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"We're an unusual pair." note 
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Jeff the Killer, BEN, and Ms. P, the three main characters. They've been friends since Proxy High. They have endured and suffered more than most people do, but they have only become closer over the years, you just might not be able to tell through all the screaming and yelling. They spend more time together than they do with anyone else, and whenever there is a problem, they always try to solve it together.


  • All Work vs. All Play: Jeff and BEN are All Play while Ms. P is All Work.
  • A Lighter Shade of Black: Hey, these three are pretty bad, but they don't even touch the level of evil and cruelty Zalgo and his forces have exhibited.
  • Anti-Hero: Nominal Heroes. To even call them "decent" is a bit of a stretch.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Usually, Ms. P treats Jeff and BEN like nothing more than idiotic children who partake in stupid schemes, insulting them both frequently. Jeff also usually takes Ms. P and BEN for granted. But they do show genuine affection to each other at times. When BEN is kidnapped by the Stiltwalker, Jeff immediately rushes after it into the Dark Forst, swinging his knife and yelling for the Stiltwalker to give BEN back to them, Ms. P also following suit. Later when BEN is being drowned by Seedeaters, Jeff screams for them to let BEN go with visible tears in his eyes. When BEN is KO'd by the Showman's Deadly Gas trap, Jeff can be seen covering BEN's face to make sure he doesn't breath anymore of it.
  • Ax-Crazy: They're Proxies. What do you expect?
  • Badass Crew: Every season they take on things that would be considered challenging to experienced monsters, and survive all of them, starting with a Stiltwalker in the first episode, and Zalgo in the latest season. BEN is an incredibly smart spirit, quick on the draw, and more than capable of holding his own against monsters, Jeff is a Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass, and Ms. P is a Badass Bookworm.
  • Bash Brothers
  • Balance, Speed, Strength Trio: BEN is Balance, Ms. P is Speed, and Jeff is Strength.
  • Beauty, Brains and Brawn: Ms. P is the Beauty, BEN is the Brains, Jeff is the Brawn.
  • Brains and Brawn: Ms. P and BEN prefer clever and drawn-out attack plans while Jeff largely prefers brute force.
  • The Bully: All three members have taken turns abusing or mocking everyone around them just for the kick of it. In traditional fashion, they prove extremely thin-skinned and hypocritical whenever taking it back.
  • Butt-Monkey:
  • The Chew Toy: All of them have had their share of Amusing Injuries.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience:
    • Jeff: White
    • Ms. P: Black and Purple.
    • BEN: Green.
  • Combat Pragmatist: The trio are easily some of the dirtiest fighters out there, going straight for crippling attacks rather than building up to them. Ms. P tends to claw at her opponents' eyes, BEN tends to break his opponent's kneecaps, and Jeff uses Groin Attacks like a Signature Move.
  • Comic Trio: Jeff is the schemer of the trio, BEN is the blind follower, and Ms. P is the sensible one.
  • Darker and Edgier: Moreso on the edgier part. They might just be one of the most morally bankrupt trios ever put on a comic.
  • Deadpan Snarker: All of them constantly spew snark whether it be to themselves or others.
  • Determinator: Despite the deadly work conditions, they are determined to be Proxies as long as they can.
  • Dirty Coward: They are this more often than not. Ms. P and BEN just stand there while Jeff was getting raped by a Cerberus, and Jeff has left the two to die on many occasions. Nearly all of them bully, abuse and mock each other and everyone around them. They snivel and cower the moment it seems they've passed their victim's breaking point, however.
  • Evil Is One Big, Happy Family: Whenever the three travel in the Human World, they often disguise themselves as a touring family, with Jeff and Ms. P as a married couple, and BEN as their child.
  • Evil Feels Good: The reason they commit evil is because it's simply more fun than being a hero.
  • Fighter, Mage, Thief: They display traits of this in their use of powers.
    • BEN is a Theif, because of his stealth and ability to teleport to any location, in addition to being incredibly fast.
    • Ms. P is a Mage because her ability to slow down time allows her to kill any opponent before they can harm her. She can also heal herself and others, making her The Medic. Despite this, she isn't too much of a durable fighter.
    • Jeff is a Fighter because his increased damage and durability allows him to attack enemies directly without the need for cover or armor.
  • Freudian Trio: BEN is the Ego, Ms. P is the Superego, and Jeff is the Id.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: They kill people for the fun of it, and use being insane as an excuse for their violent behavior.
  • Jerkass: Although BEN is a Jerk with a Heart of Gold.
  • Nice, Mean, and In-Between:
    • BEN is the Nice one. Out of all of them, BEN is unarguably the most chillaxed and laid back between the three of them, even offering would-be victims some of his Black Stuff. He's also the most friendly out of the three. Whereas Ms. P's aristocratic nature and Jeff's aggressiveness often cost them friendships, BEN has no such flaws.
    • Jeff is definitely the Mean one. Despite being arguably the least powerful between the three, many episodes proves beyond a doubt that Jeff is absolutely the evilest of the three. Ms. P has all the trappings of a fearsome evil queen—the bravado, her Affably Evil nature, the black cloths, and her dark magic—but she simply doesn't have enough evil in her. BEN would make an excellent evil mastermind, but he often goofs off instead of using his knowledge for evil. The two are not going to shy away from death and destruction or anything, but they also not going to be bummed out if BEN just gets to lounge around, Ms. P yells at Jeff about cleaning his room, and BEN creep on ladies just in general. Jeff, on the other hand, is constantly compelled to kill things For the Evulz. He brings knives with him to Thanksgiving in case of annoying people and has fantasies of poisoning an entire town through its ill-advised chili gorgefest. One of his plans, contaminating said chili with a poisonous turtle might have backfired, and spectacularly at that, but at least he’s actively trying to bring about the deaths and illness of hundreds, purely for fun. One of the steps towards this plan involved sneaking past an old guard to get to a digger, but Jeff chooses to gleefully torment the old guard before murdering him just for kicks and giggles. He proceeds to get inside said digger and brutally runs over three men he has no reason to just for the hell of it and, to one-up himself, decides to poison the town's water supply afterward solely enjoy the chaos. Most of the episodes have ended in a blaze of pure chaos and accidental obliteration, some of the most purely fun and demented sequences are the ones in which Jeff becomes a scary efficient little assassin. Whether it’s destroying the evidence of possible bedwetting or chasing a speeding van before it gets away with a precious bacteria ridden turtle, Jeff has a laser focus when it comes to evildoing and causing chaos. Meanwhile, one of his two best friends posts up in his treehouse lair and fails to resist weed from a peer-pressuring Monster Clown, while the other is too busy reading to commit evil acts.
    • Ms. P is the In-Between. Ms. P has shown many times that she is capable of compassion, such as taking care of Sally and protecting Jeff from Slenderman's wrath. She is the Team Mom for the Proxies and generally cares for them all (except Laughing Jack). However, other times Ms. P can be a total bitch who manipulates others for personal gain, mentally abuse Sally simply to make herself feel better, kill a woman and her entire family (children included) simply because they called her ugly, and berates others for the most infractions.
  • Stepford Smiler: Jeff is Type C with slight traits of Type A, Ms. P is Type C, BEN is hard to tell but he's likely Type B.
  • Team Mom: Ms. P, who spends a lot of the time yelling at Jeff and BEN as if they're her irresponsible children.
  • Terrible Trio: If you consider them villains of course.
  • They Killed Kenny Again: All three of them have died at least once.
  • ¡Three Amigos!
  • Token Trio: Jeff is male, Ms. P is female, and BEN is a child.
  • True Companions: Their friendship is one of the only consistent ones in the show.
  • Two Guys and a Girl
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: All of them, but mostly Jeff.
  • Villains Out Shopping: Most episodes focus on their daily lives rather than killing people.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: They have been inseparable friends since high school, but the amount of hell they've thrown at each other has to be seen to be believed.

    Jeff the Killer 

Jeff T. Killer

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"For the hundredth time, Ms. P, I won't forget. Nag nag nag. Sometimes, I think I should have slit my throat that one night."
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The second-in-command of the Proxies and Slenderman's pupil. Originally a normal teenager, Jeff’s life turned upside down when a group of bullies attacked him and his brother Liu. Jeff beat up the bullies, but Liu was framed and sent to Juvy, which emotionally scarred him. After this event, Jeff's mother made him go to the birthday party of their neighbor's son, where he confronted the bullies again. In a fit of rage, Jeff killed the bullies, but one of them was able to set him on fire after covering him with bleach and alcohol. Jeff ended with bleached white skin, burnt black hair, red lips, and a twisted mental capacity. Jeff then finally snapped and killed his family, even Liu. Jeff is still out there, looking for victims and before he kills them, he tells them to “Go to Sleep.”.

After Jeff graduated from Proxy High he hung out with BEN a lot, BEN dropped out of school when he was 10 after he was convinced to join Zalgo's army until Jeff managed to convince him otherwise and BEN finished Proxy High and joined the Proxies. Jeff attempted to follow along with Ms. P and pursue higher learning (she is learning how to do Slendy's job) but since he lacked the qualifications he decided to work for Slendy instead.

He is incredibly selfish and mean, but the Proxies keep him around because they know he won't get along well with anyone else. Among other things, he hates humans, gingers, liberal views, people making fun of his appearance, and women.


  • Absurdly Sharp Blade: His knife can pierce through walls and solid concrete.
  • Absurd Phobia:
    • Up until "To Proxy Mountain", he apparently used to have a fear of real estate agents, and in the Season 3 finale, he proves to be absolutely terrified of aliens.
    • He also has a fear of Chinese food.
  • Abusive Parents: His father was fairly apathetic to him, and his mother is too busy with keeping up the families' social status to care about him. His mother attempted to kill him when she saw him carving a smile in his face.
  • Accidental Misnaming: Over the course of the Grand Finale, Jeff almost always gets Malitch's name wrong, calling him names like "Mitch", "Malcolm", "Micheal", "Moses", "Macaroni and Cheese" and "Miguel" among other things.
  • The Ace: Depending on the Writer.
  • Acquired Situational Narcissism: All the fucking time. He becomes one of these any time he gets a taste of power or some sort of reassurance of his "genius" abilities. (The episode where he borrows Slenderman's car, when he wins the lottery, the time when he finds out he might be psychic, etc.)
  • Action Hero: Over the course of the series he's squared off against ghosts, demons, terrorists, pirates, Eldritch Abomination after Eldritch Abomination, dragons, aliens, gods, supervillains, and even Zalgo himself and always lives to tell the tale.
  • Action Survivor: H managed to survive 8 whole months alone in the Dark Forest and even managed to kill a seven-hundred pound tiger with a stick and a rock.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: The relatively simple art style makes him look much more appealing and less terrifying than his original counterpart.
  • Adaptational Badass: The original Jeff was no weakling by any means, but Pastamonsters Jeff is probably the strongest Jeff the Killer incarnation of all time. A short list of his feats include killing a team of trained assassins in about 1/3 of a second, survived a fall from orbit, lifting the stone-made Proxy Mansion over his head, defeating Zalgo himself three times, fighting off Enderman's armed forces and an entire alien empire with ease (albeit enhanced by the Judge Dredd helmet); defeated the entire Mondavarias cult without problems with a little help from Smile and BEN; survived a brutal beating by Slenderman; and saved the multiverse five times. Really nothing more to be said.
  • Adaptational Comic Relief: He's much more prone to comical jokes and overreacting and in general is a complete clown compared to his original counterpart, who usually skipped the bad puns and went right for the psychological torment.
  • Adaptational Dumbass: While the original Jeff was a master tracker and implied to be very intelligent, this version can't even spell his own name, does incredibly stupid things regularly, and almost gets himself and the Under Realm exposed multiple times.
  • Adaptational Dye Job: He is depicted as having black hair even before his accident.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: He manages to be much more selfish, abrasive, and vulgar than his original counterpart.
  • Adaptational Name Change: His full name in the comic is "Jeff T. Killer". He abandoned "Woods" after joining the Under Realm.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Even his original counterpart never killed people.. or tried to destroy America. Or was a racist. Or commited universal homicide. Even at his worst the canon Jeff doesn't come close to what this Jeff has done in terms of pure destruction. Which might have something to do with the canon BEN having no physical form at all.
  • Adorkable: When he's not being the biggest Jerkass on the show, it's pretty easy to see that he's much more socially awkward and naive than he'd like to believe.
  • Affably Evil: Jeff seldom kills those who don't tell him what to do, insult him, get in his way, or do anything else to anger him. He's also fairly friendly and brotherly towards BEN.
  • Age Lift: Is 22 in this series while the original Jeff was merely 13 years old.
  • Agent Mulder: He's usually this in most cases except for the example below.
  • Agent Scully: When he and Eyeless Jack are forced to house-sit for Slenderman, Jeff refuses to believe Jack when he claims there is a ghost in the basement, despite the fact Jeff has met countless ghosts in his lifetime and seeing one then would definitely not be the weirdest thing ever.
  • A God Am I: When he becomes president of the United States, he proudly shouts "I AM JESUS!!"
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg: He often ends up begging for his life whenever he gets kidnapped or hurt.
  • Alas, Poor Villain: His death is easily the saddest death in the entire show, even moreso than Eyeless Jack's Disney Death.
  • The Alcoholic: He usually only drinks during parties to liven himself up, but also does it to drown his sorrows. He became an even bigger alcoholic out of depression after Eyeless Jack's death.
  • Alcohol-Induced Stupidity: He once started a riot with Eyeless Jack and BEN in Boston following the 2016 Super Bowl.
  • All Love Is Unrequited: It is constantly implied that Jeff has a crush on Ms. P, but he doesn't pursue because of his appearance and violent ways. But she's still a close friend he relies on and is loyal to...
  • All Men Are Perverts: He really likes getting laid and is easily swayed by attractive girls.
  • All the Other Reindeer: He and Liu were bullied as children due to being richer than everyone else.
  • Always Someone Better: Occasionally plays the role of being more successful and fortunate than the other guy.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: He can occasionally be found somewhere at the crossroads between ASPD/sociopathy, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and Schizophrenia.
  • Ambiguously Human: He's quite... abnormally durable and strong for a human. He is Made of Iron on near-cartoonish levels and can move at near subsonic speeds without any magical boosts and his stamina is near limitless.
  • Ambition Is Evil: Most of his evil acts can be drawn to his desire to be the most famous monster in the Under Realm.
  • An Arm and a Leg: When Shadowlurker chops his hand off. Luckily for Jeff, Ms. P is able to quickly heal the wound.
  • And Call Him "George"!: Plays this role with Slenderman and occasionally Ms. P.
  • Angrish: Speaks this as a second language.
    • In "Evil", most of Jeff's dialogue after Enderman's gang screw him out of a deal is "ARRRRRRGHHH" or just angry muttering.
  • Angst: Especially in Season 3, where pretty much all he does is moan over the fact his life isn't going the way he wants.
  • Animals Hate Him: He's been attacked by a cougar, panther, bear, Smile, wolves, Stiltwalkers, a hydra, a cerebus, a chimera, a dragon... The list goes on.
  • The Anti-Grinch: Ever since the Christmas special, Jeff has displayed a love of Christmas so much that his love for it rivals his love of killing. His over the top admiration for it becomes more and more extreme, including Implied Death Threats in a rocking Power Ballad, and threatening the punch Bigmouth for trying to outlaw Christmas.
  • Anti-Hero: Of the Nominal variety in "The Chain Mail", "To Proxy Mansion", the Zalgo arc, and the "Jeff and the Darkness" arc.
  • Anti-Role Model: He's a heavy drinker, occasional smoker, an Abusive Parent, and a Serial Killer.
  • Arch-Enemy:
    • To Laughing Jack. Comickit has even stated Laughing Jack is the Joker to Jeff's Batman.
    • Is obviously one to Jane the Killer.
    • Was the arch-enemy of the Cowboy in Black during his short tenure as a hero.
    • Slenderman sees Jeff as one to him.
    • He also occasionally acts as this towards Enderman in episodes like "The Chain Mail".
    • Acts as one to Malitch in the Grand Finale, with Malitch considering Jeff a Worthy Opponent... at first.
  • Arc Symbol: His Zodiac sign is a knife (obviously) as seen in "Legends of the Multiverse part 5".
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: When an Arcosian judge was listing off his crimes, they included murder, torture, disorderly conduct, and lewd behavior at a Cracker Barrel.
  • Ascended Fanboy: Loves the Unwanted House Guest, and he even makes fan fiction about the crazy adventures he goes on. In "Wild Hunt", he fights alongside him against the Shadowlurker.
  • Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence: Merges with Eyeless Jack after talking him down. Together, the two beat the shit out of Zalgo and send him and his army running.
  • Asexuality: Comickit has stated that Jeff is asexual. Even within the show this is evident. He has absolutely no interest in forming romantic relationships and only seems interested in one-night-stands.
  • Ass Shove: It's hinted at by Comickit that Jeff uses... other ways of hiding his knife whenever he has more than one weapon.
  • At Least I Admit It: Uses this logic to justify being an Ax-Crazy psycho, as opposed to other, more "upstanding" people and organizations which he considers to be just as vile as he is, if not moreso.
  • The Atoner: After "The Chain Mail",he desperately wants to make up for what he did to Eyeless Jack, bemoans having a negative impact on everyone to BEN, and he rants to the crew about how for once in his life he can actually fix a mistake if they help him.
  • Attention Whore: He's been called out for it many times. Ms. P gently bitches about his hogging all the limelight when he shows up. The beginning of "Proxyland" has him lapping up the praise of a huge crowd and choir music (because he's become the new president) like he's some kind of messiah. In “Spider-Man”, this is the reason why he doesn't just unfriend Jane and be free of her trying to kill him. By the time he's realized his own safety is more important, it's way too late. He also gets angry whenever the Proxies ignore him.
  • Attack! Attack! Attack!: Usually throws strategy out the window in favor of attack his target relentlessly until they're dead.
  • Authority in Name Only: Whenever Slendy isn't around, he's the boss. He gets walked over a lot, however, so that it really doesn't mean much. Laughing Jack completely forget Jeff is supposed to be second-in-command of the Proxies. And while he's 'better' (as in his abuse works more to keep them under his control) with BEN, Eyeless Jack, and Masky, they still loathe him and think he's an idiot who deserves to be tortured. Even with Smile and Ms. P, when Slendy's there (and they're siding with him) Jeff has no authority over anyone again, empty threat-ing them that he can buy and sell them like Unwanted House Guest's dignity.
  • Autobots, Rock Out!: Jeff is a huge heavy metal fan. His favorite musical groups include AC/DC, Black Sabbath, and Skrillex.
  • "Awesome McCool" Name: Jeff's full name is "Jeff T. Killer". He abandoned "Woods" after joining the Under Realm.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: In the Grand Finale he sacrifices himself to save BEN and Sally, and when he is slowly dying, he reiterates what he said about Sally earlier in the finale.
    Jeff: I told you I cared about you, Sally. I'm sorry I didn't do none of it right, but I'm damn lucky you're my girl.
  • Ax-Crazy: Jeff is the living embodiment of this trope. He spontaneously beats people brutally and commits destruction for kicks, but that merely scratches the surface: he's completely unpredictable, extremely violent and easy to piss off, he's a heavy drinker, and heavily implied to occasionally eat people.
  • Babysitter from Hell: The episode where Jeff and BEN babysit Ducky's children demonstrated that both Jeff and BEN are, bar none, the absolute worst babysitter that anyone can imagine, making even Vicky from The Fairly OddParents! seem like a saint in comparison.
  • Badass and Child Duo: Sometimes with BEN and Sally.
  • Badass Boast:
    • In "Proxyland":
    Jeff: '''DO YOUR WORST!! I'M INVINCIBLE!!! HAAHAHAHAAHAHA!!!!
  • In the "Legends of the Multiverse" finale:
  • Badass Driver: Jeff has been shown many times to be quite dangerous behind the wheel.
  • Badass Normal: See Adaptational Badass above.
  • Badass Teacher: Jeff tries to be this towards Sally.
  • Badass Unintentional: When he's trying to do anything, he's a Failure Hero. By accident however (or when he's pissed enough), he's exploded cities, come back to life after getting killed and can tell the Death Star to blow up a rival killer.
  • Bad Boss: It must suck to work for Jeff. He generally treats Eyeless Jack like crap and is constantly threatening them with violence. As noted below, he controls them through fear and intimidation and luckily for him they're too stupid/scared of him to do anything about it.
  • Bad Dreams: Implied to suffer from them frequently. One episode opens with Jeff screaming out of bed and brandishing his knife.
  • Bad Liar: At least towards Slenderman, who can literally see through Jeff's bullshit.
  • Bad People Abuse Animals: Not even Smile Dog is safe from Jeff's wrath. He made Smile sleep in the snow in the pilot episode simply for waking him from his sleep, among other things.
    • In one episode, he and the guys plan to shave Laughing Jack's cat, only for Jeff to forget shaving gel and brutally mutilate the cat. Jeff continues the mutilation, stating the cat still has eight lives left.
  • Bank Robbery: It's revealed at one point that robbing banks is how Jeff usually pays for his shenanigans.
  • Barbarian Longhair: He has quite an impressive mane.
  • Bash Brothers: Frequently with BEN and Smile.
  • Bad Dreams: One episode inexplicitly opens with Jeff waking up screaming and frantically waving his knife around.
  • Bad Liar: Usually only when BEN, Ms. P, and Slenderman are involved.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: He's willing to die or go to hell for Ms. P, just because she occasionally lets him mount her.
  • Being Good Sucks: When he tries to become a superhero, he instantly realizes how unrewarding and boring it is to being a Serial Killer.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Do not call him ugly or criticize his face in any way. Jeff almost disemboweled President Bush's daughter for making fun of his face. Thank God Ms. P was able to stop him.
    • It's also not wise to threaten or harm Smile unless he was to spend your afternoon putting your body back together.
    • As shown in "Legends of the Multiverse", Jeff despises CNN and TMZ.
    • It's not smart to touch his signature knife without his permission.
    • Do not talk about his penis or else he will flay you and leave you for the flies.
    • "NOBODY... TALKS... SHIT... ABOUT CHRISTMAS!!!"
    • Don't imply that there is such a thing as "too much killing".
    • Only Jeff is allowed to insult/hurt Ms. P and BEN. Anyone else who does is in for a bad time.
    • He doesn't really mind Ms. P's cheating — in fact, he also cheats on her quite frequently in return, and both are pretty honest about the fact that their relationship had run its course. What does rile him up, however, is the fact that she had to cheat on him in their room and on their bed.
    • Don't say you're better at killing than he is.
    • Easiest way to piss him off? Call him a joker-wannabe or just "Joker".
    • Jeff will become surrounded in hellfire and he will scream at the top of his lungs almost every time someone argues with him about anything.
    • Jeff gets really ticked off when dealing with Abusive Parents, for obvious reasons.
    • He's heard his victims beg for their lives so much that doing so will piss him off.
    • JEFF LOSES HIS SHIT when Zalgo kills Slenderman. It's easily the most pissed off he's ever been. After witnessing it, he grabs his knife and charges at Zalgo (who is meters away at the time), screaming at the top of his lungs with tears in his eyes. It's pretty clear he has every intention of gutting Zalgo, demonic minions or no demonic minions.
    Jeff: (while charging) YOU FUCKING COCKSUCKER!!! I'LL KILL YOU!! FUCK YOU! FUCK YOU!! FUCK YOU!!!! THAT WAS A DUMB IDEAAAAAAAA!!!!
    • Don't correct his grammar. Just ask Laughing Jack. Although, it's unknown whether he hate having his grammar corrected, or just had enough of Laughing Jack being an insufferable dickhead.
    • Don't touch his knife unless you want to be stabbed.
  • The Berserker: He has a very violent Attack! Attack! Attack! style of fighting.
  • Beauty Is Bad: Sorta. If his army of fangirls are any indication, Jeff is considered beautiful in the Under Realm. Too bad he's a narcissistic asshole.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Jeff is very goofy and silly, but don't cross him. He'll literally use organs for birthday streamers.
  • Big Bad: He's the main antagonist of a few episodes, "Proxyland" being the most prominent example.
  • Big Brother Instinct:
    • Develops one towards Will in the "High School" arc. Despite always calling him "kid" and having doubts about Will's plans, Jeff becomes fond of Will early on and often goes out of his way to protect or rescue him. Later, when Laughing Jack turns Proxy High into a war zone, he risks his own life by going out into the war zone to find Will along with Ms. P and BEN.
    • Jeff also has been shown to be pretty caring and very protective of BEN. He even rushed after a Stiltwalker to save BEN from it!
  • Big Brother Mentor: Is arguably this for BEN, who as mentioned above doesn't have any other male influence in his life. BEN usually hangs out with Jeff to play video games or get in on one of his many eccentric ideas.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He has his moments.
    • Pulls this off with Ticci Tobey and Smile Dog when they save Ms. P, Masky, and Hoodie from Enderman's gang in "Distress Signal".
    • Just as Alice is about to get her soul eaten by Zalgo, Jeff arrives in a space-ship and crashes it into Zalgo.
    Jeff: Hey there, fucktard!
    • Also, him rescuing Ducky from the vengeful spirits of a Native American tribe.
    • Another one where he saves BEN from a pack of Creatures by shooting them with a machine gun while simultaneously swinging on a vine.
  • Big Eater: All the killing and robbing makes him hungry.
  • Big Entrance: In "Underland", he arrives to help Alice fight Zalgo by crashing a spaceship into Zalgo.
  • Big Good: Becomes one in "The Chain Mail" and "To Proxy Mountain", albeit a more ruthless version of the trope.
  • The Big Guy: Although he is very thin in terms of build, Jeff is stated to be quite tall, and he certainly fits the role compared to Ms. P and BEN.
  • Big Guy, Little Guy: The Big Guy to BEN's Little Guy.
  • Big "NO!": Whenever something doesn't go his way.
  • Big "WHAT?!": Whenever he's surprised by anything.
  • Birthday Hater: Odd for such a Lonely Rich Kid, but the only gift-giving holiday he enjoys is Christmas. He also loves Halloween, for slightly different reasons.
  • Bilingual Bonus: He'll occasionally go into Gratuitous Spanish whenever angry.
  • Bizarre Taste in Food: "The only thing better than a spaghetti burger... Is a chocolate covered spaghetti burger!"
  • Blatant Lies: Whenever in the Under Realm disguised amongst humans, Jeff often passes of his pale skin and noseless face as having a skin condition. But most humans are too stupid to deduce his bullshit. Who has a skin condition that includes skin as white as snow and noseless side effects?
  • Blood Knight: Very. Jeff looks at his knife like it's a naked woman and loves starting fights with others.
    Rick Bernstein: [sees Jeff preparing his knife and gun for the latest mission] I want you to leave those things in the car. No one's getting killed tonight.
    Jeff: Come on, Rick. You ain't no fun at all.
  • Blue and Orange Morality: He can be very heroic and friendly when he wants to be. But slicing people up is just so much fun. You can see his dilemma.
  • Body Horror: He is incredibly white, has no eyelids, and has a Glasgow Grin.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Combines Super Strength into one very boastful and egotistical personality.
  • Boldly Coming: When Princess Atta thanked Jeff for destroying Mancala, she also said she would do anything for him in return. Jeff then requested her to- you guessed it- have sex with him. All just so he could rub it in Laughing Jack's face.
  • Book Dumb: He is terrible at math and can't even spell his own name. That being said, he's a fairly competent serial killer and has some pretty usable street smarts. His lack of knowledge is somewhat justified as revealed by Jeff himself, Jeff was expelled from multiple schools for many reasons, which is the possible reason why he has a lack of some basic knowledge, such as the location of ancient Rome, which he thought was a part of America.
  • Boomerang Bigot:
    • When he becomes an SJW in "Sandwich Jelly Waffles", he declares his hatred of Caucasian straight males... despite being a Caucasian straight male.
    • He also doesn't like humans too much.
  • Born Lucky: Good things seem to happen to him almost spontaneously. He perfectly wins every game of chance he plays. With one silver dollar, he wins a slot machine, then uses the coins to play other slot machines, etc. he also admits that Ms. P has nothing to so with it. She is just to distract everybody else. In his card games, he always seems to get a winning hand, even if he fakes not having it.
  • Brains and Brawn: The Brawn to Ms. P and BEN's Brains.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: By Zalgo in "Hive Mind".
  • Break the Haughty: Happens to him on a semi-regular basis.
  • Brief Accent Imitation: He makes a habit of this, mostly when mocking Ms. P. It's often hard to tell whether it's a sign of affection, an attempt to wind someone up, or both.
  • Bring Me My Brown Pants:
    • Jeff once mentioned that when he watched Halloween as a kid, he pissed his pants and ran out of the room crying.
    • There's also this line:
    Jeff: (wearing the Judge Dredd helmet while confronting a room of Enderman's goons) Let's be real here.. I'm not the only one with a little bit of shit in their pants right now, am I?
  • British Teeth: Jeff has some very fucked up teeth. Ms. P has constantly tried to get him to brush his teeth.
  • Broken Ace: After Eyeless Jack's death.
  • The Brute: He's the muscle to Ms. P and BEN as far as their criminal activities go. While the other two are good fighters they seem to handle most of the planning while Jeff handles most of the heavy lifting and murdering.
  • Buffy Speak: When he's explaining something, expect nearly all nouns to be replaced with "thing" and "shit".
  • The Bully: He relentlessly abuses Sally, treats women like sexual objects, takes BEN for granted, treats Eyeless Jack like a doormat, steals money from Slenderman, leaves his friends to die on multiple occasions, endangers the lives of hundreds of people a day, has committed just about every felony under the sun, and sold Ms. P's soul for 300 bucks. Of course, he's still a Butt-Monkey now, but he actually deserves the bad stuff that happens to him.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Jeff has a horrible habit of doing this. Despite his sociopathic and xenophobic traits Jeff couldn't take a punch in and would cry after the first punch or when he's in an unfavorable position, which was shown when Slenderman pinned him against a tree after he made a comment about Sexual Offenderman. His lack of combat skills was also shown when he tried to back out of a fight against Slenderman but it turning into a Curb-Stomp Battle with Slenderman brutally defeating him (this is a justified example, however. As Slenderman is an Eldritch Abomination with eons of experience in dark magic while Jeff is just a guy with a knife). However, he was capable of holding his own against Zalgo's minions and make them submit.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: As silly as he is, Jeff is fairly good at what he does. There is a reason Slenderman hasn't killed and/or fired him.
  • Butterface: Laughing Jack describes him as such.
  • Butt-Monkey: Jeff is often the subject of a lot of slapstick. Up to Eleven starting after "The Chain Mail". Season 3 seems to be dedicated to showing how much shit Jeff can take before caving in.
    • Iron Butt Monkey: Usually played for laughs, but keep in mind, this guy has survived getting run over by cars, getting beaten to a bloody pulp more than a few times, falling from buildings, a nuclear bomb explosion, strangled by Slenderman, being crushed by cars, and even survived getting struck by lightning!
  • Byronic Hero: Hits every single criteria except for the brooding. At least not until Season 3 came along...
  • Cain and Abel: The Cain to Liu's Abel.
  • Can't Take Criticism: In one instance where Enderman, having switched lives with Slenderman, tells him that he's putting too much stab wounds on his victims. Jeff, despite having literally begged Enderman to give him constructive criticism of his work, is reduced to a sobbing, whimpering wreck.
  • Calling Your Attacks: Does this a lot in "The Chain Mail".
  • Camp Straight: Jeff is fairly flamboyant and makes Freudian Threats to even males, but has been in a relationship with an unnamed girl and constantly rejects BEN's advances.
  • Cannot Keep a Secret: His promise to BEN that he'd keep his love of clown porn just between them lasted for about twenty seconds.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He has no desire to retire because he revels in chaos, death, and crime. In fact, he views retirement with contempt.
  • Casual Danger Dialogue: He has a habit of quipping and answering phone calls even when bullets, rockets, and magical attacks are being thrown at him.
  • Catchphrase: He has quite a few.
    • His signature "GO TO SLEEP."
    • "FUCK YEAH!"
    • "Nice."
    • "Fuck my life."
    • "This is gonna be cool."
    • "FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK!!
    • "Wouldn't you like to know?"
    • "OKAY MOM!!" for whenever someone tells him what to do.
    • "MOTHERFUCKER!!"
    • "BAD SMILE DOGGY!!"
    • "This sucks!"
    • "Whatever."
    • Whenever he screws something up or loses, Jeff tends to say "You see, what had happened was..."
    • "Fuck my life".
    • "I could've been an engineer..."
    • "FUCK A DUCK!"
    • "OW, MY [X]"
    • "HOLY BABY JESUS LORD!"
    • "Slap me twice, call me Susan!"
    • "LET'S FUCK SOME SHIT UP!!
    • "Thank fuck."
    • "LET'S DO THIS SHIT!!!"
    • "What the fuck is HAPPENING?!"
      • "What the fuck just HAPPENED?!"
    • "This is bull-bull-BULLSHIT!!"
    • "HEEEEEELLLL to the no!"
    • "I'll stop", for whenever he makes an Incredibly Lame Pun.
  • Cerebus Retcon: The comic indicates that his childhood was at times unhappy and traumatic. This is before Randy, Keith and Troy came along and his parents tried to murder him.
  • Cat Smile: Whenever he's in love.
  • Chaotic Evil: On his worse days.
  • Chaotic Neutral: On his better days.
  • Chaotic Stupid: The epitome of the trope. All he cares about is food, girls, heavy metal, TV, and whatever captures his interest at the moment, most notably, any sort of carnage, to which effect he was too amused by the wreckage of an airplane crash to help the victims. He's too lazy and stupid to care about anything else, like work or his education. A lot of times his actions may cause harm to someone intentionally.
  • Characterization Marches On: Going from a happy, bumbling party-animal in earlier seasons to a manic-depressive cynic, to Atoner for the death of Eyeless Jack, to self-sacrificial savior of the multiverse, and back to being an abusive, up-beat condescending Jerkass with too much power after "To Proxy Mountain".
  • Character Filibuster: If her child-neglect Berserk Button is pushed, Jeff will go on a long rant that temporarily stops the episode.
  • Character Signature Song: Ocean Man by Ween. It's Jeff's favorite song, his alarm clock tone, and his love for the song is a Running Gag throughout the entire series.
  • Character Tics: Jeff tends to pick his teeth with his knife whenever he's waiting for something or just bored.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Zig-Zagged. Jeff is sometimes portrayed as being able to lift Proxy Mansion among other things, other times he's portrayed as a weakling who can't even handle a jab on the arm.
  • The Chessmaster: Especially in episodes like "The Chain Mail" and "The Jeff Games".
  • Chewing the Scenery: It shows when he gets worked up.
  • The Chew Toy: Jeff has fallen of a cliff (several times), impaled his foot on a rake, been stung by swarms of hornets multiple times in the same episode, brutally beaten by Slenderman, fails at nearly everything he tries at, had some contrived coincidence cause one bad thing happening to him make something even worse happen two seconds later, countless times, and in general has had ridiculously bad luck, even more so than the rest of the cast.
  • Child Hater: He claims he hates children more than anything else, going as far as to say they are his favorite to kill.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Will almost always leave his friends to die whenever a huge threat arrives.
  • Chronic Villainy: He is bored by civilian life and cannot come to terms with it, and therefore uses his own physiology as an excuse for him to return to a life of crime.
  • Classic Villain: Jeff is driven by Vanity, Wrath, and Pride.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Possibly due to his state of mind, Jeff is the most observant and wackiest characters in the show, rivaled by President Bush and Mr. Widemouth, of course.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: You will rarely hear a single sentence of his that doesn't include swearing, "fuck" being his favorite word.
    Jeff: (after being kicked out of the Super Bowl arena) GODDAMN IT! FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK! FUCKY, FUCKY, FUCKY, FUCK YOU!!
  • Collector of the Strange: Human hearts, as seen in the Valentines Day episode.
  • Color Motif: White. His jacket is white. His face is very, very bright white. Most of his other outfits typically have white as the primary color.
  • Combat Pragmatist: He uses groin attacks almost as a Signature Move and had no problem blinding his opponent with dirt/sand or breaking their bones. His Proxy High profile even states that he is a dirty fighter.
    Jeff: The Jeff doesn't play to get even. The Jeff plays to win.
  • Combat Sadomasochist: He giggles when a cop shoots him, shouts "oh yeah!" when the Rake almost claws his arm off, and yells "that felt good!" when Rick Bernstein punches him.
    • As seen in "Dumber and Dumber" when Enderman tells the Rake to kill Jeff, Jeff tells the Rake in explicit and perverted detail how he wanted to be killed.
  • Comedic Sociopathy: Especially in later episodes.
  • Comically Cross-Eyed: Tends to happen to him when he gets harmed.
  • Comical Overreacting: To levels just avoiding Drama Queen, he will sometimes make a big deal over nothing. One notable example is when Enderman tells him he's stabbing his victims too much, leaving them unidentifiable, and reacts as if he's been told that his mother died (oh wait.....)
  • Commitment Issues: He's rather nervous when Ms. P uses the word "relationship". Bear in mind, Ms. P was using it in a general sense and didn't add any hidden meanings.
  • Companion Cube:
    • His knife, who he even named "Ronald", "Frank", and on occasions, "Lola".
    • Probably in a reference to Wilson from Film/Cast Away, he creates one out of a coconut after being separated from the other Proxies during a flood. The coconut gets crushed by Ms. P at the end of the episode.
  • Competition Freak: Jeff has a rather Serious Business attitude about games and killing. He once became paranoid about Ticci Tobey possibly winning Proxy of the Month, and took sandcastle building with BEN to its most surreal.
  • Comically Missing the Point: A lot.
  • Conflicting Loyalty: He really wants to be a Blood Knight and perv on the violence, but also really wants to not betray his friends out of fear of them kicking him out of the group. Doesn't stop him from betraying them in some instances.
  • Confusion Fu: Jeff doesn't have any real martial arts training, but the random nonsense he does has proven impossible for the putties and other mooks to counter, meaning he usually beats them on several occasions. He once led a successful Gladiator Revolt on an alien world this way, largely by accident.
  • Conscience Makes You Go Back: In "Jeff Man", Jeff refuses to save a town from being destroyed by the Cowboy in Black, mainly due to his being a superhero being a failure. Luckily, BEN is able to snap him out of it and make him go back to save the town, albeit with reluctance.
    Jeff: Don't worry, citizens! Jeff Man is here the save the town. I mean, I really don't give a shit about this town at this point but...
  • Conspicuous Consumption: He once bought a tuxedo made out of solid gold.
  • Conspiracy Theorist: He thinks President Bush did 9/11. He also believes in the Illuminati and Lizard People.
  • Consummate Liar: Jeff seems to have no problem with lying to anyone. He manages to pull this off with a mixture of poker face and Obfuscating Insanity.
  • Cool Big Bro: Jeff didn't get along well with most of his family, but he and Liu seemed fairly close to each other... Until Jeff murdered him.
  • The Corrupter: He has the intentional habit of turning otherwise decent people into blood-hungry serial killers like him, like Sally and Eyeless Jack.
  • Cosmic Plaything: He has a habit of pissing off beings more powerful than him. Sometimes. There's a good chance that circumstances will contrive to force him in the most hilariously painful way possible... then again, sometimes he succeeds and that doesn't really matter. But when his leaders want him gone, or for him to fail, it will blow up in their faces. More than any situation involving him usually blows up in someone's face, considering that it's seemingly impossible for him not to destroy anything.
  • Country Matters: When beating up Zalgo in the "Legends of the Multiverse" finale.
    Jeff: I'M GONNA KILL YOU, YOU CUNT!! (while simultaneously beating him with a bat) CUNT!! CUNT!! CUNT!!! CUNT!!! CUNT!!!
  • Crazy-Prepared: He prepares a gun, SWAT gear, knuckledusters, and a knife for Black Friday.
  • Crazy Survivalist: He managed to survive in the Dark Forest for half a year equipped with nothing but a stick and rock and being hunted by the Monsters inside.
  • Creepy Child: Was an angsty, awkward teen even before he went insane.
  • Creepy Good: In his better moments.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: While he acts immaturely to say the least most of the time, he occasionally displays some quite impressive abilities, such as easily surviving harsh physical punishment without suffering even a scratch, taking out groups of people with minimal ease, and even saving the entire universe from destruction several times.
  • Crusty Caretaker: The only other job he's had is cleaning Slenderman's car and tending to his garden, and he got in trouble for hitting on "Amanda" too much.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: In "To Proxy Mountain", he challenges Mancala to a fight and tries to go for a Groin Attack... and ends up breaking his foot. Mancala quickly ends the fight by back-handing Jeff through a window.
    "Ugh... not my best moment. But hey, even in the face of certain doom, I still look good."
  • Cute, but Cacophonic: He sounds like a howler monkey when he really gets worked up with shouting, and there are people who don't even like his normal voice, which makes people glad there is no official Pastamonsters dub.
  • Cute But Psycho: Sometimes can be sweet and chivalrous, sometimes kills entire homes filled with people for a minor inconvenience.
  • Cuteness Proximity: He goes into baby-talk whenever Smile is around.
  • Daddy Issues: His dad was very apathetic and neglectful of him.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: To say his parents were horrible and conceited people would be an understatement.
  • Dark Messiah: He literally works for the Anti-Christ, sold his soul, has saved the universe about five times and "To Proxy Mountain" has him being portrayed as a Messianic Archetype before he has a screamfest about how Being Good Sucks.
  • Dark Secret: He jerks off to midget porn. He admitted this while thinking no one was around.
  • Dartboard of Hate: In Proxy high, he kept a dartboard with Laughing Jack's face on it.
  • A Date with Rosie Palms: He's the classic stereotyped scenario too; an adult loser who stays in someone else's home all day masturbating. According to Mr. Widemouth, he can occasionally be heard watching porn if you pass by his room.
  • Deadpan Snarker: His commentary is exceptionally dry, even with his moments of excitement.
  • Death by Adaptation: He is one of the few versions of Jeff the Killer to die.
  • Death Seeker: He slowly becomes this over the course of the Grand Finale, due to accidentally causing Princess Atta's death. When he takes a magical blast to save BEN and Sally he refuses to let Slenderman or Ms. P heal his wound, pretty much stating that he's done so much bad in his life that he believes he should go out on a good deed by saving his friends.
    Jeff: (as Slenderman attempts heal the gaping hole in his chest) Stop, stop, stop! ... I haven't done anything right in my whole damn life, Slendy. You need to give me this.
  • Defiant Captive: When Islamic terrorists hold him, Bush, Smile, and BEN hostage, Jeff makes snide remarks to the terrorists, telling them incredibly vulgar Your Mom jokes and making racist digs towards them.
  • Deliberately Cute Man Child: In "Return Of The Dredd" after he says "killing things smaller than gives you power!" and an Evil Laugh, he giggles like a puppy-eyed girl when she's just been caught painting the walls.
  • Depending on the Writer:
    • How dumb he is. In newer episodes he's usually portrayed as being rather cunning and manipulative, but otherwise lacking common sense. Other times, he is almost completely stupid (mainly in Season 1).
    • His loyalty to Slenderman. In many Season 1 episodes, he was very loyal to point of blindly obeying whatever Slenderman said. On rare occasions he outright hates Slenderman and wishes he had another boss. Sometimes he's fond of messing with Slenderman but is otherwise fairly loyal.
    • He can either be a loud, obnoxious, even somewhat harmless party animal, a scheming and annoying Jerkass who abuses his friends that's Played for Laughs, or a ruthless, unreasonable and incredibly homicidal Smug Snake who doesn't care about anyone and commits extremely dark and serious Kick the Dog acts such as relentlessly torturing and killing people that isn't even meant to be funny.
  • Despotism Justifies the Means: Fully embraces this in "Proxyland".
  • Designated Monkey: Word of God says he was 'created just to suffer. Deconstructed after "The Chain Mail", where he breaks down over how hellish his life is and wants nothing more than to do something good for once.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Eyeless Jack's death chipped away at any optimism he had and sent Jeff spiraling into a massive depression to the point where he found no joy in killing. Luckily, it got better after "To Proxy Mountain".
  • Destructive Savior: When he decides to become a superhero, he tries to fight the Cowboy in Black, but in the process, he destroys an entire town and only defeats the Cowboy through dumb luck.
  • Determinator: Zig-Zagged. Whenever he wants something, he will get it... Unless he just stops caring.
  • Determined Defeatist: He knows he's a pathetic low-life, but carries on due to his resilience.
  • Dies Wide Open: He dies with his eyes closed.
  • Did I Just Say That Out Loud?: Happens a lot and at the most inconvenient times.
  • Did We Just Have Tea with Cthulhu?: Zalgo offers him a drink in one episode.
  • Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?:
  • Dirty Coward:
    • He can be a Lovable Coward on his better days.
    • In "14 Percent Loaded", he says "The needs of me outweigh the needs of you" when he leaves Ms. P to be killed by the Rake.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Murder is a coping mechanism for him when offended, no matter how small the deed.
    • He once threw BEN into a body of water for beating him in a round of Mario Kart.
  • Distracted by My Own Sexy: When he's fighting Jane at the abandoned warehouse, he stops to check out his reflection in a broken window.
  • Distressed Dude: He's gotten kidnapped a lot.
    • Once got held at gunpoint by the Rake.
    • Sleeping gassed along with BEN and Ms. P by the Showman.
    • Kidnapped by Islamic terrorists.
    • Kidnapped and raped by Sexual Offenderman.
    • Lampshaded in one episodes, where he asks “why is it whenever I wake up I have a 50/50 chance of being held against my will”?
  • Disguised in Drag: He once disguised himself as an old woman to infiltrate Enderman's lair... Only for his cover to be blown by a horny old man.
  • The Ditz: Easily one of the dumbest characters in the comic.
  • Doesn't Like Guns: Stabbing is his thing, so he usually refuses to use guns.
  • The Dog Bites Back: After years of being neglected and mentally abused by his parents, Jeff finally takes a knife and kills them both.
  • Doom Magnet: Even if Jeff likes you or at least tolerates you, being around him isn't easy. The longer you are around him, the more likely you are to die, be injured, endure psychological trauma, be used as bait to lure Jeff to a trap, be attacked by someone Jeff had previously pissed off, or any other number of horrible fates.
  • Dork Knight: Jeff is a loveable goofball... and a Serial Killer.
  • Dragged into Drag: Sexual Offender once put Eyeless Jack and Jeff in high heels and a skirt before molesting them.
  • The Dragon: Acts as this to Slenderman on some occasions.
  • The Dreaded: In the Human World, he's a genuinely feared and ominous figure. In the Under Realm however... Perhaps Comickit put it best:
    Comickit: Jeff the killer in the Human World is a cold blooded killer, terrifying, kids tell their siblings scary stories about him at night. In the Under Realm, Jeff is the equivalent to a college drop out who trips over his own feet getting up out of bed in the morning and drinks orange juice straight from the carton.
    • It's Played for Laughs, but when Jeff arrives in Arcosia for the first time, the civilians scream in terror and run in their houses.
  • The Drifter: He was this for about seven years before joining Slenderman.
  • Drink Order: He loves Coca-Cola.
  • Driven to Suicide: A lot of episodes end with Jeff killing himself.
  • Drives Like Crazy: Holy shit. In "Figment", he weaves around active airplanes (including one that's landing at the airstrip) to shake Enderman and the Rake off, which gets most of his assistant Proxies killed. He drives so insanely fast that Mr. Widemouth can barely keep up with him. He makes BEN, a drug addict who is whacked out of his mind 99% of the time look like a professional driver.
  • The Dragonslayer: He kills a dragon with help from the Proxies in "The Chain Mail".
  • Drowning My Sorrows: Jeff drinks frequently because he's unhappy with his life. It gets worse after Eyeless Jack's death.
  • Drunk with Power: In "Proxyland".
  • Dude, She's Like, in a Coma!: He once tricked BEN into raping Ms. P when he she was drugged.
  • Dumbass No More: Although it usually doesn't last too long, Jeff can go through this when it's time to get serious, most prominently in "The Chain Mail" after Eyeless Jack is killed.
  • Dumb Is Good: Is an utter moron, but he's The Hero, so deal with it.
  • Dumb Muscle: Jeff held the Under Realm bench-pressing record until Hoodie broke it.
  • Dumbass Teenage Son: Though his parents are dead, it still counts.
  • Dynamic Character: He's certainly changed a lot since the comic began, with many Hidden Depths to be discovered.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: In the Grand Finale, Jeff dies after shielding BEN and Sally from Malitch's magical blast. Although now dead, Jeff still saved the universe one last time and died surrounded by the ones he loves. The fact that Jeff ends up in Heaven with Princess Atta instead of Aton's Galactic Prison tops it all off. It shows that, despite it all, he was a good person deep down and isn't destined to burn or be tortured.
  • Easily Impressed: Jeff is amazed by the most mundane things, including the Unwanted House Guest turning on a TV.
  • Easily Forgiven: No matter what he does, the Proxies can never fully kick him out of their group. Up to Eleven in "Proxyland", where Jeff kills Tails Doll, tries to have Ms. P executed, and tries to have every Proxy killed, and yet later that same night he is seen chilling with BEN after his defeat.
  • Eek, a Mouse!!: Jeff is afraid of mice, despite taunting Smile about his fear of them in the past.
  • Egomaniac Hunter: He has the heads and body parts of his victims mounted on his wall. A shrine to his egotism.
  • Embarrassingly Painful Sunburn: In the beach episode he tries to get a wicked tan to impress the ladies but ends up sunburnt.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: Happens to him quiet a bit.
    • When he wears the Judge Dredd, Jeff becomes practically unstoppable.
    • Again when fuses with Eyeless Jack towards the end "To Proxy Mountain".
    • Happens again in the "Legends of the Multiverse" finale when Aton gives Jeff and the rest of the New Elite his essence.
  • Empty Shell: He's gotten dangerously close to becoming this two times, but managed ot snap out of it, both times through song.
  • Enfant Terrible: Jeff has implied on multiple occasions that he committed horrible acts even before becoming insane. Said acts being killing neighborhood animals, lighting a mall on fire, and brutally attacking his skateboarding rival by shoving the skateboard up his ass.
  • Entitled Bastard: Lara even calls him one word-for-word.
  • Entitled to Have You: If something captures Jeff's interest, he will think it belongs to him because he wants it the most.
  • Epic Fail: A master of this.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: He misses his mother dearly and it's implied by BEN he still owns his mother's old sweater, which he sometimes wears and cries in.
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • His speech about Zalgo and his army.
    Jeff: "Zalgo's army are employed by the richest, greediest scum in the universe to shit on the poorest and the neediest. So we're going to enjoy shitting on them."
    • For some reason, he thinks credit fraud is going too far.
    • It's more horrible spectacle than actual disgust, but even Jeff is given a pause when the Creatures brutally slaughter the trolls in "The Chain Mail"
    • Even Jeff knows better than to swear in front of infants.
    • When he, BEN, and Ms. P are kidnapped by the Showman and put on "Wheel Of Death", he furiously asks "What kind of sadistic fucknut watches this shit?!" Cue Answer Cut to Slenderman.
    • He is disgusted when he finds out Laughing Jack ejaculated all over the recently deceased Unwanted House Guest's porno magazines and chewed Jack out for not "respecting the dead".
    • While he's unquestionably a foul-mouthed, sociopathic, Anti-Hero, one thing he is not is a bigot: When Masky mistakenly assumes that Jeff is being homophobic when he asks about his boyfriend, he takes offense at it and snaps back that he was just surprised that anyone would want to date Masky. He also calls Enderman out multiple times for supposedly being racist.
  • Even the Guys Want Him: BEN, Laughing Jack (maybe), President Bush, and Sexual Offenderman are all attracted to Jeff in some way.
  • Everyone Hates Math: "Ah, math. My nemesis."
  • Eviler Than Thou: Somehow managed to pull on on Bush in "Proxyland". While Bush mistreats and abuses his power and killed many to get where he is, he did make sure America had some type of order, warped though it may have been, and Bush did, in fact, respect America, the American way, and it's many laws, along with being an extreme patriot and fighting in every single American war after WW1. Contrasting this, Jeff, once in power, uses the flag as a doormat, shreds the Constitution, and turns America into a lawless hellhole, but he doesn't even try to convince Americans that he's the hero the way that Bush attempted to; he knows he's the bad guy here, he's loving every damn minute of it and he especially loves making sure they know it.
  • Evil Counterpart: About the closest thing you can get to an Anti-Lara.
  • Evil Feels Good: Why does Jeff kill people? For one, it makes him feel joy.
  • Evil Gloating: Does this a lot in "Proxyland", it ultimately leads to his defeat.
  • Evil Is Easy: Jeff commits evil merely because he finds it far easier than doing good. He has actually tried to become a superhero and learned this lesson the hard way.
  • Evil Is Hammy: Jeff is the hammiest villain in the comic, no question.
  • Evil Is Petty: We all know just how large in scale Jeff's schemes can run, but he has no problem doing really petty crimes like toilet papering Enderman's house. And he tied a man to a flagpole by his ankle and told the man he poisoned his wife's wine and then gave him a saw telling him he implanted the poison in the guy's leg, and he needed to cut his leg off to get it ("Well, he called me "ugly"!") Also, some of those elaborate schemes are for petty reasons.
  • Evil Laugh: He has a pretty impressive one.
  • Evil Makes You Ugly: After he scarred himself. Just don't call him ugly though.
  • Extreme Doormat: To Slenderman.
    Slenderman: When I had ran Proxies in the field I had to entrap them, cajole them, threaten them with death. [...] Now, apparently, all you gotta do is give them a couple bucks and a few kind words. I guess there really is no accounting for stupidity.
  • Extreme Omnivore: He'll eat anything, dead or organic. He'll also eat anything that remotely LOOKS like food, which ends up giving him some extreme constipation after he ate an entire buffet made out of sawdust, plastic, and foam-core.
  • Facial Horror: Wouldn't be Jeff the Killer without it.
  • Failure Hero: It's very rare that he gets whatever he wants.
  • False Friend: He gets rather uncomfortably friendly and uncharacteristically nice with Masky, practically becoming his butler. Turns out it was just part of Jeff's plan to get some money from Masky.
  • Famed In-Story: He is often portrayed as a local celebrity in the Under Realm.
  • Family Values Villain: He chews BEN out at one point for swearing in front of Ducky's children. This coming from Jeff, BEN is understandably confused.
  • Famous Ancestor: One episode offhandedly states Jeff is a descendant of Abraham Lincoln.
  • Famous Last Words: "Do you wanna build a snowman?"
  • Fanboy: A huge fan of Music/Metallica, Star Wars, Jackass, and the Unwanted House Guest.
  • Fan Hater: He laughs whenever he sees fans of the Horror genre. Mainly because of how fake horror movies are.
    Jeff: [after seeing The Human Centipede, Nightmare on Elm Street, Childs Play, and Evil Dead, in that order] That was stupid. And anyone who likes them is stupid too. I know that's my opinion, but I'm right.
  • Fantastic Racism: He doesn't like the Arcosians. Mostly because they are bureaucrats.
  • Fatal Flaw:
    • His incredible anger and impulsiveness has caused him all sorts of trouble. In fact, his anger very nearly led to Zalgo winning after Jeff broke a magic circle to attack Laughing Jack over his grammar being corrected.
    • Jeff's destructive tendencies (and his unwillingness to change) tend to put the lives of his friends in danger and strain his relationships with them. Even BEN has his limits with Jeff.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Jeff's willing to pretend to be nice to get what he wants — the gloves come off the second he doesn't. Sometimes he isn't even that good at being affable and rely on pity to manipulate. While he does seem genuinely affable at times, Jeff also as a habit of pretending to be nice before attacking his victims. It depends on his mood.
  • Fetish: Plenty. As seen in the show, midgets, blood, bookworms (would explain he attraction to Ms. P), pain, being humiliated, bondage, finger licking, flaying, and organs.
  • The Fighting Narcissist
  • First-Name Basis: Apparently, cops in the Overworld know him well enough to refer to him by his first name. Do with that as you will.
  • Five-Finger Fillet: His favorite game, according to Comickit.
  • Fluffy Tamer: He found Smile Dog on the streets one day and decided to adopt him.
  • Fluffy the Terrible: "Jeff" isn't exactly the most intimidating name.
  • Foil:
    • To Ms. P, big time. While Ms. P is poised, elegant, and speaks in a rather soothing voice, Jeff has No Indoor Voice, is incredibly rowdy, and is a total slob. While Ms. P is an Insufferable Genius, Jeff is Too Dumb to Live. While Ms. P likes dressing up in rich and expensive clothes, Jeff dresses like a utter trash. While Ms. P is a Dark Magical Girl with a plethora of powers, Jeff is a Badass Normal who uses knives as his primary weapon. Even their signature colors, Black and White, are contemporary. And yet somehow these two manage to be best friends (maybe even lovers, if Ticci Tobey was being truthful).
    • He's also one towards Lara. Lara is something of an Idealist, a Determinator who wholeheartedly believes that anyone can be anything they want to be. Jeff is an Ax-Crazy Dirty Coward who holds a very nihilistic and cynical view on life, and is shown to be so cowardly he's willing to leave his friends to die at the hands of the Stiltwalker, Zalgo's minions, and the Rake. Lara spends most of her days inspiring others to be the best they can possibly be, while Jeff delights in his criminality and psychopathy, willing to spread it onto others whenever he gets the chance. While Lara spent years living a safe life, Jeff spent them digging deeper into a life of crime. While Lara prefers a life of clean living with a spotless house and well-cleaned clothes, Jeff still lives in his messy room at Proxy Mansion and dresses like garbage. While Lara is typically a controlled, collected Deadpan Snarker, Jeff is erratic and unstable. It's no wonder they've hated each other since day one.
  • Follow Your Nose: He has a sharp sense of smell, but only when following food.
  • The Fool: Jeff, along with BEN, are often playing blissfully ignorant winners against Slenderman's frustrated loser image.
  • Forgetful Jones: Jeff's stupidity might have less to do with a genuine lack of intelligence on his part and more to do with him having the worst memory of any webcomic character ever drawn. Whether it's his best friend's name or how to eat, you name it, he'll forget it.
  • For the Evulz: The only real explanation for why he murders people and acts like a Jerkass. Jeff doesn't commit crimes and cause chaos out of necessity, or being forced to by Slenderman, or because he wants to get rich, he does it because he enjoys it.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: The Choleric.
  • Friendless Background: Grew up as a Lonely Rich Kid with his brother as his only friend.
  • Freudian Excuse: Seems to have converted to Proxyism (thereby developing his Ax-Crazy behavior) due to his hard childhood. His father was fairly apathetic to him, and his mother is too busy with keeping up the families' social status to care about him and one episode implies that he was molested by a clown when he was a child. Not to mention the relentless bullying that Randy, Keith, and Troy inflicted upon him, ultimately pushing him over the edge. It's also fairly clear that he's suffering from an actual mental illness.
  • Freudian Threat: Jeff is a master of this trope.
  • Freudian Trio: The Id, through and through.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: The Proxies consider him a burden to be around. According to Word of God, even Smile can barely stand him. Not only do his three closest "friends" hate him, insult him behind his back, and actively question why they still hang out with him, but every single being in the Under Rhelm hates him almost as much. Even Eyeless Jack occasionally lets it slip that he doesn't truly like Jeff very much, being friendly to him presumably out of goodwill and fear. The Proxies are often divided on whatever keeps Jeff a part of their group; BEN personally explains that he pities Jeff as an unfeeling, horrible person and so allows him to stay because he knows he'll have no other friends otherwise and probably kill himself, while Slenderman and Ms. P seem to have no idea. Either way, it's rare to see his friends actually genuinely enjoying his company.
  • Friendship Moment: In "The Chain Mail", he refuses to leave the injured BEN behind to the mercy of the Creatures, despite being heavily outnumbered. BEN has to repeatedly beg him to run and save himself before Jeff finally agrees to do it.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: He grew up as an angsty teen who was regularly bullied. He went on to become one of the most infamous serial killers in the midwestern United States.
  • Funny Background Event: Jeff's Proxy card humorously states "None of your business card".
  • Fun Personified: He's very nonchalant about basically everything, even the multiverse collapsing. You'll rarely see a serious moment from him.
  • The Gadfly: Pretty much the staple of his character; he often deliberately disobeys his friends/orders, or run in guns blazing and blows their cover, or just plain ruin their plans, just for giggles. He also enjoys calling Enderman "Sheldon" just because he knows Enderman's disdain for his first name.
  • Gangsta Style: "Will you be scared if I hold it sideways like a black guy?"
  • Gallows Humor: Frequently.
  • Gass Hole: He constantly farts, much to Ms. P's chagrin.
  • Genius Bruiser: He has several talents, among which the highlights are: murdering wrestling, robbing banks, music, and even multilingualism, such as fluency in German and Spanish. His strength and intelligence can vary from episode to episode however. His intelligence can be attributed to him being Brilliant, but Lazy, but his strength varies from strong enough to take down Zalgo's demonic minions ("Motherlover") to being beaten up by third grade students.
  • Genius Ditz: He has wilderness survival skills enough to kill a 700-pound tiger with a stick and a rock! If he focuses, he can be really smart.
  • Genre Savvy: He usually never does anything without getting all the necessary tropes out of the way first. Although he can sometimes be Wrong Genre Savvy due to Rule of Funny.
  • Get a Hold of Yourself, Man!: "UHG, I'm not usually one for empathy, but you need to get your shit together."
  • Get Rich Quick Scheme: A lot of Jeff's plans, went they aren't to cause wanton destruction, are usually this.
  • Girly Run: Of the arm-flailing variety. To quote Slenderman:
    Slenderman: I just want to throw out that no one in my gene pool runs like a little girl.
  • Glad I Thought of It: Pretty much a catch-phrase at this point. He's done this to Slenderman, Madly, and most frequently, Ms. P.
  • Glamour Failure: Jeff has a bad habit of nearly blowing his and the Proxies' covers whenever the gang ventures into the Human World.
  • Glory Hound: On top of being an Attention Whore.
  • Go Mad from the Isolation: Played for laughs in "Castaways", when he goes insane after only 11 minutes of being alone at sea in the confessional booth and starts talking to his knife.
  • Going Commando: During "The Chain Mail", Jeff removes his underwear and uses it as a white flag against incoming Creatures.
  • Gold Digger: Best down when he befriends Masky simply to get some of his money.
  • Goofy Print Underwear: His heart-covered boxer briefs. Yeah.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: In early episodes Jeff used words like "heck", "fricken'", and "gosh". Pretty much averted hard in later episodes.
  • Gratuitous Spanish: He tends to do this quite a bit.
  • Gravity Master: Downplayed, but Jeff has the ability to rotate small objects around his body. Much like most of his superpowers, he never uses this ability outside of a one-off gag.
  • Grumpy Bear: He spends most of Season 2 angry or annoyed at things. It's understandable since one of his best friends died.
  • The Greatest Story Never Told: He's saved the world/universe multiple times. It's just most of the time no one was around to see it.
  • Groin Attack: Jeff almost instinctively does this during a fight, with varying success.
  • Guile Hero: Objectively speaking, he is a very good killer. He's also overshadowed by many other characters and tends towards fighting with words when his knife fails him.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Jeff also tends to fall into an Unstoppable Rage when wronged.
    Television Announcer: Tune in next week for the all-new episode of Golden Girls!
    Jeff: But I want it NOW!! [kicks the TV before throwing it out the window, tears the drapes from the window, and flips a couch over before running through a wall]
  • Handsome Lech: Although he's hardly handsome, Jeff does have several lovers and often flirts with women.
  • Happy Place: A mother and father being gutted and then flayed in front of their screaming children is the best image he can conjure up.
  • Ham-to-Ham Combat: Almost always towards Laughing Jack. "Legends of the Multiverse" has their most infamous one yet.
    Jeff: [holds up a porno magazine] Who did this?
    Ducky: Did what? What are you talking about?
    Jeff: Jizzed all over the pages of this nice magazine owned by the legendary Unwanted House Guest. Was it you, BEN? No. No?
    Laughing Jack It was me, Jeff. I fucking made jizz on his magazine.
    Jeff: The FUCK?! Why?
    Laughing Jack: When I fucking jack off long enough, I end up jizzing, dude. I'm assuming the same shit works for you?
    Jeff: Real fucking smart answer! That's just like you, Jack! UGH hasn't even been dead for 4 fucking hours and you're already cumming on his shit! Why don't you fucking aim, huh?
    Laughing Jack: I have a particularly explosive ejaculate. It just goes everywhere. It's like a fucking wild fireman's hose. You just got to grab on and pray to God it doesn't get in your eyes or your mouth.
    Jeff: The fuck kind of jerking off is that? What, you never had any brothers? You didn't learn to jizz in a fucking sock or on a fucking tissue?
    Laughing Jack: No, I don't have any brothers. I lived in a box for most of my life!
    Jeff: I highly doubt you didn't fucking learn to fucking close your eyes and fucking cum wherever you want!
    Laughing Jack: I mean, you're getting all worked up over a fucking porno mag! Who has goddamn porno mags anymore? Welcome to the 21 st century, Buck Rogers! You live in a house with fucking iPads in the walls, yet you're jerking your dick like a goddamn pilgrim!
    Jeff: That's right, man. I like to fucking read!
    Ms. P: Horseshit.
    Laughing Jack: You think that's the only thing I jerked off in here? I've been dropping loads around this fucking house like a goddamn dump truck.
    Jeff: You don't cum on his stuff! He's dead, dude, have a little respect!
    Laughing Jack: I'll cum wherever the fuck I want, Jeff. I'll fucking cum in his kitchen. I'll cum on his fucking art. I'll cum anywhere I want! I'll fucking cum on his grave if I have to.
    Jeff: I will fucking cum right on you! [makes a "jerking off" gesture] I will cum like a fucking madman all over you, fucktard!
    Laughing Jack: Ooh. I fucking wish you'd cum on me right now. I fucking dare you to cum on me! [he and Jeff make violent jerking gestures at each other] I'm gonna jack my dick so fucking hard in here!
    Jeff: This, no more, man. All over your fucking face.
    Laughing Jack: This fucking all more! All over the fucking place! I'll fucking cum anywhere I want! I'll fucking cum on these walls! I'll cum on the fucking cabinets! On the fucking furniture! I'll cum everywhere!
    Jeff: If I see your dick one more time, I'm gonna fucking cut it off! No fucking jerking off in his house, Jack!
  • Hates Everyone Equally: He claims he can't be considered racist towards the Arcosian Race because of this reason.
  • Hates Small Talk: His incredibly awkward date with an unnamed girl drove him to his breaking point.
  • Hawaiian-Shirted Tourist: Jeff wears one when on vacation.
  • Headbutting Heroes: Due to his insufferable stupidity and arrogance, Jeff does not get along with most of the other protagonists, most notably Masky, Ms. P, and Laughing Jack.
  • Healing Factor: Jeff can inexplicably heal dismembered limbs with relative ease. The cut off hand will also grow into another Jeff. Although very useful, he doesn't use it for anything but a single one-off gag. It is also unknown how Jeff acquired this ability, but it likely has something to do with Slenderman.
  • Hearing Voices: Of the kids who bullies him, as seen in "Ocean Man".
  • Heartbreak and Ice Cream: Whenever he's sad or depressed, he eats loads of junk food.
  • Heartbroken Badass: Eyeless Jack's death hit him hard.
  • The Hedonist: A large part of his character is that he'd rather do something fun or pleasurable as opposed to the responsible or sensible thing. He also has a habit of stealing Slenderman's credit card and buying incredibly ludicrous things with it, like a tuxedo made out of solid gold.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: Constantly switches from being an Anti-Hero to potentially the Big Bad of an episode. Whichever seems the most fun to him, he'll instantly switch sides.
  • The Hero: Of "The Chain Mail", "To Proxy Mountain" and the "Jeff and the Darkness" story arc.
  • The Hero Dies: He gets magically blasted by Malitch to defend Russell, and dies later, surrounded by the ones he loves.
  • Heroes Love Dogs: Jeff may be a serial killer, but he loves his dog Smile dearly (and Smile is a HUGE Morality Pet for him).
  • Hero with an F in Good: He once tried to be a superhero, but realized how hard, unrewarding, and boring it is compared to being evil.
  • Heroic BSoD: Season 3 was one big Blue-Screen-Of-Death moment for Jeff.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: He is a Nominal Hero who kills and tortures his enemies in often hilarious and over-the-top ways.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Twice in both "The Chain Mail" and "To Proxy Mountain". He lives through both of them.
    • In the Grand Finale, he takes a magical blast from Malitch to save BEN and Sally and destroy the Umbra Crystal. This time Jeff actually does die in the process.
  • Heroic Suicide: A Played for Laughs example. Jeff has killed himself countless times, all of which just serve as gag jokes and he usually returns the next episode.
  • Hero Killer: Jeff holds the position as the only main character to have killed a hero, as he murdered Tails Doll in "The Chain Mail".
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: In the Human World, due to being a killer. Even in the Under Realm, there are quite a number of people who don't like him for a variety of reasons.
  • Hero-Worshipper: Has nothing but respect for the Unwanted House Guest. He also likes Slenderman quite a bit.
  • He’s Back: Returns to his upbeat, jerkass self when Eyeless Jack is revived.
  • He's Got Legs: He has very attractive, feminine legs as seen when he was forced to wear Jefrera's short shorts.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With BEN since they met in high school.
  • Hey, You!: Whenever talking to someone he doesn't like (Laughing Jack or Zalgo), he'll often refer to them in foul language (like fucktard in Zalgo's case, son of a bitch in Enderman's case sometimes, or motherfucker in Laughing Jack's case) rather than their actual name.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • He's been shown to be pretty damn deadly provided he's focused. He has some pretty good survival skills and was able to kill a 700-hundred pound tiger with a stick and a rock. He's also shown to be a rather Shakespearian thespian. "Mc Donny's" also shows he's a pretty good cook as well.
    • In most of his appearances he comes off as an insane and dumb teen and a huge clown, which is how Slenderman and most other characters in the story see him. But "The Hard Goodbye," which takes place after Eyeless Jack's death, reveals him to be a very melancholic and insecure man who is tortured by the meaninglessness of his life.
    • Although Jeff is a huge metal head, he also enjoys listening to 80's music. Nobody knows this, except for BEN.
    • He can play the French horn.
    • When playing golf with Ducky, he claims he was the American under-18 champion and "almost went pro".
    • When telling stories to the crew in "To Proxy Mountain", Jeff revealed that when he was young he discovered that he had a talent for skateboarding. He enlisted in skateboarding tournament to learn how to skate better, but several days prior to completing his training and becoming a licensed skater, Jeff was deemed mentally unstable by the "witch" in charge of psychological evaluations, thus resulting in Jeff's revoking of his membership. It was implied his discharge was due to his competitiveness and an incident where he may or may not of sodomized one of his fellow skaters with a skateboard.
  • Hollywood Dateless: He's so sex-starved he's forced to have sex with corpses. Despite this, hundreds of girls in both the Under Realm and Human World think he's attractive and want to touch him.
  • Hollywood Personality Disorders: Easily suicidal, unstable mood swings, doesn't have healthy relationships, binge eats when feeling bad, violent towards himself and others, doesn't like being abandoned and has a history of childhood trauma.
  • Hollywood Tone-Deaf: Discussed. According to Masky and Laughing Jack, Jeff can't sing. Despite these claims, many instances in the series contradict this.
  • Honor Before Reason: Best shown in "The Chain Mail" when he still tried to protect his team against Enderman even after Enderman pulled a One-Winged Angel.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: While easily being able to spot Obviously Evil in the movies he watches, he's not so good when it comes to people in his own life. Epsilon and Zalgo are perfect examples.
  • Horrifying Hero: TO the point where calling him a "hero" is incredibly difficult.
  • Hotblooded: He is very emotional and has poor impulse control.
  • Hulk Speak: Whenever he's truly pissed off.
  • Human Hummingbird: Whenever he gets excited.
  • Humiliation Conga: Season 3 as a whole is one big Humiliation Conga for Jeff.
  • Hunting the Most Dangerous Game: Loves hunting and killing humans.
  • Hurting Hero: When he was in mourning after Eyeless Jack's death at the hands of a Creature.
  • Hypocrite: So many times.
    • Jeff has shown disgust for Zalgo destroying planets For the Evulz and the Showman torturing others for no good reason. This is despite the fact that Jeff himself has committed similar actions in the past, on a universal scale.
    • Jeff really can't stand having to comply with others' wishes (such as not getting the supplies Slenderman wants him to get or even handing someone the remote), but expects everyone around him to defer to his authority and whims at all times. Even Sally, BEN, and Ms. P have pointed out Jeff's seemingly bottomless selfishness.
    • He won't give sexual favors to aliens for information because there are "some lines [he] won't cross", tricks BEN into doing it for him, and then tells BEN that if he's comfortable with applying torture (as Jeff is), then he should be comfortable with that.
    • When BEN swears in front of Ducky's six year old daughter, Jeff chews him out for it immediately. Afterward, Jeff spends the entire episode swearing as he usually would, all in front of the kids.
    • Jeff at one point complains about Laughing Jack being too loud in movie theaters, but Laughing Jack and BEN are quick to point out that Jeff is just as loud, if not louder than Laughing Jack.
  • Hypocritical Heartwarming: He abuses and mistreats Sally with joy, but will flay anyone who does it to her.
  • I Call It "Vera": Jeff's knife "Lola", (one of it's many names), is named after one of his bullies in High School. He thinks it's almost lived up to its name.
  • Iconic Outfit: His signature white hoodie, black sweatpants, and shoes.
  • Iconic Item: His knife, of which he has an unhealthy attraction to.
  • I Coulda Been a Contender!: In one episode, Sally walks in on Jeff crying, fully clothed and sitting in the shower, lamenting on how he could have been an engineer.
  • Idiot Hero: He actually has some pretty good street smarts, but aside from that he's a total dumbass.
  • Idiot Houdini: He often gets away with his actions simply because he's a nitwit. For example, he was sent to prison for one week for accidentally blowing up a children's hospital. That and many examples can be owed more to his stupidity than his callousness.
  • I Just Want to Be Beautiful: He constantly mentions wanting to be pretty and beautiful.
  • I Just Want to Be You: He includes himself when talking about the people who want to be like the Unwanted House Guest.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: He's so desperate for friendship that he kidnapped BEN after he threatens to end their friendship (and chloroforms him occasionally when he gets mouthy) and one episode has him kidnapping people because he's never had any friends and craves them. The Proxies know full well Jeff would probably die without them.
  • I Love the Dead: He's so sex-starved he's reduced to having sexual intercourse with corpses.
  • I Love You Because I Can't Control You: Anyone who doesn't surrender to Jeff's intimidation becomes a friend to him. Notable ones include Ms. P, President Bush, and BEN.
  • Immune to Drugs: He's taken ketamine, mixtures of Nyquil and Vicodin, Tylenol, Black Stuff and hell knows what else, and he hasn't been found dead yet.
  • Improbable Weapon User: Jeff can turn anything into a weapon when a knife doesn't suffice. He's actually had a conversation with Masky about how anything can be used as a weapon and mentions he once killed a man using a feather.
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: His screaming rants have become little boy tantrums and his status as a Failure Hero doesn't help either, he can't hold onto being the "bad guy" for very long and he's easily prone to crying.
  • Inelegant Blubbering: His knowledge of a traditional breakdown is one where you're puffy-eyed, sniffing, snorting and can barely talk.
    Jeff: [holding BEN, who he believes is dead] I- I- didn't never r- r- really got to know him and he-he-he was just learning how to ta-a-a-alk and and he said we-we- we-we were gonna go for a movie night!
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: Self-conscious about his lack of powers and skill, causing him to play up his competence or leadership skills to compensate so the other Proxies don't steal his job.
  • Informed Attribute: His Villain Song song brags that he's the world's biggest and greatest cynic. Sure.
  • Informed Flaw:
    • His alcoholism is often mentioned, but he actually drinks very sparingly on-screen. All other times when he drinks, it's because of Eyeless Jack's death.
    • Many Proxies claim Jeff cannot sing well, however, whenever we do hear Jeff sing, he's not half bad at it at all.
  • In Harm's Way: He admits to being addicted to chaos.
  • Insult Misfire: Does this often.
  • Insane Equals Violent: And how!
  • Insane Troll Logic: Uses this a lot to justify his behavior.
  • In-Series Nickname:
    • A lot of people (mainly older people such as Slenderman, Enderman, Bush, Unwanted House Guest, Zalgo, Epsilon, and Mr. Widemouth) call him "Jeffery".
    • Aton calls Jeff "Knives" or sometimes "the Joker" knowing how much it bugs him.
  • The Insomniac: Comcikit has said that Jeff only gets around 2-4 hours of sleep. He may possibly suffer from nightmares, which could explain his short sleeping time. Also, he mentions taking Nyquil and Vicodin together, which ain't healthy.
  • Interface Screw: An In-Universe example. Jeff's phone has a large crack on it (how it got there is anyone's guess), making reading texts and email difficult.
  • Interspecies Friendship: Jeff (human) and Smile (dog).
  • Irrational Hatred: He has almost zero tolerance against hippies and Social Justice Warriors (although the latter is a bit more understandable).
  • Insult of Endearment: In one episode, he calls Smile Dog a "stupid sack of shit" in the most endearing way possible.
  • Internet Tough Guy: Compare his trash talk to how he is in real life.
  • Invincible Hero: Surprisingly given the Sadist Show nature of the comic, but Jeff has a near-perfect win record, at least when it comes to more large-scale events. Be it against demonic hedgehogs, the Devil himself, omnicidal robots, or even alternate versions of himself, Jeff is never bested.
  • It Amused Me: Anything Jeff does, if not For the Evulz, is done purely to entertain himself.
  • It's All About Me: Several characters call out that Jeff is just as selfish and impulsive as Slenderman but with a deluded sense of sophistication.
  • It Amused Me: The main reason why he torments Sally and Eyeless Jack on an hourly basis. Also the only real reasoning for his stupid antics. Jeff terrorizes the community with his shenanigans because the terror of others amuses him.* I Was Beaten by a Girl: By Ms. P, twice in fact.
  • I Was Quite a Looker: He was certainly better looking pre-mutilation.
  • Jabba Table Manners: He is a very messy eater.
  • Jack Bauer Interrogation Technique: In one instance, he cuts a hole in Eyeless Jack's leg and starts pouring lemon juice in it in order to find out his involvement in Enderman's plot. He's not afraid of dangling people over ledges or slowly cutting their stomachs open in order to get information. To say nothing of putting the Rake's head beneath the wheel of BEN's car and starting it up.
  • Jaded Washout: Barely does anything with his life outside of murdering and watching television.
    Jeff: [laying in a bathtub] Look at you, you had such dreams ahead of you, such promise, you were perfect back then — okay you were a fucking goodie-two-shoes, had teeth like a fucking chipmunk and a dumb and dumber haircut that only got dumb and dumber — but you had such hope.
  • Jerkass: Jeff is, without a doubt, one of the biggest jerkasses in Webcomic history. He constantly complains about his life despite having next to no problems, and gives Slenderman grief over nearly everything that happens in the comic. He also is a jackass to his own friends, stealing their money and using them as victims of his latest antics. He always was somewhat selfish and sexist. However, in the first few seasons, he seemed to do insane actions to, at least in his own mind, better the life of his friends. By season five, he was turned into a full time jerk who never learns from his mistakes. At one point, also drugs his Slenderman, steals money from his account and his car, leaving him stranded in the woods. He then tells Ms. P that Slenderman was driving under the influence with him in the car.
    • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Jeff is a Jerkass, no question, but his anger is occasionally directed at the rude behavior of others and his misanthropy is largely the result of being subjected to hundreds of little annoyances. When the mood strikes him, he's even capable of being nice to his friends, mainly by keeping them from harsh truths. It's also implied that his cynicism is partly due to his parents trying to kill him, as he wasn't nearly as bad before that. He may be an insane, murderous jerk who constantly drags his friends on life-threatening adventures, but he clearly loves his friends and pet dog enough to keep them safe. When the world is in danger of alien attacks, he, Smile and BEN go straight to the Pentagon to help President Bush deal with the situation (although it is likely they only helped Bush out of contractual obligations rather than any moral reasons).
    • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: He sees himself as this. When the Proxies take America back from him in "Proxyland", he outright refuses to apologize for turning America into a lawless wasteland and killing Tails Doll, though that shifts into Jerk with a Heart of Gold all the same, being aware that he is not a really good person and tends to be mean to everyone.
  • Jumping Off the Slippery Slope: While Jeff was no doubt angsty and edgy pre-Proxyism, his fight with Randy and disfigurement drove him into insanity. Having your parents nearly kill you doesn't help either.
  • Karma Houdini: Jeff still continues his regular killing sprees, as President Bush orders cops to never intervene in his murders. While he usually does get some form of comeuppance for his actions, it's only temporary, and is usually (but not always) more of an inconvenience than any real punishment. He never suffers longer than it takes for the next episode to be posted.
  • Karmic Rape: Jeff has been raped by a Cerberus, raped to death by a bull, molested multiple times by Sexual Offenderman, fondled by BEN countless times, molested by a clown in his younger days, raped by a bug, and it's implied the Unwanted House Guest fondles him in his sleep. It's all quite disturbing, despite being Played for Laughs.
  • Kavorka Man: He's an ugly and un-kept serial killer but it's implied the beautiful Ms. P has a small crush on him. Also in the "High School" arc, many girls wanted to go to homecoming with him.
  • Keet: Loud, hyperactive, and somewhat flamboyant.
  • Kick the Dog: Does this as a hobby.
    • Hitting Eyeless Jack with a rock for making a stupid joke.
    • His relentless torment of Sally, which Jeff admits he only does because he's an asshole.
    • Telling BEN his life doesn't matter in "Trapped". Although it should be mentioned Jeff was very drunk at the time.
    • Laughing along with Slenderman when he heard Natalie and Jefrera's parents died from cancer.
    • In one major event, when Laughing Jack gets a cat, Jeff, BEN, Eyeless Jack, and Smile Dog sneak into his room while he is out and decide to shave his cat as a prank. But Jeff kills the cat with a straight razor (this was an accident, but he is unconcerned about it) and he adds further insult by stealing Laughing Jack's beer afterwards. At the end of the episode, Laughing Jack, in tears, asks where his cat is while outside Jeff's room, offering a reward for the person who finds him, and before Jeff slams the door on him, he takes the money and says rather apathetic, "I killed your cat."
    • When Jane comes to kill him, Jeff is incredibly proud that he drove her insane, mocks her about killing her parents, and calls it "his finest work yet". He doesn't even bother killing her because he finds messing with her mind too much fun.
    • When pranking Sally on April Fools day, he ties her in a box to be shipped off to Africa. As she begs him to let her out, he kicks it and walks away while saying "good riddance".
  • Kick the Morality Pet: When he threatens to have BEN killed in "Proxyland".
  • Kids Shouldn't Watch Horror Films: When he watched Halloween as a kid, he pissed his pants and ran out of the room crying.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: After slaughtering Epsilon's cult, Jeff decides to blow up a car full of 80 million dollars that he was supposed to give to Epsilon, just to further piss of Epsilon.
  • Killed Off for Real: In the Grand Finale, he performs a Heroic Sacrifice to save BEN and Sally from Malitch, shielding them from a magical projectile meant to hit them. Comickit had firmly stated they will never bring Jeff Back from the Dead as that would ruin the emotional significance of his sacrifice, but emphasized that Jeff died happily, surrounded by the ones he loves.
  • The Klutz: Mostly when Slenderman's around.
  • Knife Nut: He is practically in love with his signature knife.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Jeff, believe it or not, became one in "Proxyland". He enslaves the citizens of the United States and exiles Ms. P from the Human World. Let's not forget the special contains Jeff's overall most monstrous action in the entires show. When Tails Doll tries to talk Jeff out of destroying the U.S.A and later dominating the world, Jeff murders him in cold-blood. The murder of Tails Doll, who is an 8-year-old at oldest, is so cruel that it causes BEN to pull a Heel–Face Turn, shows that one of the more villainous members of Jeff's cabinet (Enderman) has some standards, and shakes the resolve of a third member (Eyeless Jack). Even when he has some funny moments, they only highlight how evil and insane he is with his new-found power. He even lampshades this.
    Jeff: Welcome to my darkest act ever committed, BEN!
  • Knight Templar: He genuinely believes humanity is evil and out to get him, having apparently been convinced of it by Zalgo's magic. Also subverted to a degree, as in a deleted scene from "The List" he seems to acknowledge he is a horrible person. This gets taken Up to Eleven in the "Proxyland", where he becomes president of the USA and goes on a mass murdering spree, bombing the entire burning man festival, Hillary Clinton and most of her fans, and the whole city of San Francisco, all while thinking he's doing good.
  • Knuckle Cracking: Jeff tends to crack his neck and knuckles before a huge battle.
  • Know Nothing Know Itall: He claims he knows how to work the Multiverse Portal, but in reality knows nothing about it.
  • Lack of Empathy: Jeff shows very, very little remorse for his crimes, if at all. He seems to only care about himself and getting whatever he wants, and is perfectly willing to lie, cheat, manipulate, and commit mass murder to do so. He's likely to say and do things to make you cry and then laugh if it works.
  • The Lancer: He is often Slenderman's second-in-command.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Due to Jeff's frequent shenanigans, karma will often come in the form of anything negative happening to him, simply due to the pure amount of times he started annoying his friends for no other reason than to bother them.
  • Large Ham:
    Jeff:...And the fat man is yelling "DIE CRACKERS DIE!!!
  • Laughably Evil: He's an unrepentant asshole, but everything he does is for laughs.
  • The Leader: Whenever Slenderman isn't around, some Proxies just follow whatever he says.
  • Leader Wannabe: He likes reminding the Proxies that he's Slenderman's top student, though it sounds like bragging. However, there are sometimes where Jeff turns out to have genuine leadership skills, like "The Chain Mail".
  • Leaning on the Furniture: When trying to look cool in front of the ladies Jeff dons his hoodie and leans against a nearby wall.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Planning and strategy is not in Jeff's vocabulary.
  • Lethally Stupid: His moronic antics have driven even the most level-headed people, such as Ms. P, Slenderman, and Enderman, borderline, if not completely, insane.
  • Let's Get Dangerous!: He's usually terrified of the Stiltwalker, but when it kidnaps BEN and runs into the Dark Forest, he chases after it, waving his knife and screaming threats at it.
  • Licked by the Dog: It should probably be mentioned that Smile is not a good judge of character.
  • A Lighter Shade of Black: Yet another justification for his evil acts is that while Jeff may kill entire families and cause wanton destruction, at least he doesn't go around destroying universes.
    Jeff: Sure, I may kill people on an hourly basis and maybe, just maybe, do do funny things to corpses, but at least I don't destroy entire timelines unlike fuckface [referring to Zalgo] over there.
  • Living Legend: Apparently so much that people across the galaxy have heard of him.
  • Light Is Not Good: His signature color is white.
  • Lightning Bruiser: On some occasions, he is seen to be surprisingly fast and is able to disappear being unnoticed by people in physical contacts. He's also good at taking a hit (sometimes).
  • Likable Villain: Jeff covers about half of the list of Evil Tropes, yet that hasn't stopped the viewing public from laughing at his antics for years. It helps that he's a bit more tolerable than most jerkass protagonists and that Comickit has him lose as often as he wins.
  • Like a God to Me: How he views the Unwanted House Guest.
  • List of Transgressions: His list is so long that only the 'most egregious' need to be recited to justify his execution.
  • Little "No": When Eyeless Jack dies.
  • Living Macguffin: He is one of the seventeen people who can defeat Zalgo.
  • The Load: Occasionally and often Played for Laughs.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: He complains about the Proxies' tendency to leave him out of their "group parties".
  • Lonely at the Top: He openly tells Will Grossman not to idealize the life he lives, knowing firsthand the consequences of achieving it.
  • Lonely Rich Kid: In fact, his workaholic and well-to-do parents' EXTREME neglection of him is Jeff's Freudian Excuse as well as the reason why he's somewhat anti-social around new people.
  • Long-Haired Pretty Boy: Jeff likes to think he is this.
  • Loophole Abuse: In "Proxy Mountain", Jeff gets put under house arrest by the Under Realm's government for breaking various crimes he's committed against Monsters in the past. So when he has to round up all his friends later on to save the universe, he responds by converting the mansion into a spaceship (since, hey, it's not breaking the law if he technically doesn't leave the house).
  • Loser Protagonist: The comic seems to take particular glee in portraying Jeff as a pathetic Smug Snake barely tolerated by others who generally fails at everything he pursues.
  • Lovable Coward: He's easily freaked out by things he could just turn off, but he's pretty fun to watch.
  • Lovable Rogue: A affable serial killer who is somewhat popular with the ladies (until they smack him).
  • Lovable Sex Maniac: In Comickit's own words, "Jeff just really wants to get laid".
  • Love Is a Weakness: He considers his attachment to the Proxies a personal weakness, but still intends to stay friends with then for personal reasons.
  • Loves the Sound of Screaming: Hearing Bigmouth screaming in agony as he is tortured by Zalgo brings a happy smile to Jeff's face.
  • Lust Object: Sexual Offenderman has lust for everyone, but he's really quick to stalk/molest/rape Jeff.
  • Madden Into Misanthropy: His temper usually builds up to this method.
  • Made of Iron: Is on the thin line between this and The Juggernaut.
  • Magnetic Hero: No matter how much the others like hurting him, no matter how dickish he can get, if there are tears they'll get sucked right in and want him to be okay. Tails Doll, Eyeless Jack (not that he was that evil to begin with), Ducky, the Shadowlurker, Enderman, B.O.B, and the Rake have redeemed themselves because of Jeff.
  • Major Injury Under Reaction: When Shadowlurker cuts his hand off, all Jeff does is mutter angrily the entire time.
  • Malicious Slander: He tries desperately to make Lara look as bad a possible simply because she is a human.
  • Male Gaze: Jeff is not shy about looking at the ladies, to say the least.
  • Matricide: He murdered his mother.
  • The Mentor: To the Plague Doctor in high school.
  • Mentor's New Hope: Slenderman trained all the previous students and none of them lived up to his expectations. Mr. X was an especially grievous disappointment.
  • The Merch: An In-Universe example. Jeff has merch all over the Under Realm. Clocks, shirts, coffee mugs, watches, documentaries, books, cars...
  • Married to the Job: He loves killing so much that he never can get into forming a genuine romantic relationships.
  • Meaningful Funeral: [[spoiler: His funeral makes everyone in the Under Realm reflect on their circumstances, especially Slenderman, Ms. P, BEN, Smile Dog, and Sally.
  • Me's a Crowd: If his limbs get dismembered, the limb will grow into another Jeff.
  • Messianic Archetype: Is played up as a savior of the universe in "To Proxy Mountain". When a Serial Killer is the comic's Messianic Archetype, you know there's all things wrong with this comic.
  • Meta Guy: During "Blast to the Past Part 8", which explains Jeff's backstory, Jeff (and basically everyone in the episode) lampshade how horribly written the original Jeff the Killer story was and the many cliches it contains.
  • Misanthrope Supreme: He hates humans despite begin one himself.
  • Misery Builds Character: It's been said by fans and by Comickit, he's far more entertaining and interesting when he's being a victim or breaking down.
  • Mistaken for Gay: Because he's alone with BEN half the time, Enderman,the Rake, and a few of Zalgo's minions believe them to be lovers.
    • Lara's friends from the Human World believe Jeff to be an dumb rich kid whom Eyeless Jack is providing sexual services to in exchange for money.
  • Momma's Boy: A rare tragically-funny one, with a few uncomfortable jokes here and there. He knows his mother was an abusive Rich Bitch, but still misses her anyway. BEN has heavily implied Jeff still has his mother's favorite shirt, which he sometimes wears and cries in.
  • Mommy Issues: Big time.
  • Morality Pet:
    • Smile is one for him.
    • Jeff is probably the closest thing to one for Aton.
    • He loves BEN like a brother and protects him from any threat they face.... Sometimes.
    • Becomes one to Ducky in "Native American Throwdown". He ends up acting as her conscience and in turn, Ducky does respect him and didn't argue when he spoke his mind.
  • Motor Mouth: Once he starts, he never shuts up.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Considered as such in-universe. He has a ton of fangirls both in the Under Realm and Human World, and even two of Zalgo's own minions openly fawn over him.
  • Multiple-Choice Past: How we met BEN. Early on, the story was that they met when BEN offered Jeff Black Stuff while he was burying a body in the desert. Another time Jeff claimed he rescued BEN from a witch. One of the most elaborate stories was told by Jeff in "To Proxy Mountain". He claims he met BEN while masturbating to porn. BEN then became attracted to Jeff and traveled outside the computer to watch him closer. Intrigued by his powers, Jeff asks BEN to tag along with him while picking up "merch" to make sure nothing goes wrong. While to two were waiting on the runway to meet their employers, Jeff sees not one, but two dust trails coming up the road, despite the fact that he was told there would be only one person meeting them. As the second guy drives through the gate, the second driver begins yelling at BEN. Jeff then suddenly shoots off a flare gun he was carrying at the moment into the second man's eye, killing him. He and BEN both dump the body into a lake after landing the plane. Jeff also stated that going through the turn of events was horrible, as the flare was still burning from the inside of his head as they dropped him off, disgusting to the point that BEN gagged and threw up after landing the plane since the dead man's stench was still inside the cockpit. After the incident, Jeff and BEN created a chagrined relationship and criminal partnership.
  • Mundane Utility: In the final scene of "Grand Theft Masky", Jeff uses Zalgo!Masky's flamethrower to cook some hot dogs.
  • Murder Is the Best Solution: Pretty much Jeff's go-to solution for many problems.
  • My Greatest Failure: Eyeless Jack's death in "The Chain Mail" made him surprisingly distant and obsessed with responsibility.
  • Narcissist: He never fails to complement his own "good looks". In "Proxyland", his first order of business was to rename the U.S.A "J.E.F.F" and force millions to build statues in his likeness.
  • Near-Villain Victory: Only for himself to be the cause of his own undoing.
  • Nervous Wreck: It's fairly easy to stress him out.
  • Never Learned to Read: More like never bothered to learn to read. He thinks reading is for nerds.
  • Never My Fault: Avoids taking the blame for anything he does. When the Stiltwalker starts attacking Jeff and his delinquent friends for throwing rocks at her nest, Jeff is more confused than shocked.
    Jeff: Outta nowhere.... For no good reason...
  • New Powers as the Plot Demands: It's become a Running Gag at this point, but Jeff is very often given superpowers purely for Rule of Funny. He uses his sudden Healing Factor to regrow an arm, can shed his skin like a snake, can manipulate the gravity around him to a small degree, and can absorb radiation to grow stronger. Of course, all of these are brought up as a gag and he never is shown to have them again.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Tends to happen a lot, but the best example was when Ms. P managed to conjure up a magical zodiac from UHG's notes long ago that could potentially defeat Zalgo, and just as it was being powered up, Jeff got into an argument with Laughing Jack over grammar. This gave time for Zalgo to return and stop them, nearly costing everyone. Luckily, Jeff made up for it]].
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Jeff can take just about anything you can give him, including being thrown through multiple walls, getting struck by lightning, ran over multiple times with a car, and even getting lit up by a firing squad (even getting shot in the head only knocked him out for a few hours).
  • Nightmare Fetishist: It's implied Jeff kills people and puts himself In Harm's Way for the sexual thrill of it.
  • Nightmare Fuel Station Attendant: There is something... incredibly creepy about Jeff, even with his comedic antics. He is almost always portrayed as having a mental illness, and it is implied he has murdered many other Proxies.
  • Nobody Calls Me "Chicken"!: He could never resist a challenge from Laughing Jack, no matter how hard he'd got his ass beat the previous time.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: He was on the receiving end of this courtesy of Slenderman. It's a wonder the dude didn't die after Slenderman bashed his head in with a pillar.
  • No Indoor Voice: He's pretty much in a perpetual state of screaming at the top of his lungs.
    Jeff: [firing a machine gun into a crowd of people] AIN'T THE AMERICAN DREAM GRAND!
  • No Listening Skills: He never listens to anyone. Slenderman, Ms. P, Rick Bernstein, and Enderman know all too well of this fact.
  • Nominal Hero: Pretty much the only consistent reason for Jeff playing the hero in conflicts is that there is a cataclysmic event that he doesn't care about, but must solve it because ignoring the problem means Jeff would die in the process, meaning to more killing.
  • Noodle Incident: Prone to spurting these concerning his (sometimes disturbing) adventures in the past.
  • Noodle People: He can sometimes look like this in the comic's early days.
  • The Noseless: In keeping with his canon appearance.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: After being portrayed mostly as a Inefficient Sympathetic Villain throughout Season 1, "Proxyland" shows he's willing to commit mass genocide through nuking America in order to dominate the world.
  • No Senseof Personal Space: To quote Slenderman, "Jeff, do you remember that little lecture I gave about personal space?"
  • The Not-Love Interest: He and Ms. P go on an adventure together, start off as mildly antagonistic but grow closer, suffer a blow out with each other, but come back together. But they have no romantic interest in each other, despite people in both the Human World and Under Realm believing so.
  • N-Word Privileges: Although he cusses like a drunken sailor, uses words like "cunt", and has used racial slurs in the past (he called an Indian a "redskin" for hitting him and called a group of Muslim terrorists "sandpeople"), Jeff has a strict no N-word rule, he's not a racist.
  • The Obi-Wannabe: He tries to mentor Sally, which goes about as good as you think it's gonna go with him being The Ditz and all.
  • Obliviously Evil: While Jeff acknowledges his homicidal tendencies with pride, he fails to realize the hell he puts his friends through.
  • Odd Friendship: Being the mean pessimist he is, he's surprisingly friends with Eyeless Jack, who is a Wide-Eyed Idealist.
  • Offscreen Villain Dark Matter: Multiple characters have commented on the expenses Jeff incurs in his shenanigans, and wonder how he can possibly afford them. Although it's implied many times he buys them using Slenderman's money or in some cases, robs banks.
  • Only in It for the Money: You want Jeff to perform some sort of heroic or otherwise cumbersome task? You're gonna have to fork over a lot of cheddar.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business:
    • In "Proxyland", Jeff drops his nonchalant attitude and tells BEN, right in front of his men and even Sally, and in no uncertain terms, that if he were to report him killing Tails Doll to Slenderman, he would kill him. The look on his face and tone of his voice are as terrifying as anything Zalgo's ever done.
  • Only Sane Man: In any other situation, Jeff is a psychopath, but in the Under Realm, a place positively crammed with nutjobs, Jeff seems to have an unfortunate talent at crossing paths with them all the time. Since these folks include Ms. P's loony yoga trainer and especially the Hive Gang, it's no wonder he's almost constantly wearing variety of "WTF?" expressions on his face during these encounters.
  • Order Versus Chaos: Represents the Chaos to Slenderman's Order.
  • Out of Focus: He appears very sparingly in Season 3 despite being the main character, with most of the focus going to other Proxies and minor characters. Justified since he's in a state of depression after Eyeless Jack's death.
  • Overarching Villain: If you flat-out consider him a villain, then he's easily the most recurring villain in the series. He serves as the Big Bad of the "Proxyland" three-parter and many one-shot episodes. If he isn't the sole Big Bad he either apart of a Big-Bad Ensemble, a Big Bad Duumvirate, The Dragon for the Big Bad, a Villain Protagonist, a Jerkass, or at the very least a Nominal Hero. One thing is certain however he is staying a Proxy whether his friends like him or not.
  • Ow, My Body Part!: He does this a lot during fights. Jeff must have really sensitive kidneys and spleens.
  • Papa Wolf: If you threaten or harm Smile, BEN, Sally or Will Grossman, you're in for a world of pain. Or laughter. But it's still pretty cool.
  • The Perfectionist: One of his biggest problems is that he expects so much form others and is usually disappointed because of it.
  • Parental Substitute: He is the absolute closest thing that Sally has to a father.
  • Patricide: He murdered his father.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Especially when in Proxy High.
  • Persona Non Grata: Jeff has been banned from several establishments in both the Under Realm and Human World presumably to his anger problems and annoying nature, including Cesar's Palace, Walmart, Slenderman's hotels,
  • Pet the Dog:
    • In "Wheel of Death", when BEN stands and breathes in the poisonous gas in the first trap room, Jeff can be seen holding him after he collapses.
    • When Jeff and BEN see just how far the Unwanted House Guest has fallen, they decide to help him get his life in order.
    Jeff: UHG, I'm not usually one for empathy, but you need to get your shit together.
  • The Pig Pen: Jeff's room at Proxy Mansion is a mess and rarely gets cleaned. With clothes piled on the floor and leftover food and drinks scattered everywhere. There are also fist-sized holes in the walls (wonder how they got there), and his definition of cleaning his room is to just stuff things under his bed. He almost never cleans his room unless Ms. P or Slenderman force himself to.
  • Pinball Protagonist: Mainly in Season 3, where he is too busy brooding over Eyeless Jack's death to really drive any of the plot further.
  • Playing the Victim Card: Very much averted. Although Jeff talks about how bad his childhood was, as well as the numerous problems and issues he has, he openly acknowledges that he's a horrible person and doesn't try to justify his actions.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Jeff serves as the source of comedy in a lot of episodes.
  • Poisonous Friend: Jeff repeatedly insults, belittles and physically abuses his "friends" under the auspices of "helping them".
    • He told Eyeless Jack that he is the only person he can trust despite the fact he murdered his friends from the FTU.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: He hates humans, hippies, gays, millennials, girls, Asians, Germans, and people with asthma to name a few. He also laughs at and frequently mocks small people. He also calls a group of Muslim terrorists "sandpeople" as a nod to Star Wars and called an Indian a "redskin motherfucker" for hitting him with a pole.
  • The Pornomancer: Despite being mostly asexual, Jeff scores with every woman on the show older than 18. Also scored with Ms. P in the Christmas Episode. And a 80 year old guy whilst Jeff was pretending to be a busty old woman. He's also scored with Clockwork and Princess Atta.
  • Pop-Cultured Badass: References a lot of movies and music when talking.
  • Pragmatic Hero: Sometimes. This is best shown in episodes such as "The Chain Mail".
  • Pragmatic Villainy: When getting ideas of how to put the Proxies back on the map, Jeff responds to Hoodie's idea of blowing up the world by saying "Too big, but I like your thinking!"
  • Pretty Boy: He and others certainly think so: he calls himself pretty rather than handsome in many episodes, Sexual Offenderman made him dress in drag and took pictures while raping him, and many girls wanted to date him in Proxy High. The Wicked Witch in the crossover episode uses her "my pretty" line on him.
  • Prison Escape Artist: His rap sheet says he's broken out of 135 prisons before joining the Proxies.
  • Pretty Fly for a White Guy: He uses words like "Homie" and "Amigo".
  • Professional Butt-Kisser: Ms. P has chewed Jeff out for blindly obeying Slenderman many times.
  • Professional Killer: Jeff's career is a Runner (a type of proxy, basically) Runners travel to the Human World to do many tasks such as assassination, hacking, hunting, haunting, gathering information, sabotaging any information on their world etc etc.
  • The Protagonist: Of the Villain Protagonist variety.
  • Psychotic Smirk: Many times.
  • Puppy-Dog Eyes: His human disguise makes his eyes look huge and buggy.
  • Rage Against the Author: Comickit has revealed Jeff has tried to kill her on at least three occasions.
  • Raging Stiffie: The target of an odd joke or two.
  • Rage Quit: He's bad at video games, so this tends to happen (complete with Cluster F-Bomb).
  • Reactive Continuous Scream: Seems to be something of a Running Gag for him.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: He gives one to himself at one point. It really shows how bad Eyeless Jack's death affected him.
    Jeff: (pinning an old man against the wall with a knife at his neck) GO TO SLE-what the fuck am I doing? No, really, what the fuck am I doing?! I'll tell you what I'm doing: Killing FUCKING OLD PEOPLE!!! Y'know what? You're off the hook! (walks away before immediately returning) No, no, I don't want to let you live, but at the same time... is this it? Is this really life? No! This isn't fucking life! This isn't anything even representing life! But it's life for me! It's pretty goddamn pathetic, but it's all I fucking got! I know what you're saying, "Oh, well, that's pretty fucking sad," well, you know, yeah, it is fucking sad!! I don't get to go out and hang with friends, I don't even have any friends! I have nobody to contribute anything to, I have nobody to talk to, or bounce things off of, or say, "Hey, what'd ya think of that," "well, I'll tell ya what I think of that," no, it's just me. Bitching and moaning like I always do. (at this point, he starts talking more rapidly) And someone's saying, "well, that's a pretty sad existence," well, yeah, it is a pretty sad existence JUST SITTING HERE FUCKING WITH SOME GEPPETTO MOTHERFUCKER!! I MEAN, FOR GOD'S SAKE, I'VE NEVER DONE FUCKING ANYTHING! I've never done anything to make someone's life better, or-or-or-or-or, gone to play a game with somebody- I'd LOVE to play a game with somebody! Wouldn't it be great, I mean somebody's just like, "Hey, why don't you come over and play this game with us?" "What game?" "Parcheesi," I don't know what the fuck people are playing, but you know what?! It'd be nice! It'd be nice to be fucking invited! I've never even gone out to a, a fuckin' bar with somebody, hang with some friends, I've never gone to a, a strip club- okay, I've gone to a couple strip clubs, but I've never gone with anybody! I've never been there, and actually been like (makes a suggestive gesture)... okay, not with people, but STILL, you know what?! It'd be fuckin' nice! It'd be nice just ONE DAY to go somewhere! Or somebody's just having a good time, and somebody just says outta nowhere, "Hey, you know what? THAT guy was okay! Not great, but he was okay!" instead of, "Hey! Who was that little fuck-shit?!" Well, I'll tell ya who that fuck-shit is! HE'S FUCKING JEFF THE KILLER! HE RUINS LIVES BECAUSE HE DOESN'T FUCKING HAVE ONE! EVEN THOUGH, EVERY FUCKING DAY HE EXISTS, HE WISHES HE DIDN'T FUCKING HAVE TO! HE WISHES HE DIDN'T HAVE TO DO THIS GODDAMN BULLSHIT, TO MAKE YOU WATCH AND GET YOU RATINGS, AND WHY DOES IT FUCKING HAPPEN?! WHY DO YOU KEEP COMING BACK?! BECAUSE YOU'RE FUCKING SICK, AND I'M FUCKING STUPID! THAT'S THE WAY IT FUCKING IS! IT'S THE WAY IT'S ALWAYS GONNA FUCKING BE! THERE IS NO CHANGE, THERE IS NO FUTURE! THERE IS NO PAST! THE PRESENT IS A FUCKIN' JOKE, EVERYTHING IS HELL! MY LIFE IS HELL! THIS IS THE WORST THING A HUMAN BEING COULD EVER GO THROUGH! (screams at the top of his lungs, then stabs the man in the heart, after a while Jeff gets up and casually walks away) Goddamn, I could use a beer.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The easily angered, hot-blooded red to BEN, Ms. P, and Masky's calm and collected blue.
  • Rich Boredom: He lives in the luxurious Proxy Mansion and thus suffers from this at times. He often uses it as an excuse to go out and murder people.
  • The Rival: Him and Laughing Jack are sworn enemies.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Jeff attempts to his this when Zalgo kills Slenderman. He unfortunately doesn't get far.
  • Running Gag: His tendency to kill himself.
  • Sad Clown: There is quite a bit of tragedy mixed in with Jeff's character. He was neglected by his parents and horribly disfigured by bullies as a kid, and then forced to become a drifter for almost seven years before joining Slenderman and the Proxies. Before all this, Jeff had only experienced the negative sides of life. Despite his cartoonish nature and durability, he feels the pain he endures, both physically and emotionally, and the trauma he endures is shown to have strong effects on him. Despite having godlike amounts of luck and the ability to survive virtually anything, that can't be a pleasant experience. He uses his self-aware humor and jokes to cope with his situation. The tragedy in Jeff's character is explored much more earnestly in later seasons, particularly with Eyeless Jack's death and Jeff's own death in the Grand Finale. Both scenes express how Jeff isn't primarily a comedic character. He can also be a very emotional character with humble and relatable struggles and how he uses comedy to stay motivated.
    "I'm crying behind this smile."
  • Sadist: He clearly kills for pleasure and loves the suffering of his victims.
  • Self-Made Orphan: He killed his mother, father, and brother.
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  • School Is for Losers: Jeff is a firm believer in this trope.
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: He has a very high-pitched scream.
  • The Scream: He tends to scream a lot when in peril, even at the cost of his life.
    Jeff: [tied to a tree alongside Ms. P] BEN!! Oh, my fuck- BEN! BEN! BUDDY!! Ms. P, we-
    Ms. P: Please! Jeff, calm down! We don't want to attract too much attention. We're too vulnerable right now. Just be quiet and let me find a way-
    Jeff: AAAAAAH!!! BEEEEEEEN!!! AAAAAAH!!!
  • Screaming Warrior: Yells a lot while in a fight.
  • Second Place Is for Losers: How he views being second best to Laughing Jack in dodgeball.
  • Self-Deprecation: "Ah, the Road the Nowhere... Just like my life."
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man:
    • The Manly Man to BEN's Sensitive Guy.
    • The Manly Man to Eyeless Jack's Sensitive Guy.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Sometimes does this to sound smarter than he is.
    Jeff:"I say we track this pipe back to its hydraulic origin and apprehend the culprits behind this aquatic conundrum."
  • Seven Deadly Sins: Mainly Pride and Wrath with a hint of Greed.
  • Serial Killer: He considers it his job (to be fair, it practically is).
  • Shapeshifter: Jeff, when on Earth, can immediately create an illusion form to look more like a human, as to not draw attention from the police. With the assistance of Ms. P's Polyjuice Potion, Jeff can change into virtually any form he desires, from a giant dragon to a small insect, or even a beautiful woman. Jeff also has the power to change the pigment of his skin and turn into a beach ball.
  • Ship Tease: Due to being The Hero and not having a girlfriend, Jeff is ship teased with most of the female characters in the comic, and even a few male characters.
    • Jeff is ship teased with Ms. P constantly, what with the two being main male and female protagonists. Some episodes have even implied their relationship is even more than just friendship. However, despite being friends for years, the two are not an official couple.
    • Jeff at one point even gets ship teased with Ducky of all people. The two bond together while hunting a vengeful ghost. Midway through the episode, they share a hug and then awkwardly back off from each other. After that point, Ducky takes Jeff's opinion of her very seriously. When Jeff turns on her over the discovery of the ghost's intentions, his scathing words are enough to convince her to turn her life around, standing up to her tyrannical and conniving father and taking charge of her life in the process. the Proxy Log that Jeff wrote about that night has him mention she looks "okay" in an evening dress and that she smells like champagne and perfume, the latter information crossed out. The last sentence, also crossed out, is him wondering if there was some vibe going on.
  • Sidekick: Jeff himself is one to Slenderman. Or so Laughing Jack states it.
  • Sink-or-Swim Mentor: According to Ms. P, Jeff once threw Sally in water to teach her how to swim.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: HOLY BABY JESUS LORD. Jeff is easily one of the most profane characters ever put in a webcomic, no doubt about it.
  • Sissy Villain: Jeff likes to think he's imposing and dangerous but has basically no defense from being actually attacked. In "Something Zalgo This Way Comes", Laughing Jack is able to easily stall him by lightly clawing at him, and at the end of "Christmas in the Under Realm", he cries out for his mommy when Ms. P gives him a tiny jab on the shoulder. In "Hell on Earth", he's perfectly willing to antagonize Slenderman right up until he'll fight him, then spends the entire episode trying to avoid the conflict he willfully spawned. Slenderman quickly wipes the floor with him.
  • Sitcom Archnemesis: Frequently finds himself at odds with Laughing Jack.
  • Slasher Smile: He has a permanent Glasgow Grin.
  • Sleep Mask: Wears one to bed. According to Comickit, it's the only way he can go to sleep due to his lack of eyelids.
  • Sleepwalking: He sleepwalks naked.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: The walking personification of the trope. Jeff acts like he is better than everyone else and knows more than anyone else, but when people actually start fighting back by hitting him (even if it's a weak tap), he starts bawling like a baby. "Hell on Earth" has the trope in spades where Jeff pushes Slenderman's buttons too far and he vows to kill him, causing Jeff to plead with him to not fight him while at the same time, he acts tough in front of the school to keep up his image.
  • Smarter Than You Look: Seeing as how Jeff survived in the wilderness for a year, managing to kill a 700-pound tiger with a stick and a rock, he's definitely smarter than we first thought.
  • Smug Smiler: His smugness can all be seen in his smile.
  • Smug Snake: He never misses a chance to brags about all the amazing things he's done as Slenderman's top student and how others are obviously flustered by seeing his awesomeness in person. It is eventually revealed that this is a put-on he does to cope with his inferiority complex.
  • Snark Ball: Often throws sarcastic remarks at others in spite of his stupidity.
  • The Sociopath: He's a perfect example of a sociopath with particularly poor impulse control. First of all, he displays zero empathy for any living person, nor has he ever shown any feelings of guilt for anything. His list of crimes is vast, but he has committed them frequently just to alleviate boredom, or for an immature personal gain. He also has huge moments of narcissism, constantly calling himself "beautiful" and wondering why any girl wouldn't want to be with him.
  • Sociopathic Hero: If he doesn't like you, he couldn't care less if you live or die. In fact, if you in any way went into a line of work where you're expected to put your life on the line, he may very well kill you himself and piss on your corpse if he thinks it'll make himself feel even a little better.
  • Sore Loser:
    • He throws a huge fit when he gets a simple bogey in a golf game, complete with Cluster F-Bomb. He also always makes sure to insult to the person who beat him.
    • He once threw BEN and the living room TV into a body of water simply because B En beat him in a game of Mario Kart.
  • The Soulless: He sold his soul in return for a good Slenderman impression.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: Can understand Smile even though Smile only speaks to him through barking (that or Jeff just acts like he understands Smile to twist his words for his own convenience).
  • Speech Impediment: He often stammers when surprised, nervous, or angry.
  • The Stoner: He's taken a hit from BEN's Black Stuff on occasions, which makes him pass out and wake up in bizarre places.
  • Straw Misogynist:
    Jeff: Women can't run things. They're too emotional, irrational. I need women's rage to tear it all down, 'cause then I'm gonna be the last one standing to lead them. Amen! Helter Skelter!
    Magnolia: You fucking twat.
    Jeff: A twat who knows the truth: that women need to be grabbed by their pussies and led, preferably to the kitchen to make me a sandwich.
  • Strong as They Need to Be: Jeff's physical strength varies from episode to episode. Some episodes depict him as so weak he couldn't even lift a pillow, other depicts him as being able to hammer throw a 700-pound sumo wrestler hundreds of meters in the distance. This also applies to his skills in fighting; at times he can fight others evenly or even beat them with ease, while at other times he's incompetent to the point where Ticci Tobey weakly tapping him on the shoulder sent him flying through a brick wall. The only times he's so strong is when it's not brought up or plot-important.
  • Stubborn Mule: Whenever Jeff wants something, he will get it. Humiliation and pain be damned.
  • Suicidal Overconfidence: Perhaps. How else can you explain why he keeps coming back to his life-threatening job?! Applicable to Jeff because he is the only one of the Proxies who has been outright told that Slenderman's enemies will kill him horribly if they catch him.
  • Suicide as Comedy: Jeff has committed suicide by hanging himself with a tie, sticking a fork in an outlet, and shooting himself in the head to name a few. All of them were played for comedy.
  • Super Senses: Jeff's senses are extremely sharp.
  • Super Speed: He's fast enough to dodge bullets without even knowing that they are being fired at him.
  • Super Strength: Usually played straight, unless the comic is in need of a humorous gag showcasing Jeff as a lightweight weakling.
  • Super Toughness: Even without his knife Jeff is tremendously strong for a human, surviving a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown from Slenderman and hammer throwing a 700-ton sumo wrestler quite a distance.
  • Sweet Tooth: He loves to eat ice cream, candy, and many other junk foods.
  • Take Over the World: Jeff attempts to do this in "Proxyland". It doesn't work and he returns to his more smaller-scale plans.
  • Taking the Bullet: He jumps in the way of Malitch's magical blast to save BEN and Sally from it. He also had the Umbra Crystal taped to his chest, which results in it's destruction and Malitch's defeat.
  • Talkative Loon: When he gets worked up.
  • Tall, Dark, and Snarky: Jeff is 6'2 and very sarcastic.
  • Teach Him Anger: A lot of the time he antagonizes BEN and Ms. P simply to get them to show some backbone. This is only the case with those two, however. Anyone else who stands up to him will be beaten down. Poor Eyeless Jack.
  • Teens Are Monsters: Murder, blackmail, torture, and rape are all perfectly normal in Jeff's book.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Whenever he's forced to team up with Laughing Jack, and he is clearly the least happiest to have him around.
  • Tell Him I'm Not Speaking to Him: "Tell Baldy I said 'Fuck you.'"
  • Temporarily a Villain: He's the Big Bad in a few episodes, most notably "Proxyland".
  • They Killed Kenny Again: Jeff has died many over the course of the comic. Most of them are gags and he always comes back without any explanation.
    • Had his throat slit by gerbils.
    • Presumably shot to dead by the same gerbils.
    • Throat slit by ants.
    • Raped to death by a bull.
    • Suicide via gunshot.
    • Suicide via hanging.
    • Head crushed by logs.
    • An aneurysm caused by The Emoji Movie.
    • Car crash.
    • Killed by Russian assassin via gunshot.
    • Electrocuted to death after sticking a fork in an outlet.
  • Thinking Tic: He has a habit of picking his teeth his his knife when thinking or contemplating something.
  • Third-Person Person: In earlier seasons he often referred to himself as "the Jeff". He doesn't really do it anymore.
  • Token Evil Teammate: In the main group, because he might be the most psychotic and violent Proxy. If an episode requires one og the Proxies to betray the team, Jeff is the most likely to do it. Even at their worst, most Proxies aren't as bad as him. The only Proxy to outclass him in terms of villainy is Laughing Jack.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Especially in the finale of "The Chain Mail".
  • Took a Level in Cheerfulness: After Eyeless Jack returns, Jeff goes back to his old, upbeat, jackass self.
  • Took a Level in Cynic: He's much less comical and happy after "The Chain Mail", courtesy of Eyeless Jack's death. It's gone after "To Proxy Mountain" where Eyeless Jack returns and Jeff reverts back to his old comical and Jerkass self.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: He is much more vindictive, cruel, villainous, vile, and nasty in "Proxyland", to the point of being outright out of character. He threatens to kill Ms. P, tries to have BEN murdered, tries to bomb the USA, kills Tails Doll for speaking out of turn, all really just For the Evulz. Luckily, these traits mostly leave in the following episodes.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: After Eyeless Jack's death in "The Chain Mail", he's much more altruistic and genuinely cares for his allies and shows both courage and strong leadership later on. When Eyeless Jack makes a comeback in "To Proxy Mountain" however, Jeff immediately reverts back to his old ways.
  • Too Kinky to Torture: When the Rake tries to torture him, Jeff gives him tips on ways to torture someone.
  • Torso with a View: When he shields BEN and Sally from a magical blast from Malitch, the blast blows a hole in his chest. Amazingly, Jeff still has the strength to spew some final words and continue living for about five minutes.
  • Torture Technician: He has a knack for Cold-Blooded Torture and is very good at it.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Steak. He always packs it in his "magic bag" when he's in a mission in the Human World. He usually puts it over a campfire by sticking his knife into it and roasts it above the fire, which usually causes the steak to fall into the fire (although he denies it). Sometimes he's able to salvage it and others he's like "Guess I'll die". He also really loves cookies and other sweets.
  • Tranquil Fury: Averted most of the time, but if Jeff keeps failing at something, he will eventually lose his rage and but get irritated over the thing.
    Jeff: (after being kicked out of a club for the third time) I- I hate- fucking hate everyone. I- I fucking hate everyone. I literally fucking hate everyone. I fucking hate everyone.
  • Translator Buddy: The only one who seems to understand what Smile Dog is really saying.
  • Trash of the Titans: It's a wonder his room hasn't been condemned.
  • Trauma Conga Line: Season 3 is one HUGE Trauma Conga Line for Jeff.
  • Trigger Happy: Is very quick to kill.
  • Troubled Child: "I had issues."
  • Trouser Space: Dropped Slenderman's diary in his pants.
  • Unexplained Recovery: During his final fight with Malitch, when Jeff tries to distract Malitch to give Ms. P enough time to destroy the Umbra Crystal, Malitch easily beats Jeff down, throws him to the ground and impales Jeff through the stomach with his staff to the point where Jeff is pinned to the ground. Malitch understandably believes Jeff is as good as dead and leaves to kill Ms. P but of course Jeff arrives in the nick of time to save her. Although Jeff can survive some pretty wicked things as seen multiple times in the series, a wound of that severity should have crippled him for at least a little while. Not only does the episode not even bother to give an explanation as to how Jeff even survived the impalement, but he doesn't even have a wound visible when he recovers.
  • Undying Loyalty: Zig-Zagged. Sometimes, he has extreme dedication to his friends, refusing to leave BEN at the mercy of the Stiltwalker. Other times he's a Dirty Coward who would let Ms. P get killed to save his own skin.
  • The Unfettered: Became one in "Proxyland", where he was willing to let himself, the Proxies, and everyone in the United States die so they wouldn't get "his nation" back.
  • Unflinching Walk: Does this when BEN and Smile when they blow up Epsilon's stashed millions.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: Despite Slenderman sheltering him from the police and giving him a home, he still betrays him along with all the Proxies in "Proxyland". Even after they take the US back from him, he doesn't even bother saying apologizing for all his actions. In later episodes, he continues to manipulate and toy with the other Proxies for fun as if nothing happened (granted, it mostly lacks the genuinely malevolent bite that it had in "Proxyland", instead being more along the lines of The Gadfly; though it's still quite a jerk move).
  • Unscrupulous Hero: Most of the time.
  • Unsportsmanlike Gloating: When he wins the Washington Triathlon:
    Jeff: [while being carried by a crowd full of people] YES!! I DID IT!! NO ONE CAN BEAT THE JEFF!!! I BEAT YOU! HAHAHAAA!!!
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: A narcissistic Jerkass who is also a Serial Killer. This is your hero, folks. All in all, Jeff is probably the best example of this in Web Comics.
  • Verbal Tic:
    • Incoherent Angrish.
    • His swearing is so bad the word "fuck" has become one to him.
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: He's not very sympathetic.
  • Villainous Glutton: He's not fat by any means, but eat out the Thanksgiving turkey and then ordered 30 pizzas.
  • Villain Protagonist: He is either a barely likable Jerkass, The Dragon for an even greater evil and a flat-out Big Bad. On most occasions, he's a Nominal Hero.
  • Vine Swing: He saves BEN from being killed by the Creatures by gunning them down with a machine gun while simultaneously swinging on a vine. Now that's how it's done.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With everyone, but most notably Lara, and BEN.
  • Wacky Guy: Albeit a more malicious version of this trope.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: Jeff has quite a few scenes in just his underwear.
  • Waterfall Puke: When he exits Sally's mind, Jeff vomits a rainbow for 29 uninterrupted seconds.
  • Weak-Willed: He once killed a gang of bears simply because Slenderman told him to.
  • Weapon of Choice: His signature knife. Jeff hates using any other weapon and just feels weird when not using it.
  • Weirdness Magnet: Being the main character of the comic, everything bad in their world seems to happen to him most of the time (when it's not happening to Slenderman).
  • Well, Excuse Me, Princess!: His relationship with Ducky has shades of this in "Native American Throwdown". For the first half of the episode, they argue and exchange catty behavior while trying to rid the White House of homicidal ghosts. However, once the ghost is dealt with, their opinions of each other change and they eventually become friends.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: It's good that Jeff wants Sally to kill people so she can blend in with the Under Realm and not get killed by other Monsters, but forcing her to kill a puppy was kinda harsh.
  • Why Are You Not My Son?: Feels this way towards Smile.
  • Weirdness Magnet: Somewhat justified given where he lives.
  • Wild Card: You can generally trust Jeff to get the job done in the end. What he does 'leading up to that, on the other hand, ranges from the good to the bad to the just plain weird.
  • With Friends Like These...: Has this relationship with pretty much every Proxy.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Slenderman has even outright called Jeff a "child with too much power".
  • The Worf Effect: He is a fairly competent Proxy, so seeing Jeff get embarrassingly one-shot by Bush in "Motherland" is quite jarring.
  • Worthy Opponent:
    • He likes a challenge and will only kill for fun if he's bored.
    • Before he fights Jane, he says "You are a worthy adversary indeed".
  • Would Harm a Senior: He has no problem striking Bush multiple times. He even pushes him down a flight of stairs in "Proxyland".
  • Would Hit a Girl: He has no problem hitting Ms. P (although she is quite capable of returning the favor).
    Ms. P: [after being socked in the face by Jeff] You can't hit me! I'm a girl!
    Jeff: You broads always want equality right? I'm all for that.
    • He also strikes Jane numerous times in their fight, slams her face into a window, and even punches her in the throat.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Unlike his original counterpart, Jeff has absolutely no qualms about casually harming or even killing children. Listed below are numerous examples:
    • He punched one of Ducky's children because he felt he had to hit someone and then yelled "SHUT THE FUCK UP!!" when she started crying. Later, he threw Ducky's toddler son (who was in a coma with heavily infected wounds) under her car so it would look like an accident.
    • He has brutally beaten BEN on several occasions.
    • He once killed an infant when he couldn't get him to stop crying.
    • During the Beach Episode he threw a child into shark-infested waters in order to steal his water boat.
  • Who's Laughing Now?: He's hunted down and killed people who bullied him in the past.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: According to Mr. Widemouth and Scarecrow, Jeff is afraid of clowns, spiders, needles, and Chinese food.
  • Yank the Dog's Chain: Season 3 in general is this to Jeff.
  • Yes-Man: He generally goes with whatever Slenderman says without raising a finger. Ms. P has even called out Jeff for "blindly obeying" Slenderman.
  • You Fight Like a Cow: He loves hurling insults at others during a fight.
  • You're Insane!: He gets this a lot. He usually turns it into an Insult Backfire.
  • Young and in Charge: At 21, he's the co-leader of the Proxies. The others are not pleased.

     BEN 

BEN

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"Yeah, far out, dude."
Click here to see BEN shortly after his revival. 
Click here to see BEN when he's sober 

A long time ago, a gamer bought a copy of Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask from a shady old man that was owned by a kid named Ben who supposedly died by drowning. However, the spirit of Ben, named Ben Drowned, started messing with the game after the Ben file was deleted before he was able to escape and haunt other forms of technology.He is Jeff's best friend and beloved Proxy. He specializes in drug-dealing, gaming, and watching TV. He lives in cyber-space, and works undercover at a pizza joint in the Human World.

He also has his own official Tumblr page for fans to ask questions.


  • Absurd Phobia: He's absolutely terrified of Barney. Although given that the Pastamonsters version of Barney is a reality-warping demon, BEN's fear of him might not be so absurd after all.
  • The Ace: He's an Ace Pilot, a great shot, a computer hacker, and somewhat skilled combatant.
  • Acquainted with Emergency Services: He's apparently gotten into so much trouble with the Under Realm Police Department that they shout his name when pursuing him in a chase.
  • Adaptational Comic Relief: Yup
  • Adaptational Heroism: Well, he's much more approachable than his original counterpart.
  • Adorkable: His intelligence, plucky humor, and small stature grants him this.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Laughing Jack calls him Ben 10, due to his name being BEN and because BEN is 10 years old. Mr. Widemouth calls him "Benny Boy".
  • Affably Evil: A pretty nice (although obnoxious) guy when he's not hacking people's computers. He's still a bit creepy, though.
  • The Ageless: Is a spirit, so he cannot age physically.
  • Age Lift: The canon BEN died at 12 while this one died at 10.
  • Agony of the Feet: Due to his short stature, BEN tends to go for the knees.
  • All Men Are Perverts: Much like Jeff, he really wants to get laid.
  • All the Other Reindeer: Gets antagonized by his friends for not submitting to the status quo of being a hardened serial killer.
  • All There in the Manual: A lot of background information on him and the daily lives of the Proxies are revealed on his Tumblr page.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: BEN has major PTSD, like many other Proxies.
  • Anti-Hero: He's more heroic than Jeff, but is still far from a true hero.
  • Anti-Role Model: Is a stoner, Serial Killer, and a drug dealer.
  • Anything That Moves: BEN has had sex with a giraffe, a chair, a lion, his bong, Jeff's knife, and a slug. He even cut a hole in Jeff's childhood teddy bear so he could have sex with it. He's also clearly interested in Jeff himself. Comickit herself has confirmed that BEN is pansexual, but largely prefers males. One of his Tumblr posts just has BEN say "Anything hole's a goal".
  • Arch-Enemy: Mancala is BEN's primary foe.
  • Arc Symbol: His Zodiac sign in the Circle of Zalgo is his jar of Black Stuff as seen in "Legends of the Multiverse part 5".
  • Ass Shove: It's been implied in his Tumblr posts that he uses this method to... store his drugs.
  • Ax-Crazy: Is very subtle but still shows. When Ms. P makes a deal with BEN to slaughter the first family they see, BEN's response is "Cool beans".
  • Babysitter from Hell: The episode where Jeff and BEN babysit Ducky's children demonstrated that both Jeff and BEN are, bar none, the absolute worst babysitters that anyone can imagine, making even Vicky from The Fairly Odd Parents seem like a saint in comparison.
  • Badass Adorable: A 10-year-old who has saved the multiverse on some occasions.
  • Badass Bisexual: According to Comickit, BEN is largely pansexual, but prefers men.
  • Badass Bookworm: He might by a stoned-outta-his-mind geek, but he's actually a criminal mastermind.
  • Badass Driver: He drives a sports car and is very good at high-speed chases.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: Wears one in Bigmouth Manor Mystery when Slenderman insists he wears one.
  • Badass Pacifist: BEN is admittedly not one for fighting, but when push comes to shove, BEN is DAMN awesome in combat.
  • Bag of Holding: His "magic satchel" can hold all kinds of things. Black stuff, guns, drugs, candy, and coins.
  • Batter Up!: Wields a bat as his main weapon when fighting Zalgo in "Legends of the Multiverse".
  • Berserk Button: Due to his laid-back demeanor, it's fairly hard to piss off BEN. That being said it isn't impossible...
    • Do not touch his Black Stuff. That is all.
    • From about season 3 onward, threatening Jeff as well. He's willing to fight the girl he's in love with when she decides to kill the "threat" to their friendship.
    • Do not threaten, harm, or make a move on Sally Williams. Just don't. Please.BEN will find you.
    • During a psychic reading with Mr. Widemouth, Widemouth asks BEN if his mother is proud of him, which immediately makes BEN very angry at him for mentioning his mother, BEN asks Widemouth what knows about his mother and if she is alive or coming through Widemouth. Widemouth then ends the conversation.
    • He also doesn't appreciate people making fun of his height, or them calling him names like "Small Fry".
    • Never and I mean NEVER say Wind Waker is better than Breath of the Wild.
    • Disloyalty. All the way. BEN hates people who are disloyal or lie, even going as far as to never speak to or interact with them.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Is one of the most casual and laid-back Proxies, but is really dangerous when provoked.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: He can be just as goofy as Jeff is, but he's a Proxy for a reason.
  • Big Eater: Going hand-in-hand with his stoner gimmick, he usually eats a lot.
  • Big Man on Campus: Was one of the most popular guy in Proxy High. To this day he's still one of the most respected and recognized Monsters in the Under Realm.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Although not his biological sister, put Sally in danger, and his usually cool head goes straight out the window.
  • Black Comedy Rape: He's implied to occasionally molest and/or rape other men (most frequently Jeff), though it's mostly just brought up as a throwaway joke every once in awhile. If anything, he's probably molested some poor guy at some point in time, but he more likely just enjoys using sexual threats for the sake of making people uncomfortable.
  • Brains and Brawn: Usually the Brains to Jeff's Brawn, but both he and Ms. P function as the Brains to Laughing Jack's, Clockwork's, or Smile Dog's Brawn, depending on who's with them at the time. On a rarest occasion, though, he proves he's fully capable of fulfilling the Brawn dynamic himself, but only if you really push him.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: Sometimes.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: BEN seems to be aware that he is a character made for the audience's amusement. He has communicated and spoke directly to the audience countless times.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: He could demonstrate his intelligence more often if he would just get off the damn couch.
  • Buffy Speak: Will often delve into this. He calls the Multiverse Portal a "spinny shiny circle thing" and Zalgo "Flame-head demon guy".
  • Bully Hunter: He sometimes defends Sally by inflicting pain on her bullies.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Unlike most Proxies, he tends to provoke Zalgo or Enderman by being a smartass.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Despite being a child stoned out of his mind, BEN has proven to be a very effective hacker, fighter, and even lawyer.
  • Captain Obvious:
    Jeff: (sees the torn up carcass of a bear) WHAT IS THAT THING?!
    BEN: Uh, I think it's dead, dude.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Tries his damned best to woo Ms. P and Jeff. They both ignore his advances.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "Dude."
    • "Oh, yeah."
    • "Whaaaat?"
    • "Far out."
    • "Seriously."
    • "That was cool."
    • "Uh, hey, baby."
    • Whenever a character is knocked out/dead, BEN hovers over them and says "Yo, [X]... You aight?"
  • Cessation of Existence: This is what will happen to BEN should he ever be killed again. No wonder he's so afraid fo dying.
  • Chaotic Stupid: Does stupid things for the amusement of himself and others that ultimately causes a lot of harm.
  • Character Blog: He also has his own official Tumblr page.
  • Characterization Marches On: Went from a Jerkass Ax-Crazy apathetic sociopath to a helpful if annoying Anti-Hero.
  • The Charmer: He's definitely better at picking up girls then Jeff is.
  • The Chessmaster: He's easily one of the smartest of Slenderman's Proxies. He is extremely good at planning out heists and attacks that are Crazy Enough to Work.
  • Children Are Innocent: Before his death, BEN was a pretty innocent boy, admiring his brother to a high degree, having the usual stuff that any kid his age would have in his room, and going out in the rain to have fun. This is somewhat of a contrast to the canon Ben who, while we know almost nothing about his life, we do know was a member of a cult that sacrificed people to a moon goddess.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: A notable example is when he chews out Laughing Jack for calling the hooker he was looking at on his laptop a "bitch".
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Due to being on drugs 99.9% of the time, he's just plain weird.
  • Color Motif: Green, signifying his laid-back and smart nature. It's also the color of weed.
  • Cool, but Inefficient: BEN's car. It looks cool and has 6-wheel drive, but it has so many buttons and knobs on its control panel that getting it to move is a pain. Not to mention that once BEN finally gets the car to start, it crashes almost immediately.
  • The Confidant: BEN has a legitimate relationship with Jeff, serving as the latter's closest confidante.
  • The Conscience: He often pressures Jeff to do the right thing, such as going back to Washington to stop the Cowboy in Black from bulldozing an entire city (although it was more for the notoriety than actual morals).
  • Conspiracy Theorist: He believes in the Illuminati.
  • Cooldown Hug: Gives one to Jeff in "Old Friends".
  • Cool-Kid-and-Loser Friendship: The cool to Jeff's loser.
  • Cool Shades: His illusion form comes complete with them so humans can't see his red and black eyes.
  • The Cracker: It's his specialty. He once hacked into the United States Air Force servers and bragged about being able to hack every computer on Earth all at once.
  • Crazy Enough to Work: Anything BEN plans out will inevitably be this.
  • Creepy Child: BEN is still technically a child, as he died before hitting adolescence. He fits the creepy part to a T.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Seems to be just an idiotic stoner, but BEN has hacked into both the US and Russia's online servers, saved the multiverse multiple times, and nearly destroyed the universe just by getting a job.
  • Cuddle Bug: Comickit has implied BEN likes to sneak into Jeff's bed when he's asleep and snuggle him.
  • Curtains Match The Windows: Due to the art style it's usually impossible to tell the characters' eye colors, but BEN's natural color is confirmed as yellow by Comickit.
  • Cute and Psycho
  • Cyberspace: Where he lives.
  • Deadpan Snarker: A lot of snark at his disposal, Jeff, and Laughing Jack being the primary targets.
    Enderman: (to BEN) How would you like to die. Personally, I prefer poisonous gas.
    BEN: Is it because you're toxic to everyone you meet?
  • Death Glare: BEN tends to do this when provoked.
  • Deer in the Headlights: He goes into this stage whenever he sees water because it was the thing that killed him.
  • Depraved Bisexual: BEN has strong sexual feelings towards Jeff, but he has also attempted to earn Ms. P's heart.
  • Determinator: When he sets his mind to it, nothing can keep BEN down. Especially his his loved ones are involved.
  • Dimension Traveler: One of the up-sides about being supernaturally possessed is the ability to travel to different dimensions and do drugs with yourself.
  • Dissonant Serenity: He's rather robotic and emotionless half the time due to being stoned out of his mind. Only specific things can waver his calm demeanor (such as Stiltwalkers, threatening his loved ones and of course, water).
  • Distressed Dude: He's been kidnapped by Seedeaters, Enderman, and Zalgo's minions.
  • Deuteragonist: He is best friends with Jeff, the Villain Protagonist, and is generally the second most focused on Proxy.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: He's been trying to get with Ms. P since they met in high school.
  • Dull Surprise: Almost nothing seems to faze him, due to him being high almost all the time.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: He used to be every bit as mean and abusive to Sally as Jeff was. He even accidentally ran her over with his car and showed no regret for it. Nowadays the two are as close as a brother and his sister and he often protects her.
  • Easily Impressed: His standards are just as low as Jeff's.
  • Eating Optional: BEN does not need to eat, being a ghost and all. However, if her stopped eating he would feel the pain of starvation without dying from it, so it's best to keep eating. Plus, he... just likes eating and all.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: Never talks about it or anything, but he still has his mothers locket it his magic satchel, so he obviously cares for her.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He does care about his fellow Proxies and threatening them is a very good tactic if you plan on breaking through his calmness.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He actually had quite a few.
    • It's shown that he disapproves of Ms. P's sadistic love of torturing and killing squirrels. BEN is disgusted when Ms. P runs down a squirrel, closing its open, staring eyes when he notices it stuck on the wheel next to him and gently assuring it that Ms. P can't hurt it anymore.
    • He also is very loyal, if only to a handful of people. When Jeff gets thrown in jail, BEN is the first to recommend busting Jeff out. He also was truly torn up when Jeff abandoned him and Ms. P.
    • He's horrified when Jeff recommends killing Lara when she discovers the Proxies' existence.
    • Jeff's murder of Tails Doll is what inspires him to join the Anti-Proxies.
    • He also is disgusted by threatening other's loved ones to achieve goals.
    • Also, he especially hates Epsilon specifically for being a pedophile; when BEN, Jeff, and Smile go to deliver money to Epsilon's helicopter, Epsilon immediately starts hitting on him, BEN shuts him down by calling him a piece of shit and telling him to piss off, which nearly blows their cover.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": The Rake calls him "The Hacker".
  • Evil Genius: To the Proxies. Slendy's no idiot, but BEN's his computer guy. BEN is incredibly smart, with infinite knowledge of the internet, including the dark web. Comickit once stated BEN is a "living computer".
  • Evil Laugh: He has a nasily one.
  • Expy: Cleary based on [[Web Animation/PONYMOV Spike]].
    • Also seems to be one to Shaggy from Scooby Doo.
  • Evil Virtues: Loyalty. BEN values friendship greatly, bordering on being a Fatal Flaw. He places so much value on loyalty that he'll angrily cut ties with anyone he sees as unloyal or untrustworthy.
  • Extreme Omnisexual: He is attracted to women, has made sexual advances on men (Jeff for example), is pansexual and in one instance was shown to have intentions of wanting to have sex with a tiny female rat. Some episodes also imply he'll go as far as necrophilia.
  • Extreme Omnivore: Will eat anything for drugs. Even cats.
  • Fan Boy: Is a huge fan of [1] and watches it all the time.
  • Fan of the Underdog: BEN is close friends with Jeff.
  • Fatal Flaw: His fear of water. It's one of the few things that can completely waver and stun BEN into a Deer in the Headlights stage.
    • Also, his Undying Loyalty to his friends, which Enderman and Zalgo have exploited.
  • Fearless Fool: He isn't afraid to storm into a Stiltwalker's lair... Or personally confront Dragon!Enderman.
  • Fear of Thunder: BEN is absolutely paralyzed with fright at the sound of thunder because it means rain (aka water aka his worst fear) is coming.
  • Fetish: Every time BEN sees a pale person with black hair, he falls in love with them. This explains his lust for Ms. P, Jefrera, and Jeff.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: BEN and Sally instantly fall for each other after escaping the Stiltwalker's lair.
  • Forgot About His Powers: His ability to teleport and turn intangible would've come in handy in God knows how many situations, but he rarely uses any of them.
  • Fragile Speedster: BEN can move at incredible speeds, being able to swiftly kill four people in the time it took for a raindrop to fall from a streetlight. BEN, in his astral form, is also capable of interstellar travel well beyond the speed of light.
  • Friend Zone: Is firmly in it with Ms. P and Jeff.
  • Freudian Trio: The Superego.
  • Fun Personified: Due to being stoned out of his mind most of the time, BEN is hardly ever serious, loves goofing off, and takes nothing seriously. Sally describes him best: "I thought he was crazy and... too loud at first. But turns out BEN is ...fun, creative, and sweet."
  • Fun Size: He's by far the shortest character in the series, rivaled by Aton.
  • The Gadfly: Not quite as much as Jeff, but it still shows.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: He owns many weapons and gadgets, most of which he made.
  • Geek: Portrayed as one when he was in Proxy High.
  • Genius Bruiser: Smart enough to hack the United State's servers, strong enough t take out 20 grown adults.
  • Genius Ditz: Although BEN is a master planner and is "real good at numbers" according to Eyeless Jack, he still does pretty stupid things regularly. He often tags along with Jeff on his escapades despite said adventure being clearly dangerous and/or stupid. BEN obviously is very academically smart, but just lacks common sense.
  • Genius Slob: Jeff states that he wears the same clothes everyday. He even wears the clothes when sleeping. BEN argues that he's too busy and has too much to do to waste time with laundry.
  • Go-Karting with Bowser: BEN often goes to rave parties with B.O.B, of all people.
  • Glowing Eyes: When he becomes sober, BEN's eyes glow in a manner similar to that of Majora.
  • Good with Numbers: According to Eyeless Jack, and there's nothing that contradicts this statement. He knows exactly how many dollars worth of cargo comes through the port of Washington, DC every year, and when the Proxies steal money from a Russian billionare, after being told how much each gold bar is worth he instantly calculates the total amount they're carrying.
  • Guilty Pleasure: He loves watching midget porn.
  • Hammerspace: He is able to magically spawn objects at will.
  • Hates Being Alone: He hates being alone for too long.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Sexually Active Today?: Brags constantly about his non-existent sexual prowess.
  • Healing Factor: He can regenerate limbs or organs. Although, because he is already dead, he likely doesn't even need them to begin with.
  • Healing Hands: BEN can heal others by placing his hands over their wounds/broken bones. However, it doesn't work if the victim too badly injured as tragically seen with Eyeless Jack.
  • The Hedonist: Much like Jeff, BEN regularly does stupid and self-pleasuring activities to keep himself from boredom.
  • Heh Heh, You Said "X": Almost every time he hears anything that can possibly be construed as a sexual innuendo.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: Some of the actions BEN commits comes off as this.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Has been friends with Jeff since Proxy High (although the heterosexual part is debatable on BEN's side of the spectrum)
  • Hidden Depths:
    • He got straight A's in his years at Proxy High. He's also quite good at economics.
    • He's apparently a world-renowned paddleball champion, with a constructive score of 50,900,351,157,809,006 hits.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: He's far nicer than Jeff.
  • Height Angst: He's one of the smallest characters in the cast, and is usually mocked by others for it. He doesn't like it.
    Laughing Jack: You wanna go, small fry.
    BEN: I'll bust your kneecaps you fucking pathetic pansy-ass clown fuck.
  • Hopeless Suitor: For Ms. P.
  • Hope Spot: In "Legends of the Multiverse", The New Elite spends the entire episode trying to get BEN to become sober so he can destroy Zalgo. Come the Battle of the Pit and BEN finally gets sober just as Zalgo arrives... And gets one-shotted.
  • The Hyena: He has the stereotypical "stoner" giggle he tends to do at every opportunity.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: To Jeff.
  • I Have Your Wife: When he kidnaps Karen.
  • I Love the Dead: He's banned from the Under Realm's mortuary for fondling corpses.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: He denies it, but a lot of other characters (including his partners-in-crime and his stoner friends) accuse him of having a literal taste for human flesh. Judging by some of his actions in-game, such as discussing the finer cuts of meat when shooting the breeze with a guy in zombie makeup or making a pot of stew with an eyelid floating at the top, he's certainly suspect.
  • Immune to Drugs: Well, any drug that isn't Black Stuff. When he takes a toke of Bush's weed, instead of experiencing a Mushroom Samba like Jeff and Laughing Jack, BEN, a regular drug addict, remarks on it not being that strong.
  • Immortality: Due to a side effect of being a tangible ghost, BEN does not physically age, potentially able to live indefinitely. Also, as a result, he has retained his youthful appearance along with his prime health and vitality, However, he is still susceptible to pain via starvation, cold, physical injury, poisonous gases (although it will not kill him); and could be killed by powerful beings such as Slenderman, Aton, Zalgo etc. BEN can also be killed as easily as being drowned again.
  • Informed Flaw: Nearly everyone complains that all BEN does is sit in his room all day doing Black Stuff and playing video games. On the contrary, BEN is actually the most proactive Proxy, to the point where there are times where he's out of the house for weeks on end.
  • In Name Only: This version has very, very, VERY little to do with the canon BEN.
  • In-Series Nickname: He's been called many names like "BEN DROWNED", "Stoner dude", Benny Boy (by Mr. Widemouth", Benjamin, and Zelda by Laughing Jack and Aton.
  • Interface Screw: When he's sober, the comic itself begins to glitch and drop in terms of image quality. Fitting, given BEN has control over the internet.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: With Jeff and Ms. P.
  • Ironic Fear: It's revealed he's deathly afraid of water because he died via drowning. A fair enough reason in-and-of itself, if not for the fact that his murders often involves him throw corpses into large bodies of water.
  • The Insomniac: He is a night owl.
  • It Amused Me: When he's really bored he glitches into a random computer and stalks the person behind it.
  • It's Personal: Not outright stated, but when Sally is kidnapped by the Stiltwalker, BEN scrounges up any weapon he can find and heads out to kill it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite acting snarkily callous and assholeish towards everything (and his Brutal Honesty), BEN actually acts very decently with others and is always willing to lend a helping hand. Even when threatened with being drowned, BEN doesn't sell out his friends to Enderman. And afterwards? The first thing he does is to call Jeff to warn him. Also, upon Sally being captured by the Stiltwalker, the first thing BEN does is gather any weapon he can find and rescue her instead of running away.
  • Karma Houdini: Comes with being a Proxy. He might be one of the nicest Proxies, but at the end of the day, BEN is still a sadistic serial killer and drug dealer. His victims include men, women and children- including infant children. He has committed theft, assault, arson, abduction, bombings, torture, murder, rape, drug dealing, burglary, slavery and acts of terrorism and mass murder. Of course, it's all Played for Laughs, but he's still very psychotic and indifferent to the pain he causes.
  • Kick the Dog:
    • Literally does this when he violently kills a little girl's dog when it caught him sneaking into her house.
    • Also, he often joins Laughing Jack and Jeff in throwing rocks at homeless people.
  • Kid Detective: He usually tries to solve mysteries whenever the situation calls for it.
  • Kid Hero: Is physically 10 years old and, although far from a hero, is one of the most moral Proxies out there.
  • Kid Sidekick: To Jeff.
  • Kids Are Cruel: You probably never would have guessed BEN is physically 10 years old unless he mentions it.
  • Kill It with Water: His ultimate weakness.
  • Lack of Empathy: Zig-Zagged. Much like Jeff, BEN rarely shows remorse for his crimes and seems to enjoy watching other people suffer. Although sometimes he does show moments of outrage at heinous acts and is shown to have limits.
    • In "Rock-a-Bigmouth", BEN, Smile and Jeff spend the whole episode trying to wake Bigmouth from his nap and steal Laughing Jack's job as "sleepkeeper". When they finally wake Bigmouth and pin the blame on Jack, Laughing Jack is executed for it (although we all know what happens next). BEN, Smile, and Jeff's response is to high-five each other and walk off proudly into the moonlight.
  • The Lancer: He's often Jeff's second-in-command.
  • Lethally Stupid: Not exactly stupid per se, but he does lack some intelligence and it has costed people their lives.
  • Let's Get Dangerous!: When the Stiltwalker, a creature BEN has been terrified of until now, kidnaps Sally, BEN realizes it's time to stop being scared, grabs every weapon he can find and hunts down the Stiltwalker to get her back.
  • Like Is, Like, a Comma: He tends to say the word "like" a lot. Verging on being a Verbal Tic.
  • Likes Older Women: BEN gives several hints across the comic that he enjoys older women. For one, he longs for Ms. P's affection, even though she is around 11 years older than him. When stealing a motorboat that a stunt woman is tied in, he says "that's why I prefer older women" when she starts to scream. He also once said to President Bush that "older women should be appreciated, like weed", referring to his wife.
  • Living Lie Detector: BEN apparently has X-ray vision that he uses to see if others are lying.
  • Living MacGuffin: He is one of the many prophecised to defeat Zalgo.
  • Logging onto the Fourth Wall: He has his own official Tumblr page as seen here. The page is run by one of Comickit's closest friends, Kickstartaholic, who answer the questions the way BEN would, zoned-out, snarky, and stoned-out-of-their mind.
  • Lovable Coward: He usually runs away from the monster or demon chasing him, screaming his lungs out along the way. Ironically, what keeps him from the other side of the scale is the fact that he does not at all try to conceal his cowardice and is very casual and self-aware about it, and no one seems to really expect differently from him anyways, since he's the Non-Action Guy at any rate. However, he is capable of fighting when the situation calls for it.
  • Lovable Sex Maniac: He's even more of a pervert than Jeff is, although he can never seem to get laid.
  • Made of Iron: He once survived being ran over by a bus, laughed, and then said "That was cool". Honestly, his durability no different than Jeff's
  • Major Injury Underreaction: BEN treats bullet and knife wounds like minor annoyances. He once got ran over by a bus, laughed and remarked "That was cool".
    BEN: (while being drowned again) Ah geez... Well, this is the end... Again.
  • A Match Made in Stockholm: His relationship with Karen. Even Jeff lampshades it.
  • Medium Awareness: On occasion.
  • Messy Hair: Underneath his iconic pointy hat.
  • Meta Guy: While breaking the fourth wall, BEN usually points out the plot holes and problems with the story.
  • Mike Nelson, Destroyer of Worlds: He almost accidentally destroyed the universe by becoming sober.
  • Mind over Matter: He can lift objects with his mind.
  • Mission Control: Has this role during Jeff's crazy heist plans.
  • Morality Pet: Sally is very close to him. She invites him to her tea parties and they share laughs with one another frequently. Sally also enjoys watching BEN play games. BEN was willing to utterly destroy the Stiltwalker to save her.
  • Muscles Are Meaningless: BEN can brutalize full grown adults with relative ease.
  • Nerd: He was the "tech nerd" trope in Proxy High. Most of the time, BEN could be found in the computer lab. Fitting for his character.
  • Never Bareheaded: You will never regularly see him without his hat, at least not willingly. He just feels weird without it. Jeff likes to take it away to piss him off though, which usually doesn't end well for Jeff.
  • Nice Guy: He's fairly friendly and affable to random people, unlike most Proxies.. He was one of the few Proxies who were genuinely nice to the Plague Doctor before he became a Proxy.
  • Nice Hat: His iconic pointy hat.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: BEN is often amused or even aroused by disgusting things.
    BEN: (looking at the bullet hole in man's head) Now isn't that something you kinda wanna stick your thing into?
  • Nightmare Fuel Station Attendant: He may be one of the least insane of all the Proxies, but BEN is quite capable of delivering a fair share of Nightmare Fuel. For example, it is implied numerous times that he strangles babies who were left unattended by their parents. It's also implied that he killed one other Proxy for absolutely no reason at all.* Non-Action Guy: His job is to relay information to the Proxies and destroy any evidence of their existence, not to be on the front lines fighting like Jeff.
  • Noodle Incident: Much like Jeff, he has a habit of vaguely referencing his past (usually drug-related) adventures pre-Proxyism.
  • Non-Action Guy: BEN almost never fights unless he absolutely has to or when he must protect the ones he loves.
  • Not So Stoic: BEN is terrified of dying again, and has broken down crying quite a few times after suffering near-death experience. He also gets very defensive you threaten the other Proxies, especially Sally.
  • N-Word Privileges: He doesn't have them, but still lampshades this when he sometimes greets Troy with "My N-Word, huh?"
  • Older Than They Look: He should be 21 at the very least. He was killed when he was 10 years old so he hasn't physically aged due to a side effect of being displaced from humanity.
  • One-Man Army: As shown when he, Jeff, and Smile fight off the entire Mandavarias Cult. Granted, he had assistance from the two but he was still able to take on multiple goons simultaneously.
  • One-Winged Angel: When BEN becomes sober (which means doing too much Black Stuff), he becomes a being of godlike power who man accidentally manipulate reality simply by breathing or taking a step. Although initially a one-shot ability, it appears again in "Legends of the Multiverse Part 4", where the New Elite try to get him to us against Zalgo.
  • Only Friend: Comickit once stated BEN was the first friend Jeff ever had.
  • Only One Name: Usually just called BEN.
  • Only Sane Man: Not as much as Ms. P, but BEN is one of the savviest and most level-headed characters in the show, and is prone to calling out how stupid and nonsensical everyone else is.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: BEN's body can take a physical form (which is what he's in on a regular basis) but he is also a digital ghost, digital ghosts like Silver, Ghost, X to name a few, are also around in the Under Realm. BEN was uploaded to the internet so he can jump around in the digital world and play around whenever he wants. Thing is, this kind of resurrection is difficult, especially for BEN's case as he was a very restless spirit who's death was tied to Lord Zalgo and sinister magic and the emotional intensity caused his body to glitch, and warp the world around him (if he is left long enough in that state he risks destroying himself- his physical body will anyway) after Aton had brought him back, Aton instructed Slenderman to give BEN his Black Stuff in pill form, as He had discovered it stopped the glitch symptoms in other cases, and keeps the ghosts in a mellow state. Over the years, however, BEN decided to abuse the substance he takes excessive amounts in unconventional ways and harvests it alongside other monsters.
  • Parental Abandonment: His father has never been seen.
  • Perpetual Smiler: A constant shit-eating grin.
  • Pet Peeve: BEN kind of hates being called "Zelda". It used to be his Berserk Button, but he grew out of it as time went on but it still sorta bothers him. Aton and Laughing Jack call him it simply to screw with him, but he doesn't let it bother him anymore.
  • Pet the Dog: Despite his insanity and immorality, he seems to genuinely care for the other Proxies. He even drops off B.O.B to The Well, instead of killing him as Enderman wanted, urging him to leave the Under Realm for good. Although, the latter case might have been more about disobeying Enderman, since BEN hates Enderman more than he enjoys killing people.
    • When Eyeless Jack dies and Jeff becomes depressed over it, BEN decides to give Jeff and even Laughing Jack a "free pass" and bother Korbyn until the two get over it.
    • He genuinely ends up loving Karen, making her stay in his room comfortable even though she was, technically, his hostage. When he's made to take Karen home to Enderman, he is emotionally broken up about having to say goodbye to the love of his life.
  • Photographic Memory: BEN can remember anything. It doesn't matter what it is, he will remember it. It's both a blessing and a curse.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: He is capable of fighting off a large group of people and can withstand a lot of damage.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: He's one of the biggest sources of comedy in the show.
  • Pointy Ears: He has a set of elf-like ears on his head.
  • The Pollyanna: BEN is typically very happy-go-lucky. Mainly due to being high all the time.
  • Pop-Cultured Badass: Much like Jeff, he references a lot of songs and movies while talking.
  • Power Floats: BEN can "fly" several feet off the ground and slowly descend back to the ground afterward. While doing this he can still use his projectile attacks before descending.
  • Pretty Fly for a White Guy: BEN occasionally uses words like "Homie" and "Amigo".
  • Precocious Crush: Quickly developed a crush on Ms. P.
  • Reality Warper:
    • When he becomes sober, BEN can (albeit unintentionally) rip apart the fabric of reality, even affecting beings like Slenderman and Mr. Widemouth.
    • BEN can do this while inside cyberspace, possessing godly control of the internet.
  • The Rival: Friendly competition describes his relationship with Jeff.
  • Sadist: He's pretty laid-back most of the time, but BEN clearly thoroughly enjoys watching torture and murder. He also likes to travel inside the Dark Web so he can watch murder videos in real time.
  • Saw "Star Wars" 27 Times: He's seen Pineapple Express fifty six times.
  • Serial Killer: He's more or less the Proxy's intel guy, thus he doesn't actually do on-the-field killing. However, it's implied he still takes part in murder, humans and monsters alike. A few references are made in the show that point to him often picking up hitchhikers and doing God knows what with them. Also, in "Homemade", the episode abruptly opens with him in the desert, freshly done refilling a hole. Another episode shows him shoving a humanoid-looking tentacle down the toilet.
  • Shapeshifter: BEN can immediately take the shape of different creatures at will, allowing himself to sneak past enemies and turn the tide in a fight. Despite being a very useful ability, he almost never uses it.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: Is the smallest Proxy besides Sally, and also one of the smartest.
  • Signature Move: When confronted by someone bigger than him, he busts their kneecaps and then punches them when they fall down in pain.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Not as much as Jeff, but he does cuss quite a lot.
  • The Slacker: Very much so. He almost never does anything Slenderman tells him to do, constantly screws around during jobs, and overall spend most of his time watching porn and doing whatever the plot drives him to do.
  • Smarter Than They Look: Even though he is 10 and stoned most of the time, BEN is highly intelligent.
  • The Smart Guy: Arguably one of the most competent Proxy. He plans most things meticulously, and he gathers intel on marks, supplies, and other variables. He won't even participate in a big job unless there's somewhere to plan thoroughly.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: Is one of the few people who can understand Smile.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: When BEN kidnaps Karen from Enderman BEN ends up falling in love with her, despite her technically being his hostage. BEN is very reluctant to return her to Enderman.
  • The Stoic: Sure, he's far from emotionless, but he's less prone to freak out or overreact in most situations unlike say, Laughing Jack or Jeff.
  • The Stoner: Pretty much the staple of his character.
  • Stoners Are Funny
  • Stress Vomit: According to Jeff, BEN vomited after Jeff killed someone during the first time they met.
  • Surfer Dude: He has the accent and uses Totally Radical slang.
  • Technician vs. Performer: The technician to Jeff's performer.
  • Teeny Weenie: When BEN gets a psychic reading from Mr. Widemouth, he holds onto his own penis under the table and asks him what he is holding in his hand. Widemouth described his penis as small, frayed with over use and special for him, making BEN impressed that he guessed right.
  • Temporarily a Villain: Was the main antagonist of "The 125 Days of Soda".
  • The Thing That Would Not Leave: For Jeff in "Ben Gone".
  • Token Good Teammate: As stated above, he's easily one of the nicest Proxies out there, and his personality is jarring when compared to Jeff or Laughing Jack.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: He really likes Taco Bell's menu.
  • Tragic Keepsake: His mother's locket, which he carries around in his magic bag.
  • Tranquil Fury: Whenever he gets angry (which is quite rare).
  • True Companions: To Jeff. If Jeff is in any kind of trouble, BEN is always by his side.
  • True Neutral: Is aligned with this In-Universe.
  • Troll: He loves pushing other's buttons and takes almost nothing seriously.
  • The Undead: BEN is a spirit, thus he cannot die.
  • Undying Loyalty: If anything can be said to be a redeeming quality in BEN, it's his loyalty to those he cares about. Even when Enderman threatened to drown him, BEN didn't rat out Proxy information to Enderman. Finding out Sally had been snatched by the Stiltwalker drives BEN to go into the Dark Forest and find her.
  • Unflinching Walk: With Jeff and Smile when they destroy Epsilon's stashed millions.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: BEN's backstory shows him as an adorable, sweet-natured little boy who idolizes his big brother. Then he's brutally drowned and killed by Zalgo.
  • Vague Age: Most of the time he's 10 years old. Although some art depictions point him at being 12, like his original counterpart.
  • Vanity License Plate: His license plate reads "B 0 RN 2 H@CK".
  • Verbal Tic: Like, dude, uh, he has a, uh, like, seriously, uh, bad one, dude.
  • Vocal Dissonance: BEN is still technically a kid, despite sounding like a 20-something stoner.
  • Voice Changeling: BEN can perfectly imitate other people's voice by using magic to amplify his vocal cords.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: He, Ms. P and Jeff spew insults left and right at each other, but they still remain good friends.
  • Weak, but Skilled: He is extremely good with numbers, but since he doesn't have any real sufficient combat skills, he usually just acts as the Proxies intel guy.
  • Wife-Basher Basher: BEN threatens to return and cut off Hoodie's other ear if he ever mistreats or cheats on Masky again.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?:
    • BEN is terrified of water because it was what killed him. The Rake, Zalgo, Enderman, and Mancala have exploited this in attempts to kill him again. Even nowadays he's afraid of it; water is one of very, very, very few things that can put a permanent end to him. Because of this fear, he refuses to take a bath or even play in the snow unless forced to.
    • It's implied by the Unwanted House Guest that BEN is also afraid of teachers, the police, Zalgo, and mimes.
  • Wouldn't Hit a Girl: Subverted. While BEN is actually somewhat chivalrous enough to not strike women physically, he is not afraid to leave them riddled with bullets, ran over by cars, or killed via time bomb.
  • Yandere: A rare male example. Simply put, do not get between him and Jeff.

     Ms. P 

Ms. P/Pencilneck

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"Oh, sweetie. It's hard being beautiful. Not for me, of course, but for it must be hard on you."

Ms. P, or Ms. Penicilneck, is Jeff and BEN's close friend and Slenderman's adoptive daughter. She was born with an abnormally long neck. The full details of her backstory have yet to be revealed, although it's constantly stated her parents gave her up to a traveling circus where she was later found by Slenderman and raised to become a Proxy. She hates being judged for how she looks and is not afraid to remodel someone's face for teasing her. She now works as a Proxy tutor for Sally and many other Proxy children.


  • Abusive Mom: In contrast to Jeff's physical abuse, she's more emotionally abusive to Sally in contrast. Case in point, when the Rake suggests she give him Sally to eat in exchange for his services, while she decides against it, she still has to think about it for a second.
    Sally: I think I like BEN, and I was thinking about, I-I don't know, maybe calling him and-
    Ms. P: Sally, are you asking, in this day and age, when the CEO of Xerox is a woman, when the president of the USA is a racist, misogynistic goose, and Rosie O'Donnell is a woman, whether it's appropriate for a girl to ask a boy out on a date? Of course, it's appropriate. [smiles smugly] It's also sad and desperate and I would never do it, but you're not me, are you, sweetie?
    Sally: [sadly] No, I'm not.
    Ms. P': [laughs] No, you're not.
  • The Ace: Sorta. Provided Jeff stays out of her way, she tends to be fairly skilled and competent at what she is doing.
  • Action Girl: It's often shown that she's very strong and doesn't shy away from fighting, occasionally so much that she easily defeats other enemies, in large-scale battles.
  • Action Mom: She frowns upon violence but is still strong enough to beat Jeff, a guy who can lift cars, in a fist fight.
  • A-Cup Angst: She has one of the smallest bust sizes in the series.
  • Affectionate Nickname: "Ms. P" was an affectionate nickname Jeff and BEN gave her while they were in high school. Her real name is yet to be revealed.
  • The Alcoholic: In "Clown", she can be seen passed out on a couch with a wine bottle in her hand.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: One could argue this is the reason she remains with Jeff even after the latter is a Psychopathic Manchild. Which is ironic, since Ms. P is arguably worse than Jeff in a sense that she's more intelligent and aware than Jeff yet she does things that are as bad, if not worse, than he has.
  • Almighty Mom: She is capable of bringing down a fully grown Stiltwalker when she wants to.
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: She's cold, blunt, and has dark hair.
  • Alpha Bitch: Was one in high school as seen in "Blast from the Past". Her short-term goal was to become the most popular girl in school, and she was even more haughty, arrogant, and rude than in present-day episodes. Luckily, Will Grossman snaps her out of it.
  • Always Save the Girl: Subverted. After spending all of "Legends of the Multiverse" looking for options to protect Slenderman from being absorbed by Zalgo, while outright refusing the possibility of having to kill him, Ms. P still does it when they run out of options.
  • Anti-Hero: She's violent, sadistic, and haughty.
  • Apathetic Teacher: Though it's mostly her attitude toward the child Proxies since no matter what she does, she can't seem to get them to tap into their killer instinct and get them out of her hair for good.
  • Attempted Rape: When she was a teen, Laughing Jack tries to rape her in order to get back at Jeff but... he couldn't get it up.
    • Of course, this is monstrously averted by X in "Mind Games"
  • Ax-Crazy: She does a good job of hiding it, but it's there.
    Ms. P: After we find Smile we'll go massacre the first family we see, just like we used to do.
  • Badass Bookworm: She reads books a lot. It's pretty rare to not see an episode where she isn't at least holding a book.
  • The Baby Trap: It's implied by BEN that the only reason Jeff stayed with Ms. P is because she adopted Sally.
  • Beauty Is Bad: She is very easy on the eyes, but she's also a sadistic Serial Killer at heart.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: The main reason that she considers the Proxies her friends and the only reason she opens up to them more than most people. They consider her a friend instead of a freak.
  • Berserk Button: She has a lot of them.
    • She gets riled up anytime she sees Jeff with another woman.
    • NEVER make fun of her long neck. Just ask Laughing Jack.
    • She is disgusted by misogyny, as Jeff and President Bush learned the hard way.
    • President Bush's mere existence has proved this for her.
    • She hates being interrupted or talked to when reading books.
    • Jeff's stupid and random antics.
    • Never hurt Sally. It could be the last thing you ever do.
    • Anyone, including Slenderman, disrespecting her authority.
  • Big Eater: Implied by Jeff.
  • Big Sister Instinct: To BEN.
  • Bi the Way: She can be seen tongue kissing Natalie in "Blast to the Past".
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She acts aristocratic and higher-than-life. It's mainly not to sound as Ax-Crazy as the other Proxies. For example, when Jeff does something to usurp her from a position of authority, such as running for schoolboard president, she later shows up to watch the results of his antics, stating it's only because she wants to watch him fail and see the people publically destroy him (only to completely lose her cool in public when this failed). Notably, this was lampshaded when the Proxies appear on Show Some Skin and Ms. P gets the caption "probably more of a bitch than she lets on".
  • Blood Knight: Deep down, she loves to torture and kill. Which makes her come off as a Hypocrite when she criticizes the other Proxies as being "brutal ruffians".
  • Bookworm: She is often seen reading in the living room of Proxy Mansion.
  • The Bore: Her appreciation of arts and etiquette has proved this for many Proxies.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Her hair isn't particularly long.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: When she was a little girl.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: In her younger years.
  • Broken Bird: Her family abandoned her to a traveling circus and then she was adopted and raised as a witch by an abusive, elitist, child kidnapping monster. It's no surprise someone coming out of that would be so cold and emotionally reserved.
  • Brains and Brawn: The Brains to Jeff's Brawn. Due to his unintelligence, Jeff's much less savvy than Ms. P and is more prone to physical derring-do.
  • British Stuffiness: Some dubs depict her with a British accent. Whether this is to be taken into canon is up for debate.
  • Brutal Honesty: She does not mince words when it comes to criticism.
  • The Bully: In high school, her hobbies consisted of belittling other girls, posting candid sexual images of her rivals, throwing trash at the emo kids, and vandalizing other girl's cars.
  • But for Me, It Was Tuesday: She has this with Jefrera when the latter confronts the former about what she did to her when they were teenagers. Ms. P doesn't remember this, as she had tormented many other girls in the past.
  • Butt-Monkey: She tends to be on the receiving end of a lot of Jeff's antics.
  • Buxom Is Better: In high school, she got breast implants to distract men from her neck.
  • Canon Foreigner: Originated from Pastamonsters.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "Honestly..."
    • "HOW DARE YOU?!"
    • "Why do I even.."
    • "I give up" for whenever she just can't reason with Jeff.
  • The Cheerleader: She was a nasty one in Proxy High.
  • Closer to Earth: Flip flops with this. While she is far more intelligent than most of the cast, she is occasionally shown to have a very abrasive temperament when pushed. She is also sometimes more aware of her position in this trope than she really is.
  • Combat Medic: Functions as the Medic in "The Chain Mail", healing the other Proxies using magic.
  • The Comically Serious: Around Jeff and BEN.
  • Commonality Connection: She and Slenderman bond over the fact that they both hate Jeff.
  • Control Freak: She wants everything to be under her control.
  • Covert Pervert: She is really into BDSM.
  • Cute Little Fangs
  • Cute Witch
  • Daddy Issues: Her father abandoned her to a traveling circus, which was the catalyst for her disdain towards men.
  • Daddy's Little Villain: She never actually calls him "Dad" nor are the two ever referred to as a father and daughter, but Slenderman took her in at a young age and raised her into Proxyism.
  • Dance Battler: As seen whenever she fights.
  • Dark Action Girl: She is capable of fighting the likes of Jeff with little difficulty.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She was abandoned by her parents and forced to live in a traveling circus to be ridiculed for the rest of her life. Luckily, Slenderman took her in at a young age and taught her to ways of Proxyism.
  • Dark Chick: A witch who practices black magic.
  • Dark Is Evil: She is clad in black and wears dark makeup.
  • Dark Magical Girl: Ms. P is a fearsome mystical being, with her and her magic being praised by even Zalgo, and Slenderman claims that Ms. P is the most powerful Proxy that he has ever come across, with Ms. P nearly overpowering the combined might of Zalgo's Inquisitors single-handedly. Despite having been praised by Slenderman and Zalgo, however, Ms. P is nowhere near as strong as Slenderman or Zalgo.
  • Deadpan Snarker: You thought Slenderman was bad? Her whole dialogue oozes snark as well as her thoughts.
  • Defiant Captive: She's not afraid to mouth off against Enderman or the Rake when they have her captive.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: In her high school years she was absolutely disgusted by nearly everyone, was strict and professional, a bully to many other girls, and believed herself to be above everyone simply because she was Slenderman's adoptive daughter. She gradually loosens up and becomes much more approachable in her later years.
  • Depraved Bisexual: She is implied to play both sides.
    Ms. P: Women are such teases, right? That's why I switched to men.
  • Disapproving Look: Always directed at Jeff's shenanigans.
  • Distaff Counterpart: The absolute closest you can get to a female Slenderman. They enjoy acting refined and elegant, and both dislike Jeff, agreeing that he's the bane of their existences. However, while Slenderman doesn't bother trying to hide his hatred of Jeff and has even tried to have him killed, Ms. P is generally much kinder and understanding to him when not dealing with his antics.
  • Does Not Like Men: She hates men because her father decided to abandon her to a traveling circus.
  • The Dreaded: In Proxy High, most of the girls avoided her because of her tendency to embarrass and even kill those she saw as a threat to her popularity.
  • Dude Magnet: Just ask Jeff, BEN, Eyeless Jack, Laughing Jack, Slenderson, President Bush, The Rake, B.O.B, Ticci Tobey, the Rake, Enderman, Aton,... Almost every major male character has hit on her at some point
  • Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette
  • Emotionless Girl: She tries to be this but the Proxies bring her out of it.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: Slenderman gifted her with magical powers once she became a Proxy.
  • Enraged by Idiocy: She's easily angered by stupid people.
  • Even the Girls Want Her: It is implied Jefrera is attracted to her.
  • Evil Brit: Speaks with a British accent depending on what dub you're listening to.
  • Eviler Than Thou: Arguably is this to Jeff. See Jerkass below.
  • Evil Feels Good: She claims the reason she became a Proxy is that she enjoys hurting others.
  • Evil Is Petty: Ms. P is not above doing horrific things for very small reasons, like clawing a guy's eyes out for cutting in front of her in the grocery store.
  • Evil Laugh: A very posh and arrogant one.
  • Evil Parents Want Good Kids: Ms. P wants Sally to have a proper, fulfilling career instead of chasing cheap fame in the Under Realm or, God forbid, become anything like Jeff is. However, when Sally announces that she's given up killing to apply for a real job, Ms. P is disappointed that she cut off her only source of income.
  • Family Values Villain: She constantly tells Jeff not to swear in front of Sally. He listens to her about as much as you'd expect with Jeff being Jeff and all.
  • Faux Affably Evil: She uses her aristocratic and larger-than-life manner to manipulate others.
  • Femme Fatale: She's very manipulative of those around her.
  • Femme Fatalons: She has very sharp nails she often uses to cut people's throats with.
  • Force Field: She can apply this when using magic, but it requires extreme concentration.
  • Forgot About His Powers: She almost exclusively uses magical projectiles and telekinesis in battles, rather than telepathy, intangibility, mind control, and phasing.
  • Formerly Fat: According to Jeff.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: The other Proxies consider her boring and rather vapid to be around.
  • Freudian Excuse: In an interesting conversation found on the interview tapes in Slenderman's office, Slenderman comes to the conclusion that Ms. P might suffer from this more than even she's aware of. In his analysis, she despises men because her father abandoned her to a traveling circus, and this is the reason that she can't come to trust Jeff, BEN, or Slenderman himself. Still, she likes Jeff and seeks his approval, and the way she goes about this is to get his attention by adopting Sally and dressing seductively.
  • Freudian Threat: When Sexual Offenderman tries to sleep with Sally, Ms. P threatens to cut off his penis and feed it to Smile.
  • The Gambling Addict: When the gang travel to Vagas.
  • Glass Cannon: She's almost unstoppable with her magic, but isn't very sturdy in close combat (not including magic shields).
  • Goal in Life: Her dream is to be an Operator and lead her own Proxy cult.
  • Goth: Black hair? Check. Dark magic? Check. Black clothing? Check. Black lipstick? Check.
  • Goth Girls Know Magic: She fits the typical traits of a Goth with her reclusiveness and taste in dark things in general, and can use demonic and magical spells.
  • Grumpy Bear: Probably one of the crankiest Proxies out there.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Just about everything pisses her off, usually because of something Jeff says or does.
  • Hand Blast: How most of her powers are generated.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: She apparently beat Laughing Jack in a drinking contest.
  • Hates Being Touched: Nearly bit Ticci Tobey's hand off for grabbing her arm.
  • Hidden Depths: She's a surprisingly good fighter, sculptor, cheerleader, and painter.
  • Hot-Blooded: At least when Jeff is being an idiot (which is often).
  • Human Mom, Non-Human Dad: Sorta. Her biological mother might be human, while her adoptive father Slenderman is certainly not human.
  • Incredibly Lame Fun: Ms. P finds enjoyment in monotonous activities such as evening walks or bird-watching.
  • Informed Deformity: Ms. P is very self-conscious about her neck, thinking it makes her ugly. If her status as a Dude Magnet is any indication, her neck doesn't seem to stop others from fawning over her.
  • Insufferable Genius: Good lord, she loves rubbing her intelligence in people's faces.
  • Intangibility: Ms. P can phase through solid objects, as she uses it to easily access rooms and to make an easy escape.
  • Intellectual Loner: Prefers to keep to herself and her books for the most part. This may be because many of the other characters are irredeemably stupid in spite of Ms. P's efforts to correct their misconceptions. She seems to get along best with the level-headed Proxies like Eyeless Jack and Ticci Tobey.
  • In the Blood: They aren't actually blood-related, but it's clear she took a liking to Slenderman's aristocratic and posh personality.
  • I Want Grandkids: According to Widemouth, one of her greatest fear is dying without grandchildren.
  • Jerkass: Her Jerkassness is comparably worse than even Jeff's, because although Jeff dwells on the edge of Comedic Sociopathy, he is obviously too stupid and insane to know any better and can never really grasp any Aesops that are thrown his way for long (although he does have his Pet the Dog moments), but Ms. P obviously knows better and yet acts meanly in more insidious ways.
    • Jerkass Has a Point: As much an Insufferable Genius and Alpha Bitch Ms. P is, she's usually right.
      • She accurately guesses that leaving Jeff in charge of Proxy Mansion would go awry.
      • Her tough demeanor when babysitting the Proxies was shown to be a good choice, otherwise they all go nuts.
    • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's a manipulative Rich Bitch, no doubt, but she's still can be nice nonetheless, in addition to taking care of Sally.
  • Just Friends: In spite of massive Ship Tease, her relationship with Jeff is mostly platonic.
  • Jumpscare: She's introduced by scaring Jeff.
  • Karma Houdini: Has been murdering for 18 years and still hasn't been caught (and even if she did, President Bush or Slenderman would likely bail her out). While she has made her near equally abrasive and selfish as Jeff, she tends to face consequences for her actions or learn from her mistakes the least out of all the Proxies (which is saying a lot), designated more often into Straight Man role and having her Jerkass tendencies played more for minor comic relief. She's an unfit mother whose actions would have cost her her children if the show followed reality (which it doesn't).
  • Karmic Rape: She has been mind raped by X, fondled by Sexual Offenderman, Laughing Jack has attempted to rape her but failed embarrassingly, and Jeff once tricked BEN into raping her.
  • Kick the Dog: Does this a lot. Outside her need to back-stab everyone, she also killed her homecoming rival's boyfriend and sent his head to her home.
    • She also encouraged Sally to commit suicide by giving her an Exacto knife.
  • Kill the Ones You Love: She is forced to kill Slenderman in "Legends of the Multiverse Part 4" to prevent Zalgo from absorbing him. Unfortunately, this is undone by Zalgo's time travel spell.
  • Knife Nut: Keeps a dagger strapped to her thigh.
  • Knight Templar: Can go into this when she tries too hard to keep the Proxies normal.
  • Lack of Empathy: Her experiments on small animals proves this. She also is perfectly okay with rape, murder, torture, theft, vandalism, and war crimes.
  • Lady of Black Magic: She practices the dark arts.
  • Like an Old Married Couple: Her constant verbal sparring with Jeff throughout the comic.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Jeff and Ms. P act a lot like an annoying brother and grumpy sister.
  • Loner-Turned-Friend: She used to be a lonely circus girl before Slenderman took her in.
  • Long Neck: Ms. P is mostly recognized due to her long neck.
  • Lust Object: For Sexual Offenderman. He has pictures of Ms. P in his house. He was also got caught peeping on Ms. P in the girls' bathroom.
  • Mama Bear: Any attack against Sally; Ms. P will go on a rampage. Also, don't mess with the Under Realm children in general. It should be noted that she's also one towards Jeff, BEN and Smile... sometimes.
  • Man Bites Man: She nearly bites Malitch's finger off when the latter is busy taunting her.
  • Manipulative Bitch: She can deceive anyone.
  • Mars-and-Venus Gender Contrast: With Jeff, all the time.
  • Meaningful Name: She has an incredibly long neck, hence the name "Pencilneck".
  • Mind Rape:
    • She does this to the Skin Taker, Jeff, Shadowlurker, and Ducky.
    • She's on the receiving end of this when faced with Malitch and X.
  • Mommy Issues: Her mom abandoned her to a traveling circus.
  • Mood-Swinger: One minute, Ms. P is an aristocratic Rich Bitch who hides her true feelings behind her affable nature, but the next she could be an Ax-Crazy killer who would massacre entire houses filled with innocents and not feel a hint of remorse.
  • Morality Pet: Sally is one of the few individuals Ms. P routinely shows kindness and care for.
  • My Eyes Are Up Here: She mockingly says this to X, before he Mine Rapes her.
  • Narcissist: She has such a high opinion of herself that she thinks every man who talks to her is trying to have sex with her. Also, she plans on having biological children via a surrogate because she's too afraid of getting fat to get pregnant.
  • Nerves of Steel: When you have the balls (or.. ovaries?) to tell Slenderman off, you qualify as this.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: She has a thing for BDSM. When Jeff accidentally shoots her in the arm, she giddily tells him to stick his finger in the hole and twist it.
    • When Jeff smacks her to the ground in one instance, she crawls away giggling.
  • Nightmare Fuel Station Attendant: It isn't particularly hard for Ms. P to turn on that "creepy" switch when she wants to. Several episodes point out she even makes a hobby out of killing and experimenting on small animals.
  • No Name Given: Her real name has yet to be revealed.
  • Non-Giving-Up School Guy: Is determined to keep tutoring young Proxies.
  • The Not-Love Interest: Jeff and Ms. P are only close friends, although many in the Under Realm mistake them as boyfriend and girlfriend.
  • Not So Above It All: She's easily on par with Jeff in terms of being a Jerkass. She also calls out the Proxies for their alcohol consumption... Even though Ms. P herself beat Laughing Jack in an alcohol drinking contest. She also is known to partake in childish activities like food fights and pizza parties.
  • One-Man Army: As shown in "The Chain Mail", she's capable of fight entire armies when she needs to.
  • Only Sane Man: One of the few genuinely sane Proxies around at least by their standards. To an extent, the evolution of the show has led "Sane" to be defined as "slightly less Ax-Crazy than everyone else".
  • Opposites Attract: With Jeff.
  • Parental Abandonment: Her mother and father abandoned her to a traveling circus because of her freakishly long neck.
  • Parental Substitute: Ms. P tries her best to mother Sally.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: She is very close with BEN and Jeff, but isn't in a romantic relationship with any of them.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: In high school, she called Jefrera a "dyke", casually used the word "retard", and dumped garbage on a poverty-stricken girl.
  • Power Glows: Her magical attacks are often illuminated in bright purple or red.
  • Rage Breaking Point: She has been pushed into this on many occasions, usually by Jeff.
  • Really Gets Around: Implied in her younger days.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: She has red eyes that give away her evil nature.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Blue to Jeff's Red.
  • The Resenter: She hates her father and President Bush with a passion.
  • Rich Bitch: Despite her boyfriend being an Ax-Crazy Serial Killer, her boss being an Eldritch Abomination, and her daughter being a desperate Attention Whore, her main complaint is that this is ruining her private yoga lessons.
  • Sanity Slippage: She tends to lose her elegance when dealing with Jeff's shenanigans.
  • Scary Teeth: She has rows of very sharp teeth that are more noticeable when she's angry.
  • Seven Deadly Sins: A textbook example of Pride with a hint of Lust.
  • She's Got Legs: They can distract you from her unusually long neck.
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss: Pretty much sums up her relationship with Jeff.
  • Slapstick Knows No Gender: It's all Played for Laughs, but she's been shoved down the stairs by Jeff, fallen off the roof of Proxy Mansion when Laughing Jack shoves her off the roof, drenched in scalding cooking oil by Jefrera, and more.
  • Slasher Smile: Several spots of these in "An Ax to Grind".
  • The Smart Gal: Definitely the smartest out of the trio (although BEN comes dangerously close).
  • Smug Smiler: Her default expression.
  • Smug Snake: She was a major one in high school. She still shows shades of this around Jeff and BEN.
  • The Sociopath: Although she isn't a complete one, she still shows textbook examples of sociopathy.
  • Squishy Wizard: She's the most fragile of the Proxies in direct physical combat (it only took one hit from Mancala to knock her out) and tends to hang back to cast magic rather than jumping into the thick of things.
  • Statuesque Stunner: She's the tallest of the trio, if only for her neck and heels.
  • Straight Man: Plays this role alongside Slenderman, most of the time.
  • Straw Feminist: She's not a fan of Hillary Clinton, but her determination to be better than male Proxies and clear favoritism over female Proxies put her in the category somewhere.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: A played for laughs example.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: Jeff and BEN are both Psychopathic Manchildren, with the former acting like a bratty, sociopath and the latter being obnoxious and sometimes dimwitted, they have literally driven Ms. P to run away screaming.
  • Take Over the World: According to Comickit, one of Ms. P's dream goals is world domination.
  • Team Mom: Ms. P and the Proxies' interactions are more like a mother and her children. Ms. P has told Jeff he can only have one candy bar at the supermarket, yelled at BEN and Sally to get back and clean up the Jello powder they spilled, and sets bedtimes for each Proxy. Comickit even at one point called her "the mom friend".
  • Teleportation: Ms. P is able to teleport herself and others over both short and tremendously long distances in seconds, and upon Slenderman's order, was able to teleport to a secret weapons vault in Tehran, Iran, and steal a top-secret binder that contained information on the Proxies' existence and teleport back to Slenderman's boardroom, all within mere seconds.
  • Tears Of Remourse: She breaks down crying when she is forced to kill Slenderman in "Legends of the Multiverse".
  • Technicolor Eyes: Red ones.
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: To Jeff.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: She's nowhere near as bad as she used to be in high school.
  • Tragic Keepsake: Before he dies, Jeff gives her his Adventure Time watch. She keeps it even months later.
  • The Rival: To Jefrera.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: A seductive and beautiful woman unofficially married to a noseless, pale, lazy slob.
  • Uptown Girl: She's basically Slenderman's adopted daughter and fell for a low-class yuppie like Jeff.
  • The Vamp: Is it heavily implied she has plans to murder Jeff although she has yet to act on them (and probably never will).
  • Vapor Wear: When saying goodbye the Mr. Widemouth in "Legends of the Multiverse", Mr. Widemouth suggests Ms. P wear a bra next time she visits. She responds by slowly covering her chest uncomfortably.
  • Verbal Tic: "Honestly...":
  • Yandere: Has shades of this around Jeff.
  • You Got Spunk: Zalgo "likes 'em fiery!"
  • Your Cheating Heart: She has cheated on Jeff multiple times.
  • "Well Done, Daughter!" Girl: Growing up, all she wanted was the love and attention of her abusive and demeaning mother and father. After being adopted by Slenderman, she wished for his attention and approval as well, although Slenderman mostly remained distant.
  • Who Dares?: She usually says "How dare you?!" when angered.
  • Woman Are Wiser: Usually played straight with Jeff around.
  • Would Hurt a Child: She killed a gang of 7 year olds who were bullying Sally by giving them poisoned candy.
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