Best Cresselia counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Cresselia counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 24.641212.8112658.1s65.3
          2Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 28.32637.2623623.9s61.7
          3Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 25.06806.7518673.0s59.7
          4Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 21.781013.7314748.0s56.9
          5Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 25.56553.2627695.3s55.1
          6Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 22.79710.2321742.7s53.8
          7Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *21.92690.1121771.1s51.9
          8Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 18.971061.6714847.1s51.9
          9GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 19.71942.3815824.6s51.8
          10TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 20.83796.6518795.4s51.8
          11Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 19.66894.2516830.1s51.1
          12Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 22.60586.4125766.0s51.0
          13Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 24.22473.6631746.0s50.9
          14HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *21.40668.8322790.5s50.6
          15Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 21.20660.0122798.4s50.1
          16Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *20.20759.3419821.5s50.0
          17Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 21.33626.8323799.0s49.7
          18VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 19.69781.0019838.8s49.4
          19DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 20.62675.1222816.2s49.3
          20Shadow HoundoomShadow Pokémon iconShadow HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 20.91638.1123811.3s49.2
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          About the results

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

          Cresselia type chart

          When fighting Cresselia, 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.