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Groudon Pokemon GO: Evolution, Moveset, Counters, & More

Here is all you need to know about Groudon in Pokemon GO from this guide.

Pokemon GO is an AR adaption of the main series of Pokemon games. There are a lot of Pokemon in the which stand stronger than most. Although that is true, some are caught for different reasons like cuteness, Inventory completion, etc. Groudon is not one of those Pokemon that falls under this. Groudon is a Legendary Pokemon from the Hoenn region. It is a part of the Super-Ancient Pokémon Trio, commonly known as the Weather Trio, with Kyogre & Rayquaza. Groudon is very powerful and can prove to be a problem. In this guide, I will show everything you need to know about Groudon from its Evolution & Movesets to Counters & Best Use in Pokemon GO.

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Groudon belongs to the Weather Trio. It is Ground-Type which is a solid Typing. Although this Pokemon is a pure Ground-Type, it can deal with its counters easily. Groudon’s PokeDex entry states, “Groudon is said to be the personification of the land itself. Legends tell of its many clashes against Kyogre, as each sought to gain the power of nature.”. Groudon has no Evolutions in Pokemon GO. However, it does have another form where it undergoes Primal Reversion and becomes Primal Groudon. This only occurs in the Main Series Games of Pokemon.

All Possible Moves of Groudon


  • Fast attacks
    • Dragon Tail
    • Mud Shot
  • Charged attacks
    • Earthquake
    • Fire Blast
    • Solar Beam
    • Fire Punch(Through Elite TM)

Among these Mobves, having Dragon Tail & Earthquake or Mud Shot & Fire Blast are the best set of Moves for Groudon.

All Counters to Groudon


As mentioned before, Groudon is a pure Ground Type. As such, all Pokemon with a Type that counters Ground will counter Groudon. This is the list of interactions with the Ground-Type as well as Groudon in Pokemon GO.

  • Groudon takes 2x Damage from:
    • Grass
    • Ice
    • Water
  • You can do 1x Damage to it using these types:
    • Bug
    • Dark
    • Dragon
    • Fairy
    • Fighting
    • Fire
    • Flying
    • Ghost
    • Ground
    • Normal
    • Psychic
    • Steel
  • Groudon takes 1/2x Damage from:
    • Poison
  • And finally, it takes 0x damage from:
    • Electric

From the above list, we can see that Pokemon with the Types that can deal 2x Damage are effective Counters to it. Pokemon like Lapras, Ludicolo, & Abomasnow are the best Counters to Groudon in Pokemon GO. Below are some of the Best Counters for Groudon in Pokemon GO.


  • Lapras
  • Kyogre
  • Ludicolo
  • Abomasnow
  • Walrein
  • Regice
  • Articuno
  • Cloyster
  • Swampert
  • Suicune
  • Samurott
  • Meganium
  • Celebi
  • Tropius
  • Gyarados

When to use Groudon in Pokemon GO?

Groudon is a pure Ground-Type. As such it is best used to fight against Poison, Rock, Steel, Fire, & Electric types. It is especially good against Electric Types as it is Immune to them and deals 2x damage. So the next time you face a strong Electric, Poison, & Rock Raid Boss (Pokemon), bring it along. Pokemon that are hard countered by it are:

  • Nihilego
  • Alolan Golem
  • Tyranitar
  • Aggron
  • Bastiodon
  • Rhyperior
  • Probopass
  • Gigalith
  • Steelix
  • Scizor
  • Registeel
  • Dialga
  • Heatran
  • Excadrill
  • Klinklang
  • Melmetal
  • Perrserker
  • Arcanine
  • Ninetales
  • Flareon
  • Magcargo
  • Entei
  • Camerupt
  • Torkoal
  • Reshiram
  • Simisear
  • Darmanitan
  • Salazzle

This was all about Groudon in Pokemon GO. Hopefully, this guide has helped you. You can also check our guides like  Mega Aerodactyl Counter Guide in Pokemon GO