Best Assassin's Creed Villains

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The Top Ten

1 Rodrigo Borgia Rodrigo Borgia

Rodrigo was so calculating. He even knew when Ezio would show up. Definitely no. 1, not your average video game villain.

There's really no question that it's Rodrigo Borgia. Not only the best AC villain, but also the biggest villain from the series in real history. - Mann0802

What's scarier then a man who uses religion to his selfish gain.

He’s the best villain. He got Ezio’s father and two brothers executed, he planned the assassinations of both Juliano Medici and the doge of Venice, he became the pope just to gain access to the staff (one of the pieces of Eden) and the vault. He was just brutal and evil in general. He even killed one of his main allies for failing him

2 Cesare Borgia

If Cross' role in the consoles had been as compelling as it was in the comics, his place as a top villain would have ben solidified.

Captain general of the papal army with powerful templar allies

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3 Haytham Kenway

How is Haytham not higher on this list? He's such an interesting character, and proved that Templars didn't have to be mustache twirling caricatures of villains.

The father and mortal enemy of Connor, plus you get to actually play as him.

The only Templar that actually had a human side to him and was actually developed.

Best templar

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4 Robert De Sable
5 Daniel Cross

A really compeling villain in the comics. But the game didn't develop him at all.

6 Prince Ahmet
7 Warren Vidic
8 Tarik Barleti

Tarik wasn't a templar he was secretly plotting against the templars and was captain of the janissiaries the templars were byzantines so he was their enemy

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9 Manuel Palaiologos
10 Shahkulu

A Templar henchman that pulled Ezio out of an assassination sync and killed a bunch of peasants for no damn reason. He does not talk at all. Could be a mute.

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11 Crawford Starrick

He actually cares about his allies, he's shown grieving about a loss. A quality that makes him more human than most other buildings in the series.

How is he this low!?!?!

12 Charles Lee Charles Lee

Almost from the start of assassin's creed 3, Charles Lee is the guy that Connor looks for for years in order to kill him and take revenge for destroying his village and his mother's lost

He's just so cool and that accent

13 Shay Cormac

His story was very inspiring and I feel very thankful that ubisoft did this and now I see the templars to have respect and decency

Most complex character of the Templars.

Best of the best

He was a Templar.

14 Dante Moro
15 Al Mualim

Definitely one of the best villains beside Haytham

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16 Bartholomew Roberts

He is the only adversary in the series who did not belong to neither side and were also a big threat to both the assassin's & the templar. He was a loose cannon and that made him stand out from the other villains and that made him more interesting and memorable.

17 Thomas Hickey

A man who ironically didn't give a damn adout the Templar ideology.

18 John Pitcairn
19 Silas Thatcher
20 Julien du Casse
21 George Davidson
22 Madeleine de L'Isle
23 William de Montferrat
24 Vieri de' Pazzi

He was a great villain in the AC 2 game!

25 William Johnson
26 Benjamin Church
27 Edward "The Bulldog" Braddock
28 Vali cel Tradat
29 Juno
30 Nicholas Biddle
31 Octavian de Valois
32 Juan Borgia
33 Francois-Thomas Germain

Definitely one of the hardest to kill

34 Armand Bouchart
35 Carlo Grimaldi

Though he's a coward, he did poison that one Doge in Italy and succeeded. He adapts well to his plans, too.

36 Jack The Ripper

Definitely the most mysterious

37 Majd Addin
38 Jean-Jacques Blaise d'Abbadie
39 Baptiste
40 Rafael Joaquín de Ferrer
41 Diego Vázquez
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