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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1
7,218 3,791
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

2
8,576 2,163
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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3
6,656 3,104
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

4
6,348 2,936
Loki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

5
6,127 2,397
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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6
6,670 2,050
Venom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

7
5,920 2,191
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

8
4,431 1,454
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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9
5,590 2,358
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

10
3,734 2,613
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

11
3,750 2,981
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

12
2,847 2,777
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

13
3,278 2,457
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

14
3,553 2,567
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

15
2,674 2,834
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

16
2,709 2,692
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

17
3,007 2,087
Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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18
3,087 1,802
Phoenix Force is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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19
2,457 1,091
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

20
2,580 2,020
Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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21
1,819 2,878
Bullseye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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22
1,813 1,123
Winter Soldier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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23
2,192 1,664
Punisher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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24
1,785 2,424
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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25
1,977 1,519
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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26
1,909 2,030
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

27
2,072 1,680
Ronan the Accuser is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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28
1,765 1,679
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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29
1,730 1,900
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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30
1,728 1,953
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

31
2,028 2,050
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

32
2,061 2,338
Eddie Brock is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

33
1,896 1,520
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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34
1,485 2,062
Kraven the Hunter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

35
1,511 2,034
Electro is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

36
1,589 1,613
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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37
1,744 1,287
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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38
1,428 1,830
Sandman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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39
1,420 1,624
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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40
1,573 1,627
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

41
1,404 1,879
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

42
1,295 1,773
Lady Deathstrike is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

43
879 928
Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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44
1,276 1,559
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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45
1,065 1,174
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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46
1,159 1,570
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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47
1,057 1,556
Annihilus is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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48
1,012 1,695
Silver Samurai is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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49
897 1,705
Vulture is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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50
960 1,588
Nebula is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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