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Poochyena (Pokémon GO)

Poochyena Pokemon GO

Poochyena

#261 (Hoenn)

Best moveset for Poochyena

The best moves for Poochyena are Snarl 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

  Snarl 13.1 dps
  Return Purified 50 dps

Defense

  Snarl 13.1 dps
  Crunch 26.3 dps

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Pokémon type

Dark
Vulnerable to…
Fighting deals 160% damage.
Bug deals 160% damage.
Fairy deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Ghost deals 63% damage.
Dark deals 63% damage.
Psychic deals 39% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Poochyena family. Poochyena evolves into Mightyena which costs ?? Candy.

Standard game images

Poochyena - Male & Female

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

Summary

Poochyena is a Dark Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fighting, Bug and Fairy moves. Poochyena's strongest moveset is Snarl & Return and it has a Max CP of 678. Poochyena evolves into Mightyena.

About

"At first sight, Poochyena takes a bite at anything that moves. This Pokémon chases after prey until the victim becomes exhausted. However, it may turn tail if the prey strikes back."

Best moveset for Poochyena

The best moves for Poochyena are Snarl 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

  Snarl 13.1 dps
  Return Purified 50 dps

Defense

  Snarl 13.1 dps
  Crunch 26.3 dps

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What counters Poochyena?

Poochyena is a Dark type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fighting, Bug and Fairy moves.

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

  • Lucario,
  • Zacian (Crowned Sword),
  • Urshifu (Rapid Strike),
  • Urshifu (Single Strike),
  • Conkeldurr.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Lucario   Counter   Aura Sphere 100%
Zacian (Crowned Sword)   Quick Attack   Play Rough 98%
Zacian (Crowned Sword)   Metal Claw   Play Rough 97%
Urshifu (Rapid Strike)   Counter   Dynamic Punch 97%
Urshifu (Single Strike)   Counter   Dynamic Punch 97%
Conkeldurr   Counter   Dynamic Punch 93%
Zacian (Crowned Sword)   Snarl   Play Rough 92%
Zacian (Crowned Sword)   Fire Fang   Play Rough 91%
Breloom   Counter   Dynamic Punch 91%
Volcarona   Bug Bite   Bug Buzz 91%

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

Most vulnerable to Poochyena

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

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