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Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for legendary Pokémon Zekrom

Guide for the best counters against Zekrom during Battle Raids!

Zekrom is a Tier 5 Raid Boss which is black in color, large in size, and has a dragon-like appearance. It has an upright body and looks like a humanoid. It also has piercing red eyes along with black skin which looks like armor. Its tail looks like a generator and its black mane ends in a tip. It is a decent opponent which can’t be taken lightly under any circumstances. In this Pokémon Go guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters to defeat Zekrom quickly and easily.

Zekrom in Pokémon Go 

Zekrom is a dual-type Dragon and Electric Pokémon with a maximum boss CP of 53394. It is vulnerable to Dragon, Ground, Ice, and Fairy type attacks. Its variety of countering options makes it possible for the players to stand a chance against it. But still, no one should try to battle against it all by themselves as that would be foolish and experienced players can go in teams of 3 to 5 players while inexperienced ones should go in teams of 6 to 10 players to stand a chance.

Zekrom Movesets

Pokémon Go Zekrom Counters
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The best moves from the moveset of Zekrom are Charge Beam and Wild Charge. Both of them have a combined DPS of 50.2. It is also the best combination of moves that can be used in Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its moveset include Dragon Breath, Outrage, Crunch, and Flash Cannon amongst other strong moves.

Best counters against Zekrom in Pokémon Go 

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

  • Latios (Mega): Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw 
  • Latias (Mega): Dragon Breath/Outrage 
  • Swampert (Mega): Mud Shot/Earthquake 
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw 
  • Sceptile (Mega): Fury Cutter/Dragon Claw 
  • Glalie (Mega): Frost Breath/Avalanche 
  • Abomasnow (Mega): Powder Snow/Weather Ball 
  • Ampharos (Mega): Charge Beam/Dragon Pulse
  • Alakazam (Mega): Confusion/Dazzling Gleam 
  • Altaria (Mega): Dragon Breath/Dazzling Gleam 
  • Zekrom: Dragon Breath/Outrage 
  • Gengar (Mega): Lick/Shadow Ball 
  • Rayquaza: Dragon Tail/Outrage 
  • Reshiram: Dragon Breath/Draco Meteor 
  • Garchomp: Dragon Tail/Draco Meteor 
  • Palkia: Dragon Tail/Draco Meteor 
  • Gyarados (Mega): Dragon Tail/Outrage 
  • Dialga: Dragon Breath/Draco Meteor 
  • Haxorus: Dragon Tail/Dragon Claw 
  • Salamence: Dragon Tail/Outrage 
  • Dragonite: Dragon Breath/Outrage 
  • Banette (Mega): Shadow Claw/Dazzling Gleam 
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw 
  • Mamoswine: Mud-Slap/Avalanche 
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Standard): Ice Fang/Avalanche 
  • Groudon: Dragon Tail/Earthquake 
  • Latios: Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw 
  • Blaziken (Mega): Counter/Focus Blast 
  • Landorus (Therian): Mud Shot/Earthquake 
  • Steelix (Mega): Dragon Tail/Earthquake 
  • Excadrill: Mud-Slap/Drill Run 
  • Aerodactyl (Mega): Rock Throw/Earth Power 
  • Lopunny (Mega): Pound/Hyper Beam
  • Kyurem: Dragon Breath/Draco Meteor 
  • Houndoom (Mega): Snarl/Foul Play 
Pokémon Go Zekrom Counters
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Zekrom is a very tough opponent to fight against and players should set their team depending on their manpower. If they have a lot of players in their team, they can use Pokémon like Dialga and Excadrill. If they have only a few players in their team, then they should try to use Dragon-type Pokémon against Zekrom to defeat it as quickly as possible.

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