Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Hisuian Qwilfish

Guide for the best counters against Hisuian Qwilfish during Battle Raids!

Hisuian Qwilfish is a Tier 1 Raid Boss in Pokémon Go. Its lower half is colored in light yellow and the upper half is covered in black with black spikes which have dark purple tips. It also has front spikes on its forehead which are smaller in comparison. It is one of the easiest raids to take part and players can easily win it by just using the right counters. So in this Pokémon Go guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters using which one can defeat Hisuian Qwilfish as quickly as possible.

Hisuian Qwilfish in Pokémon Go

Hisuian Qwilfish is a dual-type Dark and Poison Pokémon and has a maximum CP of 2415 at level 50. It is weak towards only Ground-type attacks so players can only use pure Ground type Pokémon or dual-type Pokémon with Ground being one of its types. Players with any level of experience can defeat this Pokémon all by themselves as long as they use the right counters.

Hisuian Qwilfish Movesets

Pokémon Go Hisuian Qwilfish moveset
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The best moves from the moveset of Hisuian Qwilfish are Poison Jab and Sludge Bomb. Both of them have a combined DPS of 56.7 and it is also the best combination of moves that can be used in Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its movepool include Poison Sting, Ice Beam, and Dark Pulse amongst other options.

Best counters against Hisuian Qwilfish in Pokémon Go

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

  • Swampert (Mega): Mud Shot/Earthquake
  • Groudon (Primal): Mud Shot/Precipice Blades
  • Blaziken (Mega): Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Salamence (Mega): Dragon Tail/Draco Meteor
  • Latios (Mega): Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw
  • Charizard (Mega X): Fire Spin/Blast Burn
  • Excadrill: Mud-Slap/Drill Run
  • Aerodactyl (Mega): Rock Throw/Earth Power
  • Gardevoir (Mega): Charm/Dazzling Gleam
  • Manectric (Mega): Thunder Fang/Wild Charge
  • Garchomp: Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Mamoswine: Mud-Slap/High Horsepower
  • Landorus: Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Gyarados (Mega): Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Latias (Mega): Dragon Breath/Outrage
  • Landorus (Incarnate): Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Pidgeot (Mega): Gust/Brave Bird
  • Kyogre (Primal): Waterfall/Origin Pulse
  • Landorus (Therian): Mud Shot/Earthquake
  • Steelix (Mega): Iron Tail/Earthquake
  • Rhyperior: Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Krookodile: Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Sceptile (Mega): Fury Cutter/Dragon Claw
  • Houndoom (Mega): Fire Fang/Fire Blast
  • Beedrill (Mega): Infestation/Drill Run
  • Blastoise (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Ampharos (Mega): Volt Switch/Thunder
  • Pinsir (Mega): Fury Cutter/X-Scissor
  • Golurk: Mud-Slap/Earth Power
  • Pheromosa: Bug Bite/Big Buzz
  • Alakazam (Mega): Psycho Cut/Psychic
  • Lopunny (Mega): Pound/Hyper Beam
  • Rhydon: Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Scizor (Mega): Fury Cutter/Iron Head
Pokémon Go Hisuian Qwilfish
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Hisuian Qwilfish has a very low CP which makes it very easy for the players to defeat it. They don’t even need high-level options as any general-level Pokémon of the right counter type will also do just fine.

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