Here Are The Best Pokemon Attacker and Defender In Pokemon GO

With the series of updates in Pokemon GO, one of the most common asked questions is what is the best Pokemon to use for defending and attacking. For this reason, we decided to gather important information and data to give you the right answer.

In this article, we will list down all the Generation 1 to 3 Pokemon that plays an important role in Pokemon GO. Before we start, please be reminded that this list of Pokemon has an overall stats that can beat down opponents in most cases. Each Pokemon has their own weaknesses and counters, and I hope this list will be helpful for your journey to become the very best. Let’s start:[sociallocker id=”1667″]

Best Attacker Pokemon Including Their Best Moves

  • Machamp – K. Chop/Counter Dynamic Punch
  • Raikou – Thundershock/Wild Charge
  • Latios – Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw
  • Mewtwo – Psycho/Confusion Focus Blast or Shadow Ball
  • Tyranitar – Bite Crunch/Stone Edge
  • Kyogre – Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Salamance – Dragon Tail/Draco Meteor
  • Rayquaza – Dragon Tail/Air Slash – Outrage/Air Ace
  • Dragonite – Dragon Breath/Dragon Tail Outrage

Best Defender Pokemon Including Their Best Moves

  • Blissey – Zen Headbutt/Pound Dazzling Gleam – Zen Headbutt/Psychic
  • Snorlax – Zen Headbutt Body Slam/Heavy Slam
  • Chansey – Zen Headbutt/Dazzling Gleam
  • Milotic – Dragon Tail Surf/Blizzard
  • Gardevoir – Confusion/Dazzling Gleam
  • Slaking – Yawn/Play Rough

For the record, we would like to commend Pokemon GO players called ControvT for creating an informative chart of the most useful Pokemon in Pokemon GO. You can check their work here.[/sociallocker]

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