Best Yveltal counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Yveltal counters

          #
          Name
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          DPS
          TDO
          Faints
          TTW
          Score
          1Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 33.51724.5620530.5s72.3
          2Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 33.11692.6221539.6s70.8
          3Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *32.81708.1221541.9s70.7
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 31.80750.0919551.7s70.1
          5Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 28.50974.3815587.9s68.9
          6Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 32.86623.6924552.7s68.6
          7XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 33.56549.0927556.2s67.5
          8Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 31.89608.7624568.9s66.7
          9Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 34.21488.3030561.3s66.5
          10Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 34.42465.6932564.7s66.0
          11Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 32.16568.0126572.1s65.9
          12Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 31.37601.1024577.9s65.6
          13ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *29.58711.8921591.5s65.5
          14Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 29.61697.8821592.5s65.2
          15Shadow LuxrayShadow Pokémon iconShadow LuxrayElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 32.08460.5532597.9s62.4
          16Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 28.59633.5623619.4s62.0
          17Thundurus (Therian)Thundurus (Therian)ElectricVolt Switch ElectricThunderbolt 29.79548.0227613.1s61.7
          18Golem (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconGolem (Alola Shadow)RockRock Throw ElectricWild Charge 28.96557.4826625.6s60.7
          19RhyperiorRhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *26.86691.5721645.1s60.5
          20RampardosRampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 31.28434.6734617.5s60.4
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          About the results

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

          Yveltal type chart

          When fighting Yveltal, keep in mind the following that Dark and Flying-type Pokémon are weak to Electric, Fairy, Ice, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Dark, Ghost, Grass, Ground, and Psychic type moves.

          Weaknesses
          ElectricElectric160.0%
          FairyFairy160.0%
          IceIce160.0%
          RockRock160.0%
          Resistances
          GroundGround39.1%
          PsychicPsychic39.1%
          DarkDark62.5%
          GhostGhost62.5%
          GrassGrass62.5%

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