Best Persian (Alola Shadow) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Persian (Alola Shadow) counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 56.771763.10393.2s134.0
          2TerrakionTerrakionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *53.441857.06269.5s129.8
          3Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 55.591504.14381.2s126.8
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 52.761580.94389.9s123.4
          5Keldeo (Ordinary)Keldeo (Ordinary)FightingLow Kick FightingSacred Sword 50.181678.263100.3s120.7
          6Shadow MachampShadow Pokémon iconShadow MachampFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 54.051282.33371.2s119.3
          7Shadow HariyamaShadow Pokémon iconShadow HariyamaFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 50.781292.48376.4s114.1
          8LucarioLucarioFightingCounter FightingAura Sphere 50.491311.59377.9s114.0
          9Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFightingCounter FightingFocus Blast 50.801144.78490.1s110.7
          10ConkeldurrConkeldurrFightingCounter FightingDynamic Punch 46.371451.84393.9s109.7
          11Mega LopunnyMega Pokémon iconMega LopunnyFightingDouble Kick FightingFocus Blast 47.011371.65387.5s109.3
          12Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 48.181270.87379.1s109.2
          13PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 56.08793.80570.8s108.8
          14Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamFightingCounter *FairyDazzling Gleam *54.90844.33576.9s108.7
          15XerneasXerneasFairyGeomancy *FairyMoonblast 41.591785.363128.8s106.5
          16Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirFairyCharm FairyDazzling Gleam 50.35996.88479.2s106.2
          17VolcaronaVolcaronaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 45.501287.33384.9s104.9
          18Shadow Sirfetch'dShadow Pokémon iconShadow Sirfetch'dFightingCounter FightingClose Combat 49.21993.74480.8s104.3
          19CobalionCobalionFightingDouble Kick FightingSacred Sword *39.761833.79292.2s103.6
          20Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorBugFury Cutter BugX-Scissor 43.161413.74398.3s103.3
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          About the results

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

          Persian (Alola Shadow) type chart

          When fighting Persian (Alola Shadow), keep in mind the following that Dark-type Pokémon are weak to Bug, Fairy, and Fighting type moves. They take reduced damage from Dark, Ghost, and Psychic type moves.


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