Best Swoobat counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Swoobat counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 50.854955.93197.5s159.8
          2Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 50.923342.132131.3s144.9
          3Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 61.701143.64474.1s128.0
          4TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 42.383269.792154.3s125.6
          5Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 46.922314.95298.7s124.4
          6Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl IceAvalanche 50.701814.45271.6s124.0
          7Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 52.821579.38389.7s123.5
          8Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *49.711820.47273.2s122.3
          9Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 47.612029.07285.2s121.7
          10Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 48.491877.63277.5s121.0
          11Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 41.232934.462142.3s119.8
          12Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 54.961227.27367.0s119.5
          13HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *43.662418.842110.8s119.1
          14Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 50.061565.42393.8s118.4
          15ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *46.591835.83278.8s116.7
          16XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 50.981376.82381.0s116.2
          17DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 44.092111.01295.8s116.0
          18Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 49.881448.02387.1s115.8
          19Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 51.931225.24370.8s114.5
          20Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 48.861458.73389.6s114.2
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          About the results

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

          Swoobat type chart

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


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