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How to Beat Bruno (Elite Four) & Recommended Pokemons

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How to Beat Bruno (Elite Four) & Recommended Pokemons

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Find out how to beat the Bruno (Elite Four) in Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu / Eevee in this guide! Learn traits of the trainer's Pokemon, how to counter, & play tips.

How to Beat Bruno (Elite Four) & Recommended Pokemons

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Bruno's Pokemon Lineup

Bruno's Pokemon List

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Onix IconOnix (Lv.52)[Weakness]
- Grass (x4)
- Water (x4)
- Ice
- Fighting
- Ground
- Steel
[Commonly Used Move]
- Iron Tail
- Stealth Rock
- Earthquake
Hitmonlee IconHitmonlee (Lv.52)[Weakness]
- Flying
- Psychic
- Fairy
[Commonly Used Move]
- Brick Break
- Feint
- Rock Slide
Hitmonchan IconHitmonchan (Lv.52)[Weakness]
- Flying
- Psychic
- Fairy
[Commonly Used Move]
- Ice Punch
- Thunder Punch
- Fire Punch
Poliwrath IconPoliwrath (Lv.52)[Weakness]
- Grass
- Electric
- Flying
- Psychic
- Fairy
[Commonly Used Move]
- Superpower
- Waterfall
- Body Slam
Machamp IconMachamp (Lv.53)[Weakness]
- Flying
- Psychic
- Fairy
[Commonly Used Move]
- Earthquake
- Superpower
- Rock Slide

Party Based on Fighting Type Pokemons

Party Based on Fighting Type Pokemons

When facing Bruno, combat will focus around his Fighting Type Pokemon. Arm yourself with strong Psychic and Grass/Water Pokemon to exploit his Pokemons' weaknesses.

Rematch Information - Bruno

Battle Additional Alola Golem

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Alola Golem IconAlola Golem (Lv.62)[Weakness]
- Ground (x4)
- Water
- Grass
- Fighting
[Commonly Used Move]
- Explosion
- Double-Edge

You'll have to face an additional Pokemon in Bruno's roster - an Alola Golem. The Alola Golem is four times weaker to Ground Type moves so badger it with these attacks until it goes down.

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Bruno's Pokemon Have +10 Levels

When you fight Bruno again, his Pokemon are 10 Levels higher already. Be sure to properly level your own so you can head into battle with confidence!

Bring Out Water Or Grass Type Pokemon

Bruno's Onix suffers x4 damage from Water or Grass Type attacks. You can instantly take them down with your own powerful Grass or Water Type Pokemon.

Recommended Water Or Grass Pokemon

PokemonDescription
Lapras IconLaprasLapras has a powerful Water Type attack "Hydro Pump" which can knock out Bruno's Onix immediately.
Venusaur IconVenusaurVenusaur has many Grass Type attacks that can dish out heavy damage on both of Bruno's Onix.
Starmie IconStarmieStarmie can counter most of Bruno's Pokemon in this battle & can deal heavy damage with its Water & Psychic Type attacks.
Exeggutor IconExeggutorExeggutor can deal both Grass & Psychic Type of damage, making it an effective Pokemon to have in this battle with Bruno.
Mega Venusaur IconMega VenusaurIf you have Venusaur in your party, don't forget to Mega Evolve it during combat. Mega Venusaur boosts the stats that normal Venusaur has, making him more powerful in this fight.

Finish The Battle With Psychic Types

Bruno's Hitmonchan, Hitmonlee, and Machamp are weak to Psychic Type of Pokemon. Bring a couple of these and you'll defeat him in no time.

Recommended Psychic Pokemon

PokemonDescription
Alakazam IconAlakazamAlakazam has a series of strong Psychic Type moves that can deal heavy damage to Bruno's Fighting Type Pokemon.
Gengar IconGengarUse Gengar's "Hypnosis" to make its target fall asleep then use "Dream Eater" eater to deal damage while the opponent is sleeping.

Using Partner Pokemon

Your partner Pokemon may not be the best to use in this fight as their types & moves are not effective against Bruno's Fighting Pokemon.

PokemonDescription
Pikachu IconPikachuPikachu will not be effective in this fight. It's best to use other Pokemon that can deal damage to Bruno's roster.
Eevee IconEeveeEevee may be able to cause paralysis with "Buzzy Buzz" but its Electric Type move won't do much damage. Other Pokemon should be used to fight Bruno.

vs. Bruno Play Tips

Utilize Strong Grass Or Water Pokemon Against Onix

You can immediately bring down Onix as soon as it enters the field by hitting it with a strong Water or Grass Type of attack. It suffers x4 damage from these types of moves.

Deal Psychic Damage To Fighting Types

Bruno's Fighting Pokemon will suffer a great amount of damage from Pokemon that have Psychic Type attacks so don't forget to have some in your lineup.

Bruno - Elite Four Overview

About Bruno

About Bruno

The 2nd Elite Four Champion you fight on the road to Pokemon League is Bruno - a Fighting-type Pokemon master!

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Money Gained When Beating Bruno

First Match10,600
Re-match12,600

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