How to get Aggron in Pokemon Go: Best moveset for PvP & PvE, can it be shiny, more

Lucas Simons
Pokemon Go Aggron

Aggron is one of the fiercest and tankiest species in Pokemon Go, and players love its design and utility. But is it really that good? Here’s everything you need to know about Aggron including its best movesets, evolution requirements, and if it can be shiny in Pokemon Go.

Pokemon Go trainers are always looking for powerful creatures for their teams, and during World of Wonders, they might have a chance to add Aggron, the Iron Armor Pokemon to their ranks. Steel-types are considered the best at defense among all other kinds, that’s why this beast is sought after by many defensive players.

Aggron debuted in Generation 3 games, and has become an emblematic Steel/Rock-type Pokemon, that has drawn the attention of many players due to its cool dinosaur-like design.

So here’s all you need to know about Aggron in Pokemon Go, including how to get it, its best moves for PvP and PvE, stats, and details on its Mega Evolution.

How to get Aggron in Pokemon Go

To get Aggron in Pokemon Go players will need to catch Aron or Lairon, and then evolve them into Aggron. Trainers can also catch Aggron in featured Raids during certain events.

To evolve Aron into Lairon, trainers need to use 25 Candy, and to evolve Lairon into Aggron, they will need to feed it 100 Aron Candy.

Mega Aggron Pokemon Go
Mega Aggron is considered the best Tank in the game, and it is a pure Steel-type.

Trainers can also evolve Aggron into Mega Aggron by spending 300 Aggron Mega Energy. Trainers can acquire Aggron Mega Energy by defeating Mega Aggron in Mega Raids.

Is shiny Aggron available in Pokemon Go?

Yes, Aggron can be shiny in Pokemon Go. Trainers should know they can also catch Aron, and Lairon as shiny, and then evolve them into shiny Aggron.

Keep in mind that shiny Pokemon only have a 1 in a 500 chance to appear in wild spawns. To improve your chances, you can participate in Pokemon Go Spotlight Hours, or Community Day events.

Best Aggron PvP moves in Pokemon Go

The best PvP move combo for Aggron in Pokemon Go is Iron Tail and Meteor Beam. Aggron is a tanky Pokemon, with slow charging moves but a lot of DEF and STA, ideal for bait-and-switch tactics that will draw the opponent’s charged moves. In that sense, Aggron is really good for PvP, especially Ultra League.

Aggron’s solid Defense combos really well with these moves, which can cause severe damage to unshielded opponents. As your secondary Charged Move, pick Thunder to counter Water-Types, or Heavy Slam, which is a Fast Charge Move that requires only 50 Energy, to spam and break shields.

Best Aggron PvE moves in Pokemon Go

This is the best Aggron moveset for Pokemon PvE Go activities, and includes the following moves Iron Tail and Meteor Beam. Meteor Beam causes a whooping 140 Damage and requires 100 Energy. This combo can cause a whooping 477.2 Total Damage Output, which can scale up to 688.5 when Mega Evolved.

It is also important to remark that Aggron’s max CP is 3391, but Mega Aggron can reach a total of 4705 CP, which makes it a suitable candidate for the 5-Star, Shadow, and Elite Raid teams.

Aggron in the Pokemon Anime
With 158 ATK, 257 DEF, and 172 STA, Aggron is a force to be reckoned with.

Complete Aggron moveset in Pokemon Go

Here’s every move that Aggron can learn in Pokemon Go:

Fast Moves

  • Dragon Tail
  • Iron Tail
  • Smack Down

Charged Moves

  • Stone Edge
  • Rock Tomb
  • Heavy Slam
  • Thunder
  • Meteor Beam

Aggron is not only a good option due to its tankiness, or its access to its Mega Evolution version, but also, due to its versatile moveset. The Shadow version of Aggron does increased damage, so consider adding it to your Raid Team if you are looking to balance DEF and ATK to tackle the most challenging Pokemon Go Raids.

And that’s all you need to know about Aggron in Pokemon Go. For more information on the latest events and more guides, you can also check the following guides:

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