Top 10 Nintendo Villains

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1BowserBowser or King Koopa is a video game character and the primary antagonist of Nintendo's Mario franchise.

Aside from having some intimidating moments, like trying to destroy the entire universe in Super Mario Galaxy 1 & 2, as well as some nice achievements like defeating Mario twice (Paper Mario and Super Princess Peach), Bowser is one of those villains who has a personality that shows that he is not a complete monster, like feeling guilty when he was going to tell Bowser Jr. That Peach was not his mother as well as being somewhat caring about his army, the Koopa Troop. In Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, Bowser can be seen crying for the loss of his home and Koopa Troop to Smithy. Also, in Paper Mario, it is hinted that Bowser's motivations for attempting to conquer the Mushroom Kingdom or the entire galaxy is for having revenge against those who treat Koopa Troopas poorly(Kammy Koopa claims this is the motive for the Koopa Troop).

In the RPG's Bowser is one of the main sources of comic relief if not THE. The RPG's also shows a side of Bowser which is rarely seen, like ...more

He claims to be a most strongest and greater badass koopa in the world. All because he defeats mario once from paper mario (thanks to his star rod), he gets more stronger, smarter, faster, deadlier, skillful and unstoppable. That's why I was so surprised when Bowser prove himself worthy can surpass against Mario and Luigi strengths combined. If anyone dares to mess against Lord Bowser, then the mighty king of koopas will show you a true ultimate power within. You will be surprised for that!

Who knew that a turtle, one of the slowest animals, could actually be a badass. Also, he was one of the first Nintendo villains of all time and is extremely memorable. Everyone knows this guy. Everyone.

Although he loses a lot he comes back with even better ideas and plots.

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2Ganondorf

Well, turning Hyrule into an apocalyptic wasteland in seven years deserves some merit... And becoming so powerful (god-like himself) and unstoppable (in Link's absence) that the 3 godesses were forced to flood the place afterwards, killing the majority of the populace in order to foil Ganon's nefarious schemes does seem to me a good reason for putting this guy in at #1...

obviously he's better than bowser, bowser is just kidnapping peach just for the fun of it, that's nothing. ganondorf kidnapps zelda to rule all of hyrule, become the most powerful being the the triforce, and to destroy Link. And, ganondorf can turn into beast ganon, which makes him more of a monster. That's what I call a true villain.

There is no way you can put this guy lower than the top three villains in the series. He broke into the sacred realm and seized part of the triforce. He manipulated a powerful twili sorcerer as his pawn. He can turn into a demonic beast at will. He ruled hyrule for seven years. At one point, he was so powerful that the gods themselves had no choice but to flood hyrule.

Yeah, no one beats the King of Evil.

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3King DededeKing Dedede is a fictional character and the primary antagonist of the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory.

King DeDeDe is amazing because he has no evil goal like Bowser, Ganon, or Ridley. He just happens to get possessed a lot by more devious villains like Dark Matter, Yin-Yarn and Taranza. He helps Kirby in some games and fights him sometimes just for the fun of it. Also, his boss theme is much better than Bowser's or Ridley's(In my opinion anyway) even if he's not the hardest to defeat.

Dedede may not be as cruel and evil as most other villains, but he's hilarious.

Best boss music in any Nintendo game ever and all he ever does is eat. What's not to like?

What could be better than a fat penguin with a hammer

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4Ridley

Personally, I think Ridley is the best Nintendo villain ever. And there are a couple of reasons why:

1: He is easily the coolest looking villain of Nintendo. I mean, look at him, he's a ' dragon. And dragons are already awesome. And that appearance is pretty intimidating...

2: Unlike Bowser and Ganondorf (Even though I love those villains too), Ridley has a relationship with Samus even before the series started or before she even started her journey. He raided Samus's home planet and murdered her mother right in front of her. I mean, wow!

3: He is the most efficient villain. Rather than take over a planet, Ridley, in spite of being a Space Pirate commander leaves that job to his forces and instead decides to prevent Samus from completing her missions. Many of his battles are downright amazing (With the battle in Prime being one of the, or maybe the greatest battle in a Nintendo game). His battles are engaging, atmospheric, equal and challenging.

4: This ...more - hussaintalib

Where do I begin with this guy?

* First off, Ridley is easily one of the and NASTIEST Nintendo villains - While Bowser and Ganondorf are mostly just out for conquest, Ridley murders, tortures and destroys just because he ENJOYS it. He's an out-and-out sadistic bastard, and he loves it. Heck, he killed Samus' defenseless mother just because he could! And he's not only a sadistic, genocidal psychopath, he's a CLEVER sadistic genocidal psychopath: He has the mind of a tactical genius, and has amply demonstrated why he is the leader of the most feared marauders in the galaxy.

* Another reason is that Ridley is more accomplished than Ganondorf and EASILY more accomplished than Bowser; even if either of those two ultimately DID succeed in taking over the Mushroom Kingdom or Hyrule, respectively, they couldn't even BEGIN to compare to Ridley's record: He and his men razed the entire PLANET of K-2L, reducing its human colony to little more than a pile of ashes. And this is just ...more

He's an incredible fire-breathing space dragon that murdered the protagonist's family. Ridley is so tough, persistent, and hard-core, that he literally seems to die for a living!

Ridley appears in almost all the metroid games, which is over 10

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5Dimentio

"Master of dimensions...pleaser of crowds...I am...Dimentio! "

"It would be so very DULL if your journey ended so easily... Instead, it ends with...magic! "

"Yes, much better... Now you and this robotic guardian can spend some quality snack time... Yes, quality snack time! When he snacks...on you! For you...ARE the snack! "

"Now we must duel, like two gleaming banjos on a moonlit stoop! "

"Ciao! "

"Now... Ladies and gentleman... Get ready for the greatest magic show you'll ever see! "-Dimentio. He isn't in Bleck's nor on Mario's side, he had it all planned. "Now the Chaos Heart is mine! I will use it to destroy all worlds... and make perfect new ones! So, shall we get started? Now I have all I need... to become the king of all worlds! "-Super Dimentio

What has Bowser ever done? Kidnap a princess without ever formulating a backup plan, despite how often he gets beaten.
What has Dedede ever done? Steal food from DreamLand and be possibly the WORST villain in existence.
What has Dimentio ever done? Manipulate the villain and the heroes, kill off said heroes, take possession of the Chaos Heart after Bleck's defeat, and cause universal genocide.

"Ciao! " *snaps fingers*

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6WarioWario is a character in Nintendo's Mario series who was originally designed as an antagonist to Mario. His motives are driven by greed and he will take the side of whoever will give him the most pay. Although he may seem like just a mean man with no heart, he does have a very tragic past.

He's a thief and a mercenary who only cares about money, but I don't see him as a hard villain. If being one of the good guys paid even a cent more, he'd join that side.

A great villain who deserves more recognition as one.

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7Bowser Jr.Bowser Jr., or sometimes simply Jr., is a video game character who appears in Nintendo's Mario franchise as the secondary antagonist. As his name implies, he is the son of the series' primary antagonist, Bowser.V1 Comment
8MewtwoMewtwo is a fictional creature from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise. It was created by Dr. Fuji in an attempt to clone Mew.

hell yeah. mewtwo kicks ass. he basically gives up no-one beats him lol

mewtwo is awesome its the most powerful pokemon of all

To be honest mewtwo isn't really a villian he just set some evil plan in the first movie and yeah that's it and anyway mewtwo is weak and I have beaten many in competetive format

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10King K. Rool

Why... Why is this not at least at number 7? And why didn't he return in the new Donkey kong game or in Smash? I don't know... Maybe as DLC in Smash?

For me, this guy is definitely on the top 5, the way he to drastically change from one game to another is probably my favorite ability!

A villain who tries something different in every entry he' been in, and twisted to boot. He should be higher.

I would pick Ridley, but then I saw how low King K was, so I have to push up my homeboy!

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11Eely-Mouth

Why is he on this list. Not even all villain. Its just a little dirty so you have to brush his teeth

12Pokey Minch

I may be one of the only few people who doesn't hate Porky. Maybe because he is a villain and villains are supposed to be jerks. And I kinda felt sorry for the kid. His brother hated him, his parents were abusive, and he had no friends. No wonder he became evil. Then in Mother 3 Porky comes back as the main villain with his own pig themed army. His only goal is to destroy the world so he can be alone. Then after he is beaten Porky is given a fate worse then death. Eternal imprisonment in a indestructible capsule forever.

In one game, he's just your annoying neighbor with no friends. In the next, he wants to cause an apocalypse so that everyone who doesn't like him is gone.

By far my favorite Nintendo villain. He's probably the biggest prick Nintendo has ever made.

Seriously, He manages to hit all the "annoying prick" buttons in Earthbound, and then Mother 3 happens.

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13Fawful

This funny guy makes him one of the best Nintendo villains ever he is so funny and has funny catchphrase like I HAVE FURY! And I HAVE CHORTLES! So far he is the funniest Nintendo villain

Why is hopper blooper above this cool glasses wearing food related quoted, fawful is one of if not the best Nintendo villains

With Fawful's funny lines and great intellect its hard not to love this guy.

Fawful is the best

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14Marx

Marx is my favorite Nintendo character of all time along with Skorupi and Pit and Kirby.

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16Petey Pirahna

How is he not number one if there were ties it would be a tie between fawful petey piranha and king boo - jamesrules

17Hades

First of all, Hades is a God, which already makes him awesome. He is an expert strategist, starting a full scale war between humans in order to use their souls grow his army. He also possesses the ability to turn himself into a living tornado, fire huge lasers, and provides amazing comic relief.

Hades the God of Trolling. Man do I love this guy. Not only is his insanely powerful he has a pretty cool evil plan. One of the best traits of this guy is his humor. He almost always never serious.

Hades is just so nonchalant about killing millions and using souls for his own gain.

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18Shadow Queen

A challenging final Mario boss for once plus complements the story line very well

19King Boo

That purple lighting is ridiculously awesome plus has captured Mario twice

If he destroyed a radioactive moon he could also probably crush the dire moon

King boo is my second faviroute mario villian in front of petey pirahna and behing fawful but this guy is mad

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20Giygas

It's so evil that it's basically the evil itself. Or something. Way better villain than others here.

Truly the most abstract and interesting of the nintendo villains.

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