Strongest Pokemon Non Legendary - Top 20 Ranked

If you want to add the strongest Pokemon (non legendary) to your team, look no further! We created and ranked this list of the best Pokemon based on their stats, abilities, move pools and competitive usage over the years.


Some of the Pokemon below even include a 'Pro Tip' to help you get the most out of them in battle. Score!



20. Slowbro

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Slowbro's tail has a Shellder firmly attached with a bite. As a result, the tail can't be used for fishing anymore. This causes Slowbro to grudgingly swim and catch prey instead.


Good attacks for Slowbro: scald, psyshock, psychic, ice beam, flamethrower, toxic, thunder wave, slack off, iron defense


19. Mamoswine

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A frozen Mamoswine was dug from ice dating back 10,000 years. It has been around a long, long, long time.


Good attacks for Mamoswine: earthquake, icicle crash, ice shard, knock off, stealth rocks


18. Cinderace

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Cinderace juggles a pebble with its feet, turning it into a burning soccer ball. Its shots strike opponents hard and leave them scorched.


Good attacks for Cinderace: pyro ball, U-turn, high jump kick, sucker punch, court change


Pro tip: use Cinderace's 'court change' attack to swap effects on the battlefield like stealth rocks, sticky web, spikes, toxic spikes, tailwind, light screen and reflect.


Read more: Top 5 non-legendary Pokemon of each type RANKED

17. Chansey

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Chansey lays nutritionally excellent eggs on an everyday basis. The eggs are so delicious, they are easily and eagerly devoured by even those people who have lost their appetite.


Good attacks for Chansey: seismic toss, fire blast, ice beam, stealth rocks, soft-boiled, toxic


Okay, okay. You may be wondering WHY Chansey, is better than its pre-evolution, Blissey. The answer is simple: eviolite.


16. Gyarados

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When Magikarp evolves into Gyarados, its brain cells undergo a structural transformation. It is said that this transformation is to blame for its wildly violent nature.


Good attacks for Gyarados: waterfall, bounce, earthquake, crunch, dragon dance


Pro tip: use Gyarados' 'moxie' ability to gain an attack boost each time Gyarados knocks out an opponent.


15. Serperior

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It only gives its all against strong opponents who are not fazed by the glare from Serperior's noble eyes.


Good attacks for Serperior: leaf storm, dragon pulse, knock off, synthesis, defog, glare, substitute Pro tip: use Serperior's 'contrary' ability to reverse stat changes. It works great with leaf storm because it will raise Sceptile's special attack by 2 stages with each use.


14. Excadrill

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Excadrill can help in tunnel construction. Its drill has evolved into steel strong enough to bore through iron plates.


Good attacks for Excadrill: earthquake, iron head, rapid spin, swords dance, stealth rocks, toxic


13. Ferrothorn

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By swinging around its three spiky feelers and shooting spikes, Ferrothorn can obliterate an opponent.


Good attacks for Ferrothorn: gyro ball, power whip, knock off, body press, leech seed, stealth rocks, spikes, thunder wave


12. Volcarona

A sea of fire engulfs the surroundings of their battles, since Volcarona use their six wings to scatter their ember scales.


Good attacks for Volcarona: flamethrower, bug buzz, fiery dance, overheat, fire blast, quiver dance, roost


Pro tip: use Volcarona's 'quiver dance' move to boost its special attack, special defense and speed by one stage. It's one of the best boosting moves in the game.


Read more: Top 10 best non-legendary fire type Pokemon RANKED

11. 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


10. Gengar

Sometimes, on a dark night, your shadow cast by a streetlight will suddenly and startlingly overtake you. It is actually a Gengar running past you, pretending to be your shadow.


Good attacks for Gengar: shadow ball, sludge wave, focus blast, icy wind, thunderbolt hex, will-O-wisp, destiny bond


9. 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.


8. Magnezone

Sometimes the magnetism emitted by Magnezone is too strong, making them attract each other so they cannot move.


Good attacks for Magnezone: thunderbolt, flash cannon, volt switch, substitute, thunder wave, toxic


7. Tyranitar

Tyranitar is so overwhelmingly powerful, it can bring down a whole mountain to make its nest. It wanders about in mountains seeking new opponents to fight.


Good attacks for Tyranitar: stone edge, pursuit, fire punch, earthquake, crunch, ice punch, dragon dance, stealth rocks


6. Clefable

Clefable moves by skipping lightly as if it were flying using its wings. Its bouncy step lets it even walk on water. It is known to take strolls on lakes on quiet, moonlit nights.


Good attacks for Clefable: moonblast, thunderbolt, fire blast, soft-boiled, stealth rocks, thunder wave


Pro tip: use Clefable's 'magic guard' ability to take zero damage from status attacks and entry hazards.


5. Greninja

Greninja creates throwing stars out of compressed water. When it spins them and throws them at high speed, these stars can split metal in two.


Good attacks for Greninja: hydro pump, surf, dark pulse, water shuriken, dig, ice beam, gunk shot, U-turn, spikes


Pro tip: use Greninja's 'protean' ability to increase it's attacking damage!


4. 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


3. Aegislash

Generations of kings were attended by Aegislash, which used their spectral power to manipulate and control people and Pokémon.


Good attacks for Aegislash: king's shield, gyro ball, iron head, shadow ball, sacred sword, shadow sneak, swords dance, toxic


2. 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


1. 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


Pro tip: use Blaziken's 'speed boost' ability to increase its speed by one stage each turn.



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