Shadow Cacturne best moveset in Pokémon GO

Moves

Shadow Cacturne's best moveset in Pokémon GO is Sucker Punch and Grass Knot, with 18.43 damage per second, and it can deal 259.2 damage before Shadow Cacturne faints. This is true when battling in neutral weather.

Best moves for Shadow Cacturne are:
DPS18.43
TDO259.17
Score35.7
Boosted by
  • fog
  • sunny

All Shadow Cacturne movesets ranked

Here is a complete list of Shadow Cacturne movesets in Pokémon GO, ranked by their DPS and TDO. You can change the weather and the opposing Pokémon.

      #
      Fast Attack
      Charged Attack
      DPS
      TDO
      Score 🔽
      1.DarkSucker Punch GrassGrass Knot 18.43259.235.7
      2.PoisonPoison Jab GrassGrass Knot 17.53246.534.0
      3.DarkSucker Punch FightingDynamic Punch 16.02225.331.0
      4.DarkSucker Punch DarkDark Pulse 15.97224.530.9
      5.DarkSucker Punch DarkPayback 15.56218.830.1
      6.PoisonPoison Jab FightingDynamic Punch 15.41216.729.8
      7.PoisonPoison Jab DarkDark Pulse 15.39216.429.8
      8.PoisonPoison Jab DarkPayback 14.69206.628.4
      9.PoisonPoison Jab NormalFrustration 7.16100.613.9
      10.DarkSucker Punch NormalFrustration 6.7895.313.1

      Shadow Cacturne fast moves guide

      Moves

      Moves

      DarkSucker Punch7Damage8Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Sucker Punch
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Ghost
        • Psychic
      • 62.5%
        • Fighting
        • Dark
        • Fairy
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage7
      Energy8
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration0.7s
      Damage window0.3s - 0.7s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage5
      Energy7

      Effects
      Sucker Punch has no special effects.
      See Sucker Punch details page ↗
      PoisonPoison Jab10Damage7Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Poison Jab
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Grass
        • Fairy
      • 62.5%
        • Poison
        • Ground
        • Rock
        • Ghost
      • 39.1%
        • Steel
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage10
      Energy7
      Weather boost
      • cloudyCloudy
      Duration0.8s
      Damage window0.2s - 0.8s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage7
      Energy7

      Effects
      Poison Jab has no special effects.
      See Poison Jab details page ↗

      Tabular view

      Fast Move
      Raid Battles
      Trainer Battles
      Name 🔼
      PWR
      DPS
      ENG
      EPS
      CD
      PWR
      ENG
      DPT
      EPT
      CD
      1012.5078.750.8s773.503.501s
      710.00811.430.7s572.503.501s

      Legend - PWR stands for Power, DPS for damage per second, ENG for Energy generated per use, EPS for energy per second, CD for move duration, DPE for damage per energy point used. DPT and EPT stand for Damage and Energy per turn, and are only applicable in PvP.

      Shadow Cacturne's Fast Moves Type Coverage

      NormalFightingFlyingPoisonGroundRockBugGhostSteelFireWaterGrassElectricPsychicIceDragonDarkFairy
      Dark×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6
      Poison×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6×0.6×1.0×0.6×0.4×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6

      Shadow Cacturne charge moves guide

      Moves

      Shadow Cacturne has access to 5 Charge moves (Dark Pulse, Dynamic Punch, Grass Knot, Frustration, and Payback), which cover Dark, Fighting, Grass, and Normal-type attacks. When using Dark Pulse, Grass Knot, and Payback you will benefit from STAB (Same-Type-Attack-Bonus), which increases the move damage by ×1.2.

      Moves

      DarkDark Pulse80Damage50Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Dark Pulse
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Ghost
        • Psychic
      • 62.5%
        • Fighting
        • Dark
        • Fairy
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage80
      Energy50
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration3.0s
      Damage window1.4s - 2.3s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage80
      Energy50

      Effects
      Dark Pulse has no special effects.
      See Dark Pulse details page ↗
      FightingDynamic Punch90Damage50Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Dynamic Punch
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Normal
        • Rock
        • Steel
        • Ice
        • Dark
      • 62.5%
        • Flying
        • Poison
        • Bug
        • Psychic
        • Fairy
      • 39.1%
        • Ghost
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage90
      Energy50
      Weather boost
      • cloudyCloudy
      Duration2.7s
      Damage window1.2s - 2.7s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage90
      Energy50

      Effects
      Dynamic Punch has no special effects.
      See Dynamic Punch details page ↗
      GrassGrass Knot90Damage50Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Grass Knot
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Ground
        • Rock
        • Water
      • 62.5%
        • Flying
        • Poison
        • Bug
        • Steel
        • Fire
        • Grass
        • Dragon
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage90
      Energy50
      Weather boost
      • sunnySunny
      Duration2.6s
      Damage window1.7s - 2.6s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage90
      Energy50

      Effects
      Grass Knot has no special effects.
      See Grass Knot details page ↗
      NormalFrustration10Damage33Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Frustration
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 62.5%
        • Rock
        • Steel
      • 39.1%
        • Ghost
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage10
      Energy33
      Weather boost
      • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
      Duration2.0s
      Damage window1.0s - 1.8s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage10
      Energy70

      Effects
      Frustration has no special effects.
      See Frustration details page ↗
      DarkPayback100Damage100Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Payback
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Ghost
        • Psychic
      • 62.5%
        • Fighting
        • Dark
        • Fairy
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage100
      Energy100
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration2.2s
      Damage window1.1s - 2.0s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage110
      Energy60

      Effects
      Payback has no special effects.
      See Payback details page ↗

      Tabular view

      Charge Move
      Raid Battles
      Trainer Battles
      Name 🔼
      PWR
      DPS
      ENG
      DPE
      CD
      PWR
      ENG
      DPE
      8026.67501.603.0s80501.60
      9033.33501.802.7s90501.80
      105.00330.142.0s10700.14
      9034.62501.802.6s90501.80
      10045.451001.832.2s110601.83

      Legend - PWR stands for Power, DPS for damage per second, ENG for Energy used, CD for move duration, DPE for damage per energy point used.

      Moves with Special Effects in PvP

      There are no Shadow Cacturne moves that have Special Effects in PvP.

      Shadow Cacturne's Charge Moves Type Coverage

      NormalFightingFlyingPoisonGroundRockBugGhostSteelFireWaterGrassElectricPsychicIceDragonDarkFairy
      Dark×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6
      Fighting×1.6×1.0×0.6×0.6×1.0×1.6×0.6×0.4×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.6×1.0×1.6×0.6
      Grass×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6×1.6×1.6×0.6×1.0×0.6×0.6×1.6×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0
      Normal×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×0.4×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0