Best Gastly counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Gastly counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *93.654396.12146.9s245.1
          2Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 83.345689.51168.3s239.6
          3Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *112.061981.75235.4s229.8
          4Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 84.093816.20145.4s218.3
          5Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 99.811916.37238.4s208.9
          6Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *100.081663.58349.9s202.1
          7MewtwoMewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *91.681932.92242.2s196.4
          8Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 88.002133.53248.5s195.3
          9Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 79.402815.71270.9s193.8
          10Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *80.052594.46264.8s191.0
          11Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 89.711827.28240.7s190.6
          12Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)PsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 84.822150.73250.7s190.3
          13Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 77.052760.00271.6s188.5
          14TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 69.573729.21153.6s188.2
          15Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 75.542723.14272.1s185.1
          16Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineGroundMud-Slap GroundHigh Horsepower 81.562095.51251.4s183.6
          17Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 91.831440.00347.0s182.7
          18GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *72.882807.40277.0s181.6
          19Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 87.781593.35354.5s181.2
          20Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 67.403498.722103.8s180.9
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          About the results

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

          Gastly type chart

          When fighting Gastly, keep in mind the following that Ghost and Poison-type Pokémon are weak to Dark, Ghost, Ground, and Psychic type moves. They take reduced damage from Fairy, Grass, Bug, Normal, Poison, and Fighting type moves.


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