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Ampharos (Pokémon GO)

Ampharos Pokemon GO

Ampharos

#181 (Johto)

Best moveset for Ampharos

The best moves for Ampharos are Volt Switch and Zap Cannon when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Volt Switch 10.5 dps
  Zap Cannon 45.4 dps

Defense

  Volt Switch 10.5 dps
  Zap Cannon 45.4 dps

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Pokémon type

Electric
Vulnerable to…
Ground deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Steel deals 63% damage.
Electric deals 63% damage.
Flying deals 63% damage.

Standard game images

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

Summary

Ampharos is an Electric Pokémon which evolves from Flaaffy. It is vulnerable to Ground moves. Ampharos's strongest moveset is Volt Switch & Zap Cannon and it has a Max CP of 2,852.

About

"Ampharos gives off so much light that it can be seen even from space. People in the old days used the light of this Pokémon to send signals back and forth with others far away."

Best moveset for Ampharos

The best moves for Ampharos are Volt Switch and Zap Cannon when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Volt Switch 10.5 dps
  Zap Cannon 45.4 dps

Defense

  Volt Switch 10.5 dps
  Zap Cannon 45.4 dps

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What counters Ampharos?

Ampharos is a Electric type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground moves.

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

  • Landorus (Therian),
  • Excadrill,
  • Groudon,
  • Garchomp,
  • Rhyperior.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 100%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 98%
Groudon   Mud Shot   Earthquake 95%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Drill Run 94%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earthquake 93%
Rhyperior   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 93%
Landorus (Incarnate)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 92%
Krookodile   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 89%
Rhydon   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 86%
Landorus (Therian)   Rock Throw   Earth Power 86%

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

Most vulnerable to Ampharos

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

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

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