Best Carkol counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

CogSimulation settings

          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Carkol counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *71.405722.90180.2s213.6
          2Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *71.045694.21180.2s212.6
          3Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *62.055705.89192.0s192.1
          4Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *58.304344.59174.5s171.3
          5Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 56.904381.92177.0s168.6
          6Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *58.483676.76162.9s164.7
          7GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *55.294019.55172.7s161.4
          8Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *56.683672.65164.8s160.8
          9Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 54.584045.24174.1s160.1
          10KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *55.503658.39165.9s158.2
          11Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 64.302145.61266.7s154.5
          12Shadow RhydonShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhydonGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 52.693459.052131.3s150.0
          13GarchompGarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *48.464260.84187.9s148.4
          14Shadow FeraligatrShadow Pokémon iconShadow FeraligatrWaterWater Gun *WaterHydro Cannon *56.462576.34291.3s146.8
          15RhyperiorRhyperiorGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 47.424309.85190.9s146.4
          16Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineGroundMud-Slap GroundHigh Horsepower 61.811932.77262.5s146.2
          17Shadow GolemShadow Pokémon iconShadow GolemGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 49.923068.212122.9s139.8
          18SwampertSwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *47.153609.33176.6s139.5
          19Shadow GolurkShadow Pokémon iconShadow GolurkGroundMud-Slap GroundEarth Power 53.732359.16287.8s138.3
          20ExcadrillExcadrillGroundMud-Slap GroundScorching Sands 52.252477.87294.8s137.1
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Carkol in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Carkol 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 Carkol 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 Carkol counter is Primal Kyogre, followed by Primal Groudon, Mega Swampert, and Shadow Garchomp. The table also includes Shadow Rhyperior, Mega Blastoise, Groudon, and Shadow Swampert, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Carkol type chart

          When fighting Carkol, keep in mind the following that Rock and Fire-type Pokémon are weak to Ground, Water, Fighting, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Fairy, Flying, Ice, Normal, Poison, and Fire type moves.


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