Top 10 Star Wars Villains

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The best films ever, have produced the greatest baddies of all time....In a Galaxy Far Far Away.

The Top Ten

1 Darth Vader Darth Vader Darth Vader was the original dark lord for Star Wars. Darth Vader ruled with both fear and aggression. Originally Anakin Skywalker a young Jedi who was then seduced by the dark side of the force by Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious. Vader had his limbs cut off by his jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi leaving ...read more.

Darth Vader is Darth Vader! How could you not like him?

Not only is he the best Star Wars villain, he is one of the greatest villains of all time! He is a dark, sinister, unpredictable, intimidating, dangerous, ruthless and evil father! His scene in Rogue One was so epic. He seemed like a horror villain! Yeah, he has some good left in him but Darth Vader and Anakin Skywalker are two separate entities. Darth Vader is Anakin's darkest personality come to life. He even plots to overthrow the Emperor. His voice is so creepy and he murdered thirty children. Seriously, no Star Wars villain can top Darth Vader. He may not have been skilled with the Lightsaber in the original trilogy but he is one of the most powerful Siths in Star Wars! - Daviddv0601

Lets see, he killed a room of thirty kids, choked his wife (and many other people at that), chopped off his son's hand, tempted to turn his daughter to the dark side, killed his own mentor and best friend, helped created a space station that destroys planets, yes I am quite sure Darth Vader is the most powerful villain and force user at that (Darth Sidious said it himself in revenge of the Sith)

One of the best villains ever to grace the screen, yes the emperor is more evil but Vader was the epitome of a great bad guy

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2 Emperor Palpatine Emperor Palpatine Sheev Palpatine (also known by his Sith identity Darth Sidious and publicly as Senator Palpatine, then Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, and later Emperor Palpatine) is a fictional character and one of the primary antagonists of the Star Wars franchise, mainly portrayed by Ian McDiarmid.

How could he not be on the list?

Why is this unpopular hated horrible character this high?

Vader is the best Star Wars villain and overall, one of the best villains but Palpatine is the Puppet Master. He manipulates Jedi's and uses them for his own bidding, only to backstab them when he finds a better fighter. He is sinister, unpredictable and is also a powerful Sith. He won't just let a Jedi strike him without a fight. - Daviddv0601

The dude is pure evil. He manipulates the entire Jedi council to his bidding right under their noses. He blinds them to all he is doing whilst talking to them face to face. - Freak_Show1

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3 Darth Maul Darth Maul Darth Maul is a fictional character in the science fiction franchise Star Wars. Trained as Darth Sidious's first apprentice, he serves as a Sith Lord and a master of wielding a double-bladed lightsaber. Darth Maul first appeared in Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace, and has also appeared in The ...read more.

The dude survived being cut IN HALF!

Fave character.
Like if you agree.

My fave SW character

Darth Maul has the three scariest things that a good Star Wars villain needs:horns, face paint, and a double-bladed lightsaber. The only problem was that he died so early in the prequels that we never got to know anything about him, but at the first look at him you can tell he means business

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4 Boba Fett Boba Fett Boba Fett is a fictional character in the Star Wars series. In The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, he is a bounty hunter hired by Darth Vader and also employed by Jabba the Hutt.

Cool armor Flame thrower epic and missile launchers on arms what else could you want. Darth Vader is just I don't like him much.

Although I think boba is awesome he isn't necessarily a villain. He's just someone who is doing their job. I mean if the rebels were smart enough to hire him he would be good, it just so happens that Vader hired him

Dude, the jetpack, the awesome gun, everything makes up for him being bad. Hey but I personally LOVE Jango Fett, and I think he's the best! Just forgot to got for him that's all..

His backpacks a jet.
hes boba the fett.
he bounty hunts.
for Jaba the hut.
to pay for his vet.
Oh yeah! - Mcbabe

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5 General Grievous General Grievous General Grievous is a fictional character and antagonist in the Star Wars franchise. He served as the Supreme Commander of the Confederacy of Independent Systems' Droid Armies during the Clone Wars.

He's the prototype vader, and was able to defeat jedi without the force by outplaying them, the dude's awesome.

One of my favorite Star Wars characters - SharkWithAHat

I like General Grievous. Would have been badass if he could have been voiced by Gary Oldman. I think they lost an opportunity with this character. He is part alien and machine. He could have been a resurrected Darth Maul.

Coolest cough in film history - DARTH74

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6 Count Dooku Count Dooku Count Dooku of Serenno, from the House of Dooku is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise, appearing in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith as a primary and minor antagonist respectively. He was portrayed by Christopher Lee and ...read more.

He easily beat both Anakin and Obi Wan, and Darth Maul had a tough time killing Qui-Gon and got killed by YOUNG Obi Wan, while Dooku easily took out Obi-Wan in his prime.

He was bad, bad enough

Dooku should be #3, He's like Vader & Palpatine combined.

Most underrated villain! - Daviddv0601

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7 Kylo Ren Kylo Ren Kyle Ren is a fictional Sith lord, who is strong with the Force. Kylo Ren commands the First Order with a temper as fiery as his unconventional lightsaber. His debut was in 2015's Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. Ren's real identity is Ben Solo, the son of Han Solo and Princess Leia. He was trained ...read more.

Adam Driver is a legend.

None of the other star wars villain killed their own family, have no good in him unlike vader who killed his evil master to save his son where as kylo ren care about only himself and nobody else.

Honestly I'm only voting him so that he can climb higher on this list because compared to the ones above him (minus Vader and Palpatine) he is so much better developed. His backstory is good, he has some really cool and unique moments, his design is badass and intimidating, and Adam Driver...that man can ACT

Exudes an aura of evil, the villain with the biggest presence in the series.

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8 Jabba the Hutt Jabba the Hutt Jabba the Hutt is a character appearing in George Lucas's space opera film saga Star Wars. He is depicted as a large, slug-like alien.

Joobah bu best

This guy may be hideous, but he is not afraid of anything. He is a crime boss and since he is an endangered species, he must be kept alive but well trained guards. - Daviddv0601

Coolest fatty in film history - DARTH74

Give him love

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9 Grand Moff Tarkin Grand Moff Tarkin Grand Moff Wilhuff Tarkin is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. Tarkin was Governor of the Outer Rim territories, and eventually earned the rank of Grand Moff in the Galactic Empire. Tarkin was also in charge of the production of the Death Star. Tarkin is killed when the Death Star is ...read more.

Great character. - EmperorPalpatine

This guy is so powerful than Darth Vader.

Coolest slippers in film history - DARTH74

I hate this guy. - RalphBob

10 Jango Fett Jango Fett Jango Fett is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, created by George Lucas. He made his debut in the 2002 film Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, where he was portrayed by actor Temuera Morrison.

I would have picked Boba too but Jango Fett had been doing it all way before Boba and with the same attitude that Boba would have picked up from him. In that case I should really be picking Mandalorians because ultimately they were bred that way. Fearless strong proud warriors who do not let the mighty powers (powers beyond their own) of a lightsaber wielder (good or bad) deter them from battling out with them.

Jango Fett is waay better and more cool then Boba Fett. First of all he is the original person (Boba Fett and all the clone troopers are clones of him). Second, he killed Coleman Trebor, a jedi master on the council in like 2 seconds. Thirdly, he fought off Obi-wan Kenobi and pretty much one on the ground and in the space battle.

So, why is Boba Fett higher on this list?

if he was my dad, and mace windu cut his head off, I would kill him, (which is what boba would do, but darth vader did it first)

It just makes no sense why Boba is higher! - mkultra5

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The Contenders

11 Darth Revan Darth Revan Revan is a fictional character in BioWare's Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic video game. The character may be either male or female, though Revan is canonically male and follows the game's light-side path. He also has his own Old Republic book in which he is a male human, turned Jedi, and turned ...read more.

He is the most hardcore - lukemcnamara72

Even though he's a sith, he's not REALLY a villain. In KOTOR he is the playable character, and Malak is the villain.

badass

Darth Revan, Dark Lord of the Sith, Prodigal Knight, savior of the Republic. All he wanted was to save the galaxy from the threat of the evil Darkness knows as Vitiate/Valkoryon. He almost succeded. He is not really an evil character, not truely. To use the words of one of his former masters, Darth Traya, he was "the heart of the Force".

12 Grand Admiral Thrawn Grand Admiral Thrawn Grand Admiral Thrawn is a Chiss male from the Star Wars universe. He first appeared in Star Wars Heir to the Empire. Thrawn has more recently appeared in Star Wars Rebels, and also has a novel that was released in April 2017, titled Thrawn. In summer of 2018, Thrawn: Alliances will be released, where ...read more.

This guy's a super genius and could have taken out the entire empire with just ten Star-Destroyers - kkiidd

Honestly should be in the top ten based on his crazy intelligence alone

Thrawn, in my opinion, could have been what crushed the rebellion if "Space Whales" Hadn't taken Him. He's a great tactician who overcame the Alien Racism of the empire and He's not Evil by the sense of the word, he just works for the "Evil" Empire. His only weakness what not being able to predict obscure things like space whales. He could have bested Emporer Palpatine, Luke, and survive to tell the tale is he needed to.

Once Erased after Disney confirmed that Legends is no longer canon, he has now risen from the ashes once more to take his rightful place as the Grand Master Military Leader he is.

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13 Captain Phasma Captain Phasma Captain Phasma is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by Gwendoline Christie. Introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, Phasma is the commander of the First Order's force of stormtroopers.

Captain phasma deserves to be a better number

She's so badass! I hope to see an epic showdown between Captain Phasma and Finn! - Daviddv0601

Phasma is awesome

14 Asajj Ventress Asajj Ventress Asajj Ventress is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise during the Clone Wars, appearing in the Clone Wars micro-series, and in The Clone Wars film and television series.

She is awesome because she is a bounty hunter, dark acolyte, nightsister, and former jedi. She can also flirt and fight at the same time.

This list is awfull.

15 Greedo Greedo Greedo (or Greedo the Young) is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise. He is portrayed by Paul Blake as well as Maria De Aragon in some close-in pickup shots in Star Wars (1977).
16 The Inquisitor
17 Nute Gunray Nute Gunray Nute Gunray was the Viceroy of the Trade Federation. He was involved with the blockade of the planet Naboo. He also was a member of the Separatist Council, and was murdered by Darth Vader on Mustafar.

Nute Gunray is cool.

Gunray, altough he did little, was an important but small part of the prequels and an interesting character idea.

Coolest headress in film history

18 Bib Fortuna
19 Darth Vitiate
20 Cad Bane Cad Bane Cad Bane is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, created by George Lucas, Dave Filoni and Henry Gilroy as a recurring antagonist voiced by Corey Burton in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
21 Poggle the Lesser

He has an awesome head

22 Durge Durge
23 Savage Opress Savage Opress

About equal to Darth Maul in strength.

24 Pong Krell

Dave Fennoy voiced him

25 Rancor

My aunts favorite bad guy.

26 General Hux General Hux General Armitage Hux is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. First introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he is portrayed by Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson.

I like domhall gleeson I just think that general hux is uptight and only cares about destroying the galaxy

General Hux is a badass Nazi-like leader! He is like the only guy to stand up to a Sith! He takes no from Kylo Ren. - Daviddv0601

27 Salacious B. Crumb

I hate this character.

28 Bossk Bossk

Coolest lizard in film history - DARTH74

Awesome villain. I wish he had more lines and scenes in the prequels

29 Sarlacc
30 Supreme Leader Snoke Supreme Leader Snoke

Most mysterious baddie of them all

31 Darth Traya / Kreia

This character isn't a badass but that doesn't matter. She is a good character with an interesting backstory. - moore770

32 Galen Marek (Starkiller) Galen Marek (Starkiller) Galen Marek, codenamed Starkiller, was a male Human apprentice of the Sith Lord Darth Vader. A powerful Force-user who lived during the era of the Galactic Empire, Marek originated from the Wookiee home planet of Kashyyyk as the sole offspring of two Jedi Knights—Mallie and Kento Marek—who deserted ...read more.

He looks so cool as Lord starkiller

He turned into a Jedi, as he was brought to the dark side when he was younger. However, he still had the strength to resist.

33 Darth Krayt
34 Darth Nihilus Darth Nihilus
35 Barriss Offee Barriss Offee
36 Darth Malgus Darth Malgus
37 Mara Jade Skywalker Mara Jade Skywalker Mara Jade Skywalker is a character in the Star Wars universe. She originally served as The Emperor's Hand to Emperor Palpatine during the reign of the Galactic Empire. After the Emperor's death, Mara Jade went on to become a smuggler. Later, she became a Jedi, and eventually married Luke Skywalker. ...read more.
38 Zam Wessel
39 Oola

Oola is not villian.She is slave.

40 Wampa
41 Max Rebo

He is not villian.

42 Rune Haako
43 Dr. Nuvo Vindi
44 Jek 14
45 Worrt
46 Pre Vizsla
47 TR-8R
48 TZ-27 Annihilator Droid
49 Darth Bane Darth Bane Darth Bane is a legendary Sith from Star Wars. Darth Bane was one of the greatest Sith lords who ever lived in the Star Wars universe. Darth Bane's greatest accomplishment was creating the Rule of Two, making the Sith am secretive order with one master and one apprentice. The apprentice would learn ...read more.

Bane should be in the top ten for his cunning and strength - kkiidd

The Lord Sith who survive the force battle.

50 Jaina Solo Jaina Solo
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