Best Shadow Lileep counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This table displays a list of best Shadow Lileep 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 and TDO.

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          Best performing move types

          • Fighting37.0%
          • Steel23.0%
          • Ice14.5%
          • Bug12.0%
          • Dragon2.5%
          • Psychic2.5%
          • Flying2.0%
          • Dark1.5%
          • Electric1.0%
          • Ground1.0%
          • Fire1.0%
          • Ghost0.5%
          • Water0.5%
          • Grass0.5%
          • Normal0.5%
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *52.663956.34072.0s126.3
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 51.852361.69175.5s112.3
          3MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *43.843846.27085.9s108.6
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 45.733061.43183.4s107.1
          5TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *48.152206.79181.3s104.4
          6Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 47.561952.89183.1s100.8
          7LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 44.592429.79186.7s100.1
          8Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 48.061806.37182.9s100.1
          9DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 39.023824.08096.0s98.8
          10Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 47.791643.45284.1s97.7
          11Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 45.061990.37187.1s97.0
          12Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter SteelIron Head 38.483196.43198.1s94.2
          13Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 46.351536.97287.0s94.1
          14Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 44.501800.41188.9s94.1
          15Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 36.523818.950102.3s93.8
          16Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 43.161981.37190.7s93.6
          17PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 49.331153.99385.5s93.2
          18Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 43.241870.36191.0s92.6
          19KyuremKyuremSteelSteel Wing IceGlaciate *41.132224.50194.0s92.2
          20Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileIceIce Shard IceAvalanche 45.721428.40288.8s91.7
          21ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 41.372047.66194.0s91.1
          22Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 44.901434.86290.2s90.4
          23Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteSteelSteel Wing FightingSuperpower 40.762037.54195.4s90.0
          24Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut IceIce Beam 41.621843.56194.3s89.6
          25Shadow ScizorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ScizorBugFury Cutter SteelIron Head 39.752173.94197.2s89.3
          26CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *35.463356.501105.8s89.2
          27BaxcaliburBaxcaliburIceIce Fang IceAvalanche 40.242022.29196.6s88.9
          28Genesect (Shock)Genesect (Shock)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 37.432621.871101.7s88.5
          29Genesect (Normal)Genesect (Normal)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 37.432621.871101.7s88.5
          30Genesect (Douse)Genesect (Douse)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 37.432621.871101.7s88.5
          31Genesect (Chill)Genesect (Chill)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 37.432621.871101.7s88.5
          32Genesect (Burn)Genesect (Burn)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 37.432621.871101.7s88.5
          33Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillBugBug Bite *BugX-Scissor 43.411464.38292.8s88.4
          34VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 40.801778.87296.3s87.6
          35Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *FightingFocus Blast 40.101885.80197.4s87.4
          36MelmetalMelmetalElectricThunder Shock SteelDouble Iron Bash *34.013437.971110.0s86.7
          37Galarian Standard DarmanitanGalarian Standard DarmanitanIceIce Fang IceAvalanche 42.731402.57294.5s86.5
          38Galarian ZapdosGalarian ZapdosFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 38.372089.791100.7s86.2
          39MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 39.861775.26298.4s85.9
          40Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarSteelIron Tail DarkBrutal Swing 36.212550.811105.1s85.7
          41ExcadrillExcadrillSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 37.042311.671103.4s85.5
          42Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *35.502709.931106.7s85.4
          43JirachiJirachiPsychicConfusion SteelDoom Desire 33.753248.581111.1s85.2
          44Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall IceBlizzard 37.022253.961103.6s85.1
          45Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion IceTriple Axel 38.311957.721101.3s84.9
          46Shadow AlakazamShadow Pokémon iconShadow AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 42.781237.70295.8s84.4
          47Shadow PinsirShadow Pokémon iconShadow PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 41.541376.97297.1s84.3
          48BuzzwoleBuzzwoleFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 37.132130.131103.7s84.3
          49HeatranHeatranBugBug Bite SteelIron Head 33.653029.351111.7s83.8
          50Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *38.261824.811102.0s83.6
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Lileep in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Lileep down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          The top-ranked Shadow Lileep counter is Shadow Metagross, followed by Mega Blaziken, Metagross, and Mega Rayquaza. The table also includes Terrakion, Mega Alakazam, Lucario, and Shadow Machamp, among others. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

          Shadow Lileep type chart

          When fighting Shadow Lileep, keep in mind the following that Rock and Grass-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Fighting, Ice, and Steel type moves. They take reduced damage from Electric, and Normal type moves.


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

          Best move-types and weather for Shadow Lileep Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          • cloudyCloudy
          • snowSnow
          • snowSnow
          • rainRainy
          • windyWindy
          • windyWindy
          • windyWindy
          • fogFog
          • rainRainy
          • sunnySunny
          • sunnySunny
          • fogFog
          • rainRainy
          • sunnySunny
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy

          About our ranking methodology

          When calculating the best counters for any Pokémon, our simulator takes into account various factors, such as the defender's typing and average DPS against each attacker, the weather's influence, energy left over from using charge moves, Shadow Pokémon attack and defense stat changes, and more. During the initial phase of simulations, we calculate DPS and TDO for each attacker that is currently available in the game, and then we continue to rank them.

          We use a ranking method developed by a Reddit user named /u/Elastic_Space, which is described in detail in this Reddit post. It is a fairly complicated, but very well thought-out mathematical model for predicting simulation results without actually running the simulations. It also correlates with field data almost too well not to be used.

          Our Time to Win (TTW) and Faint numbers are also estimated, and should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we do not account for factors like Friendship and Mega damage boost, they will differ from actual experience in the field.