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* {{Badass}}: Fighting off a demonic horde and then killing their boss who had changed into a powerful dragon [[note]] albeit with some assistance[[/note]] definitely counts.



* BadassNormal: Although he gets quite a few magical upgrades from the Fairies.

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* BadassNormal: Fighting off a demonic horde and then killing their boss who had changed into a powerful dragon [[note]] albeit with some assistance[[/note]] definitely counts. Although he gets quite a few magical upgrades from the Fairies.



[[folder: Maleficent]]
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[-[[caption-width-right:341:"You poor simple fools, thinking you could defeat me, '''me''', the mistress of all evil!"]]-]

The evil fairy responsible for the curse on Aurora, Maleficent is one of the most feared and famous of Disney villains. After being snubbed an invitation to the infant Aurora's birthday, she appears unannounced and curses the princess to die on her sixteenth birthday after pricking her finger on a spindle--she then does everything she can to make sure this happens.

->'''Voiced by:''' Eleanor Audley (''Sleeping Beauty''); Lois Nettleton (''HouseOfMouse''); Susanne Blakeslee (''KingdomHearts'')

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[[folder: Maleficent]]
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Flora, Fauna and Merryweather]]
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tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/rsz_sleeping-beauty-disneyscreencapscom-716_2772.jpg]]
[-[[caption-width-right:341:"You poor simple fools, thinking you could defeat me, '''me''', the mistress of all evil!"]]-]

The evil fairy responsible for the curse on Aurora, Maleficent is one of the most feared and famous of Disney villains. After being snubbed an invitation to the infant
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Three good fairies who are also present at
Aurora's birthday, she appears unannounced and curses birthday celebration. The three of them, following Maleficent's birthday curse, take it upon themselves to hide the princess to die on from the evil fairy by raising her sixteenth birthday after pricking her finger on a spindle--she then does everything she can to make sure this happens.

as their own.

->'''Voiced by:''' Eleanor Audley (''Sleeping Beauty''); Lois Nettleton (''HouseOfMouse''); Susanne Blakeslee (''KingdomHearts'')Verna Felton (Flora,) Barbara Jo Allen (Fauna,) Barbara Luddy (Merryweather)



* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Kind of; the evil fairy in the fairy tale is traditionally illustrated as being old and wrinkly, which Maleficent definitely ''isn't''.
* AdaptationalBadass: The evil fairy, a minor villain in the original story, is here adapted into one of the most powerful Creator/{{Disney}} villains ever.
* AscendedExtra: In the fairy tale, the unnamed evil fairy disappears after cursing the baby princess (although some suspect she was the mysterious old woman whom the princess meets later).
* {{Badass}}: Maleficent is widely considered to among the coolest villains Disney has ever produced, and indisputably one of the most formidable.
* BadassBoast: "Now shall you deal with '''me''', o Prince, and all the powers of ''HELL!''"
* BadassLongRobe: Although more like the old style of dress called a "houpelande", but still otherwise counts.
* BadBoss: To her minions (except for Diablo, see EvenEvilHasLovedOnes). A very notable instance of this is when she electrocutes them with lightning after she learns that they spent sixteen years searching for a baby, not even being aware that Aurora would age.
* BigBad: Her angry whims are the reason Aurora must be hidden and the basis of the movie.
** In Disney crossover material (such as ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' and quite a few attractions in the Ride/DisneyThemeParks), she's often portrayed as the BigBad for the Disney multiverse as a whole.
* BigEntrance: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCV0hy6ex1c Hell yes.]] Flames, ominous light, VillainTeleportation...
* BreakoutVillain: Maleficent has become one of the go-to main villains for Disney whenever they do a serious crossover, such as in ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' and ''Theatre/{{Fantasmic}}'' She even got [[{{Film/Maleficent}} her own movie.]]
* CardCarryingVillain: She, [[EvilIsCool magnificently]] and [[ChewingTheScenery scenery-chompingly]] enough, proclaims herself "[[RedBaron Mistress of All Evil]]."
* CharacterTics: Maleficent had a noticeable habit of lifting her hand up to her chest when speaking, a habit she shared with her voice actress, Eleanor Audley.
* ChekhovsGun: Her dragon form appears as part of a blink-and-you'll-miss-it page decoration right before the scene where she zaps her minions, and well before she transforms.
* CruelMercy: She could have easily killed Prince Phillip when she had him prisoner; this is her reason for letting him live.
* DarkActionGirl: Easily the most powerful one in Disney canon thus far.
* DarkIsEvil: She dresses in black and purple that look like flames.
* DeadpanSnarker: Since her first appearance early in the film, she speaks half of her lines in a mocking, sarcastic tone. See also SarcasmMode below.
* DisproportionateRetribution: She curses the princess to die because she was not invited to the christening. She spends the next sixteen years obsessing over her revenge being enacted. Maleficent's behavior is quite fitting of an evil fairy, who is compelled to avenge all slights.
* TheDreaded: Everyone during the christening scene is clearly terrified of what Maleficent might do, and when she finally forces the king's hand and he finally orders his troops to seize her, all it takes for her to hold them at bay is to conjure some fire and bellow ''"Stand back, you fools!"'' Clearly, [[GenreSavvy she's perfectly aware of how much she's feared]].
** This actually extends to Disney crossovers too. Even when other villains show up, the heroes are usually able to defeat them easily and they're not always taken seriously. But when ''Maleficent'' shows up, the mood shifts immediately and everyone is left terrified for their lives.
* DubNameChange: Her name was changed to Demona in the Hungarian dub.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Though Maleficent is cruel to her dim-witted subordinates, she appears to have a soft spot for her faithful winged companion Diablo and is never seen mistreating him. She also gasps in horror upon realising that Diablo has been permanently turned to stone by the fairies.
* EvilCannotComprehendGood:
-->'''Merryweather:''' What ''won't'' [Maleficent] expect? She knows everything.\\
'''Fauna:''' Oh, but she doesn't, dear. Maleficent doesn't know anything about love, or kindness, or the joy of helping others... You know, sometimes I don't think she's really very happy.
* EvilCounterpart: To the Three Good Fairies, obviously.
* EvilEyebrows: Thin ones that create a purple eye shadow.
* EvilGloating: During a particularly malicious scene in the second act, Maleficent taunts Phillip by telling him he may go free in a hundred years, when he is ancient and Aurora is still young and beautiful.
* EvilIsHammy: Although she can be eerily subtle a lot of the time.
* EvilIsPetty: The basis of the film and the next sixteen years of her life are because she was given a relatively minor slight. Fauna also mentions that Maleficent sends frosts to kill Flora's flowers (or that she may be the harbinger of winter as it's left ambiguous).
* EvilLaugh: Maleficent engages in this fairly often, but the crowning example has to be [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmM-XX8atlQ&t=1m32s when she transforms into a dragon.]]
* EvilOverlord: She isn't known as "[[RedBaron the Mistress of All Evil]]" for nothing.
* EvilSorceress: What sort of magic she wreaks on a day-to-day basis is never seen, but she uses her magic to punish her minions, curse an infant to die, and try to kill her fiancee who wants to rescue her.
* EvilTowerOfOminousness: [[http://oncepodcast.com/files/2012/05/Maleficents-castle-Sleeping-Beauty.jpg Maleficent's humble abode]] (complete with dungeons and an army of goblin minions). How the castle came to be is unknown; based on [[http://static.hometheaterforum.com/imgrepo/5/5e/htf_imgcache_34979.jpeg its state of disrepair]], it's either a long-abandoned castle Maleficent moved into to use as her base of operations, a castle Maleficent captured by force and never bothered fixing up, or (based on its location) a castle she constructed herself, with or without the help of her minions, and subsequently allowed to fall into decay.
** Since it's not clear where the mountain ends and the castle begins, it's possible that the castle's depths extend far deeper than the exterior would suggest (we already know it's got some impressive dungeons), which would make it double as an ElaborateUndergroundBase.
* EvilWearsBlack: Her robe is black, lined with dark purple.
* ExcessiveEvilEyeshadow: Maleficent, although it could be simply the shadow of her brow, since it doesn't appear on her eyelids.
* TheFairFolk: Played extremely straight -- Maleficent is one of Disney canon's more powerful, subtle, and intelligent villains, so her reaction to slights and love of cruelty seem out of place to audiences more familiar with Tinkerbell.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Slips into this a few times. The first and probably best example is when she pretends she's not offended at being invited to Aurora's christening, only to curse the infant princess to die.
* FireIceLightning: Merryweather informs us that Maleficent can "send a frost", she tries to strike Prince Philip with bolts of lightning when he escapes her castle, and she uses fire at various points during the movie (most prominently at the end of the movie when she [[ScaledUp Scales Up]]).
* ForTheEvulz: Maleficent ''could'' just kill Phillip and by doing so ensure that Aurora's curse could never be broken, but she decides to go the extra mile by taunting him with the knowledge of just who Aurora is and what's become of her, then keeping him locked up in her dungeon until he's a withered and decrepit old man - at which point he's free to pursue Aurora, whose body and mind are still sixteen years old. One of the short stories in the ''Disney Scary Storybook Collection'' has a resurrected Maleficent turn everyone in the kingdom to stone. However, she leaves Aurora as a human, in hopes that she will perish from loneliness.
* GracefulLadiesLikePurple: She wears purple eyeshadow and her black robe is lined with purple, and she's an elegant and regal LadyOfBlackMagic.
* GreenEyes: More like completely green eyes with black pupils.
* GoodColorsEvilColors: [[SicklyGreenGlow green]], [[PurpleIsPowerful purple]] and [[DarkIsEvil black]].
* HighCollarOfDoom: Three altogether--one on her cloak and two as spiked collars on her headdress.
* HornedHumanoid: Although it's hard to tell if she has horns or merely wears them on her headdress.
* HotWitch: Unlike the good fairies, who are all plump, cartoonish and matronly, Maleficent appears younger and is quite elegant and beautiful.
* ImplacableWoman: None of the characters can harm Maleficent directly and it requires a team (Flora enchanting Phillip's sword) to take her down.
* InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons: She just turns into a dragon at the end. And yes, it ''is'' awesome.
* KickTheDog: Not just her plan to let Phillip free only once he's grown so old that the artificially-young Aurora would no longer want him, but explaining as much to the imprisoned Phillip in exquisite detail, closing her monologue with a deeply [[SarcasmMode sarcastic]] "'true love' conquers all" before laughing in his face.
* LadyOfBlackMagic: A very iconic one with her macabre and elegant design, regal demeanor, and powerful dark magic.
* LargeHam: She mixes both subtle and bombastic hamminess, often shifting between them suddenly.
* LeanAndMean: Compared to the more stout and kind fairies.
* MadeOfEvil: It's implied Maleficent is this, particularly by [[NoBodyLeftBehind her death]].
* MeaningfulName: '' '''Maleficent''' (adj) working or productive of harm or evil : baleful''
* MysticalHighCollar: Shaped like draconic frills.
* NamedByTheAdaptation: Her name was never given in the original story.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: "Malefic" productive of evil; malign; doing harm; baneful. "-ent" (suffix) characterized in serving of.
* NiceHat: Her headdress... assuming it ''is'' a headdress and not real horns.
* NoBodyLeftBehind: When she dies, [[HesJustHiding which has led to certain possibilities]].
* ObviouslyEvil: Her creepy black cloak is cut as in the shape of flames, she has giant horns on her head, she lives in an EvilTowerOfOminousness, ''[[MeaningfulName her name is]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Maleficent]]'', and so on.
* OneWingedAngel: When she becomes a dragon. It's even that page's trope image, just because the moment is so iconic.
* OurFairiesAreDifferent: She's referred to as a 'witch' sometimes, but is actually an evil fairy.
* {{Person of Mass Destruction}}
* PsychoticSmirk: It's a bit subtle, but can be seen a lot of the time.
* PurpleIsPowerful: Her black robe is lined with purple, and she is certainly a powerful magic being.
* RedBaron: Her "Mistress of All Evil" title appears to be entirely self-proclaimed. [[EvilOverlord But]] [[DarkIsEvil no]] [[PersonOfMassDestruction one]] [[ObviouslyEvil questions it]], [[TheDreaded including]] [[SorcerousOverlord the]] [[ForTheEvulz audience.]]
* SarcasmMode:
-->'''Maleficent''': The years roll by, but a hundred years to a steadfast heart are but a day.\\
And now, the gates of a dungeon part, and our prince is free to go his way!\\
Off he rides, on his noble steed, a valiant figure, straight and tall!\\
To wake his love with "love's first kiss," and prove that "true love" conquers ''all!''
* ScaledUp: Her status as one of the most memorable Disney villains is only helped by being the first one to manifest herself as a real, highly dangerous threat, in the form of a black dragon.
* SicklyGreenGlow: Maleficent has green eyes and a green orb atop her staff. Her flames are also green. Her skin appears as if it's green in much of the film, and consequently is colored that way at the theme parks and in merchandise, but in reality it was meant to be an inhuman white and appeared green as an oversight in coloring.
* SlasherSmile: In her dragon form.
* SorcerousOverlord: Her castle, the appearance of the landscape around it, and her army of {{mook}}s suggests that Maleficent uses her dark powers to maintain rule over a wide expanse of territory.
* SurroundedByIdiots: Her plan goes nowhere because her minions don't understand that Aurora would have aged over the years, causing them to search exclusively for a baby for over a decade (although it's clear they had never visited the cottage prior).
* TakingYouWithMe: Implied; shortly after Phillip plunges a sword into her chest, she lunges at him with her mouth open wide, implying that she intended to devour him before her death.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Flora, Fauna and Merryweather]]
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Three good fairies who are also present at Aurora's birthday celebration. The three of them, following Maleficent's birthday curse, take it upon themselves to hide the princess from the evil fairy by raising her as their own.

->'''Voiced by:''' Verna Felton (Flora,) Barbara Jo Allen (Fauna,) Barbara Luddy (Merryweather)
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[[folder: Diablo]]
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Maleficent's pet raven.

->'''Voiced by:''' [=Dal McKennon=]

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!!Antagonists

[[folder: Diablo]]
[[quoteright:350:http://static.
Maleficent]]
[[quoteright:341:http://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sleeping_beauty_disneyscreencaps_com_7584.jpg]]

Maleficent's pet raven.

org/pmwiki/pub/images/rsz_sleeping-beauty-disneyscreencapscom-716_2772.jpg]]
[-[[caption-width-right:341:"You poor simple fools, thinking you could defeat me, '''me''', the mistress of all evil!"]]-]

The evil fairy responsible for the curse on Aurora, Maleficent is one of the most feared and famous of Disney villains. After being snubbed an invitation to the infant Aurora's birthday, she appears unannounced and curses the princess to die on her sixteenth birthday after pricking her finger on a spindle--she then does everything she can to make sure this happens.

->'''Voiced by:''' [=Dal McKennon=] Eleanor Audley (''Sleeping Beauty''); Lois Nettleton (''HouseOfMouse''); Susanne Blakeslee (''KingdomHearts'')


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* TheAce: Maleficent is widely considered to among the coolest villains Disney has ever produced, and indisputably one of the most formidable.
* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Kind of; the evil fairy in the fairy tale is traditionally illustrated as being old and wrinkly, which Maleficent definitely ''isn't''.
* AdaptationalBadass: The evil fairy, a minor villain in the original story, is here adapted into one of the most powerful Creator/{{Disney}} villains ever.
* AscendedExtra: In the fairy tale, the unnamed evil fairy disappears after cursing the baby princess (although some suspect she was the mysterious old woman whom the princess meets later).
* BadBoss: To her minions (except for Diablo, see EvenEvilHasLovedOnes). A very notable instance of this is when she electrocutes them with lightning after she learns that they spent sixteen years searching for a baby, not even being aware that Aurora would age.
* BadassBoast: "Now shall you deal with '''me''', o Prince, and all the powers of ''HELL!''"
* BadassLongRobe: Although more like the old style of dress called a "houpelande", but still otherwise counts.
* BigBad: Her angry whims are the reason Aurora must be hidden and the basis of the movie.
** In Disney crossover material (such as ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' and quite a few attractions in the Ride/DisneyThemeParks), she's often portrayed as the BigBad for the Disney multiverse as a whole.
* BigEntrance: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCV0hy6ex1c Hell yes.]] Flames, ominous light, VillainTeleportation...
* BreakoutVillain: Maleficent has become one of the go-to main villains for Disney whenever they do a serious crossover, such as in ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' and ''Theatre/{{Fantasmic}}'' She even got [[{{Film/Maleficent}} her own movie.]]
* CardCarryingVillain: She, [[EvilIsCool magnificently]] and [[ChewingTheScenery scenery-chompingly]] enough, proclaims herself "[[RedBaron Mistress of All Evil]]."
* CharacterTics: Maleficent had a noticeable habit of lifting her hand up to her chest when speaking, a habit she shared with her voice actress, Eleanor Audley.
* ChekhovsGun: Her dragon form appears as part of a blink-and-you'll-miss-it page decoration right before the scene where she zaps her minions, and well before she transforms.
* CruelMercy: She could have easily killed Prince Phillip when she had him prisoner; this is her reason for letting him live.
* DarkActionGirl: Easily the most powerful one in Disney canon thus far.
* DarkIsEvil: She dresses in black and purple that look like flames.
* DeadpanSnarker: Since her first appearance early in the film, she speaks half of her lines in a mocking, sarcastic tone. See also SarcasmMode below.
* DisproportionateRetribution: She curses the princess to die because she was not invited to the christening. She spends the next sixteen years obsessing over her revenge being enacted. Maleficent's behavior is quite fitting of an evil fairy, who is compelled to avenge all slights.
* TheDreaded: Everyone during the christening scene is clearly terrified of what Maleficent might do, and when she finally forces the king's hand and he finally orders his troops to seize her, all it takes for her to hold them at bay is to conjure some fire and bellow ''"Stand back, you fools!"'' Clearly, [[GenreSavvy she's perfectly aware of how much she's feared]].
** This actually extends to Disney crossovers too. Even when other villains show up, the heroes are usually able to defeat them easily and they're not always taken seriously. But when ''Maleficent'' shows up, the mood shifts immediately and everyone is left terrified for their lives.
* DubNameChange: Her name was changed to Demona in the Hungarian dub.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Though Maleficent is cruel to her dim-witted subordinates, she appears to have a soft spot for her faithful winged companion Diablo and is never seen mistreating him. She also gasps in horror upon realising that Diablo has been permanently turned to stone by the fairies.
* EvilCannotComprehendGood:
-->'''Merryweather:''' What ''won't'' [Maleficent] expect? She knows everything.\\
'''Fauna:''' Oh, but she doesn't, dear. Maleficent doesn't know anything about love, or kindness, or the joy of helping others... You know, sometimes I don't think she's really very happy.
* EvilCounterpart: To the Three Good Fairies, obviously.
* EvilEyebrows: Thin ones that create a purple eye shadow.
* EvilGloating: During a particularly malicious scene in the second act, Maleficent taunts Phillip by telling him he may go free in a hundred years, when he is ancient and Aurora is still young and beautiful.
* EvilIsHammy: Although she can be eerily subtle a lot of the time.
* EvilIsPetty: The basis of the film and the next sixteen years of her life are because she was given a relatively minor slight. Fauna also mentions that Maleficent sends frosts to kill Flora's flowers (or that she may be the harbinger of winter as it's left ambiguous).
* EvilLaugh: Maleficent engages in this fairly often, but the crowning example has to be [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmM-XX8atlQ&t=1m32s when she transforms into a dragon.]]
* EvilOverlord: She isn't known as "[[RedBaron the Mistress of All Evil]]" for nothing.
* EvilSorceress: What sort of magic she wreaks on a day-to-day basis is never seen, but she uses her magic to punish her minions, curse an infant to die, and try to kill her fiancee who wants to rescue her.
* EvilTowerOfOminousness: [[http://oncepodcast.com/files/2012/05/Maleficents-castle-Sleeping-Beauty.jpg Maleficent's humble abode]] (complete with dungeons and an army of goblin minions). How the castle came to be is unknown; based on [[http://static.hometheaterforum.com/imgrepo/5/5e/htf_imgcache_34979.jpeg its state of disrepair]], it's either a long-abandoned castle Maleficent moved into to use as her base of operations, a castle Maleficent captured by force and never bothered fixing up, or (based on its location) a castle she constructed herself, with or without the help of her minions, and subsequently allowed to fall into decay.
** Since it's not clear where the mountain ends and the castle begins, it's possible that the castle's depths extend far deeper than the exterior would suggest (we already know it's got some impressive dungeons), which would make it double as an ElaborateUndergroundBase.
* EvilWearsBlack: Her robe is black, lined with dark purple.
* ExcessiveEvilEyeshadow: Maleficent, although it could be simply the shadow of her brow, since it doesn't appear on her eyelids.
* TheFairFolk: Played extremely straight -- Maleficent is one of Disney canon's more powerful, subtle, and intelligent villains, so her reaction to slights and love of cruelty seem out of place to audiences more familiar with Tinkerbell.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Slips into this a few times. The first and probably best example is when she pretends she's not offended at being invited to Aurora's christening, only to curse the infant princess to die.
* FireIceLightning: Merryweather informs us that Maleficent can "send a frost", she tries to strike Prince Philip with bolts of lightning when he escapes her castle, and she uses fire at various points during the movie (most prominently at the end of the movie when she [[ScaledUp Scales Up]]).
* ForTheEvulz: Maleficent ''could'' just kill Phillip and by doing so ensure that Aurora's curse could never be broken, but she decides to go the extra mile by taunting him with the knowledge of just who Aurora is and what's become of her, then keeping him locked up in her dungeon until he's a withered and decrepit old man - at which point he's free to pursue Aurora, whose body and mind are still sixteen years old. One of the short stories in the ''Disney Scary Storybook Collection'' has a resurrected Maleficent turn everyone in the kingdom to stone. However, she leaves Aurora as a human, in hopes that she will perish from loneliness.
* GracefulLadiesLikePurple: She wears purple eyeshadow and her black robe is lined with purple, and she's an elegant and regal LadyOfBlackMagic.
* GreenEyes: More like completely green eyes with black pupils.
* GoodColorsEvilColors: [[SicklyGreenGlow green]], [[PurpleIsPowerful purple]] and [[DarkIsEvil black]].
* HighCollarOfDoom: Three altogether--one on her cloak and two as spiked collars on her headdress.
* HornedHumanoid: Although it's hard to tell if she has horns or merely wears them on her headdress.
* HotWitch: Unlike the good fairies, who are all plump, cartoonish and matronly, Maleficent appears younger and is quite elegant and beautiful.
* ImplacableWoman: None of the characters can harm Maleficent directly and it requires a team (Flora enchanting Phillip's sword) to take her down.
* InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons: She just turns into a dragon at the end. And yes, it ''is'' awesome.
* KickTheDog: Not just her plan to let Phillip free only once he's grown so old that the artificially-young Aurora would no longer want him, but explaining as much to the imprisoned Phillip in exquisite detail, closing her monologue with a deeply [[SarcasmMode sarcastic]] "'true love' conquers all" before laughing in his face.
* LadyOfBlackMagic: A very iconic one with her macabre and elegant design, regal demeanor, and powerful dark magic.
* LargeHam: She mixes both subtle and bombastic hamminess, often shifting between them suddenly.
* LeanAndMean: Compared to the more stout and kind fairies.
* MadeOfEvil: It's implied Maleficent is this, particularly by [[NoBodyLeftBehind her death]].
* MeaningfulName: '' '''Maleficent''' (adj) working or productive of harm or evil : baleful''
* MysticalHighCollar: Shaped like draconic frills.
* NamedByTheAdaptation: Her name was never given in the original story.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: "Malefic" productive of evil; malign; doing harm; baneful. "-ent" (suffix) characterized in serving of.
* NiceHat: Her headdress... assuming it ''is'' a headdress and not real horns.
* NoBodyLeftBehind: When she dies, [[HesJustHiding which has led to certain possibilities]].
* ObviouslyEvil: Her creepy black cloak is cut as in the shape of flames, she has giant horns on her head, she lives in an EvilTowerOfOminousness, ''[[MeaningfulName her name is]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Maleficent]]'', and so on.
* OneWingedAngel: When she becomes a dragon. It's even that page's trope image, just because the moment is so iconic.
* OurFairiesAreDifferent: She's referred to as a 'witch' sometimes, but is actually an evil fairy.
* {{Person of Mass Destruction}}
* PsychoticSmirk: It's a bit subtle, but can be seen a lot of the time.
* PurpleIsPowerful: Her black robe is lined with purple, and she is certainly a powerful magic being.
* RedBaron: Her "Mistress of All Evil" title appears to be entirely self-proclaimed. [[EvilOverlord But]] [[DarkIsEvil no]] [[PersonOfMassDestruction one]] [[ObviouslyEvil questions it]], [[TheDreaded including]] [[SorcerousOverlord the]] [[ForTheEvulz audience.]]
* SarcasmMode:
-->'''Maleficent''': The years roll by, but a hundred years to a steadfast heart are but a day.\\
And now, the gates of a dungeon part, and our prince is free to go his way!\\
Off he rides, on his noble steed, a valiant figure, straight and tall!\\
To wake his love with "love's first kiss," and prove that "true love" conquers ''all!''
* ScaledUp: Her status as one of the most memorable Disney villains is only helped by being the first one to manifest herself as a real, highly dangerous threat, in the form of a black dragon.
* SicklyGreenGlow: Maleficent has green eyes and a green orb atop her staff. Her flames are also green. Her skin appears as if it's green in much of the film, and consequently is colored that way at the theme parks and in merchandise, but in reality it was meant to be an inhuman white and appeared green as an oversight in coloring.
* SlasherSmile: In her dragon form.
* SorcerousOverlord: Her castle, the appearance of the landscape around it, and her army of {{mook}}s suggests that Maleficent uses her dark powers to maintain rule over a wide expanse of territory.
* SurroundedByIdiots: Her plan goes nowhere because her minions don't understand that Aurora would have aged over the years, causing them to search exclusively for a baby for over a decade (although it's clear they had never visited the cottage prior).
* TakingYouWithMe: Implied; shortly after Phillip plunges a sword into her chest, she lunges at him with her mouth open wide, implying that she intended to devour him before her death.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Diablo]]
[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sleeping_beauty_disneyscreencaps_com_7584.jpg]]

Maleficent's pet raven.

->'''Voiced by:''' [=Dal McKennon=]
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* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]: None of the characters can harm Maleficent directly and it requires a team (Flora enchanting Phillip's sword) to take her down.

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* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]: ImplacableWoman: None of the characters can harm Maleficent directly and it requires a team (Flora enchanting Phillip's sword) to take her down.



* {{Person of Mass Destruction}}.

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* {{Person of Mass Destruction}}.Destruction}}
7th Apr '16 9:07:12 PM k410ren
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* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]: None of the characters can harm Maleficent directly and it requires a team (Flora enchanting Phillip's sword) to take her down.



* ButtMonkey: Merryweather gets the more humiliating misfortunes, such as losing her wings mid-flight and landing in a cup and being the "dummy" for Flora when she tries to make the dress, which wouldn't fit Aurora at all.



* CommanderContrarian: Merryweather is typically the one who voices the contrasting opinion.
-->'''Flora''': (after suggesting they turn Aurora into a flower) She'll (Aurora) be perfectly safe.
-->'''Merryweather''': Until Maleficent sends a frost.



* OurFairiesAreDifferent: Shorter than the average human but larger than dwarves, all take the forms of sugary older women. They have wings but they can make those disappear. It appears they can't do magic without their wands. WordOfGod claimed that Maleficent is also a fairy - one that takes the form of a green-skinned horned sorceress.

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* OurFairiesAreDifferent: Shorter than the average human but larger than dwarves, all take the forms of sugary older women. They have wings but they can make those disappear. It appears they can't do magic without their wands.wands, as Fauna and Merryweather are left on a table after Flora takes their wands and had to turn them back to normal size. WordOfGod claimed that Maleficent is also a fairy - one that takes the form of a green-skinned horned sorceress.
25th Mar '16 3:22:30 PM dsneybuf
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->'''Voiced by:''' Mary Costa, Creator/JenniferHale, Kate Higgins, Erin Torpey (speaking), Cassidy Ladden (singing)

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->'''Voiced by:''' Mary Costa, Creator/JenniferHale, Kate Higgins, Creator/KateHiggins, Erin Torpey (speaking), Cassidy Ladden (singing)
23rd Mar '16 2:48:40 AM annette12
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* OlderThanTheyLook: She's 16 years old, but can pass for being in her twenties.


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* YoungerThanTheyLook: She's 16 years old, but can pass for being in her twenties.
23rd Mar '16 2:15:58 AM TitoMosquito
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* PapaWolf: Most of the scenes he's in he tries to protect his daughter fiercely--first by ordering his guards to seize Maleficent, then by burning all the spinning wheels in the kingdom, and finally by getting outraged (and [[RuleOfFunny declaring war]]) that Hubert wants Aurora to marry as soon as she's found out who she is.

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* PapaWolf: Most of the scenes he's in he tries to protect his daughter fiercely--first by ordering his guards to seize Maleficent, then by burning all the spinning wheels in the kingdom, and finally by getting outraged (and [[RuleOfFunny declaring war]]) that at Hubert wants for hinting that Aurora to marry as soon as she's found out who she is.isn't good enough for Phillip.



* HairTriggerTemper: Poor Stefan learns this the hard way as they make plans for Aurora's and Philip's ArrangedMarriage. Apparently hinting that springing an {{arranged marriage}} onto Aurora just after telling her who she really is and introducing her to her birth parents after being away from each other for 16 years (read: her whole life) is a grave insult worthy of [[RuleOfFunny declaring war]].

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* HairTriggerTemper: Poor Stefan learns this the hard way as they make plans for Aurora's and Philip's ArrangedMarriage. Apparently hinting that springing an {{arranged marriage}} onto Aurora just after telling her who she really is and introducing her to her birth parents after being away from each other for 16 years (read: her whole life) being "quite a shock" is a grave insult worthy of [[RuleOfFunny declaring war]].war]].
-->"''My'' Phillip a shock?!"
22nd Mar '16 7:25:45 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* OlderThanTheyLook: She's 16 years old, but can pass for being in her twenties.
11th Mar '16 4:25:37 PM cheedo
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* SimpleYetOpulent: Her dress, again fitting the high fashion standards of when the film was made.

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* SimpleYetOpulent: Her dress, again fitting the high fashion standards of when the film was made.made in the 1950s.


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* StatuesqueStunner: The tallest Disney Princess after Pocahontas, and with enchanted beauty.
11th Mar '16 4:23:27 PM cheedo
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* TheIngenue: Her most prominent character traits are her romanticism and innocence.

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* TheIngenue: Her most prominent character traits are Somewhat, as she is as pure-hearted as any Disney Princess, but according to WordOfGod she was intended to be ''less'' innocent than her romanticism predecessor, Cinderella, and innocence.indeed does act more coy and flirtatious.
5th Mar '16 1:57:20 PM Seraphine
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* {{Expy}}: He greatly resembles the king from ''Cinderella'', and shares his voice actor, who does the same voice for both of them. Both kings also wish to marry off their sons because they want grandchildren.

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* {{Expy}}: He greatly resembles the king from ''Cinderella'', and shares his voice actor, who does the same voice for both of them.''Cinderella''. Both kings also wish to marry off their sons because they want grandchildren.
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