350+ Cool Villain Names: Being Bad Is More Fun Than Being Good

Updated on May 13, 2020
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Here you'll find inspiration for your next great villainous character name!
Here you'll find inspiration for your next great villainous character name! | Source

Best Villain Names (Because the Villain Is So Much Cooler Than the Hero)

Every hero needs an adversary. The name of a bad guy (or girl) may not say everything about them, but it definitely adds to the "cool factor" if you come up with a good one for them. Villains get a bad rap, but those of us who create stories know that the hero would be nothing without someone (or something) for them to match wits against.

In every story or movie script I work on, I almost always focus on the villain first. In some cases, I don't even create the hero or heroine until after I've come up with a good adversary for them. Naming my foil is always a top priority.

As you may have guessed, this article will be useful to anyone wanting to come up with a good name for villains (whether appearing in a book, comic, movie, game, or even song). I plan on adding to the list fairly often, so you can check back every once in a while and find new suggestions.

Of course, there's no guarantee that a name won't be used by someone else, so you need to be sure to do a little research if you plan on trademarks or copyrights and such. Thank you for taking a look, and I hope you find the lists below useful.

Villains are mysterious, interesting, and, of course, evil.
Villains are mysterious, interesting, and, of course, evil. | Source

Villainous Names for Both Guys and Girls

Task Rabbit
Chaos
Mayhem
Angel Slayer
Whitewash
Cyclone
Oblique
Red Saint
Vex
Discord
Inferno
Safari
Recluse
Moors Stalker
Ditch
Nashville Psycho
Optic Nerve
Blink
Shivers
Blackout
Patch Galactic
Buttons
Killer Criminal
Static
Rundown
Limerick
Drift
Dust
Snake
Mockingbird
Aberration
Frenzy
Whistler
Voodoo
Mutilator
Tempus
West End Bandit
Rampage
Venom
Genesis
Bedlam
Omega
Crimson
Felon
Glitch
Flux
Monster of Edbury Hill
Schism
Spasm
Miracle
Apex
Checkmate
Mudlark
Crypto
Flatline
Upgrade
Trace
Blue Collar Slayer
Pitfall
Imprint
Whip
Blitz
Misfit
Hex
Cascade
Wendigo
Malice
Spite
Blur
Death Angel
Night Caller
The Kingston Executioner
Brownout Strangler
Parallax
Longshot
Diamondback
Five States Maniac
Bloodline
Atomic
Burnout
Tempo
Lonely Heart
Austin Body Snatcher
Patches
Transonic
Pied Piper
Engineer
Overkill
Solstice
Old Lace
Surge
Avalanche
Pyro
Nocturne
Mimic
Grifter
Guilty Conscience
Red Cloud
Sabbath
Bipolar
Live Wire
Rewind
Crossfire
Standoff
Flood
Wild Onion
Burn
Hype
Red Wolf
After Party
Denizen
Sick Sin
Cold Cut
Deuces Wild
Spike
Badness
Slicer

I firmly believe that a story is only as good as the villain.

— Clive Barker

Tips on Naming Your Villain

  • Have an appropriate name that meshes with the time period of your story. This won't be as important for super-villain-like names, but real names of serial killers, spies, etc. will take some consideration.
  • A name that is easy to pronounce will be appreciated by your readers.
  • Take the genre of your story into account. A horror villain's name will be quite different from an adversary in an action flick.
  • Purposely misspelling your character's name is one way to make it different, but making it too different may be off-putting to your audience.
  • Adversaries that are human and have human names are common in stories, but thought still needs to go into choosing a good first and last name. A solid name for your villain (along with a well-written one) will make them unforgettable to your audience.

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Giving your villain an interesting backstory will help your readers stay interested.
Giving your villain an interesting backstory will help your readers stay interested. | Source

Cool Villain Names for Guys

Savini
Sleeping Deacon
Brace
God of Mischief
The Axe Man
Stone Heart
John Doe
5th Gunman
Bronx
Pyro Thug
Doctor Lobotomy
Axis
Ogre of the Smokies
Quick Kill
Gambit
Flint
Shadow Atlas
Lockjaw
Icarus
Magnus
Paladin
Nimbus
North West Ripper
Vega
Ferryman
Tremor
Zeus
Plasmid
Demolition
Invictus
Terror Of Rayburn Lake
Hail
Corinthian
Zyrian
Number One
Alligator Man
Maverick
Warlock
Boxcar Nomad
Casanova
Mister Splinter
Flex
Jolly Roger
Metal Fang
Helios
Grendel
Sweater
Bronco Bill
Big Dig
Grinder
So Hard
Panama Red
Bushwhacker
Chicken on a Chain
Man With No Name
Hip to be Square
Troubadour
Alpha
The Regulator
Big Hit
Doctor Hell
Nightmare King
Well Spoken Monster
Badmash
Captain Splatter
Brutus
Mister Bull
Meathook
Winter Jack
Johnny Rotten
Straight Jacket Strangler
King Lopez
Tombstone
Smiley
Wild Bill
Hard Time
Fender Bender
Whiskey Jack
G clef
Mr. Sharp
Buckeye
Sniper
Big Iron
Hades
Crater
 
 

If you have not been a villain at a certain point in time, you will never be a hero. And the day you are a hero, you may become a villain the next day.

— Carlos Ghosn
Lady villains are just as murderous, frightening, and evil as their male counterparts.
Lady villains are just as murderous, frightening, and evil as their male counterparts. | Source

Cool Villain Names for Girls

Villainous
Miss Snakes
Acorn
Anime Lady
Honeycomb
Woman In Red
Spellbinder
Nurse October
Patience
Black Bird
Kissing Princess
Misery
Absinthe
Huntress
Pandora
Blonde Phantom
Madame Hollow
Andromeda
Pixie
Banshee
Sadie
Freefall
Lady Abigail
Hellcat
Vanity
Abyss
Silhouette
Stiletto
Euphoria
Hope
Ecstasy
Aphrodite
Rain
Hail Mary
Eve
Swirl
Black Widows of Colorado
Wonderland
Sugarcane
Charms
Venus
Songbird
Psychotica
Manhunter
Karma
Spiral
Enchantress
Vixen
Nurse Worse
Deviation
Winter Hail
Perfect Poison
Eclipse
Playmate
Sway
Hellion
Plus 2
Nine
Undertow
Motion
Sniper Princess
Living Dead Girl
Wicked Moon
Acid Rain
Little Red
Superstition
Black Moon
Kabookie
Seven Dust
Locomotive
Black Pearl
Ground Zero
Doctor Proctor
Gnash
Mean Machine
Gigabyte
Octave
Mrs. Sharp
Magick
Zero Sum
Chain
Fang
Snapdragon
Shadow Slayer
Tesla
Lovely
 

Some people call me a terrorist; I consider myself a teacher.

— Mandarin, Iron Man 3

Bad guys from fighting games often annoy me the most because we only usually get a superficially short origin story for the character. You can tell that a lot of thought went into creating how the villain looks, but because of the nature of such games, there is almost no time for their backstory.

Awesome Villain Names That Everyone Knows

Khan
Dillinger
Jabba the Hutt
General Zod
Clubber Lang
Pennywise
Professor Moriarty
Biff Tannen (Back to the Future)
Bowser
Megatron
Joker
Norman Bates
Sandman
The Wicked Witch of the West
Lord Voldemort
Skeletor
Wilson Fisk (aka Kingpin)
The Cigarette Smoking Man
Syndrome (The Incredibles)
Hannibal Lecter
J.R. Ewing
Catwoman
Montgomery Burns
King Joffrey Baratheon
Verbal Kint (aka Keyser Soze)
Freddy Krueger
Ganon
Swamp Thing
Pazuzu (The Exorcist)
Doctor Doom
Cobra Commander
Count Dracula
Sub-Zero
Professor Chaos
Sauron
Captain Hook
The Terminator
Max Cady
The Grinch
Mr. Joshua (Lethal Weapon)
Stewie Griffin
Darth Vader
The Borg
Leatherface
Tony Montana
Serpentor
Tony Soprano
Rowdy Roddy Piper
Pinhead
Hit Girl
Magneto
Thanos
Mr. Burns
Keyser Soze
A Thanos statue from Sideshow Collectibles
A Thanos statue from Sideshow Collectibles | Source

Thoughts About Anti-Heroes

An anti-hero is someone who does not have the traditional morals of a hero but still manages to do good things, albeit there always seems to be lots of collateral damage. Characters like The Punisher, Dexter Morgan, Harry Callahan, and Paul Kersey are willing to kill the bad guys, but they are probably just a hair away from becoming villains themselves.

She had always found villains more exciting than heroes. They had ambition... passion. They made the stories happen. Villains didn't fear death. No, they wrapped themselves in death like suits of armor! As she inhaled the school's graveyard smell, Agatha felt her blood rush. For like all villains, death didn't scare her. It made her feel alive.

— Soman Chainani, The School for Good and Evil

More Tips for Coming Up With a Cool Name for Your Bad Guy (or Girl)

  • It's usually unwise to use multiple names for your villain unless confusion is the name of the game. You can use "known as names" in other countries as literal translations from a particular language for villains that are monsters, if you wish.
  • Feel free to take inspiration from your favorite movie, comic book, or TV show. Even the title of one of these can be a pretty cool villain name. Is "Clockwork Orange" cool enough of a name for your villain? Yes, please!
  • Don't throw away name choices that you don't think are good enough, at least not at first; some of these names can grow on you after a while, even if used only as an alias.

The Origin of Your Wrongdoer, Criminal, or Lawbreaker

A lot of writers and creators often overlook the origin story of their primary villain. This can be a big mistake if your bad guy has to make key decisions at some point; key antagonists should always have as much of a backstory as your hero.

For a character to make important, life-changing decisions, they must have some kind of motivation; after all, it's our past that makes us all what we are today. It doesn't really matter if the person is good, evil, or something in between—your readers will relate with them more if they know why they do what they do. It's up to you to reveal the details as your film, story, or comic builds to the climax. The name of your bad girl (or guy) is a part of that origin.

Even More Great Villain Names

Spinner
Wicked Whip
Killer Bee
Zoom
Chroma
Exodus
Mischief
Warmonger
Nomad
Onslaught
Ripper
Echo
Ego
Shatter Ruin
Vandal
Sarin
Project L
Silicon
Wraith
Monstrous
Lucifarious
Connection Interruption
Clamor
Anomaly
Arsenal
 
 

© 2017 Don

Any ideas on what to call your bad guy (or girl)?

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      Gay Alex 

      6 days ago

      theif names?

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      manoli ravioli 

      13 days ago

      dead blood slayer definenetly ,that is a cool name

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      Melvin 

      2 weeks ago

      It's dope I like it especially the male names

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      2 weeks ago

      I thought of a cool name - the figure. His power is to mimic powers and change his appearance. Can someone give me a backstory, perhaps?

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      Olivia 

      2 weeks ago

      Amber good villain name because her two oldest siblings bully her since she was child so she killed her oldest sister Sapphire she has 8 sisters she get up with so is Amber good villain name?

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      Mag 

      2 weeks ago

      Hey DeathStroke,

      How about D-stroy as a name? I know it sounds a little young and cartoony/cheesy, but if you write your character well, it could really work!

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      Anime Fanatic 

      2 weeks ago

      Someone who can turn back time— Eri. If you know, you know

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      2 weeks ago

      Hey, deathstroke. How about C.O.N.N.E.C.T.T.R.O.N. Sound good for a cyborg ninja?

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      Lost Sin 

      2 weeks ago

      a cyborg ninja would be Hex

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      Deathstroke 

      2 weeks ago

      Does anyone know a cool name for a cyborg ninja???

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      3 weeks ago

      The figure. He can change his form and mimic powers.

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      3 weeks ago

      The figure seems like a good name

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      Fractured Hearts 

      3 weeks ago

      Hey ???,

      what about Demention?

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      Annabelle 

      3 weeks ago

      How about the bride from Annabelle comes home

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      ??? 

      3 weeks ago

      can someone tell me a good reaper name?

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      Fractured-Dreams 

      3 weeks ago

      Stolen,

      That's hilarious. Love the Zenfro

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      Stolen 

      4 weeks ago

      I mixed a few together and got Zenfro

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      Omega 

      4 weeks ago

      I got Overkill, Bonehead, Crimson Typhoon, Inferno, Tesla Fang and The Black Pearl

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      Storm 

      4 weeks ago

      Anything for a fashion/designer themed villain?

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      poultry man 

      4 weeks ago

      i'm making a bird bros movie and these are my villains

      1. professor pig

      2. salmon ghost

      3. the yoker

      4. toy masker

      does anyone have a name for someone who can turn back time

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      danceWdeath 

      4 weeks ago

      TheOneManShh,

      some names for time travelers could be:

      Tick Tock (Like a clock)

      The White Rabbit (from Alice and wonderland)

      The Watchman (Outfit has a giant watch on it)

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      TheOneManShh 

      4 weeks ago

      Anyone got an idea for a time traveler...

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      caleb 

      4 weeks ago

      jaw ripper,hit and run,clockwork,soul stealer.

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      Anonymous 

      5 weeks ago

      Glitch, Arsenal, echo, sniper

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      snAp-dRagOn 

      5 weeks ago

      What about Doomsday? It might be a cool code name. His/her catchphrase could be: Don't test me, or tomorrow is Doomsday.

      Might be cool, right?

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      Anonymous Person 

      5 weeks ago

      Cryptovex is a good name for a sci-fi or digital theme

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      Deadl¥viRus 

      6 weeks ago

      DeadlYviRus, Night raid, Cterling.

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      TheSullenSiren 

      6 weeks ago

      cHaOs!

      Killjoy sounds awesome! Well, as awesome as an insane criminal can be.

      :-)

      he/she sounds like an incredible character with lots of reader intrigue.

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      cHaOs! 

      6 weeks ago

      Thanks, TheSullenSiren! I'm also thinking about making a antagonist called Killjoy just kills out of pure insanity.

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      Mag 

      6 weeks ago

      Well, it's this girl who wanted to get away from her abusive family, so she made a deal with a demon, and now it can take control of her body whenever she wants. I think by the end, the girl will have somehow taken control, or she will die and the demon will inhabit her body for eternity.

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      potato officer 

      6 weeks ago

      Yey :D and blood hungry do u mean art or just names?

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      Don 

      7 weeks ago from Tennessee

      Who is really controlling who by the end of your story?

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      Mag 

      7 weeks ago

      Hey, so I'm looking for a good evil name for this girl who is controlled by a demon. Any Ideas?

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      ♥BloodHungry♥ 

      7 weeks ago

      Hey can someone give a me a boy name for a "shadow man" type of drawing I need something good and interesting and the character he doesn't look fit from his appearance but really swift and mysterious and he hangs kids on the parents front doors.

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      Mag 

      8 weeks ago

      hey No Namer, you character's name could be Anti-Grav, or Float, or something along those lines.

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      Deianira 

      8 weeks ago

      Well, Deianira means "man destroyer" so if any of y'all wanna use that I'm cool with it.

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      Don 

      8 weeks ago from Tennessee

      I would urge you to delve into why your villain likes violence. Is it because something violent happened to her or is she just inherently evil? Knowing the history and motivations of your villain will help you come up with a good name for them.

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      Poop 

      8 weeks ago

      Do you have any names for girls who murder people violently with lots of blood and flesh

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      Anonymous 

      2 months ago

      You should add Phantom

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      Dark angel 

      2 months ago

      It is for the best

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      No Namer 

      2 months ago

      Any suggestions for a name that fits a villain who defies the laws of gravity at will?

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      DeathStroke 

      2 months ago

      What's your current tag? Do you like specific genres of freaky?

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      ZELTRAX 

      2 months ago

      Im searching for a new game tag....according to me i like freaky characters,like bad guys with cool personality for example:(joker) but joker is very commonly used name tags nowadays so plz suggest me so good names

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      DoReDarkness 

      2 months ago

      Wow DeathStroke,

      That's some great advice!

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      DeathStroke 

      2 months ago

      Hey glitch_girl_

      Before you decide on a name, what's your villain's story? Why did they decided to be evil?Are they seeking revenge? Angry at the world for something? Just plain Crazy? You should decide those things before you decide the villain's code name.

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      TheSullenSiren 

      2 months ago

      Hey cHaOs!

      That's an awesome idea!

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      DeathStroke 

      2 months ago

      hey Eclipse!

      Some suggestions for your character. If you wanted to do something ironic, you could do a color scheme. You know, any color that compliments the color crimson. Here's something I copied off google.

      Crimson red is a very intense and exciting color. A small bit of crimson goes well with deep forest green & cream; deep navy blue & cream; black & cream; even a deep purple & cream. Anything dark & cool.

      If you don't like colors, you could think about just names, like

      DeathStroke (it's a great name!)

      Blade

      Slash

      or more meaningful names:

      Tanda (the seer of life and death)

      Dabria (angel of death)

      Khaalida (immortal/deathless)

      Ernaline (capable, serious, or battle to the death)

      Just some names to think about. I know they aren't probably the names you were looking for, but they're meaningful in one way or another.

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      cHaOs! 

      2 months ago

      What about Bloody Mercy as an anti-hero? She only kills people who deserve it.

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      glitch_girl_ 

      2 months ago

      im writing mah first story and dont know what to call my villan. looked through your lists and i now need help choosing.either: static

      mutilator

      savini

      thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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      iconic 

      2 months ago

      I need help for a villain name

      I know there gonna cause the end of the world (blow up earth) and that there an assassin

      I am writing a horror / adventure story

      I know that there not going to be the main villain but there gonna play a big part (blowing up the earth)

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      iconic 

      2 months ago

      Savatar sounds like sabotage and the movie avatar

      Crafty sounds like a creepy name

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      Barry savatar 

      2 months ago

      Barry savatar

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      Don 

      2 months ago from Tennessee

      What about "Splatter"? Someone who doesn't waste time is usually quite messy when killing others.

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      Eclipse 

      2 months ago

      The story I'm working on right now has several villans. But the most important is named Crimson. She is the daughter of an evil scientist. When she was small she accidentally drank a magical substance and it turned her into a superhuman. Then she started to use her powers for bad things and she almost destroyed a whole entire species of superhumans/creatures. I need a name for her partner, she's a well-trained assassin and she doesn't waste time. She's also really smart and good at making evil schemes. Can someone help me come up with a name for someone like that?

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      DeathStroke 

      3 months ago

      Why did you choose the name Hexi the Clown?

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      Emperor 

      3 months ago

      Tyborr The Demon King. Kust came up with it on the spot lol.

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      Don 

      3 months ago from Tennessee

      An excellent name for a villain!

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      the clown girl from your nightmares 

      3 months ago

      i wish there was more... clown names here. like the one i use myself:

      Hexi The Clown.

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      NAHUL 

      3 months ago

      NICE VERY USEFUL

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      Black demon 

      3 months ago

      I think that would be good

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      DeathStroke 

      3 months ago

      That is awesome! I love that! Only thing: She would have to wear gloves. Otherwise someone could easily identify her DNA print and track her down.

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      VallainGirl1 

      3 months ago

      Thank you for your idea DeathStroke. What if instead of a typewriter letter, it's a handwritten letter written in what looks like red ink, and has no name as to who sent it. The letter might mysteriously appear on a piece of paper that is stuck in a notebook or diary? That actually sounds cool... nobody really knows how she does the things she does.

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      VILLAINSFOREVER1 

      4 months ago

      My origin story...

      Man somehow wandered into generator and toxic liquid spilt from it, giving him speed powers and also mind control and manipulation powers.

      If anybody has questions, please reply.

      Thanks.

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      DeathStroke 

      4 months ago

      Hey Villain Girl1!

      That is SO cool! I love your idea! My only Notes are:

      How about a message she types on a typewriter instead of an email? No one can trace a typed note, but if you get an email you can just check who the sender is... Plus, not everyone is constantly checking their email. But if a note is slipped in through their mail flap they receive it and are officially creeped out.

      Just an idea... do whatever you want. Your idea, is officially AWESOME!

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      VillainGirl1 

      4 months ago

      So basically if you get an Email from her, or see her in a dream, or hear her name three or more times in one day, it means your time is up, and she is coming for you. She is death's whisperer because she is said to be why people die, and she can influence what causes someone to die. She can sense when someone's time is up, because she hears a whisper in her ear or in her mind, it's as if death is whispering to her to tell her what she needs to do. When she feels the urge to kill, it is either her own conscience or it is the force of death contacting her. She can even draw on deaths energy, and that is how she is strengthened by death.

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      Olivia 

      4 months ago

      How about villain name Darkfire? I have character who villain her real name Astrid but she later becomes Darkfire which everyone fears her and Winter hero in my book.Winter younger sister of Darkfire but Darkfire is cruel towards her siblings and her children.Darkfire is similar to Blackfire from Teen Titans!!! So could Darkfire be good villain name?

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      Karma 

      4 months ago

      One day when Tina was 10 years old she was bullied she was bullied for three years till she was 13 she snapped and killed her bullies she couldn’t handle the grief of killing people so she ran away when she was 18 years old she kept on a killing spree through those years she was away she trained and trained to kill then she went after all superheroes knocking them out one by one till one finally killed her but she didn’t die she never died

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      Vrayar 

      4 months ago

      What would be a good name for a demon or phantom? (No gender). I was thinking Phantasm or Deverus but I want to see what other people can come up with.

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      DeathStroke 

      4 months ago

      Btw,

      My villain is my protagonist, the hero's the antagonist

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      DeathStroke 

      4 months ago

      So, my villain was born in Italy, at the age of five her parents were murdered and she was put into foster homes. She hated the families and pranked people until she was reassigned a family. When she got older (around 10ish. I might change the age) a man came to her and told her he had information about the people who killed her parents. He "adopts her" and teaches her to kill until she's 18. She becomes one of the most skilled assassins. The man finally tells her the info, and she kills him. She goes on an insane murder streak, and ends up fighting my hero.

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      Don 

      4 months ago from Tennessee

      Scourge would make a great name for a bad guy (or girl).

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      Don 

      4 months ago from Tennessee

      Start off by deciding on what kind of story you want to tell and what roll your villain will play in it. Just knowing those two things should give you a direction in which to go when coming up with a good name for him or her.

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      DeathStroke 

      4 months ago

      Hey, so I'm trying to make a story, and I am totally failing to think of any evil villain code names. Any suggestions?

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      Olivia 

      4 months ago

      Is Scourge good villain name because I have character named Edmund who a hybrid dragon becomes evil???

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      Quirky Keys 

      4 months ago

      Oh my gosh! I love the idea of Ak'zaar! But, why would they call Thana death's whisperer? Does she whisper to death? Is she an assassin? Does she have direct contact with Ak'zaar? I she his messenger/assasin? What's her story? Or does the public think she just looks really frail/fragile and close to death? (I mean no disrespect to your original idea, I think it's great)

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      VillainGirl1 

      4 months ago

      Thank you for the suggestion Quirky Keys, I'll have to think on that. I had been trying to come up with something that people may call Thana. Something to do with death, because that is was her base power is (She can bring death to anyone with a single thought and is strengthened by death. She can also consume souls). People fear her, and that is why they gave her a nickname that I still need to figure out. Maybe Thanas home planet could be called Ak'zaar... (I can't believe that came to mind, I'm usually not creative. I hope that wasn't already created). Her family history might be like this... Her family was the royal family of one of the country's on Ak'zaar for over a hundred years. One day, a visitor came to the castle when her grandmother was the queen. He won her grandmother's trust then betrayed her, and eventually got her removed from the throne. For a few years her family lived in poverty, until they recovered just in time for survival. When Thana was born, Her family was surprised that she didn't look like anybody from anyone that had ever been in the family. Her family still loved her, but that's when her struggles began.

      Maybe people might refer to her as Deaths Whisperer, but I don't know if that would work. What do you think about it?

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      Quirky Keys 

      4 months ago

      Villain Girl1,

      hi! I just wanna say that I love your idea for Thana! One question though. What planet does she come from? If you make up a backstory (not that you already haven't done that) about not just them but also their planet and/or family it makes it even more interesting. Take Supergirl for example! Everyone knows that she came from Krypton and that her home planet is gone. Some kids can relate to that. Try to give people something to relate to. You're already doing that I'm sure. I loved your character but I have one thing. This character sort of reminds me of Thanos (for all the marvel fans) so it might confuse people. I was thinking it might be better to choose a different name for Thana. Just so people aren't confused or think you're copying Thanos's story. What if Thana was her real name, but like Kara Danvers she has a different name for when she is being a vigilante or what not.

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      Elle Trik 

      5 months ago

      How about villians who all work separate, and may get stopped once by this hero or that until being stopped by 2 or more then 2 or more villians strike the same place and only one hero shows up and gets beat having track down the other hero(s) but the villains go separate the heroes form a team to beat the villians after they form a team. All the while the leader for the heroes is also the leader of the villians.

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      VillainGirl1 

      5 months ago

      I had done some research on names for villains while trying to find a cool name for my female villain for a book series I am working on (still trying to finnish first book called "Discovery & Foes).

      Here's one of the names I found: Thana

      So basically, she grew up with people being afraid of her and was bullied a lot, all over the place in fact. She started off timid and trying to prove herself, but became bitter from all the hate she had been experiencing. At the age of 15, her parents died leaving her alone. The deaths of her parents left her sad and depressed, for she never knew how they died. Later she found out that they had been murdered by humans, who were not from her planet. She began to hate all humans, and they became her main targets. She would give them the option to die fighting, or die in their sleep. She would respect their decisions, though she always preferred if they chose battle. Later on, she will meet my main character in the series, Emelia. She is a hero with a dangerous evilside, and the first to show Thana kindness since the day her parents were murdered. She will become her first friend, but will Thana go good? Probably not. Thanas heart had been corrupted, she needs to get even with these humans.

      Do you like it? Would this add a good twist to my story, where the hero befriends a well known, much feared villain? Is it a good backstory? Please reply and give me your thoughts.

      Also, I like the name ideas and the quotes and tips. My favorite quote was the one from "The School for Good and Evil". I know that book, from what I read of it, the book was pretty good (I didn't read it all the way through though).

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      Sapphirezzz 

      5 months ago

      Thanks!

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      Don 

      5 months ago from Tennessee

      Lots of cool names here. Thanks for sharing.

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      Sapphirezzz 

      5 months ago

      Well I've got some name ideas, and I hope you think they're cool.

      Midnight Quartz (she forms crystals of any shape to penetrate enemies)

      Prankstah (That's on purpose and her powers are just flat-out pranks, but with a powerful twist)

      Bratty Catty (uses feline looks to attract kids, then scratches them)

      Stardust (can form star images to make them real and attack the enemy)

      Vulpes Vixen (uses magic and fox stuff)

      Miss Mimic (takes looks and powers of others)

      Glitch Witch (computer stuff, and can "glitch-e-port")

      Together, they are the Damsels of Disharmony, or the Disharmony Damsels.

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      Don 

      5 months ago from Tennessee

      An absolutely great name for a villain, and a power that I never thought of.

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      Serena Townsend 

      5 months ago

      I have this villain that can adjust the stars in the sky to make weapons and Damage others.

      I was thinking of calling her Killer Galactic.

      Would that work?

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      LOOSEMORALS 

      5 months ago

      I kinda like the Maze for a criminal name, like a serial killer who was experimented on in a maze and then escaped. So his name is maze to honor the reason he (or she) kills

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      Maze 

      5 months ago

      Hey, Mister Wrath... maybe a name u could use could be

      HellBent

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      Off-With-Her-Head! 

      5 months ago

      What's your idea for your hero? What's their gender? What are their moral biases? Do they prefer ramen bowls or Fro-yo?

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      CutThroatQueen 

      5 months ago

      Well, what are their personality traits? Like, are they morally conflicted? Do they have hidden secrets? Are they actually planning to join sides with the villain they have worked so hard to defeat?

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      Ghost Reaper 

      6 months ago

      I'm Naming my villain lots of different names but i don't know what to name my hero

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      Mister Wrath 

      6 months ago

      This name is for someone thats angry. Someone thats been pushed off of the edge, mad enough to be willing to do bad because they believe they were done wrong, and they suffered injustice in part of their life.

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      DeathGal 

      6 months ago

      Instead of headshot maybe somthing like hellshot

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      Purple Murple 

      6 months ago

      Vigilantes are great!

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      Killjoy 

      6 months ago

      Killjoy is my outlaw name, vigilante style

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      Random guy 

      6 months ago

      I think scorpion would be a cool name but both my tail idea and name idea were taken

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      The Real Potat0 

      6 months ago

      Zodiac is a pretty good name that I came across in a Roblox RP

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      FancyPoetGirl 

      6 months ago

      ok thanks. That's something to think about.

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      Don 

      6 months ago from Tennessee

      It all depends if you want your character's real name to be hidden. To be honest, there's probably not a need to have an alternative persona unless people can recognize their true identity when in werewolf form.

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      FancyPoetGirl 

      6 months ago

      so I'm writing a story about a high schooler who's a werewolf... got any suggestions 4 a name?

      I'm not sure whether or not he's good or bad.

      But I know he's very conflicted internally and externally

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      Mag 

      7 months ago

      What if you put a name like Abbadon? (I know that's technically a boy name, but you could make it work.)

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      500 tiles 

      7 months ago

      Uhh maybe a villain who can stare someone to death may be called Vision. Catchphrase is: Looks can kill.

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