Best Cobalion counters

Raid Battles

The best Cobalion counters in Pokémon GO are Primal Groudon, Mega Blaziken, Mega Lucario, Mega Y Charizard, Mega Garchomp, Shadow Groudon, and Mega Heracross. These Pokémon perform best with the moves outlined below. We suggest a minimum group size of 3 - 7 Trainers to defeat Cobalion in a 5-Star Raid.

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          Best counter 👑

          Official artwork of Primal GroudonPrimal Groudon
          Mud Shot / Precipice Blades
          #1
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega BlazikenMega Blaziken
          Counter / Blast Burn
          #2
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega LucarioMega Lucario
          Counter / Aura Sphere
          #3
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega Y CharizardMega Y Charizard
          Fire Spin / Blast Burn
          #4
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega GarchompMega Garchomp
          Mud Shot / Earth Power
          #5
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow GroudonShadow Groudon
          Mud Shot / Precipice Blades
          #6
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega HeracrossMega Heracross
          Counter / Close Combat
          #7
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          Name
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          DPS
          TDO
          Faints
          TTW
          Score
          1.Thumbnail image of Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *30.431039.714508s62.1
          2.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FireBlast Burn *31.83611.124496s57.8
          3.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega LucarioMega Pokémon iconMega LucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 33.07510.329484s57.4
          4.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *29.95676.622524s56.2
          5.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega GarchompMega Pokémon iconMega GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *27.36837.817567s54.6
          6.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow GroudonShadow GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *28.60654.022548s53.8
          7.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega HeracrossMega Pokémon iconMega HeracrossFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 26.68732.320583s52.1
          8.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ChandelureShadow ChandelureFireFire Spin FireOverheat 27.44533.928575s50.0
          9.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow BlazikenShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FireBlast Burn *29.41406.936547s49.9
          10.Thumbnail image of ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *26.26623.424596s49.8
          11.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow GarchompShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *26.42601.624593s49.7
          12.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ExcadrillShadow ExcadrillGroundMud-Slap GroundScorching Sands 28.98402.837555s49.3
          13.Thumbnail image of TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *28.16445.033567s49.1
          14.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Standard Mode Shadow DarmanitanStandard Mode Shadow DarmanitanFireFire Fang FireOverheat 29.13382.039555s48.9
          15.Thumbnail image of Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 25.38638.023615s48.7
          16.Thumbnail image of KeldeoKeldeoFightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 25.38638.023615s48.7
          17.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 24.63709.921631s48.6
          18.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *25.98568.126604s48.4
          19.Thumbnail image of Therian Forme LandorusTherian Forme LandorusGroundMud Shot GroundSandsear Storm *25.11638.323621s48.3
          20.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MachampShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 27.19439.034586s47.7
          21.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow EnteiShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 25.99520.828606s47.6
          22.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MoltresShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FireOverheat 26.40481.831600s47.4
          23.Thumbnail image of BlacephalonBlacephalonFireIncinerate FireMystical Fire 26.41471.331600s47.2
          24.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 25.20547.227623s46.9
          25.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Apex Shadow Ho-OhApex Shadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FireSacred Fire+ 24.44599.725639s46.6
          26.Thumbnail image of GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *23.93649.723650s46.6
          27.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow CharizardShadow CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *26.56421.735601s46.4
          28.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow HariyamaShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 25.99448.533611s46.2
          29.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow InfernapeShadow InfernapeFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *26.72379.139601s45.6
          30.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MamoswineShadow MamoswineGroundMud-Slap GroundHigh Horsepower 27.34320.346596s44.9
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          Group size

          You need at least 3 Trainers to defeat a Cobalion in a 5-Star Raid.

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          • Minimum group size: 3 Trainers
          • Optimal group size: 4 - 7 Trainers
          • Very easy with: 8+ Trainers
          • Probably impossible with less than 3 Trainers

          Cobalion CP range from Raids

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

          • From 1649 CP to 1727 CP, with no weather boost
          • From 2061 CP to 2159 CP with Snow and Cloudy weather boost

          Cobalion weaknesses

          Cobalion type chart

          When fighting Cobalion, keep in mind the that Steel and Fighting-type Pokémon are weak to Fighting, Fire, and Ground-type moves. They take reduced damage from Dark, Dragon, Grass, Ice, Normal, Steel, Bug, Poison, and Rock-type moves.

          Weaknesses

          • FightingFighting160.0%
          • FireFire160.0%
          • GroundGround160.0%

          Resistances

          • BugBug39.1%
          • PoisonPoison39.1%
          • RockRock39.1%
          • DarkDark62.5%
          • DragonDragon62.5%
          • GrassGrass62.5%
          • IceIce62.5%
          • NormalNormal62.5%
          • SteelSteel62.5%
          • Cobalion takes increased damage from Fighting, Fire, and Ground type moves.
          • Cobalion takes reduced damage from Bug, Poison, Rock, Dark, Dragon, Grass, Ice, Normal, and Steel type moves.
          • Type chart shows the percentage (%) of damage taken from an incoming attack of a particular type.

          Best move-types and best weather for defeating Cobalion

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          Fire142.0%
          • sunnySunny
          Fighting136.0%
          • cloudyCloudy
          Ground96.0%
          • sunnySunny
          Flying8.0%
          • windyWindy
          Psychic8.0%
          • windyWindy
          Ghost4.0%
          • fogFog
          Water4.0%
          • rainRain
          Normal2.0%
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy

          About our ranking methodology

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

          This guide displays a list of best Cobalion 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.

          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.