Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Buizel

Guide for the best counters against Buizel during Battle Raids!

Buizel is a Tier 1 raid boss and will be available during the Mythic Blade event. It is a weasel-shaped Pokémon with brownish orange and bright yellow fur. It also has two tufts pointing outwards from the back of its head and has blue fins on the side of its arms which it uses for swimming. It is a pretty easy opponent to fight against and even new players can defeat it with ease. In this Pokémon Go guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters to defeat Buizel quickly and easily. 

Buizel in Pokémon Go 

Buizel is a pure Water-type Pokémon with a maximum CP of 1192. It is vulnerable to Electric and Grass-type counters so players should try to include these types of Pokémons in their teams as first priority before they go into battle with Buizel and they would be able to easily defeat it in battle.

Buizel Movesets

Pokémon Go Buizel
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The best moves from the moveset of Buizel include Water Gun and Water Pulse. Both of them have a combined DPS of 38.3 and it is also the best combination of attacks that can be used in Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its moveset include Quick Attack, Aqua Jet, and Swift.

Best counters against Buizel in Pokémon Go

Here is the list of the best counters that one can use against Buizel and guarantee a win for themselves.

  • Kartana: Razor Leaf/Leaf Blade 
  • Porygon-Z: Lock-On/Solar Beam 
  • Xurkitree: Thunder Shock/Thunder 
  • Thundurus (Incarnate): Thunder Shock/Thunder 
  • Roserade: Razor Leaf/Grass Knot 
  • Thundurus (Therian): Volt Switch/Thunder 
  • Tapu Koko: Volt Switch/Thunder 
  • Vikavolt: Spark/Discharge 
  • Zarude: Vine Whip/Power Whip 
  • Zapdos: Thunder Shock/Thunder 
  • Electivire: Thunder Shock/Wild Charge 
  • Magnezone: Spark/Wild Charge 
  • Torterra: Razor Leaf/Frenzy Plant 
  • Celebi: Magical Leaf/Leaf Storm 
  • Exeggutor: Bullet Seed/Solar Beam 
  • Exeggutor (Alola): Bullet Seed/Solar Beam 
  • Sunflora: Bullet Seed/Solar Beam 
  • Cherrim (Overcast): Bullet Seed/Solar Beam 
  • Cherrim (Sunny): Bullet Seed/Solar Beam 
  • Tangrowth: Infestation/Solar Beam 
  • Leafeon: Bullet Seed/Solar Beam 
  • Maractus: Bullet Seed/Solar Beam 
  • Tapu Bulu: Bullet Seed/Solar Beam 
  • Jolteon: Thunder Shock/Zap Cannon 
  • Magneton: Thunder Shock/Zap Cannon 
  • Raikou: Thunder Shock/Thunder 
  • Breloom: Counter/Seed Bomb 
  • Groudon: Mud Shot/Solar Beam 
  • Sirfetch’d: Counter/Leaf Blade 
  • Ampharos: Charge Beam/Zap Cannon 

Mega Counters

  • Manectric (Mega): Thunder Fang/Wild Charge 
  • Venusaur (Mega): Vine Whip/Frenzy Plant 
  • Ampharos (Mega): Volt Switch/Thunder Punch 
  • Abomasnow (Mega): Razor Leaf/Energy Ball 
Pokémon Go Buizel moveset
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Non-mega evolutions such as Kartana, Xurkitree, and Zapdos are good options against Buizel along with all the other Mega evolutions which have lasted above. If any player doesn’t have any of the Pokemon listed above, they can use any other heavy-hitting Pokémon and it will be a good enough option to use when fighting against Buizel.

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