Combusken Raid Guide

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Combusken is a Tier 3 raid boss in Pokémon GO. It evolves into the powerful Blaziken that has its uses in both PvE and PvP. In addition, it mega evolves into Mega Blaziken, among the best Fire and Fighting types in the PvE meta.

Being a Fire and Fighting type, it is weak to the Flying, Ground, Psychic and Water types.

Combusken can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 886 – 944 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 1108 – 1180 CP at Level 25 with Sunny weather boost

Combusken is an easy solo for high-level trainers, lower level trainers may need to bring a friend.

Combusken 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 Combusken are the following:

# Pokémon Fast Move Charge Move Time to win Deaths
1. Alakazam (Mega) Psycho Cut Psychic Psychic Psychic 48.47s 1.00
2. Latios (Mega) Zen Headbutt Psychic Psychic Psychic 53.21s 0.33
3. Swampert (Mega) Water Gun Water Hydro Cannon Water 54.93s 0.00
4. Gardevoir (Mega) Confusion Psychic Psychic Psychic 54.08s 1.00
5. Latias (Mega) Zen Headbutt Psychic Psychic Psychic 61.64s 0.33
6. Alakazam (Mega) Psycho Cut
Shadow Ball
571.15s 22.75
7. Blastoise (Mega) Water Gun Water Hydro Cannon Water 60.40s 0.67
8. Gyarados (Mega) Waterfall Water Sludge Bomb
606.79s 24.88
9. Pidgeot (Mega) Wing Attack Flying Brave Bird Flying 60.07s 1.50
10. Mewtwo Confusion Psychic Psystrike Psychic 69.38s 1.00
11. Slowbro (Mega) Confusion Psychic Psychic Psychic 74.18s 0.50
12. Blaziken (Mega) Counter Fighting Brave Bird Flying 73.47s 1.17
13. Gengar (Mega) Hex Ghost Psychic Psychic 73.33s 1.83
14. Hoopa (Unbound) Confusion Psychic Psychic Psychic 73.72s 2.00
15. Charizard (Mega Y) Air Slash Flying Overheat Fire 85.28s 1.00
16. Lunala Confusion Psychic Psychic Psychic 85.45s 1.17
17. Salamence (Mega) Dragon Tail Dragon Hydro Pump Water 86.42s 1.17
18. Kyogre Waterfall Water Surf Water 87.96s 1.00
19. Articuno (Galarian) Psycho Cut Psychic Brave Bird Flying 84.69s 1.67
20. Gallade Confusion Psychic Psychic Psychic 91.00s 1.00
21. Latios Zen Headbutt Psychic Psychic Psychic 88.00s 1.17
22. Moltres Wing Attack Flying Sky Attack Flying 88.56s 1.00
23. Excadrill Mud-Slap Ground Earthquake Ground 91.17s 1.00
24. Metagross Zen Headbutt Psychic Psychic Psychic 91.08s 1.00
25. Kingler Bubble Water Crabhammer Water 87.34s 1.80
26. Rayquaza Air Slash Flying Hurricane Flying 91.00s 1.00
27. Espeon Confusion Psychic Psychic Psychic 85.85s 2.00
28. Hoopa (Confined) Confusion Psychic Psychic Psychic 85.49s 2.00
29. Alakazam Confusion Psychic Psychic Psychic 83.19s 2.40
30. Landorus (Therian) Extrasensory Psychic Earthquake Ground 87.16s 2.00
31. Aerodactyl (Mega) Rock Throw Rock Earth Power Ground 91.58s 1.20
32. Azelf Extrasensory Psychic Future Sight Psychic 89.67s 2.00
33. Banette (Mega) Shadow Claw Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost 85.66s 2.25
34. Swampert Mud Shot Ground Hydro Cannon Water 94.80s 1.00

Stats and Max CP

Combusken FireFighting
Max CP at Level 40 1673 | Max CP at Level 50 1891
ATK 163 DEF 115 HP 155
Weak to Strong Against
Flying Ground Psychic Water Bug Grass Ice Steel Dark Rock Normal


Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Ember Fire
  • Peck Flying
  • Flamethrower Fire
  • Flame Charge Fire
  • Rock Slide Rock

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