Pokemon Go

Scraggy is a Dark and Fighting-type Pokemon. It is August’s Non-Legendary Breakthrough. Starting August 1, you can complete the weekly Research Breakthrough tasks and capture Scraggy. Here’s everything you need to know about its Evolution, and more.

How To Catch Scraggy in Pokemon Go

Scraggy’s evolved form, Scrafty, is a solid Fighting/Dark-type pokemon. Plus, you can also find a shiny Scraggy. Here’s what you need to do to guarantee your chances of encountering a Scraggy –

  • Complete all 7 days of research tasks
  • You’ll get research stamps
  • Once you hit the 7-day streak, a Scraggy encounter is guaranteed

Scraggy Counters

Scraggy is weak against Fairy, Fighting, and Flying-type pokemon. Here are the top counters for Scraggy –

  • Gardevoir
  • Togekiss
  • Granbull
  • Beartic
  • Alakazam
  • Donphan
  • Clefable

Scraggy Moves

Quick Moves

  • Feint Attack
  • Rock Smash

Main move

  • Brick Break
  • Foul Play
  • Acid Spray

Other August Research Breakthrough Tasks

Here are some of the other tasks that will run at 6 pm local time every Tuesday. Check out –

  • Aug. 4: Horsea and double capture Candy
  • Aug. 11: Sableye and double Candy for transferring Pokémon
  • Aug. 18: Venipede and double XP for evolving Pokémon
  • Aug. 25: Geodude and double capture Stardust


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