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El Diablo is the secondary antagonist of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run.


He is a live-action character with red clothes, golden buttons, tassels, a hat, and a mustache.

Role in Movie

He is part of the challenge given to Patrick Star and SpongeBob SquarePants. He was the leader of the Flesh-eating cowboy pirate zombies, before Patrick and SpongeBob accidentally kill him. However, he revives adapting a tornado form. Then, he chases SpongeBob, Patrick, and Sage, and after a long chase, he stumbles and falls, then dissolves.


  • His name is similar to the main antagonist from the Disney film, Beverly Hills Chihuahua.
  • His name, El Diablo, means The Devil in Spanish.
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