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Sombra the enslaver by MohawkRex Sombra the enslaver by MohawkRex
Well all things coincidered that was a pretty damn good start to season three. The animation was better then ever (seriously, thats done on flash!) the characterization was some of the best in the whole show, every pony did what they do best, the songs were cute with 'Ballad of the crystal ponies' being so damn catchy and the background music was epic level.

Only problem with most bronies, including myself, being that the new villian King Sombra had NO screen time what so ever, let alone characterization. Thats a shame as MLP has a decent set of villians, Nightmare Moon was fairly simple overall but got better as Luna got more development, Discord owned every scene he was in and Chrysalis kept you guessing right up to the end. Still, given the amount of forshadowing in this ep via Celestia (whats in the book?) hopefully we'll see a return from Sombra with abit more back story to help flesh him out. It shouldn't be to hard, he's basically Sauron/Arthas!

Anyways, the pic was fun. I wanted to go for a old school tyrant look so changed him up abit, hope you all get a kick out of it. Now back to requests.
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:iconleaf-fairweather:
Leaf-Fairweather Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015
Kay, I'm gonna go hide now
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Starlioness Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014
ooh, New Sombra now 20% scarier! now he'll kick some flanks to those who thought he was a sissy villain.. I hope he comes back.. or at least give him a better backstory :)
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014
Me too squire.
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DiscordianBrony Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
Um, hi, I was wondering if maybe I could perhaps use this picture as a cover image for a short story?

I'm, uh, not too terribly good at writing fics, but I'm told I write some decent scenes, and this image is pretty much exactly how I portrayed him. If you aren't cool with it, I understand.
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014
Of course you can, i'd ask that you post a link to this page in the description but besides from that write away oh discordian one.
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DiscordianBrony Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you very much!
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ComedyTeam Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
When king sombra comes back, this will be his new design
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:icongalaxy-doqes:
galaxy-doqes Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Put that battle face on sombra! And go take what is rightfully yours! 
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:iconhailmyself:
HailMyself Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
I bow down to your beauty and awesomeness. Both in draw and colour skills.
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BB-K Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
As based on the Hobbit movie, yes, Sombra can be cold like Arthas. But when he can transform into a dark mist, that will be the best job as The Necromancer, or more commonly referred as Sauron.
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DarkOverlord1296 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014
I can hear this when i see a picture like this, specially with King Sombra www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oBvNF… ...just epic.
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
Thanks... damn, that movie was weird.
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Persona22 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014
Sombra works excellent as a villain when he's off screen:
Being remembered by the Crystal ponies (or NOT being remembered)
His sole return causing unspoken fear and horror.
A door that makes you see your worse fear.
Traps, doom devices, dark crystals capturing you.
A gigantic black fog of doom destroying the barrier of an Alicorn Princess and starting to consume the empire.
Yes, being an ominous presence Sombra works perfect as a villain, when he's on screen: That's his weak point.
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MonkeyDZyrax Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
I applogize
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
For what?
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:iconmonkeydzyrax:
MonkeyDZyrax Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
You know, saying you don't understand.

Badass art by the way
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013
I said what now? I confused myself...
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TSMatchsticks Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013
Uh.

Sombra's armor remind me of Arthas Menethil, and his banners look like Stannis Baratheon's. Such a combination is implausible and amazing in equal amounts.
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013
I did base his armour on Arthas.
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TSMatchsticks Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
Oh, sweet! But yes, good picture.
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:iconnagneto:
Nagneto Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
FUCK YES.
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XxgoldknightxX Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013
See your the first person I have seen to think he is like Arthas which I agree with you maybe Sombra was good like Arthas was when he was prince I really hope they do something like that
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steelfire5526 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013
Sombra's cape y u no cover his tail?
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013
What a derp I is.
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steelfire5526 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013
if I made sombra, I would of had his tail not sticking out.
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CaptainPrower Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013
I never saw much of the original Transformers, good tune though.
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner May 18, 2013
he looks like a pony vlad the impaler
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
Vank you.
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MonkeyDZyrax Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
Your wrong. Lunas Character devolopment doesnt count on nightmare moon, So KingSombra had more character devolopment, Atleast he wasnt trying to do something that will only effect half of the planetnas chara
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MohawkRex Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
Well what I mean is Nightmare Moon became more interesting as we got to know Luna, how and why she got to that point exactly. All we know about Sombra is that he was a dick, the sisters slapped him silly and now he likes to say crystal alot.

I definatly don't think that only effecting a small number of characters makes a villian less awesome/developed, quite the opposite in fact, antagonists with a personal connection to the story tend to be easier to write/develope because part of their story has already being told... and how exactly is causing eternal night only effecting half the planet... *thinks about it* oh yeah, good point, haha!
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MonkeyDZyrax Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
No Luna and NMN Have split personalitys and not the same pony, For exsample if luna is shy NMN isnt.
Also we know more of Sombra than that, We know that he had a grudge againts the crystal pony and that he killed the former Crystal princess, Also we know from his traps that he had a bigger brain than what most bronies claim him to have
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MohawkRex Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
We're going in circles here so let me just list this:

'No Luna and NMN Have split personalitys and not the same pony, For exsample if luna is shy NMN isnt.'

I know, what im saying is interesting is finding out how Luna got into that situation. Did she slowly change over time or was she corrupted in some way. The fairy tale that opens ep 1 is kinda vague.

'Also we know more of Sombra than that, We know that he had a grudge againts the crystal pony'

I agree.

'and that he killed the former Crystal princess,'

This isn't stated, I don't think MLP would go that dark. For all we know he may have been the previous crystal pony leader.

'Also we know from his traps that he had a bigger brain than what most bronies claim him to have'

I also agree, as I said in the text box below the pic, I like the character. He has an old school feel which gives him a ton of potential, the writers just need to really go for it.
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deadliestwarrior2 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
dude looks like the lich king
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013
But of corpse.
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DavidCurser Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013
ive played a bit with the colours
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what ya thinkin?
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
You made dem colours pop!
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DavidCurser Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
like it?
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
Very much so!
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DavidCurser Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
yw, you can DL if you want, and take it as reference.
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DavidCurser Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013
epic :D
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AJ-Arbuckle Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013
Sombra: "Fillies, gentlecolts, foals..."
"You ponies call me a heartless tyrant, I consider myself a teacher..."
"Lesson No. 1..."
"Heroes... there is NO. SUCH. THING."
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MohawkRex Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
I reeeeeeeeally hope we get to see him in S4, he has the potential... to bring Equestria to its knees.
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:iconjackjack71:
JackJack71 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Student Artist
Kinda reminds me of Mulan.
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
Really, in what way, the evil Hun eyes?
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:iconjackjack71:
JackJack71 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Student Artist
A little bit, but from one scene in Mulan where after they sang "a girl were fighting for." They saw a burned down village, and that's why it kinda reminded me of Mulan.
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013
I see, cool, I love that film.
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:iconmasterchief2000:
masterchief2000 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
kinda looke like sauron from LOTR.
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:iconmohawkrex:
MohawkRex Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
That was the point, silly Spartan!
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Herokiller12344 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
I still love the guy, Pony Sauron is best villain.
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