Best Sandy Shocks counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

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

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          Best overall

          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Sandy Shocks counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Primal GroudonPrimal GroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *37.063190.332172.2s112.9
          2Primal KyogrePrimal KyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *36.903177.012172.2s112.4
          3Mega SwampertMega Pokémon iconMega SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *32.782444.592149.2s96.3
          4Mega SceptileMega Pokémon iconMega SceptileGrassBullet Seed GrassFrenzy Plant *34.591758.173152.5s92.4
          5Shadow RhyperiorShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhyperiorGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 29.352797.642190.6s91.7
          6KartanaKartanaGrassRazor Leaf GrassLeaf Blade 32.432028.022125.1s91.2
          7Mega BlastoiseMega Pokémon iconMega BlastoiseWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *30.622071.992135.3s87.8
          8Shadow GolurkShadow Pokémon iconShadow GolurkGroundMud-Slap GroundEarth Power 27.112718.752200.6s85.8
          9Shadow GarchompShadow Pokémon iconShadow GarchompGroundMud Shot GroundEarth Power *30.601843.672120.5s85.2
          10Shadow MamoswineShadow Pokémon iconShadow MamoswineGroundMud-Slap IceAvalanche 32.331552.403144.1s85.1
          11Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosWaterWaterfall WaterHydro Pump 28.272253.592159.4s84.5
          12GroudonGroudonGroundMud Shot GroundPrecipice Blades *29.042061.412142.0s84.3
          13KyogreKyogreWaterWaterfall WaterOrigin Pulse *28.772042.602142.0s83.5
          14Mega VenusaurMega Pokémon iconMega VenusaurGrassVine Whip GrassFrenzy Plant *28.402002.482141.0s82.3
          15Shadow RhydonShadow Pokémon iconShadow RhydonGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 27.202216.982163.0s81.7
          16Shadow KinglerShadow Pokémon iconShadow KinglerWaterBubble WaterCrabhammer 33.171199.144144.6s81.3
          17Shadow SwampertShadow Pokémon iconShadow SwampertWaterWater Gun WaterHydro Cannon *30.101575.883157.1s81.0
          18Shaymin (Sky)Shaymin (Sky)GrassMagical Leaf GrassGrass Knot 29.011718.933177.8s80.5
          19RhyperiorRhyperiorGroundMud-Slap GroundEarthquake 24.522741.572223.6s79.7
          20ZarudeZarudeGrassVine Whip GrassPower Whip 26.872046.692152.3s79.4
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Sandy Shocks in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Sandy Shocks 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 Sandy Shocks 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 Sandy Shocks counter is Primal Groudon, followed by Primal Kyogre, Mega Swampert, and Mega Sceptile. The table also includes Shadow Rhyperior, Kartana, Mega Blastoise, and Shadow Golurk, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Sandy Shocks type chart

          When fighting Sandy Shocks, keep in mind the following that Electric and Ground-type Pokémon are weak to Grass, Ground, Ice, and Water type moves. They take reduced damage from Flying, Poison, Rock, Steel, and Electric type moves.


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