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Outcast Tribe

Lead by Alvin the Treacherous, the Outcast Tribe are made up of various marauders, degenerates, and other reprobates, many hailing from Berk. They now seek to take Berk as their own.
  • Army of Thieves and Whores: Shades of this; they are generally described as bloodthirsty marauders and compared to Berk's more militia fighting force or the Berserker's organized military, Outcasts seem to be a cobbled together lot with dirty gear.
  • Dragon Rider: Somewhat; while they learned how to do so in the season finale of Riders of Berk, they have yet to achieve it as Berk's riders do and settle for simply directing dragons.
  • The Exile: A large number of their forces consist of criminals outcast from Berk.
  • Mook Carryover: After Dagur seemingly kills Alvin, most of the Outcasts pledge their loyalty to him.
  • You ALL Look Familiar: Other than named Outcasts, they are all the same model.

    Alvin the Treacherous
Voiced by: Mark Hamill

The Leader of a tribe of Outcasts and serves as the other villain of Dragons: Riders of Berk. He seeks to learn the arts of dragon taming. Which happens as of the "We Are A Family" season finale.

  • Adaptational Badass: Alvin of the books is intelligent and manipulative, but physically weaker than the majority of his men, and he loses an increasing number of body parts as the series continues. Here, he's equally intelligent but also just as large and formidable as Stoick himself.
  • Adaptational Heroism: While still a villain, he has quite a bit more depth than the Alvin of the books, who simply wants to kill Hiccup. And he ends up doing a Heel–Face Turn when Dagur takes over as the Big Bad.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Seems to be a trend in this show. This bugger can swing a Nadder by the tail.
  • Badass Boast: By proxy! Given by Gobber in his behalf:
    Gobber: "If there's one thing Alvin knows, it's treachery."
  • Batman Gambit:
    • In the two part season finale, "We Are A Family" he sets one up to not only capture Hiccup but trick him into training Mildew how one bonds with dragons, so Mildew can train him in return. This relies not only on Hiccup's trusting nature but Alvin's own tendency to betray people.
    • He continues into Defenders, where he shows up near Berk's shores, knowing the riders would react and leave the island ready for his real ploy of planting Death Whisperer eggs.
  • Beard of Evil: He has a massive Viking beard, and he's one of the actually evil ones. At least until his Heel–Face Turn.
  • The Beastmaster: Can tame dragons as of Part 2 of the "We Are Family" season finale. He picks a Whispering Death.
  • Badass in Distress: Gets captured, somehow, by the Dragon Hunters, necessitating the intervention of the Dragon Hunters.
  • Big Bad: With his introduction, he becomes a clear and constant background threat to Berk, making various Evil Plans to take Hiccup or what he knows for his own people. As of Part 2 of "We Are A Family", Mildew is working for him so he is now the undisputed head villain of the series. As of "View to a Skrill", he has been replaced with Dagur after being on the receiving end of many biggajoules of lightning from the Skrill.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He saved Snotlout from the Screaming Death, Stoick from a sneak attack by a Berserker and Stoick, Hiccup and Toothless from the Berserkers with the help of Mildew and some Whispering Deaths Part 2 of "Cast Out".
  • Brainy Brunette: Alvin has dark hair, and he's equal parts brain and brute strength.
  • The Bus Came Back: Returns after a long absence to make his first appearance in the fifth season of Race to the Edge.
  • The Chessmaster: This guy has shown his intellectual prowess and is one of the few who rivals Hiccup, sometimes surpassing it.
  • Evil Counterpart: To both Stoick and Hiccup. He is a wise, but evil chief who leads through fear and a firm hold on power, where Stoick doesn't abuse his power in such a fashion. To Hiccup, who wants to make peace with dragons and possibly a world where all can be friends, Alvin wants dragons to conquer and destroy his enemies. At the end of "We Are Family Part 2" it is shown the dragon he bonds with is a Whispering Death, Toothless' enemy.
  • Evil Plan: Force Hiccup to tell him the secrets of Dragon Training so he can take over Berk. He succeeds by tricking Hiccup into teaching Mildew, who has defected to the Outcasts.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Treats his heinous actions with the same air one would talk about the weather, but nonetheless clearly enjoys performing them.
  • Generation Xerox: It is implied that Alvin's relationship to Stoick was much like Snotlout's relationship to Hiccup respectively.
  • Genius Bruiser: Equally clever as he is strong; look at his gambit entries for proof.
  • Heel–Face Turn: He saves Snotlout from the Screaming Death in the season 2 finale and even helps fight off the Berserkers and saves Stoick.
  • He's Back!: As of "Cast Out, Part I".
  • I Have Your Wife: Threatened to kill Heather's parents if she didn't do as he commanded. He also used this on Hiccup with his dragon as the hostage, though that was merely part of a larger ploy.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Also unlike Mildew, any episodes shown involving him are completely serious. The only thing he lacks to be a true threat is the ability to tame dragons which he learns how to do in the season 1 finale.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Not the Alvin part, but certainly the "Treacherous" as he clearly has little intention of honoring a promise unless he can still get something out of it.
  • Smarter Than You Look: He looks like some vicious thug yet he is brilliant strategist when it comes to getting what he wants.
  • We Can Rule Together: to Hiccup at the climax of "Heather Report" part 2.
    Alvin: You know, Hiccup, with this book, your knowledge of dragons, and my knowledge of warfare, we could make quite The Team. How does that sound?
    Hiccup: Uh... Insane? Demented? Delusional? Stupid?
    • Alvin admits afterwards he saw that coming. After all who would trust a guy who earned the name "Treacherous"?
  • We Used to Be Friends: In their youth, Alvin and Stoick were good friends, but since Stoick was the son of the chief he was always in command. One day, during a dragon attack on the village, Alvin went against orders and did things his way, resulting in high casualties. This ruined their relationship and Alvin's reputation and he was banished soon after Stoick became chief.
  • Worthy Opponent: He seems to legitimately admire Hiccup's ability to tame dragons and creating the art of it. He even offered him a chance to join him.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Alvin shows zero qualms about killing women.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness:
    • Seems to be his favorite line to use, as Savage has commented he tells him that often if he was to fail. When Astrid disguised as Heather returns to them, he planned to have her killed.
    • Exploited with Mildew. While it looked like he was doing this, it was actually a Batman Gambit learn Hiccup's dragon taming techniques by proxy. It works. Later played straight when Mildew's plan with the Whispering Death eggs failed, but Mildew managed to talk his way out.

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