Dottler best moveset in Pokémon GO

Moves

Dottler's best moveset in Pokémon GO is Confusion and Psychic, with 6.55 damage per second, and it can deal 118.9 damage before Dottler faints. This is true when battling in neutral weather.

Best moves for Dottler are:
DPS6.55
TDO118.90
Score13.5
Boosted by
  • windy

All Dottler movesets ranked

Here is a complete list of Dottler 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.PsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 6.55118.913.5
      2.PsychicConfusion BugBug Buzz 6.22112.812.8
      3.BugStruggle Bug PsychicPsychic 6.21112.712.8
      4.BugStruggle Bug BugBug Buzz 5.91107.212.2

      Dottler fast moves guide

      Moves

      Moves

      PsychicConfusion20Damage15Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Confusion
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Fighting
        • Poison
      • 62.5%
        • Steel
        • Psychic
      • 39.1%
        • Dark
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage20
      Energy15
      Weather boost
      • windyWindy
      Duration1.6s
      Damage window0.6s - 1.6s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage16
      Energy12

      Effects
      Confusion has no special effects.
      See Confusion details page ↗
      BugStruggle Bug15Damage15Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Struggle Bug
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Grass
        • Psychic
        • Dark
      • 62.5%
        • Fighting
        • Flying
        • Poison
        • Ghost
        • Steel
        • Fire
        • Fairy
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage15
      Energy15
      Weather boost
      • rainRainy
      Duration1.5s
      Damage window1.2s - 1.5s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage9
      Energy8

      Effects
      Struggle Bug has no special effects.
      See Struggle Bug details page ↗

      Tabular view

      Fast Move
      Raid Battles
      Trainer Battles
      Name 🔼
      PWR
      DPS
      ENG
      EPS
      CD
      PWR
      ENG
      DPT
      EPT
      CD
      2012.50159.381.6s16124.003.002s
      1510.001510.001.5s983.002.672s

      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.

      Dottler's Fast Moves Type Coverage

      NormalFightingFlyingPoisonGroundRockBugGhostSteelFireWaterGrassElectricPsychicIceDragonDarkFairy
      Psychic×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×0.4×1.0
      Bug×1.0×0.6×0.6×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6×0.6×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.6×0.6

      Dottler charge moves guide

      Moves

      Dottler has access to 2 Charge moves (Bug Buzz and Psychic), which cover Bug and Psychic-type attacks. When using Bug Buzz and Psychic you will benefit from STAB (Same-Type-Attack-Bonus), which increases the move damage by ×1.2.

      Moves

      BugBug Buzz100Damage50Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Bug Buzz
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Grass
        • Psychic
        • Dark
      • 62.5%
        • Fighting
        • Flying
        • Poison
        • Ghost
        • Steel
        • Fire
        • Fairy
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage100
      Energy50
      Weather boost
      • rainRainy
      Duration3.7s
      Damage window2.0s - 3.1s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage100
      Energy60

      Effects
      Special effectsSpecial

      Bug Buzz has a 30.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      See Bug Buzz details page ↗
      PsychicPsychic90Damage50Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Psychic
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Fighting
        • Poison
      • 62.5%
        • Steel
        • Psychic
      • 39.1%
        • Dark
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage90
      Energy50
      Weather boost
      • windyWindy
      Duration2.8s
      Damage window1.3s - 2.6s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage75
      Energy55

      Effects
      Special effectsSpecial

      Psychic has a 10.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      See Psychic details page ↗

      Tabular view

      Charge Move
      Raid Battles
      Trainer Battles
      Name 🔼
      PWR
      DPS
      ENG
      DPE
      CD
      PWR
      ENG
      DPE
      Special effectsSpecial

      Bug Buzz has a 30.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      10027.03501.673.7s100601.67
      Special effectsSpecial

      Psychic has a 10.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      9032.14501.362.8s75551.36

      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

      Special effectsSpecial

      Bug Buzz has a 30.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      Special effectsSpecial

      Psychic has a 10.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%

      Dottler's Charge Moves Type Coverage

      NormalFightingFlyingPoisonGroundRockBugGhostSteelFireWaterGrassElectricPsychicIceDragonDarkFairy
      Bug×1.0×0.6×0.6×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6×0.6×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.6×0.6
      Psychic×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×0.4×1.0