Best Shadow Sceptile counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Sceptile counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 66.032100.70161.4s156.8
          2Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *49.851571.32281.4s118.1
          3RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 51.371281.24281.3s114.8
          4Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *53.68986.51381.7s111.1
          5Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FlyingSky Attack *47.831225.47287.0s107.6
          6Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FlyingBrave Bird 42.351451.77294.9s102.5
          7YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *41.481348.89297.5s99.1
          8ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *44.411067.23394.6s98.3
          9Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *PoisonSludge Bomb 45.98878.68494.7s96.1
          10Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *44.16977.70396.3s95.8
          11Mega PidgeotMega Pokémon iconMega PidgeotFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 42.581077.72397.9s95.5
          12Shadow CharizardShadow Pokémon iconShadow CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *43.77976.13397.0s95.1
          13Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *49.69657.35594.4s94.8
          14Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 43.91945.22397.2s94.6
          15Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowFlyingPeck FlyingSky Attack 47.34719.03596.1s93.5
          16Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillBugBug Bite *PoisonSludge Bomb 45.63794.11497.0s93.2
          17MoltresMoltresFireFire Spin FlyingSky Attack *39.491199.913103.2s92.7
          18Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 48.38643.74596.8s92.4
          19Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 39.561165.633103.4s92.2
          20HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *39.371166.323103.8s91.8
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Sceptile type chart

          When fighting Shadow Sceptile, keep in mind the following that Grass-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison type moves. They take reduced damage from Electric, Grass, Ground, and Water type moves.


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