The Best Water Type Pokemon of All Time

Over 21.9K Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Water Type Pokemon of All Time
Voting Rules
Vote for your favorite Water Pokemon, which doesn't necessarily have to be the strongest.

List of the best Water Pokemon, ranked by Pokemon Masters like you. This greatest Water Pokemon list includes monsters from every generation, so you can vote on everything from Blastoise to Swampert. Not every Pokemon included below is a pure Water type, as some are half water or secondary water types. Water Pokemon are traditionally very popular, as they are strong both offensively and defensively. 

If you want to know, "What is the best Water Pokemon?" or "What are the top Water type Pokemon?" then you're in the right place. You can see other lists of the greatest Water Pokemon on other sites, but this is the only list that you can actually vote on and make your voice heard. If a Pokemon you love is missing, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included. 
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  • Greninja
    8,849 votes

    Dex #: 658

    Type: Water, Dark

    Species: Ninja Pokémon

    Abilities: Torrent

  • Kyogre
    6,844 votes

    Dex #: 382

    Type: Water

    Species: Sea Basin Pokémon

    Abilities: Drizzle, Primordial Sea (Primal Kyogre)

  • Gyarados
    8,564 votes

    Dex #: 130

    Type: Water, Flying

    Species: Atrocious Pokémon

    Abilities: Intimidate, Moxie, Mold Breaker (Mega Gyrados) 

  • Lapras
    8,148 votes

    Dex #: 131

    Type: Water, Ice

    Species: Transport Pokémon

    Abilities: Water Absorb, Shell Armor

  • Vaporeon
    7,645 votes

    Dex #: 134

    Type: Water

    Species: Bubble Jet Pokémon 

    Abilities: Water Absorb

  • Suicune
    6,805 votes

    Dex #: 245

    Type: Water

    Species: Aurora Pokémon

    Abilities: Pressure