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Scyther (Pokémon GO)

Scyther Pokemon GO

Scyther

#123 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Scyther

The best moves for Scyther are Air Slash and Bug Buzz when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Air Slash 14 dps
  Bug Buzz Elite TM 29.2 dps

Defense

  Air Slash 14 dps
  Bug Buzz Elite TM 29.2 dps

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Pokémon type

Bug
Flying
Vulnerable to…
Rock deals 256% damage.
Fire deals 160% damage.
Flying deals 160% damage.
Ice deals 160% damage.
Electric deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Bug deals 63% damage.
Fighting deals 39% damage.
Grass deals 39% damage.
Ground deals 24% damage.
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Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Scyther family. Scyther evolves into Scizor (using the Metal Coat evolution item) and costs 50 Candy.

Standard game images

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Scyther, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Scyther is a Bug & Flying Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Rock, Fire, Flying, Ice and Electric moves. Scyther's strongest moveset is Air Slash & Bug Buzz and it has a Max CP of 2,706. Scyther evolves into Scizor.

About

"Scyther is blindingly fast. Its blazing speed enhances the effectiveness of the twin scythes on its forearms. This Pokémon's scythes are so effective, they can slice through thick logs in one wicked stroke."

Best moveset for Scyther

The best moves for Scyther are Air Slash and Bug Buzz when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Air Slash 14 dps
  Bug Buzz Elite TM 29.2 dps

Defense

  Air Slash 14 dps
  Bug Buzz Elite TM 29.2 dps

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What counters Scyther?

Scyther is a Bug/Flying type Pokémon, which makes it especially weak against Rock moves, and weak against Fire, Flying, Ice and Electric moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Scyther are:

  • Rampardos,
  • Rhyperior,
  • Terrakion,
  • Landorus (Therian),
  • Tyranitar.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Rampardos   Smack Down   Rock Slide 100%
Rhyperior   Smack Down   Rock Wrecker 90%
Terrakion   Smack Down   Rock Slide 88%
Landorus (Therian)   Rock Throw   Rock Slide 85%
Tyranitar   Smack Down   Stone Edge 84%
Rampardos   Smack Down   Flamethrower 81%
Aerodactyl   Rock Throw   Rock Slide 80%
Rhyperior   Smack Down   Stone Edge 80%
Landorus (Incarnate)   Rock Throw   Rock Slide 78%
Gigalith   Smack Down   Rock Slide 78%

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Most vulnerable to Scyther

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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