Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Voltorb

Guide for the best counters against Voltrob during Battle Raids!

Voltorb is a Tier 1 Raid Boss in Pokémon Go which looks like a large Poké Ball. Its top half is red while its bottom half is white. It is spherical and has no other features other than its eyes which makes it appear to be always angry. It’s one of the easiest raids out there for anyone as it is a Tier 1 boss. In this guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters using which one can defeat Voltorb in Pokémon Go.

Voltorb in Pokémon Go

Voltorb is a pure Electric-type Pokémon with a maximum boss CP of 3409. It is vulnerable to only Ground-type attacks and can resist counters from Flying, Water, Electric, and Steel-type attacks. Even though it has got just one counter type available against it, players still won’t be facing any problems in defeating Voltorb all by themselves as long as they bring their best Ground type Pokémon.

Voltorb Movesets

Pokémon Go Voltorb counters
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The best moves from the movesets of Voltorb are Spark and Thunderbolt. Both of them have a combined DPS of 48.7 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 movepool include Tackle, Discharge, Gyro Ball, and Signal Beam.

Best counters against Voltorb in Pokémon Go

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

  • Groudon (Primal): Mud Shot/Precipice Blades 
  • Gengar (Mega): Hex/Sludge Bomb
  • Swampert (Mega): Mud Shot/Hydro Cannon 
  • Alakazam (Mega): Psycho Cut/Future Sight 
  • Beedrill (Mega): Bug Bite/Sludge Bomb
  • Groudon: Mud Shot/Precipice Blades
  • Landorus (Therian): Mud Shot/Earthquake
  • Latios (Mega): Zen Headbutt/Luster Page
  • Blaziken (Mega): Counter/Blast Burn
  • Sceptile (Mega): Fury Cutter/Frenzy Plant
  • Blastoise (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Absol (Mega): Snarl/Dark Pulse
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Ember/Flamethrower
  • Gardevoir (Mega): Charm/Dazzling Gleam
  • Mamoswine: Mud-Slap/High Horsepower
  • Gyarados (Mega): Bite/Hydro Pump
  • Lopunny (Mega): Pound/Focus Blast
  • Venusaur (Mega): Vine Whip/Solar Beam
  • Salamence (Mega): Dragon Tail/Hydro Pump
  • Garchomp: Mud Shot/Earthquake
  • Banette (Mega): Shadow Claw/Shadow Ball
  • Charizard (Mega X): Ember/Overheat
  • Excadrill: Mud Shot/Drill Run
  • Latias (Mega): Dragon Breath/Must Ball
  • Aerodactyl (Mega): Rock Throw/Earth Power 
  • Houndoom (Mega): Fire Fang/Fire Blast
  • Rhyperior: Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Rhydon: Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Deoxys (Attack): Poison Jab/Dark Pulse
  • Pinsir (Mega): Bug Bite/X-Scissor
  • Golem: Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Donphan: Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Krookodile: Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Dugtrio (Alola): Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Hoopa (Unbound): Confusion/Psychic
Pokémon Go Voltorb counters
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Because of its low CP, any Pokémon which is of the best level in the player’s arsenal with the right type of counters will be good enough to take down Voltorb with ease.

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