Best Zen Darmanitan counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Zen Darmanitan counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *36.651244.413101.9s88.5
          2Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *36.591242.463101.9s88.3
          3Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 34.171052.774123.2s80.5
          4Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *33.561047.484124.9s79.3
          5Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 38.88647.08699.9s78.5
          6Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 35.41705.746119.6s74.8
          7Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorGroundMud-Slap RockRock Wrecker *33.02755.245114.4s72.2
          8Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 31.12855.595137.5s71.3
          9Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *31.29829.205132.5s71.0
          10Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 33.49667.606119.6s70.8
          11Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *31.59785.935124.4s70.6
          12Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 35.25559.227111.1s70.3
          13Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *31.52679.056129.2s67.9
          14Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite WaterHydro Pump 28.55912.774127.9s67.9
          15Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *27.011001.784148.4s66.7
          16Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 33.99471.018110.8s65.6
          17Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *31.11613.136118.3s65.5
          18KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *28.55792.045138.7s65.5
          19Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 33.51479.948114.6s65.2
          20HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *29.25717.036147.1s65.1
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          About the results

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

          Zen Darmanitan type chart

          When fighting Zen Darmanitan, keep in mind the following that Fire and Psychic-type Pokémon are weak to Dark, Ghost, Ground, Rock, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Fairy, Fighting, Fire, Grass, Ice, Psychic, and Steel type moves.


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