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How to Beat Koga (Fuchsia City Gym) & Recommended Pokemons

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How to Beat Koga (Fuchsia City Gym) & Recommended Pokemons

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Find out how to beat Koga of Fuchsia City Gym in Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu / Eevee in this guide! Learn traits of the trainer's Pokemon, how to counter, & play tips.

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Koga's Pokemon Lineup

Koga's Pokemon List

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Weezing IconWeezing (Lv.43)[Weakness]
- Ground
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Toxic
- Protect
- Sludge Bomb
- Explosion
Muk IconMuk(Lv.43)[Weakness]
- Ground
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Toxic
- Protect
- Sludge Bomb
- Moonblast
Golbat IconGolbat (Lv.43)[Weakness]
- Psychic
- Rock
- Electric
- Ice
[Commonly Used Move]
- Toxic
- Protect
- Fly
- Leech Life
Venomoth IconVenomoth (Lv.44)[Weakness]
- Flying
- Rock
- Fire
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Sludge Bomb
- Protect
- Confusion
- Bug Buzz

Party Based on Poison Type Pokemons

Party Based on Poison Type Pokemons

Koga's party is composed of Poison Pokemon which rely mostly on their common move Toxic to win battles by poisoning enemies to submission.

Go For Psychic Pokemon

The common weakness for all of Koga's Pokemon is Psychic. Consider using Pokemon with Psychic moves to maximize effectivity.

Recommended Pokemon

PokemonDescription
Alakazam IconAlakazam An Alakazam has an arsenal of status effect moves that can disable Koga's Pokemon and Psychic which can deal super effective attacks.
Hypno IconHypnoYou can catch a Drowzee in Route 11, right after Vermilion City and it will evolve to Hypno at Lv26. Use Psybeam to deal Psychic attack with a chance of confusing the target Pokemon.
Charizard IconCharizardCharizard can be taught the Ground Type move "Dig" which is effective against Weezing & Muk. It is also strong against Exeggutor due to its weakness to Fire Types.
Golem ImageGolemA Rock/Ground Type, take note of which weakness the Pokemon your facing has and use the corresponding attack against it.
Exeggutor IconExeggutorAn Exeggutor that has learned Psybeam and had been taught Psychic via TM will be very effective against Koga's team.

vs. Koga Play Tips

Use Psychic and Ground/Rock Pokemon To Defeat Koga

Koga's Pokemon are mostly weak against Psychic and Ground/Rock. Keep these in mind when building your attack team and their movesets so that they will be effective against Koga's team.

Have Antidote Ready

Poison attacks have a chance of inflicting Poison status effect on your Pokemon. Have Antidotes ready to counter this when it happens.

Koga - Gym Leader Overview

About Koga

VS Koga

Known as the Poisonous Ninja Master, Koga is the leader of the Fuchsia City Gym.

Rewards Gained When Beating Koga

Rewards Gained When Beating Koga
Money4,950
TMTM27 - Toxic
Badge Soul Badge

Rematch Information - Koga

Koga's Rematch Overview

You can fight Koga again after beating the Pokemon League & entering the Hall of Fame. Challenge him again at the Fuchsia City Gym!

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Koga's Pokemon List

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Tentacruel IconTentacruel (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Electric
- Ground
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Surf
- Poison Jab
Venomoth IconVenomoth (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Flying
- Rock
- Fire
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Bug Buzz
- Quiver Dance
Golbat IconGolbat (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Psychic
- Rock
- Electric
- Ice
[Commonly Used Move]
- Toxic
- Air Slash
Muk IconMuk (Lv.57)[Weakness]
- Ground
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Sludge
- Toxic
Weezing IconWeezing (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Ground
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Toxic
- Sludge Bomb

Bring Ground Or Psychic Pokemon To Battle

Koga's Pokemon are weak to Ground, Rock, and Psychic Type moves. Bring Pokemon with this types of attacks to defeat him!

Recommended Pokemon vs. Koga Rematch

PokemonDescription
Mega Alakazam IconMega AlakazamA Mega Alakazam will do well against Koga's Golbat, Muk, & Weezing. Be sure to swap him out when Venomoth is brought into battle as he doesn't suffer damage from Psychic moves.
Mewtwo IconMewtwoAnother powerful Psychic Type, Mewtwo can easily knock out Golbat, Muk, and Weezing from Koga's Pokemon list.
Golem IconGolemGolem is a Rock/Ground Pokemon. Use Ground Type moves against Muk & Weezing while Venomoth & Golbat are weak against Rock Type attacks.
Rhydon IconRhydonRhydon is also a Rock/Ground Type. He can take down all of Koga's Poison Pokemon with just a couple of well placed moves.
Dragonite IconDragoniteThough a Dragon/Flying Type, Dragonite can naturally learn Fire Punch & Thunder Punch. He can also use Ground Type attacks like "Earthquake" if taught via TM.
Starmie IconStarmieStarmie has high speed & is a Water / Psychic Type. It can combat against all of Koga's Poison Type Pokemon.
Exeggutor IconExeggutorLevel up an Exeggutor to learn Psybeam then teach it Psychic via TM to make it unstoppable against Koga's team.

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