Best Araquanid counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Araquanid counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 41.052870.212139.8s118.7
          2RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 31.701753.483166.0s86.4
          3Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *30.021189.524158.5s75.3
          4Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 30.451091.264143.4s74.5
          5YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *26.441509.303171.2s72.7
          6Mega PidgeotMega Pokémon iconMega PidgeotFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 27.771275.483137.8s72.3
          7ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *26.901400.473156.2s72.3
          8Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *FlyingDrill Peck 28.161212.433129.2s72.1
          9Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 28.801077.204149.6s71.2
          10Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 27.651209.973131.3s71.1
          11XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 29.21945.174129.4s69.7
          12Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 28.60991.734138.7s69.4
          13Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 26.091301.733149.7s69.3
          14Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 29.82843.555141.4s68.8
          15Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *29.15900.444123.6s68.7
          16Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 26.561166.714175.7s68.4
          17Shadow StaraptorShadow Pokémon iconShadow StaraptorFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 28.31922.864130.4s67.7
          18Thundurus (Therian)Thundurus (Therian)ElectricVolt Switch ElectricThunderbolt 26.241086.314165.6s66.6
          19Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowFlyingPeck FlyingSky Attack 29.12787.035135.1s66.4
          20Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch ElectricZap Cannon 24.751258.753152.6s66.1
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          About the results

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

          Araquanid type chart

          When fighting Araquanid, keep in mind the following that Water and Bug-type Pokémon are weak to Electric, Flying, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Fighting, Ground, Ice, Steel, and Water type moves.


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