Best Claydol counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Claydol counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *32.121837.701119.9s88.3
          2Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 29.371543.522131.9s79.1
          3Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *32.391040.503125.0s77.1
          4Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *29.031417.952134.2s76.7
          5Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 34.11719.115125.6s73.1
          6Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 29.831021.713134.8s72.2
          7Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite WaterHydro Pump 25.111648.342152.1s71.5
          8Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 26.491294.982147.0s70.0
          9Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *27.041209.982145.0s69.9
          10Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 30.43751.014137.5s67.8
          11KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 28.81855.514141.8s67.3
          12ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 23.401547.642163.1s66.7
          13Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl IceAvalanche 28.42809.684144.4s65.7
          14KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *25.081175.603155.8s65.6
          15Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *26.91911.533149.6s64.9
          16Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 25.421069.923155.1s64.7
          17HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *24.931111.583157.4s64.4
          18Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf GhostShadow Ball 26.12965.043152.8s64.4
          19Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 29.20688.075144.2s64.3
          20Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *28.13758.304147.0s64.1
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          About the results

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

          Claydol type chart

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


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