Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Wobbuffet

Guide for the best counters against Wobbuffet during Battle Raids!

Wobbuffet is a Tier 3 Raid Boss which is a tall cyan in a color blob-like creature. It has a black eye which has got eyes of its own. It also has flipper-like arms and a crooked expression which changes to a smile when it evolves into its next stage. Wobbuffet also walks on all four legs at its base. It is a bulky Pokémon and will need good counters to go against it and anything and everything won’t work against it. In this Pokémon Go guide, we will talk about the best ways and counters to defeat Wobbuffet in battle raids as quickly and easily as possible. 

Wobbuffet in Pokémon Go 

Wobbuffet is a Psychic Pokémon that has a maximum CP of 4950 and is vulnerable to Bug, Dark, and Ghost-type counters. Experienced players can choose to go solo against it if they have the right counters but newbies will need to go in groups of a minimum 2 or more players to stand a chance against it and it is a must to have the right counters with them as it is a lost cause otherwise.

Wobbuffet Movesets 

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The best moves from the moveset of Wobbuffet are Counter and Return. Both of them have a combined DPS of 63.3 and are also the best combination of moves that can be used in Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its moveset include Charm, Splash, and Psychic

Best counters against Wobbuffet in Pokémon Go 

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

  • Gengar (Mega): Shadow Claw/Shadow Ball 
  • Banette (Mega): Hex/Shadow Ball 
  • Absol (Mega): Snarl/Dark Pulse 
  • Beedrill (Mega): Bug Bite/X-Scissor 
  • Gyarados (Mega): Bite/Crunch 
  • Houndoom (Mega): Snarl/Foul Play 
  • Hydreigon: Bite/Brutal Swing 
  • Swampert (Mega): Mud Shot/Hydro Cannon 
  • Pheromosa: Bug Bite/Bug Buzz 
  • Blaziken (Mega): Fire Spin/Blast Burn 
  • Scizor (Mega): Fury Cutter/X-Scissor 
  • Gengar: Shadow Claw/Shadow Ball 
  • Pidgeot (Mega): Gust/Brave Bird 
  • Chandelure: Hex/Shadow Ball 
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Wing Attack/Blast Burn
  • Sceptile (Mega): Fury Cutter/Frenzy Plant
  • Weavile: Snarl/Foul Play 
  • Regigigas: Hidden Power/Giga Impact 
  • Sharpedo: Bite/Crunch 
  • Alakazam (Mega): Confusion/Shadow Ball 
  • Latios (Mega): Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw 
  • Manectric (Mega): Thunder Fang/Wild Charge 
  • Honchkrow: Snarl/Dark Pulse 
  • Blastoise (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon 
  • Absol: Snarl/Dark Pulse 
  • Yveltal: Snarl/Dark Pulse 
  • Darkrai: Snarl/Dark Pulse 
  • Bisharp: Snarl/Dark Pulse 
  • Hoopa (Unbound): Astonish/Dark Pulse 
  • Tyranitar: Bite/Crunch 
  • Scyther: Fur Cutter/Bug Buzz 
  • Vikavolt: Bug Bite/X-Scissor 
  • Ampharos (Mega): Charge Beam/Brutal Swing 
Pokémon Go Wobbuffet counters
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Wobbuffet is a bulky Psychic Pokémon with strong attacks so it is not an easy target unless players have got themselves the right counters and have some experience in battle raids too. Some Pokémon that should be included in one’s team are Pheromosa, Alakazam, and Gengar among others.

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