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5 Best Grass-Type Pokemon

5 Best Grass-Type Pokemon

    Last Updated on April 15, 2023

The Best Grass-type Pokemon are a popular choice for trainers due to their versatility and a wide variety of moves. In this article, we will be taking a closer look at the top five best Grass-type Pokemon, based on their base stats, move set, and overall usefulness in battle.

Here’s our list of the best grass-type Pokemon across all generations. You can also check out our other lists like the best fire-type Pokemon in every generation. Don’t forget to visit our social media channels to stay updated with the latest esports and gaming news. After all, we write about everything and anything gaming to help gamers worldwide.

Sceptile

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Coming in at number five is Sceptile, a final evolution of the Hoenn region starter Treecko. With a base speed of 120, Sceptile is one of the fastest grass-type Pokemon, allowing it to outspeed many opponents in battle. 

Its attack stat of 85 and special attack stat of 105 make it a formidable opponent, able to deal significant damage with moves like Leaf Blade and Energy Ball.

Sceptile’s best move set includes Leaf Blade, Energy Ball, Dragon Claw, and Swords Dance. The addition of Swords Dance allows Sceptile to increase its attack stat, making it even more of a threat to opponents. Sceptile’s ability, Overgrow, increases the power of its Grass-type moves when its health is low, making it a great choice for close battles.

Venusaur

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Next up is Venusaur, the final evolution of the Kanto region starter Bulbasaur. Venusaur’s high special defense stat of 100 makes it a great choice for taking on special attackers. While its special attack stat of 100 allows it to deal significant damage with moves like Sludge Bomb and Giga Drain.

Venusaur’s best move set includes Sludge Bomb, Giga Drain, Sleep Powder, and Earthquake. Sleep Powder is a particularly useful move, allowing Venusaur to put opponents to sleep and gain an advantage in battle. Venusaur’s ability, Overgrow, increases the power of its Grass-type moves when its health is low.

Ferrothorn

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Taking the third spot on our list is Ferrothorn, a Steel and Grass-type Pokemon introduced in the Unova region. Ferrothorn’s high defensive stats of 131 and 116 make it a great choice for a defensive stalwart. Ferrothorn can withstand even the strongest of attacks and reflect damage due to its ability Iron Thorns.

Ferrothorn’s best move set includes Power Whip, Gyro Ball, Leech Seed, and Stealth Rock. Leech Seed allows Ferrothorn to drain the health of opponents, making it a great choice for stalling battles. Stealth Rock is also a useful move, causing damage to opponents when they switch Pokemon in battle.

Rillaboom

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Coming in at number two is Rillaboom, the final evolution of the Galar region starter Pokemon Grookey. With a base attack stat of 125, Rillaboom is one of the strongest Grass-type Pokemon, able to deal significant damage with moves like Grassy Glide and Drum Beating.

Rillaboom’s best move set includes Grassy Glide, Drum Beating, Knock Off, and U-turn. The addition of Knock Off allows Rillaboom to remove opponents’ held items. While a U-turn allows it to switch out of battle and gain momentum. Rillaboom is slightly tanking while being capable of dishing out significant damage

Kartana

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And finally, taking the top spot on our list is Kartana, an Ultra Beast introduced in the Alola region. With a base attack stat of 181, Kartana is the strongest Grass-type Pokemon, able to deal massive damage with moves like Leaf Blade and Smart Strike.

Kartana’s best move set includes Leaf Blade, Smart Strike, Swords Dance, and Sacred Sword. The addition of Swords Dance allows Kartana to increase its attack stat, making it an even more formidable opponent. 

Kartana’s ability, Beast Boost, increases its highest stat by one stage when it knocks down a Pokemon (including allies). This ability, in addition to its stats and move set, makes Kartana a dangerous sweeper. 

There you have the 5 Best Grass-Type Pokemon of all time. This list is based on their stats, move set, and personal opinion. Feel free to list out your list in the comments section below. 

Written By
Juan Cesar Torres

College student. Gamer since birth. Learned to read because of Pokémon. Dreams of buying a Nintendo Switch. Always looking for game recommendations (will play anything).

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