The bad guys. The mad scientists, the cruel executives, the evil witches and wizards, the corrupt politicians, the mortal aspects of pure evil, and, more often than not, the people (or otherwise) [[VillainsActHeroesReact that instigate the conflict]] and the story.

Despite how one is supposed to cheer for the hero to succeed, there has always been a long standing interest in the villains. Some are renowned for their [[EvilGenius intelligence]] and cunning EvilPlan, others are awe-inspiring with simply how [[KickTheDog evil they can be]], and yet others are respected because of their determination. [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption No matter how many times]] [[TheGoodGuysAlwaysWin the hero kicks in the door and stops their plans]], [[StatusQuoIsGod they're always back]] at it [[CardboardPrison soon enough]], with another dark scheme to further their evil goals. On the other hand, [[CompleteMonster not all villains can achieve that secret admiration]].

[[TheHeavy It is said a hero is only as good as their enemies.]] Thus, a good story has to have a well-written villain, somebody that earns respect. [[InHarmsWay After all, what is a hero without a villain to challenge them?]] [[http://www.vgcats.com/comics/?strip_id=107 This.]]

Compare TheIndexTeam.
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* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: The villain is unpopular with his/her underlings.
* AbsoluteXenophobe: Will destroy anything not of their own kind.
* AbusiveParents: ''Very'' not nice towards their kids.
* AbusivePrecursors: Just because they created that race or this fancy technology doesn't mean they have to be nice towards them.
* ActivistFundamentalistAntics
* AccuserOfTheBrethren: Wants The Atoner to suffer for what they're trying to atone for and doesn't want them to be redeemed.
* AdaptationalVillainy: Someone becomes more villainous in an adaptation.
* TheAdjectivalMan
* AdorableEvilMinions: The villain's forces are not always hideous or monstrous.
* AffablyEvil: If they weren't the villain, they'd be nice to be around.
* AfricanTerrorists
* TheAggressiveDrugDealer: They really don't want you to walk away from a deal.
* AIIsACrapshoot: Artificial intelligence goes out of control.
* AlasPoorVillain: The villain is so nice or troubled that you can feel sorry when they meet their demise.
* AliensAndMonsters
* AliensAreBastards: Blasting planets and [[AliensStealCattle abducting cows]] does not make a nice extraterrestrial.
* AlphaBitch: High in social status, low in kindness.
* AltoVillainess
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: An entire race or species is evil and aggressive.
* AmoralAfrikaner
* AmoralAttorney: An evil, opportunistic lawyer.
* AngryGuardDog: Grr! Snarf! Bark! Bite!
* AnimalThemedSuperbeing: Supervillains (and superheroes) are fond of animal motifs and have powers based on them.
* AntagonistAbilities
* AntagonistInMourning
* AntagonisticGovernor
* AntagonisticOffspring: The villain is the hero's own son or daughter.
* TheAntiChrist
* AntiRoleModel
* AntiVillain: A villain who isn't truly evil- ambiguous, maybe.
* ArcVillain: Not the villain of the whole story, just of a little story arc.
* ArchnemesisDad: The protagonist's father is the main villain.
* ArmiesAreEvil
* ArmsDealer: Sells weapons for a living, to either side.
* ArrogantKungFuGuy: All ego and power, no discipline.
* ArtifactOfDoom: This weird doohickey, medallion, or statue causes a lot of problems through its powers or presence.
* AsLongAsThereIsEvil: Evil will always pop up as long as evil exists.
* TheAssimilator: They want you to be a part of them.
* AssInAmbassador
* AssholeVictim: They suffered a nasty fate, but they kind of deserved it.
* AxCrazy: Insane and violent.
* BabysitterFromHell: You really shouldn't leave your kid with this person.
* BadBoss: Doesn't care about his underlings whatsoever.
* TheBadGuysAreCops: Law enforcement isn't always on your side.
* BadGuyBar: Where all the nasties hang out to play pool and start fights.
* BadGuysPlayPool: A favorite pasttime at the BadGuyBar.
* TheBadGuyWins: Sometimes the villain has his day. Too bad, heroes!
* BadSamaritan: Think this guy is helping you out of the goodness of his heart? Think again.
* BadSanta: Jolly, present-giving, and loves kids? No no no, not this Santa!
* BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad: Morality is subjective, at least for villains.
* BaddieFlattery: The villain compliments the hero.
* BarbarianTribe: Primal, chaotic warriors who excel at pillaging and burning.
* TheBaroness: She's seductive, icy, and oh so evil.
* BastardBastard: The illegitimate child or heir is evil or a jerk.
* BattleaxeNurse: When a nurse isn't nice.
* BecauseImGoodAtIt: The villain only does things because s/he is good at it.
* BetaTestBaddie: They feel incomplete, so they take out their rage through evil.
* BetterTheDevilYouKnow: It's a better idea to stick with a bad situation you know about than a new situation that could be worse.
* BiblicalBadGuy: People based on villains from Literature/TheBible are definitely evil.
* BigBad: The number one villain, responsible for everything bad that happens in the story.
** BigBadDuumvirate: There's two Big Bads working together! They might not get along, though.
** BigBadEnsemble: Multiple Big Bads in the same story, but not necessarily on the same side. They still might not get along.
** BigBadFriend: The Big Bad was once such good friends with one of the main characters.
** BigBadSlippage: The Big Bad slowly becomes evil.
** BigBadWannabe: The villain isn't as big of a threat as s/he seems.
* TheBigBadShuffle: Villains are working for other villains.
* TheBigBadWolf: A powerful wolf from classic fairy tales. Talents include disguise, gale-force breath, and a voracious appetite for pigs, little girls and grandmothers.
* BigRedDevil: Devils and demons are colored bright red.
* BishonenLine: A villain's [[OneWingedAngel powerful transformation]] is prettier and more humanoid.
* BitPartBadguys: They're villains, but don't really do much.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: They seem nice, but they're really anything but.
* BlackCloak: What better way to obscure yourself than wear a conspicious black cloak?
* BlackKnight: A powerful, mysterious knight who wears black armor.
* BlackShirt: They're waiting for the BigBad to come to power so they can serve him/her.
* BlackWidow: She likes her men rich and dead.
** TheBluebeard: He has a lot of dead wives.
* BlobMonster: Amorphous and amoral.
* BlondesAreEvil: Golden hair, blackened heart.
* BlondGuysAreEvil
* BloodbathVillainOrigin: The villain's StartOfDarkness began with sudden mass murder.
* BombThrowingAnarchists: Revolution and overthrowing of hierarchy through violence and destruction.
* BreakingOutTheBoss: The underlings rescue the villain.
* BreakoutVillain: The villain is popular enough to be used more often.
* BrightIsNotGood: Bright colors can be dangerous.
* TheBrute: The muscle of the villain's gang.
* TheBully: A scumbag who enjoys tormenting those weaker than them.
* TheButcher
* TheButlerDidIt
* TheCaligula: A ruler who is completely, murderously off their rocker.
* CannibalClan: The family that eats people together, stays together.
* CannibalTribe
* CardCarryingVillain
* CarnivalOfKillers
* CartoonishSupervillainy
* CastAsAMask
* Character Alignment:
** LawfulEvil
** NeutralEvil
** ChaoticEvil
** StupidEvil
* TheChessmaster
* ChildEater: Primarily preys upon children.
** EatsBabies: Literally.
* ChildHater
* ChildhoodMemoryDemolitionTeam
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder
* ChronicVillainy
* ChurchPolice
* ChurchgoingVillain
* CircusOfFear
* CivilianVillain
* ClassicVillain
* ClockKing
* TheCollector
* ColonelKilgore
* CombatSadomasochist
* CommieNazis
* CompleteMonster
* TheComputerIsYourFriend
* TheConqueror
** ConquerorFromTheFuture
** GalacticConqueror
** MultiversalConqueror
** YoungConqueror
* ConflictKiller
* TheConspiracy
* ContagiousAI
* ContrastingSequelAntagonist
* CorporateSamurai
* CorruptBureaucrat
* CorruptChurch
* CorruptCorporateExecutive
* CorruptHick
* CorruptPolitician
* CorruptQuartermaster
* TheCorrupter
* TheCorruption
* CosmopolitanCouncil
* TheCracker
* CrazySurvivalist
* CreateYourOwnVillain
* CreepyChild
* CreepyCrossdresser
* CreepyDoll
* CreepyTwins
* CreepyUncle
* {{Criminals}}
* CrookedContractor
* CruellaToAnimals
* {{Cult}}
* CulturePolice
* CuteAndPsycho
* DaddysLittleVillain
* DangerousDeserter
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy
* DarkActionGirl
* DarkChick
* DarkLordOnLifeSupport
* DarkMagicalGirl
* DarkMessiah
* DarkMistress
* DarthVaderClone
* DastardlyWhiplash
* DecadentCourt
* DeadlyDoctor
* DeanBitterman
* DeceptiveDisciple
* DemonicDummy
* DemonKingNobunaga
* DemonLordsAndArchdevils
* DepravedBisexual
* DepravedDwarf
* DepravedHomosexual
* DepravedKidsShowHost
* DesignatedVillain
* DespotismJustifiesTheMeans
* DevilButNoGod
* DevilInPlainSight
* DiabolicalDogCatcher
* DiabolicalMastermind
* DigitizedHacker
* DimensionLord
* DiplomaticImpunity
* DisappointedByTheMotive
* DiscOneFinalBoss
* DisproportionateRestitution
* DisproportionateRetribution
* DirtyCommunists
* DirtyCop
* DirtyCoward
* TheDogWasTheMastermind
* TheDon
* TheDragon
** DragonAscendant
** DragonTheirFeet
** DragonWithAnAgenda
** DragonInChief
** CoDragons
** DemotedToDragon
* TheDreaded
* DrivenToVillainy
* DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans
* EgomaniacHunter
* EldritchAbomination
* TheEmpire
* TheEmperor
* EmbodimentOfVice
* EmperorScientist
* EnemyMime
* EnemyToAllLivingThings
* EnemyWithin
** SuperpoweredEvilSide
* EnemyWithout
* EnfantTerrible
* EnigmaticMinion
* EnlightenedAntagonist
* EnthrallingSiren
* EunuchsAreEvil
* EvenEvilCanBeLoved
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes
* EvenEvilHasStandards
* EvenMooksHaveLovedOnes
* EvilAlbino
* EvilAllAlong
* EvilChancellor
* EvilChef
* EvilColonialist
* EvilCounterpart
* EvilCripple
* EvilDebtCollector
* EvilDiva
* EvilDuo
* EvilFormerFriend
* EvilGenius
* EvilGloating
* EvilHero
* EvilerThanThou
* EvilutionaryBiologist
* EvilIsCool
* EvilIsNotAToy
* EvilIsSexy
* EvilJesuit
* EvilKnockoff
* EvilLaugh
** UnEvilLaugh
* EvilLuddite
* EvilMatriarch
* EvilMentor
** SenseiForScoundrels
* EvilMinions
** ArchivedArmy
** {{Mooks}}
*** EliteMooks
** AirborneMook
** FacelessGoons
*** GasMaskMooks
** GiantMook
** HelpfulMook
** HenchmenRace
** HordesFromTheEast
** KingMook
** KungFuProofMook
** MascotMook
** MechaMooks
** MercifulMinion
** MiddleManagementMook
** MinionWithAnFInEvil
** MookLieutenant
** MookFaceTurn
** MookDepletion
** MookPromotion
** NightOfTheLivingMooks
** NocturnalMooks
** PersonalMook
** PsychoForHire
** ThePsychoRangers
** PunchClockVillain
*** HalfheartedHenchman
** QuirkyMinibossSquad
** ReplacementMooks
** SlaveMooks
** SociopathicSoldier
** StompyMooks
** SuperpoweredMooks
** TokenEvilTeammate
* EvilNephew
* EvilOldFolks
* EvilOrphan
* EvilOverlord
* EvilPlan
* EvilPoacher
* TheEvilPrince
* EvilReactionary
* EvilRoy
* EvilSorcerer
* EvilSoundsDeep
* EvilSoundsRaspy
* EvilTeacher
* EvilTwin
** EvilBrunetteTwin
* EvilUncle
* EvilVegetarian
* EvilVersusEvil
* EvilWeapon
* TheExtremistWasRight
* FaceHeelTurn
** TragicMonster
* FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon
* TheFairFolk
* FairPlayVillain
* FallenHero
** FallenAngel
* FalseFriend
* TheFamilyThatSlaysTogether
* FamilyValuesVillain
* FantasyAxisOfEvil
* FantasyForbiddingFather
* FarEastAsianTerrorists
* FashionableEvil
* FashionVictimVillain
* TheFatalist
* FatBastard
* FatSweatySouthernerInAWhiteSuit
* FauxAffablyEvil
* FemmeFatale
* FemmeFataleSpy
* FetusTerrible
* FeudalOverlord
* TheFightingNarcissist
* FillerVillain
* FilmFelons
* FiveBadBand
* ForcedIntoEvil
* ForTheEvulz
* ForgottenFriendNewFoe
* FormerRegimePersonnel
* FourEyesZeroSoul
* FriendlyEnemy
* FromNobodyToNightmare
* FullCircleRevolution
* TheFundamentalist
* TheGambler
* TheGeneralissimo
* GeneralFailure
* GeneralRipper
* GenericDoomsdayVillain
* GigglingVillain
* TheGimmick
* GirlPosse
* GirlScoutsAreEvil
* GloryHound
* GloriousLeader
* AGodAmI
* GodIsEvil
* GodOfEvil
* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen
* GoldfishPoopGang
* GoodGirlGoneBad
* TheGovernment
* GreaterScopeVillain
* TheGroup
* UsefulNotes/GrandVizierJafar
* GreedyJew
* GreenAndMean
* HairRaisingHare
* HairTriggerTemper
* HangingJudge
* HannibalHasAPoint
* HardCodedHostility
* HarmlessVillain
* TheHashshashin
* HateSink
* HaveYouComeToGloat
* HeadlessHorseman
* TheHeartless
* TheHeavy
* {{Heel}}
** ForeignWrestlingHeel
** TheGiant
** GorgeousGeorge
** WrestlingMonster
* HeelFaceMole
* HeroesActVillainsHinder
* HeroismAddict
* HeroKiller
* HerosEvilPredecessor
* HeteronormativeCrusader
* HeWhoFightsMonsters
* HiddenAgendaVillain
* HiddenVillain
* HijackedByGanon
* HistoricalRapSheet
* HistoricalVillainDowngrade
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade
* HistorysCrimeWave
* HiveQueen
* HopeCrusher
* TheHorde
* HornyDevils
* HostileAnimatronics
* HostileHitchhiker
* HungryMenace
* IllegalGuardian
* ImaginaryEnemy
* ImAHumanitarian
* ImplacableMan
* InLoveWithYourCarnage
* IncidentalVillain
* IneffectualSympatheticVillain
* InsaneAdmiral
* InsaneEqualsViolent
* IntellectuallySupportedTyranny
* IntercomVillainy
* InterimVillain
* InvasionOfTheBabySnatchers
* InvincibleVillain
* JackTheRipoff
* JackassGenie
* TheJailer
* TheJerkIndex
** DrJerk
** FrenchJerk
** {{Jerkass}}
** JerkassBall
** JerkassGods
** JerkassHasAPoint
** JerkJustifications
** JerkJock
** JerkSue
** JerkWithAHeartOfJerk
** JerkassWoobie
** MadeOutToBeAJerkass
** TookALevelInJerkass
* JokerImmunity
* JustBetweenYouAndMe
* JustLikeUs
* JustTheFirstCitizen
* JustYouAndMeAndMyGuards
* {{Kaiju}}
* KarmaHoudini
* KeepingTheEnemyClose
* KickTheDog
* KillerCop
* KillerGorilla
* KillerRobot
* KillerSpaceMonkey
* KingKoopaCopy
* TheKlan
* KneelBeforeZod
* KnightOfCerebus
* KnightTemplar
* KosherNostra
* LadyMacbeth
* LastVillainStand
* LaughablyEvil
* LawmanGoneBad
* LeakingCanOfEvil
* LeanAndMean
* LegionOfDoom
* TheLegionsOfHell
* LesbianVampire
* LesCollaborateurs
* LightIsNotGood
* ALighterShadeOfBlack
* LivingDollCollector
* LivingShadow
* LivingWithTheVillain
* LoanShark
* LonersAreFreaks
* LoonyFan
* LoveToHate
* LowerClassLout
* LuckyBastard
* MadArtist
* MadBomber
* MadDoctor
* MadGod
* MadScientist
* MagnificentBastard
** BastardUnderstudy
* MailerDaemon
* MakeMyMonsterGrow
* MakeTheBearAngryAgain
* MakeWayForTheNewVillains
* TheMan
* TheManBehindTheCurtain
* TheManBehindTheMan
* TheManBehindTheMonsters
* ManOfWealthAndTaste
* ManiacMonkeys
* ManipulativeBastard
* MascotVillain
* MasterOfIllusion
* MasterPoisoner
* MasterRace
* MeetTheNewBoss
* MegaMicrobes
* TheMenInBlack
* MikeNelsonDestroyerOfWorlds
* MisanthropeSupreme
* MistakenForGranite
* MisterBig
* MobileMenace
* TheMole
* MonumentOfHumiliationAndDefeat
* MonsterClown
* MonsterSobStory
* MonsterSuit
* MoralEventHorizon
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate
* MorallyBankruptBanker
* MoralSociopathy
* MouthOfSauron
* MurderInc
* MurderousMannequin
* MultiversalConqueror
* MysteriousMercenaryPursuer
* MyCountryRightOrWrong
* MyMasterRightOrWrong
* MysteriousBacker
* ANaziByAnyOtherName
* NaziGrandpa
* NaziProtagonist
* NearVillainVictory
* NebulousCriminalConspiracy
* NebulousEvilOrganisation
* NecessarilyEvil
* NephariousPharaoh
* NiceCharacterMeanActor
* NoAntagonist
* NobleDemon
* NobleTopEnforcer
* NoOneSeesTheBoss
* NonActionBigBad
* NonMaliciousMonster
* NoSongForTheWicked
* NotEvilJustMisunderstood
* NothingCanStopUsNow
* NotMeThisTime
* NotSoHarmlessVillain
* ObliviouslyEvil
* ObviousJudas
* ObviouslyEvil
* OffingTheMouth
* OffingTheOffspring
* OmnicidalManiac
* TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness
* OneBadMother
* OneWingedAngel
* OpportunisticBastard
* OpposingSportsTeam
* OrderliesAreCreeps
* OutDamnedSpot
* OutsideContextVillain
* OverarchingVillain
* TheParanoiac
* PaedoHunt
* PaidHarem
* PathOfInspiration
* PedophilePriest
* PeekABogeyman
* ThePeepingTom
* PeoplePuppets
* PerkyFemaleMinion
* PerversePuppet
* PiggybackingOnHitler
* {{Pirate}}
** GhostPirate
** APirate400YearsTooLate
** RuthlessModernPirates
** SkyPirate
** SpacePirates
** SubmarinePirates
* {{Plaguemaster}}
* PlanetEater
* PlotIrrelevantVillain
* PoisonousCaptive
* PoisonousFriend
* PoisonousPerson
* PokeThePoodle
* PoliceState
* PoliteVillainsRudeHeroes
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain
* PredatoryBusiness
* PredecessorVillain
* PresidentEvil
* ThePrimaDonna
* PsychoElectro
* PsychoExGirlfriend
* PsychoForHire
* PsychoLesbian
* PsychoPrototype
* PsychopathicManchild
* PsychoPsychologist
* PsychoSupporter
* PunchClockVillain
* ThePunishment
* APupilOfMineUntilHeTurnedToEvil
* PureIsNotGood
* PutThemAllOutOfMyMisery
* {{Pyromaniac}}
* TheQuincyPunk
* TheQuisling
* RabidCop
* RaisingTheSteaks
* RedScare
* RegentForLife
* RegularlyScheduledEvil
* ReliableTraitor
* ReligionOfEvil
* TheRemnant
* RenegadeSplinterFaction
** RenegadeRussian
* TheRenfield
** TheIgor
* ReptilesAreAbhorrent
* RepulsiveRingmaster
* RestartTheWorld
* RetiredMonster
* RichBitch
* RightHandCat
** RightHandAttackDog
* RightWingMilitiaFanatic
* RivalTurnedEvil
* RoboticPsychopath
* RogueAgent
* RoguesGallery
* RoguesGalleryShowcase
* RoguesGalleryTransplant
* RogueProtagonist
* RottenRockAndRoll: Villains having rock as their theme music.
* RuleOfTwo
* {{Sadist}}
* SadistTeacher
* {{Satan}}
** SatanicArchetype
* TheSavageIndian
* ScaryAmoralReligion
* ScaryDogmaticAliens
* ScaryScarecrows
* ScrewySquirrel
* SchoolyardBullyAllGrownUp
* SealedArmyInACan
* SealedEvilInACan
** SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan
* SecretCircleOfSecrets
* SecretPolice
* SerialKiller
* SerialRapist
* ShadowArchetype
* ShadyRealEstateAgent
* ShootTheMessenger
* SiblingsInCrime
* SilentAntagonist
* ASinisterClue
* SinisterGeometry
* SinisterMinister
* SinisterShades
* SissyVillain
* SixthRangerTraitor
* SleazyPolitician
* SlidingScaleOfAntagonistVileness
* SlidingScaleOfAntiVillains
* SlidingScaleOfVillainEffectiveness
* SlidingScaleOfVillainThreat
* SmugSnake
* TheSocialDarwinist
* TheSociopath
* SoftSpokenSadist
* SorcerousOverlord
* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil
* TheSpymaster
* StageMom
* StalkerWithACrush
** PrinceCharmingWannabe
* StandardEvilEmpireHierarchy
* StandardEvilOrganizationSquad
* TheStarscream
* StartOfDarkness
* StarterVillain
* StateSec
* StraightEdgeEvil
* StrawHypocrite
* StrawNihilist
* StrongerSibling
* SuddenSequelHeelSyndrome
* SuperPersistentPredator
* SuperVillain
* SuspiciouslyIdleOfficers
* TheSvengali
* TheSwarm
* SwiperNoSwiping
* TaxidermyIsCreepy
* TeamKiller
* TeensAreMonsters
* TerribleTrio
* TheatrePhantom
* ThematicRoguesGallery
* ThenLetMeBeEvil
* TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse
* ThisCannotBe
* ThoseTwoBadGuys
* ThoseWackyNazis
* ToCreateAPlaygroundForEvil
* TokenMotivationalNemesis
* TomTheDarkLord
* TortureTechnician
* TotalitarianUtilitarian
* TragicVillain
* TrappedInVillainy
* TreacherousAdvisor
* {{Troll}}
* {{Tykebomb}}
** LaserGuidedTykebomb
* {{Ubermensch}}
* UncannyValleyGirl
* TheUnfettered
* UnhandThemVillain
* UnholyMatrimony
* UsedToBeASweetKid
* TheUsualAdversaries
* TheUsurper
* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans
** PerfectionIsImpossible
* VainSorceress
* TheVamp
* VampireVannabe
* VeryPunchableMan
* ViciousVac
* VileVillainLaughableLackey
* VileVillainSaccharineShow
* VillainAntagonist
* VillainBall
** VillainBallMagnet
* VillainByDefault
* VillainCorner
* VillainCred
* VillainDecay
* VillainEpisode
* VillainForgotToLevelGrind
* VillainHasAPoint
* AVillainNamedZrg
* VillainOfAnotherStory
* VillainOpeningScene
* VillainousVow
* VillainProtagonist
* VillainSong
** VillainousAdviceSong
** VillainousLament
** VillainLoveSong
** VillainRecruitmentSong
** TheVillainSucksSong
* VillainRespect
* VillainSue
* VillainTakesAnInterest
* VillainTeamUp
* VillainTeleportation
* VillainWithGoodPublicity
* VillainWorld
* VillainousBreakdown
* VillainousBSOD
* VillainousCheekbones
* VillainousCrush
* VillainousFriendship
* VillainousGlutton
* VillainousHarlequin
* VillainousIncest
* VillainousLegacy
* VillainousUnderdog
* VillainousValour
* VillainousWidowsPeak
* VillainsActHeroesReact
* VillainsBlendInBetter
* VillainsDyingGrace
* VillainsOutShopping
* VillainsWantMercy
* VillainyFreeVillain
* TheVirus
** TheCorruption
* VisionaryVillain
* WalkingSpoiler - Usually, if a character is one of these, they turn out to be a villain unbeknownst to both the characters and the audience.
* WardensAreEvil
* WeAreEverywhere
* WeHaveReserves
* WelcomeToEvilMart
* WellIntentionedExtremist
** NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist
* WesternTerrorists
* WhiteHairBlackHeart
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity
* WhatMeasureIsAMook
* WhosLaughingNow
* WickedCultured
* WickedStepmother
* WickedToymaker
* WickedWitch
* WomanInBlack
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds
* TheWormThatWalks
* WorthyOpponent
* TheWrongfulHeirToTheThrone
* {{Yandere}}
* YellowPeril
** DragonLady
* YouHaveFailedMe
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness
** ShootTheBuilder

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