Total Nerd The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever  

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List Rules Villains from the Marvel Universe only. No other publishers.

The best Marvel villains are the men and women (not to mention any aliens and robots) at the root of the best superheroes' existences. These spectacular bad guys in Marvel Comics are the best of the worst supervillains and they're all listed here. The top Marvel villains on this list of baddies may not have been around too long as we've added new Marvel evildoers for you to vote on.

Marvel Comics has been around for over 75 years, and their Marvel rogues gallery is growing more and more with each comic book issue. What is it about the Marvel Universe that attracts all these comic book villains? Maybe it’s their jealousy of their comic book counterparts, or maybe something deeper. 

There are several elements that make a great Marvel villain: they have to be relentless in their pursuit of evil, unstoppable by normal crime fighters, and have an excellent backstory that makes you root for them almost as much as you root against them. These are characters that were introduced in the greatest comic books of all time and came to shape in some of the best superhero movies ever. Whether you like the bad guys with a relatable origin that lead to their destructive bent (Magneto), or a super villain that's super bad (Loki), there are some ultimate baddies on this Marvel villains list.

Who is the best comic book villain? Who is the best superhero nemesis? Who are the top Marvel supervillains? Vote on this list of the greatest Marvel villains and find out! If you think one of these super villains isn't worth a match-up with Squirrel Girl, vote them down. If your favorite Marvel bad guy isn't on the list, add them so they can compete for the title of the greatest Marvel villain.

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Magneto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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4,845 1,249
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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3,922 1,755
Loki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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4,118 1,276
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Ultron

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4,096 1,108
Venom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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3,993 1,169
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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3,685 1,560
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,518 1,999
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,504 1,696
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,181 765
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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2,569 1,463
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,188 1,578
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,840 1,856
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,787 1,791
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,000 1,693
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,098 1,327
Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mister Sinister

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1,977 1,187
Phoenix Force is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
graser20 added Phoenix Force

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1,791 1,242
Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,146 614
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,284 1,639
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mandarin

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Punisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,249 1,884
Bullseye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,323 1,361
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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845 524
Winter Soldier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Iceman123 added Winter Soldier

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1,482 1,373
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,321 969
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
mhunter added Taskmaster

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1,354 1,129
Ronan the Accuser is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,443 1,763
Eddie Brock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,158 1,442
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,143 1,378
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mysterio

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1,036 1,511
Kraven the Hunter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,295 1,099
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,068 1,482
Electro is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,126 1,184
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,129 1,189
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,135 888
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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981 1,335
Sandman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Sandman

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967 1,209
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,169 1,171
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,011 1,267
Lady Deathstrike is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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877 1,150
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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MODOK is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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Rhino is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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788 1,232
Silver Samurai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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723 1,135
Annihilus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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626 1,182
Nebula is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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551 1,289
Vulture is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Vulture