Shadow Porygon2 Counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This guide displays a list of best Shadow Porygon2 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 Shadow Porygon2 Pokémon GO counters are Terrakion, Mega Rayquaza, Mega Blaziken, Keldeo (Ordinary Forme), Keldeo, Shadow Machamp, and Shadow Hariyama. These Pokémon perform best with the moves outlined below. We suggest a minimum group size of 2 - 5 Trainers to defeat Shadow Porygon2 in a 3-Star Raid.

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          Best counter 👑

          Official artwork of TerrakionTerrakion
          Double Kick / Sacred Sword
          #1
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega RayquazaMega Rayquaza
          Dragon Tail / Dragon Ascent
          #2
          Mega Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Mega BlazikenMega Blaziken
          Counter / Focus Blast
          #3
          Official artwork of Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)
          Low Kick / Sacred Sword
          #4
          Official artwork of KeldeoKeldeo
          Low Kick / Sacred Sword
          #5
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow MachampShadow Machamp
          Counter / Dynamic Punch
          #6
          Shadow Pokemon BackgroundOfficial artwork of Shadow HariyamaShadow Hariyama
          Counter / Dynamic Punch
          #7
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          Name
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          DPS
          TDO
          Faints
          TTW
          Score
          1.Thumbnail image of TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *30.02596.06161s54.9
          2.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 28.69690.35163s54.5
          3.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 30.57485.28164s53.4
          4.Thumbnail image of Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 30.06434.89170s51.5
          5.Thumbnail image of KeldeoKeldeoFightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 30.06434.89170s51.5
          6.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MachampShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 30.77390.510171s51.3
          7.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow HariyamaShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 29.81402.99174s50.4
          8.Thumbnail image of LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 28.09457.08178s49.3
          9.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 27.59384.210187s46.9
          10.Thumbnail image of ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 26.25442.19189s46.4
          11.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow ToxicroakShadow ToxicroakFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 28.20312.212194s45.8
          12.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow BlazikenShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 27.48312.712197s44.9
          13.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 24.99396.410201s43.6
          14.Thumbnail image of MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 25.19381.910201s43.6
          15.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow MewtwoShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut PsychicPsystrike *25.30373.910201s43.5
          16.Thumbnail image of CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *21.99645.46207s43.5
          17.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 26.62288.413206s43.0
          18.Thumbnail image of VirizionVirizionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *22.28560.57209s42.7
          19.Thumbnail image of Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *21.51632.86212s42.6
          20.Thumbnail image of Hisuian DecidueyeHisuian DecidueyePsychicPsycho Cut FightingAura Sphere 23.41450.78207s42.5
          21.Thumbnail image of HawluchaHawluchaFightingLow Kick FightingFlying Press 25.52318.912207s42.4
          22.Thumbnail image of HariyamaHariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 24.16390.510207s42.3
          23.Thumbnail image of BuzzwoleBuzzwoleFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 22.85469.18210s42.1
          24.Thumbnail image of BreloomBreloomFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 25.21318.712209s42.0
          25.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow SneaslerShadow SneaslerFightingRock Smash FightingClose Combat 25.05315.312211s41.7
          26.Thumbnail image of PheromosaPheromosaFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 27.15220.218220s41.4
          27.Shadow Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Shadow DragoniteShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail FightingSuperpower 23.06408.69213s41.2
          28.Mega Pokemon BackgroundThumbnail image of Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarDarkSucker Punch FightingFocus Blast 21.52514.87217s40.9
          29.Thumbnail image of Galarian ZapdosGalarian ZapdosFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 23.15385.910215s40.8
          30.Thumbnail image of Pirouette Forme MeloettaPirouette Forme MeloettaFightingLow Kick FightingClose Combat 22.52428.89215s40.8
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          Group size

          You need at least 2 Trainers to defeat a Shadow Porygon2 in a 3-Star Raid.

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          • Minimum group size: 2 Trainers
          • Optimal group size: 3 - 5 Trainers
          • Very easy with: 6+ Trainers
          • Probably impossible with less than 2 Trainers

          Shadow Porygon2 CP range from Raids

          Shadow Porygon2 can be caught with the following Combat Power after being defeated in Raids:

          • From 1418 CP to 1549 CP, with no weather boost
          • From 1772 CP to 1936 CP with Partly Cloudy weather boost

          Shadow Porygon2 weaknesses

          Shadow Porygon2 type chart

          When fighting Shadow Porygon2, keep in mind the that Normal-type Pokémon are weak to Fighting type moves. They take reduced damage from Ghost type moves.

          Takes increased damage
          FightingFighting160.0%
          Takes decreased damage
          GhostGhost39.1%

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

          Best move-types and weather for Shadow Porygon2 Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          Fighting234.0%
          • cloudyCloudy
          Dragon40.0%
          • windyWindy
          Psychic18.0%
          • windyWindy
          Dark18.0%
          • fogFog
          Ground16.0%
          • sunnySunny
          Fire14.0%
          • sunnySunny
          Water12.0%
          • rainRain
          Flying10.0%
          • windyWindy
          Steel8.0%
          • snowSnow
          Rock8.0%
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          Bug6.0%
          • rainRain
          Grass6.0%
          • sunnySunny
          Electric6.0%
          • rainRain
          Normal2.0%
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          Ice2.0%
          • snowSnow

          About our ranking methodology

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Porygon2 in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Porygon2 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.