Best Sandshrew (Alola Shadow) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Sandshrew (Alola Shadow) counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FireBlast Burn *103.315379.67037.5s277.5
          2Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *99.224684.28039.4s260.1
          3ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *87.994528.89044.1s235.7
          4Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 86.324536.12044.9s232.4
          5Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FireBlast Burn *93.253558.01142.7s231.8
          6HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *75.716233.34049.9s228.1
          7Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 79.725060.94048.0s225.0
          8Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *85.634058.81045.6s224.7
          9Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FireOverheat 89.393447.86144.5s222.8
          10Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomFireFire Fang FireFlamethrower 80.914533.03047.7s221.4
          11TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *88.453383.01145.0s220.0
          12Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot FireFire Punch *75.725045.61050.4s216.3
          13Shadow InfernapeShadow Pokémon iconShadow InfernapeFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *85.213324.82146.6s213.0
          14Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FireSacred Fire *78.904054.58049.2s211.2
          15Shadow TyphlosionShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyphlosionFireIncinerate FireBlast Burn *83.813360.82147.2s210.9
          16VolcaronaVolcaronaFireFire Spin FireOverheat 77.704194.69049.8s210.6
          17Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 88.142866.29145.9s210.5
          18LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 81.713499.31148.2s209.0
          19Shadow CharizardShadow Pokémon iconShadow CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *86.352900.99146.7s207.9
          20Standard DarmanitanStandard DarmanitanFireFire Fang FireOverheat 80.123312.68149.3s203.2
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Sandshrew (Alola Shadow) in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Sandshrew (Alola Shadow) 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 Sandshrew (Alola Shadow) 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 Sandshrew (Alola Shadow) counter is Mega Blaziken, followed by Mega Y Charizard, Reshiram, and Shadow Entei. The table also includes Shadow Blaziken, Heatran, Keldeo (Ordinary), and Mega X Charizard, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Sandshrew (Alola Shadow) type chart

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


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