How to get Naganadel in Pokemon Go & can it be shiny?

Niladri Sarkar
ultra beast naganadel coming out of an ultra wormhole in pokemon go

Naganadel is finally debuting in Pokemon Go, and players are desperate to find out how to get this popular Ultra Beast. Here’s all you need to know to get Naganadel in Pokemon Go and if its shiny is available.

Ultra Beasts (UBs) are the theme of the World of Wonders season in Pokemon Go, and trainers will finally be able to collect all of them, including the missing Pokemon like Naganadel, Blacephalon, and Stakataka.

If you’re eager to grab Naganadel in Pokemon Go, here’s how to do it along with details on its shiny availability.

How to evolve Poipole into Naganadel in Pokemon Go

You can evolve Poipole to Naganadel by using 200 Candy and by catching 20 Dragon types starting from the Ultra Space Wonders event which takes place from Thursday, May 23, at 10 AM, until Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at 8 PM local time in Pokemon Go.

Also, note that you should keep Poipole as your Buddy when completing the evolution requirement of catching 20 Dragon-type Pokemon.

pokemon go ultra space wonders with naganadel, blacephalon and stakataka
Naganadel’s stats in Pokemon Go are 263 Attack, 159 Defense, and 177 HP.

Naganadel Pokemon Go type & weaknesses

Naganadel is a Poison/Dragon-type Pokemon and is weak to Dragon, Ground, Ice, and Psychic types.

Powerful species like Mewtwo, Dragonite, Excadrill, and Mamoswine are great picks to beat Naganadel in Pokemon Go PvP battles. You can also use them as counters if Naganadel is ever available in Raids.

Best moveset for Naganadel in Pokemon Go

The best moves for Naganadel in Pokemon Go are Poison Jab as a Fast Move and Sludge Bomb as a Charged Move. This combo boasts high DPS (Damage Per Second), helping Naganadel threaten Fairy and Grass types.

For the Go Battle League, you can add Acrobatics as a secondary Charged Move, letting it combat powerful Fighting-type Pokemon, which are usually a menace in PvP.

Complete Pokemon Go Naganadel moveset

Here are all the moves that Naganadel can learn in Pokemon Go:

Fast Moves

  • Poison Jab (Poison)
  • Air Slash (Flying)

Charged Moves

  • Sludge Bomb (Poison)
  • Dragon Pulse (Dragon)
  • Acrobatics (Flying)
  • Fell Stinger (Bug)

Is Naganadel good in Pokemon Go?

Yes, Naganadel is very good in Pokemon Go, being a top Poison-type attacker. It’s particularly amazing against Grass types, as it deals super-effective damage and also resists their moves. Its bulk is not too impressive, but its excellent 263 Attack stat more than makes up for it.

Can Naganadel be shiny in Pokemon Go?

No, shiny Naganadel is not available in Pokemon Go, nor is it debuting in the Ultra Space Wonders event. But we’ll be sure to update this article once the shiny version of this Ultra Beast debuts in the game.

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About The Author

Niladri is a Writer who specializes in Pokemon Go, Scarlet and Violet, and competitive VGC battles. With more than seven years of experience in copywriting and SEO content writing, Niladri has previously written for Pokémon GO Hub and Smogon. He has been covering Pokemon for CharlieIntel since June 2023. Niladri can be contacted at [email protected].