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Top 10 Cliches Of Villain Origin Stories

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    1Happens Around The Same Time As The Hero's Origin Or They Both Have The Same Exact Story
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  • 2Bullied Or Abused In The Past
  • 3Manipulated By Another Villain
  • 4Betrayed By The Protagonist
  • 5They Lose Everyone They Care About And Sometimes Their Whole Race,Species,Or People
  • 6Killing Another Villain Begins Their Start Of Darkness
  • 7Born With A Deformity Or An Event Scars Them
  • 8They Were Friends With The Hero Usually Childhood Friends
  • 9Suffering From A Mental Illness
  • 10Grew Up Part Of A Criminal Or Villain Family
  • 11Tragic Romance
  • 12Start Doing Bad Things To Accomplish A Noble Goal Or For The Sake Of Survival
  • 13Result Of Becoming Jealous Of The Hero Or Another Character
  • 14EVERYONE Treating Them Like Trash suggested byCineking2
  • 15Discovered that their life was a lie suggested byIda Mabute
  • 16Other Characters Treat Them Like Their Evil Eventually Causing Them To Actually Become Evil
  • 17Started out as bored rich kids suggested byChristopher Thomas
  • 18Skills, power, and/or intellect rivaling the hero's suggested byDirector22
  • 19A Character Who Was Portrayed As A Good GuyIs Revealed To Have Been A Jerk Or Mistreated The Villain Before They Became Bad
  • 20Originally Believed To Be The Chosen One
  • 21Becoming Evil Is Their Destiny
  • 22Rewriting The Original Story But Presents Them As The Hero

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