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The Best Moves in Pokemon Go

Having trouble in combat or overtaking an opposing gym? Wondering what the best attacks are in Pokemon Go? We make it simple with our easy to read the chart, showing you which moves are best in Pokemon Go. These are the best moves in Pokemon Go based on Attack rating, DPS, and move speed.

Of course, if you are looking for guides on the best Pokemon to battle with, or which Pokemon type is most effective we have you covered as well. When choosing the best Pokemon to head into battle with, a fundamental understanding of statistics can help.

Best Moves for Each Pokemon Type

The best moves in Pokemon Go are listed below by type of Pokemon. Make sure to reference our DPS ranking as well if you want more information on how much damage Pokemon do in combat.

Best Moves for Each Pokemon Type:

Pokemon TypePrimary MoveSecondary Move
NormalLickBody Slam
PoisonPoison JabSludge Wave
BugBug BiteX-Scissor
GrassVine WhipPetal Blizzard
WaterWater GunAqua Tail
GroundMud ShotEarthquake
FairyPoundPlay Rough
FlyingWing AttackHurricane
ElectricSparkThunder Punch
PsychicPsycho CutPsychic
GhostShadow ClawShadow Ball
DragonDragon BreathDragon Claw
IceFrost BreathBlizzard
Pokemon Best Moves

These moves are the most effective when paired against a Pokemon type that’s susceptible to yours. Pokemon types play a bigger role than Combat Points when it comes to battle in Pokemon Go. When you are planning your next gym takeover, use this chart to see which are the best moves in the game.

By attacking the gym defend Pokemon with the proper Pokemon type, you increase your chances at victory. Have any questions about our guide on best moves in Pokemon Go? Leave us a comment below and let us know!

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