Top 10 Super Mario Villains

The Top Ten
1 Dimentio Dimentio is an evil harlequin magician and the main antagonist of the 2007 Nintendo Wii video game known as "Super Paper Mario". One of his notable features is that he has created his own Dimension, known as Dimension D.

Totally THE BEST villain. There were little hints sprinkled within the game about his true purpose, but nobody saw this coming. Unlike count bleck who, spoilers, decides nothing matters anymore without tippy, the love of his life, Dimentio actually wants to destroy all worlds, making better ones, becoming a god. He's a genius in that he pretends to serve count bleck but in reality, wants all the power to himself. He probably was the one Mario villain that got the closest to his goal. Plus, he's an absolute nihilist, not caring for the other people in the worlds, only caring about becoming omnipotent. He's a sociopath who made a master plan from the very beginning. On top of all that, he's an enjoyable villain. Dimentio is by far the best villain, no question about it, and I'm really sad that he didn't get the attention he deserved as one.

2 Bowser Bowser is the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise. From kidnapping Princess Peach to simply destroying a fun game between Mario and Friends in the Mario Party spinoff series, this king of the Koopas has set up a certain hatred towards himself amongst the large cast of Mario Characters. He first... read more

Bowser is my favorite villain. He isn't always the smartest; yet, in M&LDT he actually outsmarts the main villain Antasma to become the main villain in Dreamy Bowser, the most powerful incarnation of Bowser (besides Black Paint Bowser, Dark Bowser, Star Rod Bowser, Crown Sticker Bowser, Paper Bowser and Real Bowser giant mech...Bowser has a lot of powerful forms doesn't he? ) and nearly succeeds in winning unless you beat his face in. It is a strong testament to his badassitrey that of the top ten spots only four are from main Mario games with the rest being from RPGS, one of which is Wario, who's more of an anti-hero and Bowser Jr., who is his son.

3 Fawful Fawful, known in Japan as Gerakobits, is a fictional character appearing in the Mario & Luigi series of role-playing video games developed by AlphaDream.

Fawful, the loyal minion who does anything for Cackletta using a flying mouth! And he is her most best pupil, making peach robots which is awesome. But when she doesn't show the same respect for him, works on his own and brainwashes all of Bowser's army, turn Peach's castle into a ROBOT, and absorbs the dark star. Even after Mario and co. defeat him, he gets absorbed by Dark Bowser and when Bowser inhales him, Fawful still fight Mario and Luigi as a powerful boss. He's not even always a villain, actually. In partners in time he's a shop guy and he plays that role well too.

4 Bowser Jr. Bowser Jr., or sometimes simply Jr., is a video game character who appears in Nintendo's Mario franchise as the secondary antagonist. He is the youngest son of the series' primary antagonist, Bowser.

Do I really have to explain? Bowser loves this kid. He has tools of mass destruction. And apart from this, he's a good person! Well, as good as a villain can be, anyway. He wants nothing more than to have fun and make his papa proud.

He is shadow Mario, he can reincarnate things, and his theme from smg is my favorite Mario song. Him and diddy kong should've been in Mario kart 8 instead of baby rosalina and pink gold peach.

He may be cute, but the koopa prince is also smart. Bowser Jr will build a robot and smash the opposition flat. Making Bowser proud.

5 Count Bleck Count Bleck, true name Lord Blumiere, is the central antagonist turned anti-hero of the 2007 Nintendo Wii videogame Super Paper Mario.

Without a doubt the most complicated villain in the Mario series, and dare I say, one of the most complicatwd villains ever. He tries to destroy every world because he lost his loved one, and now everything lost meaning to his eyes. He lies to his underlings, saying that he wants to create a perfect world, while in reality he doesn't want to recreate anything, he just wants everything to die, and the only one who understood his true plan was Dimentio (which is my second favorite. ) Also, the loved one he lost is your partner Tippi. So, when you go face him, he does a somewhat regretful speech about how it doesn't matter anymore, because he's gone too far. Truly a fantastic character, especially considering that this's a Mario game.

6 Cackletta Cackletta is a witch from the Beanbean Kingdom, and the main antagonist of Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga. Her name is a pun on the word "cackle".

Can create portals, fire, lightning, however never really exposed her full powers. Mysterious, full of potential and even fawful saw her as more superior than himself

By far my favorite Mario villain of all time. She scared the Hell out of me as a child, but she really grew on me.

I think Cackletta is slightly better the nFawful, she had a more intimidating design and after all she was Fawful's master. She also possesed Bowser and made him look super scary!

7 King Boo In the Super Mario series, King Boo is the leader of all the Boos and a major antagonist. He is an ally of King Bowser. He is depicted as a large white Boo with a crown similar to that of Princess Peach... read more

The hell? How is King Boo low on this list? I mean he shouldn't be number one but he's still an awesome villain and deserves to be higher on the list. I think if you play both of the Luigi's Mansion games, you can see why he's someone you shouldn't mess with. He breaks the Dark Moon, causing the ghosts to go hostile, kidnaps Mario twice, and overloads the universe with hostile ghosts with a possible chance of it collapsing, and tries to become the supreme ruler of the world. Also, you know a villain's awesome if he produces two jumpscares in Dark Moon and his latest design has pink eyes. If it wasn't for Luigi, he probably would have succeeded, he wasn't even discovered as responsible by E. Gadd and Luigi until later on in the game, obviously a sneaky and intimidating kind of villain. Then again, he's King Boo, the name speaks for itself.

8 Antasma Antasma is an evil bat king, and one of two main antagonists of Mario and Luigi: Dream Team, alongside Bowser.

I like Antasma, the way he speaks and how he does things. Antasma is basically a smoke that had a purple dye, which I thought looked silly. But later, when he was revealed as a bat, he became cool.

I'm not sure if he had any intentions to kill Antasma, but he was ultimately betrayed by the ultimate loser, King Bowser (no idea why he is number two). It was also mentioned that Antasma had a tragic past, being trapped in a dimension for 100 years due to some nightmare that made him become evil.

He is also very smart and intelligent, having ideas that not even the evil and dumb Bowser could have thought of. He was smart enough to pierce through the dimension he was trapped in, and Bowser couldn't even think about breaking the bridge to let Mario fall into the lava himself in Mario Bros.

The best part is his final form. It's the coolest form of all. He becomes all-powerful, although he can only demonstrate it in the dream world. It's still very cool. He is quite smart to think of making dream portals on his own without the dream stone, so he can encounter Mario anytime with this form.

So, I like Antasma.

9 Dry Bowser Dry Bowser is the fossilized version of the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise, Bowser. He first appeared in New Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo DS after Bowser had been dumped into the lava and was left with his skeleton. Since then, Dry Bowser has appeared as a villain in games like Super... read more

I think Dry Bowser looks awesome, but I feel like his existence is a bit of a scam. He's a clone character and was loved by game designers so they stuffed him in over and over again.

I mean, this might not be helpful, but he's one of my worst enemies in MARIOKART 8. Yes, that's the unhelpful part. In fact, all of it is a unhelpful part.

Yoshizilla-Rhedosaurus made him even cooler than he was. And he was already a more awesome Bowser to begin with.

10 Donkey Kong Donkey Kong is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981. It is an early example of the platform game genre, as the gameplay focuses on maneuvering the main character across a series of platforms while dodging and jumping over obstacles.

They were enemies then friends then enemies again now friends and so on. Now I'm confused

The Contenders
11 Kamek Kamek is a common enemy in the Mario Bros. Franchise. He usually appears in New Super Mario Bros. Games, Super Mario Bros. Games, or other similar games. He also appears in spinoff titles, like Mario Party, in which he is not a playable character but creates an obstacle for the players on their way... read more

Kamek is amazing! Without him, we wouldn't have Bowser! He took care of Bowser when he was a kid. Even now, he still looks out for him. Whenever he's fallen, Kamek assists. Kamek even goes to lengths like reviving Bowser and turning him into Dry Bones Bowser.

"Why is Dimentio higher then Kamek? " Well, because Kamek has literally a little to no chance of lore while Dimentio has to be one of the most well-written Mario series characters, possibly in the entire series. Kamek is more like a helper to Bowser.

How is Dimentio higher than Kamek? Dimentio was in 1 game, and Kamek has been in lots! He is the main antagonist of the awesome Yoshi series, and he has aided my other favorite character, Bowser, many times!

12 Bowletta Bowletta is a form of Bowser as a result of being possessed by Cackletta. In this form, Cackletta is able to use her abilities combined with those of Bowser.

Basically Cackletta but creepier and more powerful.

It's literally Cackletta with Bowser's body.

A fusion of Cackletta and Bowser, disturbing look but creepy as well

13 Birdo Birdo is a dinosaur that is well known for her (or his) confused Gender. It was originally stated that Birdo was a male who believed he was a female, but this was changed in later games. Birdo is commonly referred to as a girl, however, they are in a relationship with Yoshi. Birdo first appeared in... read more

I am so confused, how is she a antagonist of Mario's she's barely in any game.

Not really a villain. BUT she is my favourite mario character of all time

She used to be an enemy back then, so this counts.

14 Waluigi Waluigi is a lanky self-centered, brusque young lad as he is considered evil and the main rival of Luigi. Waluigi is shown causing local havoc in most games he appears in alongside his partner Wario. Waluigi is not instinctively evil or the antagonist (not counting DDR), as a matter of fact, he shows... read more

Man it suprises me that he ain't in smash he his funky funny he has two of the best Mario kart tracks bases on him (waluigi pinball and waluigi stadium.

Not really a villain and yet he's got more fans than Bowser. Obviously, something went right for this to happen.

Waluigi is one of the most creative characters Nintendo has ever created. I love this guy!

15 Wario Wario is a character in Nintendo's Mario series who was originally designed as an antagonist to Mario. His motives are driven by greed and he will take the side of whoever will give him the most pay. Although he may seem like just a mean man with no heart, he does have a very tragic past.

Well, he's more like a greedy man then a villain, and as the descriptions says, he was ORIGINALLY planned to be a villain. He's more like... a rival to Mario, just like Waluigi's sole purpose in life was to have a rival for Luigi.

I hate just about every villain on this list, so I had to go with Wario. Wario's only a villain in one true Mario game though...

16 Nastasia Nastasia is one of the supporting antagonists of Super Paper Mario, and is Count Bleck's personal assistant.

Nastasia is a great villain. She leaves an impression, even though we don't fight her. Also, she can mind control people, and is responsible for single handedly converting almost all of Bowser's army to Count Bleck's cause.

You don't fight her, but she still leaves an impression!

17 Ludwig Von Koopa Ludwig Von Koopa is a villain in the Super Mario Franchise. He is the self-proclaimed leader of the Koopalings and has a pompous and arrogant personality. He is said to have all the powers of the other six Koopalings. He can clone himself, cause earthquakes, teleport, and shoot lightning bolts from... read more

All of the Koopalings in the official games are stupidly easy, but Ludwig is generally more challenging and creative when it comes to the Koopaling bosses.

18 King Bob-omb King Bob-omb became a recurring boss in later games, specifically spin off games such as Mario Party 9 and Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam.

I hate all bob-ombs and it doesn't seem like this one is worse on the evil scale.

19 Gooper Blooper Gooper Blooper is a recurring antagonist throughout the Super Mario series, making its debut as a boss in Super Mario Sunshine. It is a giant Blooper with enlarged tentacles, and is capable of spitting out graffiti goop as a means of attack.

His boss battle I Super Mario Sunshine is really disturbing because you have to rip out his tentacles countless of times. Otherwise he is cool

20 Shy Guy Shy Guys are an enemy from the Mario and Yoshi series that have been seen in many games, and they are masked because of their shyness.
21 Mimi

Okay Mimi is amazing. The first time I saw her I knew she wasn't going 2 turn out as much of a good guy but I didn't expect a giant scary spider with the ability 2 shape-shift working for count bleack. I think Mimi is a great villain for paper Mario, I mean she was an annoying villain 2 beat plus u have 2 beat her like 3 times, but she really got me the first time she turned into a creepy, annoying spider I kinda freaked out.

Mimi is a terrifying villain. The way she literally snaps her own neck, then twists her head around to become a huge spider is sooo creepy. She even has a purple textbox, which is reserved for the most horrific characters in the paper mario series.

22 Dark Bowser

The best dark version of any character ever. Shadow Mario, Mr. L, the Shadow Queen, none of them even come close to being more bad ass that Dark Bowser. He is eviller Bowser, hellbent on destroying the entire planet in his ever growing greed for power. He is also the only dark version character I think is just as good as the original.

I know Dark Bowser just seems like a darker clone of Bowser, but he's much more than that. Dark Bowser is living embodiment of darkness that wants to cover the entire Mushroom into eternal darkness.

23 Lemmy Koopa The youngest of the seven original children of the Koopa King. Lemmy has always been fascinated by the circus and acrobatic acts and so he's made it his life's calling. Lemmy dreams of showing the world his incredible physical feats and never passes up a chance to gain a captive audience. Though he... read more
24 Koopa Troopa Koopa Troopas, or just simply Koopas, known in Japan as Nokonoko, are a fictional race of turtle-like creatures from the Mario series, as well as its sister Yoshi series. They most often appear as common ground enemies.

Koopa Troopa may not be the strongest villan but he is a fantastic one... A turtle that can walk... Imagine if he was real! He is actually fast in takes a real turtle like 1 day to go 1 mile.

25 King Olly

Really the first original paper mario antagonist since SPM, he deserves to be higher.

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