Vaporeon is a Tier 3 Raid Boss in Pokemon GO with 15985 Raid Boss CP. Vaporeon is soloable. Best Vaporeon counters are strong Electric and Grass type Pokemon like Raikou, Zapdos, Electivire, Thunderbolt Mewtwo Roserade and Venusaur.
Vaporeon can have the following CP values when caught in a post raid capture encounter:
- 1699 – 1779 CP in normal weather conditions
- 2124 – 2225 CP in rainy weather for weather boosts.
Vaporeon is not a super difficult fight and most teams with level 30 counters can finish the fight in around 130 seconds (+- 10 seconds in lag spikes). Given how easy and readily available Pokemon like Raikou and Zapdos were in the past, we expect you won’t have any problems here.
Best Vaporeon Raid counters
The following table lists best Vaporeon raid counters in Pokemon GO.
|Pokemon||Fast move||Charge move|
|Raikou||Thunder Shock Electric||Wild Charge Electric|
|Zapdos||Thunder Shock Electric||Thunderbolt Electric|
|Venusaur||Vine Whip Grass||Frenzy Plant Grass|
|Golem (alola)||Volt Switch Electric||Wild Charge Electric|
|Mewtwo||Confusion Psychic||Thunderbolt Electric|
|Tangrowth||Vine Whip Grass||Solar Beam Grass|
|Breloom||Bullet Seed Grass||Grass Knot Grass|
|Electivire||Thunder Shock Electric||Wild Charge Electric|
|Exeggutor (Alola)||Bullet Seed Grass||Solar Beam Grass|
|Sceptile||Bullet Seed Grass||Leaf Blade Grass|
|Roserade||Razor Leaf Grass||Solar Beam Grass|
Vaporeon Raid Counters Explained
Vaporeon is a cakewalk if you’re super effective against it and have decent counters. Before joining a raid make sure you are using Pokémon with proper movesets. Vaporeon takes Super Effective damage from electric and grass type Movesets, due to its water type.
Without much fuss, anything with Electric moves or Solar Beam is a great choice against Vaporeon. Your best bet will be Raikou, by far. Especially in the rain, however plenty of other attackers exist that can match up closely, including aforementioned Zapdos, both variety of Exeggutor, Frenzy Plant Venusaur, and Sceptile.
Vaporeon only has water moves, which makes it easy to plan for as it can only be boosted, and therefore harder, in the Rainy weather. Meanwhile, your attackers can see boosts in both the Rainy weather , for Electric types, and in Sunny weather, for Grass counters. This makes it best to hit Vaporeon in the clear, as it can only suffer disadvantages more and not receive a boost itself.
- Luxray with Spark/ Wild Charge
- Groudon with Mud Shot/ Solar Beam
- Latios with Dragon Breath/ Solar Beam
- Palkia with Dragon Tail/ Draco Meteor
- Victreebel with Razor Leaf/ Leaf Blade
- Meganium with Vine Whip/ Frenzy Plant
- Carnivine with Vine Whip/ Power Whip
Considerably weaker, but still viable counters, mostly used in large groups as throw away attackers (or teams worth for the challenge-seeking among you):
- Manectric with Charge Beam/ Wild Charge
- Shiftry with Razor Leaf/ Leaf Blade
- Gengar with Shadow Claw/ Shadow Ball
- Vileplume with Razor Leaf/ Solar Beam
- Salamence with Dragon Tail/ Draco Meteor
It could take a few attempts, but this is basically it.
|#||Pokemon||Fast Move||Charge Move||Time to win||Deaths|
|1.||Electivire||Thunder Shock||Wild Charge||124.2s||5|
|2.||Roserade||Razor Leaf||Grass Knot||132.5s||4|
|3.||Sceptile||Fury Cutter||Frenzy Plant||136.5s||4|
|4.||Raikou||Thunder Shock||Wild Charge||133.0s||5|
|7.||Shaymin||Zen Headbutt||Grass Knot||148.5s||4|
|8.||Tangrowth||Vine Whip||Solar Beam||150.0s||4|
|9.||Exeggutor||Bullet Seed||Solar Beam||152.2s||3|
|10.||Venusaur||Vine Whip||Frenzy Plant||142.6s||4|
|11.||Leafeon||Razor Leaf||Leaf Blade||149.4s||4|
|13.||Exeggutor||Bullet Seed||Solar Beam||149.5s||4|
|15.||Latios||Dragon Breath||Solar Beam||166.9s||4|
|16.||Breloom||Bullet Seed||Grass Knot||142.1s||6|
|18.||Vileplume||Razor Leaf||Solar Beam||161.1s||5|
|19.||Victreebel||Razor Leaf||Leaf Blade||155.8s||5|
|20.||Torterra||Razor Leaf||Solar Beam||158.1s||5|
|21.||Palkia||Dragon Tail||Draco Meteor||179.9s||3|
|22.||Shiftry||Razor Leaf||Leaf Blade||155.1s||6|
|23.||Meganium||Vine Whip||Frenzy Plant||172.4s||4|
|24.||Porygon-Z||Charge Beam||Solar Beam||156.9s||6|
|25.||Groudon||Mud Shot||Solar Beam||160.7s||6|
|26.||Carnivine||Vine Whip||Power Whip||159.4s||6|
|28.||Shaymin||Hidden Power||Grass Knot||183.6s||4|