Best Calyrex (Shadow Rider) counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best Calyrex (Shadow Rider) counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 50.702004.707325.8s127.1
          2Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 52.071333.0011333.1s117.1
          3Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 62.57619.3824336.6s111.0
          4Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 45.491335.6011374.6s105.9
          5HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *43.011416.0110391.1s103.0
          6Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 56.29590.5425368.1s101.3
          7TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 42.821307.1311396.2s100.7
          8Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 47.27895.5416384.3s98.6
          9Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 40.511359.0311414.4s97.5
          10DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 42.841102.6813404.5s96.5
          11Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *48.02726.2020395.0s94.7
          12Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 46.43784.7519399.5s94.1
          13Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 53.62507.4229398.0s94.0
          14Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 45.36785.9919407.0s92.5
          15Shadow HoundoomShadow Pokémon iconShadow HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 44.10834.6417412.0s92.0
          16YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 37.141392.0810447.0s91.9
          17Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina (Origin Forme)GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Force *42.34910.1616420.2s91.2
          18GholdengoGholdengoGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 43.09850.6117418.6s90.8
          19Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa (Unbound)GhostAstonish GhostShadow Ball 40.711003.0514428.2s90.7
          20GuzzlordGuzzlordDarkSnarl DarkBrutal Swing 36.431382.6110455.2s90.4
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          About the results

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

          Calyrex (Shadow Rider) type chart

          When fighting Calyrex (Shadow Rider), keep in mind the following that Psychic and Ghost-type Pokémon are weak to Dark, and Ghost type moves. They take reduced damage from Poison, Psychic, Normal, and Fighting type moves.


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