Best Vanillish counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Vanillish counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FireBlast Burn *50.922824.15175.8s139.0
          2Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *48.962320.78179.7s128.5
          3Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *48.252264.27181.0s126.3
          4HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *37.283652.230100.5s117.3
          5Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 42.702404.88190.3s117.0
          6Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FireBlast Burn *45.971858.96186.1s115.9
          7ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *43.692115.21189.2s115.2
          8Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 46.081691.92286.6s113.4
          9TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *43.391971.03190.3s112.6
          10Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 39.852466.82196.2s111.8
          11Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FireOverheat 44.191701.50289.9s110.1
          12Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *42.421891.50192.5s109.6
          13MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *40.062222.53196.3s109.3
          14Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 39.432123.53198.1s106.8
          15Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomFireFire Fang FireFlamethrower 40.271981.64196.7s106.7
          16Shadow InfernapeShadow Pokémon iconShadow InfernapeFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *41.991737.66294.0s106.5
          17Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot FireFire Punch *37.782382.581101.3s106.5
          18VolcaronaVolcaronaFireFire Spin FireOverheat 38.432232.421100.1s106.1
          19Shadow TyphlosionShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyphlosionFireIncinerate FireBlast Burn *41.151768.91295.6s105.4
          20LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 40.481800.17196.9s104.5
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Vanillish in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Vanillish 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 Vanillish 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 Vanillish counter is Mega Blaziken, followed by Mega Y Charizard, Shadow Metagross, and Heatran. The table also includes Shadow Entei, Shadow Blaziken, Reshiram, and Mega Diancie, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Vanillish type chart

          When fighting Vanillish, keep in mind the following that Ice-type Pokémon are weak to Fighting, Fire, Rock, and Steel type moves. They take reduced damage from Ice type moves.


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