Total Nerd The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up all your favorite supervillains that have caused the Avengers havoc!

The Hulk, Iron Man, and Thor had been fighting crime separately in the pages of Marvel Comics, each having their own share of enemies, but it wasn't until 1963 that they all finally assembled to face a common foe. Comic legends Stan Lee and Jack Kirby united Earth's Mightiest Heroes to defeat the God of Mischief himself, Loki, in The Avengers #1, giving us the first official Avengers villain in Marvel history.

They worked so well together as a team that founding member, Ant-Man was the one who suggested honoring their excellent teamwork with an official team. Since then, they have saved the world from the likes of Thanos with his threatening Infinity Gaunlet, Ultron, and so many other adversaries that should definitely pop up in the movies at one point or another. 

Here’s a list of Avengers villains that you can geek out to and nerd all over while you vote for your favorites. But which are the most threatening Avenger villains/bad guys? Do you prefer to see the team duke it out against the Masters of Evil, or do you enjoy seeing them against the likes of Kang the Conquerer? 


Since they have one of the most popular movie franchises in movie history, even though they started in relative obscurity, everyone, at this point, pretty much knows the Avengers. Villains like Loki, who, if you remember, was the first Avengers enemy in the comics too, and Ultron, who will be their most powerful bad guy yet, have made it to the silver screen. 

Here you’ll find everyone from the Avengers baddies you actually bought toys of, to that one random villain you didn’t even know was an enemy. List also includes pictures in case you didn’t remember what some of these guys (and gals) even looked like. 

Make sure to vote up all your favorite Avengers evildoers and vote down the ones you think aren't worth their time. Don't see the lowlifes you love to hate? You have the option to add in the top Avengers villains we missed, so make sure to do so. 

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Thanos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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1,275 529
Loki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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1,306 455
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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976 418
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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896 386
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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835 474
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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771 382
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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686 432
Dark Avengers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Dark Avengers

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642 317
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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552 326
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Hydra

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471 358
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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366 289
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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443 257
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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368 201
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

The Greatest Marvel Villains & Enemies Ever

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435 264
Skrulls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Skrulls

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429 259
Masters of Evil is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Masters of Evil

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321 152
Hela is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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322 343
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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350 304
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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385 279
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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355 239
Ronan the Accuser is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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302 199
Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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417 312
Bucky is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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269 206
Collector is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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252 211
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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240 260
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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233 269
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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200 178
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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Marvel Comics Villainesses That Make You Want To Be Bad

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133 296
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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177 260
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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221 240
Grim Reaper is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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285 200
Kree is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Kree

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162 219
Leader is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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198 171
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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184 204
Hyperion is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

Amazing Real-Life Superhero Gadgets & Powers

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184 197
Beyonder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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152 188
Super-Adaptoid is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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90 39
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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114 66
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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166 211
The Wrecking Crew is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
The Wrecking Crew

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133 174
Viper is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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122 209
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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The Best Spider-Man Villains

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168 192
Korvac is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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159 229
Rogue is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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160 179
Absorbing Man is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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140 205
Klaw is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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155 179
Arnim Zola is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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104 74
One-Above-All is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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134 162
Squadron Sinister is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Squadron Sinister

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114 161
Serpent Society is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Serpent Society