Pokémon GO Swampert is the a water starter that finally tops its predecessors in both Max CP (2815) and ATK (208). Swampert also tramples other water starters with hefty STA (200) and overall better typing. Hide your Blastoise, Swampert is here!
Swampert’s Pokémon GO typing is dual: ground and water. Considering it’s stats and typing, Swampert is lining up to be a higher ranking attacker and a mid rank defender.
Mudkip made its television debut on the 275th episode of the Pokémon series (Advanced Generation: Episode 1) titled, “Get the Show on the Road!”. Brock caught a Mudkip on the 299th episode of the Pokémon series (Advanced Generation: Episode 25) titled, “A Mudkip Mission”.
Position in the meta game
With its 2815 CP, there is no doubt that Swampert will a high ranking Pokemon within Pokemon GO Generation 3. However, since there are many high ranking Pokemon already present, the competition is going to be hard. Swampert is expected to be a mid ranked Pokemon overall. With it’s good ATK (208) and interesting typing, there’s nothing wrong in “considering” this Pokémon valuable.
Remember that Swampert also has a Mega evolution. Once mega evolutions become a thing in GO, we can be certain that Swampert will be one destructive force.
Swampert Moves in Pokémon GO
Having access to ground and water type moves, Swampert can obtain the following moves in Pokemon GO:
- Hydro Pump water
- Scald water
- Avalanche ice
- Earthquake ground
- Mud Bomb ground
- Stone Edge rock
Here are some moves that are less likely, but still expected:
- Dive water
- Muddy Water water
- Waterfall water
- Water Pledge water
- Hammer Arm fighting
Shiny Mudkip, Marshtomp and Swampert in Pokemon GO
Regular Mudkip family is blue colored with yellow accents on cheeks and belly area. Majority of their body is blue. Shiny Mudkip family switches from blue to purple-pink variant, keeping the same yellow accents.