Pokémon GO Rockruff Raid Guide – Rockruff Counters & Weaknesses

Needing some help battling the Puppy Pokémon?

Rockruff made its debut appearance in the Pokémon franchise with Generation Seven's Alola Region. The Puppy Pokémon has a solely Rock typing and has quite a few weaknesses to exploit. Rockruff is vulnerable to Fighting, Grass, Ground, Steel, and Water-type moves. Though players should also keep in mind that it is resistant to Fire, Flying, Normal, and Poison-type moves. Those looking to battle Rockruff in Raid Battles should take a look at Raid Guides like the one below to help decide which Pokémon to bring into battle.

How to beat Rockruff in Pokémon GO

Rockruff's Moveset

Quick Attacks:

  • Tackle (Normal-type)
  • Rock Throw (Rock-type)

Charged Attacks:

  • Stone Edge (Rock-type)
  • Rock Tomb (Rock-type)
  • Crunch (Dark-type)

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Best Counters to use against Rockruff in Pokémon GO

Metagross

Best Quick Attack:

Bullet Punch

Best Charged Attack:

Meteor Mash

Lucario

Best Quick Attack:

Counter

Best Charged Attack:

Aura Sphere

Kingler

Best Quick Attack:

Bubble

Best Charged Attack:

Crabhammer

Landorus (Therian)

Best Quick Attack:

Mud Shot

Best Charged Attack:

Earthquake

Conkeldurr

Best Quick Attack:

Counter

Best Charged Attack:

Dynamic Punch

Breloom

Best Quick Attack:

Counter

Best Charged Attack:

Grass Knot

Don't fret if you don't have any of the Pokémon listed above. Any Pokémon with Fighting, Grass, Ground, Steel, or Water-type moves can take advantage of Rockruff's weaknesses. Make sure to avoid using Fire, Flying, Poison, and Normal-type moves, as these will be ineffective against Rockruff.

Interested in Pokémon GO Raid Guides and want to read more? Check out Pokémon GO Brionne Raid Guide - Brionne Counters & Weaknesses on Pro Game Guides!

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