Best Shadow Patrat counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This table displays a list of best Shadow Patrat 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 and TDO.

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          Best performing move types

          • Fighting60.0%
          • Dragon8.0%
          • Dark5.5%
          • Psychic5.0%
          • Flying4.5%
          • Fire4.0%
          • Ground3.0%
          • Grass2.5%
          • Water2.0%
          • Electric2.0%
          • Steel1.0%
          • Rock1.0%
          • Bug0.5%
          • Fairy0.5%
          • Normal0.5%
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 84.656506.69044.7s204.0
          2Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 96.533792.74041.1s202.8
          3TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *89.803856.19043.8s192.1
          4Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 89.783111.47144.7s183.8
          5Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 88.333130.15145.4s181.7
          6Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 83.623474.61147.2s177.7
          7LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 84.113129.76147.4s174.7
          8Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 83.283110.22147.9s173.2
          9Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 80.213385.84149.1s171.0
          10Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 86.252467.30147.6s169.8
          11ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 77.163517.53150.7s167.1
          12Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 83.382455.31149.0s165.2
          13Galarian ZapdosGalarian ZapdosFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 70.964320.04054.1s163.1
          14PheromosaPheromosaFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 84.442153.53149.3s162.4
          15Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut FightingFocus Blast 76.712933.12151.8s160.3
          16BuzzwoleBuzzwoleFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 68.754243.37055.8s158.4
          17MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 74.293047.68153.2s157.5
          18VirizionVirizionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *66.374511.27057.4s156.0
          19BreloomBreloomFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 75.442659.15153.1s155.0
          20CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *66.474344.43057.5s155.0
          21Shadow DragoniteShadow Pokémon iconShadow DragoniteDragonDragon Tail FightingSuperpower 67.253889.03057.2s152.9
          22HawluchaHawluchaFightingLow Kick FightingFlying Press 70.243257.29155.7s152.6
          23Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirFightingRock Smash FightingSuperpower 65.784168.86058.2s152.4
          24Shadow AlakazamShadow Pokémon iconShadow AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 79.361981.97152.6s152.0
          25Meloetta (Pirouette)Meloetta (Pirouette)FightingLow Kick FightingClose Combat 67.753458.75157.3s150.2
          26Shadow SawkShadow Pokémon iconShadow SawkFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 75.582237.93154.1s149.9
          27RayquazaRayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 65.133976.49058.9s149.7
          28Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *65.563872.88058.6s149.7
          29Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *65.953727.08058.4s149.3
          30Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarDarkSucker Punch FightingFocus Blast 67.923175.11157.5s147.9
          31HariyamaHariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 68.603043.08157.2s147.7
          32BlazikenBlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 71.902438.15156.0s146.6
          33HeracrossHeracrossFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 66.183364.86158.7s146.6
          34Shadow GalladeShadow Pokémon iconShadow GalladeFightingLow Kick FightingClose Combat 71.392395.18156.4s145.2
          35Shadow PoliwrathShadow Pokémon iconShadow PoliwrathFightingCounter *FightingDynamic Punch 71.342392.49156.5s145.1
          36Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *63.083827.62060.8s144.8
          37Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonDraco Meteor 58.134917.79064.9s142.9
          38Sirfetch'dSirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 69.552421.56157.7s142.6
          39Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileBugFury Cutter GrassFrenzy Plant *64.333264.96160.4s142.4
          40PassimianPassimianFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 65.862936.54159.6s142.0
          41Shadow SalamenceShadow Pokémon iconShadow SalamenceDragonDragon Tail DragonOutrage *62.973278.26161.6s140.1
          42MewtwoMewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut FightingFocus Blast 64.002894.07161.2s138.4
          43ToxicroakToxicroakFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 67.972248.37159.4s137.9
          44Shadow HitmonleeShadow Pokémon iconShadow HitmonleeFightingDouble Kick FightingClose Combat 71.001881.51158.4s137.6
          45Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *62.603007.62162.3s137.0
          46EmboarEmboarFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 65.272542.33160.8s136.9
          47Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath PsychicPsychic 60.113415.73164.1s136.2
          48Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 58.943686.53065.0s136.2
          49BewearBewearFightingLow Kick FightingSuperpower 62.692880.60162.4s136.0
          50Shadow UrsaringShadow Pokémon iconShadow UrsaringFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 67.582112.45160.1s135.5
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Patrat in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Patrat down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          The top-ranked Shadow Patrat counter is Mega Rayquaza, followed by Mega Blaziken, Terrakion, and Shadow Machamp. The table also includes Mega Alakazam, Keldeo (Ordinary), Lucario, and Shadow Hariyama, among others. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

          Shadow Patrat type chart

          When fighting Shadow Patrat, keep in mind the following that Normal-type Pokémon are weak to Fighting type moves. They take reduced damage from Ghost type moves.


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

          Best move-types and weather for Shadow Patrat Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          • cloudyCloudy
          • windyWindy
          • fogFog
          • windyWindy
          • windyWindy
          • sunnySunny
          • sunnySunny
          • sunnySunny
          • rainRainy
          • rainRainy
          • snowSnow
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy
          • rainRainy
          • cloudyCloudy
          • partlyCloudyPartly Cloudy

          About our ranking methodology

          When calculating the best counters for any Pokémon, our simulator takes into account various factors, such as the defender's typing and average DPS against each attacker, the weather's influence, energy left over from using charge moves, Shadow Pokémon attack and defense stat changes, and more. During the initial phase of simulations, we calculate DPS and TDO for each attacker that is currently available in the game, and then we continue to rank them.

          We use a ranking method developed by a Reddit user named /u/Elastic_Space, which is described in detail in this Reddit post. It is a fairly complicated, but very well thought-out mathematical model for predicting simulation results without actually running the simulations. It also correlates with field data almost too well not to be used.

          Our Time to Win (TTW) and Faint numbers are also estimated, and should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we do not account for factors like Friendship and Mega damage boost, they will differ from actual experience in the field.