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Characters / Nightmarish

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     The Characters in General 
  • Color-Coded Characters:
    • Drac - Red
    • Scrap - Yellow (formerly Teal)
    • Phantom -Purple
    • Jekyll/Hyde - Blue
    • Medusa - Green
    • Griffin - Pink
    • Axel - Black
    • Lawrence - Orange
    • Gill - Cyan (formerly Yellow)
    • Aziza - White
  • Cute Monster Girl: Parodied. They're all rather adorable-looking humanoids based on different horror monsters who have a Tim Burton-esque style and can also be rather destructive and murderous sometimes.
  • Really 700 Years Old: They’re young adults by paranormal standards, but they’re older than any human alive. Drac is 665, Scrap is 297, Phantom is 132, Jekyll/Hyde is 159, Griffin is 149, Medusa is 2268, the Headless Horseman is 345, Lawrence is 103, and Gill is 107.

     Axel, The Headless Horseman 
The King of Nightmaria and the Master of the castle.

     Valarie "Drac" Dracula 
A countess who moved in after her castle was destroyed by an angry mob.

     VF- 01 "Scrap" Frankenstein 
The castle maid.

     Erika "Phantom" Aria 
The bodyguard and musician.

     Dr. Henry/Helen Jekyll and Edward/Elaine Hyde 
The castle's scientist and medic.

The warden of the castle's dungeons.

     Jack Griffin 
The royal adviser.

     Lawrence Talbot 
The castle gardener.

The royal chef.

The castle's neighbor.
  • Butt-Monkey: Her introductory comic has her sarcophagus break because the castle's music is that loud.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Wants to live her life in Nightmaria like a normal being.
  • Mummy
  • Transgender: Confirmed to be a trans woman in current character bios.

     The Monsters of Gorey Graveyard 
26 monsters that live in the graveyard next to the castle. All of them are based on "A Gorey Demise" by Creature Feature. They mostly appear in time cards in comics after their introduction.
  • Beast Man: Eric, Johnny, Nicki, Reyna, Urich, Willow, and Yessie resemble an anthropomorphic worm, snake, spider, raccoon, horse, deer, and bird respectively.
  • Buried Alive: How Eric was killed.
  • Eyes Do Not Belong There: Frank, who was stabbed through the eye, becomes some sort of creature who has eyes all over him.
  • Gender Flip: Willow was known as Will in the original song.
  • Irony: A majority of them have become something that resembles what killed them. For example: Johnny, who was bitten by snakes, resurrected into a Snake Person, and Olive, who took drugs, (or in the song's words, "Lived life too fast") became a monster made of crystal meth.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: They're said to all be siblings. And there's 26 of them.
  • Mix-and-Match Critters: Zack looks like a deranged amalgamation of a couple different animals, to reflect his insanity.
  • Snowlems: Tori resurrected into this, having froze in the snow.
  • Undead Child: Greg is technically one, (though he's also an embryo-preserving robot) as he died in the womb.
  • Was Once a Man: They all used to be human before they died.

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