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Salamence (Pokémon GO)

Salamence Pokemon GO

Salamence

#373 (Hoenn)

Best moveset for Salamence

The best moves for Salamence are Dragon Tail and Draco Meteor when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Dragon Tail 16.4 dps
  Draco Meteor 50 dps

Defense

  Dragon Tail 16.4 dps
  Outrage Elite TM 33.8 dps

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Pokémon type

Dragon
Flying
Vulnerable to…
Ice deals 256% damage.
Fairy deals 160% damage.
Dragon deals 160% damage.
Rock deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fighting deals 63% damage.
Water deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 39% damage.
Ground deals 39% damage.

Salamence Raid Guide

Salamence has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 4 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 Salamence, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Salamence is a Dragon & Flying Pokémon which evolves from Shelgon. It is vulnerable to Ice, Fairy, Dragon and Rock moves. Salamence's strongest moveset is Dragon Tail & Draco Meteor and it has a Max CP of 3,749.

About

"Salamence came about as a result of a strong, long-held dream of growing wings. It is said that this powerful desire triggered a sudden mutation in this Pokémon's cells, causing it to sprout its magnificent wings."

Best moveset for Salamence

The best moves for Salamence are Dragon Tail and Draco Meteor when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Dragon Tail 16.4 dps
  Draco Meteor 50 dps

Defense

  Dragon Tail 16.4 dps
  Outrage Elite TM 33.8 dps

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What counters Salamence?

Salamence is a Dragon/Flying type Pokémon, which makes it especially weak against Ice moves, and weak against Fairy, Dragon and Rock moves.

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

  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen),
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Standard),
  • Kyurem (Black),
  • Mamoswine,
  • Weavile.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Avalanche 100%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Ice Punch 87%
Darmanitan (Galarian Standard)   Ice Fang   Avalanche 82%
Kyurem (Black)   Dragon Tail   Blizzard 77%
Mamoswine   Powder Snow   Avalanche 76%
Weavile   Ice Shard   Avalanche 76%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Tackle   Avalanche 75%
Glaceon   Frost Breath   Avalanche 74%
Glaceon   Ice Shard   Avalanche 73%
Kyurem (White)   Dragon Breath   Blizzard 73%

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

Most vulnerable to Salamence

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

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