Best Shadow Trapinch counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Trapinch counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *99.555360.85153.8s269.7
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 80.066304.88178.8s238.5
          3Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *93.693620.70138.6s233.6
          4Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *88.404089.47146.3s230.5
          5Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 77.105540.88171.9s224.5
          6Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *82.093456.86284.2s209.1
          7Shadow GyaradosShadow Pokémon iconShadow GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 74.654289.79157.5s205.5
          8Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 76.003814.74150.2s202.3
          9KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 89.822305.47251.3s202.2
          10KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *77.343411.48288.2s199.3
          11Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 85.462501.77258.6s198.8
          12Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 90.692009.28244.3s196.8
          13Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *76.323353.60287.9s196.5
          14ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 71.634049.43156.5s196.4
          15Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *81.892625.15264.1s194.9
          16Shadow TangrowthShadow Pokémon iconShadow TangrowthGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 75.243114.19282.8s190.8
          17Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *81.152429.59259.9s189.8
          18Shadow TorterraShadow Pokémon iconShadow TorterraGrassRazor Leaf GrassFrenzy Plant *74.993044.29281.2s189.3
          19Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf IceTriple Axel 76.252823.90274.1s188.1
          20Shadow FeraligatrShadow Pokémon iconShadow FeraligatrWaterWater Gun *WaterHydro Cannon *79.982424.17260.6s187.7
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Trapinch type chart

          When fighting Shadow Trapinch, keep in mind the following that Ground-type Pokémon are weak to Grass, Ice, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Poison, Rock, and Electric type moves.


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