Today we are going to take a look at the best moveset for Tyranitar in Pokemon Go and give you all the information you need in order to defeat everybody when fighting them using this Pokemon. So, no matter if you are an expert at using Tyranitar or new, we’ll break everything down for you.

And in case you want more info regarding this Pokemon, we’ve also added Tyranitar’s counters, weaknesses, and of course, the best moveset for it. So buckle up, because we’re going to dive right into the best Tyranitar moveset in Pokemon Go!

Tyranitar is so overwhelmingly powerful, it can bring down a whole mountain to make its nest. This Pokémon wanders about in mountains seeking new opponents to fight.

Before we dive in, I’ll start by mentioning that I have only used Tyranitar once (I have stronger Pokemon and I just wanted to test him out), but I was genuinely impressed by its potential – I just hope I’ll find a stronger one sometime in the future!

Basic info

Pokemon Type: Rock, Dark

Evolution: To evolve a Tyranitar, you can start by using 25 Candy on a Larvitar, and then 100 Candy on a Pupitar to obtain a Tyranitar.

Vulnerable to: Fighting, Ground, Fairy, Water, Steel, Bug, Grass

Resistant to: Ghost, Flying, Psychic, Dark, Normal, Poison, Fire

Counters

You can easily counter Tyranitar by using the following Pokemon:

  • Lucario
  • Conkeldurr
  • Breloom
  • Machamp
  • Blaziken

Moves

  • Bite (Quick Move)
  • Iron Tail (Quick Move)
  • Smack Down (Quick Move)
  • Stone Edge
  • Crunch
  • Fire Blast
  • Frustration
  • Return

The Best Moveset for Tyranitar in Pokemon Go

Below are some of the best moves for Tyranitar when attacking other Pokemon in Gyms and other PvP battles. Make sure you use them every chance you get because they are some of the best moves you can use on this Pokemon.

From what I’ve read (and a little from what I’ve experienced – sadly I haven’t encountered many Tyranitars around my area), there are a couple of super viable movesets: Smack Down + Stone Edge and Smack Down + Crunch. Additionally, a Bite + Stone Edge or Bite + Crunch can also be pretty good, depending on the situation (great vs Ghost/Psychic).

  • Smack Down

Strong vs: Flying, Ice, Fire, Bug
Weak vs: Steel, Fighting, Ground
Ineffective vs: –

  • Stone Edge

Strong vs: Flying, Ice, Fire, Bug
Weak vs: Steel, Fighting, Ground
Ineffective vs: –

  • Crunch

Strong vs: Ghost Psychic
Weak vs: Fighting, Dark, Fairy
Ineffective vs: –

  • Bite

Strong vs: Ghost Psychic
Weak vs: Fighting, Dark, Fairy
Ineffective vs: –

These make up some of the best movesets for Tyranitar in Pokemon Go – if you have any additional suggestions for fellow Pokemon Go players, or want us to cover a specific Pokemon, let us know down in the comments section below!

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