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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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5,834 2,637
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

2
6,270 1,584
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
dlewisxc added Thanos

3
5,214 2,342
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

4
4,885 2,205
Loki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

5
4,963 1,690
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Ultron

6
5,125 1,494
Venom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

7
4,830 1,561
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

8
3,055 1,029
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
RamiroBallesteros added Galactus

9
4,512 1,892
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

10
3,022 2,392
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

11
2,983 2,058
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

12
2,985 1,875
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

13
2,252 2,203
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

14
2,171 2,202
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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15
2,593 1,941
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

16
2,328 2,070
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

17
2,533 1,620
Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mister Sinister

18
2,429 1,437
Phoenix Force is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
graser20 added Phoenix Force

19
2,126 1,590
Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Charley Feldman added Sentinels

20
1,687 819
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

21
1,497 2,303
Bullseye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
dogmad69 added Bullseye

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22
1,683 1,257
Punisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
TroyJimerson added Punisher

23
1,518 1,956
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mandarin

24
1,564 1,636
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

25
1,748 1,653
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

26
1,597 1,213
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
mhunter added Taskmaster

27
1,231 749
Winter Soldier is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Iceman123 added Winter Soldier

28
1,662 1,351
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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29
1,734 2,003
Eddie Brock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

30
1,425 1,645
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

31
1,398 1,383
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Kang the Conqueror

32
1,373 1,606
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mysterio

33
1,239 1,745
Kraven the Hunter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

34
1,248 1,714
Electro is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

35
1,554 1,271
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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1,333 1,354
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Super-Skrull

37
1,154 1,544
Sandman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Sandman

38
1,405 1,043
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
spcdegray added Red Hulk

39
1,173 1,375
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
coltonacombs added Enchantress

40
664 628
Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
AnthonyPoirier added Hobgoblin 0

41
1,370 1,344
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

42
1,141 1,468
Lady Deathstrike is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,057 1,313
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
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44
1,143 1,625
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

45
828 922
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
MikeTonds added Rhino

46
950 1,310
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Crossbones

47
904 1,421
Silver Samurai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Silver Samurai

48
868 1,314
Annihilus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Annihilus

49
693 1,475
Vulture is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Vulture

50
443 513
Beyonder is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
AnthonyPoirier added Beyonder