The Buffy Big Bad Quiz


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4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

You may be a fan of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," but how deep is your knowledge of Slayer foes? Get out your wooden stake and battle these questions.

"Graduation doesn't just mean your circumstances change, it means you do. You ascend to a higher level. Nothing will ever be the same. Nothing."

Mayor Richard Wilkins became a demon in the 19th century and works with Faith against Buffy. His goal is to ascend to full demon. Giles ensures he never makes it.


"Did anybody order an apocalypse?"

A god from the hell dimension, Glory's extreme powers make her dangerous. She also has the ability to drive people insane via brain-sucking.


"Broken shards stabbing every time you breathe, cutting you up inside. You know, there's only one way to make the pain stop. Hurt someone else."

A vampire cursed with a human soul, Angelus is Angel's evil alter ego. When Angel loses his soul, he turns into a cruel and violent villain.


"Do you know what I found worked real good with Slayers? Killing them."

Spike, the romantic vampire and bad poet, originally comes to Sunnydale to kill the Slayer. He later changes, but he was indeed a Big Bad for a while.


"We're your arch nemesis-es. You may've beaten us this time, Slayer. But next time... Umm... next time…"

The Trio, a band of nerds, decide to take on Sunnydale over a game of Dungeons & Dragons. Their actions cause much turbulence and heartbreak in Buffy's world.


"The Slayer thing really isn't about the violence. It's about the power. And there's no one in the world who has the power to stop me now."

Willow, a witch and one of the Scooby Gang, transforms into Dark Willow at the death of her girlfriend and becomes obsessed with revenge and dark magic.


"Fear. It's a wonderful thing. It is the most powerful force in the world. Not love, not hate."

The Master is a centuries-old vampire determined to kill Buffy and open the portal to hell in Sunnydale. Our girl wins this battle.


"I'm sorry, I didn't catch that last part on account of her neck snapping and all. Did you say the end is near ... or here?"

The world's creepiest and most misogynistic priest, Caleb is the sidekick of The First. Buffy has to literally cut him in half. Gross.


"Aggression is a natural, human tendency -- though you and me come by it another way."

Adam is a cyborg made of both human and demon parts -- strong, immortal and emotionless. He orchestrates a massacre between demons and humans.


"We're going to destroy the world. Want to come?"

Drusilla, vampire and lover to Spike, happily supports Angelus' plan to destroy the world. She also enjoys killing Slayers and collecting creepy, creepy dolls.


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