Best Palafin (Hero) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Palafin (Hero) counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *37.54598.357111.6s75.0
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 32.34805.255124.5s72.2
          3Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 33.48659.726118.2s70.5
          4XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 34.19580.607118.9s69.4
          5KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 34.84532.147106.9s68.9
          6Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 34.85516.297103.7s68.4
          7Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 32.68613.586112.6s68.0
          8Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 32.81601.706110.0s67.9
          9ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *30.21768.025127.1s67.8
          10Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *29.61801.885135.4s67.5
          11Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 32.37563.267121.8s66.1
          12Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 31.10594.557133.8s65.0
          13Shadow LuxrayShadow Pokémon iconShadow LuxrayElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 32.67486.828119.2s64.2
          14Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut ElectricThunderbolt 30.46588.537135.2s63.9
          15Shadow VenusaurShadow Pokémon iconShadow VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *30.67549.887125.5s63.1
          16Thundurus (Therian)Thundurus (Therian)ElectricVolt Switch ElectricThunderbolt 30.52552.467126.7s63.0
          17Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *33.00437.009119.2s63.0
          18Shadow TangrowthShadow Pokémon iconShadow TangrowthGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 30.36556.957128.4s62.8
          19ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 28.85643.756133.9s62.7
          20Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch ElectricZap Cannon 27.50681.536148.7s61.4
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          About the results

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

          Palafin (Hero) type chart

          When fighting Palafin (Hero), keep in mind the following that Water-type Pokémon are weak to Electric, and Grass type moves. They take reduced damage from Fire, Ice, Steel, and Water type moves.


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