My father fought to protect us, but the gang of villains known as the Fiendish Five overpowered him and ransacked our house until they found... the Thievius Raccoonus.
― Sly Cooper, from the opening cinematic[src]
The Fiendish Five was a group of criminals that appear in Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus. They were responsible for the murder of Sly Cooper's father and the theft of the Thievius Raccoonus. Ten years after the incident, Sly embarked on a mission to defeat them, avenge his father and reclaim the book. They were a gang that had no unified master plan. Rather, each member sought their own gain.
The Fiendish Five was formed by Clockwerk for the sole purpose of wiping out the Cooper Clan, whom he had envied and hated for thousands of years. When Sly Cooper was eight years old, the Fiendish Five attacked the Cooper home, killing Conner Cooper and stealing the Thievius Raccoonus. They split the book into five pieces and left Sly orphaned. Clockwerk, although aware that Conner had a son, left Sly alive because he believed that he would not be a threat without the book.
After the attack on Sly's home, the Fiendish Five went their separate ways, each one with their own schemes in mind. Raleigh began the legend of the "Welsh Triangle" by creating a storm machine to sink ships around the Isle of Wrath. Muggshot took over Mesa City, slowly driving out the locals and turning the city into his gambling empire. Mz. Ruby withdrew from civilization entirely, preparing an army of voodoo creatures to unleash terror on the world. The Panda King returned to China to take out his aggression on his oppressors with an avalanche-based extortion scheme. Clockwerk headed to the Krakarov Volcano in Russia to begin his own plans.
Ten years later, Sly Cooper, now partners with Bentley and Murray, began tracking down the Fiendish Five members one by one. In the process, he retrieved the stolen pages of the Thievius Raccoonus. After the rest of his cohorts had been defeated, Clockwerk himself was confronted by Sly. He made several failed attempts to kill Cooper, but in the end, he was defeated as well. With Clockwerk dead and the rest of the members incarcerated, the Fiendish Five ceased to exist.
- Clockwerk (founder/leader; deceased)
- Muggshot (enforcer; incarcerated)
- Mz. Ruby (chief mystic; incarcerated)
- Panda King (demolitions expert; now a member of the Cooper Gang, currently retired in the mountains of China)
- Raleigh (chief machinist; incarcerated)
Each member of the Fiendish Five employed several guards to protect and patrol around their various facilities:
- Sir Raleigh
- Mz. Ruby
- Panda King
Behind the scenesEdit
- Mz. Ruby is the only member of the Fiendish Five to be credited in the "Voice Actors" section of the game's credits.
- Portraits of the Panda King, Muggshot, Mz. Ruby and Raleigh are all seen in the Cairo museum in Sly 2: Band of Thieves.