Best Zacian (Hero) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Zacian (Hero) counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *29.24589.5626524.2s62.0
          2Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *PoisonSludge Bomb 26.50527.0429576.8s56.0
          3Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 24.78544.9528615.9s53.7
          4MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *24.12578.3426623.5s53.4
          5Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 26.39397.8138572.8s52.0
          6NihilegoNihilegoPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 22.21538.7928679.1s49.3
          7Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *18.99757.7520798.3s47.7
          8MelmetalMelmetalElectricThunder Shock SteelDouble Iron Bash *20.99531.7529734.5s47.1
          9DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 21.55482.6832716.7s46.9
          10Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 19.69548.7328780.4s45.2
          11Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 20.58477.9332743.1s45.2
          12JirachiJirachiElectricCharge Beam SteelDoom Desire 19.93520.1029756.9s45.0
          13Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *22.07372.6941692.4s44.7
          14Shadow VictreebelShadow Pokémon iconShadow VictreebelPoisonAcid PoisonSludge Bomb 22.71318.8148673.7s44.0
          15RoseradeRoseradePoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 21.13386.3839713.2s43.7
          16Shadow VileplumeShadow Pokémon iconShadow VileplumePoisonAcid PoisonSludge Bomb 21.72351.3043695.6s43.6
          17ExcadrillExcadrillSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 20.80398.4638727.9s43.5
          18Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhSteelSteel Wing FlyingBrave Bird 19.55471.0232770.8s43.3
          19Genesect (Shock)Genesect (Shock)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 20.64395.5138728.0s43.2
          20Genesect (Normal)Genesect (Normal)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 20.64395.5138728.0s43.2
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Zacian (Hero) in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Zacian (Hero) 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 Zacian (Hero) 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 Zacian (Hero) counter is Shadow Metagross, followed by Mega Gengar, Mega Rayquaza, and Metagross. The table also includes Mega Beedrill, Nihilego, Primal Groudon, and Melmetal, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Zacian (Hero) type chart

          When fighting Zacian (Hero), keep in mind the following that Fairy-type Pokémon are weak to Poison, and Steel type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Dark, Fighting, and Dragon type moves.


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