Pokemon GO Arlo Counters October 2020: How To Beat Team Rocket Leader? Pokemon Weakness And More
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Pokemon GO Arlo Counters October 2020: How To Beat Team Rocket Leader? Pokemon Weakness And More

Alex Garton
17 October 2020

Here's how to defeat Rocket Leader Arlo.

Defeating each of the Rocket Leaders can be difficult when you're not familiar with the counters.

A leader's lineup is randomly selected out of a small selection of Pokemon.

Therefore, it's important to know the counters and strategies for each potential encounter.

Below are some tips and counters on how to defeat Rocket Leader Arlo.

However, if you want help defeating some of the other Team Rocket Leaders, you'll find more guides underneath!

Rocket Leader Arlo Counters

Arlo will always use Growlithe as his first Pokemon.

For Arlo's second Pokemon, he will either use Charizard, Blastoise or Steelix

For his Third Pokemon, it will be Salamence, Dragonite or Scizor.

Below is a list of counters and the most effective moves against each of Arlo's potential Pokemon:

Growlithe

Growlithe is weak to Ground, Rock and Water moves.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Omanyte.

  • Regirock - Lock On (Fast Move) + Stone Edge (Charge Move)
  • Golem - Mud Shot ( Fast Move) + Rock Blast (Charge Move)
  • Omastar - Mud Shot (Fast Move) + Rock Slide (Charge Move)
  • Swampert - Mud Shot (Fast Move) + Hydro Cannon (Charge Move)
  • Terrakion - Smack Down (Fast Move) + Close Combat (Charge Move)

Blastoise

Blastoise is weak to Grass types.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Blastoise.

  • Sceptile - Fury Cutter (Fast Move) + Leaf Blade (Charge Move)
  • Venusaur - Vine Whip ( Fast Move) + Frenzy Plant (Charge Move)
  • Leafeon - Quick Attack (Fast Move) + Leaf Blade (Charge Move)
  • Hydreigon - Dragon Breath (Fast Move) + Dark Pulse (Charge Move)

Charizard

Charizard is weak to Rock, Electric and Water.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Charizard.

  • Regirock - Lock On (Fast Move) + Stone Edge (Charge Move)
  • Golem - Rock Throw( Fast Move) + Rock Blast (Charge Move)
  • Zapdos - Thunder Shock (Fast Move) + Ancient Power (Charge Move)
  • Giratina - Shadow Claw (Fast Move) + Ancient Power (Charge Move)

Scizor

Scizor is weak to double to Fire.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Scizor.

  • Blaziken - Counter (Fast Move) + Blaze Kick (Charge Move)
  • Charizard - Fire Spin (Fast Move) + Blast Burn (Charge Move)
  • Entei - Fire Spin (Fast Move) + Flamethrower (Charge Move)
  • Typhlosion - Fire Spin (Fast Move) + Blast Burn (Charge Move)

Dragonite

Dragonite is weak to Ice and Rock types.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Dragonite.

  • Dialga - Dragon Breath (Fast Move) + Draco Meteor (Charge Move)
  • Regice - Lock-on (Fast Move) + Blizzard (Charge Move)
  • Mewtwo - Psycho Cut (Fast Move) + Ice Beam (Charge Move)
  • Metagross - Bullet Punch (Fast Move) + Meteor Mash (Charge Move)

Salamence

Salamence is weak to Ice, Dragon and Rock.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Salamence

  • Tyranitar - Smack Down (Fast Move) + Crunch (Charge Move)
  • Regice - Lock-on (Fast Move) + Blizzard (Charge Move)
  • Giratina - Dragon Breath (Fast Move) + Dragon Claw (Charge Move)
  • Togekiss - Charm(Fast Move) + Dazzling Gleam (Charge Move)

Hopefully, this helps you defeat and takedown Rocket Leader Arlo.

Best of luck!

 

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