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Magcargo (Pokémon GO)

Magcargo Pokemon GO

Magcargo

#219 (Johto)

Best moveset for Magcargo

The best moves for Magcargo are Incinerate 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

  Incinerate 15.1 dps
  Overheat 48 dps

Defense

  Incinerate 15.1 dps
  Overheat 48 dps

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Pokémon type

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

Evolution

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

Magcargo Raid Guide

Magcargo has previously been Raid Boss in 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

Magcargo - Male & Female

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

Summary

Magcargo is a Fire & Rock Pokémon which evolves from Slugma. It is vulnerable to Ground, Water, Fighting and Rock moves. Magcargo's strongest moveset is Incinerate & 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 Incinerate 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

  Incinerate 15.1 dps
  Overheat 48 dps

Defense

  Incinerate 15.1 dps
  Overheat 48 dps

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What counters Magcargo?

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

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

  • Kingler,
  • Landorus (Therian),
  • Kyogre,
  • Excadrill,
  • Groudon.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Kingler   Bubble   Crabhammer 100%
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earthquake 98%
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%
Inteleon   Water Gun   Surf 91%
Wishiwashi (School)   Waterfall   Surf 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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