With the release of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Cortondo Gym Bug Badge, many players are wondering how to best beat the gym leader, Katy. This guide will cover the nuances of battling Katy and provide insight into strategies that can help players triumph over her formidable team.
Katy’s team is full of bug-types, which can be challenging as they are weak against fire, flying and rock-type moves. The key is to focus on grass-type damage for maximum effect. Her main pokemon include a Scolipede, a Galvantula and Parasect. All have different move sets that must be taken into consideration when battling.
Scolipede’s strongest attack is Megahorn which has increased damage against Bug type pokemon but will deal little damage to Fire or Flying types. On top of this it also has access to Iron Defense which raises its defense stat tremendously. Galvantula’s Volt Switch is a strong move as it allows your opponent to switch out their weaker pokemon for a stronger one without taking any damage in return. Finally Parasect’s Spore ability has a high chance of putting opposing pokemon to sleep which can be used to your advantage.
As with most battles experience plays an important role in success here. Players who have already faced off against other gym leaders may have some advantages as they are familiar with type advantages and weaknesses plus the available movesets their opponents might use. That being said experience isn’t completely necessary as there are fewer type weaknesses for these particular bug types than others seen throughout the game.
Another way to ensure victory would be to make sure that your Pokemon team has high levels of experience before entering into battle with Katy as higher levels provide more HP (Hit Points) than lower levels – making them more