Pokemon Go Giratina Origin Forme Counters And Weaknesses: Best Moveset And How To Beat Giratina (Origin Forme) In Raids
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Pokemon Go Giratina Origin Forme Counters And Weaknesses: Best Moveset And How To Beat Giratina (Origin Forme) In Raids

Lloyd Coombes
24 October 2020

Prep your Dragon and Dark monsters!

Giratina (Origin Forme) is a tier 5 raid boss (and yes, there is supposed to be an "e" at the end), making it important to get your counters ready ahead of time.

Luckily, if you've got a decent squad of Dark and Dragon-type Pokemon, you'll have a good chance.

Giratina (Origin Forme) Counters

Giratina is a Ghost and Dragon-type monster that's boosted by Fog and Windy weather.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter it, but be warned – they aren't easy to come by.

  • Mega Houndoom - Snarl (Fast Move) + Foul Play (Charge Move)
  • Rayquaza - Dragon Tail (Fast Move) + Outrage (Charge Move)
  • Palkia - Dragon Tail (Fast Move) + Meteor (Charge Move)
  • Dragonite - Dragon Tail (Fast Move) + Outrage (Charge Move)
  • Salamence - Dragon Tail (Fast Move) + Draco Meteor (Charge Move)

For backup, we recommend Dialga, Togekiss, Zekrom, or Darkrai.

Giratina (Origin Forme) Counters

Giratina Origin Forme has a varied moveset that includes the following: Dragon Tail, Shadow Ball, Ominous Wind, Shadow Claw and Dragon Pulse.

From these, the best moveset for Giratina Origin Forme Includes Dragon Tail and Shadow Ball.

This combination has the best DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

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