Ghost Pokemon: What are the weaknesses and best counters for Giratina in Pokémon Go?

Giratina is a Legendary Ghost/Dragon-type Pokémon, and is one of the most sought after. Alongside Dialga and Palkia, it is a member of the Creation Trio. Giratina is now appearing in the five-star raids. It belongs to the Sinnoh region. With its intriguing movesets, it is one of the well known Pokemon. Giratina is the personification of anti-matter.

What are the best movesets of Giratina?

In Pokemon GO, Shadow Claw and Dragon Claw are the best movesets of Giratina. In the gyms, these moves can be used to take down the opponent Pokémon. Giratina also offers great deal of damage per second. Giratina is best used in PVP matches.

What are the weakness of Giratina?

Giratina is vulnerable to five different move types. This includes Dark, Dragon, Fairy, Ghost and Ice. Since, Giratina is a Dragon and Ghost-type Pokemon, you need to ensure that while trying to catch it, you weaken its powers by using the above listed moves in a raid battle.

What are the best counters for Giratina?

The counters trainers which can defeat Giratina in a battle are:

  • Rayquaza – Dragon Tail and Outrage combination
  • Dragonite – Dragon Tail and Outrage combination
  • Kyurem (Black) – Dragon Tail and Outrage combination
  • Darmanitan – Ice Fang and Avalanche combination
  • Houndoom (Mega) – Snarl and Foul Play combination
  • Palkia – Dragon Tail and Draco Meteor combination
  • Dialga – Dragon Breath and Draco Meteor combination
  • Salamence – Dragon Tail and Draco Meteor combination

Other Pokémon creatures can also be used to counter Girantina, but the above mentioned counters will be more effective. If you are not able to get hold of the counters listed above, use these:

  • Reshiram – Dragon Breath and Draco Meteor combination
  • Kyurem (White) – Dragon Breath and Blizzard combination
  • Gengar – Lick and Shadow Ball combination
  • Haxorus – Dragon Tail and Dragon Claw combination
  • Zekrom – Dragon Breath and Outrage combination
  • Darkrai – Snarl and Shadow Ball combination
  • Chandelure – Hex and Shadow Ball combination
  • Garchomp – Dragon Tail and Outrage combination.

No doubt Giratina is unique among legendary Pokemon because of its typing, Ghost/Dragon. But you can use these weaknesses and the counter trainers against Giratina to bring it down during raids and get hold of one of them in Pokemon Go.