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Take a good look at where you now stand, for this place will be your tomb for eternity.
~ Demise before facing Link in battle.

Demise the Demon King, also known as The Imprisoned in his depowered state, is the overarching antagonist of The Legend of Zelda franchise, serving as the main antagonist of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

What Makes Him Pure Evil?

  • Sent monsters across Hyrule and had them slaughter everything they see.
  • Planned to devour Hyrule.
  • Forcing the Hylian race to be driven away from the surface.
  • Forcibly turns Ghirahim back into his sword form.
  • Attempts to devour Zelda's soul.
  • Curses Link's soul to be tormented by an incarnation of his hatred forever, which is Ganondorf, thus is the reason why the latter is the way he is.
  • While he compliments Link's bravery and acknowledges him as a worthy opponent, it is not a redeeming trait as he immediately curses his soul upon being defeated.
  • Planned on destroying the world after he defeats Link.
  • Is the source of all evil and the cause of all of Hyrule's trouble.

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Veran | Zant | Demise | Yuga | Astor

Manga Adaptations
Ganondorf | Onox | Bellum

See Also
Nintendo Pure Evils