Black Kyurem Counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This guide displays a list of best Black Kyurem 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 Black Kyurem Pokémon GO counters are Mega Rayquaza, Mega Garchomp, Shadow Metagross, Shadow Salamence, Shadow Rampardos, Shadow Garchomp, and Origin Forme Dialga. These Pokémon perform best with the moves outlined below. We suggest a minimum group size of 3 - 7 Trainers to defeat Black Kyurem in a 5-Star Raid.

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          Best counter 👑

          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega RayquazaMega Rayquaza
          Dragon Tail / Outrage
          #1
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega GarchompMega Garchomp
          Dragon Tail / Outrage
          #2
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow MetagrossShadow Metagross
          Bullet Punch / Meteor Mash
          #3
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow SalamenceShadow Salamence
          Dragon Tail / Outrage
          #4
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow RampardosShadow Rampardos
          Smack Down / Rock Slide
          #5
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow GarchompShadow Garchomp
          Dragon Tail / Outrage
          #6
          Official artwork of Origin Forme DialgaOrigin Forme Dialga
          Metal Claw / Roar of Time
          #7
          #
          Name
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          DPS
          TDO
          Faints
          TTW
          Score
          1.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 45.33484.130455s73.0
          2.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega GarchompMega Pokémon iconMega GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 40.07524.928489s67.3
          3.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MetagrossShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *37.08705.821490s67.2
          4.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow SalamenceShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *43.66303.649542s64.5
          5.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow RampardosShadow RampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 42.51310.848546s63.4
          6.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow GarchompShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 39.63381.939536s62.5
          7.Thumbnail image of Origin Forme DialgaOrigin Forme DialgaSteelMetal Claw DragonRoar of Time *33.80659.522535s61.6
          8.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow DragoniteShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 40.11314.147565s60.7
          9.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow RhyperiorShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *36.11461.032546s60.3
          10.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *36.55439.034548s60.3
          11.Thumbnail image of TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *34.86512.029548s59.9
          12.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 34.23534.028551s59.6
          13.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 35.80439.734556s59.3
          14.Thumbnail image of Origin Forme PalkiaOrigin Forme PalkiaDragonDragon Tail DragonSpacial Rend *34.64477.331559s58.8
          15.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 34.17490.430562s58.5
          16.Thumbnail image of Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 32.05611.624567s58.1
          17.Thumbnail image of KeldeoKeldeoFightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 32.05611.624567s58.1
          18.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 35.09417.235572s57.8
          19.Thumbnail image of MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *30.51691.321579s57.3
          20.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow LatiosShadow LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 36.52333.744591s57.0
          21.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MachampShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 34.93395.437582s57.0
          22.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow HariyamaShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 34.08410.836587s56.3
          23.Thumbnail image of Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonDragonDragon Tail GroundPrecipice Blades *29.91675.522591s56.1
          24.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 32.05477.131594s55.3
          25.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ExcadrillShadow ExcadrillSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 32.14463.032597s55.0
          26.Thumbnail image of LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 31.46493.230599s54.8
          27.Thumbnail image of RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 35.76296.950622s54.5
          28.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 29.36621.524608s54.4
          29.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FairyDazzling Gleam *33.44371.840610s54.3
          30.Thumbnail image of SalamenceSalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *35.06291.751634s52.9
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          Group size

          You need at least 3 Trainers to defeat a Black Kyurem 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

          Black Kyurem CP range from Raids

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

          • From 2533 CP to 2631 CP, with no weather boost
          • From 3167 CP to 3289 CP with Windy and Snow weather boost

          Black Kyurem weaknesses

          Black Kyurem type chart

          When fighting Black Kyurem, keep in mind the that Dragon and Ice-type Pokémon are weak to Dragon, Fairy, Fighting, Rock, and Steel type moves. They take reduced damage from Electric, Grass, and Water type moves.

          Takes increased damage
          DragonDragon160.0%
          FairyFairy160.0%
          FightingFighting160.0%
          RockRock160.0%
          SteelSteel160.0%
          Takes decreased damage
          ElectricElectric62.5%
          GrassGrass62.5%
          WaterWater62.5%

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

          Best move-types and weather for Black Kyurem Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          Dragon124.0%
          • windyWindy
          Fighting104.0%
          • cloudyCloudy
          Steel62.0%
          • snowSnow
          Rock50.0%
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          Fairy38.0%
          • cloudyCloudy
          Psychic8.0%
          • windyWindy
          Electric6.0%
          • rainRain
          Ground2.0%
          • sunnySunny
          Bug2.0%
          • rainRain
          Dark2.0%
          • fogFog
          Poison2.0%
          • cloudyCloudy

          About our ranking methodology

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Black Kyurem in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Black Kyurem 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.