Favorite Fictional Femme Fatales

As the the title indicates, who is your favorite badass female character in pop culture media? Take note that this list includes only FICTIONAL ICONS and not real ones........

The Top Ten

Nina Williams (Tekken) Nina Williams is a fictional character from Namco's Tekken fighting game series. A cold-blooded Irish professional assassin, Nina made her first appearance in Tekken, the original game in the series She is one of four playable characters to appear in all main installments in the series and the only ...read more.
Azula (Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend Of Aang) Princess Azula is a fictional character and antagonist of Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender.

OH HELL YEAH! Azula is everything a villain should be: cold blooded, diabolical, persuasive, and manipulative. She can convince the world that genocide is good within 3 sentences. THIS is a good villain. Definitely deserves to be on the list.

Ultimecia (Final Fantasy Series)

Ultimecia will ruin your life and scar your mind before you were even born, before it ever happens. By the time you have come to exist, she will destroy U. Still, you want her. Bad. The body! The outfit! Her natural appeal and sense of style rank at or above that of the series's most beloved male villains. Her boss fight is one of the most dangerous of the series. ALL SHALL LOVE HER AND DESPAIR.


Kerrigan (Starcraft Series)

She’s amazing - blackflower

Kerrigan, first turned into an almost Godlike power by the zerg, takes her waves of forces and conquers most of the known universe. Spoiler: through insight into the future, we can see that she is also destined to use her powers to save the universe from complete annihilation. Thats pretty damn bad ass.

She's the bloody queen bitch of the universe! What more can be said? You don't get more badass than that. Kerrigan is, in many ways, the ultimate antagonist. She's hot as hell despite her disfigurements, and never loses her cool. AWESOME OVERLOAD.

Kerrigan just holds it down in every single way. She becomes infected by the Zerg, and rules them with ease soon after. Starcraft so far has been the galaxy vs Kerrigan. And from the most part, Kerrigan wins.

Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) Lara Croft is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Square Enix video game franchise Tomb Raider.

Lara Croft is the best :D

Lara Croft should be number 1 on the list because she's bad ass! She's also the sexiest character ever played with on video games with her sexy wetsuits and other outfits!

Sylvannas Windrunner (Warcraft Series)

Once the Ranger-General of Silvermoon, Sylvanas Windrunner was murdered by the death knight Arthas and brought back as a creature of undeath. After regaining her free will she rebelled against the Lich King and the Scourge and became the founder of the Forsaken faction of undead, who are allied with the Horde. She has styled herself the Dark Lady, Queen of the Forsaken, an expansion of her original title, "the Banshee Queen".

As leader of the Forsaken and the Horde on the Eastern Kingdoms, Sylvanas is a military genius. The middle sister of Alleria and Vereesa Windrunner, she was Ranger General of the high elf kingdom of Quel'Thalas. She fought valiantly against Arthas when he invaded Quel'Thalas, but during the fall of Silvermoon, Arthas raised her as an undead minion as a form of petty revenge. When the Lich King's hold on his minions weakened, Sylvanas, among other undead, regained her free will, and she led her forces against the dreadlords who had taken hold ...more -

Akasha (Queen Of the Damned)

Akasha is the very first vampire created.

As told in the novel, Akasha was originally from Uruk, or modern-day Iraq. She rose to become a Queen in Kemet, the land that would eventually become Egypt; she and her husband King Enkil wanted their people to turn away from their cannibalistic ways and encourage the eating of grains. Rice describes Akasha as a lovely young woman who was "almost too pretty to be truly beautiful, for her prettiness overcame any sense of majesty or deep mystery. " Underneath her physical beauty, Akasha is a fundamentally dark, empty, nihilistic person with no sense of morality, ethics, or human compassion; her actions are almost always based on her insatiable need to fill her own inner emptiness.

Akasha eventually becomes fascinated by the spirits of the supernatural, forcibly bringing the red-haired witch sisters Maharet and Mekare to her court to commune with these spirits. Against their advice, Akasha forces the witch sisters to ...more -

Asajj Ventress (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) Asajj Ventress is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise during the Clone Wars, appearing in the Clone Wars micro-series, and in The Clone Wars film and television series.

Ventress is a Dark Jedi, and one of Count Dooku's Force-attuned apprentices and assassins. She is a powerful warrior with exceptional combat abilities, and desires most of all to join the Sith order. She has many distinctive Sith tattoos and wields dual curved red lightsabers. Her lightsabers can attach together at the hilt, forming a double bladed weapon with a curve in the middle.

Ventress' back story is explained in "Hate and Fear", a story from the Star Wars: Republic comic book series. She hails from the planet of Rattatak, and is the daughter of farmers. From a young age, she endures cruel whippings that begin when warlord Osika Kirske kills her parents. Ventress barely escapes with her life and encounters the Jedi Master Ky Narec, who had crashed on Rattatak. Narec and Ventress are both hunted by Kirske, and so he trains her in the ways of the Jedi so she can defend herself. Kirske kills Narec before Ventress can become a full-fledged Jedi, however. She ...more -

Ada Wong (Resident Evil 2 & 4) Ada Wong is a fictional character in the Resident Evil horror franchise by Capcom. She is a mysterious and ambiguous antihero figure, working for the series' villains but also helping the protagonist Leon S. Kennedy.

A woman of Asian descent, Ada is a cunning and formidable secret agent.

Ada Wong is first mentioned in Resident Evil, in a letter written by a dying researcher, named John. She makes her first appearance in Resident Evil 2, secretly working as a spy for an unnamed company to recover a sample of the G-virus. Ada poses as a bystander who is searching for her missing boyfriend, John, when she meets Leon S. Kennedy. Her secret agenda is exposed, but she is seriously wounded by William Birkin and the Tyrant T-103. An epilogue in Resident Evil 3, as well as a fictional documentary in Code: Veronica confirm that Ada survived the ordeal. The Umbrella Chronicles later retell the specific events of her survival.

Her next appearance was in Resident Evil 4, where she assists Leon in his mission to rescue the new President's daughter Ashley Graham, although her true objective is to obtain a sample of the Las Plagas parasites for Wesker. Ada appeared in the sub-scenario ...more -

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The Contenders

S.H.O.D.A.N. (System Shock)

SHODAN (Sentient Hyper-Optimized Data Access Network) is a fictional artificial intelligence and the main antagonist of the cyberpunk first-person shooter/role-playing games System Shock and System Shock 2. She is voiced by game writer and designer Terri Brosius.

She is characterized by her megalomania and chaotic, discordant speech. Her words are accompanied by stuttering, fluctuating voice pitch, shifts of timbre, and the presence of three voices speaking the same words with the constituent voices alternately lagging behind and leading ahead, as well as computer glitches resembling a sound card malfunction.

" Look at you, hacker. A pathetic creature of meat and bone, panting and sweating as you run through my corridors. How can you challenge a perfect, immortal machine? " -

Bayonetta (Bayonetta)
Anna Williams (Tekken)

She is seductive, flirtatious, sophisticated but dangerous. That's the essence of a femme fatale... However my preference goes to her sister. - Toshin

Samus Aran (Metroid Series) Samus Aran is the protagonist of the Metroid science fiction action-adventure game series by Nintendo.
Black Widow (The Avengers) Natalia Alianovna Romanoff, most known as Natasha Romanoff or the Black Widow, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. She is one of the most talented spies and assassins in the entire world and is a founding member of the Avengers. The character was created ...read more.
Cortana (Halo Series)

Cortana is a fictional artificially intelligent (AI) character in Bungie's Halo video game series. Voiced by Jen Taylor, she appears in Halo: Combat Evolved and its sequels, Halo 2 and Halo 3, as well the novels Halo: The Flood, Halo: The Fall of Reach, Halo: First Strike, and Halo: Ghosts of Onyx. During gameplay, Cortana provides backstory and tactical information to the player, who assumes the role of the Master Chief. In the story, she is instrumental in preventing the activation of the Halo installations, which would have destroyed all sentient life in the galaxy.

Cortana's original design was based on the Egyptian queen Nefertiti; the character's holographic representation always takes the form of a woman. Taylor, despite her extensive voice acting for video games, is not a gamer; she described portraying Cortana as challenging, due to the character's lack of a physical form. -

Queen Myrah (Gears of War Series)

The ruthless, badass queen of the Locust horde, a savage species in humane species. She is a female locust, though looks extremely human.
The species she commands has very ugly, evil and inhumane beings. She is worshiped and has had two right-hand men: General RAAM and Skorge. Both being almost equally evil

Mitsuko Souma (Battle Royale)
Undyne (Undertale) Undyne is a main character in Toby Fox's 2016 RPG, Undertale. She is the heroic fishlike captain of the Royal Guard, who takes it upon herself to protect the monsters of the Underground. Her name is derived from the word "Undine", and is a pun on the word "Undying". Her most loved monsters are her mentor, ...read more.
Rarity (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic) Rarity is a female Unicorn pony from the 2010 Animated Television Series My Little Pony:Friendship is Magic. She is the element of Generosity and her main passion is fashion.
Fluttershy (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Fluttershy is a female pegasus pony from the 2010-2019 animated TV show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She is a kind pegasus and is very timid and shy. She takes care of the animals. She represents the element of kindness

She may look cute and girly but she is a badass underneath her shyness.

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