Best Arceus (Ghost) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Arceus (Ghost) counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 28.801196.984166.3s73.1
          2Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 33.58545.167113.6s67.4
          3Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 29.46798.045135.4s67.2
          4Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 30.28495.558130.9s60.9
          5Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 27.45607.916132.9s59.5
          6Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *28.41525.937129.6s58.9
          7TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 24.38785.495161.1s58.1
          8Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 25.92644.176149.1s57.9
          9Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 22.97832.725181.3s56.4
          10Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 28.74424.719133.0s56.4
          11GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 23.31776.605166.6s56.0
          12HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *25.52573.907157.4s55.6
          13Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 27.19473.318139.3s55.5
          14Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *23.76648.116163.6s54.3
          15Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 27.05425.559141.6s53.9
          16DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 24.30558.637160.9s53.2
          17ChandelureChandelureGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 25.18463.768147.3s52.2
          18Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 26.35398.5810151.3s52.0
          19LunalaLunalaPsychicConfusion GhostShadow Ball 22.06674.276183.4s51.9
          20Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion GhostShadow Ball 23.27556.257167.4s51.4
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          About the results

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

          Arceus (Ghost) type chart

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


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