Electabuzz Raid Counters Guide

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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:

Electabuzz Counters
Supreme Counters
Garchomp Mud Shot Ground Earth Power* Ground
Landorus (Therian) Mud Shot Ground Earthquake Ground
Great Counters
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

Electabuzz Electric
Max CP at Level 40 2334 | Max CP at Level 50 2639
ATK 198 DEF 158 HP 163
Weak to Strong Against
Ground  Flying Water


Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Thunder Shock Electric
  • Low Kick Fighting
  • Thunder Electric
  • Thunder Punch Electric
  • Thunderbolt Electric

All the best, trainers!

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