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Forretress (Pokémon GO)

Forretress Pokemon GO

Forretress

#205 (Johto)

Best moveset for Forretress

The best moves for Forretress are Bug Bite and Heavy Slam 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
  Heavy Slam 40 dps

Defense

  Struggle Bug 12 dps
  Heavy Slam 40 dps

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Pokémon type

Bug
Steel
Vulnerable to…
Fire deals 256% damage.
Resistant to…
Dragon deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Psychic deals 63% damage.
Normal deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Steel deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 39% damage.
Poison deals 39% damage.

Evolution

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

Forretress Raid Guide

Forretress has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 4 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

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

Summary

Forretress is a Bug & Steel Pokémon which evolves from Pineco. It is vulnerable to Fire moves. Forretress's strongest moveset is Bug Bite & Heavy Slam and it has a Max CP of 2,282.

About

"Forretress conceals itself inside its hardened steel shell. The shell is opened when the Pokémon is catching prey, but it does so at such a quick pace that the shell's inside cannot be seen."

Best moveset for Forretress

The best moves for Forretress are Bug Bite and Heavy Slam 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
  Heavy Slam 40 dps

Defense

  Struggle Bug 12 dps
  Heavy Slam 40 dps

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What counters Forretress?

Forretress is a Bug/Steel type Pokémon, which makes it especially weak against Fire moves.

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

  • Chandelure,
  • Darmanitan (Standard),
  • Darmanitan (Zen),
  • Typhlosion,
  • Pyroar (Female).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Chandelure   Incinerate   Overheat 100%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Incinerate   Overheat 97%
Darmanitan (Zen)   Incinerate   Overheat 91%
Typhlosion   Incinerate   Blast Burn 87%
Pyroar (Female)   Fire Fang   Overheat 86%
Pyroar   Fire Fang   Overheat 86%
Typhlosion   Incinerate   Overheat 84%
Ho-Oh   Incinerate   Fire Blast 83%
Delphox   Fire Spin   Flamethrower 82%
Chandelure   Fire Spin   Flame Charge 81%

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Most vulnerable to Forretress

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

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