Best Virizion counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Virizion counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 61.132069.288270.8s147.4
          2RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 47.521261.4312318.5s107.9
          3Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *44.78862.8418346.8s93.8
          4YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *39.381029.6615392.2s89.0
          5Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowFlyingPeck FlyingSky Attack 45.91556.5027327.3s85.7
          6Mega PidgeotMega Pokémon iconMega PidgeotFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 39.96772.8920386.8s83.8
          7Shadow LugiaShadow Pokémon iconShadow LugiaPsychicExtrasensory FlyingAeroblast *30.901445.1711514.5s80.8
          8MoltresMoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *36.82844.1918412.7s80.6
          9Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *FlyingDrill Peck 36.47805.2019419.5s79.1
          10Shadow StaraptorShadow Pokémon iconShadow StaraptorFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 41.10556.1127365.3s78.8
          11Shadow UnfezantShadow Pokémon iconShadow UnfezantFlyingAir Slash FlyingSky Attack 40.69549.7328378.3s78.0
          12Galarian ArticunoGalarian ArticunoPsychicPsycho Cut FlyingBrave Bird 31.581047.2015497.4s75.8
          13Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *34.32809.2019448.0s75.6
          14Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFlyingAir Slash FireBlast Burn *33.67803.1119453.2s74.4
          15Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhPsychicExtrasensory FlyingBrave Bird 32.95853.9318466.4s74.4
          16HonchkrowHonchkrowFlyingPeck FlyingSky Attack 37.19538.3328405.3s72.5
          17Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FlyingBrave Bird 34.47666.4523444.7s72.3
          18LugiaLugiaPsychicExtrasensory FlyingAeroblast *25.791421.9211606.4s70.3
          19Hisuian BraviaryHisuian BraviaryFlyingAir Slash FlyingBrave Bird 29.73835.5418505.8s68.5
          20BraviaryBraviaryFlyingAir Slash FlyingBrave Bird 32.52635.2124468.8s68.4
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          About the results

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

          Virizion type chart

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


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