348 Armaldo

Performance

Status

  • Ranking Score:
    67.3
  • Main moves:
    Fury Cutter, Rock Blast, Cross Poison
  • Type
    ROCK
    BUG
  • Level:
    18-21
  • Rank:
    Lvl 20 0/9/15CP 1500
  • Buddy Distance:
    3km
  • Charged Move Cost:
    50,000 Stardust
  • Attack:
    133.3
  • Defense:
    110.8
  • Stamina:
    113
  • Overall:
    1671

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Traits

Moves

Properties

Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Spammy
    Reaches Charged Moves quickly.
  • + Agile
    Uses short animations, can react quickly and reliably fire Charged Moves.
  • - Less Bulky
    Below average defensive stats and may struggle to take hits.
  • - Inflexible
    May struggle to hit multiple types.
Move stats include same type and Shadow attack bonuses.
Recommended Move:
*Event or Elite TM exclusive *Unobtainable via TM
No. Move Types Move Accuracy Power Damage Average Fast MoveCount Remark
1 Fast Fury Cutter 4 2.4 1 Fast Charge
2 Fast Struggle Bug 2.67 3.6 3 Low Quality
3 Charged Rock Blast 40 60 1.5 10 - 10 - 10 Spam/Bait
4 Charged Cross Poison 12.5% chance +2 Atk self 35 50 1.43 9 - 9 - 9 Boost Spam/Bait
5 Charged Water Pulse 60 70 1.17 15 - 15 - 15 High Energy Coverage
Weaknesses
rock
x1.6
steel
x1.6
water
x1.6
Resistances
poison
x0.625
normal
x0.625

Character Introduction

Summary

Armaldo is a Rock & Bug Pokémon which evolves from Anorith. It is vulnerable to Rock, Steel and Water moves. Armaldo's strongest moveset is Fury Cutter & Return and it has a Max CP of 2,848.

About

"Armaldo's tough armor makes all attacks bounce off. This Pokémon's two enormous claws can be freely extended or contracted. They have the power to punch right through a steel slab."

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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Fury Cutter + Rock Blast and Cross Poison or Water Pulse

Fury Cutter is the preferred fast move, featuring fast energy generation and also benefits from STAB. Struggle Bug deals more damage, but doesn't let Armaldo use its charge as frequently and overall is an inferior pick.

Rock Blast takes advantage of STAB and a low energy cost which makes it the main charge move for Armaldo. Cross Poison is the cheapest charge move energy-wise and allows for shield-baiting, but its damage output and coverage isn't very favorable. Water Pulse is horrible with an expensive 60 energy requirement for only 70 damage (1.17 DPE) but at least can help cover Armaldo's weakness against other Rock-types. 

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 1 / 5

Armaldo has an odd Bug/Rock typing which makes it vulnerable to only 3 typings, but doesn't really provide any meaningful resistances otherwise. A stat distribution focused on offense results in overall fewer defensive stats which hurts it more. However, Armaldo's main liability is its horrible moveset, with all of its charge moves offering little damage for the amount of energy used up (DPE). This leaves Armaldo relatively toothless in comparison to other candidates in Great League, and results in a long list of losses against the popular meta picks. 

Ultra League: 1.5 / 5

A higher CP cap in Ultra League allows Armaldo to utilize its ATK stat more, but it still has the same problems as it did in Great League. Wins against Umbreon and Lugia are appreciated, but losses against most meta picks still discourage its use. 

Master League: 0 / 5

If Armaldo couldn't get many wins on an equal CP playing field, just wait until it faces Pokemon with a CP disadvantage. 

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