Best Shadow Swampert counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Shadow Swampert counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *75.471910.60250.6s169.3
          2KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 72.361301.30353.9s149.0
          3Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 63.541745.06382.4s145.5
          4Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *61.541778.85386.7s142.7
          5ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 58.391838.51263.0s138.3
          6Shadow TangrowthShadow Pokémon iconShadow TangrowthGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 62.121390.79367.2s135.1
          7Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *67.151087.13464.8s134.7
          8Shadow VenusaurShadow Pokémon iconShadow VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *63.641229.99358.0s133.4
          9Shadow TorterraShadow Pokémon iconShadow TorterraGrassRazor Leaf GrassFrenzy Plant *63.701185.28474.4s132.3
          10Exeggutor (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconExeggutor (Alola Shadow)GrassBullet Seed GrassSolar Beam 58.201295.89366.8s126.4
          11Shadow ExeggutorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ExeggutorGrassBullet Seed GrassSolar Beam 59.301062.36471.7s122.0
          12RoseradeRoseradeGrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 58.571094.86474.8s121.8
          13Shaymin (Land)Shaymin (Land)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 51.581539.89389.6s120.6
          14ChesnaughtChesnaughtGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *52.851403.88379.7s120.0
          15Shadow VictreebelShadow Pokémon iconShadow VictreebelGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 61.41884.38572.0s119.6
          16MeowscaradaMeowscaradaGrassLeafage GrassGrass Knot 57.311071.72474.8s119.2
          17Tapu BuluTapu BuluGrassBullet Seed GrassGrass Knot 55.741143.89482.1s118.6
          18Shadow ShiftryShadow Pokémon iconShadow ShiftryGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 60.48869.52571.9s117.8
          19TsareenaTsareenaGrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 54.001202.58366.8s117.3
          20Shadow MeganiumShadow Pokémon iconShadow MeganiumGrassMagical Leaf GrassFrenzy Plant *54.741136.50483.0s116.8
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Swampert in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Swampert 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 Swampert 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 Swampert counter is Mega Sceptile, followed by Kartana, Shaymin (Sky), and Mega Venusaur. The table also includes Zarude, Shadow Tangrowth, Shadow Sceptile, and Shadow Venusaur, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Swampert type chart

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


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