Best Castform counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Castform counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 41.082511.812122.3s114.9
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 46.581385.59389.2s108.8
          3TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *43.841522.013104.1s106.4
          4Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 42.521287.58390.8s99.8
          5Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 44.411025.41492.4s97.3
          6LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 40.881306.76395.9s97.2
          7Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 41.961174.374111.9s96.5
          8Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 41.781032.51498.9s93.2
          9Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 38.561140.994118.4s89.9
          10Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 41.71896.625107.5s89.8
          11ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 38.101163.194122.1s89.6
          12Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut FightingFocus Blast 37.261210.60397.5s89.0
          13CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *32.341832.082113.3s88.7
          14Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *32.021827.732114.2s88.0
          15Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail FightingSuperpower 32.761494.883136.9s85.1
          16Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 40.41794.78598.4s85.1
          17Galarian ZapdosGalarian ZapdosFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 34.621234.933107.0s84.6
          18MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 36.661007.174109.9s83.9
          19Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *31.971513.803142.0s83.9
          20RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 31.741531.323144.7s83.6
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          About the results

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

          Castform type chart

          When fighting Castform, keep in mind the following that Normal-type Pokémon are weak to Fighting type moves. They take reduced damage from Ghost type moves.


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