Best Shadow Bagon counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Shadow Bagon counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 91.545113.41155.9s250.3
          2Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 75.784696.91162.0s212.6
          3Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *83.213100.55274.5s205.6
          4Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 78.363616.94146.2s204.2
          5Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 75.493870.46151.3s202.0
          6Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonDragonDragon Tail GroundPrecipice Blades *68.035106.57175.1s200.2
          7Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 78.613271.24283.2s199.7
          8Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 73.943339.76290.3s191.7
          9PalkiaPalkiaDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 68.593606.10152.6s184.7
          10Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 67.813661.23154.0s183.8
          11RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 70.433099.05288.0s181.4
          12SalamenceSalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *68.843038.67288.3s177.4
          13Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDragonDragon Tail *DragonOutrage 59.144704.47179.5s176.6
          14GarchompGarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 64.893541.752109.2s176.4
          15Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 72.872490.33268.3s176.2
          16ReshiramReshiramDragonDragon Breath DragonDraco Meteor 64.423595.222111.6s176.1
          17ZekromZekromDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 65.183323.412102.0s174.2
          18DragoniteDragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 65.143204.10298.4s172.5
          19DialgaDialgaDragonDragon Breath DragonDraco Meteor 64.503298.382102.3s172.5
          20Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 73.632172.11259.0s171.6
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Bagon type chart

          When fighting Shadow Bagon, keep in mind the following that Dragon-type Pokémon are weak to Dragon, Fairy, and Ice type moves. They take reduced damage from Electric, Fire, Grass, and Water type moves.


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