Legendary Pokémon are one of the coolest elements of the Pokémon series. They often have interesting backstories and play pivotal roles in the various Pokémon media. As of Generation 9, nearly 7% of all Pokémon are classified as legendary.
MEWTWO IS THE OG
No list of the best legendary Pokémon is complete without Mewtwo. Essentially the first legendary to be put into the spotlight, Mewtwo was born from a failed experiment of trying to clone the legendary Pokémon Mew.
Suicune is one of the three roaming legendary Pokémon from the 2nd generation of games, the generation that first introduced the concept. It runs across the land with the power to purify any water it touches.
The Pokédex entry from Pokémon Shield for Reshiram states: “According to myth, if people ignore truth and let themselves become consumed by greed, Reshiram will arrive to burn their kingdoms down.”