Best Gumshoos counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Gumshoos counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *51.422574.752100.1s136.8
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 55.861651.61388.7s130.2
          3Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 51.371709.15399.8s123.4
          4Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 48.631950.22280.2s122.4
          5Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 52.441489.16385.2s121.1
          6LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 48.701738.913107.1s119.0
          7Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 48.971490.15391.3s115.0
          8Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 46.261619.503105.0s112.5
          9ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 45.051689.753112.5s111.5
          10Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 50.911073.27484.3s109.1
          11CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *38.532438.192126.5s108.7
          12Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 50.001066.55485.3s107.5
          13Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 48.291167.67496.7s107.1
          14MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 43.361463.893101.3s104.5
          15VirizionVirizionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *39.081825.68293.4s102.2
          16Galarian ZapdosGalarian ZapdosFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 41.451470.843106.4s101.2
          17Meloetta (Pirouette)Meloetta (Pirouette)FightingLow Kick FightingClose Combat 39.611671.163126.6s101.0
          18BuzzwoleBuzzwoleFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 40.461541.903114.3s100.5
          19Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *38.431730.853135.1s99.6
          20Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *38.361727.743135.1s99.4
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Gumshoos in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Gumshoos 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 Gumshoos 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 Gumshoos counter is Terrakion, followed by Mega Blaziken, Mega Rayquaza, and Keldeo (Ordinary). The table also includes Shadow Machamp, Lucario, Shadow Hariyama, and Mega Lopunny, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Gumshoos type chart

          When fighting Gumshoos, keep in mind the following that Normal-type Pokémon are weak to Fighting type moves. They take reduced damage from Ghost type moves.


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