Best Shadow Cubone counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Shadow Cubone counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *58.044865.77183.8s175.6
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 46.266618.661143.1s160.0
          3Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 44.596915.551155.1s157.4
          4Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *53.863751.12169.6s155.6
          5Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *51.103711.23172.6s149.2
          6Shadow GyaradosShadow Pokémon iconShadow GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 43.554661.441107.0s140.1
          7Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *47.663140.832131.8s135.8
          8KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *45.153121.422138.3s130.2
          9ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 41.613975.73195.6s130.1
          10Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 44.433250.832146.3s129.9
          11Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *44.303162.372142.8s128.8
          12KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 51.791975.66276.3s128.7
          13Shadow TangrowthShadow Pokémon iconShadow TangrowthGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 43.333266.122150.8s127.7
          14Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 52.191837.86270.4s127.1
          15Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *46.372538.212109.5s126.1
          16Shadow TorterraShadow Pokémon iconShadow TorterraGrassRazor Leaf GrassFrenzy Plant *42.833163.592147.7s125.6
          17Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 48.702139.71287.9s125.4
          18Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail WaterHydro Pump 35.465528.281155.9s125.3
          19Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *46.882390.452102.0s125.3
          20Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf IceTriple Axel 44.092729.322123.8s123.7
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Cubone in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Cubone 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 Cubone 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 Cubone counter is Primal Kyogre, followed by Mega Rayquaza, Shaymin (Sky), and Mega Sceptile. The table also includes Mega Swampert, Shadow Gyarados, Mega Blastoise, and Kyogre, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Cubone type chart

          When fighting Shadow Cubone, keep in mind the following that Ground-type Pokémon are weak to Grass, Ice, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Poison, Rock, and Electric type moves.


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