Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Blitzle

Guide for the best counters against Blitzle during Battle Raids!

Blitzle is a Tier 1 Raid Boss in Pokémon Go which looks similar to a young zebra. It has a black coat and is covered in white stripes. It also has a spiky mane which has a single lightning bolt-shaped cluster of hair sticking out between its ears and it even has a small tale. As it is a Tier 1, it is quite easy to defeat if players use the right counters. So in this guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters using which one can defeat Blitzle as quickly as possible.

Blitzle in Pokémon Go

Blitzle is a pure Electric-type Pokémon with a maximum Boss CP of 2895. It is vulnerable to only Ground-type counters and it can resist attacks from Flying, Water, Electric, and Steel-type Pokémon. Because of its low CP, it can be defeated easily by any player irrespective of their level by themselves as long as they have the right set of counters to use.

Blitzle Movesets

Pokémon Go Blitzle Moveset
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The best moves from the moveset of Blitzle are Spark and Thunderbolt. Both of them have a combined DPS of 48.7 and it is also the best combination of moves that can be used in Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its move pool include Quick Attack, Discharge, and Flame Charge.

Best counters against Blitzle in Pokémon Go

Here’s the list of the best counters that one can use against Blitzle and guarantee a win for themselves.

  • Alakazam (Mega): Psycho Cut/Psychic
  • Gengar (Mega): Hex/Shadow Ball
  • Swampert (Mega): Mud Shot/Hydro Cannon
  • Beedrill (Mega): Poison Jab/Sludge Bomb
  • Latios (Mega): Zen Headbutt/Psychic
  • Garchomp: Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Landorus: Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Landorus (Incarnate): Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Fire Spin/Flamethrower
  • Gardevoir (Mega): Confusion/Synchronoise
  • Latias (Mega): Dragon Breath/Psychic
  • Excadrill: Mud-Slap/Drill Run
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Ember/Blast Burn
  • Banette (Mega): Hex/Shadow Ball
  • Aerodactyl (Mega): Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Salamence (Mega): Fire Fang/Outrage
  • Sceptile (Mega): Fury Cutter/Leaf Blade
  • Blaziken (Mega): Counter/Blast Burn
  • Houndoom (Mega): Fire Fang/Foul Play
  • Mamoswine: Mud-Slap/Bulldoze
  • Absol (Mega): Snarl/Dark Pulse
  • Golurk: Mud-Slap/Earth Power
  • Pinsir (Mega):  Bug Bite/X-Scissor
  • Kyogre (Primal): Waterfall/Surf
  • Gyarados (Mega): Bite/Outrage
  • Landorus (Therian): Mud Shot/Bulldoze
  • Venusaur (Mega): Razor Leaf/Frenzy Plant
  • Rayquaza: Dragon Tail/Outrage
  • Groudon (Primal): Mud Shot/Fire Punch
  • Blastoise (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Mewtwo: Confusion/Psystrike
  • Deoxys (Attack): Zen Headbutt/Dark Pulse
  • Pheromosa: Bug Bite/Close Combat
  • Groudon: Mud Shot/Precipice Blades
Pokémon Go Blitzle
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As it is a Tier 1 Raid Boss, Blitzle can be easily defeated by any team of Pokémon which has the right type of counters. So players with even low-level Pokémon but of the right counter type are good to go into battle against Blitzle all by themselves.

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