Best Giratina (Altered Forme) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Giratina (Altered Forme) counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 34.18735.5720520.4s73.6
          2Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 28.111187.5312584.1s71.7
          3Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 28.72795.6618597.7s65.9
          4Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 33.40444.3133584.1s63.8
          5Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *27.99674.5422624.8s62.0
          6Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 29.44578.6725613.2s62.0
          7Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *31.84449.4433604.6s61.7
          8Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 29.75471.7531631.3s59.4
          9Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonDragonDragon Tail GroundPrecipice Blades *24.57778.9619687.6s58.3
          10Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 28.57488.3230648.0s58.1
          11Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 27.93516.1329653.3s57.9
          12TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 23.78782.0719707.4s57.0
          13Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 30.71350.2242659.7s56.4
          14Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 27.70475.4531667.8s56.4
          15Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl IceAvalanche 27.72458.5832672.0s55.9
          16Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *28.96401.6037667.3s55.9
          17Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 25.43585.9825692.3s55.7
          18Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DragonOutrage 22.53831.7618737.9s55.5
          19Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 25.75531.8528695.4s54.9
          20HydreigonHydreigonDragonDragon Breath DarkBrutal Swing *24.78590.3425706.9s54.8
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          About the results

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

          Giratina (Altered Forme) type chart

          When fighting Giratina (Altered Forme), keep in mind the following that Ghost and Dragon-type Pokémon are weak to Dark, Dragon, Fairy, Ghost, and Ice type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Electric, Fire, Grass, Poison, Water, Fighting, and Normal type moves.


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