Professor Belmondo's Magneton
is used by Dark Clembot
for criminal activities as well as Pokémon Battles. It destroyed a lot of merchandise stored in a warehouse for the newest electric appliances.
Later, it battled against Clembot
and Clemont's Heliolisk
at the Miare Art Gallery. Dark Clembot
battle style was programmed to push its Pokémon hard to the point that the only thing that mattered was winning. Professor Belmondo's Magneton
lost the battle as according to Clemont
, prioritizing partner Pokémon is what makes an excellent robot for Pokémon battles, not caring about them and pushing them past their limits.