History YMMV / Darkseid

29th Sep '17 3:23:59 PM Manny20444
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* CantUnhearIt: If you've seen any of his appearances in the DCAU than you're most likely reading every word Darkseid utters in Michael Ironside's sonorous voice.

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* CantUnhearIt: If you've seen any of his appearances in the DCAU than you're most likely reading every word Darkseid utters in Michael Ironside's Creator/MichaelIronside's sonorous voice.
25th Jun '17 2:34:07 PM ACW
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**''Superman: The Dark Side'', by John Francis Moore et al.: In this ''{{Elseworld}}s'' take on Superman's origin, ComicBook/{{Darkseid}} uses a Boomtube to teleport baby Kal-El's ship to Apokolips after the destruction of Krypton. After [[BadBoss murdering two of his slaves]] who discover the ship, Darkseid raises Kal-El in isolation. Naming Kal-El Superman, Darkseid presents him to the public in a [[GladiatorGames gladiatorial match]], where Superman defeats Darkseid's son Kalibak. Darkseid orders Superman to [[OffingTheOffspring kill Kalibak]] after he is defeated. Darkseid then orders Superman to go to New Genesis and destroy it with an Omega Bomb. Though High Father manages to save some of the New Gods, most of the population of New Genesis dies. High Father reveals Darkseid's lies to Superman and teleports Superman to Earth. However. Darkseid soon arrives on Earth and discovers that Superman's DNA contains the Anti-Life Equation. Darkseid has Desaad [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]] Superman and then uses the Anti-Life Equation to turn everyone on Earth into his mindless slaves, intending to do the same to the rest of the galaxy.
3rd Jun '17 4:00:44 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* BaseBreakingCharacter: It's hard to write a Darkseid defeat plausibly. Expect his fans to call any defeat as bad writing.
22nd May '17 2:36:53 PM BatmanKalEl
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* BaseBreaker: It's hard to write a Darkseid defeat plausibly. Expect his fans to call any defeat as bad writing.

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* BaseBreaker: BaseBreakingCharacter: It's hard to write a Darkseid defeat plausibly. Expect his fans to call any defeat as bad writing.
12th Feb '17 8:10:08 PM ThallianGold
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* BaseBreaker: It's hard to write a Darkseid defeat plausibly.

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* BaseBreaker: It's hard to write a Darkseid defeat plausibly. Expect his fans to call any defeat as bad writing.
12th Feb '17 8:07:51 PM ThallianGold
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* BaseBreaker: It's hard to write a Darkseid defeat plausibly.
30th Dec '16 12:38:45 AM Clown-Face
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** In ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}, who later appeared in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' and was the [[BigBad top threat of the entire DCAU]], is the EvilOverlord of the wasteland planet Apokolips, and ultimately desired total dominion over all life in the universe. To achieve this end, he forever seeks the cosmic power of the Anti-Life Equation to use as the ultimate weapon. Incapable of love or empathy, [[AbusiveParents he abused his loyal son Kalibak]], handed over his adopted son Scott Free to be tortured and brainwashed by [[EvilOldFolks Granny Goodness]], and attempted to [[OffingTheOffspring murder his other son]], Orion, for opposing him. His [[BadBoss servants are likewise subjected to torture or death should they fail him]], or even question him. Setting his sights on conquering Earth, Darkseid launched a full-scale invasion on the planet, only relenting when the planet was declared off-limits by Apokolips's sister planet, New Genesis. To compensate, Darkseid murdered [[spoiler:Dan Turpin]] solely [[EvilIsPetty to spite Superman]]. He would make numerous more attempts to conquer or annihilate the planet, including attempting to destroy it with an asteroid and [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashing]] Superman into leading an attack on his adopted world, turning the Man of Steel into a pariah for years. He later attempted to use Brainiac's programming to collect the Anti-Life Equation and bend the universe to his will, leading to his death in a battle with Superman. [[BackFromTheDead Upon his resurrection]], Darkseid immediately launched another invasion on Earth, not out of a desire for power, but solely to make Superman suffer. Ruthless and tyrannical, Darkseid is Superman's greatest enemy, and [[ThouShaltNotKill one of the few villains]] he has [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness outright tried to kill]].

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** In ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}, Darkseid, who later appeared in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' and was the [[BigBad top threat of the entire DCAU]], is the EvilOverlord of the wasteland planet Apokolips, and ultimately desired total dominion over all life in the universe. To achieve this end, he forever seeks the cosmic power of the Anti-Life Equation to use as the ultimate weapon. Incapable of love or empathy, [[AbusiveParents he abused his loyal son Kalibak]], handed over his adopted son Scott Free to be tortured and brainwashed by [[EvilOldFolks Granny Goodness]], and attempted to [[OffingTheOffspring murder his other son]], Orion, for opposing him. His [[BadBoss servants are likewise subjected to torture or death should they fail him]], or even question him. Setting his sights on conquering Earth, Darkseid launched a full-scale invasion on the planet, only relenting when the planet was declared off-limits by Apokolips's sister planet, New Genesis. To compensate, Darkseid murdered [[spoiler:Dan Turpin]] solely [[EvilIsPetty to spite Superman]]. He would make numerous more attempts to conquer or annihilate the planet, including attempting to destroy it with an asteroid and [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashing]] Superman into leading an attack on his adopted world, turning the Man of Steel into a pariah for years. He later attempted to use Brainiac's programming to collect the Anti-Life Equation and bend the universe to his will, leading to his death in a battle with Superman. [[BackFromTheDead Upon his resurrection]], Darkseid immediately launched another invasion on Earth, not out of a desire for power, but solely to make Superman suffer. Ruthless and tyrannical, Darkseid is Superman's greatest enemy, and [[ThouShaltNotKill one of the few villains]] he has [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness outright tried to kill]].
30th Dec '16 12:38:07 AM Clown-Face
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** In ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', he's the EvilOverlord of Apokolips and the UltimateEvil of the [[Franchise/{{DCAU}} DC Animated Universe]], turned his home planet into a hellhole and seeks to do the same with Earth. He is a being utterly incapable of love or empathy for anyone. He handed over his adopted son, Scott Free, to be tortured and brainwashed by Granny Goodness, treated his loyal son, Kalibak [[AbusiveParents like garbage]], and attempted to outright [[OffingTheOffspring kill his other son, Orion]] while joking about it. Darkseid is also fond of conducting ColdBloodedTorture and [[YouHaveFailedMe killing minions for failing him]], or even for [[DisproportionateRetribution questioning him]]. Over the course of ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'', Darkseid tried to conquer earth no less than three times. The first time he’s defeated he compensated by personally murdering [[spoiler:Dan Turpin]] just to cause Superman pain. The second time, he brainwashed Superman into leading Darkseid’s armies against his adopted world, turning the Man of Steel into a pariah for years. His third and final attempt stems not for a desire for power, but solely to make Superman suffer. There’s a reason why Darkseid is one of the only villains [[TheCape Superman]] outright tries to kill.
-->"I hope you appreciate, Kal-El, that everything that happens from this point is on your head. The skies will rain fire, the oceans will boil, the streets will run red with the blood of billions. Only then, after your last pitiful hope is extinguished, will I end your life."

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** In ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', he's ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}, who later appeared in ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' and was the [[BigBad top threat of the entire DCAU]], is the EvilOverlord of Apokolips the wasteland planet Apokolips, and ultimately desired total dominion over all life in the UltimateEvil universe. To achieve this end, he forever seeks the cosmic power of the [[Franchise/{{DCAU}} DC Animated Universe]], turned his home planet into a hellhole and seeks Anti-Life Equation to do use as the same with Earth. He is a being utterly incapable ultimate weapon. Incapable of love or empathy for anyone. He empathy, [[AbusiveParents he abused his loyal son Kalibak]], handed over his adopted son, son Scott Free, Free to be tortured and brainwashed by [[EvilOldFolks Granny Goodness, treated his loyal son, Kalibak [[AbusiveParents like garbage]], Goodness]], and attempted to outright [[OffingTheOffspring kill murder his other son, Orion]] while joking about it. Darkseid is also fond of conducting ColdBloodedTorture and [[YouHaveFailedMe killing minions son]], Orion, for failing opposing him. His [[BadBoss servants are likewise subjected to torture or death should they fail him]], or even for [[DisproportionateRetribution questioning him]]. Over the course of ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'', question him. Setting his sights on conquering Earth, Darkseid tried to conquer earth no less than three times. The first time he’s defeated he compensated launched a full-scale invasion on the planet, only relenting when the planet was declared off-limits by personally murdering Apokolips's sister planet, New Genesis. To compensate, Darkseid murdered [[spoiler:Dan Turpin]] just solely [[EvilIsPetty to cause Superman pain. The second time, he brainwashed spite Superman]]. He would make numerous more attempts to conquer or annihilate the planet, including attempting to destroy it with an asteroid and [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashing]] Superman into leading Darkseid’s armies against an attack on his adopted world, turning the Man of Steel into a pariah for years. His third He later attempted to use Brainiac's programming to collect the Anti-Life Equation and final attempt stems bend the universe to his will, leading to his death in a battle with Superman. [[BackFromTheDead Upon his resurrection]], Darkseid immediately launched another invasion on Earth, not for out of a desire for power, but solely to make Superman suffer. There’s a reason why Ruthless and tyrannical, Darkseid is Superman's greatest enemy, and [[ThouShaltNotKill one of the only villains [[TheCape Superman]] few villains]] he has [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness outright tries tried to kill.
-->"I hope you appreciate, Kal-El, that everything that happens from this point is on your head. The skies will rain fire, the oceans will boil, the streets will run red with the blood of billions. Only then, after your last pitiful hope is extinguished, will I end your life."
kill]].
18th Dec '16 3:25:44 PM DustSnitch
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* AwesomeEgo: Darkseid is very arrogant, and looks all the more {{Badass}} for it.

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* AwesomeEgo: Darkseid is very arrogant, and looks all the more {{Badass}} badass for it.
8th Dec '16 6:08:53 AM ACW
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** In WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries, he's the EvilOverlord of Apokolips and the UltimateEvil of the [[Franchise/{{DCAU}} DC Animated Universe]], turned his home planet into a hellhole and seeks to do the same with Earth. He is a being utterly incapable of love or empathy for anyone. He handed over his adopted son, Scott Free, to be tortured and brainwashed by Granny Goodness, treated his loyal son, Kalibak [[AbusiveParents like garbage]], and attempted to outright [[OffingTheOffspring kill his other son, Orion]] while joking about it. Darkseid is also fond of conducting ColdBloodedTorture and [[YouHaveFailedMe killing minions for failing him]], or even for [[DisproportionateRetribution questioning him]]. Over the course of ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'', Darkseid tried to conquer earth no less than three times. The first time he’s defeated he compensated by personally murdering [[spoiler:Dan Turpin]] just to cause Superman pain. The second time, he brainwashed Superman into leading Darkseid’s armies against his adopted world, turning the Man of Steel into a pariah for years. His third and final attempt stems not for a desire for power, but solely to make Superman suffer. There’s a reason why Darkseid is one of the only villains [[TheCape Superman]] outright tries to kill.

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** In WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries, ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', he's the EvilOverlord of Apokolips and the UltimateEvil of the [[Franchise/{{DCAU}} DC Animated Universe]], turned his home planet into a hellhole and seeks to do the same with Earth. He is a being utterly incapable of love or empathy for anyone. He handed over his adopted son, Scott Free, to be tortured and brainwashed by Granny Goodness, treated his loyal son, Kalibak [[AbusiveParents like garbage]], and attempted to outright [[OffingTheOffspring kill his other son, Orion]] while joking about it. Darkseid is also fond of conducting ColdBloodedTorture and [[YouHaveFailedMe killing minions for failing him]], or even for [[DisproportionateRetribution questioning him]]. Over the course of ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'', Darkseid tried to conquer earth no less than three times. The first time he’s defeated he compensated by personally murdering [[spoiler:Dan Turpin]] just to cause Superman pain. The second time, he brainwashed Superman into leading Darkseid’s armies against his adopted world, turning the Man of Steel into a pariah for years. His third and final attempt stems not for a desire for power, but solely to make Superman suffer. There’s a reason why Darkseid is one of the only villains [[TheCape Superman]] outright tries to kill.
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