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Pokemon GO Boldore Counters and Best Moveset

What counters Boldore in Pokemon GO?

Updated: Feb 8, 2022 4:26 pm
Pokemon GO Boldore Counters and Best Moveset

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With the new rotation of February Raids comes an assortment of new Pokémon to the Raid rotations. That includes one of the beefiest and tankiest Pokemon out there, Boldore. A mid-evolution Pokemon which invlves into one of the tankiest Rock type Pokemon out there. As such, it can be a bit difficult to face in Raids, so if you’re looking for Counters to help, you’ve come to the right place. And, to top it off, we’ll show you what the best moveset for its evolution – Gigalith – is, so you can have a powerful addition to your Pokemon GO team.

Boldore is a Rock Pokémon which evolves from Roggenrola. It is vulnerable to Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water and Grass moves. Boldore’s strongest moveset is Smack Down & Solar Beam and it has a Max CP of 2,029. Boldore evolves into Gigalith.

“Its orange crystals are lumps of powerful energy. They’re valuable, so Boldore is sometimes targeted for them.”

Counter Pokémon Show

PokémonQuick moveMain moveEffective
 Zacian (Crowned Sword)  Metal Claw  Iron Head100%
 Metagross  Bullet Punch  Meteor Mash96%
 Lucario  Counter  Aura Sphere95%
 Urshifu (Rapid Strike)  Counter  Dynamic Punch92%
 Urshifu (Single Strike)  Counter  Dynamic Punch92%
 Zacian (Crowned Sword)  Metal Claw  Close Combat92%
 Lucario  Bullet Punch  Aura Sphere91%
 Kingler  Bubble  Crabhammer90%
 Landorus (Therian)  Mud Shot  Earthquake89%
 Conkeldurr  Counter  Dynamic Punch88%
 Breloom  Counter  Grass Knot88%
 Landorus (Therian)  Mud Shot  Earth Power87%
 Breloom  Counter  Dynamic Punch87%
 Kyogre  Waterfall  Hydro Pump86%
 Kyogre  Waterfall  Surf86%
 Excadrill  Mud-Slap  Earthquake86%
 Zarude  Vine Whip  Power Whip86%
 Excadrill  Metal Claw  Earthquake85%
 Kyurem (White)  Steel Wing  Focus Blast85%
 Machamp  Counter  Dynamic Punch85%

Gigalith Best Moveset

The best moves for Gigalith are Smack Down and Solar Beam when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.


  Smack Down16 dps
  Solar Beam36.7 dps


  Mud-Slap12.9 dps
  Solar Beam36.7 dps

Can Boldore / Gigalith be shiny?

Gigalith Shiny - Male & Female

You’re in luck, you can find a shiny Boldore in-game, and they look great to boot.

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