Best Shadow Nidoking counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Nidoking counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *55.281893.90268.5s133.7
          2Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *64.601160.18471.8s133.0
          3Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *55.241679.52391.2s129.7
          4Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *50.211602.09395.7s119.3
          5Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *57.75974.95467.5s117.1
          6Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 45.251967.31287.0s116.2
          7MewtwoMewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *52.911132.86485.7s113.8
          8Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 50.861252.43373.9s113.3
          9Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 51.851053.34481.3s110.1
          10Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineGroundMud-Slap IceAvalanche 51.38951.46474.1s106.6
          11Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *46.821252.83380.3s106.5
          12Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *47.641186.14499.6s106.4
          13Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 50.71934.84473.7s105.1
          14Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *47.091039.31488.3s102.1
          15Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 43.661296.12389.1s101.9
          16Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 48.54936.18477.1s101.7
          17Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)PsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 50.75796.60578.5s101.0
          18LunalaLunalaPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 41.611408.883101.6s100.4
          19GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *42.881275.35389.2s100.1
          20Landorus (Therian)Landorus (Therian)GroundMud Shot GroundEarthquake 39.801560.823117.7s99.6
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Nidoking type chart

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


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