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Can somebody tell me a Pokemon that can safely switch into primal groudon and beat it? I know there are tons of Pokemon that resist ground and fire.But most Primal![][1] groudons carry dragon claw and stone edge. Please. I hate that thing destroying my team in Ubers. Not Rayquaza as an answer please or Primal kyogre.Both of them actually suck against Primal Groudon.

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Greninja cannot switch in and Kyogre gets destroyed by a Precipice Blades after Stealth Rocks. Sorry I replied late.
Also Greninja cannot OHKO a Groudon with Grass Knot.

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Not Rayquaza as an answer please or Primal kyogre. Both of them actually suck against Primal Groudon.

252 Atk Choice Band Rayquaza Earthquake vs. 252 HP / 56+ Def Primal Groudon: 212-250 (52.4 - 61.8%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

252+ SpA Primal Kyogre Origin Pulse vs. 252 HP / 200 SpD Primal Groudon in Heavy Rain: 1348-1588 (333.6 - 393%) -- guaranteed OHKO


To be honest Primal Groudon is the best Pokemon in the game right now, however has a few counters which topple it sideways.

Lugia laughs at Earthquake and can stall it out with Roost, Toxic and Ice Beam. Multiscale seals the deal.

Mega Salamence joins in with the Ground laughter and also has good physical bulk so it can set up and KO Groudon. Also Intimidate renders Groudon less useful.

Ground Arceus Is not used often, but Judgement or Earthquake will send Groudon flying.

Water / Dragon Arceus run bulky sets, with Recover and Toxic. Can stall Groudon to death.

Rayquaza is a very good counter. With Air Lock it can hit Groudon with a water-type move and hit hard with Earthquake. Also it is part of the "Let's laugh at Earthquake Group"

Primal Kyogre can switch in and OHKO Groudon with whatever move it has, although it is rendered useless under the Desolate Land.

There are just some counters to Groudon, now don't get me wrong, he's probably the best Pokemon in Ubers, behind Normal-Arceus of course. He won't go down easy, but most of these Pokemon can take it down, some even comfortably.

Hope I helped!

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You're suggestions are good, but kyogre is destroyed by a Precipice Blades after Stealth Rock damage and Rayquaza can get predicted on the switch by Stone edge, Rock Slide and Dragon Claw.
Almost no Groudon run Dragon Claw, and if you are currently using, let's say Arceus, there is a 99% chance Groudon will use Precipice Blades for the more damage and Rayquaza can switch in. Kyogre are often ran with max speed and special attack, so they can outspeed Groudon.
252+ Atk Primal Groudon Precipice Blades vs. 4 HP / 0 Def Primal Kyogre: 118-139 (67 - 78.9%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

Blaziken Fury, what are you talking about...
I never said Kyogre 'DIES' on a Precipice Blades but after Stealth Rocks only has like 80-90% and Groudon can just switch out or maybe try to win the speed tie and kill Kyogre. I never said Kyogre cannot counter Groudon. It CAN, but even if it does kill Groudon easily it has to take lot of damage in return.
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