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Empoleon (Pokémon GO)

Empoleon Pokemon GO

Empoleon

#395 (Sinnoh)

Best moveset for Empoleon

The best moves for Empoleon are Metal Claw and Hydro Cannon 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
  Hydro Cannon Elite TM 56.8 dps

Defense

  Waterfall 16 dps
  Hydro Cannon Elite TM 56.8 dps

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Pokémon type

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

Evolution

There are currently a total of 3 Pokémon in the Piplup family. Empoleon evolves from Prinplup which costs 100 Candy.

Standard game images

Empoleon - Male & Female

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

Summary

Empoleon is a Water & Steel Pokémon which evolves from Prinplup. It is vulnerable to Fighting, Ground and Electric moves. Empoleon's strongest moveset is Metal Claw & Hydro Cannon and it has a Max CP of 2,900.

About

"The three horns that extend from its beak attest to its power. The leader has the biggest horns."

Best moveset for Empoleon

The best moves for Empoleon are Metal Claw and Hydro Cannon 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
  Hydro Cannon Elite TM 56.8 dps

Defense

  Waterfall 16 dps
  Hydro Cannon Elite TM 56.8 dps

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What counters Empoleon?

Empoleon is a Water/Steel type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fighting, Ground and Electric moves.

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

  • Xurkitree,
  • Pheromosa,
  • Lucario,
  • Thundurus (Therian),
  • Zekrom.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Xurkitree   Thunder Shock   Discharge 100%
Xurkitree   Spark   Discharge 98%
Pheromosa   Low Kick   Focus Blast 97%
Lucario   Counter   Aura Sphere 93%
Thundurus (Therian)   Thunder Shock   Thunderbolt 93%
Xurkitree   Spark   Thunder 92%
Thundurus (Therian)   Volt Switch   Thunderbolt 91%
Zekrom   Charge Beam   Wild Charge 91%
Xurkitree   Thunder Shock   Thunder 91%
Pheromosa   Low Kick   Close Combat 90%

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

Most vulnerable to Empoleon

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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