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The guides below contain information for the Movesets and best Builds for each Pokemon, including the best Natures, EV spreads, recommended Held Items, and our tier list for how they fare in competitive online play. Read on for the latest advice on how to craft the perfect team for Ranked Battle.

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Tier List for Ranked Battle

Our full list of Pokemon most used in Ranked Battle, broken down into tiers and with detailed explanations of their usefulness and weak points.
Tier List of Best Pokemon for Ranked Battle

Strategies for Individual Pokemon

Movesets & Best Builds for New Pokemon
Dragapult Icon.pngDragapult Galarian Corsola Icon.pngGalarian Corsola Toxtricity Icon.pngToxtricity
Galarian Darmanitan Icon.pngGalarian Darmanitan Corviknight Icon.pngCorviknight Dracovish Icon.pngDracovish
Grimmsnarl Icon.pngGrimmsnarl Rillaboom Icon.pngRillaboom Duraludon Icon.pngDuraludon
Cinderace Icon.pngCinderace Alcremie Icon.pngAlcremie Dracozolt Icon.pngDracozolt
Movesets & Best Builds for Returning Pokemon
Mimikyu Icon.pngMimikyu Wash Rotom Icon.pngWash Rotom Gyarados Icon.pngGyarados
Ferrothorn Icon.pngFerrothorn Aegislash Icon.pngAegislash Excadrill Icon.pngExcadrill
Tyranitar Icon.pngTyranitar Hydreigon Icon.pngHydreigon Heat Rotom Icon.pngHeat Rotom
Arcanine Icon.pngArcanine Mamoswine Icon.pngMamoswine Toxapex Icon.pngToxapex
Togekiss Icon.pngTogekiss Cloyster Icon.pngCloyster Durant Icon.pngDurant
Snorlax Icon.pngSnorlax Charizard Icon.pngCharizard Sylveon Icon.pngSylveon
Lucario Icon.pngLucario Hippowdon Icon.pngHippowdon Umbreon Icon.pngUmbreon
Conkeldurr Icon.pngConkeldurr Quagsire Icon.pngQuagsire Gastrodon Icon.pngGastrodon
Lapras Icon.pngLapras Whimsicott Icon.pngWhimsicott

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