Most Evil Harry Potter Villains

The Top Ten

1 Dolores Umbridge

That foul loathsome evil little cockroach! I honestly just don't understand how she got to live she should've died like Voldemort and the others she's so annoying and pure evil! I know that Voldemort is worse and he should be the most evil and hated character in Harry Potter but Umbridge represents evil people who bully and hate daily in our lives while Voldemort represents dark people with twisted minds that if someone stumbles across them they are very unfortunate. It's very easy to hate Umbridge rapidly because she's a very realistic character that reminds us of the people we face in our daily lives. She slammed Harry across the desk I think I remember reading it in the books. She made students write with a dark quill and whatever they wrote would be written at the back of their hand with their blood like a knife. She hated Dumbledore and Harry , Disrespected the teachers at Hogwarts especially Professor Trelawney and I'm pretty sure she's on Voldemort's side because when they took ...more

She made students wright in their own blood! Who the flip does that?!

I wanted her dead more than voldemort. She thinks she's the boss of everyone.

Dolores Jane Umbridge was the most vicious character in all books (and films). She had great political power and used that power to enforce her conviction. In addition to that she tortured kids and had no tolerance. I think she was more evil than Voldemort, although she never was a Death Eater.

2 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.

Right. He's bad. Too bad. Dolores Umbridge! At least she had common sense!

Voldemort is the most evil, annoying, ugly, angry, hard hearted, noseless, etc etc creature in the book. It's hi because of this evil character of his that he is one of the top characters of the series. I think he was jealous of everyone's noses and that's why tried to kill them. Haha

What!? On every single villain list Bellatrix is higher than Voldemort... FLIPPING VOLDEMORT!? I say again what?

Voldemort killed Harry's parents and his own parents. He and Harry fought each other so many times until deathly hallows Part 2 Harry finally killed voldemort. After a while he Injoyed killing people. He killed Cedric diggiry, Severus Snape, & Fred Weasley. He made Severus Snape work for him for a long time and made Severus Snape become a bad guy but severus Snape did become good at the really end. Voldemort made severus Snape, Bellatrix LeStrange, And Lucius Malfoy all be death eaters. Voldemort was so powerful he was really hard to kill. He had really strong, magic, powers that could not be defeated.

3 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.

She killed Nymphadora Tonks when she had new born child! How crazy is that? And Nymphadora Tonks is on this list and I don't understand why!


OMG. Bellatrix is so more evil and twisted
than everyone in that story. She killed Sirius, her cousin and one of the best characters in the series.

She is so cool and very fun she might be very evil and kill Dobby but I admire her loyalty.

Ps do not get me wrong


4 Peter Pettigrew

He caused the death of several Muggles, Lilly and James Potter, Serius geting sent to Azkaban. He betraid his friends."If you made a better rat than a human, it's not much to boast about, Peter." -Black 373

He deserves to be number 1 He betrayed all of his friend and because of it, Sirius and lupin lost their friends. Peter is a spine-less, no good, evil, low down, ratty little man who I want at the top of this list!

He betrayed his best friends by turning to the dark side. He is indirectly responsible for James' and Lily's deaths, and he helped Voldemort come back to power.

Thank you, Sirius Black had nothing to do with it!

5 Fenrir Greyback

He made Remus Lupin into Werewolf, and even killed a Montgomery boy!

I think Greyback is more evil than Pettigrew because he wants to turn children lives into nightmares. Pettigrew is evil but he is only a supporter of Voldemort because he is a coward.

Fenir Greyback is a fearsome werewolf that attacks children in hogwarts. He had a strong army to kill as many hogwarts and many other people as he could ever do. He and his pack of werewolves joined voldemort after during the second Wizzarding war. He did fight in the Battle of the astronomy tower and he became a very powerful werewolf he frightened lots of children in hogwarts school.

Sometimes, Greyback scares me more than Voldemort... He usually attacks children and feeds from them... At least Voldemort doesn't bite anyone

6 Lucius Malfoy

may I remind you that he sort of thretened to kill harry in the chamber of secrets but Dobby didn't let him?

A very slippery man, he was a big coward. He slipped the diary in Ginny Weasley's cauldron, and caused the Chamber of Secrets to be opened. He also was very mean to his house elf, Dobby, and he was one of Voldemort's most loyal supporters.

At the end Lucius may be weak, but still he didn't just Jump into action he Tried to remain calm and a calm villan is Better Then one who yells at everyone.. also he put a diary into another book without Anyone noticing, he actually GOT the prophecy (though it broke Short after)

He hates muggle borns

7 Professor Quirrell

He’s got Voldemort living on the back of his head anoughtn said

Quirrell did jinx his broom after all so he evil

I can't believe how he had voldermort's soul
It creep me out

Querril made voldemort back to life again so he could kill Harry for good and he made voldemort so powerful and a wicked tought guy to fight. He dicided to make voldemort real again just because he did not like Harry in his class, & he liked it that his parents died from voldemort. He did not like Lilly and James potter one bit. He worked for voldemort even though he thought voldemort was dead.

8 Barty Crouch, Jr.

He tortured people, conjured the dark mark, tried to kill harry. He is very evil. He also locked Moody up for a year and made people go insane. He was put in Azkaban and chose to leave his family for Lord Voldemort.

Voldemort said he was his most loyal servant. He helped Voldemort come back to power, and he put Harry's name in the Goblet of Fire. He also killed his own father, and participated in the torture of Frank and Alice Longbottom.

Barty crouch JR was a worker for Voldemort but he did not last that long. He tried to kill Harry, Hermione, and Ron until his father barty croutch told him not to try to kill Harry, Hermione, and Ron. So he actually killed his own father instead even though he only lasted for five or ten minutes in the movie.

Hate you hate you hate you

9 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.

Tbh he shouldn't be on this list. Here's why.
Lucius taught Draco how to be a bully, hate on Harry, and other things. In the Deathly Hallows part 2, U can see how ashamed he feel's when he thaught Harry was dead. He had to be forced to work with the evil. Now in the cursed child Draco has changed. He is a AMAZING father to Scorpious. And care's so much about him. Now in Cursed Child, there probaly one of the best Characters in the Cursed Child. And by the way he was a kid with a sad life he had to deal with. But now he's a a incrideble father. So in my opinion he shouldn't be on this list XD tats all I have to say

He was only mean out of jealousy. His father was very successful, and maybe he just wanted to make him proud, but Harry Potter always got the attention. He was taught from an early age to be better than everyone else, that he WAS better than everyone else. His dad was horrible, but Draco was just under a horrible influence. In the end, we saw he didn't really have the heart to kill anyone one. We realized he was human too, facing things no 16-year-old should ever face in his life. Murder... or be murdered. Draco Malfoy would be better, if only his parents were better.

Draco Malfoy bullies lots of people in the hogwart school. He bullies Harry the most and he sometimes bullies Hermione. He tried to kill Harry so many times with a cannonball. Lucius tought him to get meaner to everyone every year. When himself, Harry, Ron, Hermione, and everyone else got older be tried to make Harry smoke and have drugs.

Draco Malfoy is the most annoying and hard hearted student in Hogwarts. And he was jealous of Harry and always
Tried to make him look bad.

10 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.

I read he was based on JK Rowling's chemistry teacher.
The chemistry teacher probably had the cane and threw the blackboard duster at them. Kids were just unlucky back then probably.
Making Severus Snape in the book a nasty teacher.

He's not really a bad guy in the Deathly Hallows, he was just a little misunderstood. Sure he was a death eater but he's nice now. Well, was until (spoiler) he died at the Deathly Hallows.

He did some evil things but at the end you find out he wasn't that bad as you thought

He was an ex-death eater, but yet he never seemed to care about Harry, only about his mother. He probably would've stayed a Death Eater if he hadn't supposedly 'loved' Lily Potter. He couldn't be nice to Harry, even though he loved Lily, because he still held a grudge against James.

The Contenders

11 Alecto Carrow
12 Amycus Carrow
13 Nagini

Nagini is not a bad character. She was only raised by an evil man who pretended to be her so-called "friend." He bossed her around and made her do evil things, but Nagini thought those things were right. She was confused and abused, two things that should never happen to anyone, not even a snake.

She was one of her master's horcruxes, & I would say was perhaps, the only one whom actually loved.

I think Nagini should be second after Voldemort


14 Antonin Dolohov

Who is this weirdo

He killed Remus

He was a loyal Death Eater who broke out of Azkaban. He killed Gideon and Fabian Prewett, Molly Weasley's brothers.

The bastard killed my little wolfy

15 Vernon Dursley

Philosopher's Stone - sends Harry to his cupboard for such a long time

Chamber of Secrets - Blames Harry for dropping the pudding, LOCKING HIM IN HIS ROOM

Prisoner of Azkaban - Ruins his birthday by Aunt Marge's visit, and tried to ruin Harry's life at school

Goblet of Fire - Put Harry on the same diet as Dudley when Harry didn't need the diet in the first place

Order of the Phoenix - It reaches melting point. He blames Harry for having Owls into his house when he KNOWS HARRY CANNOT CONTROL THEM COMING IN, tries to kick Harry out of the house, and I just want to demolish him

16 Gellert Grindelwald

I know he is not really in the Harry Potter books except for having a small part in the 7th and a mention in the first on Dumbeldore's chocolate frog card. However he is the second most evil wizard in the universe only after Voldemort.

He is Evil (kind of)

17 Basilisk

Giant ugly snake who can kill you with 1 look directly in the eye

Just saying- not a person...

He's just a dumb snake

I don't think the basalisk or Nagini counts as a character🐍

18 Uncle Vernon

He only cared for Dudley and hated Harry.
He made Dudley bully, when Dudley had a tantrum about his presents on his 11th birthday Vernon said about money like his father, calling fruit and vegetables "rabbit food".
He even bought a gun to shoot whoever entered the hut on the rock -- Fortunately it was Hagrid.
He didn't tell his wife he bought the gun.
He decided to starve Harry to death when he found out from a letter that wizards couldn't use magic outside of Hogwarts. But Harry was rescued.
Shouting out of rage because Harry said the word "Magic"

A literary depiction of a real-life villain - the child abuser.

Uncle Vernon can't' use the excuse "Ohh, its not my fault I'm mean, its just that my wierdo nephew has a chunk of a noseless dark wizards soul that possesses me now and then". That bit of voldy in Harry was already affecting another soul- its roommate, Harry's real soul...

The Dursleys were so Meen and terrible to Harry. They only cared about there own son and there selves only and never anyone else even Harry, Lilly and James potter, every hogwart students, and all of Harry's teachers. Vernon and petunia tought there son Dudley how to be so horrible to Harry who was Dudley's cousin. Harry had to live with his aunt and uncle after his parents died when he was a baby. The Dursleys just did not treat Harry right and did not take care of him one bit when his parents were dead. They made a terrible rule consequence that he could not have food for a week wich was really dam horrible.

19 Sirius Black

HE DIDN'T KILL HARRY'S PARENTS NOR TOLD VOLDEMORT WHERE ARE THEY! Wormtail (Peter Pettigrew) told Voldemort where are they! Black turned out to be the good guy in the Prisoner of Azkaban, too bad he died in the Order of the Phoenix

Is the Wizarding World actually real? and some have computers and think Sirius is evil.
I'll read In Search of Harry Potter by Steve Vander Ark again.
That place in Charring Cross Road seemed convincible to The Leaky Cauldron. Could that but office really be the Potters old home, and finally could that gate with a sign with "Private" written on it really be the entrance to Hogwarts.
This is just to have faith like a religion.

Sirius is one of the nicest guys! He was almost a father to Harry. What's going on!

Are you kidding me! He's like the 100th most evil character! Have you read the end of the Prisoner of Azkaban?

20 Dudley Dursley

More like a spoilt brat.
Who gives a kid 36 presents for their birthday.
He was a bully but he was never punished by his parents which was wrong. His mum ignorant and saw him as just a baby angel and his dad egged him on.
Then he saw how horrible he was with the Dementor attack, didn't really say anything in the sixth book, seventh book he made Harry a cup of tea and thought Harry was coming with him and his parents when they had to leave their home for protection.

Best character enough said

He was nice in the end

21 Cornelius Fudge

He completely ignored the danger only for his and Ministry's image!

He refused to believe that Voldemort had returned, even though the signs were clearly there. He didn't want to believe it because it'd be harder to rule the country and there'd be chaos in the Ministry. He cared more about making his job easy than about the well-being of both wizards and muggles! He also put Harry and Dumbledore in a bad light.


22 Dumbledore

why is he on this @#$$ list the signs that I made are me beining anoyyed of whoever made this.

*facepalm* seeing Dumbledore and Harry on here
Dumbledore is NOT biased to Gryffindor...Slytherin won the house cup for seven years before Harry even knew he was a wizard. Why do YOU overreact about the house cup.
He is not raising Harry to slaughter, Harrys scar was a horcrux, he told Harry not to go looking for the Mirror of Erised again when he met Dumbledore, and guess where the mirror was and he told the students at the feast to not go to the third floor corridor.
There are many things in the earlier books that Harry was too young to learn about, do you want to scare a 11 year old with the prophecy.
Do you think he knew it was not Mad Eye Moody? Well Percy and Draco didn't think Harry and Ron were pretending to be Crabbe and Goyle.
Dumbledore didn't ask for Umbridge she was sent by the Ministry.
Dumbledore knew some of the wizards that Lockhart had cursed and decided to end everything for Lockhart sending him as a teacher.
Quirrell who had been a Muggle ...more

He is my favorite character but I do agree that he is quite far sighted

He is partly responsible for Sirius's death. He put Harry with the Dursleys knowing that they hated magic. He didn't even bother teaching anything useful to Harry. I don't think he was so naive that he thought that those DADA teachers would teach him how to fight the most feared wizard of all time. I could go on and on about this actually. Long story short: he manipulates anyone and everyone to do his bidding and feels no remorse.

23 Narcissa Malfoy

I don't think she's THAT evil

24 Salazar Slytherin

He caused murders

He made a secret chamber and had a basolisk who murdered muggleborns.

25 Augustus Rookwood


He HAD tO kiLl FREd. WHY

He killed Fred! He’s my favorite.

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