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* VillainRespect: A very brief one, but he and Vetinari both play Thud and share a glance when Horsefry, one of Gilt's stupider associates, dismisses it on the grounds that "the dwarfs always win" (when one Thud expert in the next book remarks that among the best players, the feeling is that the balance is actually marginally in favour of the trolls), one that the narrative sums up as, "I may hate you and your personal philosophy to a depth not previously believed possible, but I will at least give you the credit of not being Crispin Horsefry."


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* AmbiguouslyHuman: Initially, it's not exactly clear what he is, with even Gilt's Igor not being sure and getting the creeps around him.

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* CreativeSterility: Elves don't learn. What don't learn can't live, what don't live can't grow.


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* EvilIsPetty: Part of being an elf. Just before going to fight Magrat, she alters her appearance to look like the "ideal" Magrat, the one she wishes she looked like (and, apparently, how Verence has always seen her) just to further twist the knife in. Granny takes note as one expert in "professional nastiness" to another.


* BoringButPractical: Unlike other wizards, rather than using magic to find Rincewind, he just hires a hero (wizards, as a rule, don't ''like'' heroes) and sends her to find him.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Of the more sinister bent. He believes stars are untidy and inefficient.



* EvilChancellor: Trymon to Galder Weatherwax.

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* EvilChancellor: Trymon to To Galder Weatherwax.



* StraightEdgeEvil: He doesn't smoke or drink like his fellow wizards.
* UncannyValley: In-universe, there's something unspeakably ''off'' about him that gives other wizards, who habitually study Things Man Was Not Meant To Know, a case of the Screaming Willies. [[spoiler:And that's before the Things get their tentacles into him.]]
* YoungerThanTheyLook: He's about the same age as Rincewind (they were in the same classes), but he doesn't look it.



* AxCrazy: Leonal. "The duke's mind ticked like a clock, and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo." Lady Felmet isn't much better.

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* AxCrazy: Leonal. "The duke's mind ticked like a clock, and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo." Lady Felmet isn't much better. In fact, she might be far worse.


BigBad of ''Discworld/GoingPostal''. Gilt is the new head of the Grand Trunk, the company that run the Clacks.

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BigBad of ''Discworld/GoingPostal''. Gilt is the new head of the Grand Trunk, the company that run runs the Clacks.



* FauxAffablyEvil: His polite act is nothing but an act, and it's noted by several characters that despite his calling people "friend", they're horribly unnerved.

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* EyepatchOfPower: Wears one as part of the whole "pirate" getup.
* FauxAffablyEvil: His polite act is nothing but almost always an act, and it's noted by several characters that despite his calling people "friend", they're horribly unnerved.



* IDieFree: [[spoiler:Opts to walk into the pit of spikes rather than become a BoxedCrook]].



* MeaninglessMeaningfulWords: Like any conman, he's good at stringing people along with utter bullshit. At one point, Moist sees some particularly meaningless guff of his printed out in the newspaper, and thinks of the skill at how decent words could be stripped of all meaning by Glit ("though "synergistically" had probably been a whore from the start.")

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* MeaninglessMeaningfulWords: Like any conman, he's good at stringing people along with utter bullshit. At one point, Moist sees some particularly meaningless guff of his printed out in the newspaper, and thinks of the skill at how decent words could be stripped of all meaning by Glit Gilt ("though "synergistically" had probably been a whore from the start.")")
* {{Pirate}}: Dresses up as one as part of his act.

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* FelonyMisdemeanour: She regards things like theft as a minor nuisance, ''nothing'' compared to the true evil of people not following the stories.


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* FormerTeenRebel: She used to be one, when she was younger.


* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler: Is possessed by the Things during the course of the book he appears in]].
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: [[spoiler: Rincewind defeats the possessed Trymon]].

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* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler: Is [[spoiler:Is possessed by the Things during the course of the book he appears in]].
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: [[spoiler: Rincewind [[spoiler:Rincewind defeats the possessed Trymon]].



* LastVillainStand: [[spoiler: Lady Felmet charges at the animals of the kingdom straight on despite her low chances of survival]].

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* LastVillainStand: [[spoiler: Lady [[spoiler:Lady Felmet charges at the animals of the kingdom straight on despite her low chances of survival]].



-->'''Death:''' [[AC: A crown?! I never wore a crown!]]

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-->'''Death:''' [[AC: A [[AC:A crown?! I never wore a crown!]]



* ObstructiveBureaucraft: ''Starts'' this way by just blocking the Band from performing, then goes overboard.

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* ObstructiveBureaucraft: ObstructiveBureaucrat: ''Starts'' this way by just blocking the Band from performing, then goes overboard.



* {{Hypocrite}}: He moans that the city is run by idiots and aims to change this... by replacing them with people ''just'' short of him in terms of intelligence.

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He moans that the city is run by idiots and aims to change this... by replacing them with people ''just'' short of him in terms of intelligence.
* HypocriticalHumour: From his own internal monologue: Do away with the cold inhumanity of the Patrician and bring about an age of enlightenment and kindness, where people like Brother Dunnikin will be roasted over slow flames if he has anything to say about it, which he will.



* SummonBiggerFish: Was going to summon a second dragon [[spoiler: after the first one turned on him]], but Vimes stopped him.

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* SummonBiggerFish: Was going to summon a second dragon [[spoiler: after [[spoiler:after the first one turned on him]], but Vimes stopped him.



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* EvilIsPetty: A lot of their grievances, while driven by their being at the bottom of the Ankh-Morpork hierarchy, are less about "oppression" and more frustration that other people are better off than they are. For one, Brother Watchtower has the Dragon incinerate his brother-in-law's cart out of spite, while Brother Doorkeeper targets a vegetable seller for irritating him.

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* EvilIsPetty: A lot of their grievances, while driven by their being at the bottom of the Ankh-Morpork hierarchy, are less about "oppression" and more frustration that other people are better off than they are. For one, Brother Watchtower has the Dragon incinerate his brother-in-law's cart out of spite, while Brother Doorkeeper targets a vegetable seller for irritating him. This is, in fact, entirely the reason Wonse recruited them - he wanted easily-led idiots with "stomachs full of bile" who could be talked into doing what he said.



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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:Like Moist, he is caught by Vetinari, and offered a choice of working or walking. He chooses to walk. Right in to the impossibly deep pit filled with spikes.]]
-->'''Vetinari:''' You have to admire a man who believes in choices. Alas, he did not believe in angels.
* MeaninglessMeaningfulWords: Like any conman, he's good at stringing people along with utter bullshit. At one point, Moist sees some particularly meaningless guff of his printed out in the newspaper, and thinks of the skill at how decent words could be stripped of all meaning by Glit ("though "synergistically" had probably been a whore from the start.")


* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Carrot throws a book at him after interpreting Vimes' order literally and Wonse is knocked down, falling to his death]].

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* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Carrot [[spoiler:Carrot throws a book at him after interpreting Vimes' order literally and Wonse is knocked down, falling to his death]].



* GodzillaThreshold: Towards the end, he [[spoiler:attempts to summon a ''second'' dragon despite the first fairly easily turning Ankh-Morpork into its personal fiefdom, because he's just that desperate to deal with the threat. Quite what would have happened had he succeeded is anyone's guess]].
* {{Hypocrite}}: He moans that the city is run by idiots and aims to change this... by replacing them with people ''just'' short of him in terms of intelligence.
* InTheHood: Exploited in his guise as Supreme Grand Master.
* MouthOfSauron: Is [[spoiler:reduced to this once the Dragon gets a hold of him.]]



* TheStarscream: The first of many that would seek to overthrow Lord Vetinari. He temporarily succeeds, but then [[spoiler:the Dragon usurps ''him'']].
* SummonBiggerFish: Was going to summon a second dragon [[spoiler: after the first one turned on him]] but Vimes stopped him.

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* TheStarscream: The first of many that would seek to overthrow Lord Vetinari. He temporarily succeeds, but then [[spoiler:the Dragon usurps ''him'']].
''him''... leading to Wonse trying to summon ''another'' dragon to deal with the ''first'' one]].
* SummonBiggerFish: Was going to summon a second dragon [[spoiler: after the first one turned on him]] him]], but Vimes stopped him.him.
* SurroundedByIdiots: Wonse frequently has this reaction to his own subordinates, who are generally as thick as a plank.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Was planning on this with some of the Brethren, but [[spoiler:the Dragon saved him the bother]].



The various people assembled by Lupine Wonse for his secret society to overthrow Lord Vetinari.

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The various people assembled by Lupine Wonse for his secret society to overthrow Lord Vetinari. Their ranks were filled by those who were so far down the Ankh-Morpork food chain that even Vetinari's network of spies failed to take notice.



* AntiquatedLinguistics:
** The oath of loyalty sworn by the Brethren, especially the bit about what will happen to them if they break faith, is full of obscure and antiquated words; it's a running joke that they're all in mortal fear of having their figgin taken out and toasted on a spike, without any of them being entirely sure what a figgin is. (A footnote tells us it's a pastry filled with raisins, and the guards enjoy some later on.)
** Other words in the oath include welchet ("a type of waistcoat worn by certain clock-makers"), gaskin ("a shy, grey-brown bird of the coot family") and moules ("a game of skill and dexterity, involving tortoises"). The oath, when one doesn't know the meaning of the words in it, sounds much more menacing than it actually is. The Supreme Grand Master notes the fact that none of them have asked what any of the words mean as a sign of their stupidity.

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* AntiquatedLinguistics:
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AntiquatedLinguistics: The oath of loyalty sworn by the Brethren, them, especially the bit about what will happen to them happens if they break faith, is full of obscure and antiquated words; it's the Supreme Grand Master takes the fact that none of them have asked what any of the words mean as a sign of their stupidity:
** There's
a running joke that they're all in mortal fear of having their figgin taken out and toasted on a spike, without any of them being entirely sure what a figgin is. (A footnote tells us it's a pastry filled with raisins, and the guards enjoy some later on.)
** Other words in the oath include welchet ("a type of waistcoat worn by certain clock-makers"), gaskin ("a shy, grey-brown bird of the coot family") and moules ("a game of skill and dexterity, involving tortoises"). The oath, when one doesn't know the meaning of the words in it, sounds much more menacing than it actually is. The Supreme Grand Master notes the fact that none of them have asked what any of the words mean as a sign of their stupidity.



* DisproportionateRetribution: Brother Watchtower has the Dragon incinerate his brother-in-law's cart out of spite, while Brother Doorkeeper targets a vegetable seller for irritating him.
* DumbassHasAPoint: When Wonse berates them for not doing their job properly, he is called out by them for not actually telling them what they need to do. He (mentally) admits that this is one of the few times they're right.



* EvilIsPetty: A lot of their grievances, while driven by their being at the bottom of the Ankh-Morpork hierarchy, are less about "oppression" and more frustration that other people are better off than they are. For one, Brother Watchtower has the Dragon incinerate his brother-in-law's cart out of spite, while Brother Doorkeeper targets a vegetable seller for irritating him.



* TheGuardsMustBeCrazy: Brother Doorkeeper isn't a great doorkeeper, and accidentally lets the wrong society member in.



* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:As (sym)pathetic and "down the food chain" as they may have been, their death by incineration was fully deserved given their terrorising the city, especially those that had wronged them]].



* OhCrap: The ''entire'' group has this reaction when [[spoiler:the Dragon]] lands on the roof, although they don't actually know what's happened until after the event.



* SmarterThanYouLook: Brother Watchtower is noted by Wonse to actually be quite

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* ShoutOut: Their name seems to take inspiration from the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermetic_Order_of_the_Golden_Dawn Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn]].
* SmarterThanYouLook: Brother Watchtower is noted by Wonse to actually be quite intelligent, or at least less stupid than the rest of the group, and Wonse thus keeps an eye out of him.
* SoleSurvivor: [[spoiler:Brother Fingers is the only one of the five not to be incinerated by the Dragon; he had gone out to order pizza for the group and happened to not arrive back before the .]] What happened to him ''afterwards'' is anyone's guess.



* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Wonse secretly planned to inflict this on them after the conspiracy was completed. [[spoiler:The Dragon saved him the bother]].

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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Wonse secretly planned to inflict this on at least some of them after the conspiracy was completed. [[spoiler:The Dragon saved him the bother]].






* AffablyEvil: Most of the time, he's genuinely quite nice

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* AffablyEvil: Most of the time, he's genuinely quite nice and polite.



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: It may seem easy to mock him given his reduced circumstances and stammer-like pauses, but he ends up graduating from the Assassin's Guild postgraduate course with ''full marks'', which is no mean feat.




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* WellIntentionedExtremist: He genuinely believes bringing the monarchy back is a good thing, seeing Vetinari as a tyrant holding the aristocracy back; throughout the book, he expresses regret for his actions and didn't actually ''mean'' to kill anyone. [[spoiler:Dr Cruces eventually came to the same conclusion]].



* {{Determinator}}: Vimes bregrudingly admits that Carcer's a determined bastard, as shown in their final fight where he continues to make an effort to fight back despite his leg being buggered.



* KickTheDog: Just before the PostClimaxConfrontation, he [[spoiler:eats the hard-boiled egg left at Keel's grave]].



* BadBoss: When the Cable Street Watch House is burning down and a torturer is struggling to free himself after Vimes has restrained him and forgotten to loose his bonds before setting the place ablaze, Swing, for no reason whatsoever aside from maybe ForTheEvulz, stabs his own underling.

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* BadBoss: When the Cable Street Watch House is burning down and a torturer is struggling to free himself after Vimes has restrained him and forgotten to loose his bonds before setting the place ablaze, Swing, for no reason whatsoever aside from maybe ForTheEvulz, Swing stabs his own underling.underling. It's implied he was trying to cover up any hint that he'd tortured and killed.



* VileVillainSaccharineShow: The Discworld series isn't ''all'' laughs, but Swing is by far one of the reasons that ''Night Watch'' is among its darkest stories, and he is never played for laughs, [[spoiler:at least before his death]].




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[[folder:Dios]]
BigBad of ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}''. Dios is a High Priest among High Priests in Djeylibeybi.

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\n!!Villains from other books (one-shots)\n\n[[folder:Dios]]\n[[folder:Reacher Gilt]]
BigBad of ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}''. Dios ''Discworld/GoingPostal''. Gilt is a High Priest among High Priests in Djeylibeybi.the new head of the Grand Trunk, the company that run the Clacks.



* CreatureOfHabit: He can't fathom doing things differently, to the point where he stands in the exact same spot every day, next to the throne. The floor has been worn down so that an imprint of his feet is visible.
* DeathGlare: Gives such a potent one when looking for Ptraci that Teppic is surprised the walls didn't melt.
* DramaticSitDown: Is so shocked when Teppic refuses to follow the rituals he sits down on a chair that happened to have a model ship on it. And again when [[spoiler: the entire pantheon appears in Djeylibeybi]].
* EvilChancellor: More an evil priest but the trope is referenced in describing Dios, though unlike other examples of this trope on the Disc, he isn't ''malicious''.
* StableTimeLoop: [[spoiler: Turns out to be stuck in one. When the energy in the pyramids is unleashed, Dios is sent back to the past when Djeylibeybi is founded with no memory and does all the same things that led to the present]].
* TimeAbyss: [[spoiler: As a result of the StableTimeLoop, it's impossible to know how old he truly is, and even he's forgotten]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Why is Dios manipulating generations of kings? Is it greed? Megalomania? ForTheEvulz? No, it's for the kingdom; he sincerely believes following tradition for eternity is the right thing to do.

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* CreatureOfHabit: He can't fathom doing things differently, to the point where he stands in the exact same spot every day, next to the throne. The floor has been worn down so FauxAffablyEvil: His polite act is nothing but an act, and it's noted by several characters that an imprint of despite his feet is visible.
calling people "friend", they're horribly unnerved.
* DeathGlare: Gives such a potent one when looking for Ptraci that Teppic is surprised HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Gilt's Igor comes to this conclusion, being particularly unnerved by him even after working with werewolves and vampires. As Igor comes to think of it, "at least in Uberwald the walls didn't melt.
monsters had the decency to look like them".
* DramaticSitDown: Is so shocked when Teppic refuses PragmaticVillainy:
** When a subordinate comes to him and inadvertently allows a spy
to follow him to Gilt's house, Gilt... has his Igor escort the rituals subordinate home and ensure he sits down on a chair that happened gets into bed safely. ''Then'' he has his banshee assassin kill him some time later, so as to have a model ship on it. And again when [[spoiler: the entire pantheon appears in Djeylibeybi]].
* EvilChancellor: More an evil priest but the trope is referenced in describing Dios, though unlike other examples of this trope on the Disc, he isn't ''malicious''.
* StableTimeLoop: [[spoiler: Turns out to be stuck in one. When the energy in the pyramids is unleashed, Dios is sent back to the past when Djeylibeybi is founded
minimise suspicion and leave there with no memory and does all the same things that led to the present]].
* TimeAbyss: [[spoiler: As a result of the StableTimeLoop, it's impossible to know how old he truly is, and even
proof. Vetinari still believes he's forgotten]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Why
responsible, but doesn't actually have anything he can act on.
** Notably averted by his live-action counterpart, who
is Dios manipulating generations very much StupidEvil.
* RefugeInAudacity: The man ''dresses'' like a pirate and openly admits he's not trustworthy, causing ''everyone'' to trust him and think
of kings? Is it greed? Megalomania? ForTheEvulz? No, it's for the kingdom; he sincerely believes following tradition for eternity is the right thing to do.Gilt as a LovableRogue.



[[folder: Vorbis]]
Villain of ''Discworld/SmallGods'', Vorbis is head of the Exquisitioners of the Omnian Church.

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[[folder: Vorbis]]
Villain of ''Discworld/SmallGods'', Vorbis
[[folder:Mr Gryle]]
TheDragon to Reacher Gilt in ''Discworld/GoingPostal, Gryle
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* TheDragon: To Reacher Gilt, as his chief assassin.

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[[folder:Dios]]
BigBad of ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}''. Dios is a High Priest among High Priests in Djeylibeybi.
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* CreatureOfHabit: He can't fathom doing things differently, to the point where he stands in the exact same spot every day, next to the throne. The floor has been worn down so that an imprint of his feet is visible.
* DeathGlare: Gives such a potent one when looking for Ptraci that Teppic is surprised the walls didn't melt.
* DramaticSitDown: Is so shocked when Teppic refuses to follow the rituals he sits down on a chair that happened to have a model ship on it. And again when [[spoiler: the entire pantheon appears in Djeylibeybi]].
* EvilChancellor: More an evil priest but the trope is referenced in describing Dios, though unlike other examples of this trope on the Disc, he isn't ''malicious''.
* StableTimeLoop: [[spoiler: Turns out to be stuck in one. When the energy in the pyramids is unleashed, Dios is sent back to the past when Djeylibeybi is founded with no memory and does all the same things that led to the present]].
* TimeAbyss: [[spoiler: As a result of the StableTimeLoop, it's impossible to know how old he truly is, and even he's forgotten]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Why is Dios manipulating generations of kings? Is it greed? Megalomania? ForTheEvulz? No, it's for the kingdom; he sincerely believes following tradition for eternity is the right thing to do.
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[[folder: Vorbis]]
Villain of ''Discworld/SmallGods'', Vorbis is head of the Exquisitioners of the Omnian Church.
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The leader of The Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night and antagonist of ''Discworld/GuardsGuards''. His society planned to use a dragon for their attempt to take over Ankh-Morpork.

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The leader of The Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night and an antagonist of ''Discworld/GuardsGuards''. His society planned to use a dragon for their attempt to take over Ankh-Morpork.



[[folder:Edward d'Eath]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/MenAtArms''. Edward is an ImpoverishedPatrician who, having fallen on hard times, decides that it is time the RightfulKingReturns.

* AntiVillain: Edward isn't a malicious or mean person in the slightest, just desperate to try and restore what he thinks is best for society.
* DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:Dr Cruces had actually killed him about a third of the way through the story]].
* RightfulKingReturns: Much like Wonse before him, though unlike Wonse Edward is sincere in his belief and actually had found the "rightful" king.

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[[folder:Edward d'Eath]]
[[folder:The Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night]]
The BigBad various people assembled by Lupine Wonse for his secret society to overthrow Lord Vetinari.
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* AntiquatedLinguistics:
** The oath
of ''Discworld/MenAtArms''. Edward loyalty sworn by the Brethren, especially the bit about what will happen to them if they break faith, is an ImpoverishedPatrician who, full of obscure and antiquated words; it's a running joke that they're all in mortal fear of having fallen their figgin taken out and toasted on hard times, decides that it is time a spike, without any of them being entirely sure what a figgin is. (A footnote tells us it's a pastry filled with raisins, and the RightfulKingReturns.

* AntiVillain: Edward isn't a malicious or mean person
guards enjoy some later on.)
** Other words
in the slightest, just desperate to try oath include welchet ("a type of waistcoat worn by certain clock-makers"), gaskin ("a shy, grey-brown bird of the coot family") and restore what he thinks is best for society.
* DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:Dr Cruces had
moules ("a game of skill and dexterity, involving tortoises"). The oath, when one doesn't know the meaning of the words in it, sounds much more menacing than it actually killed him about a third is. The Supreme Grand Master notes the fact that none of them have asked what any of the way through words mean as a sign of their stupidity.
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: The members of
the story]].
Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night just wanted what was coming to them. [[spoiler:They didn't realise that, in a case of ExactWords, this meant they'd die]].
-->'''[[spoiler:Death''']]: [[AC:Congratulations]].
* BreadEggsMilkSquick: Colon comes across the rota for the building they hire. Their name stands out like a sore thumb compared to a life-drawing class and a pottery team.
* DidntThinkThisThrough: It's noted that in stealing from the University, the Brethren have angered both the Thieves Guild and the Unseen University (pre-Ridcully's tenure, so they were still vicious bastards even after the events of ''Sourcery''); indeed, the Librarian ends up cluing Vimes in on what might have happened during his own investigations.
* EpicFail: Brother Doorkeeper's passwords are so bad that he ''lets in a member of a different secret society'', who doesn't realise the mistake until the meeting is well underway.
* EvilSmellsBad: Brother Dunnikin smells horrible because of his halitosis.
* ImperfectRitual: The Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night are trying to summon a dragon, and the cult leader orders the brethren to find magical objects to sacrifice. They come up with really low grade magical junk, like a still-fizzing letter from a bar and an amulet the SnakeOilSalesman swore was magical (though, oddly enough, for once he seemed to be telling the truth). It doesn't seem to cause any problems except that they can only summon the dragon for a few seconds at a time before the magic runs out.
* InsaneTrollLogic: Their definitions of "oppression" fall into this combined with DisproportionateRetribution.
* MaximumFunChamber: The Oath of the Brethren is basically this; that nobody questions it is taken by Wonse as a sign of the group's stupidity. Results in a BrickJoke when Brother Fingers mistakes an offer for a toasted pastry as a threat of torture.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: All of them, with the exception of the Supreme Grand Master (Lupine Wonse) and Brother Fingers (Bengy Boggis).
* RightfulKingReturns: Much like They're oddly knowledgeable about this despite otherwise being relatively stupid.
* SecretCircleOfSecrets: PlayedForLaughs in that they're not the only secret society in Ankh-Morpork, and subsequently the members of the various groups go into the wrong secret meetings on at least two occasions.
* SmarterThanYouLook: Brother Watchtower is noted by
Wonse before him, though unlike Wonse Edward is sincere in his belief and to actually had found be quite
* UncertainDoom: [[spoiler:It's unknown if Brother Fingers survived running into
the "rightful" king.
Shades out of sheer terror.]]
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Wonse secretly planned to inflict this on them after the conspiracy was completed. [[spoiler:The Dragon saved him the bother]].


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The other main antagonist of ''Discworld/GuardsGuards''. A dragon summoned by the Brethren as part of their scheme.

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Lampshaded multiple times throughout the story, with some discrepancies explained scientifically and others explained by magic.
* TheDogBitesBack: The "dog" in this case [[spoiler:is angry when you use it as a pawn, grant it freedom temporarily and then imprison it again]].
* DragonAscendant: [[spoiler:Quite literally, when it usurps Wonse.]]
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Upon examining Wonse's mind, it is horrified by some of the things humans have inflicted upon one another in the name of "morality".
* EvilIsNotAToy: In this case, it is the "evil" someone tried using as a toy.
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:It technically gets a happy ending by flying away with Errol, despite burning multiple people alive and eating at least two on-page.]]
* MindRape: Inflicts this upon [[spoiler:Lupine Wonse]] to a horrifying degree, even if [[KickTheSonOfABitch it is deserved to some extent]].
* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:It genuinely does seem to love Errol]].
* SamusIsAGirl: [[spoiler:Assumed to be a male throughout most of the book, but turns out that it's actually a female.]]

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[[folder:Edward d'Eath]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/MenAtArms''. Edward is an ImpoverishedPatrician who, having fallen on hard times, decides that it is time the RightfulKingReturns.

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* AffablyEvil: Most of the time, he's genuinely quite nice
* AntiVillain: Edward isn't a malicious or mean person in the slightest, just desperate to try and restore what he thinks is best for society.
* DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:Dr Cruces had actually killed him about a third of the way through the story]].
* RightfulKingReturns: Much like Wonse before him, though unlike Wonse Edward is sincere in his belief and actually had found the "rightful" king.

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* AGodAmI: In its brief existence, it counters Death's anger as such, showing that if it doesn't regard itself as a deity, it at least thinks of itself as something along those lines:
-->'''Death:''' [[AC: A crown?! I never wore a crown!]]
-->'''New Death''': ''You never wanted to rule.''
* AwesomeButImpractical: It's noted that its skeletal horse is not, in fact, something pleasant for most to ride on, as it would give you no end of arse-ache and can't eat anything.



* EvilIsPetty: While Ankh-Morpork guilds are known to enforce membership fees seriously, Clete takes it a step further with his pursuit of the Band with Rocks in and attempts to kill them.

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* EvilIsPetty: While Ankh-Morpork guilds are known to enforce membership fees seriously, Clete takes it a step further with his pursuit of the Band with Rocks in and subsequent attempts to kill them.



* ForTheEvulz: [[spoiler:Unlike Dee, who had a tragic if misguided motivation for the plot, Wolfgang just joined in because it would see trolls and dwarfs killing each other en masse and he found such a prospect funny.

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* ForTheEvulz: [[spoiler:Unlike Dee, who had a tragic if misguided motivation for the plot, Wolfgang just joined in because it would see trolls and dwarfs killing each other en masse and he found such a prospect funny.]]


* EvilCounterpart/ShadowArchetype: It's heavily implied that if Vimes was to ever allow himself to become TheUnfettered, then he might wind up like Carcer.

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* EvilCounterpart/ShadowArchetype: EvilCounterpart: It's heavily implied that if Vimes was to ever allow himself to become TheUnfettered, then he might wind up like Carcer.



* ObliviouslyEvil: Occasionally gives off this impression, but it's probably an act given his random displays of cruelty.



* ShadowArchetype: Provides a



* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Surprisingly played straight in that he puts up much more of a fight



* ColdBloodedTorture: Employs this on anyone who fails a craniometrics exam; as the narrative puts it, "And from such figures he could, infallibly, tell that you were devious, untrustworthy, and congenitally criminal. After you spent the next twenty minutes in the company of his staff and their less sophisticated tools, he would, amazingly, be proven right". The results are so disgusting that young!VImes is vomiting and Vimes-as-Keel opts to MercyKill a few of them immediately.

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* BaldOfEvil: ''Balding'' rather than fully bald, but nevertheless fits the trope nicely in all other senses.
* ColdBloodedTorture: Employs this He never does the torture himself, but will willingly have it carried out on anyone who fails a craniometrics exam; as the narrative puts it, "And from such figures he could, infallibly, tell that you were devious, untrustworthy, and congenitally criminal. After you spent the next twenty minutes in the company of his staff and their less sophisticated tools, he would, amazingly, be proven right". The results are so disgusting that young!VImes young!Vimes is vomiting and Vimes-as-Keel opts to MercyKill a few of them the victims immediately.



* NotSoAboveItAll: Despite being a horrifying villain with no redeeming traits, he does get ''one'' amusing moment [[spoiler:post-demise, when he tries to use craniometrics on Death and fails miserably as it's, well, [[DemBones Death]].]]

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* KnightTemplar: Swing has a hideous case of BlackAndWhiteInsanity; anyone who fits his horrendously wrong definition of a criminal is tortured, and anyone he views as on his side is viewed as good, even if the person in question is an ObviouslyEvil SerialKiller.
* LeanAndMean: Noted to be quite lean, and most of the other tropes should describe the "mean" part of him pretty thoroughly.
* NotSoAboveItAll: Despite being a horrifying villain with absolutely no redeeming traits, he does get ''one'' amusing moment [[spoiler:post-demise, when he tries to use craniometrics on Death and fails miserably as it's, well, [[DemBones Death]].]]




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* SwordCane: Proves to be surprisingly efficient with one to Vimes's surprise.
* TortureCellar: The Cable Street Watchhouse has one of these.
* TwoPlusTortureEqualsFive: Captain Findthee Swing uses craniometrics to determine whether someone was a criminal or not. And funnily enough, after a short stay in the care of his much more direct underlings, he would inevitably be proven right.
* VerbalTic: Swing's unusuallypaced... speech pattern is something Vimes picks up on in their first encounter.
* VillainTakesAnInterest: After his first meeting with Vimes-as-Keel, he attempts to recruit the man into the Unmentionables. Vimes, disgusted by such a notion, deliberately lets Ronald Rust know and pretends to actually be tempted so that Rust will block such a move.


* BadBoss: When the Cable Street Watch House is burning down and a torturer is struggling to free himself after Vimes has restrained him and forgotten to loose his bonds before setting the place ablaze.

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* BadBoss: When the Cable Street Watch House is burning down and a torturer is struggling to free himself after Vimes has restrained him and forgotten to loose his bonds before setting the place ablaze.ablaze, Swing, for no reason whatsoever aside from maybe ForTheEvulz, stabs his own underling.


* TheDreaded: Even the Ankh-Morpork army know better than to question Swing or his thugs.

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* ANaziByAnyOtherName: Though not going quite as far as to discuss racial purity, Swing's invention of craniometrics is sadly very much TruthInTelevision and was employed by the Nazis in their eugenics programmes. The Unmentionables also dress themselves very much like the Gestapo of Nazi Germany and enforce the FascistsBedtime.
* BadBoss: When the Cable Street Watch House is burning down and a torturer is struggling to free himself after Vimes has restrained him and forgotten to loose his bonds before setting the place ablaze.
* ColdBloodedTorture: Employs this on anyone who fails a craniometrics exam; as the narrative puts it, "And from such figures he could, infallibly, tell that you were devious, untrustworthy, and congenitally criminal. After you spent the next twenty minutes in the company of his staff and their less sophisticated tools, he would, amazingly, be proven right". The results are so disgusting that young!VImes is vomiting and Vimes-as-Keel opts to MercyKill a few of them immediately.
* TheDragon: Seems to fill this role with Lord Winder.
* TheDreaded: Even the Ankh-Morpork army know better than to question Swing or his thugs. [[spoiler:Carcer is still able to exploit this even after Swing's death]].



* GreaterScopeVillain: Technically this to Carcer - while Carcer's the primary antagonist of the book, Swing is one of the biggest reasons, if not ''the'' biggest, why past!Ankh-Morpork is such a shit place to live. Nevertheless, he mostly stays resigned to the background at least to begin with.




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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:Vimes-as-Keel kills Swing with his own measuring ruler]].
* NotSoAboveItAll: Despite being a horrifying villain with no redeeming traits, he does get ''one'' amusing moment [[spoiler:post-demise, when he tries to use craniometrics on Death and fails miserably as it's, well, [[DemBones Death]].]]
* SecretPolice: The head of them.
* SlashedThroat: [[spoiler:How he dies]].


[[folder:The Duke of Sto Lat]]

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[[folder:The Duke of Sto Lat]]Helit]]




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* CainAndAbel: The Cain to the King's Abel; fittingly enough, the Duke kills the king.
* DidntSeeThatComing: He adapts well to it, but he's taken aback by



* EvilUncle: To Princess Keli; best shown when he comforts her after her father's death (which he orchestrated, no less), then plots to kill her as well.



* KarmaHoudini: The duke [[spoiler:''was'' one in the original timeline, going on to be known in history as a successful King and unifying the Sto Plains under one single kingdom. However, he dies of a sudden heart attack, subverting this.]]
* VisionaryVillain: He has the aim of uniting the various duchies and small kingdoms of the Sto Plains into one large, single kingdom that lasts for a hundred years. [[spoiler:When he dies, Keli is given this task to ensure the timeline remains more or less on course]].
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: He was thoughtful enough to give the assassin that killed the King a packed lunch. Said lunch is poisoned.



[[folder:Jonathan Teatime]]
The villain of ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'', is the personification of terrifying or just plain badass. He's one of the Assassins' Guild scholarship boys, taken in because both his parents died when he was young and they felt sorry for him. As Lord Downey put it, "[[SelfMadeOrphan Perhaps we should have wondered a bit more about that]]."

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[[folder:Jonathan Teatime]]
[[folder:The New Death]]
The villain of ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'', secondary antagonist in ''Discworld/ReaperMan'', the New Death is the personification of terrifying or just plain badass. He's one of replacement sent to kill "Old" Death by the Assassins' Guild scholarship boys, taken in because both Auditors of Reality and take his parents died when he was young and they felt sorry for him. As Lord Downey put it, "[[SelfMadeOrphan Perhaps we should have wondered a bit more about that]]."place.



* AdaptationDistillation: Say what you will about the movie adaptation as a whole, their version of Teatime was so disturbingly convincing that it's likely to color your perception of him forever afterward.
* AxCrazy: He has a wonderful mind, like a shattered mirror - all facets and rainbows, glittering and sparkling. But ultimately, you can't get around that it's something ''broken''.
* CrazyPrepared: He spends his free time working out how to kill mythological figures, which comes in handy. Perhaps subverted in the fact that he spends his spare time planning to kill supposedly fictional or metaphorical characters simply because he has literally nothing else to do with his spare time. He's insane, and magically supplemented. 'Nuff said.
* DoubleJump: Somehow. [[spoiler:He's got a magical item as a glass eye. ''Discworld magic''. Being able to DoubleJump is the least of his abilities.]]
* FauxAffablyEvil: Despite his politeness, it's readily apparently that Teatime is neither benevolent nor the picture of perfect sanity.
* TheHeavy: The Auditors of Reality may have commissioned his services, but Teatime is the one moving the plot and thought up the way to kill the Hogfather.
* ItIsPronouncedTroPAY: "Teh-ah-tim-eh"
* KickTheDog: One of the first things we learn about him is that he ''nailed someone's dog to the ceiling'' to stop it from barking.
* PsychoForHire: This guy is a mad man, and he was given the task of killing the Hogfather.
* PsychopathicManchild: Oh boy, this guy kills people the very moment they stop being useful to him, all while maintaining a childish immaturity. The effect is rather creepy, to say the least.
* RedRightHand: His MismatchedEyes, which are the trope image.
* SelfMadeOrphan: Heavily implied.
* SlasherSmile: Mr. Teatime really, ''really'' enjoys his job.
* TheSociopath: Mr. Teatime sees things differently from people; he sees people as things.
* StupidEvil: Teatime ''immediately'' kills anyone who stops being of use to him, with no thought to the long-term consequences or even whether or not this person might become useful again later. If he'd survived the mission, the Assassins and Thieves would likely have had him killed just because of all the incredibly valuable experts he went through. Combined with {{The Sociopath}}: he's physically incapable of thinking of people as anything beyond 'assets' beyond the moment. It's anything but a justification for him, but quite a justification for Downey [[spoiler:not particularly minding that he dies.]]
* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: Teatime's nature becomes disturbingly plain when Downey reproaches him for the enthusiasm with which he inhumed not only the client, but two servants and a guard-dog who might have been in the way. Teatime made ''very'' sure his client was dead. He even checked for breath with a mirror while the man's head was several feet from his body.
* UhOhEyes: Doubly so when you remember that on Discworld nothing can change the person's eyes...
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Pretty much everybody he employs.

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* AdaptationDistillation: Say what you will about ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: A standard for the movie adaptation as a whole, their version of Teatime was so disturbingly convincing that it's likely to color your perception of him forever afterward.
* AxCrazy: He has a wonderful mind, like a shattered mirror - all facets and rainbows, glittering and sparkling. But ultimately, you can't get around that it's something ''broken''.
* CrazyPrepared: He spends his free time working out how to kill mythological figures, which comes in handy. Perhaps subverted in
Discworld; the New Death's malevolence is based on the fact that he spends his spare time planning modern people tend to kill supposedly fictional or metaphorical characters simply because he has literally nothing else to do treat death as more fearful and less of a natural occurrence than people in the past.
* DarkIsEvil: To contrast the Death [[DarkIsNotEvil we know and love]].
* DontFearTheReaper: Averted
with his spare time. He's insane, a vengeance - unlike the regular Death, this incarnation is malicious, cruel and magically supplemented. 'Nuff said.
* DoubleJump: Somehow. [[spoiler:He's got a magical item
views all life as something to dominate and rule over as a glass eye. ''Discworld magic''. Being able king. Humanity's imagination of how Death should look like is to DoubleJump is blame, it seems.
* TheDragon: To
the least of his abilities.]]
* FauxAffablyEvil: Despite his politeness, it's readily apparently that Teatime is neither benevolent nor the picture of perfect sanity.
* TheHeavy: The
Auditors of Reality may have commissioned his services, but Teatime is in ''Reaper Man'', though he only appears towards the one moving the plot and thought up the way to kill the Hogfather.
end.
* ItIsPronouncedTroPAY: "Teh-ah-tim-eh"
* KickTheDog: One of the first things we learn about him is that he ''nailed someone's dog to the ceiling'' to stop it from barking.
* PsychoForHire: This guy is a mad man, and he was given the task of killing the Hogfather.
* PsychopathicManchild: Oh boy, this guy kills people the very moment they stop being useful to him, all while maintaining a childish immaturity.
EvilCannotComprehendGood: The effect New Death is rather creepy, unable to say the least.
* RedRightHand: His MismatchedEyes, which are the trope image.
* SelfMadeOrphan: Heavily implied.
* SlasherSmile: Mr. Teatime really, ''really'' enjoys his job.
* TheSociopath: Mr. Teatime sees things differently from people; he sees people as things.
* StupidEvil: Teatime ''immediately'' kills anyone who stops being of use to him, with no thought to the long-term consequences or even whether or not this person might become useful again later. If he'd survived the mission, the Assassins and Thieves
understand why Miss Flitworth would likely have had him killed just because give up some of all her own time on the incredibly valuable experts he went through. Combined with {{The Sociopath}}: he's physically incapable of thinking of people as anything beyond 'assets' beyond the moment. It's anything but earth to give Death a justification for him, but quite chance to defeat it.
* InTheHood: Like Death, it has
a justification for Downey [[spoiler:not particularly minding that he dies.]]
* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: Teatime's nature becomes disturbingly plain when Downey reproaches him for the enthusiasm with which he inhumed not only the client, but two servants and a guard-dog who might have been in the way. Teatime made ''very'' sure his client was dead. He even checked for breath with a mirror while the man's head was several feet from his body.
* UhOhEyes: Doubly so when you remember that on Discworld
hooded robe. ''Unlike'' Death, there is seemingly nothing can change underneath.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: It and "Old" Death trade these back and forth throughout their fight.
* RuleOfDrama: Unlike Death, who occasionally has dramatic moments, New Death downright relishes
the person's eyes...
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Pretty much everybody
opportunity to show off and terrorise. It deliberately arrives at midnight, accompanied by thunderbolts. Death, being GenreSavvy, exploits this to maximise the time he employs.has to prepare.
* ShoutOut: Its described appearance borrows a few cues from [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings the Witch-King of Angmar]], though the Witch-King himself borrows a few cues from the depiction of Death of ''Literature/ParadiseLost''.
* ShowdownAtHighNoon: Played with; Death's battle against the New Death of Men takes place at midnight rather than high noon, and Death is unamused at his counterpart's ham-handed attempt at "drama".
* WhenTheClockStrikesTwelve: This is when the new Death will turn up. The new Death deliberately chose this time in order to heighten what Death dismissively refers to as "drama".
* WouldHurtAChild: Unlike "Old" Death, this one actively takes pleasure from harvesting the souls of children.




!!City Watch series

[[folder: Lupine Wonse]]
The leader of The Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night and antagonist of ''Discworld/GuardsGuards''. His society planned to use a dragon for their attempt to take over Ankh-Morpork.

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\n!!City Watch series\n\n[[folder: Lupine Wonse]]\nThe leader of The Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night and [[folder:Mr Clete]]
A secondary
antagonist in ''Discworld/SoulMusic'', Mr Clete is the Secretary of ''Discworld/GuardsGuards''. His society planned the Musicians Guild and constantly making efforts to use a dragon for their attempt to take over Ankh-Morpork.kill the Band with Rocks In.



* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:The Dragon turns him into its servant through hefty MindRape, to the point that he begs for an Assassin to kill him]].
* BadBoss: The odd PetTheDog moment aside, he's generally demeaning to the Brethren and considered [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness killing some of them once they were no longer of use]].
* TheCatCameBack: Was tormented by Vetinari this way after [[spoiler:the Dragon was dealt with]].
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Carrot throws a book at him after interpreting Vimes' order literally and Wonse is knocked down, falling to his death]].
* EvilIsNotAToy: [[spoiler: The Dragon eventually turns on Wonse and seizes control of events to become the BigBad of the book]]. He ''still'' doesn't learn his lesson after this, trying the ritual again only for Vimes to stop him.
* PetTheDog: While an unrepentant schemer with little regard for most of his underlings, he does chip in money for an injured co-conspirator to get better. He also chastises Vimes for startling the head of the Teacher's Guild and leaving him a bit emotionally shaken.
* PostClimaxConfrontation: While Vimes and Wonse do face off on a few occasions, their ''final'' confrontation is after [[spoiler:the Dragon is dealt with]], with the Palace Guard providing a final roadblock.
* RightfulKingReturns: He and his secret society attempted to invoke this and discussed the trope in general.
* SmugSnake: Vastly overestimates his ability to [[spoiler:control the Dragon]] and thinks he can do a better job of running Ankh-Morpork than Vetinari can.
* TheStarscream: The first of many that would seek to overthrow Lord Vetinari. He temporarily succeeds, but then [[spoiler:the Dragon usurps ''him'']].
* SummonBiggerFish: Was going to summon a second dragon [[spoiler: after the first one turned on him]] but Vimes stopped him.

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* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:The Dragon turns him into AlmightyJanitor: He wields a lot of power in the Musicians' Guild despite being just its servant through hefty MindRape, secretary, to the point that he begs for an Assassin can call assassinations on unlicensed musicians.
* AnnoyingLaugh: "Hat, Hat, Hat". Ridcully is quick
to kill him]].
mock it in the climax.
* BadBoss: The odd PetTheDog moment aside, BigBadWannabe: Clearly assumes he's generally demeaning the brains in the Guild, and while a threat to the Brethren Band, he's clearly unprepared for the interference of Susan Sto Helit or Ridcully in his would-be murder attempts. He's also not the chief antagonist - that falls to The Music.
* DisproportionateRetribution: His entire vendetta against the Band is itself over-the-top,
and considered [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness killing some of them once they were no longer of use]].
* TheCatCameBack: Was tormented by Vetinari this way after [[spoiler:the Dragon was dealt with]].
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Carrot throws a book at him after interpreting Vimes' order literally and Wonse is knocked down, falling to his death]].
* EvilIsNotAToy: [[spoiler: The Dragon
eventually turns on Wonse and seizes control of events to become the BigBad of the book]]. He ''still'' doesn't learn his lesson after this, he keeps trying purely because their survival seems to anger him. [[spoiler:This vendetta angers him so much that when his underling Satchelmouth says he liked the ritual again only for Vimes Band, he throws him to stop him.
his apparent death; [[RedemptionEarnsLife Satchelmouth survives, while Clete does not]].]]
* PetTheDog: DreadfulMusician: Despite being in the Musicians Guild. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that even musicians need someone to run the numbers and keep things going.
* EvilHasABadSenseOfHumour: He laughs at things nobody else finds funny.
* EvilIsPetty:
While an unrepentant schemer with little regard for most of his underlings, he does chip in money for an injured co-conspirator to get better. He also chastises Vimes for startling the head of the Teacher's Guild and leaving him a bit emotionally shaken.
* PostClimaxConfrontation: While Vimes and Wonse do face off on a few occasions, their ''final'' confrontation is after [[spoiler:the Dragon is dealt with]], with the Palace Guard providing a final roadblock.
* RightfulKingReturns: He and his secret society attempted to invoke this and discussed the trope in general.
* SmugSnake: Vastly overestimates his ability to [[spoiler:control the Dragon]] and thinks he can do a better job of running
Ankh-Morpork than Vetinari can.
guilds are known to enforce membership fees seriously, Clete takes it a step further with his pursuit of the Band with Rocks in and attempts to kill them.
* TheStarscream: {{Jerkass}}: Even before attempted murder, he's unsympathetic and unpleasant.
* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: Mr. Clete just starts out as an ObstructiveBureaucrat, who wants to stop
The first Band from performing music without a Guild license. Over the course of the novel, as The Band becomes more and more famous, he becomes increasingly obsessed with them, seeing their popularity as a threat to the entire Musicians Guild, and attempts several times to have them killed. He eventually loses it completely, leading to his own death.
* NecessaryEvil: Mr. Clete is not, in as
many that words, an evil person. He's just the logical result of having organised guilds everywhere. Without him, the Musician's Guild would seek just be a bunch of broke musicians who never pay their fees. With that said, the book's comparison to overthrow Lord Vetinari. He temporarily succeeds, but a plague rat shows he's still pretty disgusting regardless.
* ObstructiveBureaucraft: ''Starts'' this way by just blocking the Band from performing,
then [[spoiler:the Dragon usurps ''him'']].
goes overboard.
* SummonBiggerFish: Was going to summon a second dragon [[spoiler: after UndignifiedDeath: [[spoiler:''Post''-death, in that it's not ''Death'' who collects him, but the first one turned on him]] but Vimes stopped him.Death of ''Rats''. Clete ranks as so inhumanly petty, mundane and loathsome that he's closer to a rodent than a human being.]]



[[folder:Edward d'Eath]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/MenAtArms''. Edward is an ImpoverishedPatrician who, having fallen on hard times, decides that it is time the RightfulKingReturns.

* AntiVillain: Edward isn't a malicious or mean person in the slightest, just desperate to try and restore what he thinks is best for society.
* DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:Dr Cruces had actually killed him about a third of the way through the story]].
* RightfulKingReturns: Much like Wonse before him, though unlike Wonse Edward is sincere in his belief and actually had found the "rightful" king.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Dragon King of Arms]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/FeetOfClay''. He is a vampire who works as the Ankh Morpork's herald, tracing genealogies and making coat of arms.

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[[folder:Edward d'Eath]]
[[folder:Jonathan Teatime]]
The BigBad villain of ''Discworld/MenAtArms''. Edward ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'', is an ImpoverishedPatrician who, having fallen on hard times, decides that it is time the RightfulKingReturns.

* AntiVillain: Edward isn't a malicious
personification of terrifying or mean person in the slightest, just desperate to try and restore what he thinks is best for society.
* DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:Dr Cruces had actually killed him about a third
plain badass. He's one of the way through the story]].
* RightfulKingReturns: Much like Wonse before him, though unlike Wonse Edward is sincere
Assassins' Guild scholarship boys, taken in because both his belief parents died when he was young and actually had found the "rightful" king.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Dragon King of Arms]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/FeetOfClay''. He is
they felt sorry for him. As Lord Downey put it, "[[SelfMadeOrphan Perhaps we should have wondered a vampire who works as the Ankh Morpork's herald, tracing genealogies and making coat of arms.bit more about that]]."



* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Part of what drives Vimes to rage is that Dragon didn't know [[spoiler:who Mrs Easy and her grandchild were]] and probably doesn't care that [[spoiler:they died as collateral damage due to his machinations]].
* EvilHasABadSenseOfHumor: Dragon King of Arms loves his heraldic wordplay. This becomes important later, as it turns out one of these "jokes" was a vital clue.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Most apparent when meeting with Vimes for the first time, where he's polite but nevertheless clearly up to something.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Subverted. Vimes claims to have [[spoiler:put holy water in the wick of the candle that was lighting the room in which he confronted Dragon]], but is implied to be bluffing]].
* IncrediblyLamePun: Made several. Some are in fact clues to the murder plot.
* KarmaHoudini: Vimes was worried that Dragon would get away with what he did due to how influential he was but he managed to [[SubvertedTrope subvert]] the trope. See below.
* LookOnMyWorksYeMightyAndDespair: Dragon King of Arms (whose long life grants him a certain perspective on these things) reflects:
--> Men said things like "[[UsefulNotes/NevilleChamberlain peace in our time]]" or "[[UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler an empire that will last a thousand years]]," and less than half a lifetime later no one even remembered who they were, let alone what they had said or where the mob had buried their ashes.
* ObviouslyEvil: Made apparent in his ''second'' scene if not the first. It's part of the reason the book's a ''how''dun nit rather than a whodunnit.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: In a possible case of EarlyInstallmentWeirdness, he seems to be the only shown vampire in discworld with wings in his humanoid form.
* PoeticJustice: Vimes, upon realising that Dragon is too influential for Vetinari to punish, [[spoiler: uses a candle to burn the genealogies which Dragon has worked on for centuries]].
* SmugSnake: He actually ''showed'' Vimes a vital clue early on in the story.
* VerbalTic: Dragon, ahaha, King of Arms.

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* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Part of AdaptationDistillation: Say what drives Vimes to rage is you will about the movie adaptation as a whole, their version of Teatime was so disturbingly convincing that Dragon didn't know [[spoiler:who Mrs Easy it's likely to color your perception of him forever afterward.
* AxCrazy: He has a wonderful mind, like a shattered mirror - all facets
and her grandchild were]] rainbows, glittering and probably doesn't care sparkling. But ultimately, you can't get around that [[spoiler:they died as collateral damage due to it's something ''broken''.
* CrazyPrepared: He spends
his machinations]].
* EvilHasABadSenseOfHumor: Dragon King of Arms loves
free time working out how to kill mythological figures, which comes in handy. Perhaps subverted in the fact that he spends his heraldic wordplay. This becomes important later, spare time planning to kill supposedly fictional or metaphorical characters simply because he has literally nothing else to do with his spare time. He's insane, and magically supplemented. 'Nuff said.
* DoubleJump: Somehow. [[spoiler:He's got a magical item
as it turns out one a glass eye. ''Discworld magic''. Being able to DoubleJump is the least of these "jokes" was a vital clue.
his abilities.]]
* FauxAffablyEvil: Most apparent when meeting with Vimes for Despite his politeness, it's readily apparently that Teatime is neither benevolent nor the picture of perfect sanity.
* TheHeavy: The Auditors of Reality may have commissioned his services, but Teatime is the one moving the plot and thought up the way to kill the Hogfather.
* ItIsPronouncedTroPAY: "Teh-ah-tim-eh"
* KickTheDog: One of
the first time, where things we learn about him is that he ''nailed someone's dog to the ceiling'' to stop it from barking.
* PsychoForHire: This guy is a mad man, and he was given the task of killing the Hogfather.
* PsychopathicManchild: Oh boy, this guy kills people the very moment they stop being useful to him, all while maintaining a childish immaturity. The effect is rather creepy, to say the least.
* RedRightHand: His MismatchedEyes, which are the trope image.
* SelfMadeOrphan: Heavily implied.
* SlasherSmile: Mr. Teatime really, ''really'' enjoys his job.
* TheSociopath: Mr. Teatime sees things differently from people; he sees people as things.
* StupidEvil: Teatime ''immediately'' kills anyone who stops being of use to him, with no thought to the long-term consequences or even whether or not this person might become useful again later. If he'd survived the mission, the Assassins and Thieves would likely have had him killed just because of all the incredibly valuable experts he went through. Combined with {{The Sociopath}}:
he's polite but nevertheless clearly up to something.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Subverted. Vimes claims to have [[spoiler:put holy water in
physically incapable of thinking of people as anything beyond 'assets' beyond the wick of the candle that was lighting the room in which he confronted Dragon]], but is implied to be bluffing]].
* IncrediblyLamePun: Made several. Some are in fact clues to the murder plot.
* KarmaHoudini: Vimes was worried that Dragon would get away with what he did due to how influential he was but he managed to [[SubvertedTrope subvert]] the trope. See below.
* LookOnMyWorksYeMightyAndDespair: Dragon King of Arms (whose long life grants him a certain perspective on these things) reflects:
--> Men said things like "[[UsefulNotes/NevilleChamberlain peace in our time]]" or "[[UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler an empire that will last a thousand years]]," and less than half a lifetime later no one even remembered who they were, let alone what they had said or where the mob had buried their ashes.
* ObviouslyEvil: Made apparent in his ''second'' scene if not the first.
moment. It's part of anything but a justification for him, but quite a justification for Downey [[spoiler:not particularly minding that he dies.]]
* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: Teatime's nature becomes disturbingly plain when Downey reproaches him for
the reason the book's a ''how''dun nit rather than a whodunnit.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: In a possible case of EarlyInstallmentWeirdness, he seems to be the only shown vampire in discworld
enthusiasm with wings in his humanoid form.
* PoeticJustice: Vimes, upon realising that Dragon is too influential for Vetinari to punish, [[spoiler: uses a candle to burn the genealogies
which Dragon has worked on for centuries]].
* SmugSnake: He actually ''showed'' Vimes
he inhumed not only the client, but two servants and a vital clue early on guard-dog who might have been in the story.
way. Teatime made ''very'' sure his client was dead. He even checked for breath with a mirror while the man's head was several feet from his body.
* VerbalTic: Dragon, ahaha, King of Arms.UhOhEyes: Doubly so when you remember that on Discworld nothing can change the person's eyes...
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Pretty much everybody he employs.



[[folder:Prince Cadram]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}''. He is the head of Klatch, who seeks to unify the country by starting a war against Ankh-Morpork.

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[[folder:Prince Cadram]]

!!City Watch series

[[folder: Lupine Wonse]]
The BigBad leader of ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}''. He is The Elucidated Brethren of the head Ebon Night and antagonist of Klatch, who seeks ''Discworld/GuardsGuards''. His society planned to unify the country by starting use a war against dragon for their attempt to take over Ankh-Morpork.



* AffablyEvil: A genuinely affable man with a vision for Klatch, who nevertheless won't hesitate to murder his own brother for the war effort.
* DeadpanSnarker: Gets some brilliant jabs in at Rust's racist views.

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* AffablyEvil: A genuinely affable man AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:The Dragon turns him into its servant through hefty MindRape, to the point that he begs for an Assassin to kill him]].
* BadBoss: The odd PetTheDog moment aside, he's generally demeaning to the Brethren and considered [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness killing some of them once they were no longer of use]].
* TheCatCameBack: Was tormented by Vetinari this way after [[spoiler:the Dragon was dealt with]].
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Carrot throws a book at him after interpreting Vimes' order literally and Wonse is knocked down, falling to his death]].
* EvilIsNotAToy: [[spoiler: The Dragon eventually turns on Wonse and seizes control of events to become the BigBad of the book]]. He ''still'' doesn't learn his lesson after this, trying the ritual again only for Vimes to stop him.
* PetTheDog: While an unrepentant schemer
with a vision little regard for Klatch, who nevertheless won't hesitate to murder most of his own brother underlings, he does chip in money for an injured co-conspirator to get better. He also chastises Vimes for startling the war effort.
head of the Teacher's Guild and leaving him a bit emotionally shaken.
* DeadpanSnarker: Gets some brilliant jabs PostClimaxConfrontation: While Vimes and Wonse do face off on a few occasions, their ''final'' confrontation is after [[spoiler:the Dragon is dealt with]], with the Palace Guard providing a final roadblock.
* RightfulKingReturns: He and his secret society attempted to invoke this and discussed the trope
in at Rust's racist views.general.
* SmugSnake: Vastly overestimates his ability to [[spoiler:control the Dragon]] and thinks he can do a better job of running Ankh-Morpork than Vetinari can.
* TheStarscream: The first of many that would seek to overthrow Lord Vetinari. He temporarily succeeds, but then [[spoiler:the Dragon usurps ''him'']].
* SummonBiggerFish: Was going to summon a second dragon [[spoiler: after the first one turned on him]] but Vimes stopped him.



[[folder:Wolfgang Von Uberwald]]
One of the two villains of ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant'', Wolfgang served as the more obvious of the two {{Big Bad}}s. He is a dangerous werewolf, and Angua's brother.

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[[folder:Wolfgang Von Uberwald]]
One
[[folder:Edward d'Eath]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/MenAtArms''. Edward is an ImpoverishedPatrician who, having fallen on hard times, decides that it is time the RightfulKingReturns.

* AntiVillain: Edward isn't a malicious or mean person in the slightest, just desperate to try and restore what he thinks is best for society.
* DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:Dr Cruces had actually killed him about a third
of the two villains of ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant'', Wolfgang served as way through the more obvious of story]].
* RightfulKingReturns: Much like Wonse before him, though unlike Wonse Edward is sincere in his belief and actually had found
the two {{Big Bad}}s. "rightful" king.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Dragon King of Arms]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/FeetOfClay''.
He is a dangerous werewolf, vampire who works as the Ankh Morpork's herald, tracing genealogies and Angua's brother.making coat of arms.


Added DiffLines:

* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Part of what drives Vimes to rage is that Dragon didn't know [[spoiler:who Mrs Easy and her grandchild were]] and probably doesn't care that [[spoiler:they died as collateral damage due to his machinations]].
* EvilHasABadSenseOfHumor: Dragon King of Arms loves his heraldic wordplay. This becomes important later, as it turns out one of these "jokes" was a vital clue.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Most apparent when meeting with Vimes for the first time, where he's polite but nevertheless clearly up to something.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Subverted. Vimes claims to have [[spoiler:put holy water in the wick of the candle that was lighting the room in which he confronted Dragon]], but is implied to be bluffing]].
* IncrediblyLamePun: Made several. Some are in fact clues to the murder plot.
* KarmaHoudini: Vimes was worried that Dragon would get away with what he did due to how influential he was but he managed to [[SubvertedTrope subvert]] the trope. See below.
* LookOnMyWorksYeMightyAndDespair: Dragon King of Arms (whose long life grants him a certain perspective on these things) reflects:
--> Men said things like "[[UsefulNotes/NevilleChamberlain peace in our time]]" or "[[UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler an empire that will last a thousand years]]," and less than half a lifetime later no one even remembered who they were, let alone what they had said or where the mob had buried their ashes.
* ObviouslyEvil: Made apparent in his ''second'' scene if not the first. It's part of the reason the book's a ''how''dun nit rather than a whodunnit.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: In a possible case of EarlyInstallmentWeirdness, he seems to be the only shown vampire in discworld with wings in his humanoid form.
* PoeticJustice: Vimes, upon realising that Dragon is too influential for Vetinari to punish, [[spoiler: uses a candle to burn the genealogies which Dragon has worked on for centuries]].
* SmugSnake: He actually ''showed'' Vimes a vital clue early on in the story.
* VerbalTic: Dragon, ahaha, King of Arms.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Prince Cadram]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}''. He is the head of Klatch, who seeks to unify the country by starting a war against Ankh-Morpork.
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* AffablyEvil: A genuinely affable man with a vision for Klatch, who nevertheless won't hesitate to murder his own brother for the war effort.
* DeadpanSnarker: Gets some brilliant jabs in at Rust's racist views.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Wolfgang Von Uberwald]]
One of the two villains of ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant'', Wolfgang served as the more obvious of the two {{Big Bad}}s. He is a dangerous werewolf, and Angua's brother.
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!!Rincewind and the Wizards series



* ChessWithDeath: More of a wager but Death lampshades this trope when Ipslore tries negotiating with him at the beginning of ''Sourcery''.

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* ChessWithDeath: More of a wager wager, but Death lampshades this trope when Ipslore tries negotiating with him at the beginning of ''Sourcery''.''Sourcery''; Death is at least pleased that it isn't actual chess.



* ControlFreak: He doesn't take no for an answer, ''at all''.



* DisproportionateRetribution: Guilty of this on more or less a regular basis. Any defiance from Coin? ElectricTorture. Get thrown out by Unseen University for breaking the rule of "no fathering children"? Murder many of his former colleagues via Coin, take over, terrorise Ankh-Morpork and eventually [[spoiler:destabilise the Disc when reality starts to wear thin]].

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Guilty of this on more or less a regular basis. Any defiance from Coin? ElectricTorture. Get thrown out by Unseen University for breaking the rule of "no fathering children"? Murder many of his former colleagues via Coin, Coin (even those who likely weren't senior faculty at the time and therefore likely had nothing to do with the case), take over, terrorise Ankh-Morpork and eventually [[spoiler:destabilise the Disc when reality starts to wear thin]].



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: ''Had''. He did genuinely love his wife, but ultimately got so absorbed in revenge that [[SubvertedTrope he becomes obsessed with power and never brings her up after the prologue]].



* {{Hypocrite}}: Despite swearing revenge against the Unseen University for throwing him out, he ultimately ends up using the place as a stronghold and as a means of terrorising the non-magical world.



* TheLostLenore: His wife, who he did apparently genuinely love, died at least a short time before him. Unfortunately, TheDarkSideWillMakeYouForget.
* MotiveDecay: Thanks to a bad case of TheDarkSideWillMakeYouForget. He starts wanting to get revenge on UU for chucking him out for marrying, then forgets this in the ten year gap between prologue and main story. When he returns via his son, Coin (who he's abused despite Coin being the only reminder of his deceased wife), he turns it into his own dictatorship, takes over Ankh-Morpork and lets the wizards terrorise the now-helpless citizens.

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* TheLostLenore: His wife, who he did apparently genuinely love, died at least a short time before him. Unfortunately, TheDarkSideWillMakeYouForget.
TheDarkSideWillMakeYouForget and he treats their surviving son with contempt.
* MagicalSeventhSon: Eighth, but otherwise fits the trope. His son Coin, on the other hand, [[UpToEleven is the eighth son of an eighth son of an eighth son]].
* MotiveDecay: Thanks to a bad case of TheDarkSideWillMakeYouForget. He starts wanting to get revenge on UU for chucking him out for marrying, marrying (which he blames for getting his wife killed), then forgets this in the ten year gap between prologue and main story. When he returns via his son, Coin (who he's abused despite Coin being the only reminder of his deceased wife), he turns it into his own dictatorship, takes over Ankh-Morpork and lets the wizards terrorise the now-helpless citizens.



* SmugSuper: Very conceited about the nature and power of magic, which wasn't much of a problem when he was just human. Once he gets access to a sourceror, on the other hand... any time someone suggests, or absently mentions, that the wizards are ''not'' maybe the be-all and end-all of reality, Ipslore goes after them.

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* SmugSuper: Very conceited about the nature and power of magic, which wasn't much of a problem when he was just human. Once he gets access to a sourceror, sourcerer, on the other hand... any time someone suggests, or absently mentions, that the wizards are ''not'' maybe the be-all and end-all of reality, Ipslore goes after them.them.
* VileVillainSaccharineShow: Despite ''Sourcery'' still having quite a fair bit of humour to it, Ipslore is almost singlehandedly responsible for most of the book being DarkerAndEdgier than either ''Colour of Magic'' or ''Light Fantastic''. Even after [[spoiler:Death harvests his soul for good]], the damage caused to the Disc still almost ends the world in two different ways and [[spoiler:Rincewind ends up trapped in the Dungeon Dimensions]].



[[folder:Leonal Felmet and Lady Felmet]]
Dual antagonists of ''Discworld/WyrdSisters''. They killed King Verence of Lancre and usurped the throne.

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[[folder:Leonal Felmet and Lady Felmet]]
Dual antagonists
[[folder:Lord Hong]]
The BigBad
of ''Discworld/WyrdSisters''. They killed King Verence of Lancre and usurped ''Discworld/InterestingTimes''. He is the throne.Grand Vizier of the Agatean Empire.



* AxCrazy: Leonal. "The duke's mind ticked like a clock, and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo."
* TheCoronerDothProtestTooMuch: The Felmets claim that Verence died of natural causes. Absolutely everyone in the kingdom knows they're pulling this, but in Lancre they actually do consider assassination to count as natural causes for a king so they don't care.
** The ones that do protest find out that falling onto one's own dagger can be contagious.

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* TheAce: Deconstructed with Lord Hong. He's excellent at everything he attempts, but only because his civilisation is so stagnant that the standards for almost every activity have declined hugely.
* AssassinOutclassin:
--> "Fetch me another tea girl. One with a head."
** Given this, it's unsurprising that he's [[spoiler:eventually killed by a means no-one could possibly have predicted or planned for--Rincewind being randomly teleported away and replaced with a Barking Dog about to fire.]]
* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Twoflower knows Lord Hong has no idea his soldiers killed his wife, and as far as he's concerned that makes it worse.
* TheChessmaster: Unfortunately for him, he and his usual opponents are so locked into this way of thinking that the Horde (who we are told think "The king and pawns rush up the board and set fire to the opposing rooks" is a good opening gambit) completely blind-sides and dominates him. He almost wins anyway, but it's due to sheer numbers after all his plans and strategies have failed.
* EvilChancellor: Is this and Rincewind and Cohen lampshade this.
-->'''Rincewind''': Grand Viziers are always --
-->'''Cohen''': -- complete and utter bastards. Give 'em a turban with a point in the middle and it just erodes their moral wossname. I cut their heads off soon as I meet 'em, saves trouble later.
* EvilCounterpart: Lord Hong is this with respect to Lord Vetinari, having the latter's magnificent bastardy and talent for AwesomenessByAnalysis, but lacking his redeeming qualities and his clear insight into human nature, at least so far as guessing how the common folk will react to him or his plans. Of course, Hong considers peasants' nature to be less than human, so never saw any need to understand them in the first place.
* ExactWords: Lord Hong promises an informant that he will [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness never write or speak an order for his execution]]. He then folds an origami figure of the man... but doesn't have quite enough paper for a head.
* OutscareTheEnemy: He has a certain reputation.
-->[The Lord Chamberlain] risked looking up and found the point of Cohen's sword just in front of his eyes.\\
"Yeah, but right now who're you more frightened of? Me or this Lord Hong?"\\
"Uh... Lord Hong!"\\
Cohen raised an eyebrow. "Really? I'm impressed."
* ScaryShinyGlasses: Wears one.
* SmolderingShoes: His final fate.
* TemptingFate: Near the end when Twoflower stands up to Lord Hong because someone has to, "Whatever happens to them", the villain sneers "Yes, let ''everyone'' see [[SenselessSacrifice what happens]]." Hong is then [[spoiler: blown up by the Barking Dog sent back to counterbalance Rincewind, who had been whisked away by a teleport spell.]]
[[/folder]]


!!Witches and Tiffany Aching

[[folder:Leonal Felmet and Lady Felmet]]
Dual antagonists of ''Discworld/WyrdSisters''. They killed King Verence of Lancre and usurped the throne.
----

* AxCrazy: Leonal. "The duke's mind ticked like a clock, and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo."
" Lady Felmet isn't much better.
* TheCoronerDothProtestTooMuch: The Felmets claim that Verence died of natural causes. Absolutely everyone in the kingdom knows they're pulling this, but in Lancre they actually do consider assassination to count as natural causes for a king so they don't care.
**
care. The ones that do protest find out that falling onto one's own dagger can be contagious.



* DiedHappilyEverAfter [[spoiler: Duke Leonal is quite happy being a ghost]].

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* DiedHappilyEverAfter [[spoiler: Duke DiedHappilyEverAfter: [[spoiler:Duke Leonal is quite happy being a ghost]].ghost]].
* FauxAffablyEvil: Leonal occasionally goes into this - he can be quite polite on occasion, but he is transparently mad and prone to violence.



* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: She wouldn't have been killed by the [[GeniusLoci angry kingdom]] if she had not escaped her imprisonment]].

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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: She Lady Felmet wouldn't have been killed by the [[GeniusLoci angry kingdom]] if she had not escaped her imprisonment]].



* PragmaticVillainy: Lady Felmet proposes killing some of the guards for idiocy, but Leonal overrules this because it would mean killing a large number of their staff.



[[folder:Dios]]
BigBad of ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}''. Dios is a High Priest among High Priests in Djeylibeybi.

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[[folder:Dios]]
BigBad
[[folder: Lilith Weatherwax]]
A fairy-godmother and villain
of ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}''. Dios is a High Priest among High Priests in Djeylibeybi.''Discworld/WitchesAbroad''. She's Esme's older sister.



* CreatureOfHabit: He can't fathom doing things differently, to the point where he stands in the exact same spot every day, next to the throne. The floor has been worn down so that an imprint of his feet is visible.
* DeathGlare: Gives such a potent one when looking for Ptraci that Teppic is surprised the walls didn't melt.
* DramaticSitDown: Is so shocked when Teppic refuses to follow the rituals he sits down on a chair that happened to have a model ship on it. And again when [[spoiler: the entire pantheon appears in Djeylibeybi]].
* EvilChancellor: More an evil priest but the trope is referenced in describing Dios.
* StableTimeLoop: [[spoiler: Turns out to be stuck in one. When the energy in the pyramids is unleashed, Dios is sent back to the past when Djeylibeybi is founded with no memory and does all the same things that led to the present]].
* TimeAbyss: [[spoiler: As a result of the StableTimeLoop, it's impossible to know how old he truly is]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Why is Dios manipulating generations of kings? Is it greed? Megalomania? ForTheEvulz? No, it's for the kingdom; he sincerely believes following tradition for eternity is the right thing to do.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Lupine Wonse]]
The leader of The Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night and antagonist of ''Discworld/GuardsGuards''. His society planned to use a dragon for their attempt to take over Ankh-Morpork.
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* EvilIsNotAToy: [[spoiler: The Dragon eventually turns on Wonse and seizes control of events to become the BigBad of the book]].
* TheCatCameBack: Was tormented by Vetinari this way after [[spoiler:the Dragon was dealt with]].
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Carrot throws a book at him after interpreting Vimes' order literally and Wonse is knocked down, falling to his death]].
* PetTheDog: Does one nice thing in the book, which is chip in money for an injured co-conspirator to get better.
* RightfulKingReturns: He and his secret society attempted to invoke this and discussed the trope in general.
* SmugSnake: Vastly overestimates his ability to [[spoiler:control the Dragon]] and thinks he can do a better job of running Ankh-Morpork than Vetinari can.
* SummonBiggerFish: Was going to summon a second dragon [[spoiler: after the first one turned on him]] but Vimes stopped him.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Lilith Weatherwax]]
A fairy-godmother and villain of ''Discworld/WitchesAbroad''. She's Esme's older sister.
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[[folder: Vorbis]]
Villain of ''Discworld/SmallGods'', Vorbis is head of the Exquisitioners of the Omnian Church.

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[[folder: Vorbis]]
Villain
The Elf Queen]]
BigBad
of ''Discworld/SmallGods'', Vorbis is head of ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'', ''Discworld/TheWeeFreeMen'' and the Exquisitioners of second ''Discworld/TheScienceOfDiscworld'' book, and also an important player in ''Discworld/TheShepherdsCrown'', she invaded Lancre when the Omnian Church.walls between the universes weakened, and Roundworld when the wizards weren't paying attention. In her spare time she kidnaps human children.



* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:Vorbis's final fate - an eternity in the absolute silence of his own mind, all alone with himself - is Subverted when Brutha mercifully takes him to the afterlife.]]
* BadBoss: On realizing there's a secret tunnel from the Ephebian library, Vorbis tells a captain to take some men to examine the tunnel, which will almost certainly be filled with deadly traps.
* BaldOfEvil: He deliberately shaves his head.
* BlackEyesOfEvil: He has this. It's said that it has something to do with his coming from a tribe living deep in the desert, a ShoutOut to Literature/{{Dune}}
* ChurchMilitant: Vorbis is this. Ultimately he cares more about his personal power and the power of the church than the god it was supposed to be dedicated to. Part of what makes him frightening is how ''completely unaware'' he is of this; he believes he's following the commands of his god [[spoiler:all the way to end, until he passes to the desert and ''finally'' learns that he's only been hearing himself. And now that's all the company he'll ever have...]]
* TheCorrupter: [[spoiler:Vorbis is noted at least twice to have a tendency to make those around him more like himself]].
* DeathEqualsRedemption: [[spoiler:In a manner of speaking.]].
* DidntSeeThatComing: Someone acting contrary to his expectations seems to be the easiest way to get an actual emotional reaction from Vorbis - first when Diadactylos doesn't remain defiant in the face of certain, eventual death and decides to recant his work, and later when Brutha nearly slaps him in front of everyone but doesn't.
* TheDreaded: Outright called such, and with good reason, what with being the head of the Exquisition. Even his own underlings find themselves disturbed by Vorbis, and at one point the occupying force in Ephebe loses the fight against an uprising in part because of the simple fact that Vorbis ''isn't'' there to terrify them into fighting harder.
* EvilHasABadSenseOfHumour: On the rare occasions Vorbis cracks a joke, they're completely lacking in actual humour, but everyone laughs like their lives depend on it. Which they ''do''.
* ForTheEvulz: That he would turn a supposedly helpless tortoise on its back just to see what would happen horrifies Om, and not just because he's the tortoise in question. Om reasons that if a man will turn a tortoise on its back, he'd do the same to the universe if given half a chance.
* HeelRealization: [[spoiler:Vorbis finally gets this after death, realising that he'd never actually been following the commandments of a god--that the only voice he'd ever heard came from his ''own head'']].
* HumansAreBastards: Why he approves of [[PunchClockVillains Punch Clock Villains]] working in the torture cellars, because he feels it proves everything he thinks about other people utterly right.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Among the many objects declared anathema by Omnian doctrine includes mirrors, but Vorbis has no problem using a pair as part of his plan.
* KickTheDog: Commits several.
** Turning Om (whom he believes to be only a tortoise) on his back and props him with pebbles to ensure that he cannot right itself, just to see what would happen.
** Later forces the captain of the ship he's sailing on to harpoon a porpoise, because sailors generally believe that killing a porpoise is bad luck; a foolish superstition that must be overcome in the fundamental truth of Omnian doctrine. [[spoiler:The sailors are right; Om is forced to make a bargain with the local sea goddess to spare him and Brutha. Later the ship does indeed sink as a direct result of Om's bargain (though a bit of bad luck and timing was involved), though after Om, Brutha, Vorbis and Simony have all disembarked]].
* NothingPersonal: A brief glimpse into the mind of one of the Exquisition has this as his reason he finds Vorbis so disturbing - most of the Exquisition are either [[PunchClockVillain Punch Clock Villains]] or people who ''want'' to hurt other people for a living. Vorbis has people horrifically tortured to death on the grounds that they've sinned, but doesn't even grant them the dignity of hating them for it. [[note]]Which, incidentally, isn't too different from the description of the Things From The Dungeon Dimensions, who would destroy the Disc without ever even noticing, which helps to underscore just how ''wrong'' Vorbis comes across to others.[[/note]]
* ObfuscatingDisability: [[spoiler: Vorbis pulls a chilling example of this on Brutha as they are about to leave the desert.]]
* PetTheDog: A man comes to Vorbis [[spoiler:bringing word of the proto-tank being built, hoping that it would earn the release of his incarcerated father. Vorbis outright states that he ''knows'' that he would be in league with the rebels if not for his father... and nonetheless orders that the father be released. It appears for a moment that he is [[BaitTheDog Baiting the Dog]] by asking an inquisitor if they know where the man lives, but never follows up on it. Then again, Vorbis may simply not have gotten around to it. He was rather busy from that point until he died]].
* ThePlan: [[spoiler:Vorbis's plans, among other things, include invading Ephebe by sending the Omnian fleet to attack Ephebe directly - and getting burned by a giant Ephebian magnifying glass - partly as a justification to his main plan to cross the desert, helped by several expeditions that left caches of food and water along the way. Pratchett referred to it as "planning your counter-attack before your attack." [[XanatosGambit If the first attack works, excellent. If not, it sets up the second.]]]] Vorbis may be the most frightening villain Pratchett has ever created, because he is essentially what Vetinari would be if he were actually evil and sadistic.
* SchmuckBait: Very fond of using it. People are noted to be afraid of asking him what he's thinking about in case the answer is "''you''".
[[/folder]]

[[folder: The Elf Queen]]
BigBad of ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'', ''Discworld/TheWeeFreeMen'' and the second ''Discworld/TheScienceOfDiscworld'' book, and also an important player in ''Discworld/TheShepherdsCrown'', she invaded Lancre when the walls between the universes weakened, and Roundworld when the wizards weren't paying attention. In her spare time she kidnaps human children.
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[[folder:Lord Hong]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/InterestingTimes''. He is the Grand Vizier of the Agatean Empire.

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[[folder:Lord Hong]]
[[folder:Salzella]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/InterestingTimes''. ''Discworld/{{Maskerade}}''. He is works at the Grand Vizier of the Agatean Empire.Opera House.



* TheAce: Deconstructed with Lord Hong. He's excellent at everything he attempts, but only because his civilisation is so stagnant that the standards for almost every activity have declined hugely.
* AssassinOutclassin:
--> "Fetch me another tea girl. One with a head."
** Given this, it's unsurprising that he's [[spoiler:eventually killed by a means no-one could possibly have predicted or planned for--Rincewind being randomly teleported away and replaced with a Barking Dog about to fire.]]
* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Twoflower knows Lord Hong has no idea his soldiers killed his wife, and as far as he's concerned that makes it worse.
* TheChessmaster: Unfortunately for him, he and his usual opponents are so locked into this way of thinking that the Horde (who we are told think "The king and pawns rush up the board and set fire to the opposing rooks" is a good opening gambit) completely blind-sides and dominates him. He almost wins anyway, but it's due to sheer numbers after all his plans and strategies have failed.
* EvilChancellor: Is this and Rincewind and Cohen lampshade this.
-->'''Rincewind''': Grand Viziers are always --
-->'''Cohen''': -- complete and utter bastards. Give 'em a turban with a point in the middle and it just erodes their moral wossname. I cut their heads off soon as I meet 'em, saves trouble later.
* EvilCounterpart: Lord Hong is this with respect to Lord Vetinari, having the latter's magnificent bastardy and talent for AwesomenessByAnalysis, but lacking his redeeming qualities and his clear insight into human nature, at least so far as guessing how the common folk will react to him or his plans. Of course, Hong considers peasants' nature to be less than human, so never saw any need to understand them in the first place.
* ExactWords: Lord Hong promises an informant that he will [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness never write or speak an order for his execution]]. He then folds an origami figure of the man... but doesn't have quite enough paper for a head.
* OutscareTheEnemy: He has a certain reputation.
-->[The Lord Chamberlain] risked looking up and found the point of Cohen's sword just in front of his eyes.\\
"Yeah, but right now who're you more frightened of? Me or this Lord Hong?"\\
"Uh... Lord Hong!"\\
Cohen raised an eyebrow. "Really? I'm impressed."
* ScaryShinyGlasses: Wears one.
* SmolderingShoes: His final fate.
* TemptingFate: Near the end when Twoflower stands up to Lord Hong because someone has to, "Whatever happens to them", the villain sneers "Yes, let ''everyone'' see [[SenselessSacrifice what happens]]." Hong is then [[spoiler: blown up by the Barking Dog sent back to counterbalance Rincewind, who had been whisked away by a teleport spell.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Salzella]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/{{Maskerade}}''. He works at the Opera House.
----



[[folder:Dragon King of Arms]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/FeetOfClay''. He is a vampire who works as the Ankh Morpork's herald, tracing genealogies and making coat of arms.

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[[folder:Dragon King [[folder:The Magpyrs]]
A family
of Arms]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/FeetOfClay''. He is a vampire
vampires who works as are the Ankh Morpork's herald, tracing genealogies villains of ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum''. They consist of the Count de Magpyr, the Countess, and making coat of arms.their adult children, Vlad and Lacrimosa.



* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Part of what drives Vimes to rage is that Dragon didn't know [[spoiler:who Mrs Easy and her grandchild were]] and probably doesn't care that [[spoiler:they died as collateral damage due to his machinations]].
* EvilHasABadSenseOfHumor: Dragon King of Arms loves his heraldic wordplay. This becomes important later, as it turns out one of these "jokes" was a vital clue.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Subverted. Vimes claims to have [[spoiler:put holy water in the wick of the candle that was lighting the room in which he confronted Dragon]], but is implied to be bluffing]].
* IncrediblyLamePun: Made several. Some are in fact clues to the murder plot.
* KarmaHoudini: Vimes was worried that Dragon would get away with what he did due to how influential he was but he managed to [[SubvertedTrope subvert]] the trope. See below.
* LookOnMyWorksYeMightyAndDespair: Dragon King of Arms (whose long life grants him a certain perspective on these things) reflects:
--> Men said things like "[[UsefulNotes/NevilleChamberlain peace in our time]]" or "[[UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler an empire that will last a thousand years]]," and less than half a lifetime later no one even remembered who they were, let alone what they had said or where the mob had buried their ashes.
* ObviouslyEvil: Made apparent in his ''second'' scene if not the first. It's part of the reason the book's a ''how''dun nit rather than a whodunnit.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: In a possible case of EarlyInstallmentWeirdness, he seems to be the only shown vampire in discworld with wings in his humanoid form.
* PoeticJustice: Vimes, upon realising that Dragon is too influential for Vetinari to punish, [[spoiler: uses a candle to burn the genealogies which Dragon has worked on for centuries]].
* SmugSnake: He actually ''showed'' Vimes a vital clue early on in the story.
* VerbalTic: Dragon, ahaha, King of Arms.

to:

* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Part of what drives Vimes AboveGoodAndEvil: They ''claim'' to rage is be AboveGoodAndEvil.
* AcquiredPoisonImmunity: The de Magpyrs have built up a tolerance to, among other things, garlic, holy water, sunlight, and OCD. This actually ends up backfiring on them, [[spoiler:when they realise
that Dragon didn't know [[spoiler:who Mrs Easy and her grandchild were]] and probably doesn't care that [[spoiler:they died as collateral damage due their weakness to his machinations]].
* EvilHasABadSenseOfHumor: Dragon King of Arms loves his heraldic wordplay. This becomes important later, as it turns out one of these "jokes" was a vital clue.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Subverted. Vimes claims to have [[spoiler:put
holy water in symbols is dependent on them recognising the wick symbols, and their training has given them a ''very'' broad knowledge of the candle that was lighting the room in holy symbols, many of which he confronted Dragon]], but is implied to be bluffing]].
* IncrediblyLamePun: Made several. Some
are in fact clues to the murder plot.
common geometric figures]].
* KarmaHoudini: Vimes was worried AffablyEvil: Count de Magpyr insists that Dragon would get away with what he did due to how influential he was but he managed to [[SubvertedTrope subvert]] the trope. See below.
* LookOnMyWorksYeMightyAndDespair: Dragon King of Arms (whose long life grants him a certain perspective on these things) reflects:
--> Men said things
is Affably Evil and talks like "[[UsefulNotes/NevilleChamberlain peace in our time]]" or "[[UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler an empire that will last a thousand years]]," self help guru. His attempts at being friendly and less affable lead to him being [[FauxAffablyEvil a far greater horror]] than half a lifetime later no one even remembered who they were, let alone what they had said or where the mob had buried their ashes.his genuinely AffablyEvil uncle.
* ObviouslyEvil: Made apparent in his ''second'' scene if not AssimilationBackfire: The [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Magpyrs]] suck Granny Weatherwax's blood and attempt to turn her. She survives the first. It's part of experience without becoming a vampire; the reason Magpyrs aren't so lucky, however, as feeding on Granny Weatherwax has allowed her to turn ''them.'' By the book's a ''how''dun nit rather than a whodunnit.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: In a possible case
end, they're craving tea instead of EarlyInstallmentWeirdness, he seems blood and even ''talking'' like her.
* ClassicalMovieVampire: Count von Magpyr pointedly ''doesn't'' look like this. The Old Count ''does''.
* ContractualGenreBlindness: They consciously avoided this and took care
to be eliminate their weaknesses, but their attempts backfired, see above.
* DaywalkingVampire: They have gotten rid of their sunlight problems with
the only shown power of positive thinking.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Count, to a little extent. When Lacrimosa mentions they should put Granny out of her misery, she likens it to when the Count said the same thing about her cat. The Count clarifies that what he really meant was for her to stop what she was doing to it.
* GenreSavvy: They train themselves to overcome
vampire in discworld with wings in weaknesses, and mock the old count for his humanoid form.
* PoeticJustice: Vimes, upon realising that Dragon
Film/HammerHorror style GenreBlindness - easily-opened curtains, objects easily broken into holy symbols and stakes, copious holy water, etc. {{Subverted}} however, when it turns out the Old Count is too influential for Vetinari far more GenreSavvy than his offspring. He deliberately allows humans to punish, exploit his weaknesses so that, being an easily dispatched villain and giving the village boys something to feel good about, he is never KilledOffForReal.
* HeelRealization:
[[spoiler: uses a candle to burn The Count outright asks the genealogies which Dragon has worked on villagers of Escrow to look at him, and then at the newly-resurrected previous Count, believing that the comparison will convince them that he's the better of the two. But VillainousBreakdown ensues when he realizes that being GenreSavvy is considered far, ''far'' worse than the old Count's intentional use of the VillainBall. Vlad gets this too, presumably, since he genuinely believes that the alternative for centuries]].
Escrow that his father offers is better than what it used to be.]]
* SmugSnake: He actually ''showed'' Vimes a vital clue early ILoveYouBecauseICantControlYou: Vampire mind control and mind reading doesn't work well on Agnes (because Perdita interferes). Vlad finds that fascinating.
* IndustrializedEvil: The [[spoiler: orderly and systematic blood-draining that takes place
in the story.
villages surrounding the Magpyr estate]] horrifies Agnes more than anything else the vampires do.
* VerbalTic: Dragon, ahaha, King NobleDemon: The Count views himself as this, [[WrongGenreSavvy but he's horribly wrong]].
* OurVampiresAreDifferent:
** Thanks to the Count training them with a little exposure at a time, the Magpyrs are not affected by traditional vampire weaknesses such as garlic, holy symbols, holy water, and sunlight.
** Also, the vampires
of Arms.the Magpyr family turn into flocks of magpies instead of bats.
** They're also capable of conventional reproduction, as Vlad and Lacci were both born as vampires.
* PragmaticVillainy: The Count occasionally objects to his daughter's sadistic habits, but not for altruistic reasons. They discuss the phoenix, concluding that it's absurd for a bird to burn. After all, Lacrimosa tried with a chicken -- the count says that she really should have killed it first because at least then it would've been quieter.
* ReminiscingAboutYourVictims: The Count and Countess have a textbook example when they recall their honeymoon.
-->'''Countess:''' And we met such lovely people. Do you remember Mr and Mrs Harker?\\
'''Count:''' Very fondly. I recall they lasted nearly all week.
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: The Count uses his wealth to establish his own idea of order in his hometown.
* VillainousBreakdown: The Magpyrs go through this, as their idea of what "modern vampirism" is about gets stripped away, leaving the bloodthirsty, power-hungry monsters at their core.
* YourVampiresSuck: The Magpyrs practice this InUniverse toward their fellow vampires.



!!Death series

[[folder:The Duke of Sto Lat]]
An antagonist in ''Discworld/{{Mort}}'' (though not ''the'' antagonist). The Duke is the EvilUncle of Princess Keli, who aims to kill her and take over the Kingdom.

* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler:Mort and Death fight and accidentally smash his life-timer, killing him via sudden heart-attack]].
* FauxAffablyEvil: Despite his polite facade, he's an EvilUncle to the core.
[[/folder]]



* FauxAffablyEvil: Despite his politeness, it's readily apparently that Teatime is neither benevolent nor the picture of perfect sanity.



[[folder:The Magpyrs]]
A family of vampires who are the villains of ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum''. They consist of the Count de Magpyr, the Countess, and their adult children, Vlad and Lacrimosa.

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[[folder:The Magpyrs]]
A family

!!City Watch series

[[folder: Lupine Wonse]]
The leader
of vampires who are the villains of ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum''. They consist The Elucidated Brethren of the Count de Magpyr, the Countess, Ebon Night and antagonist of ''Discworld/GuardsGuards''. His society planned to use a dragon for their adult children, Vlad and Lacrimosa.attempt to take over Ankh-Morpork.



* AboveGoodAndEvil: They ''claim'' to be AboveGoodAndEvil.
* AcquiredPoisonImmunity: The de Magpyrs have built up a tolerance to, among other things, garlic, holy water, sunlight, and OCD. This actually ends up backfiring on them, [[spoiler:when they realise that their weakness to holy symbols is dependent on them recognising the symbols, and their training has given them a ''very'' broad knowledge of holy symbols, many of which are common geometric figures]].
* AffablyEvil: Count de Magpyr insists that he is Affably Evil and talks like a self help guru. His attempts at being friendly and affable lead to him being [[FauxAffablyEvil a far greater horror]] than his genuinely AffablyEvil uncle.
* AssimilationBackfire: The [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Magpyrs]] suck Granny Weatherwax's blood and attempt to turn her. She survives the experience without becoming a vampire; the Magpyrs aren't so lucky, however, as feeding on Granny Weatherwax has allowed her to turn ''them.'' By the end, they're craving tea instead of blood and even ''talking'' like her.
* ClassicalMovieVampire: Count von Magpyr pointedly ''doesn't'' look like this. The Old Count ''does''.
* ContractualGenreBlindness: They consciously avoided this and took care to eliminate their weaknesses, but their attempts backfired, see above.
* DaywalkingVampire: They have gotten rid of their sunlight problems with the power of positive thinking.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Count, to a little extent. When Lacrimosa mentions they should put Granny out of her misery, she likens it to when the Count said the same thing about her cat. The Count clarifies that what he really meant was for her to stop what she was doing to it.
* GenreSavvy: They train themselves to overcome vampire weaknesses, and mock the old count for his Film/HammerHorror style GenreBlindness - easily-opened curtains, objects easily broken into holy symbols and stakes, copious holy water, etc. {{Subverted}} however, when it turns out the Old Count is far more GenreSavvy than his offspring. He deliberately allows humans to exploit his weaknesses so that, being an easily dispatched villain and giving the village boys something to feel good about, he is never KilledOffForReal.
* HeelRealization: [[spoiler: The Count outright asks the villagers of Escrow to look at him, and then at the newly-resurrected previous Count, believing that the comparison will convince them that he's the better of the two. But VillainousBreakdown ensues when he realizes that being GenreSavvy is considered far, ''far'' worse than the old Count's intentional use of the VillainBall. Vlad gets this too, presumably, since he genuinely believes that the alternative for Escrow that his father offers is better than what it used to be.]]
* ILoveYouBecauseICantControlYou: Vampire mind control and mind reading doesn't work well on Agnes (because Perdita interferes). Vlad finds that fascinating.
* IndustrializedEvil: The [[spoiler: orderly and systematic blood-draining that takes place in the villages surrounding the Magpyr estate]] horrifies Agnes more than anything else the vampires do.
* NobleDemon: The Count views himself as this, [[WrongGenreSavvy but he's horribly wrong]].
* OurVampiresAreDifferent:
** Thanks to the Count training them with a little exposure at a time, the Magpyrs are not affected by traditional vampire weaknesses such as garlic, holy symbols, holy water, and sunlight.
** Also, the vampires of the Magpyr family turn into flocks of magpies instead of bats.
** They're also capable of conventional reproduction, as Vlad and Lacci were both born as vampires.
* PragmaticVillainy: The Count occasionally objects to his daughter's sadistic habits, but not for altruistic reasons. They discuss the phoenix, concluding that it's absurd for a bird to burn. After all, Lacrimosa tried with a chicken -- the count says that she really should have killed it first because at least then it would've been quieter.
* ReminiscingAboutYourVictims: The Count and Countess have a textbook example when they recall their honeymoon.
-->'''Countess:''' And we met such lovely people. Do you remember Mr and Mrs Harker?\\
'''Count:''' Very fondly. I recall they lasted nearly all week.
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: The Count uses his wealth to establish his own idea of order in his hometown.
* VillainousBreakdown: The Magpyrs go through this, as their idea of what "modern vampirism" is about gets stripped away, leaving the bloodthirsty, power-hungry monsters at their core.
* YourVampiresSuck: The Magpyrs practice this InUniverse toward their fellow vampires.

to:

* AboveGoodAndEvil: They ''claim'' AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:The Dragon turns him into its servant through hefty MindRape, to be AboveGoodAndEvil.
* AcquiredPoisonImmunity: The de Magpyrs have built up a tolerance to, among other things, garlic, holy water, sunlight, and OCD. This actually ends up backfiring on them, [[spoiler:when they realise that their weakness to holy symbols is dependent on them recognising
the symbols, and their training has given them a ''very'' broad knowledge of holy symbols, many of which are common geometric figures]].
* AffablyEvil: Count de Magpyr insists
point that he is Affably Evil begs for an Assassin to kill him]].
* BadBoss: The odd PetTheDog moment aside, he's generally demeaning to the Brethren
and talks like a self help guru. His attempts at being friendly and affable lead to him being [[FauxAffablyEvil a far greater horror]] than his genuinely AffablyEvil uncle.
* AssimilationBackfire: The [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Magpyrs]] suck Granny Weatherwax's blood and attempt to turn her. She survives the experience without becoming a vampire; the Magpyrs aren't so lucky, however, as feeding on Granny Weatherwax has allowed her to turn ''them.'' By the end, they're craving tea instead
considered [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness killing some of blood and even ''talking'' like her.
them once they were no longer of use]].
* ClassicalMovieVampire: Count von Magpyr pointedly ''doesn't'' look like this. The Old Count ''does''.
* ContractualGenreBlindness: They consciously avoided
TheCatCameBack: Was tormented by Vetinari this way after [[spoiler:the Dragon was dealt with]].
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Carrot throws a book at him after interpreting Vimes' order literally
and took care Wonse is knocked down, falling to eliminate their weaknesses, but their attempts backfired, see above.
* DaywalkingVampire: They have gotten rid of their sunlight problems with the power of positive thinking.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Count, to a little extent. When Lacrimosa mentions they should put Granny out of her misery, she likens it to when the Count said the same thing about her cat. The Count clarifies that what he really meant was for her to stop what she was doing to it.
* GenreSavvy: They train themselves to overcome vampire weaknesses, and mock the old count for
his Film/HammerHorror style GenreBlindness - easily-opened curtains, objects easily broken into holy symbols and stakes, copious holy water, etc. {{Subverted}} however, when it turns out the Old Count is far more GenreSavvy than his offspring. He deliberately allows humans to exploit his weaknesses so that, being an easily dispatched villain and giving the village boys something to feel good about, he is never KilledOffForReal.
death]].
* HeelRealization: EvilIsNotAToy: [[spoiler: The Count outright asks the villagers of Escrow to look at him, Dragon eventually turns on Wonse and then at the newly-resurrected previous Count, believing that the comparison will convince them that he's the better of the two. But VillainousBreakdown ensues when he realizes that being GenreSavvy is considered far, ''far'' worse than the old Count's intentional use of the VillainBall. Vlad gets this too, presumably, since he genuinely believes that the alternative for Escrow that his father offers is better than what it used to be.]]
* ILoveYouBecauseICantControlYou: Vampire mind
seizes control and mind reading of events to become the BigBad of the book]]. He ''still'' doesn't work well learn his lesson after this, trying the ritual again only for Vimes to stop him.
* PetTheDog: While an unrepentant schemer with little regard for most of his underlings, he does chip in money for an injured co-conspirator to get better. He also chastises Vimes for startling the head of the Teacher's Guild and leaving him a bit emotionally shaken.
* PostClimaxConfrontation: While Vimes and Wonse do face off
on Agnes (because Perdita interferes). Vlad finds a few occasions, their ''final'' confrontation is after [[spoiler:the Dragon is dealt with]], with the Palace Guard providing a final roadblock.
* RightfulKingReturns: He and his secret society attempted to invoke this and discussed the trope in general.
* SmugSnake: Vastly overestimates his ability to [[spoiler:control the Dragon]] and thinks he can do a better job of running Ankh-Morpork than Vetinari can.
* TheStarscream: The first of many
that fascinating.
would seek to overthrow Lord Vetinari. He temporarily succeeds, but then [[spoiler:the Dragon usurps ''him'']].
* IndustrializedEvil: The SummonBiggerFish: Was going to summon a second dragon [[spoiler: orderly and systematic blood-draining that takes place in after the villages surrounding the Magpyr estate]] horrifies Agnes more than anything else the vampires do.
* NobleDemon: The Count views himself as this, [[WrongGenreSavvy but he's horribly wrong]].
* OurVampiresAreDifferent:
** Thanks to the Count training them with a little exposure at a time, the Magpyrs are not affected by traditional vampire weaknesses such as garlic, holy symbols, holy water, and sunlight.
** Also, the vampires of the Magpyr family turn into flocks of magpies instead of bats.
** They're also capable of conventional reproduction, as Vlad and Lacci were both born as vampires.
* PragmaticVillainy: The Count occasionally objects to his daughter's sadistic habits, but not for altruistic reasons. They discuss the phoenix, concluding that it's absurd for a bird to burn. After all, Lacrimosa tried with a chicken -- the count says that she really should have killed it
first because at least then it would've been quieter.
* ReminiscingAboutYourVictims: The Count and Countess have a textbook example when they recall their honeymoon.
-->'''Countess:''' And we met such lovely people. Do you remember Mr and Mrs Harker?\\
'''Count:''' Very fondly. I recall they lasted nearly all week.
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: The Count uses his wealth to establish his own idea of order in his hometown.
* VillainousBreakdown: The Magpyrs go through this, as their idea of what "modern vampirism" is about gets stripped away, leaving the bloodthirsty, power-hungry monsters at their core.
* YourVampiresSuck: The Magpyrs practice this InUniverse toward their fellow vampires.
one turned on him]] but Vimes stopped him.



[[folder:Wolfgang Von Uberwald]]
One of the two villains of ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant'', Wolfgang served as the more obvious of the two {{Big Bad}}s. He is a dangerous werewolf, and Angua's brother.

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[[folder:Wolfgang Von Uberwald]]
One
[[folder:Edward d'Eath]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/MenAtArms''. Edward is an ImpoverishedPatrician who, having fallen on hard times, decides that it is time the RightfulKingReturns.

* AntiVillain: Edward isn't a malicious or mean person in the slightest, just desperate to try and restore what he thinks is best for society.
* DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:Dr Cruces had actually killed him about a third
of the two villains of ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant'', Wolfgang served as way through the more obvious of story]].
* RightfulKingReturns: Much like Wonse before him, though unlike Wonse Edward is sincere in his belief and actually had found
the two {{Big Bad}}s. "rightful" king.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Dragon King of Arms]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/FeetOfClay''.
He is a dangerous werewolf, vampire who works as the Ankh Morpork's herald, tracing genealogies and Angua's brother.making coat of arms.



* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Part of what drives Vimes to rage is that Dragon didn't know [[spoiler:who Mrs Easy and her grandchild were]] and probably doesn't care that [[spoiler:they died as collateral damage due to his machinations]].
* EvilHasABadSenseOfHumor: Dragon King of Arms loves his heraldic wordplay. This becomes important later, as it turns out one of these "jokes" was a vital clue.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Most apparent when meeting with Vimes for the first time, where he's polite but nevertheless clearly up to something.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Subverted. Vimes claims to have [[spoiler:put holy water in the wick of the candle that was lighting the room in which he confronted Dragon]], but is implied to be bluffing]].
* IncrediblyLamePun: Made several. Some are in fact clues to the murder plot.
* KarmaHoudini: Vimes was worried that Dragon would get away with what he did due to how influential he was but he managed to [[SubvertedTrope subvert]] the trope. See below.
* LookOnMyWorksYeMightyAndDespair: Dragon King of Arms (whose long life grants him a certain perspective on these things) reflects:
--> Men said things like "[[UsefulNotes/NevilleChamberlain peace in our time]]" or "[[UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler an empire that will last a thousand years]]," and less than half a lifetime later no one even remembered who they were, let alone what they had said or where the mob had buried their ashes.
* ObviouslyEvil: Made apparent in his ''second'' scene if not the first. It's part of the reason the book's a ''how''dun nit rather than a whodunnit.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: In a possible case of EarlyInstallmentWeirdness, he seems to be the only shown vampire in discworld with wings in his humanoid form.
* PoeticJustice: Vimes, upon realising that Dragon is too influential for Vetinari to punish, [[spoiler: uses a candle to burn the genealogies which Dragon has worked on for centuries]].
* SmugSnake: He actually ''showed'' Vimes a vital clue early on in the story.
* VerbalTic: Dragon, ahaha, King of Arms.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Prince Cadram]]
The BigBad of ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}''. He is the head of Klatch, who seeks to unify the country by starting a war against Ankh-Morpork.
----
* AffablyEvil: A genuinely affable man with a vision for Klatch, who nevertheless won't hesitate to murder his own brother for the war effort.
* DeadpanSnarker: Gets some brilliant jabs in at Rust's racist views.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Wolfgang Von Uberwald]]
One of the two villains of ''Discworld/TheFifthElephant'', Wolfgang served as the more obvious of the two {{Big Bad}}s. He is a dangerous werewolf, and Angua's brother.
----



* EvilCounterpart: To Angua, most prominently, to the point where she uses him as an example of why she's so flighty and so scared of going bad. He is quite literally what she would be if she lost her conscience.

to:

* EvilCounterpart: EvilCounterpart:
**
To Angua, most prominently, to the point where she uses him as an example of why she's so flighty and so scared of going bad. He is quite literally what she would be if she lost her conscience.



* FauxAffablyEvil: Behind the sometimes-polite and cheerful facade is a sadistic murderer who takes pride in hurting others and hunting people like sport. Best shown when he pretends to be sporting with Vimes in offering him a chance to win four hundred crowns, then quickly shows his angry side when Vimes brings up Angua.
* ForTheEvulz: [[spoiler:Unlike Dee, who had a tragic if misguided motivation for the plot, Wolfgang just joined in because it would see trolls and dwarfs killing each other en masse and he found such a prospect funny.



* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Vimes kills Wolfgang with the distress flare from the clacks tower that his pack killed the operators of - the one the men never had a chance to use]].
** Also counts as a DeathByIrony. He's an {{Ubermensch}} undone by his own base instincts, [[spoiler: [[MyInstinctsAreShowing namely]] that a dog can't resist fetching a stick... [[GoFetch even when it's dynamite.]] ]]

to:

* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Vimes kills Wolfgang with the distress flare from the clacks tower that his pack killed the operators of - the one the men never had a chance to use]].
**
use]]. Also counts as a DeathByIrony. He's an {{Ubermensch}} undone by his own base instincts, [[spoiler: [[MyInstinctsAreShowing namely]] that a dog can't resist fetching a stick... [[GoFetch even when it's dynamite.]] ]]



[[folder:The New Firm]]
A pair of crooks consisting of Mr. Pin and Mr. Tulip. They were hired to discredit Vetinari in ''Discworld/TheTruth'' in a plot to overthrow him.

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[[folder:The New Firm]]
A pair
[[folder:Carcer Dun]]
The BigBad
of crooks consisting of Mr. Pin and Mr. Tulip. They were hired to discredit Vetinari in ''Discworld/TheTruth'' in ''{{Discworld/Night Watch}}'', he's a plot to overthrow him.SerialKiller being pursued by Vimes.



* BadDreams: Tulip has them.
* BadHabits: Mr. Pin dresses as an Omnian priest as a disguise, while Mr. Tulip dons a "Vestigial" Virgin's habit.
* BeatBag: Tulip never manages to buy any real drugs.
-->In a street where furtive people were selling Clang, Slap, Chop, Rhino, Skunk, Triplin, Floats, Honk, Double Honk, Gongers, and Slack, Mr. Tulip had an unerring way of finding the man who was retailing curry powder at what worked out as six hundred dollars a pound.
* BondVillainStupidity: GenreSavvy Mr. Tulip notices something is wrong when Mr. Pin fails to kill Mr. Slant ([[KillItWithFire with fire]], from which even a zombie would be hard-pressed to come back) and mutters something about "I think I shall let you live today."
* BrainsAndBrawn: Pin is the brains, Tulip is the brawn (outside of [[HiddenDepths his encyclopaedic knowledge of art]]).
* ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: Mr. Tulip believes, but he doesn't believe in anything in particular, which causes something of a problem [[spoiler:after he dies.]]
* ClusterBleepBomb: Played with. Somehow Mr. Tulip actually pronounces the dash.
* DeathEqualsRedemption: It helps if [[TheGrimReaper Death]] gives you a little post-mortem therapy to help with the redemption. [[spoiler:However, as Mr. Pin finds out too late, redemption is only possible if you're ''sincere'' about your regret for your crimes... ]]
* FakeHigh: Mr. Tulip [[BeatBag never seems to get his hands on real drugs]], but that doesn't stop him from claiming it keeps his mind sharp.
* FreudianExcuse: [[NoodleIncident Something very bad]] happened to Mr. Tulip as a child.
* HiddenDepths: [[spoiler:Due in part to his terrible childhood, where the only thing of ''any'' value in his village was the decorations in the church,]] Mr. Tulip has an ''excellent'' knowledge of art history and value. He can also gauge a gem's worth by sight.
* HorrifyingTheHorror: A mutual version occurs when the New Firm visits Biers, the city's bar for the undead, in hopes of intimidating a werewolf into helping them track down Vetinari's terrier, Wuffles. Mr. Tulip's behavior has one of the residents asking if he's human, especially after he [[CanCrushingCranium smashes a glass bottle against his head]] simply because he no longer needed it and putting it on a table was too much trouble. On the other side, when Mr. Pin asks the half-man, half-wolf to shift forms, the werewolf just gets bigger and hairier. The New Firm leave without their werewolf and feeling shook up -- whilst the undead in Biers can be heard locking the door behind them, because they do ''not'' want Mr. Tulip coming back.
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Both of them die. Pin killed Tulip to save his own ass and is himself later killed by the protagonists in self-defence]].
* LondonGangster: They fit the archetype, describe themselves as "the New Firm" and Ankh-Morpork is part London in its conception.
* MisterXAndMisterY: Tulip and Pin, as befits ThoseTwoBadGuys (as noted below).
* NarrativeProfanityFilter: Played with. At first it seems as though Mr Tulip's use of "[=——=]ing" is a 19th-century-style censoring of the F-word, but it turns out that what he's saying is actually just [[VerbalTic a glottal stop and then "Ing!"]] [[spoiler: When Sacharissa decides to try out swearing, she clearly can't reproduce the glottal stop correctly.]]
* NunsAreSpooky: [[DumbMuscle Mr]] [[TheBrute Tulip]] briefly disguises himself as a Nun, and he's pretty spooky... but Sacharissa claims that the nuns who taught at her school were ''far'' worse.
* PoorCommunicationKills: The New Firm is much less effective than they should be because their employers neglected to mention a lot of things. They are not —ing happy about this.
* {{Reincarnation}}: Pin and Tulip both get this after death. Mr Tulip [[note]]who had HiddenDepths and true (though empty) belief and waited to reincarnate until he felt true repentance for his actions[[/note]] comes back [[spoiler:as a woodworm in William's antique desk, happily enjoying fine works as he did in his previous life]]. Mr Pin[[note]]who tried taking Tulip's symbol of belief and treated it as though it were a 'Get out of eternal punishment for being an evil git free card' without needing to repent[[/note]] is reincarnated as [[spoiler:a potato in his former likeness that was destined to fry]]. To further add to the Disc's twist on this, [[spoiler:both also happen to be reincarnated to a point in time ''before their deaths'']].
* SanitySlippage: Pin starts losing it after Otto took a picture using forces he probably shouldn't be messing with.
* ShoutOut:
** Mr. Pin has [[Film/PulpFiction "'Not a Nice Person at All' done in pokerwork on his purse,"]], Mr. Tulip at one point elaborates on "get medieval on his arse" at some length (see under NoodleImplements), and Mr. Pin and Mr. Tulip discuss foreign food at one point, including "what they call sausage-in-a-bun in Quirm." When discussing whether or not people will take a dog's word as evidence, Mr. Slant points out "A dog has personality. Personality counts for a lot."
** They call themselves the "New Firm," which has to be a reference to ''Literature/{{Neverwhere}}'''s "the Old Firm" (where there's a New, there must be an Old), though the characters themselves and the general idea behind them are based on a common archetype, not direct {{Expy}}s.
* SirSwearsalot: Subverted with Mr Tulip, who doesn't [[NarrativeProfanityFilter —ing]] swear. He just says [[UnusualEuphemism "—ing"]] [[VerbalTic a —ing lot]].
* SmallNameBigEgo: Mr. Tulip and Mr. Pin, big time. They believe they are absolutely the latest, greatest thing in crime and that Ankh-Morpork's underworld is full of lily-livered amateurs. They never catch on that Ankh-Morpork is to evil and corruption what guns are to bullets and the only reason the city's criminals no longer try to upset the status quo is that is they're up against two of the most fearsome forces on the Disc: [[MagnificentBastard Vetinari's intelligence]] and [[TheFettered Sam Vimes's dedication to the law]].
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Mr Pin and Mr Tulip fit the trope quite well.
* VerbalTic: Mr. Tulip's got a [=——=]ing bad one. It's implied for most of the book that the word is censored, but it turns out he's actually pronouncing it that way.
* VillainousBreakdown: Mr. Pin. Big time. All because of Otto taking a picture that involved forces he probably shouldn't be messing with. The effect it had on Mr. Pin was scary, to say the least.
* VillainousBSOD: [[spoiler: Mr. Tulip, after Death shows him his life "as it flashed before other people's eyes".]]

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* BadDreams: Tulip has them.
AnnoyingLaugh: Haha.
* BadHabits: Mr. Pin dresses as an Omnian priest AxCrazy: He'd kill you for your watch rather than ask you the time.
* CombatPragmatist: Much like Vimes, he won't bother with a straight-up fight.
* CrazyPrepared: Carries at least ''three'' knives.
* CopKiller: In the present day, he kills at least three police officers, one of whom was off duty and didn't even realise him. In the past, he murders a few more.
* DragonInChief: Technically, he's always in a position of subservience to someone else; first to Findthee Swing
as a disguise, sergeant in the Particulars, then briefly to Lord Snapcase as Captain of the Palace Guard. It's fairly clear that he follows their orders for exactly as long as it's in his own interest and while Mr. Tulip dons a "Vestigial" Virgin's habit.
* BeatBag: Tulip never manages to buy any real drugs.
-->In a street where furtive people were selling Clang, Slap, Chop, Rhino, Skunk, Triplin, Floats, Honk, Double Honk, Gongers,
Swing and Slack, Mr. Tulip had an unerring way of finding Snapcase are bad enough, the man who was retailing curry powder at what worked out as six hundred dollars a pound.
* BondVillainStupidity: GenreSavvy Mr. Tulip notices something
main plot is wrong when Mr. Pin fails to kill Mr. Slant ([[KillItWithFire with fire]], from which even a zombie would be hard-pressed to come back) and mutters something about "I think I shall let Vimes having to drag Carcer back through time.
* EvilCounterpart/ShadowArchetype: It's heavily implied that if Vimes was to ever allow himself to become TheUnfettered, then he might wind up like Carcer.
* FauxAffablyEvil: The polite and chummy facade is surprisingly convincing, right until he stabs you.
* ForTheEvulz: His main motivation.
* GoodAngelBadAngel: According to Vimes, he has two bad angels and they're egging each other on.
* KnifeNut: Carcer is ''never'' unarmed.
* PsychoForHire: If
you live today."
manage to get a leash on him, although it probably won't stick and you'll definitely regret it.
* BrainsAndBrawn: Pin is PsychopathicManchild: As mentioned by Vimes:
-->''He'd stand there amid
the brains, Tulip is carnage, blood on his hands and stolen jewellery in his pocket, and with an expression of injured innocence declare, 'Me? What did I do?' And it was believable right up until you looked hard into those cheeky, smiling eyes, and saw, deep down, the brawn (outside of [[HiddenDepths his encyclopaedic knowledge of art]]).
demons looking back.''
* ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: Mr. Tulip believes, but he SerialKiller: He likes killing, that's for sure. He graduates from this trope into (indirect) mass-murder by trying to stoke the conflict in Ankh-Morpork.
* TheSociopath: Carcer
doesn't believe in anything in particular, which causes something of a problem [[spoiler:after he dies.]]
* ClusterBleepBomb: Played with. Somehow Mr. Tulip actually pronounces the dash.
* DeathEqualsRedemption: It helps if [[TheGrimReaper Death]] gives you a little post-mortem therapy
seem to help with the redemption. [[spoiler:However, as Mr. Pin finds out too late, redemption is only possible if you're ''sincere'' about your choke on guilt or regret for your crimes... ]]
* FakeHigh: Mr. Tulip [[BeatBag never seems to get
his hands on real drugs]], numerous murders.
* StrawNihilist: Carcer is said not to be insane
but rather too sane, in that doesn't stop him from claiming it keeps his mind sharp.
* FreudianExcuse: [[NoodleIncident Something very bad]] happened to Mr. Tulip as a child.
* HiddenDepths: [[spoiler:Due in part to his terrible childhood, where
he can do whatever the only thing of ''any'' value in his village was the decorations in the church,]] Mr. Tulip has an ''excellent'' knowledge of art history and value. He can also gauge a gem's worth by sight.
* HorrifyingTheHorror: A mutual version occurs when the New Firm visits Biers, the city's bar for the undead, in hopes of intimidating a werewolf into helping them track down Vetinari's terrier, Wuffles. Mr. Tulip's behavior has one of the residents asking if he's human, especially after
hell he [[CanCrushingCranium smashes a glass bottle against his head]] simply wants because he no longer needed it knows that laws and putting it on a table was too much trouble. On the other side, when Mr. Pin asks the half-man, half-wolf to shift forms, the werewolf things are just gets bigger and hairier. The New Firm leave without their werewolf and feeling shook up -- whilst arbitrary lines the undead normal folk draw in Biers can be heard locking the door behind them, because they do ''not'' want Mr. Tulip coming back.
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Both of them die. Pin killed Tulip
sand to save his own ass and is himself later killed by the protagonists in self-defence]].
* LondonGangster: They fit the archetype, describe themselves as "the New Firm" and Ankh-Morpork is part London in its conception.
* MisterXAndMisterY: Tulip and Pin, as befits ThoseTwoBadGuys (as noted below).
* NarrativeProfanityFilter: Played with. At first it seems as though Mr Tulip's use of "[=——=]ing" is a 19th-century-style censoring of the F-word, but it turns out that what he's saying is actually just [[VerbalTic a glottal stop and then "Ing!"]] [[spoiler: When Sacharissa decides to try out swearing, she clearly can't reproduce the glottal stop correctly.]]
* NunsAreSpooky: [[DumbMuscle Mr]] [[TheBrute Tulip]] briefly disguises himself as a Nun, and he's pretty spooky... but Sacharissa claims that the nuns who taught at her school were ''far'' worse.
* PoorCommunicationKills: The New Firm is much less effective than they should be because their employers neglected to mention a lot of things. They are not —ing happy about this.
* {{Reincarnation}}: Pin and Tulip both get this after death. Mr Tulip [[note]]who had HiddenDepths and true (though empty) belief and waited to reincarnate until he felt true repentance for his actions[[/note]] comes back [[spoiler:as a woodworm in William's antique desk, happily enjoying fine works as he did in his previous life]]. Mr Pin[[note]]who tried taking Tulip's symbol of belief and treated it as though it were a 'Get out of eternal punishment for being an evil git free card' without needing to repent[[/note]] is reincarnated as [[spoiler:a potato in his former likeness that was destined to fry]]. To further add to the Disc's twist on this, [[spoiler:both also happen to be reincarnated to a point in time ''before their deaths'']].
* SanitySlippage: Pin starts losing it after Otto took a picture using forces he probably shouldn't be messing with.
* ShoutOut:
** Mr. Pin has [[Film/PulpFiction "'Not a Nice Person at All' done in pokerwork on his purse,"]], Mr. Tulip at one point elaborates on "get medieval on his arse" at some length (see under NoodleImplements), and Mr. Pin and Mr. Tulip discuss foreign food at one point, including "what they call sausage-in-a-bun in Quirm." When discussing whether or not people will take a dog's word as evidence, Mr. Slant points out "A dog has personality. Personality counts for a lot."
** They call themselves the "New Firm," which has to be a reference to ''Literature/{{Neverwhere}}'''s "the Old Firm" (where there's a New, there must be an Old), though the characters themselves and the general idea behind them are based on a common archetype, not direct {{Expy}}s.
* SirSwearsalot: Subverted with Mr Tulip, who doesn't [[NarrativeProfanityFilter —ing]] swear. He just says [[UnusualEuphemism "—ing"]] [[VerbalTic a —ing lot]].
* SmallNameBigEgo: Mr. Tulip and Mr. Pin, big time. They believe they are absolutely the latest, greatest thing in crime and that Ankh-Morpork's underworld is full of lily-livered amateurs. They never catch on that Ankh-Morpork is to evil and corruption what guns are to bullets and the only reason the city's criminals no longer try to upset the status quo is that is
pretend they're up against two of the most fearsome forces on the Disc: [[MagnificentBastard Vetinari's intelligence]] and [[TheFettered Sam Vimes's dedication safe. Needless to the law]].
say, [[TheAntiNihilist Vimes does not take this well]].
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Mr Pin and Mr Tulip fit the trope quite well.
* VerbalTic: Mr. Tulip's got
TheUnfettered: As a [=——=]ing bad one. It's implied for most of the book that the word is censored, but it turns out he's actually pronouncing it that way.
* VillainousBreakdown: Mr. Pin. Big time. All because of Otto taking a picture that involved forces he probably shouldn't be messing with. The effect it had on Mr. Pin was scary,
contrast to say the least.
* VillainousBSOD: [[spoiler: Mr. Tulip, after Death shows him his life "as it flashed before other people's eyes".]]
Vimes being TheFettered.



[[folder:Lord de Worde]]
The mastermind of the plot to overthrow Vetinari in ''Discworld/TheTruth''.

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[[folder:Lord de Worde]]
[[folder:Captain Findthee Swing]]
The mastermind Captain of the plot to overthrow Vetinari in ''Discworld/TheTruth''.Cable Street Particulars or the "Unmentionables", Swing comes into conflict with Vimes-as-Keel throughout ''Discworld/NightWatch''.



* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Interestingly, even though it's specifically said that he never gets his hands dirty with violence -- he has men for that -- he seems to be pretty good with a sword in the final confrontation. Of course, facing [[spoiler:a vampire]], that doesn't help him very much... William does mention several times that the one thing the de Wordes are expected to excel at is charging into battle.
* BegoneBribe: [[spoiler: William pays his father a generous estimate of what it cost to raise him in order to sever any remaining ties between them. The money isn't the thing, as Lord de Worde has gold in his DNA, but instead is based on the Dwarfish tradition in which betrothed dwarves buy one another from their parents to symbolise their independence.]]
* BerserkButton: He is one to William.
* CallingTheOldManOut: Eventually done by William to his father.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Lord [=DeWorde=] is horrified to learn that the New Firm tried to kill William. It doesn't stop him from trying to ship William to another continent to stop his interference, but it's the thought that counts.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In one meeting of the Committee To Unelect The Patrician, the lead shadowy figure says the novel's ArcWords ("A lie can run around the world before the truth has got its boots on"). This is a major hint to the reveal that Lord de Worde is the BigBad.
* LikeFatherLikeSon: William doesn't appreciate the comparison. They're both arrogant, single-minded, stubborn jerks. Where they are different, however, is that William tries not to be.
* NotSoDifferent: William and his father, as noted by more than one character.
-->'''William:''' Of all the bone-headed, stubborn, self-centered, arrogant--\\
'''Otto:''' But you make up for it in other vays.\\
'''William:''' I meant my father.
* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: After he figures out the plot against the Patrician, William gives his father some of the jewels taken from Mr. Pin, essentially repaying the cost of raising him and buying himself out of the family, but Lord de Worde tells him to keep it because William is [[NotSoDifferent "most ''certainly'' a de Worde"]].

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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Interestingly, TheDreaded: Even the Ankh-Morpork army know better than to question Swing or his thugs.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Despite his polite demeanour, he's by far one of the nastiest characters Vimes encounters. Lampshaded when Vimes describes him as "polite as hell" but nevertheless gets a weird vibe from him,
even though it's specifically said before he sees the torture cells.
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Suffice it to say
that Swing is very much ''not'' the expert in detecting criminals he never gets his hands dirty with violence -- thinks he is. For one, he has men for that -- he seems to be pretty good with a sword in the final confrontation. Of course, facing [[spoiler:a vampire]], that doesn't help him very much... William does mention several times that the one thing the de Wordes are expected to excel at is charging into battle.
* BegoneBribe: [[spoiler: William pays his father a generous estimate of what it cost to raise him in order to sever any remaining ties between them. The money isn't the thing, as Lord de Worde has gold in his DNA, but instead is based on the Dwarfish tradition in which betrothed dwarves buy one another from their parents to symbolise their independence.]]
* BerserkButton: He is one to William.
* CallingTheOldManOut: Eventually done by William to his father.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Lord [=DeWorde=] is horrified to learn that the New Firm tried to kill William. It doesn't stop him from trying to ship William to another continent to stop his interference, but it's the thought that counts.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In one meeting of the Committee To Unelect The Patrician, the lead shadowy figure says the novel's ArcWords ("A lie can run around the world before the truth has got its boots on"). This is a major hint to the reveal that Lord de Worde is the BigBad.
* LikeFatherLikeSon: William doesn't appreciate the comparison. They're both arrogant, single-minded, stubborn jerks. Where they are different, however, is that William tries not to be.
* NotSoDifferent: William and his father, as noted by more than one character.
-->'''William:''' Of all the bone-headed, stubborn, self-centered, arrogant--\\
'''Otto:''' But you make up for it in other vays.\\
'''William:''' I meant my father.
* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: After he figures out the plot against the Patrician, William gives his father some of the jewels taken from Mr. Pin, essentially repaying the cost of raising him and buying himself out of the family, but Lord de Worde tells him to keep it
multiple innocent people tortured because William is [[NotSoDifferent "most ''certainly'' he thinks they're criminals, then hires the ObviouslyEvil Carcer Dun into the Unmentionables because he "absolutely couldn't be a de Worde"]].criminal if he tried".



[[folder:Carcer Dun]]
The BigBad of ''{{Discworld/Night Watch}}'', he's a SerialKiller being pursued by Vimes.

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[[folder:Carcer Dun]]
The
[[folder:Grag Ardent]]
An extremist Dwarven grag, or wise-man, who is the
BigBad of ''{{Discworld/Night Watch}}'', he's a SerialKiller being pursued by Vimes.''Discworld/{{Thud}}'' and ''Discworld/RaisingSteam''.



* AnnoyingLaugh: Haha.
* AxCrazy: He'd kill you for your watch rather than ask you the time.
* CombatPragmatist: Much like Vimes, he won't bother with a straight-up fight.
* CrazyPrepared: Carries at least ''three'' knives.
* CopKiller: In the present day, he kills at least three police officers, one of whom was off duty and didn't even realise him. In the past, he murders a few more.
* DragonInChief: Technically, he's always in a position of subservience to someone else; first to Findthee Swing as a sergeant in the Particulars, then briefly to Lord Snapcase as Captain of the Palace Guard. It's fairly clear that he follows their orders for exactly as long as it's in his own interest and while Swing and Snapcase are bad enough, the main plot is about Vimes having to drag Carcer back through time.
* EvilCounterpart/ShadowArchetype: It's heavily implied that if Vimes was to ever allow himself to become TheUnfettered, then he might wind up like Carcer.
* FauxAffablyEvil: The polite and chummy facade is surprisingly convincing, right until he stabs you.
* ForTheEvulz: His main motivation.
* GoodAngelBadAngel: According to Vimes, he has two bad angels and they're egging each other on.
* KnifeNut: Carcer is ''never'' unarmed.
* PsychoForHire: If you manage to get a leash on him, although it probably won't stick and you'll definitely regret it.
* PsychopathicManchild: As mentioned by Vimes:
-->''He'd stand there amid the carnage, blood on his hands and stolen jewellery in his pocket, and with an expression of injured innocence declare, 'Me? What did I do?' And it was believable right up until you looked hard into those cheeky, smiling eyes, and saw, deep down, the demons looking back.''
* SerialKiller: He likes killing, that's for sure. He graduates from this trope into (indirect) mass-murder by trying to stoke the conflict in Ankh-Morpork.
* TheSociopath: Carcer doesn't seem to choke on guilt or regret for his numerous murders.
* StrawNihilist: Carcer is said not to be insane but rather too sane, in that he can do whatever the hell he wants because he knows that laws and things are just arbitrary lines the normal folk draw in the sand to pretend they're safe. Needless to say, [[TheAntiNihilist Vimes does not take this well]].
* TheUnfettered: As a contrast to Vimes being TheFettered.
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[[folder:Grag Ardent]]
An extremist Dwarven grag, or wise-man, who is the BigBad of ''Discworld/{{Thud}}'' and ''Discworld/RaisingSteam''.
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!!Ankh-Morpork villains (William de Worde, Moist von Lipwig)

[[folder:The New Firm]]
A pair of crooks consisting of Mr. Pin and Mr. Tulip. They were hired to discredit Vetinari in ''Discworld/TheTruth'' in a plot to overthrow him.
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* BadDreams: Tulip has them.
* BadHabits: Mr. Pin dresses as an Omnian priest as a disguise, while Mr. Tulip dons a "Vestigial" Virgin's habit.
* BeatBag: Tulip never manages to buy any real drugs.
-->In a street where furtive people were selling Clang, Slap, Chop, Rhino, Skunk, Triplin, Floats, Honk, Double Honk, Gongers, and Slack, Mr. Tulip had an unerring way of finding the man who was retailing curry powder at what worked out as six hundred dollars a pound.
* BondVillainStupidity: GenreSavvy Mr. Tulip notices something is wrong when Mr. Pin fails to kill Mr. Slant ([[KillItWithFire with fire]], from which even a zombie would be hard-pressed to come back) and mutters something about "I think I shall let you live today."
* BrainsAndBrawn: Pin is the brains, Tulip is the brawn (outside of [[HiddenDepths his encyclopaedic knowledge of art]]).
* ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: Mr. Tulip believes, but he doesn't believe in anything in particular, which causes something of a problem [[spoiler:after he dies.]]
* ClusterBleepBomb: Played with. Somehow Mr. Tulip actually pronounces the dash.
* DeathEqualsRedemption: It helps if [[TheGrimReaper Death]] gives you a little post-mortem therapy to help with the redemption. [[spoiler:However, as Mr. Pin finds out too late, redemption is only possible if you're ''sincere'' about your regret for your crimes... ]]
* FakeHigh: Mr. Tulip [[BeatBag never seems to get his hands on real drugs]], but that doesn't stop him from claiming it keeps his mind sharp.
* FreudianExcuse: [[NoodleIncident Something very bad]] happened to Mr. Tulip as a child.
* HiddenDepths: [[spoiler:Due in part to his terrible childhood, where the only thing of ''any'' value in his village was the decorations in the church,]] Mr. Tulip has an ''excellent'' knowledge of art history and value. He can also gauge a gem's worth by sight.
* HorrifyingTheHorror: A mutual version occurs when the New Firm visits Biers, the city's bar for the undead, in hopes of intimidating a werewolf into helping them track down Vetinari's terrier, Wuffles. Mr. Tulip's behavior has one of the residents asking if he's human, especially after he [[CanCrushingCranium smashes a glass bottle against his head]] simply because he no longer needed it and putting it on a table was too much trouble. On the other side, when Mr. Pin asks the half-man, half-wolf to shift forms, the werewolf just gets bigger and hairier. The New Firm leave without their werewolf and feeling shook up -- whilst the undead in Biers can be heard locking the door behind them, because they do ''not'' want Mr. Tulip coming back.
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Both of them die. Pin killed Tulip to save his own ass and is himself later killed by the protagonists in self-defence]].
* LondonGangster: They fit the archetype, describe themselves as "the New Firm" and Ankh-Morpork is part London in its conception.
* MisterXAndMisterY: Tulip and Pin, as befits ThoseTwoBadGuys (as noted below).
* NarrativeProfanityFilter: Played with. At first it seems as though Mr Tulip's use of "[=——=]ing" is a 19th-century-style censoring of the F-word, but it turns out that what he's saying is actually just [[VerbalTic a glottal stop and then "Ing!"]] [[spoiler: When Sacharissa decides to try out swearing, she clearly can't reproduce the glottal stop correctly.]]
* NunsAreSpooky: [[DumbMuscle Mr]] [[TheBrute Tulip]] briefly disguises himself as a Nun, and he's pretty spooky... but Sacharissa claims that the nuns who taught at her school were ''far'' worse.
* PoorCommunicationKills: The New Firm is much less effective than they should be because their employers neglected to mention a lot of things. They are not —ing happy about this.
* {{Reincarnation}}: Pin and Tulip both get this after death. Mr Tulip [[note]]who had HiddenDepths and true (though empty) belief and waited to reincarnate until he felt true repentance for his actions[[/note]] comes back [[spoiler:as a woodworm in William's antique desk, happily enjoying fine works as he did in his previous life]]. Mr Pin[[note]]who tried taking Tulip's symbol of belief and treated it as though it were a 'Get out of eternal punishment for being an evil git free card' without needing to repent[[/note]] is reincarnated as [[spoiler:a potato in his former likeness that was destined to fry]]. To further add to the Disc's twist on this, [[spoiler:both also happen to be reincarnated to a point in time ''before their deaths'']].
* SanitySlippage: Pin starts losing it after Otto took a picture using forces he probably shouldn't be messing with.
* ShoutOut:
** Mr. Pin has [[Film/PulpFiction "'Not a Nice Person at All' done in pokerwork on his purse,"]], Mr. Tulip at one point elaborates on "get medieval on his arse" at some length (see under NoodleImplements), and Mr. Pin and Mr. Tulip discuss foreign food at one point, including "what they call sausage-in-a-bun in Quirm." When discussing whether or not people will take a dog's word as evidence, Mr. Slant points out "A dog has personality. Personality counts for a lot."
** They call themselves the "New Firm," which has to be a reference to ''Literature/{{Neverwhere}}'''s "the Old Firm" (where there's a New, there must be an Old), though the characters themselves and the general idea behind them are based on a common archetype, not direct {{Expy}}s.
* SirSwearsalot: Subverted with Mr Tulip, who doesn't [[NarrativeProfanityFilter —ing]] swear. He just says [[UnusualEuphemism "—ing"]] [[VerbalTic a —ing lot]].
* SmallNameBigEgo: Mr. Tulip and Mr. Pin, big time. They believe they are absolutely the latest, greatest thing in crime and that Ankh-Morpork's underworld is full of lily-livered amateurs. They never catch on that Ankh-Morpork is to evil and corruption what guns are to bullets and the only reason the city's criminals no longer try to upset the status quo is that is they're up against two of the most fearsome forces on the Disc: [[MagnificentBastard Vetinari's intelligence]] and [[TheFettered Sam Vimes's dedication to the law]].
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Mr Pin and Mr Tulip fit the trope quite well.
* VerbalTic: Mr. Tulip's got a [=——=]ing bad one. It's implied for most of the book that the word is censored, but it turns out he's actually pronouncing it that way.
* VillainousBreakdown: Mr. Pin. Big time. All because of Otto taking a picture that involved forces he probably shouldn't be messing with. The effect it had on Mr. Pin was scary, to say the least.
* VillainousBSOD: [[spoiler: Mr. Tulip, after Death shows him his life "as it flashed before other people's eyes".]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Lord de Worde]]
The mastermind of the plot to overthrow Vetinari in ''Discworld/TheTruth''.
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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Interestingly, even though it's specifically said that he never gets his hands dirty with violence -- he has men for that -- he seems to be pretty good with a sword in the final confrontation. Of course, facing [[spoiler:a vampire]], that doesn't help him very much... William does mention several times that the one thing the de Wordes are expected to excel at is charging into battle.
* BegoneBribe: [[spoiler: William pays his father a generous estimate of what it cost to raise him in order to sever any remaining ties between them. The money isn't the thing, as Lord de Worde has gold in his DNA, but instead is based on the Dwarfish tradition in which betrothed dwarves buy one another from their parents to symbolise their independence.]]
* BerserkButton: He is one to William.
* CallingTheOldManOut: Eventually done by William to his father.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Lord [=DeWorde=] is horrified to learn that the New Firm tried to kill William. It doesn't stop him from trying to ship William to another continent to stop his interference, but it's the thought that counts.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In one meeting of the Committee To Unelect The Patrician, the lead shadowy figure says the novel's ArcWords ("A lie can run around the world before the truth has got its boots on"). This is a major hint to the reveal that Lord de Worde is the BigBad.
* LikeFatherLikeSon: William doesn't appreciate the comparison. They're both arrogant, single-minded, stubborn jerks. Where they are different, however, is that William tries not to be.
* NotSoDifferent: William and his father, as noted by more than one character.
-->'''William:''' Of all the bone-headed, stubborn, self-centered, arrogant--\\
'''Otto:''' But you make up for it in other vays.\\
'''William:''' I meant my father.
* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: After he figures out the plot against the Patrician, William gives his father some of the jewels taken from Mr. Pin, essentially repaying the cost of raising him and buying himself out of the family, but Lord de Worde tells him to keep it because William is [[NotSoDifferent "most ''certainly'' a de Worde"]].
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!!Villains from other books (one-shots)

[[folder:Dios]]
BigBad of ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}''. Dios is a High Priest among High Priests in Djeylibeybi.
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* CreatureOfHabit: He can't fathom doing things differently, to the point where he stands in the exact same spot every day, next to the throne. The floor has been worn down so that an imprint of his feet is visible.
* DeathGlare: Gives such a potent one when looking for Ptraci that Teppic is surprised the walls didn't melt.
* DramaticSitDown: Is so shocked when Teppic refuses to follow the rituals he sits down on a chair that happened to have a model ship on it. And again when [[spoiler: the entire pantheon appears in Djeylibeybi]].
* EvilChancellor: More an evil priest but the trope is referenced in describing Dios, though unlike other examples of this trope on the Disc, he isn't ''malicious''.
* StableTimeLoop: [[spoiler: Turns out to be stuck in one. When the energy in the pyramids is unleashed, Dios is sent back to the past when Djeylibeybi is founded with no memory and does all the same things that led to the present]].
* TimeAbyss: [[spoiler: As a result of the StableTimeLoop, it's impossible to know how old he truly is, and even he's forgotten]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Why is Dios manipulating generations of kings? Is it greed? Megalomania? ForTheEvulz? No, it's for the kingdom; he sincerely believes following tradition for eternity is the right thing to do.
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[[folder: Vorbis]]
Villain of ''Discworld/SmallGods'', Vorbis is head of the Exquisitioners of the Omnian Church.
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* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:Vorbis's final fate - an eternity in the absolute silence of his own mind, all alone with himself - is Subverted when Brutha mercifully takes him to the afterlife.]]
* BadBoss: On realizing there's a secret tunnel from the Ephebian library, Vorbis tells a captain to take some men to examine the tunnel, which will almost certainly be filled with deadly traps.
* BaldOfEvil: He deliberately shaves his head.
* BlackEyesOfEvil: He has this. It's said that it has something to do with his coming from a tribe living deep in the desert, a ShoutOut to Literature/{{Dune}}
* ChurchMilitant: Vorbis is this. Ultimately he cares more about his personal power and the power of the church than the god it was supposed to be dedicated to. Part of what makes him frightening is how ''completely unaware'' he is of this; he believes he's following the commands of his god [[spoiler:all the way to end, until he passes to the desert and ''finally'' learns that he's only been hearing himself. And now that's all the company he'll ever have...]]
* TheCorrupter: [[spoiler:Vorbis is noted at least twice to have a tendency to make those around him more like himself]].
* DeathEqualsRedemption: [[spoiler:In a manner of speaking.]].
* DidntSeeThatComing: Someone acting contrary to his expectations seems to be the easiest way to get an actual emotional reaction from Vorbis - first when Diadactylos doesn't remain defiant in the face of certain, eventual death and decides to recant his work, and later when Brutha nearly slaps him in front of everyone but doesn't.
* TheDreaded: Outright called such, and with good reason, what with being the head of the Exquisition. Even his own underlings find themselves disturbed by Vorbis, and at one point the occupying force in Ephebe loses the fight against an uprising in part because of the simple fact that Vorbis ''isn't'' there to terrify them into fighting harder.
* EvilHasABadSenseOfHumour: On the rare occasions Vorbis cracks a joke, they're completely lacking in actual humour, but everyone laughs like their lives depend on it. Which they ''do''.
* ForTheEvulz: That he would turn a supposedly helpless tortoise on its back just to see what would happen horrifies Om, and not just because he's the tortoise in question. Om reasons that if a man will turn a tortoise on its back, he'd do the same to the universe if given half a chance.
* HeelRealization: [[spoiler:Vorbis finally gets this after death, realising that he'd never actually been following the commandments of a god--that the only voice he'd ever heard came from his ''own head'']].
* HumansAreBastards: Why he approves of [[PunchClockVillains Punch Clock Villains]] working in the torture cellars, because he feels it proves everything he thinks about other people utterly right.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Among the many objects declared anathema by Omnian doctrine includes mirrors, but Vorbis has no problem using a pair as part of his plan.
* KickTheDog: Commits several.
** Turning Om (whom he believes to be only a tortoise) on his back and props him with pebbles to ensure that he cannot right itself, just to see what would happen.
** Later forces the captain of the ship he's sailing on to harpoon a porpoise, because sailors generally believe that killing a porpoise is bad luck; a foolish superstition that must be overcome in the fundamental truth of Omnian doctrine. [[spoiler:The sailors are right; Om is forced to make a bargain with the local sea goddess to spare him and Brutha. Later the ship does indeed sink as a direct result of Om's bargain (though a bit of bad luck and timing was involved), though after Om, Brutha, Vorbis and Simony have all disembarked]].
* NothingPersonal: A brief glimpse into the mind of one of the Exquisition has this as his reason he finds Vorbis so disturbing - most of the Exquisition are either [[PunchClockVillain Punch Clock Villains]] or people who ''want'' to hurt other people for a living. Vorbis has people horrifically tortured to death on the grounds that they've sinned, but doesn't even grant them the dignity of hating them for it. [[note]]Which, incidentally, isn't too different from the description of the Things From The Dungeon Dimensions, who would destroy the Disc without ever even noticing, which helps to underscore just how ''wrong'' Vorbis comes across to others.[[/note]]
* ObfuscatingDisability: [[spoiler: Vorbis pulls a chilling example of this on Brutha as they are about to leave the desert.]]
* PetTheDog: A man comes to Vorbis [[spoiler:bringing word of the proto-tank being built, hoping that it would earn the release of his incarcerated father. Vorbis outright states that he ''knows'' that he would be in league with the rebels if not for his father... and nonetheless orders that the father be released. It appears for a moment that he is [[BaitTheDog Baiting the Dog]] by asking an inquisitor if they know where the man lives, but never follows up on it. Then again, Vorbis may simply not have gotten around to it. He was rather busy from that point until he died]].
* ThePlan: [[spoiler:Vorbis's plans, among other things, include invading Ephebe by sending the Omnian fleet to attack Ephebe directly - and getting burned by a giant Ephebian magnifying glass - partly as a justification to his main plan to cross the desert, helped by several expeditions that left caches of food and water along the way. Pratchett referred to it as "planning your counter-attack before your attack." [[XanatosGambit If the first attack works, excellent. If not, it sets up the second.]]]] Vorbis may be the most frightening villain Pratchett has ever created, because he is essentially what Vetinari would be if he were actually evil and sadistic.
* SchmuckBait: Very fond of using it. People are noted to be afraid of asking him what he's thinking about in case the answer is "''you''".


* AmbitionIsEvil: Downplayed. His constant effort to kill [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure Galder Weatherwax]] certainly doesn't help, but at the time of ''The Light Fantastic'' it was downright ''expected'' of the wizarding hierarchy for backstabbing and plotting.



* HumanoidAbomination: Being possessed by Things From The Dungeon Dimensions can do that to you. Trymon was no exception.

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* HumanoidAbomination: Being [[spoiler:Being possessed by Things From The Dungeon Dimensions can do that to you. Trymon was no exception.]]



* OneWingedAngel: [[spoiler: Subverted. Despite being possessed by the Things, he still has a frail wizard body]].

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* OneWingedAngel: [[spoiler: Subverted.Subverted / deconstructed. Despite being possessed by the Things, he still has a frail wizard body]].



Villain of ''Discworld/{{Sourcery}}''. A former wizard from Unseen University who decided to use his Sourceror son to destroy the University.

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Villain of ''Discworld/{{Sourcery}}''. A former wizard from Unseen University who decided to use his Sourceror son to destroy the University.University, but then went even further overboard.



* TheDarkSideWillMakeYouForget: He ''starts'' with the redeeming quality of loving his wife, who died shortly before him, and his initial motivation is revenge for her death, which he blames on the Unseen University. Unfortunately, in the ten years between the prologue and the main story, he seems to have forgotten that, and is basically terrorising everybody in range of his wrath out of spite.
* DisproportionateRetribution: Guilty of this on more or less a regular basis. Any defiance from Coin? ElectricTorture. Get thrown out by Unseen University for breaking the rule of "no fathering children"? Murder many of his former colleagues via Coin, take over, terrorise Ankh-Morpork and eventually [[spoiler:destabilise the Disc when reality starts to wear thin]].



* TheLostLenore: His wife, who he did apparently genuinely love, died some time before him.

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* TheLostLenore: His wife, who he did apparently genuinely love, died some at least a short time before him.him. Unfortunately, TheDarkSideWillMakeYouForget.
* MotiveDecay: Thanks to a bad case of TheDarkSideWillMakeYouForget. He starts wanting to get revenge on UU for chucking him out for marrying, then forgets this in the ten year gap between prologue and main story. When he returns via his son, Coin (who he's abused despite Coin being the only reminder of his deceased wife), he turns it into his own dictatorship, takes over Ankh-Morpork and lets the wizards terrorise the now-helpless citizens.



* CombatPragmatist
* CrazyPrepared
* CopKiller

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* CombatPragmatist
CombatPragmatist: Much like Vimes, he won't bother with a straight-up fight.
* CrazyPrepared
CrazyPrepared: Carries at least ''three'' knives.
* CopKillerCopKiller: In the present day, he kills at least three police officers, one of whom was off duty and didn't even realise him. In the past, he murders a few more.



* FauxAffablyEvil

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* FauxAffablyEvilFauxAffablyEvil: The polite and chummy facade is surprisingly convincing, right until he stabs you.



* SerialKiller: He likes killing that's for sure.

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* SerialKiller: He likes killing killing, that's for sure.sure. He graduates from this trope into (indirect) mass-murder by trying to stoke the conflict in Ankh-Morpork.

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