Pokémon Go: Best Movesets and Counters for Legendary Pokémon Uxie

Guide for the best counters against Uxie during Battle Raids!

Uxie is a legendary raid boss in Pokémon Go who is part of the Lake Trio consisting of Azelf and Mesprit. This is a legendary trio that was introduced in Generation 4. It is a greyish-blue fairy-like Pokémon with two long, leaf-like tails encrusted with red gems. It also has a yellow face and closed eyes if anyone sees its eyes the memory of that person gets wiped away. It is the strongest Pokémon from the Lake Trio so it’ll be the most difficult to defeat. In this Pokémon Go guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters using which one can defeat Uxie in the best way possible.

Uxie in Pokémon Go

Uxie is a Psychic-type Pokémon with a maximum CP of 2853 at level 50. It is vulnerable to Dark, Big, and Ghost-type attacks which can resist Fighting and Psychic-type counters. Even high-level players with the best counters are suggested to go in groups of four to eight players to win while low-level players will need to go in groups of nine to twenty players to have a winning chance.

Uxie Movesets

Pokémon Go Uxie counters
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The best moves from the moveset of Uxie are Confusion and Future Sight. Both of them have a combined DPS of 68.3 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 Extrasensory, Thunder, and Swift.

Best counters against Uxie in Pokémon Go

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

  • Gengar (Mega): Shadow Claw/Shadow Ball
  • Banette (Mega): Shadow Claw/Shadow Ball
  • Houndoom (Mega): Snarl/Foul Play
  • Absol (Mega): Snarl/Payback
  • Gyarados (Mega): Bite/Crunch
  • Scizor (Mega): Fury Cutter/X-Scissor
  • Alakazam (Mega): Psycho Cut/Shadow Ball
  • Beedrill (Mega): Bug Bite/X-Scissor
  • Sceptile (Mega): Fury Cutter/Frenzy Plant
  • Gardevoir (Mega): Charm/Shadow Ball
  • Salamence (Mega): Bite/Draco Meteor
  • Hydreigon: Bite/Brutal Swing
  • Giratina (Origin): Shadow Claw/Shadow Force
  • Ampharos (Mega): Volt Switch/Brutal Swing
  • Darkrai: Snarl/Shadow Ball
  • Swampert (Mega): Fire Spin/Blast Burn
  • Charizard (Mega Y): Fire Spin/Blast Burn
  • Chandelure: Hex/Shadow Ball
  • Gholdengo: Hex/Shadow Ball
  • Blastoise (Mega): Bite/Hydro Cannon
  • Gengar: Shadow Claw/Shadow Ball
  • Hoopa (Unbound): Astonish/Shadow Ball
  • Hoopa (Confined): Astonish/Shadow Ball
  • Pheromosa: Bug Bite/Bug Buzz
  • Manectric (Mega): Snarl/Wild Charge
  • Latios (Mega): Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw
  • Weavile: Snarl/Foul Play
  • Zoroark: Snarl/Foul Play
  • Charizard (Mega X): Fire Spin/Blast Burn
  • Zarude: Bite/Dark Pulse
  • Yveltal: Snarl/Dark Pulse
  • Mewtwo: Psycho Cut/Shadow Ball
  • Banette: Shadow Ball/Shadow Claw
  • Giratina (Altered): Shadow Claw/Shadow Force
Pokémon Go Uxie counters
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As it is the toughest legendary Pokémon which is a part of the Lake Trio, players will try to go into battle with boosts and favorable weather conditions even if they have the manpower and best counters with themselves to seal their victory against Uxie.

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