Best Shadow Nidoran♂ counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Nidoran♂ counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *100.078099.72180.9s300.2
          2Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *112.704769.78142.3s287.4
          3Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *104.144067.27139.1s260.3
          4Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 83.626661.36179.7s249.8
          5Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 90.605107.70156.4s248.3
          6MewtwoMewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *93.244655.55149.9s247.9
          7Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 80.257201.80189.7s247.0
          8LunalaLunalaPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 73.587845.211106.6s236.4
          9Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 93.743719.93139.7s235.3
          10Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 82.874923.21159.4s230.1
          11Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *83.204796.00157.6s229.2
          12Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)PsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 89.533820.06142.7s228.8
          13Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 88.953833.06143.1s227.9
          14Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineGroundMud-Slap GroundHigh Horsepower 86.113982.48146.2s224.6
          15Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *PsychicPsychic *75.205918.17178.7s224.0
          16Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 78.335235.25166.8s224.0
          17GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *77.845226.98167.2s222.8
          18Shadow RhydonShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhydonGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 74.295722.68177.0s220.1
          19ExcadrillExcadrillGroundMud-Slap GroundScorching Sands 72.216024.38183.4s218.2
          20Shadow GolurkShadow Pokémon iconShadow GolurkGroundMud-Slap GroundEarth Power 74.675401.78172.3s217.8
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Nidoran♂ in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Nidoran♂ 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 Nidoran♂ 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 Nidoran♂ counter is Primal Groudon, followed by Shadow Mewtwo, Mega Alakazam, and Shadow Metagross. The table also includes Mega Latios, Mewtwo, Shadow Rhyperior, and Lunala, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Nidoran♂ type chart

          When fighting Shadow Nidoran♂, keep in mind the following that Poison-type Pokémon are weak to Ground, and Psychic type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Fairy, Fighting, Grass, and Poison type moves.


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