Marvel: 10 Most Powerful Villains (With No Superpowers)

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When it comes to Marvel villains, they are somewhat of a mixed bag. While the likes of Thanos, Killmonger and Zemo are all widely loved and seen as some of the great on-screen villains of time, some have fallen into the pit of ‘meh’. But, as we said, there are still some great villains to appear in the MCU, ones who have really given their heroic counterparts a run for their money and pushed them to the brink. What makes it more impressive though, is the fact some did it without having any super powers at all.

In this video we are going to take a look at 10 of the most powerful Marvel villains to appear in the MCU without having any superpowers to speak of. From characters who use their intelligence and manipulation skills to take down the heroes from the inside, others who manage to mimic and match the heroes they face, to others who just have an amazing winning streak. These are some of the greatest Marvel villains to appear in the MCU, all while having no powers to speak of.

Which is your favorite character on this list? Who is your favorite Marvel villain of all time? And which villain would you like to see or want to see more of in the MCU? Let us know in the comments below and make sure to subscribe to the channel for all this and more!


0:00 Intro
0:33 Baron Zemo
1:17 Batroc the Leaper
2:14 Mysterio
3:08 The Vulture
3:40 Iron Monger
4:16 Justin Hammer
4:54 Whiplash
5:37 Aldrich Killian
6:11 Yellowjacket
6:46 Alexander Pierce
7:19 Honorable Mentions

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Jaydden Sandoval
Jaydden Sandoval Vor 3 Tage
Wait but kraven does have powers he was given an experimental Sirum the gave him emense strength to take on spider man one on one and enhanced senses
Ava Cherubin
Ava Cherubin Vor 6 Tage
I thought Killmonger should’ve been one of them, even tho he was in one of the honorable mentions.
tatsukagemarou Vor 7 Tage
Whoa, hang on. He was barely a handful for Steve, Sam did have trouble with him yes, But not Steve
Burning Flag
Burning Flag Vor 7 Tage
No offense but considering some of the villains on this list you clearly had to work to fill it.
Jernej Selič
Jernej Selič Vor 7 Tage
Should be MCU villans. Cause Octavius is a Marvel Character and now by far surpasses all spiderman villans. Green Goblin. They as Killian is without super powers we must include Venom. He is also "just wearing a suit". And no Kingpin???
LOZ1991 Vor 7 Tage
Killian and Deathstroke both have powers. Clearly you can't get your facts straight and they ain't even hard ones so I won't be watching your videos again
but bullsweye is alredy in the mcu ABC STUDIOS daredevil is MCU
G0blin Vor 7 Tage
Zemo achieved more than any other villain on the list. He may not be the most physically powerful but zemo is the embodiment of ‘work smarter, not harder’. The man took down the avengers with mind games
BNH_BigNoHomo Vor 7 Tage
Wait I could’ve sworn batroc had taken the super soldier serum lmao
Carsten Waldeck
Carsten Waldeck Vor 7 Tage
Wait, what powers does killmonger have. He got what he was fighting for his entire life? Sure he has the flower when he's king but he didn't kill all of those people and rise to the throne with them?
A.I. Vor 7 Tage
Uh, The Juggernaut?
NEOMON Vor 8 Tage
I gotta go with Mysterio here. Unlike others like Zemo or Vulture, who are good villains don’t get me wrong, was not sympathetic at all. Just a downright awful human being with a inferiority complex.
Matt Cav120
Matt Cav120 Vor 8 Tage
Thanos! He has no powers, the Infinity gauntlet is not his power.
Veznan -
Veznan - Vor 8 Tage
Mysterio best imo
Icecold1776 Vor 8 Tage
Killian has powers lol
Peter Clancy
Peter Clancy Vor 8 Tage
Have you watched iron man 3?
Nitish Puranik
Nitish Puranik Vor 8 Tage
Thenos he had a stones but he searched and find it by sheer will power
mike santini
mike santini Vor 9 Tage
Villains with no superpowers then puts the guy who can regenerate and shoot fire and lava from iron man 3
Michael Carpenter
Michael Carpenter Vor 9 Tage
Anyone using far future tech like gigantic physical holograms & flight have super powers. Many super villians have the same abilities but from a natural origin, which defeats the purpose of celebrating well-written villains that exist within the bounds of reality.
Sayan Das
Sayan Das Vor 9 Tage
Anyone with those infinity stones can be a super villain 😂
- Erik -
- Erik - Vor 9 Tage
i love how they literally show Aldrich Killian using his powers in this video
JONDOE297 Vor 9 Tage
As good as Detroit Steel is, I never see Justin Hammer as a real threat in the MCU. I know it is but Iron Man is there so…
Icecold1776 Vor 8 Tage
He was a threat in the sense he gave other villians power and made it tougher for Tony. And he had Killer dance moves lol
Ash Archer
Ash Archer Vor 9 Tage
Um... Killian has powers.
jbroti 004
jbroti 004 Vor 9 Tage
SR starts video off with Mysterio saying “you don’t want any part of this”. Me: “ok…” *turns off video*
\\ Saba //
\\ Saba // Vor 9 Tage
Zemo 😎
muthu abi
muthu abi Vor 9 Tage
Norman Osborn Harry
Alexander Groth
Alexander Groth Vor 9 Tage
Deathstroke has superpowers. 😂 he’s literally a super soldier.
Ephemeral Phantom
Ephemeral Phantom Vor 9 Tage
Where is kaecillius? And his henchman lucian?
Ham Dinger
Ham Dinger Vor 9 Tage
I don't like Darcy
MastercraftMe Vor 9 Tage
In the mcu thanos technically doesn’t have powers but is just from a very powerful species
Yugito-Lon Vor 8 Tage
@MastercraftMe just because it's normalised doesn't take away the fact that they have powers...look in their description of their powers on the wiki...super human strength is a power.
Vando Vor 8 Tage
What about Ronin? What super powers did he have?
MastercraftMe Vor 9 Tage
@Yugito-Lon if you were in a group of people who were all buff would they have super powers?
Yugito-Lon Vor 9 Tage
That's Powers
Tombstone Trey
Tombstone Trey Vor 9 Tage
Saying killian doesn’t have powers is like saying the hulk doesn’t have any powers
Aman K Arun
Aman K Arun Vor 4 Tage
More like the Hulk isn't angry.
Lewis Vor 9 Tage
That was lame. You just threw a bunch of Marvel characters inside a video with small descriptions. Focusing primarily on MCU. you.
Krc Maine
Krc Maine Vor 9 Tage
I'd say not mentioning Zola was criminal.🙄
Pikachu Vor 9 Tage
Deathstroke has a healing factor, come on Screen rant
Lazy Lajdak
Lazy Lajdak Vor 9 Tage
Roman the Accuser? He was an alien sure, but wasn’t that OP from Biology. It was his hammer that made him a big one on one threat. And his massive starship.
Jolfer 13
Jolfer 13 Vor 9 Tage
All I want is to hear the leaper yell "Leap!"
Spiral Feather
Spiral Feather Vor 9 Tage
"When we think of villains with no superpowers we think of DC villains like.. Deathstroke." Deathstroke DEFINITELY has superpowers wtf?!
Mysterio Vor 9 Tage
Aldrich Killian too have superpowers
Lewis Vor 9 Tage
I was thinking the same. 🤦🏾‍♂️ Who let this man write this script? For real, whose man’s is this?
Richard Proper
Richard Proper Vor 10 Tage
Killian actually did have superpowers. Why doesn't Killmonger getting a suit count as "eventually getting superpowers", but the likes of Stain and Mysterio are still considered villains without them? I think tech granting a person superhuman abilities should be considered "superpoers" for this list.
Vando Vor 8 Tage
It wasnt the suit that gave him powers it was that fruit or whatever ritual he did to gain black panther powers.
Segimaru Vor 10 Tage
I just wanna see more Zemo.
Midnite Reveries
Midnite Reveries Vor 10 Tage
You can't say Mysterio or similar villains have no "powers" when they possess sci-fi fantasy technologies way beyond capabilities of reality.
Midnite Reveries
Midnite Reveries Vor 9 Tage
@Jaspanini Possessing sci-fi fantasy technologies way beyond capabilities of reality is exactly the same as having superpowers in the context of a telling a narrative.
Jaspanini Vor 9 Tage
They still don't have any powers... they used tech but when you take it all away they are powerless. They just have a suit and some drones rather then actual powers like dormandu, thanos, ego, etc.
Ross Snyder
Ross Snyder Vor 10 Tage
Both Taskmaster AND Kraven both have superpowers. Taskmaster is a super soldier & Kraven is a mystically enhanced human similar to Black Panther in terms of power set.
Rajat Das
Rajat Das Vor 10 Tage
Wilson Fisk a.k.a kingpin will remain the best villain in Marvel without any super power
Matt Grimmett
Matt Grimmett Vor 7 Tage
He is not normal.... Listed with super strength
Mysterio Vor 9 Tage
Absolutely not
A Person
A Person Vor 10 Tage
Zemo and Mysterio need to be higher. Mysterio can beat everyone on the list and Zemo can too.
Brian Ingham
Brian Ingham Vor 8 Tage
How can zemo be higher? He’s number 1
who dat
who dat Vor 8 Tage
I don't think this is in any particular order
HJL JR Vor 10 Tage
Thank God for Pitch Meetings
Senior Habaccan
Senior Habaccan Vor 11 Tage
I feel like Zola should’ve been on this list
Nob assassin
Nob assassin Vor 11 Tage
deathstroke doesn't have power??
Max McGee
Max McGee Vor 11 Tage
Video: Marvel 10 most powerful villains (with no superpowers) Also the video: So yea we are gonna put Aldrich Killian in because he has no powers
Moramoth Hauntz
Moramoth Hauntz Vor 11 Tage
Deathstroke is powered.
Aryan Kumar
Aryan Kumar Vor 11 Tage
So, No Killmonger cause he got powers later on in the movie.... That makes me think , Have you watched Iron Man 3?
Jonathan Peterson
Jonathan Peterson Vor 11 Tage
Cross wasn’t crazy until he started using the suit, hank warned him it could scramble his eggs.
MrNobody Vor 11 Tage
Killian does have powers
Mikey Barrow
Mikey Barrow Vor 11 Tage
I still think taskmaster gonna be a woman 🙃
Mikey Barrow
Mikey Barrow Vor 11 Tage
S1D3winder017 Vor 11 Tage
Zemo's the top dog for villains without powers. Pretty much time, planning, knowledge and sheer freaking will power are all you need for a good villain.
Jamel Herring
Jamel Herring Vor 11 Tage
Remove Killian... he had “super powers”...
Jed Jacinto
Jed Jacinto Vor 11 Tage
Alrdich Killian has heat powers.
Krc Maine
Krc Maine Vor 9 Tage
Yeah, would have rather seen Zola on the list than him or Thanos.
DC Monster
DC Monster Vor 11 Tage
What are your thoughts on Escape room? With the sequel on the way
koreye manuel
koreye manuel Vor 11 Tage
Could we say venom as well because he has a high biological adaptation rate
Michael Mazur
Michael Mazur Vor 11 Tage
Jason Momoa should play kraven
Sarah Addaj
Sarah Addaj Vor 11 Tage
Stop copying other people be original and do research CZs world Jon solo exposed you
donnie washington
donnie washington Vor 11 Tage
“There is only one who is all powerful, and his greatest weapon is love.”
Damon Moles
Damon Moles Vor 11 Tage
um kilian could lieraly regrow limbs breath fire super powers are definaly at play
Blair Penny
Blair Penny Vor 11 Tage
Aldrich Killian could breathe fire and regenerate limbs. Yup no super powers there. You forgot to include Ego and Thanos
Scott Dassler
Scott Dassler Vor 11 Tage
Doesn't whiplash have powers with his whips tho?
Vando Vor 8 Tage
I dont think weapons count. Or else why wouldn't a guy with a gun count as a super power? With a gun, a man can literally kill people by pointing at them.
Schools Vor 11 Tage
Aaron Taylor-Johnson is playing Craven the Hunter.
Jorge Cepeda
Jorge Cepeda Vor 11 Tage
Kraven the hunter is a great anti-hero
Deadeye Donkey
Deadeye Donkey Vor 11 Tage
Half of the villains you mentioned HAS powers. Taskmaster has photographic reflexes, Deathstroke has healing factor, both Baron Zemo and the Winter Soldier used an enhanced version of the Super Soldier Serum.
Krc Maine
Krc Maine Vor 9 Tage
Zemo does have serum...
Djsv Vor 11 Tage
You should do pich meaning for Malcolm in the middle
wyatt perkins
wyatt perkins Vor 11 Tage
wyatt perkins
wyatt perkins Vor 11 Tage
This must have been made before kraven was announced lol
wyatt perkins
wyatt perkins Vor 11 Tage
I’d say task master definitely has powers
mike santini
mike santini Vor 9 Tage
@Ahren he has super photographic reflexes kinda like the spider sense works
Ahren Vor 9 Tage
@Mister Maxxy I’d argue he’s super. If a single person can memorize, replicate, and take advantage of many different fighting styles of superheroes, he isn’t just a peak athlete
Mister Maxxy
Mister Maxxy Vor 9 Tage
kind of. he has photographic reflexes, which allow him to replicate the fighting style of anyone he sees. however, he is not superhuman, but he is in peak physical condition.
engirish1977 Vor 11 Tage
Pretty sure they tossed in a few super power ed villains here
Jaspanini Vor 9 Tage
Kilian lol. Breaths fire, massive healing factor, and super strength. How did they not realize this.
MajorMayhem Vor 11 Tage
Kingpin is Power.
R L Vor 11 Tage
You are supposed to be on top of these things man. It's been reported that Aaron Taylor-Johnson is going to be Kraven in the Sony Marvel Universe.
Giraffe Guy Studios
Giraffe Guy Studios Vor 11 Tage
I have photographic memory and I don’t consider that a super power, so in my eyes someone with photographic reflexes would also not be considered as someone with powers.
mike santini
mike santini Vor 9 Tage
Yes and no the world's strongest man is strong but he doesn't have super strength like you would say hulk does his photographic reflexes compared to your photographic memory is a similar thing his is more like a spiders sense because taskmaster literally learns your entire fighting style after only one punch has been thrown sometimes
Pixel304 Vor 9 Tage
ghostthebest123 Vor 11 Tage
Frank Castle isn't a villian hes an anti hero who is just trying to avenge his family after they were murdered by the mafia
Ryan Haney
Ryan Haney Vor 11 Tage
I thought Bullseye had powers.
Jan Pietersen1
Jan Pietersen1 Vor 11 Tage
In the daredevil serie he is just really good at pitching as in baseball and being a psychopath
SuperVegitoSSJ2 Vor 11 Tage
Deathstroke has superpowers.
John Byrne
John Byrne Vor 11 Tage
Killian had powers
shade01977 Vor 11 Tage
Why is Aldrich Killian in the list? He can regrow severed limbs, breath fire and melt through various metals! If those aren't powers, what in the world are!?
Damon Moles
Damon Moles Vor 2 Tage
@6DragonDaddy9 yea I know bucky was his bestie not tony
6DragonDaddy9 Vor 2 Tage
@Damon Moles allies, maybe friendly co-workers but besties? I mean that's pushing it. There was always some underlying and strong disagreement between the two.
Damon Moles
Damon Moles Vor 2 Tage
@6DragonDaddy9 they were friends
6DragonDaddy9 Vor 3 Tage
they also called Iron Man and Cap best buds...
Panda Vor 7 Tage
Like bruh
MrNiceGuy Vor 11 Tage
MCU Zemo is straight garbage
watchwizard Vor 11 Tage
Ultron doesn't have super powers!!! He's nothing but a sentient iron man suit. So y wasn't he on here?
Tatiana Foster
Tatiana Foster Vor 11 Tage
Why didn’t you add vulture
shade01977 Vor 11 Tage
3:15 They did.
terron jackson
terron jackson Vor 11 Tage
Lists like this make me wish agents of shield was movie Canon. Because Ward be awesome
terron jackson
terron jackson Vor 9 Tage
@Lazy Lajdak think about it without Raina having her vision and getting in contact with shield the events of age of Ultron wouldn't have happened. Pietro and wanda would still be evil never joining avengers, no Ultron so no vision, wanda doesn't mess up so no Accords, no Ultron no civil war so no Baron Zemo. No Zemo no team split which means no spiderman, no Ant-Man joining cap, no nano tech armor because Scott shrunk down to mess with Tony armor systems. So no defense when Ebony Maw comes to earth for the mind and space stone. Still no wanda and vision and since no Raina in the begging of my tangent hydra still has the mind stone and who knows what the world would look like with that being in their hands. Thanos gets the stones a lot easier and snaps away half of all life. Dr Strange might still happen but Scott doesn't get stuck in the quantum realm so no bringing half of life back. All because of one thing happening in agents of shield Raina being able to see the future. And that's one thing I have. More that would create a lot of different timelines if it wasn't for agents of shield the tv show
Lazy Lajdak
Lazy Lajdak Vor 9 Tage
@terron jackson I know it used to be. Age of Ultron relied on their intel about the staff AND their helicarrier. Not to mention the opposite way with their integration of Winter Soldier hydra reveal. But at some point they dropped it. Like I said, after Ultron but just before infinity war
terron jackson
terron jackson Vor 9 Tage
@Lazy Lajdak it was until Feige took over. Joss Whedon was proud of it being connected. If you look at it in a real world scenario parts of the movie couldn't have happened without agents of shield. Hell all of marvel would have ended without AOS
Krc Maine
Krc Maine Vor 9 Tage
Ward's arc was amazing. I hated him. Thought he made no sense, but after the Hydra reveal, wow mind blow. That actor must have had a blast. It's so rare for characters to change so much. I cried in the actors final was just an amazing journey.
Lazy Lajdak
Lazy Lajdak Vor 9 Tage
@terron jackson I believe someone in charge said that AoS stopped being canon at some point. Somewhere between Ultron and Infinity War. Hence AoS was more free to do whatever the F they want starting with their future time travel season
Joe Espinoza
Joe Espinoza Vor 11 Tage
Keanu Reeves would be a badass Kraven the Hunter
Joe Espinoza
Joe Espinoza Vor 11 Tage
@Sebastian C thats cool
Joe Espinoza
Joe Espinoza Vor 11 Tage
@Sebastian C oh for real I did not know that
Sebastian C
Sebastian C Vor 11 Tage
Ikr apparently Aaron Taylor Johnson is playing Kraven in the mcu wierd since he was pietro before I hope marvel doesn't mess this up.
magnus kolawole
magnus kolawole Vor 11 Tage
do dc
He Hate Me
He Hate Me Vor 11 Tage
Top 10 most powerful Megazordd
Prebuiltroom901 Vor 11 Tage
Thanos doesn’t have powers. He didn’t fight with the infinity stones in endgame and was really powerful
Vando Vor 8 Tage
@Black Dragon well what about Ronin? What super powers did he have?
Black Dragon
Black Dragon Vor 11 Tage
He's also part Titan so 🙃 You're really trying to argue he doesn't have superhuman levels of strength? By this logic neither does Thor, he's just an Asgardian.
Sons of the West Red, White & Blue
Sons of the West Red, White & Blue Vor 11 Tage
The nature of Mysterio’s powers was very suss though.... ‘elemental monsters’ which we’re complete illusions backed with an army of drones? You don’t crush Renaissance era buildings with angry clouds and a team of machine gun totting drones.
Karl Franz , Emperor of Mankind, chosen of Sigmar
Karl Franz , Emperor of Mankind, chosen of Sigmar Vor 9 Tage
Well they explain that by experimental stark weapons. The drones could create shockwaves and explosions. So i guess getting enough drones together he could shock wave a Building to make it look crushed
Bambino Cinéfilo
Bambino Cinéfilo Vor 11 Tage
TaskMaster has powers, but I’m also not sure if they’re super.
The Mighty Wooosh
The Mighty Wooosh Vor 11 Tage
Wrong about Killian
Dominador Glorioso
Dominador Glorioso Vor 11 Tage
Kingpin from Marvel's Daredevil has the strongest, most compelling back story of ALL on screen villains in the MCU..
Dominador Glorioso
Dominador Glorioso Vor 9 Tage
@Lewis Check your sources dude, in fact, daredevil will appear on the next MCU spiderman film. Feige never said that man
Lewis Vor 9 Tage
@Dominador Glorioso Actually nah bruh. Kevin Feige said that himself.
Dominador Glorioso
Dominador Glorioso Vor 9 Tage
@Lewis Marvel's Daredevil is part of the MCU, along with Jones, Cage, Pun, AOS, Iron Fist.
Lewis Vor 9 Tage
He’s not in the MCU though
Black Dragon
Black Dragon Vor 11 Tage
Liam Evans
Liam Evans Vor 11 Tage
The punisher
Muhammed İkbal Yaşar
Muhammed İkbal Yaşar Vor 11 Tage
Nearly all of them are Iron Man's enemy.
trex advent
trex advent Vor 11 Tage
Which one of these villains do you think is the most powerful and would win against each other?
shade01977 Vor 11 Tage
Given time to plan? Baron Helmut Zemo. (He wouldn't even need MUCH time.)
trex advent
trex advent Vor 11 Tage
Are we going to see more villains who has no powers in future movies in the MCU? Which one of these villains do you think is the best?
Hugo Silva
Hugo Silva Vor 11 Tage
Killian has powers
Jayboowillis Vor 8 Tage
I was confused on this pick also
Bambino Cinéfilo
Bambino Cinéfilo Vor 11 Tage
I love how many of these teach us that, anyone can be super, not only people with powers.
trex advent
trex advent Vor 11 Tage
What would happen if these villains got powers by stealing powers from the heroes?
Daddy Benjamin
Daddy Benjamin Vor 11 Tage
Bambino Cinéfilo
Bambino Cinéfilo Vor 11 Tage
The biggest power from Zemo is to dance like a boss.
Damon Moles
Damon Moles Vor 11 Tage
@Bambino Cinéfilo oh yes true can't forget him
Bambino Cinéfilo
Bambino Cinéfilo Vor 11 Tage
@Damon Moles And Bully Maguire.
Damon Moles
Damon Moles Vor 11 Tage
peter quill has entered the chat
Ricci-Carlo Allen
Ricci-Carlo Allen Vor 11 Tage
david mckesey
david mckesey Vor 11 Tage
I debate with my family saying Zemo is best villian in all of MCU. He is dismantled the whole avengers with a fookin notebook
Hoody Jada
Hoody Jada Vor 9 Tage
yes def in the top 3 best villans in the MCU
Endersword 626
Endersword 626 Vor 9 Tage
Nah I think thanos is a better character
Aluka Vor 11 Tage
@Max Albert was civil war but yeah, he’s just angry that Bucky killed his own parents, he just never thought of him actually brain washed
Crick1952 Vor 11 Tage
Fully agree
alantonix213 Vor 11 Tage
A fookin notebook . . . . who does that?
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