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Best Moveset for Serperior in Pokemon GO

Trainers are trying to find the best moveset for Serperior in Pokemon GO after its evolutionary line was featured in April's Community Day event.
Trainers are trying to find the best moveset for Serperior in Pokemon GO after its evolutionary line was featured in April's Community Day event. / Niantic Labs

Trainers are trying to find the best moveset for Serperior in Pokemon GO after its evolutionary line was featured in April's Community Day event.

Following Snivy's Community Day feature on April 11, trainers are wondering what to do with all the first-form grass-types they've added to the Pokemon inventory. Fortunately, Snivy's final form, Serperior, can be one of the stronger starter lines to add to one's gym team, raid ensemble, or PvP configuration. Below, we've outlined the best moveset for each situation.

Serperior Pokemon GO Best Moveset

Currently, the best moveset for Serperior involves the following quick and charged moves:

  • Quick Move(s): Vine Whip, Iron Tail
  • Charged Move(s): Grass Knot, Leaf Tornado

Trainers should look to prioritize Vine Whip for Offensive play and Iron Tail for Defensive play. Meanwhile, Grass Knot is currently at the top of the meta for Serperior—despite Frenzy Plant being the Community Day exclusive move.

For example, those placing Serperior at the head of their Raid Team or PvP build would want Vine Whip for its heightened DPS and utilization of the 20% Same-Type Attack Bonus (STAB). Iron Tail works best for defense due to its higher rate of Energy Per Second (EPS) leading to more charged move emissions in the trainer's absence.

Serperior is a pure grass-type and the final form of the Unova starter, Snivy. As such, it can reach a CP total of 2277. It has an attack stat of 161, defense of 204, and stamina of 181. Additionally, trainers could potentially see this Pokemon hit a total of 154 HP.

It is most vulnerable to fire, flying, poison, bug, and ice-types while being strongest against water, electric, ground, and other grass-types.