Pokémon GO PVP Tier List: The Best Pokémon in Every League

Pokémon GO PVP Tier List will prepare you for battles in all three Leagues.
Pokémon GO PVP Tier List will prepare you for battles in all three Leagues. / Photo by Niantic

Pokémon GO PVP Tier List will show you the best Pokémon to use and which Pokémon you can expect to play against.

There are three leagues in Pokémon GO PvP: Great, Ultra and Master. Each league has a different CP cap, which limits the kinds of Pokémon that can be used in each League. Some Pokémon are so good they appear across multiple Leagues.

Pokémon GO PVP Tier List

With hundreds of Pokémon available to catch and battle with, only a few stand above the rest. Here are the best Pokémon in each League according to data from GamePress.

Pokémon GO PVP Tier List: Great League

In the Great League, you can only use Pokémon with CP lower than 1,500.

  1. Azumarill
  2. Skarmory
  3. Altaria
  4. Registeel
  5. Venusaur
  6. Umbreon
  7. Deoxys (Defense)
  8. Probopass
  9. Bastiodon
  10. Tropius
  11. Sableye
  12. Swampert
  13. Medicham
  14. Galarian Sunfisk
  15. Hypno
  16. Meganium
  17. Zweilous
  18. Stunfisk
  19. Melmetal
  20. Haunter
  21. Alolan Raichu
  22. Alolan Marowak
  23. Cresselia
  24. Quagsire
  25. Toxicroak
  26. Jumpluff
  27. Jirachi
  28. Mew
  29. Whishcash
  30. Dewgong
  31. Vigoroth
  32. Shiftry
  33. Lanturn
  34. Lapras

Pokémon GO PVP Tier List: Ultra League

The Ultra League lets you use Pokémon with CP up to 2,500.

  1. Registeel
  2. Giratina (Altered)
  3. Swampert
  4. Alolan Muk
  5. Snorlax
  6. Cresselia
  7. Lickilicky
  8. Zangoose
  9. Armored Mewtwo
  10. Excavalier
  11. Scrafty
  12. Giratina (Origin)
  13. Uxie
  14. Togekiss
  15. Charizard
  16. Shiftry
  17. Blastoise
  18. Steelix
  19. Typhlosion
  20. Meganium
  21. Mew
  22. Articuno
  23. Lapras
  24. Gyarados
  25. Poliwrath
  26. Clefable
  27. Sirfetch'd

Pokémon GO PVP Tier List: Master League

There are no limits to CP in Master League. You can let your Legendary Pokémon run wild.

  1. Groudon
  2. Dialga
  3. Togekiss
  4. Snorlax
  5. Kyogre
  6. Palkia
  7. Giratina (Altered)
  8. Garchop
  9. Giratina (Origin)
  10. Zekrom
  11. Dragonite
  12. Mewtwo
  13. Mew
  14. Lugia
  15. Swampert
  16. Metagross
  17. Melmetal
  18. Hydreigon