Best Sandygast counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Sandygast counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *58.213462.562119.0s161.7
          2Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *54.462480.54291.1s141.5
          3Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 46.883792.48180.9s140.6
          4Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 52.832641.632100.0s140.5
          5Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *51.822653.642102.4s138.6
          6Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 45.073506.192155.6s133.8
          7Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 61.511320.10364.4s132.4
          8Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 53.791753.89397.8s128.5
          9Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *48.212245.68293.2s126.0
          10Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite WaterHydro Pump 44.752771.842123.9s125.5
          11ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 41.673346.062160.6s124.7
          12Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 55.051340.32373.0s122.3
          13Shadow GyaradosShadow Pokémon iconShadow GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 43.782589.822118.3s121.4
          14Mega SalamenceMega Pokémon iconMega SalamenceDarkBite WaterHydro Pump 39.433529.122179.0s121.3
          15Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl IceAvalanche 51.401581.82392.3s121.1
          16KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 52.381470.98384.3s120.6
          17KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *45.292210.53297.6s119.7
          18YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 38.093680.74196.6s119.4
          19Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineIcePowder Snow IceAvalanche 49.611614.38397.6s118.5
          20Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *44.762174.44297.2s118.2
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          About the results

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

          Sandygast type chart

          When fighting Sandygast, keep in mind the following that Ghost and Ground-type Pokémon are weak to Dark, Ghost, Grass, Ice, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Rock, Electric, Fighting, Normal, and Poison type moves.


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