Best Barraskewda counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Barraskewda counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *52.951289.48373.1s117.6
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 45.841750.653114.6s114.0
          3Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 48.781055.53486.6s105.2
          4ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *44.241377.56393.4s104.5
          5Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *42.651523.653107.2s104.3
          6XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 49.84930.27474.7s103.6
          7Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 47.061098.25493.3s103.4
          8Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 44.201309.94388.9s103.1
          9Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 50.75826.67581.4s102.0
          10Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 48.13968.41480.5s101.9
          11KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 51.33797.82577.7s101.9
          12ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 41.051284.10393.8s97.1
          13Shadow VenusaurShadow Pokémon iconShadow VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *43.821044.90495.4s96.8
          14Thundurus (Therian)Thundurus (Therian)ElectricVolt Switch ElectricThunderbolt 44.34996.90489.9s96.6
          15Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 47.97780.52581.4s96.3
          16Shadow TangrowthShadow Pokémon iconShadow TangrowthGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 43.351035.28495.5s95.8
          17Shadow LuxrayShadow Pokémon iconShadow LuxrayElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 47.57779.55581.9s95.7
          18Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *46.73806.53586.3s95.2
          19Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch ElectricZap Cannon 40.561231.72391.1s95.2
          20Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut ElectricThunderbolt 44.74867.55597.0s93.9
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Barraskewda in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Barraskewda 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 Barraskewda 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 Barraskewda counter is Mega Sceptile, followed by Mega Rayquaza, Shadow Raikou, and Zekrom. The table also includes Mega Venusaur, Xurkitree, Shadow Zapdos, and Shaymin (Sky), among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Barraskewda type chart

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


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