Best Rockruff counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Rockruff counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *82.354806.91158.4s227.6
          2Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *83.154371.52152.6s223.9
          3Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *78.863690.85146.8s206.3
          4Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *78.163041.29277.8s195.2
          5Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *73.953400.30292.0s192.6
          6Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 76.303040.78279.7s191.7
          7TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *70.403540.412100.6s187.5
          8KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 73.213036.04282.9s185.8
          9Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *68.483483.812101.8s182.9
          10MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *65.393598.512110.1s178.1
          11Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 70.352876.05281.8s177.9
          12LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 65.533456.472105.5s176.6
          13Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *68.752835.81282.5s174.2
          14Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 65.473229.55298.7s173.5
          15GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *64.013350.292104.7s172.2
          16Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *63.223406.172107.8s171.3
          17Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 63.433254.402102.6s169.8
          18Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 63.453133.57298.8s168.2
          19Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 64.972873.59288.5s167.5
          20Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineGroundMud-Slap GroundHigh Horsepower 71.572079.07258.1s166.2
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Rockruff in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Rockruff 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 Rockruff 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 Rockruff counter is Primal Groudon, followed by Primal Kyogre, Shadow Metagross, and Mega Sceptile. The table also includes Mega Swampert, Mega Blaziken, Terrakion, and Kartana, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Rockruff type chart

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


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