Top Ten Most Evil Star Wars Characters


The Top Ten

1 Palpatine

Palpatine is the dark side of the Force incarnate.

He is heartless


Also Emperor Palpatine is the reason these villains are so evil. He brainwashed some of them such as Darth Vader to do his bidding. He betrayed his people for the dark side - SirSkeletorThe3rd

2 Kylo Ren Kylo Ren Kyle Ren is a fictional Sith lord, who is strong with the Force. Kylo Ren commands the First Order with a temper as fiery as his unconventional lightsaber. His debut was in 2015's Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. Ren's real identity is Ben Solo, the son of Han Solo and Princess Leia. He was trained more.

Kylo Ren didn't even regret killing his father and as of episode 7 he has no reason for being a evil. - francesco

He did kill literally everyone's favorite character. - AnonymousChick

I already saw the movie, but you spoiled it for everybody that hasn't. - RalphBob

I know he is Darth Vader grandson but he should not killed his father.

3 Darth Vader Darth Vader Darth Vader was the original dark lord for Star Wars. Darth Vader ruled with both fear and aggression. Originally Anakin Skywalker a young Jedi who was then seduced by the dark side of the force by Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious. Vader had his limbs cut off by his jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi leaving more.

Darth Vader was not a villain from the beginning he became evil because he lost someone close to him

Because I like him

Darth Vader is the best. He is always calm and never as angry as Kylo Ren. - DJsteve27

DJsteve24, I agree. He startles few young
people on the movie theater.

4 Darth Maul Darth Maul Darth Maul is a fictional character in the science fiction franchise Star Wars. Trained as Darth Sidious's first apprentice, he serves as a Sith Lord and a master of wielding a double-bladed lightsaber. Darth Maul first appeared in Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace, and has also appeared in The more.

Sorry he should be higher for killing Qui-gon - francesco

Would have been evil if he didn't get sliced in half in episode 1 - francesco

Should be number 2. - Therandom

5 Governor Tarkin

Admiral of the Death Star - francesco

6 Jabba the Hutt Jabba the Hutt Jabba the Hutt is a character appearing in George Lucas's space opera film saga Star Wars. He is depicted as a large, slug-like alien.

Most people would say Palpatine was the most evil but I give my vote to Jabba.

The God father crossed with carmine Falcone times ten

7 Count Dooku Count Dooku Count Dooku of Serenno, from the House of Dooku is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise, appearing in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith as a primary and minor antagonist respectively. He was portrayed by Christopher Lee and more.
8 General Hux General Hux General Armitage Hux is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. First introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he is portrayed by Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson.

He ordered the troopers and First Order to fire their weapon towards the Republic planets.

9 General Grievous General Grievous General Grievous is a fictional character and antagonist in the Star Wars franchise. He served as the Supreme Commander of the Confederacy of Independent Systems' Droid Armies during the Clone Wars.

He led the attack on Dathomir, where Asajj Ventress was staying, and after forcing her back after a one on one, battle broke out and many night sisters were killed

10 Snoke Snoke

He was only seen as a hologram in Star Ears 7, it was 25 feet tall, his real size is much smaller however, and we don't even know who he really is.

He's a giant Voldemort-like figure that was supreme leader of the First Order.

The Contenders

11 Grand Admiral Thrawn Grand Admiral Thrawn Grand Admiral Thrawn is a Chiss male from the Star Wars universe. He first appeared in Star Wars Heir to the Empire. Thrawn has more recently appeared in Star Wars Rebels, and also has a novel that was released in April 2017, titled Thrawn. In summer of 2018, Thrawn: Alliances will be released, where more.
12 Director Orson Krennic Director Orson Krennic As director of Advanced Weapons Research for the Imperial military, Orson Krennic is obsessed with the completion of the long-delayed Death Star project.
13 Nute Gunray Nute Gunray Nute Gunray was the Viceroy of the Trade Federation. He was involved with the blockade of the planet Naboo. He also was a member of the Separatist Council, and was murdered by Darth Vader on Mustafar.
14 Jar Jar Binks Jar Jar Binks Jar Jar Binks is a fictional character from the Star Wars saga created by George Lucas. A major character in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, he also has a smaller role in Episode II: Attack of the Clones, and a one-line cameo in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, and the television series more.

Why isn't he number 1! He is the true sith behind star wars. He caused it all. He fooled us all! He isn't stupid and annoying, he's actually powerful, intelligent and manipulative. Evil at it's finest. - Chico123

Heesa not the sith lord meesa the sith lord.

If he hadn't got Anakin's attention, Qui-Gon would've never noticed Anakin, but since Anakin did notice him, a war started. - PeeledBanana

He is not evil! He is dumb and funny! What is he doing on this list anyway? Are you kidding me?

15 Bib Fortuna
16 Boba Fett Boba Fett Boba Fett is a fictional character in the Star Wars series. In The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, he is a bounty hunter hired by Darth Vader and also employed by Jabba the Hutt.

Nah, he'll just do anything for money. - Therandom

.Was feuled by revenge, if he was one with the force he would be a Sith. - francesco

17 Rey Rey Rey is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by British actress Daisy Ridley. First appearing as the central character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey is a scavenger who was left behind on the planet Jakku when she was a child, and later becomes involved with the Resistance's more.


18 Stormtroopers
19 Darth Bane Darth Bane Darth Bane is a legendary Sith from Star Wars. Darth Bane was one of the greatest Sith lords who ever lived in the Star Wars universe. Darth Bane's greatest accomplishment was creating the Rule of Two, making the Sith am secretive order with one master and one apprentice. The apprentice would learn more.


Start Sith - francesco

20 Captain Phasma Captain Phasma Captain Phasma is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by Gwendoline Christie. Introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, Phasma is the commander of the First Order's force of stormtroopers.

We expect greater things from her in the next movie, but in a fair fight, OP!

21 Asajj Ventress Asajj Ventress Asajj Ventress is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise during the Clone Wars, appearing in the Clone Wars micro-series, and in The Clone Wars film and television series.
22 Bossk Bossk
23 Grand Inquisitor

Powerful, could take on 2 Jedi at once

24 Oola


25 Sun Fac
26 Max Rebo Max Rebo
27 Zam Wesell
28 Padme Amidala Padme Amidala Padmé Amidala is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, appearing in the prequel trilogy portrayed by actress Natalie Portman.

She caused Anakin to go evil.

29 Jyn Erso Jyn Erso Jyn Erso is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by English actress Felicity Jones in the 2016 film Rogue One.
30 Worrt
31 Rancor
32 Rune Haako
33 Poggle the Lesser
34 Wat Tambor
35 Shu Mai
36 Savage Opress Savage Opress
37 Sabine Wren Sabine Wren
38 Pre Visla
39 Bala-Tik
40 Bo Katan
41 Tusken Raider
42 Unkar Plutt
43 Teedo
44 IG-88
45 Rathtar
46 4-LOM 4-LOM
47 Greedo Greedo Greedo (or Greedo the Young) is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise. He is portrayed by Paul Blake as well as Maria De Aragon in some close-in pickup shots in Star Wars (1977).
48 Moralo Eval
49 Cad Bane Cad Bane Cad Bane is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, created by George Lucas, Dave Filoni and Henry Gilroy as a recurring antagonist voiced by Corey Burton in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
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Top Remixes (5)

1. General Hux
2. Palpatine
3. Darth Vader
1. Darth Maul
2. Governor Tarkin
3. Palpatine
1. Palpatine
2. Darth Vader
3. Jabba the Hutt

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