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Pokemon Go Charm and Skull Bash | New moves for July 2019

Pokemon Go Trainers, it’s time to listen up. Niantic has announced that two new moves, known as Pokemon Go Charm and Skull Bash, will be getting added to its AR title in the very near future. The Fairy-type and Normal-type attacks are exclusive to this game, and only certain Pokemon can learn them. To find out more about what these moves do, and which Pokemon can learn them, you can read our Pokemon Go Charm and Skull Bash moves guide.

What is the Pokemon Go Charm move?

Pokemon Go Charm

The first move we’re going to take a look at is the Pokemon Go Charm attack. This is the Fairy-type move, and it will be a Fast attack within the game.

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You might be thinking that, due to its attack type, that only Fairy Pokemon will be able to wield it. Well, you’re wrong. There are only 11 Pokemon in the game that will be able to learn and use this move, and only five of those are actually Fairy Pokemon.

The full list of Pokemon who can learn Charm are listed below, so have a quick look before moving onto our Skull Bash section:

  • Clefable
  • Delcatty
  • Donphan
  • Gallade
  • Gardevoir
  • Granbull
  • Latias
  • Raichu
  • Togekiss
  • Wigglytuff
  • Wobbuffet

What is the Pokemon Go Skull Bash attack?

Moving on from the Pokemon Go Charm attack, let’s now look at Skull Bash. This is the Normal-type attack, and it’s a Charged one to boot. Skull Bash will increase the Defense stat of the user 100% of the time, which will come in handy for Raid Battles.

There are only five Pokemon in the entire game who can learn this, and we’ve listed them below again. Have a glance at them, and then see if it’s worth bringing any of your Pokemon out of retirement to learn this valuable move.

  • Blastoise
  • Lapras
  • Raichu
  • Rhyperior
  • Snorlax