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Ariados (Pokémon GO)

Ariados Pokemon GO

Ariados

#168 (Johto)

Best moveset for Ariados

The best moves for Ariados are Infestation and Megahorn when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Infestation 10.9 dps
  Megahorn 60 dps

Defense

  Infestation 10.9 dps
  Lunge 22.8 dps

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Pokémon type

Bug
Poison
Vulnerable to…
Flying deals 160% damage.
Rock deals 160% damage.
Fire deals 160% damage.
Psychic deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Poison deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Fighting deals 39% damage.
Grass deals 39% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Spinarak family. Ariados evolves from Spinarak which costs 50 Candy.

Standard game images

Ariados - Male & Female

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

Summary

Ariados is a Bug & Poison Pokémon which evolves from Spinarak. It is vulnerable to Flying, Rock, Fire and Psychic moves. Ariados's strongest moveset is Infestation & Megahorn and it has a Max CP of 1,772.

About

"Ariados's feet are tipped with tiny hooked claws that enable it to scuttle on ceilings and vertical walls. This Pokémon constricts the foe with thin and strong silk webbing."

Best moveset for Ariados

The best moves for Ariados are Infestation and Megahorn when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Infestation 10.9 dps
  Megahorn 60 dps

Defense

  Infestation 10.9 dps
  Lunge 22.8 dps

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What counters Ariados?

Ariados is a Bug/Poison type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Flying, Rock, Fire and Psychic moves.

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

  • Calyrex (Shadow Rider),
  • Mewtwo,
  • Hoopa (Unbound),
  • Deoxys (Attack),
  • Reshiram.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Calyrex (Shadow Rider)   Confusion   Psychic 100%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psystrike 100%
Hoopa (Unbound)   Confusion   Psychic 97%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psystrike 97%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psychic 94%
Calyrex (Shadow Rider)   Confusion   Psyshock 91%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psychic 90%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Psycho Boost 90%
Reshiram   Fire Fang   Overheat 89%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Zap Cannon 85%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Ariados

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

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