Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for legendary Pokémon Yveltal

Guide for the best counters against Yveltal during Battle Raids!

Yveltal falls in the dual-type category of Pokemon. The Pokemon was first bought into the game in Generation VI. Yveltal is not known to evolve from any other Pokemon and it was revealed as the first Generation VI Pokémon with Chespin, Fennekin, Froakie, and Xerneas. Yveltal is also the game mascot of Pokémon Y and is a primary member of the aura trio along with Xerneas and Zygarde. In this Pokémon Go guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters to defeat Yveltal as easily as possible and finish the Battle Raid quickly. 

Yveltal in Pokemon GO

The gigantic Pokemon’s anatomy features both avian and draconic traits. Yveltal’s wings consist of three spikes which are located along the bottom edge. It is also the only known Pokémon to have learned the Oblivion Wing move. The Dark and Flying Pokémon, Yveltal is vulnerable to Rock, Electric, Ice, and Fairy moves. The dual-type Pokemon’s strongest moveset is Gust and Hurricane. It also has a good amount of CP with its Max CP reaching 3,781.

Yveltal Movesets

Pokémon Go Yveltal movesets
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The base stats of Yveltal consists of 250 attack points, 185 defense points, and 246 stamina points. Yveltal’s strongest moves include gusts and hurricane. These movesets have the highest total DPS and are also the best moveset combination while engaging in PVP battles.

Best counters against Yveltal in Pokémon Go 

Here is the list of the best counters that one can use against Yveltal and guarantee a win for themselves.

  • Manectric(Mega): Thunder Fang/Wild Charge 
  • Aerodactyl (Mega): Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Ampharos (Mega): Charge Beam/Zap Cannon 
  • Abomasnow (Mega): Powder Snow/Weather Ball 
  • Xurkitree: Spark/Discharge 
  • Zekrom: Charge Beam/Wild Charge 
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Fire Spin/Blast Burn
  • Thundurus (Therian): Volt Switch/Thunderbolt 
  • Rampardos: Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Rhyperior: Smack Down/Rock Wrecker 
  • Electivire: Thunder Shock/Wild Charge
  • Raikou: Thunder Shock/Wild Charge 
  • Latios (Mega): Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw 
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Standard): Ice Fang/Avalanche 
  • Terrakion: Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Gengar (Mega): Lick/Sludge Bomb 
  • Mamoswine: Powder Snow/Avalanche
  • Magnezone: Spark/Wild Charge 
  • Zapdos: Thunder Shock/Thunderbolt 
  • Latias (Mega): Charm/Outrage 
  • Blastoise (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon 
  • Altaria (Mega): Dragon Breath/Dazzling Gleam 
  • Beedrill (Mega): Bug Bite/Sludge Bomb 
  • Luxray: Spark/Wild Charge
  • Tyranitar: Smack Down/Stone Edge 
  • Tapu Koko: Volt Switch/Thunderbolt 
  • Weavile: Ice Shard/Avalanche
  • Pidgeot (Mega): Wing Attack/Brave Bird 
  • Glaceon: Frost Breath/Avalanche 
  • Lopunny (Mega): Pound/Hyper Beam 
  • Gyarados (Mega): Waterfall/Hydro Pump 
  • Charizard (Mega X): Fire Spin/Blast Burn 
  • Zacian (Hero): Quick Attack/Play Rough 
  • Togekiss: Charm/Dazzling Gleam 
  • Golem (Alola): Rock Throw/Wild Charge 
Pokémon Go Yveltal
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All the counters mentioned above for Yveltal offer a perfect combination of different movesets to take down different Pokemon. Yveltal has many eyebrow-raising charged moves at its disposal and its opponents receive a severe blow upon encounter. Make sure to use these movesets effectively to defeat your opponents.

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