Snorlax Counter Pokemon GO: 5 Best Options

Snorlax Counter Pokemon GO: 5 best options to whittle it down
Snorlax Counter Pokemon GO: 5 best options to whittle it down | Niantic Labs

Snorlax counter Pokemon GO is easily a cornerstone of Pokemon GO battling.

In its heyday, Snorlax was one of the most sought after gym defenders in Niantic Labs' mobile game. With a CP ceiling of 3225 and stamina of 330, its hit point total easily stretched to 272 and made it one of the longest surviving choices to place in a gym. Snorlax was commonly used to frustrate others or run out the challenge clock.

Below are some of the best choices to take it out.

Snorlax Counter Pokemon GO: 5 Best Options

1. Machamp

Machamp
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Machamp is a pure fighting-type and is commonly considered the top tier choice of its typing. It has a CP ceiling of 3056, attack stat of 234, defense of 159, and stamina of 207. Its hit point total is 175. Against Snorlax, its best moveset contains the quick move x and the charged move x.

Machamp is part of the original 151 of the first generation of Pokemon originating from the Kanto region. It is the final evolved form of Machop with a PokeDex number of 68.

2. Lucario

Lucario
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Lucario is a fighting and steel-type with a unique charged move. It has a CP ceiling of 2703, attack stat of 236, defense of 144, and stamina of 172. Its hit point total is 147.

Against Snorlax, its best moveset contains the quick move Counter and the exclusive charged move Aura Sphere.

Lucario hails from the Sinnoh region has part of Generation IV. It is the evolved form of Riolu and its PokeDex number is 448.

3. Breloom

Breloom
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Breloom is a grass and fighting-type. It has a CP ceiling of 2628, attack stat of 241, defense of 144, and stamina of 155. Its hit point total is 134. Against Snorlax, its best moveset contains the quick move Counter and the charged move Dynamic Punch.

Breloom is the evolved form of Shroomish, originally from the Hoenn region. It is part of Generation III with a PokeDex number of 286.

4. Hariyama

Hariyama
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Hariyama another pure fighting-type and the evolved form of Makuhita. It has a CP ceiling of 2829, attack stat of 209, defense of 114, and stamina of 302. Its hit point total is 250. It is another Pokemon originally part of Generation III from the Hoenn region.

Against Snorlax, its best moveset contains the quick move Counter and the charged move Dynamic Punch.

Its PokeDex number is 297.

5. Blaziken

Blaziken
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Blaziken is a fire and fighting-type and is the final evolved form of Torchic. It has a CP ceiling of 2848, attack stat of 240, defense of 141, and stamina of 190. Its hit point total is 162. It is yet another Pokemon originating from the Hoenn region as part of Generation III.

Against Snorlax, its best moveset contains the quick move Counter and the charged move Focus Blast.

Blaziken's PokeDex number is 257.