Best Illumise counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Illumise counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 53.872740.40172.1s143.9
          2Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *40.843157.33192.7s121.1
          3Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *42.552296.24190.9s115.3
          4Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FlyingSky Attack *38.692456.93198.9s109.2
          5Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FlyingBrave Bird 35.362978.071106.6s107.1
          6RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 41.691661.79295.0s104.8
          7ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *36.992086.391104.2s101.4
          8HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *31.593206.481118.4s100.3
          9Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 38.921689.562101.0s99.9
          10Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 36.242014.041106.5s98.9
          11Shadow CharizardShadow Pokémon iconShadow CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *35.371957.341109.1s96.5
          12Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *38.441508.442103.2s96.2
          13Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *35.741856.781108.5s96.0
          14MoltresMoltresFireFire Spin FlyingSky Attack *32.212412.561117.7s94.7
          15Mega PidgeotMega Pokémon iconMega PidgeotFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 35.761638.932109.5s93.0
          16Ho-OhHo-OhFireIncinerate FlyingBrave Bird 29.492915.701127.0s93.0
          17Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *36.681476.812107.9s92.4
          18Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonDragonDragon Tail FireFire Punch *30.392567.601124.1s92.1
          19ChandelureChandelureFireFire Spin FireOverheat 33.111982.001116.0s92.1
          20Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 33.871800.131114.3s91.4
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Illumise in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Illumise 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 Illumise 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 Illumise counter is Mega Rayquaza, followed by Mega Y Charizard, Mega Blaziken, and Shadow Moltres. The table also includes Shadow Ho-Oh, Rayquaza, Reshiram, and Heatran, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Illumise type chart

          When fighting Illumise, keep in mind the following that Bug-type Pokémon are weak to Fire, Flying, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Fighting, Grass, and Ground type moves.


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