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Pokemon Go: How to Defeat Arlo (August 2022)

Here is how to defeat Arlo in August 2022.

August 4, 2022

Defeating Team Go Rocket is quite a tricky task in Pokemon Go, with the right team being required for defeating Giovanni, Arlo, and the other members.

After quite an exciting event themed around Team Go Rocket members, Go Battle Weekend, fans are eagerly waiting for the new lineup of Pokemon. This month the lineup hasn’t changed as of now, but it will likely not be the case once the next Team Go Rocket event goes live. Until then, you can check out how to defeat Arlo’s current lineup below.

Charmander Counters & Weaknesses

  • Weakness- Water, Rock and Ground
  • Rhyperior: Mud-Slap, Rock Wrecker
  • Garchomp: Mud Shot, Earth Power
  • Swampert: Mud Shot, Hydro Cannon, Brave Bird
  • Rampardos: Smack Down, Rock Slide
  • Excadrill: Mud Slap, Drill Run
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Mawile Counters & Weaknesses

  • Weakness- Fire and Ground
  • Blaziken- Fire Spin, Blaze Kick and Blast Burn
  • Groudon- Mud Shot, Fire Punch, Earthquake
  • Garchomp- Mud Shot, Sand Tomb, Earth Power
  • Reshiram- Fire Fang, Overheat
  • Typhlosion- Incinerate, Blast Burn
  • Darmanitan- Fire Fang, Overheat

Salamence Counters & Weaknesses

  • Weakness- Fairy, Ice.
  • Togekiss- Charm, Ancient Power, Flamethrower 
  • Sylveon- Charm, Moonblast, Psyshock 
  • Primarina- Charm, Moonblast, Hydro Pump
  • Avalugg-Ice Fang, Body Slam, Avalanche 
  • Palkia- Dragon Breath, Draco Meter and Aqua Tail
  • Giratina- Shadow Claw, Shadow Sneak, Dragon Claw

Scizor Counters & Weaknesses

  • Weakness- Fire
  • Heatran- Fire Spin, Blast Blast, Flamethrower
  • Ho-Oh- Incinerate, Earthquake, Brave Bird
  • Moltres- Fire Spin, Sky Attack, Fire Blast
  • Kyogre- Waterfall, Surf, Thunder 
  • Melmetal- Thunder Shock, Rock Slide, Superpower 

Charizard Exeggutor Counters & Weaknesses

  • Weakness- Water
  • Rampardos- Smack Down, Rock Slide
  • Tyranitar- Smack Down, Stone Edge
  • Rhyperior- Smack Down, Rock Wrecker
  • Terrakion-Smack Down, Rock Slide
  • Lycanroc- Rock Throw, Stone Edge

Gardevoir Counters & Weaknesses

  • Weakness- Ghost, Poison, Steel.
  • Metagross- Bullet Punch, Meteor Mash 
  • Chandelure- Hex, Shadow Ball 
  • Gengar- Lick, Shadow Ball
  • Dialga- Metal Claw, Iron Head 
  • Giratina- Shadow Claw, Shadow Ball 
  • Zarude- Vine Whip, Power Whip, Dark Pulse 

Steelix Counters & Weaknesses

  • Weakness- Steel, Ground.
  • Zacian- Snarl, Close Combat, Play Rough
  • Groudon- Mud Shot, Earthquake, Fire Punch 
  • Tapu Fini- Water Gun, Surf, Moonblast
  • Heatran- Fire Spin, Flamethrower, Iron Head 
  • Excadrill- Mud Shot, Drill Run, Rock Slide
  • Kyogre- Waterfall, Surf, Thunder
  • Melmetal- Thunder Shock, Rock Slide, Superpower 
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