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Likable Villain

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This is the supertrope for the cases where villains have qualities that make them more likable. This kind of thing easily leads into Anti-Villain when more than a smidgen of these tropes is added. See also the Sliding Scale of Antagonist Vileness. Contrast Hate Sink and for some examples, Complete Monster.

Evoking Admiration

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Showing Attachment to Other People

Bravery

Friendliness

Good Intentions

Having a Sense of Humor

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Intelligence

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Morality

Normalcy

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Pitifulness

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Sex Appeal

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Understanding His/Her Point of View

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May or may not be Unintentionally Sympathetic.


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