Donphan

Updated for New Gym Update
Pokemon Rating:
9
Donphan
120.00 kg Weight
1.09 m Height
Pokemon Max CP
3022
ATK 214
DEF 214
STA 180
Movesets Grades

* Legacy Moveset

Offensive Moves Explanation
  • Counter does decent damage and is effective against several targets, such as Tyranitar and Snorlax. 
  • Tackle has less damage but more energy gain. This Normal-type move won't give Donphan any type advantage and is resisted by Steel and Rock, 2 types Donphan should be intuitively effective against.
  • Earthquake has STAB and shares a couple of advantageous type match ups with Counter.
  • Play Rough and Heavy Slam have niche uses but serve a limited purpose on offense due to lack of STAB.
Defensive Moves Explanation
  • Tackle is a sub-optimal move in general. Counter has superior defensive DPS.
  • Play Rough is the clear winner over Heavy Slam due to the former's extra power and earlier damage window.
  • Earthquake deals the most damage of Donphan's charge options, but it is predictable due to its 1 bar nature and fairly easy to dodge.
Quick Moves
5
True DPS:
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Normal

.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
0.50
0.20
10.00
10.00
12.50
12
True DPS:
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Fighting

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
0.90
0.20
8.89
13.33
16.67
Charge Moves
120
True DPS:
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Ground

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
3.60
0.80
0.00
-100
33.33
41.67
70
True DPS:
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Steel

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
2.10
0.40
0.00
-50
33.33
41.67
90
True DPS:
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Fairy

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
2.90
1.40
0.00
-50
31.03
38.79
Rating Explanation:

Donphan is a solid Pokemon that is let down by an awkward movepool. Were it to have a Ground-type fast move, it would be the second best Ground-type attacker in the game. As it stands, Donphan is a bulky Pokemon with passable offensive matchups, but it's never close to being optimal.

As a defender, Donphan fortunately doesn't suffer from double weaknesses and boasts solid, bulky stats, but it's nothing special compared to superior alternatives.

Other
Female Ratio 50.0 %
Male Ratio 50.0 %
Flee Rate 7.0 %
Buddy Distance 3 km
Capture Rate12.5 %
Pokemon Weakness/Resistance Chart

Ground

- - -
.51x - -
- - -
1.4x - 1.4x
- .714x -
.714x - 1.4x

.714x Resists Type 1.4x Weak to Type
.51x Double Resists Type 1.96x Double Weak to Type

Pokemon Min/Max CP Values

How to use: You need to know your Pokemon's exact level. To find exactly what level your Pokémon is, power up your Pokémon following this chart until you're certain of your level from Stardust cost changes.

A Pokémon's minimum level is 1, and its maximum level is equal to your trainer level + 1.5.

Every time you power up, your Pokémon gains half a level.

StardustLevelMin CPMax CP
20013742
2001.57688
2002116133
2002.5155179
4003195225
4003.5235270
4004274316
4004.5314362
6005353407
6005.5393453
6006433498
6006.5472544
8007512590
8007.5551635
8008591681
8008.5630726
10009670772
10009.5710818
100010749863
100010.5787906
130011824950
130011.5862993
1300128991036
130012.59371079
1600139741122
160013.510111165
16001410491209
160014.510861252
19001511241295
190015.511611338
19001611991381
190016.512361424
22001712741468
220017.513111511
22001813491554
220018.513861597
25001914241640
250019.514611683
25002014981727
250020.515361770
30002115731813
300021.516111856
30002216481899
300022.516861942
35002317231986
350023.517612029
35002417982072
350024.518362115
40002518732158
400025.519112202
40002619482245
400026.519862288
45002720232331
450027.520612374
45002820982418
450028.521362461
50002921732504
500029.522112547
50003022482590
500030.522672612
60003122862633
600031.523042655
60003223232677
600032.523422698
70003323612720
700033.523792741
70003423982763
700034.524172785
80003524352806
800035.524542828
80003624732849
800036.524922871
90003725102892
900037.525292914
90003825482936
900038.525672957
100003925852979
1000039.526043000
100004026233022
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