What Beats Machamp Pokemon GO: How to Defeat the Raid Boss

What beats Machamp in Pokemon GO?
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What beats Machamp Pokemon GO raids has become a difficult question to answer.

Machamp is currently one of the best raid and gym contenders in the gym. Its over 3000 CP, high attack stat, and fighting-type category all make it a powerful contender against some of the best gym defenders. This also makes it one of the more difficult non-legendary raid bosses in the game. For first time or solo trainers, seeing Machamp may be a bit daunting.

Below you'll find what you need to beat it.

What Beats Machamp Pokemon GO

Machamp is the last evolutionary form of Machomp. It is a pure fighting-type, which means its biggest weaknesses are flying, psychic, and fairy-types. As the last of its line, its likely that Machamp will only be susceptible to equally strong tiered Pokemon.

The Pokemon and movesets that provide the best chance to beat Machamp are:

  • Mewtwo with Confusion and Psychic or Psystrike
  • Alakazam with Confusion and Future Sight
  • Lugia with Extrasensory and Sky Attack
  • Rayquaza with Air Slash and Aerial Ace

Machamp as a CP ceiling of 3056. Its attack stat is 234, defense is 159, stamina is 207, and maximum health is 175. It is one of the best counters for Pokemon such as Tyranitar.