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, Rhyperior, and Palkia. 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
Pokemon GO KyogreKyogre
  • Waterfall Water
  • Hydro Pump Water
Pokemon GO RampardosRampardos
  • Smack Down Rock
  • Rock Throw Rock
Pokemon GO FeraligatrFeraligatr
  • Waterfall Water
  • Hydro Cannon Water
Pokemon GO RhyperiorRhyperior
  • Smack Down Rock
  • Stone Edge Rock
Pokemon GO GyaradosGyarados
  • Waterfall Water
  • Hydro Pump Water
Great Counters
Pokemon GO TyranitarTyranitar
  • Smack Down Rock
  • Stone Edge Rock
Pokemon GO PalkiaPalkia
  • Dragon Tail Dragon
  • Hydro Pump Water
Pokemon GO GroudonGroudon
  • Mud Shot Ground
  • Earthquake Ground
Good Counters
Pokemon GO SwampertSwampert
  • Water Gun Water
  • Surf Water
Pokemon GO OmastarOmastar
  • Rock Throw Rock
  • Rock Slide Rock
Pokemon GO GolemGolem
  • Rock Throw Rock
  • Stone Edge Rock
Pokemon GO FloatzelFloatzel
  • Waterfall Water
  • Hydro Pump Water
Pokemon GO VaporeonVaporeon
  • Water Gun Water
  • Hydro Pump Water
Pokemon GO BlastoiseBlastoise
  • Water Gun Water
  • Hydro Cannon Water

*Italics indicates Legacy.

Moveset

Arcanine has access to the following moves:

  • Fast Moves: Snarl Dark and Fire Fang Fire
  • Charge Moves: 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
Windy
Partly Cloudy Boosts Rock attackers
Cloudy
Snow
Rainy Boosts Water attackers Boosts Wild Charge Electric
Fog Boosts Crunch Dark