Best Buzzwole counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Buzzwole counters

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          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 69.492800.695237.3s175.1
          2RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 53.891702.088313.6s127.7
          3Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *49.411552.999342.2s117.0
          4YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *45.511175.6412380.6s102.6
          5MoltresMoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *40.881524.869406.3s101.0
          6Mega PidgeotMega Pokémon iconMega PidgeotFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 45.911052.9914383.7s100.5
          7Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowFlyingPeck FlyingSky Attack 53.15633.1923377.0s98.7
          8Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *FlyingDrill Peck 41.891166.8612409.5s96.2
          9Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFlyingAir Slash FireBlast Burn *38.101475.0710434.3s95.0
          10Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhPsychicExtrasensory FlyingBrave Bird 37.201565.699441.6s94.7
          11Shadow StaraptorShadow Pokémon iconShadow StaraptorFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 47.12755.5719397.7s94.3
          12Shadow LugiaShadow Pokémon iconShadow LugiaPsychicExtrasensory FlyingAeroblast *35.591727.708456.2s93.9
          13Shadow UnfezantShadow Pokémon iconShadow UnfezantFlyingAir Slash FlyingSky Attack 45.89734.8020408.5s91.8
          14Galarian ArticunoGalarian ArticunoPsychicPsycho Cut FlyingBrave Bird 36.251243.8512462.0s87.7
          15Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FlyingBrave Bird 39.37944.5815444.5s87.1
          16Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *40.61745.4220449.9s84.1
          17HonchkrowHonchkrowFlyingPeck FlyingSky Attack 43.00612.3824446.8s83.5
          18ZapdosZapdosElectricThunder Shock *FlyingDrill Peck 34.411139.1013488.6s82.5
          19Ho-OhHo-OhPsychicExtrasensory FlyingBrave Bird 30.971542.319523.2s82.3
          20Tornadus (Incarnate)Tornadus (Incarnate)FlyingAir Slash FlyingHurricane 35.96980.1115478.4s82.2
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          About the results

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

          Buzzwole type chart

          When fighting Buzzwole, keep in mind the following that Bug and Fighting-type Pokémon are weak to Flying, Fairy, Fire, and Psychic type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Dark, Fighting, Grass, and Ground type moves.


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