Want to know about the best movesets and counters for Joltik in Pokemon Go? Joltik is a Pokémon-spider Bug and Electric-type native to the Unova region. This Pokémon’s maximum CP is 1150, but it doesn’t matter, as any Pokémon Trainer will try to evolve Joltik into Galvantula as quickly as possible by spending 50 Candies. To get Joltik into your collection, you must capture him in the wild or defeat him in low-level raids, and you’ve probably already done that if you’re playing right now during the Bug Out Event. And if you’re already a Joltik trainer or just looking to catch him, you should know about the best movesets and counters for Joltik in Pokemon Go.
The Best Movesets for Joltik in Pokemon Go
First, it is worth noting that you are unlikely to use Joltik in combat too often. This Pokémon’s abilities and stats are pretty low-end, so you should get Joltik as a Nice addition to your collection.
But despite this, Joltik is not helpless and will be able to help you in some fights. As a Bug and Electric-type Pokémon, Joltik has resistance to Fighting, Steel, Grass, and Electric-type attacks. Attacks of these types deal only 63% damage to Joltik, which somewhat allows him to fight and defeat slightly superior opponents.
In addition, despite his small size, Joltik has quite strong movesets for his stats. The best movesets for Joltik in Pokemon Go are Sucker Punch and Bug Buzz, with an average DPS of 7.18. Alternatively, you can also use Sucker Punch and Discharge or Charge Beam and Bug Buzz with an average DPS of 6.94 and 6.77. It is worth noting that after evolving into Galvantula, the maximum CP value will reach 2494, and the average DPS from the best movesets will reach 12+.
If you want to get the most out of Joltik, use it during Rainy weather.
The Best Counters for Joltik in Pokemon Go
If you encounter Joltik in Gyms or Raid Gyms, you will probably defeat him without any problems. But to win faster and not waste consumables to heal your Pokémon, you should be aware of Joltik’s weaknesses. As a Bug and Electric-type Pokémon, Joltik is vulnerable to Rock and Fire-type attacks. Attacks of these types deal 160% damage to Joltik, and Pokémon wielding them will be the most effective against Joltik. You can also use one of the best counters for Joltik in Pokemon Go:
- Chandelure: Fire Spin, Overheat.
- Darmanitan: Fire Fang, Overheat.
- Rampardos: Smack Down, Rock Slide.
- Blaziken: Fire Spin, Blast Burn.
- Moltres: Fire Spin, Overheat.
- Flareon: Fire Spin, Overheat.
- Charizard: Fire Spin, Blast Burn.
- Infernape: Fire Spin, Blast Burn.
- Magmortar: Fire Spin, Fire Blast.
- Arcanine: Fire Fang, Fire Blast.