Good Deeds x 2 + Pity Points - Evil Deeds = V
We all agree that the the villains of OUAT are evil despicable human beings. So why to we l’amour them so much and plus inportantly who is the most likable? The discussion has been going on since the beginning of the show. We all have our favori villain. It doesn't matter if your team Rumple ou team Gina our bias tends to send reason running out the door. Well, I've created a solution that can't be disputed. Why? Because it's math. My villainy equation removes all the favoritism and bias and leaves only the truth. The truth behind why we l’amour these truly despicable people so very much.

Here’s how it works:

Step 1 -

I made a liste of all the reasons a villain should be hated as well as the reasons they should be liked and pitied.

The Evil Deeds are measured on a scale of 1-5 with 5 being most evil (i.e. killing someone) and 1 being least evil (i.e. lying)*

The Good Deeds are measured on a scale of 1-5 with 5 being most good (i.e. Saving a life) and 1 being least good (i.e. montrer remorse)*

*If a large amount of people were involved double it.

The Pity points are measured on a scale of 1-5 with 5 being most tragic (i.e. unhappy childhood) and 1 being least tragic (i.e. Lost something they liked)

l’amour Rules (it has its own rules):

Breaking a cœur, coeur = 10
Unconditional l’amour = 10
montrer l’amour = 5
Losing a l’amour = 10
Not being loved par someone they l’amour = 10

Step 2 -

We all know that when something awful happens to someone we like it feels worse then if it happens to someone we don't like. So, when someone is wronged/assisted their likability is measured on a scale of 1-5 with 5 being most likable 3 neutral and 1 being least likable and added to the score.*

This means that lying to Belle (1+5x2= 12) can be just as evil as killing Milah (5+1x2= 12)

*If they wrong a person that they l’amour double it.

Example -

Killed her father = 5+4x2 = 18

Regina kills her father - (1) murder is a 5 on the evil scale (2) add Henry's likability which is around 4 (3) and then double that number becaus she loved him. = 18


Rumple Rules:

Subtract 1 for every evil deed he does as the Dark One.

Any deeds (good ou bad) that he does as part of a bargain is disqualified.


REGINA
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Bad Deeds

Enacted the curse = 3x2= 6
Killed her father = 5+4x2 = 18
Enslaves Graham = 5+5= 10
Kills Graham = 5+5x2= 20
Sends a whole bunch of children to their deaths = 5+3x2= 16
Breaks Genies cœur, coeur = 10+2= 12
Kills king Leopold = 5+5= 10
Breaks Rumple’s cœur, coeur = 10+5= 15
Imprisons Belle = 3+5= 8
Frames Snow/MM = 3+4= 7
Abandons Jefferson in Wonderland = 4+5= 9
Poisons Snow = 4+4= 8
Imprisons Charming = 3+2= 5
Attempts to poison Emma = 4+4= 8
Turns on her mother = 2-1=3
Uses magic on Henry = 2-4x2= 12
Kills a aléatoire woman = 5-2= 7
Attempts to kill her mother = 4+1=5
No concern for the lives of her guards = 3+2=5
Shows no remorse for her evil deeds = 2x2= 4
Tries to kill Snow = 4+4=8

Total = 196

Good Deeds

Shows remorse/love for her father = 1+4= 5
Loves Henry unconditionally = 10+4=14
Is kind to Kathryn = 3+2= 5
Tries to make her son happy = 3+4= 7
Shows remorse/love for Graham = 1+5= 6
Offers Hazel and Gretel a accueil = 3+3= 6
Shows remorse/love for Genie = 1+1= 2
Loves Daniel unconditionally = 10+3= 13
Saved Snow = 5+4= 9
Was kind to Snow = 3+4= 7
Does was is best for Henry = 4+4= 8
Swears of magic/evil deeds = 10
Shows remorse for the people her mother killed = 1+2= 3
Assists the good guys = 4+4= 8
Shows remorse/love for her mother = 1+1= 2
Saves Emma & Snow = 5+5= 10

Total = 115

Pity Points

Her son does not l’amour her = 10
Her husband did not l’amour her = 5
Had an unhappy childhood/abusive mother = 5
Betrayed par someone she trusted = 3
Lost her l’amour = 10
Was forced to marry a man she did not l’amour = 4
Is rejected par those she pursues = 2
Loses the last keepsake of her l’amour = 3
Almost loses her son = 4
Loses her son = 10
The village turns against her = 3
Was used/manipulated par Rumple = 3
Loses her l’amour again = 10
Loses her l’amour yet again = 10
Her good deeds go unnoticed = 3
Is falsely accused = 3

Total = 88


GOLD/RUMPLE
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Bad Deeds

Kills Cindy's fairy godmother = 5+2= 7
Transforms Gepetto's parents into puppets = 5+2= 7
Kills a whole bunch of people to protect his son = 5+1= 6
Was emotionally abusive to Belle = 4+5x2= 18
Beats Belles father within an inch of his life = 4+1= 5
Kills an innocent bystander = 5+2= 7
Kills a mute girl = 5+3= 8
Manipulates Emma & Regina for his own gain = 2+5= 7
Tries to kill Regina = 4+5= 9
Lies to Belle = 1+5x2= 12
Kills Milah = 5+1x2= 12
Breaks Hook's cœur, coeur = 10+5= 15
Breaks Regina's cœur, coeur = 10+5= 15
Used Regina as a puppet in his evil plan = 4+5= 9
Almost kills Emma & Snow = 4+5=9
Turns Smee into a rat = 3+4= 7
Beats Hook within an inch of his life = 4+5= 8

Rumple Rule = -11
Total = 113

Good Deeds

Loves his son unconditionally = 10+5= 15
Showed kindness/love for Belle = 5+5= 10
Ends war/saves a bunch of children's lives = 5+3x2= 16
Loves Belle unconditionally = 10+5=15
Saves Belle = 5+5=10
Loves his wife unconditionally = 10+1= 11
Tries to make Belle happy = 3+5= 8
Promises to become a better man = 10
Assists the good guys = 4+5= 9
Doesn't kill Hook = 1+5= 6

Total = 83

Pity Points

Lived an unhappy life of poverty = 5
Was hated par all as a coward = 10
Lost his l’amour Belle = 10
Lost his Son = 10
Was Manipulated par August = 3
His wife left him = 10
Raised his kid alone = 5
Loses Belle again = 10

Total = 63


CORA
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Bad Deeds

Abusive Parent = 4-5x2= 18
Kills Daniel = 5+4= 9
Breaks Regina's cœur, coeur = 10+5x2= 30
Manipulates Regina for her own gain = 3+5x2= 16
Kills Lancelot = 5+3= 8
Massacres the refugees = 5+2x2= 14
Raises an army of the dead = 5x2= 10
Kidnaps/manipulates Aurora = 3+4= 7
Frames her daughter for murder = 4+5x2=18
Kills an innocent bystander = 5+3= 7
Kidnaps Archie = 4+4= 8

Total = 145

Good Deeds

Shows remorse/love for Regina = 5+5= 10

Total = 10

Pity Points

Betrayed par Regina = 2

Total = 2


HOOK
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Bad Deeds

Steals Rumples wife = 3+5= 8
Humiliates Rumple = 4+5= 9
Assists Cora in evil deeds = 5x2= 10
Manipulates Aurora = 3+4= 7
Betrays Emma = 2+4x2= 12
Hits Belle = 4+5= 9
Threatens Archie = 3+4= 5
Shoots cloche, bell = 5+5= 10

Total = 55

Good Deeds

Loved Milah unconditionally = 10+1= 11
Assists Band of Princesses in good deeds = 5+5= 10
Showed kindness/love for Emma = 5+4= 9
Returns Aurora's cœur, coeur = 5+4= 9

Total = 39

Pity Points

Lost the woman he loved = 10
Betrayed par Emma = 10
Beaten with in an inch of his life par Rumple = 5

Total = 20


JEFFERSON
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Bad Deeds

Kidnaps Snow & Emma = 4+5= 9
Assists Regina in evil deeds = 5x2= 10
Assists Rumple in evil deeds = 5x2= 10
Breaks Regina's cœur, coeur = 10+5= 15

Total = 44

Good Deeds

Loves his daughter unconditionally = 10+4= 15
Tries to make his daughter happy = 4+4= 8
Frees Belle = 5+5= 10

Total = 33

Pity Points

Betrayed par Regina = 5
Lost his daughter = 10
Driven crazy par the Queen of hearts = 5
Driven crazy par Regina = 5
Betrayed again par Regina = 5

Total= 30

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To find the villains likability number use this equation:

Good Deeds x 2 + Pity Points - Evil Deeds = V

Here’s how it works:
Everyone knows that one good deed is worth two bad deeds when it comes to our villains so double the good deeds total.

Then add the pity points and subtract the evil deeds.

The villain with the lowest number is the most horrible unforgivably evil human being.

The higher the number the plus admirable/relatable the person and they should be worshiped for they can do no wrong.

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They've enjoyed their place on a pedestal for along time now but lets award it to them officially...

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minervadawn is proud to present ...

The Once Upon a Time - Best Villain Ranking

1st place - Rumple with 127 points
2nd place - Regina with 122 points
3rd place - Jefferson with 52 points*
4th place - Hook with 33 points*
5th place - Cora with -123 points

*This equation does not account for the sexiness factor

If you’d like to do the math yourself go ahead. There is no black and white just many shades of gray. Where do the OUAT villain end up on toi ranking?

Edit: I added in the events of 'The Outsider' and that sent Rumple's score from 96 up to 127 placing him just 5 points above Regina (It's really neck and neck in the Gina/Rumple smackdown now). Hook also went down 10 points from 43.