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Nightmare Chrysalis by harwicks-art Nightmare Chrysalis by harwicks-art
I wanted to do a spooky villain image in honor of Nightmare Night and Halloween, but the question was which villain? Ultimately I decided, "Why be choosey?" I've seen plenty of fanfics where the spirit of Nightmare Moon returns and possesses Twilight or Celestia or some other character and then works to corrupt them, but why not take the path of least resistance and team up with someone likely to be sympathetic to your goals in the first place? I figure if the team-up gives Chrysalis a chance to feed on fear instead of namby-pamby love, then she'll never go hungry again.

I was also watching the Discord episodes the other week, and I couldn't help but notice as Twilight gets separated from all of her friends, then finds ponies who act nothing like them, and still eagerly slaps the Element of Harmony necklaces around their necks. By the end of the season, I suspect that she's much less blindly trusting, otherwise I would think that things could go badly very quickly.
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:iconponycouplemaker:
PonyCoupleMaker Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dammit, I jumped when I saw Luna in the background. Nice detail.
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segamarvel Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015
This... picture... is so AWESOME! Please tell me you do commissions? I would GLADLY pay you to draw something as awesome as this!
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ScarletMarine Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Student General Artist
Damn. I kinda hated Nightmare Chrysalis. I felt like I wanna lead an army to destroy them.
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R-Dorothy Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014
:iconflufflepuffplz: pffffttt "Stop it. It is time to come to bed."
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X-marblehornets-x Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Luna is all like
I AM SO A BETTER NIGHTMARE THAN THAT!
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NightmareAsk Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014
Luna's in the back like "Aw Hell Na!!!!" XDDDDDDDD
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:iconkrysnha:
Krysnha Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014
Luna is going to save the day
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:icondaringdash20:
DaringDash20 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Luna's gonna kick your ass
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RedBoy262 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
ohhh snap crysalis, you better run like hel#, luna is going to kick your a#s so bad!

Beautiful work! i really love it!
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ShadowLDrago Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014
Background Luna does not look happy...
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DerpTheTeletubbie Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WHy do i feel like there is some Twiluna here? 
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love2drawponys Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Hobbyist
i did not noticed luna :p (Lick)
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irishbird208 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You..are my new favorite artist. I can't believe I didn't discover you before today.
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celestiamagic Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
Luna's about to kill some changelings...
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bellmo15 Featured By Owner Edited Oct 11, 2014
Flu.......... Fluttershy!?!?!?!? Oh Celestia why is this happaning to her. She did not even do anything to deserve this. I'd go out and save her if I could. I just........ I get worried when I see Fluttershy in some sort of scenario were she can't do anything. Trust me when I say if I was actually a pony in Equestria (witch I think we all want) I would do anything to save her. Or offer myself in exchange for her freedom. She is like a little sister to me. Actually, I would just take her place because, death just leads to more death. And it never stops. I would never be able to kill any pony. Even if they are Compleatly dangerous and or threatened any pony I cared about.
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SilverWing27 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Totally awesome. :D Man that's evil.
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Arielmlp Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014
NOT GOOD DEFENITLY NOT GOOD
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AngrySoundwave300 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014
HOLY CRAP! I didn't even realize it until i read the title. That's really cool!
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thedutchbrony Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i did not noticed luna :p
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TheNextAlicorn Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Luna's All like YOU STOLE MY oh i mean you stole my design!
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redwallfvs Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Student General Artist
Dude, this is the best mlp drawing I have EVER seen from a fan. EVEEEEEER.
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Karganor Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014   Artisan Crafter
What's with the cocooning do they get turned into one that way or something else
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BenCooneyTheGuardian Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014
GET AWAY FROM HER, YOU LONG-LEGGED WITCH!!!
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SolarWolf95 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beyond cool
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wintercoal Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah! It's hurting my heart, literally, to see my favorite *cough*(best pony) *cough* like this with no escape. But it looks like Luna's about to whoop some changeling flank! Go Luna! Whoo!
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EmonyEclipse Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I remember putting this as the background of the computers at my school.
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wintercoal Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't know why you would do that; it would probably get you in trouble. But if I saw it as the wallpaper on a school computer, I would freaked out, then overwhelmed with joy because it's PONIES and this picture holds a special place in my heart. 
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EmonyEclipse Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Well, I haven't got in trouble (So far) and I do it all the time, with other badass pictures. Aprently I'm not the only Brony in my school, because i'm not the only one changing the backgrounds to ponies! But I've got to find this person.
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wintercoal Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well good luck finding the other awesome person, and fyi, my English isn't as bad as it looked. What I meant with my second sentence was-  But if I saw it as the wallpaper on a school computer, I would freak out, then probably become overwhelmed with joy because it's PONIES and this picture holds a special place in my heart. 
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EmonyEclipse Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
You have no idea how I felt when I first saw an mlp picture on a desktop at school, i literally stopped and freaked out on the inside.
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wintercoal Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, actually, I kinda do. My school did this thing last year they called "The Scoop", which is basically a morning show/podcast of sorts. It was played in homeroom. On the next to last full day of school, they played a music video before the actual podcast. In the song that was playing, there was a line that went something like, "Banging your head up against the door..." and they showed this picture- sta.sh/02b4jzgb6556 , (well, it was a couple frames off), and I screamed, "YEAH! WHOHOO!" Everyone in the class turned around and stared at me, and I responded, "What?" Everyone started laughing and the teacher got on to me. But, here's the catch, I had a brony sitting next to me the entire time and I didn't know it up until about a week before this happened. He said that he understood me, and that's what made me have a great summer, that comment he made.
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EmonyEclipse Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Wow that's sounds awesome! Everybody (In my class) found out that i was a brony was when we had to this presentation on something that we enjoy, i chose mlpfim, and I had to present this infront of the class, i had a powerpoint, comicbooks and everything. The ironic thing though was, i was wearing a AC/DC shirt.
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wintercoal Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This year, I told the people who didn't know that I was a pegasister via a 4-H speech. The speech was on something you enjoy and I chose MLP as well. I covered G1-G4 in the speech, and when I got to G4, I just HAD to cover bronies and pegasisters. I had to do VERY little research for that part of the speech, if any. But that shirt thing you mentioned, that would have made it better for me. I go to a school with a strict dress code, so I had to wear a polo. 
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mew-vocaloid Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
AMAZING <3
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Amanda-1-Brown Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
Now I saw everything I want
thanks a lot!
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SashikobroAyumu Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014
oh she- O_O
I can see Luna
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PonyAlfonso Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014
The Next comment...
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:iconhaissan:
Haissan Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
I just want to see a complete display of power, we've seen it from Celestia in manner, but not yet from Luna.
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SnowyGodenheart Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome
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EpicWubzz78 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
...for some reason, idk why, but to me it looks like the changeling beside chrysalis is gonna rpe twilight o.O
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cobalt2468 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Luna is pissed.:| (Blank Stare) 
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Stegoraptor Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
YAY Luna is in the picture and will probably save the day
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LunarEcliptix Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
You just made her look ten time more epic
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PenBrush12 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
Me and a friend on fimfiction are going to collab a story based by this picture soon, Could we use the picture for it?
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harwicks-art Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Sure thing...  People are welcome to use my art as per the noncommercial share-and-share alike Creative Commons copyright restrictions.  I enjoy seeing stories come from my artwork...  Good luck with it!
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Animal983 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome CRISSY!!!!! I LOVE HER
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Spitestar Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I just noticed Luna in the background XD
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MistShaker Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013  Student Artist
As if she wasn't a nightmare already, this just amplifies it. What I mean to say is...WOW, THIS IS FRICKING AWESOME.
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tuffgirl66 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Student Artist
Epicness overload. %20%LOADING_FAILURE%20%
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