Best Scyther counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Scyther counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 61.651442.55370.2s135.6
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 53.692141.09279.8s134.9
          3Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *60.861306.72364.4s131.0
          4Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 53.621716.47396.0s127.5
          5Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 52.731657.45394.3s124.8
          6RampardosRampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 56.87904.87463.6s113.6
          7Shadow AggronShadow Pokémon iconShadow AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 47.431556.86398.5s113.5
          8Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 52.971081.13481.6s112.6
          9RhyperiorRhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *49.731272.26376.8s111.8
          10TerrakionTerrakionRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 47.611322.55383.3s109.3
          11Shadow AerodactylShadow Pokémon iconShadow AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 50.831074.82484.6s109.0
          12TyrantrumTyrantrumRockRock Throw RockMeteor Beam 48.211222.64376.1s108.2
          13Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 40.332010.14299.7s107.2
          14Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *40.961595.693116.9s102.3
          15GigalithGigalithRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam *45.891132.73498.7s102.3
          16AggronAggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 39.531533.263116.4s98.6
          17Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *43.141176.344109.1s98.6
          18RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 41.661303.81393.9s98.5
          19Golem (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconGolem (Alola Shadow)RockRock Throw RockStone Edge 45.74980.89485.8s98.4
          20TyranitarTyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 43.881066.93497.2s97.4
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          About the results

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

          Scyther type chart

          When fighting Scyther, keep in mind the following that Bug and Flying-type Pokémon are weak to Rock, Electric, Fire, Flying, and Ice type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Fighting, Grass, and Ground type moves.


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