Braviary Counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This guide displays a list of best Braviary 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 and TDO. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

Best Braviary Pokémon GO counters are Shadow Rampardos, Shadow Rhyperior, Mega Diancie, Shadow Raikou, Mega Rayquaza, Xurkitree, and Shadow Electivire. These Pokémon perform best with the moves outlined below. We suggest a minimum group size of 1 - 3 Trainers to defeat Braviary in a 3-Star Raid.

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          Best counter 👑

          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow RampardosShadow Rampardos
          Smack Down / Rock Slide
          #1
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow RhyperiorShadow Rhyperior
          Smack Down / Rock Wrecker
          #2
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega DiancieMega Diancie
          Rock Throw / Rock Slide
          #3
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow RaikouShadow Raikou
          Thunder Shock / Wild Charge
          #4
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega RayquazaMega Rayquaza
          Dragon Tail / Dragon Ascent
          #5
          Official artwork of XurkitreeXurkitree
          Thunder Shock / Discharge
          #6
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow ElectivireShadow Electivire
          Thunder Shock / Wild Charge
          #7
          #
          Name
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          DPS
          TDO
          Faints
          TTW
          Score
          1.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow RampardosShadow RampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 49.15599.6698s81.4
          2.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow RhyperiorShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *41.76994.03101s79.2
          3.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 43.47788.94102s78.0
          4.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow RaikouShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 41.47935.53103s77.8
          5.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 40.80993.73103s77.7
          6.Thumbnail image of XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 42.32824.14103s77.0
          7.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ElectivireShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 43.11733.14104s76.4
          8.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 40.90857.44105s75.6
          9.Thumbnail image of ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *37.781132.53109s75.1
          10.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ZapdosShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 40.60843.74106s74.9
          11.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MamoswineShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 44.67580.36106s74.9
          12.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MagnezoneShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 39.95853.64107s74.1
          13.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 36.811102.03111s73.2
          14.Thumbnail image of Therian Forme ThundurusTherian Forme ThundurusElectricVolt Switch ElectricWildbolt Storm *39.44789.44110s72.2
          15.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 38.17863.94111s71.7
          16.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow LuxrayShadow LuxrayElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 40.39691.15110s71.6
          17.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MewtwoShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut ElectricThunderbolt 38.66682.85115s69.0
          18.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow Alolan GolemShadow Alolan GolemRockRock Throw ElectricWild Charge 36.70827.54116s68.8
          19.Thumbnail image of RampardosRampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 40.02583.16115s68.7
          20.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch ElectricZap Cannon 34.571011.03119s68.4
          21.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow TyranitarShadow TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 37.01719.35118s67.4
          22.Thumbnail image of RhyperiorRhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *34.23969.83121s67.3
          23.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow WeavileShadow WeavileIceIce Shard IceAvalanche 42.75400.48121s67.1
          24.Thumbnail image of RaikouRaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 34.21917.83121s66.5
          25.Thumbnail image of Galarian Standard Mode DarmanitanGalarian Standard Mode DarmanitanIceIce Fang IceAvalanche 40.22456.67122s65.6
          26.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ManectricShadow ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 39.07509.87121s65.6
          27.Thumbnail image of ElectivireElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 35.51718.95122s65.2
          28.Thumbnail image of BaxcaliburBaxcaliburIceIce Fang IceAvalanche 36.52603.15123s64.3
          29.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ZebstrikaShadow ZebstrikaElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 37.42543.16123s64.2
          30.Thumbnail image of ZapdosZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 33.49828.14125s64.0
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          Group size

          You need at least 1 Trainers to defeat a Braviary in a 3-Star Raid.

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          • Minimum group size: 1 Trainers
          • Optimal group size: 2 - 3 Trainers
          • Very easy with: 4+ Trainers

          Braviary CP range from Raids

          Braviary can be caught with the following Combat Power after being defeated in Raids:

          • From 1685 CP to 1764 CP, with no weather boost
          • From 2106 CP to 2206 CP with Partly Cloudy and Windy weather boost

          Braviary weaknesses

          Braviary type chart

          When fighting Braviary, keep in mind the 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.

          Takes increased damage
          ElectricElectric160.0%
          IceIce160.0%
          RockRock160.0%
          Takes decreased damage
          GhostGhost39.1%
          GroundGround39.1%
          BugBug62.5%
          GrassGrass62.5%

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

          Best move-types and weather for Braviary Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          Electric146.0%
          • rainRain
          Rock104.0%
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          Ice76.0%
          • snowSnow
          Dragon18.0%
          • windyWindy
          Psychic10.0%
          • windyWindy
          Water8.0%
          • rainRain
          Steel8.0%
          • snowSnow
          Normal8.0%
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          Fire8.0%
          • sunnySunny
          Flying6.0%
          • windyWindy
          Fighting4.0%
          • cloudyCloudy
          Poison2.0%
          • cloudyCloudy
          Dark2.0%
          • fogFog

          About our ranking methodology

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Braviary in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Braviary down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          When calculating the best counters for any Pokémon, our simulator takes into account various factors, such as the defender's typing and average DPS against each attacker, the weather's influence, energy left over from using charge attacks, Shadow Pokémon attack and defense stat changes, and more. During the initial phase of simulations, we calculate DPS and TDO for each attacker that is currently available in the game, and then we continue to rank them.

          We use a ranking method developed by a Reddit user named /u/Elastic_Space, which is described in detail in this Reddit post. It is a fairly complicated, but very well thought-out mathematical model for predicting simulation results without actually running the simulations. It also correlates with field data almost too well not to be used. Reddit

          Our Time to Win (TTW) and Faint numbers are also estimated, and should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we do not account for factors like Friendship and Mega damage boost, they will differ from actual experience in the field.