If you need some strong Water-type Pokemon for Gym or Raid battles in Pokemon GO, we’ve got just the thing for you!

If you want to win battles in Pokemon GO, you’ll need the right Pokemon for the job. Luckily, when battling in Raids and Gyms, you know exactly what you’re up against and can prepare.

If the battle requires some powerful Water-type Pokemon, then you’ve come to the right place!

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Top 10 Strongest Water-Type Attackers in Pokemon GO

The 10 best Water-type Pokemon to use in Pokemon GO Raid and Gyms battles are:

  • Kyogre
  • Swampert
  • Feraligatr
  • Samurott
  • Gyarados
  • Primarina
  • Empoleon
  • Vaporeon
  • Clawitzer
  • Kingler

However, so they are as powerful as possible, you will need to give them their strongest Water-type moves as well.

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
KyogreKyogre Pokemon GOWaterfallSurf
SwampertSwampert Pokemon GOWater GunHydro Cannon
FeraligatrFeraligatr Pokemon GOWater GunHydro Cannon
SamurottSamurott Pokemon GOWaterfallHydro Cannon
GyaradosGyarados Pokemon GOWaterfallHydro Pump
PrimarinaPrimarina Pokemon GOWaterfallHydro Pump
EmpoleonEmpoleon Pokemon GOWaterfallHydro Cannon
VaporeonVaporeon Pokemon GOWater GunHydro Pump
ClawitzerClawitzer Pokemon GOWater GunCrabhammer
KinglerKingler Pokemon GOBubbleCrabhammer

To power up these Pokemon as soon as possible, here’s the fastest way to earn Candy in Pokemon GO!

Also, as you should teach your Pokemon powerful attacks, you’ll need items to do that. Find out how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO!

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Best Water-Type Mega Pokemon

The best Water-type Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO are:

If you know how to Mega Evolve these Pokemon, then they are a great help for Raid battles. Not only are they extremely powerful, but they also boost all of your other Pokemon of the same type too!

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega SwampertMega Swampert Pokemon GOWater GunHydro Cannon
Mega BlastoisePokemon GO Mega BlastoiseWater GunHydro Cannon
Mega GyaradosMega Gyarados Pokemon GOWaterfallHydro Pump

Read More: Every Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO

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What Is Water Super Effective Against in Pokemon GO?

Water-type attacks are super effective or not very effective against the following types:

Super EffectiveNot Very Effective

Pokemon GO Water-Type Weaknesses & Resistances

These are the resistances and weaknesses of Water-type Pokemon:


Now that you know the best Water-type Pokemon, find out the best Pokemon of other types:

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