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How to Beat Blaine (Cinnabar Gym) & Recommended Pokemons

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How to Beat Blaine (Cinnabar Gym) & Recommended Pokemons

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Find out how to beat Blaine of Cinnabar Island Gym in Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu / Eevee in this guide! Learn traits of the trainer's Pokemon, how to counter, and play tips.

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Blaine's Pokemon Lineup

Blaine's Pokemon List

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Magmar IconMagmar (Lv.47)[Weakness]
- Water
- Ground
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Flamethrower
- Low Kick
- Confuse Ray
Rapidash IconRapidash (Lv.47)[Weakness]
- Water
- Ground
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Flare Blitz
- Quick Attack
- Fury Attack
Ninetales IconNinetales (Lv.47)[Weakness]
- Water
- Ground
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Fire Blast
- Quick Attack
Arcanine IconArcanine (Lv.48)[Weakness]
- Water
- Ground
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Flare Blitz
- Outrage
- Crunch

Party Based on Fire Type Pokemons

Party Based on Fire Type Pokemons

Battle the heat of Blaine's Fire-Type Pokemon in Cinnabar Island's Gym. Bring Water-Type Pokemon to douse the flames and beat his roster.

Water, Ground & Rock Types Are Recommended

Blaine's Fire Pokemon have really strong attacks that can pin you down & damage you for several turns. Using powerful Water, Ground, or Rock Type Pokemon will help you counteract his moves.

Recommended Pokemon

PokemonDescription
Vapoeron IconVaporeonVaporeon has a powerful Water Type attacked called "Hydro Pump" that it learns at Level 45. It's can easily bring down any Fire Pokemon.
Blastoise IconBlastoiseBlastoise can deal both water & physical damage with "Aqua Tail" which it learns at Level 32.
Starmie IconStarmieStarmie has high speed & is a Water Type, making it an effective contender in your fight against Blaine.
Golem ImageGolemGolem is doubly effective against Blaine being a Ground/Rock Type. Earthquake and Rock Slide will make short work of Fire Pokemon.
Rhydon ImageRhydonRhydon can tank the damage from Fire Pokemon while dealing super effective Rock and Ground attacks.
Dugtrio ImageDugtrioDugtrio can be a highly effective Pokemon in this fight. Teach it "Dig" or level it up to learn "Earthquake" in order to wipe Blaine's Fire Types onto the floor.

Using Partner Pokemon Not Ideal

Unless your partner Pokemon is extremely over leveled, it may not be the best to bring in this fight. If you choose to do so, try to utilize its element specific attacks!

Partner Pokemon

PokemonDescription
Pikachu IconPikachuThough not the most ideal, Pikachu can deal Water Type damage with "Splishy Splash". This move can also paralyze its targets.
Eevee IconEeveeThough not the most effective in this fight, Eevee has an exclusive technique called "Bouncy Bubble" that does Water Type damage. It can also heal Eevee.

vs. Blaine Play Tips

Use Pikachu's Partner Move - "Splishy Splash"

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In the Pikachu version of the game, Pikachu has a partner move called "Splishy Splash". This deals Water Type damage & has a chance of paralyzing its opponents.

Use Eevee's Partner Move - "Bouncy Bubble"

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In the Eevee version of the game, you can use a partner moved called "Bouncy Bubble". It has Water Type damage and will also heal Eevee for a set amount of HP, depending the damage this move causes.

Douse Blaine's Fire Pokemon With Water Types

Your best bet in easily blowing through Blaine's fiery roster is to use Water Type Pokemon. Fire attacks are ineffective against them and they can deal extremely strong damage.

Blaine - Gym Leader Overview

About Blaine

About Blaine

Blaine is the Gym Leader of the Cinnabar Island Gym - a master of Fire-Type Pokemon!

Rewards Gained When Beating Blaine

Rewards Gained When Beating Blaine
Money5,346
TMTM46 - Fire Blast
Badge Volcano Badge

Rematch Information - Blaine

Blaine's Rematch Overview

You can fight Blaine again after beating the Pokemon League & entering the Hall of Fame. Challenge him again at the Cinnabar Island Gym!

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Blaine's Rematch Pokemon List

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Magmar IconMagmar (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Water
- Ground
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Flamethrower
- Fire Blast
Rapidash IconRapidash (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Water
- Ground
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Fire Blast
- Take Down
Ninetales IconNinetales (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Water
- Ground
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Ember
- Quick Attack
Flareon IconFlareon (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Water
- Ground
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Fire Spin
- Flare Blitz
Arcanine IconArcanine (Lv.57)[Weakness]
- Water
- Ground
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Ember
- Bite

Combat Blaine's Fiery Pokemon With Water / Rock Types

Recommended Pokemon vs. Blaine Rematch

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Mega Blastoise IconMega BlastoiseMega Blastoise is a powerful Water Type in its own right. The Mega Evolution will raise its stats in combat, allowing it to deal higher amounts of damage.
Gyarados IconGyaradosGyarados is a high-powered Water Type that can instantly douse the flames of any of Blaine's Fire Pokemon.
Vapoeron IconVaporeonVaporeon's Hydro Pump can douse any Fire Pokemon's flame. Level it properly for it to be effective & useful in your fight against Blaine.
Starmie IconStarmieStarmie has high speed & is a strong Water Type. If leveled up properly, it can be very effective against Blaine's Fire Pokemon.
Omastar IconOmastarOmastar is a Water & Rock Type and can be doubly useful against the Fire attacks of your opponents in this battle.
Kabutops ImageKabutopsAnother Water & Rock Type, Kabutops can slice through Blaine's roster with moves such as "Ancient Power" and "Aqua Jet".
Golem ImageGolemGolem is still doubly effective against Blaine as it is a Ground/Rock Type. His Fire Pokemon won't hold a candle to his Rock or Ground moves.
Rhydon ImageRhydonRhydon's large HP can withstand damage from Blaine's Fire Pokemon & can dish out massive damage in turn with its Rock & Ground attacks.

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