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The Best Legendary Electric Type Pokemon Ever - Ranked

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

7. Raikou

best legendary electric type pokemon - raikou

Raikou embodies the speed of lightning. When it roars, it sends shock waves shuddering through the air and shakes the ground as if lightning bolts had come crashing down.

Good attacks for Raikou: thunderbolt, aura sphere, shadow ball, calm mind

6. Zeraora

best legendary electric type pokemon - zeraora

Zeraora electrifies its claws and tears its opponents apart with them. Even if they dodge its attack, they'll be electrocuted by the flying sparks.

Good attacks for Zeraora: plasma fists, close combat, grass knot, knock off, volt switch, bulk up

5. Xurkitree

best legendary electric pokemon - xurkitree

Xurkitree is one of the mysterious life-forms known as Ultra Beasts. Astonishing electric shocks emanate from its entire body, according to witnesses.

Good attacks for Xurkitree: thunderbolt, energy ball, volt switch, tail glow, hypnosis

4. Thundurus

best legendary electric type pokemon - thundurus

The spikes on Thundurus' tail discharge immense bolts of lightning. It flies around the Unova region firing off lightning bolts.

Good attacks for Thundurus: thunderbolt, focus blast, nasty plot, toxic

3. Zapdos

best legendary electric type pokemon - zapdos

Zapdos is a legendary bird Pokémon that has the ability to control electricity. It usually lives in thunderclouds and gains power when it is stricken by lightning bolts.

Good attacks for Zapdos: thunderbolt, discharge, heat wave, volt switch, roost, defog, thunder wave, toxic

2. Tapu Koko

best legendary electric type pokemon - tapu koko

This guardian deity of Melemele is brimming with curiosity. Tapu Koko summons thunderclouds and stores their lightning inside its body.

Good attacks for Tapu Koko: thunderbolt, dazzling gleam, volt switch, U-turn, roost

1. Zekrom

best legendary electric 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

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