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Basic Trope: A villainous character is portrayed as physically attractive.
  • Straight: Emperor Evulz is handsome.
  • Exaggerated: Emperor Evulz is really the most sexiest man in the world.
  • Downplayed: Emperor Evulz is good looking.
  • Justified:
    • Black magic makes him look great.
    • He just has access to expensive cosmetics because of the large amount of money he has.
    • He was an actor or singer before he turned to the dark side.
    • He's just handsome. Some people are.
  • Inverted: The Hero Bob is good looking.
  • Subverted:
    • It turns out Evulz is one of the good guys.
    • It appears that Evulz is sexy at first, but he's average looking.
  • Double Subverted:
    • Evulz was The Mole.
    • The guy the audience sees is actually his minion who's under charge since Evulz had some other things to do. The real Emperor Evulz walks in and is great-looking.
  • Parodied:
    • Emperor Evulz emits copious amounts of sparkles, and is followed everywhere by a horde of screaming Fangirls, much to his frustration, as he tries to convince everyone he is terrifying and will someday rule the world... “Stop Squeeing, you nattering fools! I'm trying to scheme here! I am the architect of your doom, not some common boy band rabble for you to fawn over! ...Hey, wait a minute! That sounds a lot like Robert Pattinson in real life, doesn't it? No wonder all those Twilight fangirls give him such a hard time.”
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    • The ugly Bob becomes a villain and despite not actually changing appearance, he's seen as sexy.
  • Zig Zagged: Emperor Evulz is a shapeshifter and changes his looks Depending on the Writer.
  • Averted: Emperor Evulz isn't that handsome.
  • Enforced:
  • Lampshaded:"He's a villian... and my my! He's hot!"
  • Invoked: Emperor Evulz takes an extreme dose of black magic to get good looks.
  • Exploited: Emperor Evulz can shapeshift and works as a female stripper named Evol when he's not ruling the Land of Evil.
  • Defied: Emperor Evulz refuses to use black magic despite it being required to perform his job.
  • Discussed:
  • Conversed:
  • Deconstructed: People conclude Sex Is Evil because evil people are sexually attractive.
  • Reconstructed: The heroic Bob proves otherwise.
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  • Played For Laughs: Alice has trouble fighting Evulz because she is distracted by how handsome he is.
  • Played For Drama: Alice is kidnapped by Evulz. She has severe Stockholm Syndrome and struggles with her confused feelings.

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