Best Shadow Watchog counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Watchog counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 55.671778.84395.9s132.4
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 50.042257.66290.2s129.7
          3TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *52.701704.38397.0s125.7
          4Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 52.871296.43373.6s117.7
          5Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 49.861454.73387.5s115.9
          6LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 49.101449.09388.5s114.5
          7Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 49.621304.45378.9s112.4
          8Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 49.811153.80492.7s109.3
          9Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 50.781080.03485.1s109.1
          10ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 45.371468.85397.1s108.2
          11Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 46.111349.03387.8s107.2
          12CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *38.762026.792104.6s104.2
          13Galarian ZapdosGalarian ZapdosFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 41.271616.253117.5s103.2
          14Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 48.251007.19483.5s103.1
          15BuzzwoleBuzzwoleFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 40.181689.153126.1s102.3
          16MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 43.651271.86387.4s101.4
          17VirizionVirizionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *39.031776.393136.5s101.4
          18PheromosaPheromosaFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 48.99833.98585.1s99.5
          19Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *38.361672.423130.8s98.6
          20HawluchaHawluchaFightingLow Kick FightingFlying Press 41.911241.05388.8s97.8
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Watchog in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Watchog 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 Watchog 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 Watchog counter is Mega Blaziken, followed by Mega Rayquaza, Terrakion, and Shadow Machamp. The table also includes Keldeo (Ordinary), Lucario, Shadow Hariyama, and Shadow Blaziken, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Watchog type chart

          When fighting Shadow Watchog, 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.