Charizard is a Tier 4 Raid Boss, with a Raid Boss CP of 30958 and a dual Fire / typing. Charizard´s max capture CP is as follows:
In this guide, you will learn how to handle Charizard in the Raid Boss scene. To take down a Charizard you will need a minimum of 3 trainers but we recommend you go with 4-5 trainers.
Charizard raid counters are an easy pick. You should look at mainly using one of three types, either your tanky Rock types, your quick Electric types, or your swift Water types.
|#||Pokemon||Fast Move||Charge Move||Time to win||Deaths|
|1.||Smack Down||Rock Slide||215.6s||9|
|2.||Smack Down||Rock Wrecker||238.4s||6|
|2.||Smack Down||Rock Slide||242.3s||8|
|3.||Smack Down||Stone Edge||261.1s||7|
|4.||Smack Down||Rock Slide||277.8s||9|
|5.||Rock Throw||Rock Slide||300.0s||8|
|6.||Rock Throw||Rock Slide||281.2s||11|
|7.||Rock Throw||Stone Edge||303.6s||11|
|8.||Rock Throw||Stone Edge||302.6s||11|
|9.||Rock Throw||Stone Edge||347.8s||9|
|10.||Rock Throw||Rock Slide||334.0s||13|
|11.||Smack Down||Stone Edge||338.6s||13|
|12.||Rock Throw||Rock Slide||335.9s||13|
|14.||Fury Cutter||Ancient Power||385.0s||12|
|15.||Dragon Tail||Ancient Power||363.8s||14|
|16.||Rock Throw||Rock Slide||364.2s||14|
|17.||Thunder Shock||Wild Charge||370.6s||16|
|18.||Water Gun||Hydro Cannon||387.8s||14|
|20.||Water Gun||Hydro Cannon||392.7s||14|
|21.||Thunder Shock||Ancient Power||374.7s||17|
|22.||Wing Attack||Ancient Power||402.7s||14|
|23.||Dragon Breath||Hydro Pump||426.8s||11|
|25.||Low Kick||Rock Slide||397.9s||17|
|26.||Water Gun||Ancient Power||478.4s||10|
|27.||Water Gun||Power Gem||413.2s||17|
|28.||Fury Cutter||Rock Blast||385.1s||22|
|30.||Rock Throw||Stone Edge||451.0s||15|
When choosing your team to face off against Charizard remember this; use double Rock type move Pokémon only. Want to be a rebel and use something other than that? No, just don’t. Don’t be that guy/gal. Seriously though, if you insist on being different, use a Kyogre.
When it comes time to making your counters team, take caution of Charizard’s following moves:
If you are unable to catch the Pokémon stated above, these are a few different backups or alternatives you can use in your next Charizard Raid.
Since we can see that Charizard can be managed quite well using practically the same counters no matter its moveset, you should probably pick your counters based on the weather.
Should you find yourself having a hard time, your best option is to wait until Rainy weather appears and use your Water and Electric types, this will give you a well-needed advantage over Charizard, and so it should be able to go down with fewer trainers.
If rain is hard to come by where you are, try to go for Partly Cloudy weather and use your Rock type counters, the only thing is that unless you are looking for a weather boosted Charizard, we recommend you do not raid in Sunny weather, but if you have a team of trainers by your side, take that Charizard down!
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