Best Shadow Sandshrew counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Shadow Sandshrew counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *68.544452.29165.0s194.6
          2Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *60.163971.20166.0s171.5
          3Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *64.272924.26291.0s166.9
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 56.263142.802111.7s153.8
          5KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 60.882308.89275.9s151.1
          6Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *56.462879.022102.0s150.9
          7Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 52.383148.072120.2s145.8
          8Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *55.262564.57292.8s144.2
          9KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *53.292849.312106.9s144.1
          10Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 54.092621.75296.9s142.7
          11Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 58.052088.33271.9s142.2
          12Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *52.502790.232106.3s141.7
          13ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 49.323361.122136.3s141.7
          14Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 62.031682.45381.4s141.6
          15Shadow TorterraShadow Pokémon iconShadow TorterraGrassRazor Leaf GrassFrenzy Plant *50.812985.222117.5s140.7
          16Shadow TangrowthShadow Pokémon iconShadow TangrowthGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 51.722533.00297.9s136.8
          17Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *55.551971.58271.0s135.6
          18Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GrassSolar Beam 50.462624.872104.0s135.5
          19Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf IceTriple Axel 52.332348.68289.8s135.4
          20Shadow FeraligatrShadow Pokémon iconShadow FeraligatrWaterWater Gun *WaterHydro Cannon *54.732029.27274.2s135.0
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Sandshrew type chart

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


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