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.

Lord Voldemort is definitely evil no kidding! He tried to kill Harry but ended up killing himself, so dumb of him, I must say. Voldemort is so bad! Think of the people he's killed! He definitely deserves every bad thing he got in the books and movies combined! he deserves every bad thing that everybody gets in the movies and books combined and stuff maybe you cannot understand what I am talking about. Who cares? I'm just saying that Voldemort deserves to be #1 on this list!

Voldemort in books was way more scarier than movie voldemort...check the fanarts
You will not sleep...
But yeah he was a dumb villain
voldemort in reality he would have killed Harry in book 4 or 5 without thinking twice about going after the elder wand

And number 1 of course goes to Lord Voldemort becauise he killed harry's parents and tried to kill Harry on every single movie, he has a ton of magis power and he is also the evil lord of the dark Lord and really injoys killing adults for fun and to relax. The Number 1 most evil Harry Potter Villain goes to VOLDEMORT.

He has no nose! he has no nose! As a child, I was stuck-up and vain. But I must say, I was pretty. I looked kinda like a beautiful girl. I would have teased Voldemort until he'd Avada Kedavra'd himself. And now, I am not vain or stuck-up. And I hate Voldemort.

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.

Oh, she's terrible, cruel, and wild, but don't you think, she's beautiful, and has so much gut and determindness? Still, she tortured and killed some of my fave characters. If she had not tortured Hermione and Neville, and killed sweet little Dobby and Sirius, why, I'd like her a lot. I really was happy when Molly Weasley came up and killed her. Really, a normal housewife against a death eater and torture extrodinare, just because bella was threatening to kill Ginny? Wow.

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 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 villain that I have to hate, but I admire because she is so crazy to the point where she is lovable.

Hate her. If she had not tortured the Longbottom parents and Neville, and Hermione (I so hated this scene), and has not killed Dobby and Sirius, I guess I would like her. She does have a lot of gut and independence, which I totally like.

3 Dolores Umbridge

Ugh, seriously? Umbridge should be number 2 on this list! She's horrible! Why did Dumbledore even let her in? Agh, Umbridge is horrible!

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.

I think she should be at the top list.
Bellatrix is at least cool sometimes, and Voldemort has a power of evilness.
But umbridge? She isn’t at all powerful, and she makes me vomit! She is an Annoying pinky fat cat!

Ugh. This woman is basically a conglomeration of every single negative government official stereotype rolled into one person. Petty, racist, unaccepting, corrupt, incompetent, cruel, abusive...somehow she's the most hateable person in a series that contains VOLDEMORT, for Pete's sake.

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.

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!

This whiny piss baby deserves to rot in AZKABAN
Let's see what he did
Mocked the Weasleys and provoked Ron about their financial background
Called Hermione racial slurs, made fun of her,refused to see her as a human being,made fun of her being sexually harassed,bullied her and did nothing in Malfoy manor (DRAMIONE shippers? Why so quiet?)
Attacked Harry in HBP,called him names
Bullied Gryffindors
Boasted about his family's wealth and was a spoilt daddy's boy
100% joined the Death Eaters and was determined to hand over the trio to Voldemort in RoR
He was a racist,bigot,crybaby and a spoilt brat who deserved to die
Yet many fangirls see him as Tom Felton and go UwU over him( I Can't ever...)
In short, he deserved to die during the Battle of Hogwarts

Draco was only nice on the first movie but other than that he bullied Harry Potter and tried to make him do bad choices as they got older such as smoking, robbing, and others.

Draco's not a villain. He only was turning out to be a villain because that's how his parents raised him.

5 Lucius Malfoy

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.

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.

When Lucius trys to kill Harry doesn't he notice Dumbledore is in the building

6 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.

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"

JK Rowling said Snape was based on her chemistry teacher.
Anyway he saved Harry's life, was one of the teachers protecting the Philosopher's Stone (Never say Sorcerer's Stone or you will get a translated copy of Tanya Grotter) actually suspected what Quirrell was up too. Think of his parents how he grew up at home. I don't hate James. Teenagers are rude.

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

7 Gellert Grindelwald

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

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

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

8 Peter Pettigrew

To the person who said Peter should've been in Slytherin,

I agree with you that Pettigrew is evil and cowardly and I don't like him either but you're stereotyping Slytherin. Saying he should've been in Slytherin because he was a villain is basically saying Slytherins are all bad people and this is offensive to me because I'm a Slytherin and I'm a nice person. Professor Quirrell was evil and he was a Ravenclaw. Also Harry's son was in Slytherin in the Cursed Child book. Professor Slughorn was in Slytherin and he wasn't bad either. Why, even Merlin was in Slytherin! Just because we have a lot of Dark wizards, doesn't mean we're all Voldemort supporters!

He should've been higher. He betrayed his friends, including James, Lily, and Sirius, and killed Cedric Diggory. He should've been Slytherin. He was A, evil, and B, a coward.

Gave away the potters as their secret keeper, land sirius black in azkaban for 12 years, just for himself!

See, Pettigrew is the one that is bad! He framed Sirius! Sirius is innocent! Pettigrew sucks!

9 Fenrir Greyback

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.

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

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

He is my favourite bad guy

10 Rita Skeeter

I hate this woman! She writes false things and it is not fair! Why does she listen to the Slytherins? Thank goodness Hermione captured her!

Stupid reporter that gets everything wrong!

A lot
Sooo much
She is a lier, coward, and a bug.

Worst reporter in history

The Contenders
11 Quirinus Quirrell

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 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

I have to admit, Quirrell is actually bad . . . he had Voldemort on the back of his head! Creepy!

12 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?


13 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.

Nag ini is cool but weird why does nagini have to kill everybody

I love snakes and nagini is a horcrux and to an extent invincible

And whats the best snake?

14 Barty Crouch Jr.

He just got to be the most underrated villan ever. He tortur the longbottoms to madnes, fooled the entire school for a year, and being a great teacher in the peroses. That last one isn't really bad but really is true.

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.

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.

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! )

15 Dudley Dursley

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

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

Dudleys just a kid that made wrong decisions and is spoiled

He is a git but he is nice in the end

16 Sirius Black

Sirius is not bad! He was framed! It's all Peter Petigrew's fault! Whoever put Sirius on here shall be very sorry and regretful! Sirius is not bad! AT ALL!

They think he is bad at first he is good

This is false information

Blah blah blah he's evil

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 The Werewolf Lupin

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

Lupin was really good apart from some problems

Lupin is not a villain!
Are you insane?!

Who put Lupin on here?

19 Mrs. Norris

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

20 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?!?!?!

21 Narcissa Malfoy

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

She is not really evil

um she is a death eater how come so low


22 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.

Antonin Dolohov killed Lupin AND Tonks? Wow, he is horrible! Lupin and Tonks were so nice . . .

Just hate him 4 killin Fred

He is pure evil

23 Regulus Black

He isn't bad he destroyed a hocrux

24 Cornelius Fudge
25 Aragog

Because of this thingy, I am now scared of spiders. Makes me shudder and puke!
I’m sooo happy he died

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.

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