Best Shadow Dragonair counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Shadow Dragonair counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 67.382521.60274.8s166.7
          2Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *55.442314.14283.5s140.9
          3Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *61.751526.63374.2s137.7
          4Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 55.092075.61275.4s136.5
          5Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 58.301687.22386.8s135.2
          6Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 58.121610.04383.1s133.3
          7Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 54.311941.85271.5s132.8
          8Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 49.662129.93285.8s127.1
          9Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonDragonDragon Tail GroundPrecipice Blades *49.741978.13279.5s124.9
          10DialgaDialgaDragonDragon Breath DragonDraco Meteor 46.902332.59299.5s124.6
          11Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 53.741447.15380.8s122.4
          12RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 52.041526.18388.0s121.1
          13PalkiaPalkiaDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 49.791732.213104.4s120.9
          14Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 54.641247.30368.5s119.4
          15SalamenceSalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *50.901496.69388.2s118.5
          16ZekromZekromDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 48.201709.503106.4s117.6
          17GarchompGarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 48.081653.863103.2s116.4
          18KyuremKyuremDragonDragon Breath IceGlaciate *48.991546.07394.7s116.1
          19Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDragonDragon Tail *DragonOutrage 43.402195.982101.2s115.7
          20DragoniteDragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 48.001579.49398.7s115.0
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Dragonair in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Dragonair 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 Dragonair 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 Dragonair 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 type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Dragonair type chart

          When fighting Shadow Dragonair, 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.