Pokemon Go Generation 5 : Best Pokemon for PvE & Raid Battles

The third week of the Ultra Bonus event begins today, and this also marks the entry of Generation 5 Pokemon to the game. Niantic has been teasing silhouette of Generation 5 Pokemon from the last few days. As always, data miners stayed one step ahead and have already revealed the full list of Pokemon along with their stats. You can check the stats from the article below.

Pokemon Go Generation 5 – Moves, Stats, Capture Rate, Flee Rate, Candies to evolve & Max CP

Now as the Generation 5 Pokemon will mark their entry today, players are curious to know the best PvE Pokemon from Unova Region. Well, we have curated the list for your reference down below. 

 

Gen 5 update PvE winners

Kyurem (Black)

With an impressive attack stat of 310 and stamina of 245 makes Kyurem is the best Unova region Pokemon. The Ice/Dragon-type Pokemon is also outperforming the Rayquaza, the best Dragon-attacker in the game. 

Pokemon Go Generation 5

 

Stats 

ATK 310

DEF 183

STA 245

BEST PVE MOVESET

Dragon Tail DRAGON 

Outrage DRAGON 

Blizzard ICE

Landorus (Therian)

Landorus is in the second spot on this list of the best PvE Pokemon from Generation 5. It has an impressive attack stats of 289. 

Pokemon Go Generation 5

 

Stats 

ATK 289

DEF 179

STA 205

BEST PVE MOVESET

Mud Shot   GROUND

Earth Power  GROUND

Excadrill

Along with 255 attack stats and superb stamina of 242, Excadrill is outperforming Groudon in terms of DPS but lacks with TDO. Still, it’s a better Pokemon than Groudon if it comes to Raids.

Pokemon Go Generation 5

Stats

ATK 255

DEF 129

STA 242

BEST PVE MOVESET

Mud-Slap GROUND 

Drill Run GROUND

Volcarona

Volcarona can learn both fire and bug type attacks. As a fire type, it can be considered an alternative to Moltres, but it is now the best bug type attacker because of its impressive stats.

Pokemon Go Generation 5 Pokemon

 

STATS

ATK 264

DEF 189

STA 198

BEST PVE MOVESET

Fire Spin FIRE

Overheat  FIRE 

Bug Buzz  BUG

Conkeldurr

In fighting-type Pokemon, Conkeldurr has emerged as the clear winner. With the best stats in its category, Conkeldurr has become the best fighting Pokemon in the game. Its dominating DPS and TDO are outclassing Machamp even with the same set of best moves.

Pokemon Go Generation 5

Pokémon Moveset DPS TDO
Conkeldurr Counter + Dynamic Punch 17.04 723.95
Machamp Counter + Dynamic Punch 16.60 634.56
Breloom Counter + Dynamic Punch

17.72

473.18
Hariyama Counter + Dynamic Punch

14.34

579.86

Reshiram

Reshiram has better DPS and TDO than Blaziken and Moltres, which makes it the best fire-type Pokemon in the game as of now. As a dragon attacker type, it can’t do anything against Kyurem-Black and other top tier dragons with its moveset, but still, it is now the best fire-type.

Pokemon Go Generation 5

STATS

ATK 275

DEF 211

STA 205

BEST PVE MOVESET

Fire Fang FIRE 

Overheat  FIRE

Zekrom

Zekrom now has the best electric type DPS in the game. 

Pokemon Go Generation 5

 

STATS

ATK 275

DEF 211

STA 205

BEST PVE MOVESET

Charge Beam  ELECTRIC 

Wild Charge  ELECTRIC

Chandelure

It is the Pokemon that could learn both type, Fire, and Ghost-type attacks. As fire type, it may not prove useful in raids, but you can consider it as the second choice in your ghost-type squad after Giratina.

Pokemon Go Generation 5

Stats

ATK 271

DEF 182

STA 155

BEST PVE MOVESET

Hex  GHOST

Overheat  FIRE 

Shadow Ball  GHOST

Terrakion

The last Pokemon to be featured in the list of the best is Terrakion who got arguably the best rock-type moveset in the game. You can consider it in your rock-type lineup as it outclasses Tyraintar, but not Rampardos.

Pokemon Go Generation 5 Pokemon

 

STATS

ATK 260

DEF 192

STA 209

BEST PVE MOVESET

Smack Down ROCK 

Rock Slide  ROCK