Best Shadow Forretress counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Shadow Forretress counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *65.572692.62282.1s166.0
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *68.612153.85262.8s162.4
          3ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *58.362132.03273.1s143.5
          4Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FireOverheat 58.911965.25266.7s141.6
          5Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *57.211925.34267.3s137.8
          6Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *62.561418.89368.0s136.5
          7Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 57.641781.39392.7s135.9
          8Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FireSacred Fire *51.912318.12289.3s134.2
          9Shadow CharizardShadow Pokémon iconShadow CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *57.241662.32387.1s132.9
          10Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceFireFire Fang FireFire Blast 46.992600.472110.7s128.2
          11Shadow InfernapeShadow Pokémon iconShadow InfernapeFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *57.811344.00369.7s126.9
          12Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot FireFire Punch *47.422427.292102.4s126.8
          13HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *51.771839.26271.1s126.4
          14Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomFireFire Fang FireFlamethrower 54.611550.81385.2s126.1
          15Shadow TyphlosionShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyphlosionFireIncinerate FireBlast Burn *56.721338.38370.8s125.0
          16VolcaronaVolcaronaFireFire Spin FireOverheat 51.411731.003101.0s123.8
          17MoltresMoltresFireFire Spin FireOverheat 49.071942.24279.2s123.1
          18Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceFireFire Fang FireFire Blast 50.931681.03399.0s122.1
          19Shadow ArcanineShadow Pokémon iconShadow ArcanineFireFire Fang FireFlamethrower 53.161336.09375.4s119.0
          20Standard DarmanitanStandard DarmanitanFireFire Fang FireOverheat 53.551293.93372.5s118.7
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Forretress in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Forretress 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 Forretress 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 Forretress counter is Mega Y Charizard, followed by Mega Blaziken, Reshiram, and Shadow Moltres. The table also includes Mega X Charizard, Shadow Blaziken, Shadow Entei, and Shadow Ho-Oh, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Forretress type chart

          When fighting Shadow Forretress, keep in mind the following that Bug and Steel-type Pokémon are weak to Fire type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Dragon, Fairy, Ice, Normal, Psychic, Steel, Grass, and Poison type moves.


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