Best Starmie counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Starmie counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 36.551349.133110.7s90.1
          2Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 41.98766.89591.3s86.8
          3Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *40.68830.015102.0s86.5
          4Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 37.58903.63496.2s83.2
          5KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 35.66831.945116.7s78.4
          6Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 38.00669.486105.7s77.9
          7Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 34.43819.445119.0s76.0
          8Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 35.02776.625110.9s76.0
          9XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 35.72683.496114.8s74.7
          10Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 33.28838.965126.0s74.6
          11ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *31.86931.324116.9s74.1
          12Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 36.41608.216100.2s73.6
          13Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 34.47710.336123.7s73.4
          14Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf GhostShadow Ball 32.44830.165127.9s73.0
          15HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *31.17929.424119.3s72.8
          16Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 36.16575.487111.4s72.2
          17Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *29.361070.904145.9s72.2
          18Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *33.36728.995109.3s72.1
          19ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 29.281077.424147.2s72.1
          20Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *35.60587.707115.6s71.8
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Starmie in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Starmie 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 Starmie 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 Starmie counter is Mega Tyranitar, followed by Mega Gengar, Mega Sceptile, and Shadow Tyranitar. The table also includes Kartana, Mega Banette, Mega Rayquaza, and Shadow Raikou, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Starmie type chart

          When fighting Starmie, keep in mind the following that Water and Psychic-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Dark, Electric, Ghost, and Grass type moves. They take reduced damage from Fighting, Fire, Ice, Psychic, Steel, and Water type moves.


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