Drill Run Pokemon Go: Everything You Need to Know

Pokemon Go will be releasing one of the stronger ground-type charge moves, Drill Run to June's Community Day Pokemon, Weedle.
Pokemon Go will be releasing one of the stronger ground-type charge moves, Drill Run to June's Community Day Pokemon, Weedle. / Photo courtesy of Pokemon Go.

Drill Run in Pokemon Go is a stronger ground-type charge move that will be added to June's Community Day Pokemon, Weedle.

Pokemon Go Community Day in June will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time on June 20. It will have dramatically increased chances of a shiny Weedle. In addition, players who evolve their Weedle into a Beedril during this time will result in their Beedril learning Drill Run.

Here is everything we know about Drill Run:

Drill Run Pokemon Go Details

Drill Run is a Charged Move in Pokemon Go that is only available for a select few Pokmeon.

Drill Run is a Ground-type move with a base power of 80. It only requires 50 energy and can be charged twice before being used. It deals 1.6 damage per second and will be super-effective on electric, poison, fire, rock and steel type Pokemon.

Players can evolve Weedle into Kakuna then Beedril to learn Drill Run on Community Day. Weedle evolves into Kakuna with 12 candies and into Beedril with 50 candies. Drill Run Beedril will be a special and exclusive Pokemon available only on June 20.

Drill Run Beedril will be a great addition to Great League teams as it can defeat Azumarill and Registeel. These two Pokemon are considered one of the best for Great League and Beedril has some impressive STAB moves to defeat a wide variety of Pokemon.

Pokemon who can also learn Drill Run include:

  • Dunsprace
  • Karrablast & Escavalier (Evolve Karrablast with 200 candies or Trade)
  • Dilbur & Excadrill (Evolve Dilbur with 50 cadies)
  • Fearow
  • Rapidash

Besides Community Day, players can also look forward to special bonuses on Spotlight Hours. The next Spotlight Hour will be on June 16 featuring Numel. Players who catch Numel will receiver double Stardust as a bonus.