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Dragonair or Dragonite?

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When Dragonair evolves it gains a weakness to electricity, but Dragonite has better stats. Which one is better?(considering weaknesses, moves and stats)

asked Jun 5, 2013 by Aurasphere
It doesn't gain a weakness to lightning, it becomes neutral. And Dragonite has much better stats unless you want to use eviolite.
Also, while losing a resistance to electric, it gains a resistance to fighting and bug.

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Go with Dragonite. Base stats make a large jump from 420 to 600 (180) and he gains about the same amount of resistances as he loses. If you are type matching, you will be fine. Dragonite will also learn Inner Focus (unless you have multiscale). Inner focus will give you a better chance to attack on a regular basis. Dragonite can also learn a wide range of moves from fire to steel to ice to electric, while Dragonair is stuck with mostly dragon moves (excluding tms).

Another upside to both of them is that they can learn most of the TMs for lots of choice in them.

Pick Dragonite! And good luck.

answered Jun 5, 2013 by Pixelmon
selected Jun 8, 2013 by Aurasphere