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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…
Fighting deals 256% damage.
Ground deals 256% damage.
Water deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Rock deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Psychic deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Dragon deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Normal deals 39% damage.
Flying 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 25 Candy, and evolves into Aggron which costs ?? Candy.

Standard game images

Lairon - Male & Female

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 Fighting, Ground 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 Fighting and Ground moves, and weak against Water moves.

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

  • Lucario,
  • Urshifu (Single Strike),
  • Urshifu (Rapid Strike),
  • Landorus (Therian),
  • Conkeldurr.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Lucario   Counter   Aura Sphere 100%
Urshifu (Single Strike)   Counter   Dynamic Punch 97%
Urshifu (Rapid Strike)   Counter   Dynamic Punch 97%
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earthquake 93%
Conkeldurr   Counter   Dynamic Punch 93%
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 92%
Breloom   Counter   Dynamic Punch 91%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 90%
Machamp   Counter   Dynamic Punch 89%
Conkeldurr   Counter   Focus Blast 89%

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Most vulnerable to Lairon

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

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