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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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5,080 2,070
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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4,448 1,957
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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5,153 1,334
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
dlewisxc added Thanos

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4,156 1,851
Loki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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4,315 1,367
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Ultron

6
4,332 1,189
Venom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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4,188 1,252
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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3,895 1,660
Carnage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,364 823
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
RamiroBallesteros added Galactus

10
2,643 2,087
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,633 1,770
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,678 1,545
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,289 1,657
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,888 1,876
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,944 1,928
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,072 1,779
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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2,198 1,400
Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mister Sinister

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2,051 1,260
Phoenix Force is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
graser20 added Phoenix Force

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1,859 1,327
Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Charley Feldman added Sentinels

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1,275 665
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,308 1,978
Bullseye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
dogmad69 added Bullseye

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1,372 1,013
Punisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
TroyJimerson added Punisher

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1,344 1,701
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mandarin

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1,383 1,418
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,539 1,440
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,390 1,015
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
mhunter added Taskmaster

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931 574
The Winter Soldier is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
Iceman123 added The Winter Soldier

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1,431 1,172
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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1,504 1,817
Eddie Brock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,213 1,487
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,208 1,426
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Mysterio

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1,196 1,227
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Kang the Conqueror

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1,086 1,560
Kraven the Hunter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,120 1,534
Electro is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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1,359 1,146
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
jim4stek added Onslaught

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1,181 1,229
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Super-Skrull

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1,035 1,382
Sandman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Sandman

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1,204 924
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
spcdegray added Red Hulk

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1,023 1,251
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
coltonacombs added Enchantress

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1,218 1,218
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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538 489
Hobgoblin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
AnthonyPoirier added Hobgoblin 0

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1,049 1,317
Lady Deathstrike is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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914 1,196
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
cortezazuca added Baron Zemo

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1,006 1,484
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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716 784
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
MikeTonds added Rhino

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837 1,165
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Crossbones

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813 1,284
Silver Samurai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
wiabux added Silver Samurai

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758 1,186
Annihilus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Annihilus

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663 1,228
Nebula is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
JakeFraser added Nebula

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597 1,332
Vulture is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever
BushWanker added Vulture