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Villain Overview

But, darkness did cover the world once, in legend. We know so little about the Keyblade War, only that it was just the beginning. Amidst that crisis, a precious light was found. It is a curious tale and one worth exploring. They say ruin brings about creation. So what, then would another Keyblade War bring? When the darkness falls, will we be found worthy of the precious light the legend speaks of? I must have these answers. The χ-blade needs to be forged and with it, the door to the Keyblade War unlocked.
~ Master Xehanort describing his long term goal.

Master Xehanort is the main antagonist of the Dark Seeker Saga, the first phase of the Kingdom Hearts franchise. He is the original incarnation of Xehanort from which Ansem, the Seeker of Darkness, Xemnas and all others spawned. He manipulated almost every event in the series, and devised many backup plans that involve dividing his heart among 13 different beings created from his power and take over the universe.

Master Xehanort was a Keyblade Master, the first master of Ventus, and the creator and master of Vanitas, the original incarnation of Ansem and Xemnas and the future self of Young Xehanort. He served as the main antagonist and final boss of both Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep and Kingdom Hearts III and the central antagonist of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, being the true villain who has orchestrated the whole event.

In Birth by Sleep and Dream Drop Distance, he was voiced by the late Leonard Nimoy in the English dubbed version, who also played Sentinel Prime in the Transformers series, and the late Chikao Ōtsuka in the Japanese dubbed version. In Kingdom Hearts III, he was voiced in the English version by the late Rutger Hauer (who also played Wulfgar in Nighthawks, Roy Batty in Blade Runner, Lothos in Buffy the Vampire, John Ryder in The Hitcher, Huntsman in The 10th Kingdom and Patrick Henry Roark in Sin City) in the base game and by Christopher Lloyd (who also played Kruge in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock and Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit) in the ReMind DLC and in the Japanese version by Akio Ōtsuka, who is Chikao Ōtsuka's son and also notably does the role of Ansem, Seeker of Darkness and Terra-Xehanort, as well as the voice of Marshall D. Teach in the Japanese version of One Piece.



Xehanort grew up on the Destiny Islands. In his youth, he met his future Heartless, Ansem, who gave him the mission of assembling various versions of himself across time. As Young Xehanort, he carried out his duties in the future before returning to his time without his memories. However, his experiences in the future had engraved themselves upon his heart as a desire to leave the islands. He eventually left the islands, and while his name was lost to memory, his feat of leaving the islands would become legend.

Eventually, Xehanort arrived at Scala ad Caelum, where he was trained in the ways of the Keyblade alongside fellow apprentice Eraqus. The two would often play chess between training sessions. Though instructed by his master to wear Keyblade armor to protect his heart from darkness, Xehanort eventually shed his armor, desiring to control the darkness.

Before his Mark of Mastery exam, Xehanort met the Master of Masters, who gave him a black coat. By this point, Xehanort confided in the Master that he had started viewing people more cynically, believing that the worlds were all in chaos and that he would be the one to bring order to them, a notion that the Master seemingly encouraged. When asked by Xehanort, the Master revealed his name to him before bidding him farewell.

Upon becoming a Keyblade Master, Xehanort inherited the ancient No Name Keyblade and was free to explore the worlds while Eraqus became the steward of the Land of Departure. Over countless years of research and travel, Xehanort became obsessed with the events of the Keyblade War. He felt that there was no balance between the light and the darkness, so he planned to recreate the χ-blade to cause a second Keyblade War with hopes to establish balance. By the time he confided his goals to Eraqus, Xehanort had mastered the powers of darkness and used them to scar his former friend in defense.

He attempted to utilize the darkness of a Keyblade wielder named Ventus to recreate the χ-Blade and serve as a host for his heart to prolong his life long enough for his plan to come to fruition. However, Ventus refused to succumb to his darkness and Xehanort is forced to extract the darkness and create Vanitas before leaving a weakened Ven to die on the Destiny Islands.

But, seeing the boy pulling through, Xehanort has Ven sent to be trained by Eraqus so he can become Vanitas' equal in order for their reunion to recreate the χ-blade. By that time, Xehanort found a more ideal host in one of Eraqus' two students: Terra.

Birth by Sleep

While Vanitas traveled the worlds spreading the Unversed to prepare Ventus for their reunion, Xehanort was looking for the Princesses of Heart (seven princesses with hearts of pure light). He managed to find one, Princess Aurora. It was also at that time that he arranged for Maleficent to find the other Princesses of Heart for him.

He also came to Radiant Garden to employ the services of Braig, offering him a Keyblade of his own in return for helping him in getting Terra to embrace his darkness.

Though Braig was scarred as a result of Terra using his darkness, winning the youth's trust as a result, Xehanort threateningly calmed him down before infusing part of his heart into Braig's body. By tricking Terra into defeating Eraqus, Xehanort kills his old friend and casts the entire Land of Departure into darkness before telling Terra to meet him in the Keyblade Graveyard where his plan will be completed.

Managing to separate Terra from the others, with Braig holding them off, Xehanort sends Vanitas to enact his reunion with Ven. Managing to get Terra to unleash his full fury on him before seeing the light marking the restoration of the χ-blade, Xehanort uses his Keyblade to transfer his heart into Terra's body, turning the youth into his vessel Terra-Xehanort.

However, with a new younger body, Xehanort found resistance from Terra through both his Lingering Will and the heart of Terra itself as he attempts to aid Aqua. It was only when Terra-Xehanort attempted to purge Terra's heart that the vessel loses all his memories except the name "Xehanort" which he took.

However, unable to fully rid himself of Terra, Xehanort reveals the series of backup plans he arranged that were ultimately carried by Terra-Xehanort's splinter selves, false Ansem and Xemnas. Even though Sora and his friends foil their schemes, Xehanort had another plan set into motion.

Signs of What's Next

After the defeat of Ansem and Xemnas, Yen Sid explains to King Mickey that those actions actually freed Xehanort's heart from the Heartless Ansem and vanquished Terra-Xehanort's leftover body which had become his Nobody Xemnas, thus both halves' destruction has now lead to the reconstruction of Xehanort's pure and original incarnation: Master Xehanort.

Dream Drop Distance

Having expecting it, Xehanort arranged for his past self to gather every incarnation or vessel of himself together at the World That Never Was to witness Master Xehanort's return while capturing Sora as he and Riku were in the Sleeping Worlds. Eventually, ten Xehanort's, which included his Heartless and Nobody as well as Braig and Isa, were gathered.

When Riku arrives to rescue Sora, who is in the Organization's clutches, King Mickey freezes time to allow Riku to escape. However, Master Xehanort's soul possesses his younger self and duels Riku.

After the battle, Master Xehanort finally revives. Xehanort callously admits he misjudged the χ-blade being recreated with only Ventus and Vanitas, stating that their fate, along with Aqua and Terra's, was all predestined. He further elaborates that his Thirteen Seekers of Darkness, the true Organization XIII, with be able to recreate the χ-blade by clashing with seven lights, the seven wielders of the Keyblade. Though Xehanort attempts to add Sora to his rank to complete the members, Lea's interference ruins it as he and his followers scatter, but he promises that the final battle will come soon.

Kingdom Hearts III

Master Xehanort first appeared in the Keyblade Graveyard with Saix and Xigbar. He recalled the time he was encountered by the Master of Masters 75 years ago without truly knowing who he was. The purpose for their assembly was to discuss who they needed to fill their ranks after failing to make Sora their thirteenth member. He was reminded by Saix that Larxene and Marluxia were searching for the New Seven Hearts while Luxord was looking for the black box under Xigbar's demand. By the time their meeting adjourned, Xehanort recited, "May your heart be your guiding key".

Later on, Master Xehanort approached the guardians of light once they arrive at the Keyblade Graveyard for the final showdown. He and his direct incarnations repeat his speech to Eraqus about the χ-blade and the Keyblade War from years ago before summoning thousands of Heartless to attack them.

Master Xehanort appears again later on, this time with the rest of the Real Organization XIII by his side. Declaring that the χ-blade would be forged, Xehanort creates a massive labyrinth, the Skein of Severance, keeping most of the key players inside while his Heartless, Nobody, and younger self watching just shortly overhead, with Xehanort himself watching all from a large pillar.

After the other darknesses are defeated, Sora, Riku, and Mickey confront Ansem, Xemnas, and Young Xehanort at the Tower of Endings. Master Xehanort reveals that the battles between light and dark, and the subsequent defeat of those darknesses, created nine keys and is confident that the remaining four needed to forge the χ-blade will be produced by the ensuing battles. Once his final incarnations are defeated, Xehanort begins to entice Sora to battle him for the final clash. Having prepared for every eventuality, Xehanort brings out Kairi, whom Xemnas had kidnapped earlier, and slays her to give Sora motivation. Sora tearfully and angrily attacks Xehanort, creating the thirteenth key. Mickey and Riku attack him as well, but are easily repelled. Xehanort opens Kingdom Hearts and with the thirteen keys, his own Keyblade, No Name, transforms into the χ-blade. Having obtained the χ-blade at long last, Xehanort uses its power to corrupt Kingdom Hearts into darkness.

However, because his younger self had frequently traveled through time, Xehanort himself served as a portal, something the guardians of light use to their advantage. They trap Xehanort within himself, and while the other guardians keep Kingdom Hearts at bay, Sora, Donald, and Goofy go inside the portal to Xehanort's boyhood training grounds of Scala ad Caelum.

Meanwhile, Xehanort caught wind of future Sora seeking the fragments of Kairi's heart in the Breezy Quarter after he crystalized her as insurance for Kingdom Hearts to remain open. He told Sora that he was the one that hid the fragments and that he was missing two. He also noticed that future Sora had abused the power of waking and watched him disappear once the other "him" arrived at the Stairway to the Sky.

There, the trio find that the defeat of the other twelve Organization members created Replica Xehanort's, twisted shells that Xehanort uses to power himself up for the final battle. In his Armored Form, Xehanort battled the trio throughout the city before they shattered his armor. Xehanort teleported up to the top of the tower, wielding the χ-blade as Sora, Donald, and Goofy battled him one last time.

Near the climax of their battle, Xehanort nearly kills Sora during his final attack, but Donald and Goofy managed to bring him back from the brink and unite for one final attack, Trinity Limit, defeating Xehanort and fatally wounding him. However, Xehanort still refuses to give up, stating it is too late to stop Kingdom Hearts, revealing he used it to trigger a purge that would destroy all the worlds and remake them free of darkness, and that he alone would lead the new era. Sora rejects his claims saying it was not his decision to make, and even after the other guardians arrive, Xehanort still holds onto his desires.

But to his own surprise, Terra steps forward saying "There's more to light than meets the eye.", something Eraqus told him in their youth, right as Eraqus appears from Terra, his heart being in Terra the entire time, telling Xehanort to hand over the χ-blade. Xehanort eventually concedes, giving in to his old friend and handing the χ-blade over to Sora. Eraqus and Xehanort then go together to the afterlife, having repaired their fractured friendship in his final moments.

Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ

Master Xehanort appears on a number of attack medals in Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ, especially Magic medals.


Today, we join these other wielders and leave our mark on fate. I have waited patiently... But together, we shall unlock the Keyblade War's secrets. Now we forge it. The ultimate key...The X-Blade!
~ Master Xehanort with Organization 13 facing Sora and the others in the Keyblade Graveyard.
Behold, this town... Once a seat of power for all Keyblade wielders. It is the nexus from which all worlds spring. Here, I and my other selves can be one. United... in Scala ad Caelum.
~ Master Xehanort
We are out of time. Neither the union of light nor darkness has been achieved, and we must all return whence we came. But, the gathering of the seven and thirteen is nigh. Let us finish this at the fated place, once your lights and my darknesses have joined together!
~ Master Xehanort leaving with the new Organization.
Darkness can not be destroyed. It can only be channeled.
~ Master Xehanort to Terra.
But once again you have it all wrong, Eraqus. Darkness is a beginning, you see, not an end. At birth, every one of us emerges from darkness into a world of light, do we not?
~ Xehanort arguing with Eraqus.
Not your concern.
~ Xehanort when Eraqus asked him if the darkness has taken him.
No. It is because you are trying to hold it in. Let the dark impulses waken in the pit of your heart. Release them, here and now! Sharpen your fear into rage. You must! If you do not let the storm within you run its course, it will wipe you from the face of the world, make no mistake! Do it. Embrace the darkness. Produce for your Master the χ-blade!
~ Xehanort trying to get Ventus to succumb to the darkness.
Really? You would rather die than use the power? Feckless neophyte. If I must... I will extract the darkness from within you myself.
~ Xehanort right before creating Vanitas.
Empty creature from Ventus riven... to you, the name Vanitas shall be given.
~ Xehanort naming Vanitas.
There, you see? An empty world, like a prison. I imagine you'll be right at home.
~ Master Xehanort leaving Ventus on Destiny Islands.
What do you make of Ventus?
~ Xehanort asking Vanitas what he thinks of Ventus.
Not here, you won't. I have to keep up appearances.
~ Xehanort telling Vanitas to provoke Ventus somewhere else.
Yes. You are indeed strong. The darkness is nothing to fear.
~ Xehanort talking to Terra after the Mark of Mastery exam.
Terra, come see me at once.
~ Xehanort beckoning Terra to the Keyblade Graveyard.
Someone had to safeguard the light... from the demon I unleashed. You must know about the boy by now, the one in the mask. His name is Vanitas. A creature of pure darkness. One of my making.
~ Xehanort explaining his actions to Terra.
Vanitas is the darkness that was inside your friend. It was an accident. While training with me, Ventus succumbed to darkness, and there was but one way to save him—strip that part of him away. And thus Vanitas was made. In the process, I damaged Ventus's heart in the most horrific way. So I did what I felt was right, and left him with Eraqus. I knew the boy could not stay with me, the man who did him such grievous harm.
~ Xehanort revealing Vanitas's origins to Terra.
Ah yes. Well, I did my best to contain him the moment he emerged, but...
~ Xehanort discussing Vanitas with Terra.
Vanitas uses the Keyblade to sow seeds of darkness. And now, you see—the worlds teem with his ghastly underlings.
~ Xehanort revealing the origins of the Unversed to Terra.
He has no control over the darkness in his heart. The Keyblade is not his to bear. He's an abomination beyond hope of salvation. Lend me your strength, Terra. Right this wrong that I have wrought.
~ Xehanort feigning regret over the creation of Vanitas.
What I can tell you about Vanitas amounts to this—his darkness is drawn to the light, which he seeks to disrupt... and then destroy. It stands to reason that he will strike next in the city of light, Radiant Garden.
~ Master Xehanort advising Terra on where to find Vanitas in the Radiant Garden.
What are you doing, Terra?! Fight! Never mind me. You must fight! You can't let this ruffian win. Think of your Master, Eraqus—the shame he and your fellow pupils would be forced to bear! Use the Keyblade!
~ Master Xehanort manipulating Terra into fighting Braig.
Well done, Terra. You have taken yet another step forward.
~ Master Xehanort congratulating Terra on his victory against Braig.
Then don't. You could be my pupil. Master Eraqus, you see, is so afraid of darkness, that he too, has succumbed—not to darkness, but to light. It shines so bright, he forgets that light begets darkness. And Aqua and Ventus, their lights shine too bright. It is only natural that they cast shadows on your heart. Eraqus... He is such a fool! Light and darkness, they are a balance—one that must always be maintained. Terra... you are the one who shows the true Mark of Mastery, but he refuses to see it. And I know why. It is because he fears you. Join me. You and I can do the worlds much greater good, by wielding light and darkness in equal shares.
~ Xehanort trying to convince Terra to join him.
See more worlds. Seek out the darkness that upsets the balance. Find Vanitas. And bring an end to him... Master Terra.
~ Xehanort sending Terra on his way and naming him master.
Unlikely. A powerful light still lives inside of Terra. You see, people like him... they don’t have the power to steal hearts.
~ Xehanort conversing with Braig.
We meet again, boy.
~ Xehanort meeting Ventus at the Keyblade Graveyard.
Ah yes, so you are starting to realize... what you lost—oh, but not for good. You had to lose in order to find. Now it can all be yours again, if you only reach out and take it. Reclaim the part that left you. Clash with him! Pure light against pure darkness, to forge the ultimate key. The all-powerful χ-blade!
~ Xehanort encouraging Ventus to remember Vanitas.
Not the Keyblades you and I carry. "χ"... A most ancient letter. Some say "kye," but the meaning is the same. Death... A letter that spells endings.
~ Xehanort explaining the χ-blade to Ventus.
Eraqus knows it too. He knows exactly what you are. Haven't you ever wondered? Why he never granted you permission to leave his side, to grow stronger? Eraqus was frightened of you. If you were to learn the truth, realize what you are... He never trusted you. Why else would he keep you within his sight at all times?
~ Xehanort turning Ventus against Master Eraqus.
Go! You can ask the man yourself. Learn the truth, and remember you have a greater purpose!
~ Xehanort sending Ventus into the Lanes Between.
Master Terra. Find me. We must speak at once.
~ Xehanort summoning Terra to the Keyblade Graveyard for the second time.
There is no time to lose! I've terrible news. Ventus has stumbled upon the secrets of his origins.
~ Xehanort explaining Ventus's emotional turmoil to Terra.
Ventus is on his way home. If you could have seen the fury in his eyes... I'm certain he's capable of anything. I fear the boy may attempt to force the truth out of Eraqus. Master Terra, you must hurry back and see to your friend's safety.
~ Xehanort sending Terra to battle Eraqus.
What a sight. Why do you trouble yourself with remorse, Master Terra? The man was bent on doing harm to your friend, his own pupil!
~ Xehanort after killing Master Eraqus.
You know, at times I find your progress quite striking. But you still fall short. Let all that anger out, my boy. Give your heart over to darkness!
~ Xehanort encouraging Terra's journey into darkness.
Still so blind... Then I will make you see. Come to the place where all Keyblade wielders leave their mark on fate—the Keyblade Graveyard! There you will watch your dear Ventus and Aqua meet their ends, and the last light within you will die!
~ Xehanort encouraging Terra's journey into darkness.
You won't need a home anymore where you're going!
~ Xehanort destroying the Land of Departure.
Behold. These lifeless keys used to be full of power—united with the hearts of their masters. On this barren soil, Keyblades of light and darkness were locked in combat... as a great Keyblade War raged. Countless Keyblade wielders gave up their lives, all in search of one, ultimate key. And it will soon belong to me... χ-blade.
~ Xehanort announcing his plan.
Admirably done. I knew this was a journey you could make—over the unseen wall that divides darkness and light. And I was not wrong, Terra!
~ Xehanort congratulating Terra on his progress.
Why, I did him a favor and freed the darkness inside him. Alas, poor Ventus never had the fortitude for such strenuous trials.
~ Xehanort explaining his actions against Ventus.
Go take what Ventus owes you. And take Aqua's life.
~ Master Xehanort sending Vanitas away.
You see how powerless you are to save them? Savor that rage and despair. Let it empower you!
~ Master Xehanort trying to get Terra to succumb to the darkness.
Yes, boy, that's it! More! Let your whole heart blacken with anger!
~ Xehanort as Terra is overwhelmed by darkness.
There, you see? The χ-blade has been forged! And now, Terra, it is time for the final union!
~ Xehanort upon the creation of the χ-blade.
At last, our moment is here. Out with the old and brittle vessel, and in with a younger, stronger new one! I swore I would survive... and be there to see what awaited beyond the Keyblade War! And now it is your darkness that shall be the ark that sustains me!
~ Xehanort taking control of Terra's body.
Darkness rules your heart—it gives me control. Muscle and sinew that once obeyed you now rebels against you. How you can remain here at all confounds the mind.
~ Xehanort conversing with Terra inside the new Xehanort.
Hmph. Don’t even entertain any notions of escaping me, boy. In the end, your heart will be engulfed by mine forever.
~ Xehanort threatening Terra.
As I recall, you couldn't even handle your own darkness. How, then, will you triumph over mine?
~ Xehanort insulting Terra.
Oh? So that's how it is, is it? Someone else has set foot in your heart. Eraqus, you sly fox...
~ Xehanort discovering Eraqus has been in Terra's heart.
Brave words, to be sure. But I'm a patient man. We can take as much time as we need to settle this little property dispute. However, know this— You are just one of many roads that I might choose to take. Trust me. I made certain of that.
~ Master Xehanort revealing his intentions.
I said, hands off!
~ Master Xehanort after possessing his younger self and overriding Mickey's Stopza spell.
All of this was decided. My twelve selves would welcome me here on this day, when I would return a complete person. It is the future that lies beyond my sight.
~ Xehanort upon taking his place in the real Organization XIII.
In ancient times, people believed that light was a gift from an unseen land by the name of Kingdom Hearts. But Kingdom Hearts was safeguard by its counterpart, the χ-blade. Warriors vied for that precious light, thus beginning the "Keyblade War." The violent clash shattered the χ-blade into twenty pieces— seven of light, and thirteen of darkness. And the only real Kingdom Hearts was swallowed by the darkness, never to surface again.
~ Xehanort telling the story of the Keyblade War.
I once tried to create my own pure light and darkness to forge the χ-blade, but the attempt ended in failure. In my eagerness, I had lost sight of the correct way to achieve my goal. I acted rashly. I can admit that now.
~ Xehanort admitting his past mistakes.
Ah, but destiny is never left to chance. I merely guided them to their proper places. The broken boy who failed to be the blade... the misguided master who sacrificed herself for a friend... and the feckless youth who became my new vessel.
~ Xehanort responding to Mickey's accusations over changing the destinies of Ventus, Aqua and Terra.
Yes. They were all my doing. I used the evil fairy to find seven pure lights for me, just as I prepared thirteen vessels to fill with pure darkness.
~ Xehanort explaining about him secretly using Maleficent to collect 7 hearts of light for him.
Yes, he did. That dull, ordinary boy— a Keyblade wielder so unlike any I have ever seen. However, I have not abandoned my ambitions— the seven guardians of light and the thirteen seekers of darkness.
~ Xehanort in response to Riku's claims about Sora.
Yes, little king. Perceptive. But Sora and another on your list belong to me now. And that puts you three guardians short. But worry not. All of the pieces are destined to appear. Your seven lights just like my thirteen darknesses, whose final clash will beget the prize I seek— The χ-blade! But first, the thirteen darknesses shall be united. All the seats have been filled. And now the last vessel shall bear my heart like the rest!
~ Xehanort beginning to turn Sora into the thirteenth vessel.
You sly fox!
~ Xehanort shocked that Master Eraqus was inside of Terra.
~ Xehanort causing a huge piece of land to rise under Terra.
Feel the darkness!
~ Xehanort summoning a number of Keyblades in a flowing spiral.
Taste defeat!
~ Xehanort summoning a number of Keyblades in a flowing spiral.
You played your role admirably!
~ Xehanort holding Terra while trying to freeze him.
Now accept your reward!
~ Xehanort holding Terra while trying to freeze him.
You are weak!
~ Xehanort striking Terra with his freeze spell.
Only now, have I truly won.
~ Master Xehanort upon defeat.
I could die of laughter!
~ Xehanort upon victory, in the Game Over screen.
Is that really all the strength you can muster?
~ Xehanort upon victory, in the Game Over screen.


  • Both of Xehanort's original English and Japanese voice actors died and were replaced.
    • Xehanort's second English voice actor would end up passing away several months after the release of Kingdom Hearts III and being replaced again.
  • According to Nomura, Kingdom Hearts III is the last game where Xehanort is the main antagonist.
    • However, he became the protagonist villain in Kingdom Hearts Union x: Dark Road, which would cover Xehanort's early years, indicates that while Kingdom Hearts III is indeed the last game where Xehanort is the antagonist, it is not the last game with Xehanort himself.
  • Master Xehanort is the overarching and most recurring antagonist in the series so far, as every incarnation of him is the main antagonist in each game except Kingdom Hearts Coded; although one of his incarnations was indirectly responsible for the events that took place in the game, Xehanort himself is the main antagonist in Birth by Sleep and Kingdom Hearts III. Young Xehanort is his teenage self and the central antagonist in Dream Drop Distance. Through his Terra-Xehanort incarnation, Ansem, Seeker of Darkness is his Heartless and the main antagonist in Kingdom Hearts and Xemnas is his Nobody and the main antagonist in Kingdom Hearts II.
    • It was mentioned in Kingdom Hearts III by Mickey to Riku that if Ansem, Seeker of Darkness, and Xemnas had been the Heartless and Nobody of Master Xehanort (and not Terra-Xehanort) then they would be just as old as he is instead of being younger like they had been.
  • Tetsuya Nomura deliberately cast the late Leonard Nimoy as Master Xehanort because of his role as Spock from Star Trek and did so opposite Star Wars actor Mark Hamill as Xehanort's rival Eraqus to pit the two franchises against each other.


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Real Organization XIII
Master Xehanort | Young Xehanort | Terra-Xehanort | Ansem, Seeker of Darkness | Xemnas | Vanitas | Xigbar | Vexen | Saïx | Luxord | Marluxia | Larxene | Dark Riku

Organization XIII
Xemnas | Xigbar | Xaldin | Vexen | Lexaeus | Zexion | Saïx | Axel | Demyx | Luxord | Marluxia | Larxene | Roxas | Xion

Council of Disney Villains
Maleficent | Pete | Jafar | Hades | Ursula | Oogie Boogie | Captain Hook | Hector Barbossa | Scar | Riku

Other Disney Villains
Anastasia Tremaine | Beagle Boys | Beast | Black Guards | Bo'sun | Card Soldiers | Cave of Wonders | Cecil Clayton | Cerberus | Chernabog | Cheshire Cat | Crew of the Black Pearl | CLU 2 | Cy-Bugs | Davy Jones | Diablo | Drizella Tremaine | Fates | Flotsam & Jetsam | Gantu | Hayabusa | Hydra | Iago | Judge Claude Frollo | Julius | Kraken | Lady Tremaine | Lock, Shock and Barrel | Lord Cutler Beckett | Lucifer | Magic Mirror | Maleficent's Goons | MCP | Monstro | Mother Gothel | Mr. Smee | Neverland Pirates | Pain & Panic | Prince Hans | Queen Grimhilde | Queen of Hearts | Randall Boggs | Razoul | Rinzler | Sabor | Sark | Shan Yu | Shenzi, Banzai and Ed | Sour Bill | Tick Tock | Titans (Lythos, Hydros, Pyros & Stratos) | Turbo | Zeus

Ansem (manga) | Anti-Sora | Antlion | Arch Behemoth | Behemoth | Blizzard Lord & Volcanic Lord | Crimson Prankster | Dark Follower | Dark Thorn | Darkside | Demon Tide | Destroyed Behemoth | Dustflier | Enraged Elk | Grim Guardianess | Grim Reaper | Groundshaker | Guard Armor | Illuminator | Infernal Engine | King of Toys | Kurt Zisa | Leechgrave | Lich | Opposite Armor | Parasite Cage | Phantom | Possessor | Pot Centipede | Pot Scorpion | Prison Keeper | Red Armor | Ruler of the Sky | Shadow Sora | Shadow Stalker | Sköll | Sneak Army | Sora's Heartless | Stealth Sneak | Storm Rider | Thresholder | Trickmaster | World of Chaos | Xehanort's Guardian

Specter | Twilight Thorn

Belly Balloon | Cursed Coach | Element Cluster | Flame Box | Floating Flora | Gluttonous Goo | Iron Imprisoner | Lone Runners | Mad Treant | Metamorphosis | Mimic Master | Ringer | Symphony Master | Trinity Armor | Vanitas Remnant | Vitality Vial | Wheel Master

Dream Eaters
Anti Black Coat | Armored Ventus Nightmare | Char Clawbster | Chill Clawbster | Commantis | Dark Hide | Hockomonkey | Holey Moley | Spellican | Wargoyle

Braig | The Experiment | Fuu | Hostile Program | Ice Colossus | No Heart | Phantom Aqua | Rai | Replica Xehanort | Riku Replica | Seifer Almasy | Sephiroth

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