Shadowy Figure in liquid form trapped in a jar

The Shadowy Figure is a dark, looming human-type being that is seen multiple times throughout the series. His voice is unintelligible to the audience, although many of the characters in the show can understand what he is saying. He impales people with darts, and he places them in a white room with a large fan. He is shown presumably abducting characters like Peanut Cop, after shooting them with tranquilizer darts. He is one of the main villains in the series, as he is seen working with the Rectangular Businessman, in the third season episode "Reveal", it is revealed that the figure is a form of the Industry Man & his Clock form, this means Industry Man is both the forms of both Clock & the Shadowy Figure of the same being that controls Shyd Industries.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

The Shadowy Figure has the same shape as the Human Citizens, it's a shadow except it is a colored fully black, some white can be seen on it.

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Alliances & Friendships[edit | edit source]

This shadowy figure alliances remain unknown however he does work for the Rectangular Businessmen however he was trapped in jar by the businessman in "Farewell", the figure that met Sirus to speak gibberish to him about the whereabouts about Mouse & the simulation, Professor Wilx is the other character seen in a alliance with the figure, when the Figure speaks gibberish a hologram of Wilx then said "Understood".

Enemies[edit | edit source]

This figure has a bunch of enemies, this started with Mouse, his wife & daughter, he shot darts at Mouse & his wife in two different flashbacks, his wife even called him a "Bastard", & the figure scares Mouse's daughter making her squeak, he often tranquilizer shoots darts at Peanut Cop making him high & abducting him, Roostre mentions some experiences of being abducting by the same figure, The figure is against Liquor & his comedy show, along with the Clock he is shown to kill a human citizen in his brief cameo in the "Invictus" special.

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Trivia:[edit | edit source]

  • The Liquid form of the Shadowy Figure after breaking the it's jar broke

    If you turn on captions while you are watching the series on Adult Swim's website, Shadowy Figure's dialogue is classified as a "Warbling Voice", "Gibberish", or "Indistinct Computer Voice."
  • In "Corndog Chronicles", a dream suggests that the Shadowy Figure has a strange connection with Rectangular Businessman, and seems to show Rectangular Businessman transforming into a circle. 
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