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* FantasyForbiddingFather: Wants to stamp out their kid's dream in favor of something more practical.
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* InbredAndEvil: Being born of incest can play havoc with your morals.



* VillainousIncest

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* VillainousIncestVillainousIncest: A bad guy has sexual relations with a biological relative, to show how depraved and disgusting they are.
** InbredAndEvil: A person being born of incest can play havoc with their morals.
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* EvilTwin: A character has or encounters an evil (twin) sibling, clone, doppelganger, or counterpart from another universe.

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* EvilTwin: A character has or encounters an The protagonist's evil (twin) sibling, clone, doppelganger, or counterpart from another universe.


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*** LoveInterestTraitor: At first, she seems like a potential girlfriend for the hero. But nope, she's working for the bad guys.
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** {{Necromancer}}: An evil sorcerer who has the ability to [[TheUndead bring back the dead to (not-quite) life]].



** WickedWitch: The female variation of this.

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** WickedWitch: The [[DistaffCounterpart female variation variation]] of this.this character.
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* TheChessmaster: Always has a plan, and uses people as pawns.
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* TheChessmaster: Always has a plan, and uses people as pawns.
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* TheChessmaster: Always has a plan, and uses people as pawns.



* DirtyCoward: Out to save their own skin at other people's expense.

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* DirtyCoward: Out Someone who's out to save their own skin at other people's expense.



* {{Dracula}}: The lord of all vampires.

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* {{Dracula}}: The lord most infamous (and [[TropeCodifier influential]]) of all vampires.[[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]].



* EverybodyHatesHades: When the god of death or the dead is portrayed as evil even if they weren't in the original mythology.



* EvilGenius: An extremely smart villain whose intelligence is their most important skill. May often (though not always) be a MadScientist of some sort.

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* EvilGenius: An extremely smart villain whose intelligence is their most important skill. May often (though not always) be skill.
* TheChessmaster: Always has
a MadScientist of some sort.plan, and uses people as pawns.



** GodOfEvil: A deity who's so cruel and wicked, that they go far beyond being a mere "jerkass" and into the realm of (un)holy evilness.
*** GodIsEvil: ''{{God}} Almighty Himself'' is the single divine being responsible for the [[CrapsackWorld miserable state of the universe]].

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** EverybodyHatesHades: When [[TheGrimReaper the god of death or the underworld]] is portrayed as evil, even if [[AdaptationalVillainy they weren't in]] [[SadlyMythtaken the original mythology]].
** GodOfEvil: A deity who's so cruel and wicked, that they go sinister deity who goes far beyond being a mere "jerkass" "jerkass", and into actively [[AnthropomorphicPersonification represents the realm forces of (un)holy evilness.
evil and villainy]].
*** GodIsEvil: ''{{God}} Almighty Himself'' is the single divine being responsible for creating the [[CrapsackWorld miserable state of the universe]].universe]].
** MadGod: An all-powerful deity who is [[AxCrazy completely]] [[CloudCuckooLander insane]], affecting the world around them in unpredictable ways.



* MadGod



** MadScienceFair
** MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate

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** MadScienceFair
** MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate
MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: They earned an esteemed university degree, just to exploit their expertise for amoral purposes.
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* FinalBoss: The last villain or antagonist that must be confronted at the end of the story.



** WhiteGangBangers

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** WhiteGangBangersWhiteGangBangers: Criminal thugs of non-Hispanic white European descent (in contrast to gang-bangers of other ethnic groups).



* GodIsEvil
* GodOfEvil



* JackassGenie: A [[OurGeniesAreDifferent magical being]] who will [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor grant your wish... and deliberately twist it into something bad]] for their own amusement.

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* JackassGenie: A [[OurGeniesAreDifferent magical being]] who will [[MakeAWish grant your wish]]... and [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor grant your wish... and deliberately twist it into something bad]] for their own amusement.



* JerkassGods: [[OurGodsAreDifferent Gods and goddesses]] who act as uncaring pricks towards the mortal beings they rule over.
** GodOfEvil: A deity who's so cruel and wicked, that they go far beyond being a mere "jerkass" and into the realm of (un)holy evilness.
*** GodIsEvil: ''{{God}} Almighty Himself'' is the single divine being responsible for the [[CrapsackWorld miserable state of the universe]].



* StarterVillain

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* StarterVillainStarterVillain: The very first antagonist to be confronted at the beginning of the story.
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* AdorableEvilMinions: The villain's forces are not always hideous or monstrous.



* TheAggressiveDrugDealer: They really don't want you to walk away from a deal.

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* TheAggressiveDrugDealer: They really don't want you to walk away from a drug deal.



* ChurchPolice: An organization dedicated to enforcing a particular religion's laws in a role similar to civil law enforcement.



* CorruptChurch: A (nominally) good religious organization that has turned bad.



* {{Cult}}
** ApocalypseCult: All hail the end of the world!
* CulturePolice: The enemy of free expression.
* CuteAndPsycho: A villain who looks and acts absolutely adorable.

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* {{Cult}}
{{Cult}}: A generic term for a (smallish) religious group. Not all of them are necessarily evil, but some can be quite nasty...
** ApocalypseCult: All hail TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt!
** CorruptChurch: A (nominally) good religious organization that has turned bad, run by unscrupulous priests that are all a bunch of [[TheFundamentalist self-righteous]] {{hypocrite}}s.
** PathOfInspiration: An evil religion that disguises itself as a good religion.
** ReligionOfEvil: A sinister sect that [[CardCarryingVillain views evil deeds as virtuous]], and worship one (or more) [[GodOfEvil malevolent deity(ies)]].
*** HollywoodSatanism: They worship {{Satan}} himself, and willingly serve
the end forces of the world!
{{Hell}}.
** ScaryAmoralReligion: These guys follow a faith that [[BlueAndOrangeMorality doesn't even care about "good" and "evil"]].
* CulturePolice: The enemy of free freedom of expression.
* CuteAndPsycho: A villain who looks and acts absolutely adorable.



** AdorableEvilMinions: The villain's forces are not always hideous or monstrous.



** SuperpoweredMooks: Supers in RedShirts.

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** SuperpoweredMooks: Supers in RedShirts.Minions who have superpowers, but are not quite at the level of a proper supervillain.



* PathOfInspiration: An evil religion that disguises itself as a good religion.



* ReligionOfEvil: A religious sect that views evil deeds as virtuous, and worship one (or more) [[GodOfEvil malevolent deity(ies)]].



* TheSavageIndian: A scary Native American warrior, especially one who likes [[FlayingAlive removing their enemies' scalps]].
* ScaryAmoralReligion
* ScaryDogmaticAliens

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* TheSavageIndian: A scary Native American warrior, especially one who likes to [[FlayingAlive removing remove their enemies' scalps]].
* ScaryAmoralReligion
ScaryBlackMan: A big, thuggish brute of a guy who is of Black African descent.
* ScaryDogmaticAliensScaryDogmaticAliens: Extraterrestrial villains who are motivated by some extremist political or religious ideology.
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** GreaterScopeVillain: A bigger threat than the BigBad who isn't as directly involved in the plot.



* TheBigBadShuffle: Villains are working for other villains.

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* ** TheBigBadShuffle: Villains are working for other villains.



* TheCaligula: A ruler who is completely, murderously off their rocker.



* CannibalTribe: A tribe of people-eaters.

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* ** CannibalTribe: A tribe of people-eaters.



* CorruptPolitician: A jaded politician who has no problems with bribes and helping friends win contracts and maybe worse.

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* CorruptPolitician: A jaded politician government official who has no problems with bribes and helping friends win contracts and maybe worse.abuses their powers to personally enrich themselves (and their family/friends) at the expense of their constituents.
** SleazyPolitician



* CreepyTwins: Twins who talk, walk, and act so much like each other it's creepy.
* CreepyUncle: This guy is interested in his nephew in all the wrong ways.

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* CreepyTwins: [[SingleMindedTwins Twins who talk, walk, and act so much like alike]] each other that it's creepy.
* CreepyUncle: This guy is interested in his nephew in all the wrong ways.
creepy.



* TheDarkSide



* DepravedBisexual: An evil bisexual who grosses everyone out because of their proclivities towards both genders.
* DepravedDwarf: Stunted in both morality and growth.
* DepravedHomosexual: Sexually villainous or antagonistic gay.

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* DepravedDwarf: Stunted in both morality and height.
* DepravedHomosexual: A sexually villainous or antagonistic gay person.
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DepravedBisexual: An evil bisexual who grosses everyone out because of their proclivities towards both genders.
* DepravedDwarf: Stunted in both morality and growth.
* DepravedHomosexual: Sexually villainous or antagonistic gay.
genders.
** PsychoLesbian: A crazy, evil chick who happens to like other girls.



* DevilButNoGod: Satan exists, but God doesn't.



** DemotedToDragon: The current BigBad being revealed as the Dragon to a [[{{TheManBehindTheMan}} bigger threat]].

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** DemotedToDragon: The current BigBad being revealed as the Dragon to a [[{{TheManBehindTheMan}} [[TheManBehindTheMan bigger threat]].



* TheEmpire: An autocratic superpower that wants to TakeOverTheWorld.
** TheEmperor: When tyrannically ruling over one country isn't enough.
*** EmperorScientist: He took over the world using his scientific genius.



* EvilGenius: An extremely smart villain whose intelligence is his most important skill.

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* EvilGenius: An extremely smart villain whose intelligence is his their most important skill. May often (though not always) be a MadScientist of some sort.



* EvilOverlord: A leader with absolute authority over a considerable body of people and territory who rules through fear and brutality.

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* EvilOverlord: [[TheEmperor A leader dictator/monarch]] with absolute authority over [[TheEmpire a considerable body of people and territory fairly large nation]], who rules over their people [[DespotismJustifiesTheMeans through fear and brutality. brutality]].
** TheCaligula



* EvilSorcerer: Abra Ka-dead!

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* EvilSorcerer: Abra Ka-dead!A wicked wizard who's a master of BlackMagic and casting {{curses}}, using their supernatural powers to terrorize people.
** SorcerousOverlord: When they use their magic to help become an EvilOverlord.
** WickedWitch: The female variation of this.



* EvilUncle: [[CaptainObvious An evil uncle.]]
* EvilVegetarian: Death to all meat eaters!
* EvilVersusEvil: The wicked versus the loathsome.

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* EvilUncle: [[CaptainObvious An evil uncle.]]
The villain is the hero's uncle.
** CreepyUncle: This guy is interested in his nephew in all the wrong ways.
* EvilVegetarian: Death to all meat eaters!
meat-eaters!
* EvilVersusEvil: The wicked versus the loathsome.



* FeudalOverlord
* TheFightingNarcissist



* GreaterScopeVillain: A bigger threat than the BigBad that doesn't have as big of an effect on the plot.
** TheDarkSide



* HumanTraffickers

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* HumanTraffickersHumanTraffickers: Criminals who smuggle people like contraband overseas, in a [[MadeASlave very]] [[SexSlave exploitative]] way.



* JackTheRipoff



* JokerImmunity

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* JokerImmunity{{Jerkass}}: A rude, mean, and unpleasant person. Although most of them aren't actually evil, most villains are jerks to some degree.
* JokerImmunity: The villain's continued survival is owed to [[PlotArmor protection by the writers]].



* TheMenInBlack



* {{Narcissist}}: An egotistic jerk with a ridiculously inflated sense of self-love, [[ItsAllAboutMe believing that the whole world revolves around them]].

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* {{Narcissist}}: An egotistic jerk {{jerk|ass}} with a ridiculously inflated sense of self-love, [[ItsAllAboutMe believing that the whole world revolves around them]].them]]. And thus, anyone who refuses to be submissive to them are enemies.



* PsychoLesbian



* {{Pyromaniac}}

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* {{Pyromaniac}}{{Pyromaniac}}: An arsonist who just loves to [[KillItWithFire destroy things with fire]].



** SoftSpokenSadist



* {{Satan}}: The BigBad of Abrahamic mythology.
** SatanicArchetype: A villain with various Devil-like traits.
* TheSavageIndian

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* {{Satan}}: The BigBad of Abrahamic mythology.
mythology and religion. Usually depicted as the evil lord of {{Hell}} who opposes {{God}}.
** DevilButNoGod: Satan appears in the story, but God doesn't for some reason.
** SatanicArchetype: A demonic villain with various Devil-like traits.
* TheSavageIndianTheSavageIndian: A scary Native American warrior, especially one who likes [[FlayingAlive removing their enemies' scalps]].



* SealedArmyInACan
* SealedEvilInACan
** SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan

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* SealedArmyInACan
* SealedEvilInACan
** SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan
SealedEvilInACan: An ancient villain that was locked away in some sort of prison or container to keep them from wreaking havoc on the world.



* SecretPolice

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* SecretPoliceSecretPolice: A law enforcement / intelligence agency that serves the interests of a despotic government; especially the suppression of all political opposition, [[ColdBloodedTorture by any means necessary]].



* SerialRapist: Someone who's made a sick hobby out of finding unlucky people to sexually assault.

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** JackTheRipoff: A copycat killer who takes after the infamous UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper.
** ThemeSerialKiller: This murderer has a predictable gimmick as part of their ''modus operandi''.
*** PoeticSerialKiller: They like to use an [[DeathByIrony ironic method]] against each of their victims.
** SerialKillerKiller: A ({{vigilante|Man}}) serial killer who [[HunterOfHisOwnKind targets other serial killers]].
* SerialRapist: Someone who's made a sick hobby out of finding unlucky people people, just to sexually assault.assault them.



* SleazyPolitician



* TheSociopath: Someone who's [[LackOfEmpathy totally devoid of any real compassion]] towards other people, allowing them to do evil things without any pity or remorse.
* SoftSpokenSadist
* SorcerousOverlord

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* TheSociopath: Someone who's [[LackOfEmpathy totally devoid of any real compassion]] towards other people, allowing them to do evil things without feeling any pity or remorse.
* SoftSpokenSadist
* SorcerousOverlord
remorse.



* TokenEvilTeammate

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* TokenEvilTeammateTokenEvilTeammate: Among a group of heroes (or otherwise law-abiding folks), this guy has the biggest mean streak of them all.



* TragicVillain: Someone who turned evil due to [[DarkAndTroubledPast something sad and terrible that happened to them]].

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* TragicVillain: Someone who turned evil due to [[DarkAndTroubledPast something sad and terrible terrible]] [[FreudianExcuse that happened to them]].



* WickedWitch



* WorthyOpponent
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