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Slade

Voiced by: Ron Perlman (English), Régulo Ríos (Latin American Spanish, Seasons 1-4), Luis Miguel Pérez (Latin American Spanish, Season 5), Pierluigi Astore (IT)

Powers/Abilities: Empowered Badass Normal, genius-level intellect (seasons one and two); invulnerability, flight, teleportation, pyrokinesis (as Trigon's lackey)

"I am the thing that keeps you up at night, the evil that haunts every dark corner of your mind. I will never rest - and neither will you."
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A mysterious character whose motives are unknown, but vaguely seem to revolve around the conquest/destruction of Jump City, with more plans stemming from there. Slade is the first major antagonist of the series and appears in all five seasons in some form, and is a major villain in three, driven to recruit one of the Teen Titans as an "apprentice" in the first two seasons and an undead servant of Trigon the Terrible working for the promise of being restored to life in the fourth. A master tactician and a martial arts expert capable of defeating Robin easily, Slade is aided by hordes of robotic minions (even going to the extent of having "Slade-bots", or android stand-ins for himself to avoid being exposed to the risk of capture, ala Doctor Doom) and the services of three mutant metahumans; Overload, Cinderblock and Plasmus. Notable for this show, which didn't really care about giving the actual names of various superheroes and supervillains, he is never called by his alias from the comics, Deathstroke. Generally regarded as the villain of the show among fandom.


  • Abusive Parents: In the tie-in comics of the show, his daughter, Rose, appears. Questioned why does she have to follow her father's footsteps, she implies Slade had been anything but a kind father, raising her to become Deathstroke the Junior. And knowing already how Slade treats his apprentices, he probably didn't spare even his own daughter.
    Rose about Slade: I was groomed to be like him... trained to grow up to be just like him. This is who I am.
    Jinx: No, you have a choice... It doesn't have to be this way. You can choose to fight the Titans or fight on the same side.
    Rose: Choice? What choice? Even since I was a child, I was taught to hurt, to destroy... To fulfill my father's legacy...
  • Action Dad: Jericho and Rose appear, even though Slade is never shown having any connection to the first, while the latter appears just in the tie-in comicbooks.
  • Actually a Doombot: Fond of using these as decoys, but the two most notable examples are shown in "Masks" and "Things Change".
  • Adaptation Distillation:
    • Emphasizing the character as a planner and a Big Bad, making him more subtle and menacing than his counterpart.
    • In the comics, he was usually known simply as The Terminator until a certain movie came out. Then, an old codename he'd had, Deathstroke, was dusted off and he became known as Deathstroke the Terminator, which sounds literally like overkill. In the comics, Slade is just the character's real first name. Even some comic fans agree that simply calling him Slade is a distinct improvement.
  • Adaptational Intelligence: In the comics Deathstroke was a mercenary for hire and while he was certainly very intelligent, he was more of a tactician first and foremost, and was mostly working either for cash or the occasional personal vendetta. Here, he displays far greater scientific acumen and has a greater penchant for long-term plans and grandiose schemes, and starts off as more of a chessmaster who has control over all the major events in the series and eventually becomes the team's own Bogeyman.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: In the comics, Deathstroke the Terminator was less supervillain and more recurring mercenary foe. Eventually he came to have a personal rivalry with the Titans over the accidental death of his son, but he still wasn't out to blow up cities (well, unless someone paid him to). Slade, by contrast, is a diabolical monster of a man with a fetish for torture and destruction.
  • All Your Base Are Belong to Us: Slade blatantly assaults the Titans Tower several times. One notable occurrence was when Slade attempted to destroy the base, but it turned out to be a Batman Gambit to have Terra earn the Titans' trust by saving it.
  • Arch-Enemy: To the team as a whole, and Robin in particular due to the "apprentice" arc.
  • Armored Villains, Unarmored Heroes: Slade wears something of a dark armored costume, while the Titans wear no armor.
    • Except for Cyborg, who is a walking armor.
  • Asshole Victim: He dies a gruesome death by falling into molten lava. Given how heartless and sadistic he is, it is nothing but a very well deserved fate for him.
  • Bad Boss:
    • After Cinderblock brings to him, a young man kept in a cylinder, Slade orders for him to be awaken. And when he man awakes, he begs for Slade not to, as he will turn into the mindless monster known as Plasmus. Slade's answer? 'Your human is useless'.
    • When he forces Robin to become his apprentice, Slade constantly taunts and threaten the Boy Wonder with killing his friends.
    • When Terra was ambushed by the Titans, she was forced to pull out in spite of Slade's orders. Once she got back, he beats her down. Next we see of her, she's missing pieces of clothing, her skin is periodically bruised and her bandages were ripped out.
  • Badass Baritone: His voice is at once deep, soft, smooth, and inhumanly creepy.
  • Badass Normal: He's a subversion. Word of God says that Slade does in fact have enhanced strength, reflexes, and regenerating abilities like he does in the comics.
  • Baddie Flattery: On rare occasions he does compliment his adversaries, such as Robin, but it is hard to tell when he is genuine or just trashing them.
  • Bad Samaritan:
    • He disguises himself and presents himself as a humble old man to the Thunder and Lightning Brothers, manipulating them into creating a huge fire monster to destroy Jump City for reason known only to Slade.
    • Slade takes full advantage of Terra's paranoia while promising his mentor-ship to her. Little did she know that he was using her as his pawn.
    Slade: Earthquakes, avalanches, mudslides. Everywhere you go, you try to do good... and everywhere, you fail. So everyone turns against you. You lack control Terra, and when you lose control, you are more dangerous than anything I've ever seen. But it doesn't have to be this way, I can help you, child.
    Terra: You can?
    Slade: Right now you are rough around the edges. You need more than obstacles courses to overcome your problem. You need a teacher, a mentor. Come with me, Terra, and I can teach to shine.
  • Batman Gambit: Naturally expected from the Evil Counterpart of the Trope Namer. The entire Titan Rising is one giant Batman Gambit.
  • Berserk Button: He hates it when someone makes him lose his cool, outdoes him, or when his apprentices disobey or betray him.
  • Big Bad: He is the main villain in Seasons 1 and 2, and his influence remains in later seasons.
  • Blood Knight: Slade is very subtle about it, but he clearly enjoys brutalizing and subduing others by humiliating them in a fight. In season 1, he constantly mocks and provokes Robin in one of their fights, and after beating him down, Slade laughs.
    • After his return in Season 4, he becomes borderline Ax-Crazy.
  • Body Language: Since his helmet lacks any facial expressions, he uses eye movements, hand gestures, and postures to communicate his intentions.
  • Bond Breaker: Very much adept at getting the Titans to turn on each other.
  • Break the Badass: Slade is more than willing to give the most violent, sadistic, toughest, cold-blooded, mentally torturous beatdowns when provoked.
  • Break Them by Talking: If you let this guy get under your skin, you'll lose the fight without him needing to lift a finger. He twists Robin into a shadow archetype of himself, and nearly kills him with words in "Haunted". He corrupts Terra in two conversations. What he did to Raven counts as mundane Mind Rape.
  • Brought Down to Badass: A variation. Trigon brings him back as fire-powered zombie, then he double crosses him by removing Slade's powers. In this new condition, Slade lacks even his enhanced powers he had as a living being. Anticipating this, he manipulates the Titans for one of them to join him in finding kid Raven, when actually he wants to retrieve his flesh and blood body back.
  • Came Back Strong: After his death in Season 2, his return in Season 4 came with a Healing Factor, Playing with Fire, and the ability to summon fire-based elemental entities at will. He lost these powers after his second death, because Trigon took them away.
  • Came Back Wrong: After his second resurrection following Trigon destroying the majority of the world in ash and fire, Robin gets a look at his new Nightmare Face, which is essentially just a skull. It's likely that at that point, he was nothing more than a skeleton in armor until he finally brought himself back to life for real.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: In "The End, Part 3", one of Trigon's servants declares that he can't hope to defeat "pure evil". Slade's response?
    Slade: Actually... I'm not such a nice guy myself.
  • Characterization Marches On: Early episodes emphasized his nature as a Card-Carrying Villain and Diabolical Mastermind. He really hit his stride in the second half of season one, when the emphasis switched to his Break Them by Talking and creepy, creepy obsessions with Robin/Terra/Raven.
  • The Chessmaster: There's always a plan with this guy. Always. Even after he dies, he's got a couple of aces left up his sleeve.
  • Collapsing Lair: He destroys his own hideouts just to escape.
  • Cold-Blooded Torture: His forte. All of the main Titans went through this at some point.
    • Laser-injects nanobots into the Titans' blood streams, repeatedly tortures them through those machines, and blackmails Robin into serving as his apprentice under the threat of murdering his friends.
    • He's very fond of psychological torture. He's done it to Robin, Raven, and even Beast Boy (the youngest Titan). Slade exploits their insecurities and worst fears, and in Beast Boy's case, cruelly taunts him about Terra's betrayal.
    • He created a neural suit that attaches itself to Terra's nervous system. It's impossible to remove, and it allows Slade to control her for whatever he wants, regardless of her will. Every time he controls her, she's visibly twitching in pain as she struggles to resist.
    • Brandishing a spikey, electric knife and shocking Robin while he was strapped to a hospital bed.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Is a master, he always uses every advantage he can get, and if the tides turn against him, most likely he will run away. He is also fond of retreating, to tire out and disorient his opponents. He's also extremely fond of using robotic doubles, that he remotely controls, from an unknown and safe location. During the trilogy series of episodes "The End", there was one scene where Slade was pitted against an undead giant, who was guarding an underworld "soul vault". He couldn't defeat the Gatekeeper one-on-one, so he planted a bomb on the door, causing an explosion that killed the guard and released the souls within it, including the one belonging to Slade.
  • Comic-Book Movies Don't Use Codenames: Or comic book animated series, in this case. It's probably a combination of Never Say "Die" and the fact that "Deathstroke the Terminator" fits comic Slade (a mercenary killer) much better than his animated counterpart (a mastermind who generally avoids getting his hands dirty, though he's more than capable of doing so if necessary).
  • Composite Character: Word of God gives no indication that they were aware of it, but this version of Slade inadvertently mirrors the original Wildebeest from the comics, who was himself a Diabolical Mastermind of no clear identity or motive.
  • Consummate Liar: Slade lies whenever he needs to achieve his aims, and he is also quite skilled at telling half-truths.
  • Cool Helmet: Come on, admit it! This guy's helmet is cooler than any mask in the show.
  • The Corrupter: Seasons One and Two as part of his apprentice recruiting process. It doesn't work with Robin but Terra goes full super villain.
  • Corrupt the Cutie: Doesn't take too much for Slade to get under the skin of a very naive, but emotionally frail Terra to make her his apprentice.
  • Crazy-Prepared: He's essentially played like an evil version of Batman (which makes him such a good foil for Robin), and naturally he has a significant fanbase because of it. Even after his death at the end of Season 2, his gear is still booby trapped with hallucinogens for anyone who would take it.
  • Creepy Monotone: Constantly. It even echoes every time he talks.
  • Dark Is Evil: Slade wears a black armored uniform, tends to sit on the shadows and is a remorseless cold-blooded terrorist.
  • Darth Vader Clone: A dark armored, deep voiced, masked villain who physically outmatches Robin and actively tries to make him his apprentice.
  • David vs. Goliath: Slade vs Robin. While Robin takes a few good shots at Slade, the latter usually overpowers and humiliates him, and needs his friends to defeat the villain.
  • Deadly Euphemism: Play-words for 'death' animated by a chilling creepy voice.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Slade has a dark, dry, understated sense of humor, and has been known to drop snarky one-liners, particularly during Season 4.
  • Deal with the Devil: Been on both ends of this one. In season two he's the Devil to Terra's Faust, teaching her to control her powers in return for her services as The Mole and then The Dragon. In season four he's the Faust to Trigon's Devil, agreeing to act as his agent in bringing about the apocalypse in order to get his mortal body back.
  • Decoy Getaway: One of Slade's favourite modus operandis is using 'Slade-bots'.
  • Demoted to Dragon: To Trigon in Season 4. He's the guy's messenger and nothing more.
  • Diabolical Mastermind: This version of Slade seems to be a criminal mastermind rather than a mercenary for hire like in the mainstream DCU.
  • Disney Villain Death: Double Subverted in the Season 2 finale of Teen Titans. Terra throws Slade off a cliff, but he catches himself on the rock, pulls himself back over the edge and grabs her by the throat, at which point she blasts him over the edge with her full powers unleashed; only then we see him dying for good when his mask dissolves in the lava.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: Many episodes of him screwing the others, are allegories border-lining on sexual abuse. He gets uncomfortably close to Robin after beating him, the grooming of Terra, his Mind Rape of Raven looks a lot like Attempted Rape and Robin's symptoms in "Haunted" are very reminiscent of those who were male victims of sexual abuse.
    • Slade is jokingly considered a Paedobear trapped in a G-rated show, but it does make you wonder how scarily effective this guy would be if this would stop being just a fan interpretation, in an adult-oriented Teen Titans.
  • Dragon-in-Chief: In Season 4, he is named the commander of Trigon's demonic army and granted with fire-based powers. Returning from the dead, he confronts the Titans once more, leading to a It's Personal with the Dragon. Trigon fights the heroes in the last episodes of the season.
    • Subverted though, Slade may have be The Heavy, but Trigon is literally a god, and counted on Slade to do his job only because he needed Raven to bring him on Earth's dimension in the first place.
  • Dragon with an Agenda: Slade only serves as Trigon's Dragon so he can return among the living. He then manipulates the Titans to take his body back, after Trigon refuses to respect their bargain.
  • The Dreaded: In a series full of villains who return on and on, Slade is the only one who makes the Titans terrified of his eventual return even after he died right in front of them. They have a worried expression everytime they have to face him.
  • Enemy Mine: He ultimately teams up with Robin to take Trigon down.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Played with. In "The End, Part II," he states that what Trigon did, even he wouldn't wish upon the world. That being said, he makes it clear that he doesn't regret what he did, and is only helping the Titans because it suits him.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: He suffers from this, particularly in season one and two. It's the reason he comes off as a Smug Snake when he's up against the heroes and a Manipulative Bastard the one time he's pitted against another villain.
  • Evil Counterpart:
    • To Robin (both have very similar personalities and skills, but Robin uses his to protect the innocent while Slade uses his to commit crimes and acquire power) and Raven (Raven is a demon by birth and a heroine by choice; Slade is human by birth, harbinger of the apocalypse by choice).
    • He also serves as this to Batman; a skilled, manipulative, and intelligent mentor, but while Batman had the best intentions (for the most part), Slade is frequently abusive and treats his proteges harshly.
  • Evil Is Not a Toy: In Season 4, he cuts a deal with Trigon to come Back from the Dead in return for helping him Take Over the World. Once Slade fulfills his end of the deal, Trigon double-crosses him. Slade anticipated this would happen and took precautions.
    Slade: The moral of the story: never make a deal with an interdimensional demon without a little protection.
  • Evil Is Bigger: Slade is way taller than all Titans; at times he seems to be fully aware of this, as he occasionally towers over them in order to intimidate them.
  • Evil Is Not Well-Lit: Slade is introduced as a shadowy silhouette in his first scenes; his hideouts are always low-key lighted and most of his important scenes never happened during day light.
  • Evil Is Petty: Slade will taunt anyone anytime. At some point, he forces Robin to steal from Wayne Enterprises of all places.
  • Evil Has a Bad Sense of Humor: For all his stoicism, Slade is prone to snarking and bullying. More obvious in season 4. In one particular case, after brutally killing the Keeper of the Hell Gates he snarks with quite a joyful voice:
    Slade: Don't get up. I'll let myself out.
  • Evil Mentor: Slade enjoys collecting apprentices, only to twist them into shadows of themselves.
  • Evil Overlord: This version of the character is depicted as such rather than a mercenary, who sends minions to do his bidding and manipulating from behind the scenes, rather than fighting himself.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Though his voice is soft and even rather than deep and booming.
  • Evil Versus Oblivion: In season four when he joins with the Titans against Trigon, who wants to destroy "all things mortal".
  • Eye Scream: The way he became one-eyed is a total enigma.
  • Face Framed in Shadow: In his first appearances, he's never shown in proper light.
  • The Faceless: Throughout the series, his face is never shown. This adds a thick layer of mystery to his villainous nature. When his mask comes off in the "End of the World" episodes, it reveals a skull with red eyes and a scar over the right eye socket. Since he's technically dead at this time, it still doesn't reveal anything about him.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: His mask is split between black and orange.
  • Fatal Flaw: According to his character introduction, what prevents him from being a full on Magnificent Bastard, is his single-minded determination, stopping him from seeing outside the box.
  • Faux Affably Evil: While he was generally cold and distant initially, he still had some moments of this. In Season 4, he's significantly more Faux Affably Evil than normal as Trigon's Dragon, which just makes him, if possible, even creepier.
  • Fiery Stoic: For all the enthusiasm for the fire demonic powers he acquired, Slade is still the same unemotional and aloof man by default.
  • Finger-Tenting: Slade crosses his fingers every time he is convinced his plans work.
  • Finger Poke of Doom: Slade does this to Cyborg without any effort at all.
  • Flaw Exploitation: Slade manipulates both Robin and Terra for his own means.
    • He sets up a chain of events in Season 1, exploiting Robin's goal-oriented mindset and increasing obsessiveness to catch him, in order to isolate him from his friends and to make the Boy Wonder his apprentice.
    • Takes full advantage of Terra's insecurities in one conversation, implanting the seeds of doubts in her head.
  • Follow in My Footsteps: He quotes it verbatim to Robin like the true Darth Vader Clone that he is. His variation on it is quite creepy, though.
    Slade to Robin: For some time now I've been searching for an apprentice. Someone to follow in my footsteps. And Robin, I've chosen you. Congratulations.
    • In the tie in comics, his daughter, Rose, mentions about how he tried to mold her after himself.
  • For the Evulz: Played with. One of the biggest enigmas about Slade's is why he is evil in the first place, nobody knows what is his motivation or philosophy for being an villain, or even wanting an apprentice. Most of the actions he takes are completely psychological making him unpredictable. In Season 4, When Robin asks him why he enjoys making people to suffer, he simply says " It's what I do best".
    • On the same time, he points out to Robin that not everything is "cut and dry", while in Season 1, he says:"Betrayal. Destruction. Revenge", implying that his motivation, while still in the dark, runs deeper than just For the Evulz.
  • Freaky Electronic Music: Slade's leitmotif.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: As evidenced by the fact that more than once the Titans, especially Robin, have fought what they thought was Slade only to find out it was a robotic replicant. The chemical agent from Slade's mask that made Robin have hallucinations about fighting Slade counts for double because it was activated somehow after he was already dead, meaning he somehow planned ahead for it.
  • Genius Bruiser: He's a master planner and manipulator as well as one of the best fighting characters in the series.
  • Genre Blindness:
    • Not too bad most of the time, but here's a big one; he situates his lair underground just above a large lake of magma like a good cliché superhero-genre villain would. So, of course, it directly leads to his first death in season 2 when Terra drops him into it for a lava bath.
    • Here's one more; he works for Trigon in order to regain his body despite the fact that Trigon is literally the incarnate of all evil and therefore lacks any sense of loyalty. Sure, he technically didn't have a choice since it was either do his bidding or die, but it's really jarring that he was so surprised when Trigon betrayed him. Especially considering Slade is a snake of a guy himself.
      • That being said, he did acquire a magic ring in order to protect himself from Trigon's powers just in case the latter betrays him, so he obviously never fully trusted him to keep his word.
  • Guttural Growler: Though he usually has a soothing deep voice, he sounds a lot more gravelly the angrier he gets.
  • Guyliner: an odd take on this trope; he has something of an eyeliner on his mask, around the eyehole.
  • Handicapped Badass: The black half of his mask lacks an eyehole. In his trip into the Underworld, his mask completely falls after fighting Trigon's demons, revealing a missing eye in the same side.
  • Harmful to Minors: Slade does shit-tons of monstrous things to our heroes, pushing the G-rating to its limits.
  • Hazy Feel Turn: By the end of Season 4, he joins the Titans in order to fight Trigon and makes a pact with Robin to not bother them ever again; but Slade being Slade, his word is ambiguous at best.
  • Head Bob: Slade is a subtle example, because of his stoic nature; so he is given also an Expressive Mask to mimic some facial expressions.
  • The Heavy: He may only be Big Bad of the first two seasons (and the three subsequent Big Bads all rate higher on the Sorting Algorithm of Evil in different waysnote ) but he appears more often and has a more personal enmity with the team than any other villain, and is generally the villain who is most strongly associated with the show. Being a major Knight of Cerebus also cements his stature.
  • Hidden Agenda Villain:
    • By the end of the show, we still don't know what his overall Evil Plan was. His aims in a given season are also usually enigmatic.
    • It is subverted when he comes Back from the Dead in Season 4. Robin immediately assumes he's carrying out some new secret plan. Slade himself claims to not be planning anything this time, and he was completely honest. The plan was Trigon's; Slade was merely the errand boy.
  • Hidden Villain: Slade starts out like this, being introduced in the first episode as a shadowy chessmaster, but not even named or revealed to the heroes until later (and it's even longer before they meet him face-to-face and learn of his plans).
  • I Have the High Ground: He is both cool and threatening every-time he does it. A memorable example would be in "The Prophecy".
  • Imaginary Enemy: After his death in season 2, Slade returns in "Haunted" as an Hallucination, beating the crap out of Robin, nearly killing him. What's worse is that he somehow planned even for this to happen long before, as Robin has inhaled an hallucinogenic gas that auto-activated from one of his remaining masks.
  • Implacable Man: Even if Slade backs down, he will return to taunt the Titans. More so in Season 4, after becoming The Dragon to Trigon.
  • In Love with Your Carnage: He finds tapes of Robin fighting his friends "thrilling", tracks down Terra for her destructive power, and is fascinated when he learns Raven's big secret.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Mr. Perlman looks similar to Slade without the mask, if Slade's face looks like it does in the comics.
  • I Will Punish Your Friend for Your Failure: He infects the Titans with nano bots and threatens to kill them if Robin doesn't become his apprentice.
  • Jerkass: "I'm not such a nice guy myself."
  • Just Between You and Me: During the Apprentice Arc, it looks like Slade suffers a bad case of Bond Villain Stupidity when he randomly announces to the Titans, his plans of detonating a Chronoton bomb, even giving them time to save the day. A deconstructed case though; it turns out Slade deliberately invokes this trope, fully aware of the Boy Wonder's paranoiac obsession with catching him and the Titans' chronic need to save the day. Unfortunately, the heroes bite the bait, the time bomb turns out to be a fake leading to them being infected with deadly nanobots, while Robin is forced to become his apprentice if he doesn't want to watch his teammates suffering a gruesome death.
  • Just Toying with Them: In Season 1, Slade reveals to Robin that all his cryptic clues, plans and sparring were just his way of testing him.
  • Karma Houdini: Even after the show ends, he's still in hiding. Nobody's found him yet.
  • Kick the Dog: Slade inflicts painful torture onto the Titans just to subdue Robin to his will; and literally kicks Terra and Robin for disobeying him.
    • The way he bullies and taunts Beast Boy in "Betrayal" is petty even for him. Slade also coldly rubs it in when he finds out about Terra's betrayal.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Things are never Lighter and Softer when Slade's around. Never. One early episode starts out as a Lighter and Softer episode, then halfway through, Slade unexpectedly shows up and things get real serious, real fast.
  • Lack of Empathy: Slade is aware about how much harm he brought to others, but it doesn't mean he cares. When Robin calls him out for helping Trigon destroy the world, he coldly says "It's what I do best."
  • A Lighter Shade of Black: Slade is no saint by any means, but in comparison with the show's version of Satan, he is less antagonistic. He even helps (more like manipulating them) the Titans defeat Trigon, even if it is more for his own benefits and less for saving the world.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Slade has a fast-paced fighting style combined with his enhanced agility, putting emphasis on deadly blows at every hit.
  • Malevolent Masked Man: That mask is not just for aesthetics.
  • Manipulative Bastard: His other forte, best shown with Terra and Robin. He exploits their weaknesses in order to twist them into his apprentices.
  • Mind Rape:
    • Taunting Raven with her Anti Anti Christ status complete with tearing her clothes qualifies that instance as some kind of rape.
    • It happened to Robin during "Haunted", what with that hallucination-drug and all.
  • Mind Screw: Break Them by Talking, Mind Rape, manipulation, it's all there. And boy, do Robin and Terra bite the bait.
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: He increasingly becomes more abusive toward Terra until it gets physical. Reasonably, she betrays him.
  • A Molten Date with Death: His first death, courtesy of Terra after she has enough of his abuse and manipulations. He gets resurrected by Trigon in Season 4 to act as his agent in order to get his flesh and blood body back, with Slade's current one being nothing but his skeleton.
  • More Than Mind Control: This is Slade's chief weapon on people, using a combination of Mind Screw and psychological manipulation to convince his "apprentices" they have no choice but to serve him- he is very successful with Terra and the Thunder and Lightning Brothers.
  • Movie Superheroes Wear Black: An animation example. His blue-and-orange suit has been replaced with a gray-and-black uniform, although his mask is still half-orange.
  • Motive Decay: Inverted. He starts as having no clear reason for being evil. In season 4 at least, he has a clearer goal: serving Trigon in order to regain his flesh and blood body back.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Slade is a mysterious man, wearing a form fitting dark armor that emphases his huge muscular build. Needless to say, the camera pays loving attention to his rear.
  • Mysterious Past: Slade is a very enigmatic individual, and nobody knows anything about him. Still, the show makes a few references to his comic counterpart. In Season 4, he makes several allusions to his past, like admitting enjoying working for others; and when he taunts Raven about her fate, he says 'it's always the quiet ones', clearly talking about Jericho. And speaking of Jericho, he and Rose do appear in this 'verse, but their presence and Slade's total ignorance of their existence while searching for new apprentices just make everything even more confusing about this guy.
  • Never Bareheaded: Slade never takes his helmet down, not even when no one is around.
  • No Face Under the Mask: Slade just loves to troll anyone who is close to unmasking him:
    • In "Masks", Robin defeats him and removes the mask, revealing a Sladebot armed with a self-destruct timer for a face.
    • In the season four finale, Slade's mask is knocked off, displaying a bare skull with a single blazing eye, since he was The Undead.
    • And in 'Things Change', Beastboy gets the chance to unmask Slade, which is also just another robotic duplicate.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Slade tends to beat the hell out of the Titans, sometimes individually and sometimes all of them simultaneously.
    • He has been at the other end too, but usually he either let it happen intentionally out of pragmatism or is actually a Slade-bot.
  • No-Sell: Showed some signs from the very start; when he gets blasted by the Titans at the end of Season 1 and still gets up, or when he is badly wounded by a Beastboy in bear-form, mildly annoying him. Taken Up to Eleven in Season 4, when Slade returns having pyrokinesis powers. He isn't very fazed by the Titans attacking him; laser-incineration, snapping his neck or slamming between two walls did nothing.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: Slade gives a total new meaning to Foe Yay; he tends to get uncomfortably close to Robin, whenever they encounter each other; while in Terra's case, his mannerisms are almost sexual, going as far as controlling her body. The fact that he says 'my control, her body' really doesn't help his case.
    • Then, there is the whole 'Birthmark' episode...
  • Not So Stoic: While he's normally calm and collected, he becomes enraged occasionally. When this happens he fights a lot more frenzied and tends to raise his voice.
  • Oh, Crap!: Slade tends to generate a collective Oh, Crap! reaction from the Titans whenever they have to face him.
    • Of course, it wouldn't be fair to not mention that he gets one in "The Prophecy", when Raven gives him a good old-fashioned ass kicking.
    • When Beast Boy rises above him as a bear, it's one of the few times Slade looks legitimately scared. He walks away with more physical damage than from any other (one on one) fight.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Inverted with Slade. The Titans think "Slade" is just his nome de guerre, when actually, he blatantly uses his real name the whole time.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: You know things get REALLY serious when a smooth talking character like Slade raises his voice. Happens twice in the finales for seasons 1 and 2.
  • Our Zombies Are Different: Temporarily during Trigon's rise in Season 4, complete with a really sickening Healing Factor in addition to his other new superpowers. After he was disposed of and came back, his face's look really emphasized it. Once he came back to life for real following his assault on the guardian of the door to the souls, this was likely removed.
  • Overarching Villain: Was the Big Bad for the first two seasons before being betrayed and killed by Terra, haunted Robin as a hallucination in season 3, came Back from the Dead in season 4 as The Dragon for Trigon, and in season 5 he came Back for the Finale giving some bittersweet closure to Beast Boy in regards to Terra. Yep, this guy is the one villain who never truly goes away.
  • Parental Substitute: It seems like Slade tries to install himself as a twisted father figure to Robin during the events of "Apprentice" Arc.
    Slade: Who knows? I may even become like a father to you.
  • Pick on Someone Your Own Size: His main targets are a bunch of teenagers. Justified, just because the Titans are still kid heroes, it doesn't mean they don't pose a serious threat, after all they are among one of the most dangerous beings on the planet, and already battle hardened at a quite young age. Slade sometimes engages them for this very reason.
  • Playing with Fire: In Season 4, Slade returns having pyrokinesis powers.
  • Post-Mortem Comeback:
    • After his death in the second season finale, one of his masks was confiscated by Robin. Slade left a chemical substance in the dust that infiltrated Robin's central nervous system, forcing Robin to see, hear and feel Slade, even when he wasn't there. The more he fought the illusion, the more harmful it became, but it could only be seen in the dark. It led to one of the best episodes in the series' run.
    • Also occurs in that he literally comes back as a servant of Trigon. In fact, the above event foreshadowed this when it turned out the dust was activated by a radio signal from outside the Tower.
  • Psycho for Hire: Beside implying in Season 4, that he may have been a Hired Gun in his past; after becoming Trigon's messenger, he takes a sadistic pleasure to torment the Titans, especially Raven.
  • Real Name as an Alias: Slade's real name is Slade Wilson. Not that the Titans have any idea.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: A villain to another villain example happens in the first issue of the tie-in comics. Geezmo created a simulating program in order to study the Titans battle tactics and weaknesses. He, Jinx and Mammoth lose against the virtual Titans. Slade brutally deconstruct their own flaws as a team.
    Slade: ... They defeated you like the real Titans alwas do! Enough with the games. It's time to get more realistic... Try a little more cooperation and less competition amongst yourselves. That was your "glitch".
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: A variation. Slade wears an orange and black mask, while his Cyber Cyclops have a red mark at the center of their faces.
  • Reverse Arm-Fold: Slade's default body position that just makes him even more intimidating.
  • Riddle for the Ages: The exact deal with Slade himself is never revealed, or what he exactly wants. Did he used to be a mercenary too, and for some reason changed his career into a psychotic terrorist? Why does he always hunt new apprentices, when his children, Jericho and Rose canonically exist, especially when he actually trained the latter to follow his path since childhood?
  • Rugged Scar: After having his mask knocked off by the Hell-Gate Keeper, it's revealed Slade has a deep cut over his missing eye.
  • Rule of Symbolism: Slade's lair seems to be nothing more than a hodgepodge of giant turning gears, but they are meant to represent his strategy inflamed with multiple plans that need to work smoothly. When he makes a mistake, the gears also stop. After his plans are finally destroyed, Slade chooses to destroy the entire hideout.
  • Sadist: Slade just loves to bring others suffering. He combines psychological torment with Cold-Blooded Torture.
  • Sadistic Choice: Slade promises Robin that if he disobeys his orders as his apprentice, he will make Robin watch him torturing his friends. And oh, boy, he does keep his word.
  • Shadow Archetype: Slade represents, in some ways, an adult evil Robin. Both are skilled martial artists, intelligent and highly competitive. Robin even has a dream about their similarities, where he fights Slade; and unmasks him only to discover himself wearing the mask.
    • On a more subtle note, he is this to Batman too.
  • Simple Staff: Slade's Weapon of Choice is a collapsible bo-staff. He always wears one with him.
  • Slouch of Villainy: Slade enjoys making himself rather comfortable on his throne. If he gets up, chances are, he is going to beat the crap out of you, as Robin has found out.
  • The Sociopath: Shown clearly in season four when Robin points out how he has no remorse for ruining others' lives for the sake of his own benefit, and Slade's response is "It's what I do best." Robin calls him a psychopath, which is something different.
  • Sociopathic Hero: In "The End, Parts II and III", he helps the Titans save Raven and beat Trigon, but it's not out of altruism. He just wants to get his flesh and blood back, and the only real reason he wants the world back to normal is so he can rule it himself later.
  • Soft-Spoken Sadist: Slade tends to talk with a baritonal, yet soft voice.
  • The Spook: Unless you infer he has the same origin as his comic counterpart, there's no backstory to him whatsoever. We never get a good look at his face or even learn what his endgame is (beyond finding an apprentice). This fuels Robin's obsession over Slade even after he dies, as he unhealthily investigates his closed profile day and night to find out more about him. Cyborg calls him out on it, citing Slade's dead and Robin should move on.
  • Stalker Without A Crush: Slade is the poster-boy for this trope. He stalks Robin, Terra and Raven because he is fascinated by their abilities.
  • Superhero Movie Villains Die: Slade is killed off for good in this adaptation, whereas in the source material, he usually has the Joker Immunity or his Healing Factor on his side. Justified, while he has same powers as his comicbook counterpart,realistically speaking, no matter how strong is the Healing Factor, nobody can survive falling into lava that will melt one's body.
  • Take Over the City: Among all the villains who tried to take over Jump City, Slade is the only one who managed, to very disastrous results for the city and his inhabitants.
  • Take Over the World: What his Evil Plan is about in Season 2.
  • Tall, Dark, and Snarky: He is evil, dark humored, and stands at 6'4".
  • The Stoic: There's a grand total of one short diabolical chuckle that he does in all of his appearances and even then, it sounds unnatural and creepy. There are also a few instances where that eye of his widens or when he loses his cool.
  • Terms of Endangerment: Slade sadistically teases the Titans with petnames like: 'dear child', 'my boy', 'birthday girl' and the list goes on.
  • To Hell and Back: He assaults Hell's gates and retrieves his soul to truly bring himself back to life in Season 4.
  • Torture Technician: Electro-shocking, nanobots created to kill from the inside out, Mind Rape. See Cold-Blooded Torture intro for more details.
  • Troll: Slade seems to enjoy toying with and creeping people out. And unlike most of examples, Slade's moments lack anything remotely funny; they only show how dangerous, creepy and sadistic he can be.
    • He sends a Slade-bot to meet and fight Robin in "Masks", and makes said robot to explode almost killing Robin in the process. During the Apprentice Arc he makes the Boy Wonder steal from his former mentor.
    • Torments Raven about her status as Apocalypse Maiden, leaves her to fall from a tall building after she was passing out. And nonchalantly says "Oh, and happy birthday" while watching Raven falling to her death.
    • He stalks Terra and Beastboy on their date, sits the entire time in the Ferris wheel cabin with Terra and Beastboy, who were both unaware of his presence and interrupts them just when they are about to have their First Kiss.
  • The Undead: After his demise, Slade returns as a non-living entity possessing psychokinesis demonic powers; then Trigon stripes Slade away of his new powers, turning the latter into a skeletal zombie. Well, sorta.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: In his twisted sense of entitlement, Slade accuses Robin of being ungrateful, caring only about his friends, after offering the honor of being his apprentice and everything else he was ready to give on a plate to Robin.
    Slade: I have much to teach you, but the first thing you need to learn is gratitude.
    • Later, he calls Terra "you ungrateful little..."
  • Villain: Exit, Stage Left: Slade does this in the first season finale, after his mask gets knocked off and he's decided he's had enough. He does, however, trigger his lair's self-destruct so that the Titans won't be able to follow him. The season four finale has a variation, as he gets flung away by Trigon from the final battle, not to be seen again. Later on, though, Robin expresses his belief that Slade survived and returned to his villainous ways.
  • Villain Has a Point: In "Things Change", Slade tells Beast Boy that the reason for Terra not remembering him is because she chooses not to. Turns out he was right.
  • Villain Takes an Interest: Robin and Slade. The similarity is emphasized whenever they fight each other, and especially when they fight together, as their fighting styles are nearly identical.
    • Terra has a bit of this, too. She allows him to mentor her and...things go downhill really quick.
  • Villainous Demotivator: When Terra runs away defeated by the Titans, she hopefully returns to Slade; too bad his answer was a brutal beating.
  • Villainous Face Hold: When Terra tries to leave him, Slade uses the suit to electrocute her. He grabs her jaw and holds her face still while bragging about how she can never leave him. He does something similar to Robin and Raven too.
  • Villainous Rescue: In "The End Part 3" after the Titans (minus an age-regressed Raven, who is deemed no threat) are captured in an energy field by Trigon, a flaming demon weapon-wielding Slade appears out of nowhere to attack Trigon, freeing the trapped Titans.
  • Vile Villain, Saccharine Show: Teen Titans is a lighthearted show, until you remember it also features the most evil incarnation of Deathstroke ever. Here, he is turned from an Anti-Villain with sympathetic reasons, into a creepy mastermind with no redeeming qualities who runs on taunting, Mind Rape, torture of any kind, Hannibal Lecture and Foe Yay, and enjoys delivering many a brutal No-Holds-Barred Beatdown.
  • Warrior Therapist: He helps Terra come to terms with her lack of control by taking control, both physically and mentally.
  • We Can Rule Together: Slade's hidden motive all along was revealed to be just to get Robin to join him. The Diabolical Mastermind finally resorted to outright Blackmail — apprenticeship in exchange for his friends' lives. At least, he used the word "apprentice," but what he really seemed to want was a son:
    Slade: Who knows? I may even become like a father to you.
    Robin: I already have a father.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Slade, of all people, calls Robin out in Masks, when he exposes him as Red X, pointing out how " two wrongs don't make a right".
  • White Hair, Black Heart: Played with. In Forces Of Nature he embodies a mysterious old man with white hair who resembles his comic counterpart. In Season 1 final, Robin cracks his mask, revealing a silhouetted head with grayish hair. Teen Titans Go! #49, reveals that Slade is a Silver Fox with white hair and beard.
  • Willfully Weak: In Season 4, when Raven mops the floor with him, he doesn't fight back only because he received orders from Trigon to not harm Raven in any way. And he's clearly not happy about holding back.
  • Would Hit a Girl: He has no qualms over hitting girls. Just ask Terra.
  • Yandere: Displays some disturbing possessive tendencies over Robin and Terra.
    • When Slade forces Robin to be his apprentice, he turns into a disturbing father figure. At one point, he gets really angry at Robin, beats him and pins him down, pointing out how he could offer Robin everything, yet the Boy Wonder cares only about his ''Worthless. Little. Friends.''
    • While, in Robin's case, it can be argued that Slade's was just trying to become like a father to Robin even with the worst of implications, in Terra's case is much more ambiguous. He present himself as a Warrior Therapist, in exchange for Terra spying on the Titans for him, treating her quite decent at first. But when she tries to run away with Beastboy, he interrupts them, acting as he was jealous of them. The fact that he says "She never even liked you" to Beastboy, doesn't help his case either; and in the later episodes, he takes full control of her body, implying he can do whatever he wants with Terra. The sexual undertones of their relationship in the show, are most likely intentional from the creators' part, given that the characters had an explicit sexual affair in the '80 Titans comic books.
  • You Can't Fight Fate: In "The End, Part II," Robin calls him out on helping Trigon destroy the world. Slade responds that while he did play a part in The End of the World as We Know It, even if he wasn't there, it wouldn't have changed anything; Trigon's coming was inevitable.
  • You Fight Like a Cow: He does love to trash others while still keeping his aloofness.
    Slade to Terra: Impressive. Unless, of course, you were aiming for me.
  • You Have Failed Me: Played straight with his treatment of Terra, who is abused for failing. He didn't do anything to Jinx, Gizmo, or Mammoth for losing to the Titans, mainly because he didn't expect them to win, just show him what the Titans were capable of (and to make Robin wonder "Who is Slade?").
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Trigon makes sure Slade is at the receiving end of it. Slade has anticipated this long before.

    Trigon the Terrible 

Trigon the Terrible

Voiced by: Keith Szarabajka (English, "Nevermore"), Kevin Michael Richardson (English, all other appearances), Framk Maneiro (Latin American Spanish, "Nevermore"), Guillermo Martínez (Latin American Spanish, all other appearances)

Powers/Abilities: Physical God - a list of powers he doesn't have would be shorter.

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An extremely powerful demon lord, and Raven's father, who intends to use her as the key to a portal that will allow him to enter and devastate Earth. Unlike majority of the characters from the comics that were featured in the series, he's more or less the same as his comic counterpart.


  • Abusive Parents: Season 4 was one long nightmare for Raven because her father tormented her mentally and then turned her into a portal.
  • Arc Villain: Never shows up as a villain following the fourth season. Considering he was visibly disintegrated, even if his spirit survived, he's probably not up for another attempt on the mortal world any time soon.
  • Arch Nemesis Dad: To Raven. Ever since she was a kid, he's been causing trouble for her.
  • Ascended Extra: Went from being the Villain of the Week very early on in the series to being the Arc Villain of the fourth season.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: His size varies somewhat, but is consistently huge; in "The End" he's large enough to use the Tower as a throne.
  • Bad Boss: Betrays Slade after he delivers Raven. Slade is smart enough to anticipate this possibility, and made his own preparations.
  • Because Destiny Says So/You Can't Fight Fate: He believes that he's destined to conquer "the world of mortals" and that nothing can stop him. But he is defeated by Raven two episodes after his debut.
  • Big Bad: Season 4 is driven by his Evil Plan to turn Raven into his doorway of conquest.
  • Big Bad Duumvirate: He and his Teen Titans Go! counterpart are the main villains of the crossover movie Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans.
  • Big Red Devil: The form he assumes upon entering the mortal world. Emphasis on the big.
  • Breath Weapon: Being a demon, it is fire, of course.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: It's understandable, given that he's an eight-story-tall red demon.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: Slade and Brother Blood were both human, with the former's goal involving finding an apprentice, and the latter generally sought after power. Trigon is a literal demon, being far outside the power scale of almost every other character in the series, and unlike Slade and Brother Blood, lacks any sort of sense of humor.
  • Deal with the Devil: Offered to give Slade his body back in return for him delivering Raven. Naturally, he screwed Slade over afterward.
  • Dimension Lord: Of Fire and Brimstone Hell, but the word "Hell" is never used.
  • The Dreaded: Even the citizens of Tamaran have heard of and fear him.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He appeared (unnamed) in the first season episode "Nevermore"
  • Enemy Without: He creates these for the Titans when they try to distract him.
  • Evil Is Burning Hot: He comes from a fiery plane, and many of his attacks involve fire.
  • Evil Overlord: Again, he's already the ruler of Hell and has designs on Earth.
  • Evil Plan: Use his daughter to enter "the world of mortals" and lay waste to it.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: His voice is vast, deep, and guttural- Slade's sounds downright pleasant next to it.
  • Eye Beams: One of the most common ways he manifests his magic is with zig-zagging red bolts out of all four eyes.
  • God of Evil: Consistently billed as the ultimate incarnation of all evil; his power level backs up the claim.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: He's the canonical ultimate evil, even when Out of Focus, so his influence is technically felt in every single villain.
  • Jerkass: He betrayed his own daughter, and everyone he's ever worked with. Then again, he's called "The Terrible" for obvious reasons.
  • Killed Off for Real: Either that or he was banished; regardless, he never came back given the show never properly concluded. If truly dead, he holds the distinction of being the only character killed off during the series that stays dead, with his depictions in the Titans Go! comic and cartoon being non-canon.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Even more than Slade. If Trigon's involved, bad, bad things are in store. To put things in perspective, he only appeared in five episodes (six, if you count "Nevermore") and all of them were among the show's darkest, creepiest, and most intense.
  • Made of Evil: His comic origins stated that he came into being when the inhabitants of Azarath expelled the evil within them, and that coalesced into a being that came to be Trigon.
  • Manipulative Bastard: So good that he was able to dupe Slade into thinking that he was being sincere. However, as it turned out, Slade had second guesses.
  • Not So Invincible After All: Nothing the Titans do does more than hurt his pride. It takes Raven's return in "white mood" with a "World of Cardboard" Speech to stop him.
  • Obviously Evil: He's a horned, glowing-eyed red demon the size of a skyscraper. When you're the embodiment of cosmic evil, why shouldn't you show off what you are?
  • Omnicidal Maniac: "He comes to claim, he comes to sire; the end of all things mortal."
  • Orcus on His Throne: Once he arrives, he does little besides sit on his throne (A defaced Titans Tower) and act smug.
  • Physical God: Barring Raven's White form and possibly Larry, he's far and away the most powerful thing in the show, and not at all shy about letting you know it. He devastated the world and petrified its entire population with a gesture.
  • Playing with Fire: He breathes fire.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: All four of his eyes glow red; before he manages to enter the mortal world, those eyes are all that's visible of him when he talks to Slade or Raven.
  • Satanic Archetype: A big red devil from a world of fire and brimstone that dupes mortals into working for him.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: In season four, where his daughter Raven becomes his portal into the world, allowing him to turn every creature in the biosphere into stone and cover the planet in lava.
  • Smug Super: His power is matched only by the sheer force of his ego.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: Given that he's a demon, this is the most likely result with any human woman, but Arella is quite a beauty.
  • Ultimate Evil: He is the greatest evil in the Titanverse; the source and embodiment of it.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: To Slade. This doesn't go so well for him, as Slade is prepared for a betrayal, and gives the Titans the information they need to recover Raven, leading to Trigon's defeat. He also cuts off both of Trigon's horns.

    Red X 

Red X

Voiced by: Scott Menville (English), Luis Carreño (Latin American Spanish, Season 1), Ángel Balam (Latin American Spanish, Season 3), Stefano Crescentini (IT)

Powers/Abilities: Badass Normal, various anti-Titans weapons in the suit, low-powered flight and cloaking

"Not everyone likes to play the big villain, kid. I'm a thief. I'm not threatening your precious city - just looking out for number one."
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A mysterious thief who stole a suit and identity Robin had previously used to get close to Slade. On no one's side but his own.


  • Above Good and Evil: He says that he doesn't want to be a super villain or threaten the city, but he also doesn't want to use his gadgets for good either. That said, his interests fall more in line with the good side of the spectrum than evil.
  • Affably Evil: It's downplayed to Affably Morally Ambiguous. He's pretty friendly and polite while kicking your ass.
  • Aloof Ally: He joins the Titans against large threats, and respects Robin as a rival, but he's a thief and therefore isn't really on their side either.
  • Anti-Hero: He has some baseline heroism, but he's really working for himself. He puts it best himself: he's neither hero nor villain; he's just doing whatever the hell he wants, wherever that happens to fall.
  • Anti-Villain: He makes no illusions about his goals and how he achieves them, but apparently it's just a living to him.
  • Back-to-Back Badasses: With Robin, after siding with him.
  • Badass Baritone: The mask modulates his voice into something deeper.
  • Badass Cape: Obvious as he's the counterpart of Robin, he wears a cool cape himself.
  • Badass Normal: Like Robin, his abilities are martial arts and his suit (that he stole from Robin). When he fights the various meta humans of the verse, it's clear he has the advantage.
  • Blank White Eyes: From the mask that he never takes off.
  • Breakout Villain: The character himself starts out as Robin's alter ego, but gets more fleshed out as a separate character who stole the suit from Robin, providing an opposite motivation not only to the heroes but the villains as well.
  • Canon Foreigner: As with majority of the villains, he was created for the series.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He admits he's not a major villain, but he also proudly admits he's a thief, and that he doesn't like to play the hero.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Again, presumably. Despite the lack of any evident superpowers, he shares Robin's inhuman fighting skills.
  • Combat Pragmatist: He'll do whatever it takes to win.
  • Cool Mask: It's part of an "anti-titan" suit, all black, and marked with a red "X".
  • Creepy Monotone: He sounds very much like Robin. Which is very understandable in his first appearance: not so much from his second onward.
  • Dance Battler: His fighting techniques resemble dance moves.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He has a dry sense of humor intermingled with shades of sarcasm.
  • Enemy Mine: Both times he's appeared, he eventually joins with Robin.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Despite being a petty thief, he forms an Enemy Mine with Robin and the Titans because he is disgusted with the more villainous characters.
  • Evil Counterpart: Rather, Morally Ambiguous Counterpart. To Robin for being a Badass Normal with cool gadgets that steals instead of fighting thieves. Most evident when they team up in "X", where they mirror each other in fighting style.
  • Expressive Mask: Again, like Robin he has impressive expressions in his mask.
  • Expy: Of the Red Hood, the Anti-Hero identity taken up by Jason Todd (who was alluded to when Beast Boy speculated as to Red X's identity).
  • The Faceless: Lampshaded and parodied in this animated short. His identity is still the series' best-kept secret.
  • Flash Step: His signature technique; the Applied Phlebotinum powering the suit allows him to seemingly teleport short distances instantly.
  • Friendly Enemy: He parts on somewhat good terms with the Titans at the end of his second appearance, though he promises they are "even now."
  • Fuel Meter of Power: The Red X suit runs on "Xenothium." In his first appearance, Red X's supply is running low and he needs to refill it.
  • Gentleman Thief: Red X doesn't go after innocent people or put them in harm's way. He also seems to care about whether or not a city full of people is going to be disintegrated because of a psychotic villain, as well as whether or not Robin is going to fall to his death.
    Robin: I thought you didn't like to play the hero.
    Red X: Doesn't mean I don't know how.
  • Grey-and-Gray Morality: He's neither The Cape nor the Card-Carrier. He's just making a living through petty crime.
  • Honor Among Thieves: He's a thief and has no shame of it, but he's ready to help out when truly evil villains are threatening the city.
  • Heroic Neutral: While he will rob banks and businesses, he will repay his debts, and when a city was threatened with disintegration due to a villain's scheme, he interfered, even when he could have made a clean getaway if he hadn't.
  • It's All About Me: Cares for little else than himself and admits as much, although him forming an Enemy Mine with Robin implies he cares for more than he lets on.
  • Legacy Character: The first Red X was Robin's alter ego used to get closer to Slade. Then an unknown individual got a hold of the suit, and uses the identity as a thief.
  • Lovable Rogue: He's a thief but he DOES have a good side, which includes helping the Teen Titans sometimes.
  • Meaningful Name: In American homework grading, a red x indicates a mistake. Red X is Robin's.
  • Noble Demon: He makes himself out to be a petty thief that cares for nothing but himself, but in both appearances he's helped the Titans, even when it wasn't in his self-interest to do so.
  • The Real Remington Steele: The original purpose for Red X is to disguise Robin so he can infiltrate Slade's latest Evil Plan.
  • Riddle for the Ages: Who he is and what he looks like. As he put it himself in his debut appearance, "If I wanted you to know that, would I be wearing a mask?"
  • The Stoic: He speaks in a monotone, and usually reacts to pain with mild sarcasm.
  • Skull for a Head: His mask has a skull where the face would be.
  • Shadow Archetype: To Robin. He's essentially a more amoral version of Robin.
  • The Unreveal: Who exactly is the second Red X you ask? Unfortunately, we never found out before the series got canceled.
  • Villain Respect: To Robin. He respects him as a rival, helps him out if he feels he might need it, and even calls him "kid" in a good-natured way.
  • Wild Card: Could help the villain, could help the hero, or could screw both of them over if it benefits him.
  • Worthy Opponent: He sees Robin as one. Despite their conflict, a part of Red X seems to like Robin enough to help him on occasion.
  • "X" Makes Anything Cool: Not just his name and mask, his entire weapon arsenal features X motifs.
  • You Fight Like a Cow: At one point, he taunts the Titans by pointing to the X insignia on his chest and quipping "X marks the spot".

    Alien Woman 

Alien Woman/Cironielian Chrysalis Eater

Voiced by: Catherine Cavadini (English), Elena Díaz Toledo (Latin American Spanish)

A shapeshifting extraterrestrial creature that, as her name would suggest, eats chrysalises, namely the chrysalis stage of a certain number of Tameranians. Unfortunately, Starfire is one of them.


  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: As the "Alien Woman", she gently assures Starfire that the transformation she is going through is a natural process... only so that she could be caught off-guard when she transforms into a "Chrysalis Eater" to devour her.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: She has two identities, though neither of them are very imaginatively-named in the long run.
  • Guttural Growler: Speaks with a raspy voice as the "Chrysalis Eater", in contrast to her soothing angelic voice as the "Alien Woman".
  • Just Desserts: After being defeated she receives this offscreen, courtesy of a Man-Eating Plant. Ironic, all things considered.
  • Light Is Not Good: As the "Alien Woman" she's a white-clad mystical woman who seems motherly and helpful.. while in truth she wants to consume Starfire after she turned into a Chrysalis.
  • Monster of the Week: Appears in only one episode, though this can be forgiven because she appears to be eaten by an alien plant-monster at the end.
  • Mysterious Past: Nothing is revealed about the Cironiellian Chrysalis Eater and whether this is her true racial name along with why she would prefer to consume Chrysalises in the first place.
  • Mythology Gag: As the "Alien Woman", she bears a resemblance to the heroic character White Witch.
  • One-Winged Angel: Her monstrous "Chrysalis Eater" form.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Has the ability to alternate between a large crab/spider-like creature and a humanoid woman with insectoid features.
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    Blackfire 

Blackfire

Voiced by: Hynden Walch (English), Melanie Henríquez (Latin American Spanish), Monica Ward (IT, Season 1), Marta Altinier (IT, Season 3)

Powers/Abilities: Same as Starfire

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Starfire's self-absorbed big sister. Cares only about her own comfort and power.


  • Abled in the Adaptation: She can fly, unlike her original comic counterpart.
  • Adaptational Dye Job: Blackfire has auburn hair in the comics. Here, she has purple hair.
  • Aloof Big Sister: She mostly acts arrogant and condescending toward Starfire when not pretending to be friendly to her.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Starfire because of the sister thing.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She acts like a friendly Cool Big Sis in her debut in "Sisters", but it's all an act to hide that she framed Starfire for her crimes.
  • Big Sister Bully: Constantly mistreats Starfire and is willing to frame her for crimes she committed and force her into an Arranged Marriage for her benefit, to name a few examples.
  • Cain and Abel: The Cain to Starfire's Abel because of her schemes and bitchiness.
  • Color Character: Mostly defined by the colors black and purple.
  • Contralto of Danger: She has a low, husky voice that contrasts with her sister's high, sweet one, and she's definitely dangerous.
  • Cool Big Sis: The other Titans think of her as Starfire's charming older sister because she bonds with them at their hobbies, but she's just acting the part. The façade falls at the end of her first episode.
  • Dark Action Girl: A powerful Tamaranean and very deadly in her own right.
  • Dub Name Change: Becomes "Amalia" in the Italian dub of the first Season.
  • Evil All Along: Seems to be a Cool Big Sis in her debut episode, but turns out to be a Bitch in Sheep's Clothing who doesn't care about her younger sister.
  • Evil Brunette Twin: Well, she's not her twin, but she looks exactly like Starfire, except with black hair and eyes.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Starfire, right down to the darker wardrobe.
  • Expy: To X-Men's villain Deathbird, who precedes Blackfire's creation by three years, and just like her is also an evil alien princess driven by hatred for her younger, more heroic sister.
  • Femme Fatale: She'll use her looks to her advantage.
  • Flying Brick: Much like her sister she has flight and superstrength.
  • Flying Firepower: Again, like Starfire, she has the starbolts.
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: After breaking out of prison, she gains control of Tamaran as its new Grand Ruler. She's only overthrown when Starfire defeats her in a battle for the throne.
  • Human Aliens: Unlike her sister, she looks indistinguishable from a human due to having white sclera and a "normal" skin tone compared to Starfire's orange skin. She also speaks in a much more casual fashion so she doesn't sound as stiff as Starefire sometimes does..
  • Interspecies Romance: New Teen Titans shows her married to Glgrdsklechhh; this was implied to be her fate at the end of "Betrothed", when Starfire banishes her from Tamaran.
  • Most Common Superpower: Just as well endowed as her sister.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: The Teen Titans Go! comic revealed she was the one who had given Starfire to the Gordanians as a peace offering to keep them from invading Tamaran. If you saw the episode "GO!", you can figure what happened after they left the planet.
  • Purple Is Powerful: She wears the same purple metal on her outfit as Starfire.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: With Starfire. Where her sister is friendly and cheerful and endearingly awkward, she is manipulative, smug and blends into new cultures quickly.
  • The Sociopath: She lacks empathy towards her own sister, Starfire, only incriminating her for her own crimes, and trying to kill her in the process.
  • Surprisingly Good English: She speaks casually and uses contractions unlike her sister, and knowing both her Femme Fatale status and Bizarre Alien Biology, she probably kissed a lot of boys in order to learn perfect English.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: New Teen Titans shows her married to Glgrdsklechhh, a fat and green slime thing while she is quite the knock out.
  • Villainous Crush: Downplayed. She seems interested in Robin in her debut episode but never shows it again in her subsequent appearance, implying she may have showed romantic interest purely to screw with Starfire's head.

    Glgrdsklechhh 

Glgrdsklechhh

Voiced by:: Dee Bradley Baker

Powers/Abilities: Shoots sticky green projectile glop

Glgrdsklechhh is an alien and the ruler of the planet Drenthax IV.


  • Canon Foreigner: He doesn't have a comic book incarnation.
  • Fat Bastard: He is quite large, he also agrees to help carry out Blackfire's plan just as long as he gets a queen.
  • Interspecies Romance: He is shown to be married to Blackfire, much to the fans' surprise.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: To his babies he has with Blackfire.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: With Blackfire, according to New Teen Titans. He's a fat and green slime thing while she is quite the knock out.

    Dr. Light 

Dr. Light

Voiced by: Rodger Bumpass (English), Luis Lugo (Latin American Spanish, Seasons 1 and 4), Guillermo García (Latin American Spanish, Season 5)

Powers/Abilities: Holograms, force-fields, lasers... if it involves manipulating light, he can do it.

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A mad scientist and would-be supervillain. Has great skill, but a crippling lack of common sense.


  • Adaptational Badass: In the comics, he was so weak he couldn't even beat a bunch of kids. Here, he can take all the Teen Titans in a fight, nearly killing them, and the only thing distracting him is Raven. However, he's still a comic relief, and is one of the villains who are prone to getting humiliated more than others.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Still a villain, but in this continuity there is nothing to suggest that he's a Serial Rapist like in the comics—though to be fair, one: this is a kids show and two: the show started before Identity Crisis revealed this about Light.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: His technology is quite powerful, and every so often he'll use it effectively, only to be shortly thereafter undone by his own ineptitude.
  • Break the Haughty: He's competent at first, until Raven finds his weakness, and leaves him in shock.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's never the primary villain; he just makes appearance as a C-lister and is traumatized by Raven.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He'll do a hell lot of boasting about how much of an Evil Genius he is.
  • Didn't Think This Through: He makes a flashy attack on an oil rig that the Titans can see from their living room. This led to him getting his ass handed to him (again). He may be a Gadgeteer Genius with very powerful tech, but as Robin points out, when it comes to tactics he's just not very bright.
  • Ditzy Genius: He's great at creating gadgets, but he's not very bright when it comes to planning.
  • Determinator: Raven striking fear into his heart didn't stop him from creating more Evil Plans.
  • Evil Gloating: He enjoys taunting his foes over his evil deeds and brilliance.
  • Evil Is Petty: He's prone to mocking his opponents while fighting them.
  • Harmless Villain: His threat level is considerably lower than other villains.
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: Ultimately, he's so pathetic as a villain that you just can't help but feel kind of bad for him.
  • Insufferable Genius: He regularly boasts about his intellect whenever he faces the heroes.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: When Raven confronts him after traumatizing him in their last confrontation, he tells the Titans that he is surrendering immediately.
    Raven: Remember me?
    Dr. Light: [to the other Titans] I'd like to go to jail now, please.
  • Laughably Evil: He's prone to Trash Talk during a fight, only to get struck in fear by the opponent he just mocked, and it makes him look funny.
  • Light 'em Up: Dr. Light has a lot of light based weapons.
  • Light Is Not Good: As his Meaningful Name suggests, he uses technology to control and manipulate light...which he does for the purpose of robbing banks and general villainy.
  • Mad Scientist: He made all those light based weapons and is hammy in their use.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: Proved that he wasn't so harmless in "Kole". Even in his first appearance, he held his own against the Titans, but didn't count on Raven's demonic powers.
  • Pungeon Master: He tends to make puns revolving around the word "light", especially in his first appearance on the series.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He considers himself the strongest and most brilliant supervillain in town, when he's humiliated every time he faces the Titans.
  • Smug Snake: He's pretty overconfident, until his fear of Raven's powers gave him one big humiliation.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In "Kole"; he singlehandedly fends off the entire Titans team and Gnaark for most of the episode, and even proves he's gotten over his terror of Raven.
  • Trash Talk: Always talks some to his enemies right before getting a humiliating lesson from it. For instance,
    Dr.Light: What's the matter? Afraid of the light?
    Demonic Raven: What's the matter? Afraid of the Dark?

    Killer Moth 

Killer Moth

Voiced by: Thomas Haden Church (English, "Date with Destiny"), Marc Worden (English, "Can I Keep Him?"), Framk Maneiro (Latin American Spanish)

Powers/Abilities: Flight, genetic engineering

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A Mad Scientist who schemes to take over the city, who would likely succeed if he had a better gimmick and if he wasn't wrapped around the finger of his daughter. As is, they're comic-relief villains.


  • Adaptational Badass: This is the most threatening incarnation of Killer Moth throughout the various DC Universes and since he's still kind of bumbling, that's saying something.
  • Affably Evil: He seems to be very polite. He's also a good father to Kitten, and takes care of her while still about to create his Evil Plan. He also feeds his moths, and makes sure their health is good.
  • Ambiguously Human: It's not exactly clear if he's wearing a costume or he really is some kind of moth creature. If he is the latter, the fact that he has a human daughter could imply he used to be human himself.
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: In "Date with Destiny", he threatens to destroy the City unless the following three demands are met:
    "The city will declare me ruler, the Teen Titans will surrender and Robin... will take this lovely young lady to her junior prom."
  • Badass Boast: "Patience, my children. Soon, you shall wreck the havoc you cray. Soon, I shall have the power I deserve. Soon, the city shall bow down to it's new master. Killer Moth! (Evil Laugh)".
  • Big Bad Wannabe: He tries to be a threatening villain, and mostly fails at it due to his unwillingness to discipline his daughter, and being overshadowed by her. Then again, this gets subverted, as it is shown that he is not one to underestimate. He has taken out the Teen Titans by himself, and was damn close at succeeding in his plan.
  • Composite Character: Whether it's a costume or not, his appearance and traits that are even the least more intimidating bring his other alter-ego Charaxes to mind.
  • Darth Vader Clone: Though it's unsure whether he's wearing a costume or if he really is a mutated moth, he's got lots of Vader-style quirks. He speaks in a deep, mysterious monotone, performing lots of Evil Gloating, is able to create an elaborate scheme, leads his own army, and has a desire to rule.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: For what it's worth, he cares about Kitten. He also seems to care about his moths, feeding them to make them stay in shape.
  • Evil Genius: He created both his army of moths, and his plan to rule the city, which would have succeeded, if not for a few incidents.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Definitely! He'll Badass Boast during his near-succesful schemes.
  • Evil Plan: He formulates the plan to conquer the city with his army of mutant moths in "Date with Destiny", although Kitten intervenes with her desire for a date to the prom.
  • Macabre Moth Motif: He has the appearance of a moth, though it's debatable over whether or not it's a costume, and utilizes an army of mutant moths in his plan to take over the city.
  • Mad Scientist: He created his mutant moth army himself.
  • Moth Menace: He has many mutant moths as his henchbeasts.
  • No Ontological Inertia: His moths revert to larvae at the end of the episode, of their own accord.
  • The Stoic: Tends to be the strong silent type.

    Kitten 

Kitten

Voiced by: Tara Strong (English), Yensi Rivero (Latin American Spanish, Season 2), Maythe Guedes (Latin American Spanish, Season 5)

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The spoiled daughter of Killer Moth, who would be your perfectly typical Alpha Bitch if not for her active participation in her father's villainous schemes. However, she seems less interested in actually taking over the city and more in just getting whatever she wants.


  • Abhorrent Admirer: She seems to be set up as this in her debut episode, being the one to force her father to blackmail Robin into going as her date for the prom and actively trying to flirt with Robin. It's subverted, when it turns out she was just using him to make Fang jealous.
  • Alpha Bitch: She's a Spoiled Brat who always wants to get her way, has her father under her thumb, and is even blonde to boot.
  • Attention Whore: She yells out her conversation with one particular person just to get everyone else's attention.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: She's introduced as throwing a tantrum towards her father about the terrible ordeal of having to go to the prom on her own after Fang dumping her, establishing her character and their relationship right off the bat.
  • Bullying a Dragon: She's a normal human being who attacks Starfire, a Tamaranean with super strength, the power of flight and starbolts, with no weapons on hand and does it again when Starfire ruins her dress. It can be safe to say that she was lucky Starfire didn't use any of these powers on her other than to shoot the moth trigger out of her hand.
  • Canon Foreigner: She was created for the series (mainly through the fact that Killer Moth does not have any children in the comics).
  • Cat Smile: She occasionally sports one (and at one point sprouts cat ears to match), which is fitting considering her name.
  • Costume Inertia: She wore a prom dress for a dance in her first appearance, but is still wearing it while fighting as a member of the Brotherhood of Evil.
  • Daddy's Little Villain: She doesn't surpass her father in ambition, but in conniving and jerkass-ness. This is a girl who came up with an elaborate scheme putting the entire city in danger of being eaten alive by giant bugs to get her boyfriend to take her back.
  • Faux Affably Evil: In comparison to her father, who's much more Affably Evil, she is only pretending to be nice when everyone around her is paying attention to her.
  • Freudian Excuse: Go! shows that Kitten became more and more spoiled by demanding more and more from her father all because he never gave her the thing she truly wanted: time to spend with her as a father. She hilariously then says the Titans could never understand, as they "probably all come from perfectly well-adjusted backgrounds." Cue looks of disbelief from the Titans.
  • Gag Lips: She gains these when she puckers up to kiss Robin. They resume their shape once Robin blocks her lips with his finger.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: If Killer Moth's appearance isn't solely from a costume, then Kitten would be this, though she doesn't look it in the slightest. Also, Fang has a Giant Spider for a head.
  • Interspecies Romance: If you don't count Trouble In Tokyo, she and Fang (though nobody can be completely sure on what either of them actually are) are the only characters in the show who kiss onscreen.
  • It's All About Me: In her debut episode, she doesn't care about her father's evil plans and only uses them because she wants a date for the prom.
  • Missing Mom: She seems to live only with her father, making the status of her mother ambiguous.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: If she hadn't insisted on taking Robin to the prom as her Captive Date, the Titans wouldn't have had time to find "Daddy" and his moths, thus stalling the destruction.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: She loves Fang to the point where she forces Robin to go to the prom with her to make him jealous enough to try and take her back. Fang has an entire giant spider for a head.
  • Operation: Jealousy: She forces Robin into taking her to the prom so that Fang will get jealous enough to intervene. He does and they kiss.
  • Outlaw Couple: She and Fang are seen together in a cameo driving in "Revved Up".
  • Pink Means Feminine: She wears a pale pink headband, and her prom dress is pink, and she has stereotypically girl concerns like a date to the prom.
  • Scarpia Ultimatum: She offers one to Robin in "Date with Destiny": Kiss her or the moths eat the city. Naturally, he refuses.
  • Spoiled Brat: She gets her father to give her whatever she wants, even if it means having to modify his Evil Plan to accommodate her Operation: Jealousy gambit to get Fang to take her back.
  • Took a Level in Badass:
    • She takes one in her brief appearance in "Calling All Titans"; she gets to control moths and fight with a laser whip like her father.
    • Takes an even bigger one in Go!, where she's developed physical combat skills to the point of holding her own against Robin (as "Pink X".)
  • Took a Level in Kindness: In her second-to-last appearance in the Go! comics, the Titans help her resolve some issues she has with Killer Moth. She seems grateful, and in her final appearance, she's shown to be a civilian contact to the Titans on their communicators, indicating she's pulled a Heel–Face Turn or at the very least respects them a little now.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: She looks like a moderately attractive, ordinary teenage girl, while Fang has a spider for a head.
  • The Ugly Guy's Hot Daughter: She looks nothing like her father, although it's possible her father is wearing a costume and could resemble her under it.
  • Villainous Crush: Subverted. She actively flirts with Robin when forcing him to go on a date with her to the prom and calls him "Robbie-poo", but it's only a ploy to make Fang jealous enough to take her back.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Her appearance in "Calling All Titans" is left on a cliffhanger note for Starfire... and it's never seen how that's resolved or where Kitten went. note 
  • Whip It Good: Wields a plasma whip in "Calling All Titans".
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    Fang 

Fang

Voiced by: Will Friedle (English), Jhonny Torres (Latin American Spanish)

Powers/Abilities: Giant spider for a head, which allows him to crawl on walls and shoot webbing and paralyzing poison.

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The boyfriend of Kitten, who's equally villainous as she is.


  • Body Horror: His head isn't even a spider's head—it's literally a full bodied spider.
  • Canon Foreigner: He was created for the series.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: His response to seeing Kitten with Robin is to attack him and tell him to keep his hands off her. Robin is more than happy to oblige.
  • Giant Spider: His head is nothing but a huge spider, eight legs and all.
  • Interspecies Romance: If you don't count Trouble In Tokyo, he and Kitten (though nobody can be completely sure on what either of them actually are) are the only characters in the show who kiss onscreen.
  • Non-Human Head: His body is human, but he has a spider for a head—not just a spider's head, an entire spider for a head.
  • Outlaw Couple: He and Kitten are seen together in a cameo driving in "Revved Up".
  • Satellite Character: He only shows up when he's with Kitten and makes no appearances outside of their relationship otherwise.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: He has a spider for a head, while his girlfriend is a moderately attractive, ordinary teenage girl.

    Malchior 

Malchior

Voiced by: Greg Ellis (English), Ledner Belisario (Latin American Spanish)

Powers/Abilities: Flight, superhuman strength, impenetrable scales, fire breath, encyclopedic knowledge of magic, manipulative genius (all but the last two are when released only)

A Sealed Evil in a Can dragon trapped in one of Raven's spellbooks, who tricked her into thinking he was a Sealed Good in a Can (and falling in love with him) so she'd set him free.


  • And I Must Scream: Malchior was trapped in a book for a thousand years, and is re-sealed within it at the end of the same episode he is introduced. Though he is freed once more in the final season, Herald banishes him to another dimension shortly after.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: He pretends to be the good wizard, even showing off a dry wit and charming façade, when he's actually the evil dragon.
  • Canon Foreigner: Just like many of the villains in the series, he does not have a comic book incarnation.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Lets off a few, such as saying "ow" when Raven drops his book form on his spine, as well as his critique of Beast Boy's "Stank Ball" game.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: His entire character and plot was heavily similar to the dangers of online dating. Like an online predator or manipulator, Malchior doesn't use his real face with Raven. The page with the face of the wizard who imprisoned him was essentially a portrait he used to deceive Raven into thinking he was someone else. He posed as someone who could understand Raven to just get what he wanted, causing her to obsess over him and shut out the friends she has in person. And when he shows his true self and reveals what he really wanted, he immediately discards her, showing he never cared for her.
  • Didn't See That Coming: So damn sure of himself he didn't realise Raven learned how to reverse-engineer the undoing of his curse, not until it was too late.
  • Evil Brit: It's a played with case as he has the accent, but only when he's pretending to be the good wizard. When he goes dragon, the accent is much less noticeable behind the echoes and deepening of the voice.
  • Evil Sorcerer: Far more experience with magic than Raven and far fewer problems with using the dark stuff.
  • Instant Awesome: Just Add Dragons!: His true form is that of a giant purple dragon.
  • Mailer Daemon: Evil dragon trapped in a book. He even provides the page image.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Played Raven into thinking him a good guy and even exploited her feelings to make her love him.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: He tanks out both physical and energy attacks like they are nothing.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: A dragon Sorcerer who pretends to be a Sealed Good in a Can.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: What he really is, an evil dragon sealed in one of Raven's books.
  • Sealed Good in a Can: What he pretends to be, a good wizard sealed in one of Raven's books.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: He's a complicated example. The human image he uses is actually that of the good wizard who defeated him. Thus he is a white hair black heart who is pretending to be a white hair white heart of someone who really was white hair white heart.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Gives a speech to Raven that now that he's free of the curse, he no longer needs her... and expects her to cry.

    Mad Mod 

Mad Mod

Voiced by: Malcolm McDowell (English), Luis Miguel Pérez (Latin American Spanish), Nino Caprio (IT)

Powers/Abilities: Master of Illusion (tech-based), cane can cause Vampiric Draining, "hypno-screens" induce Mind Control

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A humorously over-the-top Evil Brit Master of Illusion. Actually an old man, but uses holograms to appear young.


    The Amazing Mumbo 

The Amazing Mumbo

Voiced by: Tom Kenny (English), Renzo Jiménez (Latin American Spanish)

Powers/Abilities: Magic wand and hat allow for a variety of mystical affects.

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A mad magician with real magical powers. Usually a nuisance, but can prove a real threat when properly motivated.


  • Achilles' Heel: If his wand is snapped, he's rendered powerless (though he acquired a new one at some point — presumably from wherever he got the first one).
  • Baleful Polymorph: In "Bunny Raven", he turns all the Titans into animals except for Beast Boy, who gets turned into a lamp instead and has his ability to turn into animals replaced with one to turn into inanimate objects.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Laughably Evil he may be, but an Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain he is not, as in his first appearance he faced the entire team of Titans and won.
  • Canon Foreigner: He was created for the series.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: He acts a lot like a Silver Age version of The Joker, only focused on showmanship instead of comedy.
  • Domain Holder: Believe it or not; he's the absolute ruler of a tiny dimension that exists inside his hat, which is the main setting of "Bunny Raven".
  • Egopolis: Mumbo's pocket dimension inside of his Nice Hat is basically an entire world dedicated to pampering Mumbo's ego. The cityscape itself revolves around Mumbo's personal lair, a theater in which Mumbo is the only act and which the dimension's inhabitants live to watch. Signs boasting about Mumbo's amazing shows are all over the city. And aside from a handful of exceptions, such as living playing cards and gloves, most of the dimension's inhabitants are Muppet-like caricatures of Mumbo himself, complete with an expy of not only Kermit the Frog, but also Waldorf and Statler.
  • Evil Sorcerer: He's a villain with magic powers.
  • Expy: Appears to be a blue Horatio J. HooDoo. Makes sense, as Tom Kenny has played a HooDoo expy before. He is also rather similar to The Flash villain Abra Kadabra, even sharing a similar naming theme of being named after old-school "magic words", although Mumbo uses actual magic whilst Abra Kadabra uses Sufficiently Advanced Technology.
  • I Have No Idea What I'm Doing: Says this word for word to Starfire when he's about to pull the saw-them-in-half trick.
  • Large Ham: Whatever else he may be, Mumbo's a consummate showman who revels in his role.
  • Laughably Evil: His efforts at being evil mostly boil down to using his magic to steal lots of money and put on elaborate shows whilst doing so.
  • Loophole Abuse: He couldn't trap Beast Boy in the form of an animal, due to him already being capable of shapeshifting into animals. So he instead turned Beast Boy into a lamp, cursing him to only be able to shapeshift into various inanimate technological objects instead.
  • Magicians Are Wizards: Dresses like a stage magician, and refers to himself as a magician, but has real magic powers.
  • Nice Hat: Wouldn't be Mumbo without a nice hat. His has a pocket dimension in it.
  • Reality Warper: Fairly low-level in the "real" world — in the world inside his hat, he's practically a Physical God.
  • Stage Magician: Mumbo's entire criminal identity is centered around this archetype; he dresses in the iconic black tailed tuxedo and tophat with a domino mask of an old-school stage magician, and he frames his crimes as performances of stage magic, with his victims as an unwilling audience.
  • Unholy Matrimony: With Mother May-Eye in New Teen Titans.
  • Villain Song:
    • "Master Of Your Fate"
    • In New Teen Titans, he gets another called "Mayhem at First Sight".
    • Interestingly enough, he's the only villain in the show to get one. In New Teen Titans Slade lampshades this by complaining he never gets a song.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: According to Word of God, their planned background for Mumbo is that he's a former stage magician who accidentally stumbled across a real magic wand. This gave him the ability to use actual magic and twist reality to his whims, but the power turned him into Mumbo, driving him mad in the process. This is hinted at in the show proper, where one episode has the Titans break his wand and revert him to a more normal-looking appearance that is apparently powerless, but never fully stated.

    Control Freak 

Control Freak

Voiced by: Alexander Polinsky (English), Rolman Bastidas (Latin American Spanish)

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A geekish villain wannabe who is obsessed with TV, video games and everything else geek culture-related.


  • Acrofatic: He's quite skilled with martial arts despite that couch potato physique he's got going on.
  • Arch-Enemy: Sees his relationship with the Titans as this. However, he's the only one to believe it.
  • Ascended Fanboy: Though a villainous version, it's quite obvious he's a big fanboy of the Teen Titans; the Titans East even lampshade it.
  • Awesome by Analysis: He attempts this in his third appearance, where he reveals he has passed his time in jail analyzing the Titans' powers, then developing exactly the weapons and gadget required to counter them. Unfortunately for him, he comes back right when they're absent fighting the Brotherhood of Evil, leaving to replace them the Titans East, whose powers and weaknesses don't match Control Freak's gadgets at all. He then takes some time to analyze the Titans East's weaknesses, and devises new challenges based around them.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: As revealed in Titans Go!, he used his reality warping powers to rewrite the Titans' entire universe.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: The guy has some serious tech, and even Cyborg acknowledges that. His remote even makes him a low-level Reality Warper. That the Titans don't take him seriously likely has nothing to do with his abilities and everything to do with his personality.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: He believes himself to be the Titans' archenemy and tries hard to be one, but they barely acknowledge him as a villain. When leaving a list of all their enemies to the Titans East's attention, they don't even bother putting him on it (despite Puppet King, a one-shot villain, being listed).
  • Canon Foreigner: He was created for the series.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He is possibly the funniest example of this: A fat Expy of an overly-obsessed fan-boy who's only motivation is being seen as the Titan's nemesis by the Titans themselves! He's rarely a threat because of this, but because of his reality-warping powers he'd probably be their most dangerous foe if he just got serious and had a firm goal in mind rather than just getting the Titan's attention.
  • Evil Is Petty: He once attacked a woman for not knowing a thing about a TV show that he enjoyed watching.
  • Evil Redhead: Starting to go bald, but what's there is red.
  • Fanboy: Of various TV shows and movies, that he takes quite seriously.
  • Fat Bastard: As part of his stereotypical nerd character, he is a jerkass with a lot of body fat.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: He's smart enough to develop machines that grant him limited Reality Warper abilities and allow him to enter the realm of television.
  • Geek: He is fascinated with science fiction, collectible toys, etc.
  • Mysterious Past: Absolutely nothing is revealed about his backstory.
  • Not So Different: He and Beast Boy have almost identical tastes in popular entertainment. This makes Beast Boy the Genre Savvy one when it comes to battling Control Freak.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: He's quite the competent Gadgeteer Genius who can turn out to be a real threat, as shown in his second appearance and during his second confrontation with the Titans East. This is especially the case in the Trapped in TV Land episode, where he's pretty much a Reality Warper with complete control over the dimension and utterly thrashes the Titans where he was previously incompetent. If GO is to be believed then he accomplished what no villain ever could and defeated the Titans, by canceling the series.
  • Translator Microbes: Uses it on Más and Menos to understand what they were saying.
  • Unknown Rival: In his introduction episode, he immediately addresses the Titans as his long-time nemeses... only for Beast Boy to turn around and ask the others who the hell he is.
  • Villainous Crush: He thinks Robin will never appreciate Starfire.

    Cinderblock, Plasmus, and Overload 

Cinderblock, Plasmus, and Overload

Voiced by: Dee Bradley Baker (English, all three), James Arnold Taylor (Overload, English, first appearance), Guillermo Martínez (, Cinderblock, Latin American Spanish), Rolman Bastidas, (Plasmus, Latin American Spanish), Juan Guzmán (Overload, Latin American Spanish)

Three supervillains who frequently work for Slade or other supervillains, providing the muscle for whatever schemes their bosses currently have in the works.


  • Adaptational Heroism: In the comics, Otto von Furth, the man who is Plasmus, is fully in control of his powers and is a murderous sociopath (a sign of this is his being envious of Chemo in Infinite Crisis after Warp warns Madame Rouge's daugther, Gemini, that Chemo could melt her faster than Plasums). In the show, he's not in control of his powers and fears what happens when he's awake and on the loose.
  • Blob Monster: Plasmus is a large monster made out of purple ooze.
  • The Brute: The three of them are powerhouses among the Titans' rogues gallery, and are recruited to become Slade's top minions in "Aftershock".
  • Canon Foreigner: Overload was created for the show and doesn't appear in the comics.
  • Canon Immigrant: Like Overload, Cinderblock is a creation of the show, but he did later appear in the comics.
  • Co-Dragons: For Slade they function, at the very least, as Co-Brutes, with whomever Slade's newest apprentice is being the actual Dragon.
  • Divergent Character Evolution: Exaggerated. Word of God indicates Cinderblock was originally meant to be the DC Comics villain Blockbuster, but by the time they finished redesigning him for the show, the two versions looked so different they decided to call the new villain Cinderblock instead.
  • Energy Being: Overload is a computer chip with a body made of electricity.
  • Fusion Dance: All three of them can combine into one being called Ternion.
  • Mysterious Past: Nothing is revealed about their backstories and origins.
  • The Quiet One: Overload spoke in his first appearance, but not in any subsequent ones.
  • Tragic Monster: Plasmus's human form. From his only speaking appearance he seems like a regular guy, horrified of being awake because he knows people will get hurt when that happens.
  • The Unintelligible: Cinderblock is able to make sounds, but it seems he's too dense to communicate intelligibly. When Jericho possesses Cinderblock, making Cinderblock speak is the first thing that blows his cover in front of the other villains.

    Kardiak 

Kardiak

Voiced by: Dee Bradley Baker

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A large robotic heart which can disguise itself as other machines, allowing it to get close to children so it can abduct them.


  • Adult Fear: A child abductor that whisks victims away for an unknown purpose.
  • Canon Foreigner: It was created for the series.
  • Child Eater: It absorbs children into its body using its tentacles.
  • Combat Tentacles: It uses its tentacles to battle the Titans.
  • Flight: It has the ability to fly through some technical feature.
  • Mechanical Monster: A large robotic heart.
  • Mysterious Past: Absolutely nothing is revealed about its origins or why it does what it does. You find that aside from extremely base explanations, there is a lack of info on this villain and a whole lot of fan speculation.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: A name that alludes to the heart can sound sinister.
  • Pulling Themselves Together: Raven rips it apart, but it reassembles after a few days.
  • Save the Villain: Though it can pull itself together, it's saved by the Titans to avoid Raven's powers consuming the child inside of it at the time. Considering that it puts up no resistance when Raven is stopped and Robin broke its glass to save the kid, it can be assumed that what was happening was worse than it seemed.
  • Things That Go "Bump" in the Night: It preys on children, and we never learn why.
  • Villain Decay: Downplayed. Previously it was only ever bested by Raven's powers; by its next appearance, it is defeated by Beast Boy. The Downplayed comes from the fact that we never saw the full fight, so it could have been a tough fight.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: It can disguise itself as other machines.
  • Xtreme Kool Letterz: Its name is "Cardiac" with the C's turned into K's.

    Puppet King 

Puppet King

Voiced by: Tracey Walter (English), Jhonny Torres (Latin American Spanish)

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An evil possessed marionette who tried to steal the Teen Titans' souls and enslave them.


  • Evil Laugh: He can be heard laughing evilly when Starfire wakes up and decides to investigate what is going on.
  • Expy: He is loosely based on the Puppeteer, a minor Green Lantern villain who once attempted to get the Teen Titans to kill each other by taking control of Kid Flash, Cyborg, Starfire, and Wonder Girl.
  • Generic Doomsday Villain: It is not explained how he came to be or why he wanted to control the Teen Titans' bodies as his personal army. He basically just seems to be carrying out this plan for the sake of it.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Considering that his episode was one of the earlier ones, it was quite surprising to see him trap the Titans' souls in his puppet replicas and plan to destroy their essences so that their bodies would be his to command forever.
  • Mysterious Past: Absolutely nothing is known about his backstory.
  • Perverse Puppet: He's a living marionette.
  • Soft-Spoken Sadist: He speaks in a soft monotone, which makes him all the more sinister.
  • Unexplained Recovery: He was rendered a lifeless puppet at the end of his first appearance, yet he returned in Season 5 as a member of the Brotherhood of Evil.

    Professor Chang 

Professor Chang

Voiced by: James Hong (English), Armando Volcanes (Latin American Spanish)

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An old Chinese criminal scientist who lives on the outskirts of the city. When first seen, he appears to be a retired villain, but he soon reveals that his diabolical desires never truly went away.


  • Expy: Chang is very obviously Hannibal Chew. He has the same outfit as Chew, he's played by James Hong, and he's a scientist who works on villains. The difference is Chang is evil and willingly works on villains.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Professor Chang was responsible for several important events - the experiments on Red Star that gave him his powers, Robin becoming Red X and subsequently the rise of the new Red X, Brother Blood becoming a cyborg, and the construction of the Brotherhood of Evil's freezing machine they intended to use on all the young heroes.
  • Greed: His chief motivation for his scientific work is selling it off to the highest bidder.
  • Mad Scientist: Not as much mad in terms of insanity but in sheer amorality.
  • Retired Monster: He appears this way early into his debut in "X", but then subverts it by becoming the episode's real villain.

    Val-Yor 

Val-Yor

Voiced by: Stephen Root (English), Framk Maneiro (Latin American Spanish)

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"I see you have a Tamaranean."

A hero from another planet who's on a mission to stop The Locrix, however his true self is anything but heroic. It turns out he's a Fantastic Racist towards Tamaraneans like Starfire.


  • Aliens Are Bastards: It turns out that Val-Yor isn't as heroic as he claims.
  • Anti-Hero: He does nothing genuinely evil on-screen and, as far as we know, the Locrix are believably an Always Chaotic Evil alien race that needed to be put down. That said, he is a racist jackass that stirs a great deal of internal turmoil with the Titans he is working with. To further cement his status as an antagonist rather than a villain, Val-Yor never returns to cause trouble after his earthly mission is complete.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: He acts all friendly towards the Titans, except Starfire, and is seen as a great hero. Then it all turned sour when he called Starfire a "Troq" and when the rest of the Titans learns about his bigotry.
  • Broken Pedestal: The Titans including Starfire were awed by his heroics, but they all lost respect to him when he called the latter ''Troq'' and when the former discovered his prejudice against Starfire and all Tamaraneans. By the end of the episode, he declares that the Earthlings are on the same level as the Tamaraneans because they called him out on his racism, making the feeling mutual.
    Val-Yor: I thought you Earthlings were alright. I guess I was wrong. You're just like the Troqs.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Downplayed; he does have powers and is capable of handling on his own in a fight. However, he is still prejudiced against a Flying Brick race with Combo Platter Powers and ferocious temperaments. Within the episode, however, the trope is later examined rather than played straight. Starfire notes, sadly and accurately, that although she could beat Val-Yor in a fight, an unprovoked attack would only give him a justification for his contempt.
  • Expy: His metallic skin is very similar to Captain Atom.
  • Fantastic Racism: Taken Up to Eleven towards Tamaraneans like Starfire.
  • Fantastic Slurs: Troq means "Nothing" or "Worthless" which means he calls Starfire a "Stupid Nothing".
  • Hate Sink: Of his sole appearing episode. With the Locrix being a race of faceless beings the audience learns nothing about to form any investment in their defeat, Val-Yor and his racism becomes the main antagonistic focus of the episode.
  • Hidden Depths: He was seen smiling as he left Earth; while it's probably because he's smirking at being relieved to finally leave a planet full of Tamaranean sympathizers, there's also a possibility that he truly is thankful that Starfire saved him.
  • Ironic Name: Zig-Zagging Trope. His name sounds similar to valor meaning "Courage". While he is indeed courageous when facing off against the Locrix, he's anything but when confronted about his racism.
  • Jerkass: A racist and a complete asshole all around.
  • Jerkass to One: Val-Yor is a jovial and friendly guy to everyone but Starfire. Eventually, when the other Titans confront him on his racism after the Locrix are dealt with, he reverts to being a plain Jerkass to everyone.
  • Light Is Not Good: Played with; he wasn't doing anything villainous other than being a racist Jerkass towards Starfire.
  • Long-Lost Uncle Aesop: Existed to show that being racist is terrible, and he is never seen again after his debut episode.
  • Mysterious Past: Due to being a Canon Foreigner, nothing is revealed about his backstory and/or origins such as if his people have the same powers as him or not, if the Locrix are this Always Chaotic Evil race or it's just part of another group Val-Yor is prejudiced against, or why is he a racist towards Tamaraneans or if the rest of his people share the same contempt as him.
  • The Nicknamer: Aside from "Troq" towards Starfire, he called Robin "Spike", Raven "Sunshine", Cyborg "Metal Butt", and Beast Boy "Champ".
  • Noble Bigot: Deconstructed. Barring Starfire, Val-Yor genuinely liked the other Titans and is trying to stop an evil alien race, but he's also still a racist who doesn't learn his lesson.
  • Politically Incorrect Hero: If not for his racism, he would've been genuinely heroic.
  • Reality Ensues: Unlike in other Very Special Episode where the racist's life is saved by a member of the group they are prejudice against, learns the error of their ways and changes for the better, Starfire saving his life didn't make Val-Yor any less of a racist than he was at the start of the episode.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: In spite of the fact that Starfire, and by extension the Titans, saved his life and helped him accomplish the mission, he still continues to act racist towards Starfire by half-heartedly "thanking her" and not even apologizing to her in the slightest bit, and when the Titans defend her, he accuses them of being just as bad as the Tamaraneans.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: The Titans call him out on his racism.
  • You Are a Credit to Your Race: Val-Yor thanks Starfire this way, "complimenting" her on being one of the good Tamaraneans. None of the Titans are impressed.

The HIVE

    In general 
  • Academy of Evil: The academy is about teaching teenagers to become mercenaries and Card Carrying Villains (with subjects like "Theory of Mayhem").
  • Artifact Title: In-universe, the HIVE Five started with five members in "Mother Mae-Eye". By "Lightspeed", one had left (Private HIVE) and two more joined (Billy Numerous and Kyd Wykkyd), causing Kid Flash to ask why they have six members.
  • Composite Character: The H.I.V.E Five are an amalgamation of the H.I.V.E. and the Fearsome Five.
  • Evil Counterpart: To the Teen Titans, being a team of teenage villains rather than heroes.
  • Numerical Theme Naming: The HIVE Five.
  • The Remnant: The actually HIVE Academy was destroyed in the third season premier, and Brother Blood was prevented from recreating it. Its members continued being supervillains, both as individuals and as part of the HIVE Five.
  • The Rival: Have this sort of relationship with the Titans rather than being their outright Arch-Enemy.
  • Sixth Ranger: Billy Numerous, See-More, Private Hive, and Kyd Wykkyd all join the team later on.
  • The Smurfette Principle: Jinx has been the sole female member of the team throughout the whole series.

    Brother Blood 

Brother Blood

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Voiced by: John DiMaggio (English), Néstor Araujo (Latin American Spanish), Vladimiro Conti (IT)

Powers/Abilities: Mind Control, telekinesis, teleportation, superstrength, photographic memory, energy blasts. As a cyborg, gains all of Cyborg's powers as well.

Head of the HIVE in season three, and Cyborg's Arch-Enemy. A powerful psychic with a flair for Mind Control.


  • Adaptational Superpower Change: Brother Blood's powers are fairly different to what they were in the comics, who possessed invulnerability and super strength due to his mystical shawl, while here he is a powerful psychic who mind controls his students to keep them under his thrall.
  • Arc Villain: He's only a major threat during season 3. He's not present before or after.
  • Arch-Enemy: His relationship with Cyborg is comparable to Robin/Slade; deeply personal and involves one becoming like the other.
  • Big Bad: Of Season 3.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He teaches a supervillain school that includes courses on doomsday threats and "Theory of Mayhem".
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: He's last reported to be in jail and isn't even mentioned after the third season. He doesn't even get to join the Brotherhood of Evil.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: Unlike the quiet, stoic Slade, he's loud and bombastic. He also has superpowers, whereas Slade was an Empowered Badass Normal.
  • Cool Old Guy: Blood's age is never explicitly stated, but if his physical appearance is anything to go by, he's at least in late middle-age. He's also one of the deadliest hand-to-hand combatants on the show.
  • Cyborg: He becomes partly mechanical in his quest to become more like Cyborg and better control others.
  • Diabolical Mastermind: In his second appearance, where he goes to great expense to build and use a doomsday device.
  • Doppelgänger: He becomes obsessed with Cyborg to the point of wanting to be him. At first he just wants to dissect Cyborg to figure out why he can resist mind control, then he wants to steal Cyborg's technology to use it as a weapon, duplicates Cyborg's tech to create an army of robots, and finally he undergoes automation so that he can literally become Cyborg himself. It's very unsettling, to say the least.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: When losing to Cyborg, he furiously asks what it is that enables Cyborg to resist him.
  • Evil Counterpart: Actively seems to become one for Cyborg including making himself into a cyborg.
  • Evil Mentor: Professionally, too; he runs HIVE Academy and therefore serves as mentor for a whole rising generation of supervillains.
  • Evil Old Folks: Though exactly how old isn't specified; his face isn't lined, but his grey hair and general demeanor point towards an older man.
  • Flanderization: He was in his first appearance a cool-headed, charismatic leader who only overacted when playing to an audience; later appearances made him a straight Large Ham.
  • Flock of Wolves: He gets frustrated with how many times one of his students turn out to be a Reverse Mole.
    "Was anyone at my school actually there to LEARN?"
  • Foil: Explicitly written as one to Slade. In appearance, Slade cloaked himself in black whereas Blood first appears draped in white. In behavior Slade is stoic and secretive where Blood is demonstrative and a Large Ham. Slade turns people to his side through force and blackmail, whereas Blood uses suggestive mind control. Even their tactics are complete opposites: Slade's goal is to transform Robin into a smaller version of Slade, whereas Blood's goal is to turn himself into Cyborg. The writers have said that writing Blood was a challenge because they wanted him to be so thoroughly different from their previous Big Bad but still be a menacing threat.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: They kick in whenever he's actively using his powers.
  • Interim Villain: Briefly replaces Slade as the go-to villain, and never shows up following his Story Arc, but his defeat indirectly led to the H.I.V.E Five getting formed, and eventually, Jinx pulling a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Klingon Promotion: It's implied he may have done this to the previous headmistress of H.I.V.E.; look closely in "Deception" and you'll see her missing portrait photo on the side of a milk carton. Subverted later when the old headmistress is among the villains gathered by the Brotherhood of Evil.
  • Large Ham: He was deliberately written as an expressive and high energy villain to contrast with Slade.
  • Leanand Mean: Another contrast to Cyborg, Blood has a narrow build.
  • Light Is Not Good: Mostly wears white and gold robes and manifests most of his Psychic Powers with light of some form, but is the third season's Big Bad.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Especially in his first appearance, when he uses a combination of his mind control and manipulation to control his students, and even Cyborg - or rather, it would have worked if Cyborg's cybernetics didn't reject Blood's psychic influence.
  • Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: In the comics, Blood was a cult-leading Evil Sorcerer; here, the source of his abilities is more vague, but since he's never shown using any of the same trappings as the explicitly magical characters, it seems at least as likely that he's just a natural-born telepath.
  • New Powers as the Plot Demands: Blood has a wide range of psychic powers and seems to be able to do whatever the current plot calls for. It's not just "mind control".
  • Not So Different: To Cyborg, who else?
  • Pick on Someone Your Own Size: Like Slade, his chief enmity is with a teenager - Cyborg, in Blood's case. Interestingly, Cyborg is bigger than Blood.
  • Psychic Powers: Including mind control, energy manipulation, telekinesis, and teleportation.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: His eyes glow bright red when using his powers; people under his control also sometimes demonstrate glowing red eyes.
  • Smug Snake: Blood's good at what he does, but his ego far outstrips his capacities.
  • Strongand Skilled: Stronger than Cyborg and trained in martial arts (the fights are never in Cyborgs favor).

    Jinx 

Jinx

Voiced by: Lauren Tom (English, most appearances), Tara Strong (English, "Titans Together"), Rebeca Aponte (Latin American Spanish), Perla Liberatori (IT, Episode 3), Monica Vulcano (IT, season 3-4), Barbara Pitotti (IT season 5)

Powers/Abilities: Hex blasts which can cause bad luck or general destruction, acrobatic and martial-arts skills

"I'm bad luck. Good was never an option for me."
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Field leader of the HIVE. A minor Reality Warper who only creates bad luck.


  • Adaptational Superpower Change: Jinx has the ability of manipulating probability instead of magically commanding various natural elements and magical/mystical energy just like her comic book counterpart.
  • Affably Evil: Yes, she's a professional villainess but she can also be so friendly that she eventually does a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Airplane Arms: Her preferred way of running, when she's not cartwheeling everywhere is to spread her arms wide.
  • Ambition Is Evil: Subverted. The only member of the HIVE Five who has any ambition, and it's part of what triggers her Heel–Face Turn. She wanted to eventually be on Madame Rouge's level and couldn't stand working with lazy villains.
  • Animal Eyes: She has cat-like eyes.
  • Bad Powers, Bad People: Debated and deconstructed when she met Kid Flash. When you are walking bad luck, it's a lot easier to be a villain than a hero because others will think you're a villain anyway.
  • Bad Powers, Good People: Post Heel–Face Turn it turns out that "good luck" is an option after all.
  • Battle Couple: With Kid Flash, her boyfriend and fellow superhero.
  • Blush Sticker: She has pink spots on her cheeks.
  • Broken Pedestal: Madame Rouge; after meeting her in person during "Lightspeed", she decides she's not worth idolizing. That plus Kid Flash's overtures equals Heel–Face Turn.
  • Characterization Marches On: In the beginning, she wasn't shown to be that different from Gizmo and Mammoth. "Lightspeed" is when she really shows her distinction as being more passionate and ambitious.
  • Composite Character: A very unusual case. The basis of her powers comes from an obscure villain named Jinx from Adventure Comics (who is male), while her gender and role in opposing the Titans come from the more well-known villain sorceress named Jinx. She also shares the general themes and character arc of the Titans ally/Flash rogue Magenta (Frances Kane), in that she has unusual hair, pink aura, and is considered cursed, but is helped by Kid Flash.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Thanks to her Redemption Promotion, delivers one to both her old team and Madame Rouge in the finale.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Her hair and her eyes are both pink.
  • Cute Bruiser: Slender and acrobatic, but she still hits pretty hard.
  • Cute Witch: She's a pretty young girl with magic powers.
  • Dark Action Girl: On the H.I.V.E., she is the only female member and embodies the girly qualities such as compassion the most.
  • Dating Catwoman: She's had relationships with heroes such as Kid Flash, who becomes her boyfriend, and Cyborg when he was a H.I.V.E. Academy student.
  • Defecting for Love: Becomes a heroine because of Kid Flash.
  • The Dog Bites Back: Madame Rouge should not have slapped Jinx around; it's part of the reason she pulled a Heel–Face Turn, as well as basically telling Madame Rouge to screw herself;
    Jinx: "I don't care who you are, nobody messes with me!"
  • Dude Magnet: Three guys have been attracted to her over the course of the show (Cyborg, See-More and Kid Flash).
  • Evil Counterpart: To Raven; both use dark magic, both have issues with their abilities, but where Raven (mostly) keeps them under control, Jinx seems to think that she's supposed to be as 'bad' as her powers are.
  • Expy: Of Scarlet Witch, whose powers hers are nearly identical to.
  • Goth: She has the fashion style and depressive outlook down.
  • Goth Girls Know Magic: Jinx has the general style of goth (dresses in black and purples, very pale, etc.) and a gloomy outlook on life, and can use magical hexes that cause bad luck.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Lampshaded when she mockingly asks Kid Flash if he is trying to convert her and make her see the error of her ways. That's exactly what happens.
  • High-Heel–Face Turn: The sole female of the HIVE Five group ends up joining the Titans in the end.
  • Horned Hairdo: Her hair is shaped like a pair of horns. It has a demonic look to it.
  • In Name Only: Aside from her name and being on the Fearsome Five (who are called the HIVE Five in this cartoon), she has no resemblance to her comic counterpart whatsoever.
  • The Jinx: Has the superpower of making things go wrong; in other words she has weaponized this trope.
  • Known Only by Their Nickname: Her real name is never revealed.
  • Love Redeems: Hooking up with Kid Flash turned her into a superheroine.
  • Mysterious Past: As with majority of the characters in this series, nothing is revealed about her background and the origin of her powers (along with how she received them in the first place).
  • Nerd Nanny: She has to put up with evil prodigy Gizmo, and the snack-happy Mammoth.
  • Nice Girl: Post High-Heel–Face Turn in the Titans Go! comics.
  • Official Couple: Eventually becomes Kid Flash's girlfriend.
  • Only Sane Woman: In the Hive Five. It's part of what drives her to perform a Heel–Face Turn because she can't stand them anymore.
  • Perky Goth: She has a goth-like appearance, but has a rather warm personality.
  • Race Lift: She was Indian in the original comics although it's impossible to tell what her race is here since it's never revealed if her chalk white face, shoulders, and hands is due to heavy makeup, is some side effect of her powers, or if that's just her natural skin color.
  • Redemption Promotion: Goes from being a standard recurring villain to effortlessly beating her old team, and repeatedly being the only one to seriously damage Madame Rouge.
  • She-Fu: She often does backflips when she fights.
  • Slasher Smile: In her early appearances when she was in full "evil bad luck witch!" mode.
  • Swiss-Army Superpower: Her "luck-based powers" seem to be able to allow her to do anything she wants.
  • Token Wizard: Jinx is often referred to as a "sorceress", implying that her powers of probability are magical in origin. This makes her the only member of the Hive with explicitly magical abilities.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Pink in this case.

    Gizmo 

Gizmo

Voiced by: Lauren Tom (English, most appearances), Tara Strong (English, "Revved Up" and "Titans Together"), Ricardo Sorondo (Latin American Spanish), Corrado Conforti (IT, season 1-2), Daniele Raffaelli (IT, season 3-4), Rachele Paioelli (IT, season 5)

Powers/Abilities: Gadgeteer Genius, plus a suit that contains his latest weapons and gadgets.

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The HIVE's resident genius, at least as smart as Cyborg but with a thoroughly unlikable personality.


  • Adaptational Attractiveness: Considering he went from a bald adult dwarf to a short boy.
  • Age Lift: Gizmo was originally a diminutive adult rather than a young boy. Though a Ret-Canon later established this Gizmo was the son of the original Gizmo.
  • Bald of Evil: He doesn't have any hair on his head which is a resemblance to his good counterpart, Cyborg.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: He's a tiny kid who's also rather ill-behaved.
  • Canon Immigrant: This incarnation of Gizmo was later imported to the comics as the son of the original Gizmo. This makes him Gizmo II.
  • Child Prodigy: In spite of his age, he's able to invent all sorts of devices.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Cyborg in practice and Beast Boy in personality. Like Cyborg, he uses technology to fight his enemies, while he's an immature jokester like Beast Boy.
  • Evil Genius: The smartest member of the H.I.V.E. Five.
  • For Science!: He'll stop at nothing to see what fiendish things he can do with the technology he steals from Cyborg.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: His most common inventions include a set of spider-like legs and a game controller he uses to take control of machines.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: Gizmo's a master at this. He swears a mile a minute, but it's all childish swears. For example, he loves calling his opponents "barf brain" or "crud-muncher", accuses things he doesn't like of being "snot", and at one point he even swears, "What the hairball?!" He uses this pseudo-swearing so often in his lines that he successfully gives off the same foul-mouthed impression that he'd give off if he were swearing for real.
  • Insufferable Genius: Gizmo is very smart and won't hesitate to insult those who fail to understand the things he does.
  • Monochromatic Eyes: His eyes are completely white with no pupils.
  • Mysterious Past: As with the other members of the H.I.V.E. Five and the other villains of the series, we never learn anything about his early life.
  • Not Me This Time: Raven and Starfire come across him coming out of a convenience store, and panics when he sees them, shouting that he had done anything wrong... today.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Of the Unusual Euphemism variety. There's a ton of them.
  • Spider Limbs: He has mechanical spider-like limbs that can emerge from his backpack.
  • Unusual Euphemism: Technically Gizmo swears quite a great deal for his age; it's just that his swearing tends to be words like "snot" or "crud".
  • Younger and Hipper: This Gizmo is a Child Prodigy as opposed to an adult Dwarf like in the comics. He would end up in the comics as the son of the latter, the original Gizmo.

    Mammoth 

Mammoth

Voiced by: Kevin Michael Richardson (English), Guillermo Marínez (Latin American Spanish, Season 1), Jesús Rondón (Latin American Spanish, Season 3-5)

Powers/Abilities: Super strength

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The HIVE's muscle.


  • Adaptational Intelligence: Not by much, but he actually was even stupider in the comic, while this incarnation, despite still being dumb, at least is smart enough to speak like a normal person.
  • Beard of Evil: He has a small beard that makes him look a little like his villain code name.
  • Big Eater: In the first episode featuring him, he cleans out the Titans' entire fridge! Even the blue furry stuff.
  • The Brute: He serves as the H.I.V.E. trio's muscle.
  • Dumb Muscle: He's incredibly strong, but also stupid.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Cyborg (Big guy who's a Big Eater) and Beast Boy (The team's muscle).
  • Extreme Omnivore: He has demonstrated a willingness to eat anything, even the Titans' "blue, furry food".
  • Monochromatic Eyes: Like Gizmo, he also has blank, white, pupil-less eyes.
  • Mysterious Past: His origin and early life are unknown.
  • Super Strength: He is strong enough to overpower Cyborg.
  • Villain Has a Point: Like any other villain, Mammoth trash-talks heroes, but, just one of those times, he's actually right in one of his critiques. When Kid Flash was messing with the Hive FIVE in "Lightspeed", one of Kid Flash's tricks was to take a candy bar from Mammoth as he passed him... but Mammoth shouts that he actually paid for the candy bar!

    Billy Numerous 

Billy Numerous

Voiced by: Jason Marsden (English), Héctor Indriago (Latin American Spanish)

Powers/Abilities: creates copies of himself, including whatever he's holding.

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A metahuman criminal who can create copies of himself. Joins the HIVE Five in their second appearance.
  • Affably Evil: This guy has the attitude of a fun-loving thrill seeker.
  • Canon Immigrant: Created for the cartoon, he made his comics debut fighting Catwoman in 2008.
  • Conservation of Ninjutsu: Double Subversion; normally, all his duplicates are each as strong as the original (which admittedly seems to be average), and work together for tremendous effect. However, if he makes too many, they do start to get weaker, and if he makes even more than that he'll eventually suffer Power Incontinence that makes all his duplicates disappear.
  • Doppelgänger Attack: His modus operandi, considering his duplication powers.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Like the other HIVE Five members below, he appears in the crowd shots of “Deception” before becoming a minor villain.
  • Expy: Of Multiple Man from Marvel Comics X-Men. He also resembles a teenage version of Firestorm villain Multiplex.
  • Genius Ditz: Is a very redneck villain, but is capable of fighting well.
  • Me's a Crowd: He can create a ridiculous amount of duplicates at once (at least several hundred), which can work together to do thing like stealing an entire bridge.
  • Mysterious Past: Nothing is known about Billy Numerous' origin or early life. However, his accent suggests he was born or raised somewhere in the Southern United States.
  • Self-Duplication: His entire gimmick, and in his hands it's a surprisingly dangerous one (he even manages to give Kid Flash a tough fight with it).
  • Talking to Themself: His duplicates converse with each other constantly, even getting into fights with himself a few times. He'll even make duplicates simply to repeat what he's saying.
  • Zerg Rush: By virtue of his many clones, he can dogpile someone to defeat them.

    See-More 

See-More

Voiced by: Kevin Michael Richardson (English), Luis Miguel Pérez (Latin American Spanish)

Powers/Abilities: Helmet includes various powers and weapons, all with an eye theme.

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A HIVE member who wears a helmet that provides him with a variety of vision-based powers.


    Private HIVE 

Private HIVE

Voiced by: Greg Cipes (English), Guillermo Martínez (Latin American Spanish, Season 4), Ledner Belisario (Latin American Spanish, Season 5)

Powers/Abilities: Badass Normal

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A militaristic HIVE member with no superhuman powers, yet is a formidable hand-to-hand combatant and is armed with a shield he uses with dangerous skill.


  • Ascended Extra: Though a minor character in the series itself, he got his own character arc in the comic series that was based off the cartoon.
  • Canon Foreigner: Another villain created exclusively for the show.
  • Corrupted Character Copy: If it wasn't already obvious with him being being a shield-wielding Badass Normal whose name includes a military ranking, he's basically what Captain America would be if his devotion was for an Academy of Evil instead of his country, right down to his codename partially being a military rank. He also bears some resemblance to an obscure DC Comics hero called the Guardian because of using a shield as his weapon and wearing a costume accented with yellow.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He makes a background appearance in "Deception" before he is properly introduced as one of the H.I.V.E. Five.
  • Mysterious Past: Nothing is revealed about his origins and background.
  • Shield Bash: He uses his shield as a weapon.
  • Southern-Fried Private: He speaks in a Southern accent.
  • Spanner in the Works: In "Titans Together", Beast Boy's original plan was for Jericho to possess Cinderblock and then have Cinderblock escort the Titans as "prisoners". The possession part worked, which is how they found out the Brotherhood of Evil's base was in Paris... but Private HIVE messes up the "escort inside the base" part when he praises Cinderblock for making a nice catch, causing Jericho-as-Cinderblock to say "Thanks" and thus cause Private HIVE to realize something is wrong since normally, Cinderblock can't talk.
  • Those Two Bad Guys: He and See-More are often seen together.
  • Throwing Your Shield Always Works: He often fights by throwing his shield.

    Kyd Wykkyd 

Kyd Wykkyd

Powers/Abilities: Teleportation, passing through walls, speculated to be psychic.

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A mysterious HIVE member.


The Brotherhood of Evil

    As a whole 

  • Arch-Enemy: To the Doom Patrol, who has been fighting them for a long time pre-series.
  • Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Well, technically they always were evil, but when first introduced, they were only fighting the Doom Patrol. After the Titans came to the Patrol's rescue and foiled his last plan, the Brain decides to focus his effort on the Titans and all other young heroes.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: After Trigon, a literal demon who sought after the end of the world, the Brotherhood of Evil are a group, much like the previous Brother Blood, but are heavily implied to be much older with more experience, with much of its membership being adults, and the Brotherhood being more fond of playing the long game than Brother Blood, whose grudge against Cyborg resulted in his downfall.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Despite some of them having rather silly concepts (a literal Brain in a Jar, a super-intelligent ape), they are played real serious.
  • Putting on the Reich: Their Mecha-Mooks look blatantly like SS troopers (including Stahlhelms, red armbands, and laser MP 40s), and one of their lairs has a large red-and-black banner with the initials "B.E." drawn to look like Germanic runes. This despite one of them being French and another being Russian.
  • Rogues Gallery Transplant: Played with; in the comic, they are best-known as the main villains of the Doom Patrol, but occasionally clash with other DC heroes, the Titans included. Here, they are introduced as being the Doom Patrol's long-time opponents, but decide to turn their attention toward the Titans after they came to the Patrol's rescue. Furthermore, Beast Buy was part of the Doom Patrol before joining the Teen Titans so they are still his rogues.
  • Team Member in the Adaptation: While the cartoon version does include the Brain, Mallah, Rogue, Immortus, Phobia, Plasmus, and Warp, many of its line-up in the cartoon weren't members in the comics. How much? Slade, Brother Blood, Trigon, Blackfire, the Cironielian Chrysalis Eater, Glgrdsklechhh, Val-Yor, and the Trouble in Tokyo crew are the only people listed on this page who weren't part of the expanded line-up.
  • Villain Team-Up: They are responsible for the biggest one in the whole series, assembling nearly all the villains introduced in the show, including several one-shot villains.

    The Brain 

The Brain

Voiced by: Glenn Shadix (English), Luis Miguel Pérez (Latin American Spanish)

Powers/Abilities: Chessmaster and Gadgeteer Genius.

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Leader of the Brotherhood, Big Bad of season five. A disembodied brain.


  • Arc Villain: He is the central villain and mastermind behind Season Five's story arc.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Mento. Beast Boy also comes to consider him an Arch-Enemy across the course of season five, but it's one sided- Brain has no respect for him whatsoever, and seems only marginally aware of who he is. This came back to bite him in the ass in the final battle when Beast Boy leads the recovery charge against him and deals the final blow that defeats him.
  • Brain in a Jar: As his name suggests, he's a disembodied brain inside some kind of tank.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He puts the word "evil" in his organization's name!
  • The Chessmaster: Carefully plots out every move of his war against the Titans, and is shown to enjoy literal chess as well.
  • Deadpan Snarker: His first meeting with the Titans consists heavily of snark.
    OH LOOK. THE LITTLE GREEN ONE. HOW NICE—A FAMILY REUNION.
  • Diabolical Mastermind: He's the head of one of the most infamous criminal organizations in the world.
  • Evil Genius: According to Mento, he's "intellect personified and evil incarnate".
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: He's a Brain in a Jar.
  • Failed a Spot Check: This trope is what eventually causes his plans to unravel. He coordinates a humongous assault against the Titans, Titans East, and Honorary Titans, choosing a supervillain or two to take on each hero. Only some of the supervillains he chooses succeed in beating the heroes they're matched against. Beast Boy manages to beat the Kardiak Monster as well as Brain's robot drones, Pantha beats both Atlas and Adonis, Jericho beats both Fang and Private HIVE, Herald beats both See-More and Warp, and Mas manages to escape Cinderblock and Johnny Rancid because they only noticed Menos in the rubble of their attack. Furthermore, Cyborg recovers from the hole Mammoth knocked him into, Billy Numerous and Gizmo never manage to capture Kole or Gnarrk, Brain failed to send anyone after Red Star, Raven manages to escape Psimon's portal that Kyd Wykkyd knocked her into, Starfire manages to get away from Kitten and Killer Moth, and Bumblebee manages to recover from Angel and Punk Rocket knocking her out of the sky. Needless to say all of these people show up to screw Brain over and unfreeze the heroes he did manage to capture, which Brain would have seen coming if he had bothered to keep as careful track of his villains as he did of the heroes.
  • Fatal Flaw: It never occurs to him that any of his plans could ever fail because he's too convinced of his own genius, so if any do, he's caught off-guard and without a backup plan, forcing him to improvise, which he's not very good at doing.
  • Machine Monotone: Being a literal brain, his machine pedestal talks for him. It's based on Stephen Hawking, no less.
  • Mad Scientist: Spends his first appearance designing a black hole based weapon. Later appearances focus more on him as a Chessmaster.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: For reasons that should be obvious, he has Monsieur Mallah do his fighting for him.
  • Obviously Evil: It's in his organization's name, for crying out loud.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: The eyes on his life-support pod glow red when he's accessing his technology, and when he just wants to be intimidating.
  • Shout-Out: The lower half of his life-support machine is, per Word of God, based on a Dalek casing.

    Monsieur Mallah 

Monsieur Mallah

Voiced by: Glenn Shadix

Powers/Abilities: Genius level intellect, superstrength, skill with many weapons.

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The Brain's Dragon. An intelligent gorilla with a French accent.


  • The Dragon: He is the Brain's most direct henchmen, sometimes carrying him around, and because Brain is... a brain, Mallah does all his fighting for him.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: He seems to make most of the stuff Brain designs.
  • Genius Bruiser: A gorilla with his species' level of strength and durability, while being probably the second most intelligent member of the group right after the Brain.
  • Intellectual Animal: Like the Brain, he is very intelligent and has the same pursuits as his master.
  • Maniac Monkeys: A gorilla Evil Genius who serves as the Brain's Dragon.
  • Promoted to Love Interest: Inverted; he was in a relationship with the Brain in the comic, but said relationship was Adapted Out (or at least never mentioned) in the cartoon for obvious reasons.
  • Talking Animal: He's a gorilla that can speak. The first episode he appears in plays with this notion by having him not speak for most of the episode, only to talk at the very end in a surprising moment.

    Madame Rouge 

Madame Rouge

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Voiced by: Hynden Walch (English), Valeria Castillo (Latin American Spanish)

Powers/Abilities: Voluntary Shapeshifting into anything she can imagine, ability to mimic voices, indestructibility

The Brotherhood's enforcer. An incredibly powerful shapechanger with a Russian accent.


  • Adaptational Badass: Comic book Madame Rouge was no slouch, but this incarnation basically is the show's equivalent of the T-1000 when it comes to powers and badassery.
  • Adaptational Nationality: She was French in the comic, but is depicted with a Russian/Slavic accent in this version. Averted for the Latin American dub, where she keeps the French accent.
  • The Baroness: She is attractive, competent, and very sadistic.
  • Broken Pedestal: For Jinx, who admired her until she was burned by her.
  • The Brute: She's clever, but relies on force more than any other member of the Brotherhood.
  • Child Hater: She hates children and thinks they are "useless."
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Handles most of the Titans quite easily, even the One-Man Army that is Kid Flash. In the final battle Jinx turns it around on her, trashing her easily.
  • Dark Action Girl: A formidable fighter who is also part of a villain team.
  • The Dreaded: Most Titans' reaction to her showing up is to run the heck away if they don't have any ally for back-up. This is for good reasons.
  • Genius Bruiser: Not a genius on the same level than Monsieur Mallah or the Brain, but she is still dangerously clever and cunning, and very creative in the use of her power.
  • Hero Killer: While she doesn't technically kill anyone onscreen, she has a spectacular record of hunting down and successfully capturing members of the Titans. Most of them tend to run away when she shows up, aware they will most likely be unable to do more than slow her down.
  • Husky Russkie: Despite retaining her French name from the comic, she has a Russian motif and body type.
  • Jerkass: Is an utter asshole to Jinx, who idolizes her. This ends up driving Jinx to join the Titans and later defeat her.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: In the final battle, Hotspot, Wildebeest and Jinx, three of the people she was showed directly harassing through the season, band together to pay her back for the grief by launching her into the freezing machine.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Besides being Nigh Invulnerable, she can catch Kid Flash and knock him through concrete.
  • Nigh Invulnerable: Her shapeshifting allows her to practically heal from anything. She survived being literally blown up by Robin.
  • Psycho for Hire: She's only in on the plan so she can harm a lot of people.
  • Rubber Woman: Her main power is being able to stretch her body.
  • Super Speed: She can stretch fast enough to match Kid Flash's speed.
  • Talking Is a Free Action: Averted spectacularly in the finale, where she gets tackled or attacked by someone each time she begins a monologue.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: She can use her power to assume the appearance of someone else.

    General Immortus 

General Immortus

Voiced by: Xander Berkeley (English), Framk Maneiro (Latin American Spanish)

Powers/Abilities: Immortality, genius-level intellect.

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The Brotherhood's strategist. An immortal military genius. Seldom speaks.


  • Age Without Youth: He looks like a withered husk because he's older than dirt.
  • The Cameo: He appears in Teen Titans Go! as The Faceless in a corner of the Markov's backstory related by Geo-Force, with the direct implication that he was involved with or even in charge of giving Brion and Tara their earth powers.
  • Immortality: It's in his name. Although it's unclear what kind of immortality he has, it's implied to be Complete Immortality.
  • Informed Ability: He is described as ultimate military genius with unparalleled experience who had fought in countless wars over the centuries (Sun Tzu was purportedly his student). However, over the course of the series, he never displays any above-average tactical intellect (on the contrary) and his troops primarily rely on overwhelming the heroes with their sheer numbers.
  • Living Forever Is Awesome: You don't see him complaining about seeing the same basic battles over and over again. He's Seen It All and thus has a leg up on every other strategist alive. He says it himself:
    The Brain: Persistent, aren't they?
    Immortus: Persistent, yes. But not immortal.
  • Putting on the Reich: His uniform resembles a Nazi's, but he predates them by a long shot. It's probably to underscore his villainy.
  • Really 700 Years Old: More like really thousands of years old, if his flashback montage is accurate. He refers to Sun Tzu as one of his best students, so that seals the deal.
  • The Strategist: He comes up with the battle strategies for the Brotherhood of Evil.

Trouble In Tokyo characters (Unmarked spoilers)

    Brushogun 

Brushogun

Voiced by: Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (English), Nayip Rodríguez(Latin American Spanish)

Powers/Abilities: Can bring his paintings to life.

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The main villain of the movie Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo, or at least, it seems that way at first. In reality, he was captured sometime ago by Commander Daizo, and is being forced to create villains for him to "capture".


  • And I Must Scream: While under Commander Daizo's imprisonment.
  • Art Attacker / Art Initiates Life: His primary power, which Daizo exploits to create his Tokyo Troopers and the "villains" he captures.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Back when he was human, Brushogun simply wanted to bring his paintings to life, sadly he failed to realize that using black magic to get the job done wasn't the best idea...
  • Big Bad: Subverted. Brushogun seems to be the major villain at first, but it later turns out that he's a prisoner being used by the real villain of the story, Commander Daizo.
  • Dark Lord on Life Support: As a result of being used by Commander Daizo, he's now a very frail and withered old man.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: He was originally an ordinary artist who gained magical painting powers and became a supervillain. But now he's back to being a nobody, exploited by another villain.
  • How the Mighty Have Fallen: He used to be a formidable supervillain in his own right, until he was taken hostage by Daizo for his own schemes.
  • Ominous Obsidian Ooze: Brushogun of Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo used to be a normal artist until he turned to dark magic to make one of his creation alive. The price was his own transformation into an ink-filled, paper-skinned entity with the ability to create inky minions.
  • Transformation Horror: According to the story Raven tells, Brushogun's transformation was extremely painful.
  • Was Once a Man: He used to be human until he accidentally cursed himself, turning into a strange being with paper skin and ink blood.

    Saico-Tek 

Voiced by: Keone Young (English), Daniel Jiménez (Latin American Spanish)

One of Brushogun's creations. A warrior with high-tech armor and gadgets. At least two versions of him were created. The first one by Brushogun himself, and the second one by Commander Daizo.


  • Shout-Out: Saico-Tek is similar in design to numerous Kamen Riders, the first one has a split-down-the-middle color scheme that resembles Kikaider.

    Nya-Nya 

Voiced by: Janice Kawaye (English), Lileana Chacón (Latin American Spanish)

One of Brushogun's creations. She is female humanoid feline who is sent to take down Beast Boy.


  • Blood Knight: She takes immense pleasure in toying with Beast Boy during their fight.
    Nya-Nya: "I love to hurt cute little animals. I look forward to tormenting you!"
  • Cat Girl: Though she initially looks much more human until revealing her true appearance.
  • Shout-Out: Her overall design is based on the Puma sisters from Dominion Tank Police.
  • Super Strength: Was able to beat down beast Boy while was a T-Rex with a single kick.
  • "Take That!" Kiss: Gives one to Beast Boy before kicking his butt.

    The Big Bad 

Commander Uehara Daizo

Voiced by: Keone Young (English), Roberto Colmenares (Latin American Spanish)

The true antagonist of Trouble in Tokyo. He is a Tokyo police detective who arrested and detained Brushogun, forcing him to create the Tokyo Troopers (an elite army of fake police officers) along with various fake criminals and monsters, allowing Daizo to take credit for "protecting" the city and rising to power. When the Teen Titans come to his town, he tries to keep them from discovering the truth.


  • Big Bad: Daizo is the real main villain of the TV movie Trouble In Tokyo, pulling the strings behind Brushogun against the latter's will.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: He pretends to be an honest policeman on the same side of the Titans, up until The Reveal of his true motives.
  • Dirty Cop: He's a corrupt, self-serving joke of a "law enforcer" who's actually creating more criminals, just to give himself an excuse to rise through the ranks of the police department.
  • Engineered Heroics: Almost his entire shtick. He has a positive reputation thanks to him and his Tokyo Troopers fighting criminals and monsters except he is actually behind the existence of said criminals and monsters.
  • Final Boss: The main of the film that serves as the series’ finale.
  • Frame-Up: He tries to get rid of Robin by arresting him for the "murder" of Saico-Tek.
  • Fusion Dance / One-Winged Angel: He briefly merges with Brushogun's ink and becomes a giant monster, before being defeated and reverting back to a normal human.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: He and his so-called "Tokyo Troopers" earn this reputation, just so that Daizo could get some good job promotions.

Alternative Title(s): Teen Titans Trouble In Tokyo

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