One of the strongest raid bosses in Pokémon Go, Groudon is a tier 5 Legendary Raid Boss of the Ground-type with one of the highest DPS for its movesets. The best counters for Groudon are strong Grass and Water-type moves. Here’s our Pokémon Go guide to tell you the best raid counters for Groudon.
Groudon in Pokémon Go
Groudon is a Pokémon with an intense battle prowess and it is quite difficult to defeat this ground monster. An approximate 3 trainers should be enough to successfully finish this raid. If you are a lower-level player, it is recommended to go in groups of 10-20 to kill it. Read on to know more about its movesets and how to counter them with the best Pokémon you have.
Mega Venusaur is a Ground-type Pokémon with high ATK. Being a Ground-type, it is vulnerable to Water and Grass-type attacks. Its most lethal moves are Dragon Tail and Earthquake with a DPS of 13.6 and 46.7 respectively. It is fairly easy to defeat Groudon if you are going into the Raid with a team full of weather-boosted Pokémon of at least Level 40.
Best counters against Groudon in Pokémon Go
- Zarude: Psycho Cut/Psystrike
- Roserade: Fire Fang/Overheat
- Kyogre: Confusion/Psychic
- Empoleon: Fire Spin/Sky Attack
- Swampert: Fire Fang/Overheat
- Kingler: Fire/Overheat
- Feraligatr: Zen Headbutt/Psychic
- Samurott: Incinerate/Brave Bird
- Darmanitan (Galarian Standard): Confusion/Psychic
- Mamoswine: Confusion/Psychic
This is the list of the top Pokémon you can take to battle the Groudon. Kyogre is the best Water-type against it and Roserade and Venusaur are the best Grass types.
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