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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1,901 536
Thanos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

2
1,499 542
Ultron is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

3
1,485 604
Loki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

4
1,125 491
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

5
1,031 444
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

6
941 550
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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880 439
Kang the Conqueror is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

8
796 496
Dark Avengers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Dark Avengers

9
740 357
Red Skull is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

10
645 370
Hydra is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Hydra

11
542 408
Baron Zemo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

12
461 229
Dormammu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

13
419 184
Hela is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

14
501 298
Skrulls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Skrulls

15
517 296
Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

16
489 295
Masters of Evil is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Masters of Evil

17
422 345
Red Hulk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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18
406 345
MODOK is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

19
442 321
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

20
372 397
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

21
419 270
Ronan the Accuser is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

22
375 221
Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

23
481 356
Bucky is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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319 247
Collector is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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292 251
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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241 214
Super-Skrull is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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275 304
Crossbones is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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265 311
Mandarin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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205 304
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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156 344
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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230 197
Mephisto is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

32
218 229
Beyonder is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

33
249 276
Grim Reaper is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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190 252
Leader is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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128 62
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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214 239
Hyperion is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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323 218
Kree is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Kree

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180 216
Super-Adaptoid is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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163 90
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
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190 217
Korvac is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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177 153
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

42
183 202
Absorbing Man is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

43
185 241
The Wrecking Crew is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
The Wrecking Crew

44
153 198
Viper is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

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62 62
Kree is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Kree

46
158 227
Klaw is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

47
174 201
Arnim Zola is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

48
141 156
Ego the Living Planet is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time

49
150 189
Squadron Sinister is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Squadron Sinister

50
130 185
Serpent Society is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Avengers Villains of All Time
Serpent Society