Best Articuno counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Articuno counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 42.33998.3716377.4s93.3
          2Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 35.871541.6310429.7s91.9
          3Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *41.90869.2718373.5s89.4
          4Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 35.861002.3915419.3s82.5
          5Shadow AggronShadow Pokémon iconShadow AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 32.481334.9212493.2s82.2
          6Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 38.11730.7021402.7s79.7
          7RampardosRampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 38.33709.6922407.3s79.5
          8RhyperiorRhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *34.24847.9418445.7s76.4
          9Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 27.731570.5410566.4s76.1
          10TerrakionTerrakionRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 32.65927.7717483.1s75.4
          11Shadow OmastarShadow Pokémon iconShadow OmastarRockRock Throw *RockRock Slide *32.02929.0217493.2s74.3
          12GigalithGigalithRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam *31.37902.4917489.1s72.7
          13TyranitarTyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 29.82992.2416532.4s71.6
          14AggronAggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 27.131317.7912583.0s71.6
          15AurorusAurorusRockRock Throw RockMeteor Beam 28.191097.3714544.9s70.4
          16TyrantrumTyrantrumRockRock Throw RockMeteor Beam 33.65633.0024451.4s70.1
          17Golem (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconGolem (Alola Shadow)RockRock Throw RockStone Edge 31.42754.1420480.0s69.6
          18Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *27.881059.3915570.0s69.2
          19Shadow AerodactylShadow Pokémon iconShadow AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 36.75459.3633412.5s69.1
          20Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *29.75769.3320517.2s67.1
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          About the results

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

          Articuno type chart

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


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