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Pokémon Go Galarian Weezing counters, weaknesses and moveset explained

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The top hatted Galarian Weezing was the first Galar regional form to appear in Pokémon Go.

Like the Alolan Pokémon and Hisuian Pokémon, Galarian Pokémon are new versions of old favourites, which hail from the Galar region in Pokémon Sword and Shield and now be caught in Pokémon Go. Each one has a new appearance and, more importantly, a new type.

Galarian Weezing is a three-star raid boss and, thanks to its dual fairy and poison-type, you may need a couple of fellow trainers to help you defeat it.

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Galarian Weezing counters and weaknesses in Pokémon Go

Here's a list of Galarian Weezing counters to help you add this new Galar form to your Pokémon collection:

  • Galarian Weezing type - Fairy and poison-type
  • Galarian Weezing is weak against - Ground, psychic and steel-type Pokémon
  • Galarian Weezing counters - For ground-types, Garchomp, Mamoswine, Rhyperior and Landorus (Therian). For psychic-types, Espeon, Mewtwo, Hoopa (Unbound) and Metagross. For steel-types, Scizor, Dialga and Excadrill.
  • Other Galarian Weezing notes - We recommend starting the battle with your strongest psychic-type Pokémon, especially if you have a Mewtwo which knows Psystrike. If they fall, you can switch out to either ground or steel-type Pokémon.

Galarian Weezing CP in Pokémon Go

Galarian Weezing has the following CP ranges:

  • Raid Boss CP - 16,511 CP
  • Normal CP for catching Galarian Weezing - 1242 to 1310 CP
  • Weather Boost CP (Cloudy) for catching Galarian Weezing - 1553 to 1637 CP

Galarian Weezing Moveset in Pokémon Go

For Galarian Weezing's best moveset, we recommend Fairy Wind (Fast) and Play Rough (Charged). If you're able to unlock Galarian Weezing's second Charged attack, we recommend selecting Overheat - this will give Galarian Weezing an advantage over bug, grass, ice and steel-type Pokémon.

If you'd like to know Galarian Weezing's full moveset of Fast and Charged move, which are quite different to a Gen 1 Weezing, then look below:

Fast Move:

  • Fairy Wind (Fairy)
  • Tackle (Normal)

Possible Charged Moves:

  • Hyper Beam (Normal)
  • Play Rough (Fairy)
  • Overheat (Fire)
  • Sludge (Poison)

The Season of Mythical Wishes has seen Kecleon finally being released in Pokémon Go! The Lunar New Year event has also returned for 2023! Don't forget to partake in the new Go Battle League season. Elsewhere, be sure to use Daily Adventure Incense for the chance of encountering Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos and Galarian Moltres.


Everything you need to know about Galarian Weezing

Good, old, traditional, Weezing.

Galarian Weezing is a regional variant of Weezing that can only be found in the Galar region, which is the setting for Pokémon Sword and Shield.

Since Galar is inspired by Britain, each Galarian Pokémon relates somewhat to the country. Be it the new form for Zigzagoon, which resembles a badger, or Galarian Ponyta, which looks like unicorn - the national animal of Scotland.

Galarian Weezing takes its inspiration from the British Industrial Revolution. It's top hats not just a symbol of the industrial elite, but resembling the chimneys that came to cover much of the British countryside.

Good luck catching Galarian Weezing in Pokémon Go!

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