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Magcargo (Pokémon GO)

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Magcargo Pokemon GO

Magcargo

#219 (Johto)

Best moveset for Magcargo

The best moves for Magcargo are Rock Throw and Overheat when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Rock Throw 16 dps
  Overheat 48 dps

Defense

  Rock Throw 16 dps
  Overheat 48 dps

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Pokémon type

Fire
Rock
Vulnerable to…
Water deals 256% damage.
Ground deals 256% damage.
Rock deals 160% damage.
Fighting deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Normal deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Poison deals 63% damage.
Flying deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 39% damage.

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Summary

Magcargo is a Fire & Rock Pokémon which evolves from Slugma. It is vulnerable to Water, Ground, Rock and Fighting moves. Magcargo's strongest moveset is Rock Throw & Overheat and it has a Max CP of 1,702.

About

"Magcargo's shell is actually its skin that hardened as a result of cooling. Its shell is very brittle and fragile—just touching it causes it to crumble apart. This Pokémon returns to its original size by dipping itself in magma."

Best moveset for Magcargo

The best moves for Magcargo are Rock Throw and Overheat when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Rock Throw 16 dps
  Overheat 48 dps

Defense

  Rock Throw 16 dps
  Overheat 48 dps

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What counters Magcargo?

Magcargo is a Fire/Rock type Pokémon, which makes it especially weak against Water and Ground moves, and weak against Rock and Fighting moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon against Magcargo are:

  • Kingler,
  • Landorus (Therian),
  • Kyogre,
  • Excadrill,
  • Groudon.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Kingler   Bubble   Crabhammer 100%
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 97%
Kyogre   Waterfall   Hydro Pump 96%
Kyogre   Waterfall   Surf 95%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 95%
Groudon   Mud Shot   Earthquake 92%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Drill Run 91%
Kingler   Mud Shot   Crabhammer 90%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earthquake 90%
Rhyperior   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 90%

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

Most vulnerable to Magcargo

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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