His eyes, unfathomably empty, devoid of all compassion, all humanity... No one has eyes like that... no one!
~ Captain America, on the Red Skull

The Complete Monstrous Villain(s) or Complete Monster is/are the worst of all villains, a villain who is pure evil. And for this kind of villain, doing evil for them is as natural as breathing. They can be recognized by these signs:

  • They commit acts that are atrocious by the standards of the story, and have crossed the Moral Event Horizon. Villains who have only crossed the MEH once usually don't qualify, although rare examples such as Grand Moff Tarkin and Tomoo exist if the line they cross is heinous enough.
  • They are portrayed seriously, causing fear, revulsion or hatred from other characters in the story.
  • They are never presented in a positive way.
  • Nothing justifies their crimes, and they cannot feel empathy and never redeem themselves.

Some villains don't qualify for this category for obvious reasons, like Comedy Villains (though some very rare examples of  can count, such as some versions of the Joker) and Anti-Villains (anti-villains are pretty much impossible to label as Complete Monsters due to the fact you're meant to sympathize with an anti-villain, even if you don't approve of their methods). Also, just being a obviously evil character such as a Serial Killer or a Homicidal maniac doesn't automatically make the villain a Complete Monster unless they are particularly brutal in nature. 

This term is taken from For more information see the original article. es:Categoría:Monstruo Completo

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