Top 10 Pokemon That Should've Been Given a Fighting Type

These are Pokemon that should've been given a fighting type, based on either design or their stats.
The Top Ten
1 Bisharp

Back when I first caught this Pokemon, I've always considered Bisharp as a fighting type. The design resembles more like a knight rather than having typical traits of dark type. It has blades and a bit of edginess (both literally and figuratively), but the way it's designed seems to fit more of the fighting type rather than dark.

2 Zangoose Zangoose, known in Japan as the same name, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Its Pokedex entry says: "If it comes across a Seviper, its fur bristles and it assumes its battle pose. Its sharp claws are its best weapon." Zangoose also has a high attack stat, which is correlated with fighting types. Its move pool also has seven fighting moves in total.

3 Samurott Samurott, known in Japan as Daikenki, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

I think Samurott would fit the fighting type better than Emboar, while Emboar should have been given the ground type (since pigs surround themselves with mud in order to keep themselves cool), and that there were already three fire/fighting type starter Pokemon in a row: Blaziken, Infernape, and Emboar. Okay, now back to my main points.

First off, it's called the "Formidable Pokemon", but if you look at Dewott, it's categorized as the "Discipline" Pokemon. Discipline is attributed to fighting types. Dewott is said to have different fighting strategies with its seal-chops.

Second, Samurott is very similar to a samurai as its name and design strongly suggest. Therefore, it strongly resembles more of a water/fighting type Pokemon. The only issue with it is its stats (its Sp. Attack being slightly higher than its physical attack).

4 Darmanitan

Its Pokedex says: "The thick arms of this hot-blooded Pokémon can deliver punches capable of obliterating a dump truck", which indicates that it's a heavy fighter. Darmanitan also learns a few fighting type moves and has a high attack and HP. Plus, its stocky build resembles that of a sumo. So it would be a good fit for a fire-fighting type.

He's a beefy one, so I can see how this would've been a fighting type.

5 Pinsir Pinsir, known in Japan as Kailios, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Pinsir not being categorized as a fighting type or at least a Bug/Fighting type is something I get confused with. He learns five fighting type moves as he levels up, and has a high attack stat, both of which make Pinsir worthy enough to be a fighting Pokemon.

6 Greninja Greninja is a Water/Dark type Pokemon introduced in Gen 6. It is the evolved form of Frogadier and the final evolved 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 has the ability Protean, which changes... read more

My comment about Bisharp also applies to Greninja, but he shows many similarities to ninjas, who are skilled at fighting and stealth. Frogs live in swamps, which may be classified as dark type. Most of his moves aren't fighting type for sure, but his learn set has a handful of physical-type moves. A dark typing may be fitting to him, but I think his design leans closer to an agile fighting type.

7 Incineroar Incineroar, known in Japan as Gaogaen, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Its Pokedex literally says: "After hurling ferocious punches and flinging furious kicks, it finishes opponents off by spewing fire from around its navel." Clearly capable of fighting. Additionally, Incineroar's design is obviously showing masculine traits, and it can learn a good number of fighting type moves.

8 Marowak

Note that I am basing this comment off its appearance, since Marowak only learns a few fighting type moves in its movepool hence why it's in last place. Apart from that, Marowak's stance and design have similar appearances to a brute or a warrior.

9 Zeraora

The way how it's designed, Zeraora looks pretty fit and mobile, and its movepool contains many fighting moves. Its high attack and speed is also reasonable for it to be an Electric/Fighting dual type Pokemon.

10 Grimmsnarl

When you look at his TM moveset, you can see that he is capable of learning nine fighting type moves, but he can only learn three fairy type moves. "By transforming its leg hair, this Pokémon delivers power-packed drill kicks that can bore huge holes in Galar's terrain."

The Contenders
11 Electivire
12 Golurk
13 Zacian Zacian is a Fairy-type Legendary Pokémon that was introduced in Generation VIII. It serves as the mascot for Pokémon Sword.
14 Electabuzz

He looks like a puncher, so make it a fighting type!

15 Mewtwo Mewtwo is a psychic-type Legendary Pokémon from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise. Designed by Ken Sugimori, it made its first appearance in the games Pokémon Red and Blue. It was created by Dr. Fuji using gene splicing in an attempt to clone Mew. In the Pokémon games, it's infamously... read more
16 Blastoise Blastoise, known in Japan as Kamex, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.
17 Magikarp Magikarp, known in Japan as Koiking, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It resembles an orange fish with whiskers. It was created by Ken Sugimori, Magikarp first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels. It is a water type that evolves... read more
18 Sceptile Sceptile, known in Japan as Jukain, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.
19 Mawile
20 Onix Onix, known in Japan as Iwark, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.
21 Nidoking Nidoking, known in Japan as Nidoking, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.
22 Nidoqueen
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