Best Chesnaught counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Chesnaught counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 71.373394.83295.1s187.4
          2RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 55.232061.20274.6s136.5
          3Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *51.331634.74395.5s121.9
          4YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *46.251571.453101.9s111.7
          5Mega PidgeotMega Pokémon iconMega PidgeotFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 47.611239.33378.1s107.5
          6MoltresMoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *42.461606.063113.5s105.3
          7Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowFlyingPeck FlyingSky Attack 52.64828.46578.7s104.8
          8Shadow StaraptorShadow Pokémon iconShadow StaraptorFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 48.79888.63591.1s100.8
          9Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFlyingAir Slash FireBlast Burn *39.611555.633117.8s99.2
          10Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhPsychicExtrasensory FlyingBrave Bird 38.661650.393128.1s98.8
          11Shadow LugiaShadow Pokémon iconShadow LugiaPsychicExtrasensory FlyingAeroblast *36.981871.682101.2s98.6
          12Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *FlyingDrill Peck 42.161198.824113.7s97.4
          13Shadow UnfezantShadow Pokémon iconShadow UnfezantFlyingAir Slash FlyingSky Attack 47.02855.12590.9s97.1
          14Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FlyingBrave Bird 40.761106.384108.6s93.0
          15Galarian ArticunoGalarian ArticunoPsychicPsycho Cut FlyingBrave Bird 37.621345.093107.3s92.0
          16Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *41.44894.415107.9s89.3
          17HonchkrowHonchkrowFlyingPeck FlyingSky Attack 42.88806.11594.0s89.3
          18StaraptorStaraptorFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 40.52880.085108.6s87.5
          19BraviaryBraviaryFlyingAir Slash FlyingBrave Bird 38.301007.054105.2s86.7
          20Ho-OhHo-OhPsychicExtrasensory FlyingBrave Bird 32.181626.863151.6s85.8
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          About the results

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

          Chesnaught type chart

          When fighting Chesnaught, 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.