Best Ninetales (Alola Shadow) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Ninetales (Alola Shadow) counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *68.422686.40158.0s171.3
          2MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *56.672632.55169.0s147.9
          3Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 46.692729.83182.4s129.1
          4Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 48.642238.56180.5s126.7
          5DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 51.011668.39279.2s122.0
          6MelmetalMelmetalElectricThunder Shock SteelDouble Iron Bash *44.752427.52186.4s121.5
          7Genesect (Shock)Genesect (Shock)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 48.271845.64182.4s120.0
          8Genesect (Normal)Genesect (Normal)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 48.271845.64182.4s120.0
          9Genesect (Douse)Genesect (Douse)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 48.271845.64182.4s120.0
          10Genesect (Chill)Genesect (Chill)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 48.271845.64182.4s120.0
          11Genesect (Burn)Genesect (Burn)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 48.271845.64182.4s120.0
          12Shadow ScizorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 50.691490.18280.7s118.0
          13JirachiJirachiElectricCharge Beam SteelDoom Desire 43.882223.66188.5s117.1
          14Shadow AggronShadow Pokémon iconShadow AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 46.131854.47185.8s116.2
          15ExcadrillExcadrillSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 48.771349.03284.5s111.9
          16Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarSteelIron Tail RockStone Edge 43.031752.82291.9s108.7
          17HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin SteelIron Head 38.012499.061100.5s108.2
          18Mega SteelixMega Pokémon iconMega SteelixSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 40.921943.39195.4s107.4
          19Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *45.971266.53289.7s105.3
          20Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhSteelSteel Wing FireSacred Fire *43.551487.59292.4s105.3
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Ninetales (Alola Shadow) in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Ninetales (Alola Shadow) 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 Ninetales (Alola Shadow) 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 Ninetales (Alola Shadow) counter is Shadow Metagross, followed by Metagross, Mega Aggron, and Mega Scizor. The table also includes Dialga, Melmetal, Genesect (Shock), and Genesect (Normal), among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Ninetales (Alola Shadow) type chart

          When fighting Ninetales (Alola Shadow), keep in mind the following that Ice and Fairy-type Pokémon are weak to Steel, Fire, Poison, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Dark, Ice, and Dragon type moves.


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