Top Ten Batman: Arkham Series Villains

List of villains that have appeared in Batman: Arkham Asylum, Arkham City, Arkham Origins and Arkham Knight.

The Top Ten

1 The Joker The Joker The Joker is a fictional super villain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940) published by DC Comics. Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design, ...read more.

Awesome character - iliekpiez

Haha of course he's number 1

Not really. All Joker really did damage wise was cause chaos on Arkham island. Meanwhile, Hugo Strange and Raz Al Gaul destroy a chunk of Gotham City and Scarcrow... we all know what he does in Arkham Knight... - lukemcnamara72

His role in Arkham knight was amazing. - Therandom

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2 Scarecrow Scarecrow The Scarecrow is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.

Scarecrow is easily the scariest comic book villain of all time, and he's also the scariest Arkham villain.
Both of his looks in the series are fantastic, and he did something no other Batman villain has ever done before, in the comics, movies, or other games: Scarecrow publicly unmasked Batman, which just ups his awesomeness.
I also LOVED his Nightmare sequence in Arkham Asylum, and in Arkham Knight.
He's just all around the greatest Batman: Arkham villain ever, even surpassing The Joker, in my opinion.

He's totally badass

Of course joker's number 1, but joker's gotten boring

He unmasked the Batman in front of the whole world; something no Batman villain has EVER done! He deserves to move up.

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3 The Riddler The Riddler The Riddler is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.

Riddler is my Nick name and I love to make riddles so I'm happy to see him on this list and he was great in the arkham games so I think he and Harley should switch places right?

No, him and Harley should not switch places. Harley is the best, Riddler is dumb - Cartermd

Riddler's presence adds an entire open-world game within an open-world game.

Oh...not the photo with David Tennant

4 Killer Croc Killer Croc Killer Croc is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.

Has anybody ever even PLAYED Arkham Asylum?!

He looked scary in the game play I have seen, but it got old. But when I actually played it oh man was that terrifying!

We all know that

Batman can't touch him in arkham asylum

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5 Harley Quinn Harley Quinn Harley Quinn is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as a sidekick of the Joker.

Harley Quinn is just so... Different from the other villains every single thing she does in the game always seems to be a surprise. Not to mention she can be a bit of a comic relief in an otherwise serious game and her appearances in Arkham Asylum and Arkham knight are by far her best in the series!

Harley Quinn is the best!

Hurt me, hurt me.

She was tortured, abused, and used by the joker but she never gave up. Even when times were rough on her, she still fought back all for her Mr. J. I'm glad that she moved on after The Joker died. It shows how strong she is as a woman, moving away from abuse. Plus, she's a badass.

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6 Mr Freeze

His boss battle was the best in the entire series, because he learns what damaged him and changes the environment to stop that from happening again.

Freeze's boss battle sequence was outstanding.

7 Two-Face Two-Face Two-Face/Harvey Dent is a fictional villain from DC Comics. Harvey Dent was one of Gotham's most trusted citizens until he had acid poured on his face making him go insane and become a criminal by the name Two-Face. In film, he has been portrayed by Billy Dee Williams in Batman, Tommy Lee Jones in Batman ...read more.

Two-Face has always a second plan in mind and he really embodies the part evil we all have in us and ofc the good side as well.

8 Catwoman Catwoman Catwoman is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with the superhero Batman. ...read more.
9 Zsasz

Victor Zsasz was very good villain and I hope that he is coming in some movie

He was the perfect mix of creepy and badass.

Bad pig

10 Mad Hatter

Creepy as hell in arkham city

His missions were creepy and cool

The Contenders

11 Hugo Strange Hugo Strange Hugo Strange is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
12 Solomon Grundy

Solomon is a great villain he should be near the 10s or in it

Very fun boss battle despite his very limited game time.

13 Bane Bane Bane is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.

While Bane is a excellent villain in the Batman comics, the Arkham series really does betray that for a thuggish brute. Still a great villain though.

Bane is awesome! But in Asylum and City. His character was ruined. And that's why I want to defend Origins, because Bane is actually smart, he's serious, and not acting stupid. - asantalo

Bane has to be number 1 he is the most complex of all Batman characters

Bane is the most complex Batman characters I've coke across

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14 Arkham Knight

He is the best villain BAT NIPPSSS YEAH

Arkham knight Is going to be epic. Batman vs batman with guns. Looking at the trailers there are trailers by the way this game is going to be the bomb. Also rumored a new deathstroke dlc ( rumored ) hope it is better than the last. If they make a dlc like this I hope he has his sword, his guns, his bo staff, and more

He shouldn't be this far down the list. He really has a connection with batman but at the same time he is really the opposite

He should be first since he is the title of the new and last game of the arkham trilogy

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15 The Penguin The Penguin The Penguin is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.

Should be top 10

I loved him. end of story

One of the best. I loven him

Penguin is prov the worst character ever

16 Clayface Clayface Clayface is an alias used by several fictional supervillains appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

! I mean who was expecting that it was clayface impersonating the joker almost the entire time.

Clayface might return in Knight. Just might.

goat

17 Deathstroke Deathstroke Deathstroke is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by Marv Wolfman and George Perez. He is a mercenary and assassin who first appeared in The New Teen Titans #2.

Deathstroke is better fighter than every villan in the arkham series he knows every karate in the world

Ok he is a good fighter but in arkham origins he is so annoying to beat it took me a half hour just to beat him

The best assassin in batkan

18 Poison Ivy Poison Ivy Poison Ivy is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.

Anyone heard of the game arkham asylum? she is a boss in it! She should be in the high top tens although she is not mad enough to rank at the top spots.

19 Ra's al Ghul Ra's al Ghul Ra's al Ghul is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
20 Professor Pyg Professor Pyg Professor Pyg is a fictional supervillain appearing in comic books published DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.

Woof woof I saw him in there too yo

You may not have seen him but he's there in the background of Markham city

21 Red Hood Red Hood The Red Hood is an alias used by multiple fictional characters and a criminal organization appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

Wasn't in any arkham. Games

This is gonna be so awesome in arkham knight

Actually, he is a pre-order bonus from GameStop for Arkham Knight.

22 Hush

He had a great build up in arkham city. Unfortunately, his mission in Knight was disappointing. He could've become the arkham Knight and make people believe that Bruce Wayne is the worst kind of criminal. He could've revealed himself somewhere in arkham Asylum or Wayne tower on camera. It is revealed that the Arkham Knight is Bruce Wayne but it is actually Bruce Wayne's childhood friend Dr. Thomas Elliot aka Hush. He makes people believe that Bruce Wayne has been killing this whole time behind the suit. So this convices batman to reveal his identity to the world. So batman has to fake his death and that is where he would activate knight fall protocol and that is where it shows the Wayne Manor scene. This makes people believe the batman is dead. Hush is still on the loose until a new batman appears on a rooftop. It is Dick Grayson. He tracks down Hush, goes up to him and have a hand to hand fight. Dick wins and uses fear to think that Batman is not Bruce Wayne. Grayson becomes the new ...more

His murders in Arkham Knight are so creepy and cool. He should be higher due to how unique he is.

Sick villain

23 Deadshot Deadshot Deadshot is a fictional character who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of Batman . He has traditionally been portrayed as a supervillain, but has more recently taken the role of an antihero .

Duh, he's got master gun skills. He was the hardest side missions in all the games.

24 Firefly

His boss battle was by far the best in Arkham Origins.

25 Man-Bat

Man-Bat was bad

26 Commissioner Gillian Loeb
27 Talia al Ghul Talia al Ghul Talia al Ghul is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with Batman.
28 Copperhead
29 Shiva
30 Electrocutioner

Hardest boss I fought in the Arkham games for sure

Best boss fight in all games

31 Anarky

While Anarky is sa antihero you gotta give him some credit he's outsmarted the bat several times

32 Black Mask

Awesome he killed robin I the comics

33 Calendar Man

Kinda lame but a pretty good character too

Wow he's pretty weird but an awesome character

34 Captain Howard Branden

It's good to see some villains what aren't really super-criminals. Lukee him

35 Bronze Tiger
36 Deacon Blackfire
37 Simon Stagg

Stagg was a brutaali maniac and still I love that guy. (Even he isn't a main villain)

38 Kano (Mortal Kombat) Kano (Mortal Kombat) Kano is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise. He is one of the series' original characters, having made his debut in Mortal Kombat in 1992. A calculating mercenary, and member of the international crime cartel known as the Black Dragon, Kano is also the top fugitive and ...read more.
39 Quincy Sharp
40 Bird
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