Best Pokemon Villain Teams


The Top Ten

1 Aether Foundation

Lusamine is hawt there4 her evil team is #1

Lusamine is the best character

Just play Sun and Moon. You'll see what I like mean.

BW team plasma may have the heaviest goals but their villainy falters my vote goes to Aether Foundation because BW is overrated.

2 Team Skull

Music was some of the best I've heard from them

Those guys are some badass punk pirates! The moment I heard the main theme of their team in one of the new Pokemon Sun and Moon promotional videos, I already began to love them! My only peeve is that there's a team with the same name from the Pokemon Mystery Dungeon series. Other than that, I can't wait until I battle one of those grunts! They're much better than those lame wannabe Team Flare grunts! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

It was hilarious when two Team Skull grunts left after being beaten by me during my first trial, only for them to come back and try to warn me about the Totem Pokemon. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

They make me laugh

3 Team Neo Plasma

Best evil team in the games.

Way better written than Rocket, despite being in games called "Black and White", they really do seem to have a good motive, but lots of hypocrisy to balance them out, showing that their story isn't so "Black and White" and is vaguer than that, any one who was picking Rocket is likely a Genwunner, just probably.

The idea that the organization split after the two different "sects" of the original team Plasma went their ways. That was actually realistic in terms of what would likely happen to any group after massive internal turmoil such as in B/W. Some chose to follow N and the ones who stuck with Ghetsis became Neo-Team Plasma.

This man tries to freeze children alive!

4 Team Magma

I kind of have a crush on Courtney from Team Magma, especially after seeing her in ORAS and Pokémon Generations. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

I have a crush on Shelly from aqua in alpha sapphire. Am I weird? Or no? - HeavyDonkeyKong

5 Team Aqua

In Alpha Sapphire, Archie looks like a total ripped badass captain! Same goes with Matt! That guy looks like he can lift one Wailord 100 times for his daily exercise routine! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

At least these guys have an actual reason for what they have done

Ah, sun and moon sucks. Sorry fanboys. Aqua and Magma are the most " you just wanna punch them in the face" people. And they have a great story, unlike team skull and the aether foundation.

Where is Kyogre said Archie

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6 Team Galactic

Team Galactic, probably the most badass villains. They were capable of many things and could even achieve a new universe

In platinum, Cyrus brought out Dialga, Palkia and even Giratina! In the anime he nearly destroyed the universe. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

I wonder how their redesign would look like if Diamond and Pearl ever got remakes. I would like for their outfits to be more appealing while still retaining what people liked about Team Galactic. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Just change them so they are more threatening so that they can get a game with them (Super diamond and Hyper Pearl)

7 Team Plasma

I may be a little biased when choosing Team Plasma over all other teams mainly because my very first Pokemon game was actually Black and White. This is not to say obviously that I necessarily dislike the other villain teams. The main reason why I love the original Team Plasma far more than any other villain teams though is because of the people who encompass the team. Ghetsis is undoubtedly evil, but for the members of Team Plasma, they are instead people with truly good intentions. They believe wholeheartedly that they are doing the right thing by "liberating" Pokemon from their trainers, who they believe are imprisoning Pokemon from true happiness, when in reality they are being manipulated by Ghetsis.

Um...I might be a bit biased, but my favorite team is Team Plasma. It's...probably because fangirl crush on N. B-but that's not the only reason I picked this team! Ghetsis is undoubtedly the most vile villain in all of Pokemon. I'll admit I kinda hate him as a person, but as a villain he's good. And N has probably one of the greatest backstories in the whole franchise. He's pretty cute too... (to myself) *Oh, shut up, you weirdo! He's not even real! Get a grip! * (stops talking to myself) *sigh* I am such a dork sometimes...

Ghetsis is the best villain what

The only reason I think this should be above lusamine is because ghetsis has a hydreigon, eelectross, cofagrigas, and a seismetoad which although being only a few of his team members a clefairy and lillygant get's beat by salazzle and toxapex which can be obtained way before you fight lusamine and milotic can be stalled by toxapex making her in my opinion quite easy (not for the first time but I still had a harder time with ghestis's team) so because the leader being the most difficult in my opinion I prefer team plasma

8 Team Rocket

OG Jerks! Don't want anything good to happen. They just want to steal pokemon! There also cowards! Giovanni is a DWEEB!

The most famous of this Creole losing team

Team rocket lives up to its name - legendary

The way the trio and Giovanni were portrayed in the BW Anime though... Shockingly good though. - HeavyDonkeyKong

9 Team Flare

They where cool in the anime

To be fair, Team Flare may not be the best team around, but I really like them a lot especially with Lysandre and Xerosic cause two were definitely interesting in terms of the anime and not to mention their backstories gave me quite a shock and I would really like to see more of it in the future especially the anime cause they could been done a lot better, but I guess that's fine by me.

The only ones who I likes were Lyasandere and Xerosic. Those grunts were stupid and not even in a funny way either lolol. - HeavyDonkeyKong

10 Team Cipher

What the heck is team cipher... Please don't tell me it's gravity falls...

The Contenders

11 Team Dim Sun

Shadow pokemon movement lead by krilin pfft hell yeah!

Ooh dim sun from the pokemon ranger game, they should be higher. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

12 Team Rainbow Rocket

Team rainbow rocket is the best because they are members are not only the leader from the other team but their runs are harder than the other garage and and they also have the bosses from other Pokemon games that have came through other portals to get where they actually one and took over the world

Wham! Team Rocket is Back! This time, for control of Ultra Space!

13 Team Yell
14 Team Something

Now this is just plain ridiculous

15 Ultra Recon Squad

They weren't really evil - TealBoyxx

16 Team Snagem

(No comment) I like gonzap's black lugia

17 Team Meanies
18 Team AWD
19 Team Vanillite

Team Vanillite is just plain weird.

20 Team Your Mum

Best team ever (they make great cookies )

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