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->''"Ok, Ron is acting really dumb...but it’s my story. Ron is my least fave character and I make him how I want him to be dumb cuz he is. Sorry for the inconvenience."''
-->-- [[http://babb-chronicles.livejournal.com/25609.html Some bad fanfic]]

The result of either shoehorning a good canon character into being a villain or making a villain ''significantly'' more evil than in canon is Ron the Death Eater, the inverse of DracoInLeatherPants.

This can be seen as a kind of [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation deliberate]] {{Flanderization}}--often, in creating Ron the Death Eater, a fanfic writer spins their canonical non-evil actions into evil acts, uses canonical evil actions as a justification as to why they are irredeemably evil even if the canon says otherwise, and has every possible negative trait of the character exaggerated. A measure of ruthlessness becomes complete and utter [[TheSociopath sociopathy]], a tendency towards holding grudges becomes [[HairTriggerTemper an obsessive hatred of anything they dislike]], slight denseness becomes [[TooDumbToLive raging stupidity]], etc.

This is often the result of also having a DracoInLeatherPants, but it doesn't ''have'' to be--some characters inspire this sort of hatred on their own, either through their canonical blunders, having some flaw that makes them UnintentionallyUnsympathetic, or just being [[DieForOurShip an obstacle to the author's]] OneTruePairing, especially if said character is a member of the OfficialCouple set. Or maybe they're getting in the way of the MarySue's spotlight.

In other cases, it seems like the target character, regardless of their original characterization, will simply default to one of two stock personalities, [[MarsAndVenusGenderContrast based entirely on their gender]]. Basically, male characters end up as [[TheBrute drunken assholes]] while female characters end up as {{Manipulative Bitch}}es. In any case, Ron the Death Eater is more likely to be a CardCarryingVillain who does things ForTheEvulz than to have any plausible reason for switching sides.

The fic may also have other characters who are canonically friends of the victim act as though they have always been an object of justified loathing, rather than at least going the "shocked at betrayal" approach. Or, even if these characters end up siding with the DracoInLeatherPants, they are subject to some character defamation themselves by way of "I was stupid to love them and not you".

Unlike DracoInLeatherPants, this can also be intentionally done as a comedy trope, usually of the [[BlackComedy black variety]]. In this much rarer variant, the character in question is turned into a {{Jerkass}} (or worse), but the other characters' relationships with them aren't changed much. That way the main characters are exposed to, and thus constantly made to suffer by, a villain and good times are had by the audience.

Named for the tendency in ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' {{fanfic}}s where [[SmugSnake Draco Malfoy]] turns good and hooks up with Hermione to have [[TheLancer Ron]]--in {{canon}} a decent, upstanding sort of fellow with a few faults but firmly on the side of good who happens to have a long-standing enmity with Draco--lose his mind ([[BrainwashedAndCrazy or have it lost for him]]) and often join [[BigBad Lord Voldemort]] just for a chance to kill the sainted Malfoy.

A SubTrope of {{Demonization}}.

Compare DieForOurShip or DerailingLoveInterests (the major cause of this trope), DesignatedHero (the other major cause), TheScapegoat (when a character is blamed for an event they're not responsible for), HistoricalVillainUpgrade, DarkFic, RootingForTheEmpire, and AdaptationalVillainy. See also AccentuateTheNegative, which this trope essentially does to fictional characters.

Contrast DracoInLeatherPants.

Darker and often more serious counterpart to the MemeticPsychopath, who is ALWAYS PlayedForLaughs.

And last but not least, fandoms that have so many examples of this that they needed to be moved to their own pages:
* ''RonTheDeathEater/AxisPowersHetalia''
* ''RonTheDeathEater/DeathNote''
* ''RonTheDeathEater/{{Gundam}}''
* ''RonTheDeathEater/HarryPotter''--well, yeah, it ''is'' the TropeNamer and all.
* ''RonTheDeathEater/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
* ''RonTheDeathEater/WarriorCats''

Oh, and head to DarthWiki/PaintTheHeroBlack if you wish to join in the madness.
!!Examples (sorted by the original canons' media):


[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
%%* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'':
%%** While they usually get more DracoInLeatherPants treatment, there are still people who like to portray [[spoiler:Annie, Reiner, and Bertolt]] as worse than they are. Their TragicVillain status is undeniable, but there are still some who don't think they have ''any'' redeemable traits and fully support [[spoiler:Eren's vow to kill them as excruciatingly as possible]], despite it being clear that things aren't that simple.
%%** The Zhiganshina trio gets this as well, mostly Eren, though Mikasa and Armin get their fair share as well. Some people outright hate Eren for being "[[MoralMyopia cruel]]" when he [[spoiler:flipped out at Reiner and Bertolt for being traitors]], somehow forgetting they indirectly killed his mother and several of his comrades. Likewise, Armin got a lot of hate when he [[spoiler:bluffed to Bert about Annie being tortured to make him lose his cool]], seemingly ignoring that his parents and comrades died because of him. And while [[spoiler:the Shifters]] might be [[TragicVillain Tragic Villains]], they're still enemies of humanity and are responsible for the deaths of thousands of people.
%%** Every major character can fall victim to this, due to the setting's GreyAndGrayMorality and frequently shifting alliances pitting popular characters against each other. For instance, it's not uncommon to see fans accusing Erwin, Levi, or Ymir of having a total LackOfEmpathy due to their occasionally ruthless pragmatism and willingness to do things such as lie or engage in {{Batman Gambit}}s.
%%** In a far less ambiguous (and usually more comedic) example, Eren's parents are sometimes considered to be abusive, despite being shown to have been overall decent and supportive individuals, not just to their son, but to Mikasa as well. The most common way this manifests is through depicts of the father as being highly neglectful with the "evidence" being his leaving on a business trip the day the Colossal Titan appeared, despite the fact that he was stated to be a highly renowned doctor whose services were required throughout all of Wall Rose. That said, a fair amount of this is before it was revealed that [[spoiler:Grisha killed most of Rod Reiss' family, [[WouldHurtAChild including young children]], and forced Eren to turn into a Titan and eat him to get the Coordinate ability]].
* ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'':
** ''[[http://www.shoujoai.com/fanfics/?series=ccs&fanfic=darkdawn&parte=-1 Darkest Before Dawn]]'' twists Syaoran into a DomesticAbuser just so Sakura can [[DieForOurShip run weeping into]] [[HetIsEw Tomoyo's arms]].
** ''[[http://animegts.macrosonic.org/stories/ccs/messy_nightmare.htm Messy Nightmare]]'' is about a dream that Sakura has, in which she, Naoko, Chiharu, and Rika are all tiny inside Meilin's house and attempt to escape an AxCrazy Meilin as she kills each of them one by one.
* ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'': Tai(chi)/Sora shippers have a recurring habit of demonising Yamato/Matt by either portraying him as an unfaithful man to Sora, an abuser who attempts to beat up Sora just because she hung out with Tai a bit more often, or someone who prioritises other activities over his girlfriend to the point that Sora feels more closure in hanging out with Tai than Matt. [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/1062401/1/Hold-On Some]] even go as far as demonizing Matt to the point that he is willing to [[DisproportionateRetribution beat up Sora]] and even [[MurderTheHypotenuse murder Tai himself]]. These fanfics are largely frowned upon by many Digimon fans, complaining that even Matt wouldn't be this out-of-character.
** Whenever the author either invests in Daikari (Davis/Kari) or Takari (TK/Kari) shipping fics, you can expect the rival ([[http://www.mediaminer.org/fanfic/view_ch.php?cid=255764&submit=View+Chapter&id=78251 TK]] and [[http://www.mediaminer.org/fanfic/view_ch.php?cid=44032&submit=View+Chapter&id=8706 Davis]] respectively) to be demonized as callous jerks who are not above sexually assaulting Kari just to have the male love interest rescue her and became an OfficialCouple, with the rival ending up either being humiliated or even dying, completely ignoring their [[TrueCompanions experiences]] as a Digidestined.
** Even Ken and '''Wormmon''' of all characters got this treatment on occasion in the show's heyday, with some fanfics portraying them as ''homicidal''. Sure, Ken was pretty cruel as the Kaiser, but Wormmon never was!
* ''Manga/DragonBall'':
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8330166/19/It-Falls-On-Me It Falls on Me]] has Yamcha dedicated to ruining Bulma's family name, plot to steal her wealth, and kill Vegeta. This is contradictory to canon in several ways; Yamcha is shown remaining on good terms with her after their breakup, it's stated in series that Yamcha is not interested in power or status, him entering the relationship (which was initiated by Bulma) before he knew of Bulma's wealth, and being one of the characters portrayed as more accepting of Vegeta.
** ''Fanfic/ThoseMagicalThreeYears'' (once found [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8018939/1/Those_Magical_Three_Years here]]) does this same thing to Yamcha, turning him into an abusive drunk who apparently regularly cuts Bulma.
** As does the story ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2506618/2/Breathe_a_Bulma_and_Vegeta_Story Breathe]].''
** Repeat for ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8448913/2/Black_And_Blue Black and Blue]].''
** The HighschoolAU ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8298040/1/Teenage-drama Teenage Drama]]'' has Yamcha attempt to to rape Bulma, in addition to [[RougeAnglesOfSatin "hearting"]] her.
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9045985/6/Pain-is-pleasure Pain is Pleasure]], by the same author as ''Teenage Drama'', has Vegeta sense great evil in Yamcha.
** Chi-Chi. In canon, she can be an overbearing person whose EducationMama tendencies can reach annoying and illogical levels, which the anime plays up. She is also a dedicated mom and wife who dearly loves her family and most of her actions are done out of fear of them being hurt or killed. This last part is thrown out the window in [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/667336/1/A-mother-s-love many examples like this one]] which turn up her negative attributes to the point that she hates her husband and doesn't care if he gets killed and abuses Gohan.
** There are also a number of stories like [[http://archiveofourown.org/works/8211184 this one]] where Chi-Chi becomes an outright villain. She seems to play the bad guy in slashfic featuring Gohan quite a bit, mostly to act as the homophobic mother.
** [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7796813/64/The-Legend-Of-Kaiser The Legacy of Kaiser]]: In addition to bashing Yamcha, this fic inadvertently does this to Goku by having him laugh over the memory of his friends dying.
** Downplayed with Gine in the fanfics [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11897457/1/The-Gifts-We-Don-t-Ask-For The Gifts We Don't Ask For]] and [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10982777/1/Battle-of-the-Dead Battle of the Dead]]. While her personality is the same as in canon, she is shown in Hell, despite the fact that [[WordOfGod Akira Toriyama]] himself states that she was a gentle person, and that she was good unlike most of the saiyans. While she did start off as a soldier before becoming a butcher, she was notoriously weak and bad at fighting, meaning it's unlikely she killed anyone. Even if she did murder a few people, she should have still gone to Heaven if she was a good person like Toriyama described.
** ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'' has a few of these, although it's (obviously) PlayedForLaughs. The most notable examples are Guru, who is an extreme JerkAss who [[spoiler: orchestrated the genocide of the Albino Nemekians]] and Mr. Popo, who is a [[NightmareFuel terrifying]] EldritchAbomination who would have destroyed the universe a long time ago if he wasn't busy getting high off of LSD. Chi-Chi is something of a subversion - She started off as an AxCrazy psycho, but over time has become only a slightly exaggerated version of her canon self. In some aspects, she's arguably ''less'' extreme, such her saying in Episode 54 that she recognizes that she can be overbearing on Gohan, but just wants him to have a good, productive life.
* ''Manga/ElfenLied'': In [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5177337/1/Heirs-Of-The-Generation Heirs of the Generation]], an ''Manga/ElfenLied'' and ''Manga/DeathNote'' crossover, it {{RetCon}}s it so Yuka was the one that alerted the facility to Lucy's location in an attempt to have her killed, and when Lucy [[spoiler:survives getting shot up]], Yuka doesn't tell anyone in the hopes she will just bleed to death or starve to death, and when ''that'' fails, Yuka becomes a fervent [[SerialKillerKiller Kira]] worshipper and prays that Kira will take care of her problem for her.
* The amount of ''Manga/FairyTail'' fanfics that have Lucy getting either ignored or kicked out of both her team and the guild by Natsu because he wants to replace her with the newly-returned Lisanna (who is, of course, extremely bitchy and evil) is ''too damn high.'' In canon, pretty much the exact opposite situation took place: Natsu and Lisanna have had all of perhaps two conversations since she came back, she even encouraged Lucy to stay with Natsu, and Natsu and Lucy re-confirmed their status as an unbreakable team. This hasn't stopped at least eight of these fics from popping up each week, though.
** ''Fanfic/LucysUnwantedHouseguest'' has this happen to Lisanna, who hires three people disguised as Erza, Gray and Natsu to beat up Lucy and gives the real three FakeMemories of doing so, simply out of jealousy toward Lucy (even though Lisanna's already in a relationship with Natsu). To a lesser extent, the aforementioned three get bashed, although [[UnintentionallySympathetic Natsu ends up coming off]] as something of a JerkassWoobie, since he not only gets framed for a crime he didn't commit, but doesn't realize his girlfriend is responsible and is struggling with his unrealized feelings for Lucy.
** The title of ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11179010/1/How-Lisanna-Died-and-Nobody-Cared How Lisanna Died and Nobody Cared]]'' [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin is mostly self-explanatory]], but it's worth pointing out that Lisanna died because she committed suicide after [[MurderTheHypotenuse trying to kill Lucy twice]].
** ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11352420/1/Not-Completely-Broken Not Completely Broken]]'', unlike many others with a similar premise, actually doesn't bash Lisanna, who's out fishing with Wendy and the Exceeds at the start of the story. Instead, Erza, Gray and Natsu assault Lucy [[DisproportionateRetribution for being weak and for complaining about her rent]], nearly killing her. Oddly enough, Mirajane, who's usually on Lucy's side in these fics despite Lisanna being her sister, casually insults Lucy for being a weakling.
** ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10733441/1/Another-Chance Another Chance]]'' has Lisanna pulling a painfully obvious WoundedGazelleGambit by using makeup to pretend to be injured and blaming Lucy, which results in Lucy getting attacked not only by Erza, Natsu and Gray, but also by Levy[[note]]A close friend of Lucy's, and Lucy calls her out on believing Lisanna over her[[/note]], and Alzack and Bisca[[note]]Two side characters who have hardly any impact on the plot of the main series[[/note]]. While the Exceeds, [[NiceGirl Wendy]], Juvia and [[BloodKnight Gajeel of all people]] don't take part in beating up Lucy, [[OnlySaneMan Makarov's the only one who notices the smell of Lisanna's makeup]] and thus realizes that she's lying.
* ''Anime/GirlsUndPanzer'':
** ''Fanfic/BoysDoTankary'', [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8922851/1/Boys-do-Tankary found here]], has one with [[BadassTeacher Ami]] who, unlike many examples, doesn't have much of a fandom or hatedom. Initially set up as a ButtMonkey when the male main characters force their way into her class and rub her defeat and being passed over for a promotion in her face, she decides to get revenge against them by getting them transferred for having relationships with the girls, but ends up getting demoted to Sergeant Major. Blaming the girls, she holds them hostage and beats them up, until the boys arrive, rescue the girls and arrest her. At this point, she reveals she is working for the apparent BigBad, "The Orchestrator," who wants to start another war, after which she is knocked out and has not been seen since.
** From the same fic, and a few others, Maho is depicted as an AloofBigSister who pushed Miho away for not living up to the Nishizumi family's standards for tankery. This is not always done out of deliberate malice, as many writers don't know that in the ''Little Army'' prequel manga [[AllThereInTheManual it's revealed]] that [[spoiler:Maho actually ''loves Miho dearly'', and serves as a Nishizumi heiress so that Miho will be free to choose her own path in life]].
** In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10278178/9/Girls-und-Panzer-The-Eagles-of-Oarai Girls und Panzer The Eagles of Oarai]]'', Shiho not only disowns Miho for not doing tankery the Nishizumi way, but also DoesNotLikeMen to an absurd extreme, hating their getting involved in tankery through fighter planes, and wanting to see them as "nothing more than slaves to female kind." After her school loses, and one of her pilots almost dies because [[ArmoredCoffins her plane didn't have an ejection seat]], she pulls a gun on the male lead, [[NeverMyFault blaming him for besmirching her honor]], and gets arrested.
* ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDXD'':
** In [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12210967/1/The-Betrayed-of-Issei-Hyoudou this fanfic]] Issei gets kicked out from the ORC and [=DxD=] Team. Both Sirzechs and Azazel kick Issei out from the [=DxD=] team because his Sacred Gear was destroyed by Revzeim Lucifer, and think he is now worthless without it. Rias kicks Issei out from the peerage and tells him that the only reason she had reincarnated him as her Devil Servant was just to use him for his power, and never once cared about him. Mr. Hyoudou and Mrs. Hyoudou are portrayed as AbusiveParents, who along with anybody else also kick him out from their home and don't even care about their only son. It's also revealed that Mr. Hyoudou not only just beat his son when he was a child, but also sexually abused him, killed his young sister when he was only 10-years-old, and also has raped him since the age of six. Saji is revealed as a sex offender and rapist as well in this story. Most of the characters are not portrayed in a good light in this fic.
* In many, ''many'' Kikyou/Inuyasha fanfics from ''Manga/InuYasha'', such as [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/2008875/1/ this]] which is now unavailable, Kagome is turned into a shrill AlphaBitch who bullies the eponymous half-demon every chance she gets, by making him "Sit" at even minor things (like simply looking at Kikyou instead of her). Inuyasha eventually dumps her in favor of the revived Kikyou, or sends her back to her own time and covers up the well. It's gotten so bad there are actual groups where Kagome haters join to write bad fanfiction about Kagome being a Type A {{Tsundere}} at best and a AlphaBitch at worst. Likewise, in many Kagome/Sesshomaru fics, for example, [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/2858236/1/How-To-Write-a-SessKag-Fic this]], Inuyasha will be turned into a selfish JerkAss BastardBoyfriend to Kagome, who bullies the sweet angelic [[DracoInLeatherPants Sesshomaru]] by using the Wind Scar on him, or slashing him with his claws until he bleeds to death. There are actual groups on fanfiction.net that are dedicated to ''not'' demonizing either Inuyasha or Kagome.
* ''Manga/LoveHina''
** ''FanFic/AnAlternateKeitaroUrashima'' isn't kind to Granny Hina or the Hinata Girls. [[OnlySaneMan Shinobu]] is the only tenant who doesn't have a crippling case of ItsAllAboutMe. No matter how severe the consequences of their actions, as well as constantly being informed that they're responsible for their own actions and have to deal with the fallout, they continue to blame [[NeverMyFault everyone but themselves]], recasting themselves as the victim.
* ''Manga/LuckyStar''
** In [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8438782/1/The-Library The Library]], Tsukasa, having [[HandWave concealed her true nature behind a facade of innocence]], [[AxCrazy seeks to shoot up her entire school]], with Konata and Hiyori as her lackeys, after endless bullying that all three of them had (non-canonically) been through. This trope also applies to Kagami, Misao, and Ayano, nice enough in canon (even though Kagami was somewhat of a hothead), as three of her former tormentors.
** Speaking of Tsukasa, [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5246822/1/Ahoge Ahoge]] renders her insane enough to believe that Konata's hair could be grown into some kind of plant and chops her head off with an ax for such a purpose.
* While Samantha from ''VideoGame/{{Medabots}}'' was never a particularly nice character to begin with, in ''Webcomic/PowerpuffGirlsDoujinshi'' she's downright evil. [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul Maybe the cybernetics have something to do with it?]]
* ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya]]''
** The fancomic [[http://giorunog.deviantart.com/art/preview-gulliver-giantess-132994530 Gulliver]] depicts Haruhi as a bikini-clad giantess who stumbled upon an island containing a foot-tall city and decides to go on a stomping spree. Though that might be about more than character assassination.
* ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'' has a number of characters commonly given this trope in fan works.
** Mineta the class pervert. Since a lot of fans hate him he often gets portrayed as even more unlikable, idiotic, incompetent and perverted than what he actually is. He is indeed one of the characters from Class 1-A that needs the most CharacterDevelopment and training, but fanworks tend to make him a lost cause and find some way to get him expelled or killed off as to replace him with a minor character the fan writer prefers. Fanfics with HoYay pairings, go as far as to portray him as a homophobe that gets uncomfortable around a gay couple.
** Hisashi Midoriya, Izuku's father, is also frequently portrayed as being as abusive and neglectful as ''[[HateSink Endeavor]]'' if not an outright villain despite not having a ''single'' on-screen appearance, usually as part of a DieForOurShip to push All Might or Aizawa towards Inko. This is not even going into the times he is made into a CompositeCharacter with actual villains like Dobi and [[BigBad All For One]].
** Bakugou gets this too, to a certain degree, given how cruel he was earlier in the series, but sometimes his cruelty is overamplified and his positive traits heavily downplayed, despite the character development he has been put through as the manga progressed. Much of this behavior originates as fanfics explore his treatment of Izuku from a western instead of japanese perspective, where bullying is treated as a more severe problem compared to Japan and Bakugou's behavior isn't looked upon as well.
** The DracoInLeatherPants status of Endeavor indirectly caused the demonization of his wife in compensation. Todoroki's mom is often relegated as the single abusive person in the family and the sole source of all of Todoroki's issues, despite canon being quite clear that is far, ''far'' from the case, there are also some VictimBlaming undertones as well, considering that in these fics it is never mentioned that she was the one to keep Todoroki stable for a good while and some Endeavor supporters say that he would only [[DomesticAbuser hit his wife]] as a way to protect their children.
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''
** In ''Fanfic/ChuninExamDay'', the other members of Team Seven aside from Naruto get hit with this extremely hard, to the point where Kakashi ''kills'' Naruto for [[DisproportionateRetribution embarrassing Sasuke]], indicative of a common trend of fanfic authors accusing him of favoring training Sasuke to Naruto and Sakura's detriment. It's a GroundhogDayLoop situation, so he gets better, but ''still''.
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5669723/1/Naruto-One-Man-Team Naruto One Man Team]] has this with multiple characters, especially Sasuke and Sakura, with Sasuke attempting and threatening rape, attempting to rob/murder Naruto, and more while Sakura agrees with everything Sasuke does.
** In ''Fanfic/{{Team 8}}'', Hiashi gets this quite a bit. In canon, he looked down on Hinata and saw her as weak, but gradually came to respect how far she had come; in this fic, he not only tells her that she is weak to her face, but he also ''physically'' {{abus|iveParents}}es her. Another stark contrast point is how he treats Neji; in canon, after Neji loses to Naruto, Hiashi goes up to tell Neji the truth about his father, ending by prostrating himself before Neji and begging his forgiveness, but in the scene's equivalent here, he plans on [[YouHaveFailedMe punishing Neji for his defeat]]. It has also recently been revealed that [[spoiler:Hiashi was most likely behind the deaths of Kurenai's old team, because one member developed the Byakugan and refused to join the branch family -- which would mean becoming a slave with his life in the main family's hands]].
** The ComicsNix [[{{Trollfic}} "fan"fic ]]''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6314445/1/Training-in-the-Village-for-a-Massive-Man Training in the Village for a Massive Man]]'' has Naruto and Sasuke as an [[DepravedHomosexual evil]] CampGay couple that is constantly trying to make Sakura's life a living hell. [[DesignatedHero Even though she constantly tries to sexually harass Sasuke and tried to kill them]]. And the fact that they offered to help [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk Bruce Banner]] and have been nothing but kind to him.
** Tons of fanfics do this to Naruto himself, painting him as psychopathic, homicidal and manipulative. Surprisingly very few of them have him as the villain or VillainProtagonist, though it's worth noting that as bad the writers make Naruto there's a good chance they'll make his enemies (usually Konoha) look ten times worse.
** [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9817392/1/Kokuten Kokuten]] has this with Sasuke, in a way. In this fanfic he is depicted as utterly cruel & heartless, with killing someone, without any remorse or hesitation, being his first response to any inconvenience. While this would be more in character for him from how he been acting for a while in the manga after learnng the truth about Itachi, this fanfic is a A.U. with Sasuke going into the past and killing Itachi, meaning he doesn't learn the truth. At that point in canon, Sasuke was sane and moral enough that he didn't like killing people who weren't involved in his revenge, and he was hesitant.
** Kakashi is one of the most (if not ''the'' most) bashed character in fanfiction for reasons not related to shipping. Most of the fanbase's hatred towards him was due to the belief that because he taught Sasuke his signature move, Chidori, as well as giving him intensive taijutsu training, while only teaching Naruto and Sakura the tree-climbing exercise ([[BoringButPractical which improves chakra control, a vitally useful skill]]), he favors Sasuke over them. Some examples:
*** In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4991314/1/Escape-from-the-Hokage-s-Hat Escape from the Hokage's Hat]]'', when confronted by Sakura on why he didn't teach her or Naruto ''anything'' while he taught so much to Sasuke, his reply was that he wasn't sure that Naruto or Sakura would make responsible use of more advanced techniques. The irony that he taught Sasuke, the most mentally unbalanced of his Genin, an extremely lethal technique, goes completely over his head. There's also the fact that he seemed more worried about Sasuke being imprisoned for life over the fact that Naruto nearly died while attempting to bring him back, while absolutely paying no concern over what's going to become of Sakura now that Team 7 is dissolved.
*** In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5185325/1/Parents-Returned Parents Returned]]'', Kakashi only cares about training Sasuke, and only requested for Naruto to be on his team because he thought that Sasuke having a rival would be good for his development. He only regrets not training Naruto when he finds out that Naruto is the son of the Fourth Hokage.
*** The trend is so popular it gets lampshaded in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5193644/1/Time-Braid Time Braid]]'', as Sakura spends most of the story thinking Kakashi is a useless teacher who plays favorites because he won't train her properly while waiting for the Chunin exams. Unlike most examples, Sakura eventually comes to avert it by realizing that Kakashi was just trying to keep Sasuke alive in his upcoming fight with [[AxCrazy Gaara]]. As far as he knew, Naruto and Sakura[[note]]In canon, Sakura was eliminated due to her double knockout against Ino[[/note]] could go into the final stage of the exams half-prepared and still survive, but Sasuke couldn't.
* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'':
** Creator/CoriFalls's fanfiction ''loves'' this trope. Jessiebelle, James's fiancèe, is portrayed as [[{{Yandere}} a monster who would murder Jessie in cold blood just to be able to keep James chained to her forever]]. (Granted, the woman ''is'' a sadist in canon, but not to the degree Cori's fics portray her.) In a non-shippy sense, Ash Ketchum is made into a [[JerkAss holy terror whose only purpose in life is to ruin the trio's lives]], and Tracey is depicted as a [[AdaptationalUgliness fat, perverted slob]] [[LazyBum who does nothing but lie around and eat.]]
** On the [=PokeShipping=] front, [[http://pokemonfanfictionarchives.8m.com/aamrn/friends.htm Just Friends?]] transforms cocky rival Gary into an unrepentant douchebag who goes out of his way to crush Misty's spirit with cruel words.
** ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6402610/1/Three-s-A-Crowd Three's A Crowd]]'' is an interesting case, because the author was not intending to make any character DieForOurShip. Despite this, when it comes to the competition between Ash and Gary for Misty's love, Ash inevitably comes off as the worse person, ''i.e.'', as somebody with [[MythologyGag the maturity level of a ten-year-old]] even though he ''is'' supposed to have aged between the first season and the time the fic is set, making sexist comments and being so obsessive that he should probably never date any woman ever, lest he become abusive.
** [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9153615/1/Ash-s-Journey-My-Way This fic]] turns loving mother [[GoodParents Delia]] into an [[TheAlcoholic alcoholic]] [[AbusiveParents abuser]] towards Ash. In the same fic, cocky rival Gary, is implied to be [[TheBully just as bad]].
** Ash gets this treatment in "VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndBlue" thanks to PETA.
** [[FandomSpecificPlot There are countless fanfics that have Ash being betrayed by his companions that he's traveled with over the years]], who go out of their way to crush his dream of becoming a Pokemon master and reveal their true colors to be [[BitchInSheepsClothing two-faced and less-than-ideal]], which in turn would motivate him into proving them wrong and [[TookALevelInBadass taking a level in badass]]. Some of the companions will be portrayed worse than others. There's even some fics even have his mother (whenever she isn't being killed off by the former companions) and/or even ''his Pokemon'' join in as well.
** Some fics would portray Serena as a full-on {{Yandere}} towards Ash, usually if the fic has him paired with another one of his female companions.
* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf''
** ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/748702/1/Schools_United Schools United]]'' presents an older female Ranma ("Okaasan") as a motherly Ki Adept who is loyal to her husband, which seems extremely out of keeping with the canon character. Some of this is intended as a mystery for the reader to solve by figuring out how things got that bad -- but a partial answer is that [[spoiler:Akane]] is written as an EvilAllAlong supervillain helping the disasters along.
** ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11108496/1/The-Bitter-End The Bitter End]]'' is one of the best-known "Akane-bashing" fics, in which her jealousy and anger problems progressively escalate, while Ranma becomes increasingly more cowed and damaged. As the title suggests, [[DownerEnding it ends badly.]]
** ''[[http://www.fanworks.org/view.php?storyid=203&start=1 Secrets]]'' is another story in which Akane slides from tsundere to jerkass, and Ranma abandons his old life and identity to live as a woman.
* ''Anime/SailorMoon'':
** ''Fanfic/ImHereToHelp'': Arguably applied to Neo-Queen Serenity and the future senshi, depending on whether or not one takes Emerald's words at face value. If he is to be believed, Serenity committed planet-wide brainwashing and the senshi were ruthless soldiers. If one takes him as an Unreliable Narrator though, this trope is averted. In the latter case, there's also Pluto, who in canon takes her duties as guardian of time incredibly seriously and in the fic allows a known criminal to travel through time and change the past and alter the Crystal Tokyo in the future.
** ''[[http://www.oocities.org/dbz_ssj2_gohan/fanfics/dk_conflictingconvictions.html Conflicting Convictions]]'', a Dark Kingdom fic that portrays Nephrite in love with Kunzite to the point of being a CrazyJealousGuy who constantly bullies poor little Zoisite. Now, Nephrite isn't a saint in canon but he's shown to be the most redeemable of the four in the first anime and to care for his fellow Shitennou in the manga. Plus, in the first anime where the antagonism originated, ''Zoisite'' was the one bullying ''him''. (In general, Zoisite-sympathetic fics turn Nephrite into a bully and a rapist while Nephrite-sympathetic fics turn Zoisite into a giggling sadist.)
** ''[[http://www.lethesbanks.com/BestFanfiction/mamahnd.txt Mama's Hand]]'' turns Endymion/future-Mamoru into an abuser, while making Prince Diamond out to be a loving good guy. Unusually, though, the author makes some attempt to preserve the reputation of present-Mamoru and has him 'saved' by the events of the story, so that he will no longer turn into the evil future self.
* ''Manga/{{Saki}}''
** In canon, Teru is an AloofBigSister who has grown cold to her younger sister Saki around the time the series starts, to the point at which she refuses to speak with her or [[IHaveNoSon admit that she has a sister]], although she does have more sympathetic, moments, such as when she [[spoiler:appears completely shocked after one of her opponents collapses after their match]]. In ''Fanfic/SakiAfterStory'', [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9008429/1/Saki-After-Story found here]], she goes into an UnstoppableRage and viciously attacks Saki for trying to talk to her after defeating her team in the tournament, and also attacks Nodoka when she intervenes, putting both in the hospital.
* ''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman''
** [[http://archiveofourown.org/works/49688/chapters/65352 There's Something About Birdstyle]] warps Jun the Swan, canonically a caring TeamMom with a crush on Ken who shows a fiery temper sometimes, into a crazed shrieking harpy who would gladly see Joe the Condor dead for various reasons, the two biggest being his comments about the length of her skirt (which were ''completely'' out of line and out of character for him) and for flirting with Ken, whom she wants to keep all for herself.
* ''Anime/{{Voltron}}'':
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/597568/2/Devoted-Obsession Devoted Obsession]] twists Keith into a psychotic {{Yandere}} who tries to murder Allura for falling in love with Lotor. By the same author, [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5919306/1/Infinite-Jest-Keith-s-Bedroom-Follies Infinite Jest]] portrays him as a thoughtless lout and ends with Allura desiring to kill him for being lousy in bed, and another fic has Keith abusing Allura so she can run into Lotor's arms.
* ''Anime/YuGiOh''
** In [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5472875/1/Crashed Crashed]], Pharaoh Atem is the victim of this, being portrayed as full of wrath and needlessly cruel to his servants, disregarding his canon personality. This example is notable for being a milder example of portraying him as a despot, and the copious amounts of these fics tend to go hand-in-hand with turning Yugi into a Mary Sue, purehearted slave. Interestingly, Yami/Atem gets both Ron the Death Eater and Draco in Leather Pants treatment, presumably because of the sheer amount of different versions of his character and early series retooling into a straight shonen series.
* The ''Anime/{{Cyborg009}}'' fic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/1922842/1/I-SHALL-BE-RELEASED I SHALL BE RELEASED]] (yes, the all-caps title is intentional) recycles the plot of Joe's TrueCompanions from the orphanage being revived by Black Ghost. Only unlike in canon, the fic has Mary (called "Merry" here) as TheVamp out to brainwash an insecure Joe into leaving his teammates and seduce him away from his girlfriend Francoise.
* Taki-sensei is a stern teacher in ''Literature/SoundEuphonium'' who Reina happens to have a [[TeacherStudentRomance crush on]]. Given that the FanPreferredCouple is Reina and her friend Kumiko, fans [[DieForOurShip really dislike Taki]]. The fanfic ''Fanfic/AmbitiousLove'' takes this to a logical extreme. It takes place several years post-series. Reina is stuck in an [[DomesticAbuse abusive relationship]] with Taki and is DrivenToSuicide. She [[BungledSuicide ends up saved]] by a doctor, who happens to be Kumiko, and they rekindle their relationship. Taki does not take kindly to his wife leaving him [[spoiler:and tries to kill her and [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident make it look like a suicide]]]].
* While Mei Aihara of ''Manga/{{Citrus}}'' has her personal issues, it is at least established that she is a BrokenBird due to her circumstances. However, this has not stopped some interpretations of her from readers of the manga from reimagining her as a manipulative, sociopathic monster who treats Yuzu as nothing more than a plaything.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ''Franchise/SpiderMan'': In ''Venom: Evolution'', [[http://aragen.deviantart.com/art/Venom-Evolution-Instant-Karma-283318853 Peter "the Pounder" Parker]] is your typical JerkJock picking on [[DracoInLeatherPants poor]] [[Comicbook/{{Venom}} Eddie Brock]].
** This [[JustifiedTrope occurred]] in a MirrorUniverse created by [[http://araghenxd.deviantart.com/gallery/?catpath=%2F&q=venom+evolution [[=AragenXD=]]]], where everyone's allegiances were flipped.
* {{Parodied}} InUniverse in ''ComicBook/TheUnwritten'', about a son of a writer who got famous after creating a series of novels very [[{{Expy}} similar]] to ''Literature/HarryPotter''. The first two start with fragments of those books, and the third with a fragment of Literature/{{Frankenstein}}. The first page of the fourth issue shows Harry's counterpart slaughtering Ron and Hermione's counterparts in a really terrible way, only to have it turn out on the next page that it's a DarkFic.
* ''ComicBook/RichieRich'': PlayedForLaughs in the case of ''Blog/OccupyRichieRich'', which depicts the Rich family as {{jerkass}}es who have utterly ruined the world's economy and regularly flaunt their wealth over the non-rich.
* An [[http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/colloquy/download/colloquy_issue_twenty-four_/prater.pdf academic essay]] by Lenise Prater argues that it was sexist for [[ComicBook/TheDarkPhoenixSaga Xavier]] to have sealed away Jean's SuperpoweredEvilSide. The fact that Jean was using these powers to throw cars around and intimidate innocent people (even ''before'' the murdering started) is conveniently glossed over.
* ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'': ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9897679/1/Severe-Misery Severe Misery]]'' (a college AU story) turns Sally Acorn, Bunnie Rabbot, Nicole Lynx, and Fiona Fox into cruel [[AlphaBitch Alpha Bitches]] who run a shady sorority that engages in Draconian natured hazing rituals for the heck of it. During and after another ritual, a demonic black dog terrorizes the four girls causing them to get into a fatal car crash. It is revealed afterwards that [[spoiler:the latest hazing victim was actually the author's SelfInsert character in disguise and had been the one who sent the demon dog after the four as revenge for the last hazing ritual in which she was the victim. The story ends with the college faculty never finding out who killed them, the self insert proceeds to violate their memorial, and [[KarmaHoudini gets away with it scotfree]].]] As bad as the author tried to make the four characters, the self insert evidently ended up [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic looking 10 times worse]].
%%** In fact, Sally herself is portrayed as an enemy in a lot of fanfiction ''Sonic'' stories by anyone who's a fan of the couple Sonic/Amy. Let's just put it this way: good luck finding at least ''one'' Sonamy story in any fanfic where Sally isn't portrayed as a complete bitch!

[[folder:Comic Strips]]
* The Tumblr account [[http://ihatejonarbuckle.tumblr.com/ I Hate Jon Arbuckle]] depicts Jon from ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' as a creepy, bigoted, sexually deviant jerk who abuses his pets, harasses women and [[NeverLiveItDown once drank dog semen]].

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* ''Disney/TheLionKing'':
** In ''[[http://www.100megspop2.com/kayasps/main/mikehero.html Scar The Unsung Hero]]'', [[DracoInLeatherPants Scar]] was abused by his brother, Mufasa, who told him that he was worthless, would gladly kill him, and gave him the scar, and was bullied by most of the lionesses plus Rafiki attempts to kill him to get revenge on Mufasa and Zazu gladly took part in bullying Scar with Mufasa and didn't bother telling the lionesses how Mufasa had treated him.
** ''FanFic/TheLionKingAdventures'' story ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7812039/1/Hakuna-Matata Hakuna Matata]]'' demonises Timon and Pumbaa into evil wizards with the power to drain life from living beings for themselves. And they've been doing this for ''two hundred years''. [[spoiler: Simba and Nala manage to defeat them by tricking them into draining each other's life at the exact same time, causing both to die.]]
* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'':
** Elsa and Anna's parents have it bad, despite dying within the first ten minutes of the film. Keeping Elsa and Anna separate was misguided but in canon they're not depicted as outright AbusiveParents. They're treated as {{Well Intentioned Extremist}}s who are still GoodParents who love their daughters. ''Fanfic/{{The Ice Behind Bars}}'' presents Elsa's father as abusive towards Elsa even before the accident. He hates her for her powers and doubts that she is even his. After Elsa accidentally injures Anna, his treatment of her only gets worse. When Anna and her mother disappear, Elsa's father uses the chance to claim that Elsa was killed along with her sister. He locks her up and regularly [[ColdBloodedTorture tortures]] her until Anna rescues her years later.
** Disney themselves were not immune to this in wanting to emphasize the Snow Queen more in a film. One of the rejected outlines for a Snow Queen adaptation with older versions of the original child characters mentioned in the movie's art book would have turned the original story's protagonist Gerda into a villainous gold-digger so the movie could end on a Kai/Snow Queen pairing.
** Often, the trolls are portrayed as being DieForOurShip level matchmakers, and are portrayed as corrupting Hans's heart, so Anna can marry Kristof, even though this violates their magic in multiple ways.[[note]]1) Hans's actions/motivations were described as being selfish long before the scene with the trolls, 2) the trolls need to physically touch somebody to affect them. 3) Grandpappy specifically mentions that the Heart is not easily changed, hence their inability to heal Anna.[[/note]]
* In the ''WesternAnimation/AlphaAndOmega'' fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8157032/15/Armarok-Spirit Armarok Spirit]]'', Eve is turned into a controlling abuser who lets someone rape her daughter. In canon, she threatens to '''strangle''' Humphrey at the mere suggestion he might have done something inappropriate with Kate.
* The ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'' fandom does this to Phoebus, Esmeralda's [[OfficialCouple love interest]], quite a bit. They then pair her with Quasimodo/Clopin/Frollo/Jasmine/Megara/(insert literally any other character from any other piece of media here.) The fact that he was a {{Jerkass}} in the [[AdaptationalHeroism original book]] doesn't make it any harder.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'', Mr. Threehorn the ''Triceratops'' didn't like other dinosaur species, but the sequels show him working together with other dinosaurs (even if he complains about it). ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12598315/1/Secret-Love Secret Love]]'' depicts Mr. Threehorn as an intolerant anti-interspecies jerk who's willing to [[WouldHurtAChild exile children]] for this relationship and those who support this, cowed into submission only by Chomper's speech about him being intolerant.
* Stanley gets this treatment from some viewers of ''WesternAnimation/ATrollInCentralPark'', largely due to his {{glurge}} nature, not to mention the similarities between his actions in the film's ending, and the ending to the Film/LittleShopOfHorrors Director's Cut.
* In the Non/Disney fanvid fandom, and to a lesser extent the fanfic fandom, this is commonplace with characters like Jasmine from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'', Elsa from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', and Esmeralda from ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame''. This is more-so because their designs make it easy to manipulate them into villains (with WordOfGod being that Elsa is outright based on prior Disney villains) than anything, however. For example, Jim from ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' is the designated "bad boy" in the Disney crossover fandom. He's a common [[BettyAndVeronica 'Veronica' to most other male lead's 'Betty']]. In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTwrf-izjtM this]] Cinderella/Jim video, Cinderella gets bored with her life as princess and so she begins spending her days in the city in rags. She falls for Jim and ends up leaving Prince Charming for him. It doesn't work out between her and Jim, leaving Cinderella miserable since she can't get back home.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderman'': ''FanFic/TheAmazingSpiderman2'', [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8491662/1/The-Amazing-Spiderman-2 a fan sequel to the]] [[Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan film]], turns Gwen Stacy into a bitter mess who blames Peter for her father's death which results in, after they got back together, her insulting and berating him until they break up--to make way for the author's version of Mary Jane.
* The ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'''s very active shipping fandom has given us these:
** ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8491212/1/Motivations Motivations]]'', despite not even being a canon character in the MCU at that point, gives this involving Mockingbird. Depicted as Clint's ex-girlfriend who was reportedly very horrible to him, she gets seduced by Black Widow who tricks her into a filmed BDSM session where she's the submissive, after which she breaks up with her and uploads the video on the internet, which the Avengers, save for Clint, all find hilarious.
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8389530/1/You-Belong-With-Me You Belong With Me]], a High School AU themed after the Music/TaylorSwift song, depicts her as an {{Alpha|Bitch}} BitchInSheepsClothing, who cheats on Clint behind his back, so as to give Natasha someone to be a love rival for, along with other horrible acts of cruelty.
** In ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8868543/1/ Train]]'', Mockingbird, having broken up with him twice before, gets back together with Clint but tries to force him to break off his connection to Widow, resulting in them breaking up again, and later revealing her to be a villain.
** ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/541006 The Value of Strength]]'' is a DarkFic which reinterprets the character of Steve Rogers (whom you may know better as ComicBook/CaptainAmerica) as a total [[TheSociopath sociopath]].
** ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/983805 La Vie en Rose]]'', similar to the above examples of Mockingbird, does this with Sharon Carter/Agent 13, depicted as an unhinged stalker and a transphobic.
** The MassiveMultiplayerCrossover ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10581236/1/Avengers-and-Oliver-Co-3-Ragnarok-Madness-full Avengers and Oliver & Co.: Ragnarok Madness]]'' manages to single handedly demonise [[MadScientist Tony Stark]], [[AxCrazy Daisy Duck]], [[AllGaysArePedophiles Heimdall]], [[AIISACrapshoot Jarvis]], [[ScaryBlackMan Nick Fury]], nearly all of the ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'' (sans Lexington) plus [[AlphaBitch Elisa]], [[Myth/NorseMythology Sunna]] and even the freacking fossils at the Museum of Natural History.
** [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8124079/1/Serpent-s-Kiss Serpent's Kiss]] turns the secretary that kissed Captain America in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' into a HYDRA agent who was attempting to assassinate Steve Rogers. This is an interesting example of this trope, as the author states they did this because they thought the character [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter had some unexplored potential]].
** [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11959115/1/Uncompromising-Principles Uncompromising Principles]], along with many other post Civil War fic, portrays Iron Man as a saint who can do no wrong, and Cap as a bully and a hypocrite who has no real reason.
* ''Film/SkyHigh2005'':
** "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6804045/1/The-Good-the-Bad-and-the-Misunderstood The Good, The Bad, and The Misunderstood]]" derails Will, the {{Adorkable}} OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent protagonist, into what could be described as a unholy cross between [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Zapp Brannigan]], [[Literature/HarryPotter Vernon Dursley]], and [[Film/HudsonHawk Darwin Mayflower]] in the name of pairing his {{Lancer}} and eventual LoveInterest Layla with TheRival, Warren. From the beginning he's shown to have let his fame go to his head and begun to cheat on Layla (who is herself portrayed as an ExtremeDoormat who always goes back to him rather than [[GreenThumb plantifying his ass]]), eventually graduating to beating her and finally, strapping her with a torture device and locking her in the closet for Warren to swoop in and save. The reviewers ''hated'' this, and Will was hastily retconned into an evil clone; chapter 8 ends with what seems to be an appearance by the real Will, but before it could be explained where he was or how the clone replaced him, [[DeadFic the fic went dead]].
** "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2737570/1/Don-t-Mess-With-a-Peace Don't Mess With a Peace]]" has Will's newfound celebrity post-movie go to his head (a very common theme in anti-Will fics) and he begins to feel he is [[EntitledToHaveYou entitled to have Layla]]. At the end he flat-out attempts to rape her before being defeated in a HeroicSacrifice by Warren's FixerSue sister.
** In "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2723200/1/Layla-at-the-end Layla at the End]]," he outright murders her, [[DomesticAbuse backhanding her through a wall]] that falls on top of her.
** "[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2553428/1/Guerre-et-Paix Guerre et Paix]]" turns [[TheAce Steve]], Will's father, into an unrecognizable [[TheAlcoholic drinker]] and {{Domestic Abuse}}r, who, given that the story pairs Will with Warren, also gets the obligatory [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain token homophobe]] role. It's also revealed that Josie cheated on him with someone heavily implied to be {{Wolverine}}, which is portrayed as a good thing. By the end, Steve's been carted off to rehab and Josie runs into the arms of her HopelessSuitor, Mr. Boy. In the film, his worst trait is simply being a little too obsessed with the family name.
* ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'':
** In ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9279948/1/Unbeaten Unbeaten]]'', Spock advocates BrainwashingForTheGreaterGood on all of [[HeelFaceBrainwashing the Augments (and the rest of the crew sees no problems with this).]] Also, at one point, Spock attempts to poison [[DracoInLeatherPants Harrison]] with a hypo of something that overwhelms Harrison's regenerative capabilities that he just so happened to be carrying around (or in other words, Spock attempts premeditated murder).
* ''Film/TheWizardOfOz'': According to [[http://www.cracked.com/article_18881_5-reasons-greatest-movie-villain-ever-good-witch.html this Cracked article]], Glinda the Good Witch is a machiavellian villain who manipulated a teenage girl into removing her two rivals from power.
* ''Film/PitchPerfect'': [[PlayedForLaughs Hilariously]] subverted in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10791224/1/How-Aubrey-Got-Arrested How Aubrey Got Arrested]]''. Aubrey tries to host a HauntedHouse for a fundraiser, but it fails due to the laziness of the Bellas. This causes Aubrey to [[spoiler:snap and start killing the other Bellas. However, this is later revealed to have all been an act.]]
* ''Film/{{Thor}}'': In the films, Odin is portrayed as an elderly, well-meaning if flawed king and caring father who wants to retire and is stressed at seeing his life's work undone with no replacement ready. But because Loki is played by Creator/TomHiddleston, Loki fans often try to frame Odin as an abusive father and warmonger who ripped Loki from his own people, filled his head with false dreams, taught him to to hate his own people, and is imposing Asgardian imperialism upon the Nine Realms due to his own lust for power. Of course, the revelation in ''Film/ThorRagnarok'' that he [[spoiler:really ''was'' a war-mongering imperialist before his HeelRealization resulted in him becoming TheGoodKing and that he has another secret child – [[BigBad Hela]] – who turned out ''even worse'' than Loki]] does ''not'' help matters.
* WebVideo/TheAgonyBooth's [[http://www.agonybooth.com/its-a-wonderful-life-1946-part-1-13617 review]] of ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' frames Mary as the villain of the film, causing George's poverty, his father's death, and his perpetual isolation in Bedford Falls due to having wished once that they could be married and giving away their honeymoon money. Interpreting her spur-of-the-moment wish as such ignores that 1.) even if Mary's wish caused Mr. Bailey's death, [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor she had no idea it would go that way]], 2.) Mary giving away the honeymoon money was done with George's full and no-reluctance consent.
* ''Franchise/StarWars'': The "Darth Jar Jar" meme is an odd example of using Ron the Death Eater in order to invoke DracoInLeatherPants at the same time as an attempt to see the character in question RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap. In canon, Jar Jar Binks is a well-meaning but LethalKlutz who is banished on pain of death for being obnoxious. Despite getting into trouble, his bumbling inadvertently causes every ''positive'' story turn in ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'', proving that [[HeartIsAnAwesomePower even the seemingly useless have value]]. Unfortunately, said obnoxiousness created a venomous {{Hatedom}} and he became a punchline in mainstream media. Then some people started to recognize some of his influences and backstory, but came to the opposite and erroneous conclusion that Jar Jar was an evil Sith Lord manipulaing even [[TheChessmaster Palpatine]]... and therefore somehow a more worthwhile character than his canon arguably inspirational self.

* [[Creator/JRRTolkien Tolkien]]'s ''Literature/TheSilmarillion'' has [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1070039/1/Of-Stars-and-Spirits-of-Fire Of Stars and Spirits of Fire]], which transforms Indis into a classic WickedStepmother who treats Fëanor with contempt and cruelty.
* [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8938479/15/The-Girl-Nextdoor The Girl Next Door]] is a ''Literature/LesMiserables'' fic that features, among other... interesting things, Cosette torturing love-rival Eponine with a ''Theatre/SweeneyTodd''–esque straight razor. This from the girl who's canonically a SpoiledSweet ProperLady who had no idea Eponine was in love with the same guy, or indeed any real interaction with her at all.
* ''Literature/TrixieBelden'' fanfic ''Fanfic/YouHaveGotToBeKiddingMe'' (found [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8264126/1/You-Have-Got-to-Be-Kidding-Me here]]) combines this trope with a healthy dose of DieForOurShip, SlutShaming, and the MadonnaWhoreComplex. Dot Murray, a character who appeared in only a minimal role in a single book in the series and had no dialogue at all, is derailed into a an unrecognizable ditz who is "fake", antagonistic, shallow, and interested in AnythingThatMoves. Never mind that Dot was canonically portrayed as likable and talented, Trixie herself admitted Dot was amiable and her jealousy of Dot was her own personal fault, and Jim and Dot expressed a mutual romantic interest in each other. Here, none of the Bob-Whites like Dot at all, Dot is jealous of Trixie and rude to her, fixated on scoring Jim as a boyfriend, and continuously portrayed as "easy" and "loose" (ie, wearing a bikini to swim while the other girls wear one-pieces) in an attempt to villanize her.
* ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'':
** ''Fanfic/MoonDaughter'' (which you can find [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9552184/1/Moon-Daughter here]]), gives Annabeth this treatment. She is described as a "blonde slut" who moves to the Aphrodite cabin, has "herpees from smoking Pot", and dumps Percy so he can "abbandon the prep lifestyle."
** The similarly titled but unrelated fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11306413/1/Daughter-of-the-moon Daughter of the moon]]'' portrays Annabeth as a "bitchy" traitor who cackles evilly upon killing Percy. The fic's 'heroine' eagerly tortures her with a machete, and everybody just accepts this.
* The ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' fic "Through Your Eyes" -- which features a Bella whose shield has made her blind, among other talents -- depicts Jacob's fixation on Bella as becoming particularly intense, to the point that he physically threatens Bella to try and make her be with him in the belief that she is his imprint, ignoring all Pack-presented evidence to the contrary. In the end, Bella is forced to [[spoiler: use her powers to completely cut off Jake's senses, leaving him [[AndIMustScream biologically alive but totally unaware of anything around him]]]].
* The ''Literature/OrigamiYoda'' fic ''[[https://origamichewbacca.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/jfdemo1.pdf The Rise of Jango Fortune]]'' turns Harvey, a JerkWithAHeartOfGold in [[Literature/OrigamiYoda the original series]], into a {{Jerkass}} who [[spoiler:laughs when Mike gets thrown into a wall]].
* ''[[Literature/TheDresdenFiles Dresden Files]]'':
** [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9297164/3/The-Oblivious-Wizard-and-the-Long-Suffering-Mob-Boss This]] fic makes Marcone an obsessive {{Yandere}} who keeps a shrine to the object of his affections. Marcone may have been unrepentantly PragmaticEvil in canon, but it's still greatly OOC for him to make a museum exhibit out of someone's hair.
* This trope is OlderThanFeudalism:
** Greek heroes from ''Literature/TheIliad'' and ''Literature/TheOdyssey'' often become outright villainous in Roman works ([[SoreLoser the Romans imagined themselves to be of Trojan origin]]).
** Virgil and Ovid both portray the Greek heroes at Troy mostly in terms of their post-victory atrocities.
** Medieval European writers usually knew Latin but not Greek; as a result, they tended to inherit the Romans' bias. Dante places Odysseus [[Literature/TheDivineComedy in the eighth circle of Hell]], and both Chaucer and Shakespeare are merciless to the Greeks in their versions of ''Theatre/TroilusAndCressida''.
* Sam Siciliano's [[Literature/SherlockHolmes Sherlock Holmes]] pastiches are effectively this in published form for Watson. He is derided as being unimaginative, of distorting Holmes' character, of greatly exaggerating his friendship with Holmes, of outright inventing material (most notably Moriarty and Holmes' disappearance) and on top of that being incompetent as a doctor.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* Back when he was first introduced to the show as Lucy's future husband, fics doing this with Kevin Kinkirk of ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' were a dime a dozen. [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/1121346/1/After-The-Rain-OLD-version Here's an example]]. The trend died down a bit after season 8, thankfully.
* ''Series/TheAddamsFamily'':
** In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11744870/1/Morticia-Please Morticia, Please]]'', Gomez Addams is given this treatment. His ClingyJealousGuy traits are greatly exaggerated and his normally affable attitude towards visitors is gone, he hits a visitor after jumping to the conclusion that Morticia and he were attracted to one another, then when they ''do'' end up together, he beats the OC up.
** ''FanFic/MorticiaIsPregnant'' doesn't do this with any Addams Family character, there is a character named Lily Munster. She bears an uncanny resemblance to Lily Munster from ''Series/TheMunsters'' in that she has a son named Eddie and a husband named Herman, but she's not like the real Lily Munster at all: she's a murderer, a kidnapper and tortures Morticia and her family. Herman is also implied to have raped Morticia.
* Many, ''many'' images, videos, and audio recordings depict [[Series/BarneyAndFriends Barney the Dinosaur]] as a child murderer courtesy of the show's Main/PeripheryHatedom.
* [[FanPreferredCouple Shenny]] authors in the ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' tend to ignore Sheldon's canonical aversion to romance, his unique brand of love for canonical girlfriend Amy, his close, almost father/son like relationship with his roommate, Leonard, and the fact that while he does count her as one of his closest friends, his relationship with Penny defaults to VitriolicBestBuds. Instead, Sheldon becomes a poor soul that's been in love with Penny for years, but that "asshole Leonard" (canonically an incredibly nice, often stepped over, guy) saw her first (ignoring the fact they are canonically a loving couple). Eventually Penny (canonically an independent weapons expert/sharp shooter/GirlyBruiser) will escape from under his abusive, whiny thumb, and will somehow find her way to Sheldon. One of the more JustForFun/{{egregious}} examples can be found [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9000314/1/Moving-On here]]. While it does play with the typical amount of time it takes for Penny and Sheldon to find each other, it makes up for it by being written specifically to piss off fans of the canonical characterizations and also giving the DracoInLeatherPants treatment to Leonard's mother, Beverly, who in canon was an {{Abusive Parent|s}} that basically thought {{mind rap|e}}ing her kids was okay if she could use the experience to write parenting books and push them to the tops of their fields as adults.
* The author of the ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' fic ''[[http://spikeluver.com/SpuffyRealm/viewstory.php?sid=23811 Penny For Your...]]'' is especially blatant when it comes to clearing away Buffy's other boyfriends in order to leave room for her "one twoo wub", Spike. Angel is depicted as an arrogant idiot child with a god-complex, while Riley is turned into a sadistic monster whose attitude actually improves once he's turned into a vampire. And of course, Buffy's friends are all okay with her getting with Spike, even the vampire-hating Xander.
** Spuffy authors really don't give Angel or Riley a break. The fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9201039/1/Five-Words-or-Less Five Words or Less]]'' is another, albeit much milder example. Riley is portrayed as a bastard boyfriend who likes to gleefully beat up [[DracoInLeatherPants Spike]] for no reason other than he's proving to be a better match for Buffy, and while Angel isn't bashed nearly as much as Riley, there is one instance where he comes off as a little too childish and petty.
** In the ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''[=/=]''ComicBook/{{Superman}}'' crossover ''[[https://www.tthfanfic.org/Story-9349/CrazyDan+The+Child+of+Rao.htm The Child of Rao]]'', Willow is a BitchInSheepsClothing who stole Jenny Calendar's magic books immediately after learning she died, frequently uses black magic, ''hates'' Cordelia and Faith with a passion for being more attractive and confident than her, and has tried to break up Xander and Cordelia multiple times with magic. The author uses the justification that Willow became addicted to black magic much sooner than canon in this story.
* InUniverse example: the gang at ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' have an elevated {{Deconstruction}} about the Road Runner / Wile E. Coyote shorts to the point where an OrphanedPunchline has Norm exclaiming, "Oh, I suppose that proves that the coyote is the AntiChrist?"
* One particularly bad and extremely unsettling NSFW ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'' fic called ''Fanfic/TheJunkieJournals'' turns [[LovableJock Riley]] [[InNameOnly Stavros]] into a {{Mind Rap|e}}ist, [[BoomerangBigot gay basher]], drug addict, JerkJock, VillainSue, and KarmaHoudini. People walk away from the story feeling like they've come across the seedy underbelly of the world. All of this without warning or explanation. The main character of the story is also rescued by Peter, but it's a mystery why the so-called "author" couldn't just make up an OC who's evil instead of having to defile Riley's character.
* Allecto's [[http://users.livejournal.com/_allecto_/34718.html controversial critiques]] of ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' are something of an extreme example of this; the actions of several of the characters (especially the Caucasian males) are often twisted in order to fit an extreme radical feminist reading or her preconceived notions about gender relationships, thus unfairly painting them as evil. One such example is Allecto's citing of Zoe calling Mal "sir" (presented as an ingrained habit developed from their days together in the military, simply for the reason that he was her superior officer and you call your superior officers "sir" in the military) as an example of Mal being evil and sexist. It's also fair to suggest that Allecto tends to let her preconceptions affect her views of the characters, such as her assumption that Wash must be abusive toward Zoe (despite the fact that she could "kill me [Wash] with her pinkie") because every relationship between a white man and a woman of color that Allecto has seen has allegedly been abusive.
* The ''Series/{{Friends}}'' fic ''FanFic/SomebodySaveMe'' ([[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2719451/1/Somebody_Save_Me found here]]) has portrayed Richard--a perfectly decent guy whose relationship with Monica only broke up because of MayDecemberRomance problems--as a drunken, selfish, physically and emotionally abusive asshole who doesn't care for Monica at all, so that Chandler can have an even better reason to be there for her. Why an [[OriginalCharacter OC]] abusive boyfriend cannot be made up, seeing as Monica dates dozens of men throughout the run of ''Friends'', is a mystery. It's not the only one of its kind either. And it's not even like he ever got in the way of the Chandler and Monica pairing either.
* ''Fanfic/HappyDaze'' has an alien known as "Mork from Ork". If he's the same Mork from Ork as in ''Series/MorkAndMindy'', then he's definitely an example of this trope: he [[GenderBender forces a man to become a woman against his will]] for sexist reasons (believes human women "belong" to their boyfriends and are less tough than human men).
* [[http://www.oocities.org/feeney082/LSforce.htm this]] ''Series/LaverneAndShirley'' fanfiction has Shirley forgetting about a man lying injured on the ground and Laverne remembering him but ''not caring''.
* Done fairly often to Amita of ''Series/{{NUMB3RS}}'', usually by authors of Charlie Eppes slashfic to take her out of "contention" so Charlie can be free to end up with whoever the writer happens to have in mind. Generally, this end up taking the form of run-of-the-mill bad behavior (i.e. calling Charlie homophobic names) more than outright evil.
* ''Series/SesameStreet'':
** Elmo, who suffers a similar PeripheryHatedom as Barney, gets this treatment as well.
** In addition, [[http://www.bertisevil.tv/ this website from 1997]] depicts Bert as an evil man siding with UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler and being present at events such as the Kennedy assassination.
** Not only that, "[[https://www.reddit.com/r/bertstrips/ Bertstrips]]" depict ''almost every'' resident of the Street as some sort of sociopath or do-badder in situations that are usually based around racism, sex, murder, or hate crimes.
* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'':
** The otherwise fairly well-written Janeway/Seven ''Fanfic/JustBetweenSeries'' has a tendency to do this with any male in Janeway's history, turning Cheb Packer into a [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking raving drug addict, smuggler, and murderer who's terrible in the sack]] and even bringing Justin Tighe BackFromTheDead in order to demonstrate that he would have made a much worse spouse than Seven.
** And then there's Website/SFDebris's reviews of the various Star Trek series. Picard of ''The Next Generation'' is generally portrayed as a fanatical child-hater who would happily order Worf to saw up a teddy bear in order to interrogate a child, and may or may not have ordered Jack Crusher to his death solely to increase his chances of getting with Beverly; ''Voyager'' reviews, meanwhile, react to the [[DependingOnTheWriter uneven characterization]] of Janeway by portraying her as a demented supervillain who views her crew as entertainment dispensers--even inventing a holiday, "Condescending Bitch Day", which happens every day and involves selecting someone to torment--and is planning to take over the entire Alpha Quadrant when she gets back. Chuck Sonnenberg has even joked that Janeway is his favourite villain.
** [[http://www.skeptictank.org/files/scifi/sttng49d.htm This fic]] portrays Picard and the majority of his crew as insensitive and being rude when Troi is extremely sad, eventually abandoning her.
** The online games ''[[http://www.dan-dare.org/FreeFun/Games/More/USSEnterprise.htm A Cadet's Adventure]]'' and ''[[http://www.dan-dare.org/FreeFun/Games/More/USSEnterprise2.htm The Wrath of Riker]]'' do this to the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' crew: Picard gives the cadet a promotion even after s/he assaults Riker (and claims he doesn't mind), Riker is a ClingyJealousGuy towards Troi and eventually gets into a fistfight with the cadet, Geordi has ended his friendship with Data and acts like he dislikes Data, and Data [[AmbiguouslyEvil may or may not]] be a bit sleazy.
* ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' and ''VideoGame/GarrysMod'' machinimist [[Machinima/Supermarioglitchy4sSuperMario64Bloopers SMG4]] depicts Series/{{Teletubbies}} as an insane, xenophobic, crowbar-wielding maniacs in his videos. Mostly PlayedForLaughs.
* There's an entire [[http://antigwenallies.livejournal.com/ website]] dedicated to doing this to Gwen Cooper of ''Series/{{Torchwood}}''. In them, she's reduced to a shrill harpy who wants nothing more than to get into Jack's pants and hurt Ianto in the process, no matter how little sense it makes at the time. There's even [[http://antigwenallies.livejournal.com/72833.html one story]] where the rest of the team can't stand her and murder her with no remorse. It makes [[FridgeLogic one wonder]] why they didn't just fire her. For clarity's sake: the team has shown no sign of despising her in {{Canon}}, and she gets along well with Ianto despite the fact that she has two-sided {{UST}} with Jack (with whom Ianto is eventually an OfficialCouple).

* The fanmade video series 'Welcome To Music/{{Vocaloid}}' does this to Meiko [[EvilAllAlong out of nowhere]]. Literally. They make her into a [[OfficialCoupleOrdealSyndrome boyfriend stealer]] and bitch [[ShockingSwerve for no apparent reason]].

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* In ''Literature/{{Dragonlance}}'' canon, Kender are treated as one of the better of the "good" races, with many of both the novels and the game sourcebooks [[ShillingTheWesley spending a great deal of effort talking up their]] [[IncorruptiblePurePureness pure hearts and innocence]]. Statements like [[ChildrenAreInnocent "Kender are the eternal children of Krynn"]] and how Krynn would be a darker place without them are common. However, years of experience at the tabletop of kender characters [[ChaoticStupid "borrowing" the wizard's spellbook and the cleric's holy symbol]], all justified by their actual canon lore and characterization, has led to them becoming, in fanon, a despicable blight of inconsiderate thieves who are either brain-damaged or playing dumb. On some boards, killing Kender is considered to be PokeThePoodle-level evil at worst, as opposed to canon, where it's treated with about the same weight as [[WouldHurtAChild murdering children]]. This is primarily because a Kender's more distasteful traits in canon are because they truly don't know any better and aren't actively interfering with the reader, whereas the player sitting across from you with a smug grin on his face most certainly ''does'' know what he's doing ''and'' is usually screwing the game up for you in the process.
* There's a theory among ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' fans that Pelor, the Greyhawk sun god who more or less embodies LightIsGood, is actually evil - depending on your version, he's either actually [[LightIsNotGood a god of fire, deserts, and burning]], or a cover identity of Zarus, [[ANaziByAnyOtherName an obscure god of human supremacy.]] The evidence for this consists of a few artifacts with destructive aspects designed for undead-hunting, a myth where he refused to assist one of his clerics in the CycleOfRevenge, and the fact that one of his clerics was once shown casting an Evil spell (which wasn't considered Evil when said cleric was casting it). Though it's clearly a joke, [[PoesLaw just as many people have taken it seriously.]]

[[folder: Theatre]]
* Happens to Raoul of ''Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' a lot, mostly due to being the perceived block between Christine and Erik getting together. The sequel, ''Theatre/LoveNeverDies'', only added fuel to the fire, with Raoul suddenly becoming [[TookALevelInJerkass an alcoholic jerk who doesn't care about Christine]]. Because the writers said so.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''Franchise/AceAttorney'':
** Klavier Gavin is one of the few [[TheRival rivals]] who isn't an AmoralAttorney, and is TheCharmer. In [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5340813/1/The-worst-things-shape-who-we-are these]] [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5857234/1/Blackmail fics]] (hide your kids first), both by the same author, well... this comment left on one of the fics will explain:
-->[[spoiler: Okay, I know that Klavier can be mean(in a funny way) but THIS mean? That's sick. That's just sick! Maybe he likes Ema but not that much. Why would he [[RapeAsDrama rape]] her? I know its fanfiction but GAWD.]]
** Iris is sometimes changed from misguided but kind and well-intentioned person to ExtremeDoormat who will do whatever her sister asks her to including murder. Case in point: [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12061775/1/To-Look-You-In-The-Eye This fic]] has her actively help [[spoiler: murder Phoenix]] even though her canonical motivation for participating in Dahlia's necklace plot in the first place was to prevent her from doing just that.
* ''VideoGame/Borderlands2'' has an InUniverse example in ''Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon's Keep'' (a abridged retelling of the main story in the form of a ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''[[MagicAmpersand -esque game]]). Tiny Tina makes you fight an {{Expy}} of [[spoiler: Angel, who turns into a giant maniacal [[SpiderPeople spider-woman.]] That's because she's pinning Roland's death on her, when in reality, Handsome Jack shot Roland from behind after Angel died in the battle, due to having her Eridium supply destroyed.]]
* ''Fanfic/DragonAgeTheCrownOfThorns'' gives this good to Bhelen, complete with ridiculously long rant.
* ''Franchise/FiveNightsAtFreddys'':
** While he's already a bad guy (or at least as much as the animatronics in general are), Balloon Boy/BB's dickery gets bolstered quite a bit, most infamously in ''Videogame/FiveNightsAtFuckboys''.
** A number of people, such as [=MatPat=] of ''WebVideo/GameTheory'', believe [[WouldHurtAChild the murderer]] and [[ExpositionFairy Phone]] [[NiceGuy Guy]] to be one and the same, citing how both were security guards and how one of the former's sprites has him holding an object interpreted to be an old-fashioned phone, among other things. This has largely died down following the release of [[Videogame/FiveNightsAtFreddys3 the third game]], as it shows [[spoiler:the killer met his end after Freddy Fazbear's Pizza was closed and left to rot, wheras Phone Guy died possibly years earlier when it was still in operation]], thus disproving the theory, but a number of people (such as the aforementioned [=MatPat=], as seen [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQv_k43MYdw here]]) still believe it regardless.
* ''Franchise/FireEmblem'':
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6636459/1/Sandpaper-and-Satin One particular fic]] is a ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSacredStones Sacred Stones]]'' fic that treats Lyon this way, making him out to be manipulative and passive-aggressive and even making Eirika resent him for trying to take her away from Seth.
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1914869/1/That-Big-Decision The Big Decision]], an [[CrackPairing Erk/Florina]] fic that paints Serra as a jealous bitch of the worst kind who would happily let Florina ''die'' just so she could have Erk all to herself.
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5377309/1/Forever-With-You Forever With You]], an Ike/Soren {{Melodrama}} in which Micaiah goes from WellIntentionedExtremist MyCountryRightOrWrong to a jealous bitch who hates Soren to death for [[spoiler:simply being the technical rightful heir to Daein]] and even goes so far as to have him ''killed''.
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9416889/1/Jealousy Jealousy]], a Chrom/Boy!Avatar fic that makes no bones about how the author feels about Sumia and her relationship with Chrom. Sumia goes from a sweet, clumsy, friendly girl who may have a crush on her prince to a whiny, petty little bitch who actively tries to break up Chrom and the Male Avatar's "true love". Boy!Avatar doesn't come off too well either, turning him from a loyal friend into a just as petty jackass who tells Sumia "[[MisterSeahorse Well I had his child, so you can just back the fuck off]]."
** Sumia gets it again in [[http://archiveofourown.org/works/3501734/chapters/7696298 this fic]], portrayed as a bitter, hateful bitch who wanted Chrom all for herself and only helps out an ailing female Avatar just so Chrom and the others won't yell at her. This also slides into DoubleStandard, as Gaius harbors feelings for the Avatar but falls more into the camp of IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy.
** [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5654975/1/His-Eyes This L'Arachel/Rennac fic]] has L'Arachel married to Innes, who is portrayed as a controlling jerk who bruises her wrists to keep her from scratching during sex and is implied to be having an affair with Vanessa. (This also leads into GoodAdulteryBadAdultery, as L'Arachel has been carrying on an affair with Rennac for a long time but her cheating is justified because "they're in love".)
** [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11878092/1/Corrin-in-Peril Corrin in Peril]] warps Laslow and Odin into cruel, callous abusers who mistreat and rape Corrin and gloat about killing Queen Mikoto ''to Corrin's face''.
** [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9340465/1/YANDERE-SUMIA YANDERE SUMIA]], [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin just like the title implies]], turns Sumia into a {{Yandere}} [[MurderTheHypotenuse who murders all the other women who could possibly be Chrom's "waifu"]]- Maribelle, Sully, Olivia, "[[NoNameGiven Female]] [[PlayerCharacter Avatar]]" and even the Maiden. When Chrom refuses to marry Sumia because she is a "waifu killer," she [[IfICantHaveYou murders him, too]].
* ''Franchise/MegaMan'':
** [[http://carol-das-estrelas.deviantart.com/ This artist]] from Website/{{deviantART}} writes the eponymous protagonist of ''VideoGame/{{Mega Man|Classic}}'' this way simply because [[FelonyMisdemeanor he destroys their favorite robot master(s)]].
** Gaming website Destructoid does this intentionally with its [[http://www.gametrailers.com/videos/jdw0fw/once-upon-a-pixel-mega-man Mega Man alphabet]], since it's supposed to be biased towards the Robot Masters.
-->'''Narrator:''' ''M is for [[TheHero Mega Man, a hero to some.]] But in Robot Land, he just ruins all the fun.''
* In the [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Legend of Zelda]] fanfic, ''FanFic/ZeldasHonor'', even though it is zigzagged and justified within the context of the story, it is still shocking to see [[spoiler: Ruto, the Zoran princess]] turn evil for the majority of the fanfic; often times swapping sides based on either mood or circumstance.
** Played straight with [[spoiler: Kafei]] who is first introduced as chivalrous and good but turns full-on villain by the end of his story arc
* ''Webcomic/NerfNow'' also did this to ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' series star [[http://www.nerfnow.com/comic/195 Link]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'':
** In canon, Mei is an {{Adorkable}} scientist with a love for all things and a tragic backstory. To the fandom, [[http://markraas.tumblr.com/post/145375432552/cold-stare-of-death she is the embodiment of evil incarnate]]. This is mainly due to her playstyle, which involves [[AnIcePerson freezing opponents]], [[BoomHeadshot shooting them through the head with icicles]], becoming temporarily invincible, and large ice walls that block off doorways and chokepoints, making her very frustrating to fight against since nearly all her attacks are [[StopHavingFunGuys designed to keep enemies from doing anything at all]].
** Canon Bastion is a sentient robot with a kindly nature and PTSD-like trauma. But since, like Mei, he's very difficult to kill and has such overwhelming firepower that he can lock off huge areas of the maps, fanon Bastion is regarded as a vicious Terminator-like slayer.
* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'':
** ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/3132177/1/Traitor-s-Blood Traitor's Blood]]'' does this to Tails of all people. Fed up with [[TheHero Sonic]] "never respecting him" and [[StalkerWithACrush Amy]] "being a damn whore whose too stupid to see that Sonic doesn't love her", Tails decides to murder them in cold blood (even cackling evilly after he's done it).
** The fanfic ''[[http://games.adult-fanfiction.org/story.php?no=600080272 Bloody Domination]]'' took AntiHero ShadowTheHedgehog and turned him into an insane, remorseless paedophile by the second chapter, rapidly moving on to a complete psychopathic serial killer and rapist, driven insane because... well... why the hell not? The author was apparently bent on discovering just how gruesome a story she was capable of writing, and most reviewers seemed to find it successful (while others didn't seem to get that this was the point). Many demanded a sequel...
* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'':
** Mario gets this treatment in ''VideoGame/SuperTanookiSkin2D'' for wearing fur... [[CriticalResearchFailure despite said fur not coming from an animal at all.]]
** Mario is seen like this by a great part of the fanbase (particularly when those two ''WebVideo/GameTheory'' videos came out), mostly because of Luigi (Luigi doesn't get as much screen time as him, but many people make it look like Mario ''mistreats and abuses'' his brother), the endless enemies he stomps (other playable characters aren't blamed), and his relationships with Daisy and Pauline (both relationships are ''long'' since dead) besides Peach. Some of these fans use a mildly OOC moment of Mario ''stepping on Luigi's foot'' in a ''VideoGame/MarioTennis'' game as an example of Mario abusing his brother, but the ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigi'' series where he is shown to love his brother and come to his rescue various times (to name an example) is usually ignored.
** In ''VideoGame/BrutalMario'' Mario is apparently trying to take back the Mushroom Kingdom he ran as a dictatorship beforehand.
** ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12740288/1/The-Axe The Axe]]'' does this to Luigi, albeit justified. After Bowser killed Mario, Luigi slowly grows more dangerous in his grief. It culminates when Bowser sends a letter to Luigi [[RejectedApology apologizing]], and in return, Luigi stormed Bowser's castle, killed the Koopalings and fought Bowser, ending it by using the axe to brutally murder Bowser rather than simply dropping him into the lava.
* Endlessly done to Luigi in ''VideoGame/SuperMarioWorld'' ROM hacks. Some examples:
** ''SMW YEAHHH'' has him as the true villain and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHK0jPieA1A final boss]]
** ''S Mario'' has this, [[http://pastebin.com/u6K0ZzwB according to the translation]] raocow is working with.
-->Luigi: "Brother, I've become a wielder of Black Magic."
* In the ''VideoGame/SuperMarioWorld'' creepypasta ''[[http://trollpasta.wikia.com/wiki/I_HATE_YOU I HATE YOU]]'', [[spoiler:the level that the storyteller discovers ends with Luigi facing off against Mario, apparently sick of always being in his brother's shadow. He also seems to have been working with Bowser the entire time. What follows afterwards is a cutscene where the two fight, ending with Mario punching Luigi into a pit of lava in the arena.]]
* ''VideoGame/SpyroTheDragon'': Ember was included in ''FanFic/TheLegendOfSpyroANewDawn'' mainly to [[DefiedTrope defy]] this trope because the author was sick and tired of her getting this treatment by the fandom. Quite a few readers agreed and she ended up being the EnsembleDarkhorse.
* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'':
** The Chinese Touhou doujin ''[[http://danbooru.donmai.us/pool/show/492 Yuyuko's Yukkuri Farm]]'' goes to the extreme and has [[CloudCuckoolander Yuyuko]] raising [[WaddlingHead yukkuris]] in order to [[EatsBabies eat their babies]] (warning: link is to Danbooru and has {{NSFW}} ads). The author is extremely fond of depicting Yuyuko as a sadist and has a major dislike of her.
** A DarkFic author by the name of Stripe Pattern believes Byakuren, a kind, selfless Buddhist magician who believes in equality between humans and youkais, is a psychotic monster. In Stripe Pattern's doujin ''Love and Peace'', Byakuren is shown helping youkais slaughter humans for food before she was sealed, saying that since humans and youkais are equal, [[InsaneTrollLogic youkais eating humans is exactly the same as humans eating rice and fruit]]. The author ''actually quotes'' Byakuren's background to support the "fact" that she's evil.\\
The same author also depicts Sanae, a happy-go-lucky ditz with racist tendencies and an overt fondness for youkai extermination[[note]]In canon, it's kept ambiguous as to whether or not "youkai extermination", as it's called by Reimu, actually results in the death of the youkai, though youkai characters supposedly exterminated pop up to complain about getting beaten up by the heroines, and the spellcard system was specifically instated to avoid actual death.[[/note]], as a very serious, sadistic BloodKnight who hates her own goddesses (people she loves in canon) who goes insane frequently.
** One author, Zounose, has Byakuren come up with a way to keep the youkai she takes care of from eating people: use the corpses of recently dead babies to fertilize the fruit trees she grows, so that the resulting fruit technically counts as human flesh[[note]]According to the local "expert" on everything in the series' setting, and the youkai themselves (who are also prone to saying things to scare off humans), youkai require human flesh to survive. In fanon, this often ranges from being outright ignored or questioned, to proof that youkai are all sadistic eldritch abominations with an evil morality, out to murder humans[[/note]]. Just so we're clear that the author doesn't consider this to be a good thing, everything is done in sinister tones and [[http://danbooru.donmai.us/posts/1246597?tags=zounose Byakuren chews on the flesh of one of the fruits, saying it's the secret to her youth]][[note]]even though canonically, magicians ''don't need food'' in the first place and are already immortal[[/note]], which is, for obvious reasons, a major no-no in Japan. Or anywhere else. The same artist also considers Sakuya to be willing to murder her own mistress, someone she's undyingly loyal to in canon.
** There's a [[WebVideo/KoishiKomeijisHeartThrobbingAdventure mildly popular series]] among a certain subset of fans revolving around [[CloudCuckoolander Koishi]], who can manipulate subconsciousnesses, being a cannibalistic, sadistic psychopath who drives all of Gensokyo into mass murder and torture. Note that, in canon, Koishi is considered to be brain-dead, with absolutely no thoughts or personality of her own.[[note]]This is, of course, only speculated by the resident UnreliableNarrator. In addition, Koishi's power to manipulate subconsciousness often gets warped into an evil power by cynical artists who consider [[AMindIsATerribleThingToRead the subconsciousness a very nasty place.]].[[/note]] That said, [[spoiler:it should be noted that Koishi [[NotMeThisTime isn't]] the one causing the insanity, but was simply [[RedHerring set up like this]] by the ''true'' antagonists so they could put Yukari in a position to be killed]].
** This is subverted in the doujin ''The Silence of the Rabbits'', which depicts Eirin as a sadistic monster who does cruel experiments and is also a cannibal. The subversion is that [[spoiler:this isn't the real Eirin, but a clone that Eirin created to manage the other clones that she created, but who went evil, incapacitated and imprisoned her. The clone wanted to come up with a poison that could kill a Hourai immortal, but despite her advances, she feared the original, and it turns out during the climactic battle between the Eirins that Eirin created her using the template for the Reisen clones rather than her own]].
** With some characters, it gets up to a MemeticMutation, as shown on Memes.{{Touhou}}. [[DracoInLeatherPants The opposite]] is rarer, due to WhiteAndGrayMorality in canon.
* [[Creator/DetsniyOffSkiword Kid Icarus Uprising 2: Hades Revenge]] gives this treatment to [[VideoGame/KidIcarusUprising Dark Pit]], or as he is referred to in the story, Pit2. In the source material, he is neutral at worst, while the fanfic has him as part of the BigBadEnsemble. His track record in the story includes attacking a university and submitting various tortures upon the children within, stealing a nuke, then building his own when it's stolen off him, sacrificing Pit to create a 'zomboy' army, stealing ''The 3 Scarred Treaures'', unleashing [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie The Smooze]] on the world, teaming up with [[UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler Hitler]], [[UsefulNotes/JosefStalin Stalin]], [[Disney/HunchbackOfNotreDame Frollo]], and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking David Cameron]], tricking Cloud Angle into destroying the world, framing Pit for terrorism, brainwashing UsefulNotes/MaoZedong into attacking Japan, and building a laser cannon to bring the world to his mercy.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'', [[spoiler: Chara/The Fallen Child's portrayals in fanon [[RiddleForTheAges may or may not be this]]. The game isn't shy about being ambiguous in their personality, and leaves hints for both Chara being rotten to the core, or [[NarratorAllAlong the game's narrator on all routes]]. Despite that, until March of this year, the [[AxCrazy psychopathic portrayals]] of Chara were treated as canon by the fanbase, with any other portrayals of them being accused of DracoInLeatherPants - even when backed with evidence.]] As an example, in the popular blog [[http://askfriskandcompany.tumblr.com Ask Frisk and Company]], [[spoiler: Chara]] was the BigBad for the entire first half of the series, [[DemonicPossession possessing Sans]] and holding him hostage in exchange for Frisk's [=SOUL=] ForTheEvulz. This is despite '''[[TheSociopath Flowey]]''' [[DracoInLeatherPants being portrayed sympathetically]] in the same blog. It's only around the middle of the second and current arc that they [[CharacterDevelopment mellowed down]].
** Nearly ''all'' of ''Undertale'' fanfiction featuring [[spoiler: Chara]] before 2016 portrayed them as this, and there are still a lot of sites and work that still firmly adhere to this interpretation of them.
** The popular AU "Underfell" ''thrives'' on this, twisting all of the normally nice, normally pacifist characters into utter monsters. "Horrortale" does this too, to a different extent.
* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'':
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6867429/1/Darkest_Night Darkest Night]] twists Grimsley into a sadist who regularly rapes female challengers to the Pokemon League ''and'' has done the same to Shauntal. In fact, Grimsley gets this treatment fairly often due to his sinister appearance and having a habit of gambling, although usually not to the extent of this fanfic.
** Another fic by the same author, ''Silver Bindings'', warps WellIntentionedExtremist N into a psychotic, possessive {{Yandere}} who kidnaps Hilda and forces her to be his queen. When she protests, he has her thrown in a dungeon and beaten. When she won't have sex with him to produce an heir, he rapes her. When she escapes, he stalks her and tries to have her [[DieForOurShip "soul mate"]] Hilbert murdered. It's particularly ironic seeing as his actually psychotic boss Ghestis tends to become a DracoInLeatherPants in the fanbase.
** In [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/363884/1/Gym-Leaders-On-Survivor Gym Leaders On Survivor]], Morty is turned into a selfish, bossy, and overbearing prick who plans to cheat in the ''Survivor'' game so he can win.
** ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9852762/1/Our-Eternal-Journey Our Eternal Journey]]'' turns Calem into an arrogant, [[TheStoic stoic]] JerkJock who bullies Serena and constantly makes [[DeadpanSnarker callous]] remarks.
** The PETA satire game "VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndBlue" depicts Professor Juniper among other characters from ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'' as animal killers. As stated above Ash from the anime gets this treatment as well.

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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''
** In the fic ''Trials of a Workaholic'', [[DefrostingIceQueen Weiss]] is depicted as sexually abusive. This was [[WordOfGod apparently]] based off her {{Squee}}[=ing=] over [[FamedInStory Pyrrha]]'s battle skills ''for all of two scenes''. Why the author even thought that it was sexually motivated, we don't know.
** In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10536572/1/Pinned Pinned]]'', Pyrrha--[[TeamMom of]] [[ExtremeDoormat all]] [[TheMentor characters]]--is depicted as a rapist. This is the girl whose greatest canonical flaw is that she's so compassionate she can't speak up for herself.
** Pyrrha is not the only example. Taiyang Xiao Long has been depicted a few times as being a poor parent to Yang or Ruby or. in the case ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12298252/1/Fixing-A-Broken-Mother Fixing A Broken Mother]]'', a terrible husband to Summer. Mind you, Taiyang's defining character trait is that of being the best father he can be to his children, exemplified by the fact that his EstablishingCharacterMoment is of him sleeping in a chair at his comatose daughter's bedside, and had a HeroicBSOD upon Summer's death.
** In ''The Plus One of RWBY'', Weiss is portrayed as greedy, short sighted and selfish, with all her canon acts being reinterpreted as one sided and all RuleOfComedy thrown out. Her line "I'm not perfect, not yet" is considered a heinous act of arrogance, and causes the "hero" to go into a psychotic rage and considers killing her for it justified (he doesn't do it, but acts like not killing her is showing restraint and mercy)

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* Wiki/TVTropes: The Pantheon/TropePantheons had an entire arc in "The Friendship Asylum" dedicated to heroes being turned into villains ([[BrainwashedAndCrazy via brainwashing]]), with the aim of the remaining heroes being to restore them to normal before they are lost to it and [[TakeOverTheWorld all of fiction is taken over]]. [[Series/KamenRiderFourze Gentaro Kisaragi]], normally an AllLovingHero, got the worst of it and became the ArcVillain.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'':
** ''Fanfic/BeMyEscape'' does this to Princess Bubblegum, as she goes from a sweet, smart girl who occasionally acts somewhat CuteAndPsycho to an AxCrazy, sociopathic, (implied) [[PaedoHunt pedophile]].
** In general, PB gets this treatment from fans due to her GreyAndGreyMorality in the fifth and sixth seasons. Common depictions include a malevolent dictator hiding behind the facade of a benevolent princess, a WellIntentionedExtremist whose plans often have unforseen consequences, and an AxCrazy warmonger who either tortures Finn into being an emotionless super-soldier, or tries to kill him either because he is a hindrance to her plans, or for simply being a human.
** After the controversial "Frost & Fire" aired, shippers angry over the sinking of Finn/Flame Princess vented their feelings by writing fics depicting FP giving into her evil side and trying to kill Finn in revenge. Later, she was depicted as being Main/{{Yandere}} for Finn, and actively tries to kill his new love interest to have him for herself.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius''... thing "WebAnimation/JimmyNeutronHappyFamilyHappyHour" depicts Hugh Neutron as a maniac who murders his wife apropos of nothing and demands that his son "[[AC:bond with him]]" by watching TV at gunpoint. Just another day in the life of Jimmy Neutron.
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'':
** Mai in the fan comic ''Webcomic/HowIBecameYours''. Because how dare the woman be angry that her husband cheated on her and had a kid with another woman, clearly [[spoiler:she deserves to be killed]]. Admittedly, she [[spoiler:poisons Katara, causing her to miscarry, and later tries to kill her personally, almost killing the OutOfCharacter but [[HeelFaceTurn Heel Face Turned]] Azula in the process]], but she comes off as [[StrawmanHasAPoint more reasonable]] and [[UnintentionallySympathetic sympathetic]] than the author intended her to be, which is surprising considering how much the author tried to derail and demonize her.
** Aang in [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3045866/1/Do_you_hate_me this Toph/Katara fic]], ''Do You Hate Me?'', is twisted into a swearing, angry jackass who throws rocks and hurts Toph on purpose. Granted, this ''does'' take place during "The Desert" and he ''was'' angry at Toph for not saving Appa, but he'd never go out of his way to hurt her. He, in fact, became upset after intentionally hurting buzzard-wasp hybrid creatures. It's also incredibly out of character for Toph [[{{Chickification}} since the canon Toph wouldn't put up with that sort of treatment from him for anymore than a second]].
*** The last time someone "threw rocks" at Toph, she invented Metal Bending just to kick their asses in a manner which would be more humiliating than the ''normal'' CurbStompBattle she's involved in. And they were highly trained mercenaries, sent by her dad, who she likes...not some kid she openly admits she thinks is an effete dilettante, like Aang. So yeah, Chickification, maybe a little.
** ''{{Fanfic/Embers}}''. Katara's season three rage over Zuko getting Aang mostly-killed after she'd started to trust him is transposed into a season one homicidal fury that Zuko [[FantasticRacism is of the Fire Nation]] and has the nerve to be a better healer than she is. Since then, Katara has been publicly humiliated by the amazing Zuko in three or four different ways and has been reclaimed as an acceptable being, but is being used as a prop in the new goal of showing that Aang is a horrible, selfish boy who's deeply intolerant of everything that doesn't fit into his childhood culture (which by the way [[EmpireWithADarkSecret is secretly evil]]).
** Aang gets hit with this again in ''Stormbenders'', where he's painted as a whiny, unsympathetic child who only cares about his love for Katara and isn't worthy of being TheHero the way Zuko is. Doubles as AccusationFic in which Sokka brutally calls him out for "not keeping up his end of the Avatar bargain" and blaming him for the invasion's failure when in canon, he blamed ''himself''.
* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'': ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/549584/1/Where-s-Max Where's Max]]'' shifts Dana from her canon SpoiledSweet characterization into an outright villain who orchestrates Max's kidnapping out of jealousy over Terry.
* Sarah from ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'' is a bit domineering, is a little flirty towards men, and can get bored with Tom but is still presented as in love with him. In fanworks Sarah will frequently cheat on Tom and is sometimes even abusive towards Tom or Jazmine. For example, ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8620558/1/Chasing-Pavements Chasing Pavements]]'' has her cheating on Tom multiple times and turning to drug-dealing and prostitution after he divorces her. She's portrayed as unaffectionate towards Jazmine to the point where Jazmine disowns the person she has become.
* Name a "baby show". Any "baby show". Nine times out of ten, users of the video maker Website/GoAnimate will make a video of these characters, especially WesternAnimation/{{Caillou}} or WesternAnimation/DoraTheExplorer, will turn them from level-headed, if not sickeningly sweet, children to Hellspawn hellbent on destroying anything and everything. This extends to their parents as well, who go from normal and caring to AxCrazy at the very worst, willing to [[YouAreGrounded ground their children]] [[UpToEleven for years, decades even centuries]], [[ForTheEvulz even for no reason.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'' fans who love to ship [[FanPreferredCouple Odd/Aelita]] tend to do this to [[TeenGenius Jeremie]] in their fanfics, often twisting him into a possessive JerkAss that abuses and insults Aelita. An example can be found [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5233357/1/We-ll-Be-Together here]] .
* ''Fanfic/InvaderZimBornAgainChristian'' does this to poor [[WesternAnimation/InvaderZim Dib]], who's an [[AntiHero anti-heroic]] WellIntentionedExtremist in canon, but in the fic is ''literally'' TheAntiChrist.
* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9646886/1/Merida-And-Astrid-The-Absesses-Of-The-Heart Merida and Astrid: The Absesses Of The Heart]]'' and ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10006034/1/Hiccup-The-Hasteful-Hatred-Of-The-Pericardium Hiccup: The Hasteful Hatred Of The Pericardium]]'' both depict WesternAnimation/{{H|owToTrainYourDragon}}iccup as a demented misogynistic pervert who tries to rape the protagonist/s of the story, failing [[{{Gorn}} horri]]{{bl|ackComedyRape}}y at that. He's also a MadScientist for some reason, and a cry-baby who whines to "daddy" about the protagonist/s hurting him.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'':
** Not only does ''FanFic/AbuseCycle'' (found [[http://oddlyending.tumblr.com/post/25783818775/abuse-cycle here]]) take the [=Mako/Korra=] relationship down the road of DomesticAbuse [[spoiler:and murder]], but the author's notes make it clear that they think the signs of it on Mako's part are self evident in the show itself.
** ''Voices'' (found [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8327865/1/Voices here]]) does a bizarre inversion. The narrator (Korra's noncanon adopted sister) quickly falls for and latches onto Mako, while Korra is portrayed as being an irresponsible ditz who has no sense of manners or responsibility and needs her sister to be her "manager", because she can't take her Avatar training seriously (ignoring how, in canon, Korra loved being the Avatar more than anything). Given that the author proclaimed a rather loud hatred of Asami, in the notes of another fic, it's no surprise that she turns out to be an Equalist Sympathizer with little to no sympathy once she's found out.
** A fic called ''High School Romance'' (which can be found [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9603580/1/High-School-Romance here,]] if one were [[BileFascination really that curious]]) turns the [[SpoiledSweet sheltered but painfully honorable]] Asami into a shallow, spiteful AlphaBitch. As per the previous example, this is the result of the author unabashedly hating the character for [[DieForOurShip getting in the way of Makorra]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretShow'': ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5577495/1/SNEAKY-AGENT Sneaky Agent]]'' and other fanfics written by [[Creator/AgentMatt agentmatt]] portray Alphonse, normally a gentle Italian artist and Anita Knight's canon boyfriend, as a sadistic [[{{Jerkass}} asshole]] bent on [[MurderTheHypotenuse killing Victor Volt]] because he stole his girl.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': The fic [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4367379/1/Hidden_Secrets Hidden Secrets]], a Lisa/Nelson romance, portrays DoggedNiceGuy Milhouse as a rapist and eventually a murderer.
* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'':
** The violent TrollFic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10044445/1/Steven-And-Amethyst-2-The-Choice-Between-Good-And-Evil Steven And Amethyst 2: The Choice Between Good And Evil]]'', from the same author as the above stories that do this to Hiccup, portrays Connie as a psychotic, unclean, partial Asian stereotype[[note]]The story describes her as Indian (she's AmbiguouslyBrown in canon, but was confirmed by WordOfGod to be Indian), and she uses shuriken as weapons and has Baguazhang skills. Neither of those are canon. As far as we know. And it also describes certain points of her as [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chakra "chakra"]].[[/note]] who's trying to break up Amethyst and Steven to [[{{Yandere}} have Steven for herself]]. This ''might'' have been a StealthParody of guessing that she would be subjected to DieForOurShip, since this was published around Connie's debut and beforehand pairings like Steven/Amethyst and Steven/Pearl were popular.
*** Amethyst herself isn't written as a saint, either; the "prequel" (the stories [[NegativeContinuity seem to have nothing to do with each other]]) has her randomly kill a woman [[FelonyMisdemeanor just for telling them to leave a restaurant]]. The whole story-pair is probably best summed up by this quote:
--->"The sea god [[Myth/GreekMythology Thalassa]] [[EvenEvilHasStandards most distastes]], so she sends evil heterotrematan crabs [[spoiler:with eye stalk cat cocklets]] to violate these evil inhumane [[SophisticatedAsHell bit]][[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch ches]]."
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'':
** It's hard to tell in ''FanFic/TheEndOfEnds'', but the author was aiming for this portrayal of the Titans, even though Beast Boy's {{Wangst}}, stalking, [[spoiler: descent into outright villainy, and eventual death]] are behavior commonly associated with characters who get this treatment... And this is his CreatorsPet we're talking about!
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7428967/1/Teen_Titans_Return_of_a_Titan Return of a Titan]] by [=RainthelingeringSentiment=] shows Robin to be a ManipulativeBastard who threw Beast Boy out of the team, afraid Starfire is attracted to him. In the end of the fic, he ends up as Slade's apprentice and Star ends up with Red X.
* Geoff in the ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' fanfic ''FanFic/TotalDramaLuxuryTour''. About a third of the way into the story, he goes from being one of the nicer competitors (as he is in canon) to being insane and overly violent, with one of his actions [[spoiler:even giving Trent a serious injury that forces him to be removed from the game]]. After his elimination, he is shown to become so crazy that all he can say is "Bridgette," the name of his ex-girlfriend.
* ''FanFic/TotalDramaSomeStars'' gives us Mike, {{The Generic|Guy}} NiceGuy in canon, and the EstablishingCharacterMoment of imitating Manitoba Smith to make [[AllThereInTheManual his wife]] cry. This is explained in-universe as expanding upon [[spoiler:the implied SplitPersonalityMerge after the much-reviled ResetButton in the finale of ''All Stars''.]] By WordOfGod, this was used as an excuse [[spoiler:to remove Mike first, considering his canonical character boring and offensive (ironically, the writers of the fic ''like'' this Mike better than [[TheScrappy his canon self]], since they feel he's an actually rounded character like this),]] since they felt they just ''had'' to feature him in a season where an entire team is a recognized SpotlightStealingSquad. He does, however, retain his canonical concern for Zoey, and even has a few moments where he's regretfully aware that he's becoming crueler.
* ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' fan Raksha has a whole [[http://www.theplumedserpent.com/ConQuest/cqessayindex.html series of essays]] detailing how the ''Decepticons'' are the truly oppressed minority and actually noble creatures (yes, even Starscream and Megatron) and that the Autobots are the bad guys.
* ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'':
** ''Not Just A Sleepover'' (found [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1683027/1/Not_just_a_Sleepover here]]) states right at the beginning that it's for non-Jean and Cyclops fans, and just gets worse from there.
** ''Tsunami'' (found [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6403110/1/Tsunami here]]) depicts Jean Grey as a cliche AlphaBitch, with everyone vocally denouncing her as a two-faced bitch, all while her powers are degraded to Pre-Claramont Comics!Jean level in order to "fix" how "perfect" she is.
** In ''Diamonds Are A Fuzzy Dudes Best Friend'' ([[http://b.fanfiction.net/s/1923036/1/Diamonds_are_a_Fuzzy_Dudes_Best_Friend here]]) Cyclops ''and'' Jean get this treatment. Jean gets pretty much nothing but abuse from Emma Frost with everyone stating how she 'deserves' it, while Cyclops is depicted as a moron who just follows either Jean or Xavier's every word.
** ''Logan Vs Lance'' ([[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6253628/1/Logan_vs_Lance here]]) has Avalanche portrayed as a cheating, abusive, BastardBoyfriend to motivate the X-Men to beat him up so Kitty would have a reason to break up with him.
** ''Web Of Shadows'' turns Rogue into a mean spirited Satanist. ([[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5185738/1/SpiderMan_Web_of_Shadows here]]). Although it's worth noting that [[spoiler: the whole thing is a TrollFic and a StealthParody of SpiderMan's resident CanonSue Carlie Cooper and of this type of CharacterDerailment. In the former ending before it was continued, it turned Carlie Cooper and all {{Mary Sue}}s into evil entities that try to take over fictional universe]].
* Sure, the eponymous character of ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' can be annoying and troublesome, but he is still well intended. Despite this, many people who believe that the cartoon suffered SeasonalRot, will paint him as a VillainProtagonist, who annoys or causes trouble on purpose. The fanfic, ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9995393/1/Squidward-wins Squidward Wins!]]'' is a notable example.
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'':
** The fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12228041/1/Strike Strike]]'' is written by an author who hates the depicted pairing, [[DieForOurShip and it shows]]. In this fic, set many years after canon, Stan ([[FanNickname nicknamed]] [[Franchise/StarWars "Darth]] [[NotAsYouKnowThem Stan"]] by the reviewers) is turned into a possessive DomesticAbuser and ControlFreak, who beats Wendy regularly, so much so that he caused her to have ''five miscarriages'' before the story even starts. He constantly belittles her intelligence and prevents her from getting a job (even though he [[TheAlcoholic spends all of their money on alcohol]]) and continually uses [[OriginalCharacter their son]] as emotional blackmail, constantly threatening to take him away from her because of her [[BlatantLies alleged]] bad parenting, blaming her for the kid's slow language development. He is convinced that she is cheating on him, and even goes so far as to [[spoiler:''shoot and kill her'' [[IfICantHaveYou out of irrational jealousy]]. Though this turns out to just be part of a story-within-a-story]], the rest of the abuse is not, as the story was written by another character in order to deter Wendy from going back to him. It is quite difficult to imagine the canonical Stan doing anything like this, let alone the [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend canonical]] [[LittleMissBadass Wendy]] [[{{Chickification}} allowing the relationship to deteriorate to this point]] to begin with. The other characters aren't any more in-character: Kyle is StupidNeutral about the whole thing, [[DracoInLeatherPants Cartman]] is the one to take initiative in getting Wendy out, and Heidi and Bebe somehow get convinced, [[NotSoDifferent using the same flimsy logic as Stan]], that Wendy is trying to steal Cartman from Heidi, though they see reason at the end.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}},'' this has happened to just about every character at some point, due to the fandom's penchant for DarkerAndEdgier or {{Dark Fic}}s. An odd but notable case is [[http://www.dariawiki.org/wiki/index.php?title=Skylar_Feldman Skylar Feldman]]. A one-off character who basically served as a SpearCounterpart for [[LovableLibby Quinn]], there have been multiple fics that depict him as an insane rapist or murderer, such as "[[http://www.dariawiki.org/wiki/index.php?title=Sins_of_the_Past Sins of the Past]]." It's become a bit of a fandom joke at this point, with NoFourthWall fics having him wonder ''why'' everybody thinks he's a psychopath.
** Naturally, DieForOurShip has had quite an effect on [[TallDarkAndSnarky Tom]], but given his [[TheScrappy Scrappy]] status he gets it outside of shipping too. Again, somewhat of a fandom joke at this point, with the FanNickname "[[http://www.dariawiki.org/wiki/index.php?title=Thom T(h)om]]" for (often over-the-top) evil depictions.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'' fic ''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/10671585/chapters/25054875 Rumors]]'', schoolyard bullies Kim and Chloe try to rape someone. Yeah, they're jerks in canon, but...really?
* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Sidekick}}'' fic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8172535/1/Lost-and-Found Lost and Found]] does this to Vana, who, while already an AlphaBitch and a [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish]] {{jerkass}}, at least had the occasional flash of kindness towards Eric, Trevor and Kitty. This fic takes it so far, [[ExaggeratedTrope she may as well be Satan]]. She's turned into an abusive girlfriend to Eric after he uses the [[HypnoRay Ga-Ga Goggles]] on her, in which after a brief period of kindness, [[SanitySlippage she goes mad]] and forces him to build a statue of her, throws [[GranolaGirl her own mother]] out of her own mansion, makes him give up the Sidekick Academy to get a job, refuses to pay the power bills in her mansion and forces Eric to do it instead, stabs him with [[{{Pun}} needles]], forces him to watch her kissing several other boys, and near the end of the fic [[spoiler:it's revealed she never was affected by the Ga-Ga Goggles, and everything she did was of her own volition. It also turns out she was the one who caused [[BigGood Maxum Man]] to go missing by kidnapping him, jealous that he chose Eric over her, and she then goes on to attempt to kill Kitty and actually kills [[PluckyComicRelief Trevor]] when he tries to stop her, before finally being killed herself by Eric.]]