Read this article to find out how to beat Gym Leader Melony in Pokemon Sword and Shield (SWSH). Check out what Pokemon she uses and what Pokemon you should bring!
Table of Contents
|Gym Leaders - How To Beat Guides|
|Lapras (Dynamax)|| |
Recommended Pokemon Against Gym Leader Melony
Bring Steel, Fire, & Electric Pokemon
Aside from Ice, Melony's Pokemon also have some secondary types that may counter your main damage dealer. Be sure to bring some steel and electric pokemon in order to counter Melony's dual type Pokemon!Check Out Damage Type Effectiveness Here!
Recommended Pokemon To Bring
|Perrserker||- Evolve Meowth (Galar) at Level 28|
- Meowth (Galar) appears on Route 4
|Cinderace||- Final evolution of Scorbunny (Level 35)|
- Select Scorbunny as your starter Pokemon
|Corviknight||- Final evolution of Rookidee (Level 38)|
- Catch Rookidee in Route 1
|Excadrill||- Final evolution of Drilbur (Level 31)|
- Catch a Drilbur in the Galar Mine
|Coalossal||- Final evolution of Rolycoly (Level 36)|
- Catch Rolycoly in the Galar Mine
|Manectric||- Final evolution of Electrike (Level 26)|
- Catch an Electrike in Route 4
Tips to Defeat Melony
Recommended Level: 42
Make sure to level your Pokemon up to around level 42. Melony's Pokemon will have levels ranging from 38~42. Ensure that you are prepared for the fight with Pokemon that are at a high enough level!Check Out the Leveling Guide Here!
Bring Items to Heal Status Effects
Melony's Pokemon will also have the ability to apply status effects to your team such as freezing! Make sure to counteract this by bringing some items that heal status effects for the fight!
Avoid Only Using Fire Types
Despite being primarily ice types, Melony's Pokemon may also have a second type such as Lapras. Make sure to bring other Pokemon to effectively counter the secondary types of these Pokemon!Check Out the Type Effectiveness Chart Here!
How to Counter Melony's Pokemon
|Pokemon||How to Counter|
|Darmanitan (Galar)||Will change its type after its HP is brought down to a certain level. Immediately bring it down with a strong effective attack|
|Eiscue||This Pokemon's Ice Face skill allows it to negate a Physical attack once. Use Special attacks to bring it down quickly|
|Lapras||This Pokemon will Dynamax. Keep in mind that it is also a water type, so avoid using a fire Pokemon against it|
Melony - Gym Leader Overview
|Melony is a strong Gym Leader who's got ice in her veins! She is the 6th Gym Leader that you will need to face in Pokemon Shield.|
Rewards Gained When Beating Melony
Exclusive to Pokemon Shield
Melony is a Gym Leader that only appears to players with the Pokemon Shield version. Pokemon Sword players will face Gordie, a Gym Leader that specializes in Rock type Pokemon.