Electabuzz is a Tier 3 raid boss in Pokémon Go and is a part of the Festival of Lights event, running from November 5th, 10 AM local time – November 14th, 8 PM local time 2021. Electabuzz evolves into the powerful Electivire by using the Sinnoh Stone and is a DPS monster, shelling out high Electric damage output.
Electabuzz can be caught with the following CP values:
- 1265 – 1333 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
- 1582- 1667 CP at Level 25 with Rainy weather boost
With a mono Electric typing, it is only weak to the Ground types. As such, its best counters include Pokémon like Garchomp, Landorus (Therian), Groudon, and Excadrill. For high-level trainers, Electabuzz is an easy solo. Trainers of lower levels can beat it if they go with a team of 2-3.
Electabuzz 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 Electabuzz are the following:
|Garchomp||Mud Shot Ground||Earth Power* Ground|
|Landorus (Therian)||Mud Shot Ground||Earthquake Ground|
|Groudon||Mud Shot Ground||Earthquake Ground|
|Gengar (Mega)||Shadow Claw Ghost||Shadow Ball Ghost|
|Excadrill||Mud-Slap Ground||Drill Run Ground|
|Rhyperior||Mud-Slap Ground||Earthquake Ground|
|Landorus (Incarnate)||Mud Shot Ground||Earth Power Ground|
|Flygon||Mud Shot Ground||Earth Power* Ground|
|Krookodile||Mud-Slap Ground||Earthquake Ground|
|Charizard (Mega Y)||Fire Spin Fire||Blast Burn* Fire|
|Donphan||Mud-Slap Ground||Earthquake Ground|
|Golurk||Mud-Slap Ground||Earth Power Ground|
|Mamoswine||Mud-Slap Ground||Bulldoze Ground|
*denotes a legacy move
Stats and Max CP
|Max CP at Level 40 2334 | Max CP at Level 50 2639|
|ATK 198||DEF 158||HP 163|
|Weak to||Strong Against|
|Fast Moves||Charge Moves|
All the best, trainers!