Best Purrloin counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Purrloin counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 80.434148.90151.6s215.5
          2Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 77.423611.05146.6s202.3
          3TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *74.183910.27152.7s199.9
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 72.303542.11298.0s191.3
          5Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 68.903572.702103.7s184.9
          6Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 74.682769.67274.2s184.3
          7Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 71.822715.98275.6s178.1
          8LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 69.822955.46284.7s178.1
          9Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 69.142765.53280.0s173.9
          10Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FairyDazzling Gleam *75.762101.65255.5s173.9
          11Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 66.993022.07290.2s173.6
          12Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 66.633028.30290.9s173.0
          13XerneasXerneasFairyGeomancy *FairyMoonblast 58.784177.36171.1s170.7
          14ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 64.223131.89297.5s169.7
          15Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 69.512398.26269.0s168.5
          16VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 62.723215.052102.5s167.8
          17PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 76.741708.67366.8s166.7
          18Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 69.612193.21263.0s164.9
          19Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 59.623439.632115.4s164.3
          20Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillBugBug Bite *BugX-Scissor 66.912338.31269.9s162.7
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          About the results

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

          Purrloin type chart

          When fighting Purrloin, keep in mind the following that Dark-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Fairy, and Fighting type moves. They take reduced damage from Dark, Ghost, and Psychic type moves.


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