Hey Trainers,

Alolan Vulpix will be an Ice type T1 raid boss during the Pokémon GO Holiday event. Alolan Vulpix is available in its shiny form.

Alolan Vulpix is a T1 raid boss, and it will be easy to tackle even for the lowest level trainers.


Alolan Vulpix is an Ice raid boss, so it’s weak to Fighting, Rock, Steel and Fire.

Top Counters

Shadows and Megas won’t be listed, since they would be rather OTT! If you have any of the listed Pokémon as shadows without Frustration, you should use them.

# Pokemon Fast Move Charge Move Time to win Deaths
1. Bullet Punch Meteor Mash 54.45s 0.00
2. Fire Fang Overheat 72.50s 0.80
3. Smack Down Sacred Sword 78.37s 0.60
4. Fire Spin Overheat 77.38s 0.75
5. Fire Fang Overheat 78.28s 0.70
6. Counter Aura Sphere 77.68s 0.80
7. Smack Down Rock Slide 77.81s 1.00
8. Fire Spin Flamethrower 87.57s 0.25
9. Counter Dynamic Punch 83.22s 0.78
10. Fire Fang Overheat 85.60s 0.56
11. Counter Dynamic Punch 85.52s 0.67
12. Counter Blast Burn 82.19s 0.90
13. Counter Dynamic Punch 86.74s 0.71
14. Fire Spin Overheat 87.27s 0.70
15. Fire Spin Overheat 84.37s 0.90

For other really accessible options, Pyroar, Emboar and Rhyperior are all great options. You should easily beat this boss with pretty much anything!

Stats and Catch CP

Max CP at Level 40 883 | Max CP at Level 50 998
ATK 96
DEF 109
HP 116
Weak to Strong Against
Fighting Fire Rock Steel Dragon Flying Ground Grass


Alolan Vulpix is boosted by Snow weather.

  • CP range on catch (L20): 463 – 504
  • Weather Boosted CP range on catch (L25): 579 – 631


Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Powder Snow Ice
  • Zen Headbutt Psychic
  • Ice Beam Ice
  • Dark Pulse Dark
  • Weather Ball Ice


Alolan Vulpix is available as a gorgeous purple toned shiny, and Alolan Ninetails can be a spicy PvP pick. It is usually only seen in 7km eggs so this is a good way to use a free pass and try your luck at the shiny!

Stay safe, trainers!