Best Cloyster counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Cloyster counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 23.571033.054175.3s60.6
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 26.94628.976140.1s59.2
          3Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *30.27399.4110131.9s57.7
          4TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *26.18610.086139.8s57.5
          5Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 25.83614.146142.7s57.0
          6KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 26.55564.217148.7s57.0
          7Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 27.05512.558151.6s56.4
          8Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 24.58666.836162.8s56.1
          9XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 26.28539.007143.6s55.9
          10Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 22.87790.225172.8s55.4
          11Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 26.83480.268143.2s55.2
          12Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 25.36560.557154.7s55.0
          13Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 25.92514.148158.7s54.7
          14Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *27.90405.969131.0s54.5
          15Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 26.36479.708145.6s54.4
          16LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 24.11571.387165.9s53.2
          17Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 24.54530.947151.5s52.9
          18Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *23.37610.106156.6s52.8
          19ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *23.73579.467170.9s52.8
          20Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 24.54519.877148.3s52.7
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          About the results

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

          Cloyster type chart

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


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