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The Lich
"Before there was time, before there was anything, there was nothing. And before there was nothing, there were monsters. Here's your gold star!"
Click here to see The Lich's last shape. 
Voiced by: Ron Perlman, and Kevin Michael Richardson when possessing Princess Bubblegum.

"You are alone, child. There is only darkness for you, and only death for your people. These ancients are just the beginning. I will command a great and terrible army, and we will sail to a billion worlds. We will sail until every light has been extinguished. You are strong, child, but I am beyond strength. I am the end, and I have come for you, Finn."

An undead sorcerer who is supposedly Ooo's greatest evil. He has an army of the living dead and vast magical powers. He was defeated and sealed away in amber inside of a great tree by the legendary hero Billy. Not a funny character at all. Originally called the Lich King, renamed to avoid confusion with that other guy.

In season 5, it was revealed that he's connected to the nuclear radiation released from a bomb used in the Mushroom War. Season 6 goes further by implying he was born from an incarnation of the Catalyst Comet that wiped out the dinosaurs millions of years ago. The final episodes strongly hint that both the green Catalyst Comet and the bombs used in the Mushroom War were made of GOLB's breath.


In "Finn the Human" an Alternate Timeline is created where the bomb wasn't detonated in an attempt to keep the Lich from existing. Unfortunately a series of events in "Jake the Dog" leads to the bomb detonating 600 years later in the present day, creating a new Lich from Jake.

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  • Allegorical Character: While it's not explicit, his origin, his use of plutonium, his Walking Wasteland status, his affinity for sickly glowing green colors, his long half-life, and his goal of total annihilation make him seem like the personification of nuclear war.
    • Given the implication he was born from the comet that destroyed the dinosaurs, it might be more apt to call him the personification of destruction. Nuclear war might simply be one shape that takes.
  • Always a Bigger Fish: He usually tends to be the big example of evil, but "Whispers" revealed something big: That he is the "Last Scholar of GOLB." This means that GOLB is connected to him and the Lich appears to have gotten power from him. The last episode implies that the Lich is literally nothing more than a minor incarnation of GOLB's breath.
  • Arch-Enemy: Pretty much is this to anything living, but special mentions to being this to Billy and now Finn. It has become more solidifed each time, Finn and Jake put him down.
    • Reinforced epically when he admits that Finn has bested him in many worlds. Given how the various Lich hands have spread across the Multiverse, he pretty much admits that the Finns of the Multiverse have pretty much been defeating him.
  • Asshole Victim: Exaggerated; while he is a Knight of Cerebus instead of your average jerk, he is still horrified whenever he gets fakely defeated.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: He's larger than Billy and is ENORMOUS in his first appearance.
  • Ax-Crazy: He's an Omnicidal Maniac with a sadistic streak, after all.
  • Badass Boast: "You are alone, child. There is only darkness for you, and only death for your people. These ancients are just the beginning. I will command a great and terrible army, and we will sail to a billion worlds. We will sail until every light has been extinguished. You are strong, child, but I am beyond strength. I am the end. And I have come for you, Finn."
  • Badass Longrobe: Part of his Nonstandard Character Design. And the whole friggin' world fears him, he'd be badass no matter what he wore.
  • Bag of Holding: Gets his hands on one in the comic, his plan being to suck up the entire land of Ooo then throw the bag into the sun.
  • Big Bad: He served as the most prominent and dangerous threat in Adventure Time up until his demise in Season 8's "Whispers". It's implied he had a role in why the series is post-apocalyptic. Then it turns out that there's someone even above him: GOLB. He refers to himself as "the Last Scholar of GOLB".
  • Big "NO!": INVOKED of all things. What better way to get the hero to do something than to shout "Nooooo!" when he does it?
  • Body Horror: Are those tendons hanging off his arms? Where are his cheeks?
    • The Guardian blood turning him into a baby was also full of this.
  • Body Surf: Finn destroys his real body, so his soul transfers into Princess Bubblegum. After he's defeated again, he transfers again into the Snail, then to Billy. According to Prismo (who would know), he's a "ghost wearing a dead guy", so Billy is dead.
  • Breath Weapon: Can use his Super Smoke to induce fatal Rapid Aging, complete with crumbling into dust.
    • It turns out that the Lich itself is the result of this, with the Cretaceous extinction comet and the payload used in the Mushroom War being implied to be some of GOLB's breath.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He knows exactly how brutal and evil he is but doesn't care.
    Finn: You're so evil, it's boring! You're basic, man!
    The Lich: Yes. While the mortal world doubts, and questions, I know exactly what I am. I am your doom.
  • Chaotic Evil: In-universe-assigned alignment in the comic series.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: First appeared in "His Hero" for about a second in Billy's song, becomes the Big Bad of the second season finale.
  • Cold Ham: While he's serious and straightforward all the time, he speaks with some of the most gravitas of any character in the show.
  • Comet of Doom: "Evergreen" suggests that the Lich entity originated in this form.
  • Compelling Voice: "Fall" is all it takes for The Lich to take the fight out of Finn and Jake.
  • The Corrupter: To Sweet P. He ultimately ends up failing.
  • Crystal Prison: Is encased in amber as of the beginning of "Mortal Folly".
    • Happens again in Season 6, but he invokes it to get to the Citadel so he can release the criminals imprisoned there.
  • Dark Is Evil: From his appearances to horrific powers, he's clearly dark and clearly evil.
  • Death of Personality: While his personality isn't completely dead, there's still not much left of it after Sweet Pea's birth.
  • Dem Bones: His true form revealed at the Citadel.
  • Do Not Taunt Cthulhu: Most of the cast is treating the Lich like a joke in Prismo's pad at the beginning of season 6. This is not a good idea.
  • The Dragon: Turns out he's merely this to GOLB.
  • The Dreaded: According to Word of God, he's so terrifying that even the Ice King and Marceline will run in terror of him. Princess Bubblegum's reaction to the possibility he's returning in the preview seems to further support this. It winds up being downplayed in the actual episode, as although Princess Bubblegum does truly fear him (Marceline does not even appear), Ice King seems to be completely clueless about the Lich due to his Cloudcuckoolander nature (being more concerned with holes), and he actually eagerly volunteers to help fight the Lich later on.
    • "King Worm" implies that even Finn is afraid of him (and possibly his greatest fear, enough to wake him from his dream).
    • It's so bad, even the creators are scared of him. In the original pitch document, underneath an early sketch of the Lich is the phrase "The Lich King is Not Funny".
    • Even Death himself and Peppermint Butler seem to be at least creeped out by him.
    • While Hunson Abadeer called him pathetic, he admitted that the Lich and his army are capable of destroying Ooo and that he would have taken action against him if it wasn't for Finn. Abadeer also called the Lich his rival.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Is heavily implied to be this in "Gold Stars", where he gives a monologue about primordial "monsters" that existed before the beginning of time. Depending on how you view it, he either knows about them a lot or is one of those eldritch beasts himself.
  • Enemy Within: To Sweet P.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: Subverted-his attempt to tempt Finn with something selfish like immortality or "anything you want" fails and he breaks the Enchiridion...which is exactly what he wants, and was actually playing on his heroic nature to break it and open the portal to Prismo for him.
  • Evil Genius: Not only is an Omnicidal Maniac, he's also pretty calculating, manipulative and intelligent.
  • Evil Has a Bad Sense of Humor: The "no humor" kind-the Lich isn't light-hearted or comical in any sense of the word, and by far the show's most evil character.
  • Evil Is Burning Hot: He is able to shoot sickly-green fire. It's usually just there to illuminate his Nightmare Face.
  • Evil Is Deathly Cold: Given his association with death and lifelessness, it's implied.
    The Lich: Aren't you cold, Finn?
  • Evil Laugh: He laughs a total of three times, usually when everything is going Just as Planned and the heroes are unable to stop him, but also when Finn is tearing his head of with a sweater. It is incredibly disconcerting to hear
  • Evil Sorcerer: Of the necromantic kind. He's able to resurrect the dead, rot all life around him with his presence, shoot out sickly green flames, and can spew noxious gas capable of reducing people to ash.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: He has a very low and menacing voice, courtesy of Ron Perlman. Although it was supposed to be even deeper, as Pen's original choice was Tom Waits.
  • Face–Monster Turn: Implied to be a human mutated into a weapon. Then subverted. The human is just a vessal for whatever malevolent force or spirit the Lich is embodied by.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Despite being a monstrous entity and pure evil, the Lich speaks in a very polite, formal and refined way.
  • Foil: He's very much the exact opposite of Finn. The Lich was born from the Green Catalyst Comet that struck Earth and killed off the dinosaurs and seems to represent Mass Extinction while Finn is the Reincarnation of the Blue Catalyst Comet, which incarnated as a butterfly (a symbol of rebirth). While the Lich is pure evil, relishes in his cruelty and wants to exterminate life, Finn has a pure heart and is more than willing to fight against the bad guys.
  • Freak Out: Has one when Finn throws the Guardian blood on him, beginning to bring him back to life.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: While who or what he was isn't made clear, he was a member of the Pre-Mushroom War civilization before the nuclear pollution mutated him into the immensely powerful Omnicidal Maniac. Though considering his Body Surf abilities and the implication he existed far earlier, the core personality of the Lich probably wasn't some innocent victim, just the body of the dude he used.
  • Full-Frontal Assault: Taken Up to Eleven in his Season 6 battle with Finn, when escaping from his Crystal Prison destroys all the clothing and tissue remaining on his body. The result is a giant skeleton whose only covering is a small metal bar on its ribcage over its heart. While SFW, it's at once disturbing, horrifying and wrong.

  • Genuine Human Hide: Ends up killing Billy and skins him for a disguise. He disposes of it when he breaks out of the Crystal Citadel
  • Glasgow Grin: Due to decay, he has a permanent Slasher Smile.
    • When in his ruined Billy disguise the Billy half of his face is stuck in a permanent Cheshire grin while the Lich half tends to look bored (unless he's letting loose his Evil Laugh).
  • Glowing Eyelights of Undeath: He and anyone he's controlling have these. At least at first; see Morphic Resonance.
  • Hate Sink: Became one in "Whispers", where he routinely torments Sweet P (a baby) with nightmares while subjecting him to a horrific Mind Rape. This was most likely done to get fan to root for the heroes in his last appearance as well as to remind viewers that even though he may be cool, the Lich is still pure evil.
  • The Heavy: He is the one who carries out GOLB's plans, the Greater-Scope Villain of the show.
  • Hero Killer: One of the more successful examples. Just ask Billy.
    • He comes back in the season 6 premiere to off Prismo, of all people.
  • Horned Humanoid: He has a pair of curly, ram-like horns on his head, which only make him look even more demonic than he already does.
  • Humanity Ensues: His fate as of Season 6.
  • I Am the Noun: "I am the End."
  • I Am What I Am: When Finn accuses him of being little more than a Generic Doomsday Villain, the Lich is proud of this, since he knows who he is. He also ends up revealing a very important timbit about himself, he is the Last Scholar of GOLB.
  • Immortality: Appears to have this, a combination of types four and five, due to being a Lich and his habit of Body Surfing. Word of God has said that he hasn't beaten Death but is cheating him at every turn. At the very least, the Maid was able to vaporize Farmworld!Lich, although given that a piece of him survived and now exists in every dimension simultaneously, it's unlikely to stick.
  • Implacable Man: Part of what makes him frightening: his reason for existing is to wipe out all life, and he just won't stop, and has ungodly patience. Trap him in amber? He'll spend years chanting evil spells, just waiting for the first unprotected mind to come within range, break free, and continue like nothing ever happened. Destroy him? He'll just find a new body to continue his rampage. Kill him again? He'll do the above then kill the hero that originally beat him and use him as a suit. Trap him in a room outside of time? He'll just sit there, waiting for the opportunity to strike the nanosecond it presents itself. Trap him in an multiversal prison for cosmic criminals? He'll destroy his prison from the inside out. The best anyone can hope for when it comes to the Lich is to contain him for a time, but he will get back up and pick up where he left off without missing a beat, now knowing just how to counter what you used against him.
  • In Spite of a Nail: The Farmworld version of the Lich acts exactly like the one from the main timeline despite being manifested a thousand years later, and has the same memories if "Whispers" is any indication. It's implied he knows about other versions of himself given he talks about Finn besting him "on many worlds".
  • It Only Works Once: He's too smart to be defeated the same way twice; Billy's Gauntlet was the only known weapon to harm him (it's likely the reason the Lich has a broken horn). Destroying it is among the first things he does, before even fully recovering. Attacking him with a sweater and The Power of Love didn't work out so well the second time either.
    • Billy only worked once, considering the Lich killed him and possessed his corpse at the first chance. He also used Finn's heroism to further his goals.
    • The Lich also took swift care of Prismo not just as revenge or to avoid the genie messing with his affairs: he voluntarily got imprisoned just to melt away the Citadel and take control of his fellow cosmic criminals.
  • Irony: He killed Billy and puppeteered his corpse. His reincarnation Sweet P wound up becoming the Future Ooo's equivalent to Billy.
  • It's Personal: Does this for Finn and Jake by, respectively, killing Billy and Prismo.
  • It's a Wonderful Plot: An interesting case in which Finn wishes this on him. We then see what the world is like if the Lich hadn't existed. It ends up backfiring as Jake becomes the stand-in for the Lich in the alternate timeline.
  • Killed Off for Real: After being killed in "Whispers", he never came back.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Prior to his return, Adventure Time was a lighthearted, whimsical show with generally comical villains. The Lich, on the other hand, is a Omnicidal Maniac hellbent on destroying all life. Ever since his first major appearance, the show would begin taking a darker tone and examine the more horrifying and upsetting aspects of the post-apocalyptic setting.
  • Lack of Empathy: Has zero concern or value for any living thing, even his "Sweet P" self, outright desiring to kill everyone.
  • Latex Perfection: As Billy.
  • Lightning Bruiser: The other reason It Only Works Once. He's a lot quicker on the draw than he looks.

  • Made of Evil: He's an ancient skeletal abomination whose very presence corrodes organic life, and his sole objective is the destruction of the world. Given he was created from the same substance as GOLB, it's possible he's just like this because it's in his nature to be.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He manages to use Reverse Psychology on Finn to gain access to the Multiverse. This also applies to Farmworld!Lich, who acts as a False Friend to Finn and appeals to his insanity in order to get him to use the Enchiridion.
  • Morphic Resonance:
  • Mind Rape: Has this ability if one isn't wearing the proper magical protection or The Power of Love.
  • Mysterious Past: His origin is quite contradictory and vague. While at first it was believed that he was created by the Mushroom War, other theories suggest that he is an ancient being, or that his origin is related to GOLB. Even after the end of the series, his nature is never explained with certainty and why he wants the extinction of all life.
  • Multiversal Conqueror: Revealed to be his ultimate goal in "Wake Up", planning to command the Citadel inmates to exterminate all life in the multiverse.
    • In "Crossover", Farmworld!Lich attempts to trick Farmworld!Finn into opening a portal to every reality, allowing him to invade them all at once.
  • Near-Villain Victory: Reaching his well of power and nearly killing Finn, only for Finn to be protected by a sweater, wishing all life in the multiverse to be gone only for the wish to be undone by the only living creature left to make a wish, escaping from the Citadel with its mind-controlled inmates to conquer reality, and being seconds away from killing Finn only to be rendered harmless by the guardian blood. He's been defeated more due to sheer luck than actual skill from the heroes.
  • Necromancer: Well, he is a lich.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: The Lich's plan: kill Prismo, get taken to the Citadel, release the cosmic criminals there, and form an army to exterminate life in the universe. It's a very good plan, but it has two problems:
    • One, it allows Finn and Jake to get to the Citadel (where they already wanted to go) without being imprisoned in crystal. If the Lich had let them wake up Prismo, they may have been trapped forever.
    • Two, the Citadel contains Guardian blood, a substance capable of defeating him. As far as we know, nothing on Ooo could have done that.
  • Night of the Living Mooks:
    • The Lich was said to command these in his pitch document. A group of skeletons at his lair rise up to try and stop Finn and Jake from entering.
    • In the beginning of Season 6, instead of an army of undead he attempts to use ancient, cosmic criminals to kill all life in the universe. These are guys strong enough to destroy entire planets in seconds; they're probably more effective than undead.
  • Nightmare Face: He's got nasty, rotting flaps of flesh hanging off his face where his lips should be.
    • Made worse after his disguise as Billy is ruined showing half of Billy's face stuck in a permanent grin and the rest showing the Lich's skull.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Most of the main cast are made of simple cartoony shapes and bright colours without much detail. The Lich is made from complex shapes that make him look more human, uses dark and threatening colors along with his trademark Sickly Green Glow, and has a lot of detail on his face and all the tendons and flaps of skin hanging off his frame.
  • Not Quite Dead: The Lich still exists deep within Sweet Pea, the name given to his reborn body by Tree Trunks and Mr. Pig. Sweet Pea is an innocent child, but the Lich can still manifest his presence through him deep within.
  • Nuclear Nasty: Implied to have arisen as a result of one of the weapons used in the Mushroom War, if "Jake the Dog" is anything to go by.
  • Obviously Evil: His demonic face, dark cloak, skeletal body, and dark magic just make it pretty clear that he's a villain.
  • Oh, Crap!: When he realizes he wished for Finn and Jake to return home safely instead of wishing for the end of all life (thanks to Jake's wish).
  • Omnicidal Maniac: According to Princess Bubblegum, his goal is to destroy life. His original wish to Prismo was to destroy all life.
    • Given that he was born from the comet that killed the dinosaurs and reappeared during a nuclear war, he is the essence of this.
    • "I will command a great and terrible army, and we will sail to a billion worlds. We will sail until every light is extinguished."
  • One-Winged Angel: In Princess Bubblegum's body, he tricks Finn into getting him the things he needs to fully regain his powers and turns into a gigantic monster that beats the stuffing out of Finn, the Gumball Guardians protecting the Candy Kingdom, and Jake, then tears apart the Candy Kingdom. It ultimately takes an Enemy Mine with Ice King to defeat him. And even then, his soul transfers again.
    • In the final fight between him and Finn, he sheds Billy's guise and returns to his true form.
  • Our Liches Are Different: He was created by a nuclear bomb.
  • Overarching Villain: Starting with the very fact that he's an Omnicidal Maniac. He is also heavily implied to have been involved with the destruction of mankind and one of the reasons why the show takes place in a world After the End. It is important to emphasize that he is also the most recurrent Big Bad of the series.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: Luckily, he didn't regain his full power... yet.
    • We see him at full power in 'Escape from the Citadel'. He's powerful enough to destroy a multiversal prison for cosmic level criminals (some of which can destroy planets in seconds) just by being there. And can utterly rob Finn and Jake of all their strength, and leave them nearly helpless and at his mercy on the floor, with a single word. "I am beyond strength" indeed.
  • Phlebotinum Killed the Dinosaurs: In "Evergreen", it is suggested that the Lich originated as an malevolent force possessing the comet that killed the dinosaurs.
  • Playing with Fire: Has the ability to shoot green flames from his hands.
  • Power of the Void: The Bag of Holding that he obtains in comics can suck up anything similar to a black hole.
  • Psychic-Assisted Suicide: Tried to make Finn walk into his well, which would likely have killed him (or mutated him horribly).
  • Psycho for Hire: To GOLB. He clearly enjoys his work as his servant.
  • Raise Him Right This Time: After Finn turns him into an apparently-innocent infant, he's left with Tree Trunks and Mr. Pig presumably for this reason.
  • Revive Kills Zombie: The healing regenerative blood of the Citadel Guardians transforms the Lich into a giant baby, seemingly erasing all his memories in the process.

  • Sadist: He seems to have a sadistic glee in torturing their victims psychologically.
  • Scary Skeleton: He has the appearance of a skeleton, wearing a cloak in his debut. He is a monstrous creature who wants nothing more than to eliminate all life and has the power to do it. It Only Works Once on the Lich, as he is so intelligent and skilled in planning to the point where it is pretty much impossible to defeat him the same way twice. The Lich, having slaughtered Billy as well as used his skin as a disguise, is absolutely not to be trifled with.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Was imprisoned in amber by the legendary hero Billy. Unfortunately, said amber turns out to be extremely fragile. Later he invokes this by getting himself locked in the Crystal Citadel knowing he can break out of it, along with breaking the dangerous inmates to help him kill everyone.
  • Sealed in a Person-Shaped Can: He continues to exist inside Sweet Pea, his reborn body, until Sweet Pea is able to suppress him for good in "Whispers". In the last episode Betty taking over the mind of GOLB erases his creations from Ooo, which may have finally totally erased the Lich for good.
  • Sickly Green Glow: If it isn't the flames he shoots it's the bubbling potion he uses to regain his power.
  • Slasher Smile: Initially his default expression is a grin, a grin being the default expression of any skull, but once he's revealed as wearing Billy's skin, he adopts a nasty smile made all the worse by the fact that half of his face is his own, and the other half Billy's.
  • The Sociopath: As expected from an Omnicidal Maniac who desires the extinction of all life.
  • Soft-Spoken Sadist: Rarely raises his deep, chilling voice. He even shushes Finn, once.
  • Stealth Pun: He's a zombie that was born from a nuclear bomb. In other words, he has a long half-life.
  • Super Smoke: When the Snail opens a small hole in his amber prison, he escapes through it in the form of an acidic cloud of black smog. Then does the same thing to get through the wall to the outside. As the season 6 premiere demonstrates, he can also use it offensively.
  • Taught by Experience : The reason for It Only Works Once. It's not that he becomes immune to whatever defeated him, he just makes sure to prevent prior tactics from being used on him again by targeting the source of his defeat. Billy's gauntlet was used to defeat him before, so one of the first things he does is destroy it before Finn can use it against him.
  • Time Abyss: Has at least existed for longer than Ooo has, making him over a thousand years old. "Evergreen" implies he somehow originated from the comet that wiped out the dinosaurs, making him tens of millions of years old. "Gold Stars" implies he's existed before the universe, or at least somehow knows what came before it.
  • The Rival: Towards Abadeer, according to the Adventure Time Encyclopedia. It's unknown if the Lich is aware of this.
  • The Undead: Once more, he is a lich. Also a large reason why it is very difficult to make sure he stays dead.
  • Undead Abomination: It turns out that he is not just a magic-infused zombie. He was created from an Unholy Nuke that harnessed Golb's power, himself a reincarnation of various other destructive forces in the universe.
  • Vile Villain, Saccharine Show: Oh hell yes. The first thing you'll notice about him is that unlike the other villains in this show, he has no humorous quirks that can make him any less terrifying.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Loses it in "Jake the Dog" when Jake makes the wish to negate the human extinction wish just made and send both Finn and Jake back to Ooo, thereby bringing everything back to square one.
    • In "Escape From The Citadel" the Lich finally loses his cool when Finn throws some of the healing blood of the Guardians on him, which begins rapidly regenerating him. He responds by screaming in panic and frantically trying to get it off him as it "reboots" him. He doesn't even have time to use the typical villain defeat phrases.
    • Has, yet another one, when Sweet P decides not to join him and kills him instead.
  • Villain Respect: Admits Finn is strong, but then states his strength is irrelevant.
    • A bigger example in the episode "Whispers." He reveals that Finn has bested him in many worlds, possibly alluding to how the Lich's hand was spread throughout the Multiverse and the implications that the various alternate Finns (and perhaps Fionnas, too) stopped his plans.
  • Walking Spoiler: It's hard to talk about the Lich without spoiling the major impact he has on the story, or what he implies and/or reveals about the series' backstory, or even the existence of Sweet P.
  • Walking Wasteland: He leaves a path of death and destruction in his wake. After he possesses Princess Bubblegum, he uses this to wilt an entire room full of flowers with one touch.
  • We Can Rule Together: He attempts this on Finn in the Season 4 finale. It turned out to be a Batman Gambit played on Finn's heroic personality. He rejects the offer and smashes the Enchiridion, which was exactly what the Lich wanted. Had he joined him, the same thing would have played out anyway.
    • He tries this again on Sweet P, but instead he didn't account for Sweet P being an Anti Anti Christ, so he had no back up plans that time.
  • Wicked Cultured: He is intelligent, polite, speaks formally, and has a great knowledge of how everything was before time and life.
    The Lich to the King of Ooo: Stop. I have learned much from you. Thank you, my teachers. And now for your education. Before there was time, before there was anything, there was nothing. And before there was nothing, there were monsters. Here's your gold star!
  • Woolseyism: In the Polish Dub his name is changed to "Król Zły", meaning "The Evil King" or "King of Evil" to fit with the show's Theme Naming.
  • Worf Had the Flu: Finn manages to beat him in the first fight, only because he is prevented from regaining his full strength. When he does later, he's powerful enough to deliver a Curbstomp Battle to Finn, Jake, and the Gumball Guardians of the Candy Kingdom, requiring an Enemy Mine with Ice King to defeat him. Even without his full power, he is able to shatter the gauntlet given to Finn to kill him and knock out Jake in one blast.
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