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Pokemon Sword & Shield: Best Fire Pokemon


Pokemon Sword & Shield: Best Fire Pokemon

Fire Pokemon are not as common as Water types, but they still serve a useful purpose as one of the best counters to the powerful Steel types. In this guide we’re going to go over our picks for the best Fire Pokemon in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Let’s dive right in shall we?

9: Charizard – Best Fire Pokemon in Sword and Shield

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Sadly, both of Charizard’s mega forms don’t return in Pokemon Sword and Shield and subsequently, Charizard’s viability in the competitive scene takes a major hit.

Still, Charizard has at least one thing going for it in Sword and Shield, a Gigantamax form and a powerful G-Max move: G-Max Wildfire. It’s a hard-hitting Fire move that continues to damage an opponent for four turns after using it, adding to its total damage.

Even still though, there are better Fire Pokemon and G-Max in Sword and Shield.

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