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Someone on a team, like a military or superhero, who is self centered and wants everything her (and sometimes his) way. Acts haughty and superior to everyone on the team, especially to the Naive Newcomer. This character can even be offended if the newcomer is in any way better or given special treatment.
But the character does have skills invaluable to the team, even if this character pulls the occasional Leeroy Jenkins in battle.
Watch out for Break the Haughty in some cases.
Contrast Rookie Red Ranger.
- Asuka of Neon Genesis Evangelion, although the show, as with a lot of its tropes, ended up deconstructing it.
- Rebuild of Evangelion seems to be a different take on this.
- Ino from Naruto bosses around everyone on her team and also fits the vain Alpha Bitch stereotype.
- Kimi of the School Defense Force in Fruits Basket
- In the film Patton, the eponymous general admits he's this (the team being the Allied forces of World War II). His problem with General Montgomery is that he won't admit he's also one.
- Arya from Eragon. Also Eragon himself, on occasion.
- Sumire of Sakura Taisen is both this and The Prima Donna in the theater group.
- In Hugo's scenario of Suikoden III, Lilly Pendragon serves as this for some time. Partly Justified in that two of the other members are her personal manservants, whom she naturally expects to do their jobs and cater to her every whim... and she also hires Hugo and his friends as "guides", which she thinks puts them in the same catagory.
- Diva of the Power Cats. Yes, she even named herself Diva. She is far and away the most powerful super on the team, but she always wants to be the big star, and she won't take directions from Redlight, the team leader.
- Shelley from Jabberjaw. An Alexadra Cabot expy, albeit she doesn't try to steal the team's boy.
- When Cartman formed the team "Coon and Friends" in South Park, his Jerkass nature naturally turned him into this.
- Simon Belmont was strongly this in his... Artistic License characterization in Captain N.