While True Blood may have hooked viewers with blood, boobs, and banter, the over the top and memorable characters were why people kept tuning in. However, as much as we cheered for our heroes and dissected love triangles, some of the most compelling characters were the show’s villains. While there are a whole stable of secondary baddies (Sup, Franklin?), every season had a couple of Big Bads who brought mayhem to Bon Temps and beyond.
True Blood (which is available to stream on HBO Now) may have gone the way of Godric by now, but the memory of the show’s villains remain, so let’s take a look back at the Big Bads of the show, ranked from least to most imposing.