Best Barbaracle counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

CogSimulation settings

          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Barbaracle counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *54.391415.92378.1s122.9
          2KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 51.711068.22482.6s110.2
          3Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *44.031558.393106.2s107.4
          4Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 45.851273.80383.4s105.3
          5ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 42.341332.71394.4s100.3
          6Shadow VenusaurShadow Pokémon iconShadow VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *45.211078.47495.4s99.9
          7Shadow TangrowthShadow Pokémon iconShadow TangrowthGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 44.531114.084100.1s99.6
          8Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *47.94867.83590.5s98.9
          9Shadow TorterraShadow Pokémon iconShadow TorterraGrassRazor Leaf GrassFrenzy Plant *44.941014.72490.3s98.0
          10Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GrassSolar Beam 42.331048.07499.0s94.4
          11XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock GrassPower Whip 45.76775.28584.7s92.8
          12Exeggutor (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconExeggutor (Alola Shadow)GrassBullet Seed GrassSolar Beam 42.03964.16491.8s92.0
          13RoseradeRoseradeGrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 41.81962.01492.0s91.6
          14Shadow ExeggutorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ExeggutorGrassBullet Seed GrassSolar Beam 42.66884.785103.7s91.0
          15Tapu BuluTapu BuluGrassBullet Seed GrassGrass Knot 39.341119.914113.9s90.9
          16ChesnaughtChesnaughtGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *37.761234.08398.1s90.3
          17Shaymin (Land)Shaymin (Land)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 37.011230.80399.8s88.9
          18Shadow VictreebelShadow Pokémon iconShadow VictreebelGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 43.13769.68589.2s88.6
          19TsareenaTsareenaGrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 38.76962.24499.3s86.5
          20MeowscaradaMeowscaradaGrassLeafage GrassGrass Knot 41.53777.07593.6s86.4
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Barbaracle in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Barbaracle 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 Barbaracle 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 Barbaracle counter is Mega Sceptile, followed by Kartana, Mega Venusaur, and Shaymin (Sky). The table also includes Zarude, Shadow Venusaur, Shadow Tangrowth, and Shadow Sceptile, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Barbaracle type chart

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


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