Rotom is extremely well-known in pokemon, especially with it being active in the anime through being Ash’s Pokédex. However, the games have Rotom available for the player to use in six forms through possessing various appliances. When Rotom does not possess an appliance, it is in its normal form. When possessing a microwave, washing machine, electric fan, refrigerator, or lawnmower, however, its form changes drastically along with its typing and its base stats.
Though each Rotom form is powerful in its own way, some are more useful than others. Even though Rotom’s other forms all have the same Base Stats, some forms’ differing dual types give them more advantages than others.
6 Mow Rotom Has Too Many Weaknesses To Compensate For
Mow Rotom is an Electric/Grass-type Pokémon, and it will turn into this form when it possesses a lawnmower. Unfortunately for Mow Rotom, despite having the same base stats as the rest of its special forms, it has too many type weaknesses thanks to being part Grass-type. It is vulnerable to Bug-type, Flying-type, Ice-type, and Poison-type Pokémon.
Its only immunity is to Ground-type Pokémon, and it is only resistant to Steel, Water, Grass, and Electric-type Pokémon. Considering that it has the most amount of weaknesses compared to the other Rotom forms, it can easily fall to its opponents despite having higher overall Base stats compared to the original Rotom.
five Fan Rotom Can Fall Easily To Ice And Rock-type Pokémon
Fan Rotom is an Electric/Flying-type Pokémon and turns into this specific form if it possesses an electric fan. Unfortunately for Fan Rotom, it is weak to Ice-type and Rock-type Pokémon, and it is only resistant to Fighting-type, Bug-type, Flying-type, Steel-type, and Grass-type Pokémon and their attacks.
Most other Pokémon can damage it normally, except for Ground-type Pokémon and their related attacks. Fan Rotom is stronger than Mow Rotom, which has many more weaknesses. However, it’s weaker than the other forms thanks to the other forms having more resistances, immunities, or a combination of both compared to Fan Rotom.
4 Frost Rotom Has Some Resistances But Little Immunity
Frost Rotom is an Electric/Ice-type Pokémon. It turns into this specific form after possessing a refrigerator. Frost Rotom, since it is part Ice-type, is vulnerable to Fighting-type, Rock-type, and Fire-type attacks.
Even though it has resistance to Flying-type, Ice-type, and Electric-type attacks, it is only immune to Ground-type Pokémon and their related attacks. Frost Rotom will last longer in battle compared to Mow Rotom since it has less vulnerability than Mow Rotom does. However, it is not a standout form compared to the forms with more resistances and immunities. Forms such as Heat Rotom, the original Rotom, and Wash Rotom have more resistances overall or have fewer vulnerabilities compared to Frost Rotom.
3 Heat Rotom Has The Most Type Resistances
Heat Rotom is Electric/Fire-type Pokémon. This Rotom possesses a microwave to take on this specific form. Even though it is vulnerable to Water-type and Rock-type Pokémon, it has the most resistance against other types compared to all the other Rotom forms. Heat Rotom is resistant to Flying-type, Steel-type, Bug-type, Fire-type, Grass-type, Electric-type, Ice-type, and Fairy-type attacks.
Heat Rotom doesn’t have as many immunities as the original Rotom does, and it has more weaknesses than Wash Rotom. However, its numerous resistances ensure that this form will last long in any tough Pokémon battle.
2 The Original Rotom Is The Fastest Of Them All And Has The Most Immunities
The original Rotom does not possess any appliance and is an Electric/Ghost-type Pokémon. It has much lower Defense and Special Defense stats at 77 each, unlike the rest of the forms. However, it has the highest Speed stat at 91 and has the most type-immunities in Normal-type, Fighting-type, and Ground-type attacks. Its increased immunities make it harder for Pokémon to defeat the original Rotom as-is. However, it is also vulnerable to Ghost-type Pokémon, Dark-type Pokémon, and their associated attacks.
Additionally, all the other types can damage it normally, except for Flying, Poison, Bug, Steel, and Electric-type Pokémon and their associated attacks since Rotom has resistance to them. Even though the original Rotom is one of the most powerful, it is not the most powerful, thanks to having more weaknesses than Wash Rotom.
one Wash Rotom Only Has One Weakness In Grass-Type Pokémon And Their Attacks
Wash Rotom is an Electric/Water-type Pokémon, and it possesses a washing machine to have this form. Since it is part Water-type, it is vulnerable to Grass-type Pokémon and attacks of that same typing. However, it is only vulnerable to Grass-type Pokémon and nothing else. Despite the lack of type-weaknesses, it can still be damaged normally by most Pokémon and only has resistance to Ice-type, Water-type, Fire-type, Steel-type, and Flying-type Pokémon and their associated attacks.
Wash Rotom does not have as many immunities as the original Rotom, but it has higher Base stats overall except for Speed and HP. Its lack of type weaknesses, combined with its higher Base stats than the original Rotom, make it the most powerful of all the forms. If trainers want to use a form of Rotom that surpasses the original Rotom, Wash Rotom is the best choice for their team.
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