Best Kirlia counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Kirlia counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *68.974590.36055.3s197.0
          2Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 75.582634.26153.1s183.6
          3MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *57.334488.03066.0s170.5
          4Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 68.292262.97159.1s163.8
          5Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 65.361958.53162.4s152.9
          6GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 53.673446.85171.3s151.9
          7Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 58.512628.09167.0s151.5
          8Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *57.952649.39167.6s150.7
          9Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 47.634611.03078.7s149.4
          10Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 63.451942.80164.1s149.3
          11Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 49.503887.71076.4s147.4
          12DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 51.143479.94174.5s146.9
          13ChandelureChandelureGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 57.432406.58168.7s146.1
          14Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 56.942422.03169.2s145.4
          15Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *53.522915.11172.2s145.4
          16NihilegoNihilegoPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 52.643023.55173.2s144.9
          17MelmetalMelmetalElectricThunder Shock SteelDouble Iron Bash *46.444252.85080.9s143.7
          18Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarSteelIron Tail DarkBrutal Swing 46.914059.69080.3s143.1
          19Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf GhostShadow Ball 52.452779.77173.8s141.5
          20Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 52.372707.89174.1s140.4
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          About the results

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

          Kirlia type chart

          When fighting Kirlia, keep in mind the following that Psychic and Fairy-type Pokémon are weak to Ghost, Poison, and Steel type moves. They take reduced damage from Psychic, Dragon, and Fighting type moves.


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