Pokémon Go Raid Guide: Golurk’s Best Counters and Weaknesses

How do you defeat this Raid boss?

Golurk has joined the latest list of Raid bosses in Pokémon Go. Golurk is a Ground and Ghost-type Pokémon, which means it is weak to Ghost, Water, Grass, Ice, and Dark-type moves. Using Pokémon that match these typings will usually result in a victory against the Raid boss. Raid guides can help players going into battle with a difficult Raid boss, as players will know which typings are good and bad to bring into the fight and which moves to set up their Pokémon with in order to have the best chance of success.

How to beat Golurk in Pokémon Go

Golurk's Moveset

Quick Attacks:

  • Mud-Slap (Ground-type)
  • Astonish (Ghost-type)

Charged Attacks:

  • Shadow Punch (Ghost-type)
  • Dynamic Punch (Fighting-type)
  • Earth Power (Ground-type)

Related: Pokémon Go Raid Guide: Grotle's Best Counters and Weaknesses

Best Counters to use against Golurk in Pokémon Go

Chandelure

Quick Attack:

Hex

Charged Attack:

Shadow Ball

Gengar

Quick Attack:

Lick

Charged Attack:

Shadow Ball

Swampert

Quick Attack:

Water Gun

Charged Attack:

Hydor Cannon

Mewtwo

Quick Attack:

Psycho Cut

Charged Attack:

Shadow Ball

Mamoswine

Quick Attack:

Powder Snow

Charged Attack:

Avalanche

Feraligatr

Quick Attack:

Water Gun

Charged Attack:

Hydro Cannon

If none of the Pokémon listed above are available, then players should try to bring Pokémon into battle that have Ghost, Water, Grass, Ice, or Dark-type moves. This will give players the highest chance to defeat Golurk in battle. Players should also avoid using Pokémon that are Rock, Bug, Normal, Fighting, Poison, or Electric-type, as they will be vulnerable to Golurk's attacks in battle and will likely be quick to faint.

Interested in Pokémon Go Raid Guides and want to read more? Check out Pokémon Go Raid Guide: Tapu Bulu's Best Counters and Weaknesses on Pro Game Guides!

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