Conquer the legendary Fire Pokemon Moltres in this Pokemon GO raid battle strategy guide. Get tips on how to defeat it, recommended Pokemon & moves, CP to get 100% IV, and more!
Moltres Related Article
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Recommended Pokemon Vs. Moltres
This recommended Pokemon list is based on the combo DPS and durability of the Pokemon, including strength & ease-of-use of their recommended moves.
|Rank||Pokemon||Recommended Moves||Combo DPS|
|1||Golem|| Rock Throw|
|3||Raikou|| Thunder Shock|
|4||Rayquaza|| Dragon Tail|
Battle Strategy Against Moltres
Best Pokemon To Use Vs. Moltres (Golem)
A Golem equipped with Rock Type attacks will be very strong against Moltres as it will deal more damage to it! It also has pretty high attack power, allowing for good DPS.
Have Water & Lighting Types In Roster
Moltres is also weak against other Types such as Water and Lightning. Be sure to have powered up Pokemon of these Types to bring Moltres's health down quickly!
CP To Get 100% IV Moltres
100% IV Moltres Is CP 1980
If you're targeting to get a 100% IV Moltres, keep in mind that its CP will be 1980 during the capture phase.Check Out Moltres CP & IV Reference Chart!
100% IV Moltres Is CP 2475 With Weather Boost
|CP On Normal Weather||Weather||Weather Boosted CP|
|1980|| Sunny |
When the weather is sunny or windy, Moltres will receive a weather boost, raising its CP! A 100% IV Moltress will have a CP of 2475 when it is boosted by the weather.
Individual Value (IV) Per CP Chart
You can also check Moltres's Individual Value (IV) beyond it being 100% value. You just need to check its CP once it appears after defeating it in the raid.
IV & CP Quick Reference Chart (98%)
Depending on the Individual Value, two Pokemon can still have the same CP.
Weather Boosted CP
Weather Boosted CP
Moltres's Type & Weakness Chart
Use Rock, Water, & Lighting Against Moltres
Moltres is a Fire / Flying Type of Pokemon and one of the legendary birds! It's Type duality opens it up for many weaknesses such as Rock, Water, & Lightning moves. Be careful not to use Grass or Bug Pokemon as they won't be effective in battle.
Weakness & Damage Chart Against Moltres
Pokemon GO Official Announcement
Attention Trainers from the Americas and Greenland, your Moltres Day starts now! Receive up to 5 free Raid Passes—and try your best to encounter Shiny Moltres! Tag a friend you want to raid with, and let’s GO! pic.twitter.com/bqHAPjtktt— Pokémon GO is ready to #GOBattle (@PokemonGoApp) September 8, 2018
Official Pokemon GO Site
The final challenge is here! It’s time to come together and work on the last round of Professor Willow’s Global Challenge, happening on September 1 and 2 during the Safari Zone event in Yokosuka, Japan. If certain areas of the world can meet the challenge requirements,they’ll unlock bonus Stardust for catching Pokémon and hatching Eggs—including a guaranteed 3,000 Stardust for every raid—starting September 3 at 1:00 P.M. PDT. Also, until September 10 at 1:00 P.M. PDT, Trainers can unlock a bonus to earn Star Pieces that will last for one hour!
If the challenge is completed, Trainers worldwide will receive up to five free Raid Passes for Moltres Day, which features the Legendary Pokémon Moltres! On September 8, Moltres will be available in Raid Battles around the world for a three-hour period and will know the Flying-type move Sky Attack. If you’re lucky, you may be able to encounter a Shiny Moltres!
So, get ready to GO! See you out in the field, Trainers!
—The Pokémon GO team
From: Pokemon GO Official Site