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17th May '18 9:27:49 PM Discar
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* ''VideoGame/XenobladeChronicles2'': Malos wants to destroy the world. He never gives any explanation or justification; he just hates absolutely everything. Mythra theorizes that he doesn't actually have a reason, but he's just following some base instinct that he doesn't understand. [[spoiler:This is because Malos inherited this desire from Amalthus, the man who originally awakened him. Amalthus hates everyone and everything because [[MissingMom his mother was killed by soldiers]] and then he [[TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior brutally murdered the men who killed her]]. The rest of Amalthus' life wasn't much better. Malos got the desire to destroy the world, but none of the reason behind it]]. Rex tries to talk Malos down at the end with this reasoning, but Malos [[SunkCostFallacy has lost too much to give up, no matter how little sense it makes]].

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* ''VideoGame/XenobladeChronicles2'': Malos wants to destroy the world. He never gives any explanation or justification; he just hates absolutely everything. Mythra theorizes that he doesn't actually have a reason, but he's just following some base instinct that he doesn't understand. [[spoiler:This is because Malos inherited this desire from Amalthus, the man who originally awakened him. Amalthus hates everyone and everything because [[MissingMom his mother was killed by soldiers]] and then he [[TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior and then he brutally murdered the men who killed her]]. The rest of Amalthus' life wasn't much better. Malos got the desire to destroy the world, but none of the reason behind it]].it. It should be noted that by the time of the story, Amalthus himself has moved past this motivation (he still hates everything, but is content to manipulate the world politically and only goes ballistic when people try to climb the World Tree and meet the Architect, which he believes they are unworthy of)]]. Rex tries to talk Malos down at the end with this reasoning, but Malos [[SunkCostFallacy has lost too much to give up, no matter how little sense it makes]].
7th May '18 8:34:30 PM Loekman3
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** Most of the villains in ''Anime/DigimonAdventureTri'' never say a single word and what little word the few spoke reveal very little about them. Special mention to this trope has to be Yggdrasil whom despite being stated as the BigBad of the series and is responsible for Meicoomon's corruption, he never appeared in the anime at all and is stated to be defeated off-screen by Homeostasis. All that we know of him is that he wants to destroy humanity, but we don't know ''why'' he wants do it particularly given that fact that the [[UngratefulBastard same humans saved the Digital World numerous times]].
4th May '18 12:00:05 PM ZuTheSkunk
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* ''VideoGame/RavenswordShadowlands'' has Ul'Thok, the BigBad. He never says anything when you fight him, and it's never even explained what exactly it is that he plans to do once he returns to Tyreas.
3rd May '18 4:59:19 AM patxiao
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** Zarc, final villain of ''Anime/YuGiOhArcV'', is given something of a FreudianExcuse, but it's ''[[DisproportionateRetribution incredibly]]'' thin and mostly relayed by other characters. Whenever we see him actually doing something, he's basically just an evil and fairly inexplicable demon who wants to destroy the universe.
2nd May '18 10:49:15 AM MBG159
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** Syn/Omega Shenron, of ''Anime/DragonBallGT'', is a bit of an odd case of this, in that he does have sort of a "reap the whirlwind" motivation... but [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter it really doesn't actually factor into anything he does]]. Like a lot of ''Manga/DragonBall'' villains, he's MadeOfEvil, he's very powerful, and his goals are simply to destroy things.


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** Zarc, final villain of ''Anime/YuGiOhArcV'', is given something of a FreudianExcuse, but it's ''[[DisproportionateRetribution incredibly]]'' thin and mostly relayed by other characters. Whenever we see him actually doing something, he's basically just an evil and fairly inexplicable demon who wants to destroy the universe.
24th Apr '18 10:59:10 AM Peridonyx
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* The GreaterScopeVillain, TrueFinalBoss [[spoiler:aliens]] in the [[UsefulNotes/Nintendo64 Nintendo 64]]'s ''Chopper Attack'' [[note]]''Wild Choppers'' in Japan.[[/note]]. At least the terrorists are given a TakeOverTheWorld motive; the [[spoiler:aliens]] only seem to attack just for the hell of it.
16th Apr '18 8:19:25 PM Discar
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* The plot of ''VideoGame/NierAutomata'' is kicked off by an alien invasion that ends with humankind, overwhelmed by the aliens' machine armies, fleeing to the moon and using androids to fight a proxy war on their behalf that's lasted for millennia. What was the motivation for the invasion? [[spoiler: Who knows! By the time you encounter the aliens, they've been dead for a long time, killed at the hands of their own machine lifeform creations after they GrewBeyondTheirProgramming, and whatever the motivation for the invasion was died with them.]]

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* ''VideoGame/NierAutomata'':
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The plot of ''VideoGame/NierAutomata'' is kicked off by an alien invasion that ends with humankind, overwhelmed by the aliens' machine armies, fleeing to the moon and using androids to fight a proxy war on their behalf that's lasted for millennia. What was the motivation for the invasion? [[spoiler: Who knows! By the time you encounter the aliens, they've been dead for a long time, killed at the hands of their own machine lifeform creations after they GrewBeyondTheirProgramming, and whatever the motivation for the invasion was died with them.]] Adam says that the aliens were so simple that they had more in common with ''plants'' than humans, so it's quite possible they never had a real motivation in the first place]].
16th Apr '18 6:47:04 PM LlamaAdventure
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* The plot of ''VideoGame/NierAutomata'' is kicked off by an alien invasion that ends with humankind, overwhelmed by the aliens' machine armies, fleeing to the moon and using androids to fight a proxy war on their behalf that's lasted for millennia. What was the motivation for the invasion? [[spoiler: Who knows! By the time you encounter the aliens, they've been dead for a long time, killed at the hands of their own machine lifeform creations, and whatever the motivation for the invasion was died with them.]]

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* The plot of ''VideoGame/NierAutomata'' is kicked off by an alien invasion that ends with humankind, overwhelmed by the aliens' machine armies, fleeing to the moon and using androids to fight a proxy war on their behalf that's lasted for millennia. What was the motivation for the invasion? [[spoiler: Who knows! By the time you encounter the aliens, they've been dead for a long time, killed at the hands of their own machine lifeform creations, creations after they GrewBeyondTheirProgramming, and whatever the motivation for the invasion was died with them.]]
16th Apr '18 6:45:33 PM LlamaAdventure
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** Grun seems like this at first; [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever a 1000 meter tall kaiju-sized machine lifeform]] that suddenly appears out of the ocean and threatens the lives of every android and machine lifeform nearby with its massive EMP blasts. In Route A, the only thing you learn about it is that it was submerged in the ocean by the machine lifeforms that created it because it attacked everything indiscriminately, but in Route B [[spoiler: you learn that it's a good-natured machine who simply DoesNotKnowItsOwnStrength.]]

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** Grun seems like this at first; [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever a 1000 meter tall kaiju-sized machine lifeform]] that suddenly appears out of the ocean and threatens the lives of every android and machine lifeform nearby with its massive EMP blasts. In Route A, the only thing you learn about it is that it was submerged in the ocean by the machine lifeforms that created it because it attacked everything indiscriminately, but in Route B [[spoiler: you learn that it's a good-natured machine who simply DoesNotKnowItsOwnStrength.DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength.]]
16th Apr '18 6:44:44 PM LlamaAdventure
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** Grun seems like this at first; [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever a 1000 meter tall kaiju-sized machine lifeform]] that suddenly appears out of the ocean and threatens the lives of every android and machine lifeform nearby with its massive EMP blasts. In Route A, the only thing you learn about it is that it was submerged in the ocean by the machine lifeforms that created it because it attacked everything indiscriminately, but in Route B [[spoiler: you learn that it's a good-natured machine who simply DoesNotKnowItsOwnStrength.]]
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