Pokemon Go Guide: Tips to counter and beat Arlo in July 2022

Here's how to defeat Arlo!

Pokémon Go has always been famous for bringing new content to the game now and then. Pokémon Go enjoys an active player base across the world that is always ready to take on challenges. For July 2022, Team Rocket Go is more active than ever and now trainers can beat Arlo with counters to get to the main boss Giovanni. In our Pokémon Go guide, we will discuss some of the effective counters with which trainers can beat Arlo in July 2022.

How to counter and defeat Arlo in Pokémon Go

As Team Go Rocket is invading Pokémon Go, players will have a chance to square off against Arlo, Sierra, and Cliff which will allow them to go head to head against the main boss Giovanni. Players should carefully strategize their moves to beat Arlo who is considered one of the toughest Team Go Rocket leaders. Here’s what they can do.

Arlo’s first Pokémon

Pokémon Go Arlo Charmander July 2022
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Arlo’s first Pokémon is Charmander. Charmander is a fire-type Pokémon in Pokémon Go in that is easy to defeat and is vulnerable to Rock, Ground, and Water attacks. Following are the best Pokémon Go Arlo counters for Charmander in July 2022.

  • Rhyperior’s mud slap and rock wrecker attack.
  • Garchomp’s mud shot and earth power attack.
  • Swampert’s mud shot, hydro cannon, and brave bird attack.
  • Rompardos’s smackdown and rock slide attack.
  • Excadrill’s mud slap and drill run attack.

Arlo’s second Pokémon

Arlo’s second Pokémon gets a little complicated as he has three options which include Scizor, Salamence, and Mawile.

Scizor is a dual-type bug and steel Pokémon in Pokémon Go. It is vulnerable to only fire-type attacks, and here’s what players can do to counter and defeat Scizor when fighting against Arlo in July 2022.

Pokémon Go Arlo Scizor July 2022
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  • Heatran’s fire spin, blast, or flamethrower attack.
  • Ho-oh’s incinerate, earthquake, or brave bird attack.
  • Moltres’s fire spin, sky attack, or fire blast attack.
  • Kyogre’s waterfall, surf, or thunder attack.
  • Melmetal’s thunder shock, rock slide, or superpower attack.

Salamence is a dual-type fairy and ice-type Pokémon similar to Dragonite in Pokémon Go. Here’s what players can do to counter and defeat Salamence when fighting against Arlo.

  • Togekiss’s charm, ancient power, or flamethrower attack.
  • Sylveon’s charm, moonblast or psyshock attack.
  • Primarina’s charm, moon blast, or hydro pump attack.
  • Avalugg’s ice fang, body slam, or avalanche attack.
  • Palkia’s dragon breath, Draco meteor, or aqua tail attack.
  • Giratina’s shadow claw, shadow sneak, or dragon claw attack.

Mawile is a dual-type steel and Fairy-type Pokémon in Pokémon Go that is vulnerable to fire and ground attacks. Here’s what players can do to counter and defeat Mawile when fighting against Arlo.

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  • Blaziken’s fire spin, blaze kick, or blast burn attack.
  • Groudon’s mud shot, fire punch, or earthquake attack.
  • Garchomp‘s mud shot, sand tomb, or earth power attack.
  • Reshiram’s fire fang or overheat attack.
  • Typhlosion’s incinerating or blast burn attack.
  • Darmanitan’s fire fang and overheat attack.

Arlo’s third Pokémon

Arlo’s third Pokémon could get a little tricky as there are three options again which include Charizard, Gardevoir, and Steelix.

Charizard is a dual-type fire and flying Pokémon in Pokémon Go that is extremely vulnerable to rock, electric, and water attacks.

Pokémon Go Arlo counters July 2022
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  • Rampardos‘s smack down or rock slide attack.
  • Tyranitar’s smackdown or stone edge attack.
  • Rhyperior’s smackdown or rock wrecker attack.
  • Terrakoin‘s smackdown or rock slide attack.
  • Lycanroc’s rock throw or stone edge attack.

Gardevoir is a dual-type psychic and Fairy-type Pokémon in Pokémon Go that is vulnerable to ghosts, poison, and steel attacks.

Pokémon Go Arlo counters July 2022
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  • Metagross’s bullet punch or meteor mash attack.
  • Chandelure’s hex or shadow ball attack.
  • Gengar’s lick or shadow ball attack.
  • Dialga’s metal claw or iron head attack.
  • Giratina’s shadow claw or shadow ball attack.
  • Zarude‘s vine whip, power whip, or dark pulse attack.

Steelix is a dual-type ground and steel Pokémon in Pokémon Go that is vulnerable to fighting, fire, ground, and water attacks.

pokémon go mega steelix counters
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  • Zacian’s snarl, close combat, or play rough attack.
  • Groudon’s mud shot, earthquake, or fire punch attack.
  • Tapu Fini’s water gun, surf, or moon blast attack.
  • Heatran’s fire spin, flamethrower, or iron head attack.
  • Excadrill‘s mud shot, drill run, or rock slide attack.
  • Kyogre‘s waterfall, surf, or thunder attack.
  • Melmetal‘s thunder shock, rock slide, or superpower attack.

Arlo is considered to be the toughest, Team Go Rocket leader and has some seriously powerful Pokémon at his disposal. But leading with an ice-type Pokémon seems like the best move to counter and defeat him. But it all comes down to making the perfect strategy and using the right moves. Regardless of the Pokémon, you choose for your team, if you can spare the Candy and Stardust, it helps to power up your team before going into battle.

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