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Top 10 Signs A Character Will Become Or Is A Villain

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    1They Have A Mental Illness Or Symptoms Of One
  • 2They Are Jealous Of The Main Protagonist
  • 3They lose a loved one or someone close, pushing them over the edge suggested byJacob Koopmann
  • 4They're Social Outcasts
  • 5They Are Extremely Ambitious
  • 6Played By An Actor Who Usually Plays Villains
  • 7The Protagonist Does Or Did Something Bad To Them
  • 8A Tragic Childhood
  • 9They're Too Good To Be True
  • 10They Get Or Have A Facial Disfigurement
  • 11They Have Prejudice Views
  • 12They Are Lying About Something
  • 13Hostile Towards The Other Characters
  • 14Prophecy That They Will Become Evil
  • 15They Are Extremists
  • 16They Openly Say People Shouldn't Trust Them
  • 17They are seemingly portrayed as minor characters at first until they get more relative screen time with the protagonist(s) suggested bymac121mr0
  • 18Family Member Is A Villain
  • 19Another Villain Manipulates Or Blackmails Them
  • 20They And The Protagonist Are Competitive Against Each Other
  • 21They follow a very strong belief or value suggested byDirector22
    Example: Claude Frollo has a very strong belief in Christianity, which causes him to be a villain
  • 22They Have A Lot Of Power Over Others
  • 23They Are Obsessive
  • 24They Are Rebellious
  • 25Experimenting On Themselves Or Another Character Does It To Them
  • 26They Are Entitled And Spoiled
  • 27They Practice Dark Magic Or They Have Dark Superpowers
  • 28Member Of A Race Or Species That Are Naturally Evil
  • 29They're very pushy suggested byDirector22
    Example: Clayton in Tarzan was very pushy about finding the gorillas
  • 30Evil smile suggested bymelissaclark280192@y
  • 31Evil laugh suggested bymelissaclark280192@y
  • 32Has other plans suggested bymelissaclark280192@y
  • 33They Get Into Or Start A Criminal Organization
  • 34They come from an abusive or neglectful family suggested bySara Cohen
  • 35They Are Pragmatic
  • 36They Are Desperate For Money
  • 37Get Turned Into A Supernatural Creature
  • 38If They Are A Machine Or Robot They Start Having Issues With Their Programming Or Their Existence

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