Zamazenta Weakness, Best Moveset & Counters in Pokemon GO

In our Zamazenta Weakness, Best Moveset & Counters in Pokemon GO guide, we are going to give you all the information you’ll need to fight the Pokemon in Raids. We are going to cover which attacks do most damage to Zamazenta, and which Pokemon to use in the battles, as well as which moves it can have. So, without further ado, let’s get into it.

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Zamazenta Weakness, Best Moveset & Counters in Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO Zamazenta Best Moveset

Before we get to the weakness and best best counters for Zamazenta in Pokemon GO, let’s cover its best moveset first. Now, even though Zamazenta is a Fighting-type Pokemon, it has a truly stunning variety of different types of moves. There are many different potential builds that should work pretty well, depending on your needs. In our opinion, you should go for Close Combat (Fighting) as the charged attack and any quick attack that works for you. The options are Metal Claw (Steel), Snarl (Dark), Quick Attack (Normal) and Ice Fang (Ice). Obviously, there are more choices for the charged attack, too. Specifically, Iron Head (Steel), Crunch (Dark) and Moonblast (Fairy). So, yeah, go with whatever is best for you.

Zamazenta Weakness & Counters in Pokemon GO

So, now that we know the best moveset of Pokemon GO Zamazenta, time to get into its weakness and best counters. That’s really the meat of the matter here, right? Well, as it turns out, Zamazenta (at least the Hero version) has several exploitable weaknesses: Flying, Psychic and Fairy moves. All of these deal 160% damage. On the flip side, avoid Dark, Bug and Rock attacks, since they only deal about 63% damage. So, with all of that in mind, here are some suggestions on what to use when fighting Zamazenta in Raids.

  • Mewtwo (Shadow or regular) with Psycho Cut and Psystrike
  • Moltres (Shadow or regular) with Wing Attack and Sky Attack
  • Hoopa (Unbound) with Confusion and Psychic
  • Mega Latios (or regular, or Shadow) with Zen Headbutt and Psychic
  • Metagross (Shadow or regular) with Zen Headbutt and Psychic
  • Hoopa (Confined) with Confusion and Psychic
  • Ho-Oh (Shadow or regular) with Hidden Power and Brave Bird
  • Espeon with Confusion and Psychic
  • Togekiss with Charm and Dazzling Gleam
  • Lugia with Extrasensory and Aeroblast++
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