Best Alolan Sandslash counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Alolan Sandslash counters

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          Charged Attack
          1Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *57.622128.88273.9s142.1
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FireBlast Burn *61.441656.42380.9s140.0
          3Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FireOverheat 51.631548.00390.0s120.8
          4ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *51.331555.15390.9s120.4
          5Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 47.451911.31280.6s119.5
          6Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FireBlast Burn *56.211093.28477.8s118.0
          7Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 50.491508.11389.6s118.0
          8TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *52.911265.68371.8s117.0
          9Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *50.601412.43383.7s116.3
          10Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FireSacred Fire *45.461826.13280.3s114.4
          11Shadow CharizardShadow Pokémon iconShadow CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *50.421315.81378.3s114.0
          12Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot FireFire Punch *45.291794.853118.9s113.6
          13Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 52.221139.20487.3s112.9
          14Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomFireFire Fang FireFlamethrower 47.681419.07389.3s111.4
          15VolcaronaVolcaronaFireFire Spin FireOverheat 44.901696.733113.4s111.3
          16Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 49.691147.59492.4s108.9
          17Shadow TyphlosionShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyphlosionFireIncinerate FireBlast Burn *49.701133.24491.2s108.6
          18HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *45.601463.48396.3s108.5
          19Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 49.241148.95493.3s108.2
          20Shadow InfernapeShadow Pokémon iconShadow InfernapeFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *51.201020.97479.8s108.2
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          About the results

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

          Alolan Sandslash type chart

          When fighting Alolan Sandslash, 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.