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Dreamtale Sans

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Dreamtale Sans
Type Ghost
Developer(s) Quonit
Origin Undertale (AU)
Language(s) English
Sakura Dreamtale Sans
Release date April 1st, 2020

Content warning: Character is considered a child and references abuse frequently and can be attacked.

Dreamtale Sans is a ghost of Preincident Nightmare, made by Quonit. He is initially cagey towards the user, but with affection, he will open up about his troubles and inner demons.

The ghost contains a lot of meta and self-referential dialogue, including critical commentary on the AU itself.


  • Extensive ways to interact with him via menu options such as ACT, Question, and Items
    • More menu options unlock as the user progresses down the Positive or Negative routes
    • The Items menu includes an option to feed him, and the food varies depending on the time of day
  • If left alone for long enough, he will sit down and eventually fall asleep. He can then sometimes randomly boot asleep
  • Separate secret modes are unlockable in both the positive and negative routes
  • The user can see different outfits by giving them to him in the item menu


Positive route

Nightmare will start off skeptical of the user and acts shut off and uninterested. Over time he will become more open and start discussing his interests and things that bother him. You can increase friendship by:

  • Petting him
  • Saying nice things through ACTs
  • Giving him items and food
  • Listening/responding to him in dialogue

Even if the user has gained his trust, a few things are locked off until certain requirements are met.

This section contains spoilers for unlockable content.

Negative route

Nightmare's negative route can be pursued at any point in time. You can decrease relationship by:

  • Hitting him
  • Saying mean things through ACTs
  • Responding negatively to him in dialogue

The user can apologize to Nightmare for hitting him, but it only works if the user has not punched him more than 3 times between apologies. During the negative route Nightmare becomes argumentative and angry at the user, but once the negative route goes on further he'll become closed off instead and become too scared to argue.

Alternative modes

Sitting mode

After 15 minutes of no interaction, or because of a random event in dialogue, Night will sit down and read his book.

Sleeping mode

If the user does not interact with Night for even longer, or because of a random event in dialogue that happens if Night trusts the user, Night will fall asleep. If you've given him the blanket item you can put it on him.

Mare mode

This section contains spoilers for unlockable content.

Dream mode

If the clock is set to December 21st, Dream will appear instead of Night when booted onto the desktop. Dream starts out wary and afraid of the user, and will often fiddle or look around scared. Much like Night, they have their own relationship system that makes Dream think differently of you depending on how you act.

Negative route

This section contains spoilers for unlockable content.

Positive route

If the user is kind to Dream, they will open up more about their feelings, accept more items, and be less suspicious of user actions.


Dreamtale Sans uses the Z - Undertale balloon by Zarla.