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Lairon (Pokémon GO)

Lairon Pokemon GO

Lairon

#305 (Hoenn)

Best moveset for Lairon

The best moves for Lairon are Metal Claw and Heavy Slam when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Metal Claw 13.7 dps
  Heavy Slam 40 dps

Defense

  Iron Tail 16.4 dps
  Rock Slide 35.6 dps

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Pokémon type

Steel
Rock
Vulnerable to…
Ground deals 256% damage.
Fighting deals 256% damage.
Water deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Dragon deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Psychic deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Rock deals 63% damage.
Flying deals 39% damage.
Normal deals 39% damage.
Poison deals 24% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 3 Pokémon in the Aron family. Lairon evolves from Aron which costs 0 Candy, and evolves into Aggron which costs ?? Candy.

Standard game images

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

Summary

Lairon is a Steel & Rock Pokémon which evolves from Aron. It is vulnerable to Ground, Fighting and Water moves. Lairon's strongest moveset is Metal Claw & Heavy Slam and it has a Max CP of 2,056. Lairon evolves into Aggron.

About

"Lairon tempers its steel body by drinking highly nutritious mineral springwater until it is bloated. This Pokémon makes its nest close to springs of delicious water."

Best moveset for Lairon

The best moves for Lairon are Metal Claw and Heavy Slam when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Metal Claw 13.7 dps
  Heavy Slam 40 dps

Defense

  Iron Tail 16.4 dps
  Rock Slide 35.6 dps

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What counters Lairon?

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

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

  • Landorus (Therian),
  • Blaziken,
  • Garchomp,
  • Hariyama,
  • Mamoswine.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earthquake 100%
Blaziken   Counter   Focus Blast 94%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earth Power 90%
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Bulldoze 87%
Hariyama   Counter   Dynamic Punch 86%
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Superpower 84%
Mamoswine   Mud-Slap   Bulldoze 83%
Hariyama   Counter   Superpower 79%
Hariyama   Counter   Close Combat 79%
Landorus (Therian)   Extrasensory   Earth Power 78%

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

Most vulnerable to Lairon

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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