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Meltan (Pokémon GO)

Meltan Pokemon GO

Meltan

#808 (Alola)

Best moveset for Meltan

The best moves for Meltan are Thunder Shock and Thunderbolt when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Thunder Shock 8.3 dps
  Thunderbolt 32 dps

Defense

  Thunder Shock 8.3 dps
  Thunderbolt 32 dps

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Pokémon type

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

Standard game images

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

Summary

Meltan is a mythical Steel Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fire, Ground and Fighting moves. Meltan's strongest moveset is Thunder Shock & Thunderbolt and it has a Max CP of 1,068. Meltan evolves into Melmetal.

About

"It melts particles of iron and other metals found in the subsoil, so it can absorb them into its body of molten steel."

Best moveset for Meltan

The best moves for Meltan are Thunder Shock and Thunderbolt when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Thunder Shock 8.3 dps
  Thunderbolt 32 dps

Defense

  Thunder Shock 8.3 dps
  Thunderbolt 32 dps

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What counters Meltan?

Meltan is a Steel type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fire, Ground and Fighting moves.

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

  • Reshiram,
  • Lucario,
  • Chandelure,
  • Darmanitan (Standard),
  • Volcarona.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Reshiram   Fire Fang   Overheat 100%
Lucario   Counter   Aura Sphere 96%
Chandelure   Fire Spin   Overheat 95%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Fire Fang   Overheat 95%
Volcarona   Fire Spin   Overheat 94%
Blaziken   Counter   Blast Burn 92%
Blaziken   Fire Spin   Blast Burn 90%
Conkeldurr   Counter   Dynamic Punch 89%
Moltres   Fire Spin   Overheat 89%
Darmanitan (Zen)   Fire Fang   Overheat 89%

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

Most vulnerable to Meltan

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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