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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

  • 28They're very pushy suggested byDirector22
    Example: Clayton in Tarzan was very pushy about finding the gorillas

  • 29Member Of A Race Or Species That Are Naturally Evil

  • 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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