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Pineco (Pokémon GO)

Pineco Pokemon GO

Pineco

#204 (Johto)

Best moveset for Pineco

The best moves for Pineco are Bug Bite and Return when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Return Purified 50 dps

Defense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Gyro Ball 24.2 dps

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Pokémon type

Bug
Vulnerable to…
Fire deals 160% damage.
Flying deals 160% damage.
Rock deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fighting deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Ground deals 63% damage.

Standard game images

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

Summary

Pineco is a Bug Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fire, Flying and Rock moves. Pineco's strongest moveset is Bug Bite & Return and it has a Max CP of 1,108. Pineco evolves into Forretress.

About

"Pineco hangs from a tree branch and patiently waits for prey to come along. If the Pokémon is disturbed while eating by someone shaking its tree, it drops down to the ground and explodes with no warning."

Best moveset for Pineco

The best moves for Pineco are Bug Bite and Return when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Return Purified 50 dps

Defense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Gyro Ball 24.2 dps

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What counters Pineco?

Pineco is a Bug type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fire, Flying and Rock moves.

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

  • Victini,
  • Mewtwo,
  • Gliscor,
  • Empoleon,
  • Machamp.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Victini   Quick Attack   V-create 100%
Victini   Confusion   V-create 95%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Return 76%
Gliscor   Wing Attack   Aerial Ace 70%
Empoleon   Metal Claw   Drill Peck 70%
Machamp   Bullet Punch   Rock Slide 69%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Return 69%
Machamp   Karate Chop   Rock Slide 68%
Empoleon   Waterfall   Drill Peck 65%
Porygon-Z   Lock-On   Tri Attack 65%

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Most vulnerable to Pineco

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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