Best Carvanha counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Carvanha counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *141.134534.18132.1s336.0
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 131.004281.41132.7s313.2
          3TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *121.485309.32143.7s312.4
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 117.295842.40149.8s311.6
          5Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 127.584198.96132.9s305.6
          6Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 111.245898.67153.0s300.2
          7KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 127.243917.89130.8s299.7
          8ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *114.075186.58145.5s296.2
          9Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 121.864092.77133.6s293.4
          10Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 122.214017.14132.9s292.6
          11Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 122.543737.14130.5s288.0
          12XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 124.643540.56256.8s287.8
          13Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *108.535243.02148.3s286.1
          14Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 118.073936.33133.3s283.7
          15Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 126.803147.67249.6s283.0
          16Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 119.213742.52131.4s282.2
          17LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 113.934197.06136.8s280.7
          18ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 102.425627.20154.9s278.9
          19Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 113.964025.00135.3s277.8
          20Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 113.134086.75136.1s277.4
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          About the results

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

          Carvanha type chart

          When fighting Carvanha, keep in mind the following that Water and Dark-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Electric, Fairy, Fighting, and Grass type moves. They take reduced damage from Dark, Fire, Ghost, Ice, Steel, Water, and Psychic type moves.


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