Victreebel Raid Boss

Pokemon GO Victreebel Raid Guide

Victreebel is a Tier 4 Raid Boss in Pokemon GO, with Boss CP of 23780 and Max Capture CP of 1296 (Level 20, perfect IV score). This page details best Victreebel Raid Counters and how to counter Victreebel effectively. Don’t get eaten by this plant!

Victreebel is not soloable and it is required to have at least 2-3 Trainers in order to take it down. Victreebel is a grass poison type with a lot of weaknesses: fire, psychic, ice and flying moves. Victreebel has no double weaknesses, but can be easily burned to the ground.

Victreebel Raid Counters

Pokémon Counters
Mewtwo Confusion psychic Psychic psychic
Moltres Fire Spin fire Overheat fire
Entei Fire Spin fire Overheat fire
Espeon Confusion psychic Future Sight psychic
Alakazam Confusion psychic Future Sight psychic
Flareon Fire Spin fire Overheat fire
Weakness  fire, psychic, ice and flying

Just looking at the table above, it’s incredibly easy to figure out how to counter Victreebel: with fire and mind power! But seriously, there is not much to countering Victreebell, we’re using the strongest Pokemon and their strongest type-advantageous move sets.

There are only a few moves you’re interested in here: Confusion, any charged Psychic move, Fire Spin and Overheat. These are the strongest Psychic and Fire typed moves and it made sense to use them against a human eating plant.

Additionally, the same counters can be applied to any other grasspoison opponent.

Victreebel has access to following moves:

  • Razor Leaf grass (quick)
  • Acid poison (quick)
  • Solar Beam grass (charged, one bar)
  • Sludge Bomb poison (charged, two bar)
  • Leaf Blade grass (charged, three bar)

Additional Victreebel Counters

Victreebel can be countered with several weaker options and we believe this will often be the case. For this section of the guide, we are including some controversial and unusual raiding choices. Please, use this in larger groups (4+), don’t let your team wipe.

Without further ado:

  • Charizard with Fire Spin / Overheat
  • Arcanine with Fire Fang / Flamethrower
  • Lugia with Extrasensory / Sky Attack
  • Jynx with Confusion / Psyshock
  • Typhlosion with Ember / Overheat