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Swinub (Pokémon GO)

Swinub Pokemon GO

Swinub

#220 (Johto)

Best moveset for Swinub

The best moves for Swinub are Powder Snow 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

  Powder Snow 7.2 dps
  Return Purified 50 dps

Defense

  Powder Snow 7.2 dps
  Icy Wind 21.8 dps

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Pokémon type

Ice
Ground
Vulnerable to…
Fire deals 160% damage.
Fighting deals 160% damage.
Grass deals 160% damage.
Water deals 160% damage.
Steel deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Poison deals 63% damage.
Electric deals 39% damage.

Swinub Raid Guide

Swinub has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 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 Swinub, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Swinub is an Ice & Ground Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fire, Fighting, Grass, Water and Steel moves. Swinub's strongest moveset is Powder Snow & Return and it has a Max CP of 741. Swinub evolves into Piloswine.

About

"Swinub roots for food by rubbing its snout against the ground. Its favorite food is a mushroom that grows under the cover of dead grass. This Pokémon occasionally roots out hot springs."

Best moveset for Swinub

The best moves for Swinub are Powder Snow 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

  Powder Snow 7.2 dps
  Return Purified 50 dps

Defense

  Powder Snow 7.2 dps
  Icy Wind 21.8 dps

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What counters Swinub?

Swinub is a Ice/Ground type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fire, Fighting, Grass, Water and Steel moves.

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

  • Roserade,
  • Leavanny,
  • Landorus (Therian),
  • Aggron,
  • Tornadus (Therian).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Roserade   Bullet Seed   Grass Knot 100%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Leaf Storm 99%
Roserade   Bullet Seed   Solar Beam 97%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Weather Ball 97%
Roserade   Bullet Seed   Leaf Storm 91%
Roserade   Bullet Seed   Weather Ball 90%
Leavanny   Razor Leaf   Leaf Storm 84%
Landorus (Therian)   Extrasensory   Superpower 82%
Landorus (Therian)   Extrasensory   Focus Blast 81%
Aggron   Iron Tail   Heavy Slam 81%

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Most vulnerable to Swinub

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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