Best Hoopa (Unbound) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Hoopa (Unbound) counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 48.46852.61588.0s99.3
          2PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 61.18407.74960.0s98.3
          3Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 43.081013.76494.1s94.9
          4VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 46.23811.52587.8s94.6
          5Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillBugBug Bite *BugX-Scissor 51.64485.67875.2s90.4
          6Shadow ScizorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 45.96677.12688.4s90.0
          7Shadow PinsirShadow Pokémon iconShadow PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 47.88568.19783.1s88.9
          8Shadow ScytherShadow Pokémon iconShadow ScytherBugFury Cutter BugBug Buzz *47.08551.84782.1s87.1
          9Genesect (Shock)Genesect (Shock)BugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 39.91772.58596.8s83.7
          10Genesect (Normal)Genesect (Normal)BugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 39.91772.58596.8s83.7
          11Genesect (Douse)Genesect (Douse)BugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 39.91772.58596.8s83.7
          12Genesect (Chill)Genesect (Chill)BugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 39.91772.58596.8s83.7
          13Genesect (Burn)Genesect (Burn)BugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 39.91772.58596.8s83.7
          14VikavoltVikavoltBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 42.52593.73797.7s82.2
          15YanmegaYanmegaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 41.65621.31689.5s81.9
          16ScizorScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 37.88666.376105.5s77.6
          17EscavalierEscavalierBugBug Bite BugMegahorn 37.11672.216108.7s76.6
          18PinsirPinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 39.36558.08799.3s76.4
          19LokixLokixBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 34.43787.505114.4s75.3
          20ScytherScytherBugFury Cutter BugBug Buzz *38.63541.20798.1s74.7
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          About the results

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

          Hoopa (Unbound) type chart

          When fighting Hoopa (Unbound), keep in mind the following that Psychic and Dark-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, and Fairy type moves. They take reduced damage from Psychic type moves.


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