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

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Mystique 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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Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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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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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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Pyro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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

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

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

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

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Selene 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

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Mastermind is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Proteus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Silver Samurai is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Toad is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Dark Beast is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Black Tom Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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The Marauders is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Azazel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Avalanche is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Exodus is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Vulcan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Arcade is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Holocaust is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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The Phalanx is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Bastion is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Daken is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Spiral is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Cassandra Nova is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Deathbird is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Wendigo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Donald Pierce is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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Viper is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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Graydon Creed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever

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The Reavers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best X-Men Villains and Enemies Ever
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