Top Ten Dark Pokemon

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The Top Ten

1 Absol Absol Absol is a fictional creature in the Pokémon franchise. It was first introduced in Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.

Absol is totally the best because if it weren't for him disasters would happen all over plus he is like the coolest Pokemon ever and he isn't evil even though people think he is he is just trying to do what's best for the fate of the world. I love you absol you rock!

High attack, good speed, a great ability in Magic Bounce (no taunt so you can set up, plus Absol is already really strong), a pretty wide move pool (it can cover all its weaknesses), awesome design (mega and non-mega) and it's not even that hard to find (you have to do things and go places just to find a larvitar, then you have to evolve it 2 stages. You don't have that problem with Absol). These moves are the ones I currently have on mine: Sucker Punch, Night Slash, Swords Dance, and Knock Off (flinch chance). Super Luck as pre-mega ability. Plan is to mega evolve then swords dance, knock off (if the item can't be knocked off proceed to night slash/sucker punch) and when you sense a switch, swords dance again. It's. Just. Great. Chansey/Blissey? Knock off eviolite/lefties. Sweeper? Use Sucker Punch. Just swords dance if they try to buff their defenses (via cosmic power, cotton guard, etc.)Haha, you could use this as a lead to prevent hazards on mega evolution. In short, there are ...more

I think Absol is underrated. It has high attack. Make sure it has the ability super luck. It increases its critical hit ratio. Teach it Night Slash, which make the critical hit higher. And psycho cut, to deal with fighting types, and it also has high critical hit. And also, give it the scope lens, which makes critical hit ratio even GREATER

BEAST.

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2 Tyranitar Tyranitar

Come on people?! Tyranitar crushes anything and everything!

Epic love this Pokemon defeat anything in its path

Tyranitar is the best. The people saying absol is the best don't know what they're talking about. I have him on alpha sapphire and he destroys anything he faces. You throw a water type out, teach him thunderbolt. Grass? How about an ice beam. Only real counter would be fighting, which I'm sure there's a move he can learn to counter that. And anyways, you can't wipe a team with one Pokemon. You need to have those types in your team to counter the ones your current Pokemon can't beat, so in this case a flying or psychic type would be perfect.

This could wreck Absol and has a much better stat total. (600 whereas Absol has a mediocre 465) IT should be #1 and Hydreigon second.

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3 Umbreon Umbreon

I've once beaten three Dragonites by using these four moves: faint attack, sand attack, confuse ray and moonlight. Pissed my opponent off by sand attack and confuse ray... And 'if' my opponent attack landed successfully after struggling from confusion and low accuracy, I just heal using moonlight (not mention Umbreon's amazing defenses). And of course I kept attacking by the inevitable move faint attack, it was just awesome beating three Dragonites with an Umbreon! Definitely one of my favorites. - nabilbss

I loved Umbreon in Pokemon XD Gale of Darkness. It and Espeon made one epic team that could plow through that game and all others in double battles. Even in multiplayer, Umbreon is one of the best to have on your team just because it can last so long!

Umbreon is awesome looking, has amazing defense, and can learn quite a few different moves. All this makes him the best dark Pokemon out there. Simply epic Pokemon! One of the best!

BEST POKÉMON EVER,ALWAYS BE MY FAVORITE #Shadow

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4 Darkrai Darkrai Darkrai is a legendary Pokemon developed by Game Freak. The only way to get this Pokemon was through two events, only one in the United States.

Darkrai is the most awesome and powerful dark type pokemon and he will always be. Beside being top dark type pokemon Darkrai is one of the best out of all the pokemon. Impressive sp. Attack and speed it is superior to the all other dark types. IN Addition it is legendary and only pokemon that can learn darkvoid
SO NO OTHER DARK TYPE POKEON CAN BEAT DARKRAI

Pretty much Darkrai. I mean, he's Freddy Kruegar (Pokemon-Wise, only the killing is omitted). His appearance is also badass and overall, this pokemon is pretty powerful, is a force to be reckoned with with his dangerous abilities and is a mix of Red (My favorite color), Black and White.

But however, the reason why e deserves to be Number 1 is his portrayal in The Rise of Darkrai. I mean, a Darkrai who was hated and shunned by the people of Alamos Town (Except Alice and Tonio) risked his life protecting it from the two of the Creation trio Pokemon (Dialga and Palkia). And yes, he also has a personality and what was so shocking was that he became a hero of the town that everyone hated. That, is what makes a character a really strong one and I hope people could understand what could something like Darkrai could do :). - hussaintalib

darkrai really is the best
mine has: dark pulse, dark void, dream eater, nightmare
i ruled whole battle revolution with him!

It is the best

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5 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark/Dragon Pokemon, thought to be similar to Hydra . Drei is german for three, as in the name it relates to the head count of the stage of evolution .

It took a lot of work to get my hydreigon, but it was all worth it. Mine around level 70, and knows fire blast, earthquake, tri attack and Draco meteor. It so great how it can learn so many different kinds of moves.

Even though he's hard to obtain he is a BEAST when you get him

How number 5? I am shocked at how many IDIOTS play this game! Hydreigon can learn focus blast and can destroy all these suckers ahead of him! Choice specs Draco Meteor will destroy everything! Fire blast and surf too! This guy is such a monster!

Bruh! Outrage+Hypervoice+roost+Sleeptalk= OPness! And to really specifically top it all, the creators almost even made this pokemon a legendary. Don't get me damn started with its sp. ATK...

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6 Houndoom Houndoom

this may be a dark/fire type but it still has one nasty bite - SoulSilver

LOVE BOTH umbreon and houndoom LOTS but houndooms lower in rating!

Absol and Houndoom are easily the best to dark types. Fast and strong, bringing in both an amazing ATK and SPATK onto the field. Not to mention houndooms move pool. His fire moves can take out almost any pokemon, and if that doesn't work, he has plenty of other dark moves to back him up. Plus he can take a good hit or two before and delivering even strong ones going down.

Houndoom is my favourite pokemon its speciality is fire and dark

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7 Zoroark Zoroark

One of the most awesome Pokemon and definitely one of my favourites! Its ability to create realistic illusions is off the charts! This Pokemon should certainly be in the top ten peoples so get voting!

Zoroark is really powerful and rare! I'm surprised that he is not a legendary, he needs to be one! I love his ability to change forms!

If you put a gengar at the back of your team and a Zoroark at the front, people will confuse it and try using psychic and dark attacks on what they believe to be a ghost type Pokemon, which gives you a perfect opportunity to do whatever you want with it. It isn't a legendary so people can't complain about it on battle spot and it's the only Pokemon (besides Zorua) who can learn Night Daze, which is the STRONGEST special dark type attack.

Zoroark is an illusion fox Pokemon it has two best attacks named punishment and imprison

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8 Weavile Weavile

It is amazing and that's that I mean you only have to look out for fighting types and bugs so all you do is get it to know aerial ace and that's it for all of the fighting and bug types, that is why it should be number one. It's a BOSS!

With its combined, Unmatched speed and beastly attack, it is a force to be reckoned with. It's the only physical ice type Pokemon, which makes it unique!

Weavile is the best in my oppinion it's a sweeper if this things taught ice punch, (get a smeargle teach it ice punch leave it at the day care with a weavile/sneasle. )and also teach it shadow claw, brick break, and dig. This thing is amazing recomended 100%!
And also weavile is very unique it has very high attack and speed rate. Being able to reach a maximum 372 attack stat and a 383 speed stat makes weavile even better. Not to mention in can also have a max of 344 hp, pretty good! Oh and one last thing like at a shiny weavile and tell me that's not cool. That's why I think weavile is the best dark type. I hope this helps.

P. S go to serebii.net really good for getting info on pokemon.

This my favorite pokemon of all time

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9 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt

Crawdaunt is a total beast! He has so many resistances and even an immunity to psychic! He's totally worth adding to a team!

That Pokemon is a beast and to prove it he swept the entire elite four in my white 2

Let me just say this. Crawdaunt is like a bulldozer. He can easily break walls and can easily clean up. I don't even want to mention what will happen if an adaptability crawdaunt uses crabhammer on a Pokemon (hint hint, instant carnage). Enough said

It took me an hour to catch corpish. To get this Juggernauts. If I am a dark gym leader. I'm gonna use him

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10 Bisharp Bisharp

This thing has one of the best sprites of all time, can learn Iron Head, Night Slash, Sucker Punch and way more to crush enemies. Just watch out for fighting types.

Bisharp is just a complete beast, this thing is even super effective against dragon type moves thanks to its dark/steel typing. Should be numeral uno by far

Bisharp is so awesome. Guillotine can deal with tough opponents while iron head gets them to flinch. This knight can pack a punch.

Sure, I like chess.

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The Contenders

11 Greninja Greninja Greninja is a Water/Dark type Pokemon introduced in Gen 6. It is the evolved form of Frogadier and the final evolve form of the water starter Froakie. Aside from the usual Torrent ability all Water starters have (Which raises the power of its Water moves), it also the the ability Protean, which changes ...read more.

Greninja is incredible in competitive, my favourite is Umbreon but that's because I personally love it. Greninja on the other hand is basically what Game Freak intended Arceus to be. I think Arceus's Mega will have this ability or something similar. Even Chansey can't wall it because it learns knock off. Only extremely bulky Pokemon like Mega Aggron, Zapdos, Umbreon can stop it, otherwise you just have to revenge kill it with something faster. Greninja is truly a beast and very interesting to use.

Frog Ninja plus Protean = pure destruction. Grass type? Ice Beam, changes into Ice Type. Water Type? Grass Knot. Changes into Grass. Psychic Type? Dark Pulse. None stood a change to this Type Changing Ninja Frog with the awesome Tongue Scarf.

This pokemon should be on the top of the list it has amazing power of ash greninja

Greninja is the best dark type pokemon

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12 Krookodile

Max his speed and attack, give him a Choice Scarf paired with Moxie, and he wrecks. He may be a bit of a glass cannon, but he's fast and hits like a truck. Great physical sweeper and an awesome design. My favorite Dark and one of my favorite Ground types.

With Earthquake and Crunch at STAB and stone edge plus dragon claw, you already have the makings of a good Pokemon. Add excellent ATK and SPD, decent defensive stats, and the ability Moxie, and you have Krookodile, the greatest Dark type available. He defiantly deserves a higher spot on this list.

Never forget Fire Fang and Aerial Ace, they cover Bug, Ice, Grass, and Fighting. Your only weaknesses now are Water and *retches* Fairy...

Krookodile is actualy a BIG BEAST it's very big and can even learn dragon type moves! I like him too because he's design is pretty cool and it's attack damage!

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13 Yveltal Yveltal Yveltal is a fictional creature in the Pokemon Franchise. Introduced in the 6th gen, Yveltal is a legendary Dark/Flying type Pokemon, and is the mascot of Pokemon Y. It is classified as the Destruction Pokemon. Yveltal has the ability to absorb life energy, and when its life comes to an end, it steals ...read more.

Why is THE Destruction Pokemon left out? First off he has a stat total of 680 and is almost unbeatable with his phantom force move! Second of all HE IS A LEGENDARY OF Pokemon Y just catching him makes you feel legendary! Plus he looks almost as epic as DARKRAI! (Almost, you can't beat the badass)

Combine the majestic-ness and coolness of lugia with the badass-ness of darkrai, and you get this powerhouse. It has great defense stats, which help it stay in battle. If it's near dead, just use oblivion wing (added with good sp attack and stab from flying type) and you're gonna get a guaranteed OHKO, and added health. Phantom force can be used with great speed to avoid attacks, foul play destroys tanks and sweepers like mega rayquaza, and steel wing wrecks yveltal's main enemy, xerneas. Don't forget the great typing allowing it to have 2 immunities (ground and psychic) and plenty of resistances, also the massive base stat of 680, higher than tyranitar (why the hell is it at number 1? ). In my opinion, the massive bird of death beats all, well except it's type weaknesses and some megas, but you get the point. - mathyfox441

He is the stronger than darkrai. He is the destruction Pokemon he can destroy everyone of them

I mean it has a movie of its own,it destroyed a whole forest in that movie,gave a tough battle to diancie,can be a cocoon very high amount of health,powerful attacks,good defense what else could you ask for?

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14 Honchkrow Honchkrow

Honchkrow is the boss! One of the best dark types, with it's great attack and the ability moxie ( or super luck if you can't get moxie) it can murder it's way through any team with brave bird or super power, also because it does not have loads of speed you could have a move like tailwind to raise it's and your teams speed.

Honchkrow has an awesome attack stat and with fly it swamped Cynthia's spiritomb being10 levels under it. Not to mention it looking awesome and being an awesome combo of dark and flying. An great sweeper

Honchkrow is on my pokemon black team and my advice is have the moves dark pulse, sucker punch, psychic, and aerial ace

Blackbird singing in the dead of night... Take your wings and learn to fly, in the sky

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15 Mightyena Mightyena

I have always wanted to catch a Poochyena and train it into a Mightyena. Now I know that I can. MIGHTYENA ROCKS! She is really strong and I suggest that you get if you had a Sapphire or Ruby game. She is my favorite Pokemon and she is one of the strongest dark type and I think she should be number 2.

I think myghtyena is one of the top dogs another full dark type - SoulSilver

How come this beast is all the way down here?! Mightyena is my favorite dark Pokemon. He/she is super tough by looks. Mightyena is totally great. It looks a lot like a girl and super aggressive. And mightyena hunts in packs! A great bite! I LOVE YOU!

Snarl is so OVERPOWERED.I 1 shoted a level 49 Crobat with a level 48 Mightyena using Snarl. It should be at least number 3.

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16 Sharpedo Sharpedo

Dude, this things speed is nothing to sneeze at. Ya move pool effectively takes care of weaknesses, and now with mega-evolution it has even more destructive, sweeping potential.

Just amazing best dark type ever look on Pokemon alpha sapphire you zoom of into the distance on this Pokemon and as for camerupt nothing.

One of my favorite Pokemon. The 2nd king of the seas. It's nothing to play around with when it has a deadly bite and attack stat like that!

I used to put this pokemon on my team all the time.
One of the best.

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17 Sableye Sableye

Ghost and dark that takes away the super effective fighting attacks like he's the bomb

My Favourite Poke ever. Great typing and Great design. Hidden ability is awesome and has a Mega Form to boot

Sableye is my favorite Pokemon I reck people in competitive with mega sableye

Sableye is a total BOSS. My mega sableye killed mega rayquaza, primal kyogre, dragonite and mega slowbro without dying! Mega sableye=BOSS

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18 Spiritomb Spiritomb

But then came the fairy type

I don't consider generation 6 a thing. So in my mind there's still no weaknesses.

I hate fairy type. They mucked me up

He is a great staller with hypnosis sleep talk dream eater and rest but can be great as well with dark pulse shadow ball and two others of your choice

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19 Shiftry Shiftry

A hard choice to make, but I have to go with Shiftry. I love the whole evolution line, and suddenly a dark pokemon! He looks very cool.

He looks so cool! He shines out in a field of ugly bad dark Pokemon...

A excellent Pokemon for me because in omega ruby my shriftry really wrecks the competition with its powerful hurricane and leave storm. I also gave mine items to make it really good in the battle field

Why is torterra here

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20 Cacturne Cacturne

It is creepy, it's a walking scarecrow, in battle it is not effected by sandstorms it can learn super cool moves and it was in the top ten creepiest Pokemon list so please vote for this one thanks

This thing is so creepy, and it's not bad.

Love this pokemon, always reliable.

Cacnea is tough to train but the moment it evolves it turns into a power house and can even stand up to its weakneeses

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21 Drapion Drapion

Dark and poison. It only has one weakness which is to ground and that can be taken care of with ice fang

It looks kinda cool but I dislike his arms on his head, move them a little down and he'll be epic.

Drapion is a pure beast! It should be way higher up on this list!

Drapion has decent stats, and it's only weakness is ground, so it its good to fight the elite four in unova. - USGC

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22 Mega Absol Mega Absol

It must be number 1 it is the mega evo of absol for cryin' out loud!

It's Second best out of all of them... Absol being the best

An anime version of absol

LOL! Why is this not in 1.no?

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23 Mandibuzz

Awesome with Defog, Knock Off, and with great defenses it can use payback, fly and other STAB moves without wearing itself away.

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24 Pangoro Pangoro

Finally! A cool dark/fighting panda! He looks totally badass!

Looks like a sexy boss and never lets weak Pokemon get bullied!

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25 Malamar Malamar

The reason I like malamar is because of what a evil genius it is.

In the anime it took over the world, can you ask for more?

Psychic and dark... Genius just genius

Contrary.enough said I think

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26 Arceus Dark Type

You shouldn't include Arceus in any other type than normal

Super high defenses, super fast, and respectable attacking stats. A power 100 + 20 (Dread Plate boost) + 50 (STAB) = a really powerful Dark type attack with no drawbacks. Plus, it's super versatile and even a good supportive Pokémon.

Of course arceus is OP

Nothing can beat him! :D

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27 Poochyena Poochyena

I let my friend borrow my Sapphire game and she caught a Poochyena and she leveled it up into a Mightyena, and I've seen her play with her Poochyena and she is awesome she defeated the first gym with it. I think she said she is trying to get all Poochyena's besides her starter. Pretty cool right!?

Poochyena is the best pokemon and not to mention cute! POOCHYENA ROCKS YOO!

Poochyena is so cute.Also it is very powerful if you use it right. You have to use the attaches just right to win.

28 Deino

YES DEINO THIS GUYS EVOLVES TO HYDREIGON IT IS SO WORTH TRAINING THIS LITTLE GUY AND HE'S A SAVAGE!

29 Nuzleaf

Looks like Robin Hood. It's the only Pokemon with nipples

30 Sneasel Sneasel

Awesome looking pokemon great candidate for any team

Too feminine looking, but okay. - PokemonGOSucks

31 Zekrom Zekrom

He is electric type and dragon not dark

He's a electric type Pokemon

It's Dragon/Electric... - PokemonGOSucks

It’s good

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32 Guzzlord Guzzlord Guzzlord is a dual-type Dark/Dragon Pokémon introduced in Generation VII. It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon. It is one of the Ultra Beasts and is known by the code name UB-05 Glutton.

Because it is humongous and has huge claws

33 Gengar Gengar Gengar, known in Japan as Gengar, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Not a dark type

It's Ghost/Poison... but it can learn a number of Dark-type moves. - PokemonGOSucks

Gengar is legit the best Pokemon ever!

Should we in the top 10 or top 5

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34 Incineroar Incineroar
35 Scrafty Scrafty

Dragon Dance Scrafty is a force to be reckoned with. Not only does he have access to great stab moves like Drain Punch, Hi Jump Kick, Knock Off, and Crunch, but also good coverage like Poison Jab, Rock Slide, and the elemental punches. He needs some setup to be productive, but if you can set up, he can put holes in opponent's teams.

Scrafty deserves more than this. He can tale so many hits and deal out tons of damage. His typing is really cool too, he doesn't have many weaknesses

Scrafty has amazing defences, and so can easily take hits whilst he sets up his dragon dance. If he's falling low on HP, he has access to drain punch to heal up until he's fully boosted. After that he can't be stopped, with full coverage and +6 speed and attack from dragon dance.

HE WEARS PANTS I NEED TO VOTE

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36 Hoopa Hoopa

This things unbound form just destroys

It can be dark type in unbound form

Unbound form is best

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37 Murkrow Murkrow

I love Murkrow! I must've gotten 51000 cards of him. Even though it is "feared and loathed by many", who cares? Murkrow really is good if he rests on your shoulder.

Darkrai can't beat this with dark void because of insomnia ability and with prankster it can taunt Darkrai before dark void.

Dude, this thing is beast on its own. Its evolution is even better. How come nobody brought up Super Luck? everyone talks about Insomnia and Prankster, but no, Super Luck + Night Slash + Sky Attack = critical hits all day. Need to battle a fairy type? Use Steel Wing. Fighting types? No problem, just use Psychic. Need to worry about Steel? Incinerate them into Oblivion. There's such a wide movepool for this guy.

Darkrai could beat this with DARK VOID!

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38 Scraggy Scraggy

Pokemon yes Pokemon go

39 Chesnaught Chesnaught

Chesnaught is best dark type.

It's Grass/Fighting... - PokemonGOSucks

Not a dark type.

Its not dark

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40 Dialga Dialga

It is very good in defense.

It's Steel/Dragon... - PokemonGOSucks

Not a dark type

Lol

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41 Alolan Muk Alolan Muk

Strong pokemon with only ground type as a weakness

Trippy looking pokemon. What else do you want?

He has almost no weaknesses and his attack both defense is O.P!

42 Haunter Haunter Haunter, known in Japan as Ghost, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

It's Ghost/Poison... - PokemonGOSucks

Of courseware haunter, hè is the best dark ever

43 Nidoking Nidoking

Not a dark type

It's Poison/Ground... - PokemonGOSucks

44 Mega Gyarados Mega Gyarados Gyarados is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It evolves from one of the weakest Pokemon, Magikarp. But Gyarados has a high attack power (as of gen VII, mega Gyarados is ranking #19 for highest attack stat & would rank #10 if legendary Pokemon aren't included), and ...read more.
45 Inkay Inkay

So good, it eats arceuses and mewtwos for breakfast. - Yuanlong

46 Skuntank Skuntank

Why does Stuntank not get any LOVE? It is so good! I mean, just because it's a SKUNK doesn't mean it's not cool... How many pokemon do you see with such a realistic base that makes it a bit better than in real life? And... People, just because a pokemon looks like a male or female, don't say "He" or "She". We don't know for sure what gender it REALLY is?

I just love Stuntank, with his great speed, HP, move pool and typing. Why can't you get him in Platinum?!

47 Liepard Liepard

Great way to piss people off. Use thunder wave, foul play, swagger and substitute and you can get almost anyone.

Underrated. Super cool, agile and with the right training, can become one you top partners.

She is beautiful and sexy my cat practically swooned. I think she had sex

Simple, liepard is the best.

48 Zorua Zorua

He is THE cutest, best Pokemon. He has an awesome ability, was one of the first 2 5th gen Pokemon to be unveiled, was one of the stars of his own movie, and, as any BW2 player will tell you, he's strong for a basic Pokemon. HE SHOULD BE AT THE TOP OF THIS LIST!

How can anybody resist the cuteness of this Pokemon

It evolves into zoroark who is totally cool

Sweet arceus yes! Zorua is so cute and I bloody love her.When I play Pokémon,I just look for a Zorua and call it Angel because Angel of Darkness
Ribombee Plays
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