Best Cleffa counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Cleffa counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *76.197189.92194.4s237.5
          2MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *63.426926.681109.2s205.0
          3Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 62.785741.76191.5s194.2
          4Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *PoisonSludge Bomb 69.723751.18153.8s188.8
          5DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 56.416277.301111.3s183.2
          6Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 54.905883.621107.2s176.6
          7Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 52.926536.651123.5s176.4
          8Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 69.962781.99279.5s175.7
          9NihilegoNihilegoPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 58.104272.90173.5s170.2
          10MelmetalMelmetalElectricThunder Shock SteelDouble Iron Bash *51.096252.661122.4s169.9
          11Genesect (Shock)Genesect (Shock)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 54.014942.64191.5s167.0
          12Genesect (Normal)Genesect (Normal)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 54.014942.64191.5s167.0
          13Genesect (Douse)Genesect (Douse)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 54.014942.64191.5s167.0
          14Genesect (Chill)Genesect (Chill)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 54.014942.64191.5s167.0
          15Genesect (Burn)Genesect (Burn)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 54.014942.64191.5s167.0
          16JirachiJirachiElectricCharge Beam SteelDoom Desire 50.116028.441120.3s166.0
          17Shadow ScizorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 56.604099.78172.4s165.1
          18Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhSteelSteel Wing FlyingBrave Bird 52.744578.57186.8s161.0
          19Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *51.084854.66195.0s159.5
          20Shadow AggronShadow Pokémon iconShadow AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 51.944480.86186.3s158.3
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          About the results

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

          Cleffa type chart

          When fighting Cleffa, keep in mind the following that Fairy-type Pokémon are weak to Poison, and Steel type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Dark, Fighting, and Dragon type moves.


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