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Pokemon Go Gen 5 Meta Relevant Pokemon, Candy Costs, Movesets and More

Generation 5 Pokemon are just around the corner and based on Gen 5 movesets added into the GM file and thanks to the fast Pokemon Go players, we have a list of the best Unova Pokemon of each type, their stats, candy costs and more.

Gen 5 Pokemon are coming on September 16 as part of the Ultra Bonus and many players want to know how useful will the newly Gen 5 Pokemon be in the meta. For that reason, I’ve decided to dig a little bit deeper and share the “gold” with you.

Meta Relevant Gen 5 Pokemon

Grass tier

SERPERIOR

Stats

  • stamina: 181
  • attack: 161
  • defense: 204

Quick moves: IRON TAIL/ VINE WHIP

Charge moves: GRASS KNOT/ LEAF TORNADO/ AERIAL ACE

VIRIZION

Stats

  • stamina: 209
  • attack: 192
  • defense: 229

Quick moves: QUICK ATTACK/ ZEN HEADBUTT

Charge moves: CLOSE COMBAT/ LEAF BLADE/ STONE EDGE

LEAVANNY

Stats

  • stamina: 181
  • attack: 205
  • defense: 165

Quick moves: RAZOR LEAF/ BUG BITE

Charge moves: LEAF BLADE/ X-SCISSOR/ SILVER WIND

SIMISAGE

Stats

  • stamina: 181
  • attack: 206
  • defense: 133

Quick moves: BITE/ VINE WHIP

Charge moves: SOLAR BEAM/ GRASS KNOT/ CRUNCH

Fire tier

RESHIRAM

King of DPS

Candy to evolve 25

Stats

  • stamina: 205
  • attack: 275
  • defense: 211

Quick moves: DRAGON BREATH/ FIRE FANG

Charge moves: CRUNCH/ OVERHEAT/ DRACO METEOR/ STONE EDGE

VOLCARONA

400 candy to evolve

Buddy Distance: 5KM

Stats

  • stamina: 198
  • attack: 264
  • defense: 189

Quick moves: FIRE SPIN/ BUG BITE

Charge moves: OVERHEAT/ BUG BUZZ/ SOLAR BEAM/ HURRICANE

CHANDELURE

Stats

  • stamina: 155
  • attack: 271
  • defense: 182

Quick moves: HEX/ FIRE SPIN

Charge moves: ENERGY BALL/ SHADOW BALL/ OVERHEAT

EMBOAR

Stats

  • stamina: 242
  • attack: 235
  • defense: 127

Quick moves: LOW KICK/ EMBER

Charge moves: HEAT WAVE/ ROCK SLIDE/ FOCUS BLAST

Water tier

SAMUROTT

Stats

  • stamina: 216
  • attack: 212
  • defense: 157

Quick moves: FURY CUTTER/ WATERFALL

Charge moves: HYDRO PUMP/ BLIZZARD/ MEGAHORN

KELDEO

Stats

  • stamina: 209
  • attack: 260
  • defense: 192

Quick moves: POISON JAB/ LOW KICK

Charge moves: AQUA JET/ CLOSE COMBAT/ HYDRO PUMP/ X-SCISSOR

SEISMITOAD

Stats

  • stamina: 233
  • attack: 188
  • defense: 150

Quick moves: MUD SHOT/ BUBBLE

Charge moves: MUDDY WATER/ EARTH POWER/ SLUDGE BOMB

Fighting tier

CONKELDURR

The best Fighting Type Pokemon

100 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 233
  • attack: 243
  • defense: 158

Quick moves: COUNTER/ POISON JAB

Charge moves: DYNAMIC PUNCH/ FOCUS BLAST/ STONE EDGE

MELOETTA (PIROUETTE)

Stats

  • stamina: 225
  • attack: 269
  • defense: 188

Quick moves: QUICK ATTACK/ LOW KICK

Charge moves: CLOSE COMBAT/ FIRE PUNCH/ ICE PUNCH/ HYPER BEAM

Psychic tier

MELOETTA (ARIA)

Stats

  • stamina: 225
  • attack: 250
  • defense: 225

Quick moves: QUICK ATTACK/ CONFUSION

Charge moves: PSYSHOCK/ THUNDERBOLT/ DAZZLING GLEAM/ HYPER BEAM

Dark tier

HYDREIGON

Stats

  • stamina: 211
  • attack: 256
  • defense: 188

Quick moves: BITE/ DRAGON BREATH

Charge moves: DRAGON PULSE/ DARK PULSE/ FLASH CANNON

ZOROARK

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 155
  • attack: 250
  • defense: 127

Quick moves: SHADOW CLAW/ SNARL

Charge moves: FOUL PLAY/ SLUDGE BOMB/ FLAMETHROWER

Dragon tier

KYUREM Black

Stats

  • stamina: 245
  • attack: 310
  • defense: 183

Quick moves: DRAGON TAIL/ SHADOW CLAW

Charge moves: IRON HEAD/ BLIZZARD/ STONE EDGE/ OUTRAGE

KYUREM White

Stats

  • stamina: 245
  • attack: 310
  • defense: 183

Quick moves: DRAGON BREATH/ STEEL WING

Charge moves: DRAGON PULSE/ BLIZZARD/ ANCIENT POWER/ FOCUS BLAST

HAXORUS

Stats

  • stamina: 183
  • attack: 284
  • defense: 172

Quick moves: DRAGON TAIL/ COUNTER

Charge moves: DRAGON CLAW/ SURF/ NIGHT SLASH/ EARTHQUAKE

ZEKROM

Cost 25 Candy to Evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 205
  • attack: 275
  • defense: 211

Quick moves: DRAGON BREATH/ CHARGE BEAM

Charge moves: OUTRAGE/ WILD CHARGE/ FLASH CANNON/ CRUNCH

Rock tier

ARCHEOPS

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 181
  • attack: 292
  • defense: 139

Quick moves: STEEL WING/ WING ATTACK

Charge moves: DRAGON CLAW/ ANCIENT POWER/ CRUNCH

TERRAKION

Better than Tyranitar

Stats

  • stamina: 209
  • attack: 260
  • defense: 192

Quick moves: SMACK DOWN/ ZEN HEADBUTT

Charge moves: CLOSE COMBAT/ EARTHQUAKE/ ROCK SLIDE

GIGALITH

Stats

  • stamina: 198
  • attack: 226
  • defense: 201

Quick moves: MUD SLAP/ SMACK DOWN

Charge moves: ROCK SLIDE/ SOLAR BEAM/ STONE EDGE/ HEAVY SLAM

Ice tier

KYUREM-Black

Stats

  • stamina: 245
  • attack: 310
  • defense: 183

Quick moves: DRAGON TAIL/ SHADOW CLAW

Charge moves: IRON HEAD/ BLIZZARD/ STONE EDGE/ OUTRAGE

KYUREM White

Stats

  • stamina: 245
  • attack: 310
  • defense: 183

Quick moves: DRAGON BREATH/ STEEL WING

Charge moves: DRAGON PULSE/ BLIZZARD/ ANCIENT POWER/ FOCUS BLAST

BEARTIC

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 216
  • attack: 233
  • defense: 152

Quick moves: POWDER SNOW/ CHARM

Charge moves: ICE PUNCH/ SURF/ PLAY ROUGH

VANILLUXE

Stats

  • stamina: 174
  • attack: 218
  • defense: 184

Quick moves: FROST BREATH/ ASTONISH

Charge moves: BLIZZARD/ FLASH CANNON/ SIGNAL BEAM

Electric tier

THUNDURUS (INCARNATE)

Stats

  • stamina: 188
  • attack: 266
  • defense: 164

Quick moves: ASTONISH/ THUNDER SHOCK

Charge moves: CRUNCH/ THUNDER/ BRICK BREAK/ THUNDER PUNCH

THUNDURUS (THERIAN)

Stats

  • stamina: 188
  • attack: 295
  • defense: 161

Quick moves: ASTONISH/ THUNDER SHOCK

Charge moves: CRUNCH/ THUNDER/ BRICK BREAK/ THUNDER PUNCH

ZEKROM

The new Electric king

Candy to evolve 25

Stats

  • stamina: 205
  • attack: 275
  • defense: 211

Quick moves: DRAGON BREATH/ CHARGE BEAM

Charge moves: OUTRAGE/ WILD CHARGE/ FLASH CANNON/ CRUNCH

EELEKTROSS

Stats

  • stamina: 198
  • attack: 217
  • defense: 152

Quick moves: ACID/ SPARK

Charge moves: CRUNCH/ THUNDERBOLT/ ACID SPRAY/ DRAGON CLAW

Ground tier

LANDORUS (INCARNATE)

Better than Groudon

Stats

  • stamina: 205
  • attack: 261
  • defense: 182

Quick moves: MUD SHOT/ ROCK THROW

Charge moves: EARTH POWER/ OUTRAGE/ ROCK SLIDE/ FOCUS BLAST

LANDORUS (THERIAN)

Stats

  • stamina: 205
  • attack: 289
  • defense: 179

Quick moves: MUD SHOT/ ROCK THROW

Charge moves: EARTH POWER/ OUTRAGE/ ROCK SLIDE/ FOCUS BLAST

EXCADRILL

Better than Groudon

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 242
  • attack: 255
  • defense: 129

Quick moves: METAL CLAW/ MUD SLAP

Charge moves: ROCK SLIDE/ EARTHQUAKE/ DRILL RUN/ IRON HEAD

KROOKODILE

Stats

  • stamina: 216
  • attack: 229
  • defense: 158

Quick moves: SNARL/ MUD SLAP

Charge moves: EARTHQUAKE/ CRUNCH/ OUTRAGE

Ghost tier

CHANDELURE

Stats

  • stamina: 155
  • attack: 271
  • defense: 182

Quick moves: HEX/ FIRE SPIN

Charge moves: ENERGY BALL/ SHADOW BALL/ OVERHEAT

GOLURK

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 205
  • attack: 222
  • defense: 154

Quick moves: ASTONISH/ MUD SLAP

Charge moves: SHADOW PUNCH/ DYNAMIC PUNCH/ EARTH POWER

COFAGRIGUS

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 151
  • attack: 163
  • defense: 237

Quick moves: ASTONISH/ ZEN HEADBUTT

Charge moves: SHADOW BALL/ DARK PULSE/ PSYCHIC

Steel Tier

EXCADRILL

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 242
  • attack: 255
  • defense: 129

Quick moves: METAL CLAW/ MUD SLAP

Charge moves: ROCK SLIDE/ EARTHQUAKE/ DRILL RUN/ IRON HEAD

GENESECT

Stats

  • stamina: 174
  • attack: 252
  • defense: 199

Quick moves: METAL CLAW/ FURY CUTTER

Charge moves: X-SCISSOR/ MAGNET BOMB/ HYPER BEAM

BISHARP

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 163
  • attack: 232
  • defense: 176

Quick moves: SNARL/ METAL CLAW

Charge moves: DARK PULSE/ IRON HEAD/ X-SCISSOR/ FOCUS BLAST

Bug tier

VOLCARONA

The new Bug boss

Costs 400 candy to evolve

Buddy distance: 5KM

Stats

  • stamina: 198
  • attack: 264
  • defense: 189

Quick moves: FIRE SPIN/ BUG BITE

Charge moves: OVERHEAT/ BUG BUZZ/ SOLAR BEAM/ HURRICANE

GENESECT

Stats

  • stamina: 174
  • attack: 252
  • defense: 199

Quick moves: METAL CLAW/ FURY CUTTER

Charge moves: X-SCISSOR/ MAGNET BOMB/ HYPER BEAM

ESCAVALIER

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 172
  • attack: 223
  • defense: 187

Quick moves: PECK/ BUG BITE

Charge moves: MEGAHORN/ X-SCISSOR/ DRILL RUN/ AERIAL ACE

Flying tier

ARCHEOPS

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 181
  • attack: 292
  • defense: 139

Quick moves: STEEL WING/ WING ATTACK

Charge moves: DRAGON CLAW/ ANCIENT POWER/ CRUNCH

BRAVIARY

Costs 50 candy to evolve

Stats

  • stamina: 225
  • attack: 232
  • defense: 152

Quick moves: STEEL WING/ AIR SLASH

Charge moves: HEAT WAVE/ BRAVE BIRD/ ROCK SLIDE

TORNADUS (INCARNATE)

Stats

  • stamina: 188
  • attack: 266
  • defense: 164

Quick moves: BITE/ AIR SLASH

Charge moves: GRASS KNOT/ DARK PULSE/ HYPER BEAM/ HURRICANE

TORNADUS (THERIAN)

Stats

  • stamina: 188
  • attack: 238
  • defense: 189

Quick moves: BITE/ AIR SLASH

Charge moves: GRASS KNOT/ DARK PULSE/ HYPER BEAM/ HURRICANE

Big thanks to u/crystalribbon for taking the time to make the list and making the life easier for everyone. Don’t forget to give him an upvote!

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