Pokemon GO Arlo April 2024: How to beat, weaknesses, and counters

Best Pokemon GO Arlo counters
Best Pokemon GO Arlo counters (Image via The Pokemon Company)

Players might be wondering about Pokemon GO Arlo April 2024 counters, considering he has a new team starting with the World of Wonders Taken Over event. It contains a mix and match of several Pocket Monsters, each with specific weaknesses and resistances. Therefore, to take it down, you need a very carefully selected team of Pocket Monsters.

You should also know that in the Pokemon GO Arlo April 2024 encounter will be with Shadow Cacnea, and there is also a chance of it being shiny. This article contains everything you need to know about Pokemon GO Arlo April 2024 counters after the World of Wonders Taken Over event.


Pokemon GO Arlo April 2024 team

Phase 1

Phase 1 of Arlo's team (Image via TPC)
Phase 1 of Arlo's team (Image via TPC)
  • Shadow Cacnea [Shiny encounter available upon successfully defeating Arlo]

Phase 2 [one of the three]

Phase 2 of Arlo's team (Image via TPC)
Phase 2 of Arlo's team (Image via TPC)
  • Shadow Charizard
  • Shadow Hypno
  • Shadow Golurk

Phase 3 [one of the three]

Phase 3 of Arlo's team (Image via TPC)
Phase 3 of Arlo's team (Image via TPC)
  • Shadow Dragonite
  • Shadow Scizor
  • Shadow Salamence

Considering this, you need an Ice-type critter, a Rock-type critter, and a Fire/Ghost-type critter. Some of them doubling up as Ghost-type critters is also necessary in order to defeat Arlo's team successfully.


Pokemon GO Arlo April 2024 counters: Best Pokemon to use

Ice-type counters to Arlo

  • Shadow Mamoswine with Mud Slap, Avalanche, and High Horsepower
  • Baxcalibur with Ice Fang/Dragon Breath, Dragon Claw, and Avalanche
  • Shadow Mewtwo with Psycho Cut, Ice Beam, and Shadow Ball
  • Mega Glalie with Frost Breath and Avalanche
  • Mega Abomasnow with Powder Snow and Weather Ball
  • Kyurem with Dragon Breath and Glaciate
  • Regice with Frost Breath and Blizzard
  • Glaceon with Frost Breath and Avalanche
  • Shadow Weavile with Ice Shard and Avalanche

These Pocket Monsters are good against Cacnea, Golurk, Dragonite, and Salamence. Baxcalibur and Kyurem with Dragon-type moves are also strong against the Dragons on Arlo's team. Mewtwo with Shadow Ball can threaten Hypno and Golurk.


Rock-type counters to Arlo

  • Shadow or regular Rhyperior with Smack Down and Rock Wrecker
  • Shadow or regular Tyranitar with Smack Down, Brutal Swing, and Stone Edge
  • Shadow or regular Aggron with Smack Down and Meteor Beam
  • Rampardos with Smack Down, Rock Slide, and Flamethrower/Outrage
  • Terrakion with Smack Down and Rock Slide

These Pocket Monsters are good against Charizard, Dragonite, and Salamence. Tyranitar is also good against Golurk and Hypno, while Rampardos can take down Scizor or the Dragon-types depending on its moveset.


Fire/Ghost-type counters to Arlo

  • Shadow or regular Chandelure with Fire Spin, Shadow Ball, and Overheat
  • Skeledirge with Incinerate, Shadow Ball, and Flamethrower
  • Hisuian Typhlosion with Ember, Shadow Ball, and Overheat

These Pocket Monsters are good against Cacnea, Hypno, Golurk, and Scizor.


Pokemon GO Arlo April 2024: Best team to beat him

The best team to take down Arlo consists of the following critters:

  • Shadow or regular Mamoswine
  • Shadow, Mega, or regular Tyranitar
  • Skeledirge / Chandelure

This team consists of the best possible Pokemon GO Arlo counters, as it has coverage into any combination of Pocket Monsters that Arlo sends out.


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