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

Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Pineco family. Pineco evolves into Forretress which costs 50 Candy.

Pineco Raid Guide

Pineco has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 and Tier 2 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

Pineco - Male & Female

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 Flying, Rock and Fire 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 Flying, Rock and Fire moves.

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

  • Reshiram,
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen),
  • Chandelure,
  • Darmanitan (Standard),
  • Volcarona.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Reshiram   Fire Fang   Overheat 100%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Overheat 95%
Chandelure   Fire Spin   Overheat 95%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Fire Fang   Overheat 95%
Chandelure   Incinerate   Overheat 95%
Volcarona   Fire Spin   Overheat 94%
Rampardos   Smack Down   Rock Slide 93%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Incinerate   Overheat 92%
Moltres   Fire Spin   Sky Attack 92%
Blaziken   Fire Spin   Blast Burn 90%

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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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