Best Shadow Abra counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Abra counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 85.135046.80159.3s236.2
          2Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 86.263359.00277.9s215.5
          3Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 100.902025.92240.2s213.6
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 79.753193.37280.1s200.6
          5Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 77.723219.93282.9s197.2
          6Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 91.181829.61240.1s193.0
          7TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 71.223289.84292.4s185.7
          8HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *72.832944.46280.9s183.6
          9Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 68.553332.93297.2s181.0
          10Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 80.572027.63250.3s180.5
          11Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 87.281581.87354.4s180.1
          12DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 73.452495.05267.9s177.3
          13Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *70.092786.64279.5s176.0
          14Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *80.401811.32245.1s175.2
          15GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 71.482502.02270.0s173.9
          16Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 73.602266.26261.6s173.4
          17Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 79.321782.89367.4s172.7
          18Shadow HoundoomShadow Pokémon iconShadow HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 74.742018.67254.0s170.4
          19YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 63.493185.712100.4s169.0
          20Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 76.721803.24247.0s168.9
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Abra in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Abra 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 Abra 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 Abra counter is Mega Tyranitar, followed by Shadow Tyranitar, Mega Gengar, and Mega Rayquaza. The table also includes Mega Houndoom, Mega Banette, Tyranitar, and Hydreigon, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Abra type chart

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


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