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* In the backstory of the ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'' series, the Guardians of Tirisfal were an order of these. Each Guardian was a powerful mage who, upon growing old, transferred all their magic to their successor. Things go downhill when Medivh, the last one, gets possessed by the demon they were supposed to fight.

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In the backstory of the ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'' series, the Guardians of Tirisfal were an order of these. Each Guardian was a powerful mage who, upon growing old, transferred all their magic to their successor. Things go downhill when Medivh, the last one, gets possessed by the demon they were supposed to fight.fight.
** ''VideoGame/WarcraftIII'': The {{Demon Lord|sAndArchdevils}}-esque Eredar general Archimonde singlehandedly destroys the city of Dalaran in seconds by raising a RealityChangingMiniature out of dust, then scattering it. Overlaps with CutscenePowerToTheMax; when he shows up in-game, he sticks to smaller-scale attacks.



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* In the evil ending of ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights2'' expansion ''Mask of the Betrayer'', you become one of the most extreme examples of this in fiction. [[spoiler:You gain full control of the Spirit-Eater Curse and wage a one-man crusade against the entire plane, devouring anyone and anything that stands in your way or ever wronged you. Eventually the gods of the realm banded together to stop you. No one exactly sure how that ended up, but what's sure is that there are ''[[KillTheGod less gods than before]]'' and you are nowhere to be seen, although it's implied that the gods only manage to drive you away rather than kill you.]]


* ''VideoGame/ArcTheLad'' gives us Choko, and [[spoiler:The BigBad: he was a normal human who ''willingly'' turned himself into an EldritchAbomination and nearly destroyed the biosphere more than once]].

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* ''VideoGame/ArcTheLad'' gives us a few. Arc, [[TheChosenOne chosen summoner of magical spirits]]; Gogen, [[TheArchmage the master of magic]] of the PrecursorHeroes, Elc, [[PlayingWithFire the last Pyrenian]], Choko, [[DefectorFromDecadence the ultimate monster turned to good]], and [[spoiler:The BigBad: he was a normal human who ''willingly'' turned himself into an EldritchAbomination and EldritchAbomination]]. The former four can each wipe out a village with ease, while the fifth [[spoiler: nearly destroyed the entire biosphere more than once]].when he was released]].


* ''VideoGame/GodOfWarSeries'' has Kratos. UnstoppableRage given form. He gave OneManArmy a new meaning by becoming a one-man ''armageddon''. If anything from Greek myth was left alive by the end of ''VideoGame/GodOfWarIII'', it's because ''he hadn't killed it yet''.

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* ''VideoGame/GodOfWarSeries'' ''VideoGame/GodOfWar'' has Kratos. UnstoppableRage given form. He gave OneManArmy a new meaning by becoming a one-man ''armageddon''. If anything from Greek myth was left alive by the end of ''VideoGame/GodOfWarIII'', it's because ''he hadn't killed it yet''.


* ''Videogame/Doom2016'': The Doom Slayer himself likely qualifies. Presented as-is, without the backstory, he's already someone who can and will personally kill thousands of demons, one by one, even if he has to do it with his bare damn hands (and he ''can''). He's someone that recovers and strengthens with every demon he has killed, has more than enough strength to kill a HumanoidAbomination of a zombie with one hand while naked, too agile for most demons to even touch and skilled enough with any weapon that he can outperform entire armies. In ''Videogame/DoomEternal'' the Phobos Base even has a dedicated PA announcement for all personnel to clear the area if "The Slayer has entered the facility". [[spoiler:With the story taken into account, he ''definitely'' qualifies; his killcount is in the tens of millions at ''least'', he's been rampaging for millennia without stopping, and even without his armor he confronted a gigantic demon the size of a city and ''won'', leaving its corpse there to revisit when he's back in Hell. Humanity simply doesn't have enough armament, both regular and Mass Destruction combined, to match the damage an unbound Doomguy can inflict]].

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* ''Videogame/Doom2016'': The Doom Slayer himself likely qualifies. Presented as-is, without the backstory, he's already someone who can and will personally kill thousands of demons, one by one, even if he has to do it with his bare damn hands (and he ''can''). He's someone that recovers and strengthens with every demon he has killed, has more than enough strength to kill a HumanoidAbomination of a zombie with one hand while naked, too agile for most demons to even touch and skilled enough with any weapon that he can outperform entire armies.
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In ''Videogame/DoomEternal'' the Phobos Base even has a dedicated PA announcement for all personnel to clear the area if "The Slayer has entered the facility". [[spoiler:With the story taken into account, he ''definitely'' qualifies; his killcount is in the tens of millions at ''least'', he's been rampaging for millennia without stopping, and even without his armor he confronted a gigantic demon the size of a city and ''won'', leaving its corpse there to revisit when he's back in Hell. Humanity simply doesn't have enough armament, both regular and Mass Destruction combined, to match the damage an unbound Doomguy can inflict]].inflict]].
** The reason why he is a PersonOfMassDestruction rather than just OneManArmy is that whenever he decides to do his job, he has tendency to destory buildings and ''even terrain.'' In DOOM 2016, he destroyed multiple generators and facilitie and remember that one area with an enormous monster bone pile that is part of the landscape? That was the devil he killed all by himself.


* Justice from the ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'' series is certainly this. Converted into a magic-infused superbeing known as a Gear and intended as a weapon by "a certain major country," she grows to [[HumansAreBastards resent and hate humankind]] (despite having been one herself before becoming a Gear), turning on them in a fit of spite and malice. As she also possessed the ability to mentally control every other Gear in the world, it was a very impressive fit. She begins in grand fashion by ''disintegrating the islands of Japan.'' The boss of the next game, [[spoiler:her daughter]] Dizzy, takes up the mantle in ''Guilty Gear X'', though is notably much more benevolent, and in fact fearful of her own powers.
** [[AuthorAvatar Sol Badguy]], who Gears were based off of. Gets fed up with his side and kills their Gears.
*** It's worth noting that Sol holds back A LOT in all of his fights. Plus he wears a [[PowerLimiter power limiting headband]] because [[SuperPrototype if he didn't he'd be]] [[FlawedPrototype rampaging country to country]], [[PowerIncontinence destroying the world]].

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Justice from the ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'' series is certainly this. Converted into a magic-infused superbeing known as a Gear and intended as a weapon by "a certain major country," she grows to [[HumansAreBastards resent and hate humankind]] (despite having been one herself before becoming a Gear), turning on them in a fit of spite and malice. As she also possessed the ability to mentally control every other Gear in the world, it was a very impressive fit. She begins in grand fashion by ''disintegrating the islands of Japan.'' The boss of the next game, [[spoiler:her daughter]] Dizzy, takes up the mantle in ''Guilty Gear X'', though is notably much more benevolent, and in fact fearful of her own powers.
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** [[AuthorAvatar Sol Badguy]], who Gears were based off of. Gets fed up with his side and kills their Gears.
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Gears. It's worth noting that Sol holds back A LOT in all of his fights. Plus he wears a [[PowerLimiter power limiting headband]] because [[SuperPrototype if he didn't he'd be]] [[FlawedPrototype rampaging country to country]], [[PowerIncontinence destroying the world]].world]].
** Dizzy, the daughter of Justice and [[spoiler: Sol Badguy]], takes up the mantle in ''Guilty Gear X'', though is notably much more benevolent, and in fact fearful of her own powers. ''Xrd'' finally gives her an [[FinishingMove Instant Kill]], though despite the name she doesn't actually kill or even incapacitate her opponent because a near-miss from Necro (one of the entities that makes up Dizzy's wings) causing a nuke-sized mushroom cloud behind them is enough to get them to flat-out ''surrender''.
** The Valentines are implied to be this. Just one of them publically declaring war on the entire world is enough to cause mass panic.

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** In one in game arc, you are sent to a future where you have fully unlocked the powers of an Incarnate - Basically a mythic god incarnate. You're able to utterly defeat some of the strongest enemies in the game, including three separate incarnates... all of them at once if you so choose, with very little effort. Despite all this, you're powers came to little to late to stop the Coming Storm that caused the horror you're facing... so the mission giver comes up with an idea to jump start your incarnate path early (in game mechanics, you've basically unlock the post-game content)

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[[PersonOfMassDestruction People of Mass Destruction]] in video games.
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* The playable characters in ''VideoGame/AlterAILA'' are treated like this. While their abilities (in most cases) are really more like [[OneManArmy One Man Armies]], they're WMD analogues that both the Empire and Rebellion want to control or destroy, and victory in the war will go to whoever gets control of the most {{Super Soldier}}s. [[spoiler: Black]], meanwhile, is the real deal, capable of [[CutscenePowerToTheMax one-shotting]] HumongousMecha. [[spoiler:Jackals are the result of Imperial research into creating these, and the project led to the destruction of the city they were created in. And that's just the Alpha version; the EvilGenius has created a more powerful Jackal as his secret weapon.]] And finally, [[spoiler:Aila is an ArtificialHuman created from LostTechnology, and is powerful beyond human comprehension. [[NotHyperbole This is not a metaphor]].]]
* ''VideoGame/ArcTheLad'' gives us Choko, and [[spoiler:The BigBad: he was a normal human who ''willingly'' turned himself into an EldritchAbomination and nearly destroyed the biosphere more than once]].
* On average, the usual Guardian General Demi-God from ''VideoGame/AsurasWrath'' is required to be one of these to be a member of them. [[TheRival Yasha]] is shown being able to use a [[Franchise/KamenRider Rider Kick]] strong enough [[spoiler: to deflect the Brahmastra with enough force to make it fizzle out and push the Karma Fortress that holds enough so the laser scrapes off the earth.]] [[OldMaster Augus]] can use a Massive 380,000 kilometer sized blade to literally extend through the Planet of Gaea itself. [[FatBastard Wyzen]] can use his Mantra to make himself as big as Gaea and can poke things to death with a country sized finger, and [[ShockAndAwe Deus]] is here by being stronger then the aforementioned characters.
** And all of those people pale when compared to Asura [[spoiler: once he enters his Berserker form.]] To give you an idea of how powerful he is in that form, try thinking of a walking, talking (well, [[ScreamingWarrior screaming]]), ''nuclear missile silo''. [[spoiler: And don't even get me started on his Destructor form.]]
* The Bhaalspawn in ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII'' (both the original and even more so the expansion) are sometimes treated like this, but in this case the characters who do so are somewhat lacking justification for it. A Bhaalspawn can certainly be a OneManArmy like any high-level character, and getting to high enough levels they can approach this kind of power. But many are just ordinary, unpowered (and un-murderous) people.
* While all Vault Hunters qualify to some extent, Gaige from ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'' takes the cake. If specced in Ordered Chaos her damage output is high enough to kill [[EliteMook Badass]] enemies in one hit, and Close Enough and To The Nth Degree skills means she can kill enemies behind her without even knowing it, outside of "gained XP" pop-up.
** All of the Vault Hunters in ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}'' are referred to as a "Walking Apocalypse" by Professor Nakayama in Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt DLC, as by this point they had mowed their way through probably tens of thousands of people.
* ''Franchise/BreathOfFire''
** Ryu in ''VideoGame/BreathOfFireIII'' left a trail of charred corpses in his wake even as a young whelp, the reason the dragon clan never fought back against Myria was that they feared they would become this.
** In ''VideoGame/BreathOfFireIV'', when Kaiser is first unleashed it easily devastates an entire village.
* Positron in ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' used to be this way for much of the game's history. He suffered an accident during the Rikti Wars that left his massive radioactive powers unstable and forced him to live inside his sealed suit - because not doing so could level an entire city. During the first plot arc of the Top Cow run of the ''City of Heroes'' comic, Lord Recluse drained the powers of all the superheroes and Positron was forced to seal himself within the Phalanx's base because he'd already begun to leak anti-matter. A makeshift attempt to repair his suit in this arc let him function somewhat normally, but he was still a danger to his team until the heroes powers were restored at the end of the arc. He still remained stuck in the suit until the comic's final arc, when an attack by a mutated Hero 1 ruptured his suit and killed him and several of his team mates. The Dark Watcher was able to restore him to life, and resurrection ''finally'' cured him of his instability. This was reflected in the game as well, where Positron now appears without his helmet. Of course, if he were ever to get injured like that again...
* Yuriko Omega in ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert3'' is basically the Japanese schoolgirl version of [[Manga/{{Akira}} Tetsuo]]. She also can be considered a weaponized version of [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya Haruhi]].
** Good news: She still [[PowerLimiter hold her limit]].
** Bad news: If some day she cannot hold her limit, she is [[RealityWarper nigh-unstoppable]].
* They [[BadassNormal don't have any superpowers]] as such, and if you have them dead to rights are as easy to kill as any other human being--but the deliberate unleashing of a Silencer from the ''VideoGame/{{Crusader}}'' games is viewed not unlike the use of a small tactical nuke. When ''one'' [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters goes rogue]], it doesn't take the bad guys long, once they figure out where he's gone, to imagine exactly how much trouble they're in.
* In ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' characters who have at least overlord-level strength can and will destroy the world if really ticked off. Though they can only do to when using CutscenePowerToTheMax. Laharl does do it in a BadEnd, [[spoiler:as does Mao]].
** And what if an Overlord was so powerful that she could wipe out [[UpToEleven 99 Overlords and a thousand demon lords]] and has gone omnicidal due to her troubled past, and you get the [[spoiler:True]] Overlord Zenon in a nutshell. She even defeats [[spoiler:Laharl]] with little to no effort, taking a signature Overlord's Wrath in the face and shrugging it off as if it was dust. Even [[SarcasmMode better?]] [[spoiler:She isn't even on her full power due to just waking up.]]
* High level mages in ''VideoGame/{{Dominions}}'' can, with the research to go with their skill, annihilate or simply dominate the minds of armies consisting of hundreds of soldiers. With some preparation time (one turn/month) and the majority of magical gems in your nations treasury, make a second sun to screw up the races who aren't used to heat, plunge the world into eternal night, accelerate time to kill all living beings in a few years and call on armageddon.
* ''Videogame/Doom2016'': The Doom Slayer himself likely qualifies. Presented as-is, without the backstory, he's already someone who can and will personally kill thousands of demons, one by one, even if he has to do it with his bare damn hands (and he ''can''). He's someone that recovers and strengthens with every demon he has killed, has more than enough strength to kill a HumanoidAbomination of a zombie with one hand while naked, too agile for most demons to even touch and skilled enough with any weapon that he can outperform entire armies. In ''Videogame/DoomEternal'' the Phobos Base even has a dedicated PA announcement for all personnel to clear the area if "The Slayer has entered the facility". [[spoiler:With the story taken into account, he ''definitely'' qualifies; his killcount is in the tens of millions at ''least'', he's been rampaging for millennia without stopping, and even without his armor he confronted a gigantic demon the size of a city and ''won'', leaving its corpse there to revisit when he's back in Hell. Humanity simply doesn't have enough armament, both regular and Mass Destruction combined, to match the damage an unbound Doomguy can inflict]].
* ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''
** Mehrunes Dagon, the [[OurGodsAreDifferent Daedric Prince]] of [[DestroyerDeity Destruction]], is one of these whenever he [[PhysicalGod manifests in Mundus]], the mortal realm. It helps that he tends to do so in [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever a truly gigantic form]]. Being the ''embodiment'' of destruction, he ultimately [[OmnicidalManiac seeks to destroy all of Mundus]], and in each manifestation to date, has ''at least'' managed to cause city-wide destruction, such as in the backstory when he destroyed Old Mournhold (before being [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu banished]] by [[DeityOfHumanOrigin Almalexia]]) and when he appeared during the 11th hour of the [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion Crisis]], wreaking major havoc on the Imperial City (before being banished by [[spoiler:Martin and the avatar of [[TopGod Akatosh]]]].
** From the series' backstory comes Pelinal Whitestrake, the legendary 1st Era hero of mankind/[[FantasticRacism racist]] [[TheBerserker berserker]]. Said to be a [[GodInHumanForm Shezarrine]], Pelinal came to [[FounderOfTheKingdom St. Alessia]] to serve as her [[PhysicalGod divine champion]] in the war against the [[AbusivePrecursors Ayleids]]. Pelinal would fly into fits of UnstoppableRage (''mostly'' directed at the Ayleids) during which he [[BloodSplatteredWarrior would be stained with their blood]] and [[PaintTheTownRed left so much carnage in his wake]] that Kyne, one of the [[OurGodsAreDifferent Divines]], would have to [[CueTheRain send in her rain]] to cleanse Ayleid forts and village before they could be used by Alessia's forces. During one particularly infamous fit of rage, Pelinal ''damaged the very lands themselves'', nearly causing [[OurGodsAreDifferent the Divines]] (who sent him) to abandon the mortal world in disgust. It's implied that Pelinal is [[GodzillaThreshold one of the examples of why the Divines don't directly intervene in mortal affairs on Nirn unless the situation is incredibly dire.]]
** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'':
*** The Greybeards, a group of {{Old Master}}s of the [[LanguageOfMagic Thu'um]], have taken a vow of silence because their [[MakeMeWannaShout voices are too powerful]]. Only one of them can talk to you without making the ground shake. Luckily for others, they [[AllPowerfulBystander stay on their monastery at the world's tallest mountain, not getting involved with outside problems]].
---->'''Arngeir''': Their voices are too powerful for anyone not trained in the way of the voice. Even a whisper could kill you.
*** The [[PlayerCharacter Dragonborn]] is considered one, since they capable of taking on ''Dragons'' single-handed.
*** In the ''Dragonborn'' DLC, the first Dragonborn, [[EvilCounterpart Miraak]] is shown to be capable of taking on ''multiple'' Dragons at once.
* The player character in ''VideoGame/EscapeVelocity: Nova'' by the end of [[spoiler:The Polaris storyline]]. Universe-bending psychic powers sufficient to destroy planets... many of the [=NPCs=] are probably relieved when you [[spoiler:transcend and merge with the universe at the end]].
** Which is peanuts compared to the [[spoiler:Vellos storyline]], where you are a walking demigod for most of the end. [[spoiler:And then you wake up some ''real'' gods.]]
* The player characters in the ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' series may become this, singlehandedly slaughtering and even nuking entire towns, or wiping out what's left of civilization with a waterborne virus.
* ''VideoGame/{{FEAR}}'': Alma Wade, an immensely powerful psychic child who [[RealityWarper twists and bends reality to her will]] and is outright said to be "the mother of the apocalypse." A nuclear explosion didn't do much to slow her down, either....
** In the third game, her ''birth pains'' are enough to knock over ''skyscrapers''.
* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'':
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI'' starts with the Empire subjugating Terra, [[spoiler:half-human and half-Esper]], whose powers are so great she annihilated a battallion of MagiTek troopers in seconds. Locke's rescue of her, and Kefka's attempts to recapture her, drive the first 10 hours or so of the plot. Afterwards, the Empire sets its sights on the Espers themselves.
*** Terra's also faster than the world's fastest airship, is treated by the resistance as the one hope of standing up to the Empire, able to open a magically sealed gate that no one, human or esper, could open, is described by the team's knowledgeable wizard guy as "more than magic" or rather, more powerful than it, and, oh yeah, participates in taking out several Gods at the game's ending.
** In ''Compilation of VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', anyone who ranks SOLDIER First Class or the equivalent, or higher.
*** Sephiroth, who (pre-madness), was apparently capable of casually slicing up the Junon Cannon like a carrot stick... one-handed.
*** Zack (who decimated an entire division of the Shinra army), as well as Genesis and Angeal in ''VideoGame/CrisisCore''.
*** Cloud becomes one by the time of ''[[Anime/FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren Advent Children]]''.
*** ''VideoGame/DirgeOfCerberus'' shows Vincent (especially in his Chaos persona) and top level Tsviets like Wiess qualifying as this.
** [=SeeD=] in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'' are implied to be an entire BadassArmy of these. The field exam that Squall goes through at the beginning involves nine [=SeeD=] troops and twelve [=SeeD=] candidates taking on an entire Galbadian army and winning. Ultimately they're ordered to withdraw, not because of their losses (they don't have any), but [[NotInMyContract because their contract expired]].
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'' had Kuja who had a TakingYouWithMe so epic he managed to destroy a planet single-handedly. He then upped the ante and nearly destroyed the entire universe at its point of origin.
*** Also from ''[=FFIX=]'' anyone who can use summon magic. While [[spoiler:Queen Brahne was wielding Dagger's summons]] she was able to conquer an entire continent. Given how it compares to when your characters use the same summons this is also an example of CutscenePowerToTheMax
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' has a Person-cum-monster of Mass Destruction as the entire driving point of its world and history, as [[spoiler:Sin is in actuality a summoned Horror surrounding its Summoner, Yu Yevon. Sin is doomed to return until that little sucker is ripped out and dealt with outside of Sin's core, in point of fact.]] Tidus may be considered a Smartbomb of Mass Destruction as his entire reason for existing is to break the cycle of sacrifice and renewal so Sin and that which opposes it can be put to an end, once and for all.
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'' gives us [[spoiler:Ashe, who chooses at the end not to become one (being a one woman army helped by five one sidekick armies is ''reasonably'' sufficient to restore her throne)]], and of course ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'': Yuna's pilgrimmage is basically a quest to become a nun of mass destruction.
** In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'' there is the L'cie. A group of six L'cie manage to be more than a match for the entire Cocoon military. In fact, a key portion of the plot revolves around the group becoming Persons of Mass Destruction.
* In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia'', Tiki, the daughter of [[PrecursorHeroes Naga]], is stated as having the potential to lay waste to the entire continent if she ever lost her mind; a fate many of her fellow dragons avoided by taking on human forms and becoming the Manakete race. She also became human, though her sheer power still posed a risk to her sanity despite this, and was thus put into a deep sleep by her mother before she passed away. She's eventually awakened some 1000 years later, but frequently forced to sleep until Shield of Seals is repaired, afterwhich she's finally able to live a normal life thanks to it properly containing her power.
* ''VideoGame/FreedomForce'' has Man-Bot, an ComicBook/IronMan {{Expy}} who was a carefree playboy until struck by an unstable canister of [[SuperSerum Energy X]], causing it to periodically build up inside him and release in an explosive manner. His smart brother tries to get him to put on a [[PoweredArmor powered containment suit]] until he can find a way to cure him, but the playboy refuses. He then "explodes" and accidentally kills his brother. Now he's TheAtoner and wears the armor in order to avoid hurting more people. The armor allows him to channel the energy to power the suit and focus it into a beam of energy. He can still occasionally explode if attacked, but to a much lesser extent than without the suit. Man-Bot is also the key to the [[BigBad Time Master]]'s plan to destroy the Celestial Clock and allow him to remain ageless.
* Pretty much anyone and everyone in the ''VideoGame/{{Geneforge}}'' games who uses the augmentation canisters [[spoiler:or the eponymous ArtifactOfDoom]]. Combine this with the tendency of such people to turn into AxCrazy psychopaths, and you've got a recipe for disaster on your hands.
** Not just canister junkies. In Geneforge 5, one Shaper offhandedly mentions that, with the proper equipment and training, she can control 40+ creations at once, at a distance of several miles, the average of which are 12-foot tall humanoids that can punch through walls.
* ''VideoGame/GodOfWarSeries'' has Kratos. UnstoppableRage given form. He gave OneManArmy a new meaning by becoming a one-man ''armageddon''. If anything from Greek myth was left alive by the end of ''VideoGame/GodOfWarIII'', it's because ''he hadn't killed it yet''.
* Justice from the ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'' series is certainly this. Converted into a magic-infused superbeing known as a Gear and intended as a weapon by "a certain major country," she grows to [[HumansAreBastards resent and hate humankind]] (despite having been one herself before becoming a Gear), turning on them in a fit of spite and malice. As she also possessed the ability to mentally control every other Gear in the world, it was a very impressive fit. She begins in grand fashion by ''disintegrating the islands of Japan.'' The boss of the next game, [[spoiler:her daughter]] Dizzy, takes up the mantle in ''Guilty Gear X'', though is notably much more benevolent, and in fact fearful of her own powers.
** [[AuthorAvatar Sol Badguy]], who Gears were based off of. Gets fed up with his side and kills their Gears.
*** It's worth noting that Sol holds back A LOT in all of his fights. Plus he wears a [[PowerLimiter power limiting headband]] because [[SuperPrototype if he didn't he'd be]] [[FlawedPrototype rampaging country to country]], [[PowerIncontinence destroying the world]].
* Agent 47 of the ''VideoGame/{{Hitman}}'' series prefers leaving as little evidence of his assassinations as possible, but he is perfectly capable of clearing out an entire building of armed, trained soldiers if he chooses or is forced to.
* Jak, in ''VideoGame/JakIIRenegade'', was injected with Dark Eco in order to be used against the Metal Heads. Since he proceeded to rack up a hecatomb of Metal Head and Krimzon Guard kills, one can only assume the Baron was [[GoneHorriblyRight too successful for his own good]].
* In ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'', most villains, as well as the heroes, are this. Essentially most of them had enough to destroy planets.
** The members of Organization XIII, all when armed with weapons, could take out huge armies with ease and went about destroying worlds. They all had incredible powers, bordering on the impractical.
** For example, Axel could set a whole battlefield on fire, just by thinking about it.
** Roxas had [[AbsurdCuttingPower two keyblades with infinite sharpness]], could move at the speed of light, and had tremendous magical powers.
** Most of the trained keyblade wielders and masters could turn their respective keyblades to anything they could think about.
* Galacta Knight from the ''Franchise/{{Kirby}}'' series is renowned as the galaxy's greatest warrior, whose power was so overwhelming that he had to be sealed away. When [[spoiler:Star Dream]] summons him in ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot'', it casually mentions that doing so runs the risk of him ''destroying a few nearby planets''.
* Jack in ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' is basically the setting's equivalent of Starkiller as the product of Biotics [[PlayingWithSyringes experimentation]] from [[WellIntentionedExtremist Cerberus]]. In her recruitment mission, after releasing her from her cryo-chamber she proceeds to rampage unarmed through the prison station that held her.
* Omega in ''VideoGame/MegaManZero 3'', used by [[BigBad Dr. Weil]] as the instrument for enacting the [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt Elf Wars]], all but singlehandedly wiped out 60% of humanity, and ''90%'' of all [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots reploids]].
* As well as being an all around badass, Solid Snake, now Old Snake as of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4'', has to deal with some very heavy complications. [[spoiler:Most pressing of which is that due to his unfortunate bout of accelerated aging due to being an artifical human, the [=FoxDie=] virus implanted in him in ''Metal Gear Solid'' has mutated to the point where instead of affecting specific targets it affects anyone and everyone, and Snake must face the prospect of becoming one of the most dangerous biological weapons on Earth in time. By the end of the game Snake makes the decision to kill himself before this happens, but thankfully however this is averted by the end with the timely arrival of Big Boss, who relays the information that a new [=FoxDie=] virus injected into him has eliminated the mutant strain. Snake can at least spend what's left of his life in peace.]]
** On that subject, Big Boss/Naked Snake was considered such an incredible soldier that his post mortem ([[spoiler:or so they thought]]) DNA became a highly prized commodity. So much so that the antagonist of ''Metal Gear Solid'', Liquid Snake, makes it one of his ransom demands. Big Boss may not have caused things to explode by winking at them, but if your genetic material becomes that valuable after you die you might as well be on par with weapons of mass destruction.
** To top this off, Naked Snake's mentor, The Boss, was so feared as a [[OneManArmy one-woman]] NGOSuperpower by the KGB ''and'' CIA due to her high charisma and major assets in all major countries, that both operations agreed to a truce and sabotaged billions of dollars in projects and risked millions of lives just to kill the boss without turning her into a martyr. Assassination attempts include the KGB sabotaging its own spy network (sent one of their only psychic agents on an UriahGambit so he could get killed by The Boss, since he was practically her husband), the CIA sabotaging their one chance at being the first nation to get a human in space (They had the technology but when they heard that The Boss was going to be the test pilot, they started demanding ridiculous requests that would get the pilot killed), the assassination of an innocent and brilliant mind who eventually revolutionized rocket science (ironically, the boss regrets failing to unjustly murder him because his actions inadvertently screwed up her plans), and other marvels of human advancement aborted just to kill one woman. And she survived all of this. Eventually, the KGB sacrifices its own piece of eden (and their secret Tank Mecha testing center) and the CIA sabotage their heist of billions (in 1960s) of untraceable funds, just to ensure that the Boss is marked as a traitor to both countries and executed by her student, Naked Snake. When Snake realizes just how far countries were willing to go to prevent one woman from institutionalizing world peace, he snaps and becomes the next person of mass destruction. His mentor in warfare revealed to be a pacifist is the final straw.
** ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'' has another example in the form of [[spoiler:Quiet, Venom Snake's sharpshooting ally and love interest. She is revealed in the game's second act as being infected with vocal chord parasites, a deadly biological weapon that can spread like wildfire and kill anyone speaking in the language the parasites are attuned to. Specifically, she is infected with a strain that is activated by speaking English; a strain that had been engineered by Skull Face as part of his plan to TakeOverTheWorld by destroying the English language (as well as holding the world at ransom with nukes only he could control). Since English is the dominant language of most of the world, if she were to speak a word of English, she could cause a pandemic of apocalyptic proportions. In the end, when Snake is gravely wounded in the desert and an evac chopper has trouble finding them in a sandstorm, she is forced to give instructions to the pilot over a walkie-talkie in English and, with her parasites activated, wandered out into the desert to die, taking the parasites with her and averting a global disaster.]]
* Alex Mercer in ''VideoGame/{{Prototype}}'' is another one of the "possibly an accident" variants, as resulting from a virus. In a CrapsackWorld filled with murderous military fanatics, zombies, and other twisted unholy abominations, he is considered by far '''the''' most dangerous thing out there. And for very good reason. Thanks to the powers granted by the Backlight Virus, Alex is essentially the perfect killing machine. He's [[LightningBruiser incredibly fast and immensely strong]], [[ShapeshifterWeapon can transform his body parts into deadly weapons]], and has incredible [[HealingFactor healing]] [[FromASingleCell powers]] that make him virtually unstoppable. His most dangerous ability, however, is that he can [[TheAssimilator consume anyone he comes across]], [[VoluntaryShapeshifting taking on their appearance, voice, and memories, allowing him to flawlessly impersonate them]]. [[ParanoiaFuel He can be the person right next to you and you'd never know until it was too late]]. There's a reason why Blackwatch gave him the codename "Zeus".
* The Boss in the ''VideoGame/SaintsRow'' series. In the [[VideoGame/SaintsRow1 first]] [[VideoGame/SaintsRow2 two]] games, the Boss of the Third Street Saints crushes rival gangs almost single-handedly. In ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird'', the Boss takes on a paramilitary organization, blowing up aircraft carriers ([[AirborneAircraftCarrier airborne and otherwise]]) and even potentially taking over a city-state. In ''VideoGame/SaintsRowIV'', the Boss' badassery sees them elected President of the United States, they gain superpowers, and take on an entire alien empire. And in the ''[[VideoGame/SaintsRowGatOutOfHell Gat out of Hell]]'' expansion, it's revealed that {{Satan}} has chosen the Boss to wed his daughter Jezebel because they have caused more death, destruction and chaos ''than any being in human history.''
* Kyrie of ''VideoGame/SandsOfDestruction'' is ''really'' called the Destruct. Appropriate, because he can literally turn everything in the world into sand (not that he wants to). [[spoiler:And he almost does, before the Power of Love says otherwise.]] Morte is far more keen on destroying the world, and given [[MadBomber the number of bombs she carries and how much she loves to use them]], she almost counts in her own right; if she ever figures out how to activate Kyrie's destructive powers on command, ''she will''. [[spoiler:Luckily for the world, by the time she ''does'' learn the phrase that controls Kyrie's powers, he's managed to change her mind on that whole "destroy the world" thing.]]
* Carter of ''VideoGame/TheSecretWorld''. A [[ChildMage magical prodigy]] of unprecedented power, she's ended up destroying most of the previous houses she lived in [[PowerIncontinence without even meaning to]], and even now that she's safely [[note]]for lack of a better word[[/note]] quartered at [[WizardingSchool Innsmouth Academy]], the place had to be warded from the inside just to stop her from accidentally blowing the place to bits by mistake. When she finally gets to fight in "Carter Unleashed," she can casually obliterate entire roomfuls of familiars with a single spell... and [[BadassTeacher Montag]] speculates that if misapplied, her powers could lead to ''thaumonuclear devastation''.
* Toyotomi Hideyoshi from ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' certainly counts as one. From the anime alone, he can send a wave of arrows flying back to their archers at the wave of a hand, can part the clouds with a fist pump, can block the Fugaku's cannon with one hand before raising a massive amount of earth by ''punching the air above it'' and stopping the ship (which is the size of an island), breaking said ship by punching Motochika into it, and finally ''destroys Odawara Castle with a punch'', the castle that Hideyoshi was actually wishing to ''seize''. Oh yeah, and he '''cleared the Setouchi Sea with a punch'''...and the water only came back half a day later. In the games, he can generate enough energy to make an incredible amount of earth ''erupt into the sky''. There's a reason he's called the Supreme King.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Skullgirls}}'', there's the eponymous Skullgirls. Queen Nancy caused a three-way war to stop simply so the powers in question could unite to stop her, while Marie devastates an entire city, killing thousands -- and it's only incredible self-control that keeps the death toll from reaching ''millions''.
* Ghost operatives in ''VideoGame/{{Starcraft}}'', an otherwise fairly gritty and realistic sci-fi universe except for the part where human psychics can cloak and commit genocide with their minds. Especially Kerrigan, who had been captured by the Zerg to serve them, instead managed to overpower them and [[spoiler: at one point]] was queen of the ''entire Zerg swarm''. Which also provided her with some biological upgrades, allowing her to survive ''nukes''.
** To really drive home Kerrigan's power, before she was made the Queen of Blades, the scale used to measure psyonic power was rewritten because of her. Before she was the Queen of Blades, Kerrigan was a 10 (out of 10) on the scale. ''[[UpToEleven After, she was a 12!]]''
*** After [[spoiler: becoming the Primal Queen of Blades]] the scanners simply give up and declare Kerrigan to be "Unclassifiable".
** Then there's Nova from the cancelled ''Starcraft: Nova'', whose telepathic and telekinetic powers, as revealed in the prequel book, are of the UpToEleven variety. When she witnesses the deaths of her parents, she unintentionally emits a telekinetic wave that kill everyone around her and shatters the transparent dome atop their house, which is said to have been designed to stop nukes. She can also MindControl anyone to do her bidding and even capable of limited levitation (by telekinetically lifting herself).
** Tassadar becomes one for a short while when he combines the powers of the High Templar with those of the Dark Templar to destroy the Overmind, although it costs him his life. This was previously done by Adun, although he used the power as a distraction.
** Like Ghosts, other sufficiently powerful Protoss can qualify. In the backstory, the result of several Protoss practicing their powers in secret and screwing up killed thousands, and in-game specially trained Templars can rain down plenty of pain through psionic storms that can slaughter entire squadrons in one shot and severely damage structures. It's a little more difficult to know if the more unique units you get to field qualify, as while they do bring plenty of destruction they tend to do it by [[OneManArmy cutting armies up personally]] rather than by massive psionic attacks.
* Fayt, the hero of ''VideoGame/StarOceanTillTheEndOfTime'' turned out to literally be able to [[spoiler:just plain delete things out of existence.]] As can the secondary female lead, Maria. [[spoiler:Although she requires a physical catalyst.]]
* ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'':
** ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublicIITheSithLords'':
*** The player character is constantly accused of being one, having destroyed worlds both accidentally and on purpose.
*** Darth Nihilus is a frighteningly literal example. He's more like an EldritchAbomination than a man at this point and when he sees the Force, he goes and devours the entire planet to sate his hunger. An entire planet, Katarr, had all life on it wiped out, except for one person who became his apprentice.
** Galen "Starkiller" Marek, the main character of ''VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed'' is trained to use the Force to its maximum potential, uncaring of supposed limits and truly embodying "size matters not". He can bring down a Star Destroyer by himself, as well as create what are practically Force Shockwaves. He can also super-charge a ship's blaster cannon to cut a Star Destroyer in half. And then there's Luke. If he went Sith, he would've been a definite Person of Mass Destruction. As it is, he's just the Jedi's personal assassin.
* Potentially the player character in ''Videogame/StreetsOfRogue'', depending upon their traits, items and whatever mutators are active. Infinite ammo or melee durability and either an upgraded Wall Walloper trait or a rocket launcher with Blaster Master will allow anyone to completely destroy every single floor in the city down to the last brick. Even at a lower power level it quickly becomes trivially easy to kill everyone occupying those floors in a relatively short period of time, leading to several hundred casualties per hour being a reasonable benchmark to achieve.
** Out of the vanilla classes [[HumanoidAbomination the Werewolf]] and [[PatientZero Zombie]] best embody this trope, since neither requires gaining any items or levels to wreck the city. The former has the worst base stats of any character but can transform into a howling maelstrom of fury in an instant to shred through absolutely any opponents in mere seconds, this transformation is actually powerful enough that it can realistically solo [[BossInMookClothing the Giant Robot]] with nothing but its claws and some careful dodging. The Zombie is nowhere even close to as powerful in a direct confrontation but infects anyone damaged by it, causing them to revive as another zombie when they die. These other zombies can in turn spread the infection themselves and as you might imagine this makes it very easy to snowball. You can start a floor alone, attack the first few people you see wandering the street or in any nearby buildings and just a few minutes later over a third of the floor can be an undead army that will do all of the heavy lifting for you.
* The ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'' series has many villains capable of large-scale damage. Firstly, the main BigBad (and occasional AntiHero) Bowser is pretty much a walking, fire-breathing tank capable of being a OneManArmy with enough incentive (though he's pragmatic enough to prefer having his countless minions around whenever possible) -- and that's without any of the {{MacGuffin}}s that have enabled him to become things like a GalacticConqueror, a RealityWarper, etc.! And besides him, we have King Boo, the Shadow Queen, Count Bleck, Dimentio, the Dark Star, etc., all of whom are capable of various {{Apocalypse How}}s.
* ''VideoGame/TalesSeries'':
** In ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'', it's stated that anyone who can use hyperresonance would be able to use the ability to destroy everything, right down to the atmosphere itself. It's because of this reason that [[spoiler:Asch]], the only character who can actually control it, never uses it: it's just too powerful.
** ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'' gives us [[spoiler:Estelle]], whose powers consume so much aer that they could indirectly lead to the destruction of the world. They're also ''lethal'' to the Entelexeia.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Tera}}'', a storyline reveals that during the Divine war the high elves managed to capture a snippet of power from one of the Titans. Such a snippet being essentially infinite power, it required something special; Or rather, ''someone'' special. Said person became "The Core", also known as the power source of the entire high elven civilization and more importantly of their capital city. While it also becomes immortal, it also loses its soul. Later in the game many things happen and the Core becomes wounded. They note the last time they lost control of the Core, an entire continent was devastated.
* Utsuho Reiuji of ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' gained the power to manipulate nuclear fusion, making her a living, breathing ''star'' and, if she were to ever fully harness her power, she would be almost completely unstoppable. Initially she [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity somehow]] got the idea to [[TakeOverTheWorld take over Gensoukyou]] / [[KillItWithFire burn it to the ground]], but now she [[MundaneUtility brings free electricity]] to its denizens.
** CheerfulChild Flandre Scarlet possesses the ability to OneHitKill ''absolutely anything'' simply by bringing its "eye" into her hand, as well as a [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength lack of comprehension as to the extent of her power]]. She has been basically confined to the basement of the Scarlet Devil Mansion for almost ''five hundred years'' due to fears of the damage she could cause, and aside from her sister Remilia no-one wants to be anywhere near her.
** Yukari Yakumo's ability is the "manipulation of boundaries", which, as stated in ''Perfect Memento in Strict Sense'', is basically a SemanticSuperpower granting her virtual omnipotence limited only by her own imagination and will, allowing her to do whatever she damn pleases however she likes.
* In addition to their horrendously powerful fighting abilities, such as ''deflecting tank shells'', the Valkyria in ''VideoGame/ValkyriaChronicles'' are capable of using the [[spoiler:Valkyria's Flame, a devastating {{suicide attack}} that causes an explosion powerful enough to rival most nuclear bombs.]]
* In the backstory of the ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'' series, the Guardians of Tirisfal were an order of these. Each Guardian was a powerful mage who, upon growing old, transferred all their magic to their successor. Things go downhill when Medivh, the last one, gets possessed by the demon they were supposed to fight.
* ''VideoGame/XenobladeChronicles2'': The Aegis, Pyra. When last she fought at full power, she destroyed three continents. [[spoiler:That was actually Mythra; she was so horrified at what she did that she sealed away most of her power and created a weaker, gentler personality named Pyra]]. Malos claims that the Aegises were created by the Architect to destroy the world, but Mythra disagrees. She's not able to come up with very good arguments, though, and the fact that the Aegises have access to multiple world-ending superweapons is strong evidence in Malos' favor. It turns out that [[spoiler:Mythra was right. The Aegises were originally [=AIs=] in charge of the SpaceElevator and all its technology, repurposed to manage the Blades that were being used to restore life to the world. Unfortunately, much of the technology they have access to consists of the very weapons that destroyed the world in the first place]].
* Id from ''VideoGame/{{Xenogears}}''. Destroying a village by a momentary outbreak, wiping out an entire army, fighting [[HumongousMecha Gears]] bare handed... In the game's backstory, he wiped an entire ''continent'' off the map.

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