Leaf type or grass type Pokemon are highly effective against rock, water and ground type Pokemon. They definitely come in handy during battles, so you should have at least one strong grass Pokemon in your deck or team.
Here are some of the best leaf type Pokemon across all generations.
It’s hard to pick the top ten, so do leave your comments below if you think other Pokemon should have been inside the list.
Venusaur is a fan favorite from the 1st generation and is the evolved form of Ivysaur. This grass and poison type Pokemon can also mega evolve into Mega Venusaur, which is one of the best leaf type Pokemon.
This Pokemon uses the flowers on its back to capture the rays from the sun. It converts the rays into energy which it can use. For instance, Venusaur can absorb energy and unleash the Solar Beam attack. It is also said to be able to manipulate nature.
Venusaur has decent overall base stats, with special attack and special defense as its strongest points. However, when it mega evolves, its stats improve much more.
Next on the list is a legendary psychic and grass type Pokemon from the 2nd generation. Celebi is considered to be a guardian of the Ilex Forest and is a mythical Pokemon.
It has the nickname “Voice of the Forest” and has superior abilities like time travel and can exist in different times. It is also said to be able to resurrect Pokemon and plants back to life. Celebi is seen as a Pokemon of peace, which symbolizes a bright future as long as it’s around.
This legendary Pokemon has high overall base stats, with all six attributes having equal points.
Sceptile is a 3rd generation grass type Pokemon and is the evolved form of Grovyle. Although it’s not incredibly strong, it turns into one of the strongest leaf type Pokemon when it mega evolves into Mega Sceptile.
This gecko-like Pokemon has branches of leaves as its tail and seeds on its back. The seeds apparently have nutrients and are used to reinvigorate trees. Sceptile is also strong enough to cut down big trees.
As Sceptile, it has decent overall base attributes, with speed and special attack being its best. When it turns into Mega Sceptile, its special attack and speed goes through the roof.
Leafeon is a 4th generation grass type Pokemon. Eevee is capable of evolving into any of the eight elements / types and Leafeon is one of them. As the name suggests, it’s a leaf type Pokemon.
Leafeon’s ears and tails are unique as they resemble leaves and it’s said to be similar to plants as far as its structure goes. It is also capable of performing photosynthesis and absorbs energy from the sun.
Leafeon has overall decent base stats, with attack and defense being its top attributes. It surprisingly has a pretty high defense.
Chikorita’s final form is Meganium and this Pokemon is from the 2nd generation. Meganium is also one of the stronger grass type Pokemon.
This Pokemon resembles a leaf-eating dinosaur and has stamen-like structures on its nose. It is capable of releasing a scent that will calm aggression among other Pokemon and is also said to be able to revive dead plants. Like Celebi, this Pokemon is seen as a symbol of peace.
Meganium has overall decent base stats as well, with defense and special defense as its strongest attributes.
Next up is Torterra, a tortoise-like Pokemon which is both a grass and ground type. This Pokemon is from the 4th generation and is the evolved form of Grotle.
It has a unique look because it carries a tree on its shell, and it walks around like a living island. As its shell is huge, some of the small Pokemon actually live on it and build nests there. Although it’s big, it’s pretty slow in nature.
Torterra has overall decent stats like the other Pokemon featured here. Its attack and defense are its best attributes.
Ferrothorn is a grass and steel type Pokemon from the 5th generation and is the evolved form of Ferroseed. It sort of looks like a plant-type UFO.
The funny thing is that it’s supposed to resemble the durian fruit, which is popular in South East Asia. Ferrothorn has vines coming out from its body and it uses them to walk around.
Unlike the other leaf type Pokemon above, it doesn’t have that great base stats, with speed being incredibly low. Its defense on the other hand is impressively high.
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Roserade is a 4th generation poison and grass type Pokemon, and is the evolved form of Roselia. This Pokemon looks a little human-like and resembles a dancer.
Roserade is great for poison attacks, and it uses aroma to lure its preys. The aroma is also said to be sweeter whenever its more poisonous. It also has hidden whips and those whips are covered with poison thorns.
Roserade has pretty decent base stats, with special attack and special defense being its strongest attributes.
Next on the list of best leaf Pokemon is Victreebel. This 1st generation Pokemon is both poison and grass type, and is well known among the older Pokemon lovers.
Victreebel is the evolved form of Weepinbell and like Roserade, it uses a sweet scent to lure its preys. This Pokemon is also quite territorial in nature and is normally found inside forests.
It has overall decent base stats, with attack and special attack being its strongest stats.
Abomasnow is a 4th generation ice and grass Pokemon and is the evolved form of Snover. This Pokemon can further mega evolve into Mega Abomasnow, which is pretty strong.
It’s white and green in color, and usually lives in snowy mountains. Abomasnow has pretty unique attacks being both ice and grass, and is able to unleash blizzards. When it turns into Mega Abomasnow, its fur becomes thicker and they look like icicles.
This Pokemon has average base stats but when it becomes Mega Abomasnow, its attack and special attack becomes really strong.
Which Is The Best Leaf Type Pokemon In Your Opinion?
Which Pokemon do you think should have been in this top ten list? There are many grass type Pokemon in the world and it’s hard to fit them into just ten spots.
Do leave your comments and opinions below on which Pokemon should have made the list.