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Machop (Pokémon GO)

Machop Pokemon GO

Machop

#66 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Machop

The best moves for Machop are Karate Chop and Return when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Karate Chop 12 dps
  Return Purified 50 dps

Defense

  Rock Smash 13.8 dps
  Cross Chop 40 dps

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Pokémon type

Fighting
Vulnerable to…
Fairy deals 160% damage.
Flying deals 160% damage.
Psychic deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Bug deals 63% damage.
Rock deals 63% damage.
Dark deals 63% damage.

Machop Raid Guide

Machop has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 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
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Evolution

There are currently a total of 3 Pokémon in the Machop family. Machop evolves into Machoke which costs 25 Candy, which then evolves into Machamp costing 100 Candy.

Standard game images

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

Summary

Machop is a Fighting Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fairy, Flying and Psychic moves. Machop's strongest moveset is Karate Chop & Return and it has a Max CP of 1,278. Machop evolves into Machoke.

About

"Machop's muscles are special—they never get sore no matter how much they are used in exercise. This Pokémon has sufficient power to hurl a hundred adult humans."

Best moveset for Machop

The best moves for Machop are Karate Chop and Return when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Karate Chop 12 dps
  Return Purified 50 dps

Defense

  Rock Smash 13.8 dps
  Cross Chop 40 dps

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What counters Machop?

Machop is a Fighting type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fairy, Flying and Psychic moves.

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

  • Mewtwo,
  • Rapidash (Galarian),
  • Victini,
  • Slowbro,
  • Slowking.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Mewtwo   Confusion   Return 100%
Rapidash (Galarian)   Psycho Cut   Psychic 88%
Rapidash (Galarian)   Psycho Cut   Play Rough 87%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Frustration 85%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Return 83%
Victini   Confusion   V-create 79%
Slowbro   Confusion   Psychic 78%
Slowking   Confusion   Psychic 78%
Braviary   Air Slash   Close Combat 72%
Ursaring   Counter   Play Rough 70%

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

Most vulnerable to Machop

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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