Best Shadow Bulbasaur counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

Looking for the best ways to take down Shadow Bulbasaur in Pokémon GO Raid Battles? Our guide has got you covered with a comprehensive list of the top Shadow Bulbasaur counters, including the highest DPS and tankiest options.

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          Best Shadow Bulbasaur counters

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          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 91.165820.64163.9s257.7
          2Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *83.452462.20259.0s194.5
          3Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *70.723779.31153.4s191.2
          4RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 70.263556.252101.2s187.4
          5Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *74.082763.11274.6s183.1
          6Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 65.923322.642100.8s175.6
          7Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *76.272093.48254.9s174.6
          8ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *63.003671.33158.3s174.1
          9Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FlyingSky Attack *67.132958.09288.1s173.0
          10Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FlyingBrave Bird 60.943550.762116.5s168.4
          11MewtwoMewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *68.822406.52269.9s167.3
          12Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 61.333346.792109.1s166.7
          13Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *61.063275.722107.3s165.2
          14HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *54.224617.79185.2s164.7
          15Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 64.812491.32276.9s161.4
          16Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 68.712018.78258.8s160.0
          17Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 56.973410.922119.7s158.5
          18Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 62.252586.86283.1s158.1
          19YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *58.613017.092103.0s157.0
          20Shadow LugiaShadow Pokémon iconShadow LugiaPsychicExtrasensory FlyingAeroblast *55.183563.562129.2s156.4
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Bulbasaur in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Bulbasaur down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          This table displays a list of best Shadow Bulbasaur counters in Pokémon GO with their Fast Attacks, Charged Attacks, DPS (damage per second), TDO (total damage output), faints, TTW (time to win), and score. The list is sorted by the score, which is calculated based on the DPS, TDO, faints, and TTW.

          The top-ranked Shadow Bulbasaur counter is Mega Rayquaza, followed by Shadow Mewtwo, Mega Y Charizard, and Rayquaza. The table also includes Mega Blaziken, Mega Latios, Mega Alakazam, and Reshiram, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Bulbasaur type chart

          When fighting Shadow Bulbasaur, keep in mind the following that Grass and Poison-type Pokémon are weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, and Psychic type moves. They take reduced damage from Electric, Fairy, Fighting, Water, and Grass type moves.


          Type chart shows the percentage (%) of damage taken from an incoming attack of a particular type.