Best Gengar counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Gengar counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *48.171486.57284.4s113.5
          2Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *58.41795.49479.7s112.2
          3Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 44.281538.57290.7s107.5
          4Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 51.81734.93489.1s100.5
          5Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 45.661032.35392.8s99.6
          6Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *51.26657.65592.1s97.0
          7MewtwoMewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *47.59773.79494.3s95.6
          8Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 45.40850.86496.2s94.5
          9Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 41.531013.003100.9s92.3
          10Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 46.10708.84598.4s91.3
          11Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *42.32891.944101.2s90.7
          12Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)PsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 43.63793.364100.7s90.1
          13Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 47.71574.576100.5s88.9
          14Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 45.62638.335101.5s88.2
          15Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 42.86725.324103.9s86.9
          16Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 39.96848.164107.1s85.8
          17TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 37.511009.413110.2s85.4
          18HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *38.39913.643109.5s84.8
          19Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 38.82879.034109.1s84.7
          20GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *37.66949.913110.8s84.4
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          About the results

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

          Gengar type chart

          When fighting Gengar, 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.