Pokemon Go Arlo Counters June 2023

Pokemon Go Arlo Counters June 2023
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June’s here and we’re back to confirm that our predictions for Pokemon Go Arlo Counters for June 2023 were spot on. The Team Rocket leader is kicking things off with Nidoran for Phase 1, before pivoting to Crobat/Steelix/Cradily for Phase 2, before ending with Charizard/Scizor/Armaldo for Phase 3.

Scroll down for counters to all these Pokemon.

Original Article:

We’re still in May, but what’s the harm in looking ahead to the expected Pokemon Go Arlo counters for June 2023?

After all, most players have sent Arlo’s August line-up packing and are likely itching for next month’s confrontation.

We’re busting out our finely-polished predictive skills to bring you an educated guess about what Pokemon counters will help you fend off Arlo next month.

A sprinkling of speculative dust is part of the mix here, but if anything, Niantic loves consistency when it comes to Arlo’s monthly roster of Shadow Pokemon. This means we’ve peeked back at recent months to get a strong sense of what’s coming.

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Pokemon Go Arlo Counters June 2023 Predictions

Pokemon Go Arlo counters for June 2023 predictions:

  1. Phase 1: Nidoran
  2. Phase 2: Crobat/Steelix/Cradily
  3. Phase 3: Charizard/Scizor/Armaldo

Nidoran – Phase 1

Mawile is a Poison-type critter that loses much of his bite to Psychic and Ground-type attacks.

  • Counters: Hoopa, Mewtwo, Espon, Excadrill, Garchomp
  • Moves/Attacks: Confusion, Mud Shot, Earth Power, Psychic, Drill Run, Psystrike

Crobat/Steelix/Cradily – Phase 2

If previous month’s are anything to go by, Arlo relies on either Crobat/Steelix/Cradily for Phase 2.

Crobat – Pokemon Go Arlo Counters

Crobat falls into the Poison and Flying-type Pokemon category, making them weak to Ice, Psychic, Elecric, and Rock-type Pokemon.

  • Counters: Rampardos, Alakazam, Mewtwo, Hoopa, Espeon
  • Moves/Attacks: Confusion, Psystrike, Rock Slide, Smack Down, Ice Fang, Avalanche

Steelix – Pokemon Go Arlo Counters

Steelix is a Steel and Ground-type Pokemon that’s weak against Fire, Water, Fighting, and Ground-type attacks.

  • Counters: Darmanitan, Swampert, Garchomp, Reshiram, Conkeldurr
  • Moves/Attacks: Fusion Flare, Fire Fang, Counter, Hydro Cannon, Water Gun, Aura Sphere, Dynamic Punch

Cradily – Pokemon Go Arlo Counters

Last but not least of Arlo’s Phase 2 fighters, we have Cradily, a Grass and Rock-type Pokemon that’s weak to Ice, Bug, Steel, and Fighting-type attacks.

  • Counters: Golem, Blaziken, Weavile, Conkeldurr, Metagross, Lucario
  • Moves/Attacks: Meteor Mash, Bullet Punch, Counter, Dynamic Punch, Ice Shard, Avalanche, Ice Fang, Aura Sphere

Charizard/Scizor/Armaldo – Phase 3

Moving on to Phase 3, and Arlo generally relies on one of three Pokemon – Charizard/Scizor/Armaldo.


Charizard, a Flying and Fire-type Pokemon, is weak to Rock-type attacks.

  • Counters: Golem, Rampardos, Rhyperior, Tyranitar, Omastar
  • Moves/Attacks: Smack Down, Rock Throw, Rockslide


A Steel and Bug variety Pokemon, Scizor stumbles when up against Fire-type attacks.

  • Counters: Charizard, Entei, Blaziken, Heatran, Reshiram
  • Moves/Attacks: Fire Spin, Blast Burn, Overheat


As a dual Bug and Rock-type Pokemon, Armaldo stumbles when fighting Steel, Water, and Rock-type Pokemon.

  • Counters: Tyranitar, Rampards, Swampert, Kingler, Kyogre, Metagross
  • Moves/Attacks: Meteor Mash, Surf, Waterfall, Bullet Punch, Smack Down, Rock Slide, Bubble, Water Gun, Crab Hammer, Hydro Cannon

Pokemon Go Arlo Counters FAQ

What Are the Best Counters for Arlo in Pokemon Go?

One of the best line-ups you can field against Arlo includes a Rock-type, Fighting-type, and Steel-type Pokemon. A potential roster that will work well includes Heatran, Tyranitar, and Rhyperior.

What Pokemon Is Arlo Weak to?

Arlo’s weakness depends on the phase, but as a general rule try to have Rock-type, Steel-type, and Fighting-type pokemon in your roster to cover all bases.

What Beats Arlo in Pokemon Go?

To beat Arlo in Pokemon Go, having a Fighting-type, Steel-type, and Fighting-type Pokemon will set you up for success. We recommend drafting in something along the lines of Tyranitar, Rhyperior, and Heatran – these will counter all Pokemon Arlo may summon to the fight during all three phases.

That’s a wrap on our Pokemon Go Arlo counters for June 2023. We’ll revisit this article as soon as June hits.