Mawile Raid Counters Guide

Pokemon GO Mawile Raid Shiny
Pokemon GO Mawile Raid Shiny

Mawile is a Tier 2 Raid Boss in Pokémon GO, with Boss CP of 9008. Best Mawile Raid counters include almost every fire type Pokémon you can get your hands on. A Raid Mawile has the added bonus of there being a possibility of it being Shiny.

Mawile can be caught with the following CPs:

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  • 877 – 934 CP (normal encounter, Level 20)
  • 1096 – 1167 CP (boosted encounter, Level 25)

Mawile is easily soloable and it is only required to have one or two strong attackers in order to take it down. Mawile is a Steel and Fairy type, with only two weakness: Fire and Ground.

Mawile Raid Counters

# Pokemon Fast Move Charge Move Time to win Deaths
1. Entei Fire Fang Overheat 54.2s 0
2. Chandelure Fire Spin Overheat 49.1s 0
3. Moltres Fire Spin Overheat 54.0s 0
4. Heatran Fire Spin Flamethrower 55.8s 0
5. Charizard Fire Spin Blast Burn 56.1s 0
6. Groudon Mud Shot Earthquake 58.4s 0
7. Excadrill Mud Slap Drill Run 54.9s 0
8. Flareon Ember Overheat 56.2s 0
9. Blaziken Fire Spin Blast Burn 51.5s 0
10. Rhyperior Mud Slap Earthquake 58.6s 0
11. Arcanine Fire Fang Flamethrower 58.8s 0
12. Typhlosion Ember Blast Burn 57.6s 0
13. Garchomp Mud Shot Earthquake 59.1s 0
14. Golurk Mud Slap Earth Power 61.0s 0
15. Salamence Fire Fang Fire Blast 59.3s 0
16. Magmortar Fire Spin Fire Punch 59.0s 0
17. Infernape Fire Spin Blast Burn 56.4s 2
18. Mewtwo Psycho Cut Flamethrower 67.2s 0
19. Donphan Mud Slap Earthquake 64.0s 0
20. Mamoswine Mud Slap Bulldoze 62.2s 0
21. Hippowdon Fire Fang Earth Power 69.4s 0
22. Golem Mud Slap Earthquake 64.9s 0
23. Houndoom Fire Fang Flamethrower 60.3s 2
24. Simisear Fire Spin Flamethrower 67.3s 2
25. Metagross Bullet Punch Meteor Mash 74.6s 0
26. Ho-Oh Steel Wing Fire Blast 81.8s 0
27. Swampert Mud Shot Earthquake 72.0s 0
28. Rapidash Fire Spin Fire Blast 69.4s 2
29. Ninetales Fire Spin Overheat 75.2s 1
30. Camerupt Ember Overheat 70.5s 2

If you’ve read the table above, we guess you already got a fairly solid understanding how to counter a Mawile. Fire, fire and more fire. The curious thing about Mawile is that it’s so easily countered that you can use your worst fire types and still come out on top with minimal loses.

However, we suggest to rather stick to one solid Attacker and burn through Mawile’s health pool in a breeze. Remember that a Raid Mawile can be shiny, so you potentially don’t want to skip these raids, although they are a waste of Raid Passes if you want a usable Pokemon out of a raid.

Mawile has access to the following moves:

  • Bite dark
  • Astonish ghost
  • Play Rough fairy
  • Iron Head steel
  • Vice Grip normal

Additional Mawile Counters

As we already explained above, any Pokemon that has access to fire type attacks is a good Mawile counter. With that in mind, any Fire type will be a good option, provided it is not super low level or doesn’t have fire type moves.

Our suggestions include the following moves and Pokemon with access to those moves:

  • Anything with Blast Burn, Overheat, Flamethrower or Fire Blast
    • Magmortar
    • Arcanine
    • Blaziken
    • Salamence
    • Mewtwo
    • Infernape
    • Houndoom
    • Rapidash
    • Ho-Oh
    • Camerupt
    • Torkoal
  • Anything with Earthquake
    • Groudon
    • Rhyperior
    • Donphan
    • Swampert
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