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Giacomo (Dark Crew Base) Guide & Strategy Tips

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Giacomo Boss Battle Strategy for Pokemon SV (Scarlet and Violet). Guide includes Giacomo location, Giacomo pokemon on-hand, recommended Pokemon, how to beat, tips & strategy!

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Giacomo (Dark Crew Base) - Pokemon Used

Giacomo's Pokemon In The First Battle


Pokemon Level & Weaknesses

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Recommended Pokemons & Battle Strategies

Recommended Pokemon

QuaxwellQuaxwellLow Sweep (Acquired at Lv19)
Get Quaxly first and will evolve at Lv 16
CrabrawlerCrabrawlerRock Smash (Acquired at Lv 5)
Brick Break (Acquired at Lv 22)
South Province Area 5 (Desert)
CrabrawlerMakuhita Force Palm (Acquired at Lv 13)
South Province Area 3
Paldea TaurosPaldea TaurosDouble Kick (Acquired at Lv 10)
South Province Area 3 (Grassy area)

Fighting Type Is Recommended

All of Giacomo's Pokemon are Dark-type, and if you choose a Fighting-type pokemon, you can easily tank their DMG because Fighting is strong against Dark and Fighting moves get supper effective. Get an advantage in the battle by using Fighting Type.

Bug & Fairy Are Also Recommended For Starmobile Battle

Segin Starmobile (Revavroom) is vulnerable when it comes to Bug and Fairy types, since it the enemy has an high HP, you can also use Bug and Fairy type for a boost in damage.

Starmobile Is Powerful

Segin Starmobile

The Starmobile (Revavroom) has a high HP, and has the ability Intimidate that lowers ATK, so you can either cancel it by changing Pokemon or attack it with a Special move. Be aware that it can put your Pokemon to sleep by using its Dark Accelerator.

Dark Crew Base Walkthrough

Walkthrough Chart
  1. From the West Province Area 1, head north to get to the base.
  2. Fight the grunts in front of the base.
  3. Challenge Team Star with the first 3 Pokemon in your Party.
  4. Defeat 30 Pokemon in 10 mins.
  5. After defeating 30 Pokemon, face the leader Giacomo
  1. From the West Province Area 1, head north to get to the base.
  2. Dark Crew Base is located at the southwest if Cascarrafa. From West Province Area 1 Pokemon Center, head to the east to get to the area.

  3. Fight The Grunts In Front Of The Base
  4. battle in front of the Team Star hideout

    To unlock the base, you must first fight the Grunts who are guarding the gate. It will be an easy 1 vs 1 battle.

  5. Challenge Team Star with the first 3 Pokemon in your Party.
  6. challenge Team Star using the First three pokemon in your party

    After defeating the Grunts, examine the gate to start the "Star Barrage" with the first 3 Pokemon in your team.

  7. Defeat 30 Pokemon In 10 Mins
  8. defeat 30 pokemons within 10 minutes

    After entering the base, you need to defeat 30 Pokemon using Autobattle. During this phase, you can use Let's Go to maximum 3 Pokemon.

    List Of Grunt Pokemon

    Recommended TypeFightingFairy

    Talk To Clive Or Vending Machies To Heal

    You can talk to Clive or interact with Vending Machines set in the Base to heal your Pokemon. Make sure you use it frequently to avoid making your Pokemon faint.

  9. After Defeating 30 Pokemon, Battle Giacomo
  10. Fight Giacomo after defeating 30 pokemons

    Once you succeeded defeating 30 Pokemon within 10 mins, you will be able to battle Giacomo. Once you defeat Giacomo, it will be the end of the challenge.

Dark Crew Base Rewards

TM062Move「Foul Play」
Calculate the Enemy Team's ATK for DMG.
BadgeUnlock new moves in TM Machine

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Story Related

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Path of Legends

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The Way Home (Zero Lab)

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Academy Ace Tournament

Clearing For The First Time
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