Best Thundurus (Therian) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This table displays a list of best Thundurus (Therian) 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.

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          Best performing move types

          • Rock36.0%
          • Ice29.0%
          • Dragon8.0%
          • Fire7.5%
          • Psychic4.5%
          • Electric4.0%
          • Water3.5%
          • Normal3.0%
          • Ghost2.0%
          • Bug1.0%
          • Poison0.5%
          • Flying0.5%
          • Fighting0.5%
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *36.71882.3816476.6s69.8
          2Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 37.46651.8623492.5s66.7
          3Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 38.89545.7827495.6s66.2
          4Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 32.99675.3022543.5s60.7
          5RampardosRampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 37.33376.0539561.4s59.4
          6Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 35.29467.3032553.4s59.4
          7RhyperiorRhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *30.11861.6417567.8s59.3
          8Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileIceIce Shard IceAvalanche 38.49316.6747579.1s58.8
          9Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut IceIce Beam 33.95483.1431566.1s58.0
          10Galarian Standard DarmanitanGalarian Standard DarmanitanIceIce Fang IceAvalanche 35.95376.7139576.5s57.7
          11BaxcaliburBaxcaliburIceIce Fang IceAvalanche 31.85564.3126577.2s56.9
          12MamoswineMamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 30.59635.0023584.9s56.4
          13Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 33.45441.2633584.4s56.3
          14Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail RockAncient Power 30.28644.2123588.6s56.1
          15TyrantrumTyrantrumRockRock Throw RockMeteor Beam 30.16547.6027606.9s54.1
          16TerrakionTerrakionRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 30.66499.1730609.4s53.8
          17Mega GlalieMega Pokémon iconMega GlalieIceFrost Breath IceAvalanche 32.47395.9637613.5s53.7
          18Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion IceTriple Axel 30.31501.9429614.4s53.4
          19Shadow AerodactylShadow Pokémon iconShadow AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 34.59298.1550634.8s53.4
          20Shadow Mr. RimeShadow Pokémon iconShadow Mr. RimeIceIce Shard IceTriple Axel 32.35376.6839623.0s53.1
          21Mega AbomasnowMega Pokémon iconMega AbomasnowIcePowder Snow IceWeather Ball 30.09490.8930620.7s52.8
          22KyuremKyuremDragonDragon Breath IceGlaciate *28.83549.9527629.4s52.3
          23Shadow GolemShadow Pokémon iconShadow GolemRockRock Throw RockStone Edge 28.32544.1027640.0s51.4
          24Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall IceBlizzard 28.45509.9129644.9s50.9
          25GigalithGigalithRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam *28.92455.6732650.3s50.4
          26Shadow AggronShadow Pokémon iconShadow AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 30.10389.1538652.5s50.4
          27Golem (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconGolem (Alola Shadow)RockRock Throw RockStone Edge 28.55442.5333661.0s49.6
          28GlaceonGlaceonIceFrost Breath IceAvalanche 29.71376.2839664.3s49.6
          29Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 28.06469.0431662.4s49.5
          30WeavileWeavileIceIce Shard IceAvalanche 31.21306.9148676.1s49.5
          31Shadow OmastarShadow Pokémon iconShadow OmastarRockRock Throw *RockRock Slide *31.73281.5653685.8s49.2
          32Shadow PiloswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow PiloswineIceIce Shard IceAvalanche 28.26437.1034668.0s49.1
          33MewtwoMewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut IceIce Beam 27.72470.8731668.6s49.1
          34NihilegoNihilegoPoisonAcid RockRock Slide 25.93598.0425678.8s48.9
          35Landorus (Incarnate)Landorus (Incarnate)RockRock Throw RockRock Slide 25.51607.1824686.9s48.4
          36Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 24.22734.5120701.1s48.3
          37TyranitarTyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 27.65435.5834680.3s48.2
          38Shadow UrsalunaShadow Pokémon iconShadow UrsalunaNormalTackle IceIce Punch 25.37606.8524690.1s48.2
          39Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *24.68675.7522696.6s48.2
          40Shadow HippowdonShadow Pokémon iconShadow HippowdonIceIce Fang RockWeather Ball 24.86649.7823695.7s48.1
          41Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath PsychicPsychic 25.14620.7324693.3s48.0
          42Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *28.21395.0537683.6s48.0
          43Shadow Porygon-ZShadow Pokémon iconShadow Porygon-ZNormalLock-On IceBlizzard 30.20289.3651704.1s47.6
          44Shadow AbomasnowShadow Pokémon iconShadow AbomasnowIcePowder Snow IceWeather Ball 29.02334.4944696.3s47.5
          45Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 25.27569.7126698.9s47.4
          46Shadow WalreinShadow Pokémon iconShadow WalreinIceFrost Breath IceIcicle Spear *29.57305.8249703.5s47.3
          47Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch RockPower Gem 24.42635.7023708.7s47.2
          48Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyNormalPound IceTriple Axel 27.79374.0240700.2s46.9
          49Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *27.78372.3040701.2s46.9
          50AurorusAurorusRockRock Throw RockMeteor Beam 27.32396.8837700.2s46.9
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          Thundurus (Therian) type chart

          When fighting Thundurus (Therian), keep in mind the following that Electric and Flying-type Pokémon are weak to Ice, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Fighting, Flying, Grass, Ground, and Steel type moves.


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

          About the results

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

          The top-ranked Thundurus (Therian) counter is Shadow Rhyperior, followed by Shadow Mamoswine, Mega Diancie, and Mega Tyranitar. The table also includes Rampardos, Mega Aerodactyl, Rhyperior, and Shadow Weavile, among others. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

          The most effective move-types to use against Thundurus (Therian) are:

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          About our ranking methodology

          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 moves, 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.

          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.