Best Aerodactyl counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Aerodactyl counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *45.301663.753110.2s111.5
          2Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *40.841527.003112.2s101.0
          3Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *44.031167.464106.1s99.9
          4Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *38.401101.634114.8s88.9
          5Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *40.04966.71496.6s88.7
          6MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *36.371145.324126.0s86.2
          7Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *38.11987.934103.7s86.0
          8Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 40.29811.485100.7s85.4
          9XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 41.17715.006104.2s84.0
          10Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 35.281126.284127.7s83.9
          11Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 34.621187.414137.2s83.8
          12Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 42.22634.12690.1s83.1
          13Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 41.22676.73698.5s83.0
          14Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 41.93635.58690.9s82.7
          15KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *35.301060.674120.2s82.7
          16Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 41.92630.81690.3s82.6
          17Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 39.59741.74593.7s82.4
          18ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *36.45929.774102.0s81.9
          19Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 38.59770.36599.8s81.6
          20Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 39.65703.416106.4s81.4
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          About the results

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

          Aerodactyl type chart

          When fighting Aerodactyl, keep in mind the following that Rock and Flying-type Pokémon are weak to Electric, Ice, Rock, Steel, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Fire, Flying, Ground, Normal, and Poison type moves.


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