Foongus

Foongus is a Tier 1 raid boss in Pokémon Go and is a part of the Secrets of the Jungle event.

It can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 514- 559 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 643- 699 CP at Level 25 with Sunny or Cloudy weather boost

With its dual Grass/Poison typing and Tier 1, it is weak to the Fire, Flying, Psychic and Ice types. 

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Foongus 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 Foongus are the following:

Foongus Counters
Supreme Counters
Charizard (Mega Y) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn* Fire
Reshiram Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire
Great Counters
Pidgeot (Mega) Wing Attack Flying Brave Bird Flying
Mewtwo Confusion Psychic Psystrike* Psychic
Charizard (Mega X) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn* Fire
Houndoom (Mega) Fire Fang Fire Flamethrower Fire
Moltres Fire Spin Fire Sky Attack Flying
Entei Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire
Latios Zen Headbutt Psychic Psychic Psychic
Victini Confusion Psychic V-create Fire
Rayquaza Air Slash Flying Hurricane* Flying
Ho-Oh Incinerate Fire Brave Bird Flying
Heatran Fire Spin Fire Fire Blast Fire

Stats and Max CP

Foongus GrassPoison
Max CP at Level 40 979 | Max CP at Level 50 1107
ATK 97 DEF 91 HP 170
Weak to Strong Against
Fire Flying Psychic Ice  Ground Rock Water Fairy Grass

Moveset

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Astonish Ghost
  • Feint Attack Dark
  • Energy Ball Grass
  • Grass Knot Grass
  • Body Slam Normal

A pillow would hit your counters harder than that moveset. Burn the impostor ‘shroom, trainers!

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