Best My Hero Academia Villains

A villain list is here! A villain list is here! Ladies and gentlemen, after having greatly binge-watched the entirety of My Hero Academia up to the latest episode of Season 3 on Crunchyroll, now I feel obliged to make a list that hasn't been made yet for My Hero Academia. And that is its villains! From who was once the most powerful villain in Japan who controlled it from the shadows of his villain empire known as none other than All for One to his brainwashed and creepy successor Tomura Shigaraki, villains come in many designs and personalities in this universe. Whether they be villains who simply want to destroy the superhero society structure or are believers in the ideology of the Hero Killer known as Stain, there are villains galore. That said, this list will count down the best My Hero Academia villains.

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P.S. If you want to check out the list for My Hero Academia pro heroes, be sure to check out the list of Best My Hero Academia Pro Heroes.

The Top Ten

1 Chizome Akaguro (Stain) Chizome Akaguro (Stain)

I feel like he has a proper reason to be a villain, and it's a reason I agree with, he just went the wrong way at fixing the problem... he's also pretty terrifying. His character design is on point!

The hero killer stain was my favorite character to bad he never got to fight all might because he said he was the only one who was worthy to kill him because he's the only true hero that dose it only for peace and justice and not fame and money while all might whats the fame only so people don't have to worry he's the pillar of peace

And now we get to talk about my personal favorite villain. While All for One is the most powerful villain in My Hero Academia, Chizome Akaguro, aka Stain, is undoubtedly the coolest villain of all of them. I mean, just look at his backstory. He was once an aspiring student at U.A. who wanted to be a hero like any other student, but once he got to see the nature of the structure of the hero system, he felt betrayed and thought that the hero system contradicted what being a hero truly means. As such, he dropped out and honed his swordsmanship in order to train himself to use his Quirk to paralyze his enemies depending on their blood type by licking their blood and then either killing them or sparing them only to let them barely live and be crippled to spread his name and ideology around. Even so, while his views of what it means to be a hero are rather skewed, he does have his standards, as even he doesn't agree with the ways of the League of Villains along with the fact that the only ...more - ModernSpongeBobSucks

I would honestly vote for him above All for One because of his moral attitude. He's a sadistic murderer but he does kill for an understandable but unjustifiable reason. He's simply an anti-villain-hero who's out searching for someone who understands what it means to be a true hero. Eventually, he died doing so, but I loved the fact that he saved Midoriya's life. It showed that this dude had heart. Also, I have to say that he has has the most badass design of any character in the anime. He looks more like a villain from Bleach or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles rather than a superhero anime. - Mcgillacuddy

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2 All for One All for One

so creepy

Creepy as frick - uwufluffycat

He's op

God of sex

3 Tomura Shigaraki Tomura Shigaraki

Around Season 1 of My Hero Academia, it was to be expected that not much people took Tomura seriously since he was, well, a manchild. He could barely maintain himself in a conversation and lacked conviction, but come the near end of Season 2, things really take a turn for the worse, or in this case, the better for Tomura after finally finding that he had his conviction all along. And while Season 3 is a good start for him now that he's able to think more rationally now, only time will tell as Tomura grows as the successor of All for One. But seriously, I kind of felt bad for Tomura when I found out who he really was. To think he was the poor grandchild of All Might's mentor Nana Shimura who was implied to have seen his own parents killed right in front of his own eyes and could only be taken in by All for One when he discovered his disintegration Quirk and only had his biological father's amputated hand as the only relic of the family he had left. If that's the case, it's surprisingly ...more - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Tomura is triggered by Stain being first.

Tomura is just straight up a boss and he is pretty creepy to be honest with you all.

No. Tomura is terrible. Even though he's a villian, he isn't that likeable. Whenever he doesn't get his way, he throws a temper tantrum and complains about everything. He complains about stain all the time, and the only funny thing about him is his utter patheticness. - -w-

4 Dabi Dabi

Like I love his personality and looks so much that I wont care if he burned me lol

Not gonna lie like... he's hot

Calm, chill, cool, cold, deadly.

Dabi unlike most villains stays calm he takes in what he needs and uses it to fight, he is a very smart character with a story we all want to hear and of coarse have out theory's about. He is relatable because his problems with trusting others. He is in all a really cool hero.

5 Himiko Toga Himiko Toga

SHE IS AMAZING the key things in being amazing 1. funny 2. strong 3. murderer 3. WILL KICK YOUR BUTT IF YOU GET IN HER WAY 4. has two big emotions happy and angry 5.just like amazing

Toga is the best.I mean like it I were to like someone I would want them to bleed to but then I would help them.She's also one of my favorite characters.

Best girl ever cute funny and so strong

Toga is so cute

6 Kurogiri Kurogiri

The league of villains would fall apart in 0.2 seconds without Kurogiri and y'all know it

So we got the big three out of the way, so now it's time to talk about the ones in the remaining seven. Enter Kurogiri, a member of the League of Villains who might as well be Tomura's butler and somewhat of a secondary mentor to an extent. Kurogiri's Quirk mainly manifests as him being a huge mass of dark space that he can use to create warp gates, or portals to be more accurate, that can be used for combat, defense, and escape. Sounds like Kurogiri has a very versatile Quirk that's so good that almost every villain organization should aspire to have a member among their ranks with a similar Quirk to Kurogiri's. Also, it's really heartwarming to see Kurogiri genuinely caring for Tomura as if Kurogiri were the father or mother Tomura was never raised by. Also, it helps that he's always looking out for Tomura and keeping things under control when things don't go Tomura's way since prior to his character development, he still had the mind of a manchild. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

I think that a warping quirk has a big advantage to all the other villains.

7 Chisaki Kai (Overhaul) Chisaki Kai (Overhaul)

That's a real villain

This guy pushed Deku to his limits physically and mentally, that's what makes him great.

O boy, you anime onelies don't know whats coming in season 4

Come Season 4, My Hero Academia will be getting an OVERHAUL. That's right, my Overhaul fans. With Season 4 coming out next year, it's time to prepare ourselves for the rise of Kai Chisaki, aka Overhaul. I may not know much about him aside from some non-spoiling manga details on T.V. Tropes and his last few episode appearances in Season 3, but his calm and collected demeanor along with his husky voice (that's Kenjiro Tsuda, for you) already give me a great first impression of him. I honestly don't know how he's a divisive villain among manga readers, but if there's anything I want from Season 4, I definitely want the anime to bring out the best in Overhaul. Oh, and whatever you do, don't touch him. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

8 Jin Bubaigawara (Twice) Jin Bubaigawara (Twice)

Voice of Gray Fullbuster

You guys probably already had the first thing to pop in your mind when you saw Twice be Deadpool himself. Why? Because Twice is essentially an Affectionate Parody or Expy of Deadpool. While he doesn't play much of a major role outside of being the comic relief and being a part of the League of Villains' vanguard squad during the Summer Training Camp arc, Twice is still a fun character who, like most of the other vanguard squad members, have massive potential for character development. And whether he gets that character development or not, at least it's fun to see Twice have some sort of yin-yang complex where he says one thing and then says one thing that's the complete opposite of what he last said. He's especially fitting as the comic relief since not only is he an Affectionate Parody/Expy of Deadpool, but he's also the only funny guy in the vanguard squad. I mean, come on. Who doesn't like a parody/expy of Deadpool? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

I wouldn’t say he is the best at being a villain, but he is one of my overall favorite characters. He helps some of the most intense and sad moments become lighthearted and just seemed like if he wasn’t steered in the wrong way he would be an amazing hero. He is so funny and kind of nice to be honest, and tries to stay positive even though he has had such hard times. Sorry you're so low Twice! You are great!

9 Muscular Muscular

Time to bring on the hate comments about this Complete Monster of a villain. The only awesome stuff about him? Well, his Quirk is simple yet powerful. He can expand his muscles to the point his muscle fibers can't be contained by his own skin so he can inflict massive and powerful hits on those he kills. As for the other stuff? He really is a Complete Monster. This was the guy who killed Water Hose, a married hero couple who owned a child named Kouta Izumi. This event impacted Kouta heavily so much that he practically just resented all people with Quirks since it was Muscular's fault his parents died and left him alone despite them having sacrificed their lives to save the lives of other numerous people. It wasn't until Muscular met Kouta face to face at the Summer Training Camp when he recently joined the vanguard squad for the League of Villains that Izuku would finally show Kouta the true value of being a hero by risking his life to protect him from Muscular. That said, Muscular is ...more - ModernSpongeBobSucks

10 Shuichi Iguchi (Spinner) Shuichi Iguchi (Spinner)

Okay, so I can't really say much about Spinner himself. He's mostly only known as a minor character from the vanguard squad established by the League of Villains that would attack the Summer Training Camp where U.A. was training at. So why would I put him on here if he doesn't stand out as much as the other members? Well, truth be told, maybe he does. Why? Because he's one of the few members of the vanguard squad that legitimately believes in the ideology of Stain and doesn't carry out his crimes out of pure sadism or revenge. Even if he was a minor character, it was arguably an Establishing Character Moment when he kept one of the other members of the vanguard squad from killing Izuku, because he was THAT devoted to Stain's ideology and knew that even Stain knew at heart that Izuku was a true hero through and through. And all of this from a reptile-like man who dresses like Stain in the name of his ideology. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

The Contenders

11 Nomu Nomu

Alright, I couldn't find any other major villains to put on here, so I had to resort to this. Now just to be clear, this refers to the ORIGINAL Nomu. As in the one who attacked the USJ building at U.A. in the first season. Until High-End, a more powerful Nomu capable of human intelligence, appears in the anime, no other Nomu could surpass the sheer power of the original Nomu. A thug-turned-mindless puppet, the original Nomu was the biggest threat to Class 1-A in during the USJ incident. It especially stood out since all the other villains were essentially just background characters that couldn't even hold a candle to the sludge villain that attacked Izuku and Katsuki in the first few episodes. That said, Nomu was at an advantage with its multiple Quirks, ranging from shock absorption to regeneration. But since it was shock ABSORPTION and not shock NULLIFICATION, All Might was able to eventually take advantage of this by going beyond his limit and pummeling that chicken head so hard ...more - ModernSpongeBobSucks

12 Deku

He is gay and likes him to in the special way and he's adorable

his cute

The best villan


13 Kendo Rappa
14 Curator

I hope he and the Wild Villains show up in the manga and the anime. His design is so cool. It's kind of like Two-Face if he was some clockwork scuba diver.

I hope Curator and the Wild Villains show up in the manga and anime at some point. You shouldn't waste a good design like that.

15 Gentle Criminal
16 High-End

Super smart ass Nomu
Srry for swearing, don't swear kids

17 Mr. Compress


18 Endeavor?

Endeavor is a child abuser he sucks and should be a villain


19 Tabe
20 Redestro
21 Endeavour Endeavour

Well I mean you're not wrong

Child abuse and he drove his "wife" to insaty

He is always trying to pass All-Might, and uses Todoroki as a experiment and a toy. He has abused Todoroki's mom and him, He looks like one too.

He isn’t a villain - -w-

22 Sludge Villain
23 Zookeeper
24 Toxic Chainsaw
25 Moonfish
26 Nine
27 Destro
28 Joi Irinaka
29 Konako Haizono
30 Giran Giran
31 Danjuro Tobita
32 Maguma Iwata
33 Manami Aiba
34 Mustard

He can just fill U.A in gas and knock eveyone

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Top Remixes

1. All for One
2. Chizome Akaguro (Stain)
3. Tomura Shigaraki
1. Chisaki Kai (Overhaul)
2. Jin Bubaigawara (Twice)
3. Chizome Akaguro (Stain)
1. Chizome Akaguro (Stain)
2. Tomura Shigaraki
3. All for One


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