Best Ground Pokemon


The Top Ten

1 Garchomp Garchomp

Dragon is offensive to most types and ground is a pretty defensive type, so dragon and ground is pretty much an unbeatable combination. Favorite Pokemon ever

You're saying that this thing can beat groudon?

I am pretty sure that dragon is only super effective to dragon, right?

Dragon Is Only Not Very Effective To Steel In Gen 5, Garchomp's secondary Typing Helped Bopped Those Steel Types
Coverage Move Like Iron Head/Iron Tail Come From That Devastating Attack Stat Could Hurt The Fairy Pokemons
102 Speed Is Enough To Out Run Threats Like Mega-Gardevoir, Both Mega Charizards, Mega-Medicham,...

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2 Rhyperior Rhyperior

Just so good and if it got a mega evolution I honestly believe it would surpass garchomp in every way just because it has such a good move set and other than spec definitely some amazing stats

I won the pokemon league with a level 93 Hyperion he is so good

Very good steel/ground type Pokemon.

OP add to yo team if u need a ground type

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3 Swampert Swampert

Swam pert is a tank and deals good damage to other Pokemon using his physical strength. His only problem is his weakness to grass type otherwise he is a well rounded Pokemon

I have it in pokemon brick bronze and it sweeps everything

Great Pokemon Swampert has only 1 weakness that is grass but he can learn ice punch


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4 Gliscor Gliscor

Highly underrated pokemon. Amazing attack, amazing defense, and decent speed, he can tank or sweep depending on your requirement. Slap on acrobatics (STAB), EQ (STAB), Stone Edge (goes well) and thunder fang (covers all weaknesses) and you've got a beast of a pokemon

Cool design, Cool shiny, Cool competitively. This Pokemon has cool written all over it

This Pokemon is my favorite ground type second flying type before acrobat.

Amazing Pokemon

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5 Krookodile

Very UNDERRATED Pokemon. Ground is a good defensive type, combined with Intimidate, and with Krookodile having relatively good defenses, can take a few hits. Along with that, If you don't like playing defensive, then get Moxie as his ability which increases your attack every time he knocks out a Pokemon which can be certain since Krookodile already has a HIGH attack stat and good speed. To increase the chances of fainting a Pokemon, give Krookodile STAB Earthquake which does a lot of damage with his attack stat and STAB Crunch. He can also learn Iron Tail which shreds Fairies and Ice types, Thunder Fang to destroy Flying and Water types, Stone Edge if that wasn't enough, and can learn a few other moves of the Dragon and Fighting type. Krookodile even thrashed Dragonite in the anime! Although not a pseudo legendary or legendary, one of the best Pokemon in my opinion.

Krookodile has great speed and attack and can even learn dragon type moves on its own!

He beat dragonite as is first win.

Krookodile very underrated but probollay the best ground type so far in the world # do your dance KROOKODILE

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6 Groudon Groudon

Groudon is number 1 he's the 13 strongest pokemon ever he can create land and he's number 7 really he has a primal form and has a signature move precibades blades which is stronger than earthquake true garchomp has a mega but regular garchomp is stronger mega garchomp is good too but anyway groudon should be first

He's a legendary! Besides that, he knows some of the best moves such as eruption and fissure. Should be #1

Groudon should number one seriously - LUGIALOVER2004

I think this should of been first of ground type pokemon its like the most heavy pokemon and its very rare well I think it's the most heavy pokemon and its well giant so ya it should be first defintly.

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7 Mamoswine Mamoswine

Mamoswine is an ice type, which is super effective to ground moves.

Just looks awesome, and ice is a good type to get them nasty dragons...

It is the best

It spawns in the ice biome even though it's a ice ground Pokemon but vs groundon just becase groundon is a legendery groundon w

8 Flygon Flygon

Flygon just seems to me as the coolest, or at least one of them. He looks awesome and is able of learning several types of moves!

Flygon is an incredible pokemon and everyone loves garchomp and its typing well flygon has the very same typing.

My only question is, why isn't it higher


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9 Quagsire Quagsire

He's dopey and cute, but also quite good in battle!

Ground and water good HP only not in the top ten

He has grate hp

10 Steelix Steelix

Wow what a Pokemon because it is evolution of mighty onix.

Super man of pokemons

AY boi I'll make your onix evolve into a steelix ūü§£

Come on it’s a rock snake that’s like 34 ft!

The Newcomers

? Tyranitar Tyranitar

Best Ground type without a doubt

The Contenders

11 Hippowdon Hippowdon

Hippowdon is a great ground Pokemon

It's a hippo

12 Torterra Torterra

Torterra is a continent, he can take a hit and dish it right back, earthquake for the fire types, stone edge for ice, flying, and bug types, and synthesis to heal. You can't touch Torterra.

Best grass type starter hands down, it's ground typing kills fire types.

One of the best starter Pokemon to many people

My favorite pokemon. A true beast with assult vest or a light screen set up bye bye. Also best looking grass starter one of the best looking starters period. Team Terra

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13 Nidoking Nidoking

This is only #20? Nidoking is by far the best gen 1 ground type both power and design-wise! Even if that's his shiny form depicted in the picture :P - Epicsauce45

Wide movepool and earthquake. Can be an HM slave. Wow.

How is Nidoking so low? He's not the best competitively, but he's pretty good. He's so versatile he pretty much has the monopoly of a normal type. He can't run Sludge Wave and Bolt Beam with a sheer power boost! On top of all that he can evolve early and he just looks so damn cool! Nidoking deserves to be top 5 at least top 10.

They can solo E4.
Surf, Ice Beam, Dig, Double Kick

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14 Dugtrio Dugtrio

Insane speed, destroys with an earthquake, perfection.

Why can it learn scratch?

15 Seismitoad Seismitoad

Great type combo and generally a tank

Zomg I agree best Pokemon is seismitoad because move set for fighting ghetsis: drain punch, earthquake, surf and rock slide. Fight him at like level 50.

16 Donphan Donphan

One roll out of Donphan has the power to knock down a house.. You call this power.. Donphans move set like poison jab and thunder fang can make up for its weaknesses.. This Pokemon is under estimated.. Actually this Pokemon just rocks.. It's a damn strong ground Pokemon plus its kinda cute too.. Proves to be good in finding certain kinds of rare stones.. It is just amazing!

My favorite pokémon is DONPHAN.

Dohnphan is one of the Pokemon most deserving of a mega. dohnphan is a great sweeper and has a high offense and defense. Also, is Phanphy not the cutest thing?!

17 Marowak Marowak

Marowak is more powerful its amazing

My favorite Pokemon

Decent stats, great moveset, great in Pokemon Origin, and it's just an all around good pokemon

love it

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18 Golem

Worst ground pokemon - socoolmudkip

Worst ground pokemon - socoolmudkip

19 Camerupt Camerupt

It's getting a mega-evolution - can't wait!

Should be top 10 - legendary

Camerupt can mega evolve now

Camerupt used eruption.

The foes Excadrill fainted.

The foes Torterra fainted.

Laugh out loud Camerupt wins.
Camerupt used Earthquake.

The foes Steelix fainted.

The foes Rhyperior fainted.

20 Sandslash Sandslash

If you actually use this Pokemon properly, It can kill anything, swords dance, sand rush sandstorm, boom, faster than arcanine, and stronger than most dragon pokemon

It's a pangolin. Pangolins are cool. 'enough Said.

He is the best with his attack stats


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21 Golurk Golurk

He is mighty because he is ghost type also and very cool

Amazing type combo and is VERY powerful.

22 Excadrill Excadrill

Just use sand rush to out speed then swords dance and then sweep.

Good Type Combination and looks AMAZING

It jas multiple 1 hit ko moves

Hone claws x 6 + Horn Drill/Fissure:
Still pitiful accuracy but a lot better chance to hit the opponent.

23 Claydol Claydol

Claydol gets both stab earthquake and stab psychic and is a very versatile pokemon that can sweep, stall dual screens and can be an explosive lead.

Great defenses and good moveset. Great Pokemon.


24 Primal Groudon Primal Groudon

Why is he not here - Doggus

25 Palossand Palossand
26 Mudsdale Mudsdale

If you were playing pokemon moon or sun this is your ground pokemon its cute cool and powerful and its easy to get

27 Zygarde Zygarde

I was the one who said about Zygarde being the Guardian of Kalos and him being cool like a transformer. I meant to say that Xerneas and Yveltal have 680 stats, not 600

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28 Arceus Arceus Arceus is a legendary Pokémon from the Pókemon series. He first appeared in the 18th Pokémon movie alongside other Legendary Pokémon.

Arceus is the best ground type when it has plate

29 Phanpy Phanpy
30 Gastrodon Gastrodon

I managed to take on every sinnoh gym starting from the second one, with only gastrodon

31 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen

Just look at it just look

She’s got a nice bra

32 Diglet

Can anyone answer this question. Who is Diglet?

33 Rhydon


34 Geodude Geodude
35 Diglett Diglett

Hello, Where Was This Guy? He's Dopy, Funny, Cute But Also Learns Rock Type Moves So Charizard Is Dead With 1 Rock Slide. He's Also Good I defense As It's Near Blastoise's. He Could Kill Zekrom Even If He Is level 100 He Can Still Beat Zekrom As He Learns Magnitude.

-Still Haven't Changed Your Mind Re-Read It!

36 Stunfisk Stunfisk

Come on! Stunfisks name wasn't even on here! It has total advantage over grounds weak points as it is a electric/ground type eg. Super effective against water and flying types!

37 Whiscash Whiscash

Just a beast

38 Rhyhorn
39 Larvitar Larvitar

It's very good when it evolved in to tyranitar,it's health are super strong and the attack and defense too.You should have one

40 Gabite Gabite

This pokémon RULES! I defeated the xy elite four! (With it's evolutions mega evolution)

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