Dragon-type Pokemon don’t just look very cool, they are also some of the most powerful for Pokemon GO battles!

Every type of Pokemon is suited to fight another, so you’ll want to have powerful Pokemon of every type to be prepared for any battle.

And if your Raid or Gym battle needs a Dragon-type Pokemon, luckily, there are plenty of great ones to choose from. These are the best Dragon-type Pokemon to use in Pokemon GO!

Pokemon GO Zekrom

Top 10 Strongest Dragon-Type Attackers in Pokemon GO

The 10 best Dragon-type attackers in Pokemon GO are:

  • Rayquaza
  • Salamence
  • Palkia
  • Zekrom
  • Garchomp
  • Reshiram
  • Dragonite
  • Kyurem
  • Dialga
  • Haxorus

Although, if you want to make these Pokemon as strong as possible, you’ll need to teach them their strongest Dragon-type attacks.

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
RayquazaRayquaza Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
SalamenceSalamence Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
PalkiaPalkia Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
ZekromPokemon GO ZekromDragon BreathOutrage
GarchompGarchomp Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
ReshiramPokemon GO ReshiramDragon BreathDraco Meteor
DragoniteDragonite Pokemon GODragon TailDraco Meteor
KyuremKyurem Pokemon GODragon BreathDraco Meteor
DialgaDialga Pokemon GODragon BreathDraco Meteor
HaxorusHaxorus Pokemon GODragon TailDragon Claw

Powering up your Pokemon requires a lot of Candy. Make sure you know every way to boost the Candy you earn in Pokemon GO!

Also, find out how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO. These powerful items allow you to teach your Pokemon any attack of your choosing!

Dialga Pokemon GO

Best Dragon-Type Mega Pokemon

The best Dragon-type Mega Pokemon to use in Pokemon GO are:

  • Mega Salamence
  • Mega Latios
  • Mega Latias

These are all capable of dealing huge damage and also provide a big boost for your other Dragon-type Pokemon in Raid battles, helping you to defeat even the toughest bosses!

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega SalamenceMega Salamence Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
Mega LatiosMega Latios Pokemon GODragon BreathDragon Claw
Mega LatiasMega Latias Pokemon GODragon BreathOutrage

Read More: Every Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO Latias & Latios Mega Energy

What Is Dragon Super Effective Against in Pokemon GO?

Dragon-type attacks are effective against Dragon Pokemon but aren’t effective against Steel or Fairy-types:

Super EffectiveNot Very Effective
Fairy (Double Weak)

Pokemon GO Dragon-Type Weaknesses & Resistances

When receiving damage from attacks, Dragon-type Pokemon resist or are weak to the following types:


Now that you know all of the best Dragon-type Pokemon, be sure to find out all of the best Pokemon from the other types too:

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