"Satan is his father, not Guy. He came up from hell and begat a son of mortal woman. [Coven members cheer 'Hail, Satan!'] Satan is his father and his name is Adrian. He shall overthrow the mighty and lay waste their temples. He shall redeem the despised and wreak vengeance in the name of the burned and the tortured. Hail, Adrian! Hail, Satan! Hail, Satan!"
— Roman Castevet to Rosemary about the true identity of her child, in Rosemary's Baby

Much like Dark Messiah, the Anti-Christ is a common trope found in fiction about a character who is either the offspring of Satan (or a demon/malevolent force similar to such) and/or an entity said to bring the destruction of worlds.

Biggest difference between Anti-Christs and Messiahs of Darkness is that the latter are objects of worship for his followers, while the Anti-Christ does not necessarily have to be, but eventually both bring great destruction with it.

They also need not necessarily be descendants of Satan or much less a demonic force, an Anti-Christ can be of any kind, including humans. Anti-Christs tend to be one of the worst kinds of villains because they were trying to destroy God's laws or even kill him to take him place, they has few qualities of redemption due to their nature they represent pure evil personified and many of them can be Complete Monster.

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