Pokemon Go: Garchomp's strengths and weaknesses

Pokemon Go: Garchomp’s strengths and weaknesses

Garchomp is one of the many Pokemon offered by Pokemon Go. It is a Dragon and Ground Pokémon from the Gible family that evolves from Gabite. Even though we have hundreds and thousands of Pokemons in Pokemon Go, every one of them is unique as they are equipped with a different set of moves, abilities, strength and weaknesses. Likewise, Garchomp is a very unique Pokemon with its own strength and weaknesses that we will cover in this article.

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Learning about Garchomp’s strengths and weaknesses will allow you to win matches. With extensive knowledge, you can use Garchomp wisely in a more refined way. Meanwhile, if he is your opponent, you will already know how to deal with him.

Garchomp’s strengths and weaknesses

Here are the Strength and Weaknesses of the Pokemon Garchomp that you should know about.

Garchomp’s Strengths

Being a Dragon and Ground-type Pokemon, Garchomp is resistant to Rock, Poison, Fire and Electric type Pokemon.

When talking about his best attack, a combination of Dragon Tail and Outrage deals huge damage to its opponents. Some other attack combinations that serve as pillar for Garchomp’s strengths are –

  • Dragon Tail + Earthquake
  • Dragon Tail + Return
  • Mud Shot + Outrage

Garchomp’s biggest strength is that his best DPS attack combo Dragon Tail and Outrage can be used as a defensive move.

Garchomp’s Weaknesses

Being a Dragon and Ground-type Pokemon, Garchomp is vulnerable to Ice, Fairy and Dragon type Pokemon.

Garchomp is weak against Pokemon that use Ice, Fairy and Dragon moves. So, do not match up your Garchomp with any such Pokemon.

Moreover, here is the list of the five best Pokemon to beat Garchomp

  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Standard)
  • Kyurem (Black)
  • Mamoswine
  • Weavile

Pokemon Go is an augmented reality game based on the famous Pokemon Series. The game allows players to catch a plethora of Pokemons, do gym and PVP battles and much more.

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Hritwik Raj
Hritwik is a guides writer who has been writing about video games for almost a decade. He is a Computer Science graduate who has always been into gaming. Most of the time, you will find him covering News and Guides for various publications. And when he is not working, you will find him fighting with his friends about how good of a gamer he is. His favorite games include Fallout 76, Borderlands 2, Call of Duty, Apex Legends, Destiny 2, Souls series, Genshin Impact, and The Last of Us.

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