Best Shelgon counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shelgon counters

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          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 50.041677.153100.6s120.4
          2Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 40.212064.452102.7s107.6
          3Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *41.151541.313112.4s101.8
          4Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonDragonDragon Tail GroundPrecipice Blades *36.572038.852111.5s99.9
          5Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *45.991015.03488.3s99.7
          6Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 43.211185.664109.8s98.9
          7Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 40.601301.68396.2s96.6
          8Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 43.241070.52499.0s96.5
          9Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 37.031427.923115.7s92.3
          10Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 36.091371.253114.0s89.6
          11Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 40.25969.19496.3s89.2
          12RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 38.731015.274104.9s87.6
          13Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 40.60880.925108.5s87.6
          14PalkiaPalkiaDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 36.861141.654123.9s87.0
          15DialgaDialgaDragonDragon Breath DragonDraco Meteor 35.081302.393111.4s86.6
          16XerneasXerneasFairyGeomancy *FairyMoonblast 30.751872.802121.8s85.9
          17Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDragonDragon Tail *DragonOutrage 32.051651.423154.6s85.9
          18SalamenceSalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *37.88995.764105.1s85.8
          19Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw FairyMoonblast 31.371707.463163.3s85.2
          20GarchompGarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 35.631163.534130.6s85.2
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          About the results

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

          Shelgon type chart

          When fighting 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.