Best Purugly counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Purugly counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *46.551242.52380.1s105.8
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 44.871370.08391.6s105.5
          3Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 48.611070.10488.0s105.3
          4Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 45.18936.43482.9s96.4
          5Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 47.69789.02582.7s96.2
          6Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 44.17993.02489.9s96.2
          7Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 45.53804.98588.4s93.4
          8LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 43.88897.085102.2s93.3
          9Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *33.241950.512117.4s92.0
          10ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 40.77892.835109.5s88.2
          11Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 43.58691.79695.2s87.0
          12Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut FightingFocus Blast 38.92936.82496.3s86.2
          13Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 40.02850.665106.3s85.9
          14CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *34.421258.173109.7s84.6
          15MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 39.16771.95598.6s82.5
          16Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *33.511218.743109.1s82.3
          17Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 42.22595.48798.7s81.8
          18Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorGroundMud-Slap FightingSuperpower 31.551341.383127.5s80.6
          19VirizionVirizionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *35.43900.264101.6s79.5
          20HariyamaHariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 37.08782.395105.5s79.5
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          About the results

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

          Purugly type chart

          When fighting Purugly, 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.