Best Shadow Spoink counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Spoink counters

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          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 58.748812.581150.0s205.6
          2Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 58.466030.001103.1s186.3
          3Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 54.214912.58190.6s167.3
          4Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 70.262008.50257.2s162.5
          5TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 48.755867.231120.3s161.5
          6Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 47.556128.731128.9s160.2
          7Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 55.423699.57166.8s158.4
          8HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *49.775073.261101.9s158.1
          9DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 51.024482.68187.9s156.2
          10Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 55.063515.062127.7s155.6
          11Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkPayback 54.993293.862119.8s153.0
          12Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 62.972032.75264.6s150.1
          13YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 44.115128.101116.2s144.9
          14Shadow HoundoomShadow Pokémon iconShadow HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 51.593139.552121.7s144.1
          15Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 47.553931.88182.7s143.4
          16Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 52.172963.222113.6s143.2
          17Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 60.231758.56387.6s140.0
          18Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *53.242532.14295.1s139.8
          19ZarudeZarudeDarkBite DarkDark Pulse 41.335136.041124.3s138.0
          20Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *49.093061.792124.7s138.0
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Spoink type chart

          When fighting Shadow Spoink, keep in mind the following that Psychic-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Dark, and Ghost type moves. They take reduced damage from Fighting, and Psychic type moves.


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