Best Rhyperior Moveset in Pokémon Go

Rhyperior is superior if you have the right moves. Use this guide to find his best!

Rhyperior may be a Rock and Ground Pokemon, but surprisingly enough, it can also learn specific Water-type attacks! Rhyperior is the evolved form of the Gen 1 Pokemon Rhydon, and successfully made one of the least popular evolution lines into one of the best. Rhyperior is a great addition to any team build if you want to hit hard and fast. In this guide, we will cover its best moves and basic stats.

Best Rhyperior Moveset in Pokémon Go

The best movesets for Rhyperior sometimes depend on the technique you use as a player and the Pokémon the opponent is using. However, in this guide, we will cover the top-ranking movesets based on their average stats for damage and success.

Before we list the movesets, we're going to cover a few basic stats about Rhyperior , so you can adequately prepare your playstyle and pick the appropriate movesets.

Basic Stats

  • Type(s): Ground, Rock
  • Heavy Weakness(es): Grass, Water
  • Weakness(es): Fighting, Ground, Ice, Steel
  • Resistance(s): Fire, Flying, Normal, Rock
  • Strong Resistance(s): Electric, Poison
  • Boosted By: Sunny and Partly Cloudy Weather
  • Max CP: 4221
  • Attack | Defense | Stamina: 241 | 190 | 251

Related: Best Gyarados Moveset in Pokémon Go - Pro Game Guides

Best Movesets

The following two moves reflect the attacks that show up the most frequently on the top five movesets. While this generally means this is the best move of that type, it's not guaranteed.

  • #1 Fast Attack: Mud-Slap
  • #1 Charge Attack: Rock Wrecker

The remaining movesets are the top 10 movesets for Rhyperior, ranked by DPS (damage per second).

  • #1
    • DPS: 16.82
    • Fast Attack: Mud-Slap
    • Charge Attack: Rock Wrecker
  • #2
    • DPS: 16.48
    • Fast Attack: Smack Down
    • Charge Attack: Rock Wrecker
  • #3
    • DPS: 15.89
    • Fast Attack: Mud-Slap
    • Charge Attack: Earthquake
  • #4
    • DPS: 15.73
    • Fast Attack: Mud-Slap
    • Charge Attack: Stone Edge
  • #5
    • DPS: 15.69
    • Fast Attack: Smack Down
    • Charge Attack: Earthquake
  • #6
    • DPS: 14.95
    • Fast Attack: Mud-Slap
    • Charge Attack: Surf
  • #7
    • DPS: 14.90
    • Fast Attack: Smack Down
    • Charge Attack: Surf
  • #8
    • DPS: 14.79
    • Fast Attack: Smack Down
    • Charge Attack: Stone Edge
  • #9
    • DPS: 14.79
    • Fast Attack: Mud-Slap
    • Charge Attack: Skull Bash
  • #10
    • DPS: 14.55
    • Fast Attack: Smack Down
    • Charge Attack: Skull Bash

Attack Types

Similar to Pokémon, attacks have a type (i.e., Fighting, Fairy, Psychic, etc.). In the list below, we list the attack type of every attack mentioned in the movesets for Rhyperior above. Use this list to determine the best moves against the Pokémon your Gyrados is fighting.

  • Water-type Attacks
    • Rhyperior 's Moves
      • Surf
    • Super Effective Against: Fire, Ground, Rock
    • Not Very Effective Against: Dragon, Grass, Water
  • Rock-type Attacks
    • Rhyperior 's Moves
      • Rock Wrecker
      • Smack Down
      • Stone Edge
    • Super Effective Against: Bug, Flying, Fire, Ice
    • Not Very Effective Against: Fighting, Ground, Steel
  • Ground-type Attacks
    • Rhyperior 's Moves
      • Mud-Slap
      • Earthquake
    • Super Effective Against: Electric, Fire, Poison, Rock, Steel
    • Not Very Effective Against: Bug, Flying, Grass
  • Normal-type Attacks
    • Rhyperior 's Moves
      • Skull Bash
    • Super Effective Against: None
    • Not Very Effective Against: Ghost, Rock, Steel

With these lists, you'll know when to use Rhyperior and how to use him most effectively. Good luck battling!

Want to know the strongest moveset for other Pokemon? Check out our guides for Metagross!

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