Best Basculegion counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Basculegion counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 471.04133008.8407.8s1930.9
          2Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 404.39147846.3909.0s1768.3
          3Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 423.61111794.1708.6s1707.4
          4Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 399.61110987.6409.1s1631.4
          5Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 408.2999790.1709.0s1614.3
          6Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *332.02160030.81010.9s1555.7
          7Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *433.6271531.1508.5s1554.0
          8GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 338.79148563.25010.7s1550.3
          9KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 408.7775898.7409.0s1508.9
          10ChandelureChandelureGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 362.9598153.88010.1s1471.8
          11Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 374.9386906.0509.8s1462.9
          12Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricVolt Switch ElectricWild Charge 381.9282156.3409.6s1462.7
          13ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *377.5879818.2509.7s1439.7
          14Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricVolt Switch ElectricWild Charge 388.3168507.7409.5s1415.2
          15GengarGengarGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 357.7387381.68010.2s1414.2
          16Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 396.0663634.7709.3s1410.1
          17TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 332.81103853.97011.0s1398.8
          18Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf GhostShadow Ball 378.1670596.4209.7s1397.8
          19Hoopa (Confined)Hoopa (Confined)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 334.78101458.61010.9s1396.8
          20LunalaLunalaPsychicConfusion GhostShadow Ball 300.91136731.73012.1s1389.3
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Basculegion in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Basculegion 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 Basculegion 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 Basculegion counter is Mega Gengar, followed by Mega Tyranitar, Mega Banette, and Shadow Tyranitar. The table also includes Shadow Cursola, Giratina (Origin Forme), Mega Sceptile, and Gholdengo, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Basculegion type chart

          When fighting Basculegion, keep in mind the following that Water and Ghost-type Pokémon are weak to Dark, Electric, Ghost, and Grass type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Fire, Ice, Poison, Steel, Water, Fighting, and Normal type moves.


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