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* ShelteredAristocrat: She's used to the grand and sumptuous lifestyle, and sometimes it shows that palace life has made her somewhat privileged, expecting that even villains will obey her on command. At the start of the movie, she forgets to bring money when she runs away because she's never had to pay for anything or go without, and has no grasp of the hardships outside the palace, although this changes through the series. Despite this she has a good heart and genuinely wants to help people.



* SpoiledSweet: She's used to the grand and sumptuous lifestyle, and sometimes it shows that palace life has made her somewhat privileged, expecting that even villains will obey her on command. At the start of the movie, she forgets to bring money when she runs away because she's never had to pay for anything or go without, and has no grasp of the hardships outside the palace, although this changes through the series. Despite this she has a good heart and genuinely wants to help people. She even falls in love with Aladdin, a poor thief, and is never bothered by his low status, even defending him when people call him a street rat.


* EvilIsBigger: He may be LeanAndMean, but he absolutely towers over everybody else in the movie except the Genie.

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* EvilIsBigger: He may be LeanAndMean, but he absolutely towers over everybody else in the movie except the Genie. But not for long.



* EvilIsPetty: From ''The Return of Jafar'' onwards, his only motivation is to get revenge on Aladdin; everything else, including world domination, is a distant second.

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* EvilIsPetty: From ''The Return of Jafar'' onwards, his only motivation is to get revenge on Aladdin; everything else, including world domination, is a distant second. He also devotes too much time in singing a DarkReprise at the expense of prince Ali.



* PsychopathicManchild: A very intelligent and manipulative example, but when he lets his temper get the better of him, he acts like a a very spoiled and egocentric child who just cannot stand anyone else even coming close to his level. He also cruelly tortures and toys with Jasmine after she rejects him.

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* PsychopathicManchild: A very Very intelligent and manipulative example, manipulative, but when he lets his temper get the better of him, he acts like a a very spoiled and egocentric child who just cannot stand anyone else even coming close to his level. He also cruelly tortures Ironically his desire to become ''bigger'' than every perceived opponent (read everyone) can make think small and toys with Jasmine after she rejects him. hold him back as when he merely wishes to be the Sultan of Agrabah instead of ruler of the whole world just so he could get that fancy turban.


* GoodIsNotNice: Eventually. He starts out as a genuinely bad guy like Jafar in the first movie (he certainly wasn't a MinionWithAnFInEvil like many Disney villain's sidekicks). He develops the "good" part of the trope in the sequel after befriending the heroes but still retains his abrasive and obnoxious mannerisms he had when he was a villain.

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* GoodIsNotNice: Eventually. He starts out as a genuinely bad guy like Jafar in the first movie (he certainly wasn't a MinionWithAnFInEvil like many some Disney villain's sidekicks). He develops the "good" part of the trope in the sequel after befriending the heroes but still retains his abrasive and obnoxious mannerisms he had when he was a villain.


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* SecondPlaceIsForLosers: In the big game of life. The point of living for him is being number one to the point that being only second ([[DragonInChief even if it only nominally]]) is his biggest BerserkButton. This makes him lose focus as he wastes his first wish only to overpower the Sultan, whose position was his measure of power up to that point.


* PoweredArmor: In the tv series episode "Armored and Dangerous", the sultan briefly dons a set of armor that belonged to his ancestor Kileem, which provided him [[LightningBruiser super strenght and speed]]. It also came with [[SymbioticPossession possessed]] by [[InheritanceBacklash His ancestors' spirit and warmongering personality]].

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* PoweredArmor: In the tv series episode "Armored and Dangerous", the sultan briefly dons a set of armor that belonged to his ancestor Kileem, which provided him [[LightningBruiser super strenght strength and speed]]. It also came with [[SymbioticPossession possessed]] by [[InheritanceBacklash His ancestors' spirit and warmongering personality]].


* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Jasmine is not only beautiful, but also [[SpoiledSweet a princess who cares about her subjects and never lets her status go to her head]]. She even falls in love with Aladdin, someone completely below her social status, but never resents this.

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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Jasmine is not only beautiful, but also [[SpoiledSweet a princess who cares about her subjects and never lets her status go to her head]].head. She even falls in love with Aladdin, someone completely below her social status, but never resents this.



* BewareTheNiceOnes: In two ways.
** Firstly: She's sweet, caring and pure-hearted, but it is ''not'' wise to make her angry at you.
** Secondly: Underestimating her is a ''very'' bad idea. Villains and non-villains alike, including Aladdin, always learn this the hard way. Case in point, when Jafar leads everyone to believe that he had Aladdin executed, Jasmine all but says that her first act as queen will be to have Jafar executed.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: In two ways.
** Firstly:
She's sweet, caring and pure-hearted, but it is ''not'' wise to make her angry at you.
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you. Underestimating her is a ''very'' bad idea. Villains and non-villains alike, including Aladdin, always learn this the hard way. Case in point, when Jafar leads everyone to believe that he had Aladdin executed, Jasmine all but says that her first act as queen will be to have Jafar executed.



* SpoiledSweet: A wealthy sultan but a kind man who loves his city and his daughter very much. He allows Jasmine to chose her husband and welcomes Aladdin into the family with open arms, never resenting Aladdin's pauper status.


* MayDecemberRomance: One-sided. At first, he seems to be interested in Jasmine only as a stepping-stone to the throne, but after he's ''gotten'' the throne (by wishing for it) he still wants to force her to love him. She's about fifteen.

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* MayDecemberRomance: One-sided. At first, he seems to be interested in Jasmine only as a stepping-stone to the throne, but after he's ''gotten'' the throne (by wishing for it) he still wants to force her to love him. She's about fifteen.



* {{Sadist}}: Takes some pleasure in subjugating the Sultan and Jasmine under his control, including watching the Sultan get stuffed with crackers. The deleted VillainSong "Humiliate the Boy" also brings this part of him out in full, where he freely admits he gets a laugh out of seeing "another fellow's dreams turn into nightmares one by one" as he exposes Aladdin as a fake prince.

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* {{Sadist}}: Takes some pleasure in subjugating the Sultan and Jasmine under his control, Jasmine, including watching the Sultan get stuffed with crackers. The deleted VillainSong "Humiliate the Boy" also brings this part of him out in full, where he freely admits he gets a laugh out of seeing "another fellow's dreams turn into nightmares one by one" as he exposes Aladdin as a fake prince.



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%%* SmugSnake* SmugSnake: Makes the mistake of underestimating Aladdin, unable to believe that a "little fool" and a "street rat" could contend with himself and although intelligent, he sometimes makes the mistake of not thinking things through, ultimately resulting in his imprisonment. Oh and snake is meant almost literally.



* TheSociopath: Has absolutely zero qualms against causing deaths, as shown by his cold indifference to sending Gazeem to his death in the Cave of Wonders ("Gazeem was obviously less than worthy.") and his reaction to Jasmine's sorrow when he lies that Aladdin has been executed ("[[LackOfEmpathy I think she took it rather well.]]") and is quite intelligent and manipulative. Like [[Disney/TheLionKing Scar]], he's a high-functioning sociopath, able to hide his true self behind a veneer of charming manners.

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* TheSociopath: Has absolutely zero qualms against causing deaths, as shown by his cold indifference to sending Gazeem to his death in the Cave of Wonders ("Gazeem was obviously less than worthy.") and his reaction to Jasmine's sorrow when he lies that Aladdin has been executed ("[[LackOfEmpathy I think she took it rather well.]]") and is quite intelligent and manipulative. Like [[Disney/TheLionKing Scar]], [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Frollo]], he's a high-functioning sociopath, able to hide his true self behind a veneer of charming manners.

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* IntrovertedCatPerson: Jasmine is kept inside her palace by her overprotective father. Her only companion is her pet tiger.

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* PoweredArmor: In the tv series episode "Armored and Dangerous", the sultan briefly dons a set of armor that belonged to his ancestor Kileem, which provided him [[LightningBruiser super strenght and speed]]. It also came with [[SymbioticPossession possessed]] by [[InheritanceBacklash His ancestors' spirit and warmongering personality]].


* AchillesHeel: Along with the other restrictions that come with his '''''[[PhysicalGod PHENOMENAL COSMIC POWERS]]''''', he dies [[SoulJar if his lamp is destroyed.]]

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* AchillesHeel: Along with the other restrictions that come with his '''''[[PhysicalGod PHENOMENAL COSMIC POWERS]]''''', he dies [[SoulJar if his lamp is destroyed.]]destroyed]].



** The reason he falls for Aladdin's goading so much toward the end is because he couldn't stand the thought of still being second-best after all he'd gained.
-->'''Aladdin:''' The genie has more power than you'll ever have! He gave you your power, he can take it away! Face it Jafar, you're still just second best!
** In the sequel the tables are turned. Jafar was delighted enough to make a whole song taunting Genie, "You're Only Second Rate".
* AmbitionIsEvil: Particularly pronounced in comparison to Aladdin, who ultimately only wants power because he thinks it will make him good enough for Jasmine (with a bit of self esteem issues thrown in). Jafar wants power for power's sake, despite the fact he's already in a powerful position as the Grand Vizier to the Sultan, able to hypnotize him and make him into a PuppetKing whenever he feels like it. It just isn't enough for him; he wants more. He even becomes a powerful sorcerer once his second wish is granted then conquers Agrabah effortlessly. Not even that satisfies his greed apparently, finding that Genie was the one who granted him his powers would mean that he was one step below powerfully. Jafar uses his third BecomingTheGenie.

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** The reason he falls for Aladdin's goading so much toward the end is because he couldn't can't stand the thought of still being second-best after all he'd he's gained.
-->'''Aladdin:''' --->'''Aladdin:''' The genie has more power than you'll ever have! He gave you your power, he can take it away! Face it Jafar, you're still just second best!
** In the sequel the tables are turned. Jafar was is delighted enough to make a whole song taunting Genie, "You're Only Second Rate".
* AmbitionIsEvil: Particularly pronounced in comparison to Aladdin, who ultimately only wants power because he thinks it will make him good enough for Jasmine (with a bit of self esteem issues thrown in). Jafar wants power for power's sake, despite the fact that he's already in a powerful position as the Grand Vizier to the Sultan, able to hypnotize him and make him into a PuppetKing whenever he feels like it. It just isn't enough for him; he wants more. He even becomes a powerful sorcerer once his second wish is granted granted, then conquers Agrabah effortlessly. Not even that satisfies his greed apparently, finding that Genie was being the one who granted him his powers would mean that he was he's one step below powerfully. Jafar uses his third BecomingTheGenie.



* AnimalMotifs: Snakes. His staff has a snake design, he is called one as an insult by Aladdin, and transforms himself into a giant one during the climax.
* AnimalEyes: Briefly during his shape shifting into a snake.
* ArchEnemy: Jafar serve as the main nemesis and adversary to Aladdin.

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* AnimalMotifs: Snakes. His staff has a snake design, he is called one as an insult by Aladdin, and he transforms himself into a giant one during the climax.
* AnimalEyes: Briefly during his shape shifting shapeshifting into a snake.
* ArchEnemy: Jafar serve serves as the main nemesis and adversary to Aladdin.



* BabyTalk: Present in the Swedish dub of the second movie where he often speaks in a tone that makes him come across as even more insulting and condescending towards others, especially towards Abis Mal.

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* BabyTalk: Present in the Swedish dub of the second movie movie, where he often speaks in a tone that makes him come across as even more insulting and condescending towards others, especially towards Abis Mal.



* BeardOfEvil: Not everyone with a beard is evil (in fact, every male citizen of Agrabah we see, [[ButNotTooForeign besides Aladdin]] and little boys, has a beard) but Jafar's beard is definitely a Beard Of Evil. Jasmine, falsely admiringly, notes that it's "So twisted".
* BecomingTheGenie: His wish to become an all-powerful genie [[HoistByHisOwnPetard fires back on him]] and traps him in a new lamp. By the second film however this works to his advantage, since with his lamp rediscovered his transformation into an evil genie made him a near-omnipotent villain with all the time in the world to plot his revenge, but at the cost of having his life force trapped within the lamp.

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* BeardOfEvil: Not everyone with a beard is evil (in fact, every male citizen of Agrabah we see, [[ButNotTooForeign besides Aladdin]] and little boys, has a beard) but Jafar's beard is definitely a Beard Of of Evil. Jasmine, falsely admiringly, notes that it's "So "so twisted".
* BecomingTheGenie: His wish to become an all-powerful genie [[HoistByHisOwnPetard fires back on him]] and traps him in a new lamp. By the second film however this works to his advantage, since with his lamp rediscovered his transformation into an evil genie made makes him a near-omnipotent villain with all the time in the world to plot his revenge, but at the cost of having his life force trapped within the lamp.



* BreakoutVillain: His popularity as a villain only rivaled, if not tied with, Maleficent herself. Some fans say they also share many similarities.
* BreathWeapon: "I'm just getting warmed up!" (''fire breath'')

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* BreakoutVillain: His popularity as a villain only rivaled, rivals, if not tied with, matches, Maleficent herself. Some fans say they also share many similarities.
* BreathWeapon: "I'm just getting warmed up!" (''fire breath'')''[fire breath]''



* CharmPerson: With his magic staff which he used to convince the Sultan to more easily persuade him.

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* CharmPerson: With his magic staff staff, which he used uses to convince the Sultan to more easily persuade him.



-->'''Jafar''': If you won't bow before a Sultan, ''then you will'' '''''COWER BEFORE A SORCERER!!!''''' ''Genie!!'' My second wish! I wish to be ''the most powerful sorcerer'' '''''IN THE WOOOOOORLD!!'''''

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-->'''Jafar''': -->'''Jafar:''' If you won't bow before a Sultan, ''then you will'' '''''COWER BEFORE A SORCERER!!!''''' ''Genie!!'' My second wish! I wish to be ''the most powerful sorcerer'' '''''IN THE WOOOOOORLD!!'''''



* ClippedWingAngel: Genie Jafar. He is immensely powerful in this form, [[spoiler:but he can now be trapped in the lamp]]. He also faces many more restrictions as a genie than as a sorcerer. On top of that, if his lamp is destroyed while still bound to it, he dies.

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* ClippedWingAngel: Genie Jafar. He is immensely powerful in this form, [[spoiler:but he can now be trapped in the lamp]]. He also faces many more restrictions as a genie than as a sorcerer. On top of that, if his lamp is destroyed while he's still bound to it, he dies.



* CompositeCharacter: Jafar is a mixture of 3 antagonists from the fairy tale the movie is based on. They are the sorcerer who wanted the genie, the vizier who tried to discredit Aladdin after his rise to wealth, and the vizier's son who tried to marry the princess.

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* CompositeCharacter: Jafar is a mixture of 3 three antagonists from the fairy tale the movie is based on. They are the sorcerer who wanted wants the genie, the vizier who tried tries to discredit Aladdin after his rise to wealth, and the vizier's son who tried tries to marry the princess.



--->'''The Sultan:''' ''[introducing 'Prince Ali']'' This is Jafar, he's delighted too...\\

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--->'''The Sultan:''' ''[introducing 'Prince Ali']'' "Prince Ali"]'' This is Jafar, he's delighted too...\\



--->'''Abis Mal''': [[CaptainObvious You're... a genie?]]\\
'''Jafar''': You are ''astonishingly'' perceptive.
* DeaderThanDead: This is seemingly his final fate in ''Hercules and the Arabian Night'', his final chronological (though non-canon) appearance outside of alternate continuities. Jafar, being already dead but temporarily resurrected by Hades as long as he's holding his staff, has the snake staff destroyed by Hercules, causing him to sink into the river Styx, but disappear entirely before he's fully immersed.

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--->'''Abis Mal''': Mal:''' [[CaptainObvious You're... a genie?]]\\
'''Jafar''': '''Jafar:''' You are ''astonishingly'' perceptive.
* DeaderThanDead: This is seemingly his final fate in ''Hercules "Hercules and the Arabian Night'', Night", his final chronological (though non-canon) appearance outside of alternate continuities. Jafar, being already dead but temporarily resurrected by Hades as long as he's holding his staff, has the snake staff destroyed by Hercules, causing him to sink into the river Styx, but disappear entirely before he's fully immersed.



* {{Determinator}}: In the first movie, he is completely foiled several times before the climax - in fact, halfway through the movie he is nearly beaten for good. Every time it seems like's finished, he comes up with a brand new plan and tries again - and by the end of the movie he's gone through about three.
* DidntThinkThisThrough: Sure, try to kill "Prince Ali" based on your unproven suspicion that he's a fraud -- even despite that literal parade of evidence actually supporting him. "Ali"'s subsequent survival and consequent awareness of your scumbaggery aside, it's not like you'll be risking war with another kingdom or anything. Then in the climax of the movie where he uses his last wish to become an all-powerful genie. Jafar was too focused on the power aspect that he never even thought about the lamp confinement that goes along with it.

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* {{Determinator}}: In the first movie, he is completely foiled several times before the climax - in fact, halfway through the movie he is nearly beaten for good. Every time it seems like's like he's finished, he comes up with a brand new plan and tries again - and by the end of the movie he's gone through about three.
* DidntThinkThisThrough: Sure, try to kill "Prince Ali" based on your unproven suspicion that he's a fraud -- even despite that literal parade of evidence actually supporting him. "Ali"'s subsequent survival and consequent awareness of your scumbaggery aside, it's not like you'll be risking war with another kingdom or anything. Then in the climax of the movie movie, where he uses his last wish to become an all-powerful genie. genie, Jafar was is too focused on the power aspect that he never even thought thinks about the lamp confinement that goes along with it.



* DraggedOffToHell: His ultimate fate in the Hercules crossover. After Hercules breaks his staff, the only thing keeping him alive, Jafar turns back into a ghost and is forcibly dragged into the River Styx by the souls within.

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* DraggedOffToHell: His ultimate fate in the Hercules ''Hercules'' crossover. After Hercules breaks his staff, the only thing keeping him alive, Jafar turns back into a ghost and is forcibly dragged into the River Styx by the souls within.



* EvilCounterpart: Jafar is essentially a "dark mirror" of sorts for Aladdin. Just older, and having chief flaws that are exaggerated versions of Aladdin's own. Essentially both men want to move up in the world and resort to trickery in order to do so. Both resort to deception in this pursuit, and in that deception both are guilty of putting up a façade in order to ingratiate themselves with those above their station whether it be Jafar putting up the image of a calm and stoic loyal vizier when in reality he is a maniacal and over-the-top power-mongering sorcerer who is aiming to take the throne of Agrabah for himself or Aladdin taking up his "Prince Ali" identity where he puts up a cocky and boisterous demeanor to cover up his mild-mannered and humble street urchin true self. They lie to Jasmine's face several times throughout the film. Both also at least start to become too dependent on the use of magic in their pursuits. In the end Jafar is defeated by Aladdin using his own natural wits rather than magic with which he manages to play on Jafar's obsessive craving for power. Heck, both even have small, as well as greedy, comic relief animal sidekicks that hang out with them. The unused source material implies that like Aladdin, Jafar grew up in poverty and unappreciated by most people, though unlike Al, he didn't retain his nobility as he strove to become more in his life.
** Jafar comes to serve as this for Genie after he has made his wish to turn himself into a genie as well. Whereas Genie is a BenevolentGenie who always strives to give his masters nothing less than what they want, Jafar is a full blown JackassGenie who deliberately misinterprets his master's wishes.

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* EvilCounterpart: EvilCounterpart:
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Jafar is essentially a "dark mirror" of sorts for Aladdin. Just older, and having chief flaws that are exaggerated versions of Aladdin's own. Essentially Essentially, both men want to move up in the world and resort to trickery in order to do so. Both resort to deception in this pursuit, and in that deception both are guilty of putting up a façade in order to ingratiate themselves with those above their station station, whether it be Jafar putting up the image of a calm and stoic loyal vizier vizier, when in reality he is a maniacal and over-the-top power-mongering sorcerer who is aiming to take the throne of Agrabah for himself himself, or Aladdin taking up his "Prince Ali" identity identity, where he puts up a cocky and boisterous demeanor to cover up his mild-mannered and humble street urchin true self. They lie to Jasmine's face several times throughout the film. Both also at least start to become too dependent on the use of magic in their pursuits. In the end end, Jafar is defeated by Aladdin using his own natural wits rather than magic magic, with which he manages to play on Jafar's obsessive craving for power. Heck, both even have small, as well as greedy, comic relief animal sidekicks that hang out with them. The unused source material implies that like Aladdin, Jafar grew up in poverty and unappreciated by most people, though unlike Al, he didn't retain his nobility as he strove to become more in his life.
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** Jafar comes to serve as this for Genie after he has made his wish to turn himself into a genie as well. Whereas Genie is a BenevolentGenie who always strives to give his masters nothing less than what they want, Jafar is a full blown full-blown JackassGenie who deliberately misinterprets his master's wishes.



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* EvilSorcerer: He uses his second wish to become, in his own words, "the most powerful sorcerer [[LargeHam IN THE WORLD!!!]]" Even before this, he was clearly a talented alchemist and magician.

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* EvilSorcerer: He uses his second wish to become, in his own words, "the most powerful sorcerer [[LargeHam IN THE WORLD!!!]]" Even before this, he was he's clearly a talented alchemist and magician.



* FatalFlaw: His {{pride}} and {{greed}}. He can't control his lust for more power no matter how strong he gets, and couldn't stand being second-best to the Genie, and that is precisely how he lost in the first movie.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Jafar in most of his appearances in the first half of the movie. Sure he may have been calm and polite toward Jasmine and the Sultan, but it was only because he had to be in so to cover his true motives, not to mention as while polite to their faces (while still being quite manipulative) he was clearly shown to drop the demeanor whenever not in their presence. It's half the reason people love him.

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* FatalFlaw: His {{pride}} and {{greed}}. He can't control his lust for more power no matter how strong he gets, and couldn't can't stand being second-best to the Genie, and that is precisely how he lost loses in the first movie.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Jafar in most of his appearances in the first half of the movie. Sure Sure, he may have been act calm and polite toward Jasmine and the Sultan, Sultan (while still being quite manipulative), but it was it's only because he had has to be in so to cover his true motives, not to mention as while polite to their faces (while still being quite manipulative) he was motives. He's clearly shown to drop the demeanor whenever not in their presence. It's half the reason people love him.



* FisherKing: When he takes control the sky becomes red.

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* FisherKing: When he takes control control, the sky becomes red.



* FreudianExcuse: The unused source material, like the deleted song "Why Me?", seems to indicate that his negative traits and hunger for power stem from having to grow up impoverished and bullied by the populace of Agrabah. Unlike Aladdin, however, Jafar didn't retain his nobility as he strove to make more out of his life.

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* FreudianExcuse: The unused source material, like the deleted song "Why Me?", seems to indicate that his negative traits and hunger for power stem from having had to grow up impoverished and bullied by the populace of Agrabah. Unlike Aladdin, however, Jafar didn't retain his nobility as he strove to make more out of his life.



* GoldDigger: Intended to marry Jasmine just to get him the royal status he needed to become sultan. The fact that he somewhat fancied her came only as an afterthought.
* GoodColorsEvilColors: His genie form is red, with fangs and claws, compared to Genie's blue. He also wears completely dark clothing compared to everyone else's white and blue clothes.

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* GoldDigger: Intended Intends to marry Jasmine just to get him the royal status he needed needs to become sultan. The fact that he somewhat fancied fancies her came comes only as an afterthought.
* GoodColorsEvilColors: His genie form is red, with fangs and claws, compared to Genie's blue. He also wears completely dark clothing clothing, compared to everyone else's white and blue clothes.



* TheHeavy: His villainous actions play a key role in driving the plot forward, for the duration of the original film.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: What led to his defeat both times. In the original film, his wish to be an all-powerful genie is what resulted in his being imprisoned in a lamp at the end of the first movie. And at the climax of the sequel, Jafar opens the earth and traps our heroes in a lava pit... only to eventually have Iago [[AchillesHeel kick his lamp into the lava]], causing Jafar to electrocute, then explode into nothingness.
* HurricaneOfPuns: As a sorcerer, Jafar announces each attack with a lame pun. "Your ''time'' is up![[note]]Imprisons Jasmine in an hourglass filling with sand, which will eventually suffocate her[[/note]]/Don't ''toy'' with me![[note]]Turns Abu into a monkey cymbal toy like one of the Macguffins from ''Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera''[[/note]]/Things are unraveling fast now, boy![[note]]Unravels the Magic Carpet into a ball of yarn[[/note]]/Get the ''point?!''[[note]]Swords come down and block Aladdin's path to the Lamp[[/note]]/I'm just getting warmed up!![[note]]Breathes fire around Aladdin[[/note]]", etc.
* HypocriteHasAPoint: He calls Aladdin a liar and a conman, which rings true and Genie himself urged Aladdin to come clean before this point. Though both of these accusations can easily be applied to him the way he [[EvilChancellor exploits his position as Vizer]] to [[TheUsurper take the throne for himself]]. For his part, Aladdin accepts this description of him and resolves to make up for it by ending Jafar's reign of terror.

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* TheHeavy: His villainous actions play a key role in driving the plot forward, forward for the duration of the original film.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: What led leads to his defeat both times. times.
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In the original film, his wish to be an all-powerful genie is what resulted results in his being imprisoned in a lamp at the end of the first movie. And at movie.
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the climax of the sequel, Jafar opens the earth and traps our heroes in a lava pit... only to eventually have Iago [[AchillesHeel kick his lamp into the lava]], causing Jafar to electrocute, then explode into nothingness.
* HurricaneOfPuns: As a sorcerer, Jafar announces each attack with a lame pun. "Your ''time'' is up![[note]]Imprisons up! ''[imprisons Jasmine in an hourglass filling with sand, which will eventually suffocate her[[/note]]/Don't sand]''" "Don't ''toy'' with me![[note]]Turns me! ''[turns Abu into a monkey cymbal toy like one of the Macguffins from ''Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera''[[/note]]/Things toy]''" "Things are unraveling fast now, boy![[note]]Unravels boy! ''[unravels the Magic Carpet into a ball of yarn[[/note]]/Get yarn]''" "Get the ''point?!''[[note]]Swords ''point''?! ''swords come down and block Aladdin's path to the Lamp[[/note]]/I'm Lamp]''" "I'm just getting warmed up!![[note]]Breathes up!! ''[breathes fire around Aladdin[[/note]]", etc.
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* HypocriteHasAPoint: He calls Aladdin a liar and a conman, which rings true true, and Genie himself urged Aladdin to come clean before this point. Though However, both of these accusations can easily be applied to him the way he [[EvilChancellor exploits his position as Vizer]] to [[TheUsurper take the throne for himself]]. For his part, Aladdin accepts this description of him and resolves to make up for it by ending Jafar's reign of terror.



* InformedFlaw: Genie outright says he's ugly.

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* InformedFlaw: Genie outright says he's ugly.



* KnightOfCerebus: He has a handful of comedic moments but for the most part, everything become dark and serious when he takes center stage, especially after the "A Whole New World" number and in ''The Return of Jafar''; from the attempt to drown Aladdin on, every time he's onscreen, the comedy virtually disappears.
* LackOfEmpathy:
** A [[KickTheSonOfABitch justified]] example at the beginning of the movie. Jafar recruits Gazeem to help him get into the Cave of Wonders. When Gazeem gets trapped in there, his fate does not debilitate Jafar in any way ("Gazeem was obviously less than worthy") and instead wonders who the "Diamond in the Rough" is. [[AssholeVictim The audience shares a similar emotion]]. Doubles as NoHonorAmongThieves.

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* KnightOfCerebus: He has a handful of comedic moments moments, but for the most part, everything become becomes dark and serious when he takes center stage, especially after the "A Whole New World" number and in ''The Return of Jafar''; from the attempt to drown Aladdin on, every time he's onscreen, the comedy virtually disappears.
* LackOfEmpathy:
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** A [[KickTheSonOfABitch justified]] example at the beginning of the movie. Jafar recruits Gazeem to help him get into the Cave of Wonders. When Gazeem gets trapped in there, his fate does not debilitate Jafar in any way ("Gazeem was obviously less than worthy") worthy.") and instead wonders who the "Diamond in the Rough" is. [[AssholeVictim The audience shares a similar emotion]]. emotion.]] Doubles as NoHonorAmongThieves.



* LargeAndInCharge: Iago's words about him in ''The Return of Jafar''. Its the cosmic powers that he got that really made him in charge but his looks as a giant genie do make him more intimidation.
* LargeHam: ''Big time''. Especially when he gets the Genie's lamp and really starts ChewingTheScenery.
* LaserGuidedKarma: He punishes the Sultan for falling out of his control and taking action against him by turning him into a human marionette and jester.

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* LargeAndInCharge: Iago's words about him in ''The Return of Jafar''. Its It's the cosmic powers that he got that really made him in charge charge, but his looks as a giant genie do make him more intimidation.
intimidating.
* LargeHam: ''Big time''. time.'' Especially when he gets the Genie's lamp and really starts ChewingTheScenery.
* LaserGuidedKarma: He punishes the Sultan for falling out of his control and taking action against him by turning him into a human marionette and jester.
ChewingTheScenery.



* {{Leitmotif}}: A dark, descending piece that features in most scenes featuring him, most prominently about thirty seconds into [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgZTkQF1hgI "Jafar's Hour."]]
* LightningBruiser: Jafar in his cobra form. Justified because he's huge and because [[TruthInTelevision cobras are REALLY fast]].

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* {{Leitmotif}}: A dark, descending piece that features in most scenes featuring him, most prominently about thirty seconds into [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgZTkQF1hgI "Jafar's Hour."]]
Hour"]].
* LightningBruiser: Jafar in In his cobra form. Justified because he's huge and because [[TruthInTelevision cobras are REALLY fast]].



* MagicStaff: His first, projecting his HypnoRay through the eyes, was smashed by Aladdin, breaking his control over the Sultan. His second, the open-mouthed replacement after his second wish, had more general applications. He gets a third in the Hercules crossover, which is what keeps him corporeal.

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* MagicStaff: His first, projecting his HypnoRay through the eyes, was is smashed by Aladdin, breaking his control over the Sultan. His second, the open-mouthed replacement after his second wish, had has more general applications. He gets a third in the Hercules crossover, which is what keeps him corporeal.



* ManipulativeBastard: He uses his influence to control the kingdom with his CharmPerson powers, he graduates to greater intelligent schemes in the sequel.

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* ManipulativeBastard: He uses his influence to control the kingdom with his CharmPerson powers, he then graduates to greater intelligent schemes in the sequel.



* NotSoHarmlessVillain: Not that he was never a serious menace for his enemies having an extensive knowledge of arcane lore, spells, potions, but initially he doesn't seem to possess any genuine magical power which apparently makes him look less dangerous. However as soon he wishes to be the most powerful sorcerer in the world he becomes one of the most omnipotent evil sorcerers in any Disney universe. Moreover, although he is sometimes LaughablyEvil, he CAN also be ruthless and cruel.

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* NotSoHarmlessVillain: Not that he was never a serious menace for his enemies enemies, having an extensive knowledge of arcane lore, spells, potions, but initially he doesn't seem to possess any genuine magical power power, which apparently makes him look less dangerous. However However, as soon he wishes to be the most powerful sorcerer in the world world, he becomes one of the most omnipotent evil sorcerers in any Disney universe. Moreover, although he is sometimes LaughablyEvil, he CAN ''can'' also be ruthless and cruel.



* OneWingedAngel: In addition to the ScaledUp mentioned below, he turns into a Genie. While it doesn't work for him ''at the time'' and he becomes SealedEvilInACan, he proves in the sequel he's far more powerful than before. Even before he became a Genie, he transformed himself into a giant cobra as a sorcerer.
* OohMeAccentsSlipping: For the most part, Jafar speaks in a Received Pronounciation accent, but on occasion, some of Jonathan Freeman's native American pronunciation slips through.

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* OneWingedAngel: In addition to the ScaledUp mentioned below, he turns into a Genie. genie. While it doesn't work for him ''at the time'' and he becomes SealedEvilInACan, he proves in the sequel that he's far more powerful than before. Even before he became a Genie, he transformed himself into a giant cobra as a sorcerer.
* OohMeAccentsSlipping: For the most part, Jafar speaks in a Received Pronounciation Pronunciation accent, but on occasion, some of Jonathan Freeman's native American pronunciation slips through.



* PsychopathicManchild: A very intelligent and manipulative example but when he lets his temper get the better of him, he acts like a a very spoiled and egoecentric child who just cannot stand anyone else even coming close to his level. He also cruelly tortures and toys with Jasmine after she rejects him.

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* PsychopathicManchild: A very intelligent and manipulative example example, but when he lets his temper get the better of him, he acts like a a very spoiled and egoecentric egocentric child who just cannot stand anyone else even coming close to his level. He also cruelly tortures and toys with Jasmine after she rejects him.



* RevengeBeforeReason: In ''The Return Of Jafar,'' where his downfall comes mainly due to being so obsessed with revenge that he ignores the loose ends that ultimately destroy him. [[VillainTeamUp Hades]] calls him out on this in the series' crossover with ''Disney/{{Hercules}}''.
* {{Sadist}}: Takes some pleasure in subjugating the Sultan and Jasmine under his control, including watching Sultan get stuffed with crackers. The deleted VillainSong "Humiliate the Boy" also brings this part of him out in full, where he freely admits he gets a laugh out of seeing "another fellow's dreams turn into nightmares one by one" as he exposes Aladdin as a fake prince.

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* RevengeBeforeReason: In ''The Return Of Jafar,'' Jafar'', where his downfall comes mainly due to being so obsessed with revenge that he ignores the loose ends that ultimately destroy him. [[VillainTeamUp Hades]] calls him out on this in the series' crossover with ''Disney/{{Hercules}}''.
* {{Sadist}}: Takes some pleasure in subjugating the Sultan and Jasmine under his control, including watching the Sultan get stuffed with crackers. The deleted VillainSong "Humiliate the Boy" also brings this part of him out in full, where he freely admits he gets a laugh out of seeing "another fellow's dreams turn into nightmares one by one" as he exposes Aladdin as a fake prince.



* SealedEvilInACan: At the end of ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' he wishes to become a Genie and is promptly confined to the "itty-bitty living space" of the dark lamp. He is freed in ''Disney/AladdinTheReturnOfJafar'' by a thief, and goes back to Agrabah to get his revenge on the heroes.

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* SealedEvilInACan: At the end of ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' he wishes to become a Genie genie, and is promptly confined to the "itty-bitty living space" of the dark lamp. He is freed in ''Disney/AladdinTheReturnOfJafar'' by a thief, and goes back to Agrabah to get his revenge on the heroes.



-->'''Jafar:''' You are a fool to challenge me! I am ''all-powerful.''

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-->'''Jafar:''' You are a fool to challenge me! I am ''all-powerful.''''all-powerful''.



* TheSociopath: Has absolutely zero qualms against causing deaths, as shown by his cold indifference to sending Gazeem to his death in the Cave of Wonders ("Gazeem was obviously less than worthy") and his reaction to Jasmine's sorrow when he lies that Aladdin has been executed ("[[LackOfEmpathy I think she took it rather well]]") and is quite intelligent and manipulative. Like [[Disney/TheLionKing Scar]], he's a high-functioning sociopath, able to hide his true self behind a veneer of charming manners.

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* TheSociopath: Has absolutely zero qualms against causing deaths, as shown by his cold indifference to sending Gazeem to his death in the Cave of Wonders ("Gazeem was obviously less than worthy") worthy.") and his reaction to Jasmine's sorrow when he lies that Aladdin has been executed ("[[LackOfEmpathy I think she took it rather well]]") well.]]") and is quite intelligent and manipulative. Like [[Disney/TheLionKing Scar]], he's a high-functioning sociopath, able to hide his true self behind a veneer of charming manners.



* SoulJar: After becoming a genie, his life-force is tied to his lamp and if its destroyed, he goes along with it. Which is exactly how he meets his end in the second film.
* SpikesOfVillainy: At first sight, you could think the Sultan dressing upon the first wish was a bit useless since Jafar went back to his Vizier dressing upon the second wish moments later. However, if you pay attention, you can see that Jafar's "Real Sorcerer" Suit has pointer shoulders, his hat isn't round anymore (with two more points), and his Cobra Cane is more realistic and has its mouth open.

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* SoulJar: After becoming a genie, his life-force is tied to his lamp and if its it's destroyed, he goes along with it. Which is exactly how he meets his end in the second film.
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* SpikesOfVillainy: At first sight, you could think the Sultan dressing upon the sultan outfit he gets with his first wish was is a bit useless unnecessary, since Jafar went he goes back to his Vizier dressing upon vizier outfit with the second wish moments later. However, if you pay attention, you can see that Jafar's "Real Sorcerer" Suit "real sorcerer" outfit has pointer pointier shoulders, his hat isn't round anymore (with two more points), and his Cobra Cane cobra cane is more realistic and has its mouth open.



** His lifestyle is as the MindControl-equipped power behind the throne to the weak sultan of Agrabah, with ambitions only to obtain greater magical power, but as Jasmine's coming-of-age threatens to introduce political competition[[note]] in the form of Jasmine coming into a queen's estate and being able to get rid of him, rather than in the form of her prospective husband staking out his own turf[[/note]], he conceives an intent to marry into the succession.
** Eventually after securing the genie he just makes a wish and ''is'' sultan of Agrabah, which is thinking kind of small compared to some versions of the story given it appears to be a wealthy little oasis city all by its lonesome in a bunch of dunelands, maybe a lesser cousin of Samarkand. Anyway he turns the real sultan into a court jester. He did ''not'' like pretending to respect the guy. Points for his coming up with the succession thing within the story, and from Iago's suggestion. No [[WifeHusbandry Hikaru Genji Plan]] here, folks!
* StoryBreakerPower: Once he becomes a genie, he becomes a full-on RealityWarper who's able to accomplish nearly everything on a whim. He's ultimately destroyed at the end of the film and KilledOffForReal; even when he returns in the ''Hercules'' crossover, he's a human sorcerer once again.
* TallDarkAndHandsome: Subverted. Jasmine distracts him by pretending to be mind-controlled into loving him. She describes him as "tall, dark...[[ManOfWealthAndTaste well dressed]].." Apparently, calling Jafar handsome would just be too suspicious.

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** His lifestyle is as the MindControl-equipped power behind the throne to the weak sultan of Agrabah, with ambitions only to obtain greater magical power, but as Jasmine's coming-of-age threatens to introduce political competition[[note]] in competition[[note]]in the form of Jasmine coming into a queen's estate and being able to get rid of him, rather than in the form of her prospective husband staking out his own turf[[/note]], he conceives an intent to marry into the succession.
** Eventually Eventually, after securing the genie genie, he just makes a wish and ''is'' sultan of Agrabah, which is thinking kind of small compared to some versions of the story given it appears to be a wealthy little oasis city all by its lonesome in a bunch of dunelands, maybe a lesser cousin of Samarkand. Anyway he Agrabah. He then turns the real sultan into a court jester. He did ''not'' like pretending to respect the guy. Points for his coming up with the succession thing within the story, and from Iago's suggestion. No [[WifeHusbandry Hikaru Genji Plan]] here, folks!
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* StoryBreakerPower: Once he becomes a genie, he becomes a full-on RealityWarper who's able to accomplish nearly everything on a whim. He's ultimately destroyed at the end of the second film and KilledOffForReal; even when he returns in the ''Hercules'' crossover, he's a human sorcerer once again.
* TallDarkAndHandsome: Subverted. Jasmine distracts him by pretending to be mind-controlled into loving him. She describes him as "tall, dark... [[ManOfWealthAndTaste well dressed]]..dressed]]..." Apparently, calling Jafar handsome would just be too suspicious.



* VillainHasAPoint: He criticizes Aladdin for impersonating a prince in order to get close to Jasmine instead of simply being the person he is during his villain song. Genie himself told him the same thing earlier in the movie, but in a nicer way.
* VillainSong: He has ''Prince Ali Reprise'' in the first film, which is basically an EvilGloating victory lap. ''[[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech You're Only Second Rate]]'' in the second one is also EvilGloating where he rubs his superiority in Genie's face. He had three cut songs from the first movie, ''Why Me?'', ''[[HumiliationConga Humiliate The Boy]]'', and ''My Finest Hour'' but their subject matter is less clear. In the musical he has ''Diamond In The Rough'', which he shares with Iago.

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* VillainHasAPoint: He criticizes Aladdin for impersonating a prince in order to get close to Jasmine instead of simply being the person he is during his villain song. Genie himself told tells him the same thing earlier in the movie, but in a nicer way.
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* VillainSong: He has ''Prince Ali Reprise'' a reprise of "Prince Ali" in the first film, which is basically an EvilGloating victory lap. ''[[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech "[[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech You're Only Second Rate]]'' Rate]]" in the second one is also EvilGloating where he rubs his superiority in Genie's face. He had three cut songs from the first movie, ''Why Me?'', ''[[HumiliationConga "Why Me?", "[[HumiliationConga Humiliate The Boy]]'', Boy]]", and ''My "My Finest Hour'' Hour" but their subject matter is less clear. In the musical he has ''Diamond In The Rough'', "Diamond in the Rough", which he shares with Iago.



* VillainousFriendship: [[DownplayedTrope Although Iago does take a few blows along the way]], he and Jafar seem to have a genuine friendship throughout ''Aladdin''. At the very least, their relationship isn't the typical "Evil Master surrounded by his dumb minions whom he berates all the time", like [[Disney/TheLionKIng Scar]] or [[Disney/TheBlackCauldron the Horned King]]. (Barring a few scenes, of course.) They generally chat pleasantly with one another, Jafar actually takes advice from him at one point (and gives him credit for his idea), and even after he conquers Agrabah he keeps Iago at his side to enjoy in the spoils as well. [[spoiler:You can pretty much consider it fizzled by the end of the first movie, though. And Iago's HeelFaceTurn in the sequel confirms that whatever friendship they may have had at one point is now gone.]]

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* VillainousFriendship: [[DownplayedTrope Although Iago does take a few blows along the way]], he and Jafar seem to have a genuine friendship throughout ''Aladdin''. At the very least, their relationship isn't the typical "Evil Master surrounded by his dumb minions whom he berates all the time", like [[Disney/TheLionKIng Scar]] or [[Disney/TheBlackCauldron the Horned King]]. (Barring a few scenes, of course.) They generally chat pleasantly with one another, Jafar actually takes advice from him at one point (and gives him credit for his idea), and even after he conquers Agrabah he keeps Iago at his side to enjoy in the spoils as well. [[spoiler:You can pretty much consider it fizzled by the end of the first movie, though. And Iago's HeelFaceTurn in the sequel confirms that whatever friendship they may have had at one some point is now gone.]] ]]



* WingdingEyes: During his EvilLaugh at the end of ''Prince Ali Reprise''.
* WiseOldFolkFacade: He uses his old man disguise (though being himself a middle-aged man) to interact with Aladdin in the dungeons of the royal palace. Although Aladdin is initially suspicious of his true nature, Jafar quickly teaches him the "[[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney golden rule]]" and tells him he needs a young lad to bring out the treasure hidden inside the Cave of Wonders, even showing him some gems and a hidden escape route as proof of this trustworthiness. It is only after taking the lamp and having Aladdin at his mercy that he decides to drop the facade and give the lad his "[[DeadlyEuphemism eternal reward]]".
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: After he becomes a sorcerer, he goes a little bit nuts. It only gets worse in The Sequel. Of course, there's nothing to say he wasn't already insane to begin with. [[DrunkOnTheDarkSide He just feels finally free to go all out.]]

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* WingdingEyes: During his EvilLaugh at the end of ''Prince Ali Reprise''.
the reprise of "Prince Ali".
* WiseOldFolkFacade: He uses his old man disguise (though (himself being himself a middle-aged man) to interact with Aladdin in the dungeons of the royal palace. Although Aladdin is initially suspicious of his true nature, Jafar quickly teaches him the "[[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney golden rule]]" and tells him he needs a young lad to bring out the treasure hidden inside the Cave of Wonders, even showing him some gems and a hidden escape route as proof of this trustworthiness. It is only after taking the lamp and having Aladdin at his mercy that he decides to drop the facade and give the lad his "[[DeadlyEuphemism eternal reward]]".
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: After he becomes a sorcerer, he goes a little bit nuts. It only gets worse in The Sequel.the sequel. Of course, there's nothing to say he wasn't already insane to begin with. [[DrunkOnTheDarkSide He just feels finally free to go all out.]]



** First, after Gazeem had given Jafar the other half of the amulet that opened the Cave of Wonders, Jafar forced Gazeem to enter the Cave of Wonders, with deadly results. His promise that he'll get what's coming to him suggests that if he managed to get the Lamp he would be stabbed to death, the same way Aladdin almost was.
** Then, after Aladdin had given Jafar the lamp, Jafar tried to stab him; when that failed, he dropped him into the collapsing cave.
** Although Jafar never actually followed through on it, he liked Iago's suggestion that after marrying Jasmine and establishing his authority, he should kill the (former) Sultan and Jasmine too.

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** First, after Gazeem had has given Jafar the other half of the amulet that opened opens the Cave of Wonders, Jafar forced forces Gazeem to enter the Cave of Wonders, with deadly results. His promise that he'll get what's coming to him suggests that if he managed to get the Lamp lamp, he would be have been stabbed to death, the same way Aladdin almost was.
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** Then, after After Aladdin had given gives Jafar the lamp, Jafar tried tries to stab him; when that failed, fails, he dropped dropps him into the collapsing cave.
** Although Jafar never actually followed follows through on it, he liked likes Iago's suggestion that after marrying Jasmine and establishing his authority, he should kill the (former) Sultan and Jasmine too.

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* ParrotPetPosition: Often takes this spot on Jafar.


Originally Jafar's loyal if often abused sidekick, Iago the Parrot is sealed away with Jafar inside of the lamp at the end of the first film. Instrumental in freeing the both of them from the sandy wastes of the desert, he abandons Jafar and sets out to find his own path in life, ultimately ending up a somewhat reluctant friend to Aladdin and company.

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Originally Jafar's loyal if and often abused sidekick, Iago the Parrot is sealed away with Jafar inside of the lamp at the end of the first film. Instrumental in freeing the both of them from the sandy wastes of the desert, he abandons Jafar and sets out to find his own path in life, ultimately ending up reforming and becoming a somewhat reluctant devoted (yet opportunistic) friend to Aladdin and company.



* AntiHero: After his HeelFaceTurn. He retains his {{Jerkass}} personality and negative traits from the first movie, but he always comes through for the heroes when needed.

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* AntiHero: After his HeelFaceTurn. He retains his {{Jerkass}} personality and and some of his negative traits from the first movie, movie (namely his greed and sarcasm), but he always comes through for the heroes his friends when needed.



* BecauseYouWereNiceToMe: Switches sides when Aladdin and friends treat him better than Jafar ever did.

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* BecauseYouWereNiceToMe: Switches sides when Aladdin and friends treat him enormously better than Jafar ever did.



* BeingEvilSucks: In the TV series episode "Poor Iago" Iago becomes extremely greedy (even more than usual) only for him to receive all sorts of nasty punishments because of his behavior. This causes him to have an epiphany and he attempts to completely reform his ways, becoming kind-hearted and generous.

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* BeingEvilSucks: Iago comes to realize this in the first sequel. In the TV series episode "Poor Iago" Iago becomes extremely greedy (even more than usual) only for him to receive all sorts of nasty punishments because of his behavior. This causes him to have an epiphany and he attempts to completely reform his ways, becoming kind-hearted and generous.



* BigDamnHeroes: He pulls an epic one in the end of the second movie, which results in Jafar being killed.

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* BigDamnHeroes: He pulls an epic one to rescue Aladdin in the end of the second movie, which results in Jafar being killed.



* DudeWheresMyRespect: In the second film, after he [[spoiler: kills Genie Jafar by destroying his lamp]], Iago became shocked when Aladdin declines the Sultan's offer to be his royal vizier, then not so subtly hints "doesn't anybody want to ask what the brave parrot wants?"

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* DudeWheresMyRespect: In the second film, after he [[spoiler: kills Genie Jafar by destroying his lamp]], Iago became shocked when Aladdin declines the Sultan's offer to be his royal vizier, then not so subtly hints "doesn't anybody want to ask what the brave parrot wants?"



** He also seems to genuinely care a lot about Abu.

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** He also seems to genuinely care cares a lot great deal about Abu.Abu and Genie.



* EvilCounterpart: To Abu. Both bad-tempered, greedy, cheeky sidekicks but Iago is more ruthless and (used to) work for Jafar.

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* EvilCounterpart: To Abu.Abu, especially in the first film. Both bad-tempered, greedy, cheeky sidekicks but Iago is more ruthless and (used to) work for Jafar.



* TalkingAnimal: Unlike Abu and Rajah, Iago is fully voiced. Fitting, since he's a parrot and justified by the fact that Jafar uplifted him with magic. Although it's strongly implied that his talking was not one of his natural traits, but the result of modifications made by Jafar (according to Jafar in ''The Return of Jafar'', the only thing Iago could say prior to Jafar getting his hands on him was indeed squacks of "Polly Want A Cracker.")

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* TalkingAnimal: Unlike Abu and Rajah, Iago is fully voiced. Fitting, since he's a parrot and justified by the fact that Jafar uplifted him with magic. Although it's strongly implied that his talking was not one of his natural traits, but the result of modifications made by Jafar (according to Jafar in ''The Return of Jafar'', the only thing Iago could say prior to Jafar getting his hands on him was indeed squacks of "Polly Want A Cracker.")") The 2019 live-action movie portrays him as a regular parrot with limited speech.


* EvilSoundsDeep: Zig-zagged. His natural voice is quite deep, which is particularly prominent in his opening line "You... are late!" In the climax, he becomes a giant cobra with a CreepyHighPitchedVoice. After that, a JackassGenie with an even deeper voice than Jafar's normal self, bordering on VoiceOfTheLegion.

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* EvilSoundsDeep: Zig-zagged. His natural voice is quite deep, deep and melodious, which is particularly prominent in his opening line "You... are late!" In the climax, he becomes a giant cobra with a CreepyHighPitchedVoice. After that, a JackassGenie with an even deeper voice than Jafar's normal self, bordering on VoiceOfTheLegion.


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* OohMeAccentsSlipping: For the most part, Jafar speaks in a Received Pronounciation accent, but on occasion, some of Jonathan Freeman's native American pronunciation slips through.


* AdaptationalJerkass: {{Downplayed|Trope}}. A lot of episodes from the TV series see Aladdin act more smug than he did in the films, but his positive and noble attributes remain overall intact.

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* AdaptationalJerkass: {{Downplayed|Trope}}. A lot of episodes from the TV series see Aladdin act emphasise and exaggerate Aladdin's more smug than he did in and mischievous side, almost to the films, but point of {{flanderization}}. But his positive and noble attributes remain overall intact.intact, and in this episodic formula he always overcomes his arrogance for his friends' sake.


* HypnoticEyes: He gets these when being {{brainwashed}} by Jafar.


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* MindControlEyes: He gets these when being {{brainwashed}} by Jafar.


* BroughtDownToNormal: Was originally supposed to be a De-Powered genie but the writers thought it made the ending too long and the genie still being a genie was better sequel potential. The directors later confirmed that he is the genie.

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