Best Poochyena counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Poochyena counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 92.984802.73151.7s249.3
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 81.337047.62186.7s248.1
          3TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *84.755888.55169.5s244.7
          4Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 89.194767.21153.4s241.2
          5Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 84.904542.94153.5s229.6
          6Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 78.135802.23174.3s229.3
          7Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 75.945460.81171.9s221.1
          8Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 77.524996.45164.5s219.6
          9Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FairyDazzling Gleam *86.593380.45278.1s216.4
          10Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 77.964519.02158.0s215.1
          11PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 86.263160.42273.3s212.2
          12LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 80.233887.29148.4s211.7
          13ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 73.145128.32170.1s211.6
          14Galarian ZapdosGalarian ZapdosFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 68.236049.91188.7s209.4
          15Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 80.233640.64145.4s208.2
          16Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 83.023130.00275.4s205.7
          17Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 68.255189.92176.0s201.5
          18BuzzwoleBuzzwoleFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 65.775760.03187.6s201.2
          19Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 79.963160.35279.0s200.5
          20VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 72.084272.15159.3s200.0
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Poochyena in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Poochyena 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 Poochyena 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 Poochyena counter is Mega Blaziken, followed by Mega Rayquaza, Terrakion, and Mega Gardevoir. The table also includes Shadow Machamp, Keldeo (Ordinary), Mega Pinsir, and Mega Lopunny, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Poochyena type chart

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


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