Bite, charge, trample
The cromos's fast backstep may remove it from range of your next strike, and its sidestep defense keeps it out of the way of slow attacks. Its triple charge is very likely to knock one down, at which time is unlikely counterattackable, and will take extra damage.
When it has committed to a charge, a cromos is extremely vulnerable to attack from anyone not directly in its path.
Cromos is the objective of the following quests: