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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7,051 3,639
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

2
8,291 2,104
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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3
6,454 3,024
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

4
6,178 2,845
Loki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

5
5,980 2,320
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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6
6,469 1,991
Venom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

7
5,815 2,097
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

8
4,279 1,397
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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9
5,440 2,293
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

10
3,635 2,910
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

11
3,621 2,544
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

12
3,476 2,486
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

13
2,750 2,698
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

14
3,177 2,396
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

15
2,586 2,754
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

16
2,652 2,609
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

17
2,936 2,025
Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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18
3,010 1,745
Phoenix Force is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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2,365 1,042
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

20
2,515 1,960
Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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21
1,758 2,811
Bullseye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,723 1,068
Winter Soldier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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2,126 1,607
Punisher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,740 2,355
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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25
1,914 1,472
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,860 1,969
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

27
2,024 1,624
Ronan the Accuser is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,706 1,631
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,669 1,857
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,682 1,906
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

31
1,984 1,999
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

32
2,011 2,289
Eddie Brock is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

33
1,856 1,468
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,442 2,019
Kraven the Hunter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

35
1,466 1,988
Electro is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

36
1,545 1,569
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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37
1,706 1,244
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,381 1,793
Sandman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,378 1,587
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,547 1,581
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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851 875
Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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42
1,269 1,728
Lady Deathstrike is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

43
1,357 1,849
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

44
1,231 1,529
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,124 1,537
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,023 1,142
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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47
1,025 1,524
Annihilus is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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996 1,651
Silver Samurai is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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49
857 1,678
Vulture is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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50
931 1,550
Nebula is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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