Best Movesets for Greninja in Pokemon Go

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Greninja is the full evolution of Froakie and was released in early December for the winter season in Pokémon Go. This Dark and Water-type Pokémon features many different moves under both types. We're going to dissect Greninja's full list of moves, then show which ones are the best.

All available moves for Greninja

All Water-type moves:


All Dark-type moves:


Flying type movement:

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Best moves for defensive and offensive playstyles

Depending on the type of combat Greninja is used to, different move sets will work best for them. For the most part, all Water-type moves are Greninja's best. However, to make Greninja a tougher enemy against Ghost and Psychic-type Pokemon, we'll be adding a Dark-type move to each set as options.

Best defensive moves:

  • Bubble – 12 Base Damage | 10 DPS | 11.7 BPA
  • Surfing – 65 Base Damage | 38,2 DPS | -29,4 EPS
  • Alternate Heavy Attack: Night Slash – 50 base damage | 22,7 DPS | -15 EPS

    Best Offensive Moves:


  • Feint Attack – 10 Base Damage | 11.1 DPS | 10 EPS
  • Hydraulic Pump – 130 Base Damage | 39,4 DPS | -30.3 EPS
  • Alternate Light Attack: Bubble – 12 base damage | 10 DPS | 11.7 BPA


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