There are a few new moves found in the game by data miners that could change the PvP meta if they go live. Niantic did not confirm this information, and there are a lot of moves that have been in the game for a long time, but no Pokémon can learn them. Nevertheless, we can try to speculate about them.
This article will mention the new moves found in-game as reported by data miners, Pokémon that might be able to learn them, and what buffs or debuffs those moves might have when we compare them to main series games.
Keep in mind we won’t be mentioning all of the Pokémon that can learn those moves in the main series games, and we’ll only mention ones that can learn them by leveling up or with breeding (not with the TM); also we will only mention the evolved forms or PvP relevant Pokémon.
Possible New Moves
Super Power Fighting
Main Series Games: Superpower inflicts damage, then lowers the user’s Attack and Defense stats by one stage each.
Speculation for Pokémon Go: This move might be dealing a ton of damage, but your Pokémon stats are both lowered by one stage after the move.
Main Series Games: Skull Bash does nothing on the turn it is selected, other than saying that the user lowered its head. On the next turn, Skull Bash will do damage, PP will be deducted from it, and it will count as the last move used. Once Skull Bash is selected, the user won’t be able to switch out until it is disrupted or fully executed. It was the signature move of the Squirtle evolutionary line.
Speculation for Pokémon Go: Again, we don’t have anything similar yet in Pokémon Go. But this move is really powerfull and we have to wait and see what happens.
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