Best Shadow Staraptor counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Staraptor counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 55.171348.12373.3s122.7
          2Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *53.321377.39377.5s120.2
          3Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 51.641480.86386.0s119.5
          4Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 53.351193.11489.5s116.0
          5XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 54.511051.97477.2s114.3
          6ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *48.581477.61391.2s114.1
          7Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 51.631205.55370.1s113.5
          8Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 48.271441.65389.6s112.8
          9Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 52.731095.89483.1s112.6
          10Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 55.49934.94467.4s112.4
          11Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 47.261504.69395.5s112.3
          12Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 57.23767.52567.1s109.5
          13Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 51.94972.73474.9s108.1
          14Thundurus (Therian)Thundurus (Therian)ElectricVolt Switch ElectricThunderbolt 48.691095.14490.0s106.0
          15Shadow LuxrayShadow Pokémon iconShadow LuxrayElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 52.00881.68584.8s105.5
          16Golem (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconGolem (Alola Shadow)RockRollout *ElectricWild Charge 47.051138.74496.8s104.4
          17Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch ElectricZap Cannon 44.541321.50389.0s104.0
          18RhyperiorRhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *43.731344.17392.2s103.0
          19Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut ElectricThunderbolt 49.27927.46475.3s102.6
          20RampardosRampardosRockSmack Down RockRock Slide 50.68845.92583.5s102.4
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Staraptor in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Staraptor 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 Staraptor 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 Staraptor counter is Mega Diancie, followed by Shadow Rhyperior, Mega Rayquaza, and Shadow Raikou. The table also includes Xurkitree, Zekrom, Shadow Zapdos, and Mega Aerodactyl, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Staraptor type chart

          When fighting Shadow Staraptor, keep in mind the following that Normal and Flying-type Pokémon are weak to Electric, Ice, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Grass, Ghost, and Ground type moves.


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