Best Shadow Dratini counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This table displays a list of best Shadow Dratini 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 and TDO.

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          Best performing move types

          • Dragon45.0%
          • Ice21.5%
          • Fairy18.0%
          • Psychic2.0%
          • Rock2.0%
          • Ghost2.0%
          • Ground1.5%
          • Dark1.5%
          • Normal1.5%
          • Bug1.0%
          • Electric1.0%
          • Steel1.0%
          • Fighting0.5%
          • Flying0.5%
          • Grass0.5%
          • Water0.5%
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 93.155360.02041.3s211.6
          2Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 77.184924.61049.6s179.0
          3Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *84.623251.77147.0s177.0
          4Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 76.734248.18050.3s172.9
          5Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 80.063497.12149.1s171.9
          6Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 79.973430.36149.2s171.1
          7Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 74.694087.71051.7s167.9
          8Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 68.604469.84055.7s159.8
          9PalkiaPalkiaDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 69.853819.11055.3s157.0
          10Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonDragonDragon Tail GroundPrecipice Blades *69.613776.52055.5s156.2
          11DialgaDialgaDragonDragon Breath DragonDraco Meteor 65.394796.90058.1s156.1
          12Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 73.413055.36153.8s156.0
          13RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 71.653249.55154.7s155.0
          14SalamenceSalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *70.033186.25155.9s151.6
          15Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 74.252454.18154.4s150.6
          16ZekromZekromDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 66.183623.21058.4s148.8
          17KyuremKyuremDragonDragon Breath IceGlaciate *67.263262.82157.9s147.5
          18GarchompGarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 66.263425.25158.5s147.2
          19DragoniteDragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 66.273358.97158.6s146.7
          20Exeggutor (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconExeggutor (Alola Shadow)DragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor *70.412647.60156.6s146.6
          21HaxorusHaxorusDragonDragon Tail DragonBreaking Swipe *69.412760.89157.1s146.2
          22Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 68.762828.26157.4s145.8
          23Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDragonDragon Tail *DragonOutrage 60.284675.27062.8s145.6
          24Shadow LatiasShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 66.673151.43158.6s145.5
          25ReshiramReshiramDragonDragon Breath DragonDraco Meteor 65.703296.67159.2s145.1
          26Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileIceIce Shard IceAvalanche 70.772230.98157.3s142.1
          27Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut FairyDazzling Gleam *67.172711.99158.9s141.9
          28Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut IceIce Beam 64.302805.46161.1s138.0
          29Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter DragonDragon Claw 64.412735.96161.2s137.5
          30BaxcaliburBaxcaliburDragonDragon Breath IceAvalanche 63.542863.83161.7s137.3
          31XerneasXerneasFairyGeomancy *FairyMoonblast 58.613857.93065.2s136.8
          32Galarian Standard DarmanitanGalarian Standard DarmanitanIceIce Fang IceAvalanche 65.882319.04160.9s135.3
          33Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardDragonDragon Breath *DragonDragon Claw 62.102869.64163.0s134.9
          34LatiosLatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 60.952994.84163.9s134.0
          35Shadow GyaradosShadow Pokémon iconShadow GyaradosDragonDragon Tail *DragonOutrage 60.173138.16164.4s134.0
          36Shadow GranbullShadow Pokémon iconShadow GranbullFairyCharm FairyPlay Rough 63.792263.45162.8s131.2
          37Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardDragonDragon Breath *DragonDragon Claw 60.052792.69165.1s130.6
          38Mega GlalieMega Pokémon iconMega GlalieIceFrost Breath IceAvalanche 61.532479.66164.3s129.9
          39MamoswineMamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 61.172400.97164.9s128.5
          40Mega AbomasnowMega Pokémon iconMega AbomasnowIcePowder Snow IceWeather Ball 57.403061.05167.4s128.4
          41Zacian (Hero)Zacian (Hero)DarkSnarl FairyPlay Rough 54.683490.82170.0s126.9
          42Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)DragonDragon Tail DragonDragon Pulse 52.624002.26072.0s126.5
          43Alolan ExeggutorAlolan ExeggutorDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor *58.642611.43166.9s126.4
          44Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw FairyMoonblast 59.502364.73166.6s125.3
          45Shadow Mr. RimeShadow Pokémon iconShadow Mr. RimeIceIce Shard IceTriple Axel 60.722182.31165.9s125.3
          46HydreigonHydreigonDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Pulse 56.962788.12168.4s125.2
          47GardevoirGardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 57.072766.34168.3s125.2
          48TogekissTogekissFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 54.383334.02170.5s125.1
          49LatiasLatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 55.393084.31169.7s125.0
          50TyrantrumTyrantrumDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 57.892493.32168.0s123.9
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          Shadow Dratini type chart

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


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

          About the results

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

          The top-ranked Shadow Dratini counter is Mega Rayquaza, followed by Mega Salamence, Shadow Salamence, and Mega Gardevoir. The table also includes Shadow Garchomp, Shadow Dragonite, Mega Latios, and Mega Latias, among others. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

          The most effective move-types to use against Shadow Dratini are:

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          About our ranking methodology

          When calculating the best counters for any Pokémon, our simulator takes into account various factors, such as the defender's typing and average DPS against each attacker, the weather's influence, energy left over from using charge moves, Shadow Pokémon attack and defense stat changes, and more. During the initial phase of simulations, we calculate DPS and TDO for each attacker that is currently available in the game, and then we continue to rank them.

          We use a ranking method developed by a Reddit user named /u/Elastic_Space, which is described in detail in this Reddit post. It is a fairly complicated, but very well thought-out mathematical model for predicting simulation results without actually running the simulations. It also correlates with field data almost too well not to be used.

          Our Time to Win (TTW) and Faint numbers are also estimated, and should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we do not account for factors like Friendship and Mega damage boost, they will differ from actual experience in the field.