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* In ''Machinima/{{Red Vs Blue The Recollection}}'' The Meta serves as the overarching antagonist- first as the sole BigBad of ''Reconstruction'', then as part of a BigBadEnsemble in ''Recreation'', and then finally as half of the BigBadDuumvirate of ''Revelation'' (Before betraying his partner, [[HeelFaceTurn Washington]], and serving as the sole BigBad for the last few episodes, as well as the FinalBoss).
16th May '17 11:42:08 AM TheLordofDeathless
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** Season 6A: Mr. Hyde [[spoiler: actually a DiscOneFinalBoss]] and the Evil Queen, now a separate entity from Regina.
** Season 6B: [[spoiler: Gideon (the adult son of Gold and Belle) as the BigBad, the Black Fairy acting as GreaterScopeVillain.]]

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** Season 6A: 6: Mr. Hyde [[spoiler: actually a DiscOneFinalBoss]] and the Evil Queen, now a separate entity from Regina.
** Season 6B:
Regina. [[spoiler: Gideon (the adult son of Gold and Belle) as replaces [[DiscOneFinalBoss the BigBad, Queen]] in Episode 10, only for TheReveal in Episode 16 to show that his grandmother [[TheManBehindTheMan the Black Fairy acting as GreaterScopeVillain.Fairy]] has been pulling his strings the whole time and he is only ForcedIntoEvil. Taken UpToEleven when it's revealed that she created the Dark Curse and is arguably the BigBad for the entire show.]]
2nd May '17 11:26:08 AM flodoris
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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''.
** [[StarterVillain Gato]] and his DragonInChief Zabuza in the Land of Waves Arc.
** [[BigBad Orochimaru]] in the Chūnin Exams/Konoha Crush Arc.
** Itachi Uchiha and Kisame Hoshigaki in the Return of Itachi Arc.
** Orochimaru again in the Search for Tsunade Arc.
** Orochimaru is still the BigBad in the Sasuke Recovery Mission Arc, but [[FaceHeelTurn Sasuke Uchiha]] has become TheHeavy.
** Deidara and Sasori in the Kazekage Rescue Mission Arc, with Pain as the Greater Scope Villain.
** Orochimaru in the Tenchi Bridge Reconnaissance Mission Arc.
** Hidan and Kakazu in the Akatsuki Suppression Mission Arc, with Pain as the Greater Scope Villain.
** Itachi Uchiha in the Itachi's Pursuit Mission Arc, although Danzo Shimura is revealed to the GreaterScopeVillain.
** Pain is finally confronted directly in the Pain's Assault Arc, although [[spoiler:Tobi is revealed to be the true BigBad after Pain's defeat.]]
** A BigBadEnsemble between Tobi and Danzo Shimura in the Five Kage Summit Arc.
** A BigBadEnsemble between [[spoiler: Obito Uchiha]]/Tobi, [[spoiler:Madara Uchiha]], Kabuto Yakushi, and [[spoiler: Black Zetsu]].
** [[spoiler:Kaguya Ōtsutsuki]] in the [[spoiler:Kaguya Ōtsutsuki]] Strikes Arc, although [[spoiler:Sasuke Uchiha]] is the TrueFinalBoss.

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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''.
** [[StarterVillain Gato]] and his DragonInChief Zabuza in
Gato from ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' is great example. He is the central antagonist of the Land of Waves Arc.
** [[BigBad Orochimaru]] in the Chūnin Exams/Konoha Crush Arc.
** Itachi Uchiha and Kisame Hoshigaki in the Return of Itachi Arc.
** Orochimaru again in the Search for Tsunade Arc.
** Orochimaru is still the BigBad in the Sasuke Recovery Mission Arc,
arc, but [[FaceHeelTurn Sasuke Uchiha]] has become TheHeavy.
** Deidara and Sasori in the Kazekage Rescue Mission Arc, with Pain as the Greater Scope Villain.
** Orochimaru in the Tenchi Bridge Reconnaissance Mission Arc.
** Hidan and Kakazu in the Akatsuki Suppression Mission Arc, with Pain as the Greater Scope Villain.
** Itachi Uchiha in the Itachi's Pursuit Mission Arc, although Danzo Shimura
he is revealed of no importance to the GreaterScopeVillain.
** Pain
overarching story and is finally confronted directly in the Pain's Assault Arc, although [[spoiler:Tobi is revealed just there to be the true BigBad after Pain's defeat.]]
** A BigBadEnsemble between Tobi
first villain. After his death heroes quickly forget about him and Danzo Shimura in continue their adventures to the Five Kage Summit Arc.
** A BigBadEnsemble between [[spoiler: Obito Uchiha]]/Tobi, [[spoiler:Madara Uchiha]], Kabuto Yakushi, and [[spoiler: Black Zetsu]].
** [[spoiler:Kaguya Ōtsutsuki]] in the [[spoiler:Kaguya Ōtsutsuki]] Strikes Arc, although [[spoiler:Sasuke Uchiha]] is the TrueFinalBoss.
next arc.
21st Apr '17 9:17:10 PM Bugfragged
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* ''VideoGame/FarawayStory'' has Remi Currensia, the highest ranking member of the Midage Unit who wants to conquer the Faraway Continent and claim its Philosopher's Stone for the betterment of humanity. Despite her good intentions, the party opposes her because they know the stone is unstable and that if the rest of the world knew of it, they would probably start a war over the stone's power. [[spoiler:At the end of Part 1, it becomes apparent that everyone is an UnwittingPawn of an enigmatic mastermind, who disposes of Remi after she [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness outlives her usefulness]].]]
21st Apr '17 9:15:44 PM Bugfragged
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* ''VideoGame/FarawayStory'' has Remi Currensia, the highest ranking member of the Midage Unit who wants to conquer the Faraway Continent and claim its Philosopher's Stone for the betterment of humanity. Despite her good intentions, the party opposes her because they know the stone is unstable and that if the rest of the world knew of it, they would probably start a war over the stone's power. [[spoiler:At the end of Part 1, it becomes apparent that everyone is an UnwittingPawn of an enigmatic mastermind, who disposes of Remi after she [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness outlives her usefulness]].]]
1st Apr '17 3:17:22 PM TheNerevarine
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** ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' many quests contain their own self-contained villains: [[AntiVillain Gereon Alexius]] in "In Hushed Whispers", the [[KillAndReplace Envy Demon]] in "Champions of the Just", [[SmugSnake Livius Erimond]] in "Here Lies the Abyss" and [[spoiler: [[AristocratsAreEvil Duchess Florianne]]]] in "Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts". Areas that you explore also have their side antagonists with the Western Approach having Crassius Servis, the Exalted Plains having Gordian, the Emerald Graves having Knight-Captain Carrol and the Fallow Mire having the Hand of Korth. DLC campaigns also features the Avvar god of war and winter Hakkon in "Jaws of Hakkon" and the Vissadala in "Trespasser".

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** ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'': many quests contain feature their own self-contained villains: [[AntiVillain Gereon Alexius]] in "In Hushed Whispers", the [[KillAndReplace Envy Demon]] in "Champions of the Just", [[SmugSnake Livius Erimond]] in "Here Lies the Abyss" and [[spoiler: [[AristocratsAreEvil Duchess Florianne]]]] in "Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts". Areas that you explore also have their side antagonists with the Western Approach having Crassius Servis, the Exalted Plains having Gordian, the Emerald Graves having Knight-Captain Carrol and the Fallow Mire having the Hand of Korth. DLC campaigns also features the Avvar god of war and winter Hakkon in "Jaws of Hakkon" and the Qunari rogue agent Vissadala in "Trespasser".
1st Apr '17 9:35:54 AM TheNerevarine
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** ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' many quests contain their own self-contained villains: [[AntiVillain Gereon Alexius]] in "In Hushed Whispers", the [[KillAndReplace Envy Demon]] in "Champions of the Just", [[SmugSnake Livius Erimond]] in "Here Lies the Abyss" and [[spoiler: [[AristocratsAreEvil Duchess Florianne]]]] in "Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts". Areas that you explore also have their side antagonists with the Western Approach having Crassius Servis, the Exalted Plains having Gordian, the Emerald Graves having Knight-Captain Carrol and the Fallow Mire having the Hand of Korth. DLC campaigns also features the Avvar god of war and winter Hakkon in "Jaws of Hakkon" and the Vissadala in "Trespasser".
28th Mar '17 1:08:52 AM Vir
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** [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureBattleTendency Part 2]] has the [[HumanoidAbomination Pillar Men, led by Cars.]]

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** [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureBattleTendency Part 2]] has the [[HumanoidAbomination Pillar Men, led by Cars.Kars.]]
14th Mar '17 10:34:55 AM Vir
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** [[Manga/PhantomBlood Part 1]] has [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Dio Brando]]
** [[Manga/BattleTendency Part 2]] has the [[HumanoidAbomination Pillar Men, led by Cars.]]
** [[Manga/StardustCrusaders Part 3]] has...[[RecurringBoss Dio again.]]
** [[Manga/DiamondIsUnbreakable Part 4]] has [[SerialKiller Kira Yoshikage]], who's more of an interesting example in that he's completely unrelated to the events of the first half of the storyline (where Keicho Nijimura and Akira Otoishi would be closer to the main villains.)
** [[Manga/VentoAureo Part 5]] has [[TheDon Diavolo]]
** [[Manga/StoneOcean Part 6]] has [[SinisterMinister Enrico Pucci]]
** [[Manga/SteelBallRun Part 7]] has [[PresidentEvil Funny Valentine]]

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** [[Manga/PhantomBlood [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventurePhantomBlood Part 1]] has [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Dio Brando]]
** [[Manga/BattleTendency [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureBattleTendency Part 2]] has the [[HumanoidAbomination Pillar Men, led by Cars.]]
** [[Manga/StardustCrusaders [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureStardustCrusaders Part 3]] has...[[RecurringBoss Dio again.]]
** [[Manga/DiamondIsUnbreakable [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureDiamondIsUnbreakable Part 4]] has [[SerialKiller Kira Yoshikage]], who's more of an interesting example in that he's completely unrelated to the events of the first half of the storyline (where Keicho Nijimura and Akira Otoishi would be closer to the main villains.)
** [[Manga/VentoAureo [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureVentoAureo Part 5]] has [[TheDon Diavolo]]
** [[Manga/StoneOcean [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureStoneOcean Part 6]] has [[SinisterMinister Enrico Pucci]]
** [[Manga/SteelBallRun [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureSteelBallRun Part 7]] has [[PresidentEvil Funny Valentine]]
1st Mar '17 2:59:57 PM StFan
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* The SPECTRE organization for the Connery and Lazenby eras of the ''Film/JamesBond'' series, with the exception of ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}''.

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* ''Film/JamesBond'':
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The SPECTRE organization for the Connery and Lazenby eras of the ''Film/JamesBond'' series, with the exception of ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}''.



* ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi:'' the [[ChekhovsGunman often mentioned]] Jabba the Hutt is the Arc Villain of the first act of the film, having little connection to Darth Vader and the Emperor.

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* ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi:'' the The [[ChekhovsGunman often mentioned]] Jabba the Hutt is the Arc Villain of the first act of the film, having little connection to Darth Vader and the Emperor.



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* ''TalesOfVesperia'' actually does this rather well:

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* ''TalesOfVesperia'' ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'' actually does this rather well:



* Each Volume (or season) of ''VisualNovel/CauseofDeath'' has an individual Arc Villain.



* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}'': The first few months of the game has you finding a series of new corrupt target for the heroes' HeelFaceBrainwashing. And while you begin to learn TheConspiracy has been messing with the MentalWorld of the Palace as well, your targets aren't actual members of the group, and are by design acting on their own personal twisted desires.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}'': ''VideoGame/Persona5'': The first few months of the game has you finding a series of new corrupt target for the heroes' HeelFaceBrainwashing. And while you begin to learn TheConspiracy has been messing with the MentalWorld of the Palace as well, your targets aren't actual members of the group, and are by design acting on their own personal twisted desires.



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* Each Volume (or season) of ''VisualNovel/CauseofDeath'' has an individual Arc Villain.
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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', the Nuckelavee Grimm is the overarching antagonist of the RNJR part of Volume 4, with its presence foreshadowed throughout the volume in destroyed villages across Anima, and its mere existence and memory of its attack deeply affecting Ren and Nora. The last quarter of the volume features the monster itself quite prominently, and it serves as the [[FinalBoss final antagonist]] in the last episode of the volume.
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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', the Nuckelavee Grimm is the overarching antagonist of the RNJR part of Volume 4, with its presence foreshadowed throughout the volume in destroyed villages across Anima, and its mere existence and memory of its attack deeply affecting Ren and Nora. The last quarter of the volume features the monster itself quite prominently, and it serves as the [[FinalBoss final antagonist]] in the last episode of the volume.



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