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!!Creator/JackieChan

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[[caption-width-right:160: [[MartialPacifist He'd rather not kick your ass.]]]]

--> ''Bad day - for ''demons''.''

The main hero of the series. He is an archaeologist on a mission to search for - in order - talismans, demon portals, animals with talisman powers, Oni masks, and demon chi objects that were used to imprison Shendu's siblings. Though he's quite likely the only archaeologist on the planet up to this job (thanks to being '''Jackie Chan'''), he'd rather be on a dig or minding his Uncle's antique shop.

* {{Adorkable}}: When he's not serious, he's a nice awkward guy who ApologizesALot.
* AdventurerArchaeologist: [[DoubleSubversion Double Subverted]]; the archaeology is more or less realistic but he's recruited for unrelated missions. Often times he wishes he could get back to his quieter ''actual'' job.
* ApologizesALot: Whenever he needs to borrow something really quickly.
** I'MSORRYI'LLBRINGTHISBACKLATER THANK YOOOOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!!!!
* {{Badass}}: This is Jackie Chan we're talking about.
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* BadassNormal: Not only does he not ''need'' the talismans to fight demons and wizards and thugs, ''he prefers not to.''
* BewareTheNiceOnes: He's generally pacifistic, however if you ''do'' press his BerserkButton by hurting his friends or family then he will ''own'' you.
* BloodKnight: His yang side enjoys fighting; a significant contrast with his full personality.
* ButtMonkey: The number of times he says 'Ow!' or 'Bad day! Bad day!' in a single episode could be a drinking game.
* CatchPhrase: Bad day, bad day, bad day...
* CoolUncle: Jade quickly believes that her martial artist AdventurerArchaeologist uncle is the coolest guy around.
* CulturedBadass: Knows a thing or two about antiques and yoga.
* ADarkerMe: What Bad Jackie is when split with the Tiger Talisman, rather than a full on EvilTwin.
* DeadpanSnarker: Sometimes it all becomes too much for him.
-->"Yes, I can see this is some very special garbage."
* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:Shendu has possessed him in season 2 to get to the Book of Ages.]]
* DrunkenMaster: After being [[FridgeLogic bitten by a cobra]].
* FirstNameBasis[=/=]LastNameBasis: Friends and family the former, enemies the latter.
* FragileFlower: Yin Jackie, who once burst into tears after stepping on a bug.
* GoodIsNotSoft: He's a nice guy, however when push comes to shove, he will fight back.
* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: Yang Jackie, who can easily be convinced to fight alongside either the heroes or villains at the drop of a hat.
* TheHero: The main heroic good guy.
* HeroStoleMyBike: Everyone gets their turn, but Jackie is the most frequent perpetrator. See ApologizesALot.
* HumbleHero: In contrast to his glory and adventure-seeking niece, Jade.
* IJustWantToBeNormal: Didn't want to get involved with Section 13, demons or anything supernatural. [[ReluctantHero and complains about it.]]
* JekyllAndHyde: His Yin (light) and Yang (dark) sides separate 3 times.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Yang Jackie is an UnscrupulousHero.
* TheLeader: There's a reason its called the ''J'' Team. Defied as he doesn't want to be a leader but the rest of its members like him so much. (Type Charismatic).
* MartialPacifist: He would rather talk than fight.
* NiceGuy: Seriously, even his yang side turned out to be a JerkWithAHeartOfGold.
* OnlySaneMan: Gets stuck in this role more than a few times because his team mates all have quirks.
* RedOniBlueOni: The blue to Jade's red; calm, pacifistic, and even wears a blue shirt.
* UnscrupulousHero: Yang Jackie is selfish, arrogant, easy to set off, but ultimately heroic.
* WeirdnessMagnet: It seems no matter what he does, he always ends up accidentally uncovering the plots of ancient spirits and demons.
* WouldntHurtAChild: Though his Yang side would.

!!Jade Chan
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[[caption-width-right:201:Helping Jackie, whether he wants it or not.]]

-->''[[StealthHiBye Hi, Jackie!]]''

Jackie's niece who goes on adventures, much to Jackie's annoyance.

* ActionGirl: She does well once Jackie trains her.
* AdventureRebuff: OnceAnEpisode, Jackie will tell her to stay out of the action, and she will ''never'' listen to him. Fortunately, she manages to be pretty useful and avoids being TheLoad or a DistressedDamsel most of the time.
* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: In one episode.
* BadassAdorable: See CuteBruiser.
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* BadassNormal: She doesn't even have Jackie's experience and she still holds her own.
* BigEater: Has a BIG appetite, once eating 5 hot dogs and drinking 5 sodas in one ball game.
* BookDumb: Not that good in classes, but very good in breaking into underground military installations.
%%* BrownEyes :
* CatGirl: It happened once.
* CombatPragmatist: The only one of the heroes who thinks to use the various magical artifacts/weapons they've acquired (the Talismans usually).
%%* CultureBlind
* CursedWithAwesome: A couple times
** Turned into a CatGirl that can makes others into the same.
** Turned into a frog that can make super-sonic burps.
** Turned into the Queen of the Shadowkan
* CuteBruiser: Even without power-ups, she's abnormally strong for her size and nobody doubts her cuteness.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Becomes a barefooter when she is the Queen of the Shadowkhan.
* EvilFeelsGood: Was unsettlingly eager to be rebranded with the Mark of Tarakudo again, and was disappointed with Jackie vetoed it.
* FutureBadass: She became the leader of Section 13... at least until Future Captain Black got back and she was demoted.
* {{Gasshole}}: Pure belch variant in "Relics of Demons Past".
* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: After the Mark of Tarakudo turned her evil (before it was finally removed), she claims the title of Queen of the Shadowkhan.
* GuileHero: She takes after her uncle in this regard. "Greatest victory is the battle not fought" and all that.
* HeroHarassesHelpers: She even provides the page picture.
-->'''Jackie:''' "She never listens."
* HulkingOut: Uses a Talisman to do so in "The Amazing T-Troop", complete with a quick GrowingMusclesSequence.
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Tohru. They exchanged yin-yang necklaces and everything; young and old, big and small etc.
* KidAppealCharacter: A school-age kid that drops into Jackie's life as soon as the Section 13 business starts, i.e. episode 1
* KidSidekick: Unofficially of course because she's a kid and a RecklessSidekick.
* TheLancer: More aggressive than Jackie, more interested in supernatural and constantly subverting his orders.
* LoopholeAbuse: A couple of examples:
-->'''Jade''': Just when you think you're out, they pull you back in. So can I-
-->'''Jackie and Black''': No. *drive off to fight the talisman powered Dark Hand*
-->'''Jade''': *''angry''* Wouldn't even let me ask. *''in realization''* And if I didn't ask, how am I supposed to know what they said "no" to?

-->'''Jackie''': Jade, maybe you should go with Uncle.
-->'''Jade''': Aw! *walks off*
-->'''Uncle''': *waves goodbye as his train departs*
-->'''Jade''': I miss him already.
-->'''Jackie''': Jade! I told you to go with Uncle, not...stay...with...uncle...
-->'''Jade''': No wonder I got confused, too many uncles.
* TheMunchausen: In her classroom, no one believes her until season 3 and even then it was only one kid. It was {{Jerkass}} Drew, but still.
* MusclesAreMeaningless[=/=]PintSizedPowerhouse: see CuteBruiser above.
* NewPowersAsThePlotDemands: See {{Gasshole}}. The writers gave her a knack for belching for just that one episode probably because they couldn't think of anything else to do with the Wind Demon chi.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: She has her share of moments like unwittingly solving Valmont's riddle ("Tohru Who") and kicking Ratso to an oni mask ("Samurai Ratso").
-->"''Oopsie.''"
* OffModel: In ''Queen of the Shadowkhan'', Jade was drawn with pale skin, then a closeup of her ankle showed her skin with its normal color, and then she was shown with pale skin again.
* OneOfTheBoys: She doesn't get a female role model until [[ClassyCatBurglar Viper]].
* PinkMeansFeminine: Her luggage is pink but she is not feminine.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: Jade gains these in conjunction with [[EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette eerie pale skin]] and PowerEchoes as the Queen of the Shadowkhan.
* RedOniBlueOni: The red to Jackie's blue; more reckless, more excited, less cautious, and even wears red shoes.
* ScoutOut: A member of both the girls ''and'' boys scouts.
* ShipperOnDeck: For Jackie / Viper
-->"She'd be such a cool aunt!"
%%* SnoopingLittleKid
* SlasherSmile: When Drew teases her one too many times after she tattoos herself with Tarakudo's brand, Jade flashes a particularly bloodthirsty grin, complete with her [[RedEyesTakeWarning irises turning dark red]], and summons some Shadowkhan to attack him. Fortunately for him, the bell snaps her back to her senses.
* StealthHiBye: Bordering on OffscreenTeleportation. She's done it inside an {{MIB}} base and all the way to the ''Moon''.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: Being branded with the Mark of Tarakudo gave her control over the Shadowkhan, but slowly transformed her into a blue-skinned demon with glowing red eyes and fangs.
* TagalongKid: Despite Jackie's best efforts she follows him on his missions; [[LittleStowaway with or without his knowledge.]]
* {{Tomboy}}: Crude demeanor, boyish clothes, etc.
* WaifFu: Works on school bullies, less so on demons and it also varies. In one episode she's easily beating giant mooks including one who easily floored Jackie and suddenly she's easily restrained by Finn, Chow or Ratso.
* WaitHere: ''Jade:'' "Tch. When will he learn? "

!!Uncle Chan

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[[caption-width-right:256: That lizard is a deadly weapon. Seriously.]]

-->''Who else wants a piece of Uncle?''

Jackie's uncle and Jade's great-uncle. Runs an antique shop that is more of a home base for the heroes than the high tech government agency. He's actually the cousin of (one of) her parents...[[LampshadeHanging they think]].

* AnimeHair: Look at his page image; it sticks up in several points.
* AsianRudeness and/or ScrewPolitenessImASenior: Whether it's his heritage or his age but he's a jerk to people either way.
** [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] in a Season 4 episode, when he was overly demanding and rude to Tohru (even more than usual), which caused Tohru to get mad at him, resulting in both not wanting to trade a word with each other. Later, when Tohru gets captured thanks to this, he realized how much of a jerk he was.
--->'''Uncle:''': One more thing! [[LampshadeHanging I say "one more thing" a lot!]]
* AsianStoreOwner: Very protective of his antiques, and has [[OldMaster the skills]] [[WitchDoctor to back it up]]
* BadassGrandpa: ReconstructedTrope. He's too old to fight like he used to, but when he was young he didn't have magic and it's magic that ultimately defeats the bad guys.
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* BadassNormal: His blowfish is more or less a magic gun and the other spells can be done by anyone, even Jade, who has no idea what she's doing.
* BirthdayHater: "When I am another year ''younger'', I will celebrate."
* CatchPhrase: Many
** "[[AndAnotherThing One more thing]]",
** "Yu Mo Gwai Gui Fai Di Zao - Evil demons and malevolent spirits, be gone!",
** "Magic must defeat magic!", "[X] is not important!",
** "You want a piece of Uncle?",
** "Eating garlic is good for you!"
** " [X] is good for digestion".
** "You want Uncle to do X? Yes/No? Then let Uncle work in peace!"
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: It comes with his job description as a Chi Wizard.
* CoolOldGuy: Both Jade and Tohru very much look up to him.
* DetectEvil: Uncle's willies.
* DopeSlap: Hitting Jackie with a two-fingered strike every time his nephew does or says something wrong, and sometimes when he does something ''[[DudeWheresMyRespect right]]''.
* EccentricMentor: Tohru's magic mentor, and has more than a few quirks.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: He's just known as Uncle to everybody (except Mamma Tohru who calls him "Billy Goat").
* GrumpyOldMan: He's been shown happy exactly ''twice'' in five seasons, and one of them was a magic induced dream.
* HonoraryUncle: He's ''everyone's'' Uncle. Really.
* InsistentTerminology: Jackie "fell asleep". "Uncle merely resting brain".
* InsufferableGenius: He's right about everything magical and whenever he says "Magic must defeat magic".
* MentorArchetype: Old, wise and takes a formal apprentice.
* NoNameGiven: Just call him "Uncle Chan".
* KiAttacks: With a blowfish!
* MagicWand: Uncle's blowfish and lizard.
* OldMaster: Who taught Jackie his martial arts and Tohru his magic?
* PufferFish: His weapon of choice to shoot chi.
* PressurePoint: If it's not a chi spell or kick, it's this. Again because it's a powerful art that can be used by old and frail people.
* RunningGag: Hitting Jackie in the head with a two-fingered strike every time he does or says something wrong. He did this also to Captain Black, Tohru, Jackie's Dark Side, Daolon Wong, Hsi Wu, Super Moose, and, at least twice, ''himself''.
* SitcomArchNemesis: He has it with Kai Ching, Tohru's mother and Ms. Kimber. He takes these as seriously as Da Long Wong.
* SoLastSeason: His knowledge of Chinese magic becomes near useless during season 4 due to the Oni being Japanese instead of Chinese like previous season villains.
* TheSmartGuy: When something magical happens, he's the only one with any idea what's going on.
* TakesOneToKillOne: "Magic must defeat magic!"
* ThirdPersonPerson: See quote.
* TookALevelInBadass: When he used the Dog Talisman, which mentioned only in its first appearance makes the wearer as strong as they were in their prime as well as granting CompleteImmortality. While he was already {{Badass}}, with the talisman he was nearly unstoppable, Hak-Foo only managed to hit him once in the entire episode.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Mung beans.
* WitchDoctor: His chi spells involve things like "eel saliva" and "hair of sheep".

!!Tohru

[[quoteright:196:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Tohru_9934_605.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:196: Crunch.]]

-->''I do not like fish''

Once a Dark Hand enforcer, but defects to the Chans. Works for Uncle at his Antique shop and his apprentice in Chi spells.

* ArrogantKungFuGuy: Pre-HeelFaceTurn he threw his weight around.
* {{Badass}}: He could at times he the better of Jackie in his early appearances, and after his HeelFaceTurn he also defeated the original three Dark Warriors single-handedly after Jackie struggled with them the entire episode.
* BattleCry: "NYAR!"
* BigBrotherInstinct: To Jade. He at one point cautions Valmont, "If anything happens to her I will turn you inside out".
* BigEater: One of his defining traits (commenting that part of his HeelFaceTurn was hearing that Section-13 served donuts on Thursdays). In fact, the only time he ''didn't'' have an appetite was in "Pleasure Cruise" when he got seasick.
* TheBigGuy: As a good guy he is the big and heavy hitter for the J-Team.
* BrickJoke: Tohru joined Section 13 because of an earlier episode, when Jackie suggested this to him on the statement that they serve doughnuts on Tuesdays.
* TheBrute: As a member of the Dark Hand before his HeelFaceTurn, he was the big muscle head for the BigBad.
* ButtMonkey: More when he was a bad guy, but the comical mishaps happens when he's good too.
* CatchPhrase: "I hate fish."
* CharacterDevelopment: Starts out in the series as TheDragon to Valmont but then leaves The Dark Hand and joins Section 13. Over time, he also develops a close IntergenerationalFriendship with Jade and starts a magic apprenticeship under Uncle, eventually becoming a powerful Chi Wizard in his own right.
* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: Do you think he was born with those muscles? All that strength came from hard work.
* DetectEvil: Tohru's willies
* DontTellMama: His mother is unaware that he was a thug working for Valmont and not knowing that the latter is a crime boss.
* DoesNotLikeSpam: "[[PunctuatedForEmphasis I. Hate. Fish.]]"
* TheDragon: Replaced by Hak Foo as Valmont's number one enforcer.
* DrinkOrder: Grape soda's his favorite.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Sure, Tohru's Mom wasn't even mentioned before his HeelFaceTurn but the fact that he kept his criminal life a secret from her even then shows the DontTellMama aspect of the trope.
* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:When Valmont erases his memories with a potion.]]
* GentleGiant: After his HeelFaceTurn he is a mountain of a man and a NiceGuy.
* GeniusBruiser: After he learns magic.
* HeelFaceTurn: "I was told Section 13 served doughnuts on Tuesdays". Yes, Valmont made him fight a fully empowered Shendu with his bare hands ([[CurbStompBattle it ended as well as you'd expect]]), but we all know it was ''really'' the doughnuts.
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Jade as he becomes protective of her after his HeelFaceTurn. It's surprising seeing as the first time they were seen together he wanted to ''cut her open'' since she accidentally swallowed the Rooster Talisman.
* MightyGlacier: The J Team's biggest and slowest and strongest.
* MommasBoy: Loves his momma and her approval means so much it crosses into WellDoneSonGuy.
* PapaWolf: Once his friendship with Jade is settled, hurting her becomes one of the ways to ''really'' set him off. As he says to Valmont, "If anything happens to her, I will turn you ''inside out''."
* PunchPunchPunchUhOh: Jackie, to him, many, many times in the first season, because of his muscle and bulk.
* RedemptionPromotion: He was already intimidating as a henchman, then he had a HeelFaceTurn and learned magic.
* SignedUpForTheDental: The first thing he said upon announcing his HeelFaceTurn was "I'm told Section 13 serves doughnuts on Tuesdays". [[CallBack He was parroting an offer Jackie made earlier]] but still..
* TheSmartGuy: After his HeelFaceTurn he is training to be one as Uncle's apprentice.
* StaircaseTumble: A running gag for the poor man Always a long, spiral staircase.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: [[spoiler:He gets Tarakudo's mark because Jackie doesn't want Jade to be Queen of the Shadowkhan again.]]
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: His fear of Oni.

!!Captain Augustus Black

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[[caption-width-right:279: Whoa, Nellie!]]

-->''The only King I bow to is [[Music/ElvisPresley Elvis]], and I don't see [[OracularHead you]] wearing blue suede shoes.''

The head of Section 13 and Jackie's long-time friend. First he doesn't believe in magic, but that changed when he saw Shendu.

* AgentScully: In Season 1, he never believes in anything supernatural, [[SkepticNoLonger but then he sees Shendu in full demon form, the palace the demon summons, and the portal to another dimension with more like him]]. From Season 2 onwards, he's AgentMulder. [[MortonsFork Much to the concern of his superiors.]]
%%* BadassLongcoat
* BadassNormal: Like Jackie he has no powers and like Jackie he still kicks superpowered evil butt.
%% Putting a trope into a secondary bullet of another trope is against the Examples Indentation rules. Leave BadassBaritone at first level, please.
* BadassBaritone: Being voiced by ClancyBrown.
%%* BaldOfAwesome
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Normally when the Tiger Talisman splits a person into good and evil twins, the good side is usually a sickeningly good wimp who is too scared to fight. In his case... it's just him as he normally is; a {{Badass}}.
* BigGood: TheLeader of Section 13 which is the vanguard of humanity against demons and evil human organizations alike.
* ButtMonkey: Only Jackie and the Enforcers can top him here.
* CatchPhrase: "Whoa, Nellie."
%%* Creator/ClancyBrown
* TheCaptain: Of Section 13.
* ContagiousCassandraTruth: After witnessing demons and magic first hand, he tries to report it to his superiors, but they decide he's gone crazy. He has to take Rorschach tests where he thinks all the images are demons!
* FriendOnTheForce: He helps Jackie stay out of trouble with the authorities.
* IncorruptiblePurePureness: After [[spoiler:accidentally wearing an Oni mask]], he is uncorrupted by it [[spoiler:until Tarakudo tricks him into releasing Shadowkhan.]]
%%* MissionControl
* MortonsFork: Before he believed in Magic, he was incapable of dealing with magical threats due to lack of Intel and expertise. After he was convinced magic existed, his superiors refused to believe him, questioned his mental health (especially when magical items went inert), and ''still'' didn't provide him with the resources needed to deal with magic.
* OvershadowedByAwesome: He's the badass leader to a secret agency equipped with state of the art weapons and scientific equipment, but compared to Jackie, his family, the J-Team and the supernatural villains, he just can't compare because they don't have a magic department.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Understandably skeptical of supernatural, until he gets proof at the end of the first season.
* ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem: Despite Uncle's constant saying of 'magic must defeat magic', Black continues to send guns and military weapons after supernatural beings, much to the former's dismay.
-->'''Uncle''': All these years, Black has learned nothing. Magic must defeat magic.
* SuperpoweredEvilSide: [[spoiler:When he ends up wearing an Oni mask, then after Jade splits him into good and evil halves, the evil half gets the mask.]]

!!El Toro Fuerte

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[[caption-width-right:300: He sleeps in it.]]

-->''This is no costume, Captain Black. This is a way of life.''

A Mexican wrestler that Jackie meets on his search for the talismans. He becomes a friend who occasionally helps the Chans on their missions.

* BadassNormal: He's introduced with the [[SuperStrength The Ox Talisman]] but never uses it after his first episode.
* BaldOfAwesome: Downplayed. Normally, his entire head is covered by his mask.
* TheBigGuy: After Tohru he is the big and heavy hitter for the J-team.
* CatchPhrase: "El Toro Fuerte [[MaskedLuchador NEVER removes his mask!]]" (also "Sorry")
* TheFaceless: Subverted. Despite his catchphrase, we actually get several looks at his face throughout the series.
* GentleGiant: A really nice guy, despite the mask and muscles.
%%* GratuitousSpanish
* TheKlutz: ''El Toro:'' "[[ApologisesALot Sorry]]"
* {{Leitmotif}}: Slow Spanish guitar strummings.
* MaskedLuchador: This is both his day job and his way of life.
* NoNameGiven: [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname "El Toro Fuerte" is his stage name]].
* TheRival: To Tohru in his initial episode. In his second appearance, they briefly get into another scuffle due to a misunderstanding, but after it was explained that Tohru was [[HeelFaceTurn now good]], they become close allies.
* SpandexLatexOrLeather: Spandex
* WouldntHurtAChild: Jade [[CombatPragmatist takes advantage of this]].

!!Paco
-->''El Toro is the greatest!''

[[quoteright:210:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/char_6879_2928.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:210:El Toro is the greatest!]]

El Toro’s self-proclaimed “biggest fan,” who apparently is apprenticed under his idol. If El Toro is near, expect him to not be far behind.

* BirdsOfAFeather: In most episodes, his personality is basically a slightly more jerkish version of Jade's. In an interesting example of this trope, rather than making them instantly get along it's usually thanks to this trope that they fight so much - but at the same time, they are able to drop it and be friends in a moment whenever they need to.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: He was more of a JerkWithAHeartOfGold in earlier episodes, but becomes more passive and childish in later episodes - possibly because of fan reaction to his earlier personality.
* TheDragAlong: Though he is not necessarily unwilling and is generally quick on the uptake, it's usually Jade pulling him along on their adventures - especially during the J-Team episodes, where "Jade sneaks off with Paco in tow while the adults are distracted and saves the day" is a running gag.
* {{Fanboy}}: Self-professed to be El Toro's biggest fan.
%%* GratuitousSpanish
* HeroWorshipper: El Toro is Paco's ideal in both professional aspirations and daily life.
* HiddenDepths: Shows how much of a hero he can be when he manages to break free from the MindControl of one of the Oni Masks.
* IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight: At the center of one in season four.
* KidSidekick: For El Toro like Jade is for Jackie but the difference is that El Toro is more receptive to the idea, at least as far as the wrestling ring.
* LegacyCharacter: Looking to become a luchador like El Fuerte. He's even got a miniature version of his costume in season 4.
* TheLoad: Plays this role somewhat in the Chupacabra episode, but this is absent in all of his subsequent appearances. Nevertheless, it became a case of NeverLiveItDown to the fanbase.
* MyDadCanBeatUpYourDad: While it's an uncle and a personal hero involved, the argument plays out the same. Repeatedly. "Jackie!" "El Toro!" "Jackie!" "El Toro!"
* TagalongKid: One more time, El Toro.
* VitriolicBestBuds: With Jade. As earlier said in BirdsOfAFeather, they can go from fighting to cooperating very quickly.

!!Viper

[[quoteright:130:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Viper_J_team_5099.bmp]]
[[caption-width-right:130: EX-super thief]]

-->''Jackie! Hey, sorry about the double-cross...''

A(n ex-)thief that Jackie gets caught up with in the search for the snake Talisman. HilarityEnsues. From the second season on, she drops in from time to time to help the Chans.

* ActionGirl: Super Thief that is on the level with Jackie in terms of martial arts.
* AmbiguouslyBrown: She is noticeably darker-skinned than most of the other main characters but her exact ethnicity is never revealed.
* AmbiguouslyJewish: She hosted a Hanukkah party in the Christmas episode.
* AntiHero: From her second appearance onwards she is an ally but not as heroic as Jackie.
* AntiVillain: During her first appearance she is Jackie's enemy.
* BadassNormal: Similar to Captain Black and El Toro.
* TheChick: Downplayed. Only official female member of the J Team and TheHero's LoveInterest but she's hardly a moral center.
* ClassyCatBurglar: She is very refined, graceful, and elegant, and also an extremely efficient thief.
* CoolBigSis: Jade sees her as this, much to Jackie’s chagrin.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* GenkiGirl: Used in an episode where everyone gets turned into kids.
* HeelFaceTurn: After her introduction she reformed.
* InsistentTerminology: "EX-super thief."
* {{Leitmotif}}: One that reminds of old detective series.
* LoveInterest: To Jackie. [[ShipperOnDeck Jade really would love to see this happen]].
* MsFanservice: Her most common outfit is a SpyCatsuit.
* NoNameGiven[=/=]OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: "Viper" it's obviously not her real name.
* ReformedButRejected: She's an ''ex'' super thief but Jackie doesn't believe her.
* WomanInBlack: Her cat suit is black and she is an EX-super thief.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Villains]]

!!Shendu

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[[caption-width-right:333:[[GeniusBruiser He can use magic, too.]]]]


-->''I am the keeper of the talismans. I am the apocalypse of which legend speaks. And I am, for once and for all, your '''executioner'''.''

The fire demon and main villain of seasons 1 and 2, though he pops up sporadically throughout the show. Pre-series he was sealed into a stone statue and his talismans were scattered. Finding them is the focus of seasons 1 and 3.

* AbusiveParent: Implied with his Drago's arguments.
* AndIMustScream: Being trapped as a sentient statue for 900 years can take its toll.
* AllYourPowersCombined: The combined powers of the Talismans were really his powers separated from his body.
* AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever: When he appears in the finale he's much bigger than his early appearances.
* BackForTheFinale: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] since the BigBad of the final series was his own son even if said son had an entirely separate agenda by that point.
* {{Badass}}: In his true form, he's gotten the better of Jackie more than once, and in the GrandFinale fought Drago to a standstill when he had all the demon chis.
** BadassBoast: Those three I AM statements in the section quote.
* BigBad: Of Season 1. Serves as TheHeavy of a BigBadDuumvirate with his demon siblings in Season 2, and is the TrueFinalBoss of season 3 after [[HijackedByGanon double-crossing Daolon Wong]]. He is the BiggerBad of a season 4 episode and arguably the entire series, since his talismans are frequently used by the heroes and he ends up [[SealedEvilInACan a prisoner in the Vault of Section 13]], and in season 5 the villain is his BastardBastard son Drago, which ultimately leads to Shendu being brought BackForTheFinale.
* BigNo: He yells this after ending up possessing Valmont and whenever he gets [[TakenForGranite turned back into a statue]].
* BigScrewedUpFamily: Him and his demon brethren are the most abusive family members in this series.
* BreathWeapon: Even when locked away in statue form or possessing Valmont, Shendu was capable of breathing a torrent of flames.
* BroughtDownToBadass: When possessing Valmont. While not a two story monster, he's still not harmless.
* ButtMonkey: Abused by his siblings for not trying to free them.
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: Valmont, Daolon, etc. Anyone he works with he eventually betrays. The sole exception was his efforts to free his demon brethren, and that's largely because he was too terrified of them after the ''last'' time he betrayed them.
* DemonicPossession: One of his more used powers when he doesn't have his body.
* TheDragon: To his siblings in Season 2; he works to free from them from their can and they are quick to point out that he is ''no longer'' their equal.
* TheDogBitesBack: Valmont and Daolon Wong both retaliate against him for his betrayal.
* EvilOverlord / SorcerousOverlord: Used to be one and his ultimate goal is to reclaim his lost glory.
* EvilSoundsDeep: His voice is notably deeper and smoother whenever he has his physical body.
* GenreSavvy: When reduced to a spirit and hit with a spell by the rest of the Demon Sorcerers to keep him bound in the first host he chooses, he immediately goes after Jackie to remove him as a threat. He's only stopped by Valmont kicking Jackie off a cliff, causing him to miss and hit him instead.
* HiddenAgendaVillain: In season 1 because no one knew what he wanted beyond freedom.
* HijackedByGanon: Daolon Wong resurrected Shendu in season 3 so he can get the dragon talisman. This did not work out well for Wong.
* KnightOfCerebus: Anytime he regains his true form is a cause for alarm, even when he became more comedic for most of the 2nd season. The only time this wasn't in play was when he was BackForTheFinale, and he wasn't the BigBad at that point.
* KryptoniteFactor: Objects forged out of good magic like the Pan'ku Box. Even as a spirit touching it hurts him, and doing so for prolonged periods of time can knock him out.
* MundaneSolution:
** One time he tries to kill Uncle and Section 13 to interrupt their incantation. It doesn't work.
** One time he and the remaining Demon Sorcerers destroyed the components for the chi spells used to seal them.
* NearVillainVictory: At the end of the first two seasons. He nearly succeeds in releasing his army of dragons, only stopped by Jade intervening in his fight with Jackie, and in the second, he uses the Book of Ages to rewrite history to erase the Demon Sorcerers' original defeat, and the only reason he lost was because Jade tore out a piece of the book that happened to have a part of her life on it, allowing her to retain her memories in the re-written history.
* NobleDemon: More like an [[AristocratsAreEvil evil aristocrat]]. He's technically considered a "noble dragon" which is why the power of combustion came back to him upon his revival.
* NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Killed by Jade in the first season finale, but returns as a spirit in the second season and accidentally possessing Valmont. He's revived in season 3, but turned into a statue again.]]
* NoodleIncident: While not outright stated, it's indicated that he managed to escape the Netherworld and leave the rest of his siblings behind. It's never explained how he did that, but it's implied they helped him do so and he was supposed to free them, but he obviously ditched them [[ICanRuleAlone in favor of ruling his old empire himself]].
* NoSell: Only magic or magic weapons can harm Shendu, which is proven when a rocket launcher and a highly powered laser failed to injure him.
* OmnicidalManiac: His plan at the end of season 1, release an army of dragons to destroy all of Asia.
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: He's actually a ''demon'' dragon with magic talismans inside him.
* PlayingWithFire: His specialty, seeing as he is the demon of fire.
* PowerEchoes: His voice reverberates when he's in statue form or possessing someone.
* SayMyName: "CHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN!!"
* SealedEvilInACan:
** In Season 1 and later as a statue.
** His fate in the finale is also this trope but not as a statue. This time it ends with him and Drago both trapped in the Demon Netherworld while still fighting.
* SkywardScream: Every time he is defeated.
* SuperPowerLottery: Since the talismans were created after Shendu was turned to stone, then all twelve of their powers would have naturally been his, on top of his sorcery and fire breath.
* SuperStrength: Even without the Ox talisman, Shendu is absurdly strong, being able to overpower an Ox talisman-powered Jackie Chan.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: When Shendu is possessing someone, they have red eyes.
* SealedEvilInADuel: In the series finale, with his [[EvilVersusEvil also evil]] son Drago.
* SmugSnake: In season 2, where nothing goes the way he wants it to, he is constantly harassed by his terrifying siblings, and is constantly arguing with Valmont whose body he has to share (Valmont manages to knock him out- he was actually trying to ''kill'' him and risked his life to do it, just because he was sick of him). In season 3 he gets his Talisman powers back only to be immediately resealed, and after that is stuck as a prisoner of Section 13 until the finale.
* SummonBiggerFish: The only answer to Empowered Drago is freed Shendu.
* SummonMagic: The Shadowkhan appear from the shadows on his command.
* TakeOverTheWorld: See EvilOverLord.
* TeethClenchedTeamwork: With Valmont in Season 2.
* VillainousRescue: Exploited in the finale when Uncle releases him to battle his son Drago, [[GodzillaThreshold after they had exhausted all of their other options.]]
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Shendu betrays Valmont and the Enforcers after getting all his talismans because he reasons that [[JekyllAndHyde Dark Jackie]] was the one who brought them to him, ''not'' Valmont and the Enforcers (though he had been losing patience with throughout the season for their repeated failures). In season 2, he sends Finn, Ratso, and Chow out since they no longer needed to carry the Pan'Ku Box. Later, he tries to do this to Hak Foo, but Valmont doesn't want to be alone with him. He even lampshades it with Daolon Wong after backstabbing him.
--> "I may be a noble dragon, but I'm also a Demon Sorcerer. And not known for keeping promises."

!!Valmont

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[[caption-width-right:158:This suit costs more than your life.]]

-->''Jackie Chan. Finally, we meet. It was nice knowing you.''

The crime boss of the crime syndicate, the Dark Hand. He is also the main villain in seasons 1 and 2.

%%* AffablyEvil
* BadassNormal: Used Dragon on one occasion but otherwise he's bare handed in fights.
* ButtMonkey: Beginning in Season 2 after Shendu [[DemonicPossession possesses his body]]. It only [[HumiliationConga gets worse for him beyond there]].
* CrazyPrepared: He had a homing beacon for a false tooth that would cause his cane to levitate to his position and said cane held an electrically charged dagger.
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Even at his worst and wimpiest up until season 4 he always had at least one example of this trope. The best one was when he was smart enough to ''not'' [[CarryingTheAntidote keep the antidote to cure Jackie's infliction on his person]].
* DeceptiveDisciple: To some monks in another power play to get back on top.
* DemonicPossession: By Shendu. It's not full-out possession as Shendu was aiming for Jackie, resulting in Valmont and Shendu constantly bickering and fighting for control, as thanks to a spell Shendu was unable to leave until his siblings released him.
* DemotedToExtra: From the third season onward. In season five, his only appearances are two brief, non-speaking cameos.
* DiabolicalMastermind: He's the one running the Dark Hand, and the driving force behind the first season.
* TheDragon: To Shendu in Season 1. He works for the dragon to acquire a promised treasure.
* EnemyMine: Twice. First when he wanted to get rid of Shendu from his body and second when he is turned into a kid by Daolon Wong.
* EvilBrit: It is mentioned in one episode that he was originally an exchange student from the UK.
* FightingFromTheInside: How he fights with Shendu in season 2 and with an Oni mask in one episode of season 4.
* GrandTheftMe: In Season 2, when he is forced to share his body with Shendu.
* TheHeavy: To Shendu in season 1 because Shendu is a statue.
* HowTheMightyHaveFallen: TheLeader of a high-class malevolent organization in the first season, reduced to a has-been dreaming of his former glory in the third and fourth seasons. By the fifth he became a ''bus driver'' with a brief, non-speaking cameo in the finale.
* KansasCityShuffle: After Shendu betrays him, Valmont plans to use him as a diversion for Jackie while he steals his treasure. Another one is after Shendu is killed by Jade, therefore losing his palace and treasure, Valmont finds the talismans for use in his crimes.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: When Shendu is the one in control of his body.
* SpoiledBrat: Anytime he's shown as a kid he is just as demanding and crafty as when he's an adult.
* TheStarscream: Betrays Shendu twice in seasons 1 and 2.
* UnwittingPawn: Shendu used him from the start.
* VillainDecay: He starts out as a very menacing leader of the Dark Hand and is surprisingly able to hold his own in a fight with Jackie in "The Rock." In Season 2, he becomes more of a ButtMonkey after [[DemonicPossession Shendu's spirit enters his body]] and in the following season, Daolon Wong steals his employees and he is forced to commit petty crimes on his own. By the SeriesFinale, he has a cameo appearance where it is shown that he has been reduced to being a ''bus driver.''
* WhiteHairBlackHeart: For someone as young as him, white hair is clearly an evil marker.

!!Demon Sorcerers

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[[caption-width-right:256: One big happy family. From the top-left corner going clockwise: Dai Gui, Tchang Zu, Xiao Fung, Bai Tza, Tso Lan. In the center Po Kong (left) Hsi Wu (right).]]

Shendu's brothers and sisters. They hate Shendu's guts because he didn't try to free them.

%%* AffablyEvil: Xiao Fung
* AlienHair: Bai Tza's head tentacles.
* AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever: Po Kong, the Mountain Demon.
* BadBoss: They both berate and ZAP Shendu. It's hard to feel sympathy for the guy considering he left them to rot.
* BigBadDuumvirate: In the second season, all of them have the same goal.
* BigScrewedUpFamily: They treat each other like crap. [[FridgeBrilliance This is probably the reason they were sealed in the same place.]] Xiao Fung even opts to help free Valmont so Shendu can continue working to free the others because he doesn't want to get stuck with the job.
* BlowYouAway: Xiao Fung, the Wind Demon.
* CatchPhrase: Tso Lan has "Behold my mastery of gravity!".
* CompleteImmortality: Hence where they're sealed, they can't die and unlike Shendu, there's no established way of removing it.
%%* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Hsi Wu
** DemonLordsAndArchDevils: The demon clan definitely fits the bill.
* DishingOutDirt: Dai Gui, the Earth Demon.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Played with. Shendu asks they give him another chance by using the Book of Ages to escape from the Netherworld. They're initially against it, since they fear the book's reality warping powers, but agree to let Shendu use it since they realize their situation is desperate.
* EvilerThanThou: All of them to Shendu - all of them, especially Bai Tza, regard him as a sniveling fool that only became as powerful as he was because rest of them weren't around. They push him around even more than they do each other, and Shendu - not in a good position to retaliate - fears their wrath.
%%* EvilGenius: Tso Lan.
* EvilOldFolks: Tso Lan referred to himself as old, though all demons may count since they're thousands of years old.
* EvilOverlord: They all had their own empires across the Earth before they were sealed, and had some time to rule them again when Shendu re-wrote history with the Book of Ages.
* FatBastard / VillainousGlutton: Po Kong. Food and eating are the only things she ever talks about.
* FragileSpeedster: Hsi Wu is noticeably frail - at least in comparison to his siblings, but he is a fast flyer.
* FourFingeredHand: All of them minus Po Kong, whose hands only have three fingers.
* GeniusBruiser: All of them, given that they are demon ''sorcerers'' after all, though some are much more cerebral than others.
* GlassCannon: Unlike the rest of them, a solid enough hit will scatter Bai Tza into a puddle of water - which takes her some time to recover from.
* GravityMaster: Tso Lan, the Moon Demon, and his "mastery of gravity".
* KnightofCerebus: Tso Lan, who is VERY rarely a source of any humor, and in all other situations is treated extremely seriously with his [[GravityMaster gravity magic]] and his plan to [[HostileTerraforming use the Moon to alter the Earth's landscape]] in the episode where he takes center stage.
* LargeAndInCharge: All of them except Hsi Wu, who is still taller than most humans. The rest are about as big or bigger than Shendu, and all of them make it very, very clear that ''they'' are ''his'' bosses, since he lost any equality privileges when he left them to rot in their prison. This is inverted with Po Kong, ironically, who is so lazy she is the ''least'' bossy demon despite being the largest by far.
* MakingASplash: Bai Tza, the Water Demon.
* MightyGlacier: Po Kong, due to her massive size.
* NoHonorAmongThieves: When a chance for only one of them to escape arrives, they're quick to follow Hsi Wu's "every demon for himself" example.
* OmnicidalManiac: Tso Lan with his plan to remove the Moon from Earth's orbit. He knows the sort of damage it would do to the Earth, and states only after it he'd find the planet to his liking.
* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Both in and out of universe. They're so different that none of them has any resemblance to each other or Shendu ''at all''.
* OurMermaidsAreDifferent: Bai Tza, who could be called a demonic mermaid.
* SealedEvilInACan: Dimension, rather than statue.
* ShockAndAwe: Tchang Zu, the Thunder Demon.
%%* StoneWall: Xiao Fung
%%* TallDarkAndSnarky: Tso Lan
* TimeAbyss: It's not stated how old they are, but they are shown to have alive for thousands of years.
* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs: Tchang Zu insists that Shendu call him "master" rather than "brother".
* TunnelMaster: Dai Gui.
* VillainousGlutton: Po Kong's only care or concern is food.
* VoluntaryShapeshifting: Both Xiao Fung and Hsi Wu have demonstrated the ability to transform into a human form.
* WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway: Hsi Wu has the power to fly. The others can do that and other things. Likewise, Po Kong has no special abilities beyond being very big, and she serves as a StarterVillain of sorts as a result.
* WingedHumanoid: Hsi Wu looks like a humanoid demon with bat-like wings.
* YouHaveFailedMe: Bai Tza had this response to Shendu after he freed her, since the other Demon Sorcerers weren't free, they will not release him from Valmont's body.

!!Daolon Wong

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[[caption-width-right:168:Like Uncle, but evil.]]

The main villain of season 3. He is a wizard who tries to find the animals with talisman powers.

* ArchEnemy / EvilCounterpart: To Uncle which explains Jade calling him "anti-Uncle"
* ArcVillain: He's the main enemy of Season 3 but only a minor recurring enemy otherwise.
* BadassGrandpa: Just as old and just as powerful as Uncle.
* TheBadGuyWins: The episode which introduced both Eggbert (the noble rooster) and Mordecai (the noble pig) ended with him getting away with ''both'' talisman powers!
* BlackMagic: You don't see Uncle enslaving people to be his dark chi warriors.
* ButtMonkey / ChewToy: Almost every episode he's in usually ends up with him getting injured and his final defeat is the most humiliating of any of the {{Big Bad}}s - he's stripped of his powers in a CurbStompBattle and left to rot in prison. Likewise, most of his defeats are {{Humiliation Conga}}s, with the episode involving time travel even having him rapidly flash through each of his most painful defeats.
* EvilAlbino: No one else is this pale.
* EvilSorcerer: He's an ''evil'' witch doctor. The same magic as Uncle but used for a different purpose.
%%* FacialMarkings
%%* FangsAreEvil
* GenreBlind: How did he NOT see Shendu's betrayal coming?
* GrumpyOldMan: Smugness aside, he's never genuinely happy.
* HijackedByGanon: To Shendu in season 3.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Summoning Shendu was not a bright idea, nor was the See No Evil magic he sought after and most of his plans really.
* KiAttacks: With the magic wand.
* KickTheDog: Try 'shoot the dog with a ki blast meant to vaporize it.' Good thing said dog was immortal.
* MagicWand: His scepter
%%* OldMaster
* NewPowersAsPlotDemands: Half the time he appears has him pulling out some new magic, sometimes something that he never uses again, like turning Valmont into a child or creating a giant ogre out of thin air.
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: He is featured at Season 3's opening titles to show his status as that season's main antagonist.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Daolon or Daolan? [[http://www.sonypictures.com/tv/kids/index_jackie.html Even the official website can't decide.]] Daolon seems to be the more popular spelling among the fanbase.
* TooDumbToLive: The only guy who was surprised that Shendu betrayed him was Wong himself.
* TheyKilledKennyAgain: His dark chi warriors poof when taking lethal damage but can be resummoned.
* [[YouKilledMyFather You Killed My Master]]: States that he "defeated" Uncle's teacher Chi Master Fong (the details of which are never brought up). While the show has a NeverSayDie policy, most dialogue indicates that he killed him.

!!Tarakudo & the Oni Generals/Oni Masks
-->''I am the one and only King of the Shadowkhan!''

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[[caption-width-right:144: This face will stare at you from the SHADOWS!]]

The main villain of the fourth season. He is the king of Shadowkhan and lord of all Oni. He has nine generals trapped in masks. Once they find a wearer, they can control their own types of Shadowkhan.

* AffablyEvil: The least strict boss to the Enforcers.
* ArcVillain: Tarakudo appears in the first and last episodes of the fourth season.
* BadBoss: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] compared to the other BigBad's of the series, though he has his moments when they strech his patience.
%%* BeardOfEvil: Tarakudo
* BodySnatcher: Once the mask's host uses their Shadowkhan, they begin to have equal control of the users body, whether the user (namely Captain Black, Finn, Paco, Jade and Valmont) want them to or not.
* BroughtDownToBadass: When Tarakudo is hit with a spell that causes him to have a body [[spoiler: so that the tenth mask can be used to seal away him and the rest of the Oni]], it also removes his MindOverMatter powers. [[spoiler: And even without them, sticking the mask to his face proved the only way to stop them.]]
* ButtMonkey: Despite being the most powerful of Oni Generals and being the sole named Demon General, Ikazuki is often at the butt of all jokes. First by being revived without a body, then by literally being at Finn's butt for his debut episode, and finally being "creamed" between Viper and El Toro's body slam.
* CastingAShadow: Summoning the Shadowkhan and spreading darkness are the main powers of the Oni generals.
%%* DeadpanSnarker:
* DemonicPossession: When an oni mask is placed on the face of the user, they are still conscious of their actions, but are greatly influenced by the mask, and eventually it will completely take over. Finn wasn't affected because the rat talisman awakened Ikazuki who was accidentally placed on his butt.
* TheDragon: In "The Demon Behind", Ikazuki, the blue/samurai Oni, is addressed as Tarakudo's second-in-command by Tohru. This comes into play in the fourth season finale, where Ikazuki orders the other Demon Generals to attack the Chans and remains with Tarakudo at Section 13 base during the Earth's invasion.
* TheDreaded: Ikazuki is feared as Tarakudo's most fearsome general. [[spoiler: Played for laughs as he ends up the ButtMonkey in all appearances- in his first, literally.]]
* EarlyBirdCameo: As a tattoo that Jade put on her leg. Not surprisingly it's a MarkOfTheBeast (see below).
* [[IntangibleMan Intangible Floating Demon Head]]: Tarakudo. It makes him a very difficult enemy to fight, but also forces him to rely heavily on his minions. He still prefers it to having a real body, [[spoiler: since the only way he would get that is if someone found the mask that can [[SealedEvilInACan seal him away.]]]]
* HeartIsAnAwesomePower: The 'minikan' that one of the generals can summon. They're not demonic ninja like the others so they can't beat up enemies in a straight forward manner. However, they can eat the shadows of humans which not only makes them stronger but incapacitates the victim. As Tarakudo says, one has to make use of their particular strengths.
* LivingShadow: The Shadowkhan, EliteMooks who literally come out of the shadows. They have been around since season 1 but their role and backstory are expanded to be revealed as Tarakudo's private army, and come in eight additional varieties.
* MarkOfTheBeast: If anyone has his mark they will have demonic powers and become evil.
* MaskOfPower: The season's MacGuffins are masks that can summon different breeds of Shadowkhan.
* MauriceLaMarche: Ikazuki's voice actor.
* MindOverMatter: One of Tarakudo's recurring powers is levitation through mind control.
* OracularHead: For most of season 4 Tarakudo is a floating head giving orders.
* OutsideContextVillain: As the majority of the shows villain's were Chinese in origin, none of the heroes were prepared for a Japanese one to appear. Even Uncle had no idea who he was he showed up.
* PersonOfMassDestruction: Once all nine demon generals are released, they collectively possess enough power to eventually cover the entire world in darkness. Presumably, if Tarakudo were not a floating head, he could do this all by himself.
* RedOniBlueOni: Personality-wise Tarakudo is blue to Ikazuki's red ("BEHOLD MY MIGHTY FORM!"), which is ironic because, in literal terms, Tarakudo and Ikazuki faces are red and blue respectively.
* SealedEvilInACan: All of the Oni generals are trapped in masks [[spoiler: and this is Tarakudo's ultimate fate.]] By extension, the Shadowkhan, control of which are the main reason the human villains want the mask in the first place.
* SummonMagic: Each Oni general commands a tribe of Shadowkhan and, as per usual, can summon them at will. Shendu commanded a tribe of Shadowkhan because he magically manipulated one of their masks.
* TimeAbyss: Like the Demon Sorcerers, Tarakudo is ancient. The fact that Shendu used one of the Oni masks to summon the Shadowkhan, indicating they were defeated before he was turned into a statue, hints that Tarakudo might be even older than them.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Oni have a knack for human brains.
* WeaksauceWeakness: Onions are essentially kryptonite to the Oni. Even the nigh invincible Tarakudo will retreat once the vegetable is thrown in his face. However, a human/Oni hybrid wearing a mask is immune. Surprisingly, onions are ''not'' the final ingredient to defeat him for good. His true weakness is the significantly rarer [[spoiler:hair of a samurai]].
* XanatosGambit: [[spoiler: The Oni generals are released whenever all nine masks are assembled in one place. Since Tarakudo is the only one that knows this, whether he gets all the masks, or the J-Team does, he still wins.]]

!!The Shadowkhan

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Shendu's EliteMooks in seasons 1 and 2, barring a temporary lapse when a [[DemonicPossession demonically possessed Jade]] seized control of them. Later revealed to originally serve Tarakudo, and to actually come in nine different forms, or "Tribes", of which Shendu's {{Ninja}}s were only one.

* AbsurdlySharpBlade: the Razor-Khan in a nutshell.
* AdorableEvilMinions: The Leech Khan, [[KillerRabbit at first]].
* AirborneMook: The Bat Khan
* AudibleSharpness: the Razor-Khan again.
* BossInMookClothing: The Sumo-Khan. They're abnormally strong, and completely immune to normal attacks. The only way to defeat them is with the talismans.
* CombatTentacles: The Squid-Khan, naturally.
* TheCorruption: To anyone who summons them who isn't already evil, and sometimes even then. Notably its the summoning that starts it, not the Oni masks, as the corrupting only sets in once they are called upon. Though more noble-minded people can resist for a time, the oni's influence will dominate the host eventually.
* GiantMook: The Sumo Khan and, eventually, the Leech Khan.
* EldritchAbomination: The Squid Khan, who are the only Shadowkhan whose face we see, which turns out to be a hideous demonic-looking Cthulian monster. Presumably, all Shadowkhan are equally as horrifying underneath.
* EliteMooks: They are far more skilled and deadly than The Enforcers.
* FacelessMooks: They all wear ninja-like masks.
* FakeUltimateMook: The Samurai-Khan. They're big, heavily armored samurai that wield shadow swords able to cut through anything, yet in the end they're just as easily defeated as the Ninja-Khan (or even easier). This especially jarring when compared to other tribes, like the Razor-Khan, the Sumo-Khan or the Crab-Khan, who gave the heroes an incredibly hard time (Crab-Khan in particular, since they were split in half). The fact that they're [[ButtMonkey Ikazuki's]] Shadowkhan is a justification.
* FourLeggedInsect: The Mantis Khan.
* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: Valmont and Jade each end up wearing half an Oni-mask, so when they summon their Crab-Khan they each end up getting the left and right halves of each mook.
* HeavilyArmoredMook: The Samurai-Khan
* HumanoidAbomination: All but the Leech Khan and the Squid Khan, to varying degrees.
* KatanasAreJustBetter: Ikazuki's Samurai Khan.
* KnifeNut: The Razor-Khan, the first new Shadowkhan to be introduced, who differ mainly in their Freddy Krueger-like knife gloved hands.
* LivingShadow: Shadowkhan are just that, shadows manifested into physical form.
* MagikarpPower: The Leech Khan start off too weak to fight at all. If they manage to feed enough though, they can become the size of buildings.
* MiniMook: The Leech Khan are tiny.
* MookCarryover: Inverted. They are introduced as serving Shen-Du, but originally served Tarakudo, despite the latter not appearing until season 4. Played straight with Shadow-Jade and to a lesser extent with anyone who put on a mask, though in both cases the summoner became BrainwashedAndCrazy. Daolon Wong ''tried'' to do this, but ended up freeing Tarakudo instead, though he had briefly controlled them in an earlier episode.
* MundaneUtility: Some people has used the Shadowkhan for something else than combat. For example:
** When Jade got control of the ninja Shadowkhan in "Queen of the Shadowkhan", she used them as household servants.
** When Ratso got the Razor-Khan Oni mask, he also used his Shadowkhan to play baseball.
** Captain Black is a double subversion. When he got the Sumo-Khan Oni mask, he decided to replace all the Section 13 agents with Shadowkhan, claiming that they were better than humans in every way. We see several shots of Shadowkhan typing on computers, checking folders, arresting people...and moping the floor.
* {{Ninja}}: Your regular, bog standard Shadowkhan.
* SummonMagic: The Shadowkhan can be summoned anywhere there is ambient shadow.
* TheVoiceless: They never speak.

!!Drago

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[[caption-width-right:256:[[InTheBlood Like father, like son.]]]]

-->''No prison can hold the son of Shendu!''

The main villain of season 5. He is Shendu's son, but decides that he's better off making a name for himself rather than be just a supporting player to his father.

* ArcVillain: Of Season 5. There are more powerful villains in his older relatives.
* AllYourPowersCombined: getting all the demon chis gives him the powers of all the eight demons.
* AvengingTheVillain: At first, but betrays his father to get the demon chis of his aunts and uncles.
* BadBoss: He treats all his subordinates like crap, blaming them whenever something goes wrong (even if it's Drago's fault) but never showing any kind of praise when they do succeed at anything.
* {{Jerkass}}: As stated by Jade, when the two negotiate a ransom in the series finale:
--> '''Drago''': Be there or...
--> '''Jade''': ...be square?
--> '''Drago''': No, be there or you'll be spending the rest of your wonder years being raised by that 500 pound sumo! ''(Hangs up the phone)''
--> '''Jade''': Sheesh! [[LampshadedTrope Evil and a jerk!]]
* NeverMyFault: MC Cobra once suggested that ''maybe'' Drago was responsible for their many failures. Drago didn't take it well.
* OneWingedAngel: After getting all of the demon chis he transforms into a greater and more evil-looking form.
* OverlordJr: Though he wants to remove the "junior" part.
* ParentalAbandonment: Lots of daddy issues with this one.
* PlayingWithFire: Drago is Shendu's son in this aspect.
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: Appears at Season 5's opening.
* PungeonMaster: "ANYONE UP FOR SOME ''FLAME''-INCO DANCING?"
* SealedEvilInADuel: In the series finale, with his [[EvilVersusEvil also evil]] father Shendu.
* SurroundedByIdiots: The only BigBad to fire Ratso, Finn and Chow after they failed him the first time.
** Taken UpToEleven when he's looking for new henchmen, and before getting MC Cobra and his gang, he finds the possible replacements to be '''EVEN WORSE''' than the enforcers.
* WellDoneSonGuy: Never gets his dad's respect, but then, his dad ''is'' an evil demon dragon.

!!The Enforcers

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[[caption-width-right:320:Reusable henchmen, by ''four'' villains.]]

-->''All that world domination stuff just doesn't pay the rent.''

Shendu and Valmont's henchmen. It consists of Finn, Ratso, Chow, and Hak Foo. Tohru starts as an Enforcer but he has a HeelFaceTurn in the end of season 1, making Hak Foo replace him. Later, in season 3, they work for Daolon Wong and Tarakudo in season 4. But in season 5, when Drago employs them, he turns them down after they fail him once.

* AgonyOfTheFeet: Hak Foo has been known to scream "Crying puppy feet!" whenever he hurts his tootsies.
* AnimeHair: Hak Foo has big pointy hair all over.
* ArrogantKungFuGuy: Hak Foo's first appearance was him reacting violently against Tohru because of a insult to his skills.
* BadassMustache: Hak Foo has a classic and sinsister Fu Manchu going.
* BadassNormal: Hak Foo dismisses supernatural aid because he has all the power he needs in his mundane skills.
-->''Horse for healing? I am not easily injured. Rooster for levitation? I already fly. Dog for immortality? There is no one who can vanquish me.''
* CallingYourAttacks: Hak Foo is a case of PlayingWithATrope. He does it straight, such as with his "Angry crow takes flight!" jump-kick; exploited by saying one and doing another; and averted: "Flying Monkey snatches magic box!" is ''not'' an attack but an ''observation''. Most of the time this is played for laughs.
* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: Hak Foo can perform amazing feats of martial arts because he worked at it.
* CoolShades: For the first episode, Chow's sunglasses also acts as his glasses because of his near-sightedness. The rest of the time he can see just fine without the shades, even lifting them to get a better look at something.
* DeadpanSnarker: Finn and Hak Foo both deliver snarky one or two liners to their allies or enemies.
* DiscoDan: Finn has a number of times where he says "Get down. Get funky. It's the seventies!"
* EliteMook: Hak Foo is initially introduced as one - as a henchman far more competent than the others who is actually more than a challenge to the heroes physically. However, after a few appearances he eventually becomes less and less competent - though he is still presented as more dangerous than the others from time to time.
* EvilGenius: Ratso who has several degrees in theoretical physics.
* EvilerThanThou: Hak Foo to Tohru, in his first appearance. This is of course dropped after Tohru's HeelFaceTurn.
* FiveTokenBand: Finn is Irish-American, Chow is Chinese-American, Ratso may be Italian-American, and Hak Foo is Chinese. The group also originally included the Japanese-American Tohru.
* FreakyIsCool: Hak Foo loves power and he doesn't care what he looks like to get it.
* GeniusDitz: Ratso; despite his many degrees he has little common sense.
* LargeHam: Hak Foo is the biggest in the series because of his ego, his presence, and his attack calling.
* ManChild: All of them to some extent. In one episode, it is revealed that Ratso collects toy action figures.
* MookCarryover: Every major villain has used them as henchmen.
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: In Season 2, Hak Foo replaces Tohru as the character who gets punched by Jackie in the opening credits. In Season 3, he's absent from the opening again. He's seen with the Enforcers at Season 4's opening.
* RapidFireFisticuffs: Hak Foo's "MANTIS BOXING STYLE!"
* RedemptionPromotion: Ratso, Finn and Chow try to be good a couple times, with surprising results. Unfortunately, their greed usually gets the better of them, [[spoiler: save for the GrandFinale.]]
* ReplacementMooks: Hak Foo for Tohru. Valmont brought him in because of Tohru's stream of failures and truly replaced him after Tohru's HeelFaceTurn.
* SignificantGreenEyedRedhead: Finn, due to being Irish-American.
* SunglassesAtNight: Chow, see CoolShades above for why.
* SuperpoweredMooks: As Dark Chi warriors under Daolong, they gained enhanced physical abilities and magical weapons, and during their brief time serving Drago they gained fire powers. Also when they wore their oni masks as Chow managed to lift Tohru with one hand and toss him aside easily.
%%* TerribleTrio: Finn, Ratso and Chow.
* TestosteronePoisoning: Hak Foo is big and muscular and hammy and calls out every attack or motion.
* TheyKilledKennyAgain: All four as Daolon Wong's dark chi warriors. They POOF when "dying" they can experience lethal wounds as comedy, every single episode.

!! The Ice Gang

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Drago's henchmen. It consists of Strikemaster Ice, DJ Fist and MC Cobra. Originally a pizza boy, Ice joined a monastery where he learned martial arts and met his boys Fist and Cobra. After they were kicked out of the monastery for bad behavior, the Ice Gang sought revenge but were stopped by Jackie and the Enforcers. They were later recruited by Drago and changed them into his dragon henchmen.

%%* [[ArrogantKungFuGuy Arrogant Kung Fu Guys]]
* BastardUnderstudy: All three to Drago, when they think they had the upper hand.
%%* BlondesAreEvil: Strikemaster Ice
%%* TheBrute: DJ Fist
%%* DarkChick: MC Cobra
%%* TheDragon: Strikemaster Ice, both figuratively and literally to Drago.
* ElementalPowers: Aside from Ice's [[PlayingWithFire fire]] breathing ability, in the GrandFinale, Drago gives each of the trio the powers of one Demon Sorcerer.
** BlowYouAway: MC Cobra, from Xiao Fung.
** DishingOutDirt: Strikemaster Ice, from Dai Gui.
** ShockAndAwe: DJ Fist, from Tchang Zu.
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: All three, but mainly Ice.
* GeniusBruiser: Cobra and Fist managed to build a submarine out of broken cars in their junkyard hideout. It's possible that they built the monster trucks and tasers used to kidnap Jackie, Uncle, and Captain Black in the second to last episode.
* IronicNickname: Strikemaster '''Ice''' is given the ability to breathe '''fire'''.
%%* JiveTurkey: How Ice and Cobra speak.
* PlayingWithFire: Strikemaster Ice breathes fire.
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: They obtain it at Season 5.
%%* SuperSpeed: MC Cobra
%%* SuperStrength: DJ Fist
%%* TotallyRadical: How all three act.
* TheVoiceless: DJ Fist and this is lampshaded by Jackie in the GrandFinale.
--> [[CaptainObvious You don't talk much, do you?]]
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!!Monkey King
--> ''Stop me if you've heard this one befooorre...''

Monkey King is a trickster monkey. Based on the Chinese legend [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Wukong Sun Wukong]], he is released whenever someone pulls his puppet form's leg. The luckless victim becomes a puppet in his place, only to be restored if he pulls ''their'' leg, which he isn't likely to do of his own free will. He might seem like an irritating prankster at first glance, but he takes a ''very'' dim view of anyone trying to spoil his fun.

* AdaptationalVillainy: While Sun Wukong had a mischievous side to him, he wasn't an AxCrazy psycho prankster.
* AxCrazy: What his 'fun' turns into; dangerous actions that can lead to death.
* DemonicDummy: His puppet form is completely harmless, just ''don't pull his leg''.
* EvilHasABadSenseOfHumor: See AxCrazy.
%%* TheHyena
* TheMadHatter: When Jade argues that feeding puppet-Jackie into a woodchipper isn't funny:
--> "Haven't you noticed? I have a WEIRD sense of humour!"
* ManiacMonkeys: Evil monkey trickster.
* PublicDomainCharacter: Its never made explicit, but he's basically Sun Wukong, the monkey king from Literature/JourneyToTheWest
* PuppetPermutation: He's a wooden dummy, but he changes into a live being when someone pulls his leg. The person who pulls his leg turns into a dummy themselves.
* SlasherSmile: Often sports these when indulding his lunatic fun.
* SublimeRhyme: The instructions for switching places with a person in terms of living-puppet.
--> ''To free me of glitches and put you in stitches, this merry ape begs: [[SchmuckBait Pull my leg.]]''
* TheyStoleOurAct: He couldn't stand other people showing off better than him in talents.


!!Tohru's mother

Tohru's mother. She only appears in a handful of episodes but leaves quite an impact. She shows the Chans a new side of Tohru and becomes Uncle's arch rival.

* HeyYou: To her, Uncle is always "Billy Goat".
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: A mother and son example; her son is huge and she herself is barely taller than ''Jade''.
* MamaBear: You think her mountain sized son is more dangerous? Threaten him and find out how wrong you are.
* MyBelovedSmother: Her son just can't handle demons and gangs without her. One time she even decided to stay invisible to protect him better.
* TheNapoleon: She has the HairTriggerTemper to match her short stature.
* PintsizedPowerhouse: She's only a little taller than Jade, but deadlier than Jackie.
* TheRival: To Uncle; martial arts, mahjong, shuffle board, it doesn't matter as long as one can humiliate the other.
* UncannyFamilyResemblance: She is a dead ringer for Tohru aside from being female and much smaller in size.

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