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Best Pokemon To Unlock 2nd Charge Moves: Guide & List

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Read this Pokemon GO guide on 2nd Charge Moves, best & recommended Pokemon to unlock 2nd Charge Attacks, how to unlock these moves, and more!

Pokemon GO Best Pokemon To Unlock 2nd Charge Moves: Guide & List
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Best Pokemon To Unlock 2nd Charge Moves

Choose Pokemon That Learn Multiple Move Types

Pokemon GO Best Pokemon To Unlock 2nd Charge Moves: Guide & List

Pokemon that can learn different Types of attacks should be the priority when unlocking 2nd Charge Moves. They can serve several purposes & can fight multiple Types of Pokemon.

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Starter Unlocks Cost Less Stardust & Candy

Pokemon GO Best Pokemon To Unlock 2nd Charge Moves: Guide & List

Unlocking the 2nd Charge Move for Starter Pokemon usually cost less Stardust. These amount to around 10,000 Stardust and 25 Candy only, so be sure to unlock their 2nd Charge Attacks as soon as possible!

Starters That Learn Special Moves
Venusaur IconVenusaurCharizard IconCharizardBlastoise IconBlastoiseMeganium IconMeganium
Typhlosion IconTyphlosionFeraligatr IconFeraligatr--
Starters That Don't Learn Special Moves
Sceptile IconSceptileBlaziken IconBlazikenSwampert IconSwampertTorterra IconTorterra
Infernape IconInfernapeEmpoleon IconEmpoleon--

Baby Pokemon Cost Less To Unlock 2nd Charge Move

The baby form of a Pokemon will usually cost less to unlock its 2nd Charge Move. Though baby Pokemon don't need this & are not effective in battle, evolving them & unlocking the 2nd Charge Attack then will be more expensive.

Specific Recommended Pokemon For Battle

This list will be updated once more Pokemon are verified for recommendation.

Recommended For PVP Trainer Battles

Pokemon Criteria For Recommendation
Metagross IconMetagross - Learn the powerful Ground Type move "Earthquake"
- No need to unlock 2nd Charge Move for Gyms/Raids
- Most effective for PVP Trainer Battles
Altaria IconAltaria - Can learn both Flying & Dragon Type moves
- Very effective in Trainer Battles due to Type duality
- Can be used in Gym battles but not that effective in raids
Azumarill IconAzumarill - Can learn many Types of moves
- Best to bring in one-on-one Trainer Battles
- Can be used in Gym battles but not that effective in raids
Arcanine IconArcanine - Learn Electric Type moves to damage Water Types
- Recommended in party for PVP Trainer Battles
- Can be used in Gym battles but not that effective in raids
Lugia IconLugia - Very flexible & can learn a variety of Types of moves
- Most effective in PVP Trainer Battles
- Can be used in Gym battles but not that effective in raids

Recommended For Gyms & Raids

Pokemon Criteria For Recommendation
Mewtwo IconMewtwo - Has flexibility to learn many move Types
- Can be used in different raids due to ability to learn different Type moves
- Cost of 2nd Charge Move is pretty high
Rhyperior IconRhyperior - Best to learn both Rock & Ground Type Charge attacks
- Has very good base stats that make it effective in many raids
Tyranitar IconTyranitar - Teach Tyranitar both Dark & Rock Type Charge Moves
- High attack power, CP, & HP make it very useful in raids

What Are 2nd Charge Moves / Attacks?

Unlockable 2nd Gauge Moves Released With Trainer Battles

Pokemon GO Best Pokemon To Unlock 2nd Charge Moves: Guide & List

The 2nd Charge Moves or Attacks are a Pokemon's 2nd gauge move. Implemented the same time as Trainer Battles, these are unlocked by spending Stardust & Candy.

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Costs Stardust & Candy To Unlock

Pokemon GO Best Pokemon To Unlock 2nd Charge Moves: Guide & List

2nd Charge Moves need a set amount of Stardust & Candy per Pokemon to unlock them. Each Pokemon has a different amount of Stardust & Candy needed.

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