Abra Raid Guide

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Abra is a Tier 1 raid boss in Pokémon Go.

Being a pure Psychic type, it is weak to the Bug, Dark, and Ghost types. 

Abra can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 712 – 767 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 890 – 958 CP at Level 25 with Windy weather boost

Abra is an easy solo, and is available as a full odds shiny.

Abra eventually evolves into the powerful Alakazam, renowned for its high ATK stat. Mega Alakazam has the highest ATK stat of any non-legendary mega evolution.

Abra Raid Counters

Since Shadow Pokémon are extremely expensive to power up and require specific events to remove Frustration with a Charge TM, they will NOT be listed as raid counters in this article. That being said, if you have the shadow form of a listed raid counter Pokémon powered up and TMed, use it.

The best counters for Abra are the following:

Abra Counters
Supreme Counters
Gengar (Mega) Lick* Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost
Houndoom (Mega) Snarl Dark Foul Play Dark
Great Counters
Absol (Mega) Snarl Dark Dark Pulse Dark
Gyarados (Mega) Bite Dark Crunch Dark
Beedrill (Mega) Bug Bite Bug X-Scissor Bug
Hydreigon Bite Dark Brutal Swing* Dark
Pheromosa Bug Bite Bug Bug Buzz Bug
Darkrai Snarl Dark Dark Pulse Dark
Gengar Lick* Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost
Chandelure Hex Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost
Yveltal Snarl Dark Dark Pulse Dark
Weavile Snarl Dark Foul Play Dark
Giratina (Origin) Shadow Claw Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost

*denotes a legacy move

Some other counter options are Absol, Zarude, Tyranitar, Bisharp and Honchkow.

Stats and Max CP

Abra Psychic
Max CP at Level 40 1342 | Max CP at Level 50 1517
ATK 195 DEF 82 HP 93
Weak to Strong Against
Bug Dark Ghost Fighting Poison 

Abra Movepool

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Zen Headbutt Psychic
  • Charge Beam Electric
  • Psyshock Psychic
  • Signal Beam Bug
  • Shadow Ball Ghost

All the best, trainers!

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