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Best Marvel Villains That Comics Fans Love to Hate

Who are your favourite super villains from the Marvel Universe?

We have carried out research from across the internet to discover which Marvel Villains the fans love to hate the most.

Galactus is one of the most powerful Marvel Villains ranked.
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Top Super Villains Ranked

We compiled this list featuring the best, the strongest and most powerful foes that our comic book super heroes need to face.

If your favourite Marvel Villain is not ranked below, leave a comment letting us know why they should be included in this list.


Marvel Villain #1

Doctor Doom

Doctor Doom from Fantastic Four
Doctor Doom from Fantastic Four

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Fantastic Four
  • Avengers
  • Spiderman
  • Iron Man
  • Hulk
  • Daredevil
  • Thor
  • Luke Cage
  • X Men
  • Dr Strange
  • She Hulk

Doctor Doom Powers:

  • Technopathy
  • Energy absorption and projection
  • Genius-level intellect
  • Dark mysticism and sorcery

Marvel Villain #2

Venom

Venom from Spiderman
Venom from Spiderman

Which Marvel Comic?

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  • Spider-man
  • Secret Avengers
  • Thunderbolts
  • Guardians of the Galaxy

Venom Powers:

  • Shapeshifting and camouflage
  • Symbiote Spider-Man powers
  • Symbiote’s autonomous defense capabilities
  • Undetectable by Spider-Man’s “Spider-sense”

Marvel Villain #3

Thanos

Thanos from Marvel Comics
Thanos from Marvel Comics

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Avengers
  • Captain Marvel
  • Iron Man
  • Daredevil
  • Warlock
  • Silver Surfer
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Thor

Thanos Powers:

  • Superhuman physiology of Eternals
  • Superhuman strength, speed, stamina, durability, agility, and longevity
  • Skilled hand-to-hand combatant
  • Genius-level tactician
  • Plasma energy projection

Marvel Villain #4

Galactus

Galactus from Marvel Comics
Galactus from Marvel Comics

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Fantastic Four
  • Silver Surfer
  • Thor
  • Daredevil
  • Guardians of The Galaxy
  • Quasar
  • Doctor Strange

Doctor Doom Powers:

  • Technopathy
  • Energy absorption and projection
  • Genius-level intellect
  • Dark mysticism and sorcery

Marvel Villain #4

Magneto

Magneto from X Men

Which Marvel Comic?

  • X-men
  • Avengers

Magneto Powers:

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  • Magnetism manipulation
  • Flight through magnetic fields
  • Helmet shields against telepathic attacks
  • Generation of magnetic force fields

Marvel Villain #3

Green Goblin

Green Goblin
Green Goblin from Spiderman

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Spiderman

Green Goblin Powers:

  • Superhuman strength, stamina, durability, agility and reflexes
  • Genius-level intellect
  • Regenerative healing factor
  • Uses goblin-themed weapons and a Goblin Glider

Marvel Villain #6

Loki

Loki from from Thor
Loki from from Thor

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Thor
  • Avengers

Loki Powers:

  • Superhuman strength, speed, durability, and longevity
  • Master of manipulation and deceit
  • Asgardian powers
  • Astral projection
  • Inter-dimensional teleportation
  • Shapeshifting
  • Telepathy
  • Flight
  • Energy blasts

Marvel Villain #7

Red Skull

Red Skull from Captain America
Red Skull from Captain America

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Captain America

Red Skull Powers:

  • Expert tactician, strategist, and field commander
  • Astral projection
  • Genius-level intellect and scientist
  • Peak human strength, speed and stamina
  • Telepathy strong enough to manipulate people

Marvel Villain #8

Ultron

Ultron from Avengers
Ultron from Avengers

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Avengers
  • Iron Man
  • Ant Man

Ultron Powers:

  • Superhuman strength, speed, agility and durability
  • Flight
  • Energy blasts
  • Abilities via robotic body
  • Artificial intelligence with genius-level intellect

Marvel Villain #9

Doctor Octopus

Doctor Octopus from Spiderman
Doctor Octopus from Spiderman

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Spiderman

Doctor Octopus Powers:

  • Telepathic control over his mechanical arms
  • Wears super-strong and durable mechanical appendages
  • Superb strategist
  • Brilliant engineer and inventor

Marvel Villain #10

Apocalypse

Apocalypse from X Men
Apocalypse from X Men

Which Marvel Comic?

  • X-men

Apocalypse Powers:

  • Self-Molecular Control
  • Superhuman strength, speed, stamina, endurance, durability
  • Genius-level intellect
  • Matter manipulation
  • Energy manipulation
  • Capacity to transfer consciousness to another being
  • Has the ability to absorb, manipulate, or steal the powers of other mutants and cosmic beings

Marvel Villain #11

Phoenix Force

Phoenix Force from X-Men
Phoenix Force from X-Men

Which Marvel Comic?

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  • X-Men

Phoenix Force Powers:

  • Vast abilities to manipulate energy and matter
  • Powerful psionic abilities including Telepathy and Telekinesis
  • Manipulation of Life-force
  • Cosmic awareness and prescience

Marvel Villain #12

Kingpin

Kingpin from Daredevil
Kingpin from Daredevil

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Daredevil
  • Spider-Man

Kingpin Powers:

  • Master armed/unarmed combatant
  • Criminal mastermind/tactician
  • Peak human strength and durability
  • Wears Kevlar armor
  • Use of a laser gun-equipped cane

Marvel Villain #13

Kang the Conqueror

Kang the Conqueror from Avengers
Kang the Conqueror from Avengers

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Avengers

Kang the Conqueror Powers:

  • Time travel
  • Genius-level intellect
  • Skilled tactician and hand-to-hand combatant
  • Resistance to radiation
  • Access to advanced technology
  • Highly advanced battle armour

Marvel Villain #14

Mandarin

Mandarin from Iron Man
Mandarin from Iron Man

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Iron Man

Mandarin Powers:

  • Brilliant and brutal tactician
  • Superhumanly skilled martial artist
  • Genius-level intellect
  • Gifted strategist
  • Wears ten rings that grant various powers

Marvel Villain #15

Mephisto

Mephisto from Ghost Rider
Mephisto from Ghost Rider

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Ghost Rider
  • Silver Surfer

Mephisto Powers:

  • Superhuman intelligence and physical attributes
  • Magic
  • Immortality

Marvel Villain #16

Dormammu

Dormammu from Dr Strange
Dormammu from Dr Strange

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Dr Strange

Dormammu Powers:

  • Mystic energy manipulation
  • Dimensional teleportation
  • Immortality
  • Mastery of dark magic

Marvel Villain #17

Juggernaut

Juggernaut from X-Men
Juggernaut from X-Men

Which Marvel Comic?

  • X-Men

Juggernaut Powers:

  • Superhuman strength, stamina, and durability
  • Virtually unstoppable momentum
  • Invulnerability via mystical force field
  • Immunity to mental attacks via his helmet

Marvel Villain #18

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Lizard

Lizard from Spider-Man
Lizard from Spider-Man

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Spider-Man

Lizard Powers:

  • Genius-level intellect
  • Transforms into a violent lizard monster
  • Superhuman strength, speed, agility, reflexes, stamina, durability,
  • Telepathic control over reptiles

Marvel Villain #19

Leader

Leader from Hulk
Leader from Hulk

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Hulk

Leader Powers:

  • Genius-level genetic engineer
  • Superhuman probability evaluation
  • Psionic powers

Marvel Villain #20

Baron Helmut Zemo

Baron Helmut Zemo from Captain America
Baron Helmut Zemo from Captain America Marvel Comics

Which Marvel Comic?

  • Captain America

Baron Helmut Zemo Powers:

  • Scientific genius
  • Skilled strategist
  • Slowed aging
  • Possesses the Moonstones
  • Master swordsman and hand-to-hand combatant
  • Superhuman strength, speed and agility

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