Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Rhydon

Rhydon is a Tier 3 Raid Boss in Pokémon Go. It is a large bipedal Pokémon which is gray and looks like it has a mix of features of both dinosaurs and rhinoceroses. It has a drill-like horn on its snout which is cream in color along with other protrusions on its skull like the front pointing crest extending from the middle of its head. It puts up a fair fight against players which is why in this Pokémon Go guide we are going to talk about the best ways and counters using which you will be able to defeat Rhydon most quickly and easily possible.

Rhydon in Pokémon Go

Rhydon is a dual Ground and Rock-type Pokémon with the maximum Raid Boss CP of 19393. It is vulnerable to Grass, Water, Fighting, Ground, Ice, and Steel-type attacks and if you are a high-level player you will be easily able to fight against Rhydon all by yourself and choose your best counters from this long range of options available. If you are a low-level player, bringing two to four more trainers along with you will do the job nicely as well.

Rhydon Moveset

Pokémon Go Rhydon Moveset
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The best moves from the moveset of Rhydon are Mud-Slap and Earthquake. Both of them have a combined DPS of 62.1 and it is also the best combination of moves that can be used in both Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its move pool include Rock Smash, Stone Edge, Surf, Megahorn, and Breaking Swipe.

Best counters against Rhydon in Pokémon Go

Here’s the list of the best counters that you can use against Rhydon and guarantee a win for yourself.

  • Kyogre (Primal): Waterfall/Origin Pulse
  • Swampert (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Sceptile (Mega): Bullet Seed/Frenzy Plant
  • Blastoise (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Kartana: Razor Leaf/Leaf Blade
  • Kingler (Shadow): Bubble/Crabhammer
  • Swampert (Shadow): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Venusaur (Mega): Vine Whip/Frenzy Plant
  • Kyogre: Waterfall/Origin Pulse
  • Feraligatr (Shadow): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Gyarados (Mega): Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Sceptile (Shadow): Bullet Seed/Frenzy Plant
  • Gyarados (Shadow): Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Tangrowth (Shadow): Vine Whip/Power Whip
  • Torterra (Shadow): Razor Leaf/Frenzy Plant
  • Venusaur (Shadow): Vine Whip/Frenzy Plant
  • Zarude: Vine Whip/Power Whip
  • Groudon (Primal): Mud Shot/Solar Beam
  • Greninja: Water Shuriken/Hydro Cannon
  • Tapu Bulu: Bullet Seed/Grass Knot
  • Kingler: Bubble/Crabhammer
  • Swampert: Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Roserade: Magical Leaf/Grass Knot
  • Victreebel (Shadow): Razor Leaf/Leaf Blade
  • Exeggutor (Shadow): Bullet Seed/Solar Beam
  • Chesnaught: Vine Whip/Frenzy Plant
  • Exeggutor (Alola Shadow): Bullet Seed/Solar Beam
  • Samurott: Waterfall/Hydro Cannon
  • Shiftry (Shadow): Razor Leaf/Leaf Blade
  • Feraligatr: Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
Pokémon Go Rhydon Counters
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Rhydon also has a 2x weakness towards both Grass and Water-type attacks so you should try to take full advantage of this situation and use your best Grass and Water-type Pokémon against it.

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