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You can see yourself by going to http://pokemondb.net/move/all and choosing a type from the menu, then clicking to sort the column. But I will summarize anyway...

NORMAL - Explosion
FIRE - V-Create (or Blast Burn for a move more Pokemon can use)
WATER - Water Spout (at full HP) and Hydro Cannon
ELECTRIC - Bolt Strike (or Zap Cannon/Thunder/Volt Tackle for more Pokemon)
GRASS - Frenzy Plant
ICE - Freeze Shock and Ice Burn (or Blizzard for more Pokemon)
FIGHTING - Focus Punch and Meteor Assault
POISON - Gunk Shot and Belch
GROUND - Precipice Blades (or Earthquake for more Pokemon)
FLYING - Sky Attack
PSYCHIC - Prismatic Laser (or Syncronoise/Future Sight for more Pokemon)
BUG - Megahorn
ROCK - Rock Wrecker and Head Smash
GHOST - Shadow Force and Astral Barrage (followed by a bunch more signature moves, then Poltergeist/Shadow Ball is the highest move known by more Pokemon)
DRAGON - Eternabeam (or Draco Meteor for more Pokemon)
DARK - Hyperspace Fury (or Foul Play for more Pokemon)
STEEL - Doom Desire and Steel Beam (or Iron Tail for more Pokemon)
FAIRY - Light of Ruin (unavailable) or Fleur Cannon (or Moonblast for more Pokemon)
SHADOW - Shadow End

Remember these are the most powerful only, not the actual best moves. For example Frenzy Plant stops you from moving the next turn so it's not a good move at all. Also it doesn't include Z-Moves, many of which end up more powerful. This list also ignores OHKO moves, and focuses on moves with base power.

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Can't argue with that logic.
Rollout is the strongest rock type being able to deal 1440 power with STAB + defense curl
This list is without factoring in STAB and all that, just raw base power.

Also, shouldn't Hyperspace Fury (100 base) replace Foul Play (95) now? Along with Lightning Strike being replaced with its official name, Bolt Strike.
I agree with Unknown Letter Q. The actual strongest dark type is Hyperspace Fury. Foul Play does 95 damage, while Hyperspace Fury does 100 damage. Plus isn't the strongest psychic type Prismatic Laser (160 Damage)?
Max damage reversal (200 base power when the user is at 1HP) is more powerful than focus punch. And for steel types max damage gyro ball is actually the most powerful for most Pokemon.