Best Shadow Houndour counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Houndour counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *94.425294.08156.1s258.4
          2Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *93.645250.53156.1s256.2
          3Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 86.703770.73143.5s222.7
          4Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *83.734046.94148.3s220.8
          5Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 85.183722.62143.7s219.0
          6Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 72.685734.22178.9s216.6
          7TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *79.744333.92154.4s216.5
          8Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorGroundMud-Slap RockRock Wrecker *82.593367.15281.5s208.7
          9Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 71.724862.18167.8s205.8
          10Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 78.043682.52147.2s204.5
          11Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *77.793418.21287.9s200.3
          12Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 74.023937.21153.2s199.9
          13Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *79.233075.35277.6s197.8
          14Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 72.163792.59152.6s194.3
          15Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 81.162564.47263.2s192.4
          16KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *73.363378.41292.1s191.1
          17Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 74.743036.44281.3s188.7
          18Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 85.861997.46246.5s188.6
          19Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *77.442607.72267.3s186.5
          20GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *73.102935.24280.3s184.0
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Houndour in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Houndour 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 Houndour 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 Houndour counter is Primal Kyogre, followed by Primal Groudon, Mega Blaziken, and Mega Swampert. The table also includes Mega Diancie, Mega Tyranitar, Terrakion, and Shadow Rhyperior, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Houndour type chart

          When fighting Shadow Houndour, keep in mind the following that Dark and Fire-type Pokémon are weak to Fighting, Ground, Rock, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Dark, Fire, Ghost, Grass, Ice, Steel, and Psychic type moves.


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