Best Thwackey counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Thwackey counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 63.884832.45175.7s188.4
          2Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *49.753150.422126.7s140.3
          3RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 49.222945.492119.7s136.9
          4ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *44.593078.482138.1s128.5
          5Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *52.511877.76271.5s128.4
          6Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FlyingSky Attack *47.182455.452104.1s126.7
          7Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FlyingBrave Bird 42.972964.772138.0s123.8
          8Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *42.982732.562127.2s121.4
          9Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillBugBug Bite *PoisonSludge Bomb 44.681861.00283.3s113.5
          10HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *38.592823.712146.3s112.9
          11Shadow CharizardShadow Pokémon iconShadow CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *43.151957.04290.7s112.0
          12VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite FireOverheat 39.702423.412122.1s111.0
          13Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 44.181753.713119.1s110.9
          14Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *PoisonSludge Bomb 45.291609.653106.6s110.6
          15Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 39.622384.452120.4s110.3
          16YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *41.542054.18298.9s110.1
          17MoltresMoltresFireFire Spin FlyingSky Attack *39.202406.172122.8s109.7
          18Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceFireFire Fang FireFire Blast 36.223027.702167.2s109.5
          19Mega PidgeotMega Pokémon iconMega PidgeotFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 43.461648.533113.8s107.8
          20Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *47.761236.29377.7s107.7
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Thwackey in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Thwackey 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 Thwackey 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 Thwackey counter is Mega Rayquaza, followed by Mega Y Charizard, Rayquaza, and Reshiram. The table also includes Mega Blaziken, Shadow Moltres, Shadow Ho-Oh, and Mega X Charizard, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Thwackey type chart

          When fighting Thwackey, keep in mind the following that Grass-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison type moves. They take reduced damage from Electric, Grass, Ground, and Water type moves.


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