Flygon

Flygon is a Tier 3 raid boss in Pokémon Go and is a part of the Secrets of the Jungle event. This Ground/Dragon type Pokémon is extremely popular with the fandom and is useful in the lower leagues of PvP with the right moveset (that might need an Elite Charged TM).

Flygon can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 1447- 1520 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 1809- 1901 CP at Level 25 with Sunny or Windy weather boost

With its dual Ground and Dragon typing and Tier 3, it is weak to the Ice (2x), Dragon and Fairy types. High-level trainers can solo Flygon while others would need 2-3 trainers for ease. 

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Flygon 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 Flygon are the following:

Flygon Counters
Supreme Counters
Abomasnow (Mega) Powder Snow Ice Weather Ball Ice
Darmanitan (Galarian) Ice Fang Ice Avalanche Ice
Great Counters
Mamoswine Powder Snow Ice Avalanche Ice
Weavile Ice Shard Ice Avalanche Ice
Glaceon Frost Breath Ice Avalanche Ice
Mewtwo Psycho Cut Psychic Ice Beam Ice
Jynx Frost Breath Ice Avalanche Ice
Articuno Frost Breath Ice Blizzzard Ice
Kyurem Dragon Breath Dragon Blizzzard Ice
Blastoise (Mega) Water Gun Water Ice Beam Ice
Rayquaza Dragon Tail Dragon Outrage Dragon
Dragonite Dragon Tail Dragon Outrage Dragon
Garchomp Dragon Tail Dragon Outrage Dragon

Stats and Max CP

Flygon GroundDragon
Max CP at Level 40 2661 | Max CP at Level 50 3008
ATK 205 DEF 168 HP 190
Weak to Strong Against
Ice Dragon Fairy  Fire Electric Rock Poison Steel Dragon

Moveset

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Mud Shot Ground
  • Dragon Tail Dragon
  • Earthquake Ground
  • Dragon Claw Dragon
  • Stone Edge Rock

Note: Flygon from this event does not learn Earth Power. You will have to use an Elite Charged TM for that.

Flygon has a tricky moveset that should invite caution from your end. Mud Shot charges super fast and a Stone Edge hurts your Ice and Dragon/Flying counters quite bad. Earthquake hits hard but is dodgeable. All in all, Flygon is not too bulky and the 2x weakness to Ice can be easily exploited.

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