Best Shadow Skarmory counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Shadow Skarmory counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *38.331150.134120.0s89.7
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *41.32726.70587.9s84.6
          3Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 31.961517.183142.4s83.9
          4Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 33.491181.584141.1s81.6
          5ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *33.821106.204130.8s80.9
          6ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *31.291383.283132.6s80.7
          7XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 34.021038.374122.1s80.0
          8Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 33.311088.584130.7s79.6
          9Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 34.70926.374106.8s78.9
          10Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 32.701102.624134.9s78.8
          11HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *29.211506.913154.8s78.3
          12Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *33.13998.214120.5s77.6
          13Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 33.38925.374110.9s76.6
          14Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FireOverheat 34.15830.355121.6s75.8
          15Shadow LuxrayShadow Pokémon iconShadow LuxrayElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 32.41871.675134.5s73.8
          16Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch ElectricZap Cannon 28.781242.333129.5s73.8
          17Thundurus (Therian)Thundurus (Therian)ElectricVolt Switch ElectricThunderbolt 30.82999.664129.7s73.6
          18MagnezoneMagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 26.661483.793167.0s72.8
          19Shadow CharizardShadow Pokémon iconShadow CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *33.71713.366127.0s72.3
          20Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *38.32484.288101.1s72.2
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Skarmory type chart

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


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