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Best Pokemon for fighting against Exeggutor

Here are how to fight against Muk, the best Pokemon to beat it, and the best moves super effective against it.
update 20/09/2016

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How to beat Exeggutor

Here are the strategies to successfully beat Exeggutor. For the details of Exeggutor, such as the base stats, max CP, and the evolution chart, tap the name of the Pokemon below.

Moves super effective against Exeggutor

For the lists of moves by types, tap the name of each type below.

FlyingFireBug
GhostDarkPoison
Ice

Exeggutor in a battle

Expected Exeggutor's movesets

  • The combination of Zen Headbutt and Solar Beam is considered as the best moveset for Exeggutor to attacking gyms.
Fast move Charge move
Zen Headbutt Solar Beam
  • The Combination of Confusion and Solar Beam is said as optimal moveset for Exeggutor to defend dyms.
Fast move Charge move
Confusion Solar Beam

Best Pokemon to beat Exeggutor

Usually, trainer make Exeggutor learn Confusion or Zen Headbutt for fast move slot and Solar Beam for charge move slot. Currently no Pokemon can reduce damage of both glass- and psychic moves.

Charizard

While Chariard's moves, such as Wing Attack and Ember, are both effective against to Exeggutor, Exeggutor's moves, such as Seed Bomb or Solar Beam, grass-type charge moves, are not effective against to Charizard. The damage of those moves are reduced.

Best movest for Charizard to beat Exeggutor

Even though Charizard can get same type attack bonus for using Ember, Wing Attack is preferred to Ember based on DPS and EPS. Then, it can use Fire Blast more often.

Fast move Charge move
Wing Attack Fire Blast

Arcanine

As well as Charizard, Arcanine is fire-type Pokemon and decrease the damage of grass-type moves which Exeggutor use. Arcanine and Chartizard are two most highest stats Pokemon along fire-type Pokemon.

Best moveset for Arcanine to beat Exeggutor

To beat Exeggutor, find or evolve Growlithe into the one having Fire Fang as a fast move, and Fire Blast or Flamethrower as a charge move. Those fire-type moves are super effective against to Exeggutor.

Other fire-type Pokemon option

For list of fire-type Pokemon, tap the name of the type below.

Fire

Other options

  • Pidgeot and Fearow

    While the damage of grass-type charge moves Exeggutor use are reduced, Pidgeot's flying-type moves are super effective against Exeggutor.
  • Hypno

    Exeggutor's psychic-type moves, such as Confusion and Zenn Headbutt, are not very effective against Hypno. Although the damage of Hypno's psychic-type moves are reduced as well, its ghost-type charge move, Shadow Ball, is super effective against Exeggutor.

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Karbinkopy
I would think that Scyther would be the ultimate pokemon to take out Exeggutor. The combination of being a bug and flying pokemon, both resistant to grass types, while using bug and dark attacks, which are super effective against grass and psychic types respectively, means that you're giving increased damage while receiving very little. Other good pokemon would be a high level Butterfree (bug/flying) that only had bug attacks, Pinser with bug attacks and Parasect has already been mentioned. Do you see a theme here, go with the bug.
Papercut
Parasect is fantastic for beating Exeggutor as long as it has two bug attacks. Bug is very effective against both psychic and grass (meaning double attack bonus), while bug/grass typing makes it resist psychic and double resist grass attacks. I have a maxed Parasect at about 1,350 and it can easily defeat Exeggutors over 2,200 with some good dodging.
<< Anonymous(Papercut)
GameA1 Reply
Very good note. Thank you so much!
Anoymous
Pidgeot? Oh no, I have a lot.
Anoymous
Exeggutor is truly one of the tough Pokemon to defeat.
Exeggutor
I use Arcanine. It's cool to beat Exeggutor. What Pokemon do you use?
<< Anonymous(Exeggutor)
fairiemagic Reply
I've been having a very hard time with these.....gonna try my arcanine now to try to take these guys out...thanks for the post!
<< Anonymous(Exeggutor)
GameA Reply
Dear fairiemagic, Thank you for your comment! We are very happy to be able to help you. We keep posting various articles!

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