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Pokemon GO: Persian Weakness & Counters

Learn all of the Pokemon that Persian has a Weakness 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. So to counter such Pokemon, we will need to find out their Weaknesses. One such Pokemon we are going to discuss today is Persian. Persian is a Normal Type. It is a good Pokemon with a solid moveset. In this guide, I will show you all of the Pokemon & Types that Persian has a Weakness as well as its Counters in Pokemon GO.

Persian Pokemon GO Weakness & Counters


persian weakness counters pokemon go

Typings, Strengths, & Weaknesses are universal in all Pokemon Games. Since Gardevoir is a Psychic & Fairy Type Pokemon, all Pokemon & Types that are strong against Fairy or Psychic Types will counter it.

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


From the above list, we can see that Pokemon with the Types that can deal 2x Damage are effective Counters to Persian. Pokemon like Machamp, the Hitmon Trio, Hariyama, etc. are the best Counters to Persian. They are all Fighting Type, which itself deals 2x Damage to Normal but they do not resist Normal Type Moves. If you want a pokemon that will completely shut Persian then use Lucario, Cobalion, or Terrakion. All of these Pokemon resist as well as deal double damage to Normal Types and will do the same with Persian. Lucario, Cobalion, & Terrakion are Persian’s biggest Weakness in Pokemon GO. Below are some of the Best Counters for Persian in Pokemon GO.

  • Lucario
  • Cobalion
  • Terrakion
  • Hariyama
  • Hitmonchan
  • Hitmonlee
  • Hitmontop
  • Machamp
  • Mankey
  • Mienshao
  • Zamazenta
  • Blaziken
  • Emboar
  • Gallade
  • Infernape
  • Toxicroak

Use any of these Pokemon to counter Persian, especially the Italicized ones in this guide. This was all about Persian’s Weakness in Pokemon GO. Hopefully, this guide has helped you. You can also check our other guides like How To Get Amaura in Pokemon GO.