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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1,256 523
Loki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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1,290 450
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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965 412
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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886 381
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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826 470
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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764 377
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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676 427
Dark Avengers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Dark Avengers

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545 320
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Hydra

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632 311
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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466 355
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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362 285
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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433 257
Skrulls is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Skrulls

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439 254
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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322 336
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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425 255
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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361 197
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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347 299
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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311 149
Hela is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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382 274
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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351 235
Ronan the Accuser is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

List of All of the Avengers

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299 199
Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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411 309
Bucky is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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266 205
Collector is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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251 208
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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238 257
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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200 175
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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230 265
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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132 294
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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176 259
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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220 237
Grim Reaper is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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281 199
Kree is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Kree

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160 217
Leader is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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183 202
Hyperion is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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195 171
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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183 197
Beyonder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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151 187
Super-Adaptoid is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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89 37
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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112 62
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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164 210
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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132 173
Viper is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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158 227
Rogue is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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167 191
Korvac is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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159 177
Absorbing Man is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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119 207
Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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140 202
Klaw is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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154 178
Arnim Zola is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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102 73
One-Above-All is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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133 161
Squadron Sinister is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Squadron Sinister

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112 160
Serpent Society is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Serpent Society