The 10 Best Grass type Pokémon [Ranked Best to Worst]

As one of the three starter Pokémon types, Grass is a popular type. But which Grass type Pokémon is the best? Is it Leafeon? Let's find out!

Updated on Mar 06, 2024
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The 10 Best Grass type Pokémon [Ranked Best to Worst]

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This Grass and Steel dual type Pokemon with its awesome defensive stats and flexible movepool is a great choice in battle.


With a double weakness to Fire type moves, Ferrothorn is still a great choice for competitive because it can use Spikes and Stealth Rock, making it a really great hazard setter.

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Even able to boost its Attack stat with Swords Dance, use status moves such as Thunder Wave, as well as powerful HP recovery move Giga Drain, Ferrothorn is a solid choice in all kinds of content and it’s easy to see why it’s won so many fans.

Ferrothorn is truly a giant among grass type Pokemon and more than deserves its top spot in this list of the best Grass type Pokemon!

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The final evolution of Grass type starter Pokemon Rowlet, Decidueye is a slick ranger. With the Ghost typing, this iconic Pokémon is beloved by many.


With the Overgrow Ability, Decidueye's Grass type moves are powered up when at low health. But its Hidden Ability Long Reach lets it use contact moves without making contact with the target.

With its high Attack, Special Attack, and Special Defense stats, Decidueye is a real powerhouse.

This Pokémon is one of the most popular Grass type starters and it's super easy to to see why. Its cool design is an instant winner, and in Pokémon Legends Arceus it even got a great new Hisuian Form where it becomes a Fighting type Pokemon!

Hisuian Decidueye

Decidueye deserves its top three spot on this list of the best Grass type Pokemon!

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Another final evolution of a Grass starter, Venusaur has an enduring popularity.

This ever-popular Pokémon is a mainstay of the Pokémon franchise and is one of only three starters to be Poison type Pokemon!


With its famous Razor Leaf attack, Leech Seed, and Solar Beam, to Poison type moves such as Sludge Bomb, Venusaur is a heavy hitter even when it's not using starter exclusive move Frenzy Plant!

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Venusaur even has an exclusive Mega Evolution and a Gigantamax Form!

Gigantamax Venusaur

Venusaur's popularity, strong presence, and great design combine to give it a top three spot on this list!

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Introduced in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl as an evolution to Roselia, bouquet Pokémon Roserade is a great Grass type Pokemon.


With a sophisticated look and a monstrous Special Attack stat, it's easy to see why Roserade is a popular choice. Roserade can have either the Poison Point or Natural Cure Ability, and both are great picks!

This Pokémon has the looks, the versatility, and amovepool that really hits hard. With access to Giga Drain, Sludge Bomb, Energy Ball and Grass Knot, this Pokémon can really make use of its Grass/Poison typing.

Thanks to its Grass/Poison typing Roserade has few major weaknesses, and with access to the Toxic Spikes move it’s great in a support role. Roserade is a sleeping beauty among Grass types and easily deserves its top five spot on this list of the best Grass types!

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One of the mysterious and fearsome Ultra Beasts, Kartana is an ultra powerful Pokémon with a very unusual design.


With a monstrously powerful Attack stat, Kartana is a terror with physical moves such as Leaf Blade and Giga Impact. It even learns Swords Dance to boost its super high Attack even more!

With nine resistances and one immunity, Kartana is easily one of the best Grass Pokemon in the entire Pokémon franchise. This quirky alien Pokémon from another dimension totally deserves its top five spot on this listing of the best Grass type Pokemon!

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The final evolution of Grass type starter Pokemon Treecko, Sceptile is one of the more popular Grass types.


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Making great use of its sharp design with its Leaf Blade move, Sceptile pops in battle, too.

Given a seriously cool Mega Evolution in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Mega Sceptile even rocks the Dragon type!

Mega Sceptile

Sceptile's suave look and sharp leaves see it slice past the competition to a great spot on this list of the best Grass type Pokémon!

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Considered a mythical creature by many in the Pokémon world, Celebi is a super cute fairy-like Mythical Pokémon.


With appearances in the Pokemon anime, in the games, and in the Trading Card Game Celebi is beloved by fans for its cute look and cool lore.

A time-travelling Pokémon, Celebi has 100 base stats in each category which makes it a great choice for any situation.

It's easily one of the best Grass type Pokemon in the entire Pokémon franchise. Its cool lore and special role in the Johto region make it one of the best Grass type Pokemon.

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A Mythical Pokémon, Shaymin is the perfect combination of cute and cool. Its rarity means it's highly sought after by collectors.

A Sinnoh region Mythical Pokémon, Shaymin has two forms! Shaymin in its Land Forme looks like a cute little overgrown hedgehog and is a pure Grass type Pokémon.

Shaymin Land Forme

Shaymin is a strong Pokémon with both cute and cool forms, making it popular with a lot of people. Its versatility, rarity, and cool lore means it's a shoo-in for this list of the best Grass type Pokémon!

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This mushroom kangaroo is a great choice in competitive play. With access to the powerful Spore attack and an absolutely insane Attack stat, Breloom slaps hard.


Its Technician Ability powers up weaker moves like Bullet Seed, making Breloom a real menace even with less than powerful moves.

With its unique design choices, fun dual typing, and great utility, Breloom is an obvious and worthy choice for this listing.

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A member of the ever popular Eevee family, Leafeon is a super cute little cat Pokémon. This Grass type Pokémon evolves from Eevee, one of the best Pokémon of all time, when exposed to a Leaf Stone.


With its great defensive stats, Leafeon is an absolute tank and its high Attack stat means it can deal massive damage!

This popular Pokémon is beloved for its utility and great design, seeing good use in competitive play. Its sheer popularity and cute design help it win a spot over other Pokemon on this list of the best Grass types!

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