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Nihilego (Pokémon GO)

Nihilego Pokemon GO

Nihilego

#793 (Alola)

Best moveset for Nihilego

The best moves for Nihilego are Acid and Sludge Bomb when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Acid 13.5 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

Defense

  Acid 13.5 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

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Pokémon type

Rock
Poison
Vulnerable to…
Ground deals 256% damage.
Steel deals 160% damage.
Water deals 160% damage.
Psychic deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Normal deals 63% damage.
Flying deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Poison deals 39% damage.

Evolution

Nihilego currently has no evolutions in Pokémon GO.

Standard game images

Nihilego - Male & Female

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

Summary

Nihilego is a Rock & Poison Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Ground, Steel, Water and Psychic moves. Nihilego's strongest moveset is Acid & Sludge Bomb and it has a Max CP of 3,949.

About

"It appeared in this world from an Ultra Wormhole. Nihilego appears to be a parasite that lives by feeding on people and Pokémon."

Best moveset for Nihilego

The best moves for Nihilego are Acid and Sludge Bomb when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Acid 13.5 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

Defense

  Acid 13.5 dps
  Sludge Bomb 41.7 dps

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What counters Nihilego?

Nihilego is a Rock/Poison type Pokémon, which makes it especially weak against Ground moves, and weak against Steel, Water and Psychic moves.

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

  • Landorus (Therian),
  • Excadrill,
  • Groudon,
  • Garchomp,
  • Rhyperior.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earthquake 100%
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 99%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 97%
Groudon   Mud Shot   Earthquake 94%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Drill Run 93%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earthquake 92%
Rhyperior   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 92%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earth Power 90%
Landorus (Incarnate)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 90%
Landorus (Therian)   Extrasensory   Earth Power 90%

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Most vulnerable to Nihilego

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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