Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Lanturn

Guide for the best counters against Lanturn during Battle Raids!

Lanturn is a Tier 3 Raid Boss in Pokémon Go and it looks like a fish from the sea. It has yellow spots on its tail and head and also has two glowing organs on the top of its head which allows it to sea in its deep and dark aquatic surroundings. It is a decent opponent to fight against who can be defeated with the right moves. So in this guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters using which one can defeat Lanturn as easily as possible.

Lanturn in Pokémon Go

Lanturn is a dual-type Water and Electric Pokémon and has a maximum Raid Boss CP of 11909. It is vulnerable to strong Grass and Ground type counters. High-level players with the best counters will be able to defeat it all by themselves. Low-level players or those with not-so-optimal counters will need to go in groups of at least three to four people in order to seal their victory.

Lanturn Movesets

Pokémon Go Lanturn Moveset
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The best moves from the moveset of Lanturn are Spark and Surf. Both of them have a combined DPS of 56.2 and it is also the best combination of moves that can be used in both Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its move pool include Water Gun, Hydro Pump, Charge Beam, Thunder, and Thunderbolt.

Best counters against Lanturn in Pokémon Go

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

  • Sceptile (Mega): Bullet Seed/Frenzy Plant
  • Venusaur (Mega): Razor Leaf/Frenzy Plant
  • Groudon (Primal): Mud Shot) Precipice Blades
  • Swampert (Mega): Mud Shot) Earthquake
  • Kartana: Razor Leaf/Leaf Blade
  • Latios (Mega): Zen Headbutt/Solar Beam
  • Abomasnow (Mega): Razor Leaf/Energy Ball
  • Gengar (Mega): Lick/Shadow Ball
  • Alakazam (Mega): Psycho Cut/Psychic
  • Groudon: Mud Shot/Precipice Blades
  • Zarude: Vine Whip/Power Whip
  • Salamence (Mega): Dragon Tail/Outrage
  • Garchomp: Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Gardevoir (Mega): Charm/Psychic
  • Xurkitree: Thunder Shock/Power Whip
  • Mamoswine: Mud-Slap/High Horsepower
  • Rhyperior: Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Excadrill: Mud-Slap/Drill Run
  • Landorus (Therian): Mud Shot/Earthquake 
  • Latias (Mega): Dragon Breath/Outrage
  • Tapu Bulu: Bullet Seed/Grass Knot
  • Banette (Mega): Shadow Claw/Shadow Ball
  • Blaziken (Mega): Counter/Focus Blast
  • Manectric (Mega): Thunder Fang/Wild Charge
  • Roserade: Razor Leaf/Leaf Storm
  • Chesnaught: Vine Whip/Frenzy Plant
  • Landorus (Incarnate): Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Exeggutor (Alola): Bullet Seed/Solar Beam
  • Houndoom (Mega): Snarl/Foil Play
  • Sceptile: Bullet Seed/Frenzy Plant
  • Tsareena: Magical Leaf/Grass Knot
  • Torterra: Razor Leaf/Frenzy Plant
  • Celebi: Magical Leaf/Leaf Storm
Pokémon Go Lanturn
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Players should try to include heavy-hitting Pokémon in their team such as Swampert, Groudon, and Zarude. Even if players don’t have the highest-level counters available, they can team up with other players and easily defeat Lanturn.

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