Best Swellow counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Swellow counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 46.071837.19279.8s115.8
          2Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *48.661505.75392.8s114.8
          3Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 43.491988.80291.5s113.1
          4Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 48.501430.04388.4s113.0
          5Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 51.471179.78491.7s112.6
          6XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 49.411259.41376.5s111.0
          7ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *45.001666.413111.1s111.0
          8Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 48.251319.15382.0s110.3
          9Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 48.501268.73378.5s109.7
          10Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 50.331121.46489.1s109.3
          11Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 47.331333.22384.5s109.0
          12Golem (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconGolem (Alola Shadow)RockRollout *ElectricWild Charge 42.661630.033114.6s106.1
          13Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 44.831383.18392.6s105.7
          14Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 51.56834.15580.9s103.4
          15Shadow LuxrayShadow Pokémon iconShadow LuxrayElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 47.081056.42489.8s102.5
          16Thundurus (Therian)Thundurus (Therian)ElectricVolt Switch ElectricThunderbolt 44.741212.62381.3s102.1
          17Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 43.421306.55390.3s101.7
          18Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch ElectricZap Cannon 41.381496.053108.5s101.5
          19Shadow AggronShadow Pokémon iconShadow AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 39.381709.673130.2s101.1
          20MagnezoneMagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 38.301795.693140.7s100.2
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Swellow in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Swellow 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 Swellow 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 Swellow counter is Shadow Magnezone, followed by Shadow Rhyperior, Mega Tyranitar, and Shadow Raikou. The table also includes Mega Diancie, Xurkitree, Zekrom, and Mega Manectric, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Swellow type chart

          When fighting Swellow, keep in mind the following that Normal and Flying-type Pokémon are weak to Electric, Ice, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Grass, Ghost, and Ground type moves.


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