Best Deoxys (Speed) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This table displays a list of best Deoxys (Speed) 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 and TDO.

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          Best performing move types

          • Dark31.0%
          • Ghost27.5%
          • Bug19.0%
          • Dragon5.5%
          • Electric3.0%
          • Grass2.5%
          • Water2.5%
          • Psychic2.0%
          • Fire2.0%
          • Flying1.5%
          • Ground1.5%
          • Steel1.0%
          • Poison0.5%
          • Rock0.5%
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 30.332005.591125.9s70.9
          2Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 35.47814.364119.2s66.8
          3Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 30.611332.212128.4s65.7
          4Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 31.82783.074131.5s60.8
          5Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 28.251045.103141.2s58.6
          6HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *25.901264.392150.4s56.9
          7Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 27.61984.323145.0s56.9
          8TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 25.481314.532152.2s56.6
          9Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 30.25672.535140.4s56.6
          10Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *24.791411.512155.4s56.2
          11Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *27.62826.594147.8s54.9
          12Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 28.42728.424146.4s54.7
          13GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 24.901079.223157.9s53.4
          14DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 25.88895.974155.2s53.0
          15Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 26.80750.844153.5s52.5
          16Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 27.90638.775151.6s52.5
          17Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 24.71998.013160.1s52.2
          18ChandelureChandelureGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 26.71706.355155.2s51.8
          19PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 31.65343.3310155.7s51.2
          20Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 26.80648.155156.5s51.0
          21Hoopa (Confined)Hoopa (Confined)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 24.73875.584162.0s50.9
          22Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 23.791008.143165.6s50.8
          23Shadow HoundoomShadow Pokémon iconShadow HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 26.65616.135158.5s50.2
          24Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 24.33879.074164.4s50.2
          25Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf GhostShadow Ball 24.39853.324164.5s50.0
          26Shadow BanetteShadow Pokémon iconShadow BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 28.12471.907158.5s49.7
          27Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch DarkBrutal Swing 23.21991.553169.6s49.6
          28VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 24.99741.124163.5s49.6
          29GengarGengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 27.66491.807159.5s49.4
          30Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *21.671237.062177.8s49.1
          31Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina (Altered Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *20.961401.132182.0s49.1
          32Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 27.85455.467160.9s48.9
          33ZarudeZarudeDarkBite DarkDark Pulse 21.351283.152179.9s48.9
          34GuzzlordGuzzlordDarkSnarl DarkBrutal Swing 21.391219.442180.1s48.5
          35Shadow ScizorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 24.87669.165166.3s48.4
          36Shadow AbsolShadow Pokémon iconShadow AbsolDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 26.93483.027163.5s48.2
          37Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillBugBug Bite *BugX-Scissor 27.38450.397163.5s48.2
          38Shadow MismagiusShadow Pokémon iconShadow MismagiusGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 25.56582.146165.6s48.0
          39Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *23.49783.384171.6s47.7
          40Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock GhostShadow Ball 23.76739.814171.0s47.6
          41Shadow PinsirShadow Pokémon iconShadow PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 25.80519.436167.3s47.3
          42WeavileWeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 23.62719.845172.4s47.1
          43Shadow ShiftryShadow Pokémon iconShadow ShiftryDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 24.08666.225171.1s47.1
          44MewtwoMewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *22.82812.344175.5s47.0
          45YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 22.80805.604175.7s46.9
          46LunalaLunalaFlyingAir Slash GhostShadow Ball 20.821114.183185.8s46.6
          47Shadow DrifblimShadow Pokémon iconShadow DrifblimGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 24.88507.057173.1s45.7
          48Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDarkBite DragonDraco Meteor 21.50889.014183.6s45.6
          49ZoroarkZoroarkDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 24.44523.736174.8s45.4
          50Shadow GolurkShadow Pokémon iconShadow GolurkGhostAstonish GhostPoltergeist 22.17754.524181.4s45.2
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Deoxys (Speed) in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Deoxys (Speed) down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          The top-ranked Deoxys (Speed) counter is Mega Tyranitar, followed by Mega Gengar, Shadow Tyranitar, and Mega Banette. The table also includes Mega Rayquaza, Hydreigon, Mega Houndoom, and Tyranitar, among others. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

          Deoxys (Speed) type chart

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


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

          Best move-types and weather for Deoxys (Speed) Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          • fogFog
          • fogFog
          • rainRainy
          • windyWindy
          • rainRainy
          • sunnySunny
          • rainRainy
          • windyWindy
          • sunnySunny
          • windyWindy
          • sunnySunny
          • snowSnow
          • cloudyCloudy
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy

          About our ranking methodology

          When calculating the best counters for any Pokémon, our simulator takes into account various factors, such as the defender's typing and average DPS against each attacker, the weather's influence, energy left over from using charge moves, Shadow Pokémon attack and defense stat changes, and more. During the initial phase of simulations, we calculate DPS and TDO for each attacker that is currently available in the game, and then we continue to rank them.

          We use a ranking method developed by a Reddit user named /u/Elastic_Space, which is described in detail in this Reddit post. It is a fairly complicated, but very well thought-out mathematical model for predicting simulation results without actually running the simulations. It also correlates with field data almost too well not to be used.

          Our Time to Win (TTW) and Faint numbers are also estimated, and should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we do not account for factors like Friendship and Mega damage boost, they will differ from actual experience in the field.