Best Shadow Aron counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Shadow Aron counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *93.776374.03168.0s269.2
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 87.193549.96281.4s220.2
          3TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *81.253409.73283.9s206.8
          4Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *78.813558.65290.3s204.3
          5Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 74.244092.18155.1s202.3
          6GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *73.043870.33153.0s197.1
          7LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 75.213527.27293.8s196.8
          8Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 81.282722.01267.0s195.5
          9Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 75.943173.82283.6s193.1
          10Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertGroundMud Shot GroundEarthquake 67.384412.51165.5s191.7
          11Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 79.792615.43265.6s190.9
          12ExcadrillExcadrillGroundMud-Slap GroundScorching Sands 68.264030.97159.1s189.2
          13Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineGroundMud-Slap GroundHigh Horsepower 82.132199.02253.5s186.8
          14Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 75.462726.85272.3s185.0
          15Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 72.462947.87281.4s183.0
          16Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 77.902317.95259.5s181.9
          17Shadow GolurkShadow Pokémon iconShadow GolurkGroundMud-Slap GroundEarth Power 71.132924.86282.2s180.1
          18ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 69.853074.40288.0s179.9
          19CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *59.644826.79180.9s178.9
          20Shadow UrsalunaShadow Pokémon iconShadow UrsalunaFightingRock Smash GroundHigh Horsepower *66.613274.86298.3s176.4
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Aron type chart

          When fighting Shadow Aron, keep in mind the following that Steel and Rock-type Pokémon are weak to Fighting, Ground, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Dragon, Fairy, Ice, Psychic, Rock, Flying, Normal, and Poison type moves.


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