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Pokemon GO Ampharos PvP and PvE guide: Best moveset, counters, and more

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Ampharos was introduced in Pokemon GO along with the original cast of Johto Pocket Monsters back in 2017. It has since been one of the most adored critters in the game, thanks to its design and battle prowess. You can get an Ampharos by evolving Mareep into Flaafy using 25 Candy and then feeding Flaafy 100 Candy. You can also catch it directly from the wild or raids.

Once you have an Ampharos, you might want to use it in battle. Considering the creature can learn a plethora of attacks, it might be confusing for players to decide which one fits it best in different situations in the game. This article answers all questions in that regard.


What attacks can Ampharos learn in Pokemon GO?

Ampharos in the anime (Image via TPC)Pokemon GO’s Ultra League is where Ampharos shines the most.


Best PvE moveset for Ampharos in Pokemon GO

Mega Ampharos in Niantic's game (Image via TPC)attacker in Gyms and raid battles.

Ampharos, Shadow Ampharos, and Mega Ampharos are all viable picks as PvE attackers with the moveset of Volt Switch and Zap Canon.


Best counters to Ampharos in Pokemon GO

The best counters to Ampharos in the Great League are:

  • Medicham
  • Shadow Gligar
  • Lickitung
  • Registeel
  • Sableye

The hardest counters to Ampharos in the Ultra League are:

  • Cobalion
  • Altered Forme Giratina
  • Obstagoon
  • Trevenant
  • Cresselia

The following critters beat Ampharos most conveniently in the Master League:

  • Dialga
  • Hero Forme Zacian
  • Mewtwo
  • Metagross
  • Lugia

Mareep is coming back to Pokemon GO’s November Community Day Classic with an exclusive Charged Attack for Ampharos.

Edited by Rachel Syiemlieh

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