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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
    1,765
    452

    Dex #: 887

    Type: Dragon, Ghost

    Species: Stealth Pokémon

    Abilities: N/A

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  • 2
    1,681
    453

    Dex #: 823

    Type: Flying, Steel

    Species: Raven Pokémon

    Abilities: Pressure, Unnerve

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  • 3
    1,484
    418

    Dex #: 849

    Type: Electric, Poison

    Species: Punk Pokémon

    Abilities: Punk Rock or Plus, Punk Rock or Minus

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  • 4
    1,302
    514

    Dex #:  888

    Type: Fairy, Steel 

    Species: Warrior Pokémon

    Abilities: Intrepid Sword

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  • 5
    1,224
    526

    Dex #:  889

    Type: Fighting, Steel 

    Species: Warrior Pokemon

    Abilities: Dauntless Shield

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  • 6
    1,097
    483

    Dex #: 851

    Type: Fire, Bug

    Species: Radiator Pokémon

    Abilities: Flash Fire, White Smoke

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  • 7
    1,040
    486

    Dex #: 865

    Type: Fighting

    Species: Wild Duck Pokémon

    Abilities: Steadfast

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  • 8
    965
    455

    Dex #: 890

    Type: Poison, Dragon

    Species: Gigantic Pokemon

    Abilities: Pressure

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  • 9
    367
    141

    Dex #: 892

    Single Strike Type: Fighting/Dark

    Rapid Strike Type: Fighting/Water

    Species: Wushu Pokémon

    Abilities: Unseen Fist

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  • 10
    955
    462

    Dex #: 862

    Type: Dark, Normal

    Species: Blocking Pokémon

    Abilities: Reckless, Guts

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  • 11
    1,133
    564

    Dex #: 813

    Type: Fire

    Species: Rabbit Pokémon

    Abilities: Blaze

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  • 12
    965
    481

    Dex #: 872

    Type: Ice, Bug

    Species: Frost Moth Pokémon

    Abilities: Shield Dust

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  • 13
    1,055
    534

    Dex #: 810

    Type: Grass

    Species: Chimp Pokémon

    Abilities: Overgrow

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  • 14
    1,065
    545

    Dex #: 816

    Type: Water

    Species: Water Lizard Pokémon

    Abilities: Torrent

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  • 15
    783
    391

    Dex #: 835

    Type: Electric

    Species: Puppy Pokémon

    Abilities: Ball Fetch

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  • 16
    832
    419

    Dex #: 873

    Type: Ice, Bug

    Species: Frost Moth Pokémon

    Abilities: Shield Dust

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  • 17

    Dex #: 861

    Type: Dark, Fairy

    Species: Bulk Up Pokémon

    Abilities: Prankster, Frisk

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  • 18
    653
    330

    Dex #: 836

    Type: Electric

    Species: Dog Pokémon

    Abilities: Strong Jaw

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  • 19
    732
    380

    Dex #: 815

    Type: Fire

    Species: Striker Pokémon

    Abilities: Blaze

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  • 20
    622
    316

    Dex #: 885

    Type: Dragon, Ghost

    Species: Stealth Pokémon

    Abilities: Clear Body, Infiltrator

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  • 21
    734
    383

    Dex #: 831

    Type: Normal

    Species: Sheep Pokémon

    Abilities: Fluffy, Run Away

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  • 22
    642
    332

    Dex #: 864

    Type: Ghost

    Species: Coral Pokémon

    Abilities: Weak Armor

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  • 23
    712
    377

    Dex #: 841

    Type: Grass, Dragon

    Species: Apple Wing Pokémon

    Abilities: Ripen, Gluttony

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  • 24
    674
    356

    Dex #: 842

    Type: Grass, Dragon

    Species: Apple Nectar Pokémon

    Abilities: Ripen, Gluttony

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  • 25
    697
    373

    Dex #: 812

    Type: Grass

    Species: Drumming Pokémon

    Abilities: Overgrow

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