The Top 10 Best Fighting Type Pokemon Ever

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


Honorable Mentions:

Hariyama, Toxicroak, Bewear, Sirfetch'd, Scrafty, Gallade


10. Chesnaught

best fighting type pokemon - chesnaught

Chesnaught's tackle attack is forceful enough to flip a 50-ton tank. It shields its allies from danger with its own body. When it takes a defensive posture with its fists guarding its face, it could withstand a bomb blast.


Good attacks for Chesnaught: wood hammer, drain punch, synthesis, spikes


9. Machamp

best fighting type pokemon - machamp

Machamp has the power to hurl anything aside. However, trying to do any work requiring care and dexterity causes its arms to get tangled. It tends to leap into action before it thinks.


Good attacks for Machamp: close combat, facade, bullet punch, ice punch, thunder punch


8. Heracross

best fighting type pokemon - heracross

Heracross charges in a straight line at its foe, slips beneath the foe's grasp, and then scoops up and hurls the opponent with its mighty horn. It even has enough power to topple a massive tree.


Good attacks for Heracross: close combat, rock blast, bullet seed, pin missile, knock off, facade, swords dance


7. Infernape

best fighting type pokemon - infernape

Infernape tosses its enemies around with agility. It uses all its limbs to fight in its own unique style.

Good attacks for Infernape: flare blitz, U-turn, close combat, gunk shot, stone edge, slack off, vacuum wave


6. Lucario

best fighting type pokemon - lucario

By catching the aura emanating from others, Lucario can read their thoughts and movements from over a mile away.


Good attacks for Lucario: close combat, meteor mash, earthquake, extreme speed, flash cannon, focus blast, aura sphere, dark pulse, swords dance, nasty plot


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5. Breloom

best fighting type pokemon - breloom

Breloom closes in on its foe with light and sprightly footwork, then throws punches with its stretchy arms. Breloom's fighting technique puts professional boxers to shame.


Good attacks for Breloom: focus punch, mach punch, bullet seed, rock tomb, spore, leech seed, swords dance


4. Conkeldurr

best fighting type pokemon - conkeldurr

Rather than rely on force, they master moves that utilize the centrifugal force of spinning concrete. It is thought that Conkeldurr taught humans how to make concrete more than 2,000 years ago.


Good attacks for Conkeldurr: drain punch, mach punch, knock off, facade, ice punch, rock slide, fire punch


3. Kommo-o

best fighting 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. Hawlucha

best fighting type pokemon - hawlucha

Although its body is small, Hawlucha's proficient fighting skills enable it to keep up with big bruisers like Machamp and Conkeldurr.


Good attacks for Hawlucha: high jump kick, acrobatics, swords dance, roost, defog


1. Blaziken

best fighting type pokemon - blaziken

In battle, Blaziken blows out intense flames from its wrists and attacks foes courageously. The stronger the foe, the more intensely its wrists burn.


Good attacks for Blaziken: low kick, superpower, high jump kick, flare blitz, stone edge, knock off, swords dance



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