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21 Best Fighting Type Pokémon You Should Know (2022)

Fighting type Pokémon may not be as popular as most of the other types, but they are one of the oldest types that were introduced back in Generation I.

This type of Pokémon are known for their powerful physical attacks that can leave their opponents grasping for breath. They are considered generally easy to deal with, but their ability to rely more on physical attacks often make things difficult for their opponents.

Also, there are quite a few fighting Pokémon introduced throughout the generations who have earned the reputation of being extremely strong. And there’s also a huge variety in their designs. While some appear to be humanoid, others have an animal-like or bird-like design, but one thing is common between them which is their ability to put up a tough fight no matter who their opponent is.

In this article, I have made a list of some of the most popular and some of the strongest fighting-type Pokémon of all time, and I am sure that you are going to agree with all the names that I have featured here! So, let’s not waste any more time and get started with the list.

Best Fighting Type Pokémon of 2022

21. Machamp

machamp

Machamp is a popular Fighting-type Pokémon that was introduced in Generation I. It evolves from Machoke when traded and it is the final form of Machop. It also has a Gigantamax form!

Machamp is a human-like Pokémon with well-formed musculature and blends blue and grey on its skin. It also has menacing red eyes and four arms in all. On its body, black markings that have a similar form to briefs are visible. Machamp is arguably the greatest martial artist in the world. Its punches are so quick that it is said to deliver over 300 punches in a second. It is strong enough to move a mountain and it can do this with just one hand. In the Gigantamax form, its punches have been likened to being hit by a bomb.

  • Type: Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Psychic, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Rock, Bug, Dark

20. Pangoro

pangoro

Pangoro is a dual-type Fighting/Dark Pokémon. It was introduced in Generation VI and it evolves from Pancham beginning at level 32.

Pangoro is a bipedal Pokémon that looks like a human and has short legs, and massive paws. It also has thick-white fur and a long, fur cape. This dark-type Pokémon has a triangular nose, black ears, and visible fangs that stick out of its mouth. In its mouth, it has a bamboo shoot which is useful for enemy detection. Pangoro is brutal in battle and will fight without regard for their own safety. However, this Pokémon possesses a soft side towards his friends and the vulnerable.

  • Type: Fighting/Dark
  • Weakness: Fighting, Flying, Fairy
  • Immunity: Psychic
  • Resistance: Rock, Ghost, Dark

19. Hawlucha

hawlucha

Hawlucha is a dual-type Flying/Fighting Pokémon. It was introduced in Generation VI and has no known evolutionary path.

Hawlucha is a bipedal Pokémon with multi-colored flowers and a head that extends into its beak. Also, it has a mask that is blue and green in parts as well as a red patch on its beak. Although Hawlucha is small, it is mighty. It is skillful as a fighter and effective, even when battling bigger Pokémon. Its movements in battle are very clever, careful to remain in an unseen position so it can attack without warning.

  • Type: Fighting/Flying
  • Weakness: Flying, Electric, Psychic, Ice, Fairy
  • Immunity: Ground
  • Resistance: Fighting, Bug, Dark, Grass

18. Medicham

medicham

Medicham is a dual Psychic/Fighting type Pokémon which was introduced in Generation III. At level 37, it evolves from Meditite and it can Mega Evolve using Medichamite.

Medicham is a bipedal Pokémon. It has the likeness of a Yogi and is colored in gray with red and yellow markings. It has bulb-like extensions that cover a section of its head with red lips. In its more powerful form, a Mega Medicham can grow four additional arms to its yoga-like body. From its daily meditation, this Pokémon has developed a sixth sense. It moves gracefully and is evasive in attack. A sharp Medicham can swiftly attack its opponents without them even realizing it.

  • Type: Psychic/Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Ghost, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Rock

17. Sirfetch’d

sirfetch'd

It may come as a surprise but Sirfetch’d is one of the fighting-type Pokémon. It was introduced in Generation VIII and it evolves from the Galarian Farfetch’d if it lands three critical hits in a duel.

Sirfetch’d is a bird-like Pokémon and is white with yellow beaks and brown eyes as well as beautiful markings on its brows. It has webbed feet and a beautiful crest. It is a gentle Pokémon but it has fought many battles. In attack, it prefers to fight with honor and is the subject of inspirational art for its character.

  • Type: Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Psychic, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Rock, Bug, Dark

16. Conkeldurr

conkeldurr

Conkeldurr is a fighting type Pokémon that was introduced in Generation V. When traded, it evolves from Gurdurr and it is the final form of Timburr.

Conkeldurr is a bipedal Pokémon that looks like a monster and has a menacing red nose. It also has disproportionate features such as a wide mouth and bulb-like protrusion from the back of its head. It travels with two heavy stones. Its pillars are a form of upper-body support and weapon as well. In attack, Conkledurr will hurl the pillars at enemies.

  • Type: Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Psychic, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Rock, Bug, Dark

15. Galarian Zapdos

galarian zapdos

Galarian Zapdos is a dual-type Fighting/Flying Pokémon. It is not known to evolve to or from any other Pokémon. It is also one of the Legendary Birds of Kanto, along with Articuno and Moltres.

Galarian Zapdos, unlike the one from Kanto region, is a fighting type Pokémon and it has red and black feathers and small eyes. The Pokémon is blood-thirsty and eager to fight. To test its strength, it prefers to fight powerful opponents. Also, its legs are so strong that a single kick can supposedly pulverize a dump truck. Also, this flying-type is speedy and can ascend mountains in a flurry.

  • Type: Fighting/Flying
  • Weakness: Rock, Ice
  • Immunity: Ground
  • Resistance: Fighting, Flying, Bug, Steel, Grass

14. Infernape

infernape

Infernape is a dual Fire/Fighting type Pokémon. It was introduced in Generation IV and evolves from Monferno at level 36. It is the final form of Chimchar.

Infernape is a primate-like Pokémon. It is brown and white in parts and has gold markings on its body. Visible on its head is a massive flame that never goes out. It also has an orange muzzle and yellow sclerae. This Pokémon is extremely fast in the attack. It combines untouchable kicks with incredibly potent strikes in a distinct style that cannot be replicated.

  • Type: Fire/Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Ground, Water, Psychic
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Bug, Steel, Fire, Grass, Ice, Dark

13. Gallade

gallade

Gallade is a dual-type Psychic/Fighting Pokémon and it was introduced in Generation IV. It evolves from a male Kirlia as soon as it comes in contact with a Dawn Stone. It can also Mega Evolve using Galladite.

Gallade is snow-white and bipedal. It also has well-formed hips and powerful legs. Its arms are tonfa-shaped with extendable blades. Its head looks like a helmet with spikes on its face. This Pokémon is a warrior and a great swordsman. In battle, it relies on its powerful, extendable blades and looks to protect the weak always. During its Mega Evolution, this psychic-type Pokémon can turn its arms into full-blown blades and cause more damage to enemies.

  • Type: Psychic/Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Ghost, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Rock

12. Mienshao

mienshao

Mienshao is one of the most unique Fighting type Pokémon. It was introduced in Generation V and it evolves from Mienfoo at level 50.

Mienshao is a long-bodied Pokémon with whips for its hands. It has a small head, triangular ears, and purple spots on its body. It is covered in purple fur and has claws on its bottom paw. In attack, Mienshao brightens his arm fur by cleaning it. After it does this, the arm becomes a strong whip for battle. This creature is incredibly fast and can take most opponents by surprise.

  • Type: Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Psychic, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Rock, Bug, Dark

11. Lucario

lucario

Lucario is a dual-type Fighting/Steel Pokémon. It was introduced in Generation IV and it evolves from Riolu when leveled up with high friendship.

Lucario is a bipedal, wolf-like Pokémon. Its fur is a contrast of blue and black. It has spikes on its paws, and red eyes too. Also, this steel-type Pokémon has pointed teeth and four black structures on its head for enemy detection. It can also take on a stronger form known as Mega Lucario. Lucario is a master of manipulation and can deploy aura however it wants. Besides, it understands the human language!

  • Type: Fighting/Steel
  • Weakness: Fighting, Ground, Fire
  • Immunity: Poison
  • Resistance: Normal, Rock, Bug, Steel, Grass, Ice, Dragon, Dark

10. Keldeo

keldeo

Keldeo is a dual-type Fighting/Water Pokémon and it was introduced in Generation V. Although this mythical Pokémon is not known to evolve, it can take on a Resolute form if it learns Secret Sword move.

Keldeo is a quadrupedal Pokémon. Its coloration is cream, with rich blue fur and a short snout too. It also has large nostrils, glistening blue eyes, and a red mane wrapped around its neck. This water-type’s potential is not fully known, and it must earn its place through constant training. In a full flourish, it will develop a horn that can cut through anything but has to withstand harsh battles to unlock this power.

  • Type: Water/Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Grass, Electric, Psychic, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Rock, Bug, Steel, Fire, Water, Ice, Dark

9. Kommo-o

kommo-o

Kommo-o is a dual Fighting/Dragon-type Pokémon which was introduced in Generation VII. At level 45, it evolves from Hakamo-o and is the final form of Jangmo.

This pseudo-legendary Pokémon is covered in scales and patterned in red and yellow markings. It has a beak-like snout and tiny eyes that are barely visible. It has spikes on the side of its lower jaws and a complex arrangement of scales on its head. It has powerful arms that can destabilize its opponents in a single strike. When it glitters, the light from its scales prevent darkness.

  • Type: Dragon/Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Psychic, Ice, Dragon, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Rock, Bug, Fire, Water, Grass, Electric, Dark

8. Blaziken

blaziken

Blaziken is a dual Fire/Fighting type Pokémon that was introduced in Generation III. It evolves from Combusken at level 36 and is the final form of Torchic. It can also Mega Evolve using Blazikenite.

Blaziken is a bipedal, chicken-like Pokémon. Its coloration is mostly red with a beige contrast. It has a crest on its head and blue eyes that blend nicely with its yellow sclerae. It also has gray hand markings that can emit fire. It is endowed with great lower body strength and powerful feet. It can disguise its attacks in flames and prefers to live in grasslands.

  • Type: Fire/Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Ground, Water, Psychic
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Bug, Steel, Fire, Grass, Ice, Dark

7. Virizion

virizion

Virizion is a dual-type Grass/Fighting Pokémon which was introduced in Generation V, and it is not known to evolve. It is a member of the Swords of Justice.

Virizion is a stag-like Pokémon that is green in color for the most part. It has curled horns and a snout. From its nose to the back of its head, it has a black blaze that runs through. It also has a pink-tipped leaf on its neck as well as tufts that fall off its shoulder. The grass-type Pokémon is hostile to humans and fights to protect other Pokémon from people. Its horns are adept in battle for cutting opponents down. Virizion is known to initiate attacks by running at full speed towards its enemies.

  • Type: Grass/Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Poison, Fire, Psychic, Ice, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Ground, Rock, Water, Grass, Electric, Dark

6. Buzzwole

buzzwole

Buzzswole is a dual Bug/Fighting type Pokémon which was introduced in Generation VII. It is one of the Ultra Beasts, a group of extra-dimensional Pokémon, and is known by the code name of UB-02 Absorption.

Buzzwole has the physical likeness of a mosquito. It has a small head, with ridges to the center and at the top. It has terrifying red eyes and black antennae. It has a powerful look and spikes on its body. Although it appears to be strong, Buzzwole will tap energy sources from opponents at will. Using Proboscis, it transfers this power to itself. Even though this Pokémon already appears strong, it relies on this technique to win battles.

  • Type: Bug/Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Fire, Psychic, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Ground, Bug, Grass, Dark

5. Marshadow

marshadow

Marshadow is a dual-type Fighting/Ghost Pokémon. It was introduced in Generation VII and is not known to evolve.

The Marshadow is covered in smoke. It’s a ghost-like Pokémon that has shadows and a helmet for its face. It’s also got horns, orange/yellow pupils, and small bumps on its wrist. In using the Z-move, this Pokémon can inflame parts of its body and make them burn. Marshadow is a reclusive Pokémon and will blend into its environment to observe and mimic its enemies.

  • Type: Fighting/Ghost
  • Weakness: Flying, Ghost, Psychic, Fairy
  • Immunity: Normal, Fighting
  • Resistance: Poison, Rock, Bug

4. Pheromosa

pheromosa

Pheromosa is a dual-type Fighting/Bug Pokémon. It was discovered in Generation VII and is not known to evolve. It is an Ultra beast code named UB-02 Beauty.

Pheromosa looks like a roach. It has a white coloration and is thinly built. Its structure is composed of five discs that include its shoulders, torso, neck, and other parts. Its head is semi-flattened with a crown on top. This blue-eyed bug-type Pokémon is athletic and can run, and jump at a high level. Also, it emits powerful pheromones that attract other Pokémon. Pheromosa is somewhat regal in its disposition and will not relate with lesser Pokémon.

  • Type: Bug/Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Fire, Psychic, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Ground, Bug, Grass, Dark

3. Terrakion

terrakion

Terrakion is a dual-type Rock/Fighting Pokémon that was introduced in Generation V and is not known to evolve. It is a member of the Swords of Justice, just like Virizion.

Terrakion is a bull-like, rock-type Pokémon with sharp horns and orange eyes. Also, it has spikes on its head and protrusions on its shoulders that add to its bulk. Around its legs, it has bands that match those on its face in color. This muscular Pokémon is powerful. It spends its time fighting off human threats and is a protector of the weak. It would annihilate anything that stands as a threat to helpless little Pokémon and the core strength to break down a giant wall with a single punch.

  • Type: Rock/Fighting
  • Weakness: Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, Grass, Psychic, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Normal, Poison, Rock, Bug, Fire, Dark

2. Zamazenta

zamazenta

Zamazenta is a Fighting type Pokémon that was introduced in Generation VIII. It does not evolve but takes on a second form when it has a Rusted shield.

Zamazenta is a lupine Pokémon and it’s got yellow eyes and powerful musculature. It also has a deep blue coloration which is contrasted with Magenta in parts. On its body, there are scars and chunks of missing flesh on its right ear. This Pokémon can transform to its other forms in battle just by absorbing metals. It has incredible foresight and can sense an attack before it happens. Also, this Pokémon is capable of flight, and can even create a doppelganger to deceive enemies. Its golden shield cannot be penetrated!

  • Type: Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Psychic, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Rock, Bug, Dark

1. Urshifu

urshifu

Urshifu is a Fighting-type legendary Pokémon which was introduced in Generation VIII. It evolves from Kubfu when exposed to a scroll in a place known as the Towers of Two Fists.

Urshifu is a bipedal Pokémon that looks like a muscular bear. It’s armed with powerful legs, arms, and large paws too. Its coloration is grey, white, and black except for its muzzle and fists which have yellow parts. This spiky-haired Pokémon is a merciless fighter. It prefers to finish its enemies with one blow but will destroy them if it’s angered. This Pokémon also likes to eat Max Honey and prefers to live alone in the mountains.

  • Type: Fighting
  • Weakness: Fighting, Flying, Fairy, Grass, Electric, Psychic
  • Immunity: Psychic
  • Resistance: Rock, Ghost, Dark, Bug, Steel, Water, Fire, Ice

Conclusion

I hope you were able to enjoy reading about all the different sorts of fighting type Pokémon that I featured in this article. However, if you couldn’t find your favorite Pokémon in this list and feel like it should have been mentioned, then let me know about it using the comments section below.

Meanwhile, make sure to share the article with your Pokémon-loving friends and also make sure to check out other similar Pokémon-themed articles on this site!

Arbaz Khan

My name's Arbaz Khan, and I am the guy behind SlushTimes.com! Since I spent most of my time watching anime and reading manga, I thought of creating a website where I can talk about things I like. So here we are!

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