Top Ten Pokemon Champions

The Top Ten
1 Cynthia

Cynthia is the definition of a champion in my opinion. And NO! Its not JUST because she is difficult! She is very knowledgeable about Pokémon and interested in mythology. She helps you out your journey and even ventures into the Distortion World with you.
She just as amazing in the games, the anime and Manga.

Her Garchomp with dragon rush, her lucario with aura sphere and earthquake, and her milotic is a tank. They even had to make her weaker in platinum so players wouldn't get ticked and smash their Nintendos with with sledgehammers. I lost to her twice before beating her.

Cynthia is better than all the other champions by a long shot. Prior to gen 6, her first pokemon had 3 immunities and no weakness. And then it gets worse. You have to face the onslaught of the rest of her team, including her Garchomp, who is arguably the best pseudo legend. Her team is well balanced, being able to cover any weakness her other pokemon have. 4x weak to ice on her Garchomp? Switch in for Lucario. Lucario weak to fighting? Switch in for Roserade/Togekiss (Pt). That, and her pokemon were very high levels in the games she debuted in. Overall, Cynthia's team is what makes her a great champion, one that will not go down without a fight.

Any weakness her team might have, she makes up for it with at least 2 of her Pokemon. By the way, she also has a Pokemon that has no weakness. Her team is level 60-70. That means virtually all the time you have to grind. Her Garchomp can KO anything in one or two hits. And her Garchomp has a Sitrus Berry and great HP and physical attack. Cynthia's team has more synergy than any other champion team. The only champion with higher level Pokemon is Diantha. But her team isn't nearly as strong in terms of Pokemon. And in Pokemon D/P/P, there was no Exp. Share, so when you were grinding, you had to earn every individual level for yourself.

2 Red Red is a Pokémon Trainer from Pallet Town, Kanto. He is the first character to be playable in the Pokémon series and his initial appearance is set in the Generation I main games. He has since then made various appearances in Pokémon media, including the Generation III remakes of Red, Green, Blue, ...read more.

Red deserves to be above Steven and Cynthia, he is stronger and has caught a lot of pokemon. But not even that, you never battle him in the Pokemon League, he just serves as a hidden final boss.

Red has caught all 152 Pokémon and has been to all the regions. He has also defeated Blue and forced team rocket to be disbanded. He even has Mewtwo and Deoxys. Uhh what does Cynthia have, a useless togekiss, that's Trash.

Of course he's awesome, but does he really count as a champion?

The strongest NPC character of the games with a level 88 Pikachu.

3 Iris Iris is from the Pokemon bwhite version & Pokemon black 2 & white. She ether was the gym leader in Opelucid city in white version. She first appeared to aid Bianca, Burgh, and the playable character when Bianca's Munna was stolen, & acted as a bodyguard. In Black 2 & White 2, she was the champion. Iris ...read more.

Iris is the cheeriest champion ever. She is certainly the only Champion who actually uses strategy instead of attacking right away. Well except for Cynthia's Spiritomb (shudders).

Iris is so cheerful, adventurous and energetic. What is with all the hate on Iris. Even if she says,"Such a little kid." doesn't mean she is a bad character. It suddenly became her habit but she laughs it off. Don't forget, Haxorous is one of the Pokémon with a One-Hit K.O move.

Iris is strong! Her haxorus is killer, lapras can sometimes be a challenge and hydregion is evil!

I mean has a dragonite!

4 Diantha

Diantha could have been one of the top three is because that she has a REALLY good strategy. I like how she was an actress and everyone wasn't expected to be her as the champion. You can only meet her TWICE or THREE times in X/Y. You might say, "She is the least person to be the champion because she is an actress." Well, think again!

She is too easy and it felt like she was a movie star and then a champion on the side when it really should have been the other way around.

She's really cool, and has a good design, she can also be pretty tough, unless you have over leveled Pokemon (like me)

She was easy but fun to fight.

5 Wallace

Champion Wallace has a balanced water team, protecting his pokemon from electric and grass weakness, his memorable pokemon are Ludicolo, Gyarados and Specially his beautiful and stressful Milotic. a deserved champion for the water lovers.

Wallace is magnificent. He went from being a small Gym Leader living in a damn meteor, to a champion. I mean, sure, he looks gay, but.. HE'S AMAZING.

Champion Wallace has a balanced water team, protecting his pokemon from electric and grass weakness, his memorable pokemon are Ludicolo, Gyarados and his Beautiful and stressful Milotic, a deserved champion for water lovers

Elegant ans strong, combination that can ruin your team! But of course I can beat him alone

6 Lance

Lance may be easy to prepare for and battle but three Dragonites is amazing plus his theme is epic.

Lance is the dragon master,the most strongest type in Pokemon.

In let's go he had four flying type pokemon and I think he only had two or three dragons

7 Blue

He was such an ass that I really darn enjoyed destroying him.

He had a well balanced team, and being your rival, was so fun to destroy

8 Alder

This guy is so stupid

This takes me back.

9 Leon

Like damn his dragapult kept killing my pokemon. Charizard was too easy to defeat because I had a vaporeon, but before I got to charizard, damn his pokemon..

Everything about this man makes him the best. From the way he is almost overjoyed when someone finally beats him after almost a decade, to the little details like how the hall of fame theme is in his theme. All around a real champion guy.

Leon is a joke of champion. He just had to have a Charizard. Yes Charizard is cool, but its SOOO overexposed its annoying.

10 Ash Ketchum Ash Ketchum, known as Satoshi in Japan, is a fictional main character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo. Ash is training to be a Pokemon Master, with his buddy Pikachu. Ash tries to stop the evil Team Rocket from stealing his Pikachu.

Ash will be Champion of Pokemon Sun and Moon, The Author is not letting Ash be Champion because Ash's Goal is to be a Pokemon Champion, If Ash becomes a Champion then Pokemon is over. Ash can use its Ultimate Team for the Championship

Technicaly he is a chamoion for the orange league. I don't think that he will win any other league. But he deserves to in my opinion.

Ash should be 1st his pikachu could beat anything!

By the way, I think that Iris should not be ranked number 4 because to be real why the hell is she so high ash is so low on the list

The Contenders
11 Korrina Korrina is a fictional character in the Pokémon Series as the Shalour City Gym leader in the XY series, in the anime she's a cheerful girl with a explosive personality she has a Lucario who she raised and grew up with from when it was a Riolu, she was later tasked by her grandfather Gurkinn with finding ...read more.
12 Steven
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