Generation one Rock-type Pokémon has been a hot topic in Pokémon Go recently. As a new month has arrived, a lot of players are planning to take this 'mon down with ease – but you'll only be able to do that with the right counters!
Pokémon Go is full of Pokémon powerful and imposing weapons that can do serious damage to your team. We see this every month with the launch of new raids and Team Rocket Pokémon.
Golem is one of many monsters that can be a threat to your team, but understanding how to easily take him down will be highly beneficial for you during your Go trials.
Let's run over the best Pokémon to fight the G directly, along with the movesets you should use with them!
Golem is the ultimate evolution of Geodude!
What type is Golem?
Before we get into the counters to use, it's best to check the Golem's type so you know which moves work best against that Pokémon. Golem currently supports Ground/Rock dual typing, and has been since it was introduced in the first generation.
What is the Golem's weakness in Pokémon Go?
Since it has a dual Rock/Ground typing, it has an ample amount of weaknesses. Golem can take super-effective damage with Grass and Water-type moves. It is also weak to Fighting, Ground, Steel, and Ice-type moves, making Golem a very vulnerable Pokémon to fight.
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At the same time, it is also resistant to various types, such as Electric and Flying!
Golem counters in Pokemon Go
If you're looking to make meeting a Golem easier, there are certain Pokémon that we can recommend you use in battle.
These Pokémon will take advantage of the Golem's many weaknesses and deal immense damage to it during a fight.
|Pokémon||Fast movement||load movement||Sprite|
|Skeptical||Bullet seed||Frenzy plant|
|Breloom||Bullet seed||grass knot|
|roserade||Razor Leaf||Solar Beam|
The best Golem moveset in Pokemon Go
Now that you've defeated one G successfully, you may have one in your party and are now looking to optimize your moveset for future use. Below are the best moves you can use on the Golem to maximize your effectiveness in battle.
- Fast movement - mud shooting or rock throwing
- Charge Move – Earthquake, Stone Edge ou Rock Blast
Can Golem be Brilliant in Pokémon Go?
Glowing Golem has a slightly different hue than its regular form.
Yes! G actually has a shiny variant that players can get when they are playing Pokemon Go. However, like any other shiny Pokémon, it is quite rare to find it, so it will take some time before you find one.
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