10 Best My Hero Academia Villains, Ranked

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Throughout three seasons, fans saw many many My Hero Academia villains.

And most of them were crazy powerful enough to destroy superhero society with a single stroke.

Among them, there are strongest My Hero Academia villains who also worthy enough to praise due to their personality.

With that, here are 10 Best My Hero Academia Villains You Must Know:

10NOMU

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Nomu was the first character from the list of My Hero Academia villains who broke All Might’s physical limits.

Nomu is the army of League of Villains who created by modification hold many Quirks and possess 100% equal powers as that of retired All Might.

To sustain various quirks from All For One, Doctor Ujiko modified human bodies altered.

Thus become powerful creatures known as Nomu.

9MUSCULAR

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Muscular was one of insane My Hero Academia villains who killed off by Deku.

He served as the prominent villain of League of Villains, who forced Izuku to surpassed his limit.

As a formidable villain, Muscular known to possessed several brutal abilities such as Immense Strength, durability, and speed.

Muscular holds Muscle Augmentation Quirk that allows him to expand his muscle to an extreme point where he can achieve the finest power and speed.

If it wasn’t for Deku who smashed him with his One For All Quirks, He could pose as harsh My Hero Academia villain.

8HIMIKO TOGA

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Himiko Toga is one of the mysterious My Hero Academia villains who first appeared in the Provisional Hero License Exam Arc.

 Among all the villains who threat young heroes, Himiko is the scariest one who likes to test her targets’ blood.

She is not only mentally unstable but also seems to possess a twisted perception of love that makes her one of cumbersome My Hero Academia villains.

From outside, Himiko looks pretty, but in reality, she is incredible. She has mastery over disguise, infiltration, and stealth skills that allows her to roam among heroes without notice.

She is a perfect impersonator.

Himiko’s Quirk Transform grants her to change the physical appearance of her target by ingesting their blood.

Not only this, but Himiko’s can also copy Quirks of the person she transforms.

7KUROGIRI

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Kurogiri is one of the main My Hero Academia villains who swore to kill All Might.

He is in second in command after Tomura Shigaraki, who is said to be the main antagonist of the series.

Kurogiri possesses unbelievable quirk, Warp Gate, that allows him to teleport through space.

Though he is weak in hand-to-hand combat, Kurogiri seemed proficient when it comes to using his powerful quirk.

Notably, this makes him one of the essential assets to the League of Villains.

6OVERHAUL

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Kai Chisaki, aka Overhaul, acted as main My Hero Academia villain in the Shie Hassaikai Arc.

Kai possessed strange, quirky power known as Overhaul.

It allows him to deconstruct anything he touches.

Isn’t it scary?

It’s his wish whether to restore his target after piercing into several pieces.

Due to his quirk, Overhaul considered as one of the strongest My Hero Academia Villains that grabbed All For One’s attention.

During his battle against heroes, he was able to overwhelm All Might’s sidekick as well as Deku, one of strongest My Hero Academia characters.

5GIGANTOMACHIA

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4DABI

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Who thought, the side villain of My Hero Academia one day would serve as one of the primary antagonists of the series.

Dabi, aka Blueflame, was the main villain for the Pro Hero Arc.

He holds Cremation quirk.

It allows him the ability to produce blue-colored flames from his body.

Note that these flames are not ordinary.

Its temperature is way intense than normal fire that could wipe out a group of My Hero Academia villains in no time.

It’s not the only Cremation that makes him a scary villain. As a powerful member of the Vanguard Action Squad, Dabi is on the level of Pro-Hero.

Dabi also holds keen instinct and smart intellect with strong leadership.

3CHIZOME AKAGURO/STAIN

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Killer of Pro-Heroes, Chizome Akaguro aka Stain also went by an infamous name, Hero Killer.

The Stain was a former vigilante who sought to kill fake hero society to work for the income.

On his career, Stain killed more than 17 known Pro Heroes as well as cripple 23 ones.

Chizome possesses strange quirk, i.e., Bloodcurdle that allows him to paralyze his opponents from only ingesting their blood.

Besides this, Stain is so fast that even evade Tenya’s swift kick. According to Shoto, no one could run from his due to its unexceptional speed.

He is so powerful that he holds so much amount of deadly aura and bloodlust due to his firm conviction. That led him to paralyzed several heroes in terror.

Although Stain had short screening time, Chizome Akaguro is notably one of the best My Hero Academia Villains.

2TOMURA SHIGARAKI

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The leader of League of Villains, as well as main antagonist of the series, Tomura Shigaraki is a successor of All For One.

Despite being his childish behavior and weird look, Tomura established himself to be one of the most dangerous villains in Japan. He does possess a sharp intellect as we saw during “Unforeseen Simulation Joint Arc.”

Tomura has Decay Quirk. Even without his primary powers, he has enhanced reflexes. He was able to move quickly to stop Deku who run at a faster speed that even eyes couldn’t catch.

In respect of his quirk, it allows him to destroy anything he touches. Besides his quirk, the villain didn’t show off any extraordinary abilities that might full filled his position as a dangerous villain. However, All For One believed that Tomura still has the potential to grow much stronger.

1ALL FOR ONE

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All For One.

That villain broke down My Hero Academia’s strongest hero, All Might.

Known by Shigaraki, All For One was the main antagonist of My Hero Academia and leader behind the crimes of the League of Villains.

His Quirk named as All For One is precisely opposite to One For All.

It allows him to absorb other people’s quirks and make it his own.

If that wasn’t enough, He could also redistribute these stolen quirks to others.

According to Fandom, Shigaraki’s stolen Quirk includes Search, Warping, Air Cannon, Springlike Limbs, Kinetic Booster, Strength Enhancer, and many more.

Besides his quirks and superpowers, Shigaraki is an intensely genius.

Considering the continue user of many stolen quirks at once signifies this intellectual ability to have vast knowledge.

Notably, if it wasn’t for All Might’s exceeded powers that almost killed him in the process, no one could defeat All For One.

He is the My Hero Academia Villain fans ever witnessed.