25 Most Powerful Pokemon Ever Created

Posted by , Updated on April 23, 2024

Determining the most powerful Pokemon ever created can be difficult, given that every generation of Pokemon introduces more robust creatures into the Pokemon world. However, some Pokemon have established themselves as being notably fearsome and impressively strong.

As you’re no doubt aware, the sheer number of Pokemon that exist in the world makes this task an incredibly difficult one, so if your favorite didn’t make it onto our list we’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below. 

Here are 25 most powerful Pokemon ever created, ranked by their special powers and attacks.

  1. 1. Ultra Necrozma 
  2. 2. Arceus 
  3. 3. Primal Groudon 
  4. 4. Mega Mewtwo X 
  5. 5. Rayquaza
  6. 6. Dialga
  7. 7. Primal Kyogre 
  8. 8. Kyurem White 
  9. 9. Kyurem Black 
  10. 10. Ho-Oh 
  11. 11. Giratina
  12. 12. Reshiram
  13. 13. Xerneas
  14. 14. Mewtwo
  15. 15. Mew 
  16. 16. Zekrom
  17. 17. Lugia 
  18. 18. Mega Kangaskhan
  19. 19. Mega Mawile
  20. 20. Entei
  21. 21. Talonflame
  22. 22. Buzzwole
  23. 23. Kartana
  24. 24. Vaporeon 
  25. 25. Ditto






DittoSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

Ditto has the ultimate ability to transform into pretty much any object or Pokemon it desires with only a few exceptions. With transformation, it also takes on that Pokemon’s abilities, making Ditto very versatile. However, if it tries to transform from memory, it might get some of the details wrong, and it may have a difficult time changing its smiling face.



VaporeonSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

Vaporeon is a cool water-based Pokemon with tremendous power. It’s an evolution of Eevee when it touches the water stone. With the water absorption, hydro pump, and water pulse abilities, Vaporeon really gives her opponents quite a splash.

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kartanaSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Kartana_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

Kartana is a grass/steel type Pokemon (which sounds like an oxymoron, but just go with it). Despite looking like origami, Kartana is extremely dangerous and is one of the “Ultra Beasts.” Since every part of its body is insanely sharp, it can slice through a tall tower with ease. Its lightweight body allows it to slip by attacks, and its main vulnerabilities are moisture and fire.



buzzwoleSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Buzzwole_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

Looking like a hornet that never skips leg day, Buzzwole is one of the Ultra Beasts and is known also by the code-name UB-02 Absorption. Besides being totally jacked, Buzzwole can strengthen itself by absorbing the energy of its opponents. With abilities like “Hammer Arm” and “Dynamic Punch,” he’ll easily TKO any Pokemon in his way.



talonflameSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Talonflame_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

Talonflame is a fire/flying Pokemon closely resembling a falcon. While in battle, it’ll dive at its opponents up to 300 mph and unleash a powerful kick. As it soars through the sky, it releases embers from its feathers. Besides its fiery attacks, one of its greatest strengths is its immense speed.



enteiSource: https://pokemondb.net/pokedex/entei

One of the legendary beasts resurrected by Ho-Oh, Entei is known as the “Volcano Pokemon.” As you’ve probably guessed, Entei is a fire type Pokemon with a whole slew of fire attacks and abilities. It kind of looks as if a dog and a walrus had a baby. It’s said that if it roars, a volcano erupts somewhere in the world.


Mega Mawile

mawhileSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Mawile_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

As a steel/fairy Pokemon, Mega Mawile is the Mega Evolved form of Mawile. While Mawile has one set of large jaws, Mega Mawile has two. With exceptional attack and defense, Mega Mawile’s abilities focus heavily on both. In battle, it usually has its back turned to enemies while its jaws do all the work.


Mega Kangaskhan

KangaskhanSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Kangaskhan_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

While Kangaskhan is technically a normal-type Pokemon, there’s nothing normal about her. Looking like a kangaroo on steroids, the Kangaskhan uses her massive size and maternal bond with her child to her advantage. With her rage and punches, you don’t want to go in the ring fighting her unless you’re very prepared.



LugiaSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

As a psychic/flying Pokemon, Lugia is considered the leader of the Legendary Birds. With its powerful wings, it’s capable of creating intense storms and strong winds that can knock down entire cliffs. A rare type of Pokemon, Lugia is so powerful that it hides underwater and sleeps in solitude so as not to inflict devastating damage to the world.



ZekromSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Zekrom_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

A dragon/electric Pokemon and legendary Pokemon from the Tao trio, Zekrom is the only Pokemon able to learn Bolt Strike. Using its hornet-like anti-gravity tail, it can fly through the air without much resistance. It likes to hide in thunderclouds and can even emit its own powerful thunderstorms.



MewSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

It’s easy to see why Mew has been a longtime fan-favorite. Its unique ability to learn every Technical Machine, Hidden Machine, and Move Tutor ability gives it quite the advantage. Mew is also a rarity and will supposedly only show itself to those who are pure of heart.

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mewtwoSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Mewtwo_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

Mewtwo is a psychic Pokemon created entirely by science, totally engineered to defeat its opponents. It’s the only thing it thinks about. Mewtwo stays perfectly still to conserve its energy and unleashes its full power in battle. When it uses its devastating “Psystrike” move, the game is usually over.



XerneasSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Xerneas_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

A Fairy-type legendary Pokemon, Xerneas looks similar to a stag with golden antlers. It has the ability to give eternal life and create entire forests. When it’s at the end of its life, it shares its power with the things around it and becomes a tree for 1,000 years.



reshiramSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Reshiram_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

Another member of the Tao trio, Reshiram is a dragon/fire type legendary Pokemon from the Unova region. Its tail is like a jet-engine; it flies at high speeds through the air, incinerating anything in its wake. The tail is so powerful, it can change the weather. On top of all that, it can unleash Fusion Bolt and Bolt Strike on its enemies.



GiratinaSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Giratina_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

Dialga is a steel/dragon Legendary Pokemon that was born as the guardian and inception of time. As such, it is a member of the creation trio of Sinnoh and has the power to control time. Dialga can travel through the past and future as well as take control of its own destiny.

The power Dialga holds is pressure which raises the opponent’s PP usage by two if it causes any effects to them in battles such as Paralysis or Burn.



Ho-OhSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

Ho-Ōh, a Legendary Pokemon that was first introduced in Generation II video games, is known as the Phoenix Pokémon. Its abilities are related to the cycles of life, death, and rebirth. It can even bring the dead back to life, and it’s the only known Pokémon capable of using Sacred Fire. Ho-Oh is said to bring happiness to all who are lucky enough to see him.


Kyurem Black

Kyurem-BlackSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

Kyurem is a Pokémon who has both the characteristics of ice and dragons. It was first introduced in the fifth generation of games, which came out in 2012. Kyurem can take on two forms through the process called Absofusion. In this case, Kyurem Black is a fusion of Kyurem and Zekrom.

One of the signature moves of Black Kyurem is Freeze Shock, a damage-dealing Ice-type move. The attack is powerful enough to lower an opponent’s Speed stat by two levels. A full-powered blow from Black Kyurem’s Glaciate can reduce an opponent’s HP to 0 with just one hit! 


Kyurem White

Kyurem-WhiteSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

Kyurem White is the fusion of Kyurem and Reshiram. Kyurem White is enormously different from Kyurem Black. Kyurem Black utilizes Zekrom’s skin, giving it a substantial advantage in defense over Kyurem White. However, what Kyurem White lacks in defense it makes up for in Special Attack and Special Defense. It’s also capable using Reshiram’s signature move “Fusion Flare.”


Primal Kyogre

Kyogre-PrimalSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

Primal Kyogre is one of the most powerful Pokémon who is capable of summoning storms that can raise sea levels. It has the ability to expand the oceans and was used in a plot to create more habitats for water Pokemon.

This beast was one of the primal kyogres that were awakened by the Blue Orb and caused havoc in Hoenn. Primal Kyogre’s strongest move is Hydro Pump, with a power of 150, which can’t be resisted by any type other than Water-type Pokémon.



dialgaSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Dialga_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

Dialga is a steel/dragon Legendary Pokemon and a member of the creation trio of Sinnoh. It has the extraordinary ability to warp time. It can speed it up, slow it down, or entirely stop it. As such, it’s the only Pokemon that can use “Roar of Time.”



rayquazaSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Rayquaza_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

Rayquaza is a Legendary dragon who serves as the trio master of the Weather Legendaries. Though it cannot evolve like other Pokémon, it can still change into Mega Rayquaza when the need arises. Not only does this evolution make Rayquaza much more powerful and adept in the use of its special abilities, but it has the ability to change the weather at will!

Rayquaza can use superhuman physical characteristics such as air and earth manipulation, along with weather-related abilities such as air slash and thunderstorms. Rayquaza is a powerful Pokémon that can hold its own in both aerial and ground combat due to its high attack and defense stats, but it’s weak to ground-type moves like Earthquake and Bulldozes.


Mega Mewtwo X

mewtwoSource: http://www.smogon.com/dex/xy/pokemon/mewtwo/

Mewtwo is a powerful psychic Pokemon, crafted entirely from science to counter and defeat opponents. When faced with combat, it will stay perfectly still, conserving its energy and unleashing its power.

Mewone’s most powerful move, Psystrike, is a physical psychic-type attack that causes devastating damage from both the mental and physical aspects of the attack. This move has never been fully seen in a movie or show due to it being too strong for any one opponent to handle without causing major collateral damage but this does not diminish its power at all.


Primal Groudon

Groudon-PrimalSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

One of the most powerful Pokemon of all time is Primal Groudon. It has a stat base that is just amazing. Its HP, attack, and defense stats are all outstanding. There are two main reasons this is dangerous. First, it is a ground type Pokémon with the ability known as Drought.

Second, it can also cause volcanic eruptions. This means that Primal Groudon can get an extremely high Special Attack stat by using moves like Solar Beam and Fire Blast in its sun-drenched environment. 



ArceusSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

This legendary Pokémon’s creation is shrouded in mystery, but it is known that he shaped the universe with godlike powers. Some legends state that it first came from an egg, from nowhere, and made the world from there.

Arceus may be the most powerful Pokémon of all, having the ability to change its type and appearance at will. It also has a signature move which changes type when used depending on what plate Arceus holds. Its attack, defense, speed, and special abilities are unparalleled, and it is the only Pokemon that can use the ability “Judgment.”


Ultra Necrozma

Ultra NecrozmaSource: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

This Ultra Necrozma is not to be messed with. This powerful Pokémon has the power of all of its other forms, so it can’t be contained in one. To top it off, it also has the ability “Prismatic Laser” to destroy opponents.

With this move, there’s no stopping it from destroying anything in its path.  It can shoot a laser beam that fires continuously! The only way to stop it would be if someone had a similar level of power or at least four other Ultra Necrozmas assisting them.


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