067 Machoke



  • Ranking Score:
  • Main moves:
    Karate Chop, Cross Chop*, Dynamic Punch
  • Type
  • Level:
  • Rank:
    Lvl 28 0/15/15CP 1498
  • Buddy Distance:
  • Charged Move Cost:
    50,000 Stardust
  • Attack:
  • Defense:
  • Stamina:
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More Detail Properties Introduction

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Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Spammy
    Reaches Charged Moves quickly.
  • + Shield Pressure
    Pressures opponents to shield its strong or rapid attacks.
  • - 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 Karate Chop 4 3 2 Fast Charge
2 Fast Low Kick 2.5 2.4 2 Low Quality
3 Charged Cross Chop* 35 60 1.71 5 - 4 - 5 Spam/Bait
4 Charged Dynamic Punch 50 108 2.16 7 - 6 - 6 General
5 Charged Return† 70 130 1.86 9 - 9 - 9 Neutral Nuke
6 Charged Brick Break 35 48 1.37 5 - 4 - 5 Spam/Bait
7 Charged Submission 50 72 1.44 7 - 6 - 6 General

Character Introduction


Machoke is a Fighting Pokémon which evolves from Machop. It is vulnerable to Flying, Psychic and Fairy moves. Machoke's strongest moveset is Karate Chop & Dynamic Punch and it has a Max CP of 2,031. Machoke evolves into Machamp.


"Machoke's thoroughly toned muscles possess the hardness of steel. This Pokémon has so much strength, it can easily hold aloft a sumo wrestler on just one finger."

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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Karate Chop + Cross Chop* and Dynamic Punch or Return

Karate Chop is the superior fast move of choice, with greater damage output and significantly faster energy gains compared to Low Kick.

Cross Chop requires an Elite TM, but is recommended for its lesser energy cost and better damage compared to Brick Break. Dynamic Punch costs the same energy as Submission, but has significantly better damage output, and with STAB is also Machoke's most powerful charge move. Return is only available when Machoke is Purified, but offers a neutral damage option for when Fighting-type damage would be resisted (with the exception of Ghost Pokemon). 

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 2 / 5

Fighting-type coverage is valuable against the meta, which is Machoke's best (and only) specialty. The January 2021 GBL update improved the energy gains of Karate Chop, but unfortunately barely any meta-viable Pokemon has access to this move, letting Machoke stand out from the crowd. Compared to its evolution, Machamp, Machoke is a downgrade due to its lack of adequate coverage, and lesser damage output from its fast move options, despite Machoke's slightly bulkier stats in a CP-capped league. The costly requirement of using an Elite TM to access the more consistent performing Cross Chop also helps to discourage Machoke from seeing any play. 

Ultra League: 0 / 5

Machoke may be good at its chokes, but it's not yet a champ. 

Master League: 0 / 5

If evolving to Machamp is too costly, then Master League isn't meant for you. 

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