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Best Normal Pokemon

Your top five Normal-types revealed

Normal Pokemon. It sounds a bit boring doesn't it? Yet within this Type you'll find weird-looking Pokemon (Ditto), cute Pokemon (Jigglypuff), and even the God of all Pokemon (Arceus). But who is the best Normal Pokemon? It was a question we asked of ONM forum members in our bid to put together a brilliant Pokemon team.

We've already listed the best Grass Pokemon, best Fire Pokemon and the best Water Pokemon and now it's time to reveal the best Normal Pokemon. Just a top five this time as the remaining Pokemon were all tied on the same number of votes.

5. Slaking

Slaking
Slaking
Never has a species summed up a Pokemon like Slaking. He's a Lazy Pokemon. You can tell that just by looking at him as he lies on his side scratching his belly with a content grin on his face. However, he is an immensely powerful Pokemon with amazing Attack and HP stats but his Truant ability makes him idle on every other turn.

You say: I'd have to go for Slaking. Purely because you can repeatedly Giga Impact with it as it would be missing a turn anyway. abmooG tsriF ehT

4. Pidgeot

Pidgeot
Pidgeot
Pidgeot sounds like it could be a boring pigeon Pokemon but with its red and yellow crest, it is a magnificent bird. The final form of Pidgey, it is a powerful and fast flier that creates tree-bending whirlwinds when it soars through the air at speeds of mach 2. It can also spot a Magikarp when it is 1,000 metres in the air. Why it would want to is anyone's guess - it certainly can't be for a battle. Unless Pidgeot is a bully who likes to take on not very effective Pokemon. Given all those, it might come as a surprise that its not particularly good in battle.

You say: A year ago I'd have said Togekiss but now it's Pidgeot. Because all the cool people use Pidgeot. Splinter435

3. Eevee

Eevee
Eevee
Eevee is a Normal Pokemon but what makes it stand out - other than the fact that it is a very cute little creature - is that it can evolve into seven different Pokemon types under certain conditions. Indeed, Vaporeon and Leafeon have already appeared in our best Water and best Grass Pokemon lists. In its original form Eevee does have pretty poor stats but that all changes when it evolves into one of the seven types.

You say: Eevee itself doesn't really get much recognition, but I think anything that can evolve into seven different creatures deserves a spot in the top ten. Plus Eevee's are just gorgeous and I want to keep them. Bluyoshi

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  1. skyluigi Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 16:27

    I pretty much agree with the choices. Although Snorlax should have been first :3

  2. master sword Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 16:35

    yay, i love ditto, eevee and snorlax and thank the Lord a certain space lama wasn't on here :D

  3. OrangeRakoon Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 16:40

    Happy for the Eevee love, but I demand more Furret, Sentret and Zigzagoon.

  4. PureAwesomeness Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 16:44

    Would've put Snorlax first, Eevee second and Ditto third. But great list

  5. Gapa Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 16:49

    Personally I never really liked Slaking or Pidgeot, I would have picked something like Castform and Likitongue(I think it's a normal type :L)

  6. shy guy 64 Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 17:20

    not quite my choices, but i do love eevee

  7. Kirby8 Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 17:24

    Love Eevee, Snorlax and Ditto. Pidgeot is great too. Not sure about the order though.

  8. Tanooki101 Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 17:37

    I agree with all the choices

  9. MagicMan5 Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 18:18

    Hey, I think you missed someone's name off of the Ditto description, now everyone needs to go to the voting pages to see which glorious mastermind made that comment.

  10. shadow.x Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 18:19

    I think Magikarp should have been on this list. The fact that it is the most useless Pokémon ever yet turns into such an epic beast! Ahh

  11. grunt35 Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 19:05

    where is arcerus??????

  12. Darkxaur Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 19:21

    http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k103/darkxaur/bidoofmeme.gif

  13. Red-Wolf Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 20:08

    I totally expected Arceus to be top, and I'm surprised that Regigigas isn't in there. Still, Ditto is infinitely useful for breeding (I wouldn't have got my Zoroark without Ditto), though I've never used Snorlax or Slaking seriously, and Pidgeot is rubbish in battle. Eevee definitely deserves his place though, he's a true enduring Pokemon classic.

  14. sciqueen Thursday 26th Apr 2012 at 21:50

    Where is Jigglypuff?

  15. Hams96 Friday 27th Apr 2012 at 03:40

    Yup, Ditto is definitely the best. I have a Lv 70 one in Pokemon Diamond, which I have used to obtain literally hundreds of eggs.

  16. Hams96 Friday 27th Apr 2012 at 03:42

    I think Magikarp should have been on this list. The fact that it is the most useless Pokémon ever yet turns into such an epic beast! Ahh


    Magikarp isn't a normal type Pokemon. It's water.

  17. Drsayus123 Friday 27th Apr 2012 at 09:48

    I was surpised Pidgeot made it into the top 5 list. I think Arceus deserved the spot a lot more, but what can you do.

  18. Accelgor7 Friday 27th Apr 2012 at 18:49

    I think Magikarp should have been on this list. The fact that it is the most useless Pokémon ever yet turns into such an epic beast! Ahh


    That would be on the water type list as it is a water type. :shock:

  19. Accelgor7 Friday 27th Apr 2012 at 18:51

    where is arcerus??????


    I agree. Why no Arceus onm, WHYYYYY???????? :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

  20. rukaio101 Friday 27th Apr 2012 at 18:57

    where is arcerus??????


    I agree. Why no Arceus onm, WHYYYYY???????? :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:


    Because Arceus is an overpowered, uninteresting mess?

  21. EpicMario Saturday 28th Apr 2012 at 11:24

    What about the awesome furret

  22. m_lockier Saturday 28th Apr 2012 at 14:33

    One of my best ever moments in pokemon happened with Snorlax and the fantastic move known as Metramone.

    I was facing of all things a Catapea and I used Metramone and the moved that transpired was FLY. That's right FLY. I as Snorlax flew up into the sky and used FLY on poor little Catapea, and it survived.

  23. m_lockier Saturday 28th Apr 2012 at 14:35

    I think Magikarp should have been on this list. The fact that it is the most useless Pokémon ever yet turns into such an epic beast! Ahh

    Magikarp is infact a Water type, therefore unable to attend the list.

  24. TomMc92 Saturday 28th Apr 2012 at 19:34

    Hey would you class Manaphy as legendary? Because i remember one of the best things i found out about it was if you breed it with ditto you get Phoine. Not sure if that's spelt right however. But yes i agree Ditto as number 1, i leave ditto in my day center just to breed i don't think he's that good a fighter. Also isn't Mew normal or is it Physic i can't remember.

  25. TaleOfTheToaster Saturday 28th Apr 2012 at 22:31

    stantlerwhynot

    Also, New Brawl Tier List, get the word out!

  26. Fable Saturday 28th Apr 2012 at 22:44

    My top 3 would be Persian, Zangoose and Porygon-Z. Not the best Pokemon but i still like them.

  27. Chibi-robo Sunday 29th Apr 2012 at 00:13

    Pretty much have to agree with the list for my personal favourite's, though I would have liked a Porygon 2 appearance... At least Ditto's 1st! :D

  28. callum2003 Sunday 29th Apr 2012 at 08:42

    Snorlax should have been first he has 480 hp on level 100! I remebered that from platinum when i caught my snorlax Good Times...Good Times

  29. Pyron12 Sunday 29th Apr 2012 at 10:52

    At least Arceus isn't on there.
    Eevee would have been my top one because of its eeveelutions.

  30. SimplePlan2k8 Sunday 29th Apr 2012 at 13:54

    I find the results of this poll a little Farfetch'd

  31. kinglear93 Sunday 29th Apr 2012 at 14:31

    Eevee, ditto and Snorlax Yes ... the others not so much :?

  32. Xenobladeperson Sunday 29th Apr 2012 at 17:11

    Isn't Arceus a normal type? If it is, it should be up there.

  33. alexkinch Sunday 29th Apr 2012 at 20:46

    smeargle should get some love.....

  34. alexkinch Sunday 29th Apr 2012 at 20:46

    I find the results of this poll a little Farfetch'd


    haha

  35. jonnypkmn168 Sunday 29th Apr 2012 at 21:43

    uhh what about arceus?!

  36. m_lockier Monday 30th Apr 2012 at 17:50

    Arceus is a Legendary Pokemon and Legendary Pokemon shouldn't appear on any list other than top Legendary.

  37. Cheesemonster Monday 4th Jun 2012 at 21:16

    WHERE'S SMEARGLE???!!! :evil:
    Also, I think Snorlax should have come first, Ditto second, Smeargle third, Slaking fourth and Eevvee fifth.

  38. Cheesemonster Monday 4th Jun 2012 at 21:19

    Snorlax should have been first he has 480 hp on level 100! I remebered that from platinum when i caught my snorlax Good Times...Good Times


    The best. As well as, once it gets to lv. 100 though.

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