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14th Apr '16 10:25:18 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* Rhajat from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates''. [[{{expy}} Similarities]] with ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening's'' Tharja aside, she turns out to be a rather creepy girl with an extreme case of NoSocialSkills and rather disturbing habits and powers - but who deep down [[IJustWantToBeLoved yearns for love and affection]], specially from the Avatar. Her talks with her parents drive the point further: her father realises that she's lying when she denies being NotGoodWithPeople, and as she speaks to her mother [[spoiler: she focuses on looking for a curse for an illness outbreak ''despite'' being mistakenly believed to have caused said illness with her magic.]]

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* Rhajat from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates''. [[{{expy}} Similarities]] with ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening's'' Tharja aside, she turns out to be a rather creepy girl with an extreme case of NoSocialSkills and rather disturbing habits and powers - but who deep down [[IJustWantToBeLoved yearns for love and affection]], specially from the Avatar. Her talks with her parents drive the point further: her father realises that she's lying when she denies being NotGoodWithPeople, and as she speaks to her mother [[spoiler: she focuses on looking for a curse trying to FindTheCure for an illness outbreak ''despite'' being mistakenly believed to have caused said illness with her magic.]]
7th Apr '16 6:49:46 PM Ninja857142
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** Gaara is a GenderFlip; a lonely antagonistic foil for Naruto who becomes a good guy and a friend after his defeat in part 1. The fact that both of them are [[SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan jinchuriki]] seals the deal.

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** Gaara is a GenderFlip; a lonely antagonistic foil for Naruto who becomes a good guy and a friend after his defeat in part Part 1. The fact that both of them are [[SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan jinchuriki]] seals the deal.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': a young (if immortal) winged unicorn with magical powers, Princess Luna is the herald of Night, and is therefore forever alone (because ponies are diurnal). Due to a combination of [[WordOfGod some unknown magical force]] and her own loneliness and jealousy, she [[FaceHeelTurn turns to evil]], gets a PlotRelevantAgeUp and [[GreenEyedMonster green eyes]], dons a [[EvilCostumeSwitch gothy, slightly bondagey outfit]], and is promptly [[SealedEvilInACan sealed away for a thousand years]]. When she escapes, she uses her powers to fight the even younger [[MagicalGirl Magical Filly]] sent unwittingly to redeem her, who defeats her with ThePowerOfFriendship and [[HeelFaceTurn reunites her]] with [[BigGood her sister]].
** Sunset Shimmer, Twilight Sparkle's EvilCounterpart {{Foil}} from ''WesternAnimation/EquestriaGirls'', had a similar backstory.
** [[spoiler: Starlight Glimmer]] is so deliberate she personifies this better than anyone else in the show. A very talented and powerful unicorn who at a young age, lost her only friend because he got his cutie mark and was sent to Canterlot, and left her behind. This left her so scarred, she ''[[TheCynic never made a friend again]]'' out of fear of losing them for the same reason, [[StartOfDarkness instead she warped]] into a fanatical dictator who hated Cutie Marks, and started a cult that forced others to give up their cutie marks to conform. In her appearances, she has shown to be extremely petty, [[TheResenter resentful]], and [[GreenEyedMonster jealous]] toward Twilight and her friends, Twilight most especially for her amazing success, to the point where she can't even understand how the Mane Six could be so important to Equestria. She has also proven to be a crafty, powerful adversary, matching if not surpassing ''Princess'' Twilight Sparkle in power and proficiency, but to finish it off, she also has a [[NoSocialSkills severe lack of social skills]], and in the end is [[TearsOfRemorse very remorseful]] for her actions. [[spoiler: Which is why Twilight makes her a student in Friendship, has [[SixthRanger welcomes her]] into the Mane Six]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': a ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
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young (if immortal) winged unicorn with magical powers, Princess Luna is the herald of Night, and is therefore forever alone (because ponies are diurnal). Due to a combination of [[WordOfGod some unknown magical force]] and her own loneliness and jealousy, she [[FaceHeelTurn turns to evil]], gets a PlotRelevantAgeUp and [[GreenEyedMonster green eyes]], dons a [[EvilCostumeSwitch gothy, slightly bondagey outfit]], and is promptly [[SealedEvilInACan sealed away for a thousand years]]. When she escapes, she uses her powers to fight the even younger [[MagicalGirl Magical Filly]] sent unwittingly to redeem her, who defeats her with ThePowerOfFriendship and [[HeelFaceTurn reunites her]] with [[BigGood her sister]].
** Sunset Shimmer, Twilight Sparkle's EvilCounterpart {{Foil}} from ''WesternAnimation/EquestriaGirls'', had a similar backstory.
** [[spoiler: Starlight Glimmer]] is so deliberate she personifies this better than anyone else in the show. A very talented and powerful unicorn who at a young age, lost her only friend because he got his cutie mark and was sent to Canterlot, and left her behind. This left her so scarred, she ''[[TheCynic never made a friend again]]'' out of fear of losing them for the same reason, reason. [[StartOfDarkness instead Instead she warped]] into a fanatical dictator who hated Cutie Marks, and started a cult that forced others to give up their cutie marks to conform. In her appearances, she has shown to be extremely petty, [[TheResenter resentful]], and [[GreenEyedMonster jealous]] toward towards Twilight and her friends, Twilight most especially for her amazing success, to the point where she can't even understand how the Mane Six could be so important to Equestria. She has also proven to be a crafty, powerful adversary, matching if not surpassing rivaling ''Princess'' Twilight Sparkle in power and proficiency, but to proficiency. To finish it off, she also has a [[NoSocialSkills severe lack of social skills]], and in the end is [[TearsOfRemorse very remorseful]] for her actions. [[spoiler: Which is why Twilight makes her a student in Friendship, has and [[SixthRanger welcomes her]] into the Mane Six]].



* Zuko from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' could definitely be read as a male version of this: AbusiveParents? Check. DarkAndTroubledPast? Check. Narrative parallels of him and the hero? Check. And finally, [[spoiler: a HeelFaceTurn, resulting in him becoming a member of the hero's TrueCompanions]]? Check.

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* Zuko from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' could definitely be read as a male version of this: AbusiveParents? Check. DarkAndTroubledPast? Check. Narrative parallels of between him and the hero? TheHero? Check. And finally, [[spoiler: a HeelFaceTurn, resulting in him becoming a member of the hero's TrueCompanions]]? Check.
31st Mar '16 2:14:15 PM MayzyDayz
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The abilities of the DarkMagicalGirl are often polar opposites to the MagicalGirl. She is also usually faster, smarter, and more ruthless than the MG, making her the primary obstacle to the MG's triumph. Younger {{Dark Magical Girl}}s tend to be {{Little Miss Badass}}es, even if they are a CuteWitch. If she is a MagicalGirlWarrior, she's frequently a LadyOfWar. One common way of signalling a DarkMagicalGirl is that her outfit is usually slightly [[CostumeExaggeration more fetishy]] and [[ElegantGothicLolita dark]], which might explain why a HeelFaceTurn doesn't always mean a switch in costume. May also come in pack with DarkIsNotEvil once she did FaceHeelTurn, because not only she wears dark clothes but also control dark powers, and after her FaceHeelTurn, would use her dark powers for the side of good.

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The abilities of the DarkMagicalGirl are often polar opposites to the MagicalGirl. She is also usually faster, smarter, and more ruthless than the MG, making her the primary obstacle to the MG's triumph. Younger {{Dark Magical Girl}}s tend to be {{Little Miss Badass}}es, even if they are a CuteWitch. If she is a MagicalGirlWarrior, she's frequently a LadyOfWar. One common way of signalling a DarkMagicalGirl is that her outfit is usually slightly [[CostumeExaggeration more fetishy]] and [[ElegantGothicLolita dark]], which might explain why a HeelFaceTurn doesn't always mean a switch in costume. May also come in pack with DarkIsNotEvil once she did FaceHeelTurn, HeelFaceTurn, because not only she wears dark clothes but also control dark powers, and after her FaceHeelTurn, HeelFaceTurn, would use her dark powers for the side of good.
14th Mar '16 9:30:59 PM Kuruni
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* Soyburger Patricia of the ''LeagueOfIntergalacticCosmicChampions'' sort of falls into this trope.
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* %%* Soyburger Patricia of the ''LeagueOfIntergalacticCosmicChampions'' sort of falls into this trope.
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14th Mar '16 6:42:35 AM Iampureevil
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%%* Soyburger Patricia of the ''LeagueOfIntergalacticCosmicChampions'' sort of falls into this trope.

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%%* * Soyburger Patricia of the ''LeagueOfIntergalacticCosmicChampions'' sort of falls into this trope.
1st Mar '16 3:28:01 PM StFan
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* Nina (among others) from ''Anime/{{Mai-Otome}}''. Tomoe is an aversion; she's simply pure evil.

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* Nina (among others) from ''Anime/{{Mai-Otome}}''.''Anime/MaiOtome''. Tomoe is an aversion; she's simply pure evil.
27th Feb '16 5:57:29 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* Rhajat from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates''. [[{{expy}} Similarities]] with ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening's'' Tharja aside, Rhajat turns out to be a rather creepy girl with an extreme case of NoSocialSkills and rather disturbing habits and powers - but who deep down [[IJustWantToBeLoved yearns for love and affection]], specially from the Avatar. Her talks with her father Tsukuyomi drive the point further, as she openly denies being NotGoodWithPeople but he realises that she's lying.

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* Rhajat from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates''. [[{{expy}} Similarities]] with ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening's'' Tharja aside, Rhajat she turns out to be a rather creepy girl with an extreme case of NoSocialSkills and rather disturbing habits and powers - but who deep down [[IJustWantToBeLoved yearns for love and affection]], specially from the Avatar. Her talks with her father Tsukuyomi parents drive the point further, as she openly denies being NotGoodWithPeople but he further: her father realises that she's lying.lying when she denies being NotGoodWithPeople, and as she speaks to her mother [[spoiler: she focuses on looking for a curse for an illness outbreak ''despite'' being mistakenly believed to have caused said illness with her magic.]]
4th Feb '16 10:24:25 AM SilverWings
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* ComicBook/{{Tomboy}}: A very unique example of the trope. The magical girl elements are a result of a combination of the main characters hallucinations and the fact that she's a fan of an in-universe, more traditional magical girl, Princess Cherry Cherry. The princess herself becomes a sort of dark magical girl as Addison sees hallucinations [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane (or maybe visions?)]] of Princess Cherry Cherry encouraging her to seek bloody vengeance for the murder of her boyfriend and his dad, and telling her to transform when enraged or in danger.
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25th Jan '16 5:06:31 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* Syalla from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates''. [[{{expy}} Similarities]] with ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening's'' Tharja aside, she turns out to be a rather creepy girl with an extreme case of NoSocialSkills and rather disturbing habits and powers - but who deep down [[IJustWantToBeLoved yearns for love and affection]], specially from the Avatar. Her talks with her father Tsukuyomi drive the point further, as she openly denies being NotGoodWithPeople but he realises that she's lying.

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* Syalla Rhajat from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates''. [[{{expy}} Similarities]] with ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening's'' Tharja aside, she Rhajat turns out to be a rather creepy girl with an extreme case of NoSocialSkills and rather disturbing habits and powers - but who deep down [[IJustWantToBeLoved yearns for love and affection]], specially from the Avatar. Her talks with her father Tsukuyomi drive the point further, as she openly denies being NotGoodWithPeople but he realises that she's lying.
23rd Jan '16 4:39:59 PM DraceEmpressa
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The abilities of the DarkMagicalGirl are often polar opposites to the MagicalGirl. She is also usually faster, smarter, and more ruthless than the MG, making her the primary obstacle to the MG's triumph. Younger {{Dark Magical Girl}}s tend to be {{Little Miss Badass}}es, even if they are a CuteWitch. If she is a MagicalGirlWarrior, she's frequently a LadyOfWar. One common way of signalling a DarkMagicalGirl is that her outfit is usually slightly [[CostumeExaggeration more fetishy]] and [[ElegantGothicLolita dark]], which might explain why a HeelFaceTurn doesn't always mean a switch in costume.

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The abilities of the DarkMagicalGirl are often polar opposites to the MagicalGirl. She is also usually faster, smarter, and more ruthless than the MG, making her the primary obstacle to the MG's triumph. Younger {{Dark Magical Girl}}s tend to be {{Little Miss Badass}}es, even if they are a CuteWitch. If she is a MagicalGirlWarrior, she's frequently a LadyOfWar. One common way of signalling a DarkMagicalGirl is that her outfit is usually slightly [[CostumeExaggeration more fetishy]] and [[ElegantGothicLolita dark]], which might explain why a HeelFaceTurn doesn't always mean a switch in costume. May also come in pack with DarkIsNotEvil once she did FaceHeelTurn, because not only she wears dark clothes but also control dark powers, and after her FaceHeelTurn, would use her dark powers for the side of good.
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