Best Shadow Cradily counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Shadow Cradily counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *42.911652.083115.5s106.9
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 41.301203.74387.4s96.0
          3Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 37.291531.083123.2s94.4
          4TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *39.091258.81396.6s93.1
          5MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *35.591620.113136.6s92.4
          6Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 38.721115.484115.2s89.7
          7Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 36.601239.493101.6s88.3
          8LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 36.171206.533100.1s86.9
          9Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 39.50883.845111.9s85.9
          10Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 36.141117.124123.6s85.2
          11Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 37.68949.084100.7s84.4
          12DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 31.561614.683153.5s84.4
          13Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 34.211211.873106.3s83.5
          14ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 33.301266.053114.1s82.7
          15PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 40.02695.406104.2s81.7
          16Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter SteelIron Head 31.181436.873138.2s81.2
          17Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 29.351713.593175.2s81.1
          18Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 35.75876.585122.6s79.5
          19CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *28.651692.533177.2s79.4
          20KyuremKyuremSteelSteel Wing IceGlaciate *33.551047.524124.9s79.3
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Cradily in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Cradily 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 Cradily 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 Cradily counter is Shadow Metagross, followed by Mega Blaziken, Mega Rayquaza, and Terrakion. The table also includes Metagross, Shadow Machamp, Keldeo (Ordinary), and Lucario, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Cradily type chart

          When fighting Shadow Cradily, 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.