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* In ''VideoGame/AsurasWrath'', Asura becomes this by the end of the game, "Asura the Destructor". He's gigantic enough to crush planets.

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* In ''VideoGame/AsurasWrath'', Asura becomes this by the end of the game, "Asura the Destructor". He's gigantic enough to crush planets.planets and blast stars to nothing. He's also the rare example of a completely ''benevolent'' destroyer god, [[spoiler:which serves him up as a nice contrast to [[TheMaker Chakravartin]], who despite his title is very much GodIsEvil.]]


* In Literature/TheBible, {{God}} is both the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, which basically means he's both TheMaker ''and'' this.

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* In Literature/TheBible, {{God}} is both the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, which basically means he's both TheMaker ''and'' this. Then again, as a monotheistic deity, he kinda already fills any and all godly roles by default.


* Among ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'''s pantheon of the Twelve is Rhalgr the Destroyer, breaker of worlds, who is the patron deity of the [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy proud warrior nation]] of Ala Mhigo.

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* Among ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'''s pantheon of the Twelve is Rhalgr the Destroyer, breaker of worlds, who is the patron deity of the [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy proud warrior nation]] of Ala Mhigo.


* Among ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'''s pantheon of the Twelve is Rhalgr, the Destroyer, breaker of worlds, who is the patron deity of the [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy proud warrior nation]] of Ala Mhigo.

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* Among ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'''s pantheon of the Twelve is Rhalgr, Rhalgr the Destroyer, breaker of worlds, who is the patron deity of the [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy proud warrior nation]] of Ala Mhigo.

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* Among ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'''s pantheon of the Twelve is Rhalgr, the Destroyer, breaker of worlds, who is the patron deity of the [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy proud warrior nation]] of Ala Mhigo.


* The ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' setting has Garagos, the Netherese WarGod before that {{Magocracy}} fell and now the god of pure, savage bloodlust. He is actually actively ''opposed'' by the main pantheon's other {{War God}}s Tempus, Valkur, and the Red Knight, who all feel that war is only worthwhile when there is peace to follow it.

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* The ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' setting has Garagos, ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'':
** Garagos is the god of the destructive aspects of warfare and pure, savage bloodlust, formerly
the Netherese WarGod before that {{Magocracy}} fell and now the god he was forced to reinvent himself after losing some of pure, savage bloodlust. his portfolios. He is actually actively ''opposed'' by the main pantheon's other {{War God}}s Tempus, Valkur, and the Red Knight, who all feel that war is only worthwhile when there is peace to follow it.it.
** Talos in the god of destruction through natural disasters, mostly associated with thunder and lightning but also capable of creating and controlling forest fires, earthquakes, volcanoes and cyclones.


* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCentralFiction'' reveals that [[spoiler: [[CardCarryingVillain Yuuki Terumi]] is this... when he's wearing Hakumen's armor. His body, the armor, became a dormant shell free of evil which would later be occupied by Jin Kisaragi, becoming Hakumen. His will, or mind, became the entity that would later be known as Yuuki Terumi. When mind and body reunite, [[BigBad Susanoo-no-Mikoto]] is reborn. His personality changes completely, becoming a ruthless killing machine that seeks to destroy everything in sight. He hates humans because they are creations of his sister Amaterasu, who he also hates with a burning passion. Destroying what Amaterasu creates is the only thing that gives his existence meaning, as well as sustains his life.]]

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* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCentralFiction'' reveals that [[spoiler: [[CardCarryingVillain Yuuki Terumi]] is this... when he's wearing Hakumen's armor. His body, the armor, became a dormant shell free of evil which would later be occupied by Jin Kisaragi, becoming Hakumen. His will, or mind, became the entity that would later be known as Yuuki Terumi. When mind and body reunite, [[BigBad [[GodOfEvil Susanoo-no-Mikoto]] is reborn. His personality changes completely, becoming a ruthless killing machine that seeks to destroy everything in sight. He hates humans because they are creations of his sister Amaterasu, who he also hates with a burning passion. Destroying what Amaterasu creates is the only thing that gives his existence meaning, as well as sustains his life.]]


* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCentralFiction'' reveals that [[spoiler: Yuuki Terumi, the BigBad of the series, is this... when he's wearing Hakumen's armor. His body, the armor, became a dormant shell free of evil which would later be occupied by Jin Kisaragi, becoming Hakumen. His will, or mind, became the entity that would later be known as Yuuki Terumi. When mind and body reunite, Takehaya Susanoo is reborn. His personality changes completely, becoming a ruthless killing machine that seeks to destroy everything in sight. He hates humans because they are creations of his sister Amaterasu, who he also hates with a burning passion. Destroying what Amaterasu creates is the only thing that gives his existence meaning, as well as sustains his life.]]

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* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCentralFiction'' reveals that [[spoiler: [[CardCarryingVillain Yuuki Terumi, the BigBad of the series, Terumi]] is this... when he's wearing Hakumen's armor. His body, the armor, became a dormant shell free of evil which would later be occupied by Jin Kisaragi, becoming Hakumen. His will, or mind, became the entity that would later be known as Yuuki Terumi. When mind and body reunite, Takehaya Susanoo [[BigBad Susanoo-no-Mikoto]] is reborn. His personality changes completely, becoming a ruthless killing machine that seeks to destroy everything in sight. He hates humans because they are creations of his sister Amaterasu, who he also hates with a burning passion. Destroying what Amaterasu creates is the only thing that gives his existence meaning, as well as sustains his life.]]


Contrast TheMaker (if the maker happens to be {{God}}, the destroyer deity is likely to be TheAntiGod), though some gods may be enough of a multitasker that they ''combine'' both the creator and destroyer god roles. Compare HorsemenOfTheApocalypse, BeastOfTheApocalypse and WarGod. See also ApocalypseMaiden, where it's some average mortal (of either gender). They can intersect if the mortal is an AngelUnaware.

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Contrast TheMaker (if the maker happens to be {{God}}, the destroyer deity is likely to be TheAntiGod), though some gods may be enough of a multitasker that they ''combine'' both the creator and destroyer god roles. Compare HorsemenOfTheApocalypse, BeastOfTheApocalypse and WarGod. See also ApocalypseMaiden, where it's some average mortal (of either gender). They can intersect if the mortal is an AngelUnaware.
AngelUnaware or an AmnesiacGod.


* [[spoiler:With her Heart stolen by Maui, along with all of her powers of creation along with it]], [[spoiler:[[TheMaker Te Fiti]]]] from ''Disney/{{Moana}}'' is transformed into Te Kā, a massive demon of Earth and Fire that acts as a mindless force of destruction, lobbing lava at all who go near her.

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* [[spoiler:With her Heart stolen by Maui, along with all of her powers of creation along with it]], [[spoiler:[[TheMaker Te Fiti]]]] from ''Disney/{{Moana}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Moana}}'' is transformed into Te Kā, a massive demon of Earth and Fire that acts as a mindless force of destruction, lobbing lava at all who go near her.


** The novel ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'' reveals that Death has a ''special'' room for the lifetimers belonging to ''very'' important personages. There is a very large one with a world-turtle engraved on it, carrying on its shoulders four elephants, which in turn support the entire Discworld. The implication here is that when the day comes for the last of its sand to run through, Death will square his shoulders, lift his scythe, and rise to the task... ''Discworld/SoulMusic'' explores this further; it's Death's job to one day play the anti-chord that will end everything, using a pick made from the very tip of his scythe.
** ''Discworld/ReaperMan'' goes even further with Azrael, the Death of Universes, who is so vast that nebulae are but twinkles in his eye, and his single word takes up a two-page spread on the text.

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** The novel ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'' ''Literature/{{Hogfather}}'' reveals that Death has a ''special'' room for the lifetimers belonging to ''very'' important personages. There is a very large one with a world-turtle engraved on it, carrying on its shoulders four elephants, which in turn support the entire Discworld. The implication here is that when the day comes for the last of its sand to run through, Death will square his shoulders, lift his scythe, and rise to the task... ''Discworld/SoulMusic'' ''Literature/SoulMusic'' explores this further; it's Death's job to one day play the anti-chord that will end everything, using a pick made from the very tip of his scythe.
** ''Discworld/ReaperMan'' ''Literature/ReaperMan'' goes even further with Azrael, the Death of Universes, who is so vast that nebulae are but twinkles in his eye, and his single word takes up a two-page spread on the text.


* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
** There are many grim reapers who take souls. However, Death himself is one of the Four HorsemenOfTheApocalypse, and says that it's his job to [[BeyondTheImpossible reap God himself]]. [[spoiler:Though it might not necessarily be him personally, since it turns out that being Death is a GodJob and he gets replaced by one of his Reapers, Billy, after Dean kills Death first.]]
** A more literal example is The Darkness, aka God's "sister" Amara. They're both primordial entities, but she embodies Chaos and Destruction and tries to unmake reality by [[RealityBreakingParadox killing God]].

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
** There are many grim reapers who take souls. However, Death himself is one of
''Series/AshVsEvilDead'': In the Four HorsemenOfTheApocalypse, and says that it's his job series climax, the Dark Ones summon Kandar the Destroyer, a skyscraper-sized demon whose only purpose is to [[BeyondTheImpossible reap God himself]]. [[spoiler:Though it might not necessarily be him personally, since it turns out that being Death is a GodJob and he gets replaced by one of his Reapers, Billy, after Dean kills Death first.]]
** A more literal example is The Darkness, aka God's "sister" Amara. They're both primordial entities, but she embodies Chaos and Destruction and tries to unmake reality by [[RealityBreakingParadox killing God]].
bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.



* ''Series/AshVsEvilDead'': In the series climax, the Dark Ones summon Kandar the Destroyer, a skyscraper-sized demon whose only purpose is to bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.

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* ''Series/AshVsEvilDead'': ''Series/StarTrekPicard'': In Romulan mythology, the series climax, the Dark Ones summon Kandar the Destroyer, a skyscraper-sized demon whose only purpose is to female twin ''khalagu'' ("demons") that bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.Ganmadan ("[[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt the Day of Annihilation]]") are Seb-Natan ("the Foreteller") and Seb-Cheneb ("the Destroyer").
* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
** There are many grim reapers who take souls. However, Death himself is one of the Four HorsemenOfTheApocalypse, and says that it's his job to [[BeyondTheImpossible reap God himself]]. [[spoiler:Though it might not necessarily be him personally, since it turns out that being Death is a GodJob and he gets replaced by one of his Reapers, Billy, after Dean kills Death first.]]
** A more literal example is The Darkness, aka God's "sister" Amara. They're both primordial entities, but she embodies Chaos and Destruction and tries to unmake reality by [[RealityBreakingParadox killing God]].

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* ''VideoGame/BlazBlueCentralFiction'' reveals that [[spoiler: Yuuki Terumi, the BigBad of the series, is this... when he's wearing Hakumen's armor. His body, the armor, became a dormant shell free of evil which would later be occupied by Jin Kisaragi, becoming Hakumen. His will, or mind, became the entity that would later be known as Yuuki Terumi. When mind and body reunite, Takehaya Susanoo is reborn. His personality changes completely, becoming a ruthless killing machine that seeks to destroy everything in sight. He hates humans because they are creations of his sister Amaterasu, who he also hates with a burning passion. Destroying what Amaterasu creates is the only thing that gives his existence meaning, as well as sustains his life.]]


* Plagg from ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'' is the AnthropomorphicPersonification of Destruction and [[Characters/MiraculousLadybugKwamis kwami]] of the Cat Miraculous. While rude and aloof, Plagg, [[AlwaysLawfulGood like the other kwamis]], is predominantly a force for good, [[BadPowersGoodPeople imbuing wielders of his miraculous with the power of destruction to make them into heroes]]. This also seems to work as a much-needed PowerLimiter; In a hero's hands, Plagg's power can destroy a single target on contact. In Plagg's, it's a wave of mass destruction that can damage nearby buildings by accident and supposedly [[BeenThereShapedHistory killed off the dinosaurs]].

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* Plagg from ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'' is the AnthropomorphicPersonification of Destruction and [[Characters/MiraculousLadybugKwamis kwami]] of the Cat Miraculous. While rude and aloof, Plagg, [[AlwaysLawfulGood like the other kwamis]], is predominantly a force for good, [[BadPowersGoodPeople imbuing wielders of his miraculous with the power of destruction to make them into heroes]]. This also seems to work as a much-needed PowerLimiter; In a hero's hands, Plagg's power can destroy a single target on contact. In Plagg's, Plagg's case, it's a wave of mass destruction that can damage nearby buildings by accident and supposedly [[BeenThereShapedHistory killed off the dinosaurs]].

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* ''ComicBook/DonnyCatesVenom'': Knull, a primordial god of darkness older than the universe itself, created the symbiotes in order to wipe out all life and return the cosmos to the void. His first creation -- All-Black -- is so powerful that even a mere mortal like Gorr is able to cleave planets to pieces and extinguish stars.

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