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[[folder:Atlan (The Dead King)]]
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[[caption-width-right:280:[[labelnote:Click here to view King Atlan ]]https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/atlan.jpg[[/labelnote]]]]

-->''"I destroyed Atlantis once with this scepter... '''AND I SHALL DESTROY IT AGAIN'''."''

The architect, builder, and very first king of Atlantis. However, along with giving life to Atlantis, he also was the one to destroy it. He is also not Aquaman's direct ancestor. In fact, Aquaman descended from Atlan's brother, Orin, who killed Atlan's family and usurped the throne of Atlantis. Atlan forged artifacts of great power and proceeded to sink Atlantis. He was frozen in ice at some point afterwards but was accidentally reawakened by Arthur's telepathy.
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* AlasPoorVillain: Was an honest decent family man whose only goal was to bring the peoples of the world together, he never would've turned bad like he did if his {{jerkass}} brother and his wife hadn't taken ''his'' wife, children and entire kingdom from him.
* AnIcePerson: Somehow possesses the ability to generate ice.
* BackFromTheDead: In a dystopian parallel called ComicBook/TheNew52FuturesEnd, the people of Atlantis headed by Aquaman's former wife [[WhatTheHellHero Mera]] resurrects the former monarch in order to subjugate the surface world after a devastating war with Darkseid.
* CainAndAbel: His brother, Orin betrayed Atlan and killed his family and servants to take hold of the throne.
* TheCaligula: Inverted in his old life, where he used to rule as TheGoodKing. As a shambling age old living ghoul however....
* DiedHappilyEverAfter: After having lived for nearly 3000 years, his [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath bitter end]] finally gave him [[TogetherInDeath one happy epiphany]] out of all his suffering.
* EveryoneIsRelated: While not a direct ancestor to Arthur, Tula and Orm; he is still their maternal great, great, great, great grand uncle on his [[EvilChancellor Brother Orin's]] side of the family.
* GeniusBruiser: Physically strong enough to contend with Aquaman. Along with being the lead designer of the building of Atlantis, as well as having arcane knowledge which he used to forge the seven artifacts.
* DespairEventHorizon: When his family was murdered.
* {{Egopolis}}: Atlantis is this to him.
* FaceHeelTurn
* FallenHero: Even Vulko admits Atlan was a great hero while Aquaman's ancestors were the villains.
* MagicStaff: His scepter, which can control the Trench, who are later revealed to be descended from Atlanteans. Aquaman believes the scepter does not control them; instead, the Trench have a primal instinct that causes them to obey whoever holds the staff because of their shared ancestry with Atlanteans.
* RoyallyScrewedUp: After being woken by Aquaman's telepathy and re-taking the throne, Atlan enslaves any Arthur loyalists while he attempts to regain rule over the seven seas.
* TheGoodKing: He was this in the past. Not so much in the present.
* UngratefulBastard: Turns out Altan didn't forge the seven treasures, not on his own at least. He ended up killing the guy who actually created the gear used by '''The Others''' over some kind of dispute, that's gratitude for you.
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: Atlan is quick to correct the false history about how he and his kingdom fell. His ice abilities have the added effect of retelling the sordid history of Atlantis and how it was taken from him by showing all those effected by it what really happened.
* TheParagonAlwaysRebels: He was betrayed by his siblings and followers but the trope still stands.
* StartOfDarkness: Originally, Atlan was a wise and just king who believed that there could be peace between all species. His advisers and brother Orin, however, were warmongers who betrayed Atlan and killed his family. Outraged, Atlan killed Orin and his wife and started a civil war. Using his scepter, Atlan sunk Atlantis.
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[[folder:Corum Rath]]
[[quoteright:203:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/corum_rath.jpg]]
Fiercely xenophobic atlantean leader of a fanatical terrorist cell of equally fascist merepeople coined '''The Deluge'''. Naturally being one of many Atlanteans who despise the surface world, he also bares a particular enmity towards his half-breed king; whom he feels is more at liberty towards taking and giving with the surface world over his own people.

After becoming frustrated with Arthur's ways, and with Orm presumed dead, the Atlantean Elders place him on the throne.
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* AbsoluteXenophobe: Hates the surface and anything related to the surface.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He's outraged when Aquaman asks him if the Deluge is responsible for framing Atlantis for attacks on the surface, as Rath just wants to reinstitute the kingdom's isolationist policies, not drag it into a war or KillAllHumans (regardless of how much he dislikes them). This gets thrown out the window after he becomes king, however, as his inability to get everyone in the kingdom to submit to his rule frustrates him to the point that he becomes increasingly unhinged and begins declaring that all of his "enemies" (which includes all surface dwellers) need to be obliterated, frightening even his [[TheDragon Dragon]].
* PatrioticFervor: Starts out this way, as he loves Atlantis and only wants what he believes is best for it. Eventually becomes ItsAllAboutMe.
* TyrantTakesTheHelm: Black Manta attempts to instigate a war between the surface and Atlantis; after dealing with Manta, Aquaman diffuses the situation by formally surrendering to the United States. Rath takes advantage of this show of "weakness" by rallying the increasingly resentful Atlantean populace into helping him overthrow and exile Arthur.
* ViolenceIsTheOnlyOption: Feels it'll be how he'll get Atlantis' voice heard.
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[[folder:Coven of Thule]]
[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/thule.jpg]]
This cabal of [[EvilWizard Evil Wizard]]s were TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness of Old Atlantis. They profited off the turmoil resulted from the many wars around their kingdom and the world over til the rule of [[TheGoodKing Atlan I]] ceased all ceaseless conflict. Seeing this as a threat to their rule; these vile despots sought an escape from their predicament. Using the devastated kingdom caused [[TheExile by the then deposed king]] as a sacrificial means to create their own world separate from Earth, ruling as SorcerousOverlord's for a millennium.
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* AncientConspiracy
* EvilOverlord: What they were past and present.
* FemmeFataleSpy: Deployed one of these to undermine Arthur and Atlantis during Thule's invasion.
* GardenOfEvil: What the world of Thule is to the primary earth, its buildings alone generate foul magical energy which poisons the environment around it.
* SquishyWizard: While they're magic is potent enough to bend reality, they themselves are spindly weaklings hiding behind an army.
** OrcusOnHisThrone: Largely they rely upon scheming, manipulation and background orchestrations to accomodate themselves. Otherwise sending their make-believe mystic mook's or spy's to do their dirty work, they're rarely seen taking part in any conquest.
* TheHorde: Has a sizable army of ghosts n'goblins at they're beck and call.
* TheIlluminati
* ImprovisedGolem: They breach part of their own infrastructure into the world transforming them into mobile dreadnoughts for invasion.
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[[folder: Jed Coombs (Chimera/[[spoiler:Creature King)]]]]
[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/chimera_6.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:[[labelnote:Click here to view Jed Coombs ]]https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/coombs.jpg[[/labelnote]]]]

-->''"Death to mammals!"''

Coombs was the janitorial detail working at the American Government stationed '''Triton Base''' who worked on maintenance around the under sea facilities both inside and out. Until he got on the wrong side of a [[ThreateningShark feeding frenzy]] and was [[GoryDiscretionShot hideously chewed to pieces]]. Mix in one MadDoctor x multiple animal parts (including the grey matter of a deceased {{Kaiju}}) and you get a seriously P.O.ed AnimalisticAbomination with designs to depose the current sea king and replace him, [[YouKillItYouBoughtIt title and all]].
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* {{Animorphism}}: Being a mesh of human biology combined with a host of animal anatomical parts.
* BioAugmentation: Gained his powers as a result of this.
* {{Cthulhumanoid}}
* EvilutionaryBiologist: Was indefinably the fruits of one misguided doctors labors.
* FromNobodyToNightmare
* GlowingEyes: Has this to an incredibly horrifying degree due to his surgical mutation.
** GlowingEyelightsOfUndeath: The man monster was a practical dead man walking before his procedure,
** GlowingEyesOfDoom: Invoked, whenever he's about to change or commit horrible acts this is susally applied.
** RedEyesTakeWarning
* HalfHumanHybrid: The Doctor Moreau wannabe who remade him spliced an unknown amount of different types of sea creature D.N.A. into his unsanctioned pet project. Chimera seems to physically portray cephilopod, sea lion, berricuda and electric eel to name a few; whatever else he comprises of is yet to be disclosed.
** SuperPowerLottery: Being a mishmashed recombination of a host of different animal parts gave him a host of special powers and abilities relative to the great many sea creatures he's composed of, even a couple of odd abilities and characteristics which are all unique specificlally either to his giant monster genetics or himself.
*** AdaptiveAbility
*** EvolutionPowerUp
*** TheAssimilator
*** FaceStealer
*** {{Flight}}
*** VoluntaryShapeshifting
*** TransformationHorror: Chimera's transitions from monster to man and vice versa are never pretty.
*** HealingFactor
*** LEGOGenetics: A great deal of this is how his abilities revolve around.
*** NaturalWeapon: Has loads and loads of these.
*** AbsurdlySharpClaws
*** CombatTentacles
*** ChameleonCamouflage
*** FangsAreEvil
*** PoisonousPerson: Secrets incredibly potent viscous compounds which can melt flesh and bone.
*** SuperSpit
*** TheSpiny
*** ShockAndAwe
*** SuperStrength
*** SuperToughness
*** {{Telepathy}}:
* MindControlDevice: Was meant to be implanted into his brain before the procedure was finished.
* SuperPersistentPredator: His entire modus operandi given that he's made up of various deadly sea stalkers.
* SeaMonster: Possessed a great many traits of one, [[spoiler: bonus that his variation of AC's Marine Telepathy stems from an Atlantean one]].
* TearOffYourFace: Had a pretty nasty habit of this.
* {{Transhuman}}
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[[folder:Karaku, The Volcano God]]
[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/rco017.jpg]]
A walking volcano who once was the sole inhabitant of the isle of Pacifica. The creature is an elemental of great power and is extremley territorial, at best he can only be staved off by a powerful relic owned by Atlanna. Even then he's an all but unstoppable mass of molten destruction that crushes and burns whatever is standing it its wake.
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* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: Near as tall as the volcano it sits in.
* AwesomeMcCoolName: Title has God in it, nuff' said.
* CompleteImmortality: At best he can only be temporarily belayed. Never destoryed
* GiantEqualsInvincible: Of a kind, knock it down once it'll reform itself.
* HealingFactor: Taking off it's head does nothing to it.
* {{Kaiju}}
* LethalLavaLand: Being a walking active volcanic eruption.
** MagmaMan
** ClimacticVolcanoBackdrop: where it makes its home.
* MonsterShapedMountain
** GeniusLoci: A living aspect of volcanic activity
* MookMaker: He's how the fire trolls came to be.
* TheJuggernaut: Next to unassailable, even [[NamedWeapon Atlanna's lance]] can barley stave it off.
* ViciousCycle: Every time it's destroyed it'll revive itself.
* WaveMotionGun: Similar to it's genesis cast off's lava breath, but [[UpToEleven Much, MUCH more powerful]].
* ZergRush: Able to churn out a host of fire trolls from itself.
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[[folder:Nereus]]
[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/kingnereusaquaman.jpg]]

One of the greatest warriors of Xebel who rules it as regent while Mera was sent to assassinate Arthur. Nereus wants nothing more to rule Xebel with Mera by his side as his queen.

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* ArrangedMarriage: With Mera, originally. As he was set to marry her once she returned from her mission to assassinate the King of Atlantis.
* TheDragon: Nereus willingly submits to Atlan and becomes his right-hand man.
* EvilRedhead: A common Xebelian trait with Nereus being cruel and driven by jealousy.
* GreenEyedMonster: Towards Aquaman for having won Mera's genuine affection. Made even worse by the fact she was supposed to assassinate him.
* KnowWhenToFoldEm: When seeing the Dead King Atlan in the flesh, he and his forces kneel to him and swear their allegiance rather than risk fighting him. Likewise when Atlan is defeated, Nereus turns tail and runs rather than face Aquaman.
* ForcefulKiss: Plants one on Mera in Issue #21. She rebukes him with a violent tidal wave.
* MakingASplash: He also has the ability to manipulate water with his mind.
* VillainousCrush: Towards Mera, whom he intends to claim as his own.
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[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
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A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .
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* BodySurf: Dead Water is merely a malignant liquid sentience who wears and morphs the skin of others.
* CursedWithAwesome: All things considered, the powers are pretty sweet... but whosoever is host to Dead Water has no way to control them.
* DrivenToSuicide: Jonah Kendry Payne allows himself to be killed by Arthur for what he's done.
* ElementalShapeshifter: Dead Water can literally transform into his namesake to avoid physical attacks.
* InformedLoner: Jonah Kendry Payne; Scavenger says he liked to keep to himself.
* MonsterFromBeyondTheVeil: What Dead Water truly is at its center.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Killed two of his colleagues in order to escape a sinking ship. Jonah Kendry Payne really had no choice, since they were all at each other's throat over an oxygen tank, but it still haunts him.
* PunchClockVillain: previous host was a diver for Scavenger, but only did it so he could pay child support in order to see his son.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Dead Water kills people who have slighted Jonah.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: Dead Water to Jonah, or anyone he's in control of.
* {{Teleportation}}: Dead Water can transport itself through any body of water, no matter how large or small, from a swimming pool to a ''cup of water.''
** PortalPool: Powers require a body of water to work.
** VillainTeleportation
** WeaponizedTeleportation
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Peter Mortimer ('''Scavenger''')]]
[[quoteright:200:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/aquaman_vol_7_51_textless.jpg]]

-->''" It doesn't matter where Aquaman is. As long as I sit on this throne ... '''Atlantis is mine'''."''

A deep-sea [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin scavenger]] and pirate, who Arthur has a history with.
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* ArmsDealer: Went into business selling Atlantean armaments on the black market after ComicBook/ThroneOfAtlantis.
* CoveredInScars: Getting mulched by a sea beast apparently disfigures your whole body, (even when he was only bit at his side).
* EvenEvilHasStandards: A straight up asshole, but he's insulted when Arthur implies Peter didn't save his workers because there was no profit in it.
* EvilCripple: Inverted, on the evil part. Became this after his run in with Dead Water. When we next see him [[FormerlyFit he's put on some pounds]] due to being confined to a wheelchair.
* IncrediblyObviousBug: utilized one through a captured Atlantean whose organs he harvested to find the undersea city.
* PoweredArmor: His diving suit is a less badass version of Black Manta's.
** EquipmentUpgrade: He eventually decided to level up in that regard, in case of another run in with Aquaman. See character image.
* RememberTheNewGuy: Whenever he appears, it's clear he and Arthur have a history, but it's never elaborated on.
* RuthlessModernPirates: Is essentially this, though he focuses more on diving.
* VillainDecay: Suffered this since his run in with Dead Water, once a hardened sea hoarder turned frightened [[DisabilityAsAnExcuseForJerkassery lamer]] at the mere mention of its name.
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[[folder:Atlan (The Dead King)]]
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[[caption-width-right:280:[[labelnote:Click here to view King Atlan ]]https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/atlan.jpg[[/labelnote]]]]

-->''"I destroyed Atlantis once with this scepter... '''AND I SHALL DESTROY IT AGAIN'''."''

The architect, builder, and very first king of Atlantis. However, along with giving life to Atlantis, he also was the one to destroy it. He is also not Aquaman's direct ancestor. In fact, Aquaman descended from Atlan's brother, Orin, who killed Atlan's family and usurped the throne of Atlantis. Atlan forged artifacts of great power and proceeded to sink Atlantis. He was frozen in ice at some point afterwards but was accidentally reawakened by Arthur's telepathy.
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* AlasPoorVillain: Was an honest decent family man whose only goal was to bring the peoples of the world together, he never would've turned bad like he did if his {{jerkass}} brother and his wife hadn't taken ''his'' wife, children and entire kingdom from him.
* AnIcePerson: Somehow possesses the ability to generate ice.
* BackFromTheDead: In a dystopian parallel called ComicBook/TheNew52FuturesEnd, the people of Atlantis headed by Aquaman's former wife [[WhatTheHellHero Mera]] resurrects the former monarch in order to subjugate the surface world after a devastating war with Darkseid.
* CainAndAbel: His brother, Orin betrayed Atlan and killed his family and servants to take hold of the throne.
* TheCaligula: Inverted in his old life, where he used to rule as TheGoodKing. As a shambling age old living ghoul however....
* DiedHappilyEverAfter: After having lived for nearly 3000 years, his [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath bitter end]] finally gave him [[TogetherInDeath one happy epiphany]] out of all his suffering.
* EveryoneIsRelated: While not a direct ancestor to Arthur, Tula and Orm; he is still their maternal great, great, great, great grand uncle on his [[EvilChancellor Brother Orin's]] side of the family.
* GeniusBruiser: Physically strong enough to contend with Aquaman. Along with being the lead designer of the building of Atlantis, as well as having arcane knowledge which he used to forge the seven artifacts.
* DespairEventHorizon: When his family was murdered.
* {{Egopolis}}: Atlantis is this to him.
* FaceHeelTurn
* FallenHero: Even Vulko admits Atlan was a great hero while Aquaman's ancestors were the villains.
* MagicStaff: His scepter, which can control the Trench, who are later revealed to be descended from Atlanteans. Aquaman believes the scepter does not control them; instead, the Trench have a primal instinct that causes them to obey whoever holds the staff because of their shared ancestry with Atlanteans.
* RoyallyScrewedUp: After being woken by Aquaman's telepathy and re-taking the throne, Atlan enslaves any Arthur loyalists while he attempts to regain rule over the seven seas.
* TheGoodKing: He was this in the past. Not so much in the present.
* UngratefulBastard: Turns out Altan didn't forge the seven treasures, not on his own at least. He ended up killing the guy who actually created the gear used by '''The Others''' over some kind of dispute, that's gratitude for you.
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: Atlan is quick to correct the false history about how he and his kingdom fell. His ice abilities have the added effect of retelling the sordid history of Atlantis and how it was taken from him by showing all those effected by it what really happened.
* TheParagonAlwaysRebels: He was betrayed by his siblings and followers but the trope still stands.
* StartOfDarkness: Originally, Atlan was a wise and just king who believed that there could be peace between all species. His advisers and brother Orin, however, were warmongers who betrayed Atlan and killed his family. Outraged, Atlan killed Orin and his wife and started a civil war. Using his scepter, Atlan sunk Atlantis.
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[[folder:Corum Rath]]
[[quoteright:203:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/corum_rath.jpg]]
Fiercely xenophobic atlantean leader of a fanatical terrorist cell of equally fascist merepeople coined '''The Deluge'''. Naturally being one of many Atlanteans who despise the surface world, he also bares a particular enmity towards his half-breed king; whom he feels is more at liberty towards taking and giving with the surface world over his own people.

After becoming frustrated with Arthur's ways, and with Orm presumed dead, the Atlantean Elders place him on the throne.
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* AbsoluteXenophobe: Hates the surface and anything related to the surface.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He's outraged when Aquaman asks him if the Deluge is responsible for framing Atlantis for attacks on the surface, as Rath just wants to reinstitute the kingdom's isolationist policies, not drag it into a war or KillAllHumans (regardless of how much he dislikes them). This gets thrown out the window after he becomes king, however, as his inability to get everyone in the kingdom to submit to his rule frustrates him to the point that he becomes increasingly unhinged and begins declaring that all of his "enemies" (which includes all surface dwellers) need to be obliterated, frightening even his [[TheDragon Dragon]].
* PatrioticFervor: Starts out this way, as he loves Atlantis and only wants what he believes is best for it. Eventually becomes ItsAllAboutMe.
* TyrantTakesTheHelm: Black Manta attempts to instigate a war between the surface and Atlantis; after dealing with Manta, Aquaman diffuses the situation by formally surrendering to the United States. Rath takes advantage of this show of "weakness" by rallying the increasingly resentful Atlantean populace into helping him overthrow and exile Arthur.
* ViolenceIsTheOnlyOption: Feels it'll be how he'll get Atlantis' voice heard.
[[/folder]]


[[folder:Coven of Thule]]
[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/thule.jpg]]
This cabal of [[EvilWizard Evil Wizard]]s were TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness of Old Atlantis. They profited off the turmoil resulted from the many wars around their kingdom and the world over til the rule of [[TheGoodKing Atlan I]] ceased all ceaseless conflict. Seeing this as a threat to their rule; these vile despots sought an escape from their predicament. Using the devastated kingdom caused [[TheExile by the then deposed king]] as a sacrificial means to create their own world separate from Earth, ruling as SorcerousOverlord's for a millennium.
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* AncientConspiracy
* EvilOverlord: What they were past and present.
* FemmeFataleSpy: Deployed one of these to undermine Arthur and Atlantis during Thule's invasion.
* GardenOfEvil: What the world of Thule is to the primary earth, its buildings alone generate foul magical energy which poisons the environment around it.
* SquishyWizard: While they're magic is potent enough to bend reality, they themselves are spindly weaklings hiding behind an army.
** OrcusOnHisThrone: Largely they rely upon scheming, manipulation and background orchestrations to accomodate themselves. Otherwise sending their make-believe mystic mook's or spy's to do their dirty work, they're rarely seen taking part in any conquest.
* TheHorde: Has a sizable army of ghosts n'goblins at they're beck and call.
* TheIlluminati
* ImprovisedGolem: They breach part of their own infrastructure into the world transforming them into mobile dreadnoughts for invasion.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Jed Coombs (Chimera/[[spoiler:Creature King)]]]]
[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/chimera_6.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:[[labelnote:Click here to view Jed Coombs ]]https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/coombs.jpg[[/labelnote]]]]

-->''"Death to mammals!"''

Coombs was the janitorial detail working at the American Government stationed '''Triton Base''' who worked on maintenance around the under sea facilities both inside and out. Until he got on the wrong side of a [[ThreateningShark feeding frenzy]] and was [[GoryDiscretionShot hideously chewed to pieces]]. Mix in one MadDoctor x multiple animal parts (including the grey matter of a deceased {{Kaiju}}) and you get a seriously P.O.ed AnimalisticAbomination with designs to depose the current sea king and replace him, [[YouKillItYouBoughtIt title and all]].
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* {{Animorphism}}: Being a mesh of human biology combined with a host of animal anatomical parts.
* BioAugmentation: Gained his powers as a result of this.
* {{Cthulhumanoid}}
* EvilutionaryBiologist: Was indefinably the fruits of one misguided doctors labors.
* FromNobodyToNightmare
* GlowingEyes: Has this to an incredibly horrifying degree due to his surgical mutation.
** GlowingEyelightsOfUndeath: The man monster was a practical dead man walking before his procedure,
** GlowingEyesOfDoom: Invoked, whenever he's about to change or commit horrible acts this is susally applied.
** RedEyesTakeWarning
* HalfHumanHybrid: The Doctor Moreau wannabe who remade him spliced an unknown amount of different types of sea creature D.N.A. into his unsanctioned pet project. Chimera seems to physically portray cephilopod, sea lion, berricuda and electric eel to name a few; whatever else he comprises of is yet to be disclosed.
** SuperPowerLottery: Being a mishmashed recombination of a host of different animal parts gave him a host of special powers and abilities relative to the great many sea creatures he's composed of, even a couple of odd abilities and characteristics which are all unique specificlally either to his giant monster genetics or himself.
*** AdaptiveAbility
*** EvolutionPowerUp
*** TheAssimilator
*** FaceStealer
*** {{Flight}}
*** VoluntaryShapeshifting
*** TransformationHorror: Chimera's transitions from monster to man and vice versa are never pretty.
*** HealingFactor
*** LEGOGenetics: A great deal of this is how his abilities revolve around.
*** NaturalWeapon: Has loads and loads of these.
*** AbsurdlySharpClaws
*** CombatTentacles
*** ChameleonCamouflage
*** FangsAreEvil
*** PoisonousPerson: Secrets incredibly potent viscous compounds which can melt flesh and bone.
*** SuperSpit
*** TheSpiny
*** ShockAndAwe
*** SuperStrength
*** SuperToughness
*** {{Telepathy}}:
* MindControlDevice: Was meant to be implanted into his brain before the procedure was finished.
* SuperPersistentPredator: His entire modus operandi given that he's made up of various deadly sea stalkers.
* SeaMonster: Possessed a great many traits of one, [[spoiler: bonus that his variation of AC's Marine Telepathy stems from an Atlantean one]].
* TearOffYourFace: Had a pretty nasty habit of this.
* {{Transhuman}}
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Karaku, The Volcano God]]
[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/rco017.jpg]]
A walking volcano who once was the sole inhabitant of the isle of Pacifica. The creature is an elemental of great power and is extremley territorial, at best he can only be staved off by a powerful relic owned by Atlanna. Even then he's an all but unstoppable mass of molten destruction that crushes and burns whatever is standing it its wake.
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* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: Near as tall as the volcano it sits in.
* AwesomeMcCoolName: Title has God in it, nuff' said.
* CompleteImmortality: At best he can only be temporarily belayed. Never destoryed
* GiantEqualsInvincible: Of a kind, knock it down once it'll reform itself.
* HealingFactor: Taking off it's head does nothing to it.
* {{Kaiju}}
* LethalLavaLand: Being a walking active volcanic eruption.
** MagmaMan
** ClimacticVolcanoBackdrop: where it makes its home.
* MonsterShapedMountain
** GeniusLoci: A living aspect of volcanic activity
* MookMaker: He's how the fire trolls came to be.
* TheJuggernaut: Next to unassailable, even [[NamedWeapon Atlanna's lance]] can barley stave it off.
* ViciousCycle: Every time it's destroyed it'll revive itself.
* WaveMotionGun: Similar to it's genesis cast off's lava breath, but [[UpToEleven Much, MUCH more powerful]].
* ZergRush: Able to churn out a host of fire trolls from itself.
[[/folder]]
[[folder:Nereus]]
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One of the greatest warriors of Xebel who rules it as regent while Mera was sent to assassinate Arthur. Nereus wants nothing more to rule Xebel with Mera by his side as his queen.

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* ArrangedMarriage: With Mera, originally. As he was set to marry her once she returned from her mission to assassinate the King of Atlantis.
* TheDragon: Nereus willingly submits to Atlan and becomes his right-hand man.
* EvilRedhead: A common Xebelian trait with Nereus being cruel and driven by jealousy.
* GreenEyedMonster: Towards Aquaman for having won Mera's genuine affection. Made even worse by the fact she was supposed to assassinate him.
* KnowWhenToFoldEm: When seeing the Dead King Atlan in the flesh, he and his forces kneel to him and swear their allegiance rather than risk fighting him. Likewise when Atlan is defeated, Nereus turns tail and runs rather than face Aquaman.
* ForcefulKiss: Plants one on Mera in Issue #21. She rebukes him with a violent tidal wave.
* MakingASplash: He also has the ability to manipulate water with his mind.
* VillainousCrush: Towards Mera, whom he intends to claim as his own.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
[[quoteright:315:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dead_water_2.jpg]]
A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .
----
* BodySurf: Dead Water is merely a malignant liquid sentience who wears and morphs the skin of others.
* CursedWithAwesome: All things considered, the powers are pretty sweet... but whosoever is host to Dead Water has no way to control them.
* DrivenToSuicide: Jonah Kendry Payne allows himself to be killed by Arthur for what he's done.
* ElementalShapeshifter: Dead Water can literally transform into his namesake to avoid physical attacks.
* InformedLoner: Jonah Kendry Payne; Scavenger says he liked to keep to himself.
* MonsterFromBeyondTheVeil: What Dead Water truly is at its center.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Killed two of his colleagues in order to escape a sinking ship. Jonah Kendry Payne really had no choice, since they were all at each other's throat over an oxygen tank, but it still haunts him.
* PunchClockVillain: previous host was a diver for Scavenger, but only did it so he could pay child support in order to see his son.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Dead Water kills people who have slighted Jonah.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: Dead Water to Jonah, or anyone he's in control of.
* {{Teleportation}}: Dead Water can transport itself through any body of water, no matter how large or small, from a swimming pool to a ''cup of water.''
** PortalPool: Powers require a body of water to work.
** VillainTeleportation
** WeaponizedTeleportation
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Peter Mortimer ('''Scavenger''')]]
[[quoteright:200:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/aquaman_vol_7_51_textless.jpg]]

-->''" It doesn't matter where Aquaman is. As long as I sit on this throne ... '''Atlantis is mine'''."''

A deep-sea [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin scavenger]] and pirate, who Arthur has a history with.
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* ArmsDealer: Went into business selling Atlantean armaments on the black market after ComicBook/ThroneOfAtlantis.
* CoveredInScars: Getting mulched by a sea beast apparently disfigures your whole body, (even when he was only bit at his side).
* EvenEvilHasStandards: A straight up asshole, but he's insulted when Arthur implies Peter didn't save his workers because there was no profit in it.
* EvilCripple: Inverted, on the evil part. Became this after his run in with Dead Water. When we next see him [[FormerlyFit he's put on some pounds]] due to being confined to a wheelchair.
* IncrediblyObviousBug: utilized one through a captured Atlantean whose organs he harvested to find the undersea city.
* PoweredArmor: His diving suit is a less badass version of Black Manta's.
** EquipmentUpgrade: He eventually decided to level up in that regard, in case of another run in with Aquaman. See character image.
* RememberTheNewGuy: Whenever he appears, it's clear he and Arthur have a history, but it's never elaborated on.
* RuthlessModernPirates: Is essentially this, though he focuses more on diving.
* VillainDecay: Suffered this since his run in with Dead Water, once a hardened sea hoarder turned frightened [[DisabilityAsAnExcuseForJerkassery lamer]] at the mere mention of its name.
[[/folder]]





[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
[[quoteright:315:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dead_water_2.jpg]]
A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .

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\n[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]\n[[quoteright:315:https://static.[[folder:Nereus]]
[[quoteright:350:https://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dead_water_2.jpg]]
A vicious otherworldly predator
org/pmwiki/pub/images/kingnereusaquaman.jpg]]

One of the greatest warriors of Xebel
who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host rules it as regent while Mera was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due sent to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact assassinate Arthur. Nereus wants nothing more to rule Xebel with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die Mera by his side as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .his queen.


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* ArrangedMarriage: With Mera, originally. As he was set to marry her once she returned from her mission to assassinate the King of Atlantis.
* TheDragon: Nereus willingly submits to Atlan and becomes his right-hand man.
* EvilRedhead: A common Xebelian trait with Nereus being cruel and driven by jealousy.
* GreenEyedMonster: Towards Aquaman for having won Mera's genuine affection. Made even worse by the fact she was supposed to assassinate him.
* KnowWhenToFoldEm: When seeing the Dead King Atlan in the flesh, he and his forces kneel to him and swear their allegiance rather than risk fighting him. Likewise when Atlan is defeated, Nereus turns tail and runs rather than face Aquaman.
* ForcefulKiss: Plants one on Mera in Issue #21. She rebukes him with a violent tidal wave.
* MakingASplash: He also has the ability to manipulate water with his mind.
* VillainousCrush: Towards Mera, whom he intends to claim as his own.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
[[quoteright:315:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dead_water_2.jpg]]
A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .
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[[folder:Karaku, The Volcano God]]
[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/rco017.jpg]]
A walking volcano who once was the sole inhabitant of the isle of Pacifica. The creature is an elemental of great power and is extremley territorial, at best he can only be staved off by a powerful relic owned by Atlanna. Even then he's an all but unstoppable mass of molten destruction that crushes and burns whatever is standing it its wake.
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* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: Near as tall as the volcano it sits in.
* AwesomeMcCoolName: Title has God in it, nuff' said.
* CompleteImmortality: At best he can only be temporarily belayed. Never destoryed
* GiantEqualsInvincible: Of a kind, knock it down once it'll reform itself.
* HealingFactor: Taking off it's head does nothing to it.
* {{Kaiju}}
* LethalLavaLand: Being a walking active volcanic eruption.
** MagmaMan
** ClimacticVolcanoBackdrop: where it makes its home.
* MonsterShapedMountain
** GeniusLoci: A living aspect of volcanic activity
* MookMaker: He's how the fire trolls came to be.
* TheJuggernaut: Next to unassailable, even [[NamedWeapon Atlanna's lance]] can barley stave it off.
* ViciousCycle: Every time it's destroyed it'll revive itself.
* WaveMotionGun: Similar to it's genesis cast off's lava breath, but [[UpToEleven Much, MUCH more powerful]].
* ZergRush: Able to churn out a host of fire trolls from itself.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
[[quoteright:315:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dead_water_2.jpg]]
A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .

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[[folder:Karaku, The Volcano God]]
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[[folder: Jed Coombs (Chimera/[[spoiler:Creature King)]]]]
[[quoteright:350:https://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/rco017.org/pmwiki/pub/images/chimera_6.jpg]]
A walking volcano who once was the sole inhabitant of the isle of Pacifica. The creature is an elemental of great power and is extremley territorial, at best he can only be staved off by a powerful relic owned by Atlanna. Even then he's an all but unstoppable mass of molten destruction that crushes and burns whatever is standing it its wake.
----
* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: Near as tall as the volcano it sits in.
* AwesomeMcCoolName: Title has God in it, nuff' said.
* CompleteImmortality: At best he can only be temporarily belayed. Never destoryed
* GiantEqualsInvincible: Of a kind, knock it down once it'll reform itself.
* HealingFactor: Taking off it's head does nothing
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* {{Kaiju}}
* LethalLavaLand: Being a walking active volcanic eruption.
** MagmaMan
** ClimacticVolcanoBackdrop: where it makes its home.
* MonsterShapedMountain
** GeniusLoci: A living aspect of volcanic activity
* MookMaker: He's how the fire trolls came to be.
* TheJuggernaut: Next to unassailable, even [[NamedWeapon Atlanna's lance]] can barley stave it off.
* ViciousCycle: Every time it's destroyed it'll revive itself.
* WaveMotionGun: Similar to it's genesis cast off's lava breath, but [[UpToEleven Much, MUCH more powerful]].
* ZergRush: Able to churn out a host of fire trolls from itself.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
[[quoteright:315:https://static.
view Jed Coombs ]]https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dead_water_2.jpg]]
A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become
org/pmwiki/pub/images/coombs.jpg[[/labelnote]]]]

-->''"Death to mammals!"''

Coombs was
the hydration catalyst utilized to transform janitorial detail working at the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne American Government stationed '''Triton Base''' who worked on maintenance around the under The Scavenger. Coming into sea facilities both inside and out. Until he got on the wrong side of a SuperPoweredEvilSide due [[ThreateningShark feeding frenzy]] and was [[GoryDiscretionShot hideously chewed to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact pieces]]. Mix in one MadDoctor x multiple animal parts (including the grey matter of a deceased {{Kaiju}}) and you get a seriously P.O.ed AnimalisticAbomination with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose designs to die as himself]] then let depose the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .current sea king and replace him, [[YouKillItYouBoughtIt title and all]].



* BodySurf: Dead Water is merely a malignant liquid sentience who wears and morphs the skin of others.
* CursedWithAwesome: All things considered, the powers are pretty sweet... but whosoever is host to Dead Water has no way to control them.
* DrivenToSuicide: Jonah Kendry Payne allows himself to be killed by Arthur for what he's done.
* ElementalShapeshifter: Dead Water can literally transform into his namesake to avoid physical attacks.
* InformedLoner: Jonah Kendry Payne; Scavenger says he liked to keep to himself.
* MonsterFromBeyondTheVeil: What Dead Water truly is at its center.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Killed two of his colleagues in order to escape a sinking ship. Jonah Kendry Payne really had no choice, since they were all at each other's throat over an oxygen tank, but it still haunts him.
* PunchClockVillain: previous host was a diver for Scavenger, but only did it so he could pay child support in order to see his son.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Dead Water kills people who have slighted Jonah.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: Dead Water to Jonah, or anyone he's in control of.
* {{Teleportation}}: Dead Water can transport itself through any body of water, no matter how large or small, from a swimming pool to a ''cup of water.''
** PortalPool: Powers require a body of water to work.
** VillainTeleportation
** WeaponizedTeleportation

to:

* BodySurf: Dead Water is merely {{Animorphism}}: Being a malignant liquid sentience who wears and morphs the skin mesh of others.human biology combined with a host of animal anatomical parts.
* CursedWithAwesome: All things considered, the BioAugmentation: Gained his powers are pretty sweet... but whosoever is host as a result of this.
* {{Cthulhumanoid}}
* EvilutionaryBiologist: Was indefinably the fruits of one misguided doctors labors.
* FromNobodyToNightmare
* GlowingEyes: Has this
to Dead Water has no way an incredibly horrifying degree due to control them.
* DrivenToSuicide: Jonah Kendry Payne allows himself to be killed by Arthur for what
his surgical mutation.
** GlowingEyelightsOfUndeath: The man monster was a practical dead man walking before his procedure,
** GlowingEyesOfDoom: Invoked, whenever
he's done.
about to change or commit horrible acts this is susally applied.
** RedEyesTakeWarning
* ElementalShapeshifter: Dead Water can literally transform HalfHumanHybrid: The Doctor Moreau wannabe who remade him spliced an unknown amount of different types of sea creature D.N.A. into his namesake unsanctioned pet project. Chimera seems to avoid physical attacks.physically portray cephilopod, sea lion, berricuda and electric eel to name a few; whatever else he comprises of is yet to be disclosed.
* InformedLoner: Jonah Kendry Payne; Scavenger says he liked to keep to himself.
* MonsterFromBeyondTheVeil: What Dead Water truly is at its center.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Killed two
** SuperPowerLottery: Being a mishmashed recombination of his colleagues in order to escape a sinking ship. Jonah Kendry Payne really had no choice, since they were all at each other's throat over an oxygen tank, but it still haunts him.
* PunchClockVillain: previous
host was of different animal parts gave him a diver for Scavenger, but only did it so he could pay child support in order host of special powers and abilities relative to see his son.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Dead Water kills people who have slighted Jonah.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: Dead Water to Jonah, or anyone
the great many sea creatures he's in control of.
* {{Teleportation}}: Dead Water can transport itself through any body
composed of, even a couple of water, no matter how large odd abilities and characteristics which are all unique specificlally either to his giant monster genetics or small, himself.
*** AdaptiveAbility
*** EvolutionPowerUp
*** TheAssimilator
*** FaceStealer
*** {{Flight}}
*** VoluntaryShapeshifting
*** TransformationHorror: Chimera's transitions
from a swimming pool monster to a ''cup man and vice versa are never pretty.
*** HealingFactor
*** LEGOGenetics: A great deal
of water.''
** PortalPool: Powers require a body
this is how his abilities revolve around.
*** NaturalWeapon: Has loads and loads
of water these.
*** AbsurdlySharpClaws
*** CombatTentacles
*** ChameleonCamouflage
*** FangsAreEvil
*** PoisonousPerson: Secrets incredibly potent viscous compounds which can melt flesh and bone.
*** SuperSpit
*** TheSpiny
*** ShockAndAwe
*** SuperStrength
*** SuperToughness
*** {{Telepathy}}:
* MindControlDevice: Was meant
to work.
** VillainTeleportation
** WeaponizedTeleportation
be implanted into his brain before the procedure was finished.
* SuperPersistentPredator: His entire modus operandi given that he's made up of various deadly sea stalkers.
* SeaMonster: Possessed a great many traits of one, [[spoiler: bonus that his variation of AC's Marine Telepathy stems from an Atlantean one]].
* TearOffYourFace: Had a pretty nasty habit of this.
* {{Transhuman}}



[[folder:Peter Mortimer ('''Scavenger''')]]
[[quoteright:200:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/aquaman_vol_7_51_textless.jpg]]

-->''" It doesn't matter where Aquaman is. As long as I sit on this throne ... '''Atlantis is mine'''."''

A deep-sea [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin scavenger]] and pirate, who Arthur has a history with.

to:

[[folder:Peter Mortimer ('''Scavenger''')]]
[[quoteright:200:https://static.
[[folder:Karaku, The Volcano God]]
[[quoteright:250:https://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/aquaman_vol_7_51_textless.jpg]]

-->''" It doesn't matter
org/pmwiki/pub/images/rco017.jpg]]
A walking volcano who once was the sole inhabitant of the isle of Pacifica. The creature is an elemental of great power and is extremley territorial, at best he can only be staved off by a powerful relic owned by Atlanna. Even then he's an all but unstoppable mass of molten destruction that crushes and burns whatever is standing it its wake.
----
* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: Near as tall as the volcano it sits in.
* AwesomeMcCoolName: Title has God in it, nuff' said.
* CompleteImmortality: At best he can only be temporarily belayed. Never destoryed
* GiantEqualsInvincible: Of a kind, knock it down once it'll reform itself.
* HealingFactor: Taking off it's head does nothing to it.
* {{Kaiju}}
* LethalLavaLand: Being a walking active volcanic eruption.
** MagmaMan
** ClimacticVolcanoBackdrop:
where Aquaman is. As long as I sit on it makes its home.
* MonsterShapedMountain
** GeniusLoci: A living aspect of volcanic activity
* MookMaker: He's how the fire trolls came to be.
* TheJuggernaut: Next to unassailable, even [[NamedWeapon Atlanna's lance]] can barley stave it off.
* ViciousCycle: Every time it's destroyed it'll revive itself.
* WaveMotionGun: Similar to it's genesis cast off's lava breath, but [[UpToEleven Much, MUCH more powerful]].
* ZergRush: Able to churn out a host of fire trolls from itself.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
[[quoteright:315:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dead_water_2.jpg]]
A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to
this throne ... '''Atlantis is mine'''."''

A deep-sea [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin scavenger]] and pirate, who Arthur has a history with.
parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .


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* BodySurf: Dead Water is merely a malignant liquid sentience who wears and morphs the skin of others.
* CursedWithAwesome: All things considered, the powers are pretty sweet... but whosoever is host to Dead Water has no way to control them.
* DrivenToSuicide: Jonah Kendry Payne allows himself to be killed by Arthur for what he's done.
* ElementalShapeshifter: Dead Water can literally transform into his namesake to avoid physical attacks.
* InformedLoner: Jonah Kendry Payne; Scavenger says he liked to keep to himself.
* MonsterFromBeyondTheVeil: What Dead Water truly is at its center.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Killed two of his colleagues in order to escape a sinking ship. Jonah Kendry Payne really had no choice, since they were all at each other's throat over an oxygen tank, but it still haunts him.
* PunchClockVillain: previous host was a diver for Scavenger, but only did it so he could pay child support in order to see his son.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Dead Water kills people who have slighted Jonah.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: Dead Water to Jonah, or anyone he's in control of.
* {{Teleportation}}: Dead Water can transport itself through any body of water, no matter how large or small, from a swimming pool to a ''cup of water.''
** PortalPool: Powers require a body of water to work.
** VillainTeleportation
** WeaponizedTeleportation
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Peter Mortimer ('''Scavenger''')]]
[[quoteright:200:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/aquaman_vol_7_51_textless.jpg]]

-->''" It doesn't matter where Aquaman is. As long as I sit on this throne ... '''Atlantis is mine'''."''

A deep-sea [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin scavenger]] and pirate, who Arthur has a history with.
----

Added DiffLines:

[[folder:Karaku, The Volcano God]]
[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/rco017.jpg]]
A walking volcano who once was the sole inhabitant of the isle of Pacifica. The creature is an elemental of great power and is extremley territorial, at best he can only be staved off by a powerful relic owned by Atlanna. Even then he's an all but unstoppable mass of molten destruction that crushes and burns whatever is standing it its wake.
----
* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: Near as tall as the volcano it sits in.
* AwesomeMcCoolName: Title has God in it, nuff' said.
* CompleteImmortality: At best he can only be temporarily belayed. Never destoryed
* GiantEqualsInvincible: Of a kind, knock it down once it'll reform itself.
* HealingFactor: Taking off it's head does nothing to it.
* {{Kaiju}}
* LethalLavaLand: Being a walking active volcanic eruption.
** MagmaMan
** ClimacticVolcanoBackdrop: where it makes its home.
* MonsterShapedMountain
** GeniusLoci: A living aspect of volcanic activity
* MookMaker: He's how the fire trolls came to be.
* TheJuggernaut: Next to unassailable, even [[NamedWeapon Atlanna's lance]] can barley stave it off.
* ViciousCycle: Every time it's destroyed it'll revive itself.
* WaveMotionGun: Similar to it's genesis cast off's lava breath, but [[UpToEleven Much, MUCH more powerful]].
* ZergRush: Able to churn out a host of fire trolls from itself.
[[/folder]]


[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
[[quoteright:315:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dead_water_2.jpg]]
A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .

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[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
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[[folder:Coven of Thule]]
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A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host This cabal of [[EvilWizard Evil Wizard]]s were TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness of Old Atlantis. They profited off the turmoil resulted from the many wars around their kingdom and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform world over til the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to rule of [[TheGoodKing Atlan I]] ceased all ceaseless conflict. Seeing this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose as a threat to die as himself]] their rule; these vile despots sought an escape from their predicament. Using the devastated kingdom caused [[TheExile by the then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .deposed king]] as a sacrificial means to create their own world separate from Earth, ruling as SorcerousOverlord's for a millennium.


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* AncientConspiracy
* EvilOverlord: What they were past and present.
* FemmeFataleSpy: Deployed one of these to undermine Arthur and Atlantis during Thule's invasion.
* GardenOfEvil: What the world of Thule is to the primary earth, its buildings alone generate foul magical energy which poisons the environment around it.
* SquishyWizard: While they're magic is potent enough to bend reality, they themselves are spindly weaklings hiding behind an army.
** OrcusOnHisThrone: Largely they rely upon scheming, manipulation and background orchestrations to accomodate themselves. Otherwise sending their make-believe mystic mook's or spy's to do their dirty work, they're rarely seen taking part in any conquest.
* TheHorde: Has a sizable army of ghosts n'goblins at they're beck and call.
* TheIlluminati
* ImprovisedGolem: They breach part of their own infrastructure into the world transforming them into mobile dreadnoughts for invasion.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
[[quoteright:315:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dead_water_2.jpg]]
A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .
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[[folder:Peter Mortimer ('''Scavenger''')]]
[[quoteright:200:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/aquaman_vol_7_51_textless.jpg]]

-->''" It doesn't matter where Aquaman is. As long as I sit on this throne ... '''Atlantis is mine'''."''

A deep-sea [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin scavenger]] and pirate, who Arthur has a history with.
----
* ArmsDealer: Went into business selling Atlantean armaments on the black market after ComicBook/ThroneOfAtlantis.
* CoveredInScars: Getting mulched by a sea beast apparently disfigures your whole body, (even when he was only bit at his side).
* EvenEvilHasStandards: A straight up asshole, but he's insulted when Arthur implies Peter didn't save his workers because there was no profit in it.
* EvilCripple: Inverted, on the evil part. Became this after his run in with Dead Water. When we next see him [[FormerlyFit he's put on some pounds]] due to being confined to a wheelchair.
* IncrediblyObviousBug: utilized one through a captured Atlantean whose organs he harvested to find the undersea city.
* PoweredArmor: His diving suit is a less badass version of Black Manta's.
** EquipmentUpgrade: He eventually decided to level up in that regard, in case of another run in with Aquaman. See character image.
* RememberTheNewGuy: Whenever he appears, it's clear he and Arthur have a history, but it's never elaborated on.
* RuthlessModernPirates: Is essentially this, though he focuses more on diving.
* VillainDecay: Suffered this since his run in with Dead Water, once a hardened sea hoarder turned frightened [[DisabilityAsAnExcuseForJerkassery lamer]] at the mere mention of its name.
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[[folder:Corum Rath]]
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Fiercely xenophobic atlantean leader of a fanatical terrorist cell of equally fascist merepeople coined '''The Deluge'''. Naturally being one of many Atlanteans who despise the surface world, he also bares a particular enmity towards his half-breed king; whom he feels is more at liberty towards taking and giving with the surface world over his own people.

After becoming frustrated with Arthur's ways, and with Orm presumed dead, the Atlantean Elders place him on the throne.

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[[folder:Atlan (The Dead King)]]
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Fiercely xenophobic atlantean leader [[caption-width-right:280:[[labelnote:Click here to view King Atlan ]]https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/atlan.jpg[[/labelnote]]]]

-->''"I destroyed Atlantis once with this scepter... '''AND I SHALL DESTROY IT AGAIN'''."''

The architect, builder, and very first king
of a fanatical terrorist cell of equally fascist merepeople coined '''The Deluge'''. Naturally being one of many Atlanteans who despise the surface world, Atlantis. However, along with giving life to Atlantis, he also bares a particular enmity towards his half-breed king; whom he feels was the one to destroy it. He is more at liberty towards taking also not Aquaman's direct ancestor. In fact, Aquaman descended from Atlan's brother, Orin, who killed Atlan's family and giving with usurped the surface world over his own people.

After becoming frustrated with
throne of Atlantis. Atlan forged artifacts of great power and proceeded to sink Atlantis. He was frozen in ice at some point afterwards but was accidentally reawakened by Arthur's ways, and with Orm presumed dead, the Atlantean Elders place him on the throne.telepathy.



* AbsoluteXenophobe: Hates the surface and anything related to the surface.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He's outraged when Aquaman asks him if the Deluge is responsible for framing Atlantis for attacks on the surface, as Rath just wants to reinstitute the kingdom's isolationist policies, not drag it into a war or KillAllHumans (regardless of how much he dislikes them). This gets thrown out the window after he becomes king, however, as his inability to get everyone in the kingdom to submit to his rule frustrates him to the point that he becomes increasingly unhinged and begins declaring that all of his "enemies" (which includes all surface dwellers) need to be obliterated, frightening even his [[TheDragon Dragon]].
* PatrioticFervor: Starts out this way, as he loves Atlantis and only wants what he believes is best for it. Eventually becomes ItsAllAboutMe.
* TyrantTakesTheHelm: Black Manta attempts to instigate a war between the surface and Atlantis; after dealing with Manta, Aquaman diffuses the situation by formally surrendering to the United States. Rath takes advantage of this show of "weakness" by rallying the increasingly resentful Atlantean populace into helping him overthrow and exile Arthur.
* ViolenceIsTheOnlyOption: Feels it'll be how he'll get Atlantis' voice heard.

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* AbsoluteXenophobe: Hates AlasPoorVillain: Was an honest decent family man whose only goal was to bring the peoples of the world together, he never would've turned bad like he did if his {{jerkass}} brother and his wife hadn't taken ''his'' wife, children and entire kingdom from him.
* AnIcePerson: Somehow possesses the ability to generate ice.
* BackFromTheDead: In a dystopian parallel called ComicBook/TheNew52FuturesEnd, the people of Atlantis headed by Aquaman's former wife [[WhatTheHellHero Mera]] resurrects the former monarch in order to subjugate
the surface world after a devastating war with Darkseid.
* CainAndAbel: His brother, Orin betrayed Atlan
and anything related killed his family and servants to take hold of the surface.
throne.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He's outraged when Aquaman asks TheCaligula: Inverted in his old life, where he used to rule as TheGoodKing. As a shambling age old living ghoul however....
* DiedHappilyEverAfter: After having lived for nearly 3000 years, his [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath bitter end]] finally gave
him if [[TogetherInDeath one happy epiphany]] out of all his suffering.
* EveryoneIsRelated: While not a direct ancestor to Arthur, Tula and Orm; he is still their maternal great, great, great, great grand uncle on his [[EvilChancellor Brother Orin's]] side of
the Deluge is responsible for framing family.
* GeniusBruiser: Physically strong enough to contend with Aquaman. Along with being the lead designer of the building of Atlantis, as well as having arcane knowledge which he used to forge the seven artifacts.
* DespairEventHorizon: When his family was murdered.
* {{Egopolis}}:
Atlantis for attacks on is this to him.
* FaceHeelTurn
* FallenHero: Even Vulko admits Atlan was a great hero while Aquaman's ancestors were
the surface, as Rath just wants to reinstitute villains.
* MagicStaff: His scepter, which can control
the kingdom's isolationist policies, Trench, who are later revealed to be descended from Atlanteans. Aquaman believes the scepter does not drag it into a war or KillAllHumans (regardless of how much he dislikes them). This gets thrown out control them; instead, the window after Trench have a primal instinct that causes them to obey whoever holds the staff because of their shared ancestry with Atlanteans.
* RoyallyScrewedUp: After being woken by Aquaman's telepathy and re-taking the throne, Atlan enslaves any Arthur loyalists while
he becomes king, however, as his inability attempts to get everyone regain rule over the seven seas.
* TheGoodKing: He was this
in the past. Not so much in the present.
* UngratefulBastard: Turns out Altan didn't forge the seven treasures, not on his own at least. He ended up killing the guy who actually created the gear used by '''The Others''' over some kind of dispute, that's gratitude for you.
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: Atlan is quick to correct the false history about how he and his
kingdom to submit to his rule frustrates him to fell. His ice abilities have the point that he becomes increasingly unhinged and begins declaring that all added effect of his "enemies" (which includes all surface dwellers) need to be obliterated, frightening even his [[TheDragon Dragon]].
* PatrioticFervor: Starts out this way, as he loves
retelling the sordid history of Atlantis and only wants how it was taken from him by showing all those effected by it what he believes is best for it. Eventually becomes ItsAllAboutMe.
really happened.
* TyrantTakesTheHelm: Black Manta attempts to instigate TheParagonAlwaysRebels: He was betrayed by his siblings and followers but the trope still stands.
* StartOfDarkness: Originally, Atlan was
a war wise and just king who believed that there could be peace between the surface all species. His advisers and Atlantis; after dealing with Manta, Aquaman diffuses the situation by formally surrendering to the United States. Rath takes advantage of this show of "weakness" by rallying the increasingly resentful Atlantean populace into helping him overthrow brother Orin, however, were warmongers who betrayed Atlan and exile Arthur.
* ViolenceIsTheOnlyOption: Feels it'll be how he'll get Atlantis' voice heard.
killed his family. Outraged, Atlan killed Orin and his wife and started a civil war. Using his scepter, Atlan sunk Atlantis.



[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
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A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .

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[[folder:Corum Rath]]
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A vicious otherworldly predator Fiercely xenophobic atlantean leader of a fanatical terrorist cell of equally fascist merepeople coined '''The Deluge'''. Naturally being one of many Atlanteans who can possess despise the surface world, he also bares a host particular enmity towards his half-breed king; whom he feels is more at liberty towards taking and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact giving with its "strange water" form, the surface world over his own people.

After
becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let frustrated with Arthur's ways, and with Orm presumed dead, the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .Atlantean Elders place him on the throne.


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* AbsoluteXenophobe: Hates the surface and anything related to the surface.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He's outraged when Aquaman asks him if the Deluge is responsible for framing Atlantis for attacks on the surface, as Rath just wants to reinstitute the kingdom's isolationist policies, not drag it into a war or KillAllHumans (regardless of how much he dislikes them). This gets thrown out the window after he becomes king, however, as his inability to get everyone in the kingdom to submit to his rule frustrates him to the point that he becomes increasingly unhinged and begins declaring that all of his "enemies" (which includes all surface dwellers) need to be obliterated, frightening even his [[TheDragon Dragon]].
* PatrioticFervor: Starts out this way, as he loves Atlantis and only wants what he believes is best for it. Eventually becomes ItsAllAboutMe.
* TyrantTakesTheHelm: Black Manta attempts to instigate a war between the surface and Atlantis; after dealing with Manta, Aquaman diffuses the situation by formally surrendering to the United States. Rath takes advantage of this show of "weakness" by rallying the increasingly resentful Atlantean populace into helping him overthrow and exile Arthur.
* ViolenceIsTheOnlyOption: Feels it'll be how he'll get Atlantis' voice heard.
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[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
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A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .
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[[folder:Symbiotic Entity ('''Dead Water''')]]
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A vicious otherworldly predator who can possess a host and become the hydration catalyst utilized to transform the vessel, it's first host was Jonah Kendry Payne who worked under The Scavenger. Coming into a SuperPoweredEvilSide due to this parasitic intrusion when he came into contact with its "strange water" form, becoming Dead Water whenever he gets wet. Dead Water was thought to've perished when its previous overshadow [[DrivenToSuicide chose to die as himself]] then let the nightmare continue, everyone believed that horrifying .
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* BodySurf: Dead Water is merely a malignant liquid sentience who wears and morphs the skin of others.
* CursedWithAwesome: All things considered, the powers are pretty sweet... but whosoever is host to Dead Water has no way to control them.
* DrivenToSuicide: Jonah Kendry Payne allows himself to be killed by Arthur for what he's done.
* ElementalShapeshifter: Dead Water can literally transform into his namesake to avoid physical attacks.
* InformedLoner: Jonah Kendry Payne; Scavenger says he liked to keep to himself.
* MonsterFromBeyondTheVeil: What Dead Water truly is at its center.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Killed two of his colleagues in order to escape a sinking ship. Jonah Kendry Payne really had no choice, since they were all at each other's throat over an oxygen tank, but it still haunts him.
* PunchClockVillain: previous host was a diver for Scavenger, but only did it so he could pay child support in order to see his son.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Dead Water kills people who have slighted Jonah.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: Dead Water to Jonah, or anyone he's in control of.
* {{Teleportation}}: Dead Water can transport itself through any body of water, no matter how large or small, from a swimming pool to a ''cup of water.''
** PortalPool: Powers require a body of water to work.
** VillainTeleportation
** WeaponizedTeleportation
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[[folder:Corum Rath]]
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Fiercely xenophobic atlantean leader of a fanatical terrorist cell of equally fascist merepeople coined '''The Deluge'''. Naturally being one of many Atlanteans who despise the surface world, he also bares a particular enmity towards his half-breed king; whom he feels is more at liberty towards taking and giving with the surface world over his own people.

After becoming frustrated with Arthur's ways, and with Orm presumed dead, the Atlantean Elders place him on the throne.
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* AbsoluteXenophobe: Hates the surface and anything related to the surface.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He's outraged when Aquaman asks him if the Deluge is responsible for framing Atlantis for attacks on the surface, as Rath just wants to reinstitute the kingdom's isolationist policies, not drag it into a war or KillAllHumans (regardless of how much he dislikes them). This gets thrown out the window after he becomes king, however, as his inability to get everyone in the kingdom to submit to his rule frustrates him to the point that he becomes increasingly unhinged and begins declaring that all of his "enemies" (which includes all surface dwellers) need to be obliterated, frightening even his [[TheDragon Dragon]].
* PatrioticFervor: Starts out this way, as he loves Atlantis and only wants what he believes is best for it. Eventually becomes ItsAllAboutMe.
* TyrantTakesTheHelm: Black Manta attempts to instigate a war between the surface and Atlantis; after dealing with Manta, Aquaman diffuses the situation by formally surrendering to the United States. Rath takes advantage of this show of "weakness" by rallying the increasingly resentful Atlantean populace into helping him overthrow and exile Arthur.
* ViolenceIsTheOnlyOption: Feels it'll be how he'll get Atlantis' voice heard.
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** ''[[Characters/DCSuperHeroGirls2015 web series]] [[note]]Mera[[/note]]
** ''[[Characters/DCSuperHeroGirls2019 television series]] [[note]]Garth Bernstein/Aqualad[[/note]]

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** ''[[Characters/DCSuperHeroGirls2019 [[Characters/DCSuperHeroGirls2019 television series]] [[note]]Garth Bernstein/Aqualad[[/note]]

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