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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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5,006 2,023
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2
4,365 1,910
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

3
5,044 1,303
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
dlewisxc added Thanos

4
4,078 1,814
Loki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

5
4,258 1,331
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Ultron

6
4,255 1,159
Venom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

7
4,134 1,213
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

8
3,825 1,629
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

9
2,301 803
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
RamiroBallesteros added Galactus

10
2,598 2,052
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

11
2,589 1,742
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

12
2,637 1,517
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

13
2,248 1,631
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

14
1,859 1,843
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

15
1,909 1,902
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,050 1,749
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,163 1,379
Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mister Sinister

18
2,023 1,241
Phoenix Force is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
graser20 added Phoenix Force

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1,832 1,305
Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Charley Feldman added Sentinels

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1,287 1,949
Bullseye is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
dogmad69 added Bullseye

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1,232 650
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,328 1,681
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mandarin

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1,333 995
Punisher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
TroyJimerson added Punisher

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1,362 1,401
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

25
1,518 1,421
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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904 561
The Winter Soldier is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Iceman123 added The Winter Soldier

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1,366 1,000
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
mhunter added Taskmaster

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1,405 1,162
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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1,488 1,798
Eddie Brock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,187 1,415
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mysterio

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1,197 1,472
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,103 1,522
Electro is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,176 1,217
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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1,343 1,133
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
jim4stek added Onslaught

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1,070 1,549
Kraven the Hunter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,163 1,217
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Super-Skrull

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1,018 1,368
Sandman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Sandman

38
1,183 915
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
spcdegray added Red Hulk

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1,002 1,239
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
coltonacombs added Enchantress

40
1,203 1,207
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,040 1,299
Lady Deathstrike is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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521 476
Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
AnthonyPoirier added Hobgoblin 0

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902 1,182
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
cortezazuca added Baron Zemo

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701 771
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
MikeTonds added Rhino

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988 1,470
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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824 1,153
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Crossbones

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803 1,273
Silver Samurai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Silver Samurai

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748 1,171
Annihilus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Annihilus

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649 1,215
Nebula is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
JakeFraser added Nebula

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579 1,323
Vulture is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Vulture