Best Hisuian Avalugg counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This table displays a list of best Hisuian Avalugg 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

          • Fighting56.5%
          • Steel29.0%
          • Water4.0%
          • Ground3.0%
          • Electric2.0%
          • Rock2.0%
          • Grass1.5%
          • Psychic1.0%
          • Ghost0.5%
          • Bug0.5%
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *48.701189.94386.0s92.9
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 45.471157.27391.6s87.4
          3TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *43.161309.22294.4s86.0
          4Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 39.911462.932100.0s82.7
          5Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 43.60922.49398.2s80.7
          6MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *40.171166.143102.0s79.3
          7LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 40.231098.583102.6s78.5
          8Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 41.16931.673102.9s77.3
          9Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 40.74747.954107.6s73.3
          10ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 37.381046.063110.1s73.3
          11Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 37.55983.203110.5s72.6
          12Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 41.33663.205108.8s72.3
          13Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 39.42710.795111.6s70.7
          14DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 35.541032.453115.3s70.2
          15Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 32.531422.742120.8s69.9
          16CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *31.751542.762122.7s69.7
          17MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 35.95905.473116.1s69.0
          18Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 34.181017.703119.5s67.9
          19MelmetalMelmetalElectricThunder Shock SteelDouble Iron Bash *31.961287.222123.8s67.5
          20Shadow PoliwrathShadow Pokémon iconShadow PoliwrathFightingCounter *FightingDynamic Punch 33.79997.123121.0s67.0
          21Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *31.341222.272126.6s65.7
          22HariyamaHariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 33.71910.113122.6s65.6
          23Meloetta (Pirouette)Meloetta (Pirouette)FightingLow Kick FightingClose Combat 32.631028.513124.3s65.5
          24BuzzwoleBuzzwoleFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 33.49923.083123.1s65.4
          25Genesect (Shock)Genesect (Shock)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 34.17841.094122.5s65.2
          26Genesect (Normal)Genesect (Normal)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 34.17841.094122.5s65.2
          27Genesect (Douse)Genesect (Douse)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 34.17841.094122.5s65.2
          28Genesect (Chill)Genesect (Chill)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 34.17841.094122.5s65.2
          29Genesect (Burn)Genesect (Burn)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 34.17841.094122.5s65.2
          30Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteSteelSteel Wing FightingSuperpower 39.87458.847121.7s65.2
          31PheromosaPheromosaFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 40.23441.738122.1s65.2
          32Shadow ScizorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 35.96677.275121.4s65.0
          33ExcadrillExcadrillSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 34.15820.684123.0s64.9
          34Shadow SawkShadow Pokémon iconShadow SawkFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 35.96649.445122.3s64.5
          35Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *31.661057.893127.3s64.3
          36VirizionVirizionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *33.02895.794125.1s64.3
          37Shadow AggronShadow Pokémon iconShadow AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 32.27965.183126.5s64.1
          38HawluchaHawluchaFightingLow Kick FightingFlying Press 36.83564.856123.2s63.9
          39JirachiJirachiElectricCharge Beam SteelDoom Desire 31.761003.833127.7s63.8
          40BreloomBreloomFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 37.49512.037124.1s63.5
          41BlazikenBlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 34.01743.664125.2s63.4
          42Galarian ZapdosGalarian ZapdosFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 34.27699.935125.6s63.0
          43Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarSteelIron Tail RockStone Edge 29.771166.033133.3s62.5
          44PassimianPassimianFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 31.79870.434129.8s62.0
          45Shadow GalladeShadow Pokémon iconShadow GalladeFightingLow Kick FightingClose Combat 34.24645.255127.4s61.9
          46Sirfetch'dSirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 32.94706.555129.7s61.2
          47ToxicroakToxicroakFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 33.03674.265130.3s60.7
          48BewearBewearFightingLow Kick FightingSuperpower 30.81866.144133.5s60.4
          49Mega SteelixMega Pokémon iconMega SteelixSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 28.431174.183138.9s60.3
          50Shadow AlakazamShadow Pokémon iconShadow AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 37.14412.658131.8s60.3
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          About the results

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

          The top-ranked Hisuian Avalugg counter is Shadow Metagross, followed by Mega Blaziken, Terrakion, and Keldeo (Ordinary). The table also includes Shadow Machamp, Metagross, Lucario, and Shadow Hariyama, among others. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

          Hisuian Avalugg type chart

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


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

          Best move-types and weather for Hisuian Avalugg Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          • cloudyCloudy
          • snowSnow
          • rainRainy
          • sunnySunny
          • rainRainy
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          • sunnySunny
          • windyWindy
          • fogFog
          • rainRainy

          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.