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Crossover Combo Villain

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When one creates a crossover, the issue of who the villain of the event should be comes up. Should it be a villain from one of the involved properties, a team-up, or something new altogether?

Sometimes, the best solution is to combine stuff from the crossing over universes to make a villain appropriate to both. Thus, the Crossover Combo Villain. It could be a character from one work utilizing an element from the other, a literal fusion of characters to create a single new antagonist, or something else entirely— so long as it combines elements from the involved works into a single antagonist, it qualifies.

Note that just having an original villain for a crossover doesn't count, they have to combine elements from the works crossing over in some way.

Contrast Crossover Villain-in-Chief, which sees an already established villain rise to lead the forces of evil.



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  • When the Lunaverse collides with the canon MLP:FiM universe in Crisis On Two Equestrias, the two Princess Protégés must tangle with The Dark & Omnipotent Antithesis, a being created from the combined animosity between Representative Trixie Lulamoon and the future Princess Of Friendship, as well as both parties' respective animosities with the other's counterparts in their own worlds,note  brought to life by the two worlds' Elements Of Magic.

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  • The titular protagonist of Kamen Rider Decade is an odd heroic inversion of the trope, acting as a villain to all previous Riders with the ability to transform into them.
  • In Power Rangers: "Reinforcements from the Future", the two-part crossover between Time Force and Wild Force, there are the "Mut-Orgs" - a group of surviving Orgs who were unsealed by Ransik in the year 3000 and used his mutant DNA to construct new, more powerful bodies for themselves.


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