Top 10 Star Wars Baddies

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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.

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

He is good but not nearly as powerful as his reputation! In the OT he only could force choke people, which could kill, but after a long struggle from the victim, could physically remove it, allowing breathing!

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2 Palpatine

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

He IS the evil, how could you not agree with me? Why is Vader on the Top?! Sure, he killed his Commanders after the smallest mistakes but at the end he found back to his lighter side. Darth Sidious is just genius, beeing the kind Chancellor on the one side and the evil Sith Lord on the other side.

He is clearly the best, because he had heard of the tragedy of Darth Plagueis the Wise. - MaxPap

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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.

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

Double edged lightsaber pretty much much sums it up. - johnnywhiplash

Coolest tattoo in film history - DARTH74

He is ugly and everyone is frightened of him.

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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.

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..

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.

Of all the things that could have killed him it was a blind han solo knocking him into the sarlacc pit. why just why

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5 General Grievous General Grievous

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

General Grievous, killed billions of
jedi with his four lightsabers!

This is the worst villain in star wars series. He spends the whole movie caughing and he has little to do with the plot of the movie. He looks even stupid with four lightsaber.

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6 Count Dooku Count Dooku

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

Most underrated villain! - Daviddv0601

The biggist baddie because he turned darth vader in to the baddie

He beat the chosen one,master of chosen one,the most powerful jedi ever and billions of jedis.

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7 Jango Fett Jango Fett

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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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.

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

I hate Jabba

9 Darth Revan Darth Revan

He is the most hardcore - lukemcnamara72

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".

10 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.

The Contenders

11 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.

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12 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.
13 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.

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.

It takes the Empire half a movie to commit genocide. He commits it in the first five minutes. Then he blows up not one, but FIVE planets. Then, he kills his own father. In my opinion, Kylo Ren is one of the nastiest villains in Star Wars history.

Also, his lightsaber looks like a fiery cross. I'm betting that a future Sith will have a four-bladed saber, following the one-blade (Vader), two-blade (Maul), three-blade (Kylo Ren) pattern. I can't wait for what they do with him in the future.

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14 Imperial Stormtroopers

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15 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.

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.

Nice twist to the normal narrative of the super strong bad guy, as he is the villain with little physical power, but great mental ability.

He is a mixture of mix Sherlock Holmes and Erwin Rommel. You cannot win against him. He's the smart villain.

16 Savage Opress Savage Opress

About equal to Darth Maul in strength.

17 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.

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

Captain phasma deserves to be a better number

Phasma is awesome

18 Bib Fortuna
19 The Inquisitor
20 Poggle the Lesser
21 Bossk

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

22 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).
23 Rancor

My aunts favorite bad guy.

24 Salacious B. Crumb

I hate this character.

25 Zam Wessel
26 Sarlacc
27 General Hux General Hux

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

28 Supreme Leader Snoke Supreme Leader Snoke

Most mysterious baddie of them all

29 Darth Traya / Kreia

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

30 Darth Krayt
31 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.
32 Darth Malgus Darth Malgus
33 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.

Coolest headress in film history

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

He looks so cool as Lord starkiller

35 Darth Nihilus Darth Nihilus
36 Oola

Oola is not villian.She is slave.

37 Wampa
38 Max Rebo

He is not villian.

39 Rune Haako
40 Dr. Nuvo Vindi
41 Jek 14
42 Worrt
43 Pre Vizsla
44 TR-8R
45 Barriss Offee Barriss Offee
46 IG-88
47 Tusken Raider

Best battle cry in movie history

48 Wat Tambor
49 Gamorrean Guard
50 Weequay
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