Back in the days, many of us may have attempted to draw Pokemon when we’re bored. They were a great way to pass time, even in the class room.
The earlier generation Pokemon (especially the first gen) seemed to be easier to draw if compared to the later generations.
Pokemon in newer generations seem to look more sophisticated as it’s harder to come up with original looking ones.
Here are some of the hardest Pokemon to draw and this list is purely subjective.
Golisopod is a 7th generation bug and water type Pokemon. It evolves from Wimpod when it reaches level 30.
It looks like an anthropod with a hunched posture (resembling a human).
Another 7th generation Pokemon on this list is Kommo-o and just by looking at it, you’ll know why it’s one of the hardest to draw.
It is a dragon and fighting type legendary Pokemon and evolves from Hakamo-o when it reaches level 45.
Buzzwole is a bug and fighting type Pokemon also from the seventh generation. Most of the tougher Pokemon to draw seem to come from this generation or the sixth generation.
Unlike the two Pokemon above, Buzzwole doesn’t evolve into any other Pokemon.
It looks like a combination between a mosquito and a beast.
Lunala is a psychic and ghost type legendary Pokemon from the 7th generation. It is the evolved form of Cosmog and Cosmoem.
Its blade-like wings have quite a number of pointy edges and other small details to draw, making it harder than it looks.
Guzzlord is a dark and dragon type Pokemon also from the seventh gen. It is not known to evolve into any other Pokemon.
Guzzlord is one of the Ultra Beasts, like Buzzwole and is known for gluttony. It’s not easy to draw this Pokemon because it is huge and has tons of details on its body.
Another 7th gen Pokemon on the list is Celesteela, which looks like a modern robotic Pokemon mixed with bamboo features. It’s also an Ultra Beast and it’s a steel / flying type Pokemon.
It won’t be easy to draw as it has many different layers with intricate details.
Zamazenta is an eighth generation fighting type legendary Pokemon which is also hard to draw. The level of difficulty may be similar to legendary cats like Suicune or Raikou.
Zamazenta looks like a bulky wolf with a ponytail on its head.
Eternatus is a poison and dragon type legendary Pokemon from the eighth generation. It is not known to evolve into any other Pokemon.
As it’s an alien dragon Pokemon, it has a rather unique body. Due to its skeletal-like appearance, it’s not easy to draw this Pokemon. It’s still difficult to draw even it changes to the Eternamax Eternatus form.
Chesnaught is a 6th generation grass and fighting type Pokemon, and it evolves from Quilladin at level 36.
It resembles a mammal but with plant-like features. While it’s not the hardest to draw on the list, it still takes a little bit of talent.
Another Pokemon worth the challenge is Hydreigon, which is a dark and dragon pseudo-legendary Pokemon from the fifth generation. It is the evolved form of Deino and Zweilous.
Hydreigon is like a three-headed dragon with six wings. Again, not the toughest to draw but it still takes a lot of effort to perfect it.
One rather unique-looking Pokemon on this list is Cryogonal, which is an ice type from the fifth generation. It is not known to evolve into any other Pokemon.
Cryogonal looks like a snowflake in the shape of a hexagon. Due to the many edges and lines in its appearance, it’s not easy to master drawing it.
If you’re bad at drawing human-like Pokemon, then Machamp can be a nightmare. It is a first generation fighting type Pokemon and evolves from Machop and Machoke.
Machamp looks more human-like than many other Pokemon as it comes with mini shorts and a champion belt. It also has four arms, possibly inspired by a bodybuilder or a wrestler.
Dialga is a fourth generation legendary Pokemon and is not known to evolve into any other Pokemon. It is both steel and dragon type.
Like Palkia and Giratina, it’s not easy to be drawn as it has many details despite looking like a sauropod. The sharp diamond-like structures may be difficult.
From the fifth generation, Sigilyph is a psychic and flying type Pokemon. It is also not known to evolve into any other Pokemon.
Sigilyph resembles a spherical shape with many colors. It also has many feathers and a tail-like appendage comprising of yellow, blue and red colors. The difficulty is in getting the colors right.
Zekrom is a dragon and electric type legendary Pokemon from the fifth generation, Like other legendaries, it’s not known to evolve into any other Pokemon.
It is one of the Tao trio members, alongside Reshiram and Kyurem. It resembles a dinosaur with two legs and it’s mostly black in color.
Next on the list is Xerneas, a fairy type legendary Pokemon from the sixth generation. It is also not known to evolve into any other Pokemon, like the other legendaries.
Xerneas looks like a stag with four colorful antlers. The difficulty in drawing lies in the branching antlers and its different colors.
Xurkitree is an electric Pokemon from the seventh generation and it’s not known to evolve into an other Pokemon. It is also one of the Ultra Beasts.
Like its name, Xurkitree resembles a humanoid-looking tree made out of electrical wiring. Due to its sophisticated looks, it may not be easy to draw.
18. Tapu Koko
Another Pokemon worth attempting to draw is Tapu Koko, a 7th gen electric and fairy type legendary Pokemon. Like other legends, it’s not known to evolve into any Pokemon.
Tapu Koko is a guardian deity of the Melemele Island and has a rather unique look not really resembling one animal. Its looks may actually be inspired by one of the Hawaiian gods.
19. Gigantamax Alcremie
Alcremie is an eighth generation fairy type Pokemon and is the evolved form of Milcery. This Pokemon resembles whipped cream with strawberries.
The difficulty in drawing comes when it changes form to become Gigantamax Alcremie. The latter looks like a huge wedding cake with different layers filled with many details.
Runerigus is a ground and ghost type Pokemon from the eighth generation as well. It is the evolved form of Galarian Yamask.
Runerigus looks like an irregular-shaped slab of clay or stones. It’s not easy to draw as its body has unique red markings as well, and it won’t be easy to get its irregular shape right.
In a nutshell
There are plenty of Pokemon that are difficult to draw, and this list is not exhaustive.
It’s also subjective and there’ll probably be other Pokemon that you find harder to draw compared to the ones listed here.
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