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  • Blackbird (Arrow) has Dinah Lance, Laurel and Sara's "mother". She tracks Sara to Nanda Parbat, and to get the League of Assassins to release her, gives Laurel to them instead. That's bad enough, but what's arguably most heinous is her victim-blaming Laurel by believing that since Laurel dated Oliver, it is her fault that Sara got on the Gambit with him (smoothly ignoring that Sara chose to get on the boat), and as such it is her responsibility to take Sara's place. Notably, every character who learns of this utterly appalled.

Ace Attorney

  • Vex Vulper in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: The Contempt of Court is an example of a character who was supposed to be this but ended up becoming a very popular character instead. He's a corrupt prosecutor with a very smug demeanor who murdered his own step-brother Jack Crane in cold blood to get the valuable piece of an extremely rare metal that he had, and when exposed in court, he throws the piece of metal at the defendant in anger, causing him to lose an eye. He later kills Marvin Grossberg and the old man Titus Krump, and it is also revealed that he tried to have defense attorney Vincenzo Cicatrice assassinated in the past. All of this was supposed to make the players hate his guts, but many of them instead found him to be Laughably Evil because of how smugly unrepentant he is of his crimes. This may be the reason why the creator actually gave him a somewhat sympathetic moment in the final case.

Avatar: The Last Airbender

  • The Stalking Zuko Series
    • Ozai falls into this role, as in canon, since his abusive treatment of his family and other atrocities are expanded upon here. He's also described as a rather incompetent Fire Lord who's only good at manipulation, with his plan to incinerate the Earth Kingdom being shown as a shining case of him being Stupid Evil. As a result, Ozai has a 0% Approval Rating among everyone who doesn't have a vested interest in keeping him on the throne. Several scenes added after his defeat, from him trying to take Toph hostage to sending covert messages to his followers, are meant to show how vile and irredeemable he is, and emphasize that Aang's refusal to kill him was a mistake.
    • Hahn (spelled "Han" in the fic), Yue's fiance. He came off as a jerk in canon, but it's expanded upon here, with him being quite sexist and even racist. He flippantly tells Bato, who's in a relationship with a Fire Nation Original Character, that he doesn't have to think of his relationship as a long-term deal, and can "fuck her and leave her." Katara accepts Hahn's invitation to sit next to him so she can talk to the tribes about how they treat women, but Hahn joking about the Joo Dees' being physically and sexually abused causes her to hit him with a snack tray, and thus lose her spot. Quite tellingly, Arnook, despite being a Horrible Judge of Character, is forced to rethink making Hahn his heir. On a meta level, while the author really doesn't like Kataang, when Katara's told that the two best choices for her are to marry the most influential young man in the Northern Water Tribe or the Avatarnote , Aang looks like the better choice.

The Avengers (2012)

  • Agent Levine from In Which the Council Makes a Truly Stupid Ass Decision. He treats the team as disposable, ignores their obvious psychological issues and generally acts like an ass. The ending of Chapter 14 seems to imply that Fury is attempting to invoke this on purpose.

Bridge to Terabithia

  • Bridge to Terabithia 2: The Last Time: The LDD-fanfic sequel to the original story gives the readers Jason Burke, the half-brother of Bill Burke and Leslie Burke's estranged uncle, whose purpose was a tool to retcon Leslie's supposed death. As it turns out, Jason was an outcast of the Burke family and an enemy of Bill after a Love Triangle gone wrong, who decides to go into hiding before stalking his brother, all the way from their hometown in Arlington to Lark Creek. Holding a grudge against Bill but unable to do anything about it, Jason decides to instead abduct Bill's only child, Leslie, committing a Revenge by Proxy by faking her death (during her allegedly fatal solo visit to Terabithia) and keep her locked up for years, until deciding to sell Leslie to a Human Trafficking syndicate who wants "fresh teenagers", which he nearly succeed if Leslie didn't manage to force Jason's vehicle to crash. Eventually returning to Lark Creek and reuniting with Jess as a teenager, when the truth is exposed by Leslie during a routine prison visit, absolutely nobody bats an eye when an enraged Jess delivers a well-deserved punch into Jason's face. Jason earns a second punch when Bill Burke finds out the truth, and eventually ends up with a 15 year sentence in prison, which seems more like a Karma Houdini considering the norm for human traffickers and child abductors.

Code Geass

  • Code Geass: The Prepared Rebellion: Tetsuya is a resistance fighter for the Yamato Alliance. Even among a group filled with the worst of the former Japanese society, he stands out as a scumbag par excellence.

Code Lyoko

  • The Games of Moriarty: Moriarty is the main antagonist of the series. Beneath his polite, charming behavior, Moriarty tries to Take Over the World to get back at the world for the suffering it gave him. While he has a strong Freudian Excuse and is a complex character, his acts goes way beyond sympathy, such as forcing the Lyoko-warriors to make several Sadistic Choices threatening their friends, themselves or other people, mind-raping several people, including Odd through a "treatment" even though Odd was already under his control, spreading a deadly flu in the entire city and killing 40 people, or taunting the heroes about their personal issues. Moriarty is also fond of fear-mongering, creating the nationalistic "Order", while committing several terrorist attacks and framing the French Muslim population for his attacks. Moriarty is also a complete tool to ally and enemy alike, revealing to Jérémie that Aélita "cheated on him" with Odd so that he could enjoy seeing him suffer, or mistreating his own creations and subordinates, often threatening to kill them.


  • Child of the Storm: Gravemoss is an omnicidal, sadistic and Ax-Crazy Necromancer and Humanoid Abomination with absolutely zero redeeming features — Lucius has style and plausible motivations, Zemo's Affably Evil and plain cool, and Zola's Laughably Evil at least. Gravemoss is doing what he does for no other reasons than his own entertainment (in the short term) and a desire to kill everything in the universe and rule over a universe of the dead. This is the guy who sent a bunch of Dementors into a cancer ward for kicks. When Harry Dresden accidentally conjures a Soulfire Lightsabre and cuts his arm off, negating his Healing Factor and eliciting a scream of horror and pain from Gravemoss, everyone rejoiced.
  • A Man of Iron:
    • Gregor Clegane, The Mountain That Rides, is a Sociopathic Soldier of the highest order. Every appearance he has in the fic drives home the point that he’s practically the embodiment of Rape, Pillage, and Burn, and he gets away with it because Tywin Lannister finds him useful.
    • Cersei Lannister and Joffrey Baratheon are, true to form, petty, Stupid Evil tyrants who expect blind loyalty from all of Westeros just because Joffrey is the king, despite refusing to do anything to earn that loyalty. It’s made very clear that the only reason they haven’t already sunk the Lannister cause completely is because Tywin and Tyrion won’t let them.
    • Ramsay Snow makes a brief appearance in a POV chapter, and proves himself the very same twisted murderer he was in canon. Despite his Cruel and Unusual Death In The Limelight at the hands of Ivan Vanko and Asha Greyjoy, it’s hard to feel sorry for him after he spent two weeks torturing the latter.
    • Melisandre’s redeeming qualities completely go out the window in the fic, and she proves to be a despicable, narcissistic witch who has no compunctions with burning innocent children and having potential rivals raped to death for her selfish needs.
  • Revival and its sequel The King in Yellow:
    • Maya Lottie, in truth Nyarlathotep, orchestrates the events of the fanfic by giving Lana the Necronomicon after she compelled Charles into walking into the way of a passing car. She was also responsible for the deaths of Patrick Stark's family, taking the form of his older daughter out of mockery and enslaves him. She then steals the souls of Leni and Lola and despite agreeing to free them if she were given the Necronomicon, Maya tosses the souls of the girls into a rip in space-time anyway.
    • Yog-Sothoth, after trying to continue where Nyarlathotep left off, takes a reborn Cthulhu and subjects him to harsh training to prepare him for his fight against his half-brother Hastur. When Hastur arrives in Royal Woods, Yog-Sothoth teams up with the Loud family to take Hastur down but once he was dealt with, Yog-Sothoth tries to force Cthulhu to kill them. Yog-Sothoth also ordered Cthulhu to kill multiple Deep Ones by claiming them to be traitors all while keeping it a secret that the first one was the culprit.
    • Dr. Moist is an Elder Thing wearing a human skin suit who is obsessed with science. When his suggestion to make Supersoldier Elder Things to combat the Shoggoths fell through, he creates a genetic bomb and destroys his own race with it to harvest the genetic makeup for his own ends. He manipulates humans into taking the serum painfully transforming and dispatching them if they were failures. When approached by Hastur, Dr. Moist kidnaps Lisa Loud and threatens to experiment on her for hundreds of years for her lack of compliance.


  • Danganronpa: Last Hurrah: Jirou Katashi, the second murderer, has the least sympathetic motive for murder in the fic- a desire for recognition and to upstage their younger brother. After hearing the motive, Nao slaps Jirou and angrily says that this doesn't remotely justify the murder, then later describes Jirou as the only killer he doesn't feel sorry for. Jirou appears to show a modicum of a redeeming side before being executed by having a Heel Realization and pointing Nao to a clue to the existence of a murderer in the group, but it later turns out that he survived the execution and is actually the mastermind. He then reveals himself to be a megalomaniac who was responsible for turning the other "remnants of hope" into tyrants that killed anyone who disagreed with them.
  • Super Danganronpa Another 2: Kanade Otonokoji, the seemingly sweet and submissive twin to her sister, Hibiki, is revealed to actually be a deranged Serial Killer with an incestuous lust for Hibiki when they're both exposed as the killer in Chapter 3. She is revealed to have murdered or crippled whoever got too close to her sister just so she make her dependent on her and have her all to herself, even outright breaking and conditioning Hibiki to make her a living puppet for her pleasure. She conspires to kill Setsuka just because she could potentially undo the brainwashing she inflicted onto Hibiki, making the latter unconsciously help her in killing Setsuka, and makes her conscious again just so she can revel in her sister's despair. She even burns the note with vital information just to spite the people who exposed her. She's so horrible, that the other students (even the members of Void, excluding Mikado) are absolutely disgusted with her to the point they don't care one bit when she's executed. The fact she got what she wanted in death makes you hate her all the more.
  • Where Talent Goes To Die: Sousuke Kagami, the mastermind behind the killing game. Being in charge of watching one's classmates kill each other is bad enough, but Kagami's motive is exceptionally petty; he'd tried to pass himself off as a great inventor, but was caught in the act, and blackmailed into coming to Talent High School, so they could study his Photographic Memory. Unwilling to accept responsibility for his actions, Kagami sought revenge, and a chance encounter with Junko Enoshima while trying to steal the plans to Hope's Peak's air purfier gave him what he needed to start the killing game. In stark contrast to Enoshima, Kagami refused to play fair, pulling out all the stops during the final trial to ensure that it ended with his classmates being executed, only for Monokuma to betray him and not allow him to vote for despair. In the end, Kagami executed himself, merely to go out on his own terms and not face his punishment.
  • Where Talent Goes on Vacation has Yuichi Asakura, the other Ultimate Tech Support. As a result of his rudeness and hostility toward everyone else, none of his classmates like him. The rift between him and the others only grows over time, and after he angers Nagato by insulting her dead best friend, the two have a fistfight. Nagato feels ashamed of herself for resorting to violence against him and sends him an apology letter, which Asakura proceeds to burn. Asakura eventually dies while murdering Karita, and Nagato doesn't care at all about his death, especially not when both murder victims killing each other forces them to sacrifice someone to appease Monokuma's desire for an execution.

Danny Phantom

  • In The Many Dates of Danny Fenton, Dash is an even bigger jerk to Danny than usual, with none of his Pet the Dog moments from the series present. He frequently tries to bully or humiliate Danny while attempting to steal his dates.

Doctor Sleep

  • The Resurrection of Rose:
    • Rose the Hat sheds her redeeming traits upon resurrection by massacring a group of True Knot despite them performing the dark ritual to revive her. She then takes over a Shining trafficking operation where she deprives several True Knot of steam; creates devices to rip the steam out of the children; and devises an orb that drives a small group of True Knots to madness and killing themselves. She abuses her resurrected clan — particularly Crow Daddy — and sacrifices one True Knot to the Overlook Hotel as part of a deal with it. She sends the Overlook to possess Abra Stone into killing her mother out of spite before releasing her legions of brainwashed True Knot onto the town and relishes in the onslaught of carnage. When Crow Daddy escapes assisting Abra and Danny Torrance, Rose tortures Snakebite Andi to extract information from her. Merging with the Overlook Hotel and becoming a large monstrosity, Rose murders Crow Daddy before creating a massive black hole to not only destroy Abra's world but all worlds in the multiverse.
    • Upon getting revived by the aforementioned Rose the Hat, Barry the Chunk levels a bridge, endangering dozens of human lives, in an effort to eliminate Abra Stone. He then takes one of Abra's classmates hostage, threatening to throw them out the back window of the bus if she didn't relent. He does so anyway despite her compliance.

Doki Doki Literature Club!

  • Doki Doki Exit Music: Monika, originally a Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds, is depicted as a self-important Jerkass who angrily chastises Sayori and Natsuki — making the former burst into tears — and blackmails Yuri, threatening to reveal to the other club members about her habit of cutting herself if she dared to question her position as club president.
  • Enemies Within: Evil Sayori note  is the amalgamation of all the alternate versions of Sayori merging to form one vengeful being. Upon gaining command control powers, she got her revenge on her dimension's Monika and destroyed the world after collecting a chain of code from it. Arriving to the setting of Doki Doki Literature Girls, Evil Sayori takes the place of the real one and orchestrates events to dismember the Literature Club from the inside. She spreads news of Natsuki being a transgirl on social media climaxing in her expulsion; she then wounds herself and incriminates Yuri of attacking her further driving a wedge in the club. While she claims that she is destroying worlds as a means of punishing Monika for her actions in the main game, it is shown consistently that she actually enjoys the destruction she wrought.

The Fairly OddParents

  • Never Had A Friend Like Me: Amanda's parents serve this role. Since one of the main protagonists of the story was originally a villain on the show and the other antagonists of the story (Anti-Cosmo, Head Pixie, Bob the boil) don't show up for a while, her parent's treatment of the child gives readers the perfect excuse to utterly loathe them.

Five Nights at Freddy's

  • In Spoiled Rotten, Elizabeth Afton is reinterpreted into a sociopathic Serial Killer who lures younger children to the back rooms to stuff them into springlock suits. When her older brother Michael finds out, she knocks him out and places him into one of the suits. He escapes, but his foot is sliced off by the plastic parts and metal.

Girls und Panzer

  • Girls und Panzer - International War Games: Edo. After accidentally bumping into Suzuki from Leopon Team, he calls her a "stupid whore" who he says doesn't know what real combat is, and when she fires back with a brief "The Reason You Suck" Speech, he punches her in the face, leading to a fistfight. After he gets kicked off the team for that incident, along with his poor performance, he retaliates against Kenji, his commander, by maliciously revealing that Kenji is responsible for accidentally killing his younger sister. In the original version of the chapter, Edo even went so far as to call Kenji's dead sister a "whore". As a rude, sexist, violent and not even very useful member of the hohei-do team, Edo's existence is more or less a wake-up call for his team to clean house and get along better with the girls of Oarai.
  • Of Blood and Steel has no real antagonist- only rival teams that are portrayed fairly sympathetically. While Jackie Lambert may be less of a jerk than the author intended, and even Erika is significantly nicer than in canon, Jacob Austin is a bully who enjoys pushing others around, taking advantage of his status as the superintendent's son, and no one can stand him.
  • Panzer und uni has Isla Sato, who's the commander of the tankery team at the time Miho and Nicholas arrive. She's an arrogant and ill-tempered commander who takes an almost instant dislike to Nicholas (particularly after his group defeats hers in a practice match), plays favorites and is blatantly hypocritical at times (kicking Mako off the team for low blood pressure while Sato herself stays on despite missing drug screenings). The final straw is when Sato orders her crew to fire on Darjeeling's flag tank while Darjeeling herself is in the process of saving Hana's boyfriend Alex (who's on the protagonists' side), endangering both their lives. This earns Sato a punch in the face from the usually calm and even-tempered Hana, and gets Sato kicked off the team, expelled and disowned in rapid succession. Even Sato's younger sister, Megan, calls her sister's action "unforgivable", even if she still cares for her as a sister.

Harry Potter

  • Unless you are on the Light or a really nice traditionalist Witch, Sabbat members in Firebird's Son and its sequels are not meant to be liked, and spent most of their time on screen being so unpleasant that their attempted murders of their own children are on the lower end of the 'hate me' spectrum. It says a lot where Voldemort manages to pull off an Eviler Than Thou on them, even after pulling off a lot more moments of Kick the Dog, and it comes off quite clearly with him being the (far) more likable one.

Jurassic World

The Land Before Time

  • The Seven Hunters: Calin has absolutely no compassion for anyone, even his 'friends'. His only considerations are for his own benefit and most of the dinosaurs he encounters realize this.

The Legend of Zelda

  • Wisdom and Courage, the second story of the Bound Destinies Trilogy, has one in the Big Bad Veran, who, unlike the antagonists of the other two stories, has no redeeming qualities at all; she's just an Ax-Crazy, power-hungry sadist who goes above and beyond to Kick the Dog and cause as much death and destruction whenever and wherever possible simply because she thinks it's hilarious. Her list of hate-worthy atrocities includes such gems as placing Link under an enslavement curse that's also slowly killing him, planting a "Take That!" Kiss on Link right in front of Zelda purely to spite the latter, and beating Zelda within an inch of her life during the climax while making Link watch.

The Loud House

  • Luan's Problem: Ms. Bitterns is a very nasty elementary teacher who enjoys humiliating and verbally abusing her students. It got to the point that Luan nearly worked herself to death.
  • Cruel Summer: This fic's portrayal of Chandler is of a vicious bully and wannabe ladies man who thinks himself above other men and from such has an Irrational Hatred of Lincoln for being "weak" and nerdy. Wanting to take away Lincoln's girlfriend Nikki on that principle alone, he tries spreading rumors about Lincoln being a pervert to woo her over. Failing that, Chandler lets his hate for the happy couple get the better of him and plans to lure them into the woods and kill them; during the attempt, he tortures Lincoln with a swarm of bees and tries to force himself on Nikki while trying to kill her.
  • Obsession: In this Teacher/Student Romance story, Maya's ex-husband Norman Derringer is a cruel abuser and sexual deviant who enjoyed humiliating and controlling Maya, even causing her to lose their baby because he thought it wasn't his. His inner thoughts show him to be a raving racist, narcissist, misogynist, and homophobe, who makes it a point to silently dehumanize everyone around him, even killing his previous partner on the police force - a Hispanic who shown more authority than him. On top of that, Norman is a Serial Killer and Serial Rapist dubbed "The LA Ripper" who targets and brutalizes prostitutes who remotely remind him of Maya. Later he decides to track Maya down; stalks her sister Elena before torturing her for Maya's location, and attempts to execute a teenage Lincoln when he finds out about Maya's secret relationship with him.
  • Regrets: Nick Lambert is the primary source of Leni's problems in this story. A popular student and trusted friend of Lori's, Nick sexually assaulted Leni at a party on camera, forcing her to give a "consenting statement" on camera by threatening to harm Lori, to edit a "sex tape" and hold it over Leni's head. Leni never revealed the truth to anyone, with seemingly no one to turn to and the incident left Leni with a Pregnancy Scare, which led to her initial attempt at suicide. When Carol saves Leni and tries to repair her wounds in their relationship, Nick continuously stalks and harasses Leni, simply because he hates seeing her happy and loves seeing her miserable. Nick's thought process elaborates this further; he thinks of himself as some sort of twisted author and wanted to write a tragedy out of Leni's life, and wanted her suicide to be a tragic end. Simply put, Nick is a human representation of how some wounds of depression refuse to heal, constantly haunting Leni as she tries to get her life back together.
  • What is a Person Worth?: In a story where a constant theme is that people aren't perfect and make mistakes, but that doesn't make them bad people, Chandler, the essential antagonist of the fic, is the only main character to be an exception. Portrayed as a smug and cruel bully, Chandler initially just picked on Lincoln over his situation, but later crosses a line when he physically attacks Lincoln's six-year-old sister Lana by throwing her into a pond. After this and Chandler's subsequent beatdown goes viral, rather than learn his lesson, Chandler's ego is so wounded he plans to ruin Lincoln's reputation and relationships by framing him for cheating on Ronnie Anne. Failing that, he simply hires out a group of jocks to beat up Lincoln out of spite; he also hires them to attack his former partner Connor to tie up loose ends.

Love Hina

  • For His Own Sake: In this Deconstruction Fic about female-on-male abuse, most of Keitaro Urashima's abusers become sympathetic by the end. These four, however, remain unlikeable and unrepentant:
    • Naru Narusegawa is depicted here as Keitaro's abusive ex-girlfriend. The primary antagonist, Naru is slowly shown to be the ultimate instigator of Keitaro's Domestic Abuse, often accusing him of being a pervert and violently beating him regardless of his protests, and encouraging the other girls to follow suit. When Keitaro finally leaves to escape the abuse, Naru manipulates Granny Hina into trying to rope him back in. When Shinobu calls her out on everything she has done and Motoko slaps her in response, Naru prepares to beat Shinobu senseless. When her actions cause the girls to be evicted from the Hinata Inn and work at another inn, she overhears a conversation between a married couple, assumes the man is trying to sexually coerce the woman, and punches him- only to learn that she misinterpreted the situation and attacked a professor who was going to coach her. Expressing hatred towards her loving family and accusing Keitaro of setting her up, Naru manipulates Mutsumi into helping her kidnap Keitaro, then viciously beats him before telling Mutsumi that she has no intention of making up with him. A narcissistic, misandrist abuser, Naru blames everyone but herself for her misfortune.
    • Chisato Ichimura shows herself to be a loathsome Manipulative Bitch. In the backstory, she attempted to steal a book from her teacher's desk and use it to cheat on the upcoming tests. When confronted by Yoshinari Urashima about it, she convinces Keitaro that he is harassing her. After getting back the book, she sends her thugs to beat up and hospitalize Yoshinari. Eventually, she meets up with Kagura Hajime and Naru, teaming up with them to get further revenge on Yoshinari. Falsely befriending Mutsumi, she uses her to set up a trap for Yoshinari; when he arrives with Nagisa, Chisato orders her thugs to slaughter them, then decides to throw Mutsumi in to die as well.
    • The aforementioned Kagura Hajime is Chisato's equally deplorable Rich Bitch friend. Taking in Takeru Aoyama as his slave, she proceeds to abuse him. When Akemi Kuga falsely accuses him of sexually harassing her, she kills him in response, and uses her father's money to buy off lawyers who get it declared an accident. She convinces Takeru's sister Mayako of this lie, and also taunts Nagisa Aoyama, who loved Takeru, whenever they meet. Seeking to destroy Nagisa, Kagura teams up with Chisato and Naru to kidnap Keitaro, Nagisa's boyfriend, and lure her into a trap. She sexually harasses Keitaro while he is tied up, telling him of her plan to make Nagisa jealous when she walks in on them. When the plot fails and police arrive, Kagura abandons her co-conspirators, then, when caught by Mayako, tries to pin the blame for Takeru's murder on Akemi, showing her complete Lack of Empathy.
    • The aforementioned Akemi Kuga is the one who made the False Rape Accusation against Takeru that cost him his life. Though only physically appearing in one scene, she proves herself to be just as horrible as the others. When Mayako traps her and Kagura in a car intending to drive it off a cliff and kill them all, Akemi attempts to put all the blame on Kagura to save herself, and when Kagura yells at her for lying about Takeru, she tries to pass it off as a joke.

Mega Man

  • In Mega Man: Defender of the Human Race, Dr. Wily is written like this on purpose, as the author likes having villains that readers root against. Several other villains also qualify, such as Metal Man and the Conduit, but the biggest example aside from Wily is anti-robot racist William Cochran.

Mortal Kombat

  • Poe's Daughter's Mortal Kombat series:
    • Grandmaster Oniro is written to be the antithesis to everything Sub-Zero stands for, in which he is fully willing to enslave the clan through the Cyber Initiative and brutally wipe out entire villages to capture their pregnant women, killing them and any female babies out of his own misogyny.
    • Rain is, according to the author, written to be the most deplorable antagonist in the entire series, given that he is a Serial Rapist who sold out his own people for the sake of more power under Shao Kahn and later beats and tries to rape Anya.
  • Victar's series: This version of Shao Kahn drops all of his canon counterpart's entertaining aspects and more emphasis is placed on how much of a monster he is. The Great War he launched to overthrow Outworld's previous rulers had decimated the realm, wiping out most life there and rendering parts of it into a barren wasteland. He also regularly commits genocide to maintain his rule, exterminating or assassinating anyone who criticizes his rule and regularly culling the general population in his arena to ensure that he doesn't run out of resources to keep his stable regime. After Shang Tsung's failure in the first Mortal Kombat tournament, he sends him to massacre the Shaolin temple to lure them into another tournament in Outworld and kill the Earthrealm warriors there, relishing the torment every character goes through during their journey to Outworld.

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

  • Ask a Pony: Vicegerent Zathir is racist, cruel, and subjects Twilight to And I Must Scream. It got so bad that people began asking when he was going to get smacked by karma.
  • Dr. Jacqueline Dionna Reitman from The Conversion Bureau: The Other Side of the Spectrum. While Queen Celestia and the Solar Empire ponies are definitely not slouches when it comes to committing as many war crimes and Moral Event Horizon grade acts as possible, it's made clear that they have all been brainwashed to some extent by an Artifact of Doom with a huge grudge against humanity. Reitman, on the other hand, is a Smug Snake and a Misanthrope Supreme who remorselessly sold her species out for her own selfish reasons, and founded the PER (Ponification for Earth's Rebirth), an Anti-Human Alliance filled with Evil Luddites that are absolutely convinced that ponification will solve all of humanity's problems regardless of any trade-offs.
  • Dusk Shine In Pursuit Of Happiness: Rarity's abusive former coltfriend initially acted sweet with her, but started taking advantage of her by stealing her money for his own use. Then, he began cheating on her with other mares and each time Rarity tries to confront him, he either sweet talks to manipulate her into forgiving him or verbally abusing her. When Rarity finally has enough and firmly breaks up with him, he destroys most of her belongings and pushes her against a chair, before leaving and spiting her one last time by spreading lies that SHE was the toxic one in their relationship. His actions end up emotionally scarring Rarity and leaving her incapable of starting another romantic relationship, until she meets Dusk Shine.
  • Fall of Starfleet, Rebirth of Friendship: This role is shared between Grand Ruler Celesto and Rhymey. For the former, you will at first hate him for the lengths he goes to undermine his own allies despite them winning his battles just because they aren't his privileged people and aren't fully under his control... and then be utterly disgusted by how deep his Control Freak issues go, and how much he relies on outright brainwashing for everyone, including his closest soldiers. For the latter, the author initially tried to make him sympathetic, as had been done with the rest of Lightning's team, but genuinely couldn't, and found pushing him in the other direction worked better, and he's since been revealed as an unlikable, entitled sociopath who literally has no second thoughts about hurting anyone in order to get what he wants. Turns out it's a family trait. Ironically, Dark Conquest wants to be this in-story since he feeds on hate and grows stronger from it, but since he has much more style and charisma, and is not nearly as much of a hypocrite, he's more entertaining to watch.
  • The Flash Sentry Chronicles: Although there are numerous antagonists in this series, they're generally too charming or entertaining to completely hate. Not so much with these characters:
    • Like Shade, Dark Mist is a Trickster, but lacks his more entertaining aspects and commits even more deplorable crimes, from trying to enslave and raze an entire settlement of ponies to sacrificing nearly his entire race just to wipe out the Jakhowls. Overall, he's written to be a despicable figure who embodies all of Shade's "values."
    • Principal Abacus Cinch, already hateable in the canon series, is even worse here. On top of blackmailing Sci-Twi into joining the Friendship Games, she also threatens to kick Human Flash Sentry out of Crystal Prep if they should lose. She later gloats about this to Flash and plans to pressure Sci-Twi into unleashing Equestria magic to win the Friendship Games, locking him and his friends in a room to prevent them from interfering.
    • Shadow Corrupter's parents initially seem like kind folk, but they're actually malicious worshipers of the Corrupted Shadow and intended to make the readers sympathize with Shadow. To create a vessel for the Corrupted Shadow, they gave birth to Shadow on the same day that their god was destroyed and, on his thirteenth birthday, lured him into a forest and they, along with the rest of the cult, cut him with sacrificial knives to initiate the ritual. Not much sympathy is to be had when the ritual backfires and Shadow kills them.
    • Haut Monde was designated to be married to Tempera, but on their first date, he's revealed to be a narcissist who's only interest is to talk about his own business ventures. When Tempera reveals her interest in art, Haut immediately denounces her talent as "rubbish" and goes on a misogynistic tirade about how all mares, including Tempera, should Stay in the Kitchen and perform domestic duties exclusively. It's hard to blame Tempera when she gets angry with him and throws a drink in his face.
  • In the "Pandemic" stories What You are Meant to Be and Picking Up the Pieces Swift Strike is possessive and abusive, never showing any of the charms that abusive spouses also use. Then again, becoming a night pony may have affected him mentally, by removing the fear that made him want to use a charm offensive. Then he raped Phobia.
  • RainbowDoubleDash's Lunaverse: In "Contest of Champions", the actual villains of the piece are mysterious and shadowy, leaving their goals unknown. In the meantime, there's Fu Ling, Empress of the Shouma, who seems to delight in finding new ways to be the absolute worst being alive, generally in the form of severe emotional abuse towards her daughter, not showing even the tiniest smidgen of affection, or anything that could even be mistaken for it, nearly leading said daughter to nearly kill herself and the Element Bearers trying to get mommy's respect.
  • One recurring element of the My Little Pony fanfics by RealityCheck is the appearance of a small-time bad guy (often a haughty aristocrat with a disdain for the "lower classes") who acts in the most obnoxious and unsympathetic way possible, makes the heroes' life miserable, then is thoroughly punished via a Humiliation Conga within a chapter or two. For example, The Great Alicorn Hunt includes some spoiled noble kids who bully the Cutie Mark Crusaders and are punished by being forced to work at Applejack's farm. Another example from the same story is Windy City's incompetent, corrupt Obstructive Bureaucrat of a mayor.
  • Loved and Lost: While Prince Jewelius' role is to make sure that Twilight's friends, brother and mentor are punished more severely for abandoning her at the wedding rehearsal and inadvertently letting the Changelings attack Canterlot than they do in canon, he is written to be as cruel, sadistic, petty, and remorseless as possible so that the reader can still sympathize with/root for the heroes who are wracked with guilt and determined to atone for their mistakes.
  • Deconstructed in a sense in Pony POV Series. The story takes place before Diamond Tiara is redeemed in canon... with the canon universe being firmly established as the 'core' universe all realities are variances of. Diamond Tiara is initially manipulated by pre-redemption Discord into helping free him again, exposing her to the eldritch truth of her existence as a hate sink which leaves her dead inside. Then when her redemption happens in canon... by having all her sins pinned on her mother... she decides to become as horrible a monster as possible that the heroes will HAVE TO kill her so her mother will never have to retroactive become the horrible nag her mom is in canon. Subverted ultimately, as her mother flat out refuses this fate and Diamond is redeemed in the end.
  • In The Liar, all of the important ponies in Trixie’s life before she met Night Mare are practically written for the purpose of making the reader hate them with a burning passion while wanting to give Trixie a hug. It really says a lot that Night Mare herself comes across as less despicable than them. Even if she has ulterior motives, at least she never lies to Trixie or pretends to care about her before stabbing her in the back. Even worse, as far as we know, none of those ponies ever received any retribution for what they did to Trixie (when she was a child, no less). The reader’s only consolation is that now that she’s the apprentice of Night Mare, someday she might come back and get her well-deserved revenge on them.
    • Trixie’s father, descendant of a famous family of magician unicorns, tried to force his daughter to learn magic in order to continue the family tradition, calling her lazy and stupid when she couldn’t even make a feather float. When a doctor confirmed that Trixie would never be able to perform magic, her father screamed at her, called her a waste of years of his life and a waste of a unicorn, and yelled that her mother’s death in childbirth was for nothing because she died giving birth to “a piece of trash”. Heartbroken, Trixie ran away from home. Unfortunately, the next place she ended up at was not any better.
    • Everypony at the orphanage that Trixie ended up in, including the foals who bullied her every single day, and the matron who did nothing to stop them. But the most despicable of these foals is Snowbank, a colt who pretended to be nice to Trixie to gain her trust and then framed her for beating the crap out of a filly named Peach Blossom (who is no victim, either—she cooperated with his plan, letting him cast a spell to put fake bruises on her body). His plot worked flawlessly, because the matron didn’t even try to look for proof that Trixie was the one who hurt Peach before throwing her out onto the streets. The worst part? Snowbank did all of this just so he could increase his popularity with the other foals, who all hated Trixie and wanted her gone. Despite his young age, his actions easily qualify as a Moral Event Horizon.


  • Echoes:
    • Behind his status as a Konoha jounin, a philanthropist and the founder of an orphanage, Kenta Ayatsuri experiments on children, turns them into Tyke-Bombs or into prostitutes to fund his activities. Raising Kakashi after his father's death, he turned him into a child soldier, and out of spite towards Minato when the latter took Kakashi away from him, sold information to Iwa and orchestrated Obito's death. Kidnapping a pregnant Rin in the Wave-Verse after she married Kakashi, he killed the baby and tortured Rin to death. In the Alive!Yondaime verse, Kenta is introduced sending his dogs to maul a young Kin to death because she cried when he gave her to a brothel. Kidnapping Alternate!Rin, he blamed her for taking Kakashi away from "his rightful owner" and tried to kill her. He later revealed that he committed all of this to turn Kakashi into his "masterpiece", and so that he will be remembered. When Kakashi replies that he will do everything to forget him, a spiteful Kenta attempts to kill him and Rin. AM hypocrite, he claimed that bonds with others were useless, while constantly using others to fulfill his ambitions.
    • In Kitsune's world, Fugaku and Mikoto Uchiha have none of their canon counterpart's qualities. Forced in a political marriage despite hating each other, they grew jealous of Minato and Kushina's happy marriage, (especially Mikoto, because Kushina rejected her advances) and revealed their location to Amaterasu (Kitsune's World!Madara Uchiha), during Kushina's pregnancy, leading to the Kyuubi attack, resulting in Minato and Kushina's sacrifice and countless deaths in Konoha. They later plot a coup against Konoha, supposedly for the good of the Uchiha clan, but Fugaku in truth doesn't care about the clan, not even telling them of his role in Konoha's attack, and just wants power for himself, not caring about who lives and who dies in their coup attempt. While Fugaku was uneasy about handing over a Jinchuuriki, Mikoto happily promised to give Kitsune to Amaterasu as a weapon out of spite towards Kushina. Even Amaterasu, one of the main villains, is disgusted by their actions, and call them out on it, to no avail. Fugaku and Mikoto end up being so despicable they're responsible for everything bad in Kitsune's world.
    • In the "Ame-Verse", Yagura, the Fourth Mizukage, also lacks his canon counterpart's redeeming qualities, leaving only a murderous Social Darwinist. Willingly starting the canon graduation program in Kiri's Ninja Academy consisting of students killing each other (to weed out the weak in favor of the strong), Yagura sent his "Blood Police" kill any "weak" civilian, shinobi and clansman, and also plans a genocide against anyone who's unlucky enough to have a bloodline. Allying with Ame's Hanzo, he chose to kill Nagato, Yahiko, and Konan, not due to his alliance with Hanzo, but because he hated them, stating that he would have killed them even if he wasn't allied with Hanzo. After killing Yahiko, he laughed while Konan cried, and mocked Hanzo when the latter also regretted having to send Yahiko to his death. When challenged alongside Hanzo to a fight by Kazama and Tsukiyomi, he accepted and later came close to killing part of the audience during one of his attacks, and released the Sanbi out of spite when Kazama defeated him.
    • In the "Road to Ninja" verse, Obito Uchiha discards his canon counterpart's likable traits. Winning against the Shinobi alliance, Obito launched the Infinite Izanagi technique, killing everyone in his world, and creating a new world in his image, where he creates people. While claiming that he respected Naruto and regretted to kill him, it is only Moral Myopia as he is an emotionally Abusive Parent to Menma Uzumaki, Naruto's alternate counterpart, and he can't even bother to care about the people he personally knew and ruined, much less for the people he murdered who he did not know personally, failed to replace them in his new world, citing them as unneeded or unimportant. His entire fighting style is bullying, and to gain a small psychological advantage against Kazama, he wipes out his own world's Konoha, not caring for his own creations. When it's pointed out his wife, Rin, was there, Obito replies that he doesn't care, as he can always recreate her. His pettiness is upped to eleven as he plans to spread the Infinite Izanagi in the multiverse, despite already having a personal paradise.
  • True Potential: Karitokiri, after losing his family and friends in the destruction of his home village by a bloodline clan, entered Kiri's ranks to become a shinobi, and eventually became the "Bloodline Hunter", gleefully joining Yagura in his Final Solution plans against every single bloodline wielder. A merciless executioner, he loves to torture his subjects. Introduced taking advantage of a civilian village's toxic hatred of people with Bloodline Limits, he plans to execute 5 bloodline wielders, one of them being a child, whom he taunts about her parents' death and the destruction of her clan. When Shikamaru, Honoka, Kiri (a character, not the village) and Haku attempts to crash the execution and rescue the 5 persons, Karitoriki (after being freed from Honoka's chains by Guren), having placed explosives inside the 5 bloodline wielders' hearts just in case, spitefully blow them up, killing them all and only regretting that he was unable to torture them. Despite his tragic past, no one is sympathetic, with Suigetsu pointing out Karitoriki made him go through a similar tragedy when executing his brother.
  • War of the Biju: Tobi slaughtered one branch of the Uchiha Clan because of no other reason than that he wanted to, murdered an aging Madara in his sleep to hijack his plan, murdered poor Obito for his eye, caused Kurama's attack on Konoha, framed the other branch of the Uchiha Clan for it, etc. You know you're evil when Madara is not only willing to make a Heel–Face Turn against you, but team-up with Hashirama to stop you. Hagoromo even wonders how someone so evil could even exist.


  • Pokémon Reset Bloodlines:
    • Joshua from the Summer Camp Oneshot, who establishes himself early on as an unrepentant jerkass and goes on from there. By the end of the story, it's clear he's also an unrepentant cheater.
    • Dario. While his actions in the main story are off-screen, the Big P Pokémon Race one-shot makes it quite clear he's just as unrepentant a cheater as in canon who not only puts his fellow racers in serious danger but when he loses he has the gall to accuse Ash of cheating. Needless to say when Sabrina gets her hands on him and snaps his neck, his fate is well deserved.
    • Ash's father. It's made quite clear in the narrative that he is not a good guy in the narrative for a variety of reasons. Delia refuses to acknowledge him as Ash's father, Gary, deep in his jerk phase, would give him a "The Reason You Suck" Speech over his actions, and not only is it hinted he's a criminal whose fellow brothers/criminals have shown themselves to be incredibly violent and unstable, but it's implied that he has hundreds of illegitimate children like Ash who he never cared for everywhere.
    • Damian was pretty much a Jerkass in canon, but the Charmander Gaiden one-shot shows the full extent of how he treats his Pokémon when they don't live up to his expectations. Even Team Rocket was appalled by this behavior.

Power Rangers


  • The Makings of Team CRME:
    • My Name Is Cinder: Brigit Starks is Cinder's abusive mother, thoroughly detestable and lacks any redeeming qualities. She is nothing more than a selfish, manipulative Gold Digger who drove her clinically depressed husband to suicide to get his money. She also abused Cinder for no other reason than attempting to expose Brigit's true nature before she could get her husband to kill himself. She also manipulated Cinder's siblings into hating her to justify the abuse. She’s the only villain in the story designed to draw hatred from the readers. Her death was extremely horrifying, but knowing what kind of person she was, it's not tough to think that she earned that fate.
    • The Black Hearts: Mercury Black's parents SUCK. Even one of the tags for the story says they're assholes, and there's no attempt to make them seem even remotely sympathetic. Not only is Marcus a murderous maniac, but he is also a shameless abuser who treats his family like crap for the heck of it and seems to enjoy being a horrible person to people as shown when he gloats about being hired by Cobalt's father to torture his mother. Even Melanie, who is also being abused by Marcus, doesn't get a lot of sympathy points. She passes the abuse along to Mercury and makes him feel horrible about it as well. Not to mention that she is a serial cheater and has no problem with her husband's profession. Being a raging homophobe also adds to this. Everything about them is designed to draw ire from the readers, and unlike other villains in the series, they have no natural charisma to soften the blow of their reprehensible nature. Making it even more of a relief when they get killed.
  • Out of all the villains that are in Vale's Underground, the one that outshines them all is Cardin Winchester. Despite not being as evil as any of the other antagonists, his unpleasant attitude, homophobic and chauvinistic behavior, and selling out to the Big Bad marks him as the most hateable character in the work. And that says a lot when the story has two Serial Rapists, a homophobe who sexually abused her brother to make him straight, and an admitted child molestor. Yet they do not draw the same amount of ire as Cardin.

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A Song of Ice and Fire

  • Our Blades Are Sharp: Ramsay Snow proves to be just as vile and depraved as both his canon counterparts. A Serial Killer and Serial Rapist, he roams the lands under the Dreadfort’s jurisdiction for two years, raping and murdering anyone he and his gang the Bastard’s Boys come across, then either flaying them or giving their corpses to be raped by his necrophiliac henchman Reek. Ramsay’s goal is to murder his legitimate half-brother Domeric and succeed their father Lord Roose Bolton as Lord of the Dreadfort. To that end, he murders his mother and burns down his home to fake his death, a crime so deplorable that Lord Bolton had him neutralized as a threat and tortured for the rest of his days. Inspiring fear and hatred in all that knew of him, Ramsay ensured none would mourn his demise.
  • Robb Returns:
    • Ser Willem Bootle is a Riverlands knight known across three kingdoms as a ne’er-do-well who alienated all his neighbors. Looking to pay back a debt, Bootle travels to his cousin Lord Torgen Surestone’s keep, whereupon he poisons Lord Surestone and declares himself lord on account of his gender, then proceeds to seize the estate and evict Surestone’s daughter Dacey, the rightful heir. It’s revealed later that Bootle ordered an innkeeper named Edwyn Dickon to keep her at his inn and turn her into a prostitute to keep her from contesting his title. Upon his capture, Bootle declares that he should have been heir because Dacey is a bookish girl and remains defiant up until he attempts to swear his innocence on the Fist of Winter, which judges him guilty and strikes him down; his lies literally killed him.
    • The aforementioned Edwyn Dickon is an innkeeper who is incapable of dealing honestly with anyone. Ordered by Ser Willem Bootle to turn Dacey into a prostitute, Dickon drives up unreasonable prices for board and medicine, insinuating that there are “other ways” to pay back her debt. Dickon makes the mistake of trying to cheat a wealthy merchant and making advances on his wife; the wife punches him and he falls into a full bucket of slops and drowns, And There Was Much Rejoicing. After his death, it’s revealed that he stole something from everyone at the inn. In general, Edwyn Dickon was A Dick in Name and deed.
  • The Saddest Love Story In Westeros: Aegon Targaryen, later King Aegon IV "The Unworthy", was a man ruled only by his insatiable appetites. Marrying his sister Naerys on their father Viserys' orders, Aegon attempted to force their brother Aemon, who loved Naerys, to participate in the bedding ceremony; Naerys' cries nearly prompted Aemon to draw his sword on Aegon in his anger before being talked down by their uncle King Aegon III. Many would agree that Aegon's actions were a very low blow. Throughout their marriage, Aegon routinely humiliated Naerys by parading his mistresses in front of her and raped her almost every night despite her protestations and ill health. After Aegon became King many years later, he hired a man named Ser Morgil Hastwyck to spread rumors that Naerys and Aemon were having an affair, leaving Ser Morgil to die when Aemon challenged and killed him. Aemon is killed by two men trying to avenge their brother's death at King Aegon's hands, but Aegon showed no respect for his brother's loss and only agreed to a funeral because of public outcry; this is when the epitaph "the Unworthy" is attached to Aegon. Naerys' friend Lyssa showed up at the capital to pay her respects, only to leave when Aegon showed sexual interest in her barely pubescent daughter. Naerys reveals that the night after Aemon won a tournament and honored Naerys, Aegon raped her that night just to make her feel bad.

South Park

  • In the High School A.U. ask blog "Ask Marsh and Broflovski", Eric Cartman is even more of this than he is in canon. He's upgraded to the story's Big Bad and his entire role in the story is manipulating Stan and Kyle and trying to drive them both over the Despair Event Horizon solely because he hates Kyle that much. Even Kenny and Butters end up admitting that they hate his guts.
  • Lex Talionis: Eric Cartman is much more vile here than he was canon. With his Irrational Hatred for Kyle Broflovski developing into a twisted lustful obsession, he kidnaps Kyle to make him his "fiancé" before imprisoning and raping Kyle for ten years. He would also rape Tweek to keep him quiet about the incident and is implied to be a Serial Rapist have also raped Butters, Tomas, and Christophe. Cartman's atrocities would be discovered by Stan Marsh who murders him for his depravities while his death is mourn by none.

Steven Universe


  • Flowey is Not a Good Life Coach: The titular Flowey lacks the sympathetic qualities of his canon counterpart. Having grown bored in one of his latest runs, Flowey decides to psychologically torment Papyrus, who sees him as a friend, under the guise of training. He challenges Papyrus to fight for his life, killing him and resetting whenever he fails and punishing him by slowly breaking his body parts if he refuses. Flowey tells Papyrus to keep the training a secret, threatening his loved ones if he does not comply. Flowey spends the story slowly breaking down Papyurs and turning him into a shadow of his former self, causing Papyrus to lash out at his loved ones and become distant from them. When Sans is falsely accused of abusing Papyrus by Undyne and imprisoned, Flowey laughs before taking the opportunity to give Papyrus his final challenge- to kill an innocent monster. When Papyrus warns the snowdrake instead and refuses to kill the Moldsmal, Flowey offs the latter himself. Finally, when Sans shows up to recuse Papyrus, Flowey makes a final attempt to kill them both, and when Papyrus slays him, he congratulates the latter for finally killing someone. A bloodthirsty sociopath who torments his so-called 'best friend' for fun, Flowey completely abandons the kindness he had as Asriel.


  • Across the Years: Beckett "Beck" Oliver is the emotionally abusive husband of Victoria, who lacks his canon counterpart's good qualities. He cheated on her repeatedly and made her isolate herself from the ones she loved. He's also a manchild, who stole from his father and killed a man who tried to testify against him. A petty and misogynistic man who is strongly hinted at being Jack the Ripper, Beck is a pathetic domestic abuser.


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