Arcanine is a Tier 3 Legendary Raid Boss in Pokémon GO (19534 Combat Power). The best counters are strong Water and Rock-types such as Kyogre, Rampardos, Terrakion, Rhyperior, and Swampert. Arcanine is weak to Ground, Rock, and Water moves.

The following CP values are possible when caught in a post-raid encounter:

  • 1652 – 1731 CP for a regular Level 20 encounter
  • 2066 – 2164 CP for a Sunny weather boosted encounter (Level 25)

Base Stats

  • Attack: 227
  • Defense: 166
  • Stamina: 207
  • Max CP: 3029

Raid Guide

Arcanine is a easy tier 3 solo with the proper Rock, Water, and Ground counters. Beyond that, nearly any players can see success in groups of 2 or more.


Arcanine Raid Counters
Weakness To: Boosted By:
Ground Rock Water Sunny
Supreme Counters
Kyogre
  • Waterfall Water
  • Surf Water
Rampardos
  • Smack Down Rock
  • Rock Slide Rock
Terrakion
  • Smack Down Rock
  • Rock Slide Rock
Swampert
  • Water Gun Water
  • Hydro Cannon Water
Rhyperior
  • Smack Down Rock
  • Stone Edge Rock
Gyarados
  • Waterfall Water
  • Hydro Pump Water
Great Counters
Tyranitar
  • Smack Down Rock
  • Stone Edge Rock
Feraligatr
  • Waterfall Water
  • Hydro Cannon Water
Palkia
  • Dragon Tail Dragon
  • Hydro Pump Water
Gigalith
  • Smack Down Rock
  • Rock Slide Rock
Empoleon
  • Waterfall Water
  • Hydro Cannon Water
Groudon
  • Mud Shot Ground
  • Earthquake Ground
Good Counters
Omastar
  • Rock Throw Rock
  • Rock Slide Rock
Golem
  • Rock Throw Rock
  • Stone Edge Rock
Floatzel
  • Waterfall Water
  • Hydro Pump Water
Vaporeon
  • Water Gun Water
  • Hydro Pump Water

*Italics indicates Legacy.

Moveset

Arcanine has access to the following moves:

  • Fast Moves: Snarl Dark, Thunder Fang Electric and Fire Fang Fire
  • Charge Moves: Flamethrower Fire, Wild Charge Electric, Fire Blast Fire, Crunch Dark

Weather Effects

Weather Pro Con
Sunny Allows a level 25 encounter from weather boost and Boosts Ground attackers Boosts Fire Blast Fire and Flamethrower Fire
Windy
Partly Cloudy Boosts Rock attackers
Cloudy
Snow
Rainy Boosts Water attackers Boosts Wild Charge Electric
Fog Boosts Crunch Dark
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