Best Tapu Lele counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Tapu Lele counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *31.84912.8417487.3s73.7
          2Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 35.74492.8831427.6s68.9
          3MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *26.37898.5117579.3s63.7
          4Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 32.08472.1432471.0s62.8
          5Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 27.68630.8424547.0s60.5
          6Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *27.75601.9925542.3s59.9
          7Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 30.46404.6238504.8s58.1
          8GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 24.73693.6122617.0s56.9
          9Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 26.56541.5928571.0s56.4
          10Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *25.01637.2324611.5s56.2
          11Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 30.53341.2344491.8s55.8
          12Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf GhostShadow Ball 23.99646.8624647.1s54.7
          13ChandelureChandelureGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 26.56455.9133566.4s54.1
          14NihilegoNihilegoPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 25.39508.6930601.1s53.7
          15MelmetalMelmetalElectricThunder Shock SteelDouble Iron Bash *22.92691.0522663.2s53.7
          16Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 24.14583.5926628.5s53.5
          17Hoopa (Confined)Hoopa (Confined)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 24.70543.3228616.0s53.5
          18DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 24.00577.7626626.0s53.2
          19Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 22.76673.7023680.8s53.1
          20JirachiJirachiElectricCharge Beam SteelDoom Desire 21.46796.1519704.8s53.0
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Tapu Lele in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Tapu Lele 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 Tapu Lele 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 Tapu Lele counter is Shadow Metagross, followed by Mega Gengar, Metagross, and Mega Banette. The table also includes Mega Rayquaza, Shadow Mewtwo, Shadow Cursola, and Gholdengo, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Tapu Lele type chart

          When fighting Tapu Lele, keep in mind the following that Psychic and Fairy-type Pokémon are weak to Ghost, Poison, and Steel type moves. They take reduced damage from Psychic, Dragon, and Fighting type moves.


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