Armored Shadow Mewtwo Counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This guide displays a list of best Armored Shadow Mewtwo 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. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

Best Armored Shadow Mewtwo Pokémon GO counters are Mega Tyranitar, Shadow Tyranitar, Mega Gengar, Mega Rayquaza, Mega Banette, Shadow Mewtwo, and Hydreigon. These Pokémon perform best with the moves outlined below. We suggest a minimum group size of 5 - 11 Trainers to defeat Armored Shadow Mewtwo in a 5-Star Raid.

CogSimulation settings

          Best counter 👑

          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega TyranitarMega Tyranitar
          Bite / Brutal Swing
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow TyranitarShadow Tyranitar
          Bite / Brutal Swing
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega GengarMega Gengar
          Lick / Shadow Ball
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega RayquazaMega Rayquaza
          Dragon Tail / Dragon Ascent
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega BanetteMega Banette
          Shadow Claw / Shadow Ball
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow MewtwoShadow Mewtwo
          Psycho Cut / Shadow Ball
          Official artwork of HydreigonHydreigon
          Bite / Brutal Swing
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 20.59543.327839s39.9
          2.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow TyranitarShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 21.44364.941864s38.0
          3.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 23.66277.254851s37.3
          4.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 18.56428.335949s35.0
          5.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 21.00288.751922s34.9
          6.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MewtwoShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *18.35359.641985s33.4
          7.Thumbnail image of HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *17.54408.5361003s33.1
          8.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 18.01332.6451014s32.4
          9.Thumbnail image of TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 17.66358.7411017s32.4
          10.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 15.89511.0291062s32.0
          11.Thumbnail image of Origin Forme GiratinaOrigin Forme GiratinaGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *16.42438.1341051s31.9
          12.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 17.50322.7461043s31.5
          13.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 17.50304.1491055s31.1
          14.Thumbnail image of GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 16.23387.4381079s30.8
          15.Thumbnail image of DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 16.66336.3441079s30.6
          16.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ChandelureShadow ChandelureGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 21.36238.862954s30.3
          17.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 15.71400.1371105s30.2
          18.Thumbnail image of Hoopa UnboundHoopa UnboundGhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 15.68377.6391116s29.8
          19.Thumbnail image of Hoopa ConfinedHoopa ConfinedGhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 16.07342.9431109s29.8
          20.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf GhostShadow Ball 15.79346.5431124s29.5
          21.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow CursolaShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 19.83246.0601001s29.3
          22.Thumbnail image of GuzzlordGuzzlordDarkSnarl DarkBrutal Swing 14.82396.5371164s28.8
          23.Thumbnail image of YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 14.50430.1341175s28.8
          24.Thumbnail image of MewtwoMewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *15.11353.2421163s28.5
          25.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricCharge Beam DarkBrutal Swing 15.77297.0501154s28.4
          26.Thumbnail image of ZarudeZarudeDarkBite DarkDark Pulse 14.15432.9341200s28.2
          27.Thumbnail image of LunalaLunalaFlyingAir Slash GhostShadow Ball 13.91449.0331212s28.1
          28.Thumbnail image of Altered Forme GiratinaAltered Forme GiratinaGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *13.89437.6341218s27.9
          29.Thumbnail image of GiratinaGiratinaGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *13.89437.6341218s27.9
          30.Thumbnail image of Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *14.30363.6411215s27.5
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          Group size

          You need at least 5 Trainers to defeat a Armored Shadow Mewtwo in a 5-Star Raid.

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          • Minimum group size: 5 Trainers
          • Optimal group size: 7 - 11 Trainers
          • Very easy with: 12+ Trainers
          • Probably impossible with less than 5 Trainers

          Armored Shadow Mewtwo CP range from Raids

          Armored Shadow Mewtwo can be caught with the following Combat Power after being defeated in Raids:

          • From 1677 CP to 1821 CP, with no weather boost
          • From 2096 CP to 2276 CP with Windy weather boost

          Armored Shadow Mewtwo weaknesses

          Armored Shadow Mewtwo type chart

          When fighting Armored Shadow Mewtwo, keep in mind the that Psychic-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Dark, and Ghost type moves. They take reduced damage from Fighting and Psychic type moves.

          Takes increased damage
          Takes decreased damage

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

          Best move-types and weather for Armored Shadow Mewtwo Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          • fogFog
          • fogFog
          • rainRain
          • windyWindy
          • rainRain
          • snowSnow
          • windyWindy
          • windyWindy
          • rainRain
          • sunnySunny
          • sunnySunny
          • sunnySunny
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          • cloudyCloudy

          About our ranking methodology

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

          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 attacks, 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. Reddit

          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.