[Top 15] Pokemon GO Best Pokemons for PvP That Are OP

Are you ready for the arm wrestling?

             Hi, Trainers...

Isn’t today a beautiful day to become A CHAMPION? You and I know that competing in a Player vs. Player(PVP) Battle in Pokémon Go is nice, but winning is even better, so to make you a legendary Trainer, I’m bringing you…
Note: Since there are 3 different Leagues, I’m placing them according to their respective Leagues, so, exemplifying it, I’m not comparing the 15th Pokémon to the 4th one, because they represent different Leagues on this list.
So let’s GO(Pun always intended)! 


No! This isn’t Perry the Platypus after bodybuilding... 
Say “hey” to Machamp, the Fighting-type Pokémon who got the 15th position on this list! The evolved form of Machoke, who’s the evolved form of Machop. 
A Good Choice For
  • Ultra League
What MACHAMP Excels In 
As a Fighting-type, Machamp’s Moves are incredibly good and fast. Its Quick Move provides high damage and generates lots of energy to increase its Main Move. Machamp is great to fight against Pokémons like Snorlax, who’s very present in this league, and takes a long time to be defeated.
MACHAMP’s Best Attacks For Your PVP
  • Quick Move: Counter
  • Main Move: Dynamic Punch
MACHAMP's Weaknesses
  • Nobody is perfect! Machand is weak against Fairy and Psychic types
  • Wild catch and Field Research 


Being a Dragon-type Pokémon already makes from Flygon a very strong Pokémon; the available Moves for this type of Pokémons are very interesting! Types: Dragon and Ground.
A Good Choice For
  • Ultra League 
What FLYGON Excels In 
The ground-type also brings to Flygon more resistance, and yea, it is not the most resistant one in this League, but it is great to hit shields using Quick Moves. It can even beat an adversary by only using Quick Moves. Who’s the boss? Flygon is the boss!
FLYGON’s Best Attacks For Your Player vs. Player
  • Quick Move: Dragon Tail
  • Main Move: Dragon Claw/Earthquake
FLYGON’s Weaknesses
  • Weak against the types: Fairy, Ice and Dragon 
  • Wild Catch and Field Research, in the forms of Trapinch and Vibrava.


Lugia is a legendary Pokémon who never disappoints. It belongs to the Psychic and Flying types.
A Good Choice For
  • Ultra League 
What LUGIA Excels In 
This Pokémon has a Dragon-type Quick Move available, which generates tones of energy to charge Lugia's ultra powerful Main Move even faster. This Pokémon can also make the Dragon-types beg for their lives!
LUGIA’s Best Attacks For Your PVP
  • Quick Move: Dragon Tail
  • Main Move: Aeroblast
LUGIA’s Weaknesses
  • Weak against the types: Ice, Ghost, Rock and Electric 
Catch LUGIA!
  • In 5-Star Raids(sporadically).


When I was a kid, I hated Ash Ketchum’s Charizard, because it was never awake. Now I think to myself: Oh my God, what an amazing lifestyle that Pokémon has! I know, we are all Charizards… 
If you want to see resistance and a great attack rate, this Fire-type/Flying-type is  your Pokémon! 
A Good Choice For
  • Ultra League 

What CHARIZARD Excels In 
Going against all the possible logic, Charizard isn't a Dragon-type, what's a total advantage in this particular case, because it doesn't have the Dragon-type's Weaknesses, but it can use some of the Dragon-type's Moves. 
CHARIZARD’s Best Attacks For Your PVP
  • Quick Move: Fire Spin 
  • Main Move: Dragon Claw and Overheat
CHARIZARD Weaknesses
It may have issues with the types Water, Rock or Electric.
  • Wild Catch, in the forms of Charmander, Charmilion or Charizard;
  • Mega Raid(sporadically);
  • As a reward for completing a Field Research;
  • Winning three player vs. player battles! 


This Pokémon is a Fairy-type one, and picking it in Ultra League is a very smart choice, due to the big incidence of Dragon-type and Fighting-type Pokémons, there.
A Good Choice For
  • Ultra League 
What SYLVEON Excels In 
Sylveon is only weak against two types, and has a strong Quick Move, although its Main Move it's a bit slow. It also has a good resistance against other Pokémons' Moves.
SYLVEON’s Best Attacks For Your PVP 
  • Quick Move: Charm
  • Main Move: Dazzling Gleam
SYLVEON’s Weaknesses
  • Against the types Steel and Poison. 
  • Wild Catch(Eevee);
  • Equipping Eevee as buddie and reaching the level two on friendship;
  • Using "Kira" as the nickname of the Eevee you mean to evolve (This can be used one time, only).


“They say you're a homeschooled jungle freak Pokémon who's a less hot version of me” (Stunfisk, to Galarian Stunfisk). 
This Pokémon is the Galarian version of Stunfisk, here positioned in 12th place ranking. Like the Stunfisk, the Galarian Stunfisk doesn’t evolve.
A Good Choice For
  • Great League 
Besides its great resistance in the Great League, common to Stunfisks, this Pokémon has excellent Quick and Main Moves.
  • Quick Move: Mudshot
  • Main Move: Earthquake and Rock Slide
  • Weak against the types: Fighting, Fire, Ground and Water.
  • In 1-Star Raids(Sporadically);
  • In a 7km Distance Egg(sporadically).


Tropius is an exclusive regional Grass and Flying-types Pokémon. It doesn’t evolve into other forms.
A Good Choice For 
  • Great League 
What TROPIUS Excels In 
Extremely strong, it handles the damage from intense Main Moves without being easily defeated. Tropius has advantages over other Grass-type Pokémons, due to its Flying-type.
TROPIUS’s Best Attacks For Your PVP 
  • Quick Move: Razor Leaf
  • Main Move: Leaf Blade and Aerial Ace
TROPIUS’ Weaknesses
  • Weak against the types Ice and Fire
  • 5-km Distance and Wild catch, but if you are not in Africa, you better prepare your flight, ship or skate, because the only possible way to catch this Pokémon is to be there. 
Perfect and far away, just like that person with whom you fell in love.


A type Dragon and Flying Pokémon, Altaria is the evolved form of Swablu. This Pokémon isn’t here due to its luck, but to its colossal resistance and powerful Moves. 
A Good Choice For 
  • Great League 
What ALTARIA Excels In 
This Dual-type Pokémon can win even if you decide to use only Quick moves, because these are EXTREMELY strong! 
ALTARIA’s Best Attacks For Your PVP
  • Quick Move: Dragon Breath 
  • Main Move: Sky Attack and Dragon Pulse 
ALTARIA’s Weaknesses 
  • There are only two ways to lose a player vs. player when your Pokémon is an Altaria: 
  • 1st way: If your adversary has a Herculean Pokémon type Ice, Fairy or Rock
  • 2nd way: If you fall asleep during the game
  • You can catch it in the Wild or;
  • In a 2km Distance Egg, both in the Swablu's form.


Types: Steel and Flying. This Pokémon doesn’t evolve. A perfect choice for the Great League. Skarmony’s weaknesses are limited to only two types. 
A Good Choice For 
  • Great League 
What SKARMORY Excels In 
Its Quick Moves can beat some Pokémons without being necessary to use Main Moves. Besides it, Skarmory is resistant against many Types of Pokémons, which makes it the perfect choice to compose your team.
SKARMORY's Best Attacks For Your PVP
  • Quick Move: Steel Wing and Air Slash
  • Main Move: Sky Attack and Flash Cannon
SKARMORY’s Weaknesses
  • Weak against types Electric and Fire
  • The only way to get one is in the Wild.


This cute one is a Fairy and Water-type Pokémon, who evolves from Marill(Evolved form of azurill). 
A Good Choice For
  • Great League 
What AZUMARILL Excels In 
The most strategic combination of typing in the Great League! Azumarill has a huge resistance, even against the Main Moves that explore Azumarill's weaknesses. It attacks fast and its Moves load fast, as well.
AZUMARILL’s Best Attacks For Your PVP
  • Quick Move: Bubble 
  • Main Move: Play Rough and Ice Bream
AZUMARILL’s Weaknesses
  • Its only weakness is Grass-type 
  • You can get a Marill defeating the Team Go Rocket, in a Field Research;
  • An Azurill in 5km Distance Eggs;
  • Wild catch (Marill or Azumarill)


Metagross is a great pick for this league, thanks to its types: Steel and Psychic.
A Good Choice For
  • Master League 
What METAGROSS Excels In 
Being a master against Fairy-types already gives Metagross a big advantage here, but exploring more its characteristics, we can also see that this Pokémon has both strong resistance and attack. You can use its Main Move to hit shields and mess up with the opponent's defenses.
METAGROSS’ Best Attacks For Your PVP 
  • Quick Move: Bullet Punch
  • Main Move: Meteor Mash
METAGROSS’ Weaknesses
  • In this League, Metagross is weak against the types: Ground, Fire and Ghost
  • Wild Catch, in the Beldum and Metang's forms;
  • In 2km Distance Eggs, in the form of Beldum(sporadically);
  • In 3-Star Raids(sporadically);
  • As a reward for a Field Research, in the Beldum’s form.


With a CP able to reach great numbers and good moves thanks to its typing(Dragon and Fairy), Dragonite will make its opponents' lives harder, in Master League! 
A Good Choice For
  • Master League 
What DRAGONITE Excels In 
Ultra resistant, Dragonite can cause a big damage. Pretty much, the only way to defeat this Pokémon is using its Counters against it.
DRAGONITE’s Best Attacks For Your PVP 
  • Quick Move: Dragon Tail
  • Main Move: Dragon Claw
DRAGONITE’s Weaknesses
  • It’s weak against the types: Ice, Fairy and Dragon.
  • Fight against the Team Go Rocket or;
  • Catch it in the Wild, in the Dratini, Dragonair or Dragonite’s form


Giratina is a Legendary Pokémon and this is a great option, considering the high variety of Psychic-Type Pokémons fighting in this League, who are weak against Ghost-types.
A Good Choice For
  • Master League 
What GIRATINA Excels In 
High level of Defense and Attack, this Pokémon is very helpful against other Dragon-Types. Giratina’s Main Moves are very useful: they get quickly ready to be used, and can defeat the adversary all in one goal!
GIRATINA’s Best Attacks For Your PVP 
  • Quick Move: Dragon Tail
  • Main Move: Shadow Ball
GIRATINA’s Weaknesses
  • Weak against the types: Ice, Fairy, Dragon, Dark and Ghost
  • In a 5-Star Raid


One of best Fairy-Type Pokémons, one more reason to give Togekiss a place on the podium is the incidence of Dragon-Types,  always composing the teams in this league 
A Good Choice For
  • Master League 
What TOGEKISS Excels In                                                                       Be sure: Every Team will have at least one Dragon-type to be defeated by Togekiss. Its excellent CP and Fairy-type’s Move make this Pokémon the best option for this league, beyond any other Fairy-type. An extra point is that its Flying-type increases its own resistance.
TOGEKISS’ Best Attacks For Your PVP 
  • Quick Move: Charming
  • Main Move:  Dazzling Gleam 
TOGEKISS’ Weaknesses
  • Stay away from Steel, Rock, Poison and Ice-Types.
  • In 5km Distance Eggs, in the Togekipi’s form(sporadically) or;
  • In the Wild, in the form of Togetic.


When Mewtwo reaches the maximum level, it gets a CP extremely high! Although its Quick Move isn't so fast, Mewtwo scares out any opponent in Master League! 
A Good Choice For
  • Master League 
What MEWTWO Excels In 
This Pokémon has a strong and fast charged Main Move, likewise, It has a very destructive Quick Move. Besides the almost inexistant Mewtwo’s weaknesses, most of them are not present in this League.
MEWTWO’s Best Attacks For Your PVP 
  • Quick Move: Confusion
  • Main Move: Psystrik
MEWTWO's Weaknesses
  • You better be careful against the types: Dark, Ghost and Bug
  • In 5-Star Raids 

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