Best Metagross counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Metagross counters

          #
          Name
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          DPS
          TDO
          Faints
          TTW
          Score
          1Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *33.06961.614116.3s76.8
          2Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *32.19801.345124.5s71.9
          3Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 31.57738.155116.9s69.4
          4Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *35.14494.238112.5s68.1
          5Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 36.07419.599104.7s66.6
          6Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 33.16499.968120.6s65.3
          7ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *28.47630.666132.9s61.8
          8Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 32.26413.279115.3s61.0
          9Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *29.38535.117127.5s60.7
          10Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FireOverheat 28.49571.517140.4s60.3
          11Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *28.29577.347142.9s60.1
          12Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomFireFire Fang DarkFoul Play 27.34625.176137.2s59.8
          13Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 23.78923.644155.3s59.4
          14Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 28.22524.937130.2s58.6
          15Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *32.88331.1511110.8s58.6
          16Shadow CharizardShadow Pokémon iconShadow CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *28.47496.758139.6s58.2
          17HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *26.43611.616138.8s58.0
          18Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FireSacred Fire *24.98675.296162.2s57.0
          19HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *25.50621.106146.1s56.6
          20Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 30.63354.0711127.2s56.5
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          About the results

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

          Metagross type chart

          When fighting Metagross, keep in mind the following that Steel and Psychic-type Pokémon are weak to Dark, Fire, Ghost, and Ground type moves. They take reduced damage from Dragon, Fairy, Flying, Grass, Ice, Normal, Rock, Steel, Poison, and Psychic type moves.

          Weaknesses
          DarkDark160.0%
          FireFire160.0%
          GhostGhost160.0%
          GroundGround160.0%
          Resistances
          PoisonPoison39.1%
          PsychicPsychic39.1%
          DragonDragon62.5%
          FairyFairy62.5%
          FlyingFlying62.5%
          GrassGrass62.5%
          IceIce62.5%
          NormalNormal62.5%
          RockRock62.5%
          SteelSteel62.5%

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