The tragic hero is condemned at birth to life long suffering or to be the cause of destruction to others. Although they might think they know who they are, they never truly understand themselves and their purpose in life until they are crushed from their fatal flaw. In other words they discover their true destiny.
The tragic hero’s fatal flaw must end up hurting both the main character and at least one other person in their life. The more people that get hurt the more dramatic the hero’s fall will appear. In most tragedies the tragic hero ends up coming face to face