Best Shadow Meowth counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Meowth counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 91.184823.01152.9s245.9
          2TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *82.896242.11175.3s244.2
          3Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 81.174741.69158.4s224.4
          4Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 83.743905.18146.6s218.8
          5Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 77.144959.64164.3s218.4
          6LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 78.593948.78150.2s209.2
          7Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 76.004231.19155.7s207.6
          8Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 77.083911.03150.7s205.7
          9Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 81.403177.20278.1s203.5
          10ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 72.114392.81160.9s201.5
          11Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 78.763110.08279.0s197.4
          12Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FightingFocus Blast 83.572382.60257.0s193.1
          13CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *62.365374.16186.2s190.0
          14Galarian ZapdosGalarian ZapdosFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 67.174226.83162.9s189.2
          15MachampMachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 69.473807.88154.8s189.0
          16BuzzwoleBuzzwoleFightingCounter FightingSuperpower 64.934375.91167.4s186.0
          17PheromosaPheromosaFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 79.902261.29256.6s184.3
          18VirizionVirizionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *62.674630.32173.9s183.7
          19Meloetta (Pirouette)Meloetta (Pirouette)FightingLow Kick FightingClose Combat 63.814322.45167.7s183.1
          20Shadow SawkShadow Pokémon iconShadow SawkFightingLow Kick FightingFocus Blast 71.412848.78279.8s179.5
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Meowth type chart

          When fighting Shadow Meowth, 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.