Best Absol counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Absol counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 53.161241.80370.1s116.9
          2TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *50.911368.99380.7s115.9
          3Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 49.981292.33377.6s112.7
          4Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 52.841059.69480.2s111.8
          5Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 51.45977.96476.0s107.4
          6Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 48.571148.64494.6s107.1
          7Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 48.79992.75481.4s103.6
          8LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 48.21943.10478.3s101.4
          9ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 44.041106.774100.5s98.6
          10PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 53.69607.27667.9s98.5
          11Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 47.64803.59584.3s96.5
          12Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 43.821029.43494.0s96.5
          13Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FairyDazzling Gleam *52.58584.47777.8s96.0
          14Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 46.07857.34593.0s95.7
          15Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 48.19703.86687.6s94.2
          16VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 43.47901.28482.9s92.8
          17XerneasXerneasFairyGeomancy *FairyMoonblast 39.071238.67395.1s92.7
          18Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 46.08746.23581.0s92.4
          19MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 42.33957.43490.5s92.3
          20CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *37.761321.223105.0s91.8
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          About the results

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

          Absol type chart

          When fighting Absol, keep in mind the following that Dark-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Fairy, and Fighting type moves. They take reduced damage from Dark, Ghost, and Psychic type moves.


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