Best Shadow Lapras counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Lapras counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *50.39735.25573.0s98.5
          2Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 40.081460.083109.3s98.5
          3Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 45.77954.75483.4s97.8
          4KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 45.02994.37488.3s97.6
          5TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *44.341040.14493.8s97.6
          6Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 45.80919.43480.3s97.0
          7Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 43.91989.53490.1s95.7
          8Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 41.711087.124104.3s94.2
          9XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 44.83871.70597.2s94.1
          10Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 38.781345.853104.1s94.1
          11Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 44.31888.615100.3s93.8
          12Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *47.02736.20578.3s93.5
          13Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 43.34907.65483.8s92.7
          14Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 45.66775.13584.9s92.7
          15Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 44.26832.56594.1s92.2
          16Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *39.271067.354108.7s89.7
          17LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 40.92932.49491.1s89.4
          18Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 43.81759.55586.7s89.4
          19ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *40.25974.49496.8s89.3
          20Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 42.00844.365100.5s88.9
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Lapras in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Lapras 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 Lapras 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 Lapras counter is Mega Sceptile, followed by Keldeo (Ordinary), Mega Blaziken, and Kartana. The table also includes Terrakion, Mega Diancie, Shadow Raikou, and Shadow Magnezone, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Lapras type chart

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


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