|“||Everything that has transpired has done so according to my design.||„|
|~ Emperor Palpatine.|
These are villains expert in manipulating events and people alike to serve their own schemes. They rarely show themselves directly to their enemies, as they prefer to manipulate behind the scenes, unless they are certain of their superiority. Sociopaths and Psychopaths tend to be and are likely Master Manipulators.
How Master Manipulators manipulate his/her pawns quite various in terms of degrees, ranging from gain advantage over other people's feelings to control every single events around them at the same time.