Pokémon Go Crustle Raid: Best Moveset, Counters, and Tips

Guide for the best counters against Crustle during Battle Raids!

Crustle is a Tier 3 Raid Boss in Pokémon Go. It is red and brown and looks like a crab with a large block of stone on its back which looks like a sedimentary rock. The rock is striped with several shades of orange and brown. It is a decent opponent who won’t be so hard to fight with but you’ll still need the right counters to have a smooth victory. So in this Pokémon Go guide, we are going to talk about the best ways and counters against Crustle to finish this raid easily.

Crustle in Pokémon Go

Crustle is a dual-type Bug and Rock Pokémon with a maximum CP of 2874 at level 50. It is vulnerable to Rock, Steel, and Water-type attacks. If you are a high-level player with optimal counters, you’ll be able to fight against Crustle all by yourself. But if you are inexperienced or with less ideal counters, you should go into battle with no less than two trainers to be on the safe side.

Crustle Moveset

Pokémon Go Crustle moveset
Image via Niantic

The best moves from the moveset of Crustle are Smack Down and Rock Slide. Both of them have a combined DPS of 51.6. it is also the best combination of moves that can be used in Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent options from its moveset include Fury Cutter, X-Scissor, and Rock Blast.

Best counters against Crustle in Pokémon Go

Here’s the list of the best counters that you can use against Crustle to guarantee the win for yourself.

  • Kyogre (Primal): Waterfall/Origin Pulse
  • Swampert (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Diancie (Mega): Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Blastoise (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Metagross: Bullet Punch/Meteor Mash
  • Rayquaza (Mega): Dragon Tail/Dragon Ascent
  • Tyranitar (Mega): Smack Down/Stone Edge
  • Kyogre: Waterfall/Origin Pulse
  • Gyarados (Mega): Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Dialga: Metal Claw/Iron Head
  • Aggron (Mega): Iron Tail/Meteor Beam
  • Aerodactyl (Mega): Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Rhyperior: Smack Down/Stone Edge
  • Rampardos: Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Empoleon: Metal Claw/Hydro Cannon
  • Terrakion: Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Melmetal: Thunder Shock/Double Iron Bash
  • Excadrill: Metal Claw/Iron Head
  • Swampert: Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Scizor (Mega): Bullet Punch/Iron Head
  • Greninja: Water Shuriken/Hydro Cannon
  • Tyrantrum: Rock Throw/Meteor Beam
  • Kingler: Bubble/Crabhammer
  • Jirachi: Charge Beam/Doom Desire
  • Groudon (Primal): Mud Shot/Precipice Blades
  • Samurott: Fury Cutter/Hydro Cannon
  • Steelix (Mega): Iron Tail/Heavy Slam
  • Feraligatr: Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Genesect (Shock Drive): Metal Claw/Magnet Bomb
  • Genesect (Normal Drive): Metal Claw/Magnet Bomb
  • Genesect (Douse Drive): Metal Claw/Magnet Bomb
  • Genesect (Chill Drive): Metal Claw/Magnet Bomb
  • Genesect (Burn Drive): Metal Claw/Magnet Bomb
  • Gigalith: Smack Down/Meteor Beam
Pokémon Go Crustle counters
Image via Niantic

Chansey would be pretty easy to defeat if you use your best options from the list provided above. But if you are confused about which Pokémon to include in your team, mega evolutions such as Mega Blastoise and Mega Swampert are always good options to choose from.

What are your thoughts about our guide on Crustle counters in Pokémon Go? Let us know in the comments below!

For more Mobile Gaming news and updates, join our WhatsApp groupTelegram Group, or Discord server. Also, follow us on InstagramTwitter, and Google News for quick updates.

Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Related Articles

Back to top button