Best Scatterbug (Sandstorm) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Scatterbug (Sandstorm) counters

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          Charged Attack
          1Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 119.2514826.981124.3s398.2
          2Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *93.269828.291105.4s298.8
          3Mega BlazikenMega Pokémon iconMega BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *96.388768.83191.0s297.7
          4RayquazaRayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 91.459201.411100.6s289.6
          5Mega DiancieMega Pokémon iconMega DiancieRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 87.8410089.661114.9s287.6
          6Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorRockSmack Down RockRock Wrecker *79.6411931.671149.8s278.6
          7Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 75.3914050.091186.4s278.5
          8ReshiramReshiramFireFire Fang FireFusion Flare *83.819504.671113.4s273.5
          9Shadow MoltresShadow Pokémon iconShadow MoltresFireFire Spin FlyingSky Attack *87.847900.12189.9s270.5
          10Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhFireIncinerate FlyingBrave Bird 81.219384.321115.6s266.3
          11ChandelureChandelureFireFire Spin FireOverheat 75.8211242.951148.3s264.6
          12Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylRockRock Throw RockRock Slide 75.8910967.671144.5s263.1
          13Shadow EnteiShadow Pokémon iconShadow EnteiFireFire Fang FireOverheat 82.148358.391101.8s260.9
          14Mega X CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega X CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *80.528399.131104.3s257.3
          15HeatranHeatranFireFire Spin FireMagma Storm *71.7411645.491162.3s256.1
          16Mega PidgeotMega Pokémon iconMega PidgeotFlyingGust *FlyingBrave Bird 81.757736.89194.6s255.0
          17Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarRockSmack Down *RockStone Edge 74.4610168.171136.6s254.5
          18YveltalYveltalFlyingGust FlyingOblivion Wing *76.459157.761119.8s252.9
          19Shadow BlazikenShadow Pokémon iconShadow BlazikenFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *86.435943.54168.8s248.9
          20Shadow AggronShadow Pokémon iconShadow AggronRockSmack Down RockMeteor Beam 68.6711848.011172.5s248.9
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          About the results

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

          Scatterbug (Sandstorm) type chart

          When fighting Scatterbug (Sandstorm), keep in mind the following that Bug-type Pokémon are weak to Fire, Flying, and Rock type moves. They take reduced damage from Fighting, Grass, and Ground type moves.


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