Best Charizard Moveset in Pokémon Go

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Charizard is considered one of the most powerful Pokémon in the original line and is still considered so today. Veteran Pokémon fans remember him from the anime as the first Pokémon Ash had a control issue because his power level exceeded Ash's trainer's level. convince you. In this guide, we go over the best base moves and stats for this fire-breathing Pokémon.

Best Charizard Moveset in Pokémon Go

The best moves for Charizard sometimes depend on what technique you as the player are using and what Pokémon the opponent is using. However, in this guide, we will cover top tier moves based on their average damage and hit stats.



Before listing the moves, we are going to cover some basic Charizard stats, so you can properly prepare your playstyle and choose the appropriate moves.

Basic statistics

  • Type(s): Fire, Flying
  • Heavy Weakness(es): Rock
  • Weakness(es): Electric, Water
  • Resistance(s): Fairy, Fighting, Fire, Ground, Steel
  • Strong Resistance(s): Bug, Grass
  • Boosted by: sunny and windy weather
  • CP max: 3266
  • attacks | Defense | Stamina: 223 | 173 | 186

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Best Movesets

The next two hits reflect the attacks that appear most frequently on the first five hits. While that usually means it's the best move of that type, that's not guaranteed.


  • Quick Attack #1: Fire Spin
  • Charge Attack #1: Blast Burn

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

  • #1
    • DPS: 16,67
    • Quick Attack: Fire Whirlwind
    • Charge Attack: Explosive Burn
  • # 2
    • DPS: 16,09
    • Quick Attack: Air Slash
    • Charge Attack: Explosive Burn
  • # 3
    • DPS: 15,96
    • Quick Attack: Fire Whirlwind
    • Charge Attack: Overheat
  • # 4
    • DPS: 15,73
    • Fast attack: wing attack
    • Charge Attack: Overheat
  • # 5
    • DPS: 15,42
    • Quick Attack: Fire Whirlwind
    • Charge Attack: Flamethrower
  • # 6
    • DPS: 15,32
    • Quick Attack: Dragon Breath
    • Charge Attack: Explosive Burn
  • #7
    • DPS: 15.08
    • Fast attack: wing attack
    • Charge Attack: Explosive Burn
  • # 8
    • DPS: 14,79
    • Quick Attack: Fire Spin
    • Charge Attack: Fire Blast
  • # 9
    • DPS: 14,57
    • Quick Attack: Ember
    • Charge Attack: Explosive Burn
  • #ten
    • DPS: 14,48
    • Quick Attack: Air Slash
    • Charge Attack: Overheat

Types of attack

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



  • Fire-type attacks
    • Charizard Moves
      • fire spin
      • Burn
      • Overheat
      • Flamethrower
      • Human
      • Blast
    • Super Effective Against: Fairy, Ice, Rock
    • Not Very Effective Against: Electric, Fire, Steel, Water
  • Dragon-type attacks
    • Charizard Moves
    • Super effective against: Dragon
    • Not Very Effective Against: Fairy, Steel
  • Flying type attacks
    • Charizard Moves
    • Super Effective Against: Bug, Fighting, Grass
    • Not Very Effective Against: Electric, Rock, Steel

With these lists, you will know when to use Charizard and how to use it most effectively. Good luck in battle!


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