Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Bulbasaur

Guide for the best counters against Bulbasaur during Battle Raids!

Bulbasaur is a Tier 1 Raid Boss in Pokémon Go which looks similar to a frog. It has three claws on each of its eat and doesn’t have a tail. Its skin is light turquoise in color with dark green spots and has large red eyes and small sharp teeth. It also has a bulb on its back which was planted at birth. As it is a Tier 1 raid, it is quite easy to fight against so in this guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters using which one can defeat Bulbasaur as quickly as possible.

Bulbasaur in Pokémon Go

Bulbasaur is a dual-type Grass and Poison Pokémon with a maximum CP of 1260 at level 50. It is vulnerable to Bug, Fire, Flying, Psychic, and Ice-type counters. It later evolves into Venusaur which can be a powerful opponent but at this stage, it is very easy to fight against and any level of player with no prior experience can easily defeat it with just the right set of counters.

Bulbasaur Movesets

Pokémon Go Bulbasaur moveset
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The best moves from the moveset of Bulbasaur are Vine Whip and Power Whip. Both of them have a combined DPS of 55.5 and it is also the best set of moves that can be used in both Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its move pool include Tackle, Seed Bomb, and Sludge Bomb.

Best counters against Bulbasaur in Pokémon Go

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

  • Alakazam (Mega): Psycho Cut/Psychic
  • Latios (Mega): Zen Headbutt/Psychic
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Fire Spin/Blast Burn
  • Gardevoir (Mega): Confusion/Synchronoise
  • Charizard (Mega X): Fire Spin/Blast Burn
  • Blaziken (Mega): Fire Spin/Blaze Kick
  • Houndoom (Mega): Fire Fang/Flamethrower
  • Latias (Mega): Zen Headbutt) Psychic
  • Mewtwo: Confusion/Psystrike
  • Pidgeot (Mega): Wing Attack/Brave Bird
  • Hoopa (Unbound): Confusion/Psychic
  • Gengar (Mega): Shadow Claw/Psychic
  • Azelf: Extrasensory/Future Sight
  • Glalie (Mega): Frost Breath/Avalanche
  • Articuno (Galarian): Confusion/Brave Bird
  • Deoxys (Attack): Zen Headbutt/Psycho Boost
  • Alakazam: Psycho Cut/Psychic
  • Staraptor: Gust/Brave Bird
  • Abomasnow (Mega): Powder Snow/Blizzard
  • Latios: Zen Headbutt/Psychic
  • Medicham (Mega): Psycho Cut) Psychic
  • Regigigas: Zen Headbutt/Giga Impact
  • Tornadus (Therian): Gust/Hurricane
  • Yveltal: Gust/Hurricane
  • Beedrill (Mega): Bug Bite/Sludge Bomb
  • Tapu Lele: Confusion/Future Sight
  • Espeon: Confusion/Future Sight
  • Moltres: Wing Attack/Overheat
  • Honchkrow: Peck/Brave Bird
  • Blaziken: Fire Spin/Brave Bird
  • Absol (Mega): Psycho Cut/Dark Pulse
  • Groudon (Primal): Mud Shot/Fire Blast
  • Slowbro (Mega): Confusion/Psychic
  • Charizard: Wing Attack/Overheat
Pokémon Go Bulbasaur
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As it is a Tier 1 Raid Boss with a which variety of counter types available against it, Bulbasaur is a very easy opponent to fight against. Players can just use their best Pokémon from the correct counter types and they’ll be easily able to win all by themselves.

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