The Best Legendary Dragon Type Pokemon Ever - Ranked

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


Honorable Mentions:

Latios, Latias, Guzzlord


10. Naganadel

best legendary dragon type Pokemon - naganadel

Naganadel stores hundreds of liters of poisonous liquid inside its body. It is one of the organisms known as Ultra Beasts.


Good attacks for Nagandel: draco meteor, sludge wave, fire blast, nasty plot


9. Reshiram

best legendary dragon type pokemon - reshiram

Reshiram is a legendary Pokémon who can scorch the world with fire. It helps those who want to build a world of truth.

Good attacks for Reshiram: blue flare, draco meteor, stone edge, roost, toxic


8. Zekrom

best legendary dragon type pokemon - zekrom

Zekrom is so powerful that it can scorch the world with lightning. It assists those who want to build an ideal world.


Good attacks for Zekrom: bolt strike, outrage, dragon tail, roost, hone claws, substitute

7. Dialga

best legendary dragon type pokemon - dialga

Dialga is a Pokemon who was spoken of in legend. It is said that time began moving when it was born.


Good attacks for Dialga: draco meteor, fire blast, thunder, stealth rocks, toxic

6. Palkia

best legendary dragon type pokemon - palkia

Palkia is said to live in a gap in the spatial dimension parallel to ours. It appears in Pokemon mythology.


Good attacks for Palkia: hydro pump, spacial rend, draco meteor, thunder, focus punch, fire blast


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5. Giratina

best legendary dragon type pokemon - giratina

Giratina is said to live in a world on the reverse side of ours, where common knowledge is distorted and strange. It was banished to the distortion world for its violence.

Good attacks for Giratina: hex, dragon pulse, draco meteor, thunder wave, defog, toxic, will-O-wisp


best legendary dragon type pokemon - giratina origin

This legendary dragon/ghost also has an Origin Form (pictured above) which has 20 base points higher special attack and attack at the cost of being a little less bulky.


4. Eternatus

The core on Eternatus' chest absorbs energy emanating from the lands of the Galar region. This energy is what allows Eternatus to stay active.


Good attacks for Eternatus: dynamax cannon, flamethrower, sludge bomb, shadow ball, toxic spikes, toxic, recover


In the Galar region, Eternatus also has an Eternamax Form (pictured above) which is one of the bulkiest Pokemon in the game with a whopping 250 base special defense AND defense, PLUS base 255 hit points!


3. Kyurem

best legendary dragon type pokemon - kyurem

Kyurem is a legendary ice Pokémon who waits for a hero to fill in the missing parts of its body with truth or ideals. It appears that Kyurem uses its powers over ice to freeze its own body in order to stabilize its cellular structure.


Good attacks for Kyurem: ice beam, draco meteor, earth power, roost


Kyurem also has two incredibly powerful alternate forms which it achieves when it fuses with the legendary dragon Pokemon Zekrom & Reshiram.


Kyurem Black (when fused with Zekrom)

best legendary dragon type pokemon - kyurem black

Kyurem Black is one of the most powerful physical attackers in the game with high base power attacks like freeze shock & fusion bolt.


Kyurem White (when fused with Reshiram)

best legendary dragon type pokemon - kyurem white

Kyurem White is an unmatched special attacker with high base power attacks like draco meteor, fusion flare and ice beam.


2. Zygarde

best legendary dragon type pokemon - zygarde

This is Zygarde's form when it has gathered 50% of its cells. It wipes out all those who oppose it, showing not a shred of mercy.

Good attacks for Zygarde: thousand arrows, thousand waves, dragon tail, dragon dance, glare, coil, rest


best legendary dragon type pokemon - complete zygarde

Zygarde also has a Complete Form (pictured above) which has immense bulk, allowing it to become a formidable opponent at the highest levels of competitive battling.


1. Rayquaza

best legendary dragon type pokemon - rayquaza

Rayquaza is said to have lived for hundreds of millions of years. Legends remain of how it put to rest the clash between Kyogre and Groudon.


Good attacks for Rayquaza: dragon ascent, earthquake, extreme speed, dragon dance, V-create, draco meteor, toxic, defog


best legendary dragon pokemon - mega rayquaza

As if it weren't already powerful enough, Rayquaza also has a gnarly Mega Form (pictured above) that's even MORE supercharged! Good luck everybody else!



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