Total Nerd The Best Batman Villains Ever  

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Batman has, arguably, the greatest rogues gallery in all of comics, so let's rank every Batman villain best to worst! Bad guys like The Joker, Two-Face, and Hush have been reeking havoc on Batman since the 1940s. Some of his greatest allies have even crossed the line here and there, back and forth, and become worthy foes, like The Red Hood and Catwoman. If you want to rerank this list, then you'll want to consult this complete list of all Batman villains.

Which is the greatest Batman villain? Is the Clown Prince of Crime your favorite Bat baddie, or is it the vivacious DC villainess Poinson Ivy?


Make sure to vote up all your favorite Batman villains from this Batman villains list, and vote down the ones you don't think are worthy to be a part of this impressive roster.

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Joker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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1,050 499
Harvey Dent is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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1,130 412
Ra's al Ghul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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Riddler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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1,122 575
Scarecrow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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1,282 459
Bane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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1,008 451
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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1,146 446
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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1,065 426
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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927 310
Deathstroke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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948 373
Mister Freeze is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
Mister Freeze

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899 353
Penguin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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635 366
Killer Croc is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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766 350
Red Hood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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660 300
Deadshot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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579 358
Clayface is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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526 379
Hush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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551 347
Talia al Ghul is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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473 339
Hugo Strange is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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484 330
Black Mask is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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475 367
Mad Hatter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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439 331
Solomon Grundy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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400 364
Man-Bat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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441 360
Victor Zsasz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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443 347
The Court of Owls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
The Court of Owls

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327 321
Firefly is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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371 217
Mr. Freeze is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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277 382
Ventriloquist is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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296 336
Phantasm is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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Carmine Falcone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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Lady Shiva is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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Arkham Knight is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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Killer Moth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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Anarky is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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Jason Todd is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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Copperhead is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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Professor Pyg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
Professor Pyg

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159 284
Clock King is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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180 274
Prometheus is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
Prometheus

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118 266
Catman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
Riot18 added Catman

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187 268
Calendar Man is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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140 265
Salvatore

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144 242
Cheshire is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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Great White Shark is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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183 226
Black Adam is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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174 266
Joe Chill is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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139 209
Royal Flush Gang is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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97 248
Alberto Falcone is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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118 238
KGBeast is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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110 260
Rupert Thorne is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever