Best Shadow Squirtle counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Highest DPS

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          Best Shadow Squirtle counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *62.385885.89194.4s194.4
          2Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 54.525345.25198.0s171.6
          3ZekromZekromElectricCharge Beam ElectricFusion Bolt *54.304857.71189.5s167.0
          4KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 59.533489.822117.2s164.7
          5Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *51.214805.26193.8s159.4
          6Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 52.734262.85180.8s158.1
          7Mega AmpharosMega Pokémon iconMega AmpharosElectricVolt Switch ElectricZap Cannon 50.484421.26187.6s154.4
          8ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 48.354947.431102.3s153.8
          9Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 57.402895.032100.9s153.0
          10Exeggutor (Alola Shadow)Shadow Pokémon iconExeggutor (Alola Shadow)GrassBullet Seed GrassSolar Beam 49.804314.58186.6s151.9
          11Mega ManectricMega Pokémon iconMega ManectricElectricThunder Fang ElectricWild Charge 57.762692.71293.2s150.9
          12XurkitreeXurkitreeElectricThunder Shock ElectricDischarge 58.292548.38287.4s149.9
          13Shadow TangrowthShadow Pokémon iconShadow TangrowthGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 50.473782.02174.9s148.5
          14Shadow ElectivireShadow Pokémon iconShadow ElectivireElectricThunder Shock ElectricWild Charge 59.402274.05276.6s147.7
          15Shadow ZapdosShadow Pokémon iconShadow ZapdosElectricThunder Shock *ElectricThunderbolt 56.032703.21296.5s147.7
          16Shadow SceptileShadow Pokémon iconShadow SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *54.112949.802109.0s147.0
          17Shadow VenusaurShadow Pokémon iconShadow VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *51.653378.342130.8s146.9
          18Shadow MagnezoneShadow Pokémon iconShadow MagnezoneElectricSpark ElectricWild Charge 55.952566.77291.7s145.6
          19Mega LatiosMega Pokémon iconMega LatiosDragonDragon Breath GrassSolar Beam 46.514295.80192.4s144.2
          20Shadow ExeggutorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ExeggutorGrassBullet Seed GrassSolar Beam 50.573075.732121.6s141.2
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Shadow Squirtle in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Shadow Squirtle 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 Squirtle 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 Squirtle counter is Mega Sceptile, followed by Mega Rayquaza, Zekrom, and Kartana. The table also includes Mega Venusaur, Shaymin (Sky), Mega Ampharos, and Zarude, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Shadow Squirtle type chart

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


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