Pokemon GO: Here’s A CP Tier List Featuring MewTwo, Mew, Moltres, Articuno And Zapdos


The Pokemon featured in Pokemon GO can be classified in a tier list based on their CP. CP stands for their combat points and the higher CP a Pokemon has, the better it will be in combat.

Some Pokemon GO users have now found a way to calculate the exact formula for determining the CP gained by Pokemon after each power up. They have classified a tier list of Pokemon based on the CP calculation formula that classifies each Pokemon from SS to F tier.


This list also contains the infamous MewTwo even though it isn’t really available for the public as of yet. MewTwo is expected to be added in a future update or released in a mega event that could allow the Pokemon GO players to capture MewTwo for a limited time.

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You can check out this tier list for the Pokemon below.

Pokemon (SS Tier) Avg CP/power up
Mewtwo 56
Pokemon (S Tier) Avg CP/power up
Dragonite 47
Mew, Moltres 44
Snorlax, Zapdos 42
Arcanine, Articuno, Exeggutor, Lapras 40
Vaporeon 38
Pokemon (A Tier) Avg CP/power up
Gyarados 36
Charizard, Flareon, Machamp, Muk, Slowbro, Venusaur 35
Blastoise, Victreebel, Poliwrath 34
Nidoking, Nidoqueen, Vileplume 33
Clefable, Golduck 32
Golem 31
Magmar, Rhydon, Omastar, Tentacruel, Weezing 30
Pokemon (B Tier) Avg CP/power up
Aerodactyl, DewgongHypno, Ninetales, Rapidash, Starmie, Wigglytuff 29
Electabuzz, Gengar, Jolteon, Kabutops, Pidgeot, Pinsir, Scyther 28
Cloyster, Kangakhan, Raichu, Seaking 27
Golbat, Magneton, Primeape Venomoth 25
Alakazam, Dodrio, Kingler, Tauros, Sandslash 24
Arbok, Fearow, Jynx, Parasect, Tangela, Seadra 23
Pokemon (C Tier) Avg CP/power up
Electrode, Marowak, Porygon 22
Lickitung, Persian 21
Hitmonchan, Hitmonlee, Ponyta 20
Beedrill, Butterfree, Mr. Mime, Raticate 19
Farfetch’d 16
Dugtrio 15
Pokemon (F Tier) Avg CP/power up
Ditto 12
Onix 11
Chansey 8

Keep in mind that this CP tier list only applies to the final evolution of each Pokemon. To gain the Pokemon a new level, players can use a combination of Star Dust or Candy. Usually the Pokemon can be power leveled until it is twice the level of the player, so if you are level 20, you can power level your Pokemon to level 40.

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Pokemon GO is available now for the iOS and Android. It was developed by Niantic Labs and published by Nintendo.