Top 10 Star Wars Baddies

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 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

The best movie villain too, after him as number one there's Joker, Scar but Darth Vader is the best by far - Pixtol

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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.

Vader is the best movie villain still but Palpatine is the evil genius that caused all the bad things to happen - Pixtol

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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 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's super cool - Pixtol

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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..

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

He is so badass! It sucks that he got eaten by the Sarlacc Pit. - Daviddv0601

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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.

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

Why would you vote for anyone else? He has 4 FOUR! Arms

I think general grievous is unstopeble. Because he weilds four lihgtsabers and knows how to use them really well!

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6 Count Dooku Count Dooku

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

Most underrated villain! - Daviddv0601

Coolest vampire in film history - DARTH74

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

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9 Darth Revan Darth Revan
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 Imperial Stormtroopers

Coolest bang on the head in film history - DARTH74

I like storm troopers. there cool! - Danteem

12 Grand Moff Tarkin Grand Moff Tarkin

Coolest slippers in film history - DARTH74

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

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

Yeah. A weak villain.

Lame character

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 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.
15 Savage Opress

About equal to Darth Maul in strength.

16 Captain Phasma

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

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17 The Inquisitor
18 Grand Admiral Thrawn Grand Admiral Thrawn

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.

19 Bib Fortuna
20 Poggle the Lesser
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