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Donphan (Pokémon GO)

Donphan Pokemon GO

Donphan

#232 (Johto)

Best moveset for Donphan

The best moves for Donphan are Mud-Slap and Earthquake when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Mud-Slap 15.4 dps
  Earthquake 46.7 dps

Defense

  Mud-Slap 15.4 dps
  Earthquake 46.7 dps

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Pokémon type

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

Donphan Raid Guide

Donphan has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 3 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 Donphan, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Donphan is a Ground Pokémon which evolves from Phanpy. It is vulnerable to Grass, Ice and Water moves. Donphan's strongest moveset is Mud-Slap & Earthquake and it has a Max CP of 3,013.

About

"Donphan's favorite attack is curling its body into a ball, then charging at its foe while rolling at high speed. Once it starts rolling, this Pokémon can't stop very easily."

Best moveset for Donphan

The best moves for Donphan are Mud-Slap and Earthquake when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Mud-Slap 15.4 dps
  Earthquake 46.7 dps

Defense

  Mud-Slap 15.4 dps
  Earthquake 46.7 dps

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What counters Donphan?

Donphan is a Ground type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass, Ice and Water moves.

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

  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen),
  • Kingler,
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Standard),
  • Kyogre,
  • Roserade.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Avalanche 100%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Ice Punch 87%
Kingler   Bubble   Crabhammer 85%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Tackle   Avalanche 82%
Darmanitan (Galarian Standard)   Ice Fang   Avalanche 82%
Kyogre   Waterfall   Hydro Pump 81%
Kyogre   Waterfall   Surf 80%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Solar Beam 79%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Grass Knot 78%
Kyurem (Black)   Dragon Tail   Blizzard 77%

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

Most vulnerable to Donphan

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

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