Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Umbreon

Guide for the best counters against Umbreon during Battle Raids!

Umbreon is a Tier 3 Raid Boss in Pokémon Go which has a sleek black body with four slender legs and crimson eyes. It has two pairs of pointed teeth on both the upper and lower jaw which become visible when it opens its mouth. It also has a bushy tail and pointed ears with yellow hands around them. It is a decent enough opponent so players will need just the right counters to fight it. In this guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters using which one can defeat Umbreon in Pokémon Go.

Umbreon in Pokémon Go

Umbreon is a pure Dark-type Pokémon with a maximum CP of 2416 at level 50. It is vulnerable to Bug, Fairy, and Fighting type counters and can resist counters from Ghost and Psychic types. It is a high bulk Pokémon which is why even high-experience players will need top tier Pokémon in their team to be able to defeat it all by themselves. If they don’t have the best options available, it’ll be safer to form allies with two or three players to be safe.

Umbreon Movesets

Pokémon Go Umbreon Counters
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The best moves from the moveset of Umbreon are Snarl and Foul Play. Both of them have a combined DPS of 55.1 and it is also the best combination of moves that can be used in Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its movepool include the likes of Feint Attack, Dark Pulse, and Psychic.

Best counters against Umbreon in Pokémon Go

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

  • Blaziken (Mega): Counter/Focus Blast
  • Gardevoir (Mega): Charm/Dazzling Gleam
  • Lopunny (Mega): Double Kick/Focus Blast
  • Pinsir (Mega): Bug Bite/X-Scissor 
  • Beedrill (Mega): Bug Bite/X-Scissor
  • Scizor (Mega): Fury Cutter/X-Scissor
  • Terrakion: Double Kick/Sacred Sword
  • Alakazam (Mega): Counter/Dazzling Gleam 
  • Sceptile (Mega): Fury Cutter/Frenzy Plant
  • Pheromosa: Bug Bite/Focus Blast
  • Lucario: Counter/Aura Sphere
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Wing Attack/Blast Burn
  • Salamence (Mega): Dragon Tail/Draco Meteor
  • Medicham (Mega): Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Conkeldurr: Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Machamp: Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Zapdos (Galarian): Counter/Close Combat 
  • Swampert (Mega): Mud Shot/Hydro Cannon
  • Volcarona: Bug Bite/Bug Buzz
  • Altaria (Mega): Dragon Breath/Dazzling Gleam
  • Breloom: Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Buzzwole: Counter/Superpower
  • Heracross: Counter/Megahorn
  • Hawlucha: Low Kick/Flying Press
  • Blaziken: Counter/Focus Blast
  • Togekiss: Charm/Aura Sphere
  • Xurkitree: Thunder Shock/Dazzling Gleam
  • Houndoom (Mega): Fire Fang/Flamethrower
  • Blastoise (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Latias (Mega): Charm/Outrage
  • Ampharos (Mega): Charge Beam/Focus Blast
  • Charizard (Mega X): Fire Spin/Blast Burn 
  • Sirfetch’d: Counter/Close Combat
Pokémon Go Umbreon Counters
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Players need to be a bit careful while fighting against Umbreon as it won’t be so easy to fight against. If players want to fight solo they’ll need the highest level Pokémon they have available to themselves of the right counters types to completely secure the victory.

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