Top 10 Harry Potter Villains

The Top Ten

1 Lord Voldemort 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.

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

Voldemort the nose free villain - LannaLau

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2 Bellatrix Lestrange 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 don't know if it is the actress who plays her, or it is her humorous craziness, but I love Bellatrix. She killed Dobby, Sirius, and tortured Hermione and I partly hate her for that. She is the type of Villian that I have to hate, but I admire because she is so crazy to the point where she is lovable.

I hate Bellatrix she is a total idiot! First she killed Sirius and then Dobby! The second I read Molly Weasley killed Bellatrix I was like Yes!

Much better than voldemort, voldemort is just power but in other sides he is very poor villain

Crazy but sexy as hell.

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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.


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?!

I loved the fifth book because they rebelled against her harsh rules. She was evil, mean-spirited, and harsh. Those are the best qualities a villain should have.

How is she less hateable than voldemort and bellatrix?!

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4 Peter Pettigrew

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

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

He is the reason Lily, Cedric and James are dead

My favorite character

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5 Severus Snape 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!

Shape should not be on this list have you read the 7th book! In the first books snaps seems like a villain but he is really one of the most complex interesting characters you may ever read about he has so much depth and saves Harry so many times yet still keeping a mysterious and exiting tone that makes us all love him

Snape is not a villain!


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6 Draco Malfoy 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

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

DRACO'S MY FAVORITE not just cause he's pretty

Draco Malloy is not a villain. How can he be? He was just a jerk to Harry at school because he was jealous of him that he had true friends. Anyone here read the cursed child? Even if the cursed child was never made. How is he a villain? Just because he's a bully? His father is a death eater and forced him to be one...
He didn't kill Dumbledore in the Half Blood Prince and was never going to! In the Deathly Hallows Draco walked onto Voldemort's side only because his family were there and he was scared, plus last book his father already forced him to become a death eater. Draco is not a villain! - A-Guy

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7 Lucius Malfoy

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

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 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.

Idiot peace of c
Lucius is a idiot

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8 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!

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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

He has Voldemort on the back


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10 Dementors

Thinking about the thought of being kissed one is scary

They literally suck all the life out of the room.

They just basically suck out your soul

It's strange that kissing shows love and a Dementor's kiss kills you, but I still have one question. WHERE THE HELL IS GELLERT GRINDELWALD - Ravenclaw12

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The Contenders

11 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! )

A mastermind who was both intelligent and menacing.Whenever I read the scene in Goblet Of Fire where he is revealed I get chills.Suuch an insane guy.Also he killed his own father which shows how insane he is.Who does that? Just shows how demented and evil this guy is.

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12 Nagini

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


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13 Rita Skeeter

Stupid reporter that gets everything wrong!

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

14 Dudley Dursley

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

Stupid Dudley

Dudleys just a kid that made wrong decisions and is spoiled


15 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.

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

16 Gellert Grindelwald

Why not vote a person with no facts baking my statement up?! I LOVE HP

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

17 Mrs. Norris

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


18 Narcissa Malfoy

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

She is not really evil

19 Antonin Dolohov

Just hate him 4 killin Fred

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

He is pure evil

I loved fred you rotten basterd.

20 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.

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21 Krum

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

22 Basilisk

A great villain

23 Aragog

Aragog tried to kill Harry and Ron

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

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24 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?

He tryed to kill serius

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25 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

Death eater

26 Rodolphus Lestrange
27 Griphook

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

28 Walden Macnair

I loved it when Hagrid threw him against the wall

29 Cerberus
30 Regulus Black

He isn't bad he destroyed a hocrux

31 Peeves

Peeves in NOT evil he just likes joking around

Seriously like who made this list


I like him :D - _iTzJan

32 Igor Karkaroff

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

33 Pansy Parkinson

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

34 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

35 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?

36 Gregory Goyle

Followed Malfoy and his gang

37 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.

Am I a professor?

Umm he is NOT evil for being a copy cat

38 Moaning Myrtle 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

39 Amycus Carrow

He only got the job because of Snape.

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40 Sirius Black Sirius Black

They think he is bad at first he is good

This is false information

Blah blah blah he's evil

This list is made by someone who neevr read or watched HP

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41 Hippogriff

I agree with the comment underneath

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

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42 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...

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43 Death Eaters

One may have killed them all but lucius suckes because he is a death eater to maybe he could be dead so yeah

44 Cedric

She took cho to the dance well stole his dance but he shouldn't be killed

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