The Top 10 Best Dragon Type Pokemon Ever - Ranked

If you want to add the best dragon type Pokemon to your team, look no further! These Pokemon have the best stats, move pools & abilities of all non-legendary dragon types which allow them to thrive in competitive battling and general game-play.


Honorable Mentions:

Dracozolt, Duraludon, Flygon, Noivern, Flapple


10. Goodra

Goodra is a very friendly Dragon-type Pokémon who will hug its beloved Trainer, leaving that Trainer covered in sticky slime.


Good attacks for Goodra: draco meteor, fire blast, thunderbolt, earthquake, sludge wave


9. Kingdra

best dragon type pokemon - kingdra

Kingdra lives at extreme ocean depths that are otherwise uninhabited. It has long been believed that it creates spiraling ocean currents when it yawns.


Good attacks for Kingdra: hydro pump, surf, draco meteor, ice beam


8. Haxorus

best dragon type pokemon - haxorus

Haxorus are kind but can be relentless when defending territory. They challenge foes with tusks that can cut steel.


Good attacks for Haxorus: outrage, earthquake, poison jab, dragon dance


7. Dracovish

best dragon type pokemon - dracovish

Powerful legs and jaws made Dracovish the apex predator of its time. Its own overhunting of prey was what drove it to extinction.


Good attacks for Dracovish: fishious rend, crunch, psychic fangs, outrage


6. Hydreigon

best dragon type pokemon - hydreigon

The heads on Hydreigon's arms do not have brains. It use all three heads to consume and destroy everything.

Good attacks for Hydreigon: draco meteor, dark pulse, U-turn, fire blast, roost, defog


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5. Salamence

best dragon type pokemon - salamence

Salamence came about as a result of a strong, long-held dream of growing wings. It is said that this powerful desire triggered a sudden mutation in its cells, causing it to sprout its magnificent wings.

Good attacks for Salamence: earthquake, fly, dragon claw, stone edge, fire fang, substitute, dragon dance, roost, defog


4. Dragonite

best dragon type pokemon - dragonite

Dragonite is capable of circling the globe in just 16 hours. It is a kindhearted Pokémon that leads lost ships in a storm to the safety of land.

Good attacks for Dragonite: earthquake, fly, extreme speed, outrage, fire punch, dragon dance

Pro tip: use Dragonite's 'multiscale' ability to half the damage taken from an attack when your Dragonite is at full HP


3. Kommo-O

best dragon type pokemon - kommo-o

When it spots enemies, Kommo-o threatens them by jingling the scales on its tail. Weak opponents will crack and flee in panic.


Good attacks for Kommo-o: clanging scales, close combat, poison jab, drain punch, thunder punch, belly drum, toxic, stealth rocks


2. Dragapult

best dragon type pokemon - dragapult

When it isn't battling, Dragapult keeps Dreepy in the holes on its horns. Once a fight starts, it launches the Dreepy like supersonic missiles. Apparently the Dreepy inside Dragapult's horns eagerly look forward to being launched out at Mach speeds!


Good attacks for Dragapult: hex, draco meteor, shadow ball, fire blast, thunder bolt, U-turn, will-O-wisp, thunder wave


1. Garchomp

best dragon type pokemon - garchomp

When Garchomp folds up its body and extends its wings, it looks like a jet plane. It flies at sonic speed.


Good attacks for Garchomp: earthquake, stone edge, draco meteor, fire blast, swords dance, stealth rocks, toxic



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