Best Shadow Numel counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Shadow Numel counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *156.2210876.76169.6s451.3
          2Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *136.838283.28160.5s381.7
          3Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *127.296982.29154.9s346.4
          4Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 119.257700.52164.6s338.0
          5KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *121.226980.12157.6s333.9
          6Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 141.044161.59129.5s328.7
          7Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *125.715374.16142.8s321.4
          8Shadow GyaradosShadow Pokémon iconShadow GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 118.006141.63152.0s316.9
          9Shadow FeraligatrShadow Pokémon iconShadow FeraligatrWaterWater Gun *WaterHydro Cannon *123.074960.77140.3s310.1
          10GreninjaGreninjaWaterWater Shuriken WaterHydro Cannon *118.254224.33135.7s289.1
          11KinglerKinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 116.854067.78134.8s283.8
          12SwampertSwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *103.855240.59150.5s276.8
          13GyaradosGyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 98.126002.09161.2s274.4
          14Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *97.425869.30160.2s271.4
          15SamurottSamurottWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Cannon *104.904655.37144.4s270.7
          16FeraligatrFeraligatrWaterWater Gun *WaterHydro Cannon *101.804838.56147.5s267.3
          17Shadow BlastoiseShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *103.614317.10141.7s263.2
          18Mega SlowbroMega Pokémon iconMega SlowbroWaterWater Gun WaterSurf *91.936171.51167.1s263.2
          19ClawitzerClawitzerWaterWater Gun WaterCrabhammer 105.124098.00139.0s262.7
          20EmpoleonEmpoleonWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Cannon *103.844133.83139.8s260.8
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Numel type chart

          When fighting Shadow Numel, keep in mind the following that Fire and Ground-type Pokémon are weak to Water, and Ground type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Fairy, Fire, Poison, Steel, and Electric type moves.


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