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8 Most Merciless Sword Art Online Characters, Ranked

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Whether out of a kill-or-be-killed mentality or they enjoy cruelty, some Sword Art Online characters are utterly merciless.

Sword Art Online started as a fight for survival, as many of the players of a virtual reality MMORPG are trapped in the digital space with the threat of dying in the real world if their HP hits zero. With those kinds of stakes so early on, it's easy to see why numerous players would end up devolving into their more violent and brutal tendencies as the "Aincrad Arc" went on.

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Even outside the Sword Art Online game, this anime has its fair share of characters who kill without mercy or remorse. Whether out of a kill-or-be-killed mentality or they enjoy the cruelty of committing these acts, some Sword Art Online characters are utterly merciless.

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Gabriel Miller, aka "Subtilizer" or "Emperor Vector," was the main villain of the War of Underworld storyline and Sword Art Online's most cold, ruthless, and downright merciless by far. Without a shred of compassion or empathy for others, Gabriel has no problem killing on a massive scale — all for his fascination with the human soul.

Despite that interest, Gabriel didn't value humanity or the soul as much as he just wanted to witness. This obsession drove him to kill his childhood friend and later drove him into trying to take over Underworld with violent force.

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