Although The Joker (Jared Leto) gives the impression of being just a crazy criminal who makes up plans and schemes as he goes along, in reality he is one of the smartest adversaries The Dark Knight has ever encountered.

10/10 Joker

Despite lacking the intellectual prowess of his comic book counterpart, Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) from the DC Extended Universe has nonetheless established himself as a deadly foe for both Superman and Batman.

9/10 Lex Luthor

DC fans are enthusiastic about what's to come after Superman's triumphant return to the fold in the Black Adam post-credit scene.

8/10 Superman

It's unlikely that Clark Kent would succeed in a game of chess despite the fact that he could defeat his longtime love interest Lois Lane (Amy Adams) in an arm wrestle.

7/10 Lois Lane

Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman is endowed with a plethora of abilities and powers. She is able to utilise almost every weapon known to man (as well as some that are not yet known to man) and speak a number of different languages.

6/10 Wonder Woman

Although controlling the Suicide Squad is no easy task, Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) has largely succeeded in doing so twice.

5/10 Amanda Waller

Batman (Ben Affleck) would have been found dead on the streets of Gotham years ago if it weren't for two things.

4/10 Batman

Given that his helmet physically enables him to see the future, it may be argued that Doctor Fate (Pierce Brosnan) has an unfair advantage when it comes to his intelligence.

3/10 Doctor Fate

The Thinker (Peter Capaldi) cannot possibly be a stupid figure, can he? The electronics in The Thinker's skull, which magnify his cognition, are said to be the source of his exceptional intelligence.

2/10 The Thinker

After the catastrophic tragedy that altered him for the rest of his life, Victor Stone (Ray Fisher) found it difficult to adjust to his new abilities and life.

1/10 Cyborg