Those affected by Demigra's dark magic, such as Frieza (Dragon Ball Xenoverse) enter a darker, more powerful state known as Villainous Mode.
Janemba (Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2) in a variant of Villainous Mode.
Towa (Dragon Ball) in the form of Darkness Towa, a more powerful state of being triggered by her hatred.
Riku (Kingdom Hearts) using Dark Mode.
Riku (Kingdom Hearts) took on the form of Ansem, Seeker of Darkness as a result of being forced to tap into his darkness to defeat Roxas.
Anti Form Sora (Kingdom Hearts) is the physical representation of the darkness that lurks within his heart.
Vanitas (Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep) is the living embodiment of the darkness within Ventus' heart.
After being tainted by Malefor's darkness, Spyro (The Legend of Spyro) gained the power to transform into "Dark Spyro" through great emotional stress.
The Prince (Prince of Persia) developed the ability to transform into the Dark Prince after being infected by the Sands of Time.
After being under Dark Eco experimentation for two years, Jak (Jak and Daxter) is able to undergo a dark, aggressive, and very powerful transformation known as Dark Jak whenever he is angered.
After further exposure to Dark Eco, Daxter (Jak and Daxter) gained the power to transform into Dark Daxter.
Unknown (Tekken) is a demonic form of Jun Kazama.
Whenever he gives in to the Satsui no Hadou, Ryu (Street Fighter) becomes Evil Ryu.
Oni (Street Fighter) is the form Akuma will take should he allow the Satsui no Hadou to completely consume him.
When Ken (Street Fighter) absorbed the Orochi power, he fell to its influence and became filled with hatred, becoming Violent Ken.
Dark Link (Legend of Zelda series) is an evil shadow created by a magical force and is capable of matching Link's every move blow for blow.
Dark Pit (Kid Icarus: Uprising) is the physical manifestation of Pit's dark side, created when Pit looked into the Mirror of Truth.
After a failed suicide attack on the Dragon King Onaga, Raiden's (Mortal Kombat) essence was corrupted when his body reformed, causing him to take on the more malevolent and violent form of Dark Raiden.
Shadow Jago (Killer Instinct) is the form Jago takes when he succumbs to Gargos' corruption within him.
After draining energy from the Jinsei Chamber, Shinnok (Mortal Kombat) took on a more powerful demonic form, Corrupted Shinnok.
After absorbing demonic energy from deadites, Ash Williams (Evil Dead: Regeneration) is able to transform into his deadite alter-ego, Bad Ash.
Raiden (Metal Gear) uses Ripper Mode to revert to his darker, more violent, and more powerful persona of Jack the Ripper.
After being bitten by a vampire and partially purified, Django (Boktai) gained the ability to turn into Black Django, a darkness-wielding vampire.
Shadow Mewtwo (Pokkén Tournament) is a darker form of Mewtwo, the result of Mewtwo being corrupted by the Shadow Synergy Stone.
Shadow Lugia (Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness) is intended to be the ultimate Shadow Pokémon, completely impossible to purify.
Dark Baymax (Kingdom Hearts III) is Baymax's original body, reconstructed into a Heartless version of his former self.
After draining the Dark Star of half of its power, Fawful (Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story) became Dark Fawful.
Perfect Chaos (Sonic the Hedgehog) is the result of Chaos draining the negative energy of the Chaos Emeralds.
When fuelled by thoughts of evil, Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog) becomes Dark Shadow, granting him temporary invincibility, access to Chaos Blast
, and infinite ammunition for all weapons.
Shadow Pokémon (Pokémon) are Pokémon who have been corrupted into a dark form by Cipher, distinguishable by a black aura around their bodies.
The Dark Star (Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story) is an evil star composed of and wielding incredible dark powers.
Dark Bowser (Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story) is the form the Dark Star takes after absorbing Bowser's DNA, wielding both Bowser's power and its own dark powers.
Midna (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess) takes on a monstrous dark form by using the completed Fused Shadow.
Dark Kain (Final Fantasy IV) is the physical manifestation of the darkness in Kain Highwind's heart.
Dark Alice (Valkyrie Crusade) is the dark form of Alice.
Dark Cinderella (Valkyrie Crusade) is the dark form of Cinderella.
Nega-Wisps (Sonic the Hedgehog) are dark Wisps that have been corrupted into their current form by Eggman draining them of their energy.
Dark Chao (Sonic the Hedgehog) are darker, more malevolent Chao that are the product of being raised by villainous characters.
Dark Gaia (Sonic the Hedgehog) is a manifestation of pure darkness and night who dwells within the planet Earth, awakening in an endless cycle to corrupt and eventually destroy the world with his dark powers.
After being exposed to Sigma's Colony Virus, which combined with the Sigma Virus he was already infected with, Zero (Mega Man X) was corrupted into Awakened Zero, reverting to his original malevolent programming.
Dark MegaMan (Mega Man Battle Network) is a dark version of MegaMan.EXE, created by the Dark Chips.