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Swalot (Pokémon GO)

Swalot Pokemon GO

Swalot

#317 (Hoenn)

Best moveset for Swalot

The best moves for Swalot are Infestation and Sludge Bomb when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Infestation 9.1 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

Defense

  Rock Smash 11.5 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

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Pokémon type

Poison
Vulnerable to…
Psychic deals 160% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fighting deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Poison deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Gulpin family. Swalot evolves from Gulpin which costs 50 Candy.

Swalot Raid Guide

Swalot 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 Swalot, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Swalot is a Poison Pokémon which evolves from Gulpin. It is vulnerable to Psychic and Ground moves. Swalot's strongest moveset is Infestation & Sludge Bomb and it has a Max CP of 1,978.

About

"When Swalot spots prey, it spurts out a hideously toxic fluid from its pores and sprays the target. Once the prey has weakened, this Pokémon gulps it down whole with its cavernous mouth."

Best moveset for Swalot

The best moves for Swalot are Infestation and Sludge Bomb when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Infestation 9.1 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

Defense

  Rock Smash 11.5 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

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What counters Swalot?

Swalot is a Poison type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Psychic and Ground moves.

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

  • Mewtwo,
  • Deoxys (Attack),
  • Alakazam,
  • Espeon,
  • Azelf.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psystrike 100%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psystrike 97%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psychic 94%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psychic 90%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Psycho Boost 90%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Zap Cannon 85%
Alakazam   Confusion   Psychic 84%
Espeon   Confusion   Psychic 82%
Azelf   Confusion   Future Sight 81%
Alakazam   Confusion   Future Sight 81%

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

Most vulnerable to Swalot

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

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