Best Salamence counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Salamence counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 67.76715.52573.3s122.1
          2Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileIceIce Shard IceAvalanche 61.65606.12582.2s109.2
          3Galarian Standard DarmanitanGalarian Standard DarmanitanIceIce Fang IceAvalanche 59.10636.42583.5s107.1
          4BaxcaliburBaxcaliburIceIce Fang IceAvalanche 54.64742.54485.3s104.9
          5Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm IceTriple Axel 46.641156.62389.6s104.1
          6Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut IceIce Beam 53.47750.29486.5s103.5
          7MamoswineMamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 54.51688.51587.0s102.8
          8Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 49.19870.21489.7s100.9
          9Mega GlalieMega Pokémon iconMega GlalieIceFrost Breath IceAvalanche 53.24667.52589.2s100.2
          10Shadow Mr. RimeShadow Pokémon iconShadow Mr. RimeIceIce Shard IceTriple Axel 53.96588.96691.2s98.1
          11Mega AbomasnowMega Pokémon iconMega AbomasnowIcePowder Snow IceWeather Ball 50.98687.47591.6s97.7
          12KyuremKyuremDragonDragon Breath IceGlaciate *48.32707.20594.9s94.5
          13WeavileWeavileIceIce Shard IceAvalanche 50.12588.94696.3s92.8
          14GlaceonGlaceonIceFrost Breath IceAvalanche 48.70634.36596.6s92.5
          15Shadow WalreinShadow Pokémon iconShadow WalreinIceFrost Breath IceIcicle Spear *44.45744.604100.3s89.9
          16Shadow PiloswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow PiloswineIceIce Shard IceAvalanche 51.20480.217100.3s89.6
          17Shadow ArticunoShadow Pokémon iconShadow ArticunoIceFrost Breath IceIce Beam 44.91694.625100.9s89.1
          18Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm IceTriple Axel 42.88774.284102.5s88.4
          19MewtwoMewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut IceIce Beam 43.34726.264102.9s87.7
          20Shadow AbomasnowShadow Pokémon iconShadow AbomasnowIcePowder Snow IceWeather Ball 49.67472.047103.0s87.2
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          About the results

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

          Salamence type chart

          When fighting Salamence, keep in mind the following that Dragon and Flying-type Pokémon are weak to Ice, Dragon, Fairy, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Fighting, Fire, Water, Grass, and Ground type moves.


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