Best Aipom counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This table displays a list of best Aipom 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 and TDO.

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          Best performing move types

          • Fighting57.5%
          • Dragon7.5%
          • Electric5.5%
          • Fire5.0%
          • Psychic4.5%
          • Dark4.5%
          • Flying3.5%
          • Ground3.5%
          • Water3.0%
          • Steel2.0%
          • Rock2.0%
          • Bug0.5%
          • Grass0.5%
          • Normal0.5%
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 56.201926.63171.5s114.8
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 49.633084.36177.2s114.5
          3TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *51.912508.32175.1s113.8
          4Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 51.412022.00177.2s108.0
          5Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 52.671572.48277.5s104.6
          6Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 48.842050.41180.7s104.0
          7LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 49.401563.81282.1s99.3
          8Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 49.091574.82282.5s99.0
          9Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 50.281250.07283.1s96.2
          10Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut FightingFocus Blast 44.761902.99188.0s95.6
          11ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 45.271781.65287.6s95.1
          12Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 46.611567.63286.4s94.9
          13Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 48.641235.23285.7s93.5
          14Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarDarkSucker Punch FightingFocus Blast 39.712332.65196.8s90.6
          15Shadow AlakazamShadow Pokémon iconShadow AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 46.231284.55289.1s90.5
          16Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *38.392574.06199.4s90.0
          17Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *38.282566.41199.7s89.7
          18MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 43.581543.63291.9s89.6
          19Galarian ZapdosGalarian ZapdosFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 41.591845.96194.4s89.6
          20CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *39.032187.19198.8s88.2
          21PheromosaPheromosaFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 49.55766.68491.4s86.1
          22Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail FightingSuperpower 39.541836.35198.9s86.0
          23HawluchaHawluchaFightingLow Kick FightingFlying Press 41.931408.48296.1s85.3
          24BuzzwoleBuzzwoleFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 40.761566.05297.5s85.2
          25Shadow SawkShadow Pokémon iconShadow SawkFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 44.261128.61394.1s85.1
          26Shadow PoliwrathShadow Pokémon iconShadow PoliwrathFightingCounter *FightingDynamic Punch 41.521406.16296.9s84.6
          27Meloetta (Pirouette)Meloetta (Pirouette)FightingLow Kick FightingClose Combat 39.961620.94299.0s84.5
          28HariyamaHariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 40.421542.55298.4s84.4
          29RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 38.311880.771101.6s84.2
          30VirizionVirizionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *39.731590.36299.7s83.8
          31Shadow GalladeShadow Pokémon iconShadow GalladeFightingLow Kick FightingClose Combat 41.881294.19297.1s83.8
          32Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirFightingRock Smash FightingSuperpower 38.651715.482101.5s83.2
          33BlazikenBlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 41.961239.25297.4s83.2
          34BreloomBreloomFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 45.11917.29395.5s82.9
          35MewtwoMewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut FightingFocus Blast 37.431880.341103.8s82.7
          36Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *36.901919.521105.1s82.1
          37Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *36.301974.371106.5s81.5
          38Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorGroundMud-Slap FightingSuperpower 36.131934.741107.1s80.9
          39Sirfetch'dSirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 40.631223.032100.4s80.8
          40PassimianPassimianFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 38.631487.072102.9s80.8
          41Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 34.612216.931110.5s80.4
          42Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath PsychicPsychic 35.312007.731109.1s80.0
          43Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 33.962334.981112.2s80.0
          44ToxicroakToxicroakFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 39.731238.792102.2s79.6
          45Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch FightingFocus Blast 35.101974.851109.8s79.4
          46Shadow GolurkShadow Pokémon iconShadow GolurkGroundMud-Slap FightingDynamic Punch 35.651779.502109.1s78.7
          47Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *36.981540.812106.7s78.6
          48Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *38.471312.092104.6s78.5
          49AlakazamAlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 38.701271.722104.3s78.4
          50EmboarEmboarFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 38.371300.282104.9s78.2
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Aipom in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Aipom down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          The top-ranked Aipom counter is Mega Blaziken, followed by Mega Rayquaza, Terrakion, and Mega Alakazam. The table also includes Shadow Machamp, Keldeo (Ordinary), Lucario, and Shadow Hariyama, among others. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

          Aipom type chart

          When fighting Aipom, keep in mind the following that Normal-type Pokémon are weak to Fighting type moves. They take reduced damage from Ghost type moves.


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

          Best move-types and weather for Aipom Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          • cloudyCloudy
          • windyWindy
          • rainRainy
          • sunnySunny
          • windyWindy
          • fogFog
          • windyWindy
          • sunnySunny
          • rainRainy
          • snowSnow
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          • rainRainy
          • sunnySunny
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy

          About our ranking methodology

          When calculating the best counters for any Pokémon, our simulator takes into account various factors, such as the defender's typing and average DPS against each attacker, the weather's influence, energy left over from using charge moves, Shadow Pokémon attack and defense stat changes, and more. During the initial phase of simulations, we calculate DPS and TDO for each attacker that is currently available in the game, and then we continue to rank them.

          We use a ranking method developed by a Reddit user named /u/Elastic_Space, which is described in detail in this Reddit post. It is a fairly complicated, but very well thought-out mathematical model for predicting simulation results without actually running the simulations. It also correlates with field data almost too well not to be used.

          Our Time to Win (TTW) and Faint numbers are also estimated, and should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we do not account for factors like Friendship and Mega damage boost, they will differ from actual experience in the field.