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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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4,851 1,252
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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4,190 1,850
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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3,928 1,758
Loki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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4,123 1,278
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Ultron

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4,102 1,110
Venom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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3,996 1,173
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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3,690 1,563
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,527 2,000
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,508 1,698
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,184 767
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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2,572 1,465
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,191 1,580
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,845 1,857
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,788 1,794
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,002 1,697
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,101 1,331
Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mister Sinister

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1,980 1,189
Phoenix Force is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,792 1,246
Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,152 615
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,286 1,641
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mandarin

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1,271 953
Punisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,250 1,887
Bullseye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,325 1,363
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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848 526
Winter Soldier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Iceman123 added Winter Soldier

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1,485 1,375
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,322 971
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,357 1,130
Ronan the Accuser is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,445 1,764
Eddie Brock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,159 1,444
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,146 1,379
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mysterio

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1,037 1,513
Kraven the Hunter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,072 1,483
Electro is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,296 1,101
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,127 1,186
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,131 1,191
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,137 889
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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986 1,335
Sandman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Sandman

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969 1,211
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
coltonacombs added Enchantress

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1,169 1,173
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,011 1,269
Lady Deathstrike is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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490 445
Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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878 1,151
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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958 1,438
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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671 743
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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795 1,122
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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788 1,234
Silver Samurai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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723 1,137
Annihilus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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626 1,184
Nebula is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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552 1,291
Vulture is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Vulture