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* AdaptationalEarlyAppearance: In the comics, they only came into contact with Earth years after the Justice League forms. Here, Darkseid and his forces come into conflict while Vandal Savage is UsefulNotes/GenghisKhan.
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* AdaptationalVillainy: Comics' Big Barda long ago made a HeelFaceTurn and became a hero alongside her husband [[ComicBook/MisterMiracle2017 Scott Free]], while here she's still a loyal servant of Darkseid.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Comics' Big Barda long ago made a HeelFaceTurn and became a hero alongside her husband [[ComicBook/MisterMiracle2017 Scott Free]], while here she's still a loyal servant of Darkseid. Her reaction to Superman saving her implies she may eventually be headed for her Turn, however.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Comics' Big Barda long ago made a HeelFaceTurn and became a hero alongside her husband [[ComicBook/MisterMiracle2017 Scott Free]], while here she's still a loyal servant of Darkseid.

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[[WMG:[[center: [- ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'' '''[[Characters/YoungJustice Main Character Index]]'''\\
[[Characters/YoungJusticeTheTeam The Team]] ([[Characters/YoungJusticeTheTeamSeasonOne Season One]], [[Characters/YoungJusticeTheTeamSeasonTwo Season Two]], [[Characters/YoungJusticeTheTeamSeasonThree Season Three]]) | [[Characters/YoungJusticeNightwingsTeam Nightwing's Team]] | [[Characters/YoungJusticeBatmanIncorporated Batman Incorporated]] | [[Characters/YoungJusticeOutsiders Outsiders]] | [[Characters/YoungJusticeJusticeLeague Justice League]] | [[Characters/YoungJusticeOtherHeroes Other Heroes]] | [[Characters/YoungJusticeTheLight The Light]] | [[Characters/YoungJusticeMinionsOfTheLight Minions of the Light]] ([[Characters/YoungJusticeLeagueOfShadows League of Shadows]]) | [[Characters/YoungJusticeTheReach The Reach]] | '''Apokalips''' | [[Characters/YoungJusticeOtherVillains Other Villains]] | [[Characters/YoungJusticeOtherCharacters Other Characters]]]]-]]]


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* ContraltoOfDanger: Barda speaks in a low, harsh voice that fits her aggressive personality.



* EvilSoundsDeep: Barda speaks in a low, harsh voice that fits her aggressive personality.

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[[folder:Mantis]]
!!''Mantis''
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!!!'''Species:''' Bug
!!!'''Voiced by:''' Creator/AndrewKishino

The leader of a hive of Bugs on New Genesis. Tired of living in subservience to the New Gods, whom he feels do nothing but mistreat the Bugs, he starts leading his people to rebel against them.
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* AdaptationalUgliness: In the comics, Mantis looked more human-like to the point that he just resembles a human wearing a supervillain costume. Here he looks more insect-like, and also has multiple arms.
* AdaptationalWimp: In the comics, he's the second most powerful being on Apokolips behind Darkseid, but here Forager is able to take him out without much effort.
* FantasticRacism: He grows very hateful and distrustful towards non-Bugs, especially the New Gods, but also later includes Martians and Earthlings. He also brands Forager as a CategoryTraitor for siding with the human superheroes over his fellow Bugs when they fought, so he exiles Forager under threat of death. Then it turns out that he's actually working for Darkseid just like his comics counterpart.
* InsectoidAliens: Just like Forager and the other Bugs.
* {{Jerkass}}: He's very short-tempered and xenophobic.
* ThirdPersonPerson: Like other Bugs, he refers to himself by his own name instead of using first-person pronouns.


* BigBadDuumvirate: Implied to have been in one with the Light for most of the series, as he's presumably responsible for Desaad and [[spoiler:Godfrey]]'s presence on Earth, and for lending the Light technology from Apokolips that made it possible for them to execute their grander schemes. [[spoiler: It's shown in "Evolution" that he and Vandal Savage made a pact centuries ago to conquer the galaxy together, and once complete, Apokolips and Earth would fight each other in one final, "winner take all" battle.]]

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* BigBadDuumvirate: Implied to have been in one with the Light for most of the series, as he's presumably responsible for Desaad and [[spoiler:Godfrey]]'s presence on Earth, and for lending the Light technology from Apokolips that made it possible for them to execute their grander schemes. [[spoiler: It's shown in "Evolution" that he and Vandal Savage made a pact centuries ago to conquer the galaxy together, and once complete, Apokolips and Earth would fight each other in one final, "winner take all" battle. As soon as he has the Anti-Life Equation within his grasp, however, Darkseid discards this alliance. Savage wastes little time in trying to prevent Darkseid's conquest afterwards.]]
* BigBadEnsemble: [[spoiler:After double-crossing the Light to get his hands on the Anti-Life Equation, Darkseid ends his alliance with them and becomes just as much of a threat to his former allies as he is to the heroes.
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** Even though they're working together, Savage's interactions with Darkseid in "Evolution" show he's clearly wary of Darkseid and he makes an effort to be polite. Savage tasted defeat at his hands once before and knows exactly how dangerous he can be.

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** Even though they're working together, Savage's interactions with Darkseid in "Evolution" show he's clearly wary of Darkseid and he makes an effort to be polite. Savage tasted defeat at his hands once before and knows exactly how dangerous he can be. [[spoiler:The idea of Darkseid getting his hands on the Anti-Life Equation is the first thing to ever truly break Savage's otherwise ironclad composure.]]
* TheEvilsOfFreeWill: Darkseid seeks control over the Anti-Life Equation, which strips others of their free will, rendering them slaves to Darkseid. [[spoiler:Capturing Halo allows him to fulfill this goal.]]



* EvilerThanThou: [[spoiler:Darkseid proves to be a greater threat than the Light on virtually every level, exploiting his erstwhile allies to get his hands on the Anti-Life Equation, then casually discarding their partnership and putting the Equation to use in conquering entire star systems.]]



* GeniusBruiser: Darkseid is a towering mass of muscle with godlike power at his command and the intellect to match. [[spoiler:He proves to be one of the few opponents capable of beating the Light at their own game.]]



* WouldHurtAChild: Darkseid uses abducted Earth metahumans, obtained through child trafficking, to bolster his armies, caring nothing for their lives.



-->Kill the boy, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin and his little dog too.]]

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-->Kill -->'''Desaad''': Kill the boy, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin and his little dog too.]]

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[[folder:Granny Goodness]]
See her tropes on [[Characters/YoungJusticeTheLight the Light page]].
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* SaveTheVillain: While fighting the League, [[KickTheDog Granny]] subjects her, the other Furies, and the Leagers to a test of her AgonyBeam machine, but Superman manages to withhold it long enough to get himself and Barda out of it, much to her surprise.

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!!Apokolips
[[folder:Darkseid]]
!!''ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}''
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!!!'''Species:''' New God
!!!'''Voiced by:''' Michael-Leon Wooley

A New God from Apokolips and an ally to the Light.
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* ActionDad: Darkseid is a GalacticConqueror fully capable of doing his own dirty work, at one point leading an attempted conquest [[spoiler:of Earth]] alongside his sons Kalibak and Grayven.
* BadassInCharge: Dictator of Apokolips and master of a galaxy threatening army, as well as a man to make even Vandal Savage wary of incurring his wrath. [[spoiler:For good reason; "Evolution" showed that the first time they fought, Darkseid easily defeated Savage with a single shot from his Omega Beam.]]
* BaldOfEvil: He has no hair and is for all intents and purposes a literal GodOfEvil.
* BigBadDuumvirate: Implied to have been in one with the Light for most of the series, as he's presumably responsible for Desaad and [[spoiler:Godfrey]]'s presence on Earth, and for lending the Light technology from Apokolips that made it possible for them to execute their grander schemes. [[spoiler: It's shown in "Evolution" that he and Vandal Savage made a pact centuries ago to conquer the galaxy together, and once complete, Apokolips and Earth would fight each other in one final, "winner take all" battle.]]
* DarkIsEvil: Right there in the name. '''Dark'''seid.
* TheDreaded:
** {{Implied|Trope}}. None of the Forever People wanted to speak his name, and Desaad backtracked almost instantly when he claimed that Infinity-Man was his to control, clarifying that Infinity-Man would belong to "my master", as if he were worried that Darkseid could hear him.
** Even though they're working together, Savage's interactions with Darkseid in "Evolution" show he's clearly wary of Darkseid and he makes an effort to be polite. Savage tasted defeat at his hands once before and knows exactly how dangerous he can be.
* EvilOverlord: He's the ruler of Apokolips.
* EvilSoundsDeep: Per tradition, Darkseid's voice is deep as the pits of hell and it belongs to a brutal conqueror who exploits the meta-human trafficking industry to bolster his armies.
* EyeBeams: A flashback in "Evolution" sees Darkseid use his trademark Omega Beam to strike down [[spoiler:Genghis Khan (or, as we know him, Vandal Savage).]]
* FriendlyEnemy: Essentially his relationship with Savage, with emphasis on the "friendly" part. The two conquerors like and respect one another and help each other towards their goals, [[spoiler:all with the understanding that when Earth and Apokolips are the greatest powers in the galaxy, they will have a final battle for their respective world's dominance.]]
* GalacticConqueror: Endemic to the character. The first few minutes of ''Outsiders'' gives us a look at Darkseid's armies laying siege to Rann in an attempt to claim the planet for their master, [[spoiler:and "Evolution" reveals that an attempted invasion of Earth centuries prior is what led to Darkseid's current partnership with Savage, and indirectly, to the events of the entire series.]]
* GreaterScopeVillain: Almost definitely a greater threat than the Light, and stays almost completely off stage during the two seasons. [[spoiler:"Evolution" reveals him to be one for the entire series; it was Darkseid's attempted invasion of Earth that led to Vandal Savage expanding his vision from world domination to ''galactic'' domination, paving the way for the Light and everything that's happened since moment one.]] He's stepping towards a BigBadDuumvirate role in ''Outsiders'', alongside Vandal Savage and the Light.
* LastEpisodeNewCharacter: His only appearance in the series was in the last episode. He would have had more, but the show was cancelled after that. Eventually subverted with the {{uncancell|ed}}ation.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Again, '''Dark'''seid. The similarity of his name to the [[Franchise/StarWars Dark Side of The Force]] doesn't hurt, though he actually predates the series by about 7 years.
* OrcusOnHisThrone: Darkseid's armies do most of the heavy lifting in his crusade for galactic conquest. Darkseid himself is shown taking action only once, in a flashback to [[spoiler:13th century Earth]], a scene which proved that Darkseid certainly has the power to do some serious damage on his own.
* ParentalFavoritism: An exchange between Savage and Kalibak in "Evolution" strongly implies that Darkseid plays favorites with his sons, and that Kalibak certainly isn't one of those favorites.[[note]]In the comics, Darkseid has the most respect for Orion and treats Kalibak like dirt.[[/note]]
* PhysicalGod: He's the "god of tyranny" according to the Forever People, and is usually the strongest threat the League has to face.
* PragmaticVillainy: Darkseid knows when it's better to spare others and allow them a share of his power, than it is to simply kill everything in sight, for there is more to be gained in an alliance of trust over fear. That is precisely how his alliance with Vandal Savage was formed.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: His eyes are glowing red.
* SpeakOfTheDevil: In "Disordered", neither Desaad nor the Forever People were willing to say Darkseid's name. Dreamer's projection of Desaad even described Darkseid as "Unspeakable".
* TheStoic: Darkseid has yet to show even a hint of emotion.
* SuddenlyVoiced: After appearing as TheVoiceless in "Endgame", he has his first speaking role in "Evolution".
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[[folder:Desaad]]
!!''Desaad''
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!!!'''Species:''' New God
!!!'''Voiced by:''' Creator/DeeBradleyBaker

A God Scientist and master torturer.
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* AdaptationalUgliness: While Desaad was never a looker in the comics, this version of the character is grey-skinned and visibly deformed, whereas his original incarnation was much more normal looking.
* AndYourLittleDogToo: Said nearly word for word.
-->Kill the boy, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin and his little dog too.]]
* BodyHorror: Is much more visibly malformed than other incarnations, with his skin actually hanging loosely in many places.
* ColdBloodedTorture: Per Desaad's proclivities, Infinity-Man's beatdown of Superboy quickly descends into this.
* GodOfEvil: Referred to as one of the "gods of Anti-Life, slavery and degradation" of Apokolips by the Forever People.
* InTheHood: As per usual, Desaad rocks an Emperor Palpatine-esque look, wearing a dark cloak with the hood always up.
* KnowWhenToFoldEm: After his control over Infinity-Man is broken, Desaad wisely heads back to Apokolips.
* MadScientist: Described as a "God Scientist", and his sadistic tendencies prove the "mad" part quite well.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: His name comes from Marquis de Sade (whose name inspired the word "sadism").
* NebulousCriminalConspiracy: Supplies Apokoliptian and stolen New Genesis tech to Intergang, and implicitly, to The Light as well.
* PsychopathicManchild: If his VillainousBreakdown is of any indication, he reacts to loss by throwing a tantrum.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: A sadistic GodOfEvil with red eyes.
* {{Sadist}}: By his own admission, Desaad is not one to finish things quickly. His Father Box mirrors this; after it takes control of Infinity-Man, he proceeds to prolong the beating of Superboy and Wolf for Desaad's amusement.
* SoftSpokenSadist: Desaad rarely raises his voice above a cold, creepy whisper.
* SoreLoser: When Superboy and sphere turns the tables on him, his response is to flee and hurl a grenade that does massive damage while screaming "ALL SHALL SUFFER!!!!!! ALL SHALL SUFFER!!!!!"
* TortureTechnician: Described by the Forever People as a master torturer, although his skills don't get a full display in his first appearance.
* VillainousBreakdown: He resorts to a spiteful temper tantrum after Superboy and Sphere start winning against him.
* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: When he takes over Infinity Man and turns him against Superboy, Mannheim asks him why the BrainwashedAndCrazy Infinity Man was [[ColdBloodedTorture taking his sweet time]]; his answer boils down to ForTheEvulz.
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[[folder:G. Gordon Godfrey / Glorious Godfrey]]
!!''G. Gordon Godfrey / Glorious Godfrey''
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!!!'''Species:''' New God
!!!'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TimCurry (''Invasion''), Creator/JamesArnoldTaylor (''Outsiders'')

A GBS pundit, the host of The G. Gordon Godfrey Show, and an associate of Darkseid, widely known for his stance against the Justice League and its alien members.
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* AlliterativeName:
** '''G'''. '''G'''ordon '''G'''odfrey.
** '''G'''lorious '''G'''odfrey.
* CatchPhrase: Seems to say "I know what you're thinking: Ol' G. Gordon's..." a lot.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: For a fear-mongering, mud-slinging, talk show host, he shows a lot of journalistic and personal integrity when he chews out the Ambassador for his outright lies. Later it's proved to be a subversion. Exposing the Reach was all part of the plan; Darkseid's plan.
* FantasticRacism: Really doesn't like aliens.
** He gives a pass to the Reach, claiming they introduced themselves to the world the right way, and even cameos in an in-universe ad for The Reach's soft drink. However, he turns on them in "The Hunt" after the revelation that they were hiding an entire battle fleet under the ocean, calling the Ambassador out on live television.
** In "Endgame" he's seen on Apokolips, confirming he ''is'' an alien, the New God Glorious Godfrey, who, in the comics, specializes in controlling media and manipulating populations.
* HateSink: From giving the Justice League bad publicity to the annoying voice and being a huge Jerkass, there's not much to like. Hell, his one moment of awesome turns out to be part of Darkseid's plan.
* {{Jerkass}}: An unlikable man who constantly bashes superheroes.
* JerkassHasAPoint: He makes very convincing and accurate points, albeit in the form of xenophobic, condescending rants. Given what is and isn't publicly known, this is even worse in-universe, where he is gaining credibility. All part of the plan.
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* LargeHam: Befitting an AttentionWhore, PropagandaMachine, TV personality, and a character portrayed by Creator/TimCurry and Creator/JamesArnoldTaylor; Godfrey rarely leaves the scenery unthawed.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: There are clear parallels between him and several real-life controversial pundits. His name is structured like G. Gordon Liddy, Curry's distinctive accent might be a reference to the "transatlantic" William F. Buckley, and his "Bonehead of the Week" segment is a clear reference to Bill O. Reilly's "''Pinhead'' of the Week".
* ObviouslyEvil: He's a gossipy StrawmanNewsMedia host and grade-A prick. No surprise that he'd turn out to be evil. On a more meta level, comics fans who recognize his name will instantly know that he's up to no good.
* OpinionFlipflop: Justified, as Godfrey doesn't actually believe a word he says; he's just stirring up dissent to play to Darkseid's agenda.
** He heartily endorses Secretary Tseng's decision to trust the Reach, then calls for the man's resignation and blames him exclusively after the Reach show their true colors.
** For that matter, his show always seems to have an anti-JLA stance but his reasons for it vary heavily. They're too chummy with aliens? They're not chummy enough with the Reach? They keep secrets? They don't address real-world problems?
%%* PhysicalGod: He's actually Glorious Godfrey, a New God and Darkseid's chief propagandist.
* PragmaticVillainy: Though his job is to discredit the heroes, he knows when and where to pick his battles. He deliberately undercuts Lex in a PR fight with the Outsiders because Lex had been outplayed and Godfrey knew it was unsalvageable, convincing Lex to take a different tack after the show.
* PropagandaMachine: Of the negative kind towards the Justice League. And then to the Reach.
* RightHandVersusLeftHand: Gets particularly heated in his interview with Granny Goodness, even though they presumably work for the same guy. This could be infighting within the ranks or just part of a grander plan; only time can tell.
* StrawmanNewsMedia: As a heavily biased TalkShow host.
* ThirdPersonPerson: Not all the time, but he does refer to himself as "G. Gordon" or "ol' G. Gordon" quite a bit.
* TrrrillingRrrs: A Tim Curry trademark; Godfrey positively revels in drawing out his r's.
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: He's a gossipy talk show host and grade-A prick, but he seems to have a popular show and good publicity. It's eventually revealed that he's from Apokolips; implicitly, this is all according to Darkseid's plan. Even ''Superboy'' watches the show, despite his better judgment.[[note]]In the comics, Godfrey had literally superhuman charisma; that could be at work here.[[/note]]
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[[folder:Kalibak]]
!!''Kalibak''
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!!!'''Species:''' New God
!!!'''Voiced by:''' Creator/DeeBradleyBaker

One of Darkseid's sons and a commander in his father's army.
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* BerserkButton: Kalibak does ''not'' enjoy being reminded that he's not his father's favorite.
* DaddyIssues: Explicitly called out on them by Olympia Savage after Vandal Savage presses Kalibak's BerserkButton.
-->'''Olympia''': Kalibak has daddy issues.
* GutturalGrowler: Kalibak has a distinct, growling tone.
* {{Jerkass}}: Upon arriving to back Savage up, Kalibak's first words to his erstwhile ally are to mock him about [[spoiler:the defeat Savage suffered at Darkseid's hands 800 years prior.]]
* TheUnFavorite: Judging from his response to Savage's sarcastic remark about being Darkseid's "favorite son", Kalibak is well aware that he's not his father's pride and joy.
* WellDoneSonGuy: Despite being aware that he isn't Darkseid's favored son (and more than a little touchy about it), Kalibak is eager to prove that he is the only son that Darkseid needs.
* WouldHurtAChild: Uses a metahuman youth as a suicide bomber against [[spoiler:Starro's]] armada.

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[[folder:Big Barda]]
!!''Big Barda''
!!!'''Species:''' New God
!!!'''Voiced by:''' Creator/GreyDeLisle

Leader of the Furies, a group of Apokoliptan warriors who serve Granny Goodness.
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* AbusiveParents: Barda is implied to have been raised by Granny Goodness, who continues to treat the warrior as an unruly child to be "[[ElectricTorture disciplined]]" if she displeases Granny.
* BloodKnight: Barda is very enthusiastic about battling the Justice League, even deliberately leading them to Granny's base in the hopes of taking them on. When the time to fight arrives, she gleefully rallies the other Furies to fight in the names of Granny and Darkseid.
* DidntThinkThisThrough: In her haste to do battle with the Justice League, Barda never cleared her plan for luring them with Granny. Barda ends up getting a bout of ElectricTorture for her trouble.
* TheDragon: Granny Goodness's right-hand woman and commander of the Furies.
* EvilSoundsDeep: Barda speaks in a low, harsh voice that fits her aggressive personality.

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