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Melmetal (Pokémon GO)

Melmetal Pokemon GO

Melmetal

#809 (Alola)

Best moveset for Melmetal

The best moves for Melmetal are Thunder Shock and Hyper Beam 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
  Hyper Beam 39.5 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 Melmetal, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Melmetal is a mythical Steel Pokémon which evolves from Meltan. It is vulnerable to Fire, Ground and Fighting moves. Melmetal's strongest moveset is Thunder Shock & Hyper Beam and it has a Max CP of 3,599.

About

"Revered long ago for its capacity to create iron from nothing, for some reason it has come back to life after 3,000 years."

Best moveset for Melmetal

The best moves for Melmetal are Thunder Shock and Hyper Beam 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
  Hyper Beam 39.5 dps

Defense

  Thunder Shock 8.3 dps
  Thunderbolt 32 dps

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What counters Melmetal?

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

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Melmetal 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 Melmetal

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

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