Best Iron Valiant counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

Looking for the best ways to take down Iron Valiant in Pokémon GO Raid Battles? Our guide has got you covered with a comprehensive list of the top Iron Valiant counters, including the highest DPS and tankiest options.

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          Best Iron Valiant counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 51.683356.132129.9s146.7
          2Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *46.092115.81291.8s120.0
          3Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *39.132986.382152.6s115.7
          4Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *PoisonSludge Bomb 35.383496.852197.7s111.6
          5Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *42.661820.86285.4s109.0
          6RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 39.902038.782102.2s106.7
          7LunalaLunalaPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 30.064726.391157.2s106.4
          8Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 37.242303.232123.7s104.4
          9MewtwoMewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *38.202077.922108.8s103.8
          10Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 38.182029.582106.3s103.1
          11MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *32.612916.632178.9s100.3
          12Hoopa (Confined)Hoopa (Confined)PsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 30.613191.682208.5s97.8
          13Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *37.291651.623132.9s96.2
          14Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)PsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 36.711707.973139.6s95.9
          15Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 36.541713.423140.7s95.6
          16Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 32.262381.332147.6s94.6
          17NihilegoNihilegoPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 29.553076.272208.2s94.4
          18Shadow LugiaShadow Pokémon iconShadow LugiaPsychicExtrasensory FlyingAeroblast *31.402492.202158.7s93.7
          19YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *33.002074.472125.7s92.9
          20Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhPsychicExtrasensory FlyingBrave Bird 33.161961.892118.3s92.0
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Iron Valiant in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Iron Valiant down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          This table displays a list of best Iron Valiant counters in Pokémon GO with their Fast Attacks, Charged Attacks, DPS (damage per second), TDO (total damage output), faints, TTW (time to win), and score. The list is sorted by the score, which is calculated based on the DPS, TDO, faints, and TTW.

          The top-ranked Iron Valiant counter is Mega Rayquaza, followed by Shadow Mewtwo, Shadow Metagross, and Mega Gengar. The table also includes Mega Alakazam, Rayquaza, Lunala, and Mega Latios, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Iron Valiant type chart

          When fighting Iron Valiant, keep in mind the following that Fairy and Fighting-type Pokémon are weak to Fairy, Flying, Poison, Psychic, and Steel type moves. They take reduced damage from Fighting, Rock, Bug, Dark, and Dragon type moves.


          Type chart shows the percentage (%) of damage taken from an incoming attack of a particular type.