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Best Pokemon Tier List for Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Learn more about our top tier list, the best Pokemon per type, which Pokemon to catch at early game, which to use in-game!

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Standard Of Strength For Pokemon Legends Arceus

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is a game that does not have online rank battle. Most of the battles will occur in-game so it is best to measure the strength in-game based on their power in-game. Most of the Legendary Pokemon are ranked higher because of this.

Check Best Team For Recommended Pokemon During The Story

If you are looking for a strong and easy to obtain Pokemon, check the article below. We provided a team per starter.

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High Stats and Moves To Remember

Pokemon's strength considers 2 main factors to show their strength: Their Stat Distribution & Moves. This is both considered in this Tier List. Because of that even if a Pokemon has an amazing stats, if his moves not suitable for battle, the Pokemon will be ranked lower.

Only One Forme Is Ranked

You can only have a Pokemon in 1 form at a time. The stronger form is the only one ranked in this guide.

Best Pokemon Tier List Summary & Details

Pokemon Tier List Table

SSArceus
SDialgaPalkiaGiratinaCresselia
AGabiteDarkraiLandorusThundurus
BAzelfHeatranTornadusEnamorus
CInfernapeStaraptorTogekissShaymin Sky Forme
DHisuian TyphlosionGardevoirUrsalunaHisuian Zoroark

SS Rank Pokemon

PokemonRank Evaluation
Arceus
Arceus
normal
• A Pokemon with total stats of 720
• Target an opponent's weakness with different plates
• All stats start with a fixed value of 120

S Rank Pokemon

PokemonRank Evaluation
Dialga
Dialga
steeldragon
• Excellent type resistance since Dialga is a Steel and Dragon type
• Powerful Dragon type moves because of high Special Attack
• Origin Forme increases Special Defense with makes it more durable
Palkia
Palkia (Origin Forme)
waterdragon
• Weak to only Dragon and Fairy types
• Spacial Rend is a very strong move with high Accuracy
• Origin Forme increases Speed which make it easier to get turn 1
Giratina
Giratina (Origin Forme)
ghostdragon
• Shadow Force is a good offensive and defensive move
• High offensive power due to being a Ghost type Pokemon
• Immune to Ground type moves
Cresselia
Cresselia
psychic
• Lunar Blessing heals Cresselia and increases Evasion greatly
• A tanky Pokemon that ensures a stable battle
• A flexible Pokemon due to the variety of move
• Immune to Ground type moves

A Rank Pokemon

PokemonRank Evaluation
Gabite
Gabite
dragonground
• High stats and can be used immediately
• Excellent Pokemon types
Darkrai
Darkrai
dark
• High Speed and Special Attack
• Excellent Ghost type Pokemon
Landorus Incarnate Forme
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)
groundflying
• Immune to Ground and Electric type moves
• Special Attack and Speed are higher than in Therian Forme
Thundurus Incarnate Forme
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)
electricflying
• High Special Attack
• Easy to use because of its high Speed
• Not effective against Ground types

B Rank Pokemon

PokemonRank Evaluation
Azelf
Azelf
psychic
• Good stats as an offensive Pokemon
• Has very low defensive stats.
• Very strong if given 2 consecutive turns
Heatran
Heatran
firesteel
• Magma Storm now deals burn damage to "bound" targets
• High Special Attack boosts its Fire type moves
• Low Speed means that is does not get turn 1 most of the time
Tornadus Incarnate Forme
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)
flying
• Hurricane is a very strong move that may inflict confusion but it does not always hit
• High Speed which mean it often gets the first turn
Enamorus
Enamorus
fairyflying
• Fairy and Flying type is very good combo for Pokemon
• Attack and Defense increase when you use Special Moves
• Note that Enamorus has low defensive capabilities

C Rank Pokemon

PokemonRank Evaluation
Infernape
Infernape
firefighting
• A good Fire and Fighting type Pokemon
• Easy to use as an attacker against a fighting type since it deals a lot of damage.
Staraptor
Staraptor
normalflying
• Easy to use Flying Pokemon in your team
• Can deal a lot of damage when using Close Combat
Togekiss
Togekiss
fairyflying
• Excellent Fairy and Flying type Pokemon
• A durable Pokemon because of its uncommon weaknesses
• Immune to Ground type moves
Shaymin Sky Forme
Shaymin (Sky Forme)
grassflying
• Excellent stats as an offensive Pokemon
• Note that Shaymin has low defensive capabilities
• It is easy to get 2 consecutive turns because of its high Speed

D Rank Pokemon

PokemonRank Evaluation
Hisuian Typhlosion
Hisuian Typhlosion
fireghost
• Final evolution of Cyndaquil
• Ghost moves are good overall
• Slower compared to Infernape
Gardevoir
Gardevoir
psychicfairy
• One of the few Fairy Pokemon
• Immune to Dragon type moves
Ursaluna
Ursaluna
groundnormal
• Headlong Rush is strong and easy to use
• Can learn the Fairy type move Play Rough
Hisuian Zoroark
Hisuian Zoroark
normalghost
• Aggressive Pokemon in the wild
• Excellent Ghost and Normal type Pokemon
• Faint easily because of its low defensive capabilities
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Anonymous 9

I had to check the comments after I saw DARKrai the "ghost" type

SHINYLuxray 8

I don't care what this list says. I feel like my luxray is super op attack. I've asked a couple of friends and they agree. It one that you can pump attack and speed and get a **** good damage dealer. (My main moveset: thunder fang, ice fang, crunch, play rough)

SHINYLuxray 8

I don't care what this list says. I feel like my luxray is super op attack. I've asked a couple of friends and they agree. It one that you can pump attack and speed and get a **** good damage dealer. (My main moveset: thunder fang, ice fang, crunch, play rough)

Anonymous 7

was the person who made this list drunk? random typos and just plain incorrect info everywhere, plus random points that look like filler

Anonymous 6

Cresselia isn't immune to Ground moves in this game

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