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20th Jul '17 12:46:22 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* You play as one in ''DungeonKeeper''. You're an undefined evil entity with no backstory, characterisation or even features, other than a disembodied hand. You command hordes of monsters and invade the surface kingdom for no apparent reason other than that they're good and happy and you apparently hate that.

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* You play as one in ''DungeonKeeper''.''VideoGame/DungeonKeeper''. You're an undefined evil entity with no backstory, characterisation or even features, other than a disembodied hand. You command hordes of monsters and invade the surface kingdom for no apparent reason other than that they're good and happy and you apparently hate that.
20th Jul '17 12:43:53 AM Silverblade2
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* ''FanFic/RosarioVampireBrightestDarkness'': Hokuto's EvilPlan in Acts III and IV amounts to simply resurrecting [[EldritchAbomination Alucard]] and just sitting back to watch as Alucard destroys everything, including Hokuto himself. Part of it is because Hokuto is an adamant [[StrawNihilist nihilist]] who firmly believes that all life, human and monster alike, is evil and meaningless, and part of it, according to Tsukune and the others, is that he's [[AxCrazy just out of his mind]].
19th Jul '17 1:45:39 PM Maj_Spoiler
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* You play as one in ''DungeonKeeper''. You're an undefined evil entity with no backstory, characterisation or even features, other than a disembodied hand. You command hordes of monsters and invade the surface kingdom for no apparent reason other than that they're good and happy and you apparently hate that.



** Talon in ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' seems to be this. Because of the limited lore we've been given, we know very little about them: they brainwashed Amélie Lacroix to get her to kill her husband and Overwatch official Gerard, and Reyes joined them shortly after becoming Reaper. Sombra works with them on occasion, but she at least has her own, very clear agenda. They ''seem'' to want to start/lengthen the various Omnic crises, but there's also a conspicuous lack of Omnics in their ranks, so that may be a means to an end of "more chaos", although what they intend to ''do'' with that chaos is yet unclear. The nefarious acts we've seen them commit include (attempting) to steal the Doomfist (because having a gauntlet that can punch down a skyscraper would be helpful for ... whatever they do), (attempting) to track down the remaining Overwatch agents to kill them (less opposition), (attempting) to assassinate Katya Volskaya (for unknown reasons), and (successfully) assassinating Mondatta, leader of the Shambali monks (to destabilize human-Omnic relations). Aaaaand...that's pretty much it, at least so far. The comic ''Train Hopper'' had them hijack a train, but even [=McCree=] doesn't know what the {{MacGuffin}} they're after is, and is more than willing to let them have it.
*** There's an even greater Generic Doomsday villain revealed in Sombra's reveal video, represented by an eye, although that was the first and only appearance by it/them (except on the map Castillo, where the eye and conspiracy-theory-web can be seen in Sombra's bedroom), so we still know nothing about them. We don't even know if they're malevolent, although the implication is certainly there.
* You play as one in ''DungeonKeeper''. You're an undefined evil entity with no backstory, characterisation or even features, other than a disembodied hand. You command hordes of monsters and invade the surface kingdom for no apparent reason other than that they're good and happy and you apparently hate that.

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** Talon in In ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' seems to be this. Because of the limited lore we've been given, we know very little about them: they brainwashed Amélie Lacroix to get her to kill her husband and Overwatch official Gerard, and Reyes joined them shortly after becoming Reaper. Sombra works with them on occasion, but she at least has her own, very clear agenda. They ''seem'' to want to start/lengthen the various Omnic crises, but there's also a conspicuous lack of Omnics in their ranks, so that may be a means to an end of "more chaos", although what they intend to ''do'' with that chaos is yet unclear. The nefarious acts we've seen them commit include (attempting) to steal the Doomfist (because having a gauntlet that can punch down a skyscraper would be helpful for ... whatever they do), (attempting) to track down the remaining Overwatch agents to kill them (less opposition), (attempting) to assassinate Katya Volskaya (for unknown reasons), and (successfully) assassinating Mondatta, leader of the Shambali monks (to destabilize human-Omnic relations). Aaaaand...that's pretty much it, at least so far. The comic ''Train Hopper'' had them hijack a train, but even [=McCree=] doesn't know what the {{MacGuffin}} they're after is, and is more than willing to let them have it.
*** There's an even greater Generic Doomsday
villain revealed in Sombra's reveal video, represented by an eye, although that was the first and only appearance by it/them (except on the map Castillo, where the eye and conspiracy-theory-web can be seen in Sombra's bedroom), so and we still know nothing about them. We don't even know if they're malevolent, although the implication is certainly there.
* You play as one in ''DungeonKeeper''. You're an undefined evil entity with no backstory, characterisation or even features, other than a disembodied hand. You command hordes of monsters *** Talon used to be this, until Doomfist came along and invade the surface kingdom for no apparent reason other than that they're good and happy and you apparently hate that.more lore was revealed.
13th Jul '17 5:22:32 AM Silverblade2
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** Earlier episodes of ''Buffy'' play with the trope quite a bit. In "The Zeppo", the generic villains are never given enough screen time to explain their motivations as that's part of the joke. In "Doomed", like most of the show's baddies, they're a metaphor for something else. Most notably, in "Becoming", Angelus decides to destroy the world just because he can, and so [[EnemyMine Spike betrays him]] because [[EvilVersusOblivion he doesn't see how he would gain from the end of the world]].

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** Earlier episodes of ''Buffy'' play with the trope quite a bit. In "The Zeppo", the generic villains are never given enough screen time to explain their motivations as that's part of the joke. In "Doomed", like most of the show's baddies, they're a metaphor for something else. Most notably, in "Becoming", Angelus decides to destroy the world just because he can, and so [[EnemyMine Spike betrays him]] because [[EvilVersusOblivion he doesn't see how he would gain from the end of the world]].
11th Jul '17 3:51:27 AM XenMon2
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* D.A.V.E in ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'' is a deconstruction. He is a robot programmed by Dr. Hugo Strange with the memories and abilities of Batman's worst foes for the sole purpose of giving Batman a challenge. He proceeds to easily curbstomp Batman and steals ''all'' of Gotham's money just to commit the ultimate crime, but is defeated when Batman asks him to explain his origin story. Since D.A.V.E believed that he used to be a person, he basically went catatonic after realizing that he had no backstory of his own.

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* D.A.V.E in ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'' is a deconstruction. He is While he believes himself to be a human imprisoned inside a computer, he's actually a robot programmed by Dr. Hugo Strange with the memories and abilities of Batman's worst foes for the sole purpose of giving Batman a challenge. He challenge; to this end, he proceeds to easily curbstomp Batman and steals ''all'' of Gotham's money just to commit the ultimate crime, but is crime. He's defeated when Batman asks him to explain about his origin story. Since D.A.V.E believed origin, at which point he realizes that he used has no actual motivation or purpose beyond fighting Batman, which distracts him long enough for Batman to be a person, he basically went catatonic after realizing that he had no backstory of his own.([[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman quite ruthlessly, actually]]) kill him.
26th Jun '17 2:59:34 PM FateStayWho
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** From Dragon Ball Z movie 12 we have Janemba. His initial form, similar to the above mentioned Majin Buu, is ObliviouslyEvil but appears even less intelligent with the mind of an infant. In his OneWingedAngel like Super Buu is outright evil, but unlike Buu he never talks and just destroys things, only existing to force a FusionDance between Goku and Vegeta. Like Broly however, he proved one of the more popular movie villains for transformation's unique design and [[RealityWarper powers]].
** Hirudegarn from movie 13. Essentially a copy of Kid Buu in the form of a {{Kaiju}}, he is a giant monster who causes destruction because, because he does.
25th Jun '17 4:19:05 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* ''Film/PansLabyrinth'': Captain Vidal, the movie's BigBad, has no real motivations or personality beyond serving the Franco government. He seems to genuinely believe in the Fascist cause rather than purely serving his own interests, and nothing he does is truly ForTheEvulz, but he never actually displays any kind of moral philosophy either, and there's no real explanation of why exactly he's so committed to Franco other than that EvilIsOneBigHappyFamily.
25th Jun '17 3:31:51 AM ading
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* ''Film/PansLabyrinth'': Captain Vidal, the movie's BigBad, has no real motivations or personality beyond serving the Franco government. He seems to genuinely believe in the Fascist cause rather than purely serving his own interests, and nothing he does is truly ForTheEvulz, but he never actually displays any kind of moral philosophy either, and there's no real explanation of why exactly he's so committed to Franco other than that EvilIsOneBigHappyFamily.
18th Jun '17 11:49:50 PM Silverblade2
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* [[{{Reconstruction}} Reconstructed]] by the Joker in ''Film/TheDarkKnight'', which shows how terrifying and destructive a villain with no goals besides death and chaos would be.
18th Jun '17 9:40:02 PM Psyga315
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* ''Fanfic/MyLittleUnicorn'':
** Titan. He has great power and wants to destroy Unicornicopia so he can spread chaos and destruction over reality, [[ForTheEvulz just because]]. His dialogue is dripping in [[LargeHam clichés]] and there is nothing unique about his appearance at all. Being StupidEvil and going with the first Saturday morning cartoon plot his minions come up with doesn't help matters.
** Queen Chrysalis [[spoiler: and Fratello]] in ''My Brave Pony: Star Fleet Magic II''.
** King Sombra in ''My Brave Pony: Star Fleet Magic III''.
** Presumably, The Dark King will be this in ''My Brave Pony: Star Fleet Magic IV''.

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* ''Fanfic/MyLittleUnicorn'':
**
''Fanfic/MyLittleUnicorn'': Titan. He has great power and wants to destroy Unicornicopia so he can spread chaos and destruction over reality, [[ForTheEvulz just because]]. His dialogue is dripping in [[LargeHam clichés]] and there is nothing unique about his appearance at all. Being StupidEvil and going with the first Saturday morning cartoon plot his minions come up with doesn't help matters.
** Queen Chrysalis [[spoiler: and Fratello]] in ''My Brave Pony: Star Fleet Magic II''.
** King Sombra in ''My Brave Pony: Star Fleet Magic III''.
** Presumably, The Dark King will be this in ''My Brave Pony: Star Fleet Magic IV''.
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