Best Shadow Mewtwo counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Mewtwo counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 41.781205.4413375.1s96.8
          2Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 43.46810.8119354.5s90.3
          3Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 49.89502.7930302.4s88.9
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 40.52676.9723384.3s81.9
          5Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 44.76486.2731336.8s81.3
          6Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 37.29711.4422419.7s77.9
          7Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *39.94571.1027386.1s77.7
          8TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 35.57791.6219422.9s77.3
          9HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *36.34729.2121421.4s76.9
          10Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 42.58417.4336352.9s75.4
          11Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 33.00858.6118468.3s74.5
          12Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *33.96728.1121450.3s73.1
          13Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 39.62433.8735383.3s72.1
          14GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 34.70630.6524436.2s71.6
          15Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 37.27502.3930404.4s71.4
          16DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 35.04597.5726443.5s71.2
          17PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 47.70233.8365318.6s71.0
          18Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 38.24427.4636402.4s69.9
          19Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 36.58475.9132416.3s69.5
          20ChandelureChandelureGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 36.89462.1433413.4s69.4
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Mewtwo in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Mewtwo 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 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, TDO, faints, and TTW.

          The top-ranked Shadow Mewtwo counter is Mega Tyranitar, followed by Shadow Tyranitar, Mega Gengar, and Mega Rayquaza. The table also includes Mega Banette, Mega Houndoom, Shadow Mewtwo, and Tyranitar, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Mewtwo type chart

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


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