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The Parr/Incredible Family

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    In General 
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"That was the best vacation ever!!! I love our family!!!"
The titular family of superheroes.
  • Badass Family: A superhero family! By the end of the movie, every Parr except for Jack-Jack (who is a baby and had very little screen time) has a body count.
  • A Boy, a Girl, and a Baby Family: Dash, Violet, and Jack-Jack respectively.
  • Brought to You by the Letter "S": Their suits prominently feature a lowercase ( i ) for an emblem.
  • Domino Mask: Their new superhero costumes include one.
  • Dysfunctional Family: First shown as this, through Bob and Dash's dissatisfaction at having to live an average life and keep their powers hidden under the Super Relocation Act, Violet angsting about not being normal, the arguments between siblings and parents at the dinner table and Helen butting heads with Bob over his late-night vigilante antics. Thankfully, the events of the movie contribute to bring them all closer by the end.
  • Good Is Not Soft: The Incredibles are not against using deadly force against the various mooks they encounter and/or indirectly causing them to die- heck, Dash racks up the highest kill count among them by getting the goons chasing him to crash their velicipods into the surroundings. However, this trope is completely Justified; turns out, super-heroing is a dangerous business and it's a lot harder than it sounds to just take bad guys alive when they're actively trying to kill you.
  • Lamarck Was Right: Averted.
    • Both Dash's and Violet's powers are radically different from their parents. And that's not even scratching Jack-Jack's Combo Platter Powers.
    • Also, Bob and Helen's skills are explicitly not inherited (and this is shown, not told): It's pretty clear that Bob is an accomplished martial artist and sportsman on top of his super strength and Helen expertly uses her stretching in a myriad of creative and subtle ways. Meanwhile, Violet (who's shown struggling with mastering her power as is) and Dash only succeed by random luck; they get several opportunities to use their powers to improve the situation and they only take advantage in a minority of them, it simply doesn't occur to them how to use their powers effectively in most situations.
  • My Suit Is Also Super: The red suits are tailored for each member of the family by Edna Mode. Each is tailored to support the powers of the individual super wearing it. We see Mr. Incredible's suit get a full durability workout when he faces the Omnidroid. Elastigirl's suit can stretch as far as she can and is virtually indestructible. Violet’s suit can become invisible like she can. Dash' suit can withstand incredible friction. She even rises to the challenge of building a biometric monitoring system into Jack-Jack's suit to keep track of his multiple powers.
  • Mundane Utility: Each of them is seen using their powers in daily life.
    • Bob uses his Super Strength to lift furniture out of the way when his wife is vacuuming, or throw a football extra-far when playing catch with Dash.
    • Helen stretches her arm while using the vacuum cleaner so she can cover the entire floor.
    • Violet turns invisible to hide from her crush at school (and from her parents when she overhears them fighting), and summons a force field to stop Dash from hitting her in the middle of a fight.
    • Dash uses his super speed to put a tack on his teacher's chair during class and play football with his father. He also uses it to fight his sister when they start bickering
    • Jack-Jack uses his teleportation to escape his crib when his parents aren't looking.
  • Red Is Heroic: Their supersuits are all heroic red. Edna designed them after all.
  • Super Family Team: There's a posed shot in the later half of the film in such a pose.
  • Super Hero: All of them have the powers and the costumes and heroics.
  • Two Girls to a Team: The Parr family has one mom and one daughter, so the super team has only Helen and Violet.
  • Undying Loyalty: The parents are extremely protective and caring of their kids and their kids go out of their way to help their parents in moments of danger.

    Mr. Incredible 

Mr. Incredible/Robert "Bob" Parr

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"Every superhero has a secret identity. I don't know a single one who doesn't. I mean, who wants the pressure of being super all the time?"
Voiced by: Craig T. Nelson

"No matter how many times you save the world, it always manages to get back in jeopardy again. Sometimes I just want it to stay saved! You know?! For a little bit. I feel like the maid: "I just cleaned up this mess! Can we keep it clean for, for 10 minutes?! Please?!""

Mr. Incredible is a super-hero from the Golden Age. He marries Elastigirl shortly before they're forced to retire and enter the "Super Relocation Act" by a new law banning vigilante superheroics, legislation that was inspired in large part by the collateral damage resulting from Bob's superheroic activities.


  • Acrofatic: He's put on some weight since his superhero days, but his fight with the Omnidroid shows he's not completely out of practice.
  • Action Dad: A vigilante-superhero after he finished his work at Insuricare and before tucking his kids into bed.
  • All-Loving Hero: Bob helps people for a living, even when he has a Mean Boss whose policy is to help people as little as possible.
  • Amazon Chaser: Fell in love with and married fellow crimefighter Elastigirl.
  • Badass in Distress: As Syndrome's prisoner.
  • Badly Battered Babysitter: When he is left to care for Jack-Jack in Incredibles 2, he has about as much success handling an infant with Combo Platter Powers as Kari did.
  • Battle Couple: With Helen. They were on patrol on their wedding day.
  • Beware the Nice Ones:
    • When Bob tells Mr. Huph that a man is getting mugged, the latter abuses his authority and threatens to fire him if he goes out to help. This so offends Bob's sense of justice that he snaps, giving Huph a Neck Lift and throwing him through four walls from his office to the outside hallway injuring him.
    • When he believes that Syndrome has killed his family, he reaches his Rage Breaking Point and tries to grab Syndrome to kill him but catches Mirage instead. He comes really close to crushing Mirage to death, but ultimately can't go through with it.
  • Big Eater: Once competed in (and won) a massive eating contest with Thunderhead, consisting of 47 boysenberry pies, 8 banana cream pies, 3 apple crumbs and a liter of mayonnaise.
  • Blue Is Heroic: His old supersuit from his Glory Days was a shade of blue, as opposed to the family's new red ones.
  • Bruiser with a Soft Center: Bob is tough as nails against anything Syndrome can throw at him except the possibility of losing his family. The mere thought reduces him to being barely able to speak.
  • The Cape: While he does not wear a literal cape (Edna made sure of that), he's a strong example of the trope for his heroic deeds.
  • Catchphrase: When happy or excited, Bob usually shouts "Yeah, baby!". He also tends to say "Showtime" just before launching into his current adventure. However, his most common expression is "Uh-Oh" as he realizes things are about to go wrong.
  • Character Development: Bob realizes how his selfish pursuit of the Glory Days has isolated him from his family and he gives that up by the end of the film, realizing his family is more important. This carries into the second film, where he takes on the role of House Husband while his wife is out being a superhero.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: Actively seeks opportunities to be a hero which makes it very difficult for him to settle down after the Super Relocation Act is passed. This continues into the second film where he struggles to cope with Helen being the one reviving superheroes rather then him while also trying to remain positive for her.
  • Combat Pragmatist: He's certainly not above attacking a villain while he's in the middle of a monologue and his extremely accurate throwing ability allows him to turn anything within reach into a weapon.
  • Dating Catwoman: A Downplayed Trope. He doesn't have an affair with Mirage (although he inadvertently gave that impression to Helen), but they have quite flirty banter.
  • Desk Jockey: Mr. Incredible is forced to become one to support his family's normal middle class life and hates it so much he sneaks a little vigilantism on the side.
  • Destructive Savior: One of the big reasons why the Deavors didn't choose Bob to be the spokesperson for the return of superheroes is because of all the damage he caused even in his glory days.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength: Having been a hero for many years, Mr. Incredible is usually in control of his Super Strength. However, as the film is a deconstruction of the superhero genre, it shows that when Bob is emotionally distracted or surprised, he can fall into the trope, such as damaging his car when he slips on a toy in his driveway or sawing through a plate and the underlying table when trying to cut Dash's food while preoccupied.
  • Experienced Protagonist: The Incredibles starts with Mr. Incredible as a famous superhero. Much of the plot involves how he deals with being forced underground, then getting a chance to get back in the game.
  • Fatal Flaw: His stubbornness, temper, and inability to let go of his Glory Days as a superhero serve as a major problem for him. In the first movie, this is what almost gets him killed after accepting Syndrome's offer, and in the second movie, it makes it very hard for him to take care of his kids properly, although he tries.
  • Formerly Fit: After the Time Skip near the start of the movie, he's gained quite a bit of weight due to inactivity. However, he still has his Super Strength, and is still quite capable despite losing some agility and endurance. He trims most of his flab down during the montage between his improving home life and his surreptitious training regimen, but not enough to escape a barb from Edna Mode.
  • Gentle Giant: He's an extremely large, hulking man who towers over the rest of his family and most of the cast but he's goodhearted and very careful with his super strength, notably going out of his way to be careful to not hurt Helen when she's hypnotized. Just don't push him too far.
  • Glory Days: Before the Superhero Relocation Program, he was a famous superhero, and his office is plastered with memorabilia of that time. His desire to return to that era ends up allowing Syndrome to manipulate him.
  • Glory Seeker: Subverted. While he aspires to return to the glory days, it's not for the sake of glory itself- he just genuinely loves helping people to the point where he even does it illegally and seems quite humble about his fame even during his prime as a hero.
  • Good Parents: He slips into Parental Obliviousness at times, but he's always trying his best.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: In the sequel. When Helen is chosen over him to help legalize super-heroes, Bob does a really bad job of hiding his jealousy of his wife.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Receding hair of gold, anyway: though he is getting on in years and has become more cynical with time, Mr. Incredible is characterized as a stand-up, classic superhero in many ways.
  • Happily Married: Downplayed with Helen. Much like any couple who has been married for so long, he and Helen tend to get into arguments at times, especially with regards to Bob's desire to return to super-heroism. Despite it all, Bob and Helen love each other dearly and are always trying their best to do right for their family.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: He's married to a redheaded heroine.
  • Heroic Build: As a super strong golden age hero, he is built like a tank. His young self is buff, true to trope, but years of office work have made him go to seed quite a bit. When he gets back in the hero game and begins working out again, he becomes noticeably slimmer around the waist and broader around the chest, but not his youthful shape.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Lucius. They've been best friends and superhero partners for a long time.
  • House Husband: In the sequel. Helen has a day job now, and Bob stays home to raise the kids. Since Bob was originally the bread-winner and was focused on the glory days in the first film, he finds that he is lacking experience in handling this new arrangement, and having to juggle all the kids' needs — compounded by them being supers — leaves him unable to sleep for days on end. He eventually gets better at it.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Downplayed with Helen. Bob is only about a head taller than his wife, but he's physically massive next to her nonetheless.
  • I Just Want to Be Special: Or, "I Just Want to be Special Again."
  • Improbable Aiming Skills: Bob has the ability to throw things with extreme accuracy. This combined with his Super Strength allows him to turn anything within reach into a projectile weapon. He is shown taking out a mook with a coconut to the head. He even has great aim with ballistic trajectories, nailing a pair of guards with the ripped-off monorail cab he lobs at them from out of view.
  • Immune to Bullets: One of his mementos is a jar full of deformed rounds with the label "Bullets That Bounced Off Me."
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: Bob's blue eyes represent his nice, noble heroic personality.
  • Iron Butt Monkey: Some of the funniest and dramatic moments in the franchise come courtesy of physical and mental misfortune being piled on the near-indestructible Bob Parr.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: As a golden age superhero, of course he has one of these.
  • Lightning Bruiser: He's surprisingly lithe and agile despite his considerable bulk, especially after his retirement.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Relents on using his Incredibile remote control to steal his car back in a motorised rampage during the sequel when he realises it would set a bad example for Dash.
  • Nice Guy: He's not a superhero because he loves thrills; he's a superhero because he loves helping people. He has a long history of doing so as an insurance agent too. He's also a pretty friendly guy, most of the time.
  • Nigh Invulnerable: Mr. Incredible is able to withstand tremendous amounts of physical trauma and blunt forces, including multistory falls, electrocution, being shot at, the direct impact of a train, and breaking through brick walls. He can be cut, but it takes an incredible amount of effort and the only thing shown to manage it were the Omnidroid's Applied Phlebotinum claws. Despite his high durability, he is shown to feel pain when hit with enough force (he gives a sharp cry when the Omnidroid cuts his arm and winces just before he is hit by the train).
  • One Head Taller: He's just over one head taller than his wife Helen, though she will stretch taller than him when she's angry at him.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: While Bob is still under the belief that his entire family is dead, Mirage sets him free and he immediately seizes her by the throat asking in a murderous tone what more she can possibly take from him. His noble and sterling attitude is gone, replaced by a man in despair with nothing left to lose. The moment he registers Mirage conveying that his family survived and is on the island, he elatedly snaps back.
  • Papa Wolf: Hurt his children and he will make every effort to kill you. He'll even seriously contemplate taking out his rage on a random minion. Or throw a car at you as you make your getaway rant.
  • Perma-Stubble: In Incredibles 2, he grows out a serious case of unkempt stubble as taking care of Jack-Jack takes its toll.
  • Poisonous Friend: A downplayed case to Lucius, as Bob is the reason he goes out doing illegal hero work, which almost gets them caught.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Red to Lucius's Blue. Colors aside, he is more gung-ho and adventure seeking.
  • Retired Badass: Forced into this role because of the Super Relocation Act. He dislikes the current situation and goes out on weekly jaunts of clandestine super-heroics.
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: He's determined to use his powers to help others even if it he has to break the law to do it. Judging by one conversation with Rick Dicker, Bob getting into trouble over this was not uncommon prior to the first movie.
    Lucius: What are we doing here, Bob?
    Bob: We're protecting people.
    Lucius: Nobody asked us.
    Bob: You need an invitation?
  • Sheathe Your Sword: He's ultimately powerless to help Violet's odd situation with Tony in the sequel, but the movie implies that giving Violet some time and space to fume while continuing to support her was enough to help her through it.
  • Smarter Than You Look: His Heroic Build, Lantern Jaw of Justice, and Super Strength are stereotypical of Dumb Muscle, but Bob is actually quite clever. As Mr Incredible, he demonstrates a quick wit and tactical acumen, at work he learns the loopholes in Insuricare's bureaucracy to help his clients, and at home he learns the concepts of "new math" in a single night so he can teach it to his son.
  • Spider-Sense: Implied in the movie when he senses that something is wrong in the bank before Bomb Voyage actually appears. In addition, when he's being reprimanded by Mr. Huph, Bob had resigned himself to a long tirade from his boss and is staring blankly at the floor to his right. Suddenly his eyes snap forward and he turns to the left to see the mugging going on down in the street. note  Later, it was confirmed in the DVD extras that he has the ability to sense imminent danger.
  • Stout Strength: He gains a lot of weight in the years after being forced into retirement, but he's still got his super-strength.
  • Superhero Trophy Shelf: His office at home is decorated with mementos of his past life as a superhero, including magazines, photos, posters, news articles, thank-you notes from classrooms of children, a giant golden key to (an unknown) city, his old super suit in a display case, and a jar labeled "Bullets that bounced off me".
  • Super Strength: His primary power. His NSA profile classifies it as "Mega Strength" because it is so far above all the other Supers.
  • Team Dad: Once the family is together as a team, he is the dad-leader of it.
  • Thou Shalt Not Kill: Downplayed. He's no murderer, and he doesn't set out to kill anybody in battle, but if it's necessary to save lives he will not pull punches. He takes Mirage hostage and threatens to kill her to force Syndrome to release him, but when Syndrome calls his bluff, he is unable to go through with deliberate murder. When Syndrome rants that he will not rest until he's abducted Jack-Jack, though, Bob is having none of that and tosses a car into Syndrome's escape plane.
  • Top-Heavy Guy: Without his super strength, one would wonder how his small legs support his great chest.
  • World's Strongest Man: In a setting where pretty much every other superhero is a street-leveler and often a Glass Cannon, Bob defies the trend by being Nigh Invulnerable and possessing of truly enormous levels of super strength. He bench presses 300-ton locomotives a dozen times in a row as part of light reps he performs to get back in shape. He's so overwhelmingly powerful that the NSA profiles on the DVD special features think "Super Strength" and "Super Durability" aren't sufficient to describe him, unlike with every other superhero with that power set. Instead he gets the unique labels "Mega-Strength" and "Near-Invulnerability."
  • Would Hit a Girl: While he never goes through with it, he was very close to choking Mirage to death in retaliation when he thought his family had all been killed.

    Elastigirl 

Elastigirl/Mrs. Incredible/Helen Parr

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"Of course I have a secret identity! Can you see me in this at the, at the supermarket? Come on! Who'd wanna go shopping as Elastigirl? You know what I mean?"
Voiced by: Holly Hunter

"Settle down? Are you kidding? I'm at the top of my game! I'm right up there with the big dogs! Girls, come on. Leave the saving of the world to the men? I don't think so. I don't think so."

Mr. Incredible's wife, Helen Parr is the mother of three children. Ever since the government forced her to stop being Elastigirl, she has problems getting her family of supers to fit in.


  • Ace Pilot: Helen is an accomplished pilot as shown by how expertly she pilots the plane to evade the oncoming missiles. In the sequel, we see that she can also fly a helicopter.
  • Action Girl: Talks about it proudly in the intro, explicitly, "Girls, come on. Leave the saving of the world to the men? I don't think so. I don't think so."''
  • Action Mom: Page image! "Sock'er Mom!"
  • Badass Biker: The sequel reveals she's an expert motorcyclist, riding her bike along, through and over buildings with parkour-like skill.
  • Battle Couple: With Bob; on-patrol even on their wedding day.
  • Brainy Brunette: Helen has auburn (reddish-brown) hair and is an accomplished tactician.
  • Brought to You by the Letter "S": Before she married Bob, her suit had initials of her codename (E-G) on it. Her DevTech suit also has the same logo.
  • Contrasting Sequel Main Character: In the first film, Bob tried to do heroic acts, even taking a job as one in secret from his family, had a personal connection to the villain, gained a nice amount of Character Development but was unable to re-legalize supers. In the second film, Helen is the one trying to live a normal life and stressing to her family that supers are illegal, took a job with Winston Deavor which her family knew from the start, doesn't have some kind of past with the film's antagonist, doesn't experience much character growth, and was able to help re-legalize supers.
  • Curtains Match The Windows: Has auburn hair and brown eyes with a reddish tint (not impossible, as hazel eyes can appear reddish brown in Real Life).
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Wears a grey and black costume in the sequel before it ends up damaged, but still remains a hero nonetheless.
  • A Day in the Limelight: She gets more focus in the sequel.
  • Dude Magnet: Before marrying Bob, she was romantically pursued by many top Supers.
  • Even the Girls Want Her: Has several fan girls in the sequel, including fellow Super Voyd. Even Evelyn Deavor genuinely wanted them to be partners in crime.
  • Evil Costume Switch: Played with. She's skeptical of the new Elastigirl costume the Deavors give her since she considers its primary grey and black color scheme to be "dark and angsty." Her alignment doesn't change and she initially does hero work wearing it, but it becomes more fitting when she is enslaved via hypnosis by the Screenslaver, and after she's freed, she changes back into her regular suit.
  • Experienced Protagonist: She's first seen as a superhero easily taking out a thief. And she skillfully evades detection while searching for her husband.
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: Her hair becomes shorter after superheroes are forced to retire and she becomes a mother.
  • Fantasy-Forbidding Mother: While way less harsh about it and more justified than most examples, her insistence that her children don't use their superpowers causes more than a little conflict.
  • Fiery Redhead: Had this in her youth, though it darkens to auburn during the Time Skip, as red hair often does in Real Life.
  • Formerly Fit: Downplayed. She doesn't let herself go nearly as much as Bob did, even after having three kids, but she's still gained some weight, which she disapproves of when she gets a look at her behind in a mirror midway through the first film.
  • Good Parents: She's much happier doing the domestic parenting thing than Bob.
  • Happily Married: Downplayed with Bob. Helen loves Bob, but can be at odds with him with regards to their previous lives as Superheroes. While Bob is always trying to relive his glory days, Helen tries to keep the past behind her and focus on living a normal life.
  • Hartman Hips: She seems to dislike hers. Passing a reflective metal surface, she happens to get a glance of her butt and sighs unhappily, indicating that she had gained quite a lot of weight in that area.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Downplayed with Bob. Bob is only about a head taller than his wife, but he's physically massive next to her nonetheless.
  • Home Sweet Home: All she wants is to move on and enjoy life.
  • Housewife: Somehow manages to make an apparently seamless and total shift from superheroine to homemaker during the Time Skip.
  • Impossible Hourglass Figure: Justified, as she's elastic and can modify her body however she pleases...well, except for her butt.
  • Instant Expert: In the sequel, she can instantly drive her new Elasticycle with Le Parkour levels of expertise even though it would have been at least 15 years since she would have last been able to use the cycle in a heroic chase.
  • I Was Quite a Fashion Victim: Bob is shocked to learn that she once had a mohawk, but according to Helen, "[he] didn't miss much".
  • Logical Weakness: As revealed in the sequel, she can't use her stretching powers in extremely cold environments or she'll break. Also, while elastic, she isn't made of rubber and is briefly put on the ropes when a cattle prod is used against her in that same film.
  • Mama Bear: This woman will literally die to protect her children.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Was not intentional when the first movie came out, but over time fans have become quite enamored with Elastigirl's curvaceous figure (with particular emphasis on her hips and butt).
  • Nice Girl: She's a humble, loving, maternal, and supportive mother.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Downplayed. While she can be stunned by blunt force, as demonstrated by the destruction of the plane carrying her, Violet, and Dash, she is a tough "made of rubber" example of this trope. It helps that her super suit offers a high degree of protection.
  • Old Shame: In-universe. Unlike Bob and Lucius, she's none too fond of her hokey old theme song.
  • Only Sane Woman: She is the most well-adjusted to living a normal life, compared with the rest of her family.
  • Power Perversion Potential: Subtly implied (it is a PG movie, after all) with her extreme flexibility which also provides a unique solution to the Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex problem.
  • Retired Badass: For a while and for the same reason as Bob. However, she does not want to come out of retirement.
  • Rubber Woman: Her power is super-stretchiness.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: Helen did marry Bob, a (former) superhero.
  • Something Person: Her superhero name is Elastigirl.
  • Speech Impediment: She speaks from the right side of her mouth, resulting in a slight lisp. This is a trait taken from her voice actress.
  • Super Senses: She has very good eye sight; she notices an incredibly tiny piece of rubble on Bob's clothes, a single platinum hair on the suit he wore to dinner with Mirage and later the detailed stitching of Edna's repair on Bob's old super-suit.
  • Super Strength: While nowhere near to the extent of her husband or any of the 'dedicated' strength supers, her NSA profile gives her an above-average strength rating. She demonstrates this in the first movie when she knocks out a mugger with one punch and later casually picks up and swings around a Mook with one outstretched arm (body armor and all), knocking him out by throwing him into another mook. That said, she appears to have to be using her stretch powers (turning her limbs into pistons) for said strength to manifest, as she's unable to overpower a normal pizza delivery guy in a grapple in the second film.
  • Team Mom: For the super family team.
  • Thou Shalt Not Kill: Downplayed. She's no murderer, and she doesn't set out to kill anybody in battle, but if it's necessary to save lives or protect her family she will not pull punches. In the sequel, she saves a villainous character from falling to their death.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: A mild version. While not able to transform into different things, thanks to her elastic powers, she can reshape herself into different forms like a makeshift boat or a parachute. In the sequel, takes on a glider shape similar to a flying squirrel to travel quickly through the city.
  • Weight Woe: Is definitely not fond of the weight she's accumulated on her hips and butt, which becomes harder to ignore when she's wearing a skin-tight super suit.
  • Women Are Wiser: She copes with not being a superhero much better than Bob does, though it helps that she doesn't have a soul-crushing job.

    Violet 

Violet Parr

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Voiced by: Sarah Vowell

The oldest child in the Parr family. Violet has a crush on popular student Tony Rydinger, but she is too shy to talk to him. She has the power to create force fields and turn invisible.


  • Action Girl: Being younger, she's not on her mother's level, but she can hold her own. By the sequel she's become a more confident fighter and more creative in the ways she uses her force-fields.
  • Adorkable: Her crush shyness earns her this status. She even uses finger guns in an awkward situation.
  • Adrenaline Makeover: By the end of the story she has confidence and a new look; she doesn't use her hair to hide her face anymore.
  • Badass Adorable: Due to her Adorkable moments and the fact that she grows into the super hero she was meant to be.
  • Badass Bookworm: She reads fashion magazines and does cursive writing in her diary. Violet has been shown to be very intelligent. For instance, she came up with the idea to fly a rocket by using the coordinates from the last launch when no one else did. She also knew how to escape from her electrical bonds that Syndrome kept her and her family in, and was easily able to deactivate their restraints.
  • Barrier Warrior: One of her powers is to create force fields.
  • Big Sister Instinct: After Dash saved her from getting shot by a mook, Violet saved him from the same fate. Even more awesome on Violet's part is just before she forms the hamster ball with Dash, she saw that Dash was about to be shot by a mook. Violet threw herself in front of her little brother, and was surprised that she formed the force field. She was about to die for her baby brother. This girl has got guts.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: Acts like this at the beginning, but she gets over it. Comes back with a vengeance in the second film, and it's entirely justified.
  • Brother-Sister Team: With Dash — they learn to work together with their powers while on Nomanisan Island.
  • Character Development:
    • During the course of the first film, she goes from being shy and insecure to being more outgoing and confident.
    • At the beginning of the second film she resents having to stay with the baby while her parents confront the Underminer. At the climax she volunteers to watch Jack-Jack, even pointing out that with her force fields she's the one best equipped to protect him.
  • Color Motifs: Purple. Her clothing, post and pre-character development, involved purple. Her forcefields also have a purple tinge to them.
  • Deadpan Snarker: After her character development from the first film, by the sequel Violet has traded in her shy and insecure personality for a significantly increased amount of teenage sass and sarcasm.
  • Easily Embarrassed Youngster: Initially, she was very easily embarrassed, but then she became bolder. In the second movie, her insecurities reappeared, but then went away again.
  • Emo Teen: Played straight in the first half of the movie with her dark clothing and depressed mood. Subverted by the ending. Comes back in force in the sequel after Tony's memory is wiped.
  • Exhausted Eye Bags: She always has these, probably to complete the 'emo' look.
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: Violet Parr spends most of the movie with her hair covering her face. After an encouraging talk from her mom and realizing she can handle herself in a fight, she now keeps her hair pulled back with a headband to signal her growing confidence. Her father comments on this at the end of the film and the boy she has a crush on notices as well. Her old hairstyle comes back briefly in the sequel after her new love interest's memory of her is wiped, signifying her emotional distress from this ordeal.
  • Fatal Flaw: In the first film it is her insecurity and lack of confidence that contributes to her shyness, and lack of self-esteem. She gains confidence at the end of the film though and grows beyond this.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The responsible (doesn't get into trouble at school) to Dash's foolish (uses his super-speed to play a prank on his teacher).
  • Freudian Trio: The Superego to Dash's Ego and Jack-Jack's Id. She is much calmer and more logical compared to Dash, and worries more about staying alive than outright seeking danger like Dash.
  • Hair Decorations: She starts to wear a headband in the middle of the first film.
  • Heartbreak and Ice Cream: After thinking she was stood-up by Tony for their first date, Bob notices a distraught Violet (invisible in her civilian clothes), crying and helping herself to a large spoon and an entire container of ice cream.
  • How Do I Shot Web?: Even though she's had them her whole life, she's very inexperienced and anxious when it comes to using her powers throughout most of the film. This comes to a violent head when she can't summon one in a life-and-death situation and nearly dies in an explosion along with half her family. After a pep talk from her mother about it, she's seen practicing intently on the campfire.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: She states this at the beginning of the movie when she envies her baby brother for lacking powers.
    Violet: Normal? What do you know about normal? What does anyone in this family know about normal? We act normal, Mom! I wanna be normal! The only normal one here is Jack-Jack, and he's not even toilet trained!
  • Important Hair Accessory: The common shy girl variant, in which she sweeps her bangs back under a headband in the middle of the film, allowing us to see her full face and symbolizing her newfound self-confidence.
  • Insecure Love Interest: At first, Violet is too shy and lacking confidence to even talk to her crush, Tony Rydinger. She grows out of it.
  • In-Series Nickname: She's called "Vi" by her family and close friends.
  • Invisibility: Violet has the ability to turn her body (or just parts of it) invisible at will. She cannot turn her normal clothing invisible, and requires a suit designed by Edna made of special material to become completely invisible while clothed.
  • Kid Hero: She's 14 and becomes a superhero in the end.
  • Little Miss Badass: A teen example of the trope. Develops into one during the course of the film, mentally and physically.
  • Logical Weakness: Since she still takes up space, her invisibility can be nullified by smoke or gas from a fire extinguisher that will reveal her location. Her barrier powers can keep external attacks away, but since she usually leaves a portion of the ground she's standing on unprotected, it leaves her open to attack from a hypnotized Voyd who can make a portal on that patch of ground inside the barrier.
  • Maybe Ever After: By the film's end, she's come out of her shell a little bit and successfully asks Tony out for a date to the movies. He's subjected to a memory-wipe in the sequel, but again, the two of them are going on an official date at the very end.
  • Meaningful Name: Threefold: She's a Shrinking Violet, which references her shyness; ultraviolet, which is a range of light wavelengths invisible to the human eye; and the color she favors in her clothing and dyed hair.
  • Noodle People: She's quite skinny. Her wikia states that she's only 90 lbs.
  • Outnumbered Sibling: She has two younger brothers, Dash and Jack-Jack.
  • Peek-a-Bangs: At the beginning. As she gains more confidence in herself, she has gotten rid of it so we see both of her eyes.
  • Personality Powers: A shrinking violet who turns invisible and puts up barriers around herself?
  • Purple Is Powerful: Violet can generate a near-indestructible, purple-tinged force field around herself which can include other people. She primarily uses this defensively but, with the right help, offensively.
  • The Quiet One: She's the quiet one in a family full of energetic and loud people.
  • Relationship Reset Button: After finally being able to talk to Tony, Incredibles 2 starts with him accidentally seeing her without her mask. Hoping to correct the situation, Bob asks Dicker to wipe his memory of ever seeing her true identity, only for the process to wipe all memory he has of her. She eventually reestablishes a relationship with him, even managing to set up a date at the theater like the first time.
  • Shrinking Violet: She is a very shy girl, and her name is "Violet" appropriately enough.
  • Smitten Teenage Girl: The first thing we see her do is admire her crush from afar: Tony Rydinger.
  • Stone Wall: In the first film, she uses her powers almost exclusively for defense. She develops past this in the sequel.
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: A sibling version. The Huge Girl to Dash's Tiny Guy. Justified since Violet is older than Dash.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Her powers are influenced by her mood and mental state. As a result, she's much less powerful before she overcomes her Shrinking Violet status. By the end of the film, she's able to project a force field strong enough to protect her family from a plane that crashes right on top of them. In the sequel she's improved her powers so much that she's able to split rocks by sending out force field blasts and is shown to be a very good split-second decision taker in combat.
  • Took a Level in Cheerfulness: Violet starts out massively introverted and socially reserved, too shy to even speak to a boy she likes. After embracing her superpowers to thwart the villainous Syndrome, Violet emerges from her cocoon, displays more confidence and starts making friends.
  • Wake Up, Go to School, Save the World: She is an effective superhero but dealing with her crush Tony? Difficult.
  • Women Are Wiser: Compared to her brother, she's more level-headed and thoughtful, that is when she's not distracted by teenager problems. She's also the one who normally notices when her parents are in superhero trouble and tries to go help them.

    Dash 

Dashiell "Dash" Robert Parr

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"Look! I'm the Dash!"
Voiced by: Spencer Fox (first movie), Huck Milner (second movie)

The middle child of the Parr family. He has super-speed powers and gets into trouble at school because he wants to play sports. His mom insists that competing in sports events would be cheating, even if he only won by a little.


  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Annoying Violet is part of his everyday life; in the second film Violet refers to him as “embarrassing”. However in spite of it he's also a very committed brother.
  • Badass Adorable: As a precocious and mischievous ten year old, he has the adorable down pat. While he is still inexperienced and unskilled in the full used of his powers, he has the highest kill count of all The Incredibles while on the island as he lures mook after mook into crashing their velocipods.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Inverted. He's the younger brother but is fiercely protective of his older sister, Violet. When a mook was trying to shoot Violet, Dash knocked him down with his superspeed, jumped on his chest and started pounding on him while yelling... "DON'T! TOUCH! MY! SISTER!"
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: The Blonde to Violet's Brunette and Jack-Jack's Redhead.
  • Borrowed Catchphrase: Dash starts emulating his dad's "yeah, baby!" in the sequel.
  • Brother-Sister Team: With Violet — they learn to work together with their powers while on Nomanisan Island.
  • Character Development: In the first film, Dash is shown to have a tendency to act out in different ways due to his inability to properly vent his abilities, like playing pranks on his teacher, prodding his introverted sister and snatching his super-suit from his irate mother. After having found proper outlets for his abilities (on track and as a hero), the sequel portrays him as much less of a brat, whatever mischief he may get involved in (like fooling around with the new house's controls or almost activating the Incredibile's missile-launchers) being simple accidents.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The foolish (uses his super-speed to play a prank on his teacher) to Violet's responsible (doesn't get into trouble at school).
  • Fragile Speedster: Has super speed, but is otherwise still a kid. A Mook is able to knock him off his velocipod with a single punch.
  • Freudian Trio: The Ego to Violet's Superego and Jack-Jack's Id. He is much more impulsive and immature than Violet, but knows when to get serious in certain moments unlike Jack-Jack.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Dash inherited his father's blond hair, and evolves into a hero.
  • In-Series Nickname: His first name is "Dashiell", but he is almost always referred to as "Dash". Also, Lucius calls him "Speedo". In the French dub, his birth name is Roger, but everyone (even people unaware of his powers) call him Flèche ("Arrow")
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In the first film he is very competitive, pushy, cocky, mischievous, and cocky but he was still heroic and cared about his family. In the sequel, he almost completely drops the "Jerk" part and is more of a playful and good-hearted kid.
  • Keet: His response to the super hero legacy is to go super speed and gush about 'cool outfits'.
  • Kid Hero: School age super speedster.
  • Meaningful Name: Guess what super power Dash has.
  • Muggle Sports, Super Athletes: Deconstructed. His parents know that if he participates in sports, his competitive nature and desire to show off will tempt him to use his super speed and publicly reveal his powers. At the end of the first movie, after he handles himself well on the island, he is allowed to do track racing, but must get second place on purpose to hide his powers.
  • Pint-Sized Kid: Justified, as he's only ten years old.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: Zig-zagged. As a speedster, Dash can utilize physics to generate power (i.e. Force=Mass*Acceleration). However, as a child, he doesn't have much mass so he needs to leverage his acceleration. When he tries his Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs against a mook, it's largely ineffective due to his small mass and the short distance of his punches doesn't allow for much acceleration time. However, when he later speeds directly into the mook trying to shoot Violet, he's able to knock him completely off his feet and send him sprawling.
  • The Prankster: His first scene has him using his super-speed to play a prank on his teacher during class. It's heavily implied that Dash has done this before.
  • Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs: He can pull this off with super speed.
  • Smug Super: He shows signs of becoming one - he's already pretty smug.
  • Spell My Name with a "The": Refers to himself as "The Dash."
  • Steven Ulysses Perhero: His full first name is "Dashiell", which the family shortens to "Dash".
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Is practically a spitting image of his dad.
  • Super Reflexes: When Dash accidentally lands on one of the velocipods, the mook pilot is completely unable to land anything on Dash until he was distracted by the incoming cliff.
  • Super Speed: He can move so fast that he can pull a prank on camera and avoid punishment because the camera can't keep up with him. He is also fast enough to run on water.
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: A sibling version. The Tiny Guy to Violet's Huge Girl. Justified since he's younger than Violet and probably hasn't started puberty yet.
  • Walk on Water: Not one of his natural powers, but he can run fast enough to do it.
  • Youthful Freckles: He's a ten year old boy with freckles which are even more noticeable in the sequel.
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    Jack-Jack 

John Jackson "Jack-Jack" Parr

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Voiced by: Eli Fucile and Maeve Andrews

The youngest member of the Parr family, Jack-Jack has not learned how to talk and has not shown many signs of possessing super-powers.


  • Ascended Extra: Didn't have that big of a role in the first film. However, he got his own short film and the second film made him just as important to the plot as the rest of the family.
  • The Baby of the Bunch: Literally—Jack-Jack, at about a year old, is the youngest member of the Parr family.
  • Badass Adorable: Jack-Jack is an adorable baby. However, when he becomes aware that Syndrome is taking him away from his mother, his latent superpower manifests violently as he explodes into fire, becomes metal and transforms into a demonic-looking imp that attacks Syndrome. Edna and Frozone in the sequel make it clear that even by Super standards, he's abnormally strong.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: While he’s still a friendly, fun loving baby, it's not a good idea to make him angry.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: The Redhead to Violet's Brunette and Dash's Blond.
  • Brainy Baby: In the second movie, Jack-Jack definitely shows signs of this and Edna herself makes note of his intelligence. He holds his own in a fight against a wild raccoon, knows how to use the TV remote and learns how to shoot lasers from his eyes in bursts after watching a burglar fire a gun in a movie.
  • Cheerful Child: When well-fed and not being kidnapped, he is generally a calm, cheerful, adorable baby.
  • Combo Platter Powers: Subverted. His superpower is officially defined as "molecular self-manipulation". He is able to use this power to manifest a lot of different abilities but they are technically all examples of this same superpower.
  • Equippable Ally: When Jack-Jack demonstrates the ability to fire Eye Beams on command when being held, Violet is able to use him to shoot down a hypnotized Screech who had abducted Dash.
  • Fiery Redhead: Well, he inherited his mother's red hair... at the end of the first movie, he becomes irate when Syndrome attempts to abduct him, and he proceeds to use his shape-shifting powers to turn himself into a very literal example. His monster form in the sequel has bright orange hair and Big Ol' Eyebrows.
  • Freudian Trio: The Id to Violet's Superego and Dash's Ego. Jack-Jack is, well, a baby, and thus spends most of the film cooing and gurgling at home while his siblings are out in the fray. As such, he's not involved in the rivalry between Violet and Dash.
  • Heroic Lineage: An Establishing Character Moment in Incredibles 2 has Jack-Jack watching a movie involving a Blatant Burglar. He then notices a raccoon digging through their trash and draws a comparison between it and the bad guy on screen, where he then uses his powers to drive it off.
  • The Hyena: A cheerful child, he tends to giggle whenever he unleashes a new power or in response to the panic he tends to cause the adults.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Being that he's a baby, he doesn't really understand the trouble he's causing with his superpowers and thinks it's just a fun game.
  • In-Series Nickname: His full name is John Jackson Parr—but everyone calls him Jack-Jack for short, though.
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler: As of the teasers for Incredibles 2, Jack-Jack's various abilities are made apparent.
  • Made of Iron: Not counting when he literally turns into iron, he seems to be much more durable than the average baby, flying through the ceiling fast enough to make holes in the ceiling and wrestling with a wild raccoon with no visible scratches or injury.
  • Magic Pants: Zig-zagged. When he discovers his teleporting powers, his diaper remains behind and doesn't travel with him. However, when he uses his powers to fight Syndrome, his diaper does remain perfectly intact when he bursts into flames and transforms into a monster.
  • Meaningful Name: A true jack of all trades.
  • Never Trust a Trailer: Featured prominently in promotional material in his supersuit even though he does not go on any adventures. He does, however, play a major role in the sequel.
  • Perpetual Smiler: He is a very happy baby. The only thing that are shown to make him upset is being separated from his family, not given his cookies, and seeing a raccoon as a burglar.
  • Repetitive Name: He's called "Jack-Jack", as opposed to just Jack. It's not his full name, but you wouldn't know that just from the film.
  • Story-Breaker Power: Officially, his superpower is "molecular self-manipulation", which is shape shifting taken to its logical extreme. He can alter his body in ways that, for all intents and purposes, gives him multiple powers. If he weren't still a baby and actually had control of his ability, Jack-Jack would have presented a serious challenge to the Big Bad in both films.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Out of his siblings, Jack-Jack resembles their mother the most.
  • Superpower Lottery: Jack-Jack is a polymorph who can manipulate his body on a molecular level. Therefore all of his "distinct" powers are actually a manifestation of a single ability he hasn't learned to control yet. If and when he does learn, Jack-Jack would arguably be one of the most versatile Supers on the planet. By the end of both movies, he has shown the following expressions of this ability:
    • Wreathed in Flames: Can shift into an explosive, fiery form.
    • Shapeshifting: In addition to distinct living metal and demon-like forms, Jack-Jack also displays the ability to mimic features of other people, such as noses and hair.
    • Super Strength and Super Toughness: Particularly evident in his fight with the raccoon where he demonstrates a strength and durability far beyond a normal baby.
    • Mind over Matter: Jack-Jack is shown levitating himself and lifting other items.
    • Dimensional Traveler: Jack-Jack is shown to be able to shift his molecules to enter another dimension for short periods of time before reappearing in his home dimension. Some cases where he appears to "teleport" are likely another example of this ability.
    • EyeBeams: Can shoot green laser beams, one from each eye.
    • Me's a Crowd: During the raccoon fight he is shown splitting himself into multiple copies.
    • Size Shifter: Grows into a giant, chubby version of his baby form, complete with added baby fat.
    • Rubber Man: Shifts into a rubbery substance to absorb physical impacts without being hurt.
    • Intangibility: He is shown manifesting a form of molecular vibration that enables him to dislodge grips, remove items placed on him or phase through solid objects.
    • Wall Crawl: Although it's unclear if he has altered his body to physically stick to the wall or is simply levitating himself to crawl along the wall.
    • Shock and Awe: Tosses out bursts of electric power.
    • Psychic Radar: Shows the ability to know that his parents are nearby. While on the Everjust, he as able to locate Helen on the top deck. During the DVD extra "Auntie Edna", there's a scene where a proximity alarm beeps and Jack-Jack immediately knows that it's "Da-Da".
    • Flight: Jack-Jack can lift himself into the air but it's currently unclear how he's doing it. Possibly due to innate flying powers or Power Floats or even levitation via Mind over Matter.
    • Reality Warper: A very brief instance of what appears to be the bending of space within the Incredibile after the kids are forced to flee in the sequel. This ability stretches the boundaries of "molecular self-manipulation" and is likely an Artistic License taken to serve the narrative via Rule of Cool.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: Jack-Jack is abnormally powerful even by Super standards according to Edna, but since he's a baby, he doesn't use his ability with any finesse, and he's only shown to have conscious control over his Eye Beams and telekinesis. Several times in the second film he randomly teleports into the air and falls to the ground, although it's Played for Laughs because Bob always catches him. The exact power level of his abilities has not yet been determined and his "victories" against the villains are more due to the element of surprise of a baby with superpowers than any skill on Jack-Jack's part.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: He can shapeshift into an demon-like form that's a manifestation of his anger/frustration. The first time was when Syndrome tries to kidnap him and later when Bob refuses to give him a cookie. According to Edna, he's a 'polymorph' and thus all of his powers are the result of his ability to manipulate his body on the molecular level.
  • Walking Spoiler: Sure, he does get some screen time, but his having superpowers is the spoiler. It is a Late-Arrival Spoiler by the time of the sequel, though.

Superheroes

    Frozone 

Frozone/Lucius Best

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"I don't see anyone from the old days, Bob. Just you. And we're pushing our luck as it is.
"Super-ladies, they're always trying to tell you their secret identity. Think it'll strengthen the relationship or something like that. I say, "Girl, I don't wanna know about your mild-mannered alter ego or anything like that." I mean, you tell me you're, uh, super-mega-ultra-lightnin' babe? That's all right with me. I'm good. I'm good."

A retired superhero with ice-based powers, and Bob's best friend from the old days. Unlike Bob, he's settled into civilian life and only reluctantly joins him on his attempts to relive the Glory Days.


  • Badass Mustache: Sports a thin mustache and is a very good superhero.
  • Bald of Awesome: Bald, but a very competent superhero.
  • Black Best Friend: To Bob. A great source of emotional support to the Parrs, but not as focused on.
  • Blue Is Heroic: White and light blue super suit.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Primarily earlier in the film, as later on he's fighting for his life while badly out of condition.
  • Didn't Want an Adventure: "I WANTED TO GO BOWLING!"
  • Elemental Baggage: Needs to use the water available around him to make his ice. Usually it's not much of a problem, but he can run out of ice in situations like the middle of a burning building.
  • Fat and Skinny: The Skinny to Bob's Fat. Although Bob gets more fit later on, he still has a far more muscular build.
  • Formerly Fit: Averted, as he's the only super seen in the present day who didn't put on weight in the Time Skip, unlike Bob and Helen.
  • Fragile Speedster: He can move around very quickly by skating along ice paths, but he's physically still a normal human.
  • Henpecked Husband: Implied.
    Mrs. Best: Greater good? I am your WIFE! I am the GREATEST GOOD you're ever gonna get!
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Bob. They've been best friends and superhero partners for a long time, and he had the honor of being the best man at his and Helen's wedding. Bob is so thick with Lucius that he entrusted him with a (voice) key to the Incredobile, which Mr. Incredible is normally rather possessive of.
  • Honorary Uncle: He's an uncle figure to Bob and Helen's kids, who occasionally refer to him as "Uncle Lucius". It's implied that he's the kids' godfather.
  • An Ice Person: Generating ice is his superpower.
  • I Know Madden Kombat: He uses moves similar to speed skating while creating ice paths in battle.
  • Large Ham: While normally very chill, they just had to let Samuel L. Jackson get a few moments in there. His "Where's My Super Suit?!" scene is easily the most famous.
  • Logical Weakness: He relies on the water in the air to use his ice powers. When he's in a place with no water, like an apartment fire, he's useless. He also sometimes needs to keep hydrated himself, needing to request a drink of water while held at gun point for his chance to escape.
  • Mundane Utility: When he and Bob run out of cookies to pacify Jack-Jack, he conjures an ice sphere for the baby to suck on.
  • Never Heard That One Before: To Bob's "ICE of you to drop by" line.
  • Nice Guy: Cool (no pun intended), laid-back, friendly, brave, and heroic.
  • Papa Wolf: Fights all out when defending the Parr kids from the hypnotized supers.
  • Perma-Stubble: The film neither confirms nor denies whether he ever shaves, but it's never more than stubble with him.
  • Personality Powers: The cool and collected Frozone has ice powers.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Blue to Bob's Red, down to the color of their suits post time-skip. He's more mellow and aware of how dangerous their vigilante hobby can be.
  • Retired Badass: He's in the same boat as Mr. Incredible.
  • Salt and Pepper: With Bob. Lucius would honestly rather go bowling, like what they said they were doing to their wives, than find crises to barge into so they can risk their lives and their families.
  • Super Hero: Just like Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl.

    Gazerbeam 

Gazerbeam/Simon J. Palladino

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Gazerbeam, real name Simon J. Palladino, was a former superhero. He appears briefly at Bob and Helen's wedding. The disappearance is noted by the papers which draws Bob's attention.


  • Ambiguous Disorder: The DVD definitely shows him with some of this, with a monotone speech pattern, social awkwardness, and a tendency to avoid eye contact.
  • Bat Signal: Winston's father had phones that directly to Gazerbeam and Floronic.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: One of the Supers in attendance at Bob and Helen's wedding.
  • Doomed Predecessor: As Mr. Incredible is trying to escape from Syndrome's island, he takes shelter in a cave and finds the skeleton of fellow superhero Gazerbeam, whose disappearance had been noted in a newspaper several scenes prior. Mr. Incredible notes that Gazerbeam wrote a word on the cave wall with his Eye Beams: "KRONOS", which turns out to be Syndrome's computer password. And then he hides behind Gazerbeam's corpse to evade detection by Syndrome's drone.
  • Eye Beams: This is his core superpower.
  • Glass Cannon: He can shoot laser beams out of his eyes but is no more durable than a regular human, according to his NSA profile.
  • Hero of Another Story: He was established as a long-time activist in favor of superheroes' rights while in his civillian identity. He also discovered the password to Syndrome's computer before his death.
  • Homage: To Cyclops of the X-men. He has Eye Beams as a superpower and his headgear is very reminiscent of Cyclops's. His dry and humorless personality is also very similar to Scott's.
  • Meaningful Name: In Gazerbeam's civilian identity, Simon J. Paladino, "Simon" means "he has heard" and "paladino" is Italian for "paladin", both referencing his role as not only a super, but an active advocate for superhero rights in his civilian life.
  • Posthumous Character:
    • He's only seen alive once at Bob and Helen's wedding for a few seconds, and after a Time Skip his disappearance alerts Bob to potential trouble. His dead body allows Bob to escape detection and his last act of carving the password to Syndrome's computer in the rock, helped Bob uncover Syndrome's plan.
    • Also serves this role in Incredibles 2. In flashback, he and Fironic set up a direct phone line to Mr. Deavor. He goes underground before Deavor can call him during a robbery, and Deavor is shot and killed. This sets in motion the villainy of Deavor's daughter Evelyn, as the Screenslaver.
  • Punny Name: A portmanteau of "gaze" and "laser beam".
  • Super Hero: He shoots lasers out of his eyes!

    Voyd 

Voyd/Karen

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"I felt like an outcast before, but with you being... well, you, I feel like... yay me!"
Voiced by: Sophia Bush

A super-heroine brought in by Winston Deavor and a huge fan of Elastigirl. Her superpower is creating portals.


  • Adorkable: It's adorable watching her trip over her words while talking to Elastigirl.
  • Ascended Fangirl: Elastigirl is her hero and she gets to help her defeat the Screenslaver in the end.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Downplayed. While her past is never really brought to light, everything from her body language to her nervous stammering to her asking Elastigirl how she is able to balance her life implies that her superpowers have not made life easy for her.
  • The Knights Who Say "Squee!": She's a superhero herself and quite combat-capable, but she still sees Elastigirl as her hero and gets quite Adorkable when talking to her.
  • Nervous Wreck: At least when dealing with Elastigirl, who she looks up to.
  • Nice Girl: Voyd is generally shown to be a friendly, if slightly awkward young woman.
  • Squishy Wizard: Her powers have a lot of utility, but she herself is physically a normal human. Even waifish Violet is able to kick her off when a hypnotized Voyd tries to force hypno-goggles on her, and when Elastigirl finally confronts her, Voyd doesn't put up a fraction as much resistance as the pizza guy.
  • Tactical Rock–Paper–Scissors: Her powers are effective against Violet's defensive forcefields since Violet usually leaves the area she's standing on unprotected, and Voyd can create portals within the forcefield on that patch of ground.
  • Thinking Up Portals: Has the power to create portals through space and she is shown to be very creative in using them.
  • Xtreme Kool Letterz: Her name is spelled with a "Y" instead of an "I."
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her hair is aquamarine-colored.
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    DEVTECH Supers 

An group of supers who were in hiding until Winston Deavor found them and convinced them to sign on. Because of her increased screen time, Voyd has her own section.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Screech has grey skin, with no explanation why.
  • Ambiguously Human: Screech, Brick, Krushauer and Reflux have the oddest physiology of all Supers in the team. Screech can twist his head 360 degrees and has grey skin, Brick and Krushhauer have arms that go down past their knees and hands larger than their heads, and Reflux has a strong amphibian design to his face.
  • Animal Themed Super Being: Screech is basically an anthropomorphized owl. A screech owl, to be exact!
  • Brawn Hilda: Brick is a giant brawny woman who has enormous super strength and invulnerability.
  • Crippling Overspecialization: Krushauer is a telekinetic who is named such because he uses his powers to "crush" things exclusively. It isn’t known if he’s able to "un-crush" things, but he reasons that to do so is "silly" when Mr. Incredible calls him out on it, since Mr. Incredible can't "un-punch" things.
  • Exorcist Head: Screech can rotate his head 360 degrees. It goes with his owl theme.
  • Gentle Giant: Despite being a gigantic woman, Brick is shown to be good-natured and soft-spoken. She's only antagonistic while hypnotized by Screenslaver, and goes right back to being a heroic person.
  • Good Feels Good: They're all very excited and grateful that Helen and Winston are trying to get Supers legalized again so they can use their powers to help people.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: When Frozone, Violet and Dash are attacked at the house, there's a blink-and-you-miss-it moment where Screech is outside flying toward a window. He pauses to release a high-pitched shriek that shatters the glass before he flies inside.
  • Magma Man: Reflux has stomach acid made out of magma, which he weaponizes.
  • Mighty Glacier: In her limited screen time, Brick is shown to be huge, incredibly strong but not particularly fast-moving.
  • Mind over Matter: Krushauer's power to crush things with his mind.
  • Miniature Senior Citizen: Reflux has the body design of an elderly man and is the shortest member of the team.
  • Nice Guy: They're all good people who get along very well with the Parrs and are incredibly grateful to Helen for trying to get Supers to be made legal again so they can do good in the world. The moment they're freed from Screenslaver's control, they instantly jump into action to help save everyone.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: While the other Supers presented in the movie series tended to have a standard cartoonish super hero design, many of these supers have unusual or enlarged proportions that put them into Ambiguously Human territory. This was very likely intentional to serve Rule of Drama, given that these characters spend most of their screen time as (hypnotized) villains, where a non-standard design helps them appear more threatening/intimidating.
    • Reflux has an exaggerated senior citizen body style with very curved spine and extended pot-belly with a face that incorporates the design of a frog.
    • Brick and Krushauer both have an exaggerated body style based on Top-Heavy Guy with a Heroic Build but with a disproportionately huge upper body, extremely long arms, and hands bigger than their head.
    • Voyd has an excessively long face and wide shoulders in a setting where most females are either Noodle People or have Hartman Hips.
    • Screech has unusually grey skin and his head/neck movements have a twitchy, jerky feel that reflects his owl-based superhero persona.
  • Old Superhero: Reflux is clearly a senior citizen superhero.
  • Scary Black Man: Krushauer, when he's under the Screenslaver's control, is indeed scary when he looms over and crushes you.
  • Shock and Awe: He-Lectrix's electrical powers.
  • Super Spit: Reflux has the ability to turn his heartburn into lava, which he spits up.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Brick (the physically powerful Brawn Hilda) and Voyd (the Adorkable Squishy Wizard) respectively.
  • Two Girls to a Team: Voyd and Brick are the only female members of the DEVTECH Supers while the rest are men.
  • What the Hell Is That Accent?: Brick has an ambiguously European tone to her voice, but is actually from Wisconsin.
  • Ugly Slavic Women: Subverted. Brick looks the stereotype and sounds vaguely Slavic, but says she's from Wisconsin.
  • Xtreme Kool Letterz: Krushauer and He-Lectrix both make use of these in their superhero names.

    Other Referenced Superheroes 
Voiced by: Joe Ranft (Universal Man)

Some of these superheros were briefly seen in action during Edna's "No Capes" Death Montage. Others were glimpsed as photos when Mr. Incredible was reviewing the Supers killed during the prototyping of the Omnidroid. Many of them have NSA profiles shown in the DVD extras.


  • The Ahnold: Universal Man speaks in an exaggerated parody of Arnold's accent.
  • The Alcoholic: Hypershock is mentioned in his file as having a "fondness for drink".
  • Ambiguous Gender: Macroburst. Described as being "oddly androgynous", and Dicker explains that their audio file was damaged and deemed unfit for presenting, so we never hear them speak.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Thunderhead raises five adopted kids with his "roommate", Scott.
  • Anti-Hero: Gamma Jack, a super supremacist who nevertheless fought the good fight. The NSA was monitoring him closely in case he dropped the 'hero' part.
  • Badass Cape: They look nice but many were killed by their capes.
had phones that directly to Gazerbeam and Floronic.
  • Blessed with Suck: Everseer has an extraordinary range of vision which allows him to see things both tiny and far away. Unfortunately for him, he is an OCD germophobe...and he can see those germs and dirty conditions that most people can't.
  • Blow You Away: Macroburst has the ability to control air currents, create high-velocity winds and fly as a result of wind propulsion.
  • Brain in a Jar: At the end of the comics, this is revealed to be the fate of Everseer, as Xerek wanted to use his clairvoyance for his own purposes.
  • Cape Snag: Thunderhead, Stratogale, Meta Man, Dynaguy, and Splashdown were listed by Edna as supers killed by their capes.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Stratogale's file notes that she "keeps her head in the clouds." There's multiple interpretations there.
  • Combo Platter Powers: Meta-Man, including Super Strength (he is just behind Mr. Incredible), Super Speed, Flight, X-Ray Vision, Invisibility, Teleportation, Magnetism Manipulation, and Sonic Screams. However, as he lacks Nigh-Invulnerability, he ends up being killed by a Cape Snag.
  • Creator Cameo: They're voiced by Pixar staff in the DVD extras.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Nearly all of them be it by Cape Snag, Turbine Blender or killed by Omnidroid.
  • Death by Irony: Everseer had the power of foresight, and claimed that he could "avert conflict before it happens" but was unable to prevent the events of the film, including his own death. In the comics, he actually did foresee his death, but evidently couldn't stop it from happening.
  • Death of a Child: Downplayed by Stratogale, who was in high school when she died.
  • The Ditherer: Meta Man is noted to be indecisive in his file.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Gamma Jack mentions that he has a hard time fighting female baddies because of this.
  • Do Not Do This Cool Thing: In-universe, Thunderhead's PSA tries to go for the message of "I dropped out of school, and I always regretted it, so stay in school, kids", but he realizes pretty quickly that "stay in school or you'll be like me" doesn't work when you're a beloved superhero.
  • Dumb Muscle: Bob remarks that Thunderhead "was not the brightest bulb". Demonstrated when we hear him performing a PSA on the special features of the DVD. He speaks slowly, admits that he's illiterate, is uncomfortable speaking without a script and requests that someone help him by feeding him his lines via his earpiece.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: In the background of Bob and Helen's wedding we can see Dynaguy, Gazerbeam, Thunderhead and Meta Man in attendance.
  • Fire/Ice Duo: Blazestone and Frozone were briefly a duo.
  • Flying Brick: Stratogale and Meta-Man have "super strength" and "flight" listed among their powers.
  • Friend to All Children: Edna remarks that Thunderhead was good with kids. Also, in his DVD file, it is said that before his death, he was raising five adopted children.
  • Glass Cannon: Per the DVD special features and graphs, very few of their power sets include a superhuman level of durability, and so the bulk of supers are as vulnerable as anyone else despite their powers. This is why even extremely powerful supers like Meta-Man were still vulnerable to a simple Cape Snag. (As noted in his NSA profile, Meta-Man had very high Endurance, but very low Indestructibility)
  • Ideal Hero: Stratogale's file describes her as altruistic.
  • Irony: Universal Man, who is said to be one of the most indestructible of the Supers, according to the NSA files on the DVD extras, ends up being killed by the very first Omnidroid prototype.
  • It's All About Me:
    • Gamma Jack's megalomaniacal attitude caused the NSA to worry that it may lead to him having a Face–Heel Turn and recommended "A level" monitoring on him.
    • The Phylange is said to "demand respect he doesn't earn", and left his superhero team seemingly because he felt like he should have gotten more attention. He never caught on on his own, however.
  • Jerkass: Gamma Jack was prone to tyrannical, megalomaniacal impulses and believed Supers to be a "superior race." He also admitted to prioritizing some rescues over others, and comes across as a womanizer as well.
  • Line-of-Sight Name: Dynaguy got his name by reading the placemat at Ralph's Diner. He knew he couldn't name himself after anything in the diner, so he just went for the whole diner!
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Phylange. He parlays this into a secret identity as an opera singer.
  • Making a Splash: Although he doesn't have any abilities that influence water, Splashdown's powers included underwater high-speed travel, underwater breathing and the ability to communicate with underwater lifeforms. Oddly, for this trope, he could also fly.
  • Motor Mouth: Blazestone's file has her talking about 10 miles a minute. She attributes it to confusing what dimension she was in.
  • Narm: In-universe. Phylange tried making a superhero yodel, which Mr. Incredible found hilarious and embarrassing to the superhero community.
  • Never Heard That One Before: Stormicide's powers are to absorb and emit surrounding gases in the environment, and she mentions that she has been the frequent target of mockery due to this. Unfortunately, she puts it as being the "butt of jokes", and the recording crew corpses.
  • Never Learned to Read: When Thunderhead speaks on the DVD special features, he claims uncomfortably, "I don't read." (While he does seem a tad slow, when he tries to give a message to the kids, he stammers through a few bad takes in which one of them turns into hoping that maybe your teachers won't be like the ones he... he has to come up with something else.)
  • Shout-Out: Universal Man's The Ahnold accent references Arnold's nickname of being "Mr. Universe".
  • Sickening "Crunch!": Heard when Dynaguy suffers his Cape Snag, heavily implied to be a Neck Snap.
  • Self-Demonstrating Article: Hypershock's audio file basically repeats the contents of the written file, with him dully listing his powers and equipment before launching into a tirade which includes demands for coffee and aspirin for a hangover... and the personality section consists of "bad temper" and "fondness for drink".
  • Shrine to the Fallen: Winston's father raised money for a statue of Dynaguy to be made.
  • The Smart Guy: Everseer's file gives him the highest possible "Intelligence" score.
  • Superman Substitute: Meta-Man, between the costume, the powers, the name, and the overall description.
  • Super Supremacist: The NSA files of Gamma Jack state that he believes that supers are a "superior race".
  • Super Wrist-Gadget: Dynaguy's arm-mounted rocket boosters.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: Stratogale, with birds; Meta-Man, with aquatic mammals; Splashdown with underwater lifeforms.
  • Terrified of Germs: Everseer's abilities left him with a crippling fear of germs.
  • Toilet Humor: Stormicide's superpower is emitting and absorbing vapor gas, leading to her being the butt of jokes made by her colleagues.
  • Turbine Blender: Stratogale died by flying too close to a plane. Edna's flashback to it happening provides the current page image.
  • The Voiceless: Several heroes' audio files have been rendered inaccessible or unfit for the file, and a message from Dicker will play explaining the lack of audio. As a result, these heroes are never heard speaking.
  • Weather Manipulation: Thunderhead has the ability to harness and control extreme weather conditions.

Other Characters

    Edna Mode 

Edna Marie Mode/"E"

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"Dahling!"
Voiced by: Brad Bird

A diminutive but brilliant fashion designer who, back in the day, designed costumes for superheroes.


  • Always Camp: Designs super suits and behaves in a hammy way.
  • Asian and Nerdy: Downplayed since she's half-Japanese. However, she remembers all of her clients' cape incidences, including the dates.
  • Badass Bookworm: A brilliant fashion designer and super-suit engineer who takes no shit from anyone.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Capes on superhero outfits because she's very aware of the reality of Cape Snag.
      Edna: November 15th of '58! All was well, another day saved, when... his cape snagged on a missile fin!
      Bob/Mr. Incredible: Thunderhead was not the brightest bu—
      Edna: Stratogale! April 23rd, '57! Cape caught in a jet turbine!
      Bob/Mr. Incredible: E, you can't generalize about these things—
      Edna: Meta Man, express elevator! Dynaguy, snagged on takeoff! Splashdown, sucked into a vortex! NO CAPES!
    • She's furious when Elastigirl gets a costume by another designer in the sequel and insists that her fee for Jack-Jack's new costume is that she'll be the family's exclusive designer "throughout the known universe and until the end of time."
      Edna: Galbaki? Elastigirl's suit is by GALBAKI?! EXPLAIN YOURSELF!
  • Brainy Brunette: She may consider herself a fashion designer, but her designs require seriously heavy-duty Applied Phlebotinum.
  • Brutal Honesty: Edna tends to be very blunt with Robert concerning his appearance
    • In the first movie, upon seeing Robert on her security camera:
      Edna: My God, you've gotten fat.
    • In the second movie, once she sees how much of a wreck he is in person:
      Edna: You look ghastly, Robert.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: An eccentric and hammy woman who is a genius at designing super suits.
  • Catchphrase: Dahling! Also, "I enjoy our visits." when shooing someone out of her house.
  • Challenge Seeker: At least when it comes to superhero clothes. She considers the normal fashion industry dull, and is thrilled at the prospect of designing a new supersuit. In the sequel, she positively lights up at the prospect of creating a suit that will work with Jack-Jack's Combo Platter Powers.
  • Chewing the Scenery: Everything she does is larger than life, from her expressions to her blunt opinions, to her body language.
  • Child Hater: Subverted. She comes off as this when Bob asks her to babysit Jack-Jack, emphatically declaring that she's not a kid person, but she warms up after seeing his powers. She gives the tyke biometric access to her high-tech workshop, and volunteers to babysit him anytime.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Non-romantic example, but she is furious when she learns that Elastigirl's new costume in the sequel was designed by someone else, and makes Bob agree that she is Mr. Incredible's, Elastigirl's, and Frozone's exclusive designer, in the entire universe and until the end of time.
  • Cool Old Lady: A hammy and eccentric super suit designer.
  • The Cuckoolander Was Right: Don't brush off her warnings about wearing capes. Syndrome experienced this first-hand.
  • Cut Lex Luthor a Check: Her character is a interesting Deconstruction of the trope. After the age of superheroes ended, she successfully shifted her skills to become a prestigious fashion designer that allows her to live quite comfortably. However, she's also clearly bored out of her mind at the lack of excitement and challenge she experienced with superhero costume work, and jumps at the chance to design new costumes when the opportunity presents itself.
    Edna: Supermodels - ha! Nothing super about them. Spoiled, stupid little stick-figures with poofy lips who think only about themselves. Feh! I used to design for GODS!
  • Crazy-Prepared: When Edna decides to make the entire Parr family new costumes, she tailors each suit to the wearer's powers. With Jack-Jack's powers unknown she says she "covered the basics" which includes being roomy for free movement, comfortable fabric for sensitive skin, able to withstand temperatures over 1000 degrees, completely bullet-proof and machine washable.
    Helen: What on Earth do you think the baby will be doing?
    Edna: Well, I'm sure I don't know, darling. Luck favors the prepared.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Is usually seen in black outfits, but is also responsible for designing the suits of the heroes and she's not evil, just eccentric.
  • Deadpan Snarker: The only parts of her dialogue that are not biting wit are her hammy lines, which are also snarky.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Appears as a guest at Bob and Helen's wedding during the prologue long before the film identifies her by name.
  • Eccentric Artist: She's very excited about her work.
  • Fashion Designer: And specializes in superhero clothes.
  • The Fashionista: She's a fashion designer but she is quite bored working for the fashion industry. In her opinion, supermodels are profoundly uninteresting subjects. However, Word of God is that she designs all her own clothes and it's implied she won't wear anything but her own designs. Also, she's enough of a fashion icon in-universe for her recognizable hair and glasses to be featured in her "Mode" business logo.
  • For Science!: Decides to babysit Jack-Jack pro bono to explore the challenge of creating a suit that fits his powers.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Her genius covers the fields of both textile and electronic engineering. She is able to invent clothing that is friction-proof, bomb-proof or even able become invisible as well as embed miniature tracking devices or biometric and dimensional scanners into the fabric.
    Edna: And machine washable, dahling. That's a new feature.
  • Genki Girl: Just listen to that first phone call. It's almost too much for both Helen and the receiver.
  • Glory Days: She misses the Golden Age too.
    Edna: "Super"models, nothing super about them, stupid spoiled little stick figures with poofy lips who think only of themselves. FEH! I used to design for gods!
  • Honorary Aunt: After learning about Jack-Jack's multiple powers, she instantly decides to bond with him to study his potential and eventually comes to like the little guy. She even refers to herself as Auntie Edna.
  • Impossibly Cool Clothes: She makes these; bulletproof clothing stylized heroic red with a tracking device.
  • Insufferable Genius: She can be extremely grating to people she isn't interested in and even her close friends, but there's no denying that she is probably the single greatest superhero costume designer. She also declares authority on subjects she is inexperienced with in practice, such as parenting, because she's just that smart.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: She was among the few people invited to Bob and Helen's wedding.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She is dismissive and harsh in regards to fashion, but puts new heart into Helen with some tough love.
  • Jumped at the Call: Bob only wants some minor mending for his old suit done, but she's clearly inspired by his visit to start designing superhero costumes again.
  • Large Ham: She might be tiny, but the ham is enormous. Brad Bird talks about how everything about her — her house, her furniture, the art on her walls, the people she spoke with — were designed to highlight the contrast between her tiny physical size and her forceful, overbearing personality. She might be tiny, but she thinks, talks and acts BIG.
  • Mad Scientist: The "tamed" variety. Yes, Edna's firmly on the side of the heroes, but she's also highly eccentric and tackles her work of making high-tech super-suits with an almost disturbing enthusiasm. All that's missing is the maniacal laughter, but she's already hammy enough as it is.
  • Meaningful Name: "Mode" is the French word for "fashion" or "style" (as in the expression "à la mode" i.e. "fashionable"), which is an appropriate name for a fashion designer. "Edna" also means "pleasure" in Hebrew — she does enjoy designing.
  • Miniature Senior Citizens: Clearly, she's older than all of her clients, and she is shown to be about knee-high with Bob who's in his forties.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: Her appearance and demeanor are believed to be based off of either Edith Head, Linda Hunt, Anna Wintour, or a combination of all three. Fittingly, Head was a costume designer in real life.
  • Rousing Speech: She delivers one to Helen to get her to go after Bob.
    Edna: "You are Elastigirl! My god... Pull yourself together! 'What will you do?' Is this a question?! You will show him that he is Mr. Incredible, and you will remind him who you are!"
  • Sci-Fi Bob Haircut: A practical and stylish choice for a fashion designer who lives in a world with superheroes and incredibly advanced tech.
  • Screw Politeness, I'm a Senior!: Or an incredibly gifted and prestigious designer or all of the above. Either way, she takes no crap and does not soften her opinion of anyone, for anyone.
  • Slasher Smile: A thoroughly good person, but just look at the disturbingly gleeful look on her face when she demonstrates how sturdy Jack-Jack's suit for the first time is by setting it on fire — especially in contrast to Helen's horrified face. She mirrors the same face when telling Helen to track down Bob — she deeply enjoys her work.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: Wears circular glasses and has created custom-made original outfits for superheroes since the "glory days".
  • What the Hell Is That Accent?: When Bird did the scratch voice for Edna, he described it as a kind of German/Japanese accent mix. Apparently, Brad Bird intended Lily Tomlin to be Edna's voice actor but she had a hard time speaking her lines with this accent and when Bird demonstrated it, Tomlin felt he had captured her voice so perfectly she recommended him to be Edna instead.
  • Where Does He Get All Those Wonderful Toys?: Edna was created expressly to avert this. Brad Bird wondered where supers got their suits, and didn't buy the idea that they made them on their own, so he made a character who designed suits with special tech included as an explanation, with the idea that this is a parallel industry to superheroics.
  • The Wonka: She is undeniably brilliant, but equally eccentric and single-minded. Her gifts are solely aimed at designing uniforms for superheroes and she can design fabrics in her own workshop that can match any Super's powers. Case in point, her clothes' "basics" include being roomy and flexible for easy movement, completely bulletproof, comfortable for sensitive skin, machine washable, and being able to withstand temperatures of over 1,000 degrees. Her more specialized fabrics include being indestructible to the point that missiles can't even blemish them and being extremely resistant to friction so that Dash's powers don't wear them out.
  • "You Used to Be Better" Speech: Combine with Rousing speech to get Helen back into the superheroics.
    "'What will you do?' Is this is question!? You will show him you remember that [Bob] is Mr. Incredible, and you will remind him who you are. Well, you know where he is. Go, confront the problem! Fight! Win!

    Gilbert Huph 
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"They're penetrating the bureaucracy!"
Voiced by: Wallace Shawn

Bob's immediate supervisor at Insuricare. He is a short-tempered (and short) man who often butts heads with Bob about his graciousness to customers' claims.


  • Amusing Injuries: He's in traction after Mr. Incredible throws him through the wall of his office (and a few more walls behind it).
  • Bandage Mummy: He ends up in a body cast after being thrown through several walls by an enraged Mr. Incredible.
  • Clocks of Control: Huph is as heartless as he is fastidious (even stopping to readjust one of the pencils on his desk to keep them all arranged in a perfect row). While chewing Bob out (for caring more about helping clients than helping the company profit), he goes on a long tirade about how a good company is like a clock, and the employees are like cogs that all work together for one purpose. To sell it even further, one wall of his office is actually lined with clocks, all the same rounded-square shape and arranged in a perfect row.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: Regardless of whether their clients' policy covers them, he only cares about Insuricare's profitability. During their meeting, Huph makes it clear he isn't happy with Bob's customers dodging every roadblock that Insuricare puts in place to prevent paying claims.
    Bob: Are you saying that we shouldn't help our customers?
    Huph: The law requires that I answer no.
  • Establishing Character Moment: His first five seconds on-screen involve him brushing a weeping old lady out of his way so he can confront Bob.
  • Fatal Flaw: His Greed and Lack of Empathy ends up causing Bob to seriously injure him.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: Even though Huph wears glasses, he's a calculating and greedy executive who serves as a foil to Bob's sense of justice.
  • Greed: His obsession with money is why he is more concerned with earning more money than giving his clients the insurance they need.
  • Hate Sink: He is a cruel insurance executive who actively discourages his workers from granting their clients' insurance claims. His only loyalty is to his stockholders and the profitability of Insuricare. This makes his comeuppance at Bob's hand intensely satisfying.
  • Incoming Ham: "PAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARR!!!"
  • It's All About Me: All he cares about is helping his own people in his business, rather than others.
  • Jerkass: Not only does he not think much of Bob, but he is greedy and willing to help his own people in his business as opposed to providing customers with the insurance they need.
  • Lack of Empathy: When Bob points out a man down on the street is getting mugged, Huph's response is "Well, let's hope we don't cover him!"
  • Large Ham: Goes completely off the deep end when he figures out Bob has been letting his customers do an end-run around the bureaucracy. Not to mention it also comes with him being played by Wallace Shawn.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Implied. After Huph tells Rick about Bob's dismissal, Rick probably erased Huph's memories of Bob's super strength.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: After forbidding Bob from helping a mugging victim, he gets a far worse beating than said victim.
  • Loophole Abuse: Uses this often to deny claims, and then worries when Bob's customers learn to turn this back on him.
  • Mean Boss: In addition to his greed and complete lack of empathy, when he is lecturing Bob in his office, he fiddles with an Insuricare Memo which says that things like electricity consumption, phone charges, and even office supplies will be deducted from employee pay. The memo goes on to thank employees for the most profitable year so far!
  • The Napoleon: He clearly gets a buzz out of humiliating the extremely tall Bob and forcing him to comply with his authority.
  • Obstructive Bureaucrat: He worries about losing the "obstructive" part thanks to Bob.
  • Smug Snake: It's made pretty evident how satisfying it feels to him to keep Bob on his leash by the way he orders him around. You know, before Bob responds by plunging his body through several walls.
  • The Sociopath: Has many traits of a high-functioning, non-criminal sociopath. Chiefly is his Lack of Empathy and his speech about clocks shows a level of objectification of other people. He also takes some degree of sadistic glee in humiliating Bob and forcing him to submit to his authority.

    Kari McKeen 
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"I can totally handle anything this baby can dish out!"
Voiced by: Bret Parker

The babysitter hired to watch Jack-Jack during the events of the movie. She finds the process...unexpectedly difficult.


  • Action Survivor: Her first scene shows her to be rather ditzy, but she manages to stay alive despite being left alone for a long time with an uncontrollable, super-powered infant.
  • Badly Battered Babysitter: She provides the page image. It's only to be expected when your charge turns out to have multiple superpowers.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: At the end of her ordeal, she just wishes she could forget the whole thing. Rick Dicker obliges.
  • Braces of Orthodontic Overkill: They don't look too bad, but they give her a terrible lisp.
  • Break the Cutie: Poor girl had no idea what she was getting into.
  • Cassandra Truth: Her parents didn't believe her when she told them about Jack-Jack's powers. At least that saved The Men in Black another brain-wipe job.
  • A Day in the Limelight: Kari's interaction with Jack-Jack and his new superpowers receives a lot of focus in the Pixar short Jack-Jack Attack.
  • Hero of Another Story: Her experience babysitting Jack-Jack, which is the focus of the Pixar short Jack-Jack Attack. It's about her dealing with Jack-Jack manifesting superpowers for the first time.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: A downplayed example in that Kari was a nervous wreck after a sleepless night of dealing with Jack-Jack and his superpowers, but when Syndrome comes to the house in his supervillain costume, while stumbling over his words and telling Kari that his "S" stands for "sitter", she believes him and hands Jack-Jack over. Agent Dicker even lampshades this:
    Rick: And you believed him.
    Kari: The baby was exploding!! Have you ever sat an exploding baby before, Mr. Dicker?!
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Agent Dicker uses a memory wipe machine to remove Kari's memory of the babysitting experience. Bonus points in that the machine uses a laser site to target the point on her head that the machine's electrode will attach to.
  • Logical Weakness: Exploits several to deal with Jack-Jack- his fiery form can be extinguished, his lasers can be reflected by a mirror, and so on.
  • Motor Mouth: When Helen calls her to talk about her babysitting assignment, Helen can barely get a word in edgewise over Kari's ramblings about her babysitting prowess.
  • Noodle Implements: By morning, she's surrounded herself with an arsenal of tools she used to contain Jack-Jack, including a butterfly net, a bucket, a pair of tongs, a pair of oven mitts, a fire extinguisher, a mirror, a grappling hook, and a chainsaw.
  • Seen It All: At the end of a very long night, she has a completely deadpan reaction to Jack-Jack bursting into flames and shooting at her with Eye Beams, being ready with the appropriate fire extinguisher and mirror.
  • Tempting Fate: "Don't you worry about one single thing, Mrs. Parr. I can totally handle anything this baby can dish out."
  • Twitchy Eye: When saying the word 'baby' in 'babysitter'.

    Tony Rydinger 

Anthony "Tony" Rydinger

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Voiced by: Michael Bird

A popular student at Violet's junior high. She has a crush on him.


  • Adorkable: He seems pretty cool-headed in his introductory scene, but when it comes to asking Violet out for a date, he near-immediately starts fumbling over his words.
  • Curtains Match The Windows: Tony is a brunette with brown eyes.
  • Chick Magnet: A couple of girls greeted him in a flirty manner.
  • Early Installment Character-Design Difference: His hair goes from auburn in the first film to dark brown in the second.
  • Family Business: Works part-time at his parents' diner, the Happy Platter.
  • Flat Character: Since he mainly exists to be Violet's Satellite Love Interest, he doesn't have much screen time to develop much of a definitive character. However he does appear to be a bit shy and a Nice Guy. The sequel does give us more information about him courtesy of Dicker looking him up; Dicker describes Tony as a nice kid who plays sports, plays music, and works part-time as a waiter at his parents' diner.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Subverted when Rick accidentally erases all his memories of Violet instead of just seeing her in costume without a mask.
    Dicker: It's not an exact science.
  • Nice Guy: Once he figures out Violet's interested, he turns out to be friendly and polite to her. In the second film, he's even polite when Violet embarrasses herself by accidentally snorting water out through her nose, and at the end he does agree to go to the movies with Violet just because she asked him again, despite him not remembering the first time she asked him.
  • No Guy Wants an Amazon: Subverted. He runs away when he discovers Violet has superpowers. However, during his interview with Agent Dicker, he specifically says that he's secure enough in his masculinity to not be bothered by dating Violet even though she's a Super. He ran away simply because he was surprised and caught off-guard.
  • Pretty Boy: Very much so; it's not hard to see why Violet's interested.
  • Satellite Love Interest: He shows up in the beginning and the end of the film and mainly exists as Violet's crush. In fact, he only really exists to demonstrate Violet's character development. At the beginning of the film, she's too shy to even remain visible in his presence. At the end, she's able to talk with him and get a date while he's stammering nervously. In the sequel, we do learn more about him (he plays music and sports and works part-time as a waiter in his parents' diner), but his character still serves mostly to develop Violet.
  • You Don't Look Like You: Tony's character model is revamped in the sequel, with him gaining darker hair and more angular features compared to the first film.

    Agent Rick Dicker 
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"We've gotta pay to keep the company quiet, we've gotta pay damages, erase memories, relocate your family; every time it gets harder. Money, money, money, money, money, money- we can't keep doing this, Bob!"
Voiced by: Bud Luckey (first movie), Jonathan Banks (second movie)

Rick Dicker is an old friend of Bob's - presumably Mr. Incredible's Friend on the Force back when the government provided assistance to super-heroes. Years later, his department's function has been changed to keeping superheroes inactive and anonymous.


  • Boring, but Practical: After Syndrome is outed as a supervillain, Dicker simply has his assets frozen and arrest warrants put out, instantly demolishing his organization.
  • Deadpan Snarker: With emphasis on 'deadpan'.
    Bob: I'm fired, aren't I?
    Rick: Oh, ya think?
  • Hawaiian-Shirted Tourist: How he dresses when he's clearing out his desk in the second movie.
  • It Has Been an Honor: Says this to Bob and Helen after the Super Relocation Act is shut down and he can no longer assist them. Despite everything he assures them that it was his greatest honor to work alongside such fantastic people.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Rick's appearance, personality and mannerisms are all based off of those of his original voice actor, Bud Luckey, and those who have worked with Bud have stated that Rick is a dead-on caricature of him.
  • Knight In Sour Armor: After telling Bob that he's screwed up once too often and is on his own, Dicker immediately relents and offers to help him out for old times sake.
  • The Men in Black: He's part of the government agency that monitors and conceals the existence of superheroes.
  • Memory-Wiping Crew: He has a clunky looking device that can erase memories. He does this to Kari at the end of her short and to Tony Rydinger in the sequel, and a deleted scene shows him doing it to Mr. Huph after Bob punches him through several walls.
  • Perp Sweating: "Jack-Jack Attack!" shows he prefers the old-school, light-shining-in-face technique. This continues in the opening of the second film when he interrogates Tony.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Dicker's complaints about having to fix Bob's messes over and over again have merit. It's not that Rick doesn't care, it's that he realizes always jumping in with super-heroics isn't sustainable. As he says "Someone's always in trouble" but even though frustrated at Bob's actions, he still offers to help Bob just once more "for old times' sake". Later when Syndrome is revealed as a super-villain and terrorist, Rick takes the pragmatic action of immediately freezing all of his assets.
  • Seen It All: Agent Dicker has dealt professionally with supers and their associated weirdness for a long time. It's implied that he's had to deal with Bob screwing up and blowing cover way more often than he'd care to admit.
    Bob: I mean, what can I say, Rick?
    Rick: [without missing a beat] Nothing you haven't said before.
  • Unfortunate Names: Sadly, his last name does not convey the calm, measured, reasonable personality he possesses.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Though they're not best friends, it's clear that the casually snarky way that Rick and Mr. Incredible go back and forth with one another suggests that they are pretty close. Dicker even attended the Parrs' wedding, sitting in the front row with Edna and Gazerbeam. He could approach this as just another job and Bob Parr as an extraordinarily frustrating case to handle...but it's clear that he deeply respects Bob.

    Rusty McAllister 
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"Oh Man. That was totally wicked!!!!!!"
Voiced by: Nicholas Bird

A neighboring boy of the Parrs who tends to witness their incredible feats.


  • All There in the Manual: His name is never said in the movie, but was revealed by official Pixar sources.
  • Staring Kid: He first appears when Bob lifts up his family's car in frustration, then comes back later when he thinks Bob might do it again. He finally appears again after having watched the Parrs save Jack-Jack and defeat Syndrome.

    Honey Best 
Voiced by: Kimberly Adair Clark

"'Greater good?!' I am your wife! I am the greatest good you are ever gonna get!"

The wife of Lucius Best/Frozone. Never actually on-screen, although we do hear her.


  • Large Ham: Her response to Lucius' "Where's My Super Suit?!" moment counts.
  • Sassy Black Woman: Just listen to the way she speaks. We never actually see whether she's black or not, though.
  • Skewed Priorities: She seems to be more annoyed than anything else by her husband's superheroics because they are inconvenient. In the first Incredibles, she cares more about a planned dinner than the city being saved.
  • The Trickster: Honey hides her husband's super suit so he'll have no choice but to take her to dinner without getting distracted by superheroics. She relents in time for Frozone to join the Parrs in destroying the Omnidroid.
  • The Voice: Is only heard during an argument with her husband. In Incredibles 2, it was originally planned for Honey to appear in person, but the writers decided it'd be funnier if she stayed just a voice.

    Winston Deavor 
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Voiced by: Bob Odenkirk

"It's time to make some wrong things right."

A rich tycoon of a world-class telecommunications company who supports Supers and wishes to bring them back into the spotlight.


  • Adorkable: His love of superheroes makes him fall into this. He’s even memorized Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and Frozone's theme songs.
  • Ascended Fanboy: Having been a fan of superheroes since he was a child, he is active in reintroducing supers back into society and having the Super Registration Act repealed.
  • Brother-Sister Team: Winston and his sister run DevTech, with Winston being The Face of the company, and Evelyn being the brains behind their tech.
  • The Face: While Evelyn got the inventional genius in the family, Winston got the social genius. His skills at marketing are what made their company DevTech the worldwide conglomerate it is, and now he wants to use his talents to bring superheroes back.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: Played with in their corporate roles. Evelyn seems like the Responsible to Winston's Foolish, as Evelyn's the one who comes up with the actual means to implement Winston's grand ideas. She also softly scolds him for his over-enthusiasm and childlike tendencies, and keeps business conversations on track from his tendancy to get sidetracked. These roles are reversed once Evelyn is revealed as the Screenslaver, when her misplaced anger and bitterness towards superheroes (who she blames for their parents' tragic deaths), causes her to endanger lives to ensure they stay illegal. However, Winston is in turn responsible enough to go back and try to help save the innocent people caught up in Evelyn's scheme.
  • Good Counterpart: To Syndrome. Both are rich and powerful people who are fans of supers and use their money for a grand plan involving them. Syndrome was a sociopath who slid into supervillainy because his hero rejected him (in a situation that was partially his fault). However, Winston overcame his genuinely tragic past and instead of blaming supers for his father's Holding Out for a Hero decision, he blamed the law that prevented them from being there, and dedicated himself to repealing it. And in a time of crisis, Syndrome proves to be a Dirty Coward who flees from his Omnidroid once he lost his gamewinning advantage, while Winston willingly risks his life to save the people trapped on the Everjust despite being an entirely normal human.
  • Good Feels Good: A big proponent of this and one reason he adores the Supers.
  • Honest Corporate Executive: He is completely genuine in wanting to restore superheroes to their former glory, is unaware of his sister's evil plan, and the second he finds out what she's done, he decides to risk his life to save the gathered world leaders and Supers rather than escape with Evelyn to safety.
  • The Idealist: He honestly believes that the world would be a better place with Superheroes back in action, and has the means, motivation, and plan to make it happen.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Looks exactly like his voice actor.
  • Manchild: His sister at one point pegs him as this, conflating the time of supers with his time with his mother and father, and that his blatantly childlike zeal towards superheroes is the result of wanting some part of his parents back. But he is mature enough to decide to risk his life for the sake of saving the people on the Everjust.
  • Morality Pet: Winston is probably the only person that Evelyn still cares about as, even though she thinks his idealism is childish, she still takes him with her when she escapes the Everjust instead of letting him die.
  • Nice Guy: Not only is he genuine in wanting to restore the superheroes to their former glory, he is also a very fun and cool guy to be around.
  • Non-Action Guy: He's a talker, not a fighter. He upgrades to Action Survivor when he decides to help stop Evelyn's plan.
  • Nostalgia Filter: An In-Universe example. Evelyn accuses him of having this, equating the good times he had as a child with his parents to the presence of superheroes. He thinks if Supers are back, things will be like when his parents were still alive. Frozone even identifies him as being nostalgic and suggests that Bob and Helen show up in their old superhero outfits instead of their new ones.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: Always dressed in a snazzy suit, befitting his image as operations head of one of the world's richest companies.
  • Sheep in Sheep's Clothing: His appearance suggests that he will be the Big Bad for the movie, but not only is he a genuinely heroic character, but his sister is the true villain for the movie.
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: His response to Evelyn telling him that her taking him with her on her escape craft was For Your Own Good?
    Winston: No. This is.
    (Jumps out of the escape ship and back onto the Everjust)
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: He's enthusiastic and immature but charismatic enough to be The Face for DevTech, while his sister is a laid-back genius who works behind the scenes to develop the tech that ensures their success. He wants to help return superheroes to the world, while Evelyn wants to permanently discredit them.
  • The Social Expert: He is highly media savvy and uses his skills to meticulously design a media PR campaign around Elastigirl to improve the perception of superheroes among regular humans.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: He looks just like his father, only younger and without the beard.
  • Thin Chin of Sin: Subverted, as while he does have the facial feature and promotional art depicted him as looking sinister, he's a genuinely goodhearted and heroic person.
  • Took a Level in Badass: For most of the movie, Winston is simply a very rich fan of superheroes who wants to make them legal again, but after discovering his sister's villainous plan, he does something heroic himself: he turns down the opportunity to escape, and instead breaks the screen hypnotizing the superheroes and ambassadors so they can escape.
  • Uncle Pennybags: An eccentric billionaire who wants to make superheroes legal again and gives the Parrs one of his mansions when they go into business together. He's also a total sweetheart in person.

    Evelyn Deavor 
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Voiced by: Catherine Keener

"I never know what people want..."

Winston Deavor's sister who is a tech expert and has never met a problem she can't solve.


  • Affably Evil: Has a friendly, laid-back demeanor even as they try to commit mass murder or watch Elastigirl dying of anoxia.
  • Badass Normal: As The Screenslaver, she has no super powers, but she uses her intellect to be an effective Combat Pragmatist, and she developed her hypnotism tech which she shrewdly puts to use to give her an advantage over the supers.
  • Big Bad: She is Screenslaver, who's been orchestrating the disasters around Municiberg by using hypnotic patterns she can project via any screen she can hack into. Her main goal is to cement the world's bias against supers for good ensuring that citizens stop what she considers mindless hero worship and rely on their own ability to protect themselves. She believes this mindset was the cause of her father's death which left her feeling extremely angry and bitter.
  • Big Sister Instinct: While their relative ages are unknown, Evelyn definitely feels this towards her brother, even if she does think he's naïve and childish. Helen Parr even notes how much Evelyn loves him during their conversation at the DevTech party. While Evelyn does try to sabotage Winston's plan to re-legalize superheroes, when her plans start to unravel, she fetches her brother and makes sure he accompanies her onto the escape plane.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: At first, she seems kind and supportive of her brother wanting to bring superheroes back and strikes up a friendship with Helen, but is later revealed to be the true Screenslaver and prejudiced towards supers. Despite this, her love for her brother is genuine.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Evelyn has short hair and doesn't seem to have many stereotypically feminine character traits.
  • Brainy Brunette: With all the gadgets she's invented, Evelyn's most definitely a brilliantly brainy brunette.
  • Brother-Sister Team: She and her brother run DevTech, Winston being The Face of the company, and Evelyn being the brains behind their tech. They've been working together extremely successfully for over 15 years, against the odds - Winston mentions that people doubted they could do it as they were both relatively young when they took over.
  • Combat Pragmatist: When revealed to be the real Screenslaver, she uses erratic plane maneuvers to throw Elastigirl all over an airplane cabin and then depressurizes the plane to suffocate her with the loss of air.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: Unlike Syndrome's overall grandiose feel and criminal organization, the Screenslaver is quieter and seems to be on a much lower profile. They also want Supers to remain illegal, while Buddy wanted supers to be back in the spotlight (and to join them). Where Buddy was an entitled fanboy attempting to be a phony superhero before dragging people up to his level after reveling in his fame, Screenslaver is a behind-the-scenes sort whose entire plan to get people to stop relying on supers to save them relies on her anonymity. Syndrome also seems to be The Sociopath who has no problem sacrificing Mirage when Mr. Incredible holds her hostage, while Evelyn still loves her brother and takes care of him even in the middle of her evil scheme.
  • The Cynic: Is noticeably more subdued and much less idealistic than her brother. She seems to be quite disdainful of peoples' natural inclination to gravitate towards ease over quality. By the end, Evelyn is shown to truly hate idealism, even in the people she cares about; Helen herself points out she doesn't have an ideology, just a list of things she hates.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: The tragic death of her parents resulted in her cynical worldview. Also counts as her Start of Darkness, since it's why she decided that the world was better off without heroes.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: In spite of how quick she is to complain about Winston’s naive idealism, it appears that she truly does care about her brother, and she takes him with her when escaping from the Everjust. Evelyn was also emotionally compromised by the death of her parents which was her Start of Darkness, as she saw the tragedy as entirely preventable.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Helen. They are both women in power who are both overshadowed by the men in their lives, Helen by her husband Mr. Incredible and Evelyn by her brother Winston. Both women are tech savvy and have similar ideologies realizing they are Not So Different before and after Evelyn reveal herself as the villain, the true Irony is the reason why Elastigirl is such a good person (i.e. her family) are the same reasons why Evelyn is a vengeful bitter person because she lost her parents as result of superheroes (or rather, the lack thereof at the time). It's also fitting that is Evelyn Anti-Supers since Helen (despite being super herself) was against becoming a hero again for the sake of her family.
  • Evil Is Petty: She causes a pizza delivery guy to go to prison because he was "surly" and delivered cold pizza.
  • Exhausted Eye Bags: She constantly looks tired throughout the film.
  • False Friend: Helen is hurt by Evelyn's betrayal because she relied on her, but Evelyn points out that neither of them know each other, and trusting someone just because they give you some gadgets is foolish (Helen just says that if their situations were reversed, Evelyn could rely on Helen).
  • Fantastic Racism: She unjustly blames supers for the death of her father. During a burglary, he tried to contact some supers for help instead of retreating to his safe room and was shot as a result. Unfortunately, this occurred after the Super Relocation Act had passed so the supers couldn't respond even if he been able to reach them. However, that doesn't stop Evelyn from nurturing a bias against all supers and, as Screenslaver, develops a plan to discredit the supers and ensure that they remain illegal.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: Played with in their corporate roles. Evelyn seems like the Responsible to Winston's Foolish, as Evelyn's the one who comes up with the actual means to implement Winston's grand ideas. She also softly scolds him for his over-enthusiasm and childlike tendencies, and keeps business conversations on track from his tendency to get sidetracked. These roles are reversed once Evelyn is revealed as Screenslaver, when her misplaced anger and bitterness towards superheros, causes her to endanger lives to ensure they stay illegal. However, Winston is in turn responsible enough to go back and try to help save the innocent people caught up in Evelyn's scheme.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: She is the primary developer of DevTech's technology.
  • Genius Slob: Downplayed. Compared to her impeccably dressed and groomed brother, Evelyn is more inclined towards comfortable, bohemian-casual clothing with mildly unkempt hair. In her first onscreen appearance, she is running late to her meeting with Winston and Helen, and dumps everything she's carrying onto a poor employee.
  • Hypocrite: Evelyn accuses her brother of being a Manchild for associating the presence of heroes with their parents, but the loss of her parents was a defining moment for her as well, and her entire plan is intended to lash out at superheroes. She puts on an act where she appears to accept that her father was responsible for his own actions, but her Motive Rant to Helen show that this is clearly not the case.
  • Icy Blue Eyes: Her eyes are a very pale shade of blue-grey.
  • Lack of Empathy: Evelyn shows little empathy towards the people caught up in the fallout of her scheme. She hypnotizes a pizza delivery boy to become a decoy Screenslaver simply because he was unprofessional to her and he ends up going to prison. She hypnotizes superheroes to become her slaves and sends them to kidnap children. She doesn't seem to care about the innocent people who could have been killed if the ship had crashed into the city. The only people she seems to have any feelings for are her family, particularly her brother, Winston. Although that doesn't stop her from sabotaging his superhero legalization plans for her own ends.
  • The Man Behind the Man: She's the one who actually works on the tech that her brother sells, but he's The Face of their company. It later turns out she's this for the Screenslaver, who's only a character. The hypnotic broadcasts and goggles are all of her doing.
  • Meaningful Name: Her name sounds like "evil endeavor", hinting at her true nature as the Screenslaver.
  • No Social Skills: Subverted. She claims to have poor interpersonal skills but then accurately assesses that people crave ease over quality. She also masterfully sets up the theatrics of the Screenslaver persona to be an adequate foil for Helen so that it merges seamlessly into her brother's PR plan. Ultimately, she is shown to have a Lack of Empathy toward anyone except her family but has a talent for manipulating people.
  • Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: She styles herself as a Well-Intentioned Extremist who hates the concept of superheroes because Holding Out for a Hero means that people don't actually try to save themselves, like how her parents died because her father would rather call a hero than go to their safe room. Helen points out that the method she chose indicates that she's just lashing out at superheroes because she blames them for her parents' deaths. Further more, she doesn't seem to have any plan or idea about how to fix that problem other than 'get rid of Supers for good', not how to actually let people defend themselves without them. As Helen points out, Evelyn doesn't have an ideology: just a list of things she hates. This is because Evelyn is shown to be acting out of rather directionless grief and bitterness rather than any true megalomaniacal sense of villainy.
  • Pet the Dog: She cares enough about her brother to save him from the sinking Everjust.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: She's the laid-back genius who works behind the scenes to develop the tech that ensures their success while her brother is enthusiastic and immature but charismatic enough to be The Face for DevTech. He wants to help return superheroes to the world, while Evelyn wants to permanently discredit them.
  • Significant Wardrobe Shift: Her outfits start to reflect the Screenslaver, the figure she uses in her crimes, as the film goes on, with darker colors and patterns reflecting the optical hypno-designs used in the broadcasts. By the end, she's in a practical yet stylish jumpsuit that evokes villain gear, and she even dons a pilot's oxygen mask, which resembles the skeletal grille on the Screenslaver costume's mask.
  • Sir Not-Appearing-in-This-Trailer: Doesn't appear in any trailers. Her character, the Screenslaver, does though.
  • Squishy Wizard: She is a normal, untrained human, but her intellect and skill as a Gadgeteer Genius allow her to be a quite effective Big Bad.
  • Straw Feminist: Downplayed; this trait comes out only once, during a conversation with Helen. The latter correctly surmises that Evelyn intends to win her over with "Man's World" rhetoric and shoots the idea down almost as quickly as it's brought up, which Evelyn takes in stride.
  • Straw Nihilist: Supers failing to save her father from robbers—or rather, her father putting faith in exiled Supers to save him—has given her an intense and stubborn hatred of them. Even after witnessing Helen save civilians herself, she only cares about Helen's and other Supers' powers for how they can help her plans.
  • Tragic Villain: Suffers the tragic death of their parents and unfortunately her evil plan is a case of Misplaced Retribution.
  • Ungrateful Bitch: Even after Elastigirl saves her life, Evelyn remains ungrateful, and argues that it doesn't prove Helen was right. During the fall, Evelyn even actively resists Helen's first attempts to reach her as she did not want to be saved by someone representing the ideas she hates.
  • Villain Has a Point: She makes a few good points during her evil monologue to Helen — One, just because she made a suit for her, doesn't mean that Helen knows Evelyn personally. Two, as much as she loved her father, she was right on how ridiculous it was for him to try and call super (who were illegal at this point) instead of hiding in the safe bunker.
  • Villainous Breakdown: When her plan begins falling apart, she becomes noticeably more frantic and panicked, even giving a few Big Nos.
  • Virtue Is Weakness: She sees the concept of idealism as a sign of weakness, and near the end, she shows irritation with Elastigirl for saving her life, arguing that it doesn't prove Helen is right.
  • Walking Spoiler: Her being revealed as the Screenslaver is a major turning point of the film.
  • We Have Become Complacent: Believes that people will choose ease and convenience over quality and actively engaging with life. This is reflected in both her conversation with Helen and in Screenslaver's monologue. It's revealed that this world-view came from the bitterness and grief she felt at the loss of her parents since she believes her father was complacent to call the Supers to come and save him instead of retreating with his wife into the safe room.

Villains

    Syndrome 

Syndrome/Buddy Pine

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"See, now you respect me.
Because I'm a threat!"
Voiced by: Jason Lee

The Big Bad of the first movie. Once Mr. Incredible's #1 fan with a gift for engineering, Buddy Pine turned to evil after his attempt to become his hero's Sidekick ended in disaster. Building the Omnidroids, Syndrome enacts an elaborate plan for revenge against all superheroes for rejecting him.


  • Actually a Doombot: Inverted. In all appearances outside of the movie, such as the Disney on Ice show, Disneyland Adventure, Syndrome is portrayed by a robot since he died at the end of the movie.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: Syndrome is even worse in the comic.
  • Arms Dealer: He made his fortune by inventing, manufacturing, and selling weapons.
  • Ascended Fanboy: At the beginning of the film he wants to be "Incrediboy", Mr. Incredible's sidekick. Even his general demeanor as a supervillain reflects this: he constantly geeks out about aspects of his plan and Mr. Incredible in general, at least when not being sadistic.
  • Ax-Crazy: He is clearly a sociopath and after being being rejected by Mr. Incredible in his youth, he has a Face–Heel Turn to become the homicidal maniac he is. He intentionally kills Super after Super to build the perfect Omnidroid to defeat Mr. Incredible. He unleashes his Omnidroid on the city without regard for the civilians who could be hurt or killed just so he can pretend to be a superhero. When his plans are thwarted he tries to abduct Jack-Jack fully intending to raise him as his own side-kick.
  • Badass Bookworm: A brilliant engineer who managed to significantly reduce the super population.
  • Badass Cape: Again, invoked. It's the cause of his death.
  • Berserk Button: He has a big one: don't call him Buddy.
  • Big Bad: As the main antagonist of The Incredibles, Syndrome is responsible for the all the danger in this plot and stopping his Evil Plan is the Parr family's first family mission.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He outright calls himself Mr. Incredible's nemesis.
  • Cape Snag: The cape he was wearing ends up in a jet engine, leading to his death.
  • The Chessmaster: Enacted The Plan that reduced the super population to a handful and no one was the wiser for a long time.
  • Child Prodigy: Invented his own rocket boots when he was a pre-teen.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Being sucked feet first into a jet turbine isn't a pleasant thought.
  • Dirty Coward: The moment when the Omnidroid shoots off his remote he flies into the crowd of civilians and even pushes a man out of the way.
  • Do Not Call Me "Paul": He doesn't like being called either Buddy or Incrediboy, since he sees those names as a relic of the time when he was just a fanboy.
  • Driven by Envy: Implied to be Syndrome's motivation to blur the line between supers and non-supers. As Buddy, he felt the reason Mr. Incredible wasn't accepting him as his sidekick was because he didn't have powers.
    Syndrome: And when I'm old and I've had my fun? I'll sell my inventions, so that everyone can be superheroes. Everyone can be super! And when everyone's super...(chuckles darkly) no one will be.
  • Drone Deployer: Has a search drone on his wrist glove.
  • Entitled Bastard: Young Buddy believed that being able to invent jet-boots and claiming to know Mr. Incredible's moves, fighting style and catchphrases automatically entitled him to become Mr. Incredible's ward. Even when he recalls the hurt he felt at Mr. Incredible rebuking him for his foolish decision to interrupt the confrontation between Mr. Incredible and Bomb Voyage, the audience sees the flashback is actually a Self-Serving Memory; Bomb Voyage is completely missing in Syndrome's version.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: When Bob calls him out on killing real heroes so he can pretend to be one, Syndrome retorts that his advanced technology is real enough to have beaten Bob's inherent powers. It never occurs to him that Bob was talking about real, noble qualities like morality, self-sacrifice, strength of character, and the desire to do good simply because it's the right thing to do. Syndrome only focused on the super part of superhero, not the hero part. This attitude was reflected even back when he was Buddy and trying to be Bob's sidekick. He couldn't comprehend the idea that Bob rejected him because he was a kid with no real experience and was putting his and other's lives in danger. His reasoning for the rejection was "This is because I don't have powers, isn't it?".
  • Evil Counterpart: Both were gifted individuals during the Golden Age of Superheroes with Bob being an established hero with super-strength and Buddy/Syndrome being a Gadgeteer Genius with jet-boots (and later, an Evil Genius with zero-point energy Tractor Beams) who is craving to be one. When the Super Relocation Act was enforced, neither gave up their desire to experience the glory of being a superhero. However, while Bob's motivation was due of his sense of justice and desire to save people, Buddy is a Psychopathic Manchild who simply wants the praise and recognition. He even creates an Engineered Heroics situation so he could receive all the accolades without concern for those who may be hurt or killed as a result.
  • Evil Genius: He creates an island lair, rocket boots, zero-point energy gloves, intelligent robots that can learn, and other such amazing gizmos; he uses them for petty revenge and self-satisfaction.
  • Evil Is Petty: His path to villainy was because Mr. Incredible rejected him and it wasn't out of smugness but more concern for his safety and growing frustration with Buddy's interference. Unfortunately for him, Buddy never saw it that way.
  • Evil Laugh: Absolutely loves doing this, to both entertaining and bone-chilling effect depending on the scene.
  • Evil Mentor: He plans to become one to Jack-Jack as a last attempt to hurt Bob.
  • Evil Redhead: He's evil and has red hair. His hair actually looks like flames.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Wannabe superhero sidekick to genuine super villain.
  • Fake Ultimate Hero: His Evil Plan was based around becoming this after saving a city from the Omnidroid. Unfortunately for him, the Omnidroid's learning protocols realized what he was doing and revealed him for the Dirty Coward that he was. Mr. Incredible calls him out on mass murdering real heroes so he could pretend to be one.
  • Fan Disillusionment: He's the quintessential example of a disillusioned fan, being rejected by his hero himself. He then focuses his fanboy energy into a Face–Heel Turn.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Syndrome starts out casual and cheerful when talking to Mr. Incredible, but shifts to gloating and cruelty as his Psychopathic Manchild tantrums emerge. For example after he captures Mr. Incredible during his infiltration of the computer room, Syndrome starts by "geeking out" about Mr. Incredible and praising the way he escaped the probe's detection, but when talking about the distress signal Syndrome calmly shocks Mr. Incredible with enough voltage to cause him extreme pain when his answer is deemed unacceptable.
  • Fiction 500: Selling most of his inventions has made him amazingly wealthy. The elaborate secret island base manned by hundreds of mercenaries and technicians for the purpose of building and testing giant killer robots is a showing of his enormous resources.
  • Fiery Redhead: Besides being an Evil Redhead, he also has a large personality with a fiery temper.
  • Freudian Excuse: A ridiculously petty one, the reason why he turned against the supers was because Mr. Incredible would not take him on as his heroic side-kick.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: From an unknown child prodigy to a super-villain and mass murderer. However, his sociopathic traits were starting to show even as a child.
  • Glory Hound: Part of his Evil Plan involves staged disasters so he can fix them and be adored as a superhero.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: He got extremely jealous when he awoke to find out that The Incredibles and Frozone defeated his Omnidroid and got all the attention and glory. Implied to be Syndrome's motivation to blur the line between supers and non-supers. As Buddy, he felt the reason Mr. Incredible wasn't accepting him as his sidekick was because he didn't have powers.
  • Heroism Addict: Syndrome's Evil Plan is a textbook case of hero syndrome, staging a threat that only he could stop or so he thought and then bask in the public admiration.
  • I'm Your Biggest Fan: Says this word for word towards Mr. Incredible. It's how Mr. Incredible realizes that he's Buddy.
  • Improbable Hairstyle: It stands straight up like a cone.
  • Insufferable Genius: He's a smug asshole who brags about his inventions and intelligence.
  • It's All About Me: His Evil Plan begins and ends with his ego and personal vengeance. In hindsight, this was probably his real motivation as a child, too; he wanted to be special and save the day. Highlighted when Bob points out that he killed real heroes just so he could pretend to be one. Syndrome completely misses the point and assumes he's talking about his lack of superpowers, not being a mass murderer for the sake of his own ego.
  • Jerkass: As if being evil wasn't enough, he's also an even bigger jerk than Huph due to him being the Big Bad of the film. He often taunts Mr. Incredible to the point that he provokes the latter to kill Mirage.
  • Kid Sidekick: What he tried to be as "Incrediboy".
  • Knight of Cerebus: While not exactly upbeat, the movie certainly takes a darker turn when he shows up.
  • Lack of Empathy:
    • Feels no remorse for killing hero after hero just so he can develop an Omnidroid that can defeat Mr. Incredible and serve his plans to pretend to be a superhero.
    • Hearing that the plane he just fired missiles upon has children aboard causes no emotional reaction or interest in aborting the missile attack.
    • After he apparently kills Helen and the children he taunts Bob about it telling him that he'll get over it since he always said that he prefers to "work alone."
    • His idea of comforting Mirage after she was taken hostage was to assure her that he called Mr. Incredible's bluff because he knew that Mr. Incredible was "weak" and wouldn't have it in him to kill her. He's actually surprised when she gets mad at him after that.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: A rare case of the villain having a lantern jaw comparable to the hero.
  • Large Ham: He's quite fond of his Evil Gloating. His dramatic flourishes also get him in trouble a couple of times, as he accidentally flings away something that he had held immobile with his Zero-Point energy gloves. This is what allows Mr. Incredible to escape him after he captures Mr. Incredible for the first time.
  • Laughably Evil: He is both humorous and unnerving. His dialogue is ripe with villainous cliches, and his goofy, hammy demeanor can almost make you forget that the guy is responsible for methodically killing several superheroes, would knowingly kill children, and is going to use a dangerous robot to attack a city so that he can pretend to be a superhero.
  • The Load: Despite his obvious engineering intelligence and considerable enthusiasm, Buddy becomes this to Mr. Incredible because he won't take no for an answer, doesn't have any formal (or informal, for that matter) training, and barges into a superhero/supervillain confrontation without any apparent concern for his own safety.
  • Loony Fan: He starts off as Mr. Incredible's ultra-obsessed fan. He becomes his ultra-obsessed enemy.
    Mr. Incredible: I've been nice. I've stood for photos, signed every scrap of paper you pushed at me, but this?!
  • Mad Scientist: The technology, the megalomania, the hamminess, the self-obsession, all classic mad scientist.
  • Meaningful Name: As a child, Buddy Pine was pining away to become Mr. Incredible's buddy and sidekick. As an adult, his Evil Plan is a textbook example of hero syndrome and his villain name seems to be an intentional nod toward this.
  • Milking the Giant Cow: With hilarious results, thanks to his zero-point energy Tractor Beams that are part of his gauntlets.
  • Narcissist: He cares only for himself and his fame.
  • Never My Fault: Buddy never acknowledges that it's his own actions that caused Mr. Incredible to lose his patience and sternly reject him. Buddy refused to take no for an answer to his continued pestering or acknowledge that he had no superhero training. He barges into a superhero/supervillain confrontation without concern for his own safety which results in Bomb Voyage planting a bomb on his cape that causes considerable collateral damage. It's particularly telling that when Buddy flashbacks to Mr. Incredible telling him to "fly home," Bomb Voyage is no longer present.
  • Not Good with Rejection: He's never gotten over being rejected by Mr. Incredible for wanting to be his sidekick. He spends his life developing advanced technology and killed supers as part of an Engineered Heroics plan that would enable him to publicly act the part of a superhero.
  • Older Hero vs. Younger Villain: Provides the page image. The younger villain to Mr. Incredible's older hero.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: He balances a genius-level talent for inventing technology with an incredibly childish personality; he's immature, excitable, petulant, irresponsible, prone to mood swings, obsessed with gadgets and 'toys', and is quite spiteful. His Face–Heel Turn motivation stems from an admittedly wounding and hurtful, but still relatively minor, slight he suffered when he was a child, which he refuses to move on from.
    Syndrome: [watching a news report on the panic caused by the Omnidroid's landing] Huh? Huh?! Aw, come on!!! Ya gotta admit, this is cool!!!
  • The Resenter: He resents Mr. Incredible after the superhero rejected him as a sidekick.
  • Sadist: When he realizes Mr. Incredible knows the people on the plane approaching his island, Syndrome takes great pleasure in launching a missile attack while Bob watches helplessly.
    Syndrome: So you do know these people... Well, why don't I send them a little greeting.
  • Shadow Archetype: Syndrome is one to Bob. At the start of the movie we see they both desire the glory of being a superhero. While Bob's motivation was due of his sense of justice and desire to save people, Syndrome wants the praise and recognition. When the Super Relocation Act is passed, Bob continues to pursue the glory by illegally listening to the police scanner and helping out when he can. Syndrome, however, kills Supers to develop his Omnidroid which will be part of an elaborate Engineered Heroics situation that will allow him to single-handedly "save the day" and receive all the accolades without any concern for those who may be hurt or killed as a result. In the end, Bob realizes his desire for the glory days has caused him to miss out on his family and apologizes. Syndrome, however, has no such realization.
  • Smug Snake: He's normally competent enough, but he seriously underestimates the Omnidroid.
  • The Sociopath: As a child, he tells Mr. Incredible "I've finally figured out who I am. I am your ward, Incrediboy" while never accepting Mr. Incredible's consistent rejections. As an adult, he cares only for his own glory and in order to obtain it he's willing to cause destruction and death of innocent people, even children, with no remorse at all. He calls Mr Incredible "weak" for sparing Mirage after he threatened to strangle her. When Mirage gets mad at Syndrome for risking her life, his facial expression is one of complete confusion as to why she is upset.
  • Something Only They Would Say: Mr. Incredible is able to recognize him as Buddy Pine after Syndrome says, "I'm Your Biggest Fan."
  • The Team Wannabe: To Mr Incredible, when he was a child.
  • That Man Is Dead: Disowns his real name, Buddy, in favor for Syndrome once he becomes a supervillain.
    Bob: ...Buddy?
    Syndrome: My name is not BUDDY!!!
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Although Buddy was already showing sociopathic traits as a child, he at least seemed to be motivated to try and help. As an adult he became significantly more self-absorbed, cruel and lacking empathy.
  • Tractor Beam: His gauntlets have zero-point energy field manipulators built into them; they enable him to capture things in a stasis field that he can move around effortlessly.
  • Turbine Blender: His fate, when he gets hit by a flying car and his cape gets caught in a jet turbine.
  • Ungrateful Bastard:
    • His interference in Mr. Incredible's encounter with Bomb Voyage nearly gets him killed, with the resulting damage kick-starting the Super Relocation Act which forces Mr. Incredible into retirement and hiding. Yet years later, Buddy/Syndrome has the gall to say he got the short end of the stick that day.
    • Mirage pushes Syndrome out of the way as Mr. Incredible reaches out in a fury to grab him. There is little doubt, Mr. Incredible would have crushed Syndrome if he succeeded in getting his hands on him. Yet, Syndrome never acknowledges her loyalty or thanks her for saving his life.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: Downplayed. A young fanboy of Mr. Incredible turned into a dangerous, sociopathic villain. While he wasn't as evil as he was as an adult, "Incrediboy" was still pushy, immature, and dangerously careless, and Syndrome is a Psychopathic Man Child who doesn't seem to have grown out of the Incrediboy mindset (with the exception of no longer hero-worshipping Mr. Incredible).
  • Virtue Is Weakness: He outright declares Mr. Incredible a weakling for refusing to follow through on his threat to kill Mirage even when he had nothing to lose.
  • Who's Laughing Now?: He wanted to be a superhero but was turned away by Mr. Incredible and this caused a grudge against natural superheroes.
    Syndrome: See, now you respect me. Because I'm a threat. That's the way it works. Turns out there are a lot of people, whole countries, who want respect...
  • Worthy Opponent: Some shades of this with Mr. Incredible. Mr. Incredible is the last super he tests his Omnidroid on (it goes through 8 incarnations before he thinks it might be able to beat his old hero), and he quite readily admits to being impressed by how Bob managed to escape his probe.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Continued a missile attack on Helen's plane even after learning that children were on-board.
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: He occasionally slips into expecting the film to work more like a classic Superhero comic than the Modern-Age-influenced Decon-Recon Switch it actually is. It's one of the contributing factors to his death, as he assumes he's an Arch-Nemesis with Joker Immunity and that Mr. Incredible wouldn't dare interrupt his evil gloating, leaving him open for the aforementioned flung car.
  • Youthful Freckles: He has them as a pre-teen. Years later, he still has them as an adult, which serves to emphasize him being a Psychopathic Manchild.

    Mirage 
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"He's attracted to power. So am I. It's a weakness we share."
Voiced by: Elizabeth Peña

A mysterious and alluring woman who approaches Bob with a chance to use his powers once again through confidential hero work, only to be revealed as Syndrome's Number Two.


  • Ambiguously Brown: Has a significantly darker skin color than any other character besides Frozone, as well as unidentifiable accent. She is played in this movie by Elizabeth Peña, an actress of Latin American descent.
  • Dark Mistress: One scene heavily implies she's this to Syndrome.
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: She is Ambiguously Brown, and add in her silver hair.
  • Enemy Mine: She and Helen have a rocky relationship in the comics, but cooperate while facing Xerek.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: She might have helped Syndrome with his Evil Plan, which involved killing a lot of supers, but she was clearly horrified when she learned that the plane Helen was in had children in it and visibly saddened when they were thought to be dead. That's one of the reasons she had a High-Heel–Face Turn later.
  • Femme Fatale: A mysterious and alluring woman in league with the main villain.
  • High-Heel–Face Turn: She's the only member of Syndrome's crew to help the heroes. It starts when Syndrome launches missiles at a jet plane carrying children and becomes solidified when he is willing to risk her life when Bob threatens to crush her.
  • Ignored Enamored Underling: It's implied that she may have had feelings for Syndrome, who (being Syndrome) paid no attention. Those feelings died when Syndrome showed his true colors by carelessly betting her life when Bob threatened her.
  • In Love with the Mark: It's heavily implied by her expression when Bob hugs her that she grows to genuinely like Bob, even though at first she was manipulating him.
  • Meaningful Name: A mirage is something that appears real or possible but is not in fact so. Throughout her first encounters with Mr. Incredible she masterfully pretends to be something she isn't.
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: She didn't take kindly to Syndrome's willingness to risk her life when Mr. Incredible took her as a hostage.
    Mirage: [furious] Next time you gamble, bet your OWN life!
  • Noodle People: She's exceptionally stringy, even when you consider the animation style.
  • Number Two: She is Syndrome's second-in-command and is at his side in a majority of the scenes on the island. She's actively involved in his plan to attract superheros as part of "Project Kronos". Besides Syndrome, she's the only one on the island not wearing a face-obscuring mask.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: Unlike Syndrome, Mirage does not seem to possess any Anti-Super sentiments and is only working for Syndrome because it is her job (and possibly an attraction to her boss). She seems fine with Syndrome's plot involving the death of multiple supers, who are all essentially superhuman veterans willingly marching into life-threatening situations, and she does not express doubts until Syndrome ordered Helen's plane to be destroyed in-spite of there being children aboard and finding out that Syndrome was willing to let Mr. Incredible kill her.
  • Vague Age: She looks young, but it's pretty hard to tell her exact age range due to factors like the silver hair.
  • Villains Want Mercy: When Bob is pushed to the Despair Event Horizon and strangles Mirage after releasing him, she begs him to stop. It was only when she reveals that his family is still alive that he willingly shows her mercy.
  • Wouldn't Hurt a Child: She won't stoop to harming children.

    The Omnidroid 
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"It's bigger! It's badder! Ladies and gentlemen, it's too much for Mr. Incredible!"

The Omnidroid is a series of battle robots built by Syndrome as part of his plan to pose as a hero. It went through several prototype phases and tested against Supers. If the Super destroyed it, the Omnidroid was revised until it could terminate the Super. The process repeated until it was used to battle Mr. Incredible and that final design was then unleashed on the city as part of Syndrome's Engineered Heroics plan.


  • Accidental Truth: The story about the Omnidroid having gotten "smart enough to wonder why it had to take orders" was a lie to lure Mr. Incredible into a trap. However, Syndrome made the v10 too clever; once it realized it was being restricted by Syndrome's remote control it took appropriate action. Mr. Incredible did the job he was fake hired for.
  • Adaptive Ability: One of the things that makes it dangerous is the fact that it will adapt its tactics to defeat whatever is being used against it. We see in Mr. Incredible's fight with v.08 that his attacks only work once before being anticipated and countered by the robot.
  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: Subverted. Mr. Incredible was drawn to the island under the story that an Omnidroid went rogue and he assumed that it "got smart enough to wonder why it had to take orders". It turns out the Omnidroids are under Syndrome's control the whole time. Even the last one only attacks Syndrome after he publicly declares himself a superhero causing the Omnidroid to now consider him a threat which was exactly what Syndrome programmed it for.
  • Attack Its Weak Point: The Omnidroid only finally stops when Mr. Incredible tricks it into ripping out its own power source. The final Omnidroid is likewise only defeated when the Incredibles launch one of its claws through its power source.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: It will take note of repeated tactics and devise a way to counter them.
    Mirage: It's a learning robot. Every moment you spend fighting it only increases its knowledge of how to beat you.
  • Combat Pragmatist: It will use every trick it can think of to win, including bringing its full weight down on enemies, rolling over them in ball form, hurling debris, and bathing its claws in lava to make them deadlier.
  • Combat Tentacles: Its primary weapons. The claws can rotate as saws or be propelled using rockets.
  • Cyber Cyclops: All Omnidroids seen in the movie have a single slit-like optical sensor.
  • Defeat Equals Explosion: After the Omnidroid V10's power source is ripped out, it falls over and explodes.
  • Determinator: Even losing multiple limbs won't stop it. It has to be dead.
  • The Dragon: Syndrome's strongest subordinate, and the centerpiece of his plan.
  • Dragon Ascendant: In the climax, the final version defeats Syndrome and becomes the greater threat.
  • Genius Bruiser: A very large, very powerful Killer Robot whose most dangerous trait is explicitly stated to be its intelligence and capacity for learning.
  • Gone Horribly Right: Syndrome wanted a robot so powerful and smart that no one person could beat it. He got exactly what he wanted, to his dismay.
  • Heel–Face Turn: According to the Blu-Ray extras, there were smaller Omnidroids left behind on Nomanisan Island. Vanquished Villains Redevelopment reprogrammed them into being servants (spa massagers, tour guides, camp counselors, hula dancers, etc.) while Nomanisan Island is turned into a tourist paradise.
  • Hero Killer: They've killed many other heroes before Mr. Incredible came along.
  • Lightning Bruiser: It can move at ridiculous speeds, is covered in thick layers of armor, has a super-intelligent AI brain, and is armed to the teeth with blades and saws.
  • Mundane Utility: Mini-Omnidroids were reprogrammed into being workers for Nomanisan Island Paradise, despite their original purpose being to kill heroes and cause mass destruction.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: The Omnidroid doesn't flinch at anything the Incredibles or the Army throws at it. An earlier version even survives being submerged in lava. The only thing that can damage it are its own claws.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: The eighth model had blue eyes, the ninth which quickly defeated Mr. Incredible has orange (hinting at its deadly ascendance), so the final and most dangerous production model has red.
  • Rolling Attack: If it needs to move fast, it can retract its limbs and get rolling. Its sheer size and weight makes this particular attack extremely destructive.
  • Sci-Fi Writers Have No Sense of Scale: The Omnidroid sinks in lava, giving it a density of more than 3,100 kg/m^3. Not only is that pretty unbelievable given we see that it's almost totally hollow below a relatively thin layer of armor (although said armor would have to be dense to be as Nigh Invulnerable as it is), but later in the film Mr. Incredible is able to pick the final Omnidroid. Mr. Incredible, a man who treated bench pressing ~300 tons to be hard work, is obviously the World's Strongest Man, but still nowhere near strong enough to lift that thing if it really was that dense. Considering that the Omnidroid is a sphere at least 12 meters in diameter, then going by the earlier density the thing should weigh around 2,800 tons.
  • Super Strength: When considering how huge it is, the Omnidroid's ability to move the way it does would make it incredibly, ridiculously powerful, even for its size. Of particular note is the scene where it jumps at Dash near the end of the film.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Built into Syndrome's plan- he made an Omnidroid, and then pitted it against a super. If the omnidroid won, he'd repeat the process, while if the super won, he would use the data from the battle to build an upgraded version, who he would pit against the same super (the new Omnidroid invariably won). The first one we see on screen is defeated by just Mr. Incredible, but it could have taken out all the previous tested supers. The second one defeats Mr. Incredible, and while that one disappears from the plot after that, it takes the whole Incredible family along with Frozone to beat the final, most dangerous one.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: As part of his Engineered Heroics plan, Syndrome designed the Omnidroid to be controlled by a remote he wore on his arm which would allow him to easily beat the v10. However, Syndrome identified himself as a superhero in front of the Omnidroid and it followed its programming to fight him as efficiently as possible. It immediately realized the remote unit was being used against it and promptly shot the remote off Syndrome's arm. A large part of the final battle is the Omnidroid attempting to destroy the remote before the Incredibles can utilize it properly.

    Bomb Voyage 
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"Et votre tenue est totalement ridicule!" note 
Voiced by: Dominique Louis

Bomb Voyage is a recurring enemy of Mr. Incredible. He is a bomb-wielding villain dressed like a mime who speaks French. He only appears in the prologue of the first film, but it is his action of attaching a bomb to Incrediboy's cape that leads to a large portion of the lawsuits that eventually drove supers into hiding.


  • Badass Bandolier: Wears two in a X pattern over his chest, covered in explosives.
  • Badass Normal: From the short time he's seen, he doesn't appear to have any super powers, yet both Bob and the city's police force regard him as a major threat. He's apparently just really smart when it comes to his explosives.
  • Bank Robbery: He's a one-man heist-puller.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: He might look ridiculous, dressed up as a mime, but he is extremely dangerous with his explosives.
  • Combat Pragmatist: His bombs are unlikely to hurt Mr. Incredible, so instead he sneaks a bomb onto Buddy's cape, forcing Mr. Incredible to let him go in favor of chasing after Buddy to remove the bomb before it goes off.
  • Demolitions Expert: He uses bombs to gain access to a bank vault then to make his escape, he slips a small bomb on Buddy's cloak to distract Mr. Incredible that is powerful enough to destroy an entire section of a railway.
  • Enemy Mime: He isn't mute but he has the look.
  • French Jerk: He only speaks in French, shows disdain for Mr. Incredible, insults Buddy's costume and blows stuff up without regard for who might get hurt.
  • Gratuitous French: All of his spoken lines are in French.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: When Buddy interrupts Mr. Incredible's confrontation with Bomb Voyage, he can't resist calling Buddy's costume ridiculous, which it is.
  • Mad Bomber: His name is "Bomb Voyage", and his main weapons and skillset revolve around using bombs.
  • National Stereotypes: He's pretty much walking cliché. He makes his entrance onscreen with an accordion riff and his makeup is that of a mime. All his lines are spoken in French and shows an arrogant disdain for Mr. Incredible and Buddy.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: With his pun-based name, mime costume and makeup, he comes across as a comical figure. However, he cold-bloodedly demonstrates that he Would Hurt a Child when he attaches a bomb to Buddy's cape to divert Bob's attention and allow him to escape.
  • Punny Name: Of the French phrase bon voyage or 'pleasant journey'.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Put a bomb onto Buddy's cape to cause Mr. Incredible to focus on saving him while he escaped. He showed no discomfort about putting a child's life in danger.

    The Underminer 
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"Behold the Underminer!! I am always beneath you, but nothing is beneath me!!"

The Underminer is a supervillain appearing at the very end, prompting the Parr family to spring into action and serving to demonstrate that they are able to operate in public again and will go on to have many adventures while fighting various enemies as a superhero team.


  • Animal-Themed Superbeing: Zig-zagged. His declared villain name has no animal theme, nor does his outfit portray any animal symbols. However, since he is a Captain Ersatz of the Mole Man from the Fantastic Four, his face has a distinct rodent teeth to convey a mole (or gopher, given the buckteeth) -like appearance.
  • Artificial Limbs: His arms appear to have been replaced by crude metal prosthetics.
  • Ascended Extra: He is only introduced in the last minutes of the first movie. Rise of the Underminer promoted him to Big Bad status. He is also the Starter Villain of the sequel.
  • Badass Cape: A long, flowing brown one.
  • Badass Boast: "Behold, the Underminer! I'm always beneath you, but nothing is beneath me! I hereby declare war on peace and happiness! Soon, all will tremble before me!"
  • Big Bad: He is the primary antagonist of the video game sequel Rise of the Underminer.
  • Calling Your Attacks: Shouts out his hits like a wrestling announcer while grappling with Mr. Incredible in the sequel.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: He declares war on peace and happiness and expects all to tremble before him. Pretty cliche villain.
  • Characterization Marches On: In the first film his iconic speech implies he's here to declare war upon the surface world. In the second, it's shown he's just a bank robber.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Accidentally sucking up Bob into his tank was the only hiccup in his heist, but he was prepared for an eventuality of that sort, having set up his debut in such a way that he could reap all the glory and riches of being a supervillain while making sure he had enough failsafes to get away with being a theatrical scoundrel.
  • Cyborg: He seems to be some kind of mechanized human, going by his mechanical hands and eye.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: John Ratzenberger drops his voice an octave and rants of the doom he will bring!
  • Harmless Villain: For all his Evil Gloating in the final moments of the first film, it seems that robbing a bank was all he had planned. The film even points out that the bank losses and infrastructure damage would have been covered. It was the intervention of the Incredibles that caused the additional collateral damage to the overpass and the city block and nearly destroyed city hall.
  • I Call It "Vera": When about to punch Mr. Incredible, he introduces him to "Jack Hammer", his left hand.
  • Incoming Ham: "BEHOLD, THE UNDERMINER!"
  • Karma Houdini: He manages to evade the Incredibles at the start of the second movie and is unaccounted for by the end of the movie. One of the federal agents even chides Bob for letting him get away with the money too.
  • Meaningful Name: His appears right on cue to try and undermine the happy ending that the Parr family have earned themselves by demonstrating that there are still active supervillains.
  • Motive Rant: He gives a very long misanthropic tirade at the end of the first and the start of the second films, but it turns out all he really wants is to rob the city bank.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: He might look like an complete cartoon villain with his antics, but he actually manages to trade blows with Mr. Incredible and turns into a complete Karma Houdini in the second movie, managing to escape justice alongside the dollars he had stolen.
  • Power Fist: His replacement arms allow him to trade blows with Mr. Incredible.
  • Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs: His left fist contains a jackhammer-like servo he can use to punch people very quickly.
  • Starter Villain: He may have appeared at the ending of the original movie as an unrelated threat, but since Incredibles 2 is an Immediate Sequel, he's the first villain faced there. Surprisingly for a Starter Villain, he actually manages to escape from the heroes.
  • Super Strength: He's able to almost match Mr. Incredible in terms of strength, likely due to his Artificial Limbs.
  • This Is a Drill: His main weapon is a giant mining drill.
  • Tunnel King: Makes his entrance by tunneling up through the street.
  • Weapons That Suck: Uses an enormous tube to vacuum the money from the bank (and, inadvertently, Mr. Incredible).

     Rocky the Racoon 

A raccoon who hangs around the house Winston gives to the Parrs and serves as Jack-Jack's first nemesis. Their fight is the reason Bob knows that Jack-Jack has superpowers.

Although unnamed in the film itself, the track on the soundtrack that Michael Giacchino wrote for the fight between Jack-Jack and the racoon is called Rocky vs. Jack-Jack.


  • Amplified Animal Aptitude: He's a raccoon who managed to put up a better fight against Jack-Jack than Syndrome, the previous film's Big Bad.
  • Badass Bystander: He's just a raccoon scavenging from the Parrs' trash can minding his own business, but Jack-Jack was watching a movie with an Obviously Evil robber and made a connection between the criminal's mask and the raccoon's eye markings. Being a baby, he was unable to realize that the markings did not make Rocky a criminal. However, once Jack-Jack takes heroic action against the "evil-doer", he finds that Rocky puts up a surprisingly good fight.
  • Bit Part Bad Guys: Rocky has little relevance to the overall plot and only a few minutes of screentime, existing solely to give Jack-Jack an opportunity to show off his plethora of superpowers to the audience and Bob.
  • Combat Pragmatist: He uses the environment in his fight against Jack-Jack, like overturning the barbecue to make a makeshift smoke bomb.

    The Screenslaver 
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"The Screenslaver interrupts this program for an important announcement."
Voiced by: Bill Wise

The primary antagonist in Incredibles 2 who specializes in hypnotic, visual weaponry.

This section focuses on the "decoy" Screenslaver that provides the physical appearance of the Big Bad.


  • Actually a Doombot: Helen thought she defeated the Screenslaver after tracking their signal, but that was just some pizza delivery boy that the real Screenslaver, Evelyn Deavor, had hypnotized to play the part during a showdown, to take the fall.
  • Anti-Climax Boss: Invoked Trope In-Universe. When Helen encounters the "decoy" Screenslaver, he turns out to just be a guy with a few sets of hypno-goggles working out of a small apartment, lacking the death machines, armies of mooks, and secret island bases that Syndrome had. In a straight fight he goes down relatively easily. This puzzles Helen, as she reasons that someone brilliant enough to create hypnosis technology could've afforded more resources and defenses. It turns out that the "decoy" Screenslaver was supposed to be weak enough for Elastigirl alone to handle as part of their plan.
  • Badass Normal: The decoy puts up a surprisingly good fight during a confrontation against Elastigirl making good use of strobe lights and whatever he can get his hands on to level the playing field. Even the real Screenslaver, Evelyn Deavor, admits surprise at how well they fought.
  • Combat Pragmatist: The decoy Screenslaver uses everything he can find in his fight with Elastigirl, from strobe lights, to knocking over shelves to make obstacles, to using a cattle-prod and a fire axe, to taking cheap shots at Elastigirl as she chases him through the apartment.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: In the first film, Syndrome was bombastic, desperate to be the center of attention, and had a borderline Bond-villain-like organization. Screenslaver, the antagonist of the second film, is quieter and has a lower profile than Syndrome. Their motivations contrast significantly as well; Syndrome wishes to make everyone super so actual supers are no longer exceptional, while Evelyn wants supers to go back into hiding so that mankind can stop relying on them.
  • The Cracker: The Screenslaver can be considered a period-appropriate equivalent to Anonymous-esque hacktivists and cyber terrorists, broadcasting pre-recorded videos on live-networks, using elaborate masks and voice-modulators and causing havoc via hacking. Their name is even a pun on the term "screensaver".
  • Darth Vader Clone: A minor one, with the dark costume, creepy black mask and the filtered voice.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: Subverted. The masked Screenslaver seems defeated roughly halfway through the movie, but is revealed to be just a hypnotized pawn of the real Screenslaver, Evelyn Deavor.
  • Do Not Adjust Your Set: The Screenslaver's M.O. is to hijack any monitor or screen they can to project their hypnosis screens. They take over an interview with Elastigirl to give a Breaking Speech to the public.
  • Evil Sounds Raspy: Has a raspy voice when sending his messages via TV signal.
  • Evil Wears Black: Wears a black suit, except for their goggle lenses (which are bright in color) and a mouth apparatus, which is silver.
  • Gas Mask, Longcoat: Screenslaver's suit gives off this vibe, given the goggles and breathing apparatus on their mask, and the fact that the rest of the suit shows off no skin with black gloves; this overall appearance has a mad scientist-like feeling.
  • Knight of Cerebus: The mood gets dark whenever they show up. And remains so for Evelyn when she reveals herself to be the real Screenslaver.
  • Lean and Mean: Has a fairly thin physique. Turns out to be justified, because Evelyn Deavor picked somebody who fit the physique she wanted for the fight with Elastigirl.
  • Meaningful Name: Is named Screenslaver and enslaves people via hypnotic screens.
  • More Teeth than the Osmond Family: The mouth apparatus gives off this vibe.
  • Punny Name: The name is an obvious play on "screensaver" and "slaver", as they enslaves people via a pattern on a screen.
  • The Scapegoat: The decoy Screenslaver Helen defeats halfway through the film is just a pizza delivery boy who was hypnotized by the real Screenslaver to take the fall.
  • Voice of the Legion: Screenslaver's voice is downright creepy.
  • Walking Spoiler: Their identity is a huge mystery during the movie. They are really Evelyn Deavor.

Comics characters

    Doc Sunbright 

Doc Sunbright is an ally for the super-community as a whole from The Incredibles comic book series. He's something of a mad scientist and was the one who helped Jack-Jack be born safely. In fact, it's implied he's the only person who can deliver potential super-babies safetly.


  • Ambiguously Jewish: Judging by his constant use of the word bubbeleh.
  • Anime Hair: Has tall, spikey hair in your typical mad scientist style.
  • Catchphrase: "Bubbeleh".
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Has the stereotypical mad scientist appearance, is a good guy.
  • Distaff Counterpart: Arguably a rare male version for Edna.
  • Distressed Dude: Downplayed. He's a male character who needs rescuing but he's hardly distressed.
  • Mad Scientist: Appearance only.
  • Miniature Senior Citizens: Seems to be quite a bit older than Bob and Helen, and is only about as tall as Edna, maybe even shorter.
  • Nerves of Steel: Is held hostage, continues to low-key insult and defy his capturers.
  • Non-Action Guy: He delivers babies and seems to be an inventor, doesn't fight.
  • You Keep Using That Word: The word bubbeleh is Yiddish for "little grandma" and is typically used as a term of endearment for older female relatives. Sunbright however uses this word for everyone, including someone he didn't immediately know the identity of (Bob, at the time,) and Dash, a boy who could be no younger than eight and no older than ten.

    Mezmerella 

Mezmerella is a villain from The Incredibles comic book series. As her name implies, she is a master of hypnosis.


  • The Dragon: To Xerek in the comics as the head minion.
  • Goggles Do Something Unusual: Hypnotic ability channeled through them aside, the goggles were what ended up making her a villain to start with.

    Xerek 
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Elastigirl's arch nemesis and the Big Bad of the comics. Having an supernatural ability to always achieve victory, Xerek has accumulated power and wealth that has let him become the primary kingpin behind an assortment of super criminals.


  • The Bad Guy Wins: Thanks to the story being Cut Short, at the end of the comics, he successfully ruins the reputation of the Incredibles with no consequences whatsoever. Of course, there's also the fact that this is his actual superpower.
  • Bald of Evil: Aging, bald head? Check. Big Bad? Check.
  • Big Bad: He's the main villain in the comics.
  • Born Winner: A thorough villainous deconstruction of the trope. His superpower enabled him to be fortunate all his life, gaining wealth, power, and stature well into his old age, but the non-stop success eventually made him feel unfulfilled and hollow, since he never managed to achieve what he really wants in life and became disenchanted with the world. As such he becomes an Omnicidal Maniac and Death Seeker simply because life has nothing to offer him anymore.
  • The Chessmaster: A cold and calculating one.
  • Dating Catwoman: Was this for Elastigirl in the old days.
  • Death Seeker: His ultimate goal is to bring the world down with him, having become tired of victory and his unnaturally long life
  • Evil Old Folks: He's been alive for over 200 years thanks to his assorted experiments, but only looks the part after a climactic battle with Mr. Incredible years in the past.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: He's driven to destroy Elastigirl's family life and superhero career because he can't have her to himself.
  • The Man Behind the Man: Implied to be one to Syndrome or at least a good business partner.
  • Powered by a Forsaken Child: Xerek's extended his life through machines siphoning off the lifeforce of others, having once killed a bunch of people born on a specific day to get such a recharge.
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome: Before he aged up.
  • Villainous Crush: One of his main goals was to win Helen's heart.
  • Yandere: Xerek has an unhealthy obsession towards Helen Parr, who had dated Xerek for a time but broke up upon learning of his villainous activities. Despite this, Xerek still pines for Helen and seeks to prove that her current life as the wife of Mr. Incredible is a complete waste compared to being with him.

     Futur10n 

A robot from the future trying to devolve humanity to conquer it.


    Organa 

One of Elastigirl's old enemies. Moves next door to the Parrs in order to get her revenge on Helen.


  • Badass Normal: She's not a super, but her lack of powers is more than made up for by her knowledge of chemistry and her golem minons.
  • Baleful Polymorph: Is turned into a monkey thanks to Futur10n's devolver bomb.
  • Big Bad: Of the first Comics arc.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She plays at being a nice homemaker... then tries to depower Helen.
  • Mad Scientist: De-powering agents hidden in baked goods.
  • The Man Behind the Monsters: The one behind the golems attacking the Parrs in the first arc.
  • Pet the Dog: While she used them for her vendetta, she clearly loves her family and tries to keep her identity hidden from them.
  • Stocking Filler: She wears fishnets.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: After being turned into a monkey, she becomes a much better mother.
  • Xanatos Gambit: Sends her golems to the mall to attack figuring the Parrs would be literally powerless to stop her. Instead only Bob and Jack-Jack were.

    Xander 

A boy who moves next door and Violet's love interest. Moves far away at the end of the first arc, but, thanks to a teleporter, stops by for a visit later on, and fashions himself into a super using his mom's old potions.



Alternative Title(s): Incredibles 2

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