Best Shadow Armaldo counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Armaldo counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *49.592300.83292.8s129.4
          2Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *47.851558.02397.7s114.3
          3Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *44.681814.93281.2s112.8
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 41.561509.673109.0s102.0
          5Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *41.551509.143109.0s102.0
          6MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *39.611527.193115.7s98.7
          7Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 45.73948.92483.0s97.6
          8Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *44.88954.56485.1s96.4
          9KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *38.621469.993114.2s95.9
          10Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *41.561174.004113.0s95.8
          11Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 45.40870.75595.9s95.0
          12Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 38.041462.253115.3s94.7
          13Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 38.781351.253104.5s94.2
          14DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 34.781776.463153.2s93.0
          15Shadow FeraligatrShadow Pokémon iconShadow FeraligatrWaterWater Gun *WaterHydro Cannon *40.631065.914104.9s92.0
          16Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronSteelIron Tail RockMeteor Beam 33.421752.573157.3s89.9
          17EmpoleonEmpoleonSteelMetal Claw WaterHydro Cannon *34.571529.843132.8s89.2
          18Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 40.25968.75496.3s89.2
          19MelmetalMelmetalElectricThunder Shock SteelDouble Iron Bash *32.711592.223146.0s86.4
          20Shadow GyaradosShadow Pokémon iconShadow GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 37.99996.754104.9s86.0
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Armaldo type chart

          When fighting Shadow Armaldo, keep in mind the following that Rock and Bug-type Pokémon are weak to Rock, Steel, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Normal, and Poison type moves.


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