Best Thievul counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Thievul counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 40.151342.752100.4s96.6
          2Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 38.881257.832104.0s92.7
          3TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *38.071221.782106.4s90.6
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 37.091172.113109.4s87.9
          5Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 35.891129.333113.1s85.0
          6Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 38.44853.724110.5s83.5
          7LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 35.64977.763115.7s81.6
          8Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FairyDazzling Gleam *38.17772.034113.0s81.0
          9Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 33.981071.653119.4s80.5
          10Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 36.23860.234116.1s80.0
          11Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 35.95869.874116.7s79.7
          12VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 31.801193.093125.3s78.7
          13Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 30.451308.842129.2s78.0
          14Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 35.12830.784119.8s77.5
          15ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 32.99969.223124.0s76.8
          16Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillBugBug Bite *BugX-Scissor 34.16867.464122.0s76.7
          17XerneasXerneasFairyGeomancy *FairyMoonblast 29.361358.502133.2s76.6
          18PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 40.00527.866117.3s76.2
          19Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 33.27915.173123.9s76.2
          20Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *27.771540.582139.0s75.8
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Thievul in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Thievul 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 Thievul 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 Thievul counter is Mega Blaziken, followed by Mega Gardevoir, Terrakion, and Mega Rayquaza. The table also includes Keldeo (Ordinary), Shadow Machamp, Lucario, and Mega Alakazam, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Thievul type chart

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


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