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Best Rock-Type Pokemon in Pokemon GO

There are plenty of strong Rock-type Pokemon to choose from when taking part in Raids and Gym battles. These are the top 10 best Rock-types to power up and battle with:

  • Rhyperior
  • Rampardos
  • Terrakion
  • Tyrantrum
  • Gigalith
  • Tyranitar
  • Aggron
  • Aurorus
  • Lycanroc
  • Aerodactyl

To get the most damage from these Pokemon, you’ll want to teach them their most powerful Rock-type attacks, which you can find in the table below. You’ll probably also want to find out how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO so you can teach them these attacks too!

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
RhyperiorRhyperior Pokemon GOSmack DownMeteor Beam
RampardosPokemon GO RampardosSmack DownRock Slide
TerrakionTerrakionSmack DownRock Slide
TyrantrumTyrantrum Pokemon GORock ThrowMeteor Beam
GigalithGigalith Pokemon GOSmack DownMeteor Beam
TyranitarTyranitar Pokemon GOSmack DownStone Edge
AggronAggron Pokemon GOSmack DownMeteor Beam
AurorusAurorus Pokemon GORock ThrowMeteor Beam
LycanrocLycanroc Pokemon GORock ThrowStone Edge
AerodactylAerodactyl Pokemon GORock ThrowRock Slide

Powering up your Pokemon requires a lot of Candy. Find out how to boost how much Candy you earn in Pokemon GO to speed up this process!

Terrakion Pokemon GO art

Best Rock-Type Mega Pokemon

The best (and only) Rock-type Mega Pokemon currently in Pokemon GO is:

  • Mega Aerodactyl

Therefore, if you want to give all of your Rock-type Pokemon an additional bonuses in Raids, this is the Pokemon that you’ll want to Mega Evolve!

Here are the best Rock-type attacks for Mega Aerodactyl:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega AerodactylMega Aerodactyl Pokemon GORock Throw Rock Slide

Read More: Every Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO Mega Aerodactyl

What Is Rock Super Effective Against in Pokemon GO?

Rock-type attacks are effective or not very effective against opposing Pokemon of the following types:

Super EffectiveNot Very Effective

Pokemon GO Rock-Type Weaknesses & Resistances

Rock-type Pokemon have four resistances and five weaknesses:


In addition to the best Rock-type Pokemon, you’ll also want to have powerful Pokemon of all of the other types in the game. Here are the best Pokemon of every type in Pokemon GO:

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