Total Nerd The Best Batman Villains Ever  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite foes of the caped crusader!

Batman has, arguably, the greatest rogues gallery in all of comics, so let's rank every Batman villain best to worst! Bad guys like The Joker, Two-Face, and Hush have been reeking havoc on Batman since the 1940s. Some of his greatest allies have even crossed the line here and there, back and forth, and become worthy foes, like The Red Hood and Catwoman. If you want to rerank this list, then you'll want to consult this complete list of all Batman villains.

Which is the greatest Batman villain? Is the Clown Prince of Crime your favorite Bat baddie, or is it the vivacious DC villainess Poinson Ivy?

Make sure to vote up all your favorite Batman villains from this Batman villains list, and vote down the ones you don't think are worthy to be a part of this impressive roster.

Check out these Batman bad guys! 
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2,917 214
Joker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
Joker Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

2
1,486 748
Scarecrow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

3
1,385 669
Two-Face is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

4
1,426 807
Riddler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

5
1,649 576
Bane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

6
1,299 593
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

7
1,437 559
Ra's al Ghul is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

8
1,394 539
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

9
1,478 573
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
Harley Quinn Countdown to Final Crisis

10
1,250 437
Penguin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

11
1,236 448
Mister Freeze is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
Mister Freeze

12
1,213 424
Deathstroke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

13
840 471
Killer Croc is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

14
983 465
Red Hood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

Marvel Comics Villainesses That Make You Want To Be Bad

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843 389
Deadshot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

16
743 451
Clayface is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

17
681 480
Hush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

18
642 416
Hugo Strange is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

19
650 446
Mad Hatter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

20
691 450
Talia al Ghul is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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627 418
Black Mask is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

The Best Black Panther Storylines in Comics

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587 432
Victor Zsasz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

23
528 455
Man-Bat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

24
566 420
Solomon Grundy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

25
583 425
The Court of Owls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
The Court of Owls

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549 265
Mr. Freeze is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

27
361 471
Ventriloquist is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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373 416
Phantasm is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

The Top 6 Real-Life Versions of Batman Villains

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420 402
Firefly is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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341 263
Arkham Knight is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
DarthNoctis added Arkham Knight

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346 382
Carmine Falcone is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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257 354
Lady Shiva is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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318 177
Jason Todd is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
Gbi KalibataCity added Jason Todd Detective Comics, Countdown to Final Crisis, Batman

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286 337
Anarky is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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308 359
Professor Pyg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

Amazing Real-Life Superhero Gadgets & Powers

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253 380
Killer Moth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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166 355
Copperhead is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
buddyleedude added Copperhead

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243 333
Calendar Man is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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206 358
Clock King is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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197 318
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Prometheus

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196 348
Great White Shark is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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213 328
Joe Chill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

All of Batman's Deadliest Villains & Enemies, Listed

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121 89
Superman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
Max Mazzeri added Superman Superman/Batman, Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?, Action Comics

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222 293
Black Adam is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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172 309
Cheshire is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
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176 331
Sal Maroni is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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153 298
KGBeast is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever

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150 340
Catman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
Riot18 added Catman

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166 269
Royal Flush Gang is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
buddyleedude added Royal Flush Gang

50
122 309
Alberto Falcone is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Batman Villains Ever
buddyleedude added Alberto Falcone