Best Axew counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Axew counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 73.312330.36263.6s174.1
          2Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 58.882719.47292.4s153.5
          3Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *60.212137.24271.0s147.0
          4Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *67.461413.48362.9s144.3
          5Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 63.711552.93373.1s141.6
          6Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 63.361488.72370.5s139.5
          7Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 59.011793.52391.2s138.6
          8Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 53.861967.14273.0s132.4
          9Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonDragonDragon Tail GroundPrecipice Blades *53.651937.52272.2s131.5
          10DialgaDialgaDragonDragon Breath DragonDraco Meteor 50.552128.95284.2s128.8
          11Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 58.571338.29368.5s128.1
          12Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 52.881808.06268.4s127.9
          13Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 59.161289.71365.4s127.8
          14RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 56.711410.82374.6s126.6
          15PalkiaPalkiaDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 53.701577.03388.1s125.0
          16Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDragonDragon Tail *DragonOutrage 46.752321.35299.3s124.1
          17SalamenceSalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *55.471383.70374.8s124.0
          18ZekromZekromDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 52.471563.70389.4s122.6
          19XerneasXerneasFairyGeomancy *FairyMoonblast 44.882459.072109.6s122.1
          20GarchompGarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 52.401520.04387.0s121.6
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Axew in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Axew 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 Axew 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 Axew counter is Mega Rayquaza, followed by Mega Gardevoir, Mega Salamence, and Shadow Salamence. The table also includes Shadow Garchomp, Shadow Dragonite, Mega Latios, and Mega Latias, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Axew type chart

          When fighting Axew, keep in mind the following that Dragon-type Pokémon are weak to Dragon, Fairy, and Ice type moves. They take reduced damage from Electric, Fire, Grass, and Water type moves.


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