Shuckle Weakness & Counters in Pokemon Go (2022)

Pokemon Go will have you facing off against difficult raid Pokemon throughout your journey outdoors. If one of these is Shuckle, you are going to need to have a strong team by your side, because they can be a difficult fight if you don’t have the right setup available. If you are getting ready for a battle with Shuckle, we’ll walk you through the best counters and all of its weaknesses in this guide!

Shuckle Weaknesses

Best Shuckle Counters

Shuckle Counters List

Shuckle Weaknesses

Shuckle is a Bug and Rock-type Pokemon, which makes it have a weakness to Rock, Steel, and Water-type moves. You will want to bring a team full of Pokemon who can utilize those move types to take down Shuckle quickly!

If you are running out of Pokemon to throw at Shuckle, you will just want to make sure to avoid bringing any Pokemon that have Normal or Poison-type moves. Shuckle is resistant to both of these, so be sure to keep those Pokemon in the box. You will also want to try and avoid bringing Grass, Psychic, Dark, Fire, Ice, Flying and Bug-type Pokemon. These are all weak to Bug and Rock-type moves, which is what Shuckle is going to use against you.

Best Shuckle Counters

The best counters for Shuckle are the following Pokemon: Metagross, Rampardos, Kyogre, Terrakion, Dialga, Empoleon, Kingler, Rhyperior, Excadrill, Samurott, Swampert, Aerodactyl, and Gyarados. If you have shadow or mega versions of the ones on these list, they are generally going to be the best option.

Here’s an extended list of the Pokemon you can use with the best moves that they have available to them for the fight. You don’t have to have the exact moveset, but make sure you have the right type of moves to take advantage of Shuckle’s weaknesses.

Shuckle Counters List

  • Metagross – Bullet Punch/Meteor Mash
  • Rampardos – Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Kyogre – Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Terrakion – Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Dialga – Metal Claw/Iron Head
  • Empoleon – Metal Claw/Hydro Cannon
  • Kingler – Bubble/Crabhammer
  • Rhyperior – Smack Down/Rock Wrecker
  • Excadrill – Metal Claw/Iron Head
  • Samurott – Waterfall/Hydro Cannon
  • Swampert – Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Aerodactyl – Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Gyarados – Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Archeops – Steel Wing/Ancient Power
  • Clawitzer – Water Gun/Crabhammer
  • Tyranitar – Smack Down/Stone Edge
  • Crawdaunt – Waterfall/Crabhammer
  • Feraligatr – Water Gun/Hydro Cannon

If you run out of the best counters on the list then running pretty much any high level Rock, Steel, and Water-type Pokemon should get the job done. You don’t always have to have the ideal Pokemon to win the battle!

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Those are all of the weaknesses and best counters for Shuckle in Pokemon Go. We have more detailed guides for you to checkout in the Pokemon Go section of our website.

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