Top 10 Star Wars Villains


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 more.

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For sure, he is so dark

His Favorite Music Genre: Dark Metal - waldo

He's one of the most memorable movie villains. - TheFourthWorld

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2 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 more.

He controls Mandalore and did what Death Watch failed to do under Pre Vizla's power. Though Maul won't ever beat Darth Vader on this list, he is still the baddest most powerful character included in some of the best story arcs in Star Wars.

His face is so ugly damm scary

3 Palpatine / The Emperor

The best and most evil villain of all time, far better than vitiate. - villainlover

The greatest character to ever exist. Maul got barely any screen time. - EmperorPalpatine

Why is this unpopular hated horrible character this high?

4 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.

A really powerful evil villain

Grievous is a badass

He's a cyborg that has four lightsabers and arms at the same time? Now that's awesome!

He almost killed obi wan he had controol of a friken droid arme

5 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.
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 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

Count Dooku should be at 3rd place, & he's better than Darth Maul, Dooku's the most underrated villain of all time, & his backstory is pretty tragic, but just like Darth Vader, I feel there is still some good in him and a chance of redemption.

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 more.

By the way, this guy is wrong, he's saved by General Hux and Captain Phasma in a cruiser which takes them to Snoke. Plus, Kylo Ren is one of the most interesting movie villains ever created. His conflict between good and evil is very compelling for his character, and when he does eventually kill his father (though heartbreaking) is a great way to show how much he cares about living up to Darth Vader. In a way, he perfectly amplifies what a good movie villain is. From the original Star Wars, we really had no clue about Vader's past. (Only that he was a pupil of Obi-Wan Kenobi and that he betrayed him and was seduced to the dark side.) In The Force Awakens, we are told exactly what we need to know about this character. Kylo is one of the only people who can use the force. He is feared across the galaxy, but has never actually fought anybody in a while. Because of this, we understand that he is not all the way completely trained in the ways of the dark side. Watching this happen through ...more

Adam Driver is a legend.

SPOILER ALERT: This guy is awful because he killed his dad, Han Solo! HIS OWN FATHER, It's so satisfying to see him explode on the giant Death Star planet thingy.


8 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 more.

This guy is so powerful than Darth Vader.

Great character. - EmperorPalpatine

I hate this guy. - RalphBob

9 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.
10 Darth Sidious Darth Sidious 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.

Darth Sidious is more powerful than any other villains above but together. - EmperorPalpatine

But he is number 3 on this list palatine and Darth sidious are the same person MAKE UP YOUR MIND NUBER 3 OR NUMBER 10

The Contenders

11 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.
12 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.

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

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.
14 Thrawn

He is one of the best Star Wars villains ever. Also how the h*ll is Captain Phasma higher than him?

15 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.

This list is awfull.

16 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).
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.

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

18 Darth Vitiate
19 Durge Durge
20 Pong Krell

Dave Fennoy voiced him

21 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.
22 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.
23 General Hux General Hux

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

24 Supreme Leader Snoke Supreme Leader Snoke
25 TZ-27
26 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 more.

The Lord Sith who survive the force battle.

27 Clone Stormtrooper Tk-421
28 Aurra Sing
29 Director Orson Krennic Director Orson Krennic As director of Advanced Weapons Research for the Imperial military, Orson Krennic is obsessed with the completion of the long-delayed Death Star project.
30 The Grand Inquisitor
31 Darth Nihilus Darth Nihilus
32 Dryden Vos
33 Bossk Bossk
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1. Boba Fett
2. Captain Phasma
3. Greedo
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2. Darth Sidious
3. Thrawn
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