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Silcoon (Pokémon GO)

Silcoon Pokemon GO

Silcoon

#266 (Hoenn)

Best moveset for Silcoon

The best moves for Silcoon are Bug Bite and Struggle when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Struggle 15.9 dps

Defense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Struggle 15.9 dps

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Pokémon type

Bug
Vulnerable to…
Flying deals 160% damage.
Rock deals 160% damage.
Fire deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fighting deals 63% damage.
Ground deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 5 Pokémon in the Wurmple family. Silcoon evolves from Wurmple which costs 12 Candy, and evolves into Beautifly which costs 50 Candy.

Standard game images

Silcoon - Male & Female

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

Summary

Silcoon is a Bug Pokémon which evolves from Wurmple. It is vulnerable to Flying, Rock and Fire moves. Silcoon's strongest moveset is Bug Bite & Struggle and it has a Max CP of 553. Silcoon evolves into Beautifly.

About

"Silcoon tethers itself to a tree branch using silk to keep from falling. There, this Pokémon hangs quietly while it awaits evolution. It peers out of the silk cocoon through a small hole."

Best moveset for Silcoon

The best moves for Silcoon are Bug Bite and Struggle when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Struggle 15.9 dps

Defense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Struggle 15.9 dps

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What counters Silcoon?

Silcoon is a Bug type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Flying, Rock and Fire moves.

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

  • Reshiram,
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen),
  • Chandelure,
  • Darmanitan (Standard),
  • Volcarona.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Reshiram   Fire Fang   Overheat 100%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Overheat 95%
Chandelure   Fire Spin   Overheat 95%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Fire Fang   Overheat 95%
Chandelure   Incinerate   Overheat 95%
Volcarona   Fire Spin   Overheat 94%
Rampardos   Smack Down   Rock Slide 93%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Incinerate   Overheat 92%
Moltres   Fire Spin   Sky Attack 92%
Blaziken   Fire Spin   Blast Burn 90%

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

Most vulnerable to Silcoon

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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