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The Buffy The Vampire Slayer Villain You Are Based On Your Zodiac Sign

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" was a cultural hit throughout its run between 1997 and 2003. Sarah Michelle Gellar plays the role of Buffy Summers, a teenage vampire slayer who lives in Sunnydale, a beautiful small town in California. Unfortunately for its residents, Sunnydale sits atop the Hellmouth, a gateway between Earth and demonic dimensions. Evil is constantly lurking about and only Buffy and her friends can stop it.

While many fans of the show love doing deep dives on the best characters in Buffy's "Scooby Gang" of friends, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the Buffy villains. They all have their own strong personalities and character traits that give Buffy and her friends a run for their money. With each new season, the stakes get higher for Buffy as the villains become stronger and stronger. And each strong personality raises the question: Which zodiac sign would some of these villains fall under? Luckily, we're here to answer that and break down how the personalities some of the best and most memorable "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" villains align with each zodiac sign.

Aries: Glory

Season 5 brings on some major changes for "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." The biggest is the seemingly random introduction of Buffy's sister, Dawn (Michelle Trachtenberg), whom audiences had never met before. But strangely, all the characters act like she's been there the entire time. While that is curious enough, Buffy also faces off with her greatest villain thus far, Glorificus (or "Glory," for short). Glory is a Hell Goddess who is intent on getting back to her home dimension by any means necessary. She is more powerful than Buffy and ultimately needs Buffy's sister Dawn, who is the magical key to getting home.

Glory has traditional Aries character traits as she's incredibly impatient, impulsive, and extremely competitive. Glory (Clare Kramer) is driven by her need to be the best and worshiped as the Goddess that she is. She will often have emotional outbursts to showcase her frustration of not having the key that will allow her to return to her dimension. She wants things to get done and she wants them now, now, NOW! As far as she's concerned, she's the main character of the show. Classic Aries.

Taurus: Dark Willow

When Warren accidentally kills Tara, he creates one of the most dangerous Buffy villains ever: Dark Willow. Willow (Alyson Hannigan) is one of the original Scooby gang and Buffy's best friend. She begins dabbling in magic in Season 2 and becomes a very powerful witch. However, once Warren kills her girlfriend, Willow goes completely to the dark side. And so Dark Willow is born.

Dark Willow is the "Big Bad" of Season 6 and she exhibits clear Taurus characteristics. If you're a Taurus, you tend to value honesty above all else and are proud of your relationships. It makes sense that the loss of Willow's relationship with Tara turns her dark, and she hunts down those responsible. Dark Willow is angry at her friends for protecting Warren over supporting her crusade. This alienation makes her turn against them and provide some brutally honest truths about how she feels about each character. Luckily, her childhood friend Xander (Nicholas Brendon) is able to bring Willow back, but Dark Willow will go down as one of the greatest Buffy villains of all time.

Gemini: The First Evil

The First Evil (aka "The First") is the personification of evil itself. It can assume the form of any person who died. This makes The First Evil the perfect final villain for Buffy to face in Season 7 of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Since The First is the source of evil, both the town of Sunnydale and the Hellmouth itself get swallowed up whole when Buffy and the others finally defeat this Big Bad.

While the characteristics of The First Evil are difficult to pinpoint aside from being, well, evil, let's focus on the zodiac sign of a Gemini, as they are known for having two different faces they display in the world. Gemini personalities can easily blend into different social situations. This is similar to how The First Evil can change its shape based on the person (or vampire) it's talking to. So, The First assumes the form of dead loved ones to manipulate how characters would interact with it.

Cancer: Angelus

When Angel (David Boreanaz) is first introduced to the show, he is the brooding handsome vampire with a soul that loves Buffy. Unfortunately, he has been cursed to live with the terrible things he did back when he went by Angelus and didn't have a soul. Once Angel experiences one pure moment of happiness with Buffy, he loses his soul and becomes Angelus once more. He constantly terrorizes Buffy and the gang and brings his crew back with Spike and Drusilla.

When Angelus takes over, he is a clear Cancer, as he's an intelligent character that's full of passion. Angelus uses his intelligence to constantly thwart the Slayer and Scooby Gang while using his passion for murder to conceive villainous plots throughout season 3. And while Buffy eventually defeats him, this isn't the last fans see of the character, as he's brought back a few more times in the spinoff show, "Angel."

Leo: Spike

No one has gone through as big of a character change on this list as Spike. Portrayed to perfection by James Marsters, Spike is first introduced alongside Drusilla in Season 2 of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." He, Drusilla, and Angelus spread chaos as the new Big Bad for the Scooby gang to defeat. And while Spike eventually goes through a metamorphosis from a love interest for Buffy to a straight-up hero in later seasons, fans will always fondly look back at Spike in his prime as the villain of Season 2.

Spike embodies various Leo characteristics like being proud, ambitious, and bold. Spike isn't one to shy away from praising himself on a job well done. In Season 2, audiences see his ambition bubble up as he fights with Angelus for the title of alpha vampire. Spike makes bold decisions and is often found leaping with his heart over his head. Aside from his personality being bold, even his style calls for attention with his bleached blonde hair and long leather jacket, which he wears in the sunny weather of California.

Virgo: The Master

The Master (Mark Metcalf) is one of the most respected vampires that Buffy ever faces. He is first introduced in Season 1 and is the only villain to have ever killed the Slayer. While she technically died (again) in the Season 5 finale, that was due to her sacrificing herself for her younger sister Dawn rather than because she was murdered.

The Master exhibits clear Virgo characteristics, as he is an organized vampire. He is willing to wait and play the long game in order to gain his freedom and open the Hellmouth. Typically, Virgos are more of a big picture type of personality. They take their time to plan out a logical course of action before jumping right in. This has "The Master" written all over it, as he is one of the oldest vampires in the Buffyverse and spends the majority of the first season imprisoned within a mystical barrier, patiently waiting to enact his century-long plan.

Libra: Andrew

Andrew Wells (Tom Lenk) is a part of the Trio group of villains in Season 6. While Warren is the most evil character of that group, Andrew is the one who summons demons to fight Buffy in order to test the Slayer's power. However, much like Spike, Andrew's character evolves over the course of the show as he becomes a true ally and friend to the Scooby Gang.

Throughout his time on "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," Andrew portrays clear Libra personality traits. If you're a Libra, then you typically prefer to be in a group setting. This is especially the case for Andrew, as he always needs a leader to follow. At first, that's Warren, who he works with to turn against their partner Johnathan. Later, it becomes Buffy. Luckily, his time with the Scooby Gang allows Andrew to see the error in his ways, and he taps into another Libra personality trait of putting others before himself. Andrew wants to become a hero in his own right to make up for his mistakes. He joins the gang to destroy The First Evil and vows to help the Slayers to protect the innocent.

Scorpio: Faith

While characters like Spike and Andrew go through big arcs from villain to hero, Faith's journey is slightly different as she goes from hero to villain and then back to hero once more. Portrayed by Eliza Dushku, Faith is brought in as the new Slayer in Season 3. She is passionate, reckless, and always "five-by-five." As a character, she is introduced as Buffy's complete opposite; however, as the show progresses, her individuality shines through and she becomes more than just a foil for Buffy to overcome.

Due to her more reckless nature, Faith definitely has Scorpio characteristics. Aside from being passionate, Scorpios tend to blaze their own path without concerning themselves with what others think of them. They aren't afraid to stir up trouble and aren't known for backing down from a fight. Like Faith, if you're a Scorpio, you have an innately seductive nature and try to be completely true to yourself, even if that truth might be hard for others to accept. As a deliciously complex character, Faith is really someone that you can sink your teeth into. See what we did there?

Sagittarius: Adam

While Adam may not have been a particularly interesting villain on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," he certainly has a few Sagittarius characteristics. Introduced in Season 4 as the Big Bad for Buffy to fight, Adam (George Hertzberg) is a Frankenstein-esque experiment. He is made with human and demon body parts, mixed together with technology to make him the perfect killing machine.

Adam is a natural-born leader, which is characteristic of Sagittariuses. It's why he kills his creator, as he doesn't want to have anyone pulling his strings. He's a strong-willed character who hopes to command an army of bio-mechanical creatures like himself. Like a Sagittarius, he doesn't care what other people think about him, as he is driven by his independent nature. Unfortunately for him, Adam is defeated by the Scooby Gang fairly early on in Season 4, making his time as a "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" villain lackluster at best. 

Capricorn: Mayor Richard Wilkins

In Season 3, the main villain is Mayor Richard Wilkins, who has big plans for the people of Sunnydale. The Mayor is played to perfection by Harry Groener as he brings to life a new type of villain for Buffy. Unlike most others on this list, the Mayor is (mostly) human. While he is a generally pleasant character, the Mayor chooses to align with vampires to gain power. He is a relatively cheerful and polite guy, but he is also conniving and smart enough to seduce fellow Slayer Faith to his side. 

Based on his intelligence and detail-oriented attributes, it's clear that Mayor Richard Wilkins is a classic Capricorn. Capricorns are typically known to fully control their destiny. They do whatever is necessary to achieve their goal, and for the Mayor, that goal is to ascend into a gigantic Olvikan aka a massive worm. And he achieves that goal; at least, until Buffy blows him up. But you have to admit, he is a true Capricorn as he accomplishes what he set out to do.

Aquarius: Drusilla

Portrayed by the amazing Juliet Landau, Drusilla is first introduced in Season 2 of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." She is an eccentric vampire who has the gift of psychic powers. Before being turned into a vampire, she was driven to insanity by Angelus (David Boreanaz), which results in her somewhat erratic behavior in the show.

Drusilla is a free spirit; she's a unique character that's imaginative and idealistic, which makes her the perfect Aquarius. Aquarians are air signs and tend to blow whichever direction the wind takes them. Drusilla perfectly encompasses these characteristics, as her partner Spike (James Marsters) describes her as constantly surprising him, which is part of what allows their centuries-long love to withstand the test of time. At least, that is, until Spike has a change of heart and gets his soul back. While Drusilla spent most of her vampire life with Spike, Angel, and Darla (Julie Benz), she ends the series alone, ready to take on the world on her own. Although she loves her "Fanged Four family," she is willing to change on a dime like a true Aquarius.

Pisces: Warren

Warren is terrible. Sorry, but it had to be said. He is, arguably, one of the worst characters on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." However, his time as a villain makes him incredibly memorable. When Warren (Adam Busch) is first introduced, he is a student at Sunnydale High and a tech genius. However, in Season 6, Warren founds the Trio with fellow students Andrew (Tom Lenk) and Jonathan (Danny Strong). While the Trio aren't exactly menacing villains, Warren does manage to murder Scooby Gang member Tara (Amber Benson), which sends her girlfriend, Willow (Alyson Hannigan), on a hunt for revenge.

Pisces zodiac characteristics are typically associated with creativity and Warren is certainly a creative character, as he successfully creates three robots throughout the show. Like a typical Pisces, he's also an emotional character that reacts with his gut over logic in high-stress situations. For example, Warren gets upset when Buffy defeats him yet again, so he throws logic out the window and decides that the best course of action is to shoot her. Naturally. Unfortunately, he misses and accidentally kills Tara instead. This gut reaction of murdering someone all because he lost is why Warren inhabits Pisces' characteristics.