Best Girafarig counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Girafarig counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 47.352603.322110.0s128.9
          2Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 48.031743.173108.9s117.9
          3Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 43.851752.833119.9s110.3
          4Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 42.771807.53284.5s109.0
          5HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *39.792077.522104.4s107.0
          6TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 39.751708.133128.9s101.8
          7Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 44.251165.814105.4s100.2
          8Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 38.081711.623134.8s98.6
          9Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 43.381094.544100.9s97.2
          10DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 39.151481.053113.5s97.1
          11Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 40.951199.904117.2s95.3
          12Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 36.391681.253138.6s94.9
          13Shadow HoundoomShadow Pokémon iconShadow HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 41.101141.294111.1s94.4
          14Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 42.21981.31493.0s92.7
          15YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 34.991722.793147.7s92.7
          16ZarudeZarudeDarkBite DarkDark Pulse 32.742096.822128.1s92.6
          17GuzzlordGuzzlordDarkSnarl DarkBrutal Swing 33.032041.232123.6s92.6
          18VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 38.551238.07396.3s91.8
          19Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch DarkBrutal Swing 36.551364.463112.0s90.3
          20PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 49.75505.14881.2s88.8
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          About the results

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

          Girafarig type chart

          When fighting Girafarig, keep in mind the following that Normal and Psychic-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, and Dark type moves. They take reduced damage from Ghost, and Psychic type moves.


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