Best Shadow Alakazam counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Alakazam counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 48.941323.37284.4s111.6
          2Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 56.57717.71583.7s106.8
          3Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 51.10892.67486.6s104.5
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 45.331013.66393.6s98.6
          5Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 51.07662.29592.2s96.9
          6Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 43.17909.78399.2s92.5
          7Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *44.83793.70498.4s92.0
          8Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 48.66569.58699.3s90.0
          9TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 41.71869.484102.9s89.1
          10HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *42.52815.674102.3s89.0
          11Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 38.181080.923107.6s88.1
          12Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *39.09952.453107.2s86.9
          13Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 42.38705.895105.3s85.6
          14GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 39.93828.584107.5s85.2
          15Mega PinsirMega Pokémon iconMega PinsirBugBug Bite BugX-Scissor 41.23751.694106.5s85.2
          16DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 40.71733.184108.1s83.9
          17ChandelureChandelureGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 42.24644.225107.6s83.5
          18Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 46.47482.797107.3s83.4
          19Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf GhostShadow Ball 38.38843.004110.9s83.1
          20PheromosaPheromosaBugBug Bite BugBug Buzz 53.59309.7911113.7s83.1
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Alakazam type chart

          When fighting Shadow Alakazam, 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.