Total Nerd The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever  

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The X-Men are a team of mutants whose purpose is to see that humans and mutants coexist peacefully in the pages of Marvel Comics. Unfortunately, not everyone sees eye to eye with the X-Men. There are as many X-Men bad guys as Jay Leno has cars. Meaning a lot. Some which have popped up in the popular X-Men movies. 
 

Many human organizations like the Friends of Humanity think that mutants should be destroyed or banned from living normal lives as their powers are too much of a threat. X-Villains like Apocalypse, Magneto, and Mister Sinister have also been reeking havoc on the X-Men since 1963, Magneto being their first X-Men villain they’ve faced. Even some of the X-Men themselves have crossed the line to the dark side or even started out naughty, like Rogue, who was a member of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. Wolverine and the X-Men can't even catch a break in their popular blockbuster films against the likes of the Hellfire Club, Lady Deathstrike, and the X-Men enemy Sabretooth. 
 

We have for you this list of X-Men villains that make up the X-Men rogues gallery. But which are the greatest X-Men baddies to go up against our favorite mutants? Is Magneto, the Master of Magnetism your favorite X-Men bad guy, or can you not resist the shapeshifting Mystique? 
 

Make sure to vote up all your favorite X-Men evildoers and vote down the ones you think aren't worth the X-Men's valuable time. This X-Men villains list does not include all X-Men enemies. You have the option to add in the X-Men foes we missed, so make sure add your favorite X Men villains.

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Magneto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Mystique is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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674 442
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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678 435
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Sebastian Shaw is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Shadow King is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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710 422
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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William Stryker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Lady Deathstrike is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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The Brood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Pyro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Master Mold is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Stryfe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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405 371
Nimrod is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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367 330
Mojo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Blob is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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The Marauders is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Madelyne Pryor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Sauron is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever