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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!

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Gym Leaders - How To Beat Guides
MiloMiloNessaNessaKabuKabu
BeaBea
Sword Only
AllisterAllister
Shield Only
OpalOpal
GordieGordie
Sword Only
MelonyMelony
Shield Only
PiersPiers
RaihanRaihanLeonLeonHopHop  
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Melony's Pokemon

PokemonType/LevelWeakness
FrosmothFrosmothIce Iconbug Icon
Lv. 40
4xfire IconRock Icon
Flying IconSteel IconIce Icon
Darmanitan (Galar)Darmanitan (Galar)Ice Icon
Lv. 40
Rock IconFighting IconSteel IconFire Icon
EiscueEiscue Ice Icon
Lv. 41
Rock IconFighting IconSteel IconFire Icon
Lapras IconLapras (Dynamax)water Icon Ice Icon
Lv. 42
Electric IconFighting IconRock IconGrass Icon

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

PokemonTypeCatch Location
PerrserkerPerrserkerSteel Icon- Evolve Meowth (Galar) at Level 28
- Meowth (Galar) appears on Route 4
CinderaceCinderaceFire Icon- Final evolution of Scorbunny (Level 35)
- Select Scorbunny as your starter Pokemon
CorviknightCorviknightFlying IconSteel Icon- Final evolution of Rookidee (Level 38)
- Catch Rookidee in Route 1
ExcadrillExcadrillGround IconSteel Icon- Final evolution of Drilbur (Level 31)
- Catch a Drilbur in the Galar Mine
CoalossalCoalossalRock IconFire Icon- Final evolution of Rolycoly (Level 36)
- Catch Rolycoly in the Galar Mine
ManectricManectricElectric Icon- 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

PokemonHow to Counter
Darmanitan (Galar)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
EiscueEiscueThis Pokemon's Ice Face skill allows it to negate a Physical attack once. Use Special attacks to bring it down quickly
Lapras IconLaprasThis 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

MelonyMelony 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

Money 6,720
Badge Ice Badge
Uniform Ice-Type Uniform

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.

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