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The Best Snake Pokémon, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite snake- and serpent-inspired Pokémon. If it slithers, it counts.

Sure, when most people think of snake Pokémon the first character they picture is probably, Ekans, but there are more snake- and serpent-like Pokémon than you might think. From water types to grass types to even flying and rock types, these sneaky snake-inspired Pokémon may look harmless, but one wrong move and your opponent could be mincemeat. 

While these slithering snakes and serpents may not be as popular as some Pokémon, they often possess awesome powers that help them overpower the competition. From Gyarados’s awesome Hydro Pump ability to Dragonair's powerful Hyper Beam, this list features all the best snake Pokémon from every generation. We even included Onix, whose body is definitely pretty snake-like.

Vote up your favorite snake and serpent Pokémon to see which character slithers their way to the tippy top.

Arbok is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Snake Pokémon, Ranked
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Generation: 1

Type: Poison

Arbok is a Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I. It evolves from Ekans starting at level 22. Arbok is a serpentine Pokémon that resembles a cobra. It has narrow eyes and several sharp teeth. Just below its head is a large hood with a face-like pattern. ...more on Wikipedia

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Dratini is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Snake Pokémon, Ranked
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Generation: 1

Type: Dragon

Dratini is a Dragon-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I. It evolves into Dragonair starting at level 30, which evolves into Dragonite starting at level 55. ...more on Wikipedia

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Serperior is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Snake Pokémon, Ranked
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Generation: 5

Type: Grass

Serperior is a Grass-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V. It evolves from Servine starting at level 36. It is the final form of Snivy. ...more on Wikipedia

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Gyarados is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Snake Pokémon, Ranked
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Generation: 1

Type: Water, Flying

Gyarados is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Gyarados first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels, later appearing in various merchandise, spinoff titles and animated and printed adaptations of the franchise. Gyarados is voiced by Unshō Ishizuka in both Japanese and English media. Known as the Atrocious Pokémon, Gyarados is the evolved form of Magikarp and it is well known in the Pokémon world for its fierce temper as well as its reputation for causing nothing but destruction so much so that once it has worked itself into a frenzy, it will not calm until everything around it has been ...more on Wikipedia

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