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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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4,233 1,863
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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4,900 1,266
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
dlewisxc added Thanos

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3,967 1,769
Loki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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4,152 1,289
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Ultron

6
4,142 1,120
Venom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

7
4,037 1,178
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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3,725 1,579
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

9
2,547 2,009
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,533 1,705
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

11
2,219 774
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
RamiroBallesteros added Galactus

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2,594 1,475
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,211 1,588
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,861 1,867
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,810 1,805
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,014 1,712
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,122 1,341
Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mister Sinister

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1,994 1,198
Phoenix Force is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
graser20 added Phoenix Force

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1,804 1,260
Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Charley Feldman added Sentinels

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1,175 622
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,300 1,649
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mandarin

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1,286 968
Punisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
TroyJimerson added Punisher

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1,261 1,902
Bullseye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
dogmad69 added Bullseye

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1,336 1,372
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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862 536
The Winter Soldier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Iceman123 added The Winter Soldier

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1,494 1,385
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,335 976
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
mhunter added Taskmaster

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1,371 1,136
Ronan the Accuser is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
rahulmishra84474 added Ronan the Accuser

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1,173 1,449
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,459 1,771
Eddie Brock is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,156 1,389
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mysterio

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1,051 1,519
Kraven the Hunter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,085 1,491
Electro is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,309 1,110
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
jim4stek added Onslaught

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1,143 1,193
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Super-Skrull

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1,144 1,196
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Kang the Conqueror

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1,149 896
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
spcdegray added Red Hulk

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998 1,342
Sandman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Sandman

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977 1,221
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
coltonacombs added Enchantress

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1,180 1,183
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,022 1,277
Lady Deathstrike is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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499 455
Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
AnthonyPoirier added Hobgoblin 0

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888 1,158
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
cortezazuca added Baron Zemo

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683 750
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
MikeTonds added Rhino

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966 1,451
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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806 1,130
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Crossbones

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793 1,244
Silver Samurai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Silver Samurai

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730 1,147
Annihilus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Annihilus

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632 1,195
Nebula is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
JakeFraser added Nebula

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562 1,298
Vulture is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Vulture