Best Alolan Raichu counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Alolan Raichu counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *46.092402.862104.3s123.9
          2Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 42.661634.703114.9s106.1
          3Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 49.12922.61475.1s102.3
          4Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 43.821093.60499.8s97.9
          5Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *38.631577.713122.5s97.7
          6Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 44.69765.00585.6s90.9
          7HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *35.451515.473128.3s90.6
          8GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *36.181320.683109.5s88.9
          9Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineGroundMud-Slap GroundHigh Horsepower 40.05972.80497.2s88.9
          10Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *33.981551.213137.0s88.3
          11Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 38.161087.034113.9s88.2
          12Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *38.90885.855113.9s85.0
          13Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 42.58658.34692.8s84.4
          14GarchompGarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *32.011548.293145.1s84.4
          15TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 36.071071.164118.8s84.2
          16Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 37.36953.754102.1s84.0
          17ExcadrillExcadrillGroundMud-Slap GroundScorching Sands 34.031195.294140.5s82.8
          18Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 39.63740.63593.5s82.4
          19Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GroundEarthquake 33.131230.833111.5s81.8
          20GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 34.911013.404116.1s81.0
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          About the results

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

          Alolan Raichu type chart

          When fighting Alolan Raichu, keep in mind the following that Electric and Psychic-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Dark, Ghost, and Ground type moves. They take reduced damage from Electric, Fighting, Flying, Psychic, and Steel type moves.


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