Pokemon Scarlet and Violet bring some new additions to the game, which means there’s a lot of new pocket monsters out there that can be collected and battled against. When battling against certain Pokemon, it’s unclear what type they are initially, so learning which moves you should use is very important! If you want to know what Gholdengo’s weaknesses are then we’ll walk you through them in this guide.
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Gholdengo is a Steel and Ghost-type Pokemon, which means they have weaknesses to Ground, Ghost, Fire, and Dark-type moves. It is immune to Normal, Fighting, and Poison moves. It is also resistant to Flying, Rock, Bug, Steel, Grass, Ice, Dragon, and Fairy-type attacks.
While any Steel and Ghost-type moves will be sufficient to finish off Gholdengo, you will want to focus on Special Attack moves if you have them. Gholdengo has slightly higher Physical Defense, which means you will have much better luck using Special Attacks.
As for specific Pokemon you want to avoid bringing into battle against Gholdengo, you will want to make sure to leave Fighting, Fire, Ground, Dark, and Ghost out. They all have at least one weakness to Gholdengo’s attacks. Gholdengo also carries Dark moves, so be careful with Psychic Pokemon. It might also run a Rock attack, which means Fighting, Grass, Ground, Steel, and Water could be in danger!
That’s everything you need to know about the moves that will be best used against Gholdengo. For more detailed guides, be sure to head to the Pokemon section of our website.