596 Galvantula



  • Ranking Score:
  • Main moves:
    Volt Switch, Discharge, Lunge
  • Type
  • Level:
  • Rank:
    Lvl 25.5 0/15/15CP 1495
  • Buddy Distance:
  • Charged Move Cost:
    50,000 Stardust
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  • Defense:
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More Detail Properties Introduction

Key Wins

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Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Spammy
    Reaches Charged Moves quickly.
  • + Flexible
    Can hit a wide variety of types.
  • + Dynamic
    Performs well with energy and has fluid, dynamic matchups.
  • + Fast Move Pressure
    Deals heavy Fast Move damage. It can pressure switches and work around shields.
  • - Glass Cannon
    Hits hard but struggles to take hits. Depends on shields.
  • - Clumsy
    Uses long animations, is stuck while attacking and may not reliably fire Charged Moves.
  • - 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 Types Move Accuracy Power Damage Average Fast MoveCount Remark
1 Fast Volt Switch 4 3.6 4 Multipurpose
2 Fast Fury Cutter 4 2.4 1 Fast Charge
3 Charged Discharge 45 78 1.73 3 - 3 - 3 General
4 Charged Lunge 100% chance -1 Atk opponent 45 72 1.6 3 - 3 - 3 Debuff
5 Charged Cross Poison 12.5% chance +2 Atk self 35 50 1.43 3 - 2 - 2 Boost Spam/Bait
6 Charged Energy Ball 10% chance -1 Def opponent 55 90 1.64 4 - 3 - 4 High Energy Debuff
7 Charged Bug Buzz 30% chance -1 Def opponent 60 120 2 4 - 4 - 4 High Energy Debuff

Character Introduction


Galvantula is a Bug & Electric Pokémon which evolves from Joltik. It is vulnerable to Rock and Fire moves. Galvantula's strongest moveset is Fury Cutter & Bug Buzz and it has a Max CP of 2,206.


"When attacked, they create an electric barrier by spitting out many electrically charged threads."

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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Volt Switch + Discharge and Lunge

Volt Switch is usually preferred for its superior damage output, though Fury Cutter has a niche with Bug-type coverage.

Discharge is Galvantula's primary charge move, benefits from STAB, and provides solid Electric-type coverage. Lunge is what rocketed Galvantula from "neat" to "meta", giving solid damage output and a very powerful Attack debuff on your opponent.

Bug Buzz is generally worse than Lunge. Energy Ball can catch opposing mudbois off-guard, but isn't your best bet. Cross Poison kinda sucks, and has significantly less relevant coverage.

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 4 / 5

Galvantula sports an uncommon Electric/Bug typing, but poor bulk. It became quite popular in Go Battle League as an answer to the popular usage of Azumarill and Registeel, being able to beat either when using equal amounts of shields. Volt Switch is quite powerful with STAB and generates energy quickly, and Lunge fills a powerful double role as damage and debuff.

Ultra League: 4 / 5

XL Galvantula's a real threat in Ultra Premier. You'll need a Level 50 hundo, but its matchup spread is incredibly impressive. Galvantula can beat common metta threats like Skarmory, Lapras, Empoleon, Gallade, Venusaur, Dragonite, and Togekiss. Even in your losses, you can land Lunge debuffs to set up for a farmdown. Galv is good!

Master League: 0 / 5

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