Best Shadow Galvantula counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Shadow Galvantula counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *65.822162.74265.7s157.6
          2Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *63.782108.02266.1s152.9
          3ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *55.862593.80292.9s145.8
          4Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *54.372325.56285.5s139.0
          5Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 53.952367.20287.8s138.8
          6Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot FireFire Punch *48.183062.202127.1s136.0
          7Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 59.641514.88376.2s133.9
          8Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *56.711740.85392.1s133.5
          9Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *59.951424.62371.3s132.4
          10Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 55.351804.27265.2s132.3
          11HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *48.702588.032106.3s131.5
          12Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FireOverheat 56.931521.99380.2s129.4
          13Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 50.991790.823105.4s124.1
          14Shadow InfernapeShadow Pokémon iconShadow InfernapeFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *55.421349.67373.1s123.1
          15Shadow CharizardShadow Pokémon iconShadow CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *55.951301.47369.8s122.9
          16Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FireSacred Fire *50.141800.75271.8s122.7
          17Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 52.251556.06389.3s122.1
          18Shadow TyphlosionShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyphlosionFireIncinerate FireBlast Burn *54.351352.27374.6s121.4
          19VolcaronaVolcaronaFireFire Spin FireOverheat 49.431742.133105.7s120.4
          20Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomFireFire Fang FireFlamethrower 52.651437.97381.9s120.4
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Galvantula type chart

          When fighting Shadow Galvantula, keep in mind the following that Bug and Electric-type Pokémon are weak to Fire, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Electric, Fighting, Grass, and Steel type moves.


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