Best Giratina Counter

Pokemon GO: Top 10 Best Counters Against The Legendary Giratina

Pokemon GO has announced Halloween Event 2018 and one of the features of the event is the Giratina Raids. If you’re planning to take down Giratina, here are the best Pokemon counter to Giratina.

Legendary Giratina is a Dragon/Ghost-type Pokemon which makes him a very powerful Pokemon. In fact, it could become the most challenging Raid battles in the current meta of the game.

Pokemon GO Legendary Giratina
Pokemon GO Legendary Giratina

Legendary Giratina Best Counters

While this is a strong Legendary Pokemon, it also has the weaknesses that we can exploit to easily take it down.

10. Rayquaza

This is the best and strongest counter that you can use against Giratina. Make sure to use Rayquaza with Dragon Tail and Outrage.

9. Dragonite

Dragonite is categorized as a great counter for Giratina. Dragonite with Dragon Tail and Outrage are the best combo for this raid battle.

8. Salamence

Similar to Dragonite, Salamence is also categorized as a great counter. Salamence with Dragon Tail and Draco Meteor is the best move set to take down Giratina.

7. Gengar

Another Generation 1 Pokemon that can also take down Giratina is Gengar. Use a Gengar with Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball if you’re planning to raid Giratina.

6. Mewtwo

Let’s add the powerhouse of Generation 1 Pokemon. Mewtwo equipped with Confusion and Shadow Ball is the best choice to do raids.

5. Latios

Latios with a move set of Dragon Breath and Dragon Claw is another great addition to beat the current Legendary Raid Boss.

4. Tyranitar

Generation 1 really has a good number of counters. Tyranitar with Bite and Crunch is a Pokemon you want to use against the Legendary Giratina.

3. Banette

Equipped with Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball moves, Banette can be useful during the raid battle.

2. Jynx

Let’s not forget Jynx with Frost Breath and Avalanche on the list. I’m pretty sure that Jynx will be useful if all of your Pokemon already fainted in the battle.

1. Exeggutor Alolan Form

Last but not the least is Exeggutor Alolan Form. It’s Dragon Tail and Dragon Pulse combo can really hurt any Legendary Pokemon in the Raid Battles.

In addition to the list above, there are still lots of options to counter the Legendary Giratina such as Latias, Absol, Groudon, Giratina, and more

If you’re picking the best line-up to take down the Raid Boss, make sure that all of them are equipped with the right move-set and has a full health.

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