Not everyone roots for the hero when watching a movie. There are some of us who shed a tear when we see the villain meeting his doom at the hands of the “good guy”. Seriously! They are more meticulous, they have a sad back story, they have a goal and they are not swayed easily. Who in their right mind would not love a supervillain?
Every superhero has a counterpart in the form of a supervillain, who knows their weaknesses but have more power and might than anyone. With unparalleled power, these badass men have made continents surrender before them, leaving a mark on every superhero fan.
Defeating them ain’t easy but it nothing is impossible. We bring you a list of mighty villains that is guaranteed to leave you impressed and can give you a possible clue in taking down your own, personal, real-life nemesis. (Come on, we all have one!)
This name is enough to instil fear and give you goosebumps. Thanos is a force to reckon with. You have seen him in Marvel Studio films like ‘The Avengers’ (2012), ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ (2015), and ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. He is a super genius. Believe it or not but if Thanos actually trained his guns on the human race, it would not end well for us.
Species: Titanian Mutant – Eternal superhuman
Strength: Superhuman strength, endurance, intelligence, tolerability, energy manipulation, teleportation, longevity, and telekinesis.
You first saw him in the 2015 ‘Doctor Strange’ movie. Dormammu is undefeatable with his sorcery skills. Worse than a demon, he resides in a completely different alien world outside the laws of Earth. The powerful mystical entity, Dormammu is a very strong opponent on our list!
Strength: Mystic energy manipulation, dimensional teleportation, mastery of dark magic and immortality.
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Infamous as the living planet, it is believed that EGO is the result of a scientist merging with a planet when that planet’s sun went nova. You saw him for the first time in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’. EGO is loud, angry, egoistic and extremely intelligent. Want to prevent him from blasting your planet? Just massage his ego!
Species: Sentient Planet
Strength: Exceptional intellect, matter manipulation, vast psionic powers
There’s nothing that Apocalypse cannot accomplish. From telekinesis to shapeshifting, this powerful mutant is a force to be reckoned with. Making the lives of ‘good’ mutants difficult, Apocalypse first appeared in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and created havoc on Earth. Definitely not a welcomed guest anymore!
Species: Human Mutant
Strength: Genius-level intellect, telekinesis, telepathy, technology manipulation, matter manipulation, matter transmutation, shapeshifting, godlike strength, stamina, speed and reflexes, energy manipulation, self-molecular manipulation, teleportation, immortality, invulnerability and regenerative healing factor.
The commander of the Decepticon, he aims to rule the mankind and make humans his slaves. He hates Earth and his ultimate goal is to establish his power on the planet and build his own army. Classic! Love it!
Species: Cybertronian Sentient Robot
Strength: Extremely intelligent, almost unstoppable in close quarters combat, incredibly strong, near-invulnerability (Galvatron only). The Arsenal includes Fusion Cannon, death-lock pincer, fusion shotgun, battle flail, an arm mounted and ax-sword.
Darth Vader is an iconic character and needs no introduction. A Jedi knight who slipped into the Dark Side, Vader is the perfect example of how good can be twisted into evil. Vader is a master at mind control whose character has morphed into an anti-hero. He redeems himself by killing his master and saving his son.
Species: Human Sith Lord
Strength: The Force and telekinesis.
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Hide or run, Galactus will find you. He consumes planets for energy and first appeared in the film ‘Fantastic Four: The Rise of the Silver Surfer.’ Galactus can devour numerous planets in a go. An entity that is beyond reproach, even in your wildest dream you do not ever want to cross paths with him.
Species: Cosmic entity/ Alien from planet Taa
Strength: Reality warping, energy and matter manipulation, size and soul manipulation, cosmic awareness, telepathy, telekinesis, life-force manipulation and teleportation