Best Galarian Shadow Rapidash counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

This table displays a list of best Galarian Shadow Rapidash 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 and TDO.

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          Best performing move types

          • Steel30.5%
          • Ghost29.0%
          • Poison16.0%
          • Flying6.0%
          • Fire4.5%
          • Grass3.0%
          • Psychic2.5%
          • Electric2.5%
          • Water2.5%
          • Dark1.5%
          • Ground1.0%
          • Bug0.5%
          • Ice0.5%
          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 56.251022.36378.1s101.0
          2Shadow MetagrossShadow Pokémon iconShadow MetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *52.391214.54280.6s98.8
          3Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 50.92900.44386.7s90.9
          4Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaFlyingAir Slash FlyingDragon Ascent 43.921179.10394.2s85.4
          5Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 48.56776.19492.7s84.9
          6MetagrossMetagrossSteelBullet Punch SteelMeteor Mash *43.181187.65395.5s84.3
          7Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *46.00822.77495.8s82.3
          8Mega BeedrillMega Pokémon iconMega BeedrillPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 47.92690.03596.0s82.1
          9GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 39.951146.333102.7s78.7
          10Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *39.651167.483103.1s78.5
          11ChandelureChandelureGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 42.65821.964101.9s77.5
          12Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 43.52729.984102.4s76.9
          13NihilegoNihilegoPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 40.41896.254105.1s75.6
          14Shadow BanetteShadow Pokémon iconShadow BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 45.38547.956105.6s75.0
          15GengarGengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 43.88619.005105.3s74.8
          16Hoopa (Confined)Hoopa (Confined)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 39.90886.254106.5s74.6
          17Mega GardevoirMega Pokémon iconMega GardevoirGrassMagical Leaf GhostShadow Ball 39.26916.113107.4s74.2
          18MelmetalMelmetalElectricThunder Shock SteelDouble Iron Bash *36.581148.073111.0s73.4
          19DialgaDialgaSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 38.41949.243108.9s73.4
          20Mega ScizorMega Pokémon iconMega ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 36.481150.573111.2s73.3
          21Shadow DrifblimShadow Pokémon iconShadow DrifblimGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 38.27879.114110.5s72.1
          22Shadow MismagiusShadow Pokémon iconShadow MismagiusGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 40.96670.545109.4s72.0
          23Mega AggronMega Pokémon iconMega AggronSteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 35.161201.582114.4s71.8
          24Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 40.83610.965111.7s70.5
          25Genesect (Shock)Genesect (Shock)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 36.42953.093114.0s70.4
          26Genesect (Normal)Genesect (Normal)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 36.42953.093114.0s70.4
          27Genesect (Douse)Genesect (Douse)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 36.42953.093114.0s70.4
          28Genesect (Chill)Genesect (Chill)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 36.42953.093114.0s70.4
          29Genesect (Burn)Genesect (Burn)SteelMetal Claw SteelMagnet Bomb 36.42953.093114.0s70.4
          30JirachiJirachiElectricCharge Beam SteelDoom Desire 35.381060.153115.3s70.3
          31Shadow ScizorShadow Pokémon iconShadow ScizorSteelBullet Punch SteelIron Head 38.31769.754112.7s70.2
          32LunalaLunalaFlyingAir Slash GhostShadow Ball 34.341153.063117.3s69.9
          33Shadow RaikouShadow Pokémon iconShadow RaikouElectricThunder Shock GhostShadow Ball 39.57657.395112.9s69.7
          34Shadow Ho-OhShadow Pokémon iconShadow Ho-OhSteelSteel Wing FlyingBrave Bird 34.681090.773117.0s69.6
          35MewtwoMewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *37.51798.924114.0s69.6
          36Shadow VictreebelShadow Pokémon iconShadow VictreebelPoisonAcid PoisonSludge Bomb 41.86501.377114.7s69.0
          37Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarSteelIron Tail DarkBrutal Swing 35.47942.343116.8s68.8
          38ExcadrillExcadrillSteelMetal Claw SteelIron Head 37.04765.114116.0s68.3
          39Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *33.901069.543119.7s68.1
          40Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina (Altered Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *33.251152.693120.7s68.1
          41Shadow VileplumeShadow Pokémon iconShadow VileplumePoisonAcid PoisonSludge Bomb 39.83549.936116.6s67.6
          42Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *33.851032.623120.3s67.5
          43Mega AerodactylMega Pokémon iconMega AerodactylSteelSteel Wing SteelIron Head 34.80915.763119.2s67.4
          44Shadow AlakazamShadow Pokémon iconShadow AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 40.95477.177118.1s67.2
          45RoseradeRoseradePoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 38.50601.195117.5s67.0
          46DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 37.91631.965117.8s66.9
          47Shadow SkuntankShadow Pokémon iconShadow SkuntankPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 38.59540.076119.9s65.7
          48OverqwilOverqwilPoisonPoison Jab PoisonSludge Bomb 36.14657.755121.5s64.9
          49Mega Y CharizardMega Pokémon iconMega Y CharizardFireFire Spin FireBlast Burn *32.79948.523125.0s64.7
          50Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarSteelIron Tail DarkBrutal Swing 36.37627.105121.9s64.6
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Galarian Shadow Rapidash in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Galarian Shadow Rapidash down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          The top-ranked Galarian Shadow Rapidash counter is Mega Gengar, followed by Shadow Metagross, Mega Banette, and Mega Rayquaza. The table also includes Shadow Cursola, Metagross, Shadow Mewtwo, and Mega Beedrill, among others. Each Pokemon's move type is indicated by an icon beside the move name.

          Galarian Shadow Rapidash type chart

          When fighting Galarian Shadow Rapidash, keep in mind the following that Psychic and Fairy-type Pokémon are weak to Ghost, Poison, and Steel type moves. They take reduced damage from Psychic, Dragon, and Fighting type moves.


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

          Best move-types and weather for Galarian Shadow Rapidash Raids

          Move-typeUsage (%)Weather
          • snowSnow
          • fogFog
          • cloudyCloudy
          • windyWindy
          • sunnySunny
          • sunnySunny
          • windyWindy
          • rainRainy
          • rainRainy
          • fogFog
          • sunnySunny
          • rainRainy
          • snowSnow

          About our ranking methodology

          When calculating the best counters for any Pokémon, our simulator takes into account various factors, such as the defender's typing and average DPS against each attacker, the weather's influence, energy left over from using charge moves, Shadow Pokémon attack and defense stat changes, and more. During the initial phase of simulations, we calculate DPS and TDO for each attacker that is currently available in the game, and then we continue to rank them.

          We use a ranking method developed by a Reddit user named /u/Elastic_Space, which is described in detail in this Reddit post. It is a fairly complicated, but very well thought-out mathematical model for predicting simulation results without actually running the simulations. It also correlates with field data almost too well not to be used.

          Our Time to Win (TTW) and Faint numbers are also estimated, and should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we do not account for factors like Friendship and Mega damage boost, they will differ from actual experience in the field.