Best Shadow Latias counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Latias counters

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          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 38.19716.6921394.1s79.5
          2Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 31.151162.8813485.2s77.0
          3Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 32.00777.9320486.2s71.1
          4Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 37.08451.6434414.1s69.3
          5Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 30.02810.5819513.1s68.4
          6Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *35.77438.9035429.5s66.9
          7Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 33.02556.5827455.1s66.9
          8Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *31.19656.5923484.2s66.8
          9Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 30.59681.0223512.1s66.4
          10Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage 33.33459.8733455.4s64.2
          11Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonDragonDragon Tail GroundPrecipice Blades *27.05826.1719580.4s63.6
          12Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 33.27434.7235457.3s63.3
          13Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasDragonDragon Breath DragonOutrage 27.72744.6921564.2s63.1
          14Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosDragonDragon Breath DragonDragon Claw 30.57509.0830499.5s61.8
          15Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 27.94660.5323543.7s61.6
          16Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 30.87489.2731491.4s61.6
          17TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 26.41763.8220578.5s61.2
          18Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl IceAvalanche 30.64483.3932504.9s61.1
          19Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *28.96550.0828531.8s60.5
          20DialgaDialgaDragonDragon Breath DragonDraco Meteor 26.00699.0022591.5s59.2
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Latias type chart

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


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