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Magneton (Pokémon GO)

Magneton Pokemon GO

Magneton

#82 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Magneton

The best moves for Magneton are Spark and Zap Cannon when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Spark 10.3 dps
  Zap Cannon 45.4 dps

Defense

  Charge Beam 8.7 dps
  Magnet Bomb 30 dps

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Pokémon type

Electric
Steel
Vulnerable to…
Ground deals 256% damage.
Fire deals 160% damage.
Fighting deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Dragon deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Psychic deals 63% damage.
Electric deals 63% damage.
Normal deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Rock deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Steel deals 39% damage.
Poison deals 39% damage.
Flying deals 39% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 3 Pokémon in the Magnemite family. Magneton evolves from Magnemite which costs 25 Candy, and evolves into Magnezone which costs 100 Candy.

Magneton Raid Guide

Magneton has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 2 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

Standard game images

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

Summary

Magneton is an Electric & Steel Pokémon which evolves from Magnemite. It is vulnerable to Ground, Fire and Fighting moves. Magneton's strongest moveset is Spark & Zap Cannon and it has a Max CP of 2,485. Magneton evolves into Magnezone.

About

"Magneton emits a powerful magnetic force that is fatal to mechanical devices. As a result, large cities sound sirens to warn citizens of large-scale outbreaks of this Pokémon."

Best moveset for Magneton

The best moves for Magneton are Spark and Zap Cannon when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Spark 10.3 dps
  Zap Cannon 45.4 dps

Defense

  Charge Beam 8.7 dps
  Magnet Bomb 30 dps

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What counters Magneton?

Magneton is a Electric/Steel type Pokémon, which makes it especially weak against Ground moves, and weak against Fire and Fighting moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Magneton 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%
Landorus (Incarnate)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 90%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earth Power 90%
Excadrill   Mud Shot   Earthquake 89%

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

Most vulnerable to Magneton

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

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