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  • Any instance where a team "tribute" all gang up on one individual. As if one tribute killing them isn't enough. Just imagine a whole gang of villains or entire populations tearing away at you!
  • The reverse of the above also counts as this, where one tribute kills an absurdly large group tribute in just one hit, making them genocidal at best and an Omnicidal Maniac at worst.

     Original Generation 

  • Specific examples of group tributes ganging up on an individual:
    • Meta example: starting in Season 19, The Gamechanger nominated large populations and where they live, increasing the number every few seasons. The implications of this plan are just chilling, to say the least.
      • In Season 19, Detroit and all its citizens ate a piece of flesh from Atsuko Kagari. Depending on how you look at it, either they tore off one piece and shared it with each other, or they all ripped out one piece each. Either way, Akko miraculously survived this ordeal... until she got fed to a Man-Eating Plant by Cozy Glow, a canonically Cute and Psycho filly.
      • During the Bloodbath of Season 31, Deadpool managed to find Metro Detroit (somehow) hiding in the cornucopia, only to be overpowered and slain by the city and its inhabitants.
      • Season 41 had Kairi hiding in Michigan to get away from the unreformed Changelings. She got killed by all the citizens living in it and the state itself, who were all revealed to be Changelings in disguise! If that's not enough, they were all possessed by the last tribute they killed before this happened (somehow, since they didn't kill anyone up until that point). It ultimately ended with them Zerg Rushing Goku Black and pummeling him to death.
      • Similarly to the "Akko Incident" above, a pre-Season 58 gag save sees Australia and its entire population eating a piece of flesh from Jin's body. This example is considerably more terrifying, however, due to the large increase in population for the massive group tribute, the possibility of many of these Australians being sasaengsnote  and Jin later losing an eye and still somehow surviving.
    • There's an event where a tribute summons all the tributes registered in the HGS Database to kill another, with Ai Mizuno being the first victim in Season 36. Since the Database is constantly updating itself, the number of summoned tributes ganging up on the poor victim increases with every new version. And that's not even taking group tributes into account.
    • Season 59 features the entire population of Netflixworld (which numbers in more than one billion people) ripping Don't You Ever Stop Orga's spine off in the Bloodbath, before immediately ripping Tina Russo's jaw in Day One. After they got shrunk by Michael Corleone, they were then eaten a few days later in The Feast by Hardcase.
  • Specific examples of one tribute killing an absurdly large group tribute:
    • All instances of a tribute killing Gamechanger's group tribute(s):
      • Captain Jack Sparrow first did it in Season 19 when he killed the city of Detroit and all its citizens.
      • The CN Tower followed next when it killed Wayne County, MI, alongside its citizens in Season 24.
      • Waxmancer Sturmi became the third to accomplish this by killing Southeast Michigan and everyone in it during Season 33.
      • Nightmare then became the fourth to achieve it when he killed the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, alongside everyone living in it during Season 38.
      • While Donald Sutherland did it alongside Pepsiman and Dale, as well as killing three tributes instead of one, he still deserves to be mentioned, as he technically became the most murderous out of the three by killing the United States and its entire population alongside Hat Kid and Pesci Trish during Season 56.
      • Tari became the next tribute to kill an absurdly large group tribute of Gamechanger's, when she killed the land and entire population of North America in the Bloodbath on her own during Season 57.
      • Creator God Gaia then killed the nation and entire population of Australia alongside Vanya Shah, also during the Bloodbath in Season 58.
      • Season 71 saw Kylo Ren bombard the entire population of Africa along with Darth Malgus and Seo Changbin.
    • Ribombee was the first to kill a non-Gamechanger absurdly large group tribute, by killing the entire Resistance during Season 30.
    • Lion-O then killed all celestial bodies in the Solar System during Season 44.
    • DIO currently tops the technical most kills in Reboot, when he destroyed the entire Multiverse in Season 45, taking after Winter Amethyst in the OG.
  • The entire arc of Greg Universe and Rose Quartz in Season 22, where they both underwent Adaptational Villainy by being a murderous couple. It's no wonder that their son Steven was just as murderous as them in the pilot.
  • In Season 52, Mikey, a sweet kid in a wheelchair, imagined that everyone, including his own father, was laughing at him. The very next day, he acted on those feelings by summoning a gigantic shadow dragon, which then proceeded to devour Clay Dunestrider, his own dad, BTSnote , Maou-sama, and Erik Killmonger.
  • Season 54 has the North East Central States and their citizens wander into a garage with robotic copies of every single one of them, and they collectively question their reality. Then, they all get pulverized by the Bullet Hell God's orbs in his Arena Event. To quote 6k1note  in Convergence: "do they even have enough body bags for all of those?!"
  • In Season 60, Miko Mitama subjects Kim Taehyung, otherwise known as V, to all the previous (family-friendly) fatal events at once, and this includes every entry from the above list. V did nothing to deserve this, especially because he was mugged for his Smash Bros invitations by Esmerelda and Landia.
    • Needless to say, the Fridge Horror associated with this is tremendous, especially given just how many fatal events there were at the time of that season. In fact, many tropers interpret V's fate as him being trapped in an infinite death loop. The more you think about it, the more horrifying V's fate becomes.
    • What makes this worse is how Park Jimin - who is not only his bandmate, but also his best friend - takes all of this. He started out very much like his real-life self - a kind, selfless young man who gave Bonkers a blood transfusion using his own blood. After V's fate was sealed, he slowly lost his mind and began to work alongside Lord Voldemort. By the time he finally turned on Voldemort and was immediately killed by Navi the Fairy right after, he was an insane, psychopathic Death Eater - all because he lost his best friend to the worst fate that any tribute in the Games could ever go through.
  • Remember the part where one of the rules in the Reboot outlawed cannibalism? Well, turns out somehow they forgot to remove the event related to it, resulting in Eredars ripping off a piece of Zorua and eating it. While this was Hand Waved as Zorua distracting Eredars with a piece of meat, it's still chilling.

  • Valecor. First appearing as living literal nightmare fuel, he's the embodiment of all evil. He recruited various villains he came across and his goal is to make a utopia for all villains.
  • The G-13 glitch virus. It is some kind of a virus that consumes every universe they get into quickly, glitching and eventually destroying them helplessly. It is stated that a lot of the universes where Timewrecker's men came from were already destroyed by the virus, and Timewrecker himself broadcasted the virus destroying the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon world to the nominators in his message, with even the legendaries being destroyed easily.
  • Timewrecker himself. He's the leader of a group of space pirates and used to be a top follower of Valecor, and it shows. He apparently killed the nominators in alternate timelines and is planning to take them on all at once. Even worse is that he plans on attempting to control G-13 as a Weapon of Mass Destruction.
    • He captures massive populations in Pocket Dimensions and releases them in the Arena just to mess with the nominators. Since he pulls them from Alternate Timelines, he can do this as many times as he wishes, and he also forces the nominators' Fourth Wall counterparts aka their writers to fight in televised death matches.
    • A diary entry reveals that he orchestrated the Great Destruction, destroying several Cosmic Keystones to obliterate EVERYTHING to weaken Xiamos and tricking Scipion into drinking nightmare fuel by disguising it as an exotic muscle drink.

     Another Side Another Story 
  • The destruction of the Universes caused by the Legion of Doom's machine. 10 Worlds are completely erased from existence. With any deities, powerhouses and other beings in it erased as well. Even worse, not even being outside the destroyed Universe will save you as Lucemon, Diny and others find out.
  • Downplayed with the Neon Quarters. When most of the villains are superpowered, over-the-top entities that aren't likely to appear in real life, the Neon Quarters are a group of believable, realistic terrorists who are active in the state's politics, have a false religion in an attempt to control Panem's population and their goal is to push Panem back to a totalitarian regime. They are a realistic threat that can appear in the real world, making the group more unsettling than most villains.

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