Best Cosmoem counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This table displays a list of best Cosmoem 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 and TDO.

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          Best performing move types

          • Ghost29.5%
          • Dark28.5%
          • Bug22.0%
          • Dragon3.5%
          • Water2.5%
          • Psychic2.0%
          • Grass2.0%
          • Electric2.0%
          • Rock2.0%
          • Fire2.0%
          • Flying1.5%
          • Ground1.5%
          • Steel1.0%
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 28.347126.582537.6s87.2
          2Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 24.778047.681613.0s80.3
          3Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 25.435959.782600.0s77.1
          4Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 24.506014.462622.2s75.0
          5Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 24.125233.112633.2s72.0
          6Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *20.388739.421743.0s70.0
          7GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 20.117895.821753.4s67.8
          8Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 22.294552.453686.2s65.7
          9ChandelureChandelureGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 21.515173.912709.0s65.6
          10GengarGengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 21.824730.973700.0s65.1
          11TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 20.645705.242737.2s64.7
          12Shadow BanetteShadow Pokémon iconShadow BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 21.934013.543698.9s63.2
          13Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 22.603540.664680.8s63.0
          14Hoopa (Confined)Hoopa (Confined)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 19.935374.782763.7s62.2
          15Shadow MismagiusShadow Pokémon iconShadow MismagiusGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 20.444498.923747.3s61.2
          16Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 23.042736.755672.9s60.7
          17Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina (Altered Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *17.358134.921871.9s60.7
          18Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 21.613462.754711.3s60.6
          19HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *21.103731.404726.8s60.4
          20Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 20.154378.923758.2s60.1
          21Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 19.624705.073777.4s59.8
          22Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *21.513273.624715.7s59.7
          23Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkPayback 23.072471.936674.6s59.5
          24DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 21.243220.734724.8s58.9
          25PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 23.881993.567658.3s58.5
          26Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 21.562901.335716.4s58.3
          27Shadow ScizorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 20.103531.074763.1s57.4
          28Shadow GolurkShadow Pokémon iconShadow GolurkGhostAstonish GhostPoltergeist 18.554742.703821.5s57.2
          29VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 20.173372.594761.6s57.0
          30Shadow DrifblimShadow Pokémon iconShadow DrifblimGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 17.845304.272852.2s56.8
          31Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillBugBug Bite *BugX-Scissor 21.562536.335719.4s56.7
          32Shadow HoundoomShadow Pokémon iconShadow HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 21.442351.666725.0s55.6
          33Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf GhostShadow Ball 19.693241.244780.5s55.5
          34Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 21.532249.796723.5s55.3
          35Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *18.164197.603840.4s54.9
          36LunalaLunalaFlyingAir Slash GhostShadow Ball 16.176540.572936.7s54.9
          37Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 19.742935.445780.3s54.5
          38BanetteBanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 18.433795.693829.5s54.4
          39Shadow AbsolShadow Pokémon iconShadow AbsolDarkSnarl DarkPayback 22.011912.757713.0s54.4
          40Shadow PinsirShadow Pokémon iconShadow PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 20.652442.856751.0s54.4
          41Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDarkBite DragonDraco Meteor 18.103975.293843.9s54.1
          42YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 18.393713.774831.7s54.1
          43TrevenantTrevenantGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 17.174745.333886.5s53.8
          44Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch DarkBrutal Swing 18.633411.114822.8s53.7
          45Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *17.704091.993862.1s53.5
          46Genesect (Shock)Genesect (Shock)BugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 17.993825.143849.6s53.4
          47Genesect (Normal)Genesect (Normal)BugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 17.993825.143849.6s53.4
          48Genesect (Douse)Genesect (Douse)BugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 17.993825.143849.6s53.4
          49Genesect (Chill)Genesect (Chill)BugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 17.993825.143849.6s53.4
          50Genesect (Burn)Genesect (Burn)BugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 17.993825.143849.6s53.4
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          Cosmoem type chart

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


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

          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Cosmoem in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Cosmoem down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          The top-ranked Cosmoem counter is Mega Gengar, followed by Mega Tyranitar, Mega Banette, and Shadow Tyranitar. The table also includes Shadow Cursola, Giratina (Origin Forme), Gholdengo, and Mega Rayquaza, among others. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

          The most effective move-types to use against Cosmoem are:

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          About our ranking methodology

          When calculating the best counters for any Pokémon, our simulator takes into account various factors, such as the defender's typing and average DPS against each attacker, the weather's influence, energy left over from using charge moves, Shadow Pokémon attack and defense stat changes, and more. During the initial phase of simulations, we calculate DPS and TDO for each attacker that is currently available in the game, and then we continue to rank them.

          We use a ranking method developed by a Reddit user named /u/Elastic_Space, which is described in detail in this Reddit post. It is a fairly complicated, but very well thought-out mathematical model for predicting simulation results without actually running the simulations. It also correlates with field data almost too well not to be used.

          Our Time to Win (TTW) and Faint numbers are also estimated, and should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we do not account for factors like Friendship and Mega damage boost, they will differ from actual experience in the field.