Pokémon, Ranked

Screw 'gotta catch em all'—some Pokemon are clearly better than others, and I ain't boutta carry around no lame-ass pocket monster around with me. You know?

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The things that make a Pokemon superior aren't always cut and dry, though. Sometimes, it's the design. Sometimes it's the Pokemon's combat usefulness. And sometimes, the Pokemon is just too silly or ridiculous not to love.

Don't worry. We're experts. These are the best 50 Pokemon, ranked from worst (50) to best (1).

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50. Cubchoo

49. Marill

48. Milotic

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47. Probopass

46. Scizor

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45. Slowking

44. Wailord

43. Excadrill

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42. Snivy

41. Smoochum

40. Combee

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39. Flygon

38. Gogoat

37. Psyduck

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36. Gigalith

35. Nidoking

35. Espeon

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34. Lugia

33. Drifloon

32. Cubone

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31. Duskull

30. Latias

29. Empoleon

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28. Gyarados

27. Tyranitar

26. Delphox

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25. Charizard

24. Infernape

23. Thundurus

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22. Garchomp

21. Magikarp

20. Espurr

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19. Metagross

18. Aegislash

17. Porygon-Z

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16. Litwick

15. Rotom (all forms)

14. Spiritomb

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13. Luvdisc

12. Klefki

11. Ludicolo

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10. Vanilluxe

9. Shuckle

8. Greninja

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7. Scrafty

6. Hawlucha

5. Reuniclus

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4. Chespin

3. Elekid

2. Trubbish

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1. Gengar

Notes:

  • If your favorite Pokemon is not on this list, it is not among the top 50 Pokemon.
  • There are only a few Pokemon from gen one here....hmm.
  • You might be interested in reading our Pokemon games ranking list.

UPDATE: Now that Pokémon X & Y have been out for a while, we've revisited our expert list of Pokémon rankings.

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Here is the new list—it takes into account all the new Pokémon and it uses highly advanced science.

Pokemon, Ranked

Screw 'gotta catch em all'—some Pokemon are clearly better than others, and I ain't boutta carry around no lame-ass pocket monster around with me. You know?

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The things that make a Pokemon superior aren't always cut and dry, though. Sometimes, it's the design. Sometimes it's the Pokemon's combat usefulness. And sometimes, the Pokemon is just too silly or ridiculous not to love.

Don't worry. We're experts. These are the best 50 Pokemon, ranked from worst (50) to best (1).

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50. Cubchoo

49. Marill

48. Milotic

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47. Probopass

46. Scizor

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45. Slowking

44. Wailord

43. Excadrill

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42. Snivy

41. Smoochum

40. Combee

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39. Flygon

38. Gogoat

37. Psyduck

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36. Gigalith

35. Nidoking

35. Espeon

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34. Lugia

33. Drifloon

32. Cubone

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31. Duskull

30. Latias

29. Empoleon

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28. Gyarados

27. Tyranitar

26. Delphox

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25. Charizard

24. Infernape

23. Thundurus

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22. Garchomp

21. Magikarp

20. Espurr

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19. Metagross

18. Aegislash

17. Porygon-Z

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16. Litwick

15. Rotom (all forms)

14. Spiritomb

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13. Luvdisc

12. Klefki

11. Ludicolo

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10. Vanilluxe

9. Shuckle

8. Greninja

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7. Scrafty

6. Hawlucha

5. Reuniclus

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4. Chespin

3. Elekid

2. Trubbish

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1. Gengar

Notes:

  • If your favorite Pokemon is not on this list, it is not among the top 50 Pokemon.
  • There are only a few Pokemon from gen one here....hmm.
  • You might be interested in reading our Pokemon games ranking list.

UPDATE: Now that Pokémon X & Y have been out for a while, we've revisited our expert list of Pokémon rankings.

Advertisement

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Here is the new list—it takes into account all the new Pokémon and it uses highly advanced science.

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