Best Hoopa (Confined) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Hoopa (Confined) counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 54.803523.28169.8s155.2
          2Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 55.412336.70171.1s141.2
          3Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 50.161937.87179.2s125.1
          4Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 69.09739.44471.6s125.0
          5TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 45.882296.48184.7s122.0
          6Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 44.042474.41187.6s120.6
          7HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *46.922033.76183.8s120.4
          8Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 51.611433.79279.8s118.5
          9DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 47.091766.82284.6s116.5
          10Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 61.78735.88477.8s114.8
          11Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 50.781260.10282.3s113.3
          12YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 40.912019.14195.1s108.4
          13Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 49.421137.39385.5s108.2
          14Shadow HoundoomShadow Pokémon iconShadow HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 48.321211.05286.4s108.1
          15Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 44.541491.29290.5s107.1
          16Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *51.93927.19384.9s106.7
          17Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 58.92633.11583.8s106.7
          18GuzzlordGuzzlordDarkSnarl DarkBrutal Swing 39.331980.17198.8s104.8
          19ZarudeZarudeDarkBite DarkDark Pulse 38.412053.081100.8s103.8
          20Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *46.891085.42390.0s102.8
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Hoopa (Confined) in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Hoopa (Confined) 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 Hoopa (Confined) 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 Hoopa (Confined) counter is Mega Tyranitar, followed by Shadow Tyranitar, Mega Houndoom, and Mega Gengar. The table also includes Tyranitar, Mega Gyarados, Hydreigon, and Shadow Weavile, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Hoopa (Confined) type chart

          When fighting Hoopa (Confined), keep in mind the following that Psychic and Ghost-type Pokémon are weak to Dark, and Ghost type moves. They take reduced damage from Poison, Psychic, Normal, and Fighting type moves.


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