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* Mantorok of ''VideoGame/EternalDarkness'' is a force of chaos, but considering that its enemies are the Ancients who [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt want to destroy human civilization]], it's something of a NecessaryEvil for you to rely on its magick provided by the ''Tome of Eternal Darkness''. [[spoiler:Then again, depending on what its plans are once all three Ancients are destroyed, it might play the trope straight after all.]]

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* Mantorok of ''VideoGame/EternalDarkness'' is a force of chaos, but considering that its enemies are the Ancients who [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt want to destroy human civilization]], it's something of a NecessaryEvil [[NecessarilyEvil necessary evil]] for you to rely on its magick provided by the ''Tome of Eternal Darkness''. [[spoiler:Then again, depending on what its plans are once all three Ancients are destroyed, it might play the trope straight after all.]]


* Morgoth from Literature/TolkiensLegendarium caused all evil in Arda by introducing chaos and discord into the Music of the World. That being said, Aule also introduced things into the world that were not in accordance with the will of Eru, and did not become evil [[note]] Because when he was called out on it, he reacted with contrition and sorrow instead of resentment [[/note]], while Sauron was Morgoth's chief disciple but sought Order instead of Chaos. Anything can be corrupted in this cosmology, but nothing is ''made'' evil.



* OlderThanFeudalism: Myth/ClassicalMythology features Eris, the malevolent goddess and personification of chaos, strife and discord. Her Roman name, Discordia, reflects on this.

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* OlderThanFeudalism: Myth/ClassicalMythology features Eris, the malevolent goddess and personification of chaos, strife and discord. In her case strife and discord mean simply conflict and violence between people. Her Roman name, Discordia, reflects on this.



* As one would expect from Chaos itself when he appears and comes calling in ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'' he zigzags instead of going all the way with evil and ultimately [[spoiler: ditches it]]. While his total lack of order can be occasionally harmful and scary to mortal beings, he just won't be anything consistent enough to play the heavy role.

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* As one would expect from Chaos itself when he appears and comes calling in ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'' he zigzags instead of going all the way with evil and ultimately [[spoiler: ditches scraps it]]. While his total lack of order can be occasionally harmful and scary to mortal beings, he is just won't not willing to be anything consistent enough to play the heavy role.


* ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' has ComicBook/TheJoker, who gives a speech about being an "agent of chaos". His idea of chaos of course, seems to be very specific and limited however: he wishes destroy all belief in morality and have everyone embrace the depraved monster that (he thinks) hides inside them. The crumbling of society that the lack of any pretext of empathy would surely lead to is merely an acceptable after-effect, the really important thing for him is that everyone becomes openly amoral.

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* ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' has ComicBook/TheJoker, who gives a speech about being an "agent of chaos". His idea definition of chaos of course, chaos, seems to be very a little too specific and limited however: he wishes to destroy every and all belief in morality and have everyone embrace the depraved monster that (he thinks) claims) hides inside them. He is MUCH more about evil and the only order that he truly fights is one of ideals and of enforcing behavioral rules. The crumbling of society that the such a lack of any pretext of empathy would surely lead to is merely an acceptable after-effect, the really important thing his true endgame is for him is that everyone becomes to become as openly amoral.amoral as he is.


* ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' has ComicBook/TheJoker, who gives a speech about being an "agent of chaos".

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* ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' has ComicBook/TheJoker, who gives a speech about being an "agent of chaos". His idea of chaos of course, seems to be very specific and limited however: he wishes destroy all belief in morality and have everyone embrace the depraved monster that (he thinks) hides inside them. The crumbling of society that the lack of any pretext of empathy would surely lead to is merely an acceptable after-effect, the really important thing for him is that everyone becomes openly amoral.


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* As one would expect from Chaos itself when he appears and comes calling in ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'' he zigzags instead of going all the way with evil and ultimately [[spoiler: ditches it]]. While his total lack of order can be occasionally harmful and scary to mortal beings, he just won't be anything consistent enough to play the heavy role.

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* Invoked in ''WebComic/TheFourth.'' Since the Royal Family of Idoneau was given their authority by the gods, any sort of violation of their laws, no matter how slight, is evil as that's indirectly defying the will of said gods, leading to Lord skärva's minions [[PokeThePoodle standing on grass and loitering because there's signs saying not to]].

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* Similarly to ''ADOM'' and ''Warhammer[=/=]40K,'' the primary antagonists of ''VideoGame/ForTheKing'' are chaos cultists. Chaos events cause the enemy to gain a 5% increase in HP, up to a maximum of +15%, among other things. However, chaos doesn't corrupt the player characters.


* ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius:'' The goddess of chaos has been imprisoned in Lehran's medallion for centuries, and if she breaks loose, it it prophesied that the world will be destroyed. [[spoiler:Subverted, it turns out that the goddess of chaos actually is rather friendly, while the opposing goddess of order is a WellIntentionedExtremist KnightTemplar.]]
** That being said, [[spoiler: Yune was responsible for a great disaster in the distant past, causing her to be sealed, and possession of her medallion does cause certain individuals to go mad. However, Ashera without Yune is cold, distant, and wishes to create a world of perfect order by turning everyone to stone. Yune without Ashera is inquisitive, impulsive, and lacks foresight to what damage her actions may cause. Only together, with Order and Chaos in balance, can Ashunera truly act as the guiding force of Tellius.]]

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* ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius:'' ''VideoGame/FireEmblemRadiantDawn:'' The goddess of chaos has been imprisoned in Lehran's medallion for centuries, and if she breaks loose, it it prophesied that the world will be destroyed. [[spoiler:Subverted, it turns out that the goddess of chaos actually is rather friendly, while the opposing goddess of order is a WellIntentionedExtremist KnightTemplar.]]
** That being said, [[spoiler: Yune [[spoiler:Yune was responsible for a great disaster in the distant past, causing her to be sealed, and possession of her medallion does cause certain individuals to go mad. However, Ashera without Yune is cold, distant, and wishes to create a world of perfect order by turning everyone to stone. Yune without Ashera is inquisitive, impulsive, and lacks foresight to what damage her actions may cause. Only together, with Order and Chaos in balance, can Ashunera truly act as the guiding force of Tellius.]]

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* Morgoth from Literature/TolkiensLegendarium caused all evil in Arda by introducing chaos and discord into the Music of the World. That being said, Aule also introduced things into the world that were not in accordance with the will of Eru, and did not become evil [[note]] Because when he was called out on it, he reacted with contrition and sorrow instead of resentment [[/note]], while Sauron was Morgoth's chief disciple but sought Order instead of Chaos. Anything can be corrupted in this cosmology, but nothing is ''made'' evil.


** The god Set is a bit of a deconstruction. While Apophis represents PrimordialChaos and is inimical to all life (maybe even all existence), Set is mostly portrayed as merely disruptive. Although Egyptians didn't much ''like'' him, he still had an important role in the grand scheme of things, defending Ra from Apophis on his journey through the night.

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** The god Set is a bit of a deconstruction.subversion. While Apophis represents PrimordialChaos and is inimical to all life (maybe even all existence), Set is mostly portrayed as merely disruptive. Although Egyptians didn't much ''like'' him, he still had an important role in the grand scheme of things, defending Ra from Apophis on his journey through the night.


* [[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel]]'s toy tie-in comic ''The Saga of Crystar the Crystal Warrior'' had a typical Order-Versus-Chaos dynamic, with the hero fighting for order and his villainous brother Moltar for chaos. Subverted: a distinction is drawn between Moltar's "Chaos-as-means-to-an-end" and the "Chaos-for-its-own-sake" of [[EvilChancellor Zardeth]], or [[PredecessorVillain the Demon Lord]]. Moltar brings chaos, but reluctantly and only because of his feud with his brother, and he does mostly respect the edicts of his uncle (who personifies Balance).



* On ''Series/GetSmart'' the bad guys are KAOS,
** Also, the good guys are CONTROL... a synonym for law.

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* On ''Series/GetSmart'' the bad guys are KAOS,
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KAOS, while the good guys are CONTROL... a synonym for law.


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** The god Set is a bit of a deconstruction. While Apophis represents PrimordialChaos and is inimical to all life (maybe even all existence), Set is mostly portrayed as merely disruptive. Although Egyptians didn't much ''like'' him, he still had an important role in the grand scheme of things, defending Ra from Apophis on his journey through the night.


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** Seemingly fully turned on its head by Book 4, when the main villain is a force for tyrannical and oppressive order, and the main characters turn to chaos as a means to defeat her [[spoiler: by, among other things, getting aid from the aforementioned leader of the Red Lotus]]. What's Book 4 called? ''Balance''.


* The world of ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' considers Evil and Chaos to be the same thing, to the extent that the Tricksters, who is ''D&D'' terms would definitely be Chaotic Neutral, ''can't'' be considered chaotic ''because'' they're neutral. This is despite the rigid hierarchy of DemonLordsAndArchdevils -- Chaos is, by definition, not required to be consistent.

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* The world of ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' considers Evil and Chaos to be the same thing, to the extent that the Tricksters, who is in ''D&D'' terms would definitely be Chaotic Neutral, ''can't'' be considered chaotic ''because'' they're neutral. This is despite the rigid hierarchy of DemonLordsAndArchdevils -- Chaos is, by definition, not required to be consistent.


* The world of ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' considers Evil and Chaos to be the same thing, to the extent that the Tricksters, who is ''D&D'' terms would definitely be Chaotic Neutral, ''can't'' be considered chaotic ''because'' they're neutral. This is despite the rigid hierarchy of DemonLordsAndArchDevils -- Chaos is, by definition, not required to be consistent.

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* The world of ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' considers Evil and Chaos to be the same thing, to the extent that the Tricksters, who is ''D&D'' terms would definitely be Chaotic Neutral, ''can't'' be considered chaotic ''because'' they're neutral. This is despite the rigid hierarchy of DemonLordsAndArchDevils DemonLordsAndArchdevils -- Chaos is, by definition, not required to be consistent.


* The world of ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' considers Evil and Chaos to be the same thing, to the extent that the Tricksters, who is ''D&D'' terms would definitely be Chaotic Neutral, ''can't'' be considered chaotic ''because'' they're neutral. This is despite the rigid hierarchy of DemonLordsAndArchDevils -- Chaos is, by definition, not required to be consistent.



* This is the fundamental underpinning of the Harmonium faction in ''TabletopGame/{{Planescape}}'', who believe that peace and order are both the most worthy goals in the multiverse and completely synonymous with each other. In reality, though, they're probably best known for serving as a picture-perfect example of the inversion - OrderIsNotGOod - thanks to their combining LawfulStupid and WellIntentionedExtremist activities.

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* ** This is the fundamental underpinning of the Harmonium faction in ''TabletopGame/{{Planescape}}'', who believe that peace and order are both the most worthy goals in the multiverse and completely synonymous with each other. In reality, though, they're probably best known for serving as a picture-perfect example of the inversion - OrderIsNotGOod OrderIsNotGood - thanks to their combining LawfulStupid and WellIntentionedExtremist activities.


* The BigBad of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyI'' is called Chaos. {{Legacy Character}}s throughout the series may take the name, and with the exception of [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Vincent Valentine]], they are always villains; even then though, Vincent's Chaos form is stated to be an evil being in a KnightTemplar sort of way, Vincent is just strong enough to assert control over it.

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The BigBad of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyI'' is called Chaos. {{Legacy Character}}s throughout the series may take the name, and with the exception of [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Vincent Valentine]], they are always villains; even then though, Vincent's Chaos form is stated to be an evil being in a KnightTemplar sort of way, Vincent is just strong enough to assert control over it.


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** The [[BigBad Ascians]] in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'' are forces of darkness that revel in spreading chaos and destruction everywhere by manipulating people and empires. By inciting chaos in everyone (wars, using forbidden powers, etc), the Ascians can trigger a calamity that will bring their dark god, Zodiark, one step closer to being resurrected. The [[PlayerCharacter Warrior of Light]] and their Scion companions fight for the side of light to drive out the darkness as well as the chaos it brings.


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* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosUltimate'' has [[spoiler: Dharkon, an EldritchAbomination who's the Embodiment of Chaos and [[DarkIsEvil Darkness]]. While his counterpart [[LightIsNotGood Galeem]] wants to establish order by remaking the world [[InTheirOwnImage in his own image]], Dharkon's goal is simply wanting to destroy ''[[OmnicidalManiac everything]]''. [[TheBadGuyWins He even manages to pull it off in his bad ending]].]]

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