Best Shadow Aerodactyl counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Aerodactyl counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *54.311890.39269.6s131.9
          2Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *48.941726.143105.8s119.3
          3Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *52.881336.39375.8s118.6
          4Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *48.201111.92492.3s105.6
          5Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *45.981250.03381.6s105.0
          6MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *43.631309.68390.1s102.1
          7Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *45.731117.83497.8s101.7
          8Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 48.40927.79476.7s101.3
          9XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 49.52818.54582.6s99.8
          10Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 42.241293.43391.9s99.4
          11Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 41.471350.13397.7s99.1
          12Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 49.76774.46577.8s98.8
          13Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 50.64728.80572.0s98.6
          14Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 50.41727.08572.1s98.2
          15Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 50.39718.21685.5s97.9
          16Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 47.57848.22589.2s97.7
          17KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *42.291203.90385.4s97.7
          18ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *43.651059.80497.1s96.9
          19Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 46.27889.46596.1s96.9
          20Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 47.66802.58584.2s96.5
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Aerodactyl type chart

          When fighting Shadow Aerodactyl, keep in mind the following that Rock and Flying-type Pokémon are weak to Electric, Ice, Rock, Steel, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Fire, Flying, Ground, Normal, and Poison type moves.


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