0087 Dewgong



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  • Main moves:
    Ice Shard*, Icy Wind*, Drill Run
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  • Rank:
    Lvl 29.5 0/12/15CP 1498
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  • Charged Move Cost:
    50,000 Stardust
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Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Bulky
    Takes hits well.
  • - Low Shield Pressure
    May struggle to draw shields because of its weaker or slower attacks.
  • - Technical
    Uses complex moves that may have a high learning curve.
Move stats include same type and Shadow attack bonuses.
Recommended Move:
*Event or Elite TM exclusive*Unobtainable via TM
No.Move TypesMoveAccuracyPowerDamageAverageFast MoveCountRemark
1FastIce Shard*3.333.63General
2FastFrost Breath2.54.22Heavy Damage
3FastIron Tail2.333.333General
4ChargedIcy Wind*100% chance -1 Atk opponent45721.65 - 4 - 5 - 4Debuff
5ChargedDrill Run45801.785 - 4 - 5 - 4Coverage
6ChargedLiquidation30% chance -1 Def opponent45841.875 - 4 - 5 - 4Debuff
7ChargedBlizzard751682.248 - 7 - 8 - 7Nuke
8ChargedAurora Beam60961.66 - 6 - 6 - 6High Energy
9ChargedAqua Jet*45541.25 - 4 - 5 - 4General
10ChargedWater Pulse60841.46 - 6 - 6 - 6High Energy

Character Introduction


Dewgong is a Water & Ice Pokémon which evolves from Seel. It is vulnerable to Fighting, Rock, Grass and Electric moves. Dewgong's strongest moveset is Frost Breath & Blizzard and it has a Max CP of 1,985.


"Dewgong loves to snooze on bitterly cold ice. The sight of this Pokémon sleeping on a glacier was mistakenly thought to be a mermaid by a mariner long ago."

Suggested Teammates
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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Ice Shard* + Icy Wind* and Drill Run.

Ice Shard is Dewgong's best fast move due to its superior energy gains, however this is a legacy move. Frost Breath and Iron Tail both offer poor energy generation, though the former takes advantage of STAB to provide respectable damage output. 

The update to legacy Icy Wind following the December 2019 rebalance makes it mandatory for optimal use of Dewgong, partly due to its lesser energy cost, and partly due to its guaranteed debuff on the opponent. Starting in June 1 2023, Dewgong gained access to Drill Run, granting it near perfect coverage. Liquidation is a great move too, but Drill Run + Icy Wind is often all the coverage that Dewgong needs.

Using other charge moves like Water Pulse, Aurora Beam or Blizzard are direct downgrades due to their lack of utility and higher energy costs. If you don't have the double legacy moveset for Dewgong, maybe consider other Pokemon instead. 

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 4 / 5

Dewgong is infamous for its ability to slow down games due to the combination of its high bulk and access to Icy Wind. Historically, Dewgong competed for a spot on teams against more aggressive Ice/Waters such as Walrein and Lapras. However, the Season of Hidden Gems gave it access to Drill Run, allowing it to be a much more threatening generalist. Expect to see Dewgong quite a bit now that it has play against Registeel and Bastiodon. Beware of Counter users such as Medicham and Deoxys-D.

Ultra League: 2 / 5

Dewgong lacks adequate stats for Ultra League, maxing out at only 1985 CP. While its Ice-type moveset and utility is quite valuable in a meta with very ubiquitous Dragon-types, that's unfortunately the only niche it has going for it.

Master League: 0 / 5

Dewgong's CP is too low for Master League.

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