smartest video game villains

Villains are as important as the protagonists, in fact if it werent for them nothing would have been more interesting, neither movies nor games. so here are the top 7 smartest villains of all time.


The video game version of Dracula in Castlevania, is one of the famous antagonists in the game verse. Castlevania is based on the story of a human being named Mathias Cronqvist, who went mad and turned into a vampire due to the powers of Crimson Stone.


Dr. Wily

Dr. Albert Wily is the MegaMan series’s chief antagonist, where he appears in different versions of the game. He is depicted as the human scientist who tries to take over the world with his army of robots. 



One of the most recognizable antagonists from the DC verse Joker from Gotham has amassed a loyal fan following across the globe. He is portrayed as an insane Homicidal Supervillain with no specific superpowers and with a great knack for inciting mayhem and violence across cities which is foiled by his arch-nemesis Batman. 

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Shao Kahn

The main antagonist in the world of Mortal Kombat, Shao Kahn is depicted as a massively intimidating villain with terrifying features. He is a powerful tyrant of the Outworld throne. He doesn’t showcase any special power but is depicted with an affinity towards beheading with his powerful ax when in a state of fury and malice.

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Goro is a character from the Mortal Kombat fighting series where he is depicted as the Prince of Shokan and former champion of the Mortal Kombat Tournament. He is a recurrent villain in the series who serves as a supportive ally to Shang Tsung.

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Sephiroth is portrayed as the main antagonist of the Final Fantasy franchise. He is shown as one of the most famous success stories of the Shinra Electric Power. Still, after learning about his origin story, it drives him to the depths of madness which rekindles his desire to destroy the world. 

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Power Force Villains 

Developed by Push Gaming, this online slot game is a favorite amongst the players who empathize with antagonists. Based on the premise of an ensemble of villains coming together they have Spy Villain, Gadget villain, Strong Villain, Fire Villain, and Clown Villain.

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