Best Palkia counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Palkia counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 36.44634.5724417.9s74.4
          2Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *34.24389.6439443.8s62.9
          3Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *29.73580.8126508.0s62.5
          4Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 32.65405.3238471.8s61.3
          5Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 28.98572.7927533.7s61.1
          6Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 29.82498.2831518.0s60.3
          7Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 31.86407.7237473.6s60.3
          8Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 26.87543.0228565.8s57.0
          9Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 30.06374.6141511.0s56.5
          10RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 28.48386.3639529.0s54.7
          11SalamenceSalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *27.89379.2640543.9s53.6
          12ZekromZekromDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 26.63423.3136572.3s53.2
          13PalkiaPalkiaDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 25.69440.7635600.4s52.3
          14DialgaDialgaDragonDragon Breath DragonDraco Meteor 24.89480.6532617.9s52.2
          15GarchompGarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 26.57394.1639578.5s52.1
          16Shadow LatiasShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 26.78382.2540570.9s52.1
          17HaxorusHaxorusDragonDragon Tail DragonBreaking Swipe *27.89332.0246547.5s51.8
          18Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDragonDragon Tail *DragonOutrage 23.02580.0026655.2s51.6
          19DragoniteDragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 26.05398.1438580.7s51.5
          20Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 26.45380.0840574.7s51.5
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Palkia in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Palkia 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 Palkia 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 Palkia counter is Mega Rayquaza, followed by Shadow Salamence, Mega Salamence, and Shadow Garchomp. The table also includes Mega Gardevoir, Mega Latios, Shadow Dragonite, and Mega Latias, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Palkia type chart

          When fighting Palkia, keep in mind the following that Water and Dragon-type Pokémon are weak to Dragon, and Fairy type moves. They take reduced damage from Steel, Fire, and Water type moves.


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