Best Lotad counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Lotad counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 100.9413782.501136.5s345.1
          2RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 77.418529.041110.2s250.8
          3YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *65.355940.33190.9s201.8
          4Mega PidgeotMega Pokémon iconMega PidgeotFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 69.554865.68170.0s201.1
          5Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *73.594083.35155.5s200.8
          6Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *PoisonSludge Bomb 70.854445.31162.7s199.4
          7Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillBugBug Bite *PoisonSludge Bomb 70.694259.86160.3s197.0
          8Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 62.785341.97185.1s190.7
          9Shadow StaraptorShadow Pokémon iconShadow StaraptorFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 70.743564.172100.8s188.5
          10Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *55.356459.071116.7s181.9
          11Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowFlyingPeck FlyingSky Attack 70.023096.13288.4s180.6
          12Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *FlyingDrill Peck 63.234170.28166.0s180.2
          13Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 56.415353.39194.9s176.1
          14Shadow LugiaShadow Pokémon iconShadow LugiaPsychicExtrasensory FlyingAeroblast *54.066075.401112.4s176.0
          15Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail FlyingHurricane 54.665721.361104.7s174.8
          16PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 71.562530.93270.7s174.5
          17RoseradeRoseradePoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 56.894974.36187.4s174.0
          18MoltresMoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *61.103989.11165.3s173.7
          19Shadow UnfezantShadow Pokémon iconShadow UnfezantFlyingAir Slash FlyingSky Attack 64.673245.572100.4s172.1
          20Shadow VileplumeShadow Pokémon iconShadow VileplumePoisonAcid PoisonSludge Bomb 57.074590.29180.4s170.9
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          About the results

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

          Lotad type chart

          When fighting Lotad, keep in mind the following that Water and Grass-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Flying, and Poison type moves. They take reduced damage from Ground, Steel, and Water type moves.


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