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The Ancient Enemy is the main antagonist of the 1998 American horror film Phantoms.

A demonic, god-like shapeshifter that has existed for eons, the Ancient Enemy is an amoeboid alien capable of changing its form and creating "phantoms" of itself to attack its victims.

Appearance

The Ancient Enemy is a blob-like organism capable of taking any form it wishes.

Powers and Abilities

The Ancient Enemy possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Shapeshifting
  • Memory absorption
  • Advanced regeneration
  • Generation of "phantoms"

Fate

The Ancient Enemy is killed after it is exposed to some of Earth's bacteria, killing it.

Trivia

  • The Ancient Enemy is blamed in-universe for the deaths of the Mayan Empire and the Roanoke colonists.

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