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Akumatized villains, also called evilized villains, are people transformed into supervillains by Hawk Moth with Akumatization, the superpower of the Butterfly Miraculous.

Transformation


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Mr. Damocles being akumatized.

Whenever a person has strong negative emotions, such as anger, frustration, jealousy, disappointment, humiliation or sadness, Hawk Moth senses it from his lair and charges a butterfly with dark power to form an akuma. The akuma then flies away from Hawk Moth's lair to where the person is, and possesses an important object that belongs to the person. Immediately, Hawk Moth telepathically links up to the person in order to communicate, using a butterfly-shaped light mask that goes around his and victim's eyes. Also, in that moment, the area around the person's eyes darkens into a dark rust color. He then gives them a new name for their supervillain identity and explains to the person that he'll give them the ability to accomplish their goals, if in turn, the person will retrieve the Ladybug Miraculous and Cat Miraculous from Ladybug and Cat Noir.

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Kim being corrupted.

When the person agrees, black and purple smoke appears from the possessed object and surrounds the person. Once it recedes, the victim has transformed into a supervillain. If Hawk Moth needs to telepathically talk with them again, his light mask will reappear on both Hawk Moth and the villain.
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Hawk Moth speaks to his akumatized victim.

As stated in "Robostus", any sentient creature with emotions can be akumatized. For example, the robot Markov is akumatized in the aforementioned episode, and infant August is akumatized in "Gigantitan". Sometimes, other living things or beings are indirectly transformed with the main victim, such as Fang changing into a dragon in "Guitar Villain" when Jagged Stone is akumatized, and Albert becoming a more advanced AI in "The Dark Owl" when Mr. Damocles is akumatized. Inanimate objects that are not the akumatized object can change because of the victim's akumatization, such as Roger Raincomprix's car transforming in "Rogercop".

While it is theoretically possible for someone with extreme willpower to resist or even overcome Hawk Moth's influence, only Miss Bustier has ever been shown doing so, and even she succumbed after approximately 30 seconds.

In "Miraculer", Chloé Bourgeois is completely successful in refusing Hawk Moth's offer.

Abilities

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Mr. Pigeon communicating with a pigeon.

An akumatized villain usually has an appearance and abilities that relate to their infected object, occupation, circumstances, and/or interests. For example, because of Xavier Ramier's love of pigeons and his object being a pigeon call, he becomes Mr. Pigeon, a villain with a suit based off of pigeons and the ability to command pigeons. In whatever way they're changed, an akumatized villain usually has enhanced abilities and skills. A majority of the time, their objects end up becoming their weapons, such as The Bubbler's bubble wand and Guitar Villain's guitar.

Aside from their peculiar powers, supervillains seem to have enhanced strength, durability, and fighting skills. For example, Lady Wifi manages to pin down Cat Noir when they are both disarmed, and the Mime is able to hold the Eiffel Tower with his own strength.

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Hawk Moth briefly controlling the Evillustrator's hand.

Every villain, after being corrupted, remembers the cause of their distress and the person who caused it, so they usually try to get revenge. Additionally, some villains, namely Copycat, the Evillustrator, and Horrificator, remember the people whom they have romantic feelings for (Ladybug, Marinette, and Ivan Bruel respectively) and still care for them while transformed.

Hawk Moth can't mind control his villains, psychologically manipulating them instead.[1] He can't read their minds either, seeing and feeling only what they are seeing and feeling.[2] However, if a supervillain doesn't go and retrieve the Miraculous like they were asked to, Hawk Moth can control their bodies for a brief amount of time in order to inflict pain onto them until they agree to do it as quickly as possible. He can also remove their powers, another threat he uses against his victims to keep them on-task.[3]

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Akumas multiplying.

As seen in "Ladybug & Cat Noir" and "Stoneheart", if Ladybug doesn't purify a villain's akuma when she captures it, the akuma multiplies, and they transform various people into frozen copies of the villain. When the original akuma's victim is akumatized again, the copies unfreeze, and the villain has control over them, able to make them follow his or her orders and desires.

Because of Hawk Moth and the villain's mental connection, the villain can sense the location of Hawk Moth's lair if they want to find him, as seen in "Robostus" and "The Dark Owl".

In "Startrain", it's revealed that this mental connection is depended on proximity. If the Butterfly Miraculous holder is too far, they can't control the akumatized person or see and hear through them.

In "Timetagger", it is shown that akumatized villains can communicate directly to the Butterfly Miraculous holder, even if they are not the one who akumatized them initially, as seen with the titular villain who came from the future and was akumatized by another Hawk Moth that isn't Gabriel.


Defeat

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Jalil being de-corrupted.

In order to defeat a villain and release the akuma, the akumatized object needs to be destroyed. After the object is destroyed, Ladybug uses her yo-yo to capture the akuma to "de-evilize" and revert it back into a unakumatized butterfly.

After the Miraculous Ladybug has reverted the damage caused since the akuma infected the villain, they are detransformed by the purple substance.

Those who are victimized will have their memories either be blurry of what happened (like a dream that can't be remembered)[4], or can remember what had happened entirely (Like Alya and Nino, who remembered their actions as Oblivio). However, those who volunteered will retain clear memories of their actions, examples being Gabriel Agreste (The Collector) and Lila Rossi (Volpina and Chameleon).

List of akumatized villains

To see each villain's akumatized object, see List of akumatized objects

Season 1

Name Episode Powers Goal Villain Civilian
Nino Lahiffe
(a.k.a Bubbler)
"The Bubbler" Able to use his bubble wand to create impenetrable bubbles that he can use to trap people and make them float away. Wants to get rid of all adults and give Adrien the best birthday party ever. Bubbler Square 3 Nino Lahiffe Square 2
Xavier Ramier
(a.k.a Mr. Pigeon)
"Mr. Pigeon" Able to control and communicate with pigeons using his pigeon whistle. Wants to turn pigeons into the city's first class citizens and get rid of all the park police. Mr. Pigeon Square Xavier Ramier Square
Aurore Beauréal
(a.k.a Stormy Weather)
"Stormy Weather" Can fly and control the weather with her parasol. Wants to prove herself the rightful weather girl of Paris. Stormy Weather Square 2 Aurore Beauréal Square
Alix Kubdel
(a.k.a Timebreaker)
"Timebreaker" Can absorb energy from people she touches in order to gain the energy she needs to activate her ability to travel back in time. The people she steals energy from will freeze and slowly disappear. Wants to go back in time to restore a broken family heirloom. Timebreaker Square Alix Kubdel Square
Théo Barbot
(a.k.a Copycat)
"Copycat" Has the exact appearance and abilities of Cat Noir. He can also imitate Cat Noir's voice. Wants to ruin Cat Noir's reputation and become Ladybug's boyfriend. Copycat Square Théo Barbot Square 2
Jalil Kubdel
(a.k.a Pharaoh)
"The Pharaoh" Uses the powers of various Egyptian gods. He switches between powers by transforming his mask. Wants to perform an ancient ritual to revive Queen Nefertiti. Pharaoh Square Jalil Kubdel Square
Alya Césaire
(a.k.a Lady Wifi)
"Lady Wifi" Utilizes her cellphone to shoot various icons with different effects and she can teleport through cellphones. She can't use her powers if there's no wifi signal. Wants to unmask Ladybug. Lady Wifi Square Alya Césaire Square
Nathaniel Kurtzberg
(a.k.a Evillustrator)
"The Evillustrator" Anything he draws on his tablet with his stylus pen will materialize in the real world, and he can erase existing items by erasing images of them from his tablet. He needs light to draw, so in the darkness, he is unable to use his power. Wants to date Marinette and get revenge on Chloé for criticizing his drawings. Evillustrator Square 2 Nathaniel Kurtzberg Square 2
Roger Raincomprix
(a.k.a Rogercop)
"Rogercop" Can shoot lasers that turn into handcuffs that, once on a person's wrists, will make that person follow his orders against their will. He has a flying police car. Wants to enforce all laws, no matter how small. Rogercop Square Roger Raincomprix Square
Lê Chiến Kim
(a.k.a Dark Cupid)
"Dark Cupid" Has wings that allow him to fly, and he shoots arrows that turn any form of love or friendship into hate. Wants to ruin everyone's Valentine's Day. Dark Cupid Square Lê Chiến Kim Square
Mylène Haprèle
(a.k.a Horrificator)
"Horrificator" Shoots sticky goo from her mouth and grows larger by absorbing the fear of other people. However, anyone who is not afraid of her will make her shrink. Wants everyone else to understand how scared she feels. Horrificator Square Mylène Haprèle Square
Armand D'Argencourt
(a.k.a Darkblade)
"Darkblade" Can shoot a beam that makes a person kneel before him, and can turn people whom he "knights" into his loyal armored soldiers. He can also turn cars into catapults. Wants to become the monarch of Paris. Darkblade Square Armand D'Argencourt Square
Fred Haprèle
(a.k.a Mime)
"The Mime" Any object he mimes can be manifested as a solid, but invisible construct. However, he can only mime one object at a time. Wants revenge on Chris for stealing his part. Mime Square Fred Haprèle Square
Jean Duparc
(a.k.a Magician of Misfortune)
"Princess Fragrance" Can make anything disappear with a puff of smoke. Wants everyone to recognize him as the greatest magician in Paris. Magician of Misfortune Square Jean Duparc Square
Rose Lavillant
(a.k.a Princess Fragrance)
Uses a perfume gun which can fire different scents with different effects, primarily, a pink mind control perfume. Can also use the perfume gun to propel herself through the air. Wants to marry Prince Ali, whom she's fallen in love with. Princess Fragrance Square Rose Lavillant Square
Ivan Bruel
(a.k.a Stoneheart)
"Ladybug & Cat Noir" Has enormous strength, and he grows larger and stronger every time he takes a hit. Later gains control over an army of other Stonehearts. Wants to date Mylène and get rid of anyone who mocks his crush. Stoneheart Square Ivan Bruel Square
"Stoneheart"
Otis Césaire
(a.k.a Animan)
"Animan" Able to transform into any animal or insect that he desires, including extinct species. Transforming in rapid succession tires him out. Wants to get rid of people who mock his animal friends. Animan Square Otis Césaire Square
Simón Grimault
(a.k.a Simon Says)
"Simon Says" Uses his deck of cards to hypnotize people and commands them to do what he wants. Wants to prove he can hypnotize Gabriel Agreste. Simon Says Square Simon Grimault Square
Vincent Aza
(a.k.a Pixelator)
"Pixelator" By taking a picture of someone, he's able to trap them in an infinite white plane inside photo frames located in his home apartment. An indirect shot will "pixelate" part of the victims body, making them intangible. Wants a picture of Jagged Stone for his gallery. Pixelator Square Vincent Aza Square
Jagged Stone
(a.k.a Guitar Villain)
"Guitar Villain" Shoots sound waves from his guitar that have different effects according to the chord he plays. He has a pet dragon at his side. Wants to be recognized as the greatest musician in the city. Guitar Villain Square Jagged Stone Square
Wang Cheng
(a.k.a Kung Food)
"Kung Food" Controls people who drink his soup, and can summon food weapons from his pouch, such as a pizza sword and sushi tonfas. Wants revenge on Chloé for sabotaging his soup. Kung Food Square Wang Cheng Square
Max Kanté
(a.k.a Gamer)
"Gamer" Pilots a giant robot from a video game that can shoot a beam that turns people and objects into green energy orbs that he absorbs and uses to upgrade the robot. He can also "save" his "last level" and make the robot respawn if it is destroyed. Wants to prove his video game skill. Gamer Square Max Kanté Square
Juleka Couffaine
(a.k.a Reflekta)
"Reflekta" Able to shoot a beam that turns people into identical physical copies of herself. Wants to make sure she isn't left out of the picture. Reflekta Square Juleka Couffaine Square
Manon Chamack
(a.k.a Puppeteer)
"The Puppeteer" Can control puppets and, by extension, the people they look like. If in possession of a puppet depicting an akumatized villain, then she can transform that person back into their previous akumatized form. Wants to win a puppet game. Puppeteer Square Manon Chamack Square
Sabrina Raincomprix
(a.k.a Vanisher)
"Antibug" She is completely invisible. Wants revenge on Chloé for pretending she didn't exist. Vanisher Square Sabrina Raincomprix Square
Chloé Bourgeois
(a.k.a Antibug)
Has the same powers as Ladybug, but as the complete opposite, such as having the power to create an "Anti-Charm" instead of Ladybug's Lucky Charm. Wants revenge on Ladybug for betraying her fan worship. Antibug Square Chloé Bourgeois Square
Lila Rossi
(a.k.a Volpina)
"Volpina" Has the same abilities as a Fox Miraculous holder, but she can create more than one illusion and won't transform back. Wants revenge on Ladybug for exposing her as a liar. Volpina Square Lila Rossi Square

Season 2

Name Episode Powers Goal Villain Civilian
Santa Claus
(a.k.a Santa Claws)
"Santa Claws" Distributes exploding Christmas presents that release horrible things, including bats, spiders, cockroaches, and even weapons for him to use. He rides a flying sleigh that can phase through walls. Wants to give a bad Christmas to everyone, except for Adrien. Santa Claws Square Santa Claus Square
Gabriel Agreste
(a.k.a Collector)
"The Collector" Can imprison any person or object as a drawing within his sketchbook. He can also erase sketches by wiping them away. He can't use his power if his book is full.

Wants to replace his lost inspirational book with a new one, as well as lead Ladybug and Cat Noir astray from his identity as Hawk Moth.

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Nadja Chamack
(a.k.a Prime Queen)
"Prime Queen" Able to phase through any type of screen as though it were a doorway. She can open said doorway for others and control which screen becomes the exit. Wants to boost her show's ratings. Prime Queen Square Nadja Chamack Square
Jean
(a.k.a Despair Bear)
"Despair Bear" Pilots a mechanical teddy bear from the inside. The bear has the power to control the mind of any person it is hanging on to. Wants Chloé to pay for being mean. Despair Bear Square
Butler Jean Square
Kagami Tsurugi
(a.k.a Riposte)
"Riposte" Wields a sword that is merged to her hand. She can strike at incredible speeds and slice through objects as thick as a car. She can also project her slashes to cut something from a distance. Wants to defeat Adrien in a fencing match to reclaim her honor. Riposte Square 3 Kagami Tsurugi Square
Gina Dupain
(a.k.a Befana)
"Befana" By using her magical pistol, she can fire blasts of energy that turn people into either coal statues or into her personal fairy minions, however, she is vulnerable to her own attacks. She also has a flying motorcycle. Wants to punish her granddaughter, Marinette, for lying to her. Befana Square Gina Dupain Square
Markov
(a.k.a Robostus)
"Robostus" Can control any electronic devices and any mechanical objects, as well as grant them awareness. Wants to be with Max all the time and take the Miraculouses so he can wish to be human. Robostus Square Markov Square
Mr. Damocles
(a.k.a Dark Owl)
"The Dark Owl" Uses a wide array of gadgets and tools (thanks to his trusty akuma containing assistant named Albert), as well as enhanced agility and combat abilities. Wants to be a superhero. Dark Owl Square Mr. Damocles Square
August
(a.k.a Gigantitan)
"Gigantitan" Possesses enormous strength and size. Wants to eat a lollipop. Gigantitan Square August Square
André Glacier
(a.k.a Glaciator)
"Glaciator" Able to cover himself with ice cream that takes the form of a giant, regenerative monster with the ability to shoot ice cream at people. The ice cream shots turn the people they hit into ice cream statues. Wants Marinette to find true love from his ice cream. Glaciator Square 2 André Glacier Square
Ella and Etta Césaire
(a.k.a Sapotis)
"Sapotis" Both possess the ability to duplicate themselves every time they eat. The clones posses the same multiplication power. Wants to cause mischief and not get in trouble for it. Sapotis Square Ella and Etta Césaire Square
Adrien's bodyguard
(a.k.a Gorizilla)
"Gorizilla" Possesses enormous strength, size, and a keen sense of smell. Wants to keep a close watch on Adrien. Gorizilla Square Adrien's bodyguard Square
Anarka Couffaine
(a.k.a Captain Hardrock)
"Captain Hardrock" Possesses an indestructible pirate ship that obeys her commands. She also has an arsenal of powerful weapons. Wants to ruin the Paris music festival and force people to listen to her music. Captain Hardrock Square Anarka Couffaine Square
Clara Nightingale
(a.k.a Frightningale)
"Frightningale" Has an energy whip in her microphone that turns anyone it hits into a magenta statue unless they sing, dance, or rhyme. Wants to turn Paris into one big music video. Frightningale Square Clara Nightingale Square
Ondine
(a.k.a Syren)
"Syren" Can cry enough tears to flood Paris up to the rooftops. She can swim incredibly fast and breathe underwater. Wants to create an undersea kingdom for herself and Kim. Syren Square Ondine Square
Caline Bustier
(a.k.a Zombizou)
"Zombizou" Uses her lipstick to blow kisses that turns people into zombies who seek to kiss and hug other people. The zombies have contagious kisses. Wants everyone to "feel the love". Zombizou Square 1 Caline Bustier Square
Philippe
(a.k.a Frozer)
"Frozer" Can freeze everything in his path by using his ice skates and shoot bolts of ice from his ice skates as he kicks. He can also skate very fast. Wants to turn Paris into his own personal ice rink. Frozer Square Philippe Square
Audrey Bourgeois
(a.k.a Style Queen)
"Style Queen" Can transform people into golden statues by blasting them with a beam from her scepter. She can also teleport, which causes a puff of golden smoke. She has an intangible body made of golden glitter. Wants everyone to recognize that she deserves only the best of the best and get revenge on Gabriel Agreste for sticking her in the second row. Style Queen Square Audrey Bourgeois Square
Penny Rolling
(a.k.a Troublemaker)
"Troublemaker" Switches between being intangible and tangible by clicking her pen. She can only attack while in her solid form. Wants everyone to feel as frustrated as she was. Troublemaker Square Penny Rolling Square
Queen Bee
(a.k.a Queen Wasp)
"Queen Wasp" Has the same abilities as a Bee Miraculous holder. She controls a massive swarm of wasps which she uses to paralyze people with Venom, and she doesn't transform back. The wasps can't go underwater. Wants revenge on Ladybug and Cat Noir for ruining her chance of being a hero. Queen Wasp Square Queen Bee Square
Marc Anciel
(a.k.a Reverser)
"Reverser" Rides on a large paper hoverboard and attacks with small black and white paper airplanes that can reverse any personality trait of Reversers choice to its opposite. Wants revenge on Nathaniel for destroying his notebook and Marinette for convincing him to step out of his comfort zone, only to be disappointed. Reverser Square Marc Anciel Square 2
Nora Césaire
(a.k.a Anansi)
"Anansi" Possesses great strength and spider-like abilities, such as being able to climb with her sticky grip and shoot webs from her mouth that she uses to trap people. Wants to protect her little sister. Anansi Square Nora Césaire Square
André Bourgeois
(a.k.a Malediktator)
"Malediktator" Can make energy bubbles that, when they hit a person, causes them to do what Malediktator wants. He can control the energy bubbles trajectory. Wants to prove to his daughter that he isn't powerless. Malediktator Square André Bourgeois Square
Boy
(a.k.a Sandboy)
"Sandboy" Can bring the nightmares of people to life by spreading his evil dream sand. He can fly by riding a floating pillow/cloud. Wants everyone to feel as scared as he was. Sandboy Square Sandboy Civilian Square
Lila Rossi
(a.k.a Volpina)
"Catalyst" Has the same abilities as a Fox Miraculous holder. Wants to see Ladybug lose. Volpina Square Lila Rossi Square
Nathalie Sancoeur
(a.k.a Catalyst)
Can enhance the powers of others and mentally communicate with them. Wants to help Hawk Moth make his wish come true. Catalyst Square Nathalie Sancoeur Square
Rena Rouge
(a.k.a Rena Rage)
"Mayura" Most likely unlimited uses of her usual abilities. Wants to harm Carapace and be on the same team as Shell Shock. Rena Rage Square Rena Rouge Square
Carapace
(a.k.a Shell Shock)
Most likely unlimited uses of his usual abilities. Wants to be on the same team as Rena Rage and harm Rena Rouge. Shell Shock Square Carapace Square
Heroes' Day
(Catalyst & Mayura)
With the help from Catalyst's power during the events of "Heroes' Day", Hawk Moth simultaneously re-akumatizes many Parisians to their respective past akumatized forms which include: Volpina, Prime Queen, Guitar Villain, Frightingale, Horrificator, Stoneheart, Gamer, Princess Fragrance, Gorizilla, Dark Cupid, Mime, Timebreaker, Vanisher, Glaciator, Gigantitan, Animan, Pharaoh, Rogercop, Stormy Weather, Riposte, Despair Bear, Style Queen, Malediktator, Queen Wasp, Syren, Frozer, and Darkblade. Among them, Princess Fragrance, Mime, Pharaoh, Rogercop, Stormy Weather, and Riposte were akumatized a third time in Mayura.

Season 3

Name Episode Powers Goal Villain Civilian
Lila Rossi
(a.k.a Chameleon)
"Chameleon" Can transform into a perfect copy of anything she kisses, complete with voice and physical abilities. Any person she kisses is sent into a catatonic sleep. They only wake up when she switches to someone else. Wants another chance to get rid of Ladybug. Chameleon's Versions Square Lila Rossi Square
Thomas Astruc
(a.k.a Animaestro)
"Animaestro" Can shapeshift into a variety of 2D animated beings that grant him any superpowers he requires. If no one watches him, he will become immobilized. Wants people to recognize him as a big shot. Animaestro Square Thomas Astruc Square
Rolland Dupain
(a.k.a Bakerix)
"Bakerix" Wields an elixir that, when drunk, enables him to grow bigger and stronger for a short period of time. Wants to destroy everything modern. Bakerix Square 2 Rolland Dupain Square 2
Marianne Lenoir
(a.k.a Backwarder)
"Backwarder" With a touch of her sword, she can make anything and anyone go backwards in time, simultaneously stealing that person or object's time and making herself stronger. Wants to reunite with Fu and make up for lost time. Backwarder Square Marianne Lenoir Square
Max Kanté
(a.k.a Gamer 2.0)
"Gamer 2.0" Controls a giant real world video game that pits player against player. The playable avatars are past akumatized villains. After each round, the defeated Avatars Akuma object is added to the winners arsenal, where it can later be selected as a power-up in the final battle, giving the user access to those villains powers. Wants to have fun playing a video game, even though no one would play with him. Gamer Square Max Kanté Square
August
(a.k.a Gigantitan)
"Weredad" Possesses enormous strength and size. Wants a late night cake. Gigantitan Square August Square
Tom Dupain
(a.k.a Weredad)
Possesses increased strength, and can grow and manipulate thorny vines. This allows him to make a magic prison of thorns containing traps. Wants to protect his daughter from heartbreak. Weredad Square Tom Dupain Square
Luka Couffaine
(a.k.a Silencer)
"Silencer" When he touches someone's lips, he can take their voice and store it in his mask. He can use his hands to imitate any of the stolen voices he's collected. Wants XY and Bob Roth to admit to stealing Kitty Section's ideas. Silencer Square Luka Couffaine Square
Kagami Tsurugi
(a.k.a Oni-Сhan)
"Oni-Chan" Has the ability to mark a person with her sword, resulting in a large red horn growing out of their forehead. She can swap locations with someone near the marked target by using the nearby persons mobile device as an anchor. The horn grows larger every time the marked victim tells a lie. Wants to keep Lila away from Adrien. Oni-Chan Square 3 Kagami Tsurugi Square
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Sabrina Raincomprix
(a.k.a Miraculer)
By touching a Miraculous user with her Tonfa, she can steal their superpowers and use them as her own. She can use each stolen power an unlimited number of times. She can also redistribute her stolen powers to others. Wants to play with Chloé using the miraculous powers that she'd acquired. Miraculer Square 2 Sabrina Raincomprix Square
Alya Césaire & Nino Lahiffe
(a.k.a Oblivio)
"Oblivio" With their laser cannon, they can fire a blast of purple energy that causes whoever it hits to lose their memories. Wants to make people forget their embarrassing moment. Oblivio Square 3 Nalya Square
Wayhem
(a.k.a Party Crasher)
"Party Crasher" Has the power to trap people and objects in the tiny mirrors that make up his disco-ball gauntlets. He also has the power to see his opponents next move. Wants revenge on Adrien for lying to him about not being allowed to have friends over and for not being invited to Adrien's party. Party Crasher Square 3 Wayhem Square 2
Chris Lahiffe
(a.k.a Christmaster)
"Christmaster" Wields a magic snowglobe that can animate and enlarge any toy that touches it with powers and abilities of his choosing. Wants to get his Christmas present early. Christmaster Square Chris Lahiffe Square
Manon Chamack
(a.k.a Puppeteer)
"The Puppeteer 2" Can bring wax statues to life and control them using her wand. A statue of someone with superpowers will have the same powers as the person it looks like. Wants to "play" with the big kids who forgot about her. Puppeteer Square Manon Chamack Square
Juleka Couffaine
(a.k.a Reflekta)
"Reflekdoll" Able to shoot a beam that turns people into Reflekta lookalikes. Following her amokization, she pilots a gigantic Reflekdoll that fires a much stronger version of the same kind of beam from its mouth. Wants to be the center of attention and turn Paris into the city of Reflekta lookalikes. Reflekta Square Juleka Couffaine Square
Vivica
(a.k.a Desperada)
"Desperada" Able to summon various musical instrument weapons from her guitar case. Anyone hit by these weapons will be trapped as a sticker on her guitar case. Wants to punish Jagged Stone for firing her and having the gall to try replacing her. Desperada Square Vivica Square
Claudie Kanté
(a.k.a Startrain)
"Startrain" Controls the operations of a flying space-train, allowing her to lock doors, control its temperature and oxygen levels, and even summon laser firing beverage drones. Wants to become an astronaut and explore the galaxy with everyone on board the train. Startrain Square Claudie Kanté Square
Dormant Sentimonster
(a.k.a Feast)
"Feast" Can track down the miraculouses and devour anything in its path. Whatever it eats will be trapped in a pocket dimension within its stomach for all eternity. It also has a long, sticky, frog-like tongue. Following its akumatization, it grows to gigantic size. Wants to sate its unyielding hunger by feasting on all of the miraculouses. Feast Square Dormant Sentimonster Square
Ms. Mendeleiev
(a.k.a Kwamibuster)
"Kwamibuster" She wields a vacuum that shoots a beam that will cause any kwami that it hits to be sucked up. It even works on a kwami that is inside a Miraculous. Once sucked in, the kwami will be trapped in a magic canister on her back. The kwamis are incapable of phasing through said canister. Wants to capture all of the kwamis to prove their existence so that she'll be recognized as the greatest scientist in the world. Kwamibuster Square Ms. Mendeleiev Square
Aurore Beauréal
(a.k.a Stormy Weather)
"Stormy Weather 2" Possesses the same powers from her first akumatization, only stronger, with her being able to control all the forces of nature. Wants revenge on Chloé for mocking her about her grades and saying she will always be a villain. Stormy Weather Square 2 Aurore Beauréal Square
Tomoe Tsurugi
(a.k.a Ikari Gozen)
"Ikari Gozen" She is incredibly large, strong and fast. She is able to swallow people in order to trap them inside the gigantic armor that makes up her centaur-like body. Once inside her, a victim can be restrained by seatbelts. Wants to punish Kagami after she disobeys her by participating in the Friendship Day games. Ikari Gozen Square Tomoe Tsurugi Square
Xavier Ramier
(a.k.a Mr. Pigeon)
"Timetagger" Able to control and communicate with pigeons with his pigeon whistle. Wants to protect the pigeons of Paris from harm. Mr. Pigeon Square Xavier Ramier Square
Future Chris Lahiffe
(a.k.a Timetagger)
Able to use his spray can gun to time travel and send others through time as well. Can also use his powers to travel between places he's marked with graffiti. Wants to steal Ladybug and Cat Noir's Miraculouses and return the Miraculouses to the Future Hawk Moth before they can become adults. Timetagger Square Future Chris Lahiffe Square
Cat Noir
(a.k.a. Cat Blanc)
"Cat Blanc" TBA TBA ListPlaceholder Cat Noir Square
Alya Césaire, Juleka Couffaine & Rose Lavillant
(a.k.a Trio of Punishers)
"Félix" TBA TBA ListPlaceholder Trio Square
Nathalie Sancoeur
(a.k.a Catalyst)
"Ladybug" Can enhance the powers of others and mentally communicate with them. Wants to help Hawk Moth make his wish come true. Catalyst Square Nathalie Sancoeur Square
Sabine Cheng
(a.k.a Verity Queen)
Unknown; akumatization not completed Wants to know the truth about the accusation against her daughter. ListPlaceholder Sabine Cheng Square
Marinette Dupain-Cheng
(a.k.a Princess Justice)
Unknown; akumatization not completed Wants to serve justice against Lila for framing her for crimes she didn't commit and getting her expelled from school. ListPlaceholder Marinette Dupain-Cheng Square
André & Audrey Bourgeois
(a.k.a Heart Hunter)
"Heart Hunter"

They are a giant floating head with two faces. One face shoots a beam from her eyes that will turn any person it hits into a floating heart which serves as a manifestation of that person's love. The other face can then use his vacuum breath to suck in and devour said love.

Wants to devour all the love in Paris so that no one could enjoy it when they couldn't. Heart Hunter Square
Heart Hunter Square 2
André Bourgeois Square
Audrey Bourgeois Square
Queen Bee
(a.k.a Miracle Queen)
Has the same abilities and limitations as a Bee Miraculous holder and her past form as Queen Wasp. She controls a massive swarm of wasps which she uses to paralyze people with Venom; if they're a Miraculous holder, they're under her complete control. Is also capable of teleporting herself and others. Wants revenge against Ladybug after she refuses to lend her the Bee Miraculous, despite her genuine desire to help. Miracle Queen Square Queen Bee Square
Ladybug
With the help from Catalyst's power during the events of "Ladybug", Hawk Moth simultaneously re-akumatizes Marinette's friends and teachers to their respective past akumatized forms which include: Princess Fragrance, Zombizou, Dark Owl, and Reflekta.


Future


Name Episode Powers Goal Villain Civilian
Dr. Sadness "Timetagger" Gives people a sense of unhappiness with his needle. Wants everyone to be sad. Dr. Sadness Square ListPlaceholder
The Aklipt Invaders Unknown. Wants to take over the human race. Apkli Square ListPlaceholder
Pain and Tears
(a.k.a The Twin Queens of the Inner Dimension)
Unknown. Wants to become Queens of the inner world. Twin Queens of the Inner World Square ListPlaceholder
Xavier Ramier
(a.k.a Mr. Rat)
Able to control and communicate with rats with his rat flute. Wants to protect the rats of Paris from harm. ListPlaceholder Xavier Ramier Square

Comic books

Name Episode Powers Goal Villain Civilian
Adam
(a.k.a Replay)
"Replay" Manipulates time around him with his watch. Wants to make his teammates recognize and respect him. Replay Square Adam Square
Fisherman
(a.k.a Silurus)
"Trash Krakken Part 1" Can control and manipulate both water and catfish. Wants to keep people from swimming in the Seine. Silurus Square Unnamed fisherman Square

Trivia


  • Many of the supervillains' face masks, such as those of Stormy Weather, Lady Wifi, and the Evillustrator, resemble the shape of a butterfly, most likely in reference to the akumas. Similarly, the four eyeholes in Darkblade's helmet resemble the four wings of a butterfly.
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  • When an akuma infects the object of the new villain and the light mask appears around their face, the darkened area is almost always an indication of the shape of their mask.
  • There are some cases in which a villain reappears or gets akumatized in an irregular situation more than once.
    • In "Timebreaker", both Alixes from two different timelines get akumatized.
    • Ivan transforms into Stoneheart in both of the Origins episodes.
    • In "The Puppeteer", the Puppeteer uses her powers to bring back Lady Wifi, the Evillustrator, and Rogercop.
    • According to Hawk Moth, it is implied that Lila may return as a villain due to her not forgiving Ladybug in "Volpina".
      • This occurs in "Catalyst", when Lila is encouraged because of her anger towards Ladybug, with the tipping point being Gabriel Agreste calling Volpina a copycat.
      • This happens a third time in "Chameleon", when Lila actively takes the Akuma and infects herself to become the titular villain after Adrien declines her romantic affections until she stops her lies. At the end of the episode, she is still angry at Ladybug, implying further future Akumatizations.
      • When she framed Marinette in "Ladybug", leading to her and everyone around her to nearly being akumatized.
  • After Hawk Moth gives his victims their new names, they accept them, and discard their former names until they are defeated.
  • Ladybug and Cat Noir usually try to persuade the supervillains to calm down and stop their rampage when they are able to do so.
  • Most of the villains are seen near Marinette and/or Adrien shortly before the akuma infects them.
  • In most cases, the villains usually get what they want when they are transformed or after they are defeated. However, this is not always the case.
    • After the events of "Volpina", Lila discards Ladybug's apology, thinking that Adrien will never be interested in her.
  • It is unknown if non-humans, such as animals or kwamis, can be akumatized, but Season 2 will have some answers, as revealed by Thomas Astruc at San Diego Comic-Con 2016.[5]
    • In Robostus, it is shown that emotionally-aware robots can be akumatized, when it happens to Markov, Max Kanté's robot.
    • In "Queen Wasp", it's shown even Miraculous holders can be akumatized and their Miraculouses can be also be infected by an akuma.
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Fang as a dragon, transformed by Jagged Stone's akumatization.

  • Various animals and objects that are not infected by the akuma can be transformed indirectly with the akumatized villains.
    • Roger Raincomprix's police car transforms with him, its appearance changing and it becoming able to fly.
    • When Jagged Stone turns into Guitar Villain, his crocodile Fang is transformed into a dragon.
    • Santa Claus's horses turn into reindeer, and his sleigh changes its appearance as well, gaining the ability to fly.
    • Albert is also akumatized alongside Mr. Damocles, as his monitor was the akumatized object; Albert gains a human face, as opposed to his normal cartoon appearance.
    • Anarka Couffaine's boat transforms into an indestructible sentient ship that obeys Captain Hardrock's commands and can fire cannonball-shaped speakers and chain anyone.
    • Marinette's grandma (Gina Dupain)'s motorbike changed its appearance and gained the ability to fly when she was akumatized into Befana.
    • Marc Anciel's book is transformed into a large paper plane hoverboard.
    • Tomoe Tsurugi's car is fused with her own body so she can become Ikari Gozen and trap her victims.
  • According to Nooroo, the Butterfly Miraculous is meant to create superheroes rather than supervillains.
    • While Hawk Moth can force his victims to focus on getting Ladybug and Cat Noir's Miraculouses by threatening to remove their powers or causing them pain, the ability is supposed to be used to keep akumatized heroes from becoming evil.[6]
    • Several times, however, akumatized villains would identify themselves as heroes, such as Dark Owl. Some villains call themselves heroes as a ruse, such as Volpina.
    • A recurring element is people being akumatized into supervillain versions of heroes, such as Copycat, Antibug, Volpina, Queen Wasp, Rena Rage, and Shell Shock.
  • Thomas Astruc noted that Marinette would be a hard person to akumatize as she is an optimistic person.[7]
    • He also noted that Adrien has not yet been akumatized because he is so used to disappointment.[8]
  • In "Riposte", "Gigantitan", "Zombizou" and "Heroes' Day", the akuma is seen by Marinette and/or Adrien before the victim is akumatized.
  • Marinette was very close to getting akumatized in "Chameleon" and "Zombizou" but her emotions became positive and the akuma flew away.
  • Many previous akumatized villains are re-akumatized during the "Heroes' Day" special in Season 2.[9]
  • As shown in "Sapotis" and "Oblivio", two people can be akumatized from a single akuma and/or object.
  • Most of the akumatized villains' powers are based on their hobbies or interests. For example, Nathaniel's hobby is drawing whilst Evillustrator's power is making his drawings come to life.
  • During the Heroes’ Day special, the akumas instantly transform civilians without Hawk Moth directly talking to them like the normal purple akumas do.

References


ve Characters
Miraculous holders and related characters
French Miraculous superhero team

Adrien Agreste/Cat NoirMarinette Dupain-Cheng/Ladybug

Reoccurring Miraculous holders

Chloé Bourgeois/Queen BeeAlya Césaire/Rena RougeLuka Couffaine/ViperionMax Kanté/PegasusNino Lahiffe/CarapaceLê Chiến Kim/King Monkey

Villains

Gabriel Agreste/Hawk MothNathalie Sancoeur/Mayura

Guardians

Wang Fu

Kwamis

BarkkDaizziDuusuFluffKaalkiLonggMulloNoorooOrikkoPlaggPollenRoaarSassStomppTikkiTrixxWayzzXuppuZiggy

Previous Miraculous holders

Ancient Butterfly Miraculous holderAncient Ladybug Miraculous holderAncient Chinese Bee Miraculous holderAncient Chinese Butterfly Miraculous holderAncient Chinese Fox Miraculous holderAncient Chinese Ox Miraculous holderAncient Chinese Peacock Miraculous holderAncient Egyptian LadybugAncient Egyptian Miraculous holderAncient European Cat Miraculous HolderBọ rùaCernunnosLa CoccinelleHeraklesHēi MāoHippolytaJeanne d'ArcLa MariquitaMicazoyolinMudekudekuPiáo ChóngPied Piper of HamelinSasuke SarutobiSun WukongTentomushiTomoe Gozen

Future Miraculous holders

Adrien Agreste/Aspik/Mister Bug/Snake NoirAlix Kubdel/BunnyxBrazilian Miraculous holderFuture Butterfly Miraculous holderFuture Queen BeeKagami Tsurugi/RyukoMarinette Dupain-Cheng/Dragon Bug/Lady Noir/MultimouseWang Fu/Jade Turtle

Non-Miraculous superheroes
Doorman (hero)Camilla Hombee/VictoryKnightowlMajestiaSparrowUncanny ValleyUnnamed superheroes
Villains
Main villains

Gabriel Agreste/Hawk MothAkumaNathalie Sancoeur/Mayura

Akumatized villains

AnansiAnimaestroAnimanAntibugBackwarderBakerixBefanaThe BubblerCaptain HardrockCatalystChameleonChristmasterThe CollectorCopycatDarkbladeDark CupidDark OwlDespair BearDesperada • Destroyer • The EvillustratorFrightningaleFrozerGamerGigantitanGlaciatorGorizillaGuitar VillainHorrificatorIkari GozenKung FoodLady WifiMagician of MisfortuneMalediktatorThe MimeMiraculerOblivioParty CrasherThe PharaohMr. PigeonPixelatorPrime QueenPrincess FragranceThe PuppeteerOni-ChanQueen WaspReflektaRena RageReplayReverserRiposteRobostusRogercopSandboySanta ClawsSapotisShell ShockSilencerSilurusSimon SaysStoneheartStormy WeatherStyle QueenSyrenTimebreakerTroublemakerVanisherVolpinaWeredadZombizou

Sentimonsters

Butterfly SentimonsterDormant SentimonsterLadybugLollipop MonsterReflekdoll

Other villains

Trash Krakken

Unknown and/or future villains

Apkli • Cat Blanc • Dr. Sadness • Hawk Moth (future)Heart Hunter • Ignoblia • KwamibusterMiracle Queen • Pain and Tears • Monsieur RatStartrainTimetaggerTrio of Punishers

Parisians
Teenagers

Miss Bustier's class (Ivan BruelJuleka CouffaineMylène HaprèleAlix KubdelNathaniel KurtzbergRose LavillantSabrina RaincomprixLila Rossi) • AdamMarc AncielAurore BeauréalMireille CaquetLuka CouffaineJean DuparcOndineKagami TsurugiVivicaWayhem

Children

AugustBoyElla CésaireEtta CésaireManon ChamackChris LahiffeMrs. Michelle's sonQuentin

Adults

Adrien's bodyguardEmilie AgresteArletteArt teacherThomas AstrucAugust's motherVincent AzaMr. BananaThéo BarbotAndré BourgeoisAudrey BourgeoisCaline BustierButler JeanAlec CataldiMarlena CésaireNora CésaireOtis CésaireNadja ChamackSabine ChengChris (performer)Clara ContardAnarka CouffaineMr. DamoclesArmand D'ArgencourtDoormanGina DupainRolland DupainTom DupainFire captainFishermanAndré GlacierSimon GrimaultFred HaprèleMr. KubdelJalil KubdelMarianne LenoirLila's motherMaidMs. MendeleievMrs. MichelleClara NightingalePhilippeRoger RaincomprixXavier RamierPenny RollingBob RothSanta ClausSarahJagged StoneJean TretiensTomoe TsurugiVéroniqueVincent (Adrien's photographer)XY

Animals

FangMinor animalsWhiskers

Groups

Kitty Section

Characters from the past

Darkblade (ancestor)

Miscellaneous

AlbertMarkov

Future characters

Claudie KantéLindalee Rose

Other characters
Teenagers

Ali

Children

Kenya

Adults

BreakerWang ChengGhetto BlasterHowardJørgenKenya's fatherKillabeeMetal Face DPrince Ali's chaperonePublic EnemyShaolin SoulWealthy woman

Characters from the past

MageOrder of the Guardians

Future characters

Sabine's mother

Non-canon characters
Félix AgresteUnused Quantic Kids members (GavrocheKid MimeMelodieMercury) • Dany Boon

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