Best Cubone counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Cubone counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *48.494137.03185.3s147.4
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 38.605948.641154.1s136.0
          3Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 37.206495.861174.6s135.2
          4Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *44.943279.812146.0s131.3
          5Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *42.813162.492147.7s125.5
          6Shadow GyaradosShadow Pokémon iconShadow GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 36.394200.971115.5s119.3
          7Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *39.952678.542134.1s114.3
          8ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 34.823526.682202.6s110.5
          9Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 37.132791.242150.3s109.3
          10KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *37.752654.722140.7s109.3
          11Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *37.102677.112144.3s108.1
          12Shadow TangrowthShadow Pokémon iconShadow TangrowthGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 36.252863.562158.0s108.1
          13KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 43.261672.973116.0s107.9
          14Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail WaterHydro Pump 29.674976.201167.7s106.8
          15Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 43.591559.763107.3s106.6
          16Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *38.692219.442114.7s106.5
          17Shadow TorterraShadow Pokémon iconShadow TorterraGrassRazor Leaf GrassFrenzy Plant *35.772768.232154.8s106.1
          18Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *39.282035.532103.6s105.4
          19Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 40.631832.16290.2s105.3
          20Shadow ExeggutorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ExeggutorGrassBullet Seed GrassSolar Beam 36.192429.702134.3s103.6
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Cubone in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Cubone 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 Cubone 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 Cubone counter is Primal Kyogre, followed by Mega Rayquaza, Shaymin (Sky), and Mega Sceptile. The table also includes Mega Swampert, Shadow Gyarados, Mega Blastoise, and Zarude, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Cubone type chart

          When fighting Cubone, keep in mind the following that Ground-type Pokémon are weak to Grass, Ice, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Poison, Rock, and Electric type moves.


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