Best Swirlix counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Swirlix counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *54.123815.98170.5s156.8
          2Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *PoisonSludge Bomb 49.083094.282126.1s138.3
          3MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *45.043707.10182.3s135.7
          4Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 48.832742.122112.3s133.7
          5Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 45.152667.102118.1s125.2
          6NihilegoNihilegoPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 40.963221.412157.3s122.0
          7Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 38.873621.92193.2s120.8
          8Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 37.483748.191100.0s118.5
          9DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 40.233020.552150.2s118.4
          10Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhSteelSteel Wing FlyingBrave Bird 37.323427.922183.7s115.5
          11MelmetalMelmetalElectricThunder Shock SteelDouble Iron Bash *36.533542.522194.0s114.6
          12Genesect (Shock)Genesect (Shock)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 38.273028.532158.3s114.2
          13Genesect (Normal)Genesect (Normal)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 38.273028.532158.3s114.2
          14Genesect (Douse)Genesect (Douse)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 38.273028.532158.3s114.2
          15Genesect (Chill)Genesect (Chill)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 38.273028.532158.3s114.2
          16Genesect (Burn)Genesect (Burn)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 38.273028.532158.3s114.2
          17Shadow ScizorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 40.112497.212124.5s112.7
          18RoseradeRoseradePoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 39.602532.642127.9s112.0
          19JirachiJirachiElectricCharge Beam SteelDoom Desire 35.773230.462180.6s110.3
          20Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *36.343074.552169.2s110.2
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          About the results

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

          Swirlix type chart

          When fighting Swirlix, keep in mind the following that Fairy-type Pokémon are weak to Poison, and Steel type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Dark, Fighting, and Dragon type moves.


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