Most Evil Naruto Villains

Which baddie do you think is the best or worst in the anime series Naruto?
The Top Ten
1 Orochimaru Orochimaru is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

Most of the villians have sad, heart-breaking backstories, or good reasons why they did terrible things. Like Itachi, Tobi/Obito, and Sasuke. But Lady Tsunande said Orochimaru had a twisted personalitly from a young age. Using people as test subjects? Ever heard of mice or animals?! Use them! I know that sounds cruel, but it terrible using people. Sasuke might have not done so many terrible things if not for the Curse Mark. Sasuke was making friends in Konoha then dumb old Snake Boi had to ruin it. Thanks.

Orochimaru doesn't have a good reason to be evil, or ANY reason at all. He just is. I think that's what makes him truly evil, even if he's not really in Boruto.

Orochimaru is the most sadistic experimenting on other people messing with kids minds and basically being a not nice person, I have hardly started watching Naruto but I read fabric because although I don't like a lot of the characters the potential their is amazing.
But anyways Orochimaru is like THE bad guy the rest are just ninjas, Being a sneaky guy and betraying people is the norm in the ninjas world and besides most bad guys just brood not evil I mean power hungry... yeah
Evil... compared to a whole village being built upon ninJason doing missions, villages that have kids learning how to kill at a young age... no, well I don't think so

Besides Orochimaru is bad ass, if he stopped all the talking before his fights that is

I think Madara should be the best and strongest villain in naruto shippound he almost killed naruto and he took all the bests
He became the 10 tails jinchuriki! Orochimaru did not become the 10 tail jinchuriki.

2 Madara Madara Uchiha is a fictional manga and anime character in the Naruto series created by Masashi Kishimoto. He appears for the first time in "Part II" of the manga and the Shippuden anime adaptation, as a major villain.

In my opinion Madara isn't really evil. He was born in a time of war, the one he loved the most died (his brother), and he tried to save humanity, even if he did it the wrong way, he still tried. And eventually, he did bring the world together, because the entire shinobi world came together to fight him. So at least he brang peace to the world.

Madara is the most definitely the most evil of all the Naruto villains. This guy is actually a bit scary. He uses all the people around to get ahead and tries to send Sasuke and more than likely Pain/Nagato into evil villains to get himself more power. He can act any part to allow for other to truth him and for the love of God, the man is immortal without having to steal other people's bodies.

I would have picked Pain or Orochimaru but I didn't for a coupe reasons. Pain is just a massively power human being bent on revenge, much like every other villain on this show and he had a very troubled past like every character on this show.

The reason I didn't pick Orochimaru is because as the show went on he somewhat got more and more annoying and less threatening, mainly because so many other villains arose that seemed more interesting and more threatening than him.

Because of the recent manga updates, we learn that Madara had fooled everyone. He first tricked hashirama that he had died (then he went into hiding), and used obito as his henchman. He gave nagato his rinnegan and indirectly used him to capture the tailed beasts. Then we found out that he used obito to preform the gedo rinne tensei jutsu to come back to life. The best part is that we still don't know why he wants the 10 tails exactly (we can assume he wants to kill everyone but it isn't confirmed). Oh, and we can't forget that that he basically man-handled sasuke in a very short confrontation.

Easily the most evil villain in all of Naruto. He made Obito switched sides and he used him for his power, so when Obito got stronger, Madara used him as a pawn. Then in the end Obito switched sides, also in my opinion I don't think Obito made up for what he has done yet, 1. Obito killed Minato & Kushina (Madara Started It), 2. Obito started the 4th Great Shinobi War which ended many more lives. Yeah, Madara can turn the most kindest people on earth, into the most evil person in existence.

3 Hidan Hidan is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

If you are going to be the most evil Naruto Villain, killing one of the Sarutobi clan would be the eyeopener. Orochimaru killed Sarutobi sensei, and Hidan killed his son. He's one of the only Akatsuki to actually kill a named heroic character that stays dead, and he is far more sadistic than any other villain in Naruto. He gets no redemption either, compared to every Naruto Villain. So really, why isn't he number 1, or at least number 2? Is it because he's not a villain sue, or Uchiha? At this time.

If there is a truly evil character in Naruto, that would be Hidan. He wants nothing other than killing people and offering them to his one and only beloved Jashin-sama. While not the most powerful amongst the Akatsuki, his psychotic rants, maniacal laughs and weird speechs made me fall in love with this character. The unlikely partnership between Hidan and Kakuzu is also a great source of entertainment for the audience.

While I definitely don't believe Hidan is the biggest threat of all the villains (actually probably the weakest akatsuki), he is definitely the most evil and unsympathetic of the villains. He goes out of his way to kill people because he enjoys it and because he is a religious extremist. Not a very likable or relatable guy.

Every other bad ass villain on here is crap compared to Hidan. He is a member of the akstuki dual handedly took down the 7 tailed jinchuriki oh and lets not forget the fact that he's IMORTAL. His jutsu literally involves him killing himself to kill the other person. Even in the show he wasnt ever killed he was just bound. Madara badass but he died same with everyone on here but hidan, he will never die

4 Zetsu Zetsu is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

This character made this whole plot... he manipulated Madara, and Madara manipulated Obito... also Zetsu tricked whole Uchiha clan, manipulated Indra, gave him sharingan, made him stronger...
he manipulated whole ninja history

Black Zetsu was responsible for everything the Akatsuki has done. He tricked Madara into tricking Obito so he can complete the infinite tsukyomi and bring Kaguya, the strongest villain, back.

Black Zetsu was the one who used everyone in Naruto Shippuden including Indra, the akatsuki, Madara, and the uchiha clan.

The one who tricked Madara who then tricked Obito. And he also tricked basically the whole Uchiha with the tablet...

5 Tobi Tobi is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.


Shame on the people who say that he was stupid for going on a rampage because of Rin's death. He grew up without any parents, hated Kakashi because he was the "cool kid," and didn't really appreciate Minato as much; he had nothing but the love of his life, Rin. To him, that was the only thing he had, then it was Kakashi and after him was Minato. He only had his team, and he was happy like that. Now being an Uchiha, they naturally go on a rampage whenever their love for something shatters, just see Sasuke for example. By the time he was nearly fully restored, he went to find his team only to see his best friend Kakashi kill Rin. Not only was Rin killed in his eyes, she was killed by Kakashi, and when out of all the times in the world, Minato wasn't there to protect them. He lost EVERYTHING HE HAD; Rin wasn't only just a crush, she was the most precious person he had in his life and his true love; in other words, she was probably like the equivalent of your most ...more

Honestly just a stupid character, too inept in thought to logically and rationally respond to his life experiences. He makes Sasuke seem rational. Whereas other villains in the show had sensible reasons for acting as they did, Obito does not. The death of one person whom he was irrationally fixated with somehow led him to become a mass murderer without remorse, but at least after killing all those people over the years he comes to the realisation that there was an error in his logic and that he went about making the world a better place in the wrong manner. Lol. He sucks.

Dude manipulated literally everyone, mercilessly skewered the Mist Anbu, caused the deaths of Narutos parents, used Nagato like a puppet, slaughtered the Uchiha, created Akatsuki, messed up Sasukes life even further, tried assassinating the Kage, killed Torune & Fu like they were insects, threw the world into a war, killed countless shinobi during the war and nearly ended the world by reviving the ten tails.

Dudes more evil and manipulative than even Hitler, that is until Naruto Talk no Jutsu'ed him. Biatch.

More tobi than maddara I think because he has more mystery. He is allso the reason and the making of Naruto (the backstory) how and why the nine tails attack was becuse of tobi and is also the reason why Naruto did not have any parents. (Minito, kushina) he was also the "True" leader of the Akaski and used pain to get what he wanted (the moon in the eye plan) he also tricked evryone into thinking he was the real "maddara" and tricked evryone into war, this takes some seriously clever bastard aha, ps sorry if there any spelling mistakes.

6 Danzo Danzō Shimura is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

When it came to motivation it's either him, Hidan, or arguably Orochimaru. Everyone else had at least a justifiable motivation on why they did what they did. Madara, Obito and Nagato all want to achieve world peace. Kabuto, want to become someone meaningful. Itachi trying to protect the village. Kisame want to break the corrupt goverments. Black Zetsu want to bring back his mother. Even Kaguya, if you count the fillers, also want want world peace and technically her entire motivation is to take back what's hers.

Other than that Hidan impacts is just not comparable to this guy. Orochimaru's although the similar impact, is getting a change of heart in the end. Besides that Danzo was tied to the creation of almost every other villains in the verse except Madara and Kaguya.

Maybe as a shinobi he is good, but as human he is HORRIBLE!, he constantly tries to manipulate everyone all for the sake of becoming hokage, blackmailed the orphanage kabuto was in when he was a kid forcing him to leave the place being a spy for most of his life which led him to orochimaru, and also he lied to hanzo about the akatsuki becoming a threat to the hidden mist (which by the time they were actually good guys wanting peace in a positive way), which ultimately led to yahiko's death and nagato being corrupted by tobi. Tobi (Obito) is friendzone to the max, Madara wants in his own way peace to the world, But Danzo is just a selfish and terrible guy, he may care for the hidden leaf, but as for the other villages, he treats them worse than trash.

I vote Danzo as the worse because he did it all for his greed. Marada is driven by his sad past with his brother, and his goal was for peach unlike Danzo where he driven to cause war to gain more power. Danzo destroy the uchiha so he can have more power. He control the Anbu and let Pein destroy the leaf village. Also why did he not help the village during the Chunin Exam. He control the Hokage by using the other 2 village elders. Honestly comparing act of Evil Danzo is just an evil SOB. It was great seeing him die so many times when he fought Sasuke, by the way favorite moment with Sasuke.

Danzo is the only character in the show that does everything out of selfish reasons. Other characters such as Orochimaru and Madara have reasons for why they are. In orochimarus case, he wants to be reunited with his parents so he tries to attain immortality. As for Madara, he is hurt over the loss of his brother and therefore wants to escape his current "hell" aka the current shinobi world. Whereas Danzo is just pure evil and causes much of the show's conflict.

7 Pain

The Best villains are the ones who strike the perfect balance between Intimidating and Intriguing. Pain manages to balance these two traits perfectly. He is every bit as ruthless as he is intelligent, but what makes him really stand out is that despite all his power he is still human. He makes mistakes, can be surprised and can even be tricked. Like when Hinata fought him in the anime and she choose to break the rods that where holding Naruto down instead of fighting Pain directly like she did in the Manga Pain was clearly surprised by her actions but instead of panicking he quickly adapted and forced her away from Naruto.

That's something you don't that often in villains in any series, who manage to always stay one step ahead of the heroes and are almost never surprised and as a result many of them boarder on the edge of becoming a villain sue. But not Pain, he is extremely powerful and intelligent but his not invincible or omnipotent which makes him more human which helps to ...more

He is not at top because his not evil. In terms of villain though he should be no.2 behind Madara

This guy wants the world to know pain. You can't top that.

Exterminate hundreds of people without any mercy...and he's the coolest

8 Kaguya

Not my favorite villain, but she's definitely the most evil.

Madara, Obito, Nagato, Konan and Kisame wanted peace. They don't belong here.

In the end, Sasori had a change of heart. No longer a villain in my book.

The same goes for Orochimaru and Kabuto. However, Orochimaru still takes my number 2 spot, since his evils can't be committed.

Kaguya takes the number 1 spot. She used Zetsu to mess up the lives of everyone, everywhere, every time.

Easily the most evil of all. Naruto himself said that she was unreachable, unlike Madara and Obito. What she wanted was to kill everyone and turn them into an army of Zetsu. What Madera and Obito wanted was actually Nobel. They wanted to end all war and fighting... They were just deceived about how to do that. Orochimaro is second in my opinion. His reasons for doing evil are entirely self centered. He just wanted to be the smartest and strongest.

If we ignore the filler rubbish, Kaguya was the only true evil villain of the series. Again, ignore her filler arc when she was all about peace. She is actually pure evil and the reason behind all the death and carnage through out the series. And not forget her mindset corrputed the divine tree to become a satanic looking beast.

This list is a joke. People just voting for their favourite villains. How is Obito more evil than Kaguya? Obito was just upset and wanted to bring peace to the world, same with Madara. Kaguya though, she didn't care about that. She just wanted an army and killed god knows how many people and didn't even care.

9 Kabuto

Kabuto uses the sage mode unlike Orochimaru and have more intelligence than him. The smartest character is an evil villain.

He contributed so much to the great ninja worldwar and revived many strong shinobi and above all Madara! Without his reanimation ninjutsu, Obito would've definitely lost the war

Kabuto killed more people than anyone in the 4th war.He is this evil mad scientist who would do anything just for his curiosity

Kabuto is my favourite character. he's just awesome, in my opinion he should be number 1

10 Kakuzu Kakuzu is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Well... He didn't almost care, when they cut Hidan's head. He, with little Hidan's help, destroyedthe Temple of ninja monks and massacred almost everyone there... Just for high bounty. Only reason why he helped Hidan with Asuma, when he cut his head, was because he wanted money. Almost killed Kotetsu, Izumo, Ino, Chouji, Kakashi. And who knows, how many peoples he killed for money? I think very much.

He is Killing people for money and he isn't afraid of hell! He is stealing people's hearts! I don't know why he is so low. Pein did it for piece, Gaara is now good, Sasuke is just stupid maniac. Kakuzu should be in top ten.

Kakuzu is a perfect example for a pure psychopath. He doesn't show any positive or negative emotions. Everything he does is for his profit, whatever that means to do. He is pure evil.

Because he's too low atm. So badass, he doesn't care about anything except money. And he would've killed Kakashi hadn't it been for Shikamaru and Naruto, Yamato.

The Contenders
11 Deidara Deidara is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

I really like Deidara and I think that the way he died was just a cop-out. Hell, that entire fight was a cop-out! In what universe is lightning strong against earth?
Kishimoto should play some Pokémon.
I hate that he doesn't have much of a back story unlike Sasori who was in it way less and had a background and everything.
His jutsu and powers were unique to his personality traits too (hot headed, explosive etcetera)
Again, I will say I'm disappointed he ended up just another Akatsuki to get killed for no real reason.

Deidara rules for eternity! But he's not that much of a villain to me. Sucks that he was forced into Akatsuki.

My favorite is deidara but I'm a bit dissapointed that he died almost for no reason...but had a great battle with sasuke,I think he may be one of the strongest character in naruto and also the most handsome one

Bad ass and it was bull Sasuke beat him should've lived longer as he was my favorite akatsuki member.

12 Kisame Kisame Hoshigaki is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

Definitely my favorite villain, killed just about everybody he knew including his boss, joining the akatsuki and being a core-member in the entire group, as well as having special abilities and unbelievable capabilities. Kisame has my vote!

He is so awesome to bad they changed his character in Shippuden and make him a CENTIPEDE!

That stupid with his fish gills... So stupid he is... I know most of you would agree with me - Aasees kaur!

Tailless Tailed Beast... and went out in style

13 Sasuke Sasuke Uchiha is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

I do not get why so many people like Sasuke. He just a spoil child who got mad and throwing a fit. He not satisfies so he keep going and try to take revenge against anyone. By the way why is he a genius really. He never come up with anything new. He learn from others chidori from Kakashi, a bunch from Orichimoru, and he took Itachi's eyes, and the Sage of the Six Path's power. What have he accomplish on his own. The best thing he ever did was kill Danzo.

He is very evil! He always wanted revenge:first Itachi, next the Third hokage the elders and danzo, then the whole konoha. Sasuke even wanted to kill Naruto for his Mangekyo Sharingan. He tried to kill Sakura, Kakashi, Sai, Yamato. And Karin, who has been very loyal to him was almost killed by him. She has gone mad on chapter 574. Now Sasuke 's new target is konoha. He wants revenge for Itachi, but who killed him- Sasuke himself. That is evil and stupid.

Sasuke should not be on this list. This is why, he have not killed anyone that wasn't bad. I think he did have the chance to kill his team mates several times, but did not. The brother he love, killed his family and clan of course that would get anyone upset and probably drive some people mad.

He is the worst villain ever! He tried to kill Sakura who has always cared for him! And he wanted to kill Naruto who has always Ben there for him, and I hate Karin but she was loyal to him and because she got coght ones he wanted to kill her. He olso wanted to kill kakashi who was his sensiey, and ofcoarse he wants to distroy konoha with all his friends in it. Now what kind of person is he?

14 Sasori Sasori is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Sasori had hard life, he was left without parent at young age (like Orochimaru). Getting his attention at puppets to not think much about others. I guess that he became an chunin at age 8 (not like in Konoha). He showed many skills, just like knowing medical ninjutsu - because how else he could turn himself into puppet or others, make poisons, and when he was alive antidotes I think. Also he was show being a great master of seals and sectrect techniques. I think his name is worth being in at least 6-7 place.

His human puppets are so creepy.

Puppets for the win

Sasori for the win

15 Zabuza

Deserves to be higher on this list, not because of his cruelty or inhumanity, but because of how he reformed and managed to make the audience truly care about his death in the end.
R.I.P. Zabuza

Zabuza was a cruel villain who wore baggy pants a terrible crime. He was a rogue ninja from kirigakure. He had a sword that could slice a cow in half. And it took Kakashi to wound him. Impressive

Him and Haku are mercenaries.

16 Itachi

He was an effed-up, cold-hearted mind torturer back in Part One, and he was like the bully of bullies, too strong to be beat by most shinobi and mind torturing them after he finished brutally hurting them. Just look at what he did to Sasuke. That was hard to watch. Nowadays, he's the good guy, and shouldn't be on this list, but his Part One self was out-of-this-world cruel. Heck, he can even punish people like kabuto with the Izanami. Imagine the extreme effort it would take someone like Kabuto to accept his fate. Imagine if he did it to Hitler or Pol Pot. Truly savage.

Itachi rocks he only pretended to be evil because he wants his little brother sasuke to become strong he even died with love to sasuke when sasuke killed itachi. That is why he joined akatsuki. Itachi killed his clan for 2 reasons 1st is he have been ordered and take2nd he want to make sasuke strong. Itachi is a good guy not evil. Another fact Oscar itachi became alive and left the akatsuki when sasuke killed him. He is awesome even my favourite characterin the show. He looks cool too

I think he is more like a hero for his village who annihilated his own clan for his village and brother. He become villain only so his brother come and kill him for his sins. He best but not better than kakashi come to popularity.

He rocks, but he's more of an anti-hero good boy combination than a villain. He tried to save his brother from darkness and he saved Konoha from destruction.

17 Gaara Gaara is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto. He is the jinchuuriki of the one-tailed shukaku and can control sand that is stored in his gourd.

In the first part he was evil. Acknowledging his own existence by killing.
Sand coffin
Sand burial
Sand mausoleam
Sand shower
These are all jutsu that will kill. He was not made for sparring.

He is cool guy,in first section he is villain but after fighting with naruto he becomes good one. Then he is not villain, he is one of the best character I like in naruto

Which idiot put him on this list?

I'm come by you

18 Kimimaro Kimimaro is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Kimimaro was amazing! When he versed Naruto while he was bringing Sasuke to Orochimaru, not only did it take Naruto to beat him, but it also took Rock Lee, AND Gaara just to defeat him. On top of that, he technically didn't even get defeated. Kimimaro almost killed Gaara and Rock Lee! If it weren't for his sickness, not only would he have lived longer, he probably would've joined the Taka with Jugo, and he would've killed Gaara and Rock Lee that day he versed them. Kimimaro should be higher on the list!

I loved Kimimaro! I thought he was pretty cool

19 Haku

Haku wasn't evil. He worked as Zabuza'a tool, but didn't want to kill if he didn't have to. He even tells Naruto that it's difficult for him to function properly as a shinobi; and Zabuza says that Haku was always too gentle. He was pure.

Was my first and still is my favorite character in Naruto!

I love you haku

20 Hinata Hyuga Hinata Hyuga is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Hinata is not an evil character nor a villain but why would somebody put a character with a big heart on this list?

Terrifying creature to face, indeed.

Hinata is not evil idiots.

Most evil character ever

21 Mizuki

How is Haku more evil than him? Sure, Zabuza is cruel, but he had a reason to kill the bridge builder. His boss, Gato made him do it. If Zabuza failed, he could get killed by Gato's thugs.

Tried to kill little Naruto in the first episode! Just because he contained the 9 tails.

22 Konan Konan is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

Yes she is strong and she will kill without hesitation but was killed by Obito all because she joined Naruto on the side of peace.

Konan is like, the ONLY female villain AND Akatsuki member.And along with Tsunade, they probably are the only two female Naruto characters with high stats in which I mean 30+.Along with Mei.Kaguya doesn't count.Anyone I'm missing?

So strong of all girls

23 Gato
24 Hanzo Hanzo Shimada is a playable character appearing in the 2016 video game Overwatch, a first-person shooter video game developed by Blizzard Entertainment.
25 Naruto Uzumaki Naruto Uzumaki is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

He's the reason why the series exists in the first place! Most evil guy!

Naruto is not evil or a villain, he's good and a hero.

The best as the best fox.

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