Best Oranguru counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Oranguru counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 33.403408.432204.1s106.2
          2Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 33.412293.252137.3s96.2
          3Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 30.461903.712125.0s85.6
          4TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 27.902252.762161.5s83.6
          5Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 26.952419.462179.6s83.0
          6HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *28.471999.562140.5s82.4
          7Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 31.191420.863136.6s81.0
          8Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 31.581238.623117.7s79.0
          9DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 27.851688.883181.9s77.7
          10Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkPayback 30.741253.583122.4s77.7
          11YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 24.811985.862160.1s74.2
          12Shadow HoundoomShadow Pokémon iconShadow HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 29.121203.273124.0s73.8
          13Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 29.491129.224153.2s73.4
          14ZarudeZarudeDarkBite DarkDark Pulse 23.612031.582172.1s71.9
          15GuzzlordGuzzlordDarkSnarl DarkBrutal Swing 23.311944.412166.8s70.4
          16WeavileWeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 26.011397.533161.2s70.4
          17Shadow AbsolShadow Pokémon iconShadow AbsolDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 29.46949.324128.9s70.2
          18Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 29.58928.174125.5s70.0
          19Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 26.441279.543145.2s69.7
          20Shadow ShiftryShadow Pokémon iconShadow ShiftryDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 26.491072.304161.9s66.8
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          About the results

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

          Oranguru type chart

          When fighting Oranguru, keep in mind the following that Normal and Psychic-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, and Dark type moves. They take reduced damage from Ghost, and Psychic type moves.


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