Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for legendary Pokémon Entei

Guide for the best counters against Entei during Battle Raids!

Entei is a Tier 5 Legendary Raid Boss in Pokémon Go. It is a huge Pokémon that has lion-like features and has a long grey cloud of smoke as a mane that goes along its entire back. It also has grey plates on either side of the mane along with a plate beneath the cream belly fur on its chest. As it is a Tier 5 Raid Boss, defeating it won’t be that easy so in this guide we are going to talk about the best ways and counters using which one can defeat Entei in the best way possible

Entei in Pokémon Go

Entei is a pure-type Fire Pokémon with a maximum boss CP of 41758. It is vulnerable to Ground, Rock, and Water-type attacks. Even experienced players will need to go with another friend into the battle with maxed-out counters. This is because Entei is a legendary Tier 5 Pokémon and going alone isn’t the best thing against it. High-level players should go in groups of three to six players while others should join groups of no less than seven to twenty players.

Entei Moveset

Pokémon Go Entei Moveset
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The best moves from the moveset of Entei are Fire Fang and Overheat. Both of them have a combined DPS of 64 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 Fire Spin, Fire Blast, Flamethrower, Iron Head, and Flame Charge.

Best counters against Entei in Pokémon Go

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

  • Kyogre (Primal): Waterfall/Origin Pulse
  • Groudon (Primal): Mud Shot/Precipice Blades
  • Swampert (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Rayquaza (Mega): Dragon Tail/Dragon Ascent
  • Blastoise (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Rhyperior (Shadow): Mud-Slap/Rock Wrecker
  • Garchomp (Shadow): Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Gyarados (Mega): Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Tyranitar (Mega): Smack Down/Stone Edge
  • Swampert (Shadow): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Diancie (Mega): Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Kyogre: Waterfall/Origin Pulse
  • Kingler (Shadow): Bubble/Crabhammer
  • Aerodactyl (Mega): Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Feraligatr (Shadow): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Gyarados (Shadow): Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Groudon: Mud Shot/Precipice Blades
  • Rhyperior: Mud-Slap/Rock Wrecker
  • Tyranitar (Shadow): Smack Down/Stone Edge
  • Garchomp: Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Rampardos: Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Greninja: Water Shuriken/Hydro Cannon
  • Mamoswine (Shadow): Mud-Slap/High Horsepower
  • Tyrantrum: Rock Throw/Meteor Beam
  • Swampert: Water/Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Kingler: Bubble/Crabhammer
  • Rhydon (Shadow): Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Terrakion: Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Feraligatr: Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Aerodactyl (Shadow): Rock Throw/Rock Slide
Pokémon Go Entei Counters
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Players are recommended to go in Partly Cloudy, Rainy, or Sunny weather for the battle against Entei as this will provide a weather boost to their counters and they should try to capitalize on this advantage.

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