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Absol (Pokémon GO)

Absol Pokemon GO

Absol

#359 (Hoenn)

Best moveset for Absol

The best moves for Absol are Snarl and Payback 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
  Payback 54.5 dps

Defense

  Snarl 13.1 dps
  Dark Pulse 32 dps

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Pokémon type

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

Evolution

Absol currently has no evolutions in Pokémon GO.

Absol Raid Guide

Absol is currently a Boss in Tier 3 Raids and has 18,195 CP, and has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 3 and Tier 4 Raids.

Defeating Absol in a Tier 3 Raid requires around 2-3 players, and will become easier the more players you have. It is possible to solo this raid if you are level 35+ and have a very good set of counter Pokémon.

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 Absol, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Absol is a Dark Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fairy, Fighting and Bug moves. Absol's strongest moveset is Snarl & Payback and it has a Max CP of 2,526.

About

"Every time Absol appears before people, it is followed by a disaster such as an earthquake or a tidal wave. As a result, it came to be known as the disaster Pokémon."

Best moveset for Absol

The best moves for Absol are Snarl and Payback 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
  Payback 54.5 dps

Defense

  Snarl 13.1 dps
  Dark Pulse 32 dps

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What counters Absol?

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

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

  • Lucario,
  • Conkeldurr,
  • Breloom,
  • Machamp,
  • Blaziken.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Lucario   Counter   Aura Sphere 100%
Conkeldurr   Counter   Dynamic Punch 93%
Breloom   Counter   Dynamic Punch 91%
Machamp   Counter   Dynamic Punch 89%
Conkeldurr   Counter   Focus Blast 89%
Blaziken   Counter   Focus Blast 87%
Machamp   Karate Chop   Dynamic Punch 87%
Sirfetch’d   Counter   Close Combat 86%
Volcarona   Bug Bite   Bug Buzz 85%
Meloetta (Pirouette)   Low Kick   Close Combat 83%

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

Most vulnerable to Absol

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

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