Top Ten Spider-Man Villains

Spider-Man Villains are some of the best. Pick which one is your favorite.

The Top Ten

1 Venom Venom, or the Venom Symbiote, is an alias used by several fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with Spider-Man.

Pretty much Spider-Man’s Joker in my opinion. The more twisted mirror image of Spider-Man which makes him his perfect villain.

He's an alien parasite that's black, can infect hosts, to make it do it's bidding, and imbues its host with superpowers.

Technically, it isn't evil. It is an alien symbiote with a side affect of altering a humans prefrontal cortex, causing agression. So, it isn't actually bad! A symbiote has to bond to a host to survive, it just amplifies the evil that is already present. Therefore, it shouldn't necessarily be on the list, however, I thinks its bretty bad*ss so it deserves the number one spot!

Believe it or not, the movie version is not the most powerful version. The most powerful version is the one in the spectacular spider man T.V. siries

I knew Venom would be on the list, but I didn't expect the top. Venom is clearly the best, spider man can't sense him, he has spider mans powers, and he is kinda big, venom is the number one spider man villain

2 Green Goblin The Green Goblin is the alias of several fictional supervillains appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, mostly those starring Spider-Man. The character first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #14, and since then he has become one of the characters most famous villains. He was ...read more.

The green Goblin is without a doubt the greatest Spider-Man villain ever. He has every right to be known as Spider-Man's archenemy! Norman Osborn is extremely intelligent, strong and psychotic. His laugh is creepy enough to send shivers down your spine. He got the most personal attacks on Peter Parker than ANY of the villains. Doctor Octopus is Spider-Man's Penguin/Riddler and Venom is Spider-Man's Bane. The Green Goblin was the first to know about Spider-Man's true identity, had a one night stand with Gwen Stacy, getting her pregnant and then killing her after discovering he is not allowed to raise the kid, etc. He threatened Peter's Aunt May and he is always endlessly tormenting Spider-Man. He has even been able to go toe-to-toe against the Avengers! He is my number one favourite Marvel villain.

Here's why I think Green Goblin is the greatest Marvel superhero of time, and deserves to be known as Spider-Man archenemy: He is psychotic Joker-level, he is intelligent Riddler-level, he is rich and unpredictable Lex Luthor-level, he is dangerous Venom-level and he is really strong Kingpin-level. He knows who Spider-Man is, he killed Spider-Man's first love interest Gwen Stacy, he had sex and had a baby with one of Spidey's exes, he has a lot of unpredictable gadgets and he just poses the biggest threat to Spider-Man, and even the Avengers!

While he may not be the first, mister Norman Osborn serves as his greatest enemy, the grim reaper for many of spider man's loved ones. Being one of the first to deduce the wall crawler's identity, the goblin exploited this information to its fullest, he murdered Gwen Stacy. That may not even be the worst of it, the fact is, Norman Osborn may of been responsible for spider man accidental killing his first true love, snapping her neck even. Who else would be such a fitting choice to of lead the new reign of darkness as head of H.A.M.M.E.R

I prefer Ultimate Goblin rather than Green Goblin from the original comics. His insanity makes more sense as a mutant rather than just a costume. In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Goblin was depicted as a mutant, referencing to the ultimate comics where he is a mutant, while wearing the armor from Oscorp, referencing to the original comics where he wears a costume. I'm satisfied that they included the mutant part in the movie.

3 Doctor Octopus Doctor Octopus, also known as Doc Ock, Doc Octopus, and the Superior Spider-Man, is a fictional character, a supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #3.

The guy took his dying body, put peter Parker's consciousness inside it, then took his own consciousness and put it inside Spider-Man's body. He then let peter Parker die inside his own broken body and took over as spider-man. He's also threatened the world countless times, even going so far as to amplifying global warming and using it as a weapon. He formed the sinister six, he killed captain George Stacy and countless others.

Everyone says Venom is Spider-Man's greatest enemy, and, while he's awesome, I like Doctor Octopus better.
He has a scarier vibe than Venom, mainly due to his intelligence. The arms are also pretty scary also.
My personal favorite Spider-Man foe, he will always remain superior to all (I've always wanted to say that).

I think that he is the best because in some storylines he created the green goblin venom and the lizard plus spider man has had a very hard time stopping him. He is also the leader of the sinister six. And he doesn't care about money or world domanation all he cares about is spider man

I like Doctor Octopus, but don't get me started with Superior Spider Man. It wasn't necessarily bad, but it started to get a little dumb once Peter Parker was out of it for good.

4 Carnage Carnage (Cletus Kassidy) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, usually as an enemy of Spider-Man. He appeared for the first time in The Amazing Spider-Man #361.

Best villain for various reasons. First and foremost, because he's an actual villain and not an anti-hero. Additionally, he holds no sentimental attachments but rather, a strong feral mind-scape and philosophy of spreading chaos and brutality. His sheer ferocious behavior coupled with his mental psychological warfare make him the Joker of the Spider-Man universe. Furthermore, he's more sinister and cunning than meets the eye. When a psycho-analysis of his mind is attempted in "Mind Bomb," he portrays how he sees the world, a sight of grisly yet honest reality. And this perception kills the examiner. By far the most powerfully compelling and dramatically captivating villain. If all that isn't enough, he's got a fundamentally awesome design and fighting maneuvers.

Venom is cool because he's a buff guy who merged with a dangerous symbiote, but how about a blood-thirsty murderer merging with the symbiote, that is terrifying. Also he has such a great intense backstory about him having an abusive father and an absent mother, no wonder this guy turned into a mad killer. Sadly, not a lot of spiderman T.V. shows or games that have Carnage in them reference the fact that Carnage is Venom's son. And he has such a scary voice. And unlike Venom, he is immune to sound, his only weakness is fire. Carnage is the greatest spiderman villain of them all and I hope he appears in a movie

All I want to see in a live action spider man movie is for spidey and venom to team up to take carnage down. This happened in one of the old cartoons now make it happen again! Also carnage would be my favorite but he hasn't got a movie yet!

Literal god compared to all the other bums on this list because of his crazy bloodlust and near-endless symbiote related abilities. Also, he's red. Who doesn't like red?

5 Mysterio Mysterio is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is most often depicted as an enemy of Spider-Man. He made his debut in The Amazing Spider-Man #13.

Mysterio, as one of the most powerful supervillains because of his intellect. His illusions are incredible, and he is able to hold his own against Spiderman with only a smokescreen and his brain.

Spidey can't stop making jokes about the fishbowl he wears on his head. Even Doc Ock once did a joke about his fishbowl head in Spider-Man: The Animated Series.

Vulture is my favorite movie villain while Mysterio is my favorite comic Book villain

Mysterio can dissolve spideys webbing and make multiples of himself so cool! Definitely one of the top ten.

6 Lizard

He's a giant lizard with armor like scales, a regenerative healing factor, super strength, telepathy with everyone's inner lizard, and a tail capable of shattering concrete. How much cooler can you get?

He is ferrel and a mutanted ten pound reptile. He is also his techer and friend Dr. Curtis Conners. He was also in the latest spiderman movie Amazing Spiderman.

Probably one of the most sympathetic of Spiderman's villains.

Curt Conners is so cool as Lizard! X-P

7 Electro Electro is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Maxwell "Max" Dillon, the first Electro, is an enemy of Spider-Man who gained the ability to control electricity after being struck by lightning while working on a power line.

I hate that his hatred for Spidey comes from the fact he was shot by the cops when Spidey said he wouldn't be. Then again, Spidey didn't get a confirmation from the cops that they wouldn't shoot him. If were to direct The Amazing Spider-Man 2, I'd have him attempt to get revenge on those who could care less about him. However, in the end, Spider-Man would talk him out of it and they would become allies to each other. Roll credits!

I never liked Electro but then I saw him in action in Amazing Spide Man 2! He was awesome and should be in the top 5.

Electro can harness and control electricity and can fly, enough said.

Mysterio is cool and all but Electro is my favourite villain

8 Sandman The Sandman first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #4 (Sept. 1963), created by writer Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko as an adversary of Spider-Man. The character returned in The Amazing Spider-Man #18 and #19, and was soon depicted in other comics, such as The Incredible Hulk and The Fantastic Four. ...read more.

People only like hi because he was portrayed as a sympathetic character in Spider-Man 3. What people are forgetting is that Sandman was NEVER a sympathetic character in the comics, or in any of the T.V. shows. So just because of one portrayal, people really love the character. Watch the T.V. shows (Spectacular Spider-Man I would recommend to true Spidey fans) and read the comics, you will notice a major difference in the character.

Dude, he's amorphous. If Venom tied him up in web, Sandman would escape. If Dr. Octopus tried to contain him with the arms, it would be impossible. The limits of Sandman have never been reached, and if you really think about it, its even hard to see how Spider-Man himself could beat him. Come on, think clearly.

Sandman was the best part of Spider-Man 3.
Even though a lot of people were mad because he was Uncle Ben's killer in this universe, I actually liked it. It gave the character more depth, and Thomas Haden Church is just a great choice for Sandman.
If Sandman was Spider-Man 3's only villain, it would've been a great movie.

I think that sandman would be number 1 because he can make huge amounts of sand he could wipe out 300 people just by sand.

9 Kingpin Kingpin is a fictional supervillain appearing in comic books by Marvel Comics. He usually serves as an antagonist of Daredevil and Spider-Man. He made his first appearance in The Amazing Spider-Man #50, most well known for being the famous "Spider-Man No More" story.

People think Spidey always holds back against the Kingpin because of Back in Black. But, the original author of Kingpin never said that, so, yeah. KINGPIN for the win #1

Kingpin maybe the arch nemesis of daredevil but he at-aced spider man first

He's the guy that killed spider man in: spiderman into the spider-verse

Not as good as the one in Daredevil, but still good

10 Vulture

The comic version of Vulture I don't like, but the MCU version made me see Vulture in a whole new light.

By just hearing about Peter's disappearances all the time, he's able to figure out he's Spider-Man, and then threatens Peter to not mess with his business again. He knows Peter will try to stop him, so he sends Shocker to deal with him, then, if it wasn't for his damaged wingsuit, Vulture would've won.
When he's in prison, he runs into Mac Gargan (Scorpion), and declines that he knows who Spider-Man is, claiming "If I knew who he was, he'll already be dead."

MCU Vulture=Best MCU Villain ever

Ok, seriously though, after his incarnation in Spider-Man: Homecoming, I can't chose anyone else. Michael Keaton is just fantastic...

First I thought he is a dumb villain. But after I saw Homecoming, I am thinking he is the best MCU villain

He flies around in a green suit with green wings

The Contenders

11 Kraven the Hunter Kraven the Hunter is a fictional villain appearing in comic books published by Marvel comics, usually as an enemy of Spider-Man. He appeared for the first time in The Amazing Spider-Man #15.

He's my least favorite Spider-Man villain and character because of his abusve towards animals especially reptiles. Therefore, I wish that every animal that he antagonized would tear him to shreds.

Amazing character, and as stated he 'killed' Spider-Man. Would be easier to make a movie than EVERY other villain in the 5 movies.

He is the only one who can claim he has killed spider-man. Well that he could've. Kraven's Last Hunt

Kraven should be # 2 for being the # 1 bad ass because he can slice you in two

12 Rhino

Not rlly #1 no one wrote here so u see me post.

#1. Gotta give it to Venom/Carnage
2.Green Goblin
3.Doc Oc
4. The Vulture (especially like Homecoming)
5. JOHN CENA

Ironically, this was the best villain and the strongest.

Amazing! SO better than shocker

Him and electro; ultimate duo

13 Shocker

Everyone haten on my boi Shocker, but Shocker is the best. Shocker used to use a lasso in Spectacular Spiderman, but then he used his energy gauntlets and became a legend. I also have a good nickname for Shocker, "Chad Shocker."

He's the only one who doesn't hold a grudge against spiderman because he understands that its just what heroes do. his personality makes him a very interesting character and he's one of the few who bested spiderman in a fight more than once!

Shocker focuses on getting money and respect instead of seeking revenge on spiderman. Along with cool abilities and character flaws these make him one of the more interesting spiderman villains

Everyone needs to read the superior foes of spiderman so you'll learn what an awesome flawed character he is!

14 Hobgoblin The Hobgoblin is the alias of several fictional supervillains appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly depicted as enemies of Spider-Man.

Hobgoblin is the true master planner. He was, and is still able to control things from behind the scenes but can still get his hands dirty when he needs to. With the Green Goblin's arsenal and skill set and a sharper, more calculating mind, getting his hands dirty is a walk in the park. Speaking of his mind, Kingsley's business savvy mindset allows him to see everything as a money making opportunity which lets him function better than most, if not all, Spider-Man villains.

Hobgoblin perfected Green Goblins serum and stayed sane, whereas the Green Goblin was insane. The Hobgoblin was also stronger than ol Greenie (even though I really like Green Goblin too). Hobgoblin's true identity stayed a secret longer than Green Goblin's did. The only advantage Norman had over Roderick was that he knew Spidey's identity, while Roderick did not.

The most underrated of the recurring spider-man villains

Not as thicc as Norman, but still pretty thicc.

15 Scorpion

Mac Gargan as the Scorpion is one of my favorite Spider-Man villains. He'll do anything to kill Spider-Man, and that's pretty awesome.

His tail can shoot lasers and spray acid. That's pretty awesome.

Definitely one of Spider-Man's most dangerous foes.

16 Black Cat

Now she hates Spidey after what happened in one of the issues of Superior Spider-Man.

She’s not a villain that much anymore. She became an ally and helped Spider-Man to fight other villains such as The Kingpin.

She's way hotter than Mary Jane

Yeah agree with Superior Spider Guy

17 Deadpool Deadpool is a fictional antihero created by Marvel who appears in their comics. Deadpool's first appearance was in New Mutants #98 by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza in February of 1991. His powers include self-healing and super strength. He is regarded as one of the funniest characters in comics due ...read more.

He is not a Spider-Man villain. These two are basically frenemies but not full enemies. They actually have a comic series together which is actually good.

He's not necessarily a villain. But either way, my favorite character in comics.

Deadpool can kick ass! He is a laid back super villain who doesn't care

Deadpool is the best! He should be in the top three!

18 Toxin

He's more of an anti-hero, but he's awesome

19 Anti-Venom

"Anti venom is awesome after all having his thing with Venom he has shown that he is a very powerful villain in the spiderman Universe".

Eddie Brock should have stayed being Venom for ever!

This should be second he is a type of venom

He is more so an anti hero but whatever

20 J. Jonah Jameson John Jonah Jameson Jr. is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

He's ridiculous, but still one of spider man's biggest thorns

he hates spider man even more than all his other villains combined!

21 Mister Negative

Martin Li was awesome and interesting character in the game. Hope that they use him more in Marvel movies, games or T.V. series.

This guy was so bossbin the new game. He so needs a push to movies or T.V. shows. Avengers endgame, Spiderman into the multi force or a T.V. show like punisher would be a great choice

Martin Li actually makes Spider Man one of his Inner Demons.

22 Tombstone

He's my second-to-least favorite Spider-Man villain mostly because of what he did to the Lizard, my favorite Spidey villain due to his being a reptile (my favorite kind of animal). And so, I wish that that alter ego of Curt Connors tore him apart like how I wish that every reptile and non-primate animal that King Kong antagonized had murdered that gorilla.

Lonnie Lincoln is such a bad-ass. He broke Robbie Robertson's back with his bare hands.

23 Chameleon

First villain in spider man

The oldest spiderman foe

Chameleon can look and sound like anyone... AWESOME!

24 Morbius Morbius the Living Vampire, a.k.a. Dr. Michael Morbius, Ph.D., M.D., is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

Kick ass villain from spiderman 3.

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