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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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5,259 2,181
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2
5,410 1,391
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
dlewisxc added Thanos

3
4,644 2,045
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

4
4,333 1,917
Loki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

5
4,459 1,431
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Ultron

6
4,533 1,252
Venom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

7
4,349 1,304
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

8
4,059 1,728
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

9
2,495 867
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
RamiroBallesteros added Galactus

10
2,722 2,149
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

11
2,710 1,823
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

12
2,748 1,609
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

13
2,358 1,715
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

14
1,967 1,933
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

15
2,013 1,984
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,132 1,836
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,284 1,443
Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mister Sinister

18
2,136 1,301
Phoenix Force is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
graser20 added Phoenix Force

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1,926 1,393
Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Charley Feldman added Sentinels

20
1,379 698
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

21
1,366 2,048
Bullseye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
dogmad69 added Bullseye

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1,459 1,073
Punisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
TroyJimerson added Punisher

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1,393 1,757
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mandarin

24
1,427 1,466
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

25
1,599 1,484
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,005 618
Winter Soldier is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Iceman123 added Winter Soldier

27
1,444 1,064
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
mhunter added Taskmaster

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1,490 1,216
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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1,554 1,869
Venom is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,275 1,524
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,250 1,462
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mysterio

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1,133 1,603
Kraven the Hunter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,247 1,267
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Kang the Conqueror

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1,423 1,176
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
jim4stek added Onslaught

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1,152 1,573
Electro is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

36
1,222 1,259
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Super-Skrull

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1,064 1,419
Sandman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Sandman

38
1,250 955
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
spcdegray added Red Hulk

39
1,065 1,278
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
coltonacombs added Enchantress

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1,268 1,246
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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566 523
Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
AnthonyPoirier added Hobgoblin 0

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1,076 1,351
Lady Deathstrike is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

43
955 1,222
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
cortezazuca added Baron Zemo

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1,041 1,523
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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740 822
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
MikeTonds added Rhino

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875 1,196
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Crossbones

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843 1,315
Silver Samurai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Silver Samurai

48
789 1,219
Annihilus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Annihilus

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692 1,263
Nebula is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
JakeFraser added Nebula

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626 1,367
Vulture is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Vulture