Best Shadow Machop counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Shadow Machop counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 117.808059.15168.4s338.8
          2Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *104.985153.04149.1s277.9
          3Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 86.386853.20179.3s257.8
          4Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *97.364380.16145.0s252.1
          5RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 90.704929.00154.3s246.3
          6LunalaLunalaPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 68.4910665.301155.7s241.9
          7Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 84.635475.14164.7s240.0
          8MewtwoMewtwoPsychicConfusion PsychicPsystrike *86.975016.56157.7s239.7
          9Shadow LugiaShadow Pokémon iconShadow LugiaPsychicExtrasensory FlyingAeroblast *71.068307.631116.9s233.7
          10Hoopa (Confined)Hoopa (Confined)PsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 69.767216.171103.4s222.5
          11Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *PsychicPsychic *70.336858.83197.5s221.0
          12Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFlyingWing Attack FlyingSky Attack *84.223989.62147.4s221.0
          13Shadow LatiosShadow Pokémon iconShadow LatiosPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 82.944133.01149.8s220.4
          14Mega LatiasMega Pokémon iconMega LatiasPsychicZen Headbutt PsychicPsychic 73.245584.08176.2s216.4
          15Shadow GardevoirShadow Pokémon iconShadow GardevoirPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 77.104668.20160.5s215.1
          16Galarian ArticunoGalarian ArticunoPsychicConfusion FlyingBrave Bird 70.386021.17185.6s214.0
          17Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhPsychicExtrasensory FlyingBrave Bird 75.144693.00162.5s211.2
          18Shadow AlakazamShadow Pokémon iconShadow AlakazamPsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic *88.402841.24264.3s210.5
          19Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)PsychicConfusion PsychicPsychic 84.882810.54266.2s203.6
          20LugiaLugiaPsychicExtrasensory FlyingAeroblast *59.297950.621134.1s201.8
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          About the results

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

          Shadow Machop type chart

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


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