Best Pidove counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Pidove counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 72.744901.02167.4s208.4
          2Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 62.267495.481120.4s206.2
          3Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *66.575675.85185.3s202.3
          4ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *64.655547.29185.8s196.8
          5Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 65.724660.99170.9s190.7
          6Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 63.015244.18183.2s190.3
          7Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 67.694203.84162.1s190.0
          8Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 68.383918.86157.3s188.1
          9XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 68.693703.70153.9s186.1
          10Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 61.635081.24182.4s185.7
          11Golem (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconGolem (Alola Shadow)RockRollout *ElectricWild Charge 60.605279.21187.1s185.1
          12Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 69.993308.11294.5s183.5
          13Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 66.063928.23159.5s183.5
          14Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricVolt Switch ElectricWild Charge 66.043826.08157.9s182.2
          15Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch ElectricZap Cannon 60.125048.91184.0s182.0
          16RhyperiorRhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *55.285517.08199.8s174.7
          17Thundurus (Therian)Thundurus (Therian)ElectricVolt Switch ElectricThunderbolt 63.173605.61157.1s173.6
          18Shadow AggronShadow Pokémon iconShadow AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 56.774935.64186.9s173.3
          19TyrantrumTyrantrumRockRock Throw RockMeteor Beam 56.874820.53184.8s172.6
          20RampardosRampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 62.863544.522112.8s172.3
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          About the results

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

          Pidove type chart

          When fighting Pidove, keep in mind the following that Normal and Flying-type Pokémon are weak to Electric, Ice, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Grass, Ghost, and Ground type moves.


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