History Characters / SwampThing

13th Aug '17 7:15:14 PM Omnicron13
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* AxeCrazy: Could seriously rival SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker as one of the most depraved, homicidal villains in the DCU. His "accomplishment" include, among others, molesting his sister as a child, experimenting on his wife, practicing a lifestyle of necrophilia, cannibalism and satanism, and once indirectly raping his own niece.

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* AxeCrazy: Could seriously rival SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker as one of the most depraved, homicidal villains in the DCU. His "accomplishment" include, among others, molesting his sister as a child, experimenting on his wife, practicing a lifestyle of necrophilia, cannibalism cannibalism, depravity, and satanism, satanism that got him kicked out of school and once indirectly raping his own niece.



* BeenThereShapedHistory: Anton was the one who convinced Hitler to go into politics and start his campaign of terror and mass genoicde, simply because he wanted more bodies to experiment on in order to find the secrets of immortality after he felt the last Great War ended too quickly.

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* BeenThereShapedHistory: Anton was the one who convinced Hitler to go into politics and start his campaign of terror and mass genoicde, genocide, simply because he wanted more bodies to experiment on in order to find the secrets of immortality after he felt the last Great War ended too quickly. quickly and didn't provide him enough bodies for his liking.



* DisproportionateRetribution: Completely ruined his niece's life just because she turned down his request that she becomes his apprentice.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Completely ruined his niece's life and raped her by possessing her husband just because she turned down his request that she becomes his apprentice.



* JokerImmunity: As noted abouve, he has been killed an incredible number of times, but he ''always'' manages to come back and torment the Swamp Thing again.
* MadScientist: He is a brillant enough scientist to create synthetic organic matter, which he uses mostly to create monsters or find ways to become immortal.
* MadeOfEvil: When Anton became an evil spirit and possessed Matt Cable, he was able to spread his evil influence across the country to the point even the Monitor, a cosmic being who oversaw the entire cosmos, was terrified of the evil Anton was giving off, even likening it to something on the level of Trigon the Terrible or the Spectre. The evil was so potent it started freaking out the afraid and deranged, and even managed to the make the '''Joker stop laughing''', rendering him a drooling and catatonic in the process.

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* JokerImmunity: As noted abouve, above, he has been killed an incredible number of times, but he ''always'' manages to come back and torment the Swamp Thing again.
again even after being dead and sent to Hell.
* MadScientist: He is a brillant enough scientist to create synthetic organic matter, which he uses mostly to create monsters under his control or find ways to become immortal.
* MadeOfEvil: When Anton became an evil spirit and possessed Matt Cable, he was able to spread his evil influence across the country to the point even the Monitor, a cosmic being who oversaw the entire cosmos, was terrified of the evil Anton was giving off, even likening it to something on the level of Trigon the Terrible or the Spectre. The evil was so potent it started freaking out the afraid and deranged, and even managed to the make the '''Joker stop laughing''', rendering him a drooling and catatonic in the process. He's so bad the demons of Hell were impressed at how remorselessly evil he was after being sent there and allowed him to become a demon.



* TakeOverTheWorld: Seemingly Anton Arcane's ultimate goal. Later, he had the power to do so when he took possession of [[spoiler: Matt Cable's body and his reality warping abilities]]. And during [[spoiler: ''ComicBook/{{Rotworld}}'', we saw what the world would be like under Arcane's rule]].

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* TakeOverTheWorld: Seemingly Anton Arcane's ultimate goal.goal if not trying to be immortal. Later, he had the power to do so when he took possession of [[spoiler: Matt Cable's body and his reality warping abilities]]. And during [[spoiler: ''ComicBook/{{Rotworld}}'', we saw what the world would be like under Arcane's rule]].
13th Aug '17 7:05:35 PM Omnicron13
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* BeenThereShapedHistory: Anton was the one who convinced Hitler to go into politics and start his campaign of terror and mass genoicde, simply because he wanted more bodies to experiment on in order to find the secrets of immortality after he felt the last Great War ended too quickly.



* ImmortalitySeeker: His main goal. Towards this end, he often plotted to steal Swamp Thing's indestructible body to inhabit.

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* ImmortalitySeeker: His main goal. Towards this end, he often plotted to steal Swamp Thing's indestructible body to inhabit.inhabit and instigating the death of millions just to have more bodies to experiment on. Think Dr. Herbert West UpToEleven.
13th Aug '17 7:02:29 PM Omnicron13
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* MadeOfEvil: When Anton became an evil spirit and possessed Matt Cable, he was able to spread his evil influence across the country to the point even the Monitor, a cosmic being who oversaw the entire cosmos, was terrified of the evil Anton was giving off, even likening it to something on the level of Trigon the Terrible or the Spectre. The evil was so potent it started freaking out the afraid and deranged, and even managed to the make the '''Joker stop laughing''', rendering him a drooling and catatonic in the process.
9th Jun '17 7:50:29 AM Theokal3
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* ElementalEmbodiment: Of Nature.

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* ElementalEmbodiment: Of Nature.He is an embodiment of the Green, the cosmic force behind all plants.
24th Mar '17 4:22:41 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Mad Scientist's Beautiful Niece]]: To Arcane.


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* [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Mad Scientist's Beautiful Niece]]: To Arcane.


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* AlliterativeName: '''A'''nton '''A'''rcane.
10th Mar '17 2:48:23 PM Taxima
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* ChestInsignia: After being brought back by the White Light, the White Lantern symbol glows on Swamp Thing's chest.
19th Feb '17 12:47:24 PM DragonzZilla
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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Despite his monstrous appearance, he really isn't that bad of a person. We still advise against pissing him off however, as he is capable of [[GaiaSVengeance plant-based rampages]] on part with [[ComicBook/{{Batman}} Poison Ivy's]], if not worse.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Despite his monstrous appearance, he really isn't that bad of a person. We still advise against pissing him off however, as he is capable of [[GaiaSVengeance plant-based rampages]] on part par with [[ComicBook/{{Batman}} Poison Ivy's]], if not worse.
9th Dec '16 1:39:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* DeathOfTheHypotenuse: [[spoiler: His coma and eventual death after the Arcane Saga free up Abby to openly enter a relationship with Swamp Thing guilt free.]]



** DeathOfTheHypotenuse: [[spoiler: His coma and eventual death after the Arcane Saga free up Abby to openly enter a relationship with Swamp Thing guilt free.]]
9th Dec '16 1:39:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:AnthropomorphicPersonification: Of Nature]]

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* [[spoiler:AnthropomorphicPersonification: Of AnthropomorphicPersonification: [[spoiler:Of Nature]]



* [[spoiler:DeadAllAlong: After the retcon.]]

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* [[spoiler:DeadAllAlong: After DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:After the retcon.]]



* [[spoiler:LightEmUp: Thanks to the whole ComicBook/BrightestDay shenigans.]]

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* [[spoiler:LightEmUp: Thanks LightEmUp: [[spoiler:Thanks to the whole ComicBook/BrightestDay shenigans.]]



* [[spoiler:DistaffCounterpart: Of a sort to Swamp Thing as the Avatar of the Black.]]

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* [[spoiler:DistaffCounterpart: Of DistaffCounterpart: [[spoiler:Of a sort to Swamp Thing as the Avatar of the Black.]]



* [[spoiler:{{Necromancer}}: In the New 52, he became the avatar of the Rot, the force of Decay and Death.]]

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* [[spoiler:{{Necromancer}}: In {{Necromancer}}: [[spoiler:In the New 52, he became the avatar of the Rot, the force of Decay and Death.]]



* [[spoiler: DeathEqualsRedemption]]

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* [[spoiler: DeathEqualsRedemption]]DeathEqualsRedemption



** [[spoiler: DeathOfTheHypotenuse: His coma and eventual death after the Arcane Saga free up Abby to openly enter a relationship with Swamp Thing guilt free.]]

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** [[spoiler: DeathOfTheHypotenuse: [[spoiler: His coma and eventual death after the Arcane Saga free up Abby to openly enter a relationship with Swamp Thing guilt free.]]
9th Dec '16 1:38:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: He delivered a CurbStompBattle to ''ComicBook/{{Batman}}''. Nuff says.
** BadassBookworm: Well, Alec used to be a scientist.

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* {{Badass}}: BadassBookworm: Well, Alec used to be a scientist. He delivered a CurbStompBattle to ''ComicBook/{{Batman}}''. Nuff says.
** BadassBookworm: Well, Alec used to be a scientist.
says.
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