There are many different types of Pokemon in Pokemon Go with unique movesets, counters, and attributes. Knowing the best counters and movesets can help you a lot in capturing them and using them the best you can in the future. So here are the best movesets and counters for Shaymin to use in Pokemon Go.
Shaymin Best Movesets and Counters in Pokemon Go
Shaymin is a Grass-type Pokemon with a Max CP of 3691, an Attack of 210, a Defense of 210, and a Stamina of 225. Shaymin is weak against Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison-type Pokemon, up to 160%. On the other hand, this Grass-type Pokemon is resistant to Electric, Grass, Ground, and Water-type up to 62.5%.
The best movesets of Shaymin to use is Zen Headbutt with Grass Knot with a DPS of 11.80. You can also use Zen Headbutt with Solar Beam with a DPS of 11.73. Using Hidden Power with Grass Knot can also be a good alternative with a DPS of 11.46.
The best counter to use against Shaymin is the Dragon and Fire-type Reshiram with a Max CP of 4565, an Attack of 275, a Defense of 211, and a Stamina of 205. Not only that, but this Pokemon is also 39.1% resistant to Grass-type. The best moveset to use is Fire Fang with Overheat with a DPS of 17.05.
You can also use the Flying-type Moltres with a Max CP of 3917, an Attack of 251, a Defense of 181, and a Stamina of 207. This Pokemon is also 39.1% resistant to Grass-type, and the best moveset to use is Fire Spin with Sky Attack with a DPS of 16.01.
The Bug-type Pheromosa can also be a good alternative with a Max CP of 3213, an Attack of 316, a Defense of 85, and a Stamina of 174. This Pokemon is 62.5% resistant to Grass-type, and the best moveset to use is Bug Bite with Bug Buzz.
Also, the Poison-type Nihilego with a Max CP of 4465, an Attack of 249, a Defense of 210, and a Stamina of 240 can be a good option. The best moveset to use is Acid with Sludge Bomb with a DPS of 14.52.
Here are some other Counters you can use against Shaymin:
- Standard Darmanitan – Fire Fang, Overheat
- Chandelure – Fire Spin, Overheat
- Ho-Oh – Incinerate, Brave Bird
- Galarian Standard Darmanitan – Ice Fang, Avalanche
- Heatran – Fire Spin, Flamethrower
- Rayquaza – Air Slash, Hurricane
- Roserade – Poison Jab, Sludge Bomb