Top 10 Harry Potter Villains

The Top Ten

1 Lord Voldemort Lord Voldemort is a fictional character and the central main antagonist in J. K. Rowling's series of Harry Potter novels. Voldemort first appeared in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which was released in 1997.

Voldemort the snake man
That is why he doesn't have a nose.
Look at a snake.

He does not have a nose people how can he smell when he threats

He is the biggest git. I am SO GLAD Harry killed him.

Killed Harry's parents

2 Bellatrix Lestrange A psychotic death eater who escaped from Azkaban, and is fiercely loyal to Voldemort. Murderer of many people such as Sirius Black, and also a sadist who drove the Longbottoms mad.

I've only read up to Order of the Pheonix, but I can already tell she's gonna be a major threat, and this list was happy to spoil that she kills Sirius.

I hate her so much! She killed Sirius and Dobby; two of my favorite characters. Although she is an interesting character.

I hate her! She kills Sirius black one of my favorite character's

I hate her but love her confident, psycho style at the same time

3 Dolores Umbridge

Lord Voldemort had a sad childhood and is somewhat likable as a villain. Bellatrix Lestrange is wickedly crazy and cool at the same time. Severus Snape had a hard life and tried to make things right. Draco Malfoy has grown up in a pureblood family but changes in the end. Dudley Dursley was nice in the end and was just a kid.

BUT UMBRIDGE IS A PINK, FRILLY TOAD-LIKE MONSTER. SHE'S A MONSTER.

As much as I hate Voldemort I feel like I hate Umbridge even more than him. Its all self-explanatory.

Have you seen those pictures with Umbrige with the caption 'Admit it, you wanted her dead more than Voldemort'? Well, it's true. She's heartless, hates kids, and overall really, really annoying. Why couldn't she have died?!

Father wizard Orford Umbridge and muggle mother Ellen Cracknell. Her younger brother was a squib. She despised her mother and brother. Ellen and her brother returned to the Muggle world, never to be heard of again freedom of the Umbridge family.
Dolores Umbridge a Slytherin student, head of House Horace Slughorn, she never got along well with Slughorn who considered her to be an "Idiotic woman" and "never liked her" She was never a prefect or head girl. Which made her feel deprived and she never truly enjoyed Hogwarts.

4 Draco Malfoy Draco Lucius Malfoy is a character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is a student in Harry Potter's year belonging in the Slytherin house.

I like how moody turns Malloy into a ferret

He is good but he’s not evil like Lucius is he is only misunderstood and jealous of Harry Potter fame

I am crazy about Draco Malloy who ever plays him is a great actor he is evil and his my favourite player

Why is everyone writing Malloy instead of Malfoy?

5 Severus Snape Severus Snape is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is characterised as a person of great complexity, whose coldly sarcastic and controlled exterior conceals deep emotions and anguish.

Not a villain! Read the 7th book! He saves harry multiple times. Sure he killed Dumbledore but that was planned between Snape and Dumbledore!

He is not a villain! Sure, he might of been a little rude to Harry in his years at Hogwarts, but this guy is a saviour! He should be on Top Ten Harry Potter HEROES. At the end of the first book, the trio find that Snape was actually protecting Harry! AND READ THE DEATHLY HALLOWS! Also, Snape was asked by Lily Potter to PROTECT HARRY. And Snape was so in love with Lily, he couldn't disobey her. He might still have been cruel to Harry, but he's not that bad. Including Draco, to be honest, he practically saved Harry's life in the last book because he said it wasn't Harry, and if he said he was Harry, Harry would have been killed in an instant, which none of us want to happen. Snape is a good guy! And (fact) Snape is the only "Death Eater" (I did this " because he practically turned to the good side, so he's not really a Death Eater) who can produce a Patronus Charm, because Lily, she made his life happy

I wanted him to stay as the bad guy after he killed Dumbledore.
1. Alan Rickman plays villains in movies.
2. It just said Severus, Please. -- Who knows what they were thinking at the time.
3. He was never nice to students like Harry, Ron, Hermione and Neville. See why they originally thought he was the bad guy in the first book.
4. Snape insulted James on the train just because he preferred Gryffindor over Slytherin. "Brawny not Brainy"

1. He was a Death Eater but left.
2. He is based on JK Rowling's chemistry teacher, possibly a strict teacher. He was probably from around the time of the cane.

6 Lucius Malfoy

Lucius is a coward. Yes, he's a villain and darn right evil. But not a very good one. I didn't find him interesting at all.

Lucius Malloy is just a... Villain. I especially like the part in no2 when luscious nearly kills Harry and dobby stops him. It's cool

He is a great farther for Draco he's evil

Lucius Malfoy is a lot like his son Draco infact he teaches him how to be a bad person and just hates people for no reason and enjoys being part of the death eaters team.

7 Gellert Grindelwald

Umm, how is he at 14? It should be
1. Grindelwald
2. Bellatrix
3. Voldemort

He had the Elder wand longer than Voldemort. My question, how did Dumbledore defeat Grindelwald if Grindelwald had the Elder wand?

Grindelwald killed many many wizards and sought to take over The muggers

He killed Krum's grandfather. Krum is a great Quidditch player.

8 Peter Pettigrew

He had such good friends and he just went to the dark side.

I hate him he's a snitch he ratted out Lily and James and ended up getting them killed to save his hide he killed 13 muggles and framed Sirius for it and while Sirius spent the last 12 years in Azkaban he was living with the Weasleys as a rat he murdered Cedric for no reason he was the one who revived Voldemort and he nearly ruined Ron and Hermionie's friendship by faking his death he is a horrible friend and a horrible person in general

That double faced rat who was all along on the dark side

He is the reason Lily, Cedric and James are dead

9 Quirinus Quirrell

He didn't try to make him come back to life voldemort tricked him. Some people need to read the books

This is really Voldemort sharing somebody's body. The actual villain here is Voldemort

This villain is very evil. Quarell was a professor who tried to make voldemort come back to life and he made to make everyone;s life even worse than anyone has ever had.

He is evil. He tried to make Voldemort alive

10 Gilderoy Lockhart

Lockhart is full of himself and copies off of what other people have done, like a fraud, and even tries to erase Harry and Ron's minds.

Umm he is NOT evil for being a copy cat

Am I a professor?

The Contenders

11 Rita Skeeter

Stupid reporter that gets everything wrong!

She is an idiot reporter I hate her. Probably worse than Voldemort 😆

12 Nagini

Nagini was controlled or possesed by voldemort, so I do not find her a villain because she could had been an ordinary snake if voldemort did not posses her.

She is cool but evil however I don't think she knows what she does by killing people and its Lord Voldemort controlling her

And whats the best snake? - _iTzJan

SECOND BEST SNAKE IN HARRY POTTER!

13 Fenrir Greyback

I hate grayback! He killed Lavender Brown (not a lot of complaints there),bit Lupin and Bill.

Hi werewolf thing I'm gonna blast u! Um fenrir is bad because obviously he is a bad werewolf on lord voldemort's side and killed a lot of students like a person I like!... Lavender Brown. Good thing he was killed or Put in Azkaban. He is not the worst villain like Tom ( Voldemort) but is so horrible.

He killed lavender brown and bit remus lupin... He is pure evil!

He is my favourite bad guy

14 Barty Crouch Jr.

He is just very evil, killing people, torturing people, teasing people, locking people up, making people go insane, working for Voldemort, showing students the unforgivable curses.

This guy killed his own father I mean who does that?

He is an evil person and he is one of Lord Voldermort's biggest supporters and also killed his own father( not to mention his weird tongue flicking habit! )

Barty Crouch J.R. was a bully to Harry, Ron, Hermione, and killed his own father just because his father found out he was trying to atytack the top three friends.

15 Dudley Dursley

He was a git in the first few books BUT...he gets better though... Last book anyone?

He shoves Harry to the ground to see the snake when he could have stood by him

Dudley is fat and ugly

Stupid Dudley

16 Sirius Black

Blah blah blah he's evil

Sirius is a evil bully!

Sirius is a good man!

They think he is bad at first he is good

17 Argus Filch

Argus Filch is kind of a fool at some parts but he is actually evil because he makes sirius black a very bad person in the prisoner of Azkaban and his mane goal is to just get Harry Potter and trouble and kill everyone's fantasy pets.

Yes sometimes he does act like a villain because he always sided with dolores umbridge

He's not EVIL some people are so cruel. He just doesn't like wizards because he is a squib.

He is a big threat when Harry goes on adventures

18 Mrs. Norris

She's just a cat peps! Take a chill pill!

Funny

19 The Werewolf Lupin

Lupin was really good apart from some problems

Lol you he was a Werewolf and you probably didn't listen to it

Who put Lupin on here?

Lupin is not a villain!
Are you insane?!

20 Narcissa Malfoy

She wasn't really evil. She only cared about Draco.

She is not really evil

21 Antonin Dolohov

Seriously, people? Do you not read the books? Fred wasn't killed by Antonin Dolohov, but Augustus Rookwood. Rookwood also killed
Molly's 2 brothers Fabian and Gideon, so that hurt even more.

Just hate him 4 killin Fred

He killed Lupin too (at least that's what I heard) :(

He is pure evil

22 Salazar Slytherin

Oh you mean when he didn't like Muggle Borns going to Hogwarts.
He built the Chamber of Secrets and put the Basilisk in there.
He is the only founder with a known heir and you know who the heir is.

One of the founders of Hogwarts? ON THIS LIST?!?!?!

23 Regulus Black

He isn't bad he destroyed a hocrux

24 Krum

I don't want to live on this planet anymore...
Ok joking, but this is ridiculous, Viktor Krum is a background character, he was cursed by Barty Crouch Jr to make sure that only Harry got to The Tri-Wizard trophy at the end of the maze.
Other than that Ron could've asked Hermione before Viktor did but Ron was on about only dating beauty queens which annoyed Hermione. (Book Hermione isn't really as pretty as Emma Watson, unless you say the Yule Ball and Weasley Wedding)
Hermione said when his fan club came when she was helping Harry in the library for the first task that they only like him because he is famous and the Wonky Faint.
He only returns again at the Weasleys wedding.
You will only understand that if you have read the books.

Actually if krum didn't take hermione to the ball Ron wouldn't gotten jealous and Ron and hermione wouldn't have gotten married

Krum well guess what he took his best friends friend dancing partner at the dance

25 Delphi Diggory

I don't know how but she is my second favourite in the cursed child
1st. Scorpius
2nd. Albus potter
3rd. Delphi

Maybe it's her evilnesseseses

Hate her how dare she try to bring voldmort back when the world is finally peaceful so what he's her dad is voldmort I don't get how she proud of him either would you be? - H3RM10N3

26 Fred and George

Why do you think they are villains that's because they pull pranks that's doesn't mean they are villains.

What Fred is not a villain he's a hero! but George is evil!

Fred and goerge do do do do do do..(george is too evil to get capitalized)

27 Scabior

Yo its so funny when he fell of the bridge and Neville said "that went well ". So he's a bad death eater I can't really explain him.

He was a fool for thinking he could beat the best wielding school of all time.

I researched him. He is a horrible person. He hits on girls younger than him and torments people. He also killed his parents. He could’ve done some really horrible things to hermione if he had the chance. He rapes girls.

THAT WAS REALLY FUNNY... ALSO I THOUGHT HE WOULD GET DISINTEGRATED BY THE SHIELD. WHAT A FOOL MESSIN WITH HOGWARTS!

28 Aragog

Aragog tried to kill Harry and Ron

Hagrid's friend - chamber of secrets

They were friends of Hagrid an they were trying to help Hagrid from Azkaban and what do they do try and eat them.

29 Rodolphus Lestrange
30 Basilisk

A great villain

31 Alecto Carrow

Spat in Minerva McGonagall's Face (BIG NO-NO)

Actually Amycus spat in Mcgonnagols face. She slashed Neville and is a death eater

32 Griphook

Griphook betrayed Harry Potter and his friends,he said"I said I will help you get in not get out"

33 Igor Karkaroff

Every one knows' once a death eater,always a death eater'

34 Gregory Goyle

How is he a villain that because he's a bully doesn't make him a villain.

Followed Malfoy and his gang

35 Walden Macnair

I loved it when Hagrid threw him against the wall

36 Cerberus
37 Yaxley
38 Percy Weasley

I hate percy. He litteraly hates his family.._.

39 Pius Thicknesse
40 Peeves

Peeves in NOT evil he just likes joking around

Seriously like who made this list

I heard he is not in the movies.. he is awesome in the books! - severussnape

I like him :D - _iTzJan

41 Pansy Parkinson

Was willing to fork Harry over during The Battle of Hogwarts to save her own skin

42 Kreacher

Kreacher in not evil, he was just mean in the order of the Phoenix but was good to Harry, Ron and Hermione in the Deathly hallows

43 Vincent Crabbe

Did anyone else notice that crabbe was using the killing curse while goyle and draco were using the cruciatus curse on harry during the seventh book?

44 Moaning Myrtle

What? Are you crazy? Moaning Myrtle helps Harry in the Goblet of Fire and in The chamber of secrets!

This list is so wrong!

Don't worry guys this person wasnt paying attention to the books he/she read

So annoying

45 Amycus Carrow

He only got the job because of Snape.

Who is any us car Row?

what is he

46 Hippogriff

I agree with the comment underneath

The hipogriph is not evil but he is cute and can FLY YAA

There not evil. It slashed at Malfoy because he called it a great dirty brute. Though Malfoy deserves it. I smiled at that bit. :-)

47 Fluffy

She isn't evil shes guarding the sorcerers stone has this person even read/watched the films?

Fluffy seems like it does a goos job guarding the sorcerers stone but shes also evil...

Who named her/him?

48 Augustus Rookwood

He looks kinda creepy

49 Avery

He did a lot of bad stuff

50 Cornelius Fudge
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