow sheer panic]] of Stage 1 of "The Swamps Of Forgetfulness" level in the first game, when you [[OhCrap realise that the rainwater is rising]] and you have very little time to get to higher ground. It's definitely one of the darker levels in the first game - the formerly beautiful and harmonious Dream Forest has become a dark and ominous place where death is chasing you, and it's very easy to mess up. The music doesn't help - it's dramatically suspenseful and ominous.

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* The out-of-nowhere [[YouCanPanicNow sheer panic]] of Stage 1 of "The Swamps Of Forgetfulness" in the first game, when you [[OhCrap realise that the rainwater is rising]] and you have very little time to get to higher ground. It's definitely one of the darker levels in the first game - the formerly beautiful and harmonious Dream Forest has become a dark and ominous place where death is chasing you, and it's very easy to mess up. The music doesn't help - it's dramatically suspenseful and ominous.


* The boss of Olympus Maximus in ''Rayman Legends.'' [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game.]]

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* The [[spoiler:Hades' Hand]], the boss of Olympus Maximus in ''Rayman Legends.'' Legends''. [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game.]]


* The boss of Olympus Maximus in ''Rayman Legends.'' [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game. It's just too bad that it's a very easy boss.]]

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* The boss of Olympus Maximus in ''Rayman Legends.'' [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game. It's just too bad that it's a very easy boss.]]


''VideoGame/{{Rayman}}'' has several examples of NightmareFuel, notably most of them in the [[DarkerAndEdgier second game.]]

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''VideoGame/{{Rayman}}'' has several examples of NightmareFuel, notably most of them in the [[DarkerAndEdgier second game.]]
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** Heck the [[GoddamnedBats little]] [[DemonicSpiders fuzzballs]] themselves. They follow whatever direction your going and there are sections you have to lure them into pits just to continue.

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** Heck the [[GoddamnedBats little]] [[DemonicSpiders fuzzballs]] themselves. They follow whatever direction your going and there are sections you have to lure them into pits just to continue.continue.
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* Most of "Swimming with Stars" in Rayman Origins since it's the first level that isn't whimsical and cheery like everything else up to that point. If the creepy enemies didn't get you, then the oppressive darkness and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/077%20-%20Sea%20of%20Serendipity%20~%20The%20Abyss.mp3 haunting music]] will.

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* Most of "Swimming with Stars" in Rayman Origins ''Rayman Origins'' since it's the first level that isn't whimsical and cheery like everything else up to that point. If the creepy enemies didn't get you, then the oppressive darkness and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/077%20-%20Sea%20of%20Serendipity%20~%20The%20Abyss.mp3 haunting music]] will.



** [[spoiler: Some of The Magician's comments when you bop his top hat foreshadow his villainous qualities, or at least that he's not nearly as nice as other characters.]]

* The boss of Olympus Maximus in Rayman Legends. [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game. It's just too bad that it's a very easy boss.]]

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** * [[spoiler: Some of The Magician's comments when you bop his top hat foreshadow his villainous qualities, or at least that he's not nearly as nice as other characters.]]

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* The level "This Heartburn's for You" in ''Rayman Origins''. You get eaten by a dragon, and you're inside its body. The music is humorous and catchy, but that doesn't change the fact that when you reach the stomach, you can see the dragon's realistic looking heart through its apparently transparent stomach. And then you have to pop the growths inside the dragon, which are apparently what mutated it in the first place. Which means that the dragon has mutated and become enormous due to growths that could only be destroyed by entering its body and attacking on the inside while avoiding its stomach acid and flames.

* The boss of Olympus Maximus in Rayman Legends. ''Rayman Legends.'' [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game. It's just too bad that it's a very easy boss.]]


** It certainly doesn't help that this is the only level that the zombie chickens show up in this game, often in a place where your hands are busy with carrying an egg across the room where they show up in. Granted, you can put it down, but that doesn't make the fact that these zombie chickens glow eerily, that they come in packs of three or four, and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/R3/082%20-%20Haunted%20~Carrying%20the%20Egg~.mp3 this music plays]] [[NothingIsScarier when they're not there]] (and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/R3/083%20-%20Haunted%20~Zombie%20Chickens!~.mp3 THIS music plays]] when they are). Your nerves would already be in shreds after having to deal with Knaaren, and this one keeps hacking at them.



** Heck the [[GoddamnedBats little]] [[DemonicSpiders fuzzballs]] themselves. They follow whatever direction your going and there are sections you have to lure them into pits just to continue.

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** Heck the [[GoddamnedBats little]] [[DemonicSpiders fuzzballs]] themselves. They follow whatever direction your going and there are sections you have to lure them into pits just to continue.
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Most of "Swimming with Stars" in Rayman Origins since it's the first level that isn't whimsical and cheery like everything else up to that point. If the creepy enemies didn't get you, then the oppressive darkness and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/077%20-%20Sea%20of%20Serendipity%20~%20The%20Abyss.mp3 haunting music]] will.

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* Most of "Swimming with Stars" in Rayman Origins since it's the first level that isn't whimsical and cheery like everything else up to that point. If the creepy enemies didn't get you, then the oppressive darkness and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/077%20-%20Sea%20of%20Serendipity%20~%20The%20Abyss.mp3 haunting music]] will.



The boss of Olympus Maximus in Rayman Legends. [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game. It's just too bad that it's a very easy boss.]]

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* The boss of Olympus Maximus in Rayman Legends. [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game. It's just too bad that it's a very easy boss.]]


* Most of The Desert Of The Knaaren from the third game. The top is eyebrow-raising enough, with a land of lava and acid pools, but once you fall underground OHHH BOY. It's not just the fact that the place is completely dark and filled with skulls. The Teensies warn you that the Knareen are invincible, [[ThisIsGonnaSuck they are not joking]]. The Knareen are the scariest enemies in the entire series, being COMPLETELY INVINCIBLE and forcing you to sneak past them, being shrouded in hoods and having strange inhuman growls, and constantly screaming to devour Rayman.

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* Most of The Desert Of The Knaaren from the third game. The top is eyebrow-raising enough, with a land of lava and acid pools, but once you fall underground OHHH BOY. It's not just the fact that the place is completely dark and filled with skulls. The Teensies warn you that the Knareen are invincible, [[ThisIsGonnaSuck they are not joking]]. The Knareen are the scariest enemies in the entire series, being COMPLETELY INVINCIBLE and forcing you to sneak past them, being shrouded in hoods and having strange inhuman growls, and constantly screaming to devour Rayman.Rayman.
Most of "Swimming with Stars" in Rayman Origins since it's the first level that isn't whimsical and cheery like everything else up to that point. If the creepy enemies didn't get you, then the oppressive darkness and [[http://hosting.raymanpc.com/raytunes/music/077%20-%20Sea%20of%20Serendipity%20~%20The%20Abyss.mp3 haunting music]] will.
** Also, the music of the swimming levels in general. For the most part, it's ridiculously cheerful. However, for one reason or another, the creator of the music apparently thought that it would be a good idea to include what sounds like one of the singers ''drowning while singing''. And try to [[PlayedForLaughs play it for laughs]], even.
** [[spoiler: Some of The Magician's comments when you bop his top hat foreshadow his villainous qualities, or at least that he's not nearly as nice as other characters.]]

The boss of Olympus Maximus in Rayman Legends. [[spoiler: It's a giant floating cloud of the Dark Creatures from previous levels, which shape into the form of [[GiantHandsOfDoom a giant hand,]] two flying demons, and then a ''giant floating demon.'' The music is also very dark and low key, unlike most of the music in the game. It's just too bad that it's a very easy boss.]]
** Heck the [[GoddamnedBats little]] [[DemonicSpiders fuzzballs]] themselves. They follow whatever direction your going and there are sections you have to lure them into pits just to continue.


* Most of The Desert Of The Knaaren from the third game.

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* Most of The Desert Of The Knaaren from the third game. The top is eyebrow-raising enough, with a land of lava and acid pools, but once you fall underground OHHH BOY. It's not just the fact that the place is completely dark and filled with skulls. The Teensies warn you that the Knareen are invincible, [[ThisIsGonnaSuck they are not joking]]. The Knareen are the scariest enemies in the entire series, being COMPLETELY INVINCIBLE and forcing you to sneak past them, being shrouded in hoods and having strange inhuman growls, and constantly screaming to devour Rayman.

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