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Raid Guide 2020: Boss List & Counters

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Check out this Pokemon GO guide on 2020 Raid Battles! Know more about the raid boss battle list, counters, difficulty levels, tips & tricks to defeating a raid, and more!

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Latest Raid Battle Info

2020 Current Raid Boss List

5-Star Raids
Armored MewtwoArmored Mewtwo---
4-Star Raids
VenusaurVenusaurCharizardCharizardBlastoiseBlastoiseAlolan MarowakAlolan Marowak(★)
3-Star Raids
Alolan RaichuAlolan Raichu(★)ScytherScyther(★)BeautiflyBeautiflySharpedoSharpedo
2-Star Raids
Alolan ExeggutorAlolan Exeggutor(★)PinsirPinsir(★)MisdreavusMisdreavus(★)MawileMawile(★)
Liepard IconLiepard---
1-Star Raids
BulbasaurBulbasaur(★)CharmanderCharmander(★)SquirtleSquirtle(★)Timburr IconTimburr
Litwick IconLitwick---

(★) Raid boss can appear as Shiny Pokemon.

3-5 Raid Star Boss Chart

Best Pokemon Vs. 5-Star Legendary Raid Boss

The recommended Pokemon are ranked from left to right.

BossRecommended Pokemon
Armored MewtwoArmored MewtwoGengarGengarChandelure IconChandelureDarkrai IconDarkraiHydreigon IconHydreigon

Best Pokemon Vs. 4-Star Raid Boss

The recommended Pokemon are ranked from left to right.

Best Pokemon Vs. 3-Star Raid Boss

The recommended Pokemon are ranked from left to right.

1-2 Raid Star Boss Chart

About 1-Star & 2-Star Raid Bosses

1-Star & 2-Star raid bosses can easily be defeated and captured solo if you're using the right Pokemon. Use Pokemon that exploit their weakness to take them down by yourself.

2-Star Raid Boss Weaknesses

1-Star Raid Boss Weaknesses

BulbasaurBulbasaurFlying IconFire IconPsychic IconIce Icon
SquirtleSquirtleGrass IconElectric Icon
CharmanderCharmanderRock IconWater IconGround Icon
Timburr IconTimburrFlying IconPsychic IconFairy Icon
Litwick IconLitwickRock IconDark IconGhost IconWater IconGround Icon

Tips To Defeat Raid Battle Boss

Find Out Type & Weakness Of Raid Boss

Raid Battle Guide: Tips & Tricks

When attempting to defeat a raid boss, it's best to find out their Pokemon Type & level! With this information, you can easily figure out their weaknesses & use these to defeat them.

Check Out Type & Weakness Chart Here!

Use Party Of Strong Pokemon Exploiting Boss's Weakness

Raid Battle Guide: Tips & Tricks

When you know the boss's Type, build a party of strong Pokemon with high CP & IVs whose fighting moves are the raid boss Pokemon's weaknesses. This will damage the boss more and help you beat the raid.

Determine Raid Level By Eggs Or Stars

Raid Battle Guide: Tips & Tricks

You can find out the difficulty of the raid by checking the egg color before the raid starts or checking the stars when the raid is ongoing. Raid levels go from 1 to 5, with 5 being the most difficult.

Join As Soon As Raid Egg Hatches

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Joining the raid battle lobby as soon as the egg hatches & the boss appears ensures that you will have many people with you in the fight.

Level 3 & Up Raids Cannot Be Solo-ed

Raid Battle Guide: Tips & Tricks

Raids that are 3 Stars and up will be difficult to bring down solo. It's best to wait for other players to join the lobby before attempting a 3-Star and up raid battle.

Choose Strong Pokemon To Solo Level 2 Raids

Raid Battle Guide: Tips & Tricks

Players who have carefully selected & powered up Pokemon can actually solo 2-Star raids and below. Build a powerful party that exploits the raid boss's weaknesses.

Dodge To Avoid Damage From Raid Boss

Raid Battle Guide: Tips & Tricks

If your Pokemon has a strong attack move but low HP, you can dodge the raid boss's attacks. Your Pokemon will avoid getting hurt and will survive the fight longer to do more damage.

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