Best Shadow Kakuna counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Kakuna counters

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          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 123.0820620.301167.5s442.8
          2Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *110.0312923.761117.5s362.2
          3Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *96.4913750.301142.5s333.4
          4Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *99.5912489.801125.4s333.3
          5Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *103.4110630.531102.8s329.3
          6RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 94.2512996.601137.9s323.0
          7Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 91.1712826.631140.7s314.0
          8MewtwoMewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *91.5512301.711134.4s311.7
          9Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 89.5112908.081144.2s310.2
          10Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *82.3516480.971200.1s309.7
          11Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 92.4311602.721125.5s309.4
          12ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *86.9313279.701152.8s305.6
          13Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 78.2817932.001229.1s304.5
          14Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FlyingSky Attack *90.6811348.071125.1s303.3
          15Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 83.3314283.651171.4s301.5
          16LunalaLunalaPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 73.1920257.791276.8s298.5
          17Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FlyingBrave Bird 84.2513226.551157.0s298.2
          18Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 85.1112035.131141.4s293.5
          19Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 78.6814561.441185.1s290.2
          20ChandelureChandelureFireFire Spin FireOverheat 78.8214020.171177.9s287.8
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Kakuna in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Kakuna 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 Kakuna 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 Kakuna counter is Mega Rayquaza, followed by Shadow Mewtwo, Mega Y Charizard, and Mega Blaziken. The table also includes Mega Alakazam, Rayquaza, Mega Diancie, and Mewtwo, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Kakuna type chart

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


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