Best Rhyperior Moveset in Pokémon Go

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Rhyperior may be a Rock and Ground Pokémon, but surprisingly enough, it can also learn specific Water-type attacks! Rhyperior is the evolved form of the Pokemon Rhydon Gen 1, and managed to make one of the less popular evolution lines 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'll cover his best moves and basic stats.


Best Rhyperior Moveset in Pokémon Go

The best moves for Rhyperior 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 Rhyperior stats, so you can properly prepare your playstyle and pick the appropriate moves.

Basic statistics

  • Type(s): Sol, Roche
  • 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
  • CP max: 4221
  • attacks | Defense | Stamina: 241 | 190 | 251

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

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


  • #1
    • DPS: 16,82
    • Quick Attack: Mud Slap
    • Charge Attack: Rock Wrecker
  • # 2
    • DPS: 16,48
    • Quick Attack: Smack Down
    • Charge Attack: Rock Wrecker
  • # 3
    • DPS: 15,89
    • Quick Attack: Mud Slap
    • Charge Attack: Earthquake
  • # 4
    • DPS: 15,73
    • Quick Attack: Mud Slap
    • Charge Attack: Stone Edge
  • # 5
    • DPS: 15,69
    • Quick Attack: Smack Down
    • Charge Attack: Earthquake
  • # 6
    • DPS: 14,95
    • Quick Attack: Mud Slap
    • Charge Attack: Surf
  • #7
    • DPS: 14,90
    • Quick Attack: Smack Down
    • Charge Attack: Surf
  • # 8
    • DPS: 14,79
    • Quick Attack: Smack Down
    • Charge Attack: Stone Edge
  • # 9
    • DPS: 14,79
    • Quick Attack: Mud Slap
    • Charge Attack: Skull Bash
  • #ten
    • DPS: 14,55
    • Quick Attack: Smack Down
    • Charge Attack: Skull Bash

Types of attacks

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 Rhyperior above. Use this list to determine the best moves against the Pokémon your Gyrados are fighting.



  • Water-type attacks
    • Rhyperior moves
    • Super Effective Against: Fire, Earth, Rock
    • Not Very Effective Against: Dragon, Grass, Water
  • Rock-type attacks
    • Rhyperior moves
      • rock wrecker
      • Smack down
      • rock edge
    • Super effective against: insect, flying, fire, ice
    • Not Very Effective Against: Fighting, Ground, Steel
  • Ground-type attacks
    • Rhyperior moves
    • Super Effective Against: Electric, Fire, Poison, Rock, Steel
    • Not very effective against: insect, theft, grass
  • Normal type attacks
    • Rhyperior moves
    • Super Effective Against: None
    • Not very effective against: Ghost, Rock, Steel

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


Want to know the most powerful moveset for other Pokemon? Check out our guides for Metagross and Mewtwo!

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