Butterfree is a Tier 3 raid boss in Pokémon Go and adds to the Fashion Week 2021 as an excellent opportunity to catch a rare final stage shiny mon. In addition, it is a costumed version as a part of the event!
Butterfree can be caught with the following CP values:
- 983- 1044 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
- 1229- 1305 CP at Level 25 with Rainy or Windy weather boost
It is a dual Bug and type and Tier 3. As such, it can be beaten by using strong Rock Fire Ice and Electric types. The weakness to Rock is 2x.
Butterfree 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 Butterfree are the following:
|Rampardos||Smack Down Rock||Rock Slide Rock|
|Rhyperior||Smack Down Rock||Rock Wrecker* Rock|
|Terrakion||Smack Down Rock||Rock Slide Rock|
|Tyranitar||Smack Down*Rock||Stone Edge Rock|
|Charizard (Mega Y)||Fire Spin Fire||Blast Burn* Fire|
|Aerodactyl||Rock Throw Rock||Rock Slide Rock|
|Charizard (Mega X)||Fire Spin Fire||Blast Burn* Fire|
|Golem||Rock Throw Rock||Stone Edge Rock|
|Landorus (Therian)||Rock Throw Rock||Rock Slide Rock|
|Landorus (Incarnate)||Rock Throw Rock||Rock Slide Rock|
|Gigalith||Smack Down Rock||Rock Slide Rock|
|Archeops||Wing Attack||Ancient Power Rock|
|Ampharos (Mega)||Volt Switch Electric||Power Gem Rock|
* marks a legacy move
Stats and Max CP
|Max CP at Level 40 1827 | Max CP at Level 50 2065|
|ATK 167||DEF 137||HP 155|
|Weak to||Strong Against|
|Rock Fire Ice Electric||Dark Psychic Bug Grass Fighting|
|Fast Moves||Charge Moves|
Just throw rocks at it. As simple as that. Or torch it.