Worst Video Game Bosses

Just a top ten list about the worst bosses ever! Whether they're hard as balls, badly designed, easy as balls, those kinds of things. Also, SPOILERS!

The Top TenXW

1Wallace Breen (Half Life 2)

I don't even think this is a boss. The game sure says it is. It's just a cutscene before (SPOILERS) the citadel blows up. That's your boss. You don't get a proper final boss. Because Valve. This is one of the many reasons why I like the original better than the sequel. - Jebidijed

2Double Candymen (Lethal League)

So, you're breezing through Lethal League's challenge mode, and you've just beaten Sonata! Good for you! NOW GET OUT OF OUR CHALLENGE MODE. I don't know if this quite counts as a "boss," but it sure as hell is hard as one! These two show how horrifying teamwork can truly be. Their main strategy is to keep bunting and hitting the ball over and over again until they each build up their special move and wallbang you to bits. Because of the stupidly good AI, if you happen to lose one life, one of the Candymen will hug your ball (heh.. heh... ) and hit it IMMEDIATELY after you hit it, resulting in a cheap death. When I was fighting the double Candymen, I didn't feel like I was a skating robot dude beating the crap out of twinning insane mutants, I felt like a gamer running away from the ball until the two dandy twats would stop hugging it! I've only made it past this battle without losing a continue ONCE. And I was playing as Candyman, too! Even the final boss wasn't this absolutely cheap! - Jebidijed

3Alexander the IV (Rogue Legacy)

Basically all of the bosses (aside from the final one) are just rehashed, bigger versions of the little enemies. So, making a rehash of a rehash is A: Absolutely stupid. B: Completely unnecessary.

Alexander the IV is unlocked after you turn in an obol to Charon. Let me tell you, this boss is very, very, very, very hard. (Not as hard as the rehash of the final boss, but still hard. ) The arena is covered in spikes, and there's two sections blocked by spikes, because you automatically play as a hokage, you can warp through these spikes. And who else is in the two rooms? Alexander the IV, and his infinite barrage of minions, of course! You can kill the minions in one hit, but the way they swarm you leaves you as a sitting duck to Alexander's attacks, and thus, resulting in quick deaths. It isn't cheap (unlike the next contender) but still really annoyingly hard. - Jebidijed

Limited space. Alright. Dangerous arena. Fine. Low health. Possible. 1000 minions...

4Dragonfly (Don't Starve)

Oh, how I despise this boss. 90% of the time in Don't Starve, you're meleeing your way through monsters 'til you get to reap them rewards. This boss, however, absolutely discourages melee attacking. It's about the same speed of a Tallbird (which is really effing fast), and can hit you while running! Should you happen to get too close, it will do damage to you even without attacking you! And if you manage to hit it with your precious tentacle spike, it with use an AoE attack, which drains about half of your health, even if you have some of the strongest armor in the game! What IS encouraged, however, is to stand far, far away and to keep shooting it with blow darts. Out of blow darts or don't have any? Too bad! You aren't getting that precious scalemail now, aren't you? - Jebidijed

5Isaac + ??? (Binding of Isaac)

This is a really anticlimactic boss, I really think so. Woah man, it's yourself! Fight yourself! Yaaay! As soon as you enter (SPOILERS) The Chest, the boss is you again! Except it's you dead! Yaaay! It's a fair amount of difficulty, I'd say. Three phases, increasing difficulty, hell yeah! The biggest problem with this boss is that it's boring. There's definitely better contenders for Number 5, but I'll leave that to the public. - Jebidijed

6Spoiled Rotten (Wario Land 4)

Just some purple baby tomato... he's TURNED CRAZY

Oh God, that face change was SCARY... - xandermartin98

7Wily Capsule (Mega Man 7)
8Toad Man (Megaman)
9Flame Hyenard (Mega Man X7)
10Gary Smith (Bully)

The jocks football game were easier than him

I defeated him with half health easily

The Contenders

11Disciple Lorithia (Xenoblade Chronicles)
12Queen Slug-For-A-Butt (Earthworm Jim)
13Final boss (Terminator 2)
14Heavy Press (Cave Story)

It mostly makes you ask "Why was this boss added? " It's not like it's hard or anything, just rather out-of-place.

15Sepiks Prime (Destiny)
16Mysterio (Spider-Man 2)
17Vault Monster (Borderlands)
18Silver the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog 2006)

The Fight That Ruined Silver's Reputation

19Jade Face (Xenoblade Chronicles)V1 Comment
20The Bloat (Binding of Isaac)

If you want to get a laser beam up your anus with the warning of someone blinking you better come down to Dr. Bloat.

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Top Remixes

1. Wallace Breen (Half Life 2)
2. Double Candymen (Lethal League)
3. Alexander the IV (Rogue Legacy)



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