Archen Pokemon Go Counters

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The best Archen Pokemon Go counters are ice and steel type Pokemon. Here is a breakdown of all the Archen hard counters from best to worst.

Archen Pokemon Go Counters


  • Metagross (Steel Type - Bullet Punch and Meteor Mash)
  • Rampardos (Rock Type - Smack Down and Rock Slide)
  • Deoxys (Electric Type - Charge Beam and Zap CannonThunderbolt
  • Kingle (Water Type - Bubble and Crabhammer)
  • Kyogre (Water Type - Waterfalll and Hydro Pump)
  • Electivire (Electric Type - Thunder Shock and Wild Charge)
  • Dialga (Steel Type - Metal Claw and Iron Head)


  • Raikou (Electric Type - Thunder Shock and Wild Charge)
  • Magnezone (Water Type - Waterfall and Blizzard)
  • Mamoswine (Ice Type - Powder Snow and Avalanche)
  • Weavile (Ice Type - Ice Shard and Avalanche)
  • Luxray (Electric Type - Spark and Wild Charge)
  • Magnezone (Electric Type - Charge Beam and Wild Charge)
  • Glaceon (Ice Type - Frost Breath and Avalanche)


  • Crawdaunt (Water Type - Waterfall and Crabhammer)
  • Zapdos (Electric Type - Charge Beam and Zap Cannon)
  • Sharpedo (Water Type - Waterfall and Hydro Pump)
  • Swampert (Water Type - Water Gun and Hydro Cannon)
  • Gyarados (Water Type - Waterfull and Hydro Pump)
  • Jolteon (Electric Type - Thunder Shock and Thunderbolt)
  • Golem (Rock Type - Rock Throw and Wild Charge)