The Best Generation 8 Pokémon

Over 4.6K Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of 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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  • Corviknight
    1,924 votes

    Dex #: 823

    Type: Flying, Steel

    Species: Raven Pokémon

    Abilities: Pressure, Unnerve

  • Dragapult
    1,897 votes

    Dex #: 887

    Type: Dragon, Ghost

    Species: Stealth Pokémon

    Abilities: N/A

  • Toxtricity
    1,678 votes

    Dex #: 849

    Type: Electric, Poison

    Species: Punk Pokémon

    Abilities: Punk Rock or Plus, Punk Rock or Minus

  • Zacian
    1,673 votes

    Dex #:  888

    Type: Fairy, Steel 

    Species: Warrior Pokémon

    Abilities: Intrepid Sword

  • Zamazenta
    1,603 votes

    Dex #:  889

    Type: Fighting, Steel 

    Species: Warrior Pokemon

    Abilities: Dauntless Shield

  • Scorbunny
    1,571 votes

    Dex #: 813

    Type: Fire

    Species: Rabbit Pokémon

    Abilities: Blaze