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The Best Generation 8 Pokémon

Here is a list of all the best Pokémon Gen 8 characters, as ranked by fans. This list includes all the new Pokémon 8 starters, as well as every other new character and their evolutions. With an updated roster of cool, cute, and tough Pokémon, which Generation 8 Pokémon is your favorite?

Pokémon Sword and Shield added more than 80 new Pokémon to the mix (not including new Galarian and Gigantamax forms), with each character sporting their own unique traits, strengths, and weaknesses. From powerful Dragon types like Duraludon to adorable Grass types like Grookey, vote up your favorite new Gen 8 Pokémon, and vote down all the newbies you don’t like.

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  • 1
    1,811
    454

    Dex #: 887

    Type: Dragon, Ghost

    Species: Stealth Pokémon

    Abilities: N/A

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  • 2
    1,732
    464

    Dex #: 823

    Type: Flying, Steel

    Species: Raven Pokémon

    Abilities: Pressure, Unnerve

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  • 3
    1,508
    425

    Dex #: 849

    Type: Electric, Poison

    Species: Punk Pokémon

    Abilities: Punk Rock or Plus, Punk Rock or Minus

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  • 4
    1,334
    529

    Dex #:  888

    Type: Fairy, Steel 

    Species: Warrior Pokémon

    Abilities: Intrepid Sword

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  • 5
    1,256
    539

    Dex #:  889

    Type: Fighting, Steel 

    Species: Warrior Pokemon

    Abilities: Dauntless Shield

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  • 6
    1,131
    481

    Dex #: 851

    Type: Fire, Bug

    Species: Radiator Pokémon

    Abilities: Flash Fire, White Smoke

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  • 7
    1,066
    497

    Dex #: 865

    Type: Fighting

    Species: Wild Duck Pokémon

    Abilities: Steadfast

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  • 8
    976
    458

    Dex #: 890

    Type: Poison, Dragon

    Species: Gigantic Pokemon

    Abilities: Pressure

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  • 9
    351
    135

    Dex #: 892

    Single Strike Type: Fighting/Dark

    Rapid Strike Type: Fighting/Water

    Species: Wushu Pokémon

    Abilities: Unseen Fist

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  • 10
    975
    477

    Dex #: 872

    Type: Ice, Bug

    Species: Frost Moth Pokémon

    Abilities: Shield Dust

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  • 11
    972
    475

    Dex #: 862

    Type: Dark, Normal

    Species: Blocking Pokémon

    Abilities: Reckless, Guts

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  • 12
    1,153
    578

    Dex #: 813

    Type: Fire

    Species: Rabbit Pokémon

    Abilities: Blaze

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  • 13
    1,094
    549

    Dex #: 810

    Type: Grass

    Species: Chimp Pokémon

    Abilities: Overgrow

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  • 14

    Dex #: 861

    Type: Dark, Fairy

    Species: Bulk Up Pokémon

    Abilities: Prankster, Frisk

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  • 15
    808
    400

    Dex #: 835

    Type: Electric

    Species: Puppy Pokémon

    Abilities: Ball Fetch

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  • 16
    845
    421

    Dex #: 873

    Type: Ice, Bug

    Species: Frost Moth Pokémon

    Abilities: Shield Dust

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  • 17
    1,094
    564

    Dex #: 816

    Type: Water

    Species: Water Lizard Pokémon

    Abilities: Torrent

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  • 18
    743
    380

    Dex #: 815

    Type: Fire

    Species: Striker Pokémon

    Abilities: Blaze

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  • 19
    656
    330

    Dex #: 836

    Type: Electric

    Species: Dog Pokémon

    Abilities: Strong Jaw

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  • 20
    757
    391

    Dex #: 831

    Type: Normal

    Species: Sheep Pokémon

    Abilities: Fluffy, Run Away

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  • 21
    659
    336

    Dex #: 864

    Type: Ghost

    Species: Coral Pokémon

    Abilities: Weak Armor

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  • 22
    724
    377

    Dex #: 841

    Type: Grass, Dragon

    Species: Apple Wing Pokémon

    Abilities: Ripen, Gluttony

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  • 23
    623
    318

    Dex #: 885

    Type: Dragon, Ghost

    Species: Stealth Pokémon

    Abilities: Clear Body, Infiltrator

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  • 24
    718
    376

    Dex #: 812

    Type: Grass

    Species: Drumming Pokémon

    Abilities: Overgrow

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  • 25
    671
    351

    Dex #: 867

    Type: Ground, Ghost

    Species: Grudge Pokémon

    Abilities: Wandering Spirit

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