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Cranidos (Pokémon GO)

Cranidos Pokemon GO

Cranidos

#408 (Sinnoh)

Best moveset for Cranidos

The best moves for Cranidos are Zen Headbutt and Ancient Power when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Zen Headbutt 10.9 dps
  Ancient Power 24 dps

Defense

  Zen Headbutt 10.9 dps
  Ancient Power 24 dps

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Pokémon type

Rock
Vulnerable to…
Fighting deals 160% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Steel deals 160% damage.
Water deals 160% damage.
Grass deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Normal deals 63% damage.
Flying deals 63% damage.
Poison deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Cranidos family. Cranidos evolves into Rampardos which costs 50 Candy.

Cranidos Raid Guide

Cranidos has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 and Tier 2 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

Cranidos - Male & Female

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

Summary

Cranidos is a Rock Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water and Grass moves. Cranidos's strongest moveset is Zen Headbutt & Ancient Power and it has a Max CP of 1,820. Cranidos evolves into Rampardos.

About

"Its hard skull is its distinguishing feature. It snapped trees by headbutting them, and then it fed on their ripe berries."

Best moveset for Cranidos

The best moves for Cranidos are Zen Headbutt and Ancient Power when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Zen Headbutt 10.9 dps
  Ancient Power 24 dps

Defense

  Zen Headbutt 10.9 dps
  Ancient Power 24 dps

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What counters Cranidos?

Cranidos is a Rock type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water and Grass moves.

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

  • Kartana,
  • Terrakion,
  • Zacian (Crowned Sword),
  • Pheromosa,
  • Metagross.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Kartana   Razor Leaf   Leaf Blade 100%
Terrakion   Double Kick   Sacred Sword 93%
Zacian (Crowned Sword)   Metal Claw   Iron Head 93%
Pheromosa   Low Kick   Focus Blast 92%
Metagross   Bullet Punch   Meteor Mash 89%
Lucario   Counter   Aura Sphere 89%
Pheromosa   Low Kick   Close Combat 86%
Urshifu (Single Strike)   Counter   Dynamic Punch 86%
Urshifu (Rapid Strike)   Counter   Dynamic Punch 86%
Zacian (Crowned Sword)   Metal Claw   Close Combat 85%

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

Most vulnerable to Cranidos

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

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