Best Shadow Shelgon counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Shadow Shelgon counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 59.852049.46268.5s144.8
          2Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 48.192409.972100.0s128.1
          3Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *49.211881.80276.5s122.4
          4Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *54.971241.00367.7s119.8
          5Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonDragonDragon Tail GroundPrecipice Blades *43.712439.502111.6s119.5
          6Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 51.641449.11384.2s118.8
          7Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 51.681308.45375.9s115.9
          8Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 48.351583.35398.2s115.7
          9Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 44.151736.953118.0s110.6
          10Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 47.921179.74498.5s106.7
          11Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 43.251601.723111.1s106.7
          12RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 46.281240.50380.4s105.3
          13Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 48.501068.27488.1s105.1
          14PalkiaPalkiaDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 44.071392.25394.8s104.5
          15DialgaDialgaDragonDragon Breath DragonDraco Meteor 41.761588.803114.2s103.7
          16SalamenceSalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *45.261216.61380.6s103.1
          17Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDragonDragon Tail *DragonOutrage 38.331977.992103.2s102.7
          18GarchompGarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 42.581420.943100.1s102.3
          19XerneasXerneasFairyGeomancy *FairyMoonblast 36.812184.262118.7s102.2
          20ZekromZekromDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 43.021345.04393.8s101.7
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Shelgon type chart

          When fighting Shadow Shelgon, 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.