Top 10 Sympathetic Villains in Cartoons

  • Опубликовано: 22 ноя 2016
  • Top 10 Sympathetic Villains in Cartoons
    Evil villains are often the best part of any cartoon series, and while some of them may be over the top bad guys, these villains can still be sympathetic. The best villains are one that have the right motivation, and as evil as they are, sometimes the audience can't help but feel sorry for the likes of Mojo Jojo and Harley Quinn. Why does Baxter Stockman hate the turtles and why is Hexadecimal trying to destroy Mainframe in Reboot? WatchMojo brings you a list of the most evil yet most sympathetic villains in cartoons.
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    00:41 #10. The Toiletnator
    01:50 #9. Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard
    02:53 #8. Baxter Stockman
    03:58 #7. Zim
    04:59 #6. Mojo Jojo
    06:12 #5. Hexadecimal
    07:34 #4. Harley Quinn
    08:40 #3, #2 & #1: ????
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  • Khai Hopkins
    Khai Hopkins 6 дней назад

    Zuko is one of my favorite characters

  • Karina Nova
    Karina Nova 14 дней назад

    Zuko ♥

  • Ninjvire Lapiis
    Ninjvire Lapiis 20 дней назад

    Literally this entire video I was just humming the song that Ice King and Marceline wrote from his old letters to her and trying not to cry soooooo yea

  • Ninjvire Lapiis
    Ninjvire Lapiis 20 дней назад

    but....but....Doofenshmirtz tho

  • Attor3000
    Attor3000 20 дней назад

    strange that you didn t addet Nox the watchmaker he has quite tragic story

  • Nikolas Zuraff
    Nikolas Zuraff 28 дней назад

    You should see if there are villains with this from books.

  • Zeevee 96
    Zeevee 96 Месяц назад

    sympathetic anime villains

  • MadeOf Loaf
    MadeOf Loaf Месяц назад

    I kind of expected some SU characters..... Like blue diamond or jasper......

  • Lauren Covington
    Lauren Covington Месяц назад

    Oh come on, why are the Delightful children from KND not on here? They used to be the members of sector Z before getting brainwashed!!!

  • David Florez
    David Florez Месяц назад

    GUNTER!! Te volviste reggaetonero! Que deshonra xD

  • xavierprotocols
    xavierprotocols Месяц назад

    Magneto from the 90's X-Men Animated Series is probably the most sympathetic of them all and he isn't even on the list. He knows humans are too prejudice to ever peacefully coexist with mutants, since as a child he was a Jew in a concentration camp during WWII, so he already lived through it once seeing the horrors of humanity.

  • Giovanni Benitez
    Giovanni Benitez Месяц назад

    Why it mostly scientist

  • Eco-friendly Poltergeist
    Eco-friendly Poltergeist Месяц назад

    Marvel shows shouldn't count.

  • Jared Quinney
    Jared Quinney Месяц назад

    This is really sad

  • Spencer Maley
    Spencer Maley Месяц назад

    #1 Should have been Burning Godzilla; In Godzilla VS. Destoroyah, he melts down in one of the most heartbreaking, gut-wrenching, scenes ever put to film.

  • Ella Clarke
    Ella Clarke Месяц назад

    The origional Harley Quinn mad me cry so many times...
    I also love Simon's tragic backstory with Marcy. 💜

  • Lianna arts
    Lianna arts Месяц назад

    How about Jestro from Nexo knights.

  • Zach Kimber
    Zach Kimber 2 месяца назад

    What about Beastman or Starscream (transformers prime carnation)

  • Icequeen NinjaWarrior
    Icequeen NinjaWarrior 2 месяца назад

    2:53 TMNT character

  • Envious Rider's AMVS
    Envious Rider's AMVS 2 месяца назад

    Awwwwwww ZIM WAS ON THE LIST!! THIS SHOCKED ME BUT ITS TRUE! You gotta feel bad for the little guy

  • Savannahthefangirl Yt
    Savannahthefangirl Yt 2 месяца назад

    I feel bad for Zim, Simon (aka ice king), and the lizard

  • Decepticon Vendetta
    Decepticon Vendetta 2 месяца назад

    Pinkey and the Brain......

  • Andrew Viewtieful Tachibana
    Andrew Viewtieful Tachibana 2 месяца назад

    Mr Freeze, hands down that is all

  • Jason Willard
    Jason Willard 2 месяца назад

    3:45 looks yellow but comes out green???? Wtf

  • kyelie willard
    kyelie willard 2 месяца назад

    I honestly thought that the honerable moments belongs in #1 but after i saw what it was i totally understood...poor zuko

  • Derek Matzek
    Derek Matzek 3 месяца назад

    I think Sideshow Bob was pretty sympathetic in his first episode as he actively worked to enrich the lives of children after he took over when he framed Krusty, he had far more respect for the children’s intelligence and remade the shoe into something like mr Rodgers neighborhood, but once he made several attempts to murder Bart any sympathy was thrown out the window and

  • Yang
    Yang 3 месяца назад

    Watchmojo, when you guys mentioned, the ashes of this fallen prince the Fire Lord that shall bring peace to all nations shall rise, made me think of how the phoenix operates in which it was rebirthed from its ashes in a bright. This had led me to really like the Phoenix more, not only because of it's appearances in different media, but also because of what it represents. Rebirth. And based off of what I've Iearned about Zuko, if feel that his story is one of the phoenix.

  • Sidd Sharma
    Sidd Sharma 3 месяца назад

    wait is dr.connors in this list....he is not a villain

  • Axt im Walde
    Axt im Walde 3 месяца назад

    When the honorable mentions could have easily been the top 3....

  • Mick Stanley
    Mick Stanley 3 месяца назад

    Professor chaos is #1 (pls don’t comment for reasons)

  • Slightly Salted Chris
    Slightly Salted Chris 4 месяца назад

    Everyone over looks Hama from avatar 😔😔😔

  • patchyfish1
    patchyfish1 4 месяца назад

    Ice King's whole life is way more tragic then number 2, please.
    The Dude literally went through losing his fiance and searching for her for 1000 years.
    Losing his sanity to save Marcy.
    Hurting everyone around him.
    Cursed to see spirits that no one else can see.
    After finally getting back with his fiance she then sacrifices herself and he can't even bring her back with a wish.
    Get's his ass kicked by everyone, even Finn and Jake kicked his ass before they knew he was Simon.
    Basically watched his species die out.
    Endured 1000 years of solitude because he couldn't connect with anyone new and everyone he had known was dead.

  • patchyfish1
    patchyfish1 4 месяца назад

    Ice King's whole life is way more tragic then number 2, please.
    The Dude literally went through losing his fiance and searching for her for 1000 years.
    Losing his sanity to save Marcy.
    Hurting everyone around him.
    Cursed to see spirits that no one else can see.
    After finally getting back with his fiance she then sacrifices herself and he can't even bring her back with a wish.
    Get's his ass kicked by everyone, even Finn and Jake kicked his ass before they knew he was Simon.
    Basically watched his species die out.
    Endured 1000 years of solitude because he couldn't connect with anyone new and everyone he had known was dead.

  • Judo Chop Master
    Judo Chop Master 4 месяца назад

    How the F did Dr Doofenshmirtz mother not show up at his birth when it was her who gave birth

  • Chicken Nugget
    Chicken Nugget 4 месяца назад

    Disliking because Dr. Doof is just an honorable mention.

  • GamingWith Ryleigh
    GamingWith Ryleigh 4 месяца назад


  • AdventureTime FanChannel
    AdventureTime FanChannel 4 месяца назад

    Sometimes I'm scared watching my favorite childhood shows. I've no idea why. I had to mute the sound. Like that some of u guys can help me out plz.

  • Alexis Anna Pruitt
    Alexis Anna Pruitt 4 месяца назад

    Zuko deserves to be #1

  • DeDe
    DeDe 4 месяца назад

    Azula is just as sympathetic a villain as zuko.

  • Johnathan Bruce
    Johnathan Bruce 4 месяца назад

    Fun Fact: Mojo Jojo is actually based on an urban legend known as the Monkey Man of New Delhi.

  • generator rex
    generator rex 4 месяца назад

    Where's malware from ben 10 omniverse

  • Vincent Cardona
    Vincent Cardona 4 месяца назад

    8:51 damn Finn. He sure aged throughout the whole series

  • Tara Solander-Lee
    Tara Solander-Lee 5 месяцев назад

    I think you should have mentioned Rob from the amazing world of Gumball, Jasper from Steven universe, Lord hater fro Wander over yonder, and finale Bushroot from Darkwing duck

  • TraciPeteyforlife
    TraciPeteyforlife 5 месяцев назад +1

    Poor Zim, always getting kicked around like a dodge ball.

  • Joe Ferri
    Joe Ferri 5 месяцев назад

    7:06 What episode is this from

  • FroakachuTMM
    FroakachuTMM 5 месяцев назад +1

    Isn’t it funny that two ice themed villains are in a row (3 and 2)

  • N2 B-1986
    N2 B-1986 5 месяцев назад

    I think The Monarch from The Venture Bros should be on here too. His childhood was ruined and he worked his way through life to only deal with a club that would rather reject him instead. He was credited for killing his own father to protect them and they still treat him as a liability.

  • The Hollanesian
    The Hollanesian 5 месяцев назад

    The only reason I watch Invader Zim is because I share his hatred of humans.

  • Zero [Redacted]
    Zero [Redacted] 5 месяцев назад

    i still think ice king should of been 2nd

  • Fandom Cake
    Fandom Cake 5 месяцев назад

    You know you made one helluvan antagonist when you actually cry for them.

  • Leopio
    Leopio 5 месяцев назад

    Ice king is no more

  • NovaGaming 64
    NovaGaming 64 5 месяцев назад

    Pokemon... a cartoon. Wow is this what they have come too??

  • caits fandoms
    caits fandoms 5 месяцев назад

    Emperor Lotor from Voltron Legendary Defender? I felt so sorry from him because of his parents with the quintessence.

  • Jeramiah Myers
    Jeramiah Myers 5 месяцев назад

    Ice King is John Lennon

  • card game
    card game 5 месяцев назад


  • Kyle Shiflet
    Kyle Shiflet 5 месяцев назад

    Mister Freeze is my Favorite sympathetic villian he should've been #1 and he is in my opinion

  • purplecatlover1825 randompizza
    purplecatlover1825 randompizza 5 месяцев назад +1

    Ice king

    • purplecatlover1825 randompizza
      purplecatlover1825 randompizza 5 месяцев назад +1

      +Dettrix I haven't finished watching it yet, I'm on season 4 because I used to get to watch it with my brother, but then I never got the TV so I'm watching it now

    • Dettrix
      Dettrix 5 месяцев назад

      purplecatlover1825 randompizza I’m gonna miss Simon!😩

  • VoxeTheDragon
    VoxeTheDragon 5 месяцев назад

    Actually Bill Cipher is good. Was.. at least. "I wasn't always this way." He said to Ford in the episode Weirdmageddon Part 3.

  • Gemma Delgado
    Gemma Delgado 5 месяцев назад

    Mojo isn't a monkey he's an ape

  • Gabriela Mallo
    Gabriela Mallo 5 месяцев назад

    Where's Venom?

  • Cameron Grondzki
    Cameron Grondzki 5 месяцев назад

    Adventure Time is over and I'm not crying you are

  • metaal boekee
    metaal boekee 5 месяцев назад

    Zuko indeed is number one

  • htf Splendid
    htf Splendid 5 месяцев назад +1

    Team rocket

  • Daniel Moffett
    Daniel Moffett 5 месяцев назад

    Can Zuko really be called a villian though?

  • עומר יצחק
    עומר יצחק 6 месяцев назад

    i can't believe that doofenshmirtz wasn't on this list

  • Floris Cramer
    Floris Cramer 6 месяцев назад

    Darth vader is not as bad as he seems

  • SansFi
    SansFi 6 месяцев назад

    Doofenschmirtz (don’t know how to spell it😂) should’ve been on number 1

  • The Ringmaster
    The Ringmaster 6 месяцев назад

    I'm sorry, but I feel Dr. Doof should have been higher then an honorable mention.

  • rebbekah cannons
    rebbekah cannons 6 месяцев назад

    Oh that Reboot cartoons graphics just look so...dated urgh.

  • JMJ021
    JMJ021 6 месяцев назад

    Sympathy and Ice Villains go hand in hand.
    Queen Elsa.
    Captain Cold.
    Ice King.
    Mr. Freeze from Batman TAS.
    Killer Frost from Flash.
    And so on...

  • Robert Oldcorn
    Robert Oldcorn 6 месяцев назад

    You know ice kings kind of a pedo right? Because some of the princesses he’s been obsessed with are underage? So how are we REALLY supposed to “sympathise” with that 😂😂

  • awkward bunnee
    awkward bunnee 6 месяцев назад

    Yall gotta read the comics Harley is waaay twisted. She is an admirer of evil which is why she became a psychiatrist. She is a murder as well even on her own. She wasn't sane at all .Joker just gave her a helping hand to cross the line. I like her personality but still she is one fcked up person.

  • carlita Xx
    carlita Xx 6 месяцев назад

    Varian from Tangled the Series

  • Dr. Animatronic
    Dr. Animatronic 6 месяцев назад

    Lord Garmadon?

  • Jaeorcy
    Jaeorcy 6 месяцев назад


    • Jaeorcy
      Jaeorcy 6 месяцев назад

      aw garmadon aint there please make a part two

  • Zee Nation
    Zee Nation 6 месяцев назад


  • Zee Nation
    Zee Nation 6 месяцев назад

    I was thinking Dr Doof would have been on the actual top 10, but good list

  • Cory PowerCat
    Cory PowerCat 6 месяцев назад

    I feel so bad for Ice King.

  • SUGBMixez
    SUGBMixez 6 месяцев назад

    I know this video came out before her debut, but I think Blue Diamond would be great on this list

  • supreme Johnson
    supreme Johnson 6 месяцев назад

    Spectacular spiderman was the best

  • Tiaguinho Ribeiro
    Tiaguinho Ribeiro 6 месяцев назад

    Lapiz Lazulli no ?

  • TheGhastley GriffenTM
    TheGhastley GriffenTM 6 месяцев назад

    I honestly expected Koro-sensi

  • Kyos -Roblox & Minecraft
    Kyos -Roblox & Minecraft 6 месяцев назад

    i wouldve put doofensmirtz first

  • Rickythedude44
    Rickythedude44 6 месяцев назад

    It’s sad when I don’t know the top pick

  • Whispers :3
    Whispers :3 6 месяцев назад

    Damnit, They forgot Jasper.

  • Yandere Fangirl
    Yandere Fangirl 6 месяцев назад

    I always felt sorry for Zuko. He had a crappy childhood. The only people who actually cared about him were his mother and uncle.

  • Daren Gaming
    Daren Gaming 6 месяцев назад +1

    I knew Zuko was number #1

  • Warren Alo
    Warren Alo 6 месяцев назад

    I feel like doofenshmirtz should have had at least 10th place

  • Nick & Savi Johnson
    Nick & Savi Johnson 6 месяцев назад

    I happy that Zim on this video 😀

  • Hush little baby drink your spoiled milk James

    lol #10 I don't even remember that

  • Aids en Condom Lets Plays
    Aids en Condom Lets Plays 6 месяцев назад

    I thought Discord would definitely be on here

  • Goldenrod Prime
    Goldenrod Prime 6 месяцев назад

    Thundercracker, Cyclonus, and Breakdown. All from Transformers.

  • Eleno Christian Garza
    Eleno Christian Garza 6 месяцев назад

    Zuko is my favorite character in Avatar my dudes.

  • A & R
    A & R 6 месяцев назад

    I love Invader Zim so much

  • Idk my name
    Idk my name 6 месяцев назад

    Wtf was the beginning???

  • Tee Dee
    Tee Dee 6 месяцев назад

    Hater from wander over yonder

  • Imma crazy Peanut
    Imma crazy Peanut 6 месяцев назад

    I feel like Rob from The Amazing World Of Gumball should’ve been on the list because he became a villain when he never wanted to be a villain...

  • crybaby 4 life
    crybaby 4 life 6 месяцев назад


  • Black Thunder394
    Black Thunder394 6 месяцев назад

    Lemongrab is The Senpai💛🍋💚

  • Deuce Deuce
    Deuce Deuce 6 месяцев назад