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Pignite (Pokémon GO)

Pignite Pokemon GO

Pignite

#499 (Unova)

Best moveset for Pignite

The best moves for Pignite are Ember and Flamethrower when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Ember 12 dps
  Flamethrower 38.2 dps

Defense

  Ember 12 dps
  Flame Charge 22.1 dps

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Pokémon type

Fire
Fighting
Vulnerable to…
Flying deals 160% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Psychic deals 160% damage.
Water deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Steel deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Dark deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 39% damage.
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Evolution

There are currently a total of 3 Pokémon in the Tepig family. Pignite evolves from Tepig which costs 25 Candy, and evolves into Emboar which costs 100 Candy.

Standard game images

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

Summary

Pignite is a Fire & Fighting Pokémon which evolves from Tepig. It is vulnerable to Flying, Ground, Psychic and Water moves. Pignite's strongest moveset is Ember & Flamethrower and it has a Max CP of 1,924. Pignite evolves into Emboar.

About

"When its internal fire flares up, its movements grow sharper and faster. When in trouble, it emits smoke."

Best moveset for Pignite

The best moves for Pignite are Ember and Flamethrower when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Ember 12 dps
  Flamethrower 38.2 dps

Defense

  Ember 12 dps
  Flame Charge 22.1 dps

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What counters Pignite?

Pignite is a Fire/Fighting type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Flying, Ground, Psychic and Water moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Pignite 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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Most vulnerable to Pignite

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

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