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Best Attacker by Type (Non-Legendary)

Best Attacker by Type (Non-legendary)

Attackers Attackers Defenders Gym Defenders
ATK per type crown1 ATK per type (No Legendary)
Bug
Specialty    
Fast MoveFury Cutter
Charge MoveX-Scissor

Explanation

Typing is a plus, when using it against Grass and Psychic dual typing Pokemon like Exeggutor.
Specialty    
Fast MoveBug Bite
Charge MoveX-Scissor

Explanation

Highest Bug-type DPS. However, due to worse typing, it sometimes lags behind Scizor.
Dark
Specialty  
Fast MoveBite
Charge MoveCrunch
Specialty  
Fast MoveSnarl
Charge MoveFoul Play

Explanation

At the same level, Houndoom has slightly higher DPS due to superior moves.
Dragon
Specialty
Fast MoveDragon Breath / Dragon Tail
Charge MoveOutrage / Draco Meteor
Specialty
Fast Move Dragon Tail
Charge Move Draco Meteor
Electric
Specialty  
Fast MoveThunder Shock
Charge MoveThunderbolt
Fairy
Specialty    
Fast MoveConfusion / Charge Beam
Charge MoveDazzling Gleam
Fighting
Specialty        
Fast MoveCounter
Charge MoveDynamic Punch
Specialty        
Fast MoveCounter
Charge MoveDynamic Punch
Fire
Specialty      
Fast MoveFire Spin
Charge MoveOverheat
Specialty      
Fast MoveFire Spin
Charge MoveOverheat

Explanation

In Bug and Grass matchups, Charizard has higher TDO than Flareon.
Flying
Specialty    
Fast MoveDragon Tail / Dragon Breath
Charge MoveHurricane
Ghost
Specialty  
Fast MoveShadow Claw
Charge MoveShadow Ball
Specialty  
Fast MoveConfusion / Charge Beam
Charge MoveShadow Ball

Explanation

Unlike Gengar, Gardevoir resists Psychic attacks, boosting its TDO even higher in such matchups. Its DPS is much lower, though.
Grass
Specialty    
Fast MoveVine Whip
Charge MoveFrenzy Plant
Specialty    
Fast MoveBullet Seed
Charge MoveSolar Beam
Specialty    
Fast MoveBullet Seed / Fury Cutter
Charge MoveLeaf Blade
Ground
Specialty        
Fast MoveMud Slap
Charge MoveEarthquake
Ice
Specialty      
Fast MoveFrost Breath
Charge MoveAvalanche
Specialty      
Fast MovePowder Snow / Ice Shard
Charge MoveAvalanche
Specialty      
Fast MoveFrost Breath
Charge MoveAvalanche
Specialty      
Fast MoveFrost Breath
Charge MoveBlizzard
Specialty      
Fast MoveFrost Breath
Charge MoveIce Beam

Explanation

Ice-types are the most balanced in Pokemon GO, all the above having tradeoffs in DPS and TDO.
Normal
Specialty None
Fast MoveLick
Charge MoveHyper Beam
Poison
Specialty  
Fast MoveShadow Claw
Charge MoveSludge Bomb

Explanation

Gengar is nominated again, thanks to its impressive Atk stat and the amazing Sludge Bomb.
Specialty  
Fast MovePoison Jab
Charge MoveGunk Shot

Explanation

Muk will likely have the best Poison-type TDO for a long time, but its DPS is only okay.
Psychic
Specialty  
Fast MoveConfusion
Charge MoveFuture Sight
Specialty  
Fast MoveConfusion
Charge MoveFuture Sight
Rock
Specialty      
Fast MoveRock Throw
Charge MoveStone Edge
Specialty      
Fast MoveRock Throw
Charge MoveRock Slide

Explanation

One of the rarest legacy Pokemon to have.
Steel
Specialty    
Fast MoveBullet Punch
Charge MoveFlash Cannon
Specialty    
Fast MoveBullet Punch
Charge MoveIron Head
Water
Specialty    
Fast MoveWaterfall
Charge MoveHydro Pump
Specialty    
Fast MoveWater Gun
Charge MoveHydro Pump
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