Sandman Wiki
Sandman Wiki

The Night Nurse is a trans-dimensional being who works in the Lost & Found Department and confronts the Dead Boys for evading their respective afterlife.



Physical Appearance[]

Night Nurse has the appearance of an adult woman. Her hair is reddish with a small bang, apparently medium-long hair even though she has it in small buns.

Powers and Abilities[]


  • Invulnerability: Night Nurse cannot be harmed or killed by conventional means. She was able to withstand several blows from a magical object without feeling pain or getting hurt, as well as being thrown off a cliff and being devoured by a sea monster.
  • Immortality: As the Night Nurse is an inter-dimensional being charged with helping maintain the universe, she is an immortal being by default and has stated that she could theoretically live for eons.
  • Telepathy: Night Nurse has the ability to of entering people's memories and witnessing them. Her powers also allow her to erase someone's memories, like she did to Jenny Green after she immobilized her.
  • Teleportation: Night Nurse can teleport herself over great distances through the dimensional barrier.
    • Portal Creation: The Night Nurse possess the power to open up portals to the after life dimensions. As shown where she is able to create portals to Hell and keep it open for an extended period of time.
  • Immobilization: She was able to make Jenny stand still and almost suffocate just by moving her hand.




Season 1[]


Promotional Images[]

Episode Stills[]


  • Ruth Connell previously portrayed another version of Night Nurse on HBO Max's Doom Patrol.
    • This version of the Night Nurse was heavily implied to work for Death.
  • In the DC Comics, the Nightmare Nurse is a demonic entity known as "Asa", who is associated with John Constantine and the Justice League Dark.

External links[]