Read this Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu / Eevee guide on how to catch the legendary Pokemon - Moltres. Learn base statistics, location, recommended Pokemon, capture and battle tips!
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Preparing To Catch Moltres
Earn All Gym Badges To Get To Victory Road
You need to collect all gym badges to gain access to Victory Road. You'll find Moltres along the way to Indigo Plateau.
Head To End Of Victory Road To Find Moltres
Moltres can be found at the end of Victory Road, right before heading into Indigo Plateau & the Pokemon League
How To Catch Moltres
Level Your Pokemon To Level 50 & Above
When you encounter Moltres, the Pokemon will be Level 50. Have your own Pokemon at this level and even higher to fend off Moltres's powerful Fire & Flying Type moves.
Moltres's Basic Statistics
|Weakness / Most Used Moves
- Rock (x4)
[Commonly Used Move]
- Fire Spin
- Sky Attack
Bring 20 + Poke Balls
Bring as many Poke Balls as you can to catch Moltres. It's more cost efficient and the capture rate is not that different from Great Balls & Ultra Balls.
Equip Yourself With Potions
Having potions in your inventory will greatly help in your fight against Moltres. You can easily sustain your Pokemon in battle long enough to defeat the legendary bird!
Recommended Pokemon vs. Moltres
Use Rock Type Moves To Weaken Moltres
Moltres has a x4 weakness to Rock Type moves & attacks. Bringing some in your party will definitely be to your advantage.
Recommended Rock Pokemon
|Rhydon is a Ground / Rock Type Pokemon that has very powerful Rock Type attacks. Having one in your party can help bring heavy damage to Moltres.
|Golem's "Rock Blast" and "Stone Edge" are two strong Rock Type moves that can be very effective against Moltres.
|Omastar can be quite powerful against Moltres as it is both a Rock & Water Type.
Bring Water, Ice, Or Electric Pokemon
Moltres is weak to the elements of Water, Ice, & Thunder. Using Pokemon with these Types and moves will help bring Moltres down quickly.
|Fight one legendary bird with another! Moltres is weak against Electric Type moves & Zapdos can easily deliver thunder attacks, which may cause paralysis, too!
|Lapras is both a Water & Ice Type. Having this Pokemon in your party is very useful as it deals both Water & Ice Type attacks.
|Gyarados has both Water & Ice Type moves that can do big damage to Moltres. Having one in your party will be very effective against the legendary Moltres.
|Blastoise is a powerful Water Type and its base form, Squirtle, is easy to find and capture. Moltres is weak against Water Type moves - something Blastoise has a lot of.